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1983 Kinston Blue Jays (A+)

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Parent Organization: Toronto Blue Jays
W-L Record: 62-76 .449
Rank: 2nd in Carolina League Southern
Run Differential: 660-685 -25
Manager(s): Ron Clark
Location: Kinston, North Carolina
Ballpark: Grainger Stadium
Attendance: 45,125 6/8
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: J.J. Cannon

#1 Draft Picks

Jay Schroeder (#3), Chris Knapp (#11)
Carolina League Southern Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1983 Kinston Blue Jays season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Gibson AlbaP6-2160L-L23Not draftedMLB--
    -Doyle AlexanderP6-3200R-R32LAN: 1968-9-185MLB--
    -Jim Bishop3B6-2215R-R20TOR: 1981-5-108AA--
    -J.J. CannonOF6-3193L-R29HOU: 1974-1-16MLB--
    -Scot ElamP6-4210R-R23TOR: 1981-10-238AA--
    -Jose EscobarSS-2B5-10140R-R22Not draftedMLB--
    -Keith GilliamP6-2185L-L23TOR: 1982-18-446AAA--
    -DeVallon HarperP6-1185R-R25PHI: 1975-10-228AAA--
    -Ken Kinnard1B6-3195B-R22TOR: 1980-2-28AAA--
    -Chris KnappP6-5195R-R29CHA: 1975-1-11MLB--
    -Thomas LaytonP6-5214R-R22CIN: 1980-28-693AAA--
    -Perry LychakP6-1180L-L24Not draftedA+--
    -Omar Malave3B6-1175R-R19Not draftedAAA--
    -Alex MarteOF6-0160L-L20Not draftedAAA--
    -Fred McGriff1B6-3215L-L19NYA: 1981-9-233MLB--
    -Chris PhillipsP6-1190R-R23TOR: 1981-19-472AA--
    -Mark PooleOF6-0185R-R24TOR: 1981-9-212AAA--
    -Joey PursellP6-0190R-R23TOR: 1981-1-12A+--
    -Steve ReishP6-2195R-R24TOR: 1981-2-38AA--
    -Rafael Rivas1B-C6-1190B-R21Not draftedA+--
    -Tim RodgersP6-0173R-R23TOR: 1981-11-264AAA--
    -Randy RomagnaP5-11175R-R20TOR: 1982-1-14A+--
    -Edward SantosOF-1B6-2180R-R21Not draftedA+--
    -Jay SchroederC6-4197R-R22TOR: 1979-1-3A+--
    -Mike Sharperson3B-2B6-3190R-R21DET: 1981-4-96MLB--
    -Rico SuttonOF6-0175R-R23TOR: 1980-3-54AA--
    -Bernardo TatisIF5-10185B-R21Not draftedAAA--
    -Guillermo ValenzuelaP6-1185R-R21Not draftedAA--
    -David WellsP6-4235L-L20TOR: 1982-2-30MLB--

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