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1983 Oakland AthleticsSeason Roster
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Keith Atherton played for the 1983 Oakland Athletics
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAthletics
LocationOakland,California
Record74-88 (4th in American League West)League Rank10thMLB Rank19th
BallparkOakland-Alameda County Coliseum
ManagerSteve BorosGeneral ManagerSandy Alderson
CoachesClete Boyer (Third Base Coach), Jackie Moore (First Base Coach), Edward Nottle (Bullpen Coach), Ron Schueler (Pitching Coach), Billy Williams (Hitting Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickStan Hilton (#5)
Attendance1,294,941 (Rank: 19th)
Minor League AffiliatesTacoma Tigers (AAA) 65-77 ... Albany/Colonie A's (AA) 63-73 ... Modesto A's (A+) 75-64 ... Madison Muskies (A) 71-67 ... Medford A's (A-) 50-18 ... Idaho Falls A's (Rk) 27-40 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1983 Statistics -- 1983 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 1983 Oakland Athletics.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1983 baseball season.

1983 Oakland Athletics 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)
34Bill AlmonSS-3B6-3 190 R-R 1952-11-21 30Providence,Rhode Island MLB1973-19881974-1988Warwick (Warwick,RI)Brown U.
1974- 1-   1-SDN
 
55Keith AthertonP6-4 200 R-R 1959-02-19 24Mathews,Virginia MLB1978-19891983-1989Mathews (Mathews,VA)
1978- 2-  30-OAK
 
36Steve BakerP6-0 185 R-R 1956-08-30 26Eugene,Oregon MLB1974-19861978-1983Monte Vista (Spring Valley,CA)Grossmont Col
1974-18- 420-NYN
 
33Dave BeardP6-5 215 L-R 1959-10-02 23Atlanta,Georgia MLB1977-19891980-1989Sequoyah (Chamblee,GA)
1977- 6- 147-OAK
 
53Bert BradleyP6-1 190 B-R 1956-12-23 26Athens,Georgia MLB1979-19971983-1983   Brigham Young U., Lake Land Col
1979-27- 670-OAK
 
19Marshall Brant1B6-5 185 R-R 1955-09-17 27Garberville,California MLB1975-19831980-1983Rancho Cotate (Rohnert Park,CA)Sonoma St, Santa Rosa Junior Col
1975- 4-  73-NYN
 
39Tom BurgmeierP5-11 185 L-L 1943-08-02 39St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1962-19841968-1984Cathedral (St. Cloud,MN)
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
3Jeff BurroughsDH6-1 200 R-R 1951-03-07 32Long Beach,California MLB1969-19851970-1985Wilson (Long Beach,CA)
1969- 1-   1-WS2
 
48Ben CallahanP6-7 230 R-R 1957-05-19 26Mount Airy,North Carolina MLB1980-19851983-1983   Catawba Col
1980-31- 742-NYA
 
9Darryl CiasC5-11 190 R-R 1957-04-23 26New York,New York MLB1978-19861983-1983Kennedy (Granada Hills,CA)
1975- 6- 143-BAL
 
23Chris CodiroliP6-1 160 R-R 1958-03-26 25Oxnard,California MLB1977-19911982-1990Archbishop Mitty (San Jose,CA)San Jose St, San Jose City Col
1978- 1-  11-DET
 
24,37Tim ConroyP5-11 185 L-L 1960-04-03 23McKeesport,Pennsylvania MLB1978-19891978-1987Gateway (Monroeville,PA)
1978- 1-  20-OAK
 
16Mike DavisOF6-3 185 L-L 1959-06-11 24San Diego,California MLB1977-19891980-1989Hoover (San Diego,CA)San Diego Mesa Col
1977- 3-  69-OAK
 
40Ed FarmerP6-5 210 R-R 1949-10-18 33Evergreen Park,Illinois MLB1967-19861971-1983St. Rita of Cascia (Chicago,IL)
1967- 5-  91-CLE
 
10Wayne Gross1B-3B6-2 210 L-R 1952-01-14 31Riverside,California MLB1973-19861976-1986Riverside Poly (Riverside,CA)Cal Poly Pomona
1973- 9- 215-OAK
 
11Garry HancockOF6-0 175 L-L 1954-01-23 29Tampa,Florida MLB1975-19841978-1984Brandon (Brandon,FL)South Carolina
1976- 1-  17-CLE
 
2Mike HeathC5-11 190 R-R 1955-02-05 28Tampa,Florida MLB1973-19921978-1991Hillsborough (Tampa,FL)
1973- 2-  37-NYA
 
13Gorman HeimuellerP6-4 195 L-L 1955-09-24 27Los Angeles,California MLB1975-19861983-1984St. Bernard (Playa del Ray,CA)Cal Poly
1977-   UDFA-SFN
 
35Rickey HendersonOF5-10 190 R-L 1958-12-25 24Chicago,Illinois MLB1976-20051979-2003Oakland Tech (Oakland,CA)
1976- 4-  96-OAK
 
25Donnie HillSS5-10 160 B-R 1960-11-12 22Pomona,California MLB1981-19921983-1992Edison (Huntington Beach,CA)Arizona St, Orange Coast Col
1981- 1-   1-OAK
 
51Dave Hudgens1B6-2 210 L-L 1956-12-05 26Oroville,California MLB1977-19841983-1983Oroville Union (Oroville,CA)Arizona St
1977-18- 444-MIL
 
38Jeff JonesP6-3 210 R-R 1956-07-29 26Detroit,Michigan MLB1977-19871980-1984Southgate (Southgate,MI)Bowling Green St
1977-13- 329-OAK
 
30Bob KearneyC6-0 190 R-R 1956-10-03 26San Antonio,Texas MLB1977-19871979-1987John Jay (San Antonio,TX)Texas
1977-14- 348-SFN
 
27Matt KeoughP6-3 190 R-R 1955-07-03 27Pomona,California MLB1976-19861977-1986Corona del Mar (Newport Beach,CA)
1973- 7- 167-OAK
 
32Bill KruegerP6-5 210 L-L 1958-04-24 25Waukegan,Illinois MLB1980-19951983-1995McMinnville (McMinnville,OR)Portland
1980-   UDFA-OAK
 
22Rick LangfordP6-0 180 R-R 1952-03-20 31Farmville,Virginia MLB1971-19881976-1986Varina (Richmond,VA)State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota, Florida St
1973-   UDFA-PIT
 
4Carney Lansford3B6-2 195 R-R 1957-02-07 26San Jose,California MLB1975-19921978-1992Wilcox (Santa Clara,CA)
1975- 3-  49-CAL
 
15Dave Lopes2B5-9 170 R-R 1945-05-03 38East Providence,Rhode Island MLB1968-19871972-1987LaSalle Academy (Providence,RI)Washburn U.
1968- 2-  26-LAN
 
54Steve McCattyP6-3 205 R-R 1954-03-20 29Detroit,Michigan MLB1973-19871977-1985Troy (Troy,MI)Macomb CC
1973-   UDFA-OAK
 
47Rusty McNealyDH-OF5-8 160 L-L 1958-08-12 24Sacramento,California MLB1980-19871983-1983Grant Union (Sacramento,CA)Florida International U.
1980-17- 422-SEA
 
7Dan Meyer1B5-11 180 L-R 1952-08-03 30Hamilton,Ohio MLB1972-19871974-1985Mater Dei (Santa Ana,CA)Santa Ana Col, Arizona
1972- 4-  92-DET
 
25Kelvin Moore1B6-1 195 R-L 1957-09-26 25LeRoy,Alabama MLB1978-19851981-1983   Jackson St
1978- 6- 134-OAK
 
21Dwayne MurphyOF6-1 185 L-R 1955-03-19 28Merced,California MLB1973-19891978-1989Antelope Valley (Lancaster,CA)
1973-15- 359-OAK
 
17Mike NorrisP6-2 175 R-R 1955-03-19 28San Francisco,California MLB1975-19911975-1990Balboa (San Francisco,CA)
1973- 1-  24-OAK
 
6Mitchell PageDH6-2 205 L-R 1951-10-15 31Los Angeles,California MLB1973-19851977-1984Centennial (Compton,CA)Cal Poly Pomona, El Camino-Compton Center
1973- 3-  72-PIT
 
8Rick PetersOF5-9 170 B-R 1955-11-21 27Lynwood,California MLB1976-19861979-1986Manuel Dominguez (Compton,CA)Arizona St
1977- 7- 161-DET
 
18Tony PhillipsSS-2B5-10 175 B-R 1959-04-25 24Atlanta,Georgia MLB1978-20151982-1999Roswell (Roswell,GA)New Mexico Military Institute
1978- 1-  10-MON
 
52Luis Quinones2B-OF5-11 175 B-R 1962-04-28 21Ponce,Puerto Rico MLB1980-19991983-1992  
1980-   UDFA-SDN
 
49Mark SmithP6-2 215 R-R 1955-11-23 27Arlington,Virginia MLB1977-19831983-1983David Lipscomb (Nashville,TN)American U.
1978-17- 431-SLN
 
31Tom UnderwoodP5-11 170 R-L 1953-12-22 29Kokomo,Indiana MLB1973-19851974-1984Kokomo (Kokomo,IN)
1972- 2-  27-PHI
 
43Mike WarrenP6-1 175 R-R 1961-03-26 22Inglewood,California MLB1979-19891983-1985Fullerton (Fullerton,CA)
1979-12- 299-DET
 
45Rich WorthamP6-0 185 R-L 1953-10-22 29Odessa,Texas MLB1973-19831978-1983Odessa (Odessa,TX)Texas
1976- 2-  27-CHA
 
29Curt YoungP6-1 180 R-L 1960-04-16 23Saginaw,Michigan MLB1981-19931983-1993Arthur Hill (Saginaw,MI)Central Michigan U.
1981- 4-  92-OAK
 
43 Players