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1981 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 64-45 .587
Rank: th in American League West
Run Differential: 458-403 + 55
Roster Continuity 80.33% 7/26
Manager(s): Billy Martin
General Manager: Billy Martin
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 1,304,052 7/26
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: Tim Pyznarski (#15) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: George Mitterwald
First Base Coach: Lee Walls
First Base Coach: Jackie Moore
Pitching Coach: Art Fowler
Third Base Coach: Clete Boyer

#1 Draft Picks

Bob Owchinko (#5), Bo McLaughlin (#14)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
6445.587--
5748.5435.0
5452.5098.5
5053.48511.0
5159.46413.5
4465.40420.0
4168.37623.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
20Tony ArmasOF27   44051115
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22
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76511911526016.261.294.480774.218.270.3066.0520.0211462
35Rickey HendersonOF22   42389135
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7
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6
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355622646824047.319.408.437845.118.350.3651.0670.5185493
21Dwayne MurphyOF26   3905898
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15
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60104739126846.251.369.408777.156.359.2881.2526.0159477
2Mike HeathC26   3012671
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8
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3033133611519.236.269.346615.110.153.2442.7737.6104321
44Cliff JohnsonDH33   2734071
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8
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017
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5953286032063.260.329.476805.216.326.2672.1416.1130310
10Wayne Gross3B29   2432950
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3121342820447.206.304.366670.160.305.1910.8224.389287
39Dave McKay3B-2B31   2242559
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2141164320344.263.313.375688.112.196.3042.6956.084249
5Jeff NewmanC-1B32   2161750
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03
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150292801227.231.260.329589.097.130.2513.1172.071229
8Rob PiccioloSS28   1792348
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130152210916.268.290.397687.128.151.2864.4044.871195
12Jim Spencer1B33   1711435
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910102001025.205.246.275521.070.135.2192.0085.547183
3Shooty Babitt2B22   1561040
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01454131301206.256.314.301615.045.135.2801.00--47171
11Fred StanleySS33   1451528
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00720152300800.193.269.221490.028.145.2301.53--32168
6Mitchell PageDH29   92913
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04
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132172900111.141.200.283483.141.228.1504.1423.026101
13Dave Revering1B28   871220
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1001111212012.230.320.333653.103.218.2431.0943.529100
14Keith Drumright2B26   86825
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011004400113.291.319.326645.035.081.3011.00--2892
26Kelvin Moore1B23   47512
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31051500001.255.327.362689.106.234.3553.0047.01752
9Mickey Klutts3B26   46917
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11002901000.370.396.6961092.326.370.3754.509.23248
18Brian Doyle2B26   4025
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0003011200201.125.146.125271.000.000.1322.00--543
13,15Mark BudaskaDH28   3235
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0020141000000.156.250.188438.031.125.2272.50--636
47Mike PattersonOF23   2348
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01012501000.348.400.478878.130.174.4442.50--1125
25Tim HosleyDH34   2122
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001
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5002500000.095.174.238412.143.238.0672.5021.0523
16Mike DavisDH-OF22   2001
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000002400001.050.136.100236.050.150.0632.00--222
7Rick BosettiOF27   1942
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0001003300000.105.227.105332.000.158.1251.00--222
15Jimmy SextonDH-3B29   3300000200200000.000.000.0000.000.667.000----03
29Jim NettlesOF34   0000000000000100-----------01
Batting Totals119236774589101192610443098473426471626463275.247.309.379688.131.238.2721.8935.413934097
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
22Rick Langford29   12103.00242418200195.119081651458841031.278.770.652.683.881.45
54Steve McCatty27   1472.32222216400185.214050481261910021.086.770.582.954.401.49
17Mike Norris26   1293.75232312200172.21457772176378145101.207.540.883.284.061.24
27Matt Keough25   1063.41191910200140.112556531145605201.218.040.712.893.861.33
50Brian Kingman26   363.9618153110100.111248441032523041.4410.080.902.884.681.63
38Jeff Jones24   413.393300014361.0512723740433031.497.521.035.906.341.08
31Tom Underwood27   323.18165105151.0372118425462421.226.530.714.418.121.84
51Bob Owchinko26   433.232900012239.1341514219260011.367.850.464.386.001.37
55Dave Beard21   112.7780007313.095414150011.006.230.692.7710.383.75
34Bo McLaughlin27   0011.25110004111.21715151932012.1712.750.756.752.250.33
23Ed Figueroa32   005.632100008.18551610001.759.001.136.751.130.17
32Craig Minetto27   002.578000206.27220440011.579.000.005.145.141.00
60Dave Heaverlo30   101.506000205.27110320001.6710.500.004.503.000.67
28Rich Bordi22   000.002000202.01000100001.004.500.004.500.000.00
Batting Totals64453.3022110960114910993883403364803705053011281.268.000.733.354.581.36
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike HeathC7839145106.9780.00
Jeff NewmanC371821512.9950.00
Bob KearneyC10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim Spencer1B4834436130.9970.00
Jeff Newman1B3018513112.9950.00
Dave Revering1B2918813112.9950.00
Kelvin Moore1B13997091.0000.00
Cliff Johnson1B9421021.0000.00
Wayne Gross1B23010.7500.00
Mike Davis1B10000.0000.00
Tim Hosley1B13010.7500.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Shooty Babitt2B5284125612.9720.00
Dave McKay2B3883108623.9700.00
Keith Drumright2B19385017.9890.00
Brian Doyle2B172939061.0000.00
Fred Stanley2B622001.0000.00
Jeff Cox2B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Wayne Gross3B7365127117.9460.00
Dave McKay3B43295973.9260.00
Mickey Klutts3B1471511.9570.00
Jimmy Sexton3B103001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rob PiccioloSS8299157530.9810.00
Fred StanleySS6294118325.9860.00
Dave McKaySS765001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tony ArmasOF109259822.9930.00
Rickey HendersonOF107327770.9790.00
Dwayne MurphyOF106326650.9850.00
Mike HeathOF680001.0000.00
Rick BosettiOF5120001.0000.00
Mike PattersonOF570001.0000.00
Mike DavisOF230001.0000.00
Jim NettlesOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jeff JonesP336126001.0001.18
Bob OwchinkoP29390611.8571.38
Rick LangfordP24195162333.9291.80
Mike NorrisP23172162510.9762.14
Steve McCattyP22185112612.9741.80
Matt KeoughP19140101322.9201.48
Brian KingmanP181004920.8671.17
Tom UnderwoodP16510911.9001.59
Bo McLaughlinP111121001.0002.41
Dave BeardP81321001.0002.08
Craig MinettoP860000.0000.00
Dave HeaverloP650000.0000.00
Rich BordiP220000.0000.00
Ed FigueroaP2811001.0002.22
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Cliff JohnsonDH68.0000.00
Mitchell PageDH29.0000.00
Mark BudaskaDH9.0000.00
Keith DrumrightDH5.0000.00
Tim HosleyDH4.0000.00
Mike DavisDH3.0000.00
Rick BosettiDH2.0000.00
Mike PattersonDH2.0000.00
Dave ReveringDH2.0000.00
Wayne GrossDH1.0000.00
Dwayne MurphyDH1.0000.00
Jimmy SextonDH1.0000.00


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