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1973
Alaska Goldpanners


John Gunther, Kurt Wittmayer, Gary Wheelock, Ron Scott, Chuck Baker, Dave Dowdy, Ed Matta, Don Reynolds, Marty French, Gene Delyon, Clif Holland, Tommy Sain, Mark Lucich, Kenny King, Walt Kaczmarek, Lee Iorg, Dan Grimm. George Milke

TITLES AND AWARDS
  • Championship: NBC World Series

  • Championship: Kamloops International

  • Championship: Alaska World Series

  • Award: Best Young Team

  • Award: Team Traveling the Farthest

  • Award: Best Defensive Team

  • Award: Best Pitching

  • Award: Most Valuable Player (Lee Iorg)

  • Award: Leading Hitter (Lee Iorg)

  • Award: Individual Sportsmanship Award (Jim Dietz)

  • Award: Team Sportsmanship Award

  • All-American Team Members: Jim Dietz, manager; Gary Wheelock, p; Gene Delyon, 3b.

1973 Alaska Goldpanners
Roster Statistics Results Schedule NBC

 

GamesWL%MGR
664917.742Dietz

1973 Roster | Jim Dietz Dave Dowdy John Gunther // Chuck Baker Bill Delormeir Mark Beem Greg Chandler Bo Cummings Gene Delyon Dave Flennaugh Marty French Dan Grimm Clif Holland Lee Iorg Walt Kaczmarek Kenny King Jim Kitchens Mark Lucich Ed Matta Shane McAfee Stan Meek Mark Merdes George Milke Chuck Redmon Don Reynolds Dean Roberts Bruce Robinson Tommy Sain Ron Scott Bill Severns Creighton Tevlin Jim Umbarger Gary Wheelock Pat Williams Kurt Wittmayer | All-Time Roster All-Time Lineups


1973 PRESSBOX


In Fairbanks


At Wichita

Jim Dietz

Kamloops: Standing, from left, Dave Dowdy, Ed Matta, Mark Merdes, Chuck Redmon, Bill deLourmie, Gary Wheelock, Marty French, Dan Grimm, Mark Lucich, Greg Chandler, Lee Iorg, Jim Dietz. Kneeling from left, Mike Umfleet, Kurt Wittmayer, Creighton Tevlin, Kenny King, Chuck Baker, Bill Severns, Stan Meek, Mark Beem, Tommy Sain.

 

1973 Team

Top Row, from the left, Gene Delyon, Clif Holland, Gary Wheelock, Marty French, Jim Umbarger, George Milke, Dan Grimm, Mark Lucich.  Middle Row, John Gunther, coach; Kenny King, Lee Iorg, Dave Dowdy, coach; Bruce Robinson, Dean Roberts, Walt Kaczmarek, Pat Williams, Ed Matta, Jim Dietz, manager.  Bottom row, Jim Papp, batboy; Shane McAfee, Kurt Wittmayer, Chuck Baker, Dave Flennaugh, Tommy Sain, Don Reynolds, Scott Powell, batboy.
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1973 PLAYERS WITH BASEBALL CARDS:


2002 Bonus Card Set

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1990 Team


2000 Team
   

 

 


1972 NBC World Series:
 

MGRWichitaTourney%Place
Dietz71.8751st
Goldpanners10Gretna, LA0
Goldpanners3Lawton, OK2
Goldpanners7Wichita, KS1
Goldpanners5Eureka, CA4
Boulder, CO7Goldpanners5
Goldpanners7Grand Rapids, MI2
Goldpanners9Anchorage, AK1
Goldpanners10Liberal, KS6

TEAM LINEUP

1973 Goldpanners (49-17)
Field Manager Jim Dietz

1BMark Lucich.373
2BChuck Baker.288
3BGene Dalyon.382
SSKurt Wittmayer  .281
OFLee Iorg.327
OFKenny King.343
OFDon Reynolds.324
CBruce Robinson.294
UTCliff Holland.331
SPDan Grimm2.70
SPJim Umbarger  2.82
SPGeorge Milke3.33
SPWalt Kaczmarek4.01
RPGary Wheelock2.19
Team Batting Average             .318
Team Earned Run Average    3.47


PLAYERS TO MLB (5)
Chuck Baker, Don Reynolds, Bruce Robinson, Jim Umbarger, Gary Wheelock

MOST VALUABLE PLAYERS

1973  GARY WHEELOCK

ERAWLSvIPERBBSO
2.1984782203058

1973   GENE DELYON

AVGRHRBI2B3BHRBBSB
.3824781511838376

MIDNIGHT SUN GAME
8-5 Loss vs. Brigham Young U.

 

 

ALL-TIME RECORDS AND MENTIONS
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