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1985 Birmingham Barons (AA)

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Parent Organization: Detroit Tigers
W-L Record: 57-86 .399
Rank: 5th in Southern League Western
Run Differential: 652-743 -91
Manager(s): Mark DeJohn, Frank Franchi, Gordon MacKenzie
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Ballpark: Hoover Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 140,671 4/10
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Wayne Dotson (#15), Ricky Barlow (#17)
Southern League Western 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 1985 Birmingham Barons season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Ricky BarlowP6-2170B-R22DET: 1981-1-17AAA--
    -Fred BreiningP6-4185R-R29PIT: 1974-3-57MLB--
    -Pedro ChavezIF5-11162R-R23Not draftedAAA--
    -Cary Colbert1B6-1200R-R25DET: 1984-27-675AA--
    -Jeff ConnerP6-1185L-L26CAL: 1977-3-59AAA--
    -Kerry CookP6-9220R-R24DET: 1982-7-178AAA--
    -Curtis CornwellOF6-0175L-L24Not draftedAA--
    -Wayne DotsonP6-1175R-R20DET: 1983-1-15AA--
    -Steve EagarC6-0194R-R23DET: 1984-6-156AA--
    -Bruce FieldsOF6-0185L-R24DET: 1978-7-168MLB--
    -Jon FurmanP6-2190R-R27DET: 1982-8-204AA--
    -Paul GibsonP6-0185R-L25CIN: 1978-3-70MLB--
    -Jerry GroteC5-10190R-R42Not draftedMLB--
    -Don HeinkelP6-0185L-R25DET: 1982-30-752MLB--
    -Mike HennemanP6-4195R-R23DET: 1984-4-104MLB--
    -Bruce HinzP6-1190R-R23DET: 1983-5-121AA--
    -Rodney HobbsOF6-3200R-R26SEA: 1977-8-208AAA--
    -John Hotchkiss3B6-3210R-R25OAK: 1981-3-66AAA--
    -Duane JamesP6-3180R-R23Not draftedAAA--
    -Al LabozzettaP6-3195L-L22DET: 1984-5-130AA--
    -Ted LawrenceOF5-11180R-R22DET: 1985-19-496AA--
    -Scott LusaderRF-LF5-10165L-L20DET: 1985-6-158MLB--
    -Scotti Madison3B-C5-11195B-R25MIN: 1980-3-64MLB--
    -Scott MedvinP6-1195R-R23Not draftedMLB--
    -Robert MillsSS5-11175R-R21DET: 1982-18-464AA--
    -Dan NormanOF6-2195R-R30CIN: 1974-15-359MLB--
    -Rey PalaciosC-3B5-10190R-R22Not draftedMLB--
    -Ramon PenaP5-10155R-R23Not draftedMLB--
    -Joe PerrotteP6-3195L-L24Not draftedAA--
    -Gerald PhillionP6-4195L-L23DET: 1984-8-208AA--
    -James RasmussenP6-2185R-R29Not draftedAAA--
    -Jeff RobinsonP6-6235R-R23DET: 1983-3-69MLB--
    -Rondal RollinOF6-1205R-R26DET: 1980-15-382AAA--
    -Luis Rosado1B6-0180R-R29Not draftedMLB--
    -Benny RuizSS6-0170R-R23DET: 1982-5-126AAA--
    -Steve SearcyP6-1185L-L21DET: 1985-3-80MLB--
    -Mark ShiflettP6-1200R-L26PHI: 1985-11-258AA--
    -Jim SiwyP6-4200R-R26CHA: 1980-3-59MLB--
    -Mark SmithOF6-2185R-R23DET: 1980-6-148AAA--
    -Gary SpringerIF5-9160B-R25Not draftedAAA--
    -Daniel St. ClairP6-1195R-R28KCA: 1979-19-489AAA--
    -Reggie ThomasOF6-0185L-R25DET: 1981-8-198AAA--
    -Jim Walewander2B-3B5-10160B-R23DET: 1983-9-225MLB--
    -Donald WernerP6-1185R-R32CIN: 1971-5-122MLB--

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