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1971 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Oakland,CA
Team Record:  101-60   .627
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Dick Williams
General Manager:   Charlie Finley
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance:  914,993
Playoffs:  Lost ALCS (Orioles)

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Felipe Alou (36)
Youngest Player:  George Hendrick (21)
Longest Tenure:  Rollie Fingers, Paul Lindblad, Dick Green, Dave Duncan, Reggie Jackson, Bert Campaneris, Tony LaRussa, Blue Moon Odom, Chuck Dobson, Catfish Hunter, Joe Rudi, Sal Bando, Rick Monday (4)
Top Hitter:  Reggie Jackson (2)
Top Pitcher:  Vida Blue (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Sugar Bear Daniels (#17)

Roster Continuity:  91.45%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland10160.627--
KC Royals8576.52816.0
Chi White Sox7983.48822.5
California7686.46925.5
Minnesota7486.46326.5
Milwaukee6992.42932.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
8Felipe AlouOF-1BMLB6-1195RightRight5/12/193536Haina,Dominican Republic1955UDFA Nyg

11Dwain AndersonSSMLB5-11165RightRight11/23/194723Oakland,California1965UDFA Kca
6Sal Bando3BMLB6-0195RightRight2/13/194427Cleveland,Ohio19656119Kca
39Curt BlefaryOF-1BMLB6-2195LeftRight7/5/194327Brooklyn,New York1962UDFA NYY
35Vida BluePMLB6-0189BothLeft7/28/194921Mansfield,Louisiana1967227Kca
8Larry BrownSS-2BMLB5-11165RightRight3/1/194031Shinnston,West VirginiaUDFA 
19Bert CampanerisSSMLB5-10160RightRight3/9/194229Pueblo Nueva,Cuba1962UDFA Kca
3Ron Clark3B-SSMLB5-10175RightRight1/14/194328Fort Worth,TexasUDFA 
12Tommy DavisOFMLB6-2205RightRight3/21/193932Brooklyn,New York1957UDFA Brk
29Chuck DobsonPMLB6-4200RightRight1/10/194427Kansas City,Missouri1965UDFA Kca
10Dave DuncanCMLB6-2200RightRight9/26/194525Dallas,Texas1963UDFA Kca
5Mike Epstein1BMLB6-3230LeftLeft4/4/194328Bronx,New York1965UDFA BAL
16,39Frank FernandezCMLB6-1192RightRight4/16/194328Staten Island,New YorkUDFA 
34Rollie FingersPMLB6-4195RightRight8/25/194624Steubenville,Ohio1964UDFA OAK
56Rob GardnerPMLB6-1176RightLeft12/19/194426Binghamton,New York1963UDFA MIN
3Adrian GarrettC-OFMLB6-3185LeftRight1/3/194328Brooksville,FloridaUDFA 
16,56Mudcat GrantPMLB6-1186RightRight8/13/193535Lacoochee,FloridaUDFA 
1Dick Green2BMLB5-10180RightRight4/21/194130Sioux City,Iowa1960UDFA Kca
20Mike Hegan1B-OFMLB6-1190LeftLeft7/21/194228Cleveland,Ohio1962UDFA NYY
25George HendrickOFMLB6-3195RightRight10/18/194921Los Angeles,California196811OAK
28Steve HovleyOFMLB5-10188LeftLeft12/18/194426Ventura,California196635665CAL
27Catfish HunterPMLB6-0195RightRight4/8/194625Hertford,North Carolina1964UDFA Kca
9Reggie JacksonOFMLB6-0200LeftLeft5/18/194625Wynecote,Pennsylvania196612Kca
17Ron KlimkowskiPMLB6-2190RightRight3/1/194427Jersey City,New Jersey1964UDFA BOS
32Darold KnowlesPMLB6-0190LeftLeft12/9/194129Brunswick,Missouri1961UDFA BAL
42Marcel LachemannPMLB6-0185RightRight6/13/194130Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
14Tony LaRussa2B-SSMLB6-0185RightRight10/4/194426Tampa,Florida1962UDFA Kca
25Paul LindbladPMLB6-1195LeftLeft8/9/194129Chanute,Kansas1963UDFA Kca
36Bob LockerPMLB6-3200BothRight3/15/193833George,Iowa1960UDFA CHW
2Angel MangualOFMLB5-10180RightRight3/19/194724Juana Diaz,Puerto Rico1966UDFA PIT
5Don Mincher1BMLB6-3213LeftRight6/24/193833Huntsville,Alabama1956UDFA CHW
7Rick MondayOFMLB6-3200LeftLeft11/20/194525Batesville,Mississippi196511Kca
13Blue Moon OdomPMLB6-0185RightRight5/29/194526Macon,Georgia1964UDFA Kca
16Jim PantherPMLB6-1190RightRight3/1/194526Burlington,Iowa1967592Kca
58Daryl PattersonPMLB6-4195LeftRight11/21/194327Coalinga,CaliforniaUDFA 
33Jim RolandPMLB6-3190RightLeft12/14/194228Franklin,North Carolina1961UDFA MIN
26Joe RudiOF-1BMLB6-2200RightRight9/7/194624Modesto,California1964UDFA OAK
24Diego SeguiPMLB6-0190RightRight8/17/193733Holguin,Cuba1959UDFA Kca
38Gene TenaceC-1BMLB6-0190RightRight10/10/194624Russellton,Pennsylvania196520399Kca
52Ray Webster1BMLB6-0185LeftLeft8/31/194228Colon,PanamaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Bob ElsonBroadcaster 
Cal ErmerAssistant Coach 
Charlie FinleyGeneral Manager 
Vern HoscheitBullpen Coach 
Jerry LumpeFirst Base Coach 
Monte MooreBroadcaster 
Irv NorenThird Base Coach 
Bill PosedelPitching Coach 
Red RushBroadcaster 
Dick WilliamsManager 


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