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1981 Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)

+ Organizational Roster
Nickname:
W-L Record: 37-69 .349
Rank: th in American League East
Run Differential: 329-466 -137
Roster Continuity 68.98% 16/26
Manager(s): Bobby Mattick
General Manager: Pat Gillick
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Ballpark: Exhibition Stadium
Attendance: 755,083 17/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Matt Williams (#5) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: John Felske
First Base Coach: Denis Menke
Hitting Coach: Bobby Doerr
Pitching Coach: Al Widmar
Third Base Coach: Jimy Williams

#1 Draft Picks

Lloyd Moseby (#2), John Mayberry (#6), Ted Cox (#17)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
6247.569--
5946.5622.0
5948.5512.0
6049.5502.0
5949.5462.5
5251.5057.0
3769.34923.5
  • The organization roster is a complete listing of all players, for a given season, who appeared in at least 1 game with either the Major League parent team or any of the affiliated teams at the various classifications (AAA,AA,A+,A,A-,Rookie)
  • A player may appear on multiple organizational rosters for a season since he have switched organizations during the season.
  • Organizational Roster for 1981 Toronto Blue Jays season
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Danny AingeTorontoALMLB2B-3B6-4175R-R22TOR: 1977-15-389MLB
    Kevin AitchesonMedicine HatPioRkOF6-2190L-R20Not draftedAA
    Andres AmorosGCL Blue JaysGCLRkSS6-1155R-R20Not draftedRK
    Dave BakerSyracuseILAAA3B6-0185L-R23TOR: 1978-11-262MLB
    Jim BakerKinstonCaroA+P6-2185R-R23TOR: 1980-11-262AAA
      KnoxvilleSouAAP                
    Steve BakerSyracuseILAAAP6-0185R-R24NYN: 1974-18-420MLB
    Jesse BarfieldKnoxvilleSouAARF-OF6-1205R-R21TOR: 1977-9-233MLB
      TorontoALMLBRF-OF                
    Mike BarlowSyracuseILAAAP6-6215L-R33LAN: 1970-4-82MLB
      TorontoALMLBP                
    Charlie BeamonSyracuseILAAA1B6-1183L-L27Not draftedMLB
      TorontoALMLB1B                
    Bernie BeckmanKinstonCaroA+P6-4190L-L30Not draftedA+
    George BellTorontoALMLBLF-OF6-1190R-R21Not draftedMLB
    Juan BerenguerTorontoALMLBP5-11225R-R26Not draftedMLB
    Jim BishopMedicine HatPioRk3B6-2215R-R18TOR: 1981-5-108AA
    Thomas BlackmonMedicine HatPioRkP6-0185R-R21ATL: 1980-4-82AA
      FlorenceSALAP                
    Mark BombackSyracuseILAAAP5-11170R-R28BOS: 1971-25-586MLB
      TorontoALMLBP                
    Barry BonnellTorontoALMLBOF6-3200R-R27PHI: 1975-1-1MLB
    Rick BosettiTorontoALMLBOF5-11185R-R27PHI: 1973-7-114MLB
    Tom BrownKnoxvilleSouAAP6-1170R-R31SFN: 1967-5-96MLB
      SyracuseILAAAP                
    Jeff BuchananGCL Blue JaysGCLRkP5-11180R-R21Not draftedRK
    David CampbellMedicine HatPioRkP6-3185R-R21Not draftedA+
    J.J. CannonSyracuseILAAAOF6-3193L-R27HOU: 1974-1-16MLB
    Williams CarmonaGCL Blue JaysGCLRkIF0R-R-Not draftedRK
    Tyson CarterKinstonCaroA+P6-3205-R22Not draftedA+
    Juan CastilloKinstonCaroA+OF6-0180R-R-Not draftedA+
    Tomas CastilloMedicine HatPioRkOF5-9170R-R19Not draftedA-
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    John CeruttiMedicine HatPioRkP6-2200L-L21TOR: 1981-1-21MLB
      GCL Blue JaysGCLRkP                
    Kelvin ChapmanSyracuseILAAA2B5-11172R-R25Not draftedMLB
    Jim ClancyTorontoALMLBP6-4220R-R25TEX: 1974-4-74MLB
    Stan ClarkeMedicine HatPioRkP6-1180L-L20TOR: 1981-6-134MLB
    Dale CookGCL Blue JaysGCLRkP5-11180R-R20PHI: 1980-30-721RK
    Ted CoxKnoxvilleSouAA3B-OF6-3195R-R26BOS: 1973-1-17MLB
      TorontoALMLB3B-OF                
    Samuel CrafortKinstonCaroA+OF6-1165B-R22Not draftedA+
    Mike CuellarKnoxvilleSouAAP6-2188R-R21TOR: 1978-6-132AA
    Steve DavisSyracuseILAAA2B-3B6-1200R-R27CHN: 1976-14-319MLB
    Pete DempseyKnoxvilleSouAASS6-2190R-R24PHI: 1978-6-153AAA
    Eduardo DennisKnoxvilleSouAAIF5-10150R-R21Not draftedAA
    Angel DiazGCL Blue JaysGCLRkC6-2185R-R18Not draftedA
    Edwin DickersonFlorenceSALAP6-3215R-R24Not draftedA
    Carlos DuarteGCL Blue JaysGCLRk3B6-2170R-L20Not draftedRK
    Mark EichhornKnoxvilleSouAAP6-3210R-R20TOR: 1979-2-30MLB
    Scot ElamKnoxvilleSouAAP6-4210R-R21TOR: 1981-10-238AA
    William EreuKinstonCaroA+IF5-11150R-R22Not draftedAAA
      KnoxvilleSouAAIF                
    Jose EscobarFlorenceSALASS-2B5-10140R-R20Not draftedMLB
      KinstonCaroA+SS-2B                
    Nino EspinosaTorontoALMLBP6-1192R-R27Not draftedMLB
    Ricky FagnaniGCL Blue JaysGCLRkP6-2210L-L20TOR: 1981-2-32RK
    Chuck FaucetteGCL Blue JaysGCLRkOF6-3220R-R17TOR: 1981-12-290A
    Tony FernandezKinstonCaroA+SS6-2195B-R19UDFAMLB
      SyracuseILAAASS                
    Jesse FloresKinstonCaroA+P6-2210R-R25Not draftedAA
      KnoxvilleSouAAP                
    Randy FordKinstonCaroA+P6-2173L-L23TOR: 1979-11-263AA
    Chuck ForeKnoxvilleSouAAP6-3195R-R25NYN: 1974-1-20AAA
      SyracuseILAAAP                
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Craig FrymanMedicine HatPioRk1B6-0210R-R22Not draftedRK
    Glenn GallagherMedicine HatPioRkP6-0180-R22TOR: 1981-3-57AA
    Damaso GarciaTorontoALMLB2B6-0185R-R24Not draftedMLB
    Jerry GarvinTorontoALMLBP6-3195L-L25MIN: 1974-1-11MLB
    John GillKinstonCaroA+P6-1175L-R20Not draftedA+
    Myron GilmoreMedicine HatPioRkOF6-0180L-R22TOR: 1981-18-446RK
    David GoffenaGCL Blue JaysGCLRkP-OF6-1185R-R20TOR: 1980-25-621A+
    Agustin GonzalesGCL Blue JaysGCLRkSS6-3165R-R19Not draftedRK
    Dan GordenMedicine HatPioRkP6-2190R-R22Not draftedA
    Alfredo GriffinTorontoALMLBSS5-11165B-R23Not draftedMLB
    Steve GrilliSyracuse/RochesterILAAAP6-2170R-R32Not draftedMLB
    Luis GuzmanFlorenceSALA2B-OF5-10165R-R21Not draftedAAA
    Boris HancockMedicine HatPioRk2B6-0165R-R20Not draftedA+
    Garry HarrisFlorenceSALASS5-10165B-R18TOR: 1980-1-2AA
    Pedro HernandezSyracuseILAAA3B-OF6-1160R-R22Not draftedMLB
    Toby HernandezKinstonCaroA+C6-1160R-R22Not draftedMLB
      KnoxvilleSouAAC                
    Paul HodgsonKnoxvilleSouAAOF6-2190R-R21Not draftedMLB
    Mark HoltonFlorenceSALAP6-4210R-R21TOR: 1979-9-211A+
    Gerry HoolFlorenceSALAOF6-0205R-R21TOR: 1981-15-368A
    Dennis HowardKinstonCaroA+P5-11185R-R22TOR: 1980-5-106AAA
    Phil HuffmanSyracuseILAAAP6-2180R-R23SFN: 1977-2-36MLB
    Mike HurdleFlorenceSALAOF5-10170R-R23TOR: 1980-13-314AA
    Garth IorgTorontoALMLB3B-2B5-11175R-R26NYA: 1973-8-181MLB
    Roy Lee JacksonTorontoALMLBP6-2194R-R27HOU: 1972-12-273MLB
    Pat KellyFlorenceSALAOF6-3210R-R25CAL: 1973-3-55MLB
      KnoxvilleSouAAOF                
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Ken KinnardGCL Blue JaysGCLRk1B6-3195B-R20TOR: 1980-2-28AAA
      FlorenceSALA1B                
    Gil KubskiSyracuseILAAAOF6-3185L-R26CAL: 1975-1-12MLB
    Jack KucekSyracuseILAAAP6-2200R-R28CHA: 1974-2-32MLB
    Paul LangfieldFlorenceSALAP6-2200R-R22TOR: 1980-10-236A+
    Thomas LanghamFlorenceSALAOF6-0175L-L22Not draftedA
    Phil LansfordKinstonCaroA+P6-2195R-R21CLE: 1978-1-10A+
    Carlos LealKinstonCaroA+P5-11170R-R22Not draftedA+
    Luis LealGCL Blue JaysGCLRkP6-3205R-R24Not draftedMLB
      TorontoALMLBP                
    Mike LeboKinstonCaroA+C6-4215L-R22TOR: 1978-1-1A+
    Herman LewisMedicine HatPioRkOF6-0175B-R22Not draftedA+
    Ramon LoraSyracuseILAAAOF-C5-11170R-R25Not draftedAAA
    Steve LovinsFlorenceSALAP6-4195R-R24MON: 1978-22-545AAA
    Tom LukishKinstonCaroA+P6-1185R-R23TOR: 1980-23-572AAA
      KnoxvilleSouAAP                
    Ken MachaTorontoALMLB3B-1B6-2217R-R30PIT: 1972-6-143MLB
    Omar MalaveGCL Blue JaysGCLRk3B6-1175R-R17Not draftedAAA
    Fred ManriqueKnoxvilleSouAA2B-SS6-1175R-R19Not draftedMLB
      TorontoALMLB2B-SS                
    Alex MarteGCL Blue JaysGCLRkOF6-0160L-L18Not draftedAAA
      FlorenceSALAOF                
    Buck MartinezTorontoALMLBC5-11200R-R32Not draftedMLB
    John MayberryTorontoALMLB1B6-3220L-L32HOU: 1967-1-6MLB
    Larry McCallKnoxvilleSouAAP6-2195L-R28Not draftedMLB
      SyracuseILAAAP                
    Brian McGanMedicine HatPioRk1B6-4215L-L22Not draftedRK
    Jack McKnightFlorenceSALAP6-2180R-R20Not draftedAAA
    Colin McLaughlinKnoxvilleSouAAP6-6205B-R22TOR: 1980-1-1AAA
      SyracuseILAAAP                
    Joey McLaughlinTorontoALMLBP6-2205R-R24ATL: 1974-2-29MLB
    Bob McNairFlorenceSALA1B6-5190L-L22TOR: 1980-4-80A+
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Fred MeadMedicine HatPioRk1B-OF6-1185R-R22TOR: 1981-3-58A
      FlorenceSALA1B-OF                
    James MichalekFlorenceSALAC6-0180R-R22TOR: 1980-22-547A
    Rafael MiesesGCL Blue JaysGCLRk1B6-2172R-R19Not draftedRK
    Brian MilnerKnoxvilleSouAAC6-2200R-R21TOR: 1978-7-158MLB
    Paul MirabellaSyracuseILAAAP6-2196L-L27TEX: 1976-1-21MLB
      TorontoALMLBP                
    Lloyd MosebyTorontoALMLBOF6-3200L-R21TOR: 1978-1-2MLB
    Dale MurraySyracuseILAAAP6-4205R-R31MON: 1970-18-418MLB
      TorontoALMLBP                
    Matt NawrockiFlorenceSALAP6-3200R-R22TOR: 1980-8-184A
    Thomas NorkoKinstonCaroA+C5-11175R-R23CIN: 1976-14-335AA
      KnoxvilleSouAAC                
    Miguel OrtizGCL Blue JaysGCLRk3B6-0160R-R19Not draftedA-
    Edwin PalenciaGCL Blue JaysGCLRkP6-0181R-R19Not draftedRK
    Kevin PasleyKnoxvilleSouAAC6-0185R-R27LAN: 1971-29-659MLB
      SyracuseILAAAC                
    Richard PattersonMedicine HatPioRkP6-5215R-R19Not draftedA-
    Julio PaulaFlorenceSALAP6-0160B-R22Not draftedA+
      KinstonCaroA+P                
    Oswaldo PerazaGCL Blue JaysGCLRkP6-4172R-R18Not draftedMLB
    Benjamin PerezKinstonCaroA+IF5-10165R-R25Not draftedAAA
    Onesimo PerezGCL Blue JaysGCLRkOF-1B6-2195L-L17Not draftedA
    Geno PetralliSyracuseILAAAC6-1180B-R21TOR: 1978-3-53MLB
    Chris PhillipsMedicine HatPioRkP6-1190R-R21TOR: 1981-19-472AA
    Junior PhillipsMedicine HatPioRkP6-10R-R24Not draftedA+
      KinstonCaroA+P                
    Don PierceFlorenceSALAP6-1190L-L23DET: 1978-6-134A
    Bill PinkhamMedicine HatPioRkC6-6225R-R21TOR: 1981-2-31AA
    Scott PleisMedicine HatPioRkC-IF5-11175R-R18TOR: 1981-4-82A
    Mark PooleMedicine HatPioRkOF6-0185R-R22TOR: 1981-9-212AAA
    Martin PulleyKinstonCaroA+C5-8180R-R23TOR: 1981-10-222AA
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Joey PursellFlorenceSALAP6-0190R-R21TOR: 1981-1-12A+
    Dan RahmerFlorenceSALAP6-2195L-L23Not draftedA
    Terry RaleyMedicine HatPioRkSS5-11185B-R23TOR: 1981-24-600A+
      KinstonCaroA+SS                
    Vern RamieKnoxvilleSouAAOF-1B6-1190L-R24TOR: 1979-12-289AAA
    Domingo RamosSyracuseILAAASS-3B5-10155R-R23Not draftedMLB
    Steve ReishGCL Blue JaysGCLRkP6-2195R-R22TOR: 1981-2-38AA
    Kirk RichmondMedicine HatPioRkC6-3215R-R19TOR: 1980-9-210RK
    Rafael RivasGCL Blue JaysGCLRk1B-C6-1190B-R19Not draftedA+
      FlorenceSALA1B-C                
    Jay RobertsonKnoxvilleSouAAP6-5215R-R23TOR: 1977-3-77AAA
    Tim RodgersMedicine HatPioRkP6-0173R-R21TOR: 1981-11-264AAA
    Miguel RodriguezGCL Blue JaysGCLRkP6-1166R-R18Not draftedRK
    Domingo RossiGCL Blue JaysGCLRkIF5-9160B-R19Not draftedRK
    Derrick RuetterGCL Blue JaysGCLRkP6-5170L-L18Not draftedA
    Miguel SanchezGCL Blue JaysGCLRkOF-1B6-3180R-R20Not draftedA-
    Rafael SantanaKnoxvilleSouAAP6-1145R-R23Not draftedAA
    Edward SantosFlorenceSALAOF-1B6-2180R-R19Not draftedA+
    Ramon SarmientoGCL Blue JaysGCLRkOF6-3205R-R17Not draftedA+
    Ed SchneiderGCL Blue JaysGCLRkP6-1190L-L22TOR: 1981-17-420A
      FlorenceSALAP                
    Jay SchroederFlorenceSALAC6-4197R-R20TOR: 1979-1-3A+
    Ken SchromSyracuseILAAAP6-2195R-R26CAL: 1976-17-390MLB
    Steve SenteneyKnoxvilleSouAAP6-2205R-R25Not draftedMLB
    Ron ShepherdKinstonCaroA+OF6-4175R-R20TOR: 1979-2-29MLB
    Dave ShipanoffFlorenceSALAP6-2185R-R21Not draftedMLB
    Bob SilvermanKinstonCaroA+OF5-11181R-R24Not draftedAA
    Steven SmithFlorenceSALAP5-11185R-R23TOR: 1980-21-522A
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Brian StembergerKinstonCaroA+SS6-4195R-R23TOR: 1979-13-315AA
    Steve StenquistMedicine HatPioRkP6-1180R-R76TOR: 1981-9-204A
    Dave StiebTorontoALMLBP6-1195R-R23TOR: 1978-5-106MLB
    Rico SuttonKinstonCaroA+OF6-0175R-R21TOR: 1980-3-54AA
    Robert TackittMedicine HatPioRkP5-11190R-R20TOR: 1979-6-133A+
      FlorenceSALAP                
    Bernardo TatisMedicine HatPioRkIF5-10185B-R19Not draftedAAA
    Creighton TevlinSyracuseILAAAOF6-0175L-R26BAL: 1974-24-539AAA
    Marv ThompsonSyracuseILAAAOF5-11180R-R29OAK: 1972-3-68AAA
    Tim ThompsonKinstonCaroA+1B6-3195L-L21TOR: 1978-2-28AAA
    Jackson ToddTorontoALMLBP6-2180R-R29NYN: 1973-2-38MLB
    Dave TomlinSyracuseILAAAP6-3185L-L32CIN: 1967-29-554MLB
    Ralph TreuelKnoxville/BirminghamSouAAP6-4200R-R26Not draftedAAA
    David TrimbleFlorenceSALA2B6-0180R-R19TOR: 1980-6-132A
    Willie UpshawTorontoALMLB1B6-0195L-L24NYA: 1975-5-115MLB
    Otto VelezTorontoALMLBOF6-0195R-R30Not draftedMLB
    Tomas VizcainoGCL Blue JaysGCLRk2B-SS5-11165B-R20Not draftedRK
    James WahligMedicine HatPioRkOF-2B6-0180R-R-TOR: 1981-11-239A+
    Keith WalkerKnoxvilleSouAAP6-2185L-L23TOR: 1979-5-107AAA
    Mitch WebsterKnoxvilleSouAARF-LF6-1185B-L22LAN: 1977-23-581MLB
    Doug WelencFlorenceSALAP6-2185R-R25HOU: 1979-13-320AA
    Greg WellsSyracuseILAAA1B6-5218R-R27Not draftedMLB
      TorontoALMLB1B                
    Rocket WheelerFlorenceSALA2B5-10165R-R26TOR: 1977-13-337AA
    Dan WhitmerSyracuseILAAAC6-3195R-R25CAL: 1978-14-352MLB
      TorontoALMLBC                
    Ernie WhittTorontoALMLBC6-2200L-R29BOS: 1972-15-352MLB
    Matt WilliamsFlorenceSALAP6-1200R-R21TOR: 1981-1-5MLB
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Mike WillisSyracuseILAAAP6-2210L-L30BAL: 1972-20-479MLB
      TorontoALMLBP                
    Andre WoodKnoxvilleSouAA2B5-10165R-R22Not draftedAAA
    Alvis WoodsTorontoALMLBOF6-3195L-L27MIN: 1972-2-35MLB
    Jim WrightSyracuseILAAAP6-1165R-R30BOS: 1969-4-85MLB
    Ken WrightKinstonCaroA+P6-2210R-R34Not draftedMLB
      KnoxvilleSouAAP                
    John-David YariMedicine HatPioRkOF5-11180L-R19Not draftedRK


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