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MLB Debuts1982 Season
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Mike Laga made his MLB debut in 1982
Listing of all players who made their Major League debut during the 1982 season. The list is organized by hitters and pitchers and includes basic biographical information and statistics.

Batting Debuts -- Pitching Debuts

1982 Batting Debuts

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Player NamePosDateBoxAgeHt Wt B-T BornDate Place Draft InformationABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSO
Ricky AdamsSS-3B1982-09-15box - pbp23.2376-2 180 R-R 1959-01-21 Upland,California
1977- 1-  14-HOU
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Dave Baker3B1982-09-12box - pbp24.2916-0 185 L-R 1957-11-25 Lacona,Iowa
1978-11- 262-TOR
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Marty Barrett2B1982-09-06box - pbp24.0755-10 176 R-R 1958-06-23 Arcadia,California
1979- 1-   1-BOS
1----------
Jose Barrios1B1982-04-23box - pbp24.3016-4 195 R-R 1957-06-26 New York,New York
1975- 3-  56-SFN
1----------
Kevin BassRF-OF1982-04-09box - pbp22.3336-0 180 B-R 1959-05-12 Redwood City,California
1977- 2-  29-MIL
1----------
Rafael BelliardSS1982-09-06box - pbp20.3175-6 160 R-R 1961-10-24 Pueblo Nuevo,Dom Rep
1980-   UDFA-PIT
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Buddy BiancalanaSS-2B1982-09-12box - pbp22.2235-11 160 B-R 1960-02-02 Larkspur,California
1978- 1-  25-KCA
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Terry BogenerOF1982-06-14box - pbp26.2606-0 193 L-L 1955-09-28 Hannibal,Missouri
1978- 6- 150-TEX
1----------
Wade Boggs3B1982-04-10box - pbp23.2996-2 197 L-R 1958-06-15 Omaha,Nebraska
1976- 7- 166-BOS
4----------
Greg Brock1B1982-09-01box - pbp25.0796-3 205 L-R 1957-06-14 McMinnville,Oregon
1979-13- 336-LAN
1----------
Randy BushRF-OF1982-05-01box - pbp23.2086-1 184 L-L 1958-10-05 Dover,Delaware
1979- 2-  37-MIN
1---------1
Nick CapraOF1982-09-06box - pbp24.1825-8 165 R-R 1958-03-08 Denver,Colorado
1979- 3-  69-TEX
1----------
Carmen CastilloOF1982-06-09box - pbp24.0016-1 190 R-R 1958-06-08 San Francisco de Macoris,Dom Rep
1978-   UDFA-PHI
1---------1
Don CrowC1982-07-25box - pbp23.3416-4 200 R-R 1958-08-18 Yakima,Washington
1979- 3-  76-LAN
2---------2
Mark DeJohnSS1982-04-28box - pbp28.2225-11 170 B-R 1953-09-18 Middletown,Connecticut
1971-23- 542-NYN
3-11-------
Bill Doran2B1982-09-06box - pbp24.1015-11 175 B-R 1958-05-28 Cincinnati,Ohio
1979- 6- 138-HOU
3----------
Jim EisenreichRF-LF1982-04-06box - pbp22.3545-11 195 L-L 1959-04-18 St. Cloud,Minnesota
1980-16- 402-MIN
3---------1
Juan EspinoC1982-06-25box - pbp26.1016-1 190 R-R 1956-03-16 Bonao,Dom Rep
1974-   UDFA-NYA
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Julio FrancoSS-2B1982-04-23box - pbp23.2436-1 200 R-R 1958-08-23 San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep
1978-   UDFA-PHI
4-1-----1-2
Doug FrobelOF1982-09-05box - pbp23.0916-4 196 L-R 1959-06-06 Ottawa,Ontario
1977-   UDFA-PIT
1---------1
Lorenzo Gray3B1982-07-08box - pbp24.1266-1 180 R-R 1958-03-04 Mound Bayou,Mississippi
1976- 8- 176-CHA
-1---------
Glenn Gulliver3B1982-07-17box - pbp27.2755-11 175 L-R 1954-10-15 Detroit,Michigan
1976- 8- 170-DET
221------2-
Tony GwynnRF1982-07-19box - pbp22.0715-11 220 L-L 1960-05-09 Los Angeles,California
1981- 3-  58-SDN
4121--1---1
Steve HammondOF1982-06-28box - pbp25.0506-2 190 L-R 1957-05-09 Atlanta,Georgia
1974- 4-  75-CAL
3-2--------
Kelly Heath2B1982-04-20box - pbp24.2285-7 155 R-R 1957-09-04 Plattsburgh,New York
1977- 7- 177-KCA
1----------
Leo Hernandez3B1982-09-19box - pbp22.3185-11 170 R-R 1959-11-06 Santa Lucia,Venezuela
1978-   UDFA-LAN
1---------1
George HinshawOF-3B1982-09-19box - pbp22.3326-0 185 R-R 1959-10-23 Los Angeles,California
1980-11- 265-SDN
3----------
Howard Johnson3B-SS1982-04-14box - pbp21.1365-11 178 B-R 1960-11-29 Clearwater,Florida
1979- 1-  12-DET
411--------
Randy Johnson3B1982-04-27box - pbp25.3216-1 190 R-R 1956-06-10 Escondido,California
1978-11- 263-NYN
1---------1
Ron Johnson1B1982-09-12box - pbp26.1736-3 215 R-R 1956-03-23 Long Beach,California
1978-24- 595-KCA
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Roy JohnsonOF1982-07-03box - pbp23.0066-4 205 L-L 1959-06-27 Parkin,Arkansas
1980- 5- 125-MON
3----------
Ed JurakSS-3B1982-06-30box - pbp24.2496-2 185 R-R 1957-10-24 Los Angeles,California
1975- 3-  63-BOS
2----------
Ron KittleOF-1B1982-09-02box - pbp24.2406-4 220 R-R 1958-01-05 Gary,Indiana
1977-   UDFA-LAN
1---------1
Roger LaFrancoisC1982-05-27box - pbp25.2986-2 215 L-R 1956-08-02 Norwich,Connecticut
1977- 8- 195-BOS
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Mike Laga1B1982-09-01box - pbp22.0796-2 210 L-L 1960-06-14 Ridgewood,New Jersey
1980- 1-  17-DET
2--------1-
Rick Lancellotti1B-OF1982-08-27box - pbp26.0536-3 195 L-L 1956-07-05 Providence,Rhode Island
1977-11- 278-PIT
4---------1
Jody Lansford1B1982-07-31box - pbp21.1976-5 225 R-R 1961-01-15 San Jose,California
1979- 1-  14-SDN
21----1--2-
Tom Lawless2B-3B1982-07-15box - pbp25.2085-11 170 R-R 1956-12-19 Erie,Pennsylvania
1978-17- 433-CIN
5---------2
Bryan Little2B-SS1982-07-29box - pbp22.2955-10 160 B-R 1959-10-08 Houston,Texas
1980- 9- 229-MON
11---------
Don Mattingly1B1982-09-08box - pbp21.1415-11 185 L-L 1961-04-20 Evansville,Indiana
1979-19- 493-NYA
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Willie McGeeRF-CF1982-05-10box - pbp23.1896-1 185 B-R 1958-11-02 San Francisco,California
1977- 1-  15-NYA
1---------1
Orlando MercadoC1982-09-13box - pbp20.3106-0 195 R-R 1961-11-07 Arecibo,Puerto Rico
1978-   UDFA-SEA
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John MosesOF1982-08-23box - pbp25.0145-10 170 B-L 1957-08-09 Los Angeles,California
1981- 4-  86-CHA
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Chris Nyman1B1982-07-28box - pbp27.0526-4 200 R-R 1955-06-06 Pomona,California
1973-21- 499-CHA
311-------1
Pete O'Brien1B1982-09-03box - pbp24.2066-1 190 L-L 1958-02-09 Santa Monica,California
1979-15- 381-TEX
511-1-1----
Tom O'Malley3B1982-05-08box - pbp21.1346-0 195 L-R 1960-12-25 Orange,New Jersey
1979-16- 408-SFN
311---1--2-
Junior OrtizC1982-09-20box - pbp22.3325-11 174 R-R 1959-10-24 Humacao,Puerto Rico
1977-   UDFA-PIT
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Kelly Paris3B-2B1982-09-01box - pbp24.3196-0 180 R-R 1957-10-17 Encino,California
1975- 2-  40-SLN
111--------
Geno PetralliC1982-09-04box - pbp22.3456-1 180 B-R 1959-09-25 Sacramento,California
1978- 3-  53-TOR
1---------1
Gary PettisCF-OF1982-09-13box - pbp24.1636-1 160 B-R 1958-04-03 Oakland,California
1979- 6- 141-CAL
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Tony Phillips2B-LF1982-05-10box - pbp23.0155-10 175 B-R 1959-04-25 Atlanta,Georgia
1978- 1-  10-MON
41--------2
John RabbC-1B1982-09-04box - pbp22.0736-1 180 R-R 1960-06-23 Los Angeles,California
1978-11- 267-SFN
1---------1
Gary RajsichOF-1B1982-04-09box - pbp27.1636-2 210 L-L 1954-10-28 Youngstown,Ohio
1976-11- 241-HOU
1----------
Larry RayOF1982-09-10box - pbp24.1836-1 195 L-R 1958-03-11 Madison,Indiana
1979- 4-  86-HOU
1---------1
Gary RedusOF-1B1982-09-07box - pbp25.3106-1 185 R-R 1956-11-01 Athens,Alabama
1978-15- 381-CIN
3--------11
Ronn ReynoldsC1982-09-29box - pbp24.0016-0 200 R-R 1958-09-28 Wichita,Kansas
1980- 5- 105-NYN
2----------
Kevin RhombergOF1982-06-09box - pbp26.2006-0 175 R-R 1955-11-22 Dubuque,Iowa
1977-14- 349-CLE
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Edwin Rodriguez2B-SS1982-09-28box - pbp22.0455-11 175 R-R 1960-08-14 Ponce,Puerto Rico
1977- 8- 197-MIN
1----------
Mark RyalOF1982-09-07box - pbp22.1326-1 185 L-L 1960-04-28 Henryetta,Oklahoma
1978- 3-  77-KCA
3-1-------1
Alejandro SanchezOF1982-09-06box - pbp23.2046-0 185 R-R 1959-02-14 San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep
1978-   UDFA-PHI
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Dave SaxC-OF1982-09-01box - pbp23.3446-0 185 R-R 1958-09-22 Sacramento,California
1978-   UDFA-LAN
1----------
Bob SkubeOF1982-09-17box - pbp24.3446-0 180 L-L 1957-10-08 Northridge,California
1979-13- 335-MIL
1-1--------
Don SlaughtC1982-07-06box - pbp23.2986-1 190 R-R 1958-09-11 Long Beach,California
1980- 7- 172-KCA
512--------
Jim SmithSS1982-04-12box - pbp27.2166-3 185 R-R 1954-09-08 Santa Monica,California
1976- 6- 140-BAL
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Mike StenhouseOF-1B1982-10-03box - pbp24.1276-1 195 L-R 1958-05-29 Pueblo,Colorado
1980- 1-   4-MON
1---------1
Steve StroughterOF1982-04-07box - pbp30.0236-2 190 L-R 1952-03-15 Visalia,California
1971- 1-   6-SFN
1---------1
Marc SullivanC1982-10-01box - pbp24.0686-4 205 R-R 1958-07-25 Quincy,Massachusetts
1979- 2-  52-BOS
2-1-------1
Rusty TillmanOF1982-06-06box - pbp21.2816-0 185 R-R 1960-08-29 Jacksonville,Florida
1979-10- 201-NYN
1-1--------
Ron TingleyC1982-09-25box - pbp23.1216-2 194 R-R 1959-05-27 Presque Isle,Maine
1977-10- 242-SDN
3-1-------2
Dave Van GorderC1982-06-15box - pbp25.0806-2 205 R-R 1957-03-27 Los Angeles,California
1978- 2-  43-CIN
3-1--------
Hedi Vargas1B1982-09-08box - pbp23.1976-4 205 R-R 1959-02-23 Guanica,Puerto Rico
1977-   UDFA-PIT
1-1--------
Duane WalkerOF1982-05-25box - pbp25.0736-0 185 L-L 1957-03-13 Pasadena,Texas
1976- 1-  22-CIN
1---------1
Greg Walker1B1982-09-18box - pbp22.3486-3 210 L-R 1959-10-06 Douglas,Georgia
1977-20- 511-PHI
1-1--------
Brad Wellman2B-SS1982-09-04box - pbp23.0186-0 170 R-R 1959-08-17 Lodi,California
1978-   UDFA-KCA
1----------
Glenn WilsonOF1982-04-15box - pbp23.1146-1 190 R-R 1958-12-22 Baytown,Texas
1980- 1-  18-DET
1---------1
George WrightOF1982-04-10box - pbp23.1095-11 180 B-R 1958-12-22 Oklahoma City,Oklahoma
1977- 4-  87-TEX
4231-13-111
Mike YoungOF1982-09-14box - pbp22.1786-2 195 B-R 1960-03-20 Oakland,California
1982- 4-  91-SFN
-1---------
Paul ZuvellaSS-2B1982-09-04box - pbp23.3086-0 178 R-R 1958-10-31 San Mateo,California
1980-15- 367-ATL
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1982 Pitching Debuts

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Player NamePosDateBoxAgeHt Wt B-T BornDate Place Draft InformationIPHRERHRBBSO
Porfi AltamiranoP1982-05-09box - pbp29.3576-0 175 R-R 1952-05-17 Dario,Nicaragua
1980-   UDFA-PHI
1.0000001
Bud AndersonP1982-06-09box - pbp26.0136-3 210 R-R 1956-05-27 Westbury,New York
1977- 3-  78-SEA
3.1110013
Jay BallerP1982-09-19box - pbp21.3486-7 225 R-R 1960-10-06 Stayton,Oregon
1979- 4-  98-PHI
1.0000000
Rich BarnesP1982-07-18box - pbp22.3636-4 186 R-L 1959-07-21 West Palm Beach,Florida
1977- 2-  27-CHA
1.2566010
Salome BarojasP1982-04-11box - pbp24.2995-9 188 R-R 1957-06-16 Cordoba,Mexico
1982-   UDFA-CHA
3.0100001
John BohnetP1982-05-10box - pbp21.1126-0 175 B-L 1961-01-18 Pasadena,California
1979- 1-   7-CLE
4.1433213
Paul BorisP1982-05-21box - pbp26.1606-2 200 R-R 1955-12-13 Irvington,New Jersey
1978-   UDFA-NYA
0.2344112
Derek BotelhoP1982-07-18box - pbp25.3506-2 180 R-R 1956-08-02 Long Beach,California
1976- 2-  42-PHI
7.0300013
Oil Can BoydP1982-09-13box - pbp22.3436-1 150 R-R 1959-10-06 Meridian,Mississippi
1980-16- 414-BOS
5.1722021
Mike BrownP1982-09-16box - pbp23.1966-2 195 R-R 1959-03-04 Camden,New Jersey
1980- 2-  48-BOS
1.0100001
Floyd ChifferP1982-04-07box - pbp25.3526-2 185 R-R 1956-04-20 Glen Cove,New York
1978- 5- 109-SDN
2.0110013
Chris CodiroliP1982-09-11box - pbp24.1696-1 160 R-R 1958-03-26 Oxnard,California
1978- 1-  11-DET
8.0422122
Joe CowleyP1982-04-13box - pbp23.2416-5 210 R-R 1958-08-15 Lexington,Kentucky
1976-   UDFA-ATL
3.1511012
Keith CreelP1982-05-25box - pbp23.1106-2 180 R-R 1959-02-04 Dallas,Texas
1980- 1-   6-PIT
5.2544141
Storm DavisP1982-04-29box - pbp20.1246-4 207 R-R 1961-12-26 Dallas,Texas
1979- 7- 175-BAL
1.0100001
Ken DayleyP1982-05-13box - pbp23.0776-0 175 L-L 1959-02-25 Jerome,Idaho
1980- 1-   3-ATL
1.1544110
Mark DempseyP1982-09-04box - pbp24.2616-6 220 R-R 1957-12-17 Dayton,Ohio
1980-26- 646-SFN
2.2633122
Brian DenmanP1982-08-22box - pbp26.1926-4 205 R-R 1956-02-12 Minneapolis,Minnesota
1978- 1-  13-BOS
5.0622001
Carlos DiazP1982-06-30box - pbp24.1746-0 170 R-L 1958-01-07 Kaneohe,Hawaii
1979- 3-  54-SEA
1.0211000
Dave DraveckyP1982-06-15box - pbp26.1226-1 195 R-L 1956-02-14 Youngstown,Ohio
1978-21- 531-PIT
1.0200000
Mark EichhornP1982-08-30box - pbp21.2826-3 210 R-R 1960-11-21 San Jose,California
1979- 2-  30-TOR
4.2655135
Chico EscarregaP1982-04-26box - pbp32.1205-11 185 R-R 1949-12-27 Los Mochis,Mexico
1982-   UDFA-CHA
5.0511011
Jim FarrP1982-09-07box - pbp26.1126-1 195 R-R 1956-05-18 Waverly,New York
1978-29- 675-TEX
3.1622001
Tom FilerP1982-06-08box - pbp25.1896-1 198 R-R 1956-12-01 Philadelphia,Pennsylvania
1978-   UDFA-NYA
3.0544132
Pete FilsonP1982-05-15box - pbp23.2296-2 195 B-L 1958-09-28 Darby,Pennsylvania
1979- 9- 233-NYA
2.1333043
Alan FowlkesP1982-04-07box - pbp23.2426-2 190 R-R 1958-08-08 Brawley,California
1980-10- 241-SFN
1.2622110
Brent GaffP1982-07-07box - pbp23.2756-2 200 R-R 1958-10-05 Fort Wayne,Indiana
1977- 6- 146-NYN
7.2830126
Scott GarreltsP1982-10-02box - pbp20.3376-4 205 R-R 1961-10-30 Urbana,Illinois
1979- 1-  15-SFN
2.0333024
Jim GottP1982-04-09box - pbp22.2506-4 220 R-R 1959-08-03 Hollywood,California
1977- 4-  84-SLN
3.0242053
Cecilio GuanteP1982-05-01box - pbp22.0906-3 205 R-R 1960-02-01 Villa Mella,Dom Rep
1979-   UDFA-PIT
3.2522014
Dave GumpertP1982-07-25box - pbp24.0816-1 190 R-R 1958-05-05 South Haven,Michigan
1980-   UDFA-DET
0.2000000
Andy HawkinsP1982-07-17box - pbp22.1786-3 217 R-R 1960-01-21 Waco,Texas
1978- 1-   5-SDN
3.0544011
Ben HayesP1982-06-25box - pbp24.3256-1 180 R-R 1957-08-04 Niagara Falls,New York
1978-   UDFA-CIN
1.0000010
Neal HeatonP1982-09-03box - pbp22.1846-1 205 L-L 1960-03-03 Jamaica,New York
1981- 2-  39-CLE
3.2511012
Tom HenkeP1982-09-10box - pbp24.2636-5 215 R-R 1957-12-21 Kansas City,Missouri
1980- 1-  24-CHN
2.2200020
Doug JonesP1982-04-09box - pbp24.2896-2 224 R-R 1957-06-24 Covina,California
1978- 3-  59-MIL
1.0000000
Curt KaufmanP1982-09-10box - pbp25.0536-2 175 R-R 1957-07-19 Omaha,Nebraska
1979-   UDFA-NYA
1.2000010
Jeff KeenerP1982-06-08box - pbp23.1456-0 170 L-R 1959-01-14 Pana,Illinois
1981- 7- 163-SLN
1.1000002
Jeff LahtiP1982-06-27box - pbp25.2626-0 180 R-R 1956-10-08 Oregon City,Oregon
1978- 5- 121-CIN
2.0211011
Bill LaskeyP1982-04-23box - pbp24.1246-5 190 R-R 1957-12-20 Toledo,Ohio
1978- 2-  27-KCA
0.2100010
Brad LesleyP1982-07-31box - pbp23.3236-6 230 R-R 1958-09-11 Turlock,California
1978- 1-  18-CIN
1.0100010
Mike MasonP1982-09-13box - pbp23.2966-2 205 L-L 1958-11-21 Faribault,Minnesota
1980- 1-  12-TEX
7.0422104
Mike MooreP1982-04-11box - pbp22.1376-4 205 R-R 1959-11-26 Eakly,Oklahoma
1981- 1-   1-SEA
6.1733063
Ron MusselmanP1982-08-18box - pbp27.2806-2 185 R-R 1954-11-11 Wilmington,North Carolina
1977- 5- 130-SEA
0.1200001
Edwin NunezP1982-04-07box - pbp18.3166-5 240 R-R 1963-05-27 Humacao,Puerto Rico
1979-   UDFA-SEA
3.1411121
Rick OwnbeyP1982-08-17box - pbp24.3016-3 185 R-R 1957-10-20 Corona,California
1980-13- 313-NYN
5.0655011
Larry PashnickP1982-04-10box - pbp25.3506-3 205 R-R 1956-04-25 Lincoln Park,Michigan
1979-   UDFA-DET
1.0000010
Mark RossP1982-09-12box - pbp25.0356-0 195 R-R 1957-08-08 Galveston,Texas
1979- 7- 164-HOU
2.0211001
Bill ScherrerP1982-09-07box - pbp24.2306-4 180 L-L 1958-01-20 Tonawanda,New York
1977- 1-   1-CIN
2.0000000
Herman SegelkeP1982-04-07box - pbp23.3486-4 200 R-R 1958-04-24 San Mateo,California
1976- 1-   7-CHN
1.0222011
Steve SenteneyP1982-06-06box - pbp26.3046-2 205 R-R 1955-08-07 Indianapolis,Indiana
1979-   UDFA-TOR
1.0000011
Steve ShirleyP1982-06-21box - pbp25.2526-0 185 L-L 1956-10-12 San Francisco,California
1974- 2-  45-LAN
0.1000001
Doug SiskP1982-09-06box - pbp24.3456-2 210 R-R 1957-09-26 Renton,Washington
1980-   UDFA-NYN
1.0100000
Jim SiwyP1982-08-20box - pbp23.3346-4 200 R-R 1958-09-20 Central Falls,Rhode Island
1980- 3-  59-CHA
2.0455131
Mike SmithsonP1982-08-27box - pbp27.2186-8 215 L-R 1955-01-21 Centerville,Tennessee
1976- 5- 118-BOS
8.0833135
Rick SteirerP1982-08-05box - pbp25.3436-4 200 R-R 1956-08-27 Baltimore,Maryland
1977- 5- 111-CAL
2.0211032
John StuperP1982-06-01box - pbp25.0236-2 200 R-R 1957-05-09 Butler,Pennsylvania
1978-18- 460-PIT
8.0633023
Walt TerrellP1982-09-18box - pbp24.1306-2 205 L-R 1958-05-11 Jeffersonville,Indiana
1980-33- 764-TEX
6.2864144
Lee TunnellP1982-09-04box - pbp21.3096-0 180 R-R 1960-10-30 Tyler,Texas
1981- 2-  40-PIT
7.0400012
Ed Vande BergP1982-04-07box - pbp23.1636-2 180 R-L 1958-10-26 Redlands,California
1980-13- 318-SEA
0.1100000
Frank ViolaP1982-06-06box - pbp22.0486-4 209 L-L 1960-04-19 Hempstead,New York
1981- 2-  37-MIN
4.1633133
Don WelchelP1982-09-15box - pbp25.2246-4 205 R-R 1957-02-03 Atlanta,Texas
1978- 7- 178-BAL
1.2100012
Stefan WeverP1982-09-17box - pbp24.1486-8 245 R-R 1958-04-22 Marburg,Germany
1979- 6- 155-NYA
2.2698132
Ricky WrightP1982-07-28box - pbp23.2486-3 175 L-L 1958-11-22 Paris,Texas
1980- 1-   2-LAN
2.0422035