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1981 Chicago CubsSeason Roster
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Dick Tidrow played for the 1981 Chicago Cubs
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameCubs
LocationChicago,Illinois
Record38-65 (6th in National League East)League Rank12thMLB Rank25th
BallparkWrigley Field
ManagerJoey AmalfitanoGeneral ManagerBob Kennedy
CoachesGene Clines (First Base Coach), Jack Hiatt (Bullpen Coach), Peanuts Lowrey (Bench Coach), Les Moss (Pitching Coach), Cookie Rojas (Third Base Coach), Billy Williams (Hitting Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickJoe Carter (#2)
Attendance565,637 (Rank: 22nd)
Minor League AffiliatesIowa Oaks (AAA) 53-82 ... Midland Cubs (AA) 36-31 ... Quad Cities Cubs (A) 77-58 ... Geneva Cubs (A-) 41-34 ... Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk) 25-38 ...
Years Available1876-2019

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 Chicago Cubs.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1981 baseball season.

1981 Chicago Cubs 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)
47Doug BirdP6-4 180 R-R 1950-03-05 31Corona,California MLB1969-19831973-1983Pomona (Pomona,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1969- 8- 152-SE1
 
9Tim BlackwellC5-11 180 B-R 1952-08-19 28San Diego,California MLB1970-19831974-1983Crawford (San Diego,CA)Grossmont Col
1970-13- 311-BOS
 
25Bobby BondsOF6-1 190 R-R 1946-03-15 35Riverside,California MLB1965-19821968-1981Riverside Poly (Riverside,CA)
1964-   UDFA-SFN
 
22Bill Buckner1B6-0 185 L-L 1949-12-14 31Vallejo,California MLB1968-19901969-1990Napa (Napa,CA)USC, Arizona St
1968- 2-  25-LAN
 
35Doug CapillaP5-8 175 L-L 1952-01-07 29Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1970-19821976-1981Kailua (Kailua,HI)
1970-25- 600-SFN
 
36Bill CaudillP6-1 210 R-R 1956-07-13 24Santa Monica,California MLB1974-20061979-1987Aviation (Redondo Beach,CA)
1974- 8- 181-SLN
 
27Hector Cruz3B-OF5-11 170 R-R 1953-04-02 28Arroyo,Puerto Rico MLB1970-19821973-1982  
1970-   UDFA-SLN
 
7Jody DavisC6-3 210 R-R 1956-11-12 24Gainesville,Georgia MLB1976-19901981-1990North Hall (Gainesville,GA)Middle Georgia St
1976- 3-  62-NYN
 
11Ivan DeJesusSS5-11 175 R-R 1953-01-09 28Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1970-19891974-1988  
1969-   UDFA-LAN
 
15Steve Dillard2B6-1 180 R-R 1951-02-08 30Memphis,Tennessee MLB1972-19821975-1982Saltillo (Saltillo,MS)Mississippi
1972- 2-  40-BOS
 
10Leon DurhamOF6-2 210 L-L 1957-07-31 23Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1976-19951980-1989Woodward (Cincinnati,OH)
1976- 1-  15-SLN
 
49Rawly EastwickP6-3 180 R-R 1950-10-24 30Camden,New Jersey MLB1969-19811974-1981Haddonfield Memorial (Haddonfield,NJ)
1969- 3-  62-CIN
 
20Scott Fletcher2B5-11 173 R-R 1958-07-30 22Fort Walton Beach,Florida MLB1979-19951981-1995Wadsworth (Wadsworth,OH)Georgia So.U., Toledo, Valencia CC
1979- 1-   6-CHN
 
8Barry FooteC6-3 210 R-R 1952-02-16 29Smithfield,North Carolina MLB1970-19821973-1982Smithfield-Selma (Smithfield,NC)
1970- 1-   3-MON
 
40Dave GeiselP6-3 210 L-L 1955-01-18 26Windber,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19861978-1985Tonawanda (Tonawanda,NY)
1973- 5- 112-CHN
 
50Mike GriffinP6-5 197 R-R 1957-06-26 24Colusa,California MLB1977-19891979-1989Woodland (Woodland,CA)
1976- 3-  60-TEX
 
32Mel HallOF6-1 185 L-L 1960-09-16 20Lyons,New York MLB1978-20021981-1996Port Byron (Port Byron,NY)
1978- 2-  39-CHN
 
28Steve HendersonOF6-2 190 R-R 1952-11-18 28Houston,Texas MLB1974-19891977-1988Yates (Houston,TX)Prairie View A&M U.
1974- 5- 119-CIN
 
38Willie HernandezP6-3 180 L-L 1954-11-14 26Aguada,Puerto Rico MLB1977-19951977-1989  
1973-   UDFA-PHI
 
45Jay HowellP6-3 220 R-R 1955-11-26 25Miami,Florida MLB1976-19941980-1994Fairview (Boulder,CO)Colorado
1976-31- 668-CIN
 
37Ken KravecP6-2 185 L-L 1951-07-29 29Cleveland,Ohio MLB1973-19871975-1982Mid Park (Middleburgh Heights,OH)Ashland U.
1973- 3-  69-CHA
 
47Gene Krug1B6-4 225 L-L 1955-02-12 26Garden City,Kansas MLB1977-19811981-1981Billy Mitchell (Colorado Springs,CO)Lamar CC, Oklahoma
1977-29- 689-CHN
 
39Mike KrukowP6-5 205 R-R 1952-01-21 29Long Beach,California MLB1971-19891976-1989San Gabriel (San Gabriel,CA)Cal Poly
1973- 8- 184-CHN
 
30Carlos LezcanoOF6-2 185 R-R 1955-09-30 25Arecibo,Puerto Rico MLB1976-19841980-1981   Florida St
1977-   UDFA-CHN
 
33Mike LumOF6-0 180 L-L 1945-10-27 35Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1963-19811967-1981Roosevelt (Honolulu,HI)Brigham Young U.
1963-   UDFA-MLB
 
34Randy MartzP6-4 210 L-R 1956-05-28 25Harrisburg,Pennsylvania MLB1977-19851980-1983Upper Dauphin Area (Elizabethville,PA)South Carolina
1977- 1-  12-CHN
 
40Lynn McGlothenP6-2 195 L-R 1950-03-27 31Monroe,Louisiana MLB1968-19821972-1982Grambling Lab (Grambling,LA)
1968- 3-  60-BOS
 
24Jerry MoralesOF5-10 175 R-R 1949-02-18 32Yabucoa,Puerto Rico MLB1966-19831969-1983  
1966-   UDFA-NYN
 
55Ken Reitz3B6-0 185 R-R 1951-06-24 30San Francisco,California MLB1969-19871972-1982Jefferson (Daly City,CA)
1969-31- 732-SLN
 
48Rick ReuschelP6-3 235 R-R 1949-05-16 32Quincy,Illinois MLB1970-19911972-1991Camp Point Central (Camp Point,IL)Western Illinois U.
1970- 3-  67-CHN
 
46Lee SmithP6-5 220 R-R 1957-12-04 23Jamestown,Louisiana MLB1975-19981980-1997Castor (Castor,LA)Northwestern St
1975- 2-  28-CHN
 
17Joe Strain2B5-10 169 R-R 1954-04-30 27Denver,Colorado MLB1975-19831979-1981George Washington (Denver,CO)No.Colorado
1976-   UDFA-SFN
 
19Pat Tabler2B6-2 200 R-R 1958-02-02 23Hamilton,Ohio MLB1976-19921981-1992McNicholas (Cincinnati,OH)
1976- 1-  16-NYA
 
25,29Scot ThompsonOF6-3 195 L-L 1955-12-07 25Grove City,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19851978-1985Knoch (Saxonburg,PA)
1974- 1-   7-CHN
 
41Dick TidrowP6-4 213 R-R 1947-05-14 34San Francisco,California MLB1967-19841972-1984Mount Eden (Hayward,CA)Chabot Col
1967- 4-  76-CLE
 
23Jim TracyOF6-3 205 L-R 1955-12-31 25Hamilton,Ohio MLB1977-19841980-1981Badin (Hamilton,OH)Marietta Col
1977- 4-  88-CHN
 
18Mike Tyson2B5-9 170 R-R 1950-01-13 31Rocky Mount,North Carolina MLB1970-19811972-1981Northern Nash (Rocky Mount,NC)Indian River St
1970- 3-  60-SLN
 
21Tye Waller3B6-0 180 R-R 1957-03-14 24Fresno,California MLB1977-19871980-1987Hoover (San Diego,CA)San Diego City Col, San Diego City Col
1977- 4-  82-SLN
 
38 Players