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1981 San Francisco GiantsSeason Roster
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Eddie Whitson played for the 1981 San Francisco Giants
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameGiants
LocationSan Francisco,California
Record56-55 (4th in National League West)League Rank7thMLB Rank16th
BallparkCandlestick Park
ManagerFrank RobinsonGeneral ManagerSpec Richardson
CoachesDon Buford (First Base Coach), Jim Davenport (Third Base Coach), Jim Lefebvre (Hitting Coach), Don McMahon (Pitching Coach), John Van Ornum (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickMark Grant (#10)
Attendance632,274 (Rank: 21st)
Minor League AffiliatesPhoenix Giants (AAA) 69-63 ... Shreveport Captains (AA) 32-37 ... Fresno Giants (A+) 63-77 ... Clinton Giants (A) 52-80 ... Great Falls Giants (Rk) 32-38 ...
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 San Francisco Giants.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1981 baseball season.

1981 San Francisco Giants 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)
33Doyle AlexanderP6-3 200 R-R 1950-09-04 30Cordova,Alabama MLB1968-19891971-1989Woodlawn (Birmingham,AL)Jefferson Col
1968- 9- 185-LAN
 
16Dave Bergman1B6-2 190 L-L 1953-06-06 28Evanston,Illinois MLB1972-19921975-1992Maine East (Park Ridge,IL)Illinois St
1974- 2-  36-NYA
 
14Vida BlueP6-0 189 B-L 1949-07-28 31Mansfield,Louisiana MLB1968-19861969-1986DeSoto (Mansfield,LA)
1967- 2-  27-KC1
 
48Fred BreiningP6-4 185 R-R 1955-11-15 25San Francisco,California MLB1974-19861980-1984Lincoln (San Francisco,CA)Col. San Mateo
1974- 3-  57-PIT
 
15Bob BrenlyC6-2 205 R-R 1954-02-25 27Coshocton,Ohio MLB1974-19891981-1989Menlo-Atherton (Atherton,CA)Ohio U.
1976-   UDFA-SFN
 
23Enos Cabell1B6-5 185 R-R 1949-10-08 31Fort Riley,Kansas MLB1969-19861972-1986Gardena (Gardena,CA)Los Angeles Harbor Col
1968-   UDFA-BAL
 
22Jack ClarkOF6-2 205 R-R 1955-11-10 25New Brighton,Pennsylvania MLB1973-19921975-1992Gladstone (Covina,CA)
1973-13- 294-SFN
 
30Chili DavisOF6-3 210 B-R 1960-01-17 21Kingston,Jamaica MLB1978-19991981-1999Dorsey (Los Angeles,CA)
1977-11- 270-SFN
 
41Darrell Evans3B6-2 205 L-R 1947-05-26 34Pasadena,California MLB1967-19891969-1989Muir (Pasadena,CA)Pasadena City Col, Cal St Los Angeles
1967- 3-  55-PHI
 
43Tom GriffinP6-3 210 R-R 1948-02-22 33Los Angeles,California MLB1966-19821969-1982Grant (Van Nuys,CA)
1966- 1-   4-HOU
 
40Al HargesheimerP6-3 195 R-R 1956-11-21 24Chicago,Illinois MLB1978-19881980-1986Senn (Chicago,IL)Mayfair Junior Col, Northeastern Illinois U.
1978-   UDFA-SFN
 
31Larry HerndonOF6-3 195 R-R 1953-11-03 27Sunflower,Mississippi MLB1971-19881974-1988Douglass (Memphis,TN)Tennessee St, Skyline Col
1971- 3-  56-SLN
 
19Al HollandP5-11 207 R-L 1952-08-16 28Roanoke,Virginia MLB1974-19971977-1987Addison (Roanoke,VA)North Carolina A&T St
1975- 4-  81-SDN
 
15Mike Ivie1B6-3 205 R-R 1952-08-08 28Atlanta,Georgia MLB1970-19831971-1983The Walker School (Marietta,GA)
1970- 1-   1-SDN
 
46Gary LavelleP6-1 200 B-L 1949-01-03 32Scranton,Pennsylvania MLB1967-19871974-1987Liberty (Bethlehem,PA)
1967-20- 397-SFN
 
10Johnnie LeMasterSS6-2 167 R-R 1954-06-19 27Portsmouth,Ohio MLB1973-19871975-1987Paintsville (Paintsville,KY)
1973- 1-   6-SFN
 
26Jeff LeonardOF6-2 200 R-R 1955-09-22 25Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1973-19911977-1990Overbrook (Philadelphia,PA)
1973-   UDFA-LAN
 
25Jerry MartinOF6-1 195 R-R 1949-05-11 32Columbia,South Carolina MLB1971-19841974-1984Olympia (Columbia,SC)Furman U.
1971-   UDFA-PHI
 
7Milt MayC6-0 190 L-R 1950-08-01 30Gary,Indiana MLB1968-19841970-1984St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg,FL)
1968-11- 237-PIT
 
38Greg MintonP6-2 190 B-R 1951-07-29 29Lubbock,Texas MLB1970-19901975-1990San Dieguito (Encinitas,CA)San Diego Mesa Col
1970- 3-  55-KCA
 
17Randy MoffittP6-3 190 R-R 1948-10-13 32Long Beach,California MLB1970-19841972-1983Long Beach Poly (Long Beach,CA)Long Beach St
1970- 1-  18-SFN
 
8Joe Morgan2B5-7 155 L-R 1943-09-19 37Bonham,Texas MLB1963-19841963-1984Castlemont (Oakland,CA)
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
36Billy NorthOF5-11 185 B-R 1948-05-15 33Seattle,Washington MLB1969-19811971-1981Garfield (Seattle,WA)Central Washington U.
1969-12- 280-CHN
 
2Joe PettiniSS-2B5-9 165 R-R 1955-01-26 26Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1977-19861980-1983Brooke (Wellsburg,WV)Mercer U.
1977-   UDFA-MON
 
3Jeff RansomC5-11 185 R-R 1960-11-11 20Fresno,California MLB1978-19881981-1983Berkeley (Berkeley,CA)
1978- 5- 111-SFN
 
45Allen RipleyP6-3 190 R-R 1952-10-18 28Norwood,Massachusetts MLB1973-19821978-1982North Attleboro (North Attleboro,MA)
1972-   UDFA-BOS
 
28Mike RowlandP6-3 205 R-R 1953-01-31 28Chicago,Illinois MLB1975-19821980-1981Willowbrook (Villa Park,IL)Millikin U.
1975-22- 509-SFN
 
3Mike SadekC5-9 165 R-R 1946-05-30 35Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1967-19811973-1981Richfield (Minneapolis,MN)Minnesota
1967- 5-  83-MIN
 
21Billy SmithSS6-2 185 B-R 1953-07-14 27Jonesboro,Louisiana MLB1971-19811975-1981Manzano (Albuquerque,NM)
1971- 3-  61-CAL
 
6Rennie Stennett2B5-11 175 R-R 1951-04-05 30Colon,Panama MLB1969-19831971-1981  
1969-   UDFA-PIT
 
18Guy Sularz2B5-11 165 R-R 1955-11-07 25Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1974-19841980-1983North Hollywood (North Hollywood,CA)
1974-10- 235-SFN
 
17Bob TuftsP6-5 215 L-L 1955-11-02 25Medford,Massachusetts MLB1974-19831981-1983Lynnfield (Lynnfield,MA)Princeton U.
1977-12- 296-SFN
 
49Max VenableOF5-10 185 L-R 1957-06-06 24Phoenix,Arizona MLB1977-19911979-1991Cordova (Rancho Cordova,CA)
1976- 3-  67-LAN
 
32Eddie WhitsonP6-3 195 R-R 1955-05-19 26Johnson City,Tennessee MLB1974-19911977-1991Unicoi County (Erwin,TN)
1974- 6- 131-PIT
 
1Jim WohlfordOF5-11 175 R-R 1951-02-28 30Visalia,California MLB1970-19871972-1986Mount Whitney (Visalia,CA)Col. the Sequoias
1970- 3-  61-KCA
 
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