Minor League Batting Statistics
Statstics Courtesy of The Baseball Cube (http://www.thebaseballcube.com)
1978 Biographical Information
June 6- Selected by Baltimore Orioles organization in second round (48th overall) of free-agent draft.
During the 1978 season, the August 13, 1978, Sun Magazine would feature a 3 page article on Cal and Tim Norris entitled, Life on "Baseball's Bottum Rung". To see the article, visit the following link: http://www.ripkenintheminors.com/apps/photos/album?albumid=7167822
1979 Biographical Information
SS on Topps National Association All-Star Team
Florida State League All-Star
Class A Shortstop of the Year
(Image Courtesy of the Bill Haelig Collection)
To read an article about Cal's 1979 season in Miami, visit the following link: http://www.ripkenintheminors.com/schweizermiamiarticle.htm
1980 Biographical Information:
Led Southern League third basemen with .933 fielding percentage, 119 putouts, 268 assists, 415 total chances and 34 double plays in 1980
Tied for Southern League lead with nine sacrifice flies
Southern League All-Star (1980 SL All-Star game was rained out)
The Charlotte O's win the Southern League Championship, sweeping the Memphis Chicks 3-0
Caribbean Winter League Championship (Caugas, .269, 6 HR & 38 RBI in 54 games).
1981 Biographical Information
April 18 & 19, June 23- The Pawtucket Red Sox defeat the Rochester Redwings 3-2 in 33 innings. After playing 32 innings until 4:07 a.m., the game is rescheduled to resume when the Redwings return to Pawtucket in June. Cal goes 2-13 and plays every inning of the longest game in baseball history. For more information on this game, visit our "Longest Game" page at http://www.ripkenintheminors.com/longestgame.htm
International League All-Star
International League Rookie of the Year
International League Top Major League Prospect
August 8- Called up to the Baltimore Orioles
August 10- Major League debut. Cal enters the game as a pinch runner for Ken Singleton and scores the winning run in the 12th inning against Kansas City at Memorial Stadium on a John Lowenstein single.