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1970 Oakland AthleticsSeason Roster
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John Donaldson played for the 1970 Oakland Athletics
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAthletics
LocationOakland,California
Record89-73 (2nd in American League West)League Rank4thMLB Rank5th
BallparkOakland-Alameda County Coliseum
ManagerJohn McNamaraGeneral ManagerCharlie Finley
CoachesBobby Hofman (Assistant Coach), Vern Hoscheit (Bullpen Coach), Charlie Lau (Hitting Coach), Bill Posedel (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickDan Ford (#18)
Attendance778,355 (Rank: 18th)
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1970 Statistics -- 1970 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1970 Oakland Athletics.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1970 baseball season.

1970 Oakland Athletics Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
8Felipe AlouOF6-1 195 R-R 1935-05-12 35Haina,Dom Rep MLB1956-19741958-1974      
6Sal Bando3B6-0 195 R-R 1944-02-13 26Cleveland,Ohio MLB1965-19811966-1981Warrensville Heights (Warrensville Heights,OH)Arizona St
1965- 6- 119-KC1
 
17,35Vida BlueP6-0 189 B-L 1949-07-28 20Mansfield,Louisiana MLB1968-19861969-1986DeSoto (Mansfield,LA)
1967- 2-  27-KC1
 
15Bobby BrooksOF5-8 165 R-R 1945-11-01 24Los Angeles,California MLB1969-19731969-1973Narbonne (Harbor City,CA)Los Angeles Harbor Col
1965-15- 299-KC1
 
19Bert CampanerisSS5-10 160 R-R 1942-03-09 28Pueblo Nueva,Cuba MLB1962-19831964-1983  
1961-   UDFA-KC1
 
12,42Tommy DavisOF6-2 205 R-R 1939-03-21 31Brooklyn,New York MLB1957-19761959-1976Boys and Girls (Brooklyn,NY)
1956-   UDFA-BRO
 
29Chuck DobsonP6-4 200 R-R 1944-01-10 26Kansas City,Missouri MLB1965-19751966-1975De La Salle (Kansas City,MO)Kansas
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
2John Donaldson2B5-11 165 L-R 1943-05-05 27Charlotte,North Carolina MLB1966-19741966-1974Garinger (Charlotte,NC)
1963-   UDFA-MIN
 
38Al DowningP5-11 177 R-L 1941-06-28 29Trenton,New Jersey MLB1961-19771961-1977Trenton Central (Trenton,NJ)Muhlenberg Col
1961-   UDFA-NYA
 
2,21Jim DriscollSS-2B5-11 175 L-R 1944-05-14 26Medford,Massachusetts MLB1970-19721970-1972Arlington (Arlington,MA)
1962-   UDFA-MLB
 
10Dave DuncanC6-2 200 R-R 1945-09-26 24Dallas,Texas MLB1963-19761964-1976Crawford (San Diego,CA)
1963-   UDFA-KC1
 
39Frank FernandezC6-1 192 R-R 1943-04-16 27Staten Island,New York MLB1967-19721967-1972Curtis (Staten Island,NY)
1961-   UDFA-NYA
 
34Rollie FingersP6-4 195 R-R 1946-08-25 23Steubenville,Ohio MLB1965-19851968-1985Upland (Upland,CA)
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
36Tito Francona1B5-11 190 L-L 1933-11-04 36Aliquippa,Pennsylvania MLB1956-19701956-1970New Brighton (New Brighton,PA)    
28Mudcat GrantP6-1 186 R-R 1935-08-13 34Lacoochee,Florida MLB1958-19711958-1971Moore Academy (Dade City,FL)Florida A&M U.    
1Dick Green2B5-10 180 R-R 1941-04-21 29Sioux City,Iowa MLB1960-19741963-1974Mitchell (Mitchell,SD)
1960-   UDFA-KC1
 
12Larry HaneyC6-2 195 R-R 1942-11-19 27Charlottesville,Virginia MLB1961-19781966-1978Orange County (Orange,VA)
1961-   UDFA-BAL
 
23Steve HovleyOF5-10 188 L-L 1944-12-18 25Ventura,California MLB1965-19731969-1973Villanova Prep (Ojai,CA)Stanford U.
1966-35- 665-CAL
 
27Catfish HunterP6-0 195 R-R 1946-04-08 24Hertford,North Carolina MLB1965-19791965-1979Perquimans County (Hertford,NC)
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
9Reggie JacksonOF6-0 200 L-L 1946-05-18 24Wynecote,Pennsylvania MLB1966-19871967-1987Cheltenham (Cheltenham,PA)Arizona St
1966- 1-   2-KC1
 
32Bob Johnson3B5-10 175 R-R 1936-03-04 34Omaha,Nebraska MLB1960-19701960-1970  
1955-   UDFA-DET
 
22Tony La Russa2B6-0 185 R-R 1944-10-04 25Tampa,Florida MLB1962-19771963-1973Thomas Jefferson (Tampa,FL)Florida St
1962-   UDFA-KC1
 
14,16Marcel LachemannP6-0 185 R-R 1941-06-13 29Los Angeles,California MLB1969-19711969-1971Dorsey (Los Angeles,CA)USC
1963-   UDFA-KC1
 
32Allan LewisOF6-0 170 B-R 1941-12-12 28Colon,Panama MLB1961-19731967-1973  
1961-   UDFA-KC1
 
25Paul LindbladP6-1 195 L-L 1941-08-09 28Chanute,Kansas MLB1963-19781965-1978Chanute (Chanute,KS)Neosho County CC.
1963-   UDFA-KC1
 
36Bob LockerP6-3 200 B-R 1938-03-15 32George,Iowa MLB1960-19751965-1975George (George,IA)Iowa St
1960-   UDFA-CHA
 
5,30Don Mincher1B6-3 213 L-R 1938-06-24 32Huntsville,Alabama MLB1956-19721960-1972S.R. Butler (Huntsville,AL)
1956-   UDFA-CHA
 
7Rick MondayOF6-3 200 L-L 1945-11-20 24Batesville,Arkansas MLB1965-19841966-1984Santa Monica (Santa Monica,CA)Arizona St
1965- 1-   1-KC1
 
13Blue Moon OdomP6-0 185 R-R 1945-05-29 25Macon,Georgia MLB1964-19771964-1976Ballard Hudson (Macon,GA)
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
35Darrell OsteenP6-1 170 R-R 1943-02-14 27Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1965-19701965-1970Putnam City (Oklahoma City,OK)
1962-   UDFA-CIN
 
14Roberto PenaSS5-8 175 R-R 1937-04-17 33Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1965-19711965-1971  
1960-   UDFA-PIT
 
45Roberto RodriguezP6-3 185 R-R 1941-11-29 28Caracas,Venezuela MLB1967-19701967-1970  
1963-   UDFA-KC1
 
33Jim RolandP6-3 190 R-L 1942-12-14 27Franklin,North Carolina MLB1961-19721962-1972Broughton (Raleigh,NC)
1961-   UDFA-MIN
 
26Joe RudiOF6-2 200 R-R 1946-09-07 23Modesto,California MLB1964-19821967-1982Downey (Modesto,CA)
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
24Diego SeguiP6-0 190 R-R 1937-08-17 32Holguin,Cuba MLB1958-19771962-1977Bishop Ward (Kansas City,KS)
1958-   UDFA-CIN
 
46Fred TalbotP6-2 195 R-R 1941-06-28 29Washington,DC MLB1963-19701963-1970Fairfax (Fairfax,VA)
1959-   UDFA-CHA
 
31Jose TartabullOF5-11 165 L-L 1938-11-27 31Cienfuegos,Cuba MLB1962-19701962-1970  
1958-   UDFA-SFN
 
38,54Gene TenaceC6-0 190 R-R 1946-10-10 23Russellton,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19831969-1983Valley (Lucasville,OH)
1965-20- 399-KC1
 
16Dooley WomackP6-0 170 L-R 1939-08-25 30Columbia,South Carolina MLB1966-19701966-1970Brookland-Cayce (Cayce,SC)
1958-   UDFA-NYA
 
39 Players