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1981 Birmingham BaronsSeason Roster
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Mike Chris played for the 1981 Birmingham Barons
LeagueSouthern LeagueDivisionWesternLevelAACategoryMinor Leagues
NicknameBarons
LocationBirmingham,Alabama
Record71-70 (3rd in Southern League Western)
BallparkHoover Metropolitan Stadium
ManagerRoy Majtyka
PlayoffsNo playoff information
Attendance220,219 (Rank: 3rd)
MLB Parent OrgDetroit TigersAffiliate History
Years Available1981-2019

Team History -- 1981 Statistics -- 1981 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions -- About Minor League Data

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1981 Birmingham Barons.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1981 baseball season.

1981 Birmingham Barons Roster

TopNEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
-Kenny BakerOF6-0 185 L-L 1955-03-05 26Newport News,Virginia AAA1976-1985-   Wake Forest U.
1977-17- 439-NYA
 
-Michael BeecroftP6-4 195 B-R 1959-06-29 22Sacramento,California AA1977-1982-Kennedy (Sacramento,CA)
1977-10- 239-DET
 
-Gary BozichSS-2B5-10 160 R-R 1957-11-29 23St. Petersburg,Florida AA1977-1981-   St. Petersburg Col
1977- 2-  42-BAL
 
-Darrell BrownOF6-0 184 B-R 1955-10-29 25Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1977-19961981-1984Crenshaw (Los Angeles,CA)Cal St Los Angeles
1977- 3-  57-DET
 
-Emilio CarrasquelC6-0 185 R-R 1962-02-21 19Caracas,Venezuela AA1980-1983-      
-Bruce ChaneySS6-1 180 R-R 1958-01-06 23- AA1979-1983-   Washington St
1979-44- 869-CLE
 
-Mike ChrisP6-3 180 L-L 1957-10-08 23Santa Monica,California MLB1977-19851979-1983Venice (Los Angeles,CA)West Los Angeles Col, Los Angeles Pierce Col
1977- 1-  10-DET
 
-Mark DackoP6-4 190 R-R 1958-08-26 22Trumbull,Connecticut AAA1978-1985-   James Madison U.
1980-31- 739-DET
 
-Vern FollowellSS5-11 165 B-R 1957-10-25 23Long Beach,California AAA1979-1985-Millikan (Long Beach,CA)UCLA
1979- 8- 195-DET
 
-Barbaro GarbeyOF5-10 170 R-R 1956-12-04 24Santiago,Cuba MLB1980-19901984-1988  
1980-   UDFA-DET
 
-Dave GarciaP6-3 175 B-R 1951-- 30- AA1977-1981-   Stevens Institute Technology
1973-23- 530-MIN
 
-Dave GumpertP6-1 190 R-R 1958-05-05 23South Haven,Michigan MLB1981-19871982-1987South Haven (South Haven,MI)Aquinas Col
1980-   UDFA-DET
 
-William HardyOF5-11 181 R-R 1958-01-06 23- AA1979-1981-   Alabama St
1979-25- 630-DET
 
-Gary Hinson3B5-11 175 R-R 1957-03-14 24Tampa,Florida AA1979-1982-Plant City (Plant City,FL)Hillsborough CC
1976-28- 630-CLE
 
-Frank HunsakerC6-3 225 R-R 1954-09-20 26Oak Park,Illinois AAA1977-1981-Reavis (Burbank,IL)So.Illinois U.
1976-29- 644-SLN
 
-Howard Johnson3B5-11 178 B-R 1960-11-29 20Clearwater,Florida MLB1979-20111982-1995Clearwater (Clearwater,FL)St. Petersburg Col
1979- 1-  12-DET
 
-Paul JosephsonP6-2 187 R-R 1955-11-01 25Passaic,New Jersey AA1978-1984-Shrewsbury (Shrewsbury,MA)Worcester Polytechnic Institute
1978-10- 197-MON
 
-Jeff KenagaOF6-0 170 L-R 1957-07-12 23Detroit,Michigan AAA1979-1985-Lutheran West (Allen Park,MI)Western Michigan U.
1979-15- 377-DET
 
-John LackeyP5-11 185 R-R 1956-12-26 24Nashville,Illinois AA1979-1983-   Florida So.Col
1979-17- 429-DET
 
-Mike Laga1B6-2 210 L-L 1960-06-14 21Ridgewood,New Jersey MLB1980-19901982-1990Ramsey (Ramsey,NJ)Bergen CC, Fairleigh Dickinson U.
1980- 1-  17-DET
 
-Dwight LowryC6-3 210 L-R 1957-10-23 23Lumberton,North Carolina MLB1980-19901984-1988Pembroke (Pembroke,NC)North Carolina
1980-11- 278-DET
 
-Ron MathisP6-0 175 R-R 1958-09-25 22Kansas City,Missouri MLB1980-19881985-1987Riverview Gardens (St. Louis,MO)Missouri
1980-30- 724-DET
 
-Bob Nandin2B-SS5-8 170 R-R 1956-08-29 24Barranquilla,Colombia AAA1978-1986-Bayside (Flushing,NY)New York Institute Technology    
-Nick O'ConnorP6-3 180 R-R 1961-06-04 20Cincinnati,Ohio AA1980-1983-Reading (Cincinnati,OH)the Cumberlands
1980- 2-  41-DET
 
-Dick PoleP6-3 210 R-R 1950-10-13 30Trout Creek,Michigan MLB1973-19811973-1978Ewen-Trout Creek (Ewen,MI)No.Michigan U.
1969-   UDFA-BOS
 
-Stine PooleC6-1 205 R-R 1958-11-06 22San Diego,California AAA1980-1984-   Pacific
1980- 8- 200-DET
 
-Kevin RichardsP6-2 178 R-R 1958-05-29 23Wyandotte,Michigan AA1977-1982-Roosevelt (Wyandotte,MI)
1977- 1-   5-DET
 
-Bruce RobbinsP6-1 190 L-L 1959-09-10 21Portland,Indiana MLB1977-19831979-1980Blackford (Hartford City,IN)
1977-14- 343-DET
 
-Augie RuizP6-1 190 L-L 1957-02-12 24Honolulu,Hawaii AAA1978-1984-   Miami
1978- 3-  73-LAN
 
-Mitch Seoane2B5-9 160 R-R 1961-02-09 20Tampa,Florida AAA1981-1987-Tampa Catholic (Tampa,FL)Hillsborough CC, Miami
1980- 3-  59-CLE
 
-Jack SmithP6-4 190 R-R 1958-12-04 22- AA1978-1983-   Glen Oaks CC
1978-12- 298-DET
 
-Dave SteffenP6-3 220 R-R 1958-12-17 22Dearborn,Michigan AAA1977-1981-Flat Rock (Flat Rock,MI)
1977- 6- 135-DET
 
-Mark WilliamsP5-11 180 R-R 1959-05-24 22- AA1981-1986-      
-Glenn WilsonOF6-1 190 R-R 1958-12-22 22Baytown,Texas MLB1980-19931982-1993Channelview (Channelview,TX)Sam Houston St
1980- 1-  18-DET
 
-Darrell Woodard2B5-11 160 R-R 1956-12-10 24Wilmar,Arkansas MLB1977-19821978-1978Bell (Bell,CA)
1974-12- 286-OAK
 
-Stan YoungerOF6-2 180 L-L 1959-01-27 22Santa Monica,California AAA1980-1984-Santa Monica (Santa Monica,CA)Brigham Young U.
1980- 7- 174-DET
 
36 Players