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1981 Oakland AthleticsSeason Roster
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Brian Doyle played for the 1981 Oakland Athletics
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAthletics
LocationOakland,California
Record64-45 (1st in American League West)League Rank1stMLB Rank2nd
BallparkOakland-Alameda County Coliseum
ManagerBilly MartinGeneral ManagerBilly Martin
CoachesClete Boyer (Third Base Coach), Art Fowler (Pitching Coach), George Mitterwald (Bullpen Coach), Jackie Moore (First Base Coach), Lee Walls (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsLost ALCS (Yankees)
#1 Draft PickTim Pyznarski (#15)
Attendance1,304,052 (Rank: 7th)
Minor League AffiliatesTacoma Tigers (AAA) 78-61 ... West Haven A's (AA) 71-67 ... Modesto A's (A+) 67-71 ... Medford A's (A-) 42-28 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1981 Statistics -- 1981 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 1981 Oakland Athletics.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1981 baseball season.

1981 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)
20Tony ArmasOF6-1 224 R-R 1953-07-12 27Anzoategui,Venezuela MLB1971-19891976-1989  
1971-   UDFA-PIT
 
3Shooty Babitt2B5-8 174 R-R 1959-03-09 22Oakland,California MLB1977-19841981-1981Berkeley (Berkeley,CA)
1977-25- 623-OAK
 
55Dave BeardP6-5 215 L-R 1959-10-02 21Atlanta,Georgia MLB1977-19891980-1989Sequoyah (Chamblee,GA)
1977- 6- 147-OAK
 
28Rich BordiP6-7 220 R-R 1959-04-18 22San Francisco,California MLB1980-19901980-1988El Camino (South San Francisco,CA)Fresno St
1980- 3-  56-OAK
 
7Rick BosettiOF5-11 185 R-R 1953-08-05 27Redding,California MLB1973-19821976-1982Anderson Union (Anderson,CA)Shasta Col
1973- 7- 114-PHI
 
13,15Mark BudaskaDH6-0 180 B-L 1952-12-27 28Sharon,Pennsylvania MLB1973-19811978-1981Granada Hills (Granada Hills,CA)Los Angeles Pierce Col
1973-   UDFA-OAK
 
16Mike DavisDH-OF6-3 185 L-L 1959-06-11 22San Diego,California MLB1977-19891980-1989Hoover (San Diego,CA)San Diego Mesa Col
1977- 3-  69-OAK
 
18Brian Doyle2B5-10 160 L-R 1955-01-26 26Louisville,Kentucky MLB1972-19821978-1981Caverna (Cave City,KY)
1972- 4-  76-TEX
 
14Keith Drumright2B5-10 170 L-R 1954-10-21 26Springfield,Missouri MLB1974-19821978-1981Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)Oklahoma
1976- 4-  79-CHN
 
23Ed FigueroaP6-1 190 R-R 1948-10-14 32Ciales,Puerto Rico MLB1966-19821974-1981  
1966-   UDFA-NYN
 
10Wayne Gross3B6-2 210 L-R 1952-01-14 29Riverside,California MLB1973-19861976-1986Riverside Poly (Riverside,CA)Cal Poly Pomona
1973- 9- 215-OAK
 
2Mike HeathC5-11 190 R-R 1955-02-05 26Tampa,Florida MLB1973-19921978-1991Hillsborough (Tampa,FL)
1973- 2-  37-NYA
 
60Dave HeaverloP6-1 210 R-R 1950-08-25 30Ellensburg,Washington MLB1973-19831975-1981Moses Lake (Moses Lake,WA)Central Washington U.
1973- 1-  23-SFN
 
35Rickey HendersonOF5-10 190 R-L 1958-12-25 22Chicago,Illinois MLB1976-20051979-2003Oakland Tech (Oakland,CA)
1976- 4-  96-OAK
 
25Tim HosleyDH5-10 195 R-R 1947-05-10 34Spartanburg,South Carolina MLB1967-19821970-1981Geoirge Washington Carver (Spartanburg,SC)
1966-   UDFA-DET
 
44Cliff JohnsonDH6-4 225 R-R 1947-07-22 33San Antonio,Texas MLB1967-19861972-1986Wheatley (San Antonio,TX)
1966- 5-  83-HOU
 
38Jeff JonesP6-3 210 R-R 1956-07-29 24Detroit,Michigan MLB1977-19871980-1984Southgate (Southgate,MI)Bowling Green St
1977-13- 329-OAK
 
27Matt KeoughP6-3 190 R-R 1955-07-03 25Pomona,California MLB1976-19861977-1986Corona del Mar (Newport Beach,CA)
1973- 7- 167-OAK
 
50Brian KingmanP6-2 200 R-R 1954-07-27 26Los Angeles,California MLB1975-19841979-1983University (Los Angeles,CA)California-Santa Barbara
1973-12- 271-CAL
 
9Mickey Klutts3B5-11 189 R-R 1954-09-20 26Montebello,California MLB1972-19831976-1983El Rancho (Pico Rivera,CA)
1972- 4-  86-NYA
 
22Rick LangfordP6-0 180 R-R 1952-03-20 29Farmville,Virginia MLB1971-19881976-1986Varina (Richmond,VA)State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota, Florida St
1973-   UDFA-PIT
 
54Steve McCattyP6-3 205 R-R 1954-03-20 27Detroit,Michigan MLB1973-19871977-1985Troy (Troy,MI)Macomb CC
1973-   UDFA-OAK
 
39Dave McKay3B-2B6-1 195 B-R 1950-03-14 31Vancouver,BC MLB1971-19831975-1982   Creighton U.
1971-   UDFA-MIN
 
34Bo McLaughlinP6-5 210 R-R 1953-10-23 27Oakland,California MLB1976-19841976-1982David Lipscomb (Amelia,OH)Lipscomb U.
1975- 1-  14-HOU
 
32Craig MinettoP6-0 185 L-L 1954-04-25 27Stockton,California MLB1973-19841978-1981Stagg (Stockton,CA)San Joaquin Delta Col
1973- 3-  60-LAN
 
26Kelvin Moore1B6-1 195 R-L 1957-09-26 23LeRoy,Alabama MLB1978-19851981-1983   Jackson St
1978- 6- 134-OAK
 
21Dwayne MurphyOF6-1 185 L-R 1955-03-19 26Merced,California MLB1973-19891978-1989Antelope Valley (Lancaster,CA)
1973-15- 359-OAK
 
29Jim NettlesOF6-0 186 L-L 1947-03-02 34San Diego,California MLB1968-19861970-1981Crawford (San Diego,CA)San Diego St
1968- 4-  76-MIN
 
5Jeff NewmanC-1B6-2 218 R-R 1948-09-11 32Fort Worth,Texas MLB1970-19841976-1984Paschal (Fort Worth,TX)Texas Christian U.
1970-26- 608-CLE
 
17Mike NorrisP6-2 175 R-R 1955-03-19 26San Francisco,California MLB1975-19911975-1990Balboa (San Francisco,CA)
1973- 1-  24-OAK
 
51Bob OwchinkoP6-2 195 L-L 1955-01-01 26Detroit,Michigan MLB1975-19861976-1986Cody (Detroit,MI)Eastern Michigan U.
1976- 1-   5-SDN
 
6Mitchell PageDH6-2 205 L-R 1951-10-15 29Los Angeles,California MLB1973-19851977-1984Centennial (Compton,CA)Cal Poly Pomona, El Camino-Compton Center
1973- 3-  72-PIT
 
47Mike PattersonOF5-10 170 L-R 1958-01-26 23Santa Monica,California MLB1975-19841981-1982Dorsey (Los Angeles,CA)
1975-   UDFA-OAK
 
8Rob PiccioloSS6-2 185 R-R 1953-02-04 28Santa Monica,California MLB1975-19851977-1985Westchester (Los Angeles,CA)Pepperdine U.
1975- 1-   4-OAK
 
13Dave Revering1B6-4 210 L-R 1953-02-12 28Roseville,California MLB1971-19821978-1982Bella Vista (Fair Oaks,CA)
1971- 7- 172-CIN
 
15Jimmy SextonDH-3B5-10 175 R-R 1951-12-15 29Mobile,Alabama MLB1970-19841977-1983Mary G. Montgomery (Semmes,AL)
1970-   UDFA-PIT
 
12Jim Spencer1B6-2 195 L-L 1947-07-30 33Hanover,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19821968-1982Andover (Linthicum,MD)
1969-42- 909-SE1
 
11Fred StanleySS5-10 167 R-R 1947-08-13 33Farnhamville,Iowa MLB1966-19821969-1982Monte Vista (Spring Valley,CA)
1966- 8- 143-HOU
 
31Tom UnderwoodP5-11 170 R-L 1953-12-22 27Kokomo,Indiana MLB1973-19851974-1984Kokomo (Kokomo,IN)
1972- 2-  27-PHI
 
39 Players