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1985 BIRMINGHAM BARONS

|    Level:  AA  

Location:  
Team Record:  57-86   .399
Result:   5th in Southern League - Western Division
Affiliate:  Detroit Tigers
Manager(s):  Mark DeJohn, Frank Franchi, Gordon MacKenzie
Stadium:  Hoover Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  140,671
Playoffs: Season in progress

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jerry Grote (42)
Youngest Player:  Wayne Dotson (20)
Top Hitter:  Rondal Rollin (9)
Top Pitcher:  Paul Gibson (21)
Top Prospect:   Pedro Chavez
Southern League Standings
WesternWLPctGB
Knoxville7964.552--
Huntsville7866.5421.5
Chattanooga6677.46213.0
Memphis6579.45114.5
Birmingham5786.39922.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
-Ricky BarlowPAAA6-2170BothRight3/21/196322Woodville,Texas1981117DET

-Fred BreiningPMLB6-4185RightRight11/15/195529San Francisco,California1974357PIT
-Pedro ChavezIFAAA5-11162RightRight2/23/196223Los Teques,Venezuela1981UDFA DET
-Cary Colbert1BAA6-1200RightRight-Manhattan,Kansas198427675DET
-Jeff ConnerPAAA6-1185LeftLeft6/26/195926Biloxi,Mississippi1977359CAL
-Kerry CookPAAA6-9220RightRight196124 19827178DET
-Curtis CornwellOFAA6-0175LeftLeft196124Knoxville,Tennessee1984UDFA DET
-Wayne DotsonPAA6-1175RightRight3/18/196520Lubbock,Texas1983115DET
-Steve EagarCAA6-0194RightRight196223Orem,Utah19846156DET
-Bruce FieldsOFMLB6-0185LeftRight10/6/196024Cleveland,Ohio19787168DET
-Jon FurmanPAA6-2190RightRight195827Rialto,California19828204DET
-Paul GibsonPMLB6-0185RightLeft1/4/196025Southampton,New York1978370CIN
-Jerry GroteCMLB5-10190RightRight10/6/194242San Antonio,Texas1962UDFA Hoc
-Don HeinkelPMLB6-0185LeftRight10/20/195925Racine,Wisconsin198230751DET
-Mike HennemanPMLB6-4195RightRight12/11/196123St. Charles,Missouri19844104DET
-Bruce HinzPAA6-1190RightRight196223 19835121DET
-Rodney HobbsOFAAA6-3200RightRight5/13/195926Federal Way,Washington19778208SEA
-John Hotchkiss3BAAA6-3210RightRight9/6/195925Riverside,California1981366OAK
-Duane JamesPAAA6-3180RightRight4/22/196223 1982UDFA DET
-Al LabozzettaPAA6-3195LeftLeft11/24/196222Brooklyn,New York19845130DET
-Ted LawrenceOFAA5-11180RightRight196322Mahopac,New York198519496DET
-Scott LusaderRF-LFMLB5-10165LeftLeft9/30/196420Chicago,Illinois19856158DET
-Scotti Madison3B-CMLB5-11195BothRight9/12/195925Pensacola,Florida1980364MIN
-Scott MedvinPMLB6-1195RightRight9/16/196123North Olmsted,Ohio1984UDFA SEA
-Robert MillsSSAA5-11175RightRight196421Hamilton,Ohio198218463DET
-Dan NormanOFMLB6-2195RightRight1/11/195530Los Angeles,California197415357CIN
-Rey PalaciosC-3BMLB5-10190RightRight11/8/196222Brooklyn,New York1983UDFA DET
-Ramon PenaPMLB5-10155RightRight5/5/196223Santiago,Dominican Republic1980UDFA PIT
-Joe PerrottePAA6-3195LeftLeft196124 1983UDFA DET
-Gerald PhillionPAA6-4195LeftLeft196223 19848208DET
-James RasmussenPAAA6-2185RightRight1/7/195629Council Bluffs,Iowa1979UDFA PHI
-Jeff RobinsonPMLB6-6235RightRight12/14/196123Ventura,California1983369DET
-Rondal RollinOFAAA6-1205RightRight1/25/195926Carson,California198015382DET
-Luis Rosado1BMLB6-0180RightRight12/6/195529Santurce,Puerto Rico1972UDFA NYM
-Benny RuizSSAAA6-0170RightRight7/10/196123Cali,Colombia19825126DET
-Steve SearcyPMLB6-1185LeftLeft6/4/196421Knoxville,Tennessee1985380DET
-Mark ShiflettPAA6-1200RightLeft11/24/195826Birmingham,Alabama198511258PHI
-Jim SiwyPMLB6-4200RightRight9/20/195826Central Falls,Rhode Island1980359CHW
-Mark SmithOFAAA6-2185RightRight3/2/196223Fairfield,Connecticut19806148DET
-Gary SpringerIFAAA5-9160BothRight12/23/195925Long Beach,California1982UDFA DET
-Daniel St. ClairPAAA6-1195RightRight195728 197919489KC
-Reggie ThomasOFAAA6-0185LeftRight8/10/195925 19818198DET
-Jim Walewander2B-3BMLB5-10160BothRight5/2/196223Chicago,Illinois19839225DET
-Donald WernerPMLB6-1185RightRight3/8/195332Appleton,Wisconsin1997UDFA SD
Team PersonnelPosition 
Mark DeJohnManager 
Frank FranchiManager 
Gordon MacKenzieManager 


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