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1985 Chicago CubsSeason Roster
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Dave Owen played for the 1985 Chicago Cubs
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameCubs
LocationChicago,Illinois
Record77-84 (4th in National League East)League Rank8thMLB Rank16th
BallparkWrigley Field
ManagerJim FreyGeneral ManagerDallas Green
CoachesRuben Amaro (Third Base Coach), Bill Connors (Pitching Coach), Johnny Oates (Bullpen Coach), John Vukovich (Bench Coach), Don Zimmer (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickRafael Palmeiro (#22)
Attendance2,161,534 (Rank: 10th)
Minor League AffiliatesIowa Cubs (AAA) 66-75 ... Pittsfield Cubs (AA) 59-79 ... Winston-Salem Spirits (A+) 58-81 ... Peoria Chiefs (A) 75-65 ... Geneva Cubs (A-) 45-33 ... Wytheville Cubs (Rk) 39-31 ...
Years Available1876-2019

Team History -- 1985 Statistics -- 1985 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 1985 Chicago Cubs.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1985 baseball season.

1985 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)
32Johnny AbregoP6-0 185 R-R 1962-07-04 22Corpus Christi,Texas MLB1981-19871985-1985Mission San Jose (Fremont,CA)
1981- 1-  20-PHI
 
48Jay BallerP6-7 225 R-R 1960-10-06 24Stayton,Oregon MLB1979-19921982-1992Canby (Canby,OR)
1979- 4-  98-PHI
 
50Dave BeardP6-5 215 L-R 1959-10-02 25Atlanta,Georgia MLB1977-19891980-1989Sequoyah (Chamblee,GA)
1977- 6- 147-OAK
 
27Thad BosleyOF6-3 175 L-L 1956-09-17 28Oceanside,California MLB1974-19901977-1990Oceanside (Oceanside,CA)Mira Costa Col
1974- 4-  82-CAL
 
47Derek BotelhoP6-2 180 R-R 1956-08-02 28Long Beach,California MLB1976-19881982-1985Boca Raton Community (Boca Raton,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1976- 2-  42-PHI
 
1Larry BowaSS5-10 155 B-R 1945-12-06 39Sacramento,California MLB1966-19851970-1985McClatchy (Sacramento,CA)Sacramento City Col
1965-   UDFA-PHI
 
41Warren BrusstarP6-3 200 R-R 1952-02-02 33Oakland,California MLB1974-19871977-1985Napa (Napa,CA)Fresno St
1974- 4-  67-PHI
 
11Ron Cey3B5-9 185 R-R 1948-02-15 37Tacoma,Washington MLB1968-19871971-1987Mount Tahoma (Tacoma,WA)Washington St
1968- 3-  53-LAN
 
7Jody DavisC6-3 210 R-R 1956-11-12 28Gainesville,Georgia MLB1976-19901981-1990North Hall (Gainesville,GA)Middle Georgia St
1976- 3-  62-NYN
 
24Brian DayettOF5-10 180 R-R 1957-01-22 28New London,Connecticut MLB1978-19871983-1987Valley Regional (Deep River,CT)Saint Leo U.
1978-16- 416-NYA
 
20Bob DernierOF6-0 165 R-R 1957-01-05 28Kansas City,Missouri MLB1978-19891980-1989Raytown South (Raytown,MO)Metropolitan CC-Longview
1977-12- 205-CIN
 
12Shawon DunstonSS6-1 180 R-R 1963-03-21 22Brooklyn,New York MLB1982-20021985-2002Thomas Jefferson (Brooklyn,NY)
1982- 1-   1-CHN
 
10Leon Durham1B6-2 210 L-L 1957-07-31 27Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1976-19951980-1989Woodward (Cincinnati,OH)
1976- 1-  15-SLN
 
43Dennis EckersleyP6-2 190 R-R 1954-10-03 30Oakland,California MLB1972-19981975-1998Washington (Fremont,CA)
1972- 3-  50-CLE
 
49Steve EngelP6-3 216 R-L 1961-12-31 23Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1981-19881985-1985Reading (Cincinnati,OH)Eastern Kentucky U.
1983- 5- 112-CHN
 
31Ray FontenotP6-0 175 L-L 1957-08-08 27Lake Charles,Louisiana MLB1979-19871983-1986LaGrange (Lake Charles,LA)McNeese St
1979-34- 815-TEX
 
39George FrazierP6-5 205 R-R 1954-10-13 30Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1976-19871978-1987Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)Oklahoma
1976- 9- 196-MIL
 
45Dave GumpertP6-1 190 R-R 1958-05-05 27South Haven,Michigan MLB1981-19871982-1987South Haven (South Haven,MI)Aquinas Col
1980-   UDFA-DET
 
32Larry GuraP6-1 185 B-L 1947-11-26 37Joliet,Illinois MLB1969-19851970-1985Joliet East (Joliet,IL)Arizona St
1969- 2-  40-CHN
 
22Billy HatcherOF5-9 175 R-R 1960-10-04 24Williams,Arizona MLB1981-19951984-1995Williams (Williams,AZ)Yavapai Col
1981- 6- 131-CHN
 
18Richie Hebner1B-3B6-1 200 L-R 1947-11-26 37Boston,Massachusetts MLB1966-19851968-1985Norwood (Norwood,MA)
1966- 1-  15-PIT
 
30Darrin JacksonOF6-0 191 R-R 1963-08-22 21Los Angeles,California MLB1981-19991985-1999Culver City (Culver City,CA)
1981- 2-  28-CHN
 
16Steve LakeC6-1 190 R-R 1957-03-14 28Inglewood,California MLB1975-19931983-1993Lennox (Lennox,CA)
1975- 3-  71-BAL
 
15Dave LopesOF5-9 170 R-R 1945-05-03 40East Providence,Rhode Island MLB1968-19871972-1987LaSalle Academy (Providence,RI)Washburn U.
1968- 2-  26-LAN
 
36Gary MatthewsOF6-3 205 R-R 1950-07-05 34San Fernando,California MLB1969-19871972-1987San Fernando (San Fernando,CA)Columbia St CC
1971- 5-  81-SLN
 
38Ron MeridithP6-0 175 L-L 1956-11-26 28San Pedro,California MLB1978-19881984-1987Bolsa Grande (Garden Grove,CA)Oral Roberts U.
1978- 4-  89-HOU
 
6Keith MorelandOF6-0 200 R-R 1954-05-02 31Dallas,Texas MLB1974-19891978-1989Turner (Carrollton,TX)Texas
1975- 7- 156-PHI
 
19Dave OwenSS-3B6-2 170 B-R 1958-04-25 27Cleburne,Texas MLB1979-19891983-1988Cleburne (Cleburne,TX)Texas
1979-10- 246-CHN
 
52Reggie PattersonP6-4 180 R-R 1958-11-07 26Birmingham,Alabama MLB1979-19851981-1985Jess Lanier (Bessemer,AL)
1979-   UDFA-CHA
 
35Jon PerlmanP6-3 185 L-R 1956-12-13 28Dallas,Texas MLB1979-19881985-1988   Baylor U.
1979- 1-  12-CHN
 
44Dick RuthvenP6-3 190 R-R 1951-03-27 34Sacramento,California MLB1971-19861973-1986Irvington (Fremont,CA)Fresno St
1973- 1-   1-PHI
 
23Ryne Sandberg2B6-2 180 R-R 1959-09-18 25Spokane,Washington MLB1978-19971981-1997North Central (Spokane,WA)
1978-20- 511-PHI
 
21Scott SandersonP6-5 200 R-R 1956-07-22 28Dearborn,Michigan MLB1975-19961978-1996Glenbrook North (Northbrook,IL)Vanderbilt U.
1977- 3-  54-MON
 
46Lee SmithP6-5 220 R-R 1957-12-04 27Jamestown,Louisiana MLB1975-19981980-1997Castor (Castor,LA)Northwestern St
1975- 2-  28-CHN
 
42Lary SorensenP6-2 210 R-R 1955-10-04 29Detroit,Michigan MLB1976-19881977-1988L'anse Creuse North (Chesterfield,MI)Michigan
1976- 8- 172-MIL
 
28Chris SpeierSS-3B6-1 180 R-R 1950-06-28 35Alameda,California MLB1970-19891971-1989Alameda (Alameda,CA)California-Santa Barbara
1970- 1-   2-SFN
 
40Rick SutcliffeP6-7 215 R-R 1956-06-21 29Independence,Missouri MLB1974-19941976-1994Van Horn (Independence,MO)
1974- 1-  21-LAN
 
34Steve TroutP6-4 195 L-L 1957-07-30 27Detroit,Michigan MLB1976-19901978-1989Thornwood (South Holland,IL)
1976- 1-   8-CHA
 
30Chico WalkerOF5-9 179 B-R 1957-11-25 27Jackson,Mississippi MLB1976-19931980-1993Tilden Tech (Chicago,IL)
1976-22- 525-BOS
 
25Gary WoodsOF6-2 190 R-R 1954-07-20 30Santa Barbara,California MLB1973-19861976-1985San Marcos (San Marcos,CA)Santa Barbara City Col
1973-27- 602-MIN
 
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