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1985 Oakland AthleticsSeason Roster
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Jose Canseco played for the 1985 Oakland Athletics
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAthletics
LocationOakland,California
Record77-85 (5th in American League West)League Rank9thMLB Rank18th
BallparkOakland-Alameda County Coliseum
ManagerJackie MooreGeneral ManagerSandy Alderson
CoachesClete Boyer (Third Base Coach), Bob Didier (First Base Coach), Dave McKay (Bullpen Coach), Wes Stock (Pitching Coach), Billy Williams (Hitting Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickWalt Weiss (#11)
Attendance1,334,599 (Rank: 20th)
Minor League AffiliatesTacoma Tigers (AAA) 66-76 ... Huntsville Stars (AA) 78-66 ... Modesto A's (A+) 76-68 ... Madison Muskies (A) 65-73 ... Medford A's (A-) 33-41 ... Pocatello Gems (Rk) 24-45 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1985 Statistics -- 1985 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 1985 Oakland Athletics.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1985 baseball season.

1985 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)
55Keith AthertonP6-4 200 R-R 1959-02-19 26Mathews,Virginia MLB1978-19891983-1989Mathews (Mathews,VA)
1978- 2-  30-OAK
 
12Dusty Baker1B-OF6-2 200 R-R 1949-06-15 36Riverside,California MLB1967-19861968-1986Del Campo (Fair Oaks,CA)American River Col
1967-26- 504-ATL
 
48Tim BirtsasP6-7 240 L-L 1960-09-05 24Pontiac,Michigan MLB1982-19901985-1990Clarkston (Clarkston,MI)Michigan St
1982- 2-  36-NYA
 
20Bruce Bochte1B6-3 200 L-L 1950-11-12 34Pasadena,California MLB1972-19861974-1986Arcadia (Arcadia,CA)Santa Clara U.
1972- 2-  34-CAL
 
33Jose CansecoOF6-4 240 R-R 1964-07-02 20Havana,Cuba MLB1982-20181985-2001Coral Park (Miami,FL)
1982-15- 392-OAK
 
23Chris CodiroliP6-1 160 R-R 1958-03-26 27Oxnard,California MLB1977-19911982-1990Archbishop Mitty (San Jose,CA)San Jose St, San Jose City Col
1978- 1-  11-DET
 
11Dave CollinsOF5-11 175 B-L 1952-10-20 32Rapid City,South Dakota MLB1972-19901975-1990Stevens (Rapid City,SD)Mesa CC
1972- 1-   9-KCA
 
24Tim ConroyP5-11 185 L-L 1960-04-03 25McKeesport,Pennsylvania MLB1978-19891978-1987Gateway (Monroeville,PA)
1978- 1-  20-OAK
 
16Mike DavisOF6-3 185 L-L 1959-06-11 26San Diego,California MLB1977-19891980-1989Hoover (San Diego,CA)San Diego Mesa Col
1977- 3-  69-OAK
 
9Mike Gallego2B5-8 160 R-R 1960-10-31 24Whittier,California MLB1979-19971985-1997St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)UCLA
1981- 2-  33-OAK
 
3Alfredo GriffinSS5-11 165 B-R 1957-10-06 27Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1974-19931976-1993  
1973-   UDFA-CLE
 
2Mike HeathC5-11 190 R-R 1955-02-05 30Tampa,Florida MLB1973-19921978-1991Hillsborough (Tampa,FL)
1973- 2-  37-NYA
 
5Steve HendersonOF6-2 190 R-R 1952-11-18 32Houston,Texas MLB1974-19891977-1988Yates (Houston,TX)Prairie View A&M U.
1974- 5- 119-CIN
 
25Donnie Hill2B5-10 160 B-R 1960-11-12 24Pomona,California MLB1981-19921983-1992Edison (Huntington Beach,CA)Arizona St, Orange Coast Col
1981- 1-   1-OAK
 
30Jay HowellP6-3 220 R-R 1955-11-26 29Miami,Florida MLB1976-19941980-1994Fairview (Boulder,CO)Colorado
1976-31- 668-CIN
 
25Tommy JohnP6-3 185 R-L 1943-05-22 42Terre Haute,Indiana MLB1961-19891963-1989Gerstmeyer (Terre Haute,IN)Indiana St
1961-   UDFA-CLE
 
40Jeff KaiserP6-3 195 R-L 1960-07-24 24Wyandotte,Michigan MLB1982-19931985-1993Southgate (Southgate,MI)Western Michigan U.
1982-10- 262-OAK
 
28Steve Kiefer3B6-1 180 R-R 1960-10-18 24Chicago,Illinois MLB1981-19901984-1989Garden Grove (Garden Grove,CA)Fullerton Col, Cerritos Col
1981- 1-  16-OAK
 
10Dave KingmanDH6-6 210 R-R 1948-12-21 36Pendleton,Oregon MLB1970-19871971-1986Prospect (Mount Prospect,IL)USC
1970- 1-   1-SFN
 
32Bill KruegerP6-5 210 L-L 1958-04-24 27Waukegan,Illinois MLB1980-19951983-1995McMinnville (McMinnville,OR)Portland
1980-   UDFA-OAK
 
22Rick LangfordP6-0 180 R-R 1952-03-20 33Farmville,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 28San Jose,California MLB1975-19921978-1992Wilcox (Santa Clara,CA)
1975- 3-  49-CAL
 
54Steve McCattyP6-3 205 R-R 1954-03-20 31Detroit,Michigan MLB1973-19871977-1985Troy (Troy,MI)Macomb CC
1973-   UDFA-OAK
 
12,13Dan MeyerOF-DH5-11 180 L-R 1952-08-03 32Hamilton,Ohio MLB1972-19871974-1985Mater Dei (Santa Ana,CA)Santa Ana Col, Arizona
1972- 4-  92-DET
 
36Steve MuraP6-2 190 R-R 1955-02-12 30New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1974-19851978-1985Redemptorist (Baton Rouge,LA)Tulane U.
1976- 2-  29-SDN
 
21Dwayne MurphyOF6-1 185 L-R 1955-03-19 30Merced,California MLB1973-19891978-1989Antelope Valley (Lancaster,CA)
1973-15- 359-OAK
 
7Charlie O'BrienC6-2 205 R-R 1961-05-01 24Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1982-20001985-2000Bishop Kelley (Tulsa,OK)Wichita St
1982- 5- 132-OAK
 
53Steve OntiverosP6-0 190 R-R 1961-03-05 24Tularosa,New Mexico MLB1980-20011985-2000   Michigan
1982- 2-  54-OAK
 
18Tony Phillips3B-2B5-10 175 B-R 1959-04-25 26Atlanta,Georgia MLB1978-20151982-1999Roswell (Roswell,GA)New Mexico Military Institute
1978- 1-  10-MON
 
8Rob Picciolo3B-2B6-2 185 R-R 1953-02-04 32Santa Monica,California MLB1975-19851977-1985Westchester (Los Angeles,CA)Pepperdine U.
1975- 1-   4-OAK
 
38Jose RijoP6-3 200 R-R 1965-05-13 20San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB1981-20021984-2002  
1980-   UDFA-NYA
 
20,27Don SuttonP6-1 185 R-R 1945-04-02 40Clio,Alabama MLB1965-19881966-1988Tate (Cantonment,FL)Mississippi Gulf Coast CC, USC
1964-   UDFA-LAN
 
34Tom TellmannP6-3 195 R-R 1954-03-29 31Warren,Pennsylvania MLB1976-19851979-1985Warren (Warren,PA)Grand Canyon U., UNLV
1976-11- 245-SDN
 
6Mickey TettletonC6-2 212 B-R 1960-09-16 24Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1981-19971984-1997Southeast (Oklahoma City,OK)Oklahoma St
1981- 5- 118-OAK
 
43Mike WarrenP6-1 175 R-R 1961-03-26 24Inglewood,California MLB1979-19891983-1985Fullerton (Fullerton,CA)
1979-12- 299-DET
 
29Curt YoungP6-1 180 R-L 1960-04-16 25Saginaw,Michigan MLB1981-19931983-1993Arthur Hill (Saginaw,MI)Central Michigan U.
1981- 4-  92-OAK
 
36 Players