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1981 Boston Red SoxSeason Roster
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Dick Drago played for the 1981 Boston Red Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRed Sox
LocationBoston,Massachusetts
Record59-49 (5th in American League East)League Rank6thMLB Rank12th
BallparkFenway Park
ManagerRalph HoukGeneral ManagerHaywood Sullivan
CoachesTommy Harper (First Base Coach), Walt Hriniak (Hitting Coach), Johnny Pesky (Bench Coach), Lee Stange (Pitching Coach), Eddie Yost (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickSteve Lyons (#19)
Attendance1,060,379 (Rank: 11th)
Minor League AffiliatesPawtucket Red Sox (AAA) 67-73 ... Bristol Red Sox (AA) 79-58 ... Winston-Salem Red Sox (A+) 72-67 ... Winter Haven Red Sox (A+) 62-77 ... Elmira Pioneers (A-) 25-48 ...
Years Available1901-2019

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 Boston Red Sox.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1981 baseball season.

1981 Boston Red Sox 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)
39Gary AllensonC5-11 185 R-R 1955-02-04 26Culver City,California MLB1976-19851979-1985Lawndale (Lawndale,CA)Arizona St
1976- 9- 214-BOS
 
45Luis AponteP6-0 185 R-R 1953-06-14 28El Tigre,Venezuela MLB1973-19841980-1984  
1973-   UDFA-BOS
 
16Tom BurgmeierP5-11 185 L-L 1943-08-02 37St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1962-19841968-1984Cathedral (St. Cloud,MN)
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
22Bill CampbellP6-3 190 R-R 1948-08-09 32Highland Park,Michigan MLB1971-19871973-1987Pomona (Pomona,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1968- 6-  94-BAL
 
25Mark ClearP6-4 215 R-R 1956-05-27 25Los Angeles,California MLB1974-19901979-1990Northview (Covina,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1974- 8- 171-PHI
 
28Steve CrawfordP6-5 225 R-R 1958-04-29 23Pryor,Oklahoma MLB1978-19911980-1991Salina (Salina,OK)Rogers St
1978-   UDFA-BOS
 
43Dennis EckersleyP6-2 190 R-R 1954-10-03 26Oakland,California MLB1972-19981975-1998Washington (Fremont,CA)
1972- 3-  50-CLE
 
24Dwight EvansOF6-2 205 R-R 1951-11-03 29Santa Monica,California MLB1969-19911972-1991Chatsworth (Chatsworth,CA)
1969- 5- 109-BOS
 
10Rich GedmanC6-0 215 L-R 1959-09-26 21Worcester,Massachusetts MLB1978-19931980-1992Saint Peter-Marian (Worcester,MA)
1977-   UDFA-BOS
 
37Garry HancockOF6-0 175 L-L 1954-01-23 27Tampa,Florida MLB1975-19841978-1984Brandon (Brandon,FL)South Carolina
1976- 1-  17-CLE
 
18Glenn HoffmanSS6-2 188 R-R 1958-07-07 22Orange,California MLB1977-19901980-1989Savanna (Anaheim,CA)
1976- 2-  46-BOS
 
47Bruce HurstP6-3 214 L-L 1958-03-24 23St. George,Utah MLB1976-19941980-1994Dixie (St. George,UT)Dixie St Utah
1976- 1-  22-BOS
 
4Carney Lansford3B6-2 195 R-R 1957-02-07 24San Jose,California MLB1975-19921978-1992Wilcox (Santa Clara,CA)
1975- 3-  49-CAL
 
3Rick MillerOF6-0 185 L-L 1948-04-19 33Grand Rapids,Michigan MLB1969-19851971-1985Union (Grand Rapids,MI)Michigan St
1969- 2-  37-BOS
 
51Reid NicholsOF5-11 172 R-R 1958-08-05 22Ocala,Florida MLB1976-19881980-1987Forest (Ocala,FL)
1976-12- 286-BOS
 
19Bob OjedaP6-1 190 L-L 1957-12-17 23Los Angeles,California MLB1978-19941980-1994Redwood (Visalia,CA)Col. the Sequoias
1978-   UDFA-BOS
 
5Tony Perez1B6-2 205 R-R 1942-05-14 39Ciego De Avila,Cuba MLB1960-19861964-1986  
1960-   UDFA-CIN
 
17Tom PoquetteOF5-10 175 L-R 1951-10-30 29Eau Claire,Wisconsin MLB1970-19821973-1982Memorial (Eau Claire,WI)
1970- 4-  81-KCA
 
42Chuck RaineyP5-11 190 R-R 1954-07-14 26San Diego,California MLB1974-19841979-1984Crawford (San Diego,CA)San Diego Mesa Col
1974- 1-  19-BOS
 
2Jerry Remy2B5-9 165 L-R 1952-11-08 28Fall River,Massachusetts MLB1971-19841975-1984Somerset Berkley Regional (Somerset,MA)Roger Williams U.
1971- 8- 129-CAL
 
14Jim RiceOF6-2 205 R-R 1953-03-08 28Anderson,South Carolina MLB1971-19891974-1989T.L. Hanna (Anderson,SC)
1971- 1-  15-BOS
 
26Joe RudiDH6-2 200 R-R 1946-09-07 34Modesto,California MLB1964-19821967-1982Downey (Modesto,CA)
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
50Dave SchmidtC6-1 190 R-R 1956-12-22 24Mesa,Arizona MLB1977-19821981-1981Mission Viejo (Mission Viejo,CA)
1975- 2-  39-BOS
 
46Bob StanleyP6-4 215 R-R 1954-11-10 26Portland,Maine MLB1974-19891977-1989Kearny (Kearny,NJ)
1974- 1-   7-BOS
 
11Dave StapletonSS-3B6-1 178 R-R 1954-01-16 27Fairhope,Alabama MLB1974-19861980-1986Robertsdale (Robertsdale,AL)South Alabama, Coastal Alabama CC
1975-10- 231-BOS
 
40Frank TananaP6-3 195 L-L 1953-07-03 27Detroit,Michigan MLB1972-19931973-1993Detroit Catholic Central (Novi,MI)Cal St Fullerton
1971- 1-  13-CAL
 
21Mike TorrezP6-5 210 R-R 1946-08-28 34Topeka,Kansas MLB1965-19851967-1984Topeka (Topeka,KS)
1964-   UDFA-SLN
 
30John TudorP6-0 185 L-L 1954-02-02 27Schenectady,New York MLB1976-19901979-1990Peabody Veterans Memorial (Peabody,MA)Georgia So.U., North Shore CC
1976- 3-  57-BOS
 
12Julio ValdezSS6-2 160 B-R 1956-06-03 25San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB1976-19881980-1983  
1975-   UDFA-BOS
 
1Chico Walker2B5-9 179 B-R 1957-11-25 23Jackson,Mississippi MLB1976-19931980-1993Tilden Tech (Chicago,IL)
1976-22- 525-BOS
 
8Carl YastrzemskiDH-1B5-11 188 L-R 1939-08-22 41Southampton,New York MLB1959-19831961-1983Bridgehampton (Bridgehampton,NY)Notre Dame
1958-   UDFA-BOS
 
31 Players