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1985 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 77-85 .475
Rank: 5th in American League West
Run Differential: 757-787 -30
Roster Continuity 60.28% 26/26
Manager(s): Jackie Moore
General Manager: Sandy Alderson
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 1,334,599 20/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Walt Weiss (#11) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Dave McKay
First Base Coach: Bob Didier
Hitting Coach: Billy Williams
Pitching Coach: Wes Stock
Third Base Coach: Clete Boyer

#1 Draft Picks

Tim Conroy (#20)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9171.562--
9072.5561.0
8577.5256.0
7785.47514.0
7785.47514.0
7488.45717.0
6299.38528.5
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1985 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11985-04-09L 3-6 @SEA
    21985-04-10L 4-5 @SEA
    31985-04-11L 6-14 @SEA
    41985-04-12W 15-6 CAL
    51985-04-13L 1-6 CAL
    61985-04-14W 8-1 CAL
    71985-04-15W 7-4 SEA
    81985-04-16W 9-7 SEA
    91985-04-17W 8-4 SEA
    101985-04-19W 4-2 MIN
    111985-04-20W 6-2 MIN
    121985-04-21L 0-2 MIN
    131985-04-22L 1-6 @CAL
    141985-04-23W 14-9 @CAL
    151985-04-24W 6-4 @CAL
    161985-04-25L 4-5 @MIN
    171985-04-26L 7-8 @MIN
    181985-04-27L 6-8 @MIN
    191985-04-28L 1-10 @MIN
    201985-04-29L 1-2 TOR
    211985-04-30L 3-4 TOR
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    221985-05-01L 4-7 MIL
    231985-05-02W 5-4 MIL
    241985-05-03L 0-10 BOS
    251985-05-04L 4-5 BOS
    261985-05-05W 6-3 BOS
    271985-05-07L 1-10 @TOR
    281985-05-08W 6-4 @TOR
    291985-05-10L 4-5 @BOS
    301985-05-11W 12-1 @BOS
    311985-05-12W 5-3 @BOS
    321985-05-14W 6-3 @MIL
    331985-05-15W 19-3 @MIL
    341985-05-17L 2-10 DET
    351985-05-18L 6-9 DET
    361985-05-19W 9-7 DET
    371985-05-21W 3-2 BAL
    381985-05-22L 0-3 BAL
    391985-05-23W 4-2 BAL
    401985-05-24L 3-10 NYA
    411985-05-25W 8-7 NYA
    421985-05-26L 1-13 NYA
    431985-05-27W 2-1 NYA
    441985-05-29W 4-2 @DET
    451985-05-30L 2-3 @DET
    461985-05-31L 2-9 @BAL
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    471985-06-01W 3-1 @BAL
    481985-06-02L 1-10 @BAL
    491985-06-03L 2-5 @NYA
    501985-06-04W 2-0 @NYA
    511985-06-07L 2-4 TEX
    521985-06-08W 6-5 TEX
    531985-06-09L 4-8 TEX
    541985-06-09W 6-5 TEX
    551985-06-10W 2-1 KCA
    561985-06-11W 4-3 KCA
    571985-06-12L 2-3 KCA
    581985-06-14L 1-6 @CLE
    591985-06-15W 8-6 @CLE
    601985-06-16W 3-2 @CLE
    611985-06-16W 11-6 @CLE
    621985-06-18L 3-4 @CHA
    631985-06-19L 7-8 @CHA
    641985-06-20W 12-1 @CHA
    651985-06-21W 9-1 CLE
    661985-06-22W 6-4 CLE
    671985-06-23W 9-3 CLE
    681985-06-24L 1-7 CHA
    691985-06-25W 5-4 CHA
    701985-06-26W 10-0 CHA
    711985-06-28L 5-7 @TEX
    721985-06-29W 7-6 @TEX
    731985-06-30W 7-4 @TEX
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    741985-07-01W 4-3 @KCA
    751985-07-02L 1-10 @KCA
    761985-07-03L 0-3 @KCA
    771985-07-04W 3-2 TOR
    781985-07-05L 2-8 TOR
    791985-07-06W 5-1 TOR
    801985-07-07L 2-8 TOR
    811985-07-08L 1-2 BOS
    821985-07-09L 3-6 BOS
    831985-07-10W 5-4 BOS
    841985-07-11W 9-3 MIL
    851985-07-12L 3-5 MIL
    861985-07-13W 2-0 MIL
    871985-07-14W 11-2 MIL
    881985-07-18W 6-4 @TOR
    891985-07-19L 1-5 @TOR
    901985-07-20W 5-1 @TOR
    911985-07-21L 4-11 @TOR
    921985-07-22L 4-6 @BOS
    931985-07-23L 2-3 @BOS
    941985-07-24L 5-6 @BOS
    951985-07-25W 11-2 @MIL
    961985-07-26W 7-3 @MIL
    971985-07-27L 3-4 @MIL
    981985-07-28W 5-2 @MIL
    991985-07-30W 5-4 CAL
    1001985-07-31L 5-8 CAL
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1011985-08-01W 3-1 CAL
    1021985-08-02W 3-1 SEA
    1031985-08-03L 2-6 SEA
    1041985-08-04W 5-3 SEA
    1051985-08-05W 5-1 MIN
    1061985-08-08W 11-2 @SEA
    1071985-08-09W 6-4 @SEA
    1081985-08-10W 11-5 @SEA
    1091985-08-11L 6-9 @SEA
    1101985-08-12L 3-4 @MIN
    1111985-08-12L 4-5 @MIN
    1121985-08-13L 1-8 @MIN
    1131985-08-14W 5-0 @MIN
    1141985-08-14W 7-4 @MIN
    1151985-08-16L 2-5 @CAL
    1161985-08-17L 5-9 @CAL
    1171985-08-18W 4-3 @CAL
    1181985-08-19L 4-5 @CAL
    1191985-08-20L 1-4 DET
    1201985-08-21W 4-3 DET
    1211985-08-22L 3-5 DET
    1221985-08-23L 2-7 BAL
    1231985-08-24L 3-4 BAL
    1241985-08-25W 10-4 BAL
    1251985-08-26W 3-2 NYA
    1261985-08-27W 3-0 NYA
    1271985-08-29L 2-3 @DET
    1281985-08-30W 8-3 @DET
    1291985-08-31L 1-4 @DET
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1301985-09-01L 3-14 @DET
    1311985-09-02L 4-12 @BAL
    1321985-09-03W 3-2 @BAL
    1331985-09-04L 1-6 @BAL
    1341985-09-05L 3-7 @NYA
    1351985-09-06L 4-8 @NYA
    1361985-09-07L 2-3 @NYA
    1371985-09-08L 6-9 @NYA
    1381985-09-09L 1-3 TEX
    1391985-09-10W 10-3 TEX
    1401985-09-11L 3-6 TEX
    1411985-09-13L 2-5 KCA
    1421985-09-14L 1-2 KCA
    1431985-09-15W 4-2 KCA
    1441985-09-15L 2-7 KCA
    1451985-09-17L 8-15 @CLE
    1461985-09-18W 1-0 @CLE
    1471985-09-20L 4-10 @CHA
    1481985-09-21W 8-3 @CHA
    1491985-09-22L 5-7 @CHA
    1501985-09-23W 8-7 CLE
    1511985-09-24W 10-8 CLE
    1521985-09-25L 2-7 CLE
    1531985-09-26L 7-11 CHA
    1541985-09-27L 3-4 CHA
    1551985-09-28W 7-4 CHA
    1561985-09-29L 0-3 CHA
    1571985-09-30L 3-5 @TEX
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1581985-10-01L 2-4 @TEX
    1591985-10-02W 14-3 @TEX
    1601985-10-04L 2-4 @KCA
    1611985-10-05L 4-5 @KCA
    1621985-10-06W 9-3 @KCA
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    77-85
    Mike Heath 94
    Mickey Tettleton 66
    Charlie O'Brien 2
    Bruce Bochte 102
    Dusty Baker 53
    Dave Kingman 7
    Donnie Hill 112
    Mike Gallego 25
    Rob Picciolo 16
    Tony Phillips 9
    Carney Lansford 97
    Tony Phillips 31
    Steve Kiefer 19
    Mike Heath 9
    Rob Picciolo 4
    Mike Gallego 2
    Alfredo Griffin 162
    Dave Collins 86
    Steve Henderson 39
    Dusty Baker 22
    Jose Canseco 11
    Mike Heath 4
    Dwayne Murphy 146
    Mike Davis 16
    Mike Davis 127
    Jose Canseco 14
    Mike Heath 12
    Steve Henderson 6
    Dusty Baker 3
    Dave Kingman 149
    Dusty Baker 12
    Steve Henderson 1


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