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1981 Philadelphia PhilliesSeason Roster
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Lonnie Smith played for the 1981 Philadelphia Phillies
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePhillies
LocationPhiladelphia,Pennsylvania
Record59-48 (3rd in National League East)League Rank6thMLB Rank10th
BallparkVeterans Stadium
ManagerDallas GreenGeneral ManagerPaul Owens
CoachesRuben Amaro (First Base Coach), Billy DeMars (Hitting Coach), Lee Elia (Third Base Coach), Mike Ryan (Bullpen Coach), Herman Starrette (Pitching Coach), Bobby Wine (Bench Coach)
PlayoffsLost in 1st Round (Expos)
#1 Draft PickJohnny Abrego (#20)
Attendance1,638,752 (Rank: 2nd)
Minor League AffiliatesOklahoma City 89ers (AAA) 69-67 ... Reading Phillies (AA) 76-63 ... Peninsula Pilots (A+) 71-65 ... Spartanburg Phillies (A) 71-70 ... Bend Phillies (A-) 31-139 ... Helena Phillies (Rk) 26-44 ...
Years Available1883-2019

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 Philadelphia Phillies.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1981 baseball season.

1981 Philadelphia Phillies 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)
16Luis AguayoSS-2B5-9 185 R-R 1959-03-13 22Vega Baja,Puerto Rico MLB1976-19921980-1989  
1975-   UDFA-PHI
 
15Ramon Aviles2B-3B5-9 155 R-R 1952-01-22 29Manati,Puerto Rico MLB1970-19831977-1981Fernando Callejo (Manati,PR)
1969-   UDFA-BOS
 
8Bob BooneC6-2 207 R-R 1947-11-19 33San Diego,California MLB1967-19901972-1990Crawford (San Diego,CA)Stanford U.
1969- 6- 126-PHI
 
10Larry BowaSS5-10 155 B-R 1945-12-06 35Sacramento,California MLB1966-19851970-1985McClatchy (Sacramento,CA)Sacramento City Col
1965-   UDFA-PHI
 
40Warren BrusstarP6-3 200 R-R 1952-02-02 29Oakland,California MLB1974-19871977-1985Napa (Napa,CA)Fresno St
1974- 4-  67-PHI
 
50Marty BystromP6-5 200 R-R 1958-07-26 22Coral Gables,Florida MLB1977-19891980-1985Killian (Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1976-   UDFA-PHI
 
32Steve CarltonP6-5 210 L-L 1944-12-22 36Miami,Florida MLB1964-19881965-1988North Miami (North Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1963-   UDFA-SLN
 
38Larry ChristensonP6-4 215 R-R 1953-11-10 27Everett,Washington MLB1972-19831973-1983Marysville-Pilchuck (Marysville,WA)
1972- 1-   3-PHI
 
26Dick DavisOF6-3 195 R-R 1953-09-25 27Long Beach,California MLB1972-19831977-1982Compton (Compton,CA)
1966- 5-  92-CLE
 
43Mark DavisP6-4 210 L-L 1960-10-19 20Marietta,Georgia MLB1979-19971980-1997Granada (Livermore,CA)Chabot Col
1979- 1-   1-PHI
 
22Bob DernierOF6-0 165 R-R 1957-01-05 24Kansas City,Missouri MLB1978-19891980-1989Raytown South (Raytown,MO)Metropolitan CC-Longview
1977-12- 205-CIN
 
35Nino EspinosaP6-1 192 R-R 1953-08-15 27Villa Altagralia,Dom Rep MLB1971-19811974-1981  
1970-   UDFA-NYN
 
23Greg GrossOF5-11 175 L-L 1952-08-01 28York,Pennsylvania MLB1970-19891973-1989Red Land (Lewisberry,PA)
1970- 4-  80-HOU
 
49Dan LarsonP6-0 180 R-R 1954-07-04 26Los Angeles,California MLB1972-19841976-1982Alhambra (Alhambra,CA)
1972- 1-  21-SLN
 
28Sparky LyleP6-1 195 L-L 1944-07-22 36DuBois,Pennsylvania MLB1964-19821967-1982Reynoldsville (Reynoldsville,PA)
1964-   UDFA-BAL
 
31Garry MaddoxOF6-3 184 R-R 1949-09-01 31Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1968-19861972-1986San Pedro (San Pedro,CA)
1968- 2-  38-SFN
 
34Gary MatthewsOF6-3 205 R-R 1950-07-05 30San Fernando,California MLB1969-19871972-1987San Fernando (San Fernando,CA)Columbia St CC
1971- 5-  81-SLN
 
24Len Matuszek3B-1B6-2 195 L-R 1954-09-27 26Toledo,Ohio MLB1976-19871981-1987Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati,OH)Toledo
1976- 5- 113-PHI
 
21Bake McBrideOF6-2 190 L-R 1949-02-03 32Fulton,Missouri MLB1970-19841973-1983Fulton (Fulton,MO)Westminster Col
1970-37- 811-SLN
 
17Don McCormackC6-3 205 R-R 1955-09-18 25Omak,Washington MLB1974-19821980-1981Omak (Omak,WA)
1974- 4-  75-PHI
 
45Tug McGrawP6-0 185 R-L 1944-08-30 36Martinez,California MLB1964-19901965-1984St. Patrick's-St. Vincent (Vallejo,CA)Solano CC
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
6Keith MorelandC6-0 200 R-R 1954-05-02 27Dallas,Texas MLB1974-19891978-1989Turner (Carrollton,TX)Texas
1975- 7- 156-PHI
 
48Dickie NolesP6-2 190 R-R 1956-11-19 24Charlotte,North Carolina MLB1975-19901979-1990Harding University (Charlotte,NC)
1975- 4-  84-PHI
 
30Mike ProlyP6-0 185 R-R 1950-12-15 30Jamaica,New York MLB1972-19841976-1983Chaminade (Mineola,NY)St. John's U.
1972- 9- 213-SLN
 
35Jerry ReedP6-1 190 R-R 1955-10-08 25Bryson City,North Carolina MLB1974-19901981-1990Enka (Candler,NC)Western Carolina U.
1977-22- 559-PHI
 
42Ron ReedP6-6 215 R-R 1942-11-02 38LaPorte,Indiana MLB1965-19841966-1984LaPorte (LaPorte,IN)Notre Dame
1965-   UDFA-MLB
 
14Pete Rose1B5-11 203 B-R 1941-04-14 40Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1960-19861963-1986Western Hills (Cincinnati,OH)
1960-   UDFA-CIN
 
44Dick RuthvenP6-3 190 R-R 1951-03-27 30Sacramento,California MLB1971-19861973-1986Irvington (Fremont,CA)Fresno St
1973- 1-   1-PHI
 
37Ryne SandbergSS6-2 180 R-R 1959-09-18 21Spokane,Washington MLB1978-19971981-1997North Central (Spokane,WA)
1978-20- 511-PHI
 
20Mike Schmidt3B6-2 203 R-R 1949-09-27 31Dayton,Ohio MLB1971-19891972-1989Meadowdale (Dayton,OH)Ohio U.
1971- 2-  30-PHI
 
27Lonnie SmithOF5-9 170 R-R 1955-12-22 25Chicago,Illinois MLB1974-19941978-1994Centennial (Compton,CA)
1974- 1-   3-PHI
 
9Manny Trillo2B6-1 164 R-R 1950-12-25 30Caritito,Venezuela MLB1968-19891973-1989  
1968-   UDFA-PHI
 
25Del Unser1B-OF6-1 180 L-L 1944-12-09 36Decatur,Illinois MLB1966-19821968-1982St. Teresa (Decatur,IL)Mississippi St
1966- 4-  59-PIT
 
11Ozzie VirgilC6-0 175 R-R 1956-12-07 24Mayaguez,Puerto Rico MLB1976-19901980-1990Moon Valley (Phoenix,AZ)
1976- 6- 137-PHI
 
29George VukovichOF6-0 198 L-R 1956-06-24 25Decatur,Illinois MLB1977-19881980-1985Arlington (Arlington Heights,IL)So.Illinois U.
1977- 4- 100-PHI
 
18John Vukovich3B6-1 190 R-R 1947-07-31 33Sacramento,California MLB1966-19811970-1981Amador (Sutter Creek,CA)American River Col
1966- 1-  10-PHI
 
36 Players