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1981 Cincinnati RedsSeason Roster
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Joe Price played for the 1981 Cincinnati Reds
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameReds
LocationCincinnati,Ohio
Record66-42 (1st in National League West)League Rank1stMLB Rank1st
BallparkRiverfront Stadium
ManagerJohn McNamaraGeneral ManagerDick Wagner
CoachesHarry Dunlop (Bullpen Coach), Bill Fischer (Pitching Coach), Russ Nixon (First Base Coach), Ron Plaza (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickLanell Culver (#42)
Attendance1,093,730 (Rank: 10th)
Minor League AffiliatesIndianapolis Indians (AAA) 62-74 ... Waterbury Reds (AA) 55-83 ... Tampa Tarpons (A+) 79-54 ... Cedar Rapids Reds (A) 65-68 ... Eugene Emeralds (A-) 33-37 ... Billings Mustangs (Rk) 30-40 ...
Years Available1876-2019

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 Cincinnati Reds.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1981 baseball season.

1981 Cincinnati Reds 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)
40Doug BairP6-0 180 R-R 1949-08-22 31Defiance,Ohio MLB1971-19921976-1990Oakwood (Oakwood,OH)Bowling Green St
1971- 2-  46-PIT
 
12German Barranca2B6-0 160 L-R 1956-10-19 24Veracruz,Mexico MLB1975-19851979-1982  
1974-   UDFA-KCA
 
5Johnny Bench1B6-1 208 R-R 1947-12-07 33Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1965-19831967-1983Binger-Oney (Binger,OK)
1965- 2-  36-CIN
 
38Bruce BerenyiP6-3 215 R-R 1954-08-21 26Bryan,Ohio MLB1974-19861980-1986Fairview (Sherwood,OH)Truman St
1976- 1-   3-CIN
 
33Larry Biittner1B6-2 205 L-L 1945-07-27 35Pocohontas,Iowa MLB1968-19831970-1983Pocahontas Catholic (Pocahontas,IA)Buena Vista U.
1968-10- 212-WS2
 
53Scott BrownP6-2 220 R-R 1956-08-30 24DeQuincy,Louisiana MLB1975-19831981-1981DeQuincy (DeQuincy,LA)
1975- 4-  94-CIN
 
29Dave CollinsOF5-11 175 B-L 1952-10-20 28Rapid City,South Dakota MLB1972-19901975-1990Stevens (Rapid City,SD)Mesa CC
1972- 1-   9-KCA
 
37Geoff CombeP6-2 185 R-R 1956-02-01 25Melrose,Massachusetts MLB1975-19821980-1981Newbury Park (Newbury Park,CA)
1974-   UDFA-CIN
 
13Dave ConcepcionSS6-1 180 R-R 1948-06-17 33Aragua,Venezuela MLB1968-19881970-1988  
1967-   UDFA-CIN
 
22Dan Driessen1B5-11 190 L-R 1951-07-29 29Hilton Head Island,South Carolina MLB1970-19871973-1987Hardeeville (Hardeeville,SC)
1969-   UDFA-CIN
 
40Joe EdelenP6-0 165 R-R 1955-09-16 25Durant,Oklahoma MLB1973-19831981-1982Gracemont (Gracemont,OK)
1973- 1-  12-SLN
 
19Neil FialaIF6-1 185 L-R 1956-08-24 24St. Louis,Missouri MLB1977-19821981-1981Vianney (Kirkwood,MO)So.Illinois U., St. Louis CC-Meramec
1977-32- 720-SLN
 
15George FosterOF6-1 185 R-R 1948-12-01 32Tuscaloosa,Alabama MLB1968-19861969-1986Leuzinger (Lawndale,CA)El Camino Col
1968- 3-  55-SFN
 
30Ken GriffeyOF6-0 210 L-L 1950-04-10 31Donora,Pennsylvania MLB1969-19911973-1991Donora (Donora,PA)
1969-29- 682-CIN
 
21Paul HouseholderOF6-0 180 B-R 1958-09-04 22Columbus,Ohio MLB1976-19871980-1987North Haven (North Haven,CT)
1976- 2-  47-CIN
 
47Tom HumeP6-1 185 R-R 1953-03-29 28Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1972-19871977-1987Northeast (St. Petersburg,FL)State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota
1972- 1-  16-CIN
 
26Junior Kennedy2B6-0 185 R-R 1950-08-09 30Fort Gibson,Oklahoma MLB1968-19831974-1983Arvin (Arvin,CA)
1968- 1-  10-BAL
 
25Ray Knight3B6-2 185 R-R 1952-12-28 28Albany,Georgia MLB1971-19881974-1988Dougherty Comprehensive (Albany,GA)
1970-10- 238-CIN
 
51Mike LaCossP6-4 200 R-R 1956-05-30 25Glendale,California MLB1974-19921978-1991Mount Whitney (Visalia,CA)
1974- 3-  71-CIN
 
7Rafael Landestoy2B5-10 165 B-R 1953-05-28 28Bani,Dom Rep MLB1972-19851977-1984  
1972-   UDFA-LAN
 
44Charlie LeibrandtP6-3 200 R-L 1956-10-04 24Chicago,Illinois MLB1977-19931979-1993Loyola Academy (Chicago,IL)Miami U.
1978- 9- 225-CIN
 
28Sam MejiasOF6-0 170 R-R 1952-05-09 29Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1971-19811976-1981  
1970-   UDFA-MIL
 
20Eddie MilnerOF5-11 173 L-L 1955-05-21 26Columbus,Ohio MLB1976-19881980-1988Marion-Franklin (Columbus,OH)Central St
1976-21- 503-CIN
 
31Paul MoskauP6-2 210 R-R 1953-12-20 27St. Joseph,Missouri MLB1975-19831977-1983Rincon (Tucson,AZ)Azusa Pacific U.
1975- 3-  70-CIN
 
17Joe NolanC6-0 190 L-R 1951-05-12 30St. Louis,Missouri MLB1969-19851972-1985Southwest (St. Louis,MO)
1969- 2-  28-NYN
 
9Mike O'BerryC6-2 195 R-R 1954-04-20 27Birmingham,Alabama MLB1973-19851979-1985Ensley (Birmingham,AL)South Alabama
1975-22- 516-BOS
 
16Ron Oester2B6-2 195 B-R 1956-05-05 25Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1974-19901978-1990Withrow (Cincinnati,OH)
1974- 9- 215-CIN
 
35Frank PastoreP6-2 205 R-R 1957-08-21 23Alhambra,California MLB1975-19871979-1986Damien (La Verne,CA)
1975- 2-  46-CIN
 
49Joe PriceP6-4 210 R-L 1956-11-29 24Inglewood,California MLB1977-19911980-1990Santana (Santee,CA)Oklahoma, Oklahoma St
1977- 4- 102-CIN
 
41Tom SeaverP6-1 206 R-R 1944-11-17 36Fresno,California MLB1966-19861967-1986Fresno (Fresno,CA)USC
1966- 1-  19-ATL
 
36Mario SotoP6-0 185 R-R 1956-07-12 24Bani,Dom Rep MLB1975-19881977-1988  
1973-   UDFA-CIN
 
12Harry Spilman3B-1B6-1 190 L-R 1954-07-18 26Albany,Georgia MLB1974-19901978-1989  
1974-   UDFA-CIN
 
23Mike VailOF6-0 185 R-R 1951-11-10 29San Francisco,California MLB1971-19841975-1984Archbishop Mitty (San Jose,CA)
1971- 4-  85-SLN
 
33 Players