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1981 San Diego PadresSeason Roster
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Ed Brinkman played for the 1981 San Diego Padres
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePadres
LocationSan Diego,California
Record41-69 (6th in National League West)League Rank11thMLB Rank24th
BallparkJack Murphy Stadium
ManagerFrank HowardGeneral ManagerJack McKeon
CoachesEd Brinkman (Assistant Coach), Chuck Estrada (Pitching Coach), Jack Krol (Third Base Coach), Clyde McCullough (Bullpen Coach), Ed Stevens (Assistant Coach), Bobby Tolan (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickKevin McReynolds (#6)
Attendance519,161 (Rank: 25th)
Minor League AffiliatesHawaii Islanders (AAA) 72-65 ... Amarillo Gold Sox (AA) 42-26 ... Reno Silver Sox (A+) 81-58 ... Salem Redbirds (A+) 66-74 ... Walla Walla Padres (A-) 29-41 ... Gulf Coast Padres (Rk) 25-38 ...
Years Available1969-2018

Team History -- 1981 Statistics -- 1981 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1981 San Diego Padres.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1981 baseball season.

1981 San Diego Padres Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
36Mike ArmstrongP6-3 206 R-R 1954-03-07 27Glen Cove,New York MLB1974-19871980-1987North Shore (Sea Cliff,NY)Miami
1974- 1-  24-CIN
 
5Randy Bass1B6-1 210 L-R 1954-03-13 27Lawton,Oklahoma MLB1972-19821977-1982Lawton (Lawton,OK)
1972- 7- 152-MIN
 
3Juan Bonilla2B5-9 170 R-R 1955-02-12 26Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1974-19871981-1987   Florida St
1977-24- 606-NYA
 
30Danny BooneP5-8 150 L-L 1954-01-14 27Long Beach,California MLB1977-19911981-1990Gahr (Cerritos,CA)Cal St Fullerton, Cerritos Col
1976- 2-  32-SDN
 
51John CurtisP6-2 185 L-L 1948-03-09 33Newton,Massachusetts MLB1968-19841970-1984Smithtown East (St. James,NY)Clemson U.
1968- 1-  10-BOS
 
24Dave EdwardsOF6-0 177 R-R 1954-02-24 27Los Angeles,California MLB1971-19821978-1982Jefferson (Los Angeles,CA)
1971- 7- 169-MIN
 
13Juan EichelbergerP6-3 205 R-R 1953-10-21 27St. Louis,Missouri MLB1974-19881978-1988Balboa (San Francisco,CA)California
1975- 1-  19-SDN
 
8Barry Evans3B6-1 180 R-R 1956-11-30 24Atlanta,Georgia MLB1977-19861978-1982   West Georgia
1977- 2-  34-SDN
 
62Steve FireovidP6-2 195 B-R 1957-06-06 24Bryan,Ohio MLB1976-19931981-1992Bryan (Bryan,OH)Miami U.
1978- 7- 161-SDN
 
6Tim Flannery3B5-11 175 L-R 1957-09-29 23Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1978-19891979-1989Anaheim (Anaheim,CA)Chapman U.
1978- 6- 135-SDN
 
10Doug GwosdzC5-11 185 R-R 1960-06-20 21Houston,Texas MLB1978-19891981-1984Madison (Houston,TX)
1978- 2-  40-SDN
 
22Ruppert JonesOF5-10 170 L-L 1955-03-12 26Dallas,Texas MLB1973-19891976-1987Berkeley (Berkeley,CA)
1973- 3-  57-KCA
 
16Terry KennedyC6-4 230 L-R 1956-06-04 25Euclid,Ohio MLB1975-19911978-1991St. Mary's (Phoenix,AZ)Florida St
1977- 1-   6-SLN
 
41Fred KuhauluaP5-11 175 L-L 1953-02-23 28Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1972-19821977-1981  
1972-   UDFA-CAL
 
18Joe LefebvreOF5-10 175 L-R 1956-02-22 25Concord,New Hampshire MLB1976-19861980-1986Concord (Concord,NH)Eckerd Col
1977- 3-  75-NYA
 
50John LittlefieldP6-2 200 R-R 1954-01-05 27Covina,California MLB1976-19821980-1981Azusa (Azusa,CA)Azusa Pacific U.
1976-30- 655-SLN
 
48Tim LollarP6-3 200 L-L 1956-03-17 25Poplar Bluff,Missouri MLB1978-19871980-1986Farmington (Farmington,MO)Arkansas, Mineral Area Col
1978- 4- 104-NYA
 
25Gary LucasP6-5 200 L-L 1954-11-08 26Riverside,California MLB1976-19881980-1987Riverside Poly (Riverside,CA)Chapman U.
1976-19- 437-SDN
 
12Jose MorenoOF6-0 175 B-R 1957-11-01 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1975-19831980-1982  
1975-   UDFA-PHI
 
27Steve MuraP6-2 190 R-R 1955-02-12 26New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1974-19851978-1985Redemptorist (Baton Rouge,LA)Tulane U.
1976- 2-  29-SDN
 
15Broderick Perkins1B5-10 180 L-L 1954-11-23 26Pittsburg,California MLB1976-19851978-1984Pittsburg (Pittsburg,CA)St. Mary's Col California
1976-15- 341-SDN
 
10Mike Phillips2B6-1 185 L-R 1950-08-19 30Beaumont,Texas MLB1969-19831973-1983MacArthur (Irving,TX)
1969- 1-  18-SFN
 
14Mario RamirezSS-3B5-9 159 R-R 1957-09-12 23Yauco,Puerto Rico MLB1976-19861980-1985  
1979- 3-  69-SFN
 
17Gene RichardsOF6-0 175 L-L 1953-09-29 27Monticello,South Carolina MLB1975-19841977-1984   South Carolina St
1975- 1-   1-SDN
 
4Luis Salazar3B5-9 185 R-R 1956-05-19 25Barcelona,Venezuela MLB1974-19921980-1992  
1973-   UDFA-KCA
 
44Eric ShowP6-1 190 R-R 1956-05-19 25Riverside,California MLB1978-19911981-1991Ramona (Riverside,CA)California-Riverside
1978-18- 447-SDN
 
1Ozzie SmithSS5-11 150 B-R 1954-12-26 26Mobile,Alabama MLB1975-19961978-1996Locke (Los Angeles,CA)Cal Poly
1977- 4-  86-SDN
 
7Craig StimacC6-2 185 R-R 1954-11-18 26Oak Park,Illinois MLB1976-19821980-1981Morton West (Villa Park,IL)Denver
1976- 9- 197-SDN
 
9Steve SwisherC6-2 205 R-R 1951-08-09 29Parkersburg,West Virginia MLB1973-19831974-1982South (Parkersburg,WV)Ohio U.
1973- 1-  21-CHA
 
20Jerry TurnerOF5-9 180 L-L 1954-01-17 27Texarkana,Arkansas MLB1972-19831974-1983Venice (Los Angeles,CA)
1972-10- 217-SDN
 
38John UrreaP6-3 205 R-R 1955-02-09 26Los Angeles,California MLB1974-19811977-1981   Rio Hondo CC
1974- 1-  14-SLN
 
26Chris WelshP6-2 185 L-L 1955-04-14 26Wilmington,Delaware MLB1976-19911981-1986St. Xavier (Cincinnati,OH)South Florida
1977-21- 536-NYA
 
2Alan WigginsOF6-2 160 B-R 1958-02-17 23Los Angeles,California MLB1977-19871981-1987Hialeah (Hialeah,FL)Pasadena City Col
1977- 1-   7-CAL
 
40Rick WiseP6-2 195 R-R 1945-09-13 35Jackson,Michigan MLB1963-19821964-1982Madison (Portland,OR)
1963-   UDFA-PHI
 
34 Players