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1985 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

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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
  • 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 Oakland Athletics season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    55Keith AthertonP6-4200R-R261983OAK: 1978-2-30MLB--
    12Dusty BakerOF6-2200R-R361968ATL: 1967-26-504MLB--
    48Tim BirtsasP6-7240L-L241985NYA: 1982-2-36MLB--
    20Bruce Bochte1B-OF6-3200L-L341974CAL: 1972-2-34MLB--
    33Jose CansecoRF-LF6-4240R-R201985OAK: 1982-15-392MLB--
    23Chris CodiroliP6-1160R-R271982DET: 1978-1-11MLB--
    11Dave CollinsOF5-11175B-L321975KCA: 1972-1-9MLB--
    24Tim ConroyP5-11185L-L251978OAK: 1978-1-20MLB--
    16Mike DavisOF6-3185L-L261980OAK: 1977-3-69MLB--
    9Mike Gallego2B-SS5-8160R-R241985OAK: 1981-2-33MLB--
    3Alfredo GriffinSS5-11165B-R271976Not draftedMLB--
    2Mike HeathC5-11190R-R301978NYA: 1973-2-37MLB--
    5Steve HendersonOF6-2190R-R321977CIN: 1974-5-119MLB--
    25Donnie Hill2B-SS5-10160B-R241983OAK: 1981-1-1MLB--
    30Jay HowellP6-3220R-R291980CIN: 1976-31-668MLB--
    25Tommy JohnP6-3185R-L421963Not draftedMLB--
    40Jeff KaiserP6-3195R-L241985OAK: 1982-10-262MLB--
    28Steve Kiefer3B-SS6-1180R-R241984OAK: 1981-1-16MLB--
    10Dave KingmanOF-1B6-6210R-R361971SFN: 1970-1-1MLB--
    32Bill KruegerP6-5210L-L271983Not draftedMLB--
    22Rick LangfordP6-0180R-R331976UDFAMLB--
    4Carney Lansford3B6-2195R-R281978CAL: 1975-3-49MLB--
    54Steve McCattyP6-3205R-R311977Not draftedMLB--
    12,13Dan Meyer1B-OF5-11180L-R321974DET: 1972-4-92MLB--
    36Steve MuraP6-2190R-R301978SDN: 1976-2-29MLB--
    21Dwayne MurphyOF6-1185L-R301978OAK: 1973-15-359MLB--
    7Charlie O'BrienC6-2205R-R241985OAK: 1982-5-132MLB--
    53Steve OntiverosP6-0190R-R241985OAK: 1982-2-54MLB--
    18Tony Phillips2B-LF5-10175B-R261982MON: 1978-1-10MLB--
    8Rob PiccioloSS-2B6-2185R-R321977OAK: 1975-1-4MLB--
    38Jose RijoP6-3200R-R201984UDFAMLB--
    20,27Don SuttonP6-1185R-R401966Not draftedMLB--
    34Tom TellmannP6-3195R-R311979SDN: 1976-11-245MLB--
    6Mickey TettletonC6-2212B-R241984OAK: 1981-5-118MLB--
    43Mike WarrenP6-1175R-R241983DET: 1979-12-299MLB--
    29Curt YoungP6-1180R-L251983OAK: 1981-4-92MLB--

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