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1981 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

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W-L Record: 64-45 .587
Rank: th in American League West
Run Differential: 458-403 + 55
Manager(s): Billy Martin
General Manager: Billy Martin
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 1,304,052 7/26
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: Tim Pyznarski (#15) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: George Mitterwald
First Base Coach: Lee Walls
First Base Coach: Jackie Moore
Pitching Coach: Art Fowler
Third Base Coach: Clete Boyer

#1 Draft Picks

Bob Owchinko (#5), Bo McLaughlin (#14)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
6445.587--
5748.5435.0
5452.5098.5
5053.48511.0
5159.46413.5
4465.40420.0
4168.37623.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
20Tony ArmasOF2744051115
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3
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22
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76511911526016.261.291.480771.218.270.3066.0520.0211460
3Shooty Babitt2B221561040
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3
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01454131301206.256.314.301615.045.135.2801.00--47171
7Rick BosettiOF271942
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0001003300000.105.227.105332.000.158.1251.00--222
13,15Mark BudaskaDH283235
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1
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0020141000000.156.250.188438.031.125.2272.50--636
16Mike DavisDH-OF222001
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1
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000002400001.050.136.100236.050.150.0632.00--222
18Brian Doyle2B264025
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0003011200201.125.146.125271.000.000.1322.00--543
14Keith Drumright2B2686825
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1
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011004400113.291.319.326645.035.081.3011.00--2892
10Wayne Gross3B292432950
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10
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3121342820447.206.299.366665.160.305.1910.8224.389285
2Mike HeathC263012671
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8
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3033133611519.236.267.346613.110.153.2442.7737.6104320
35Rickey HendersonOF2242389135
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355622646824047.319.405.437842.118.350.3651.0670.5185491
25Tim HosleyDH342122
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5002500000.095.174.238412.143.238.0672.5021.0523
44Cliff JohnsonDH332734071
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017
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5953286032063.260.322.476798.216.326.2672.1416.1130307
9Mickey Klutts3B2646917
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11002901000.370.396.6961092.326.370.3754.509.23248
39Dave McKay3B-2B312242559
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11
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2141164320344.263.307.375682.112.196.3042.6956.084247
26Kelvin Moore1B2347512
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31051500001.255.327.362689.106.234.3553.0047.01752
21Dwayne MurphyOF263905898
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3
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15
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60104739126846.251.366.408774.156.359.2881.2526.0159475
29Jim NettlesOF340000000000000100-----------01
5Jeff NewmanC-1B322161750
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150292801227.231.260.329589.097.130.2513.1172.071229
6Mitchell PageDH2992913
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132172900111.141.200.283483.141.228.1504.1423.026101
47Mike PattersonOF232348
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01012501000.348.400.478878.130.174.4442.50--1125
8Rob PiccioloSS281792348
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130152210916.268.286.397683.128.151.2864.4044.871194
13Dave Revering1B28871220
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1001111212012.230.313.333646.103.218.2431.0943.52999
15Jimmy SextonDH-3B293300000200200000.000.000.0000.000.667.000----03
12Jim Spencer1B331711435
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910102001025.205.246.275521.070.135.2192.0085.547183
11Fred StanleySS331451528
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00720152300800.193.269.221490.028.145.2301.53--32168
Batting Totals119236774589101192610443098473426471626463275.247.309.379688.131.238.2721.8935.413934097
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
55Dave Beard21112.778000731395414150011.006.230.692.7710.383.75
51Bob Owchinko26433.232900012239341514219260011.367.850.464.386.001.37
17Mike Norris261293.752323122001721457772176378145101.207.540.883.284.061.24
32Craig Minetto27002.5780002067220440011.579.000.005.145.141.00
34Bo McLaughlin270011.251100041111715151932012.1712.750.756.752.250.33
54Steve McCatty271472.3222221640018514050481261910021.086.770.582.954.401.49
22Rick Langford2912103.0024241820019519081651458841031.278.770.652.683.881.45
50Brian Kingman26363.961815311010011248441032523041.4410.080.902.884.681.63
27Matt Keough251063.4119191020014012556531145605201.218.040.712.893.861.33
38Jeff Jones24413.393300014361512723740433031.497.521.035.906.341.08
60Dave Heaverlo30101.5060002057110320001.6710.500.004.503.000.67
23Ed Figueroa32005.6321000088551610001.759.001.136.751.130.17
28Rich Bordi22000.0020002021000100001.004.500.004.500.000.00
31Tom Underwood27323.18165105151372118425462421.226.530.714.418.121.84
Pitching Totals64453.3022110960114910993883403364803705053011281.268.000.733.354.581.36
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike HeathC7839145106.9780.00
Jeff NewmanC371821512.9950.00
Bob KearneyC10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim Spencer1B4834436130.9970.00
Jeff Newman1B3018513112.9950.00
Dave Revering1B2918813112.9950.00
Kelvin Moore1B13997091.0000.00
Cliff Johnson1B9421021.0000.00
Wayne Gross1B23010.7500.00
Mike Davis1B10000.0000.00
Tim Hosley1B13010.7500.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Shooty Babitt2B5284125612.9720.00
Dave McKay2B3883108623.9700.00
Keith Drumright2B19385017.9890.00
Brian Doyle2B172939061.0000.00
Fred Stanley2B622001.0000.00
Jeff Cox2B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Wayne Gross3B7365127117.9460.00
Dave McKay3B43295973.9260.00
Mickey Klutts3B1471511.9570.00
Jimmy Sexton3B103001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rob PiccioloSS8299157530.9810.00
Fred StanleySS6294118325.9860.00
Dave McKaySS765001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tony ArmasOF109259822.9930.00
Rickey HendersonOF107327770.9790.00
Dwayne MurphyOF106326650.9850.00
Mike HeathOF680001.0000.00
Rick BosettiOF5120001.0000.00
Mike PattersonOF570001.0000.00
Mike DavisOF230001.0000.00
Jim NettlesOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jeff JonesP336126001.0001.18
Bob OwchinkoP29390611.8571.38
Rick LangfordP24195162333.9291.80
Mike NorrisP23172162510.9762.14
Steve McCattyP22185112612.9741.80
Matt KeoughP19140101322.9201.48
Brian KingmanP181004920.8671.17
Tom UnderwoodP16510911.9001.59
Bo McLaughlinP111121001.0002.41
Dave BeardP81321001.0002.08
Craig MinettoP860000.0000.00
Dave HeaverloP650000.0000.00
Rich BordiP220000.0000.00
Ed FigueroaP2811001.0002.22
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Cliff JohnsonDH68.0000.00
Mitchell PageDH29.0000.00
Mark BudaskaDH9.0000.00
Keith DrumrightDH5.0000.00
Tim HosleyDH4.0000.00
Mike DavisDH3.0000.00
Rick BosettiDH2.0000.00
Mike PattersonDH2.0000.00
Dave ReveringDH2.0000.00
Wayne GrossDH1.0000.00
Dwayne MurphyDH1.0000.00
Jimmy SextonDH1.0000.00


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