Independent Baseball 8/28/1977

Current Season Awards

Most Valuable Player Projections
# Player Conference Posn Team 1977 Stats
1 Tom Wilson West & East LF Reno Silver Sox .320-43-112, 89 R, 1.045 OPS
2 James Shumate West & East SS Tucson Toros .307-39-89, 109 R, 1.026 OPS
3 Earl Finn West & East 2B Long Beach Armada .278-55-134, 85 R, .934 OPS
4 Sherwood Simon West & East C Sugar Land Skeeters .295-44-96, 88 R, .980 OPS
5 Albert Washington West & East CF Chico Outlaws .284-37-88, 96 R, 1.038 OPS
6 Eric Leary West & East CF Sugar Land Skeeters .285-43-104, 90 R, .961 OPS
7 Jerry Scott West & East RF Vallejo Admirals .344-14-54, 112 R, 1.018 OPS
8 Anthony Thomas West & East DH New Jersey Jackals .321-38-93, 88 R, .989 OPS
9 Richard Brown West & East CF Tucson Toros .343-16-94, 80 R, 1.009 OPS
10 Vincent Shirey West & East 1B Tucson Toros .323-26-86, 96 R, 1.009 OPS
1 Chris Parks North & Midwest C Winnepeg Goldeyes .323-32-110, 76 R, .911 OPS
2 Gregory McNair North & Midwest RF Chillicothe Paints .300-38-112, 74 R, .943 OPS
3 Mark Jordan North & Midwest CF Thunder Bay Whiskey Jacks .291-36-93, 75 R, .944 OPS
4 Phillip Thompson North & Midwest 1B Gateway Grizzlies .325-25-76, 83 R, .979 OPS
5 Carl Green North & Midwest 2B Gary Southshore Railcats .370-14-75, 71 R, .935 OPS
6 Michael Malley North & Midwest 1B Lincoln Saltdogs .327-27-108, 70 R, .888 OPS
7 Pip Dunning North & Midwest 1B Gary Southshore Railcats .268-36-105, 89 R, .855 OPS
8 Lawrence Schmitt North & Midwest SS Chillicothe Paints .352-11-48, 86 R, .894 OPS
9 Eugene Deltoro North & Midwest SS Winnepeg Goldeyes .316-18-70, 84 R, .876 OPS
10 Jon Olson North & Midwest 2B Rockford Riverhawks .286-27-76, 68 R, .908 OPS
Cy Young Award Projections
# Player Conference Posn Team 1977 Stats
1 Andrew Harrison West & East P New Jersey Jackals 10–5, 2.01 ERA, 0.97 WHIP
2 Dale Stowe West & East P Reno Silver Sox 15–5, 2.42 ERA, 1.26 WHIP
3 Kevin Rice West & East P Long Island Ducks 8–5, 2.30 ERA, 1.11 WHIP
4 Leon Martin West & East P Bridgeport Bluefish 8–1, 3 SV, 3.38 ERA, 1.39 WHIP
5 Patrick Higgs West & East P Chico Outlaws 16–10, 4.52 ERA, 1.55 WHIP
6 Taylor Abel West & East P Newark Bears 9–5, 2.17 ERA, 1.15 WHIP
7 Chris Prince West & East P Sugar Land Skeeters 15–4, 3.28 ERA, 1.35 WHIP
8 William Anderson West & East P Chico Outlaws 15–9, 4.39 ERA, 1.43 WHIP
9 William Bartlett West & East P Calgary Vipers 12–8, 3.40 ERA, 1.25 WHIP
10 James Perez West & East P Long Island Ducks 5–4, 3.13 ERA, 1.13 WHIP
1 Paul Carper North & Midwest P Evansville Otters 16–7, 2.18 ERA, 1.08 WHIP
2 Slade Polak North & Midwest P Gary Southshore Railcats 7–1, 2 SV, 1.47 ERA, 0.91 WHIP
3 Alex Booher North & Midwest P Sonoma Stompers 15–8, 3.02 ERA, 1.20 WHIP
4 Shelby Cockrell North & Midwest P Chillicothe Paints 14–8, 3.09 ERA, 1.07 WHIP
5 Bruce Forrest North & Midwest P Lincoln Saltdogs 15–9, 2.93 ERA, 0.93 WHIP
6 Francisco Patterson North & Midwest P Lancaster Scouts 13–5, 2.09 ERA, 1.14 WHIP
7 Robert Givens North & Midwest P Sonoma Stompers 12–9, 3.46 ERA, 1.34 WHIP
8 Wayne Oconnor North & Midwest P Winnepeg Goldeyes 12–7, 2.58 ERA, 1.24 WHIP
9 Robert Horn North & Midwest P Lincoln Saltdogs 17–5, 3.43 ERA, 1.30 WHIP
10 Brett Dillinger North & Midwest P Gateway Grizzlies 11–7, 2.77 ERA, 1.19 WHIP
Rookie of the Year Projections
# Player Conference Posn Team 1977 Stats
1 Larry Howard West & East 1B Bridgeport Bluefish .346-5-50, 45 R, .916 OPS
2 Gideon Davidson West & East P Sugar Land Skeeters 7–0, 2 SV, 2.40 ERA, 1.33 WHIP
3 Robert Warburton West & East 2B Sugar Land Skeeters .336-7-48, 41 R, .850 OPS
4 Donald Stewart West & East P New Jersey Jackals 5–7, 3.67 ERA, 1.60 WHIP
5 Jonathan Deweese West & East P Newark Bears 7–5, 3.64 ERA, 1.53 WHIP
6 Martin Forand West & East P Bridgeport Bluefish 6–7, 5 SV, 2.38 ERA, 1.44 WHIP
7 James Sanchez West & East C Newark Bears .279-13-44, 48 R, .845 OPS
8 Issac Bennett West & East CF Calgary Vipers .310-6-39, 46 R, .843 OPS
9 Samuel Conway West & East P Bridgeport Bluefish 4–0, 1 SV, 3.13 ERA, 1.17 WHIP
10 Manuel Booker West & East P New Jersey Jackals 2–0, 1 SV, 3.42 ERA, 1.58 WHIP
1 Carl Veatch North & Midwest P Rockford Riverhawks 9–10, 3.67 ERA, 1.49 WHIP
2 David Love North & Midwest SS Evansville Otters .286-24-51, 40 R, .950 OPS
3 Lou Watkins North & Midwest CF Rockford Riverhawks .284-22-52, 65 R, .842 OPS
4 David Shields North & Midwest P Gateway Grizzlies 10–4, 3.63 ERA, 1.49 WHIP
5 James Bertram North & Midwest SS Gary Southshore Railcats .314-19-84, 66 R, .847 OPS
6 Neil Cherry North & Midwest 1B Lancaster Scouts .283-26-94, 88 R, .806 OPS
7 George Dixon North & Midwest P Thunder Bay Whiskey Jacks 1–1, 3.89 ERA, 1.66 WHIP
8 Reginald Peterson North & Midwest C Sonoma Stompers .321-2-12, 16 R, .819 OPS
9 Dominic Vanhouten North & Midwest SS Wichita Wingnuts .283-18-75, 69 R, .796 OPS
10 Michael Oconnell North & Midwest P Thunder Bay Whiskey Jacks 2–5, 21 SV, 5.01 ERA, 1.86 WHIP
Fireman of the Year Projections
# Player Conference Posn Team 1977 Stats
1 Ralph Thibodeaux West & East P Long Island Ducks 3–3, 30 SV, 2.70 ERA, 1.11 WHIP
2 Joe Bullock West & East P Chico Outlaws 0–5, 40 SV, 4.12 ERA, 1.48 WHIP
3 Herbert Williams West & East P Long Beach Armada 5–4, 33 SV, 4.00 ERA, 1.64 WHIP
4 Michael Morones West & East P New Jersey Jackals 4–2, 34 SV, 3.64 ERA, 1.20 WHIP
5 Raymond Zumwalt West & East P Reno Silver Sox 1–3, 30 SV, 3.28 ERA, 1.40 WHIP
6 Jeffrey Reed West & East P Vallejo Admirals 2–5, 35 SV, 4.27 ERA, 1.59 WHIP
7 Jack Thames West & East P Tucson Toros 3–4, 31 SV, 4.43 ERA, 1.43 WHIP
8 Gideon Davidson West & East P Sugar Land Skeeters 7–0, 2 SV, 2.40 ERA, 1.33 WHIP
9 Stacey Silva West & East P York Revolution 3–5, 23 SV, 3.86 ERA, 1.36 WHIP
10 Leon Martin West & East P Bridgeport Bluefish 8–1, 3 SV, 3.38 ERA, 1.39 WHIP
1 Slade Polak North & Midwest P Gary Southshore Railcats 7–1, 2 SV, 1.47 ERA, 0.91 WHIP
2 Thomas Harrison North & Midwest P Lincoln Saltdogs 5–2, 15 SV, 1.93 ERA, 1.02 WHIP
3 Claiborn Tyler North & Midwest P Lincoln Saltdogs 2–0, 11 SV, 1.77 ERA, 1.27 WHIP
4 Thomas Taylor North & Midwest P Winnepeg Goldeyes 5–6, 28 SV, 3.93 ERA, 1.39 WHIP
5 Philip Parrish North & Midwest P Lancaster Scouts 5–3, 5 SV, 2.28 ERA, 1.07 WHIP
6 Enrique Fowler North & Midwest P Chillicothe Paints 2–2, 7 SV, 2.69 ERA, 1.36 WHIP
7 James Morales North & Midwest P Lincoln Saltdogs 4–2, 3 SV, 2.52 ERA, 1.19 WHIP
8 James Rogers North & Midwest P Rockford Riverhawks 2–5, 28 SV, 4.37 ERA, 1.50 WHIP
9 David Hansen North & Midwest P Chillicothe Paints 8–1, 11 SV, 3.02 ERA, 1.23 WHIP
10 Merle White North & Midwest P Sonoma Stompers 3–2, 2 SV, 3.02 ERA, 1.13 WHIP