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1981 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Oakland,CA
Team Record:  64-45   .587
Result:   th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Billy Martin
General Manager:   Billy Martin
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance:  1,304,052
Playoffs:  Lost ALCS (Yankees)

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Nettles (34)
Youngest Player:  Dave Beard (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mike Norris (7)
Top Hitter:  Rickey Henderson (2)
Top Pitcher:  Steve McCatty (2)
Top Draft Pick:  Tim Pyznarski (#15)

Roster Continuity:  80.33%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland6445.587--
Texas5748.5435.0
Chi White Sox5452.5098.5
KC Royals5053.48511.0
California5159.46413.5
Seattle4465.40420.0
Minnesota4168.37623.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
20Tony ArmasCF-OFMLB6-1224RightRight7/12/195327Anzoategui,Venezuela1971UDFA PIT

3Shooty Babitt2BMLB5-8174RightRight3/9/195922Oakland,California197725623OAK
55Dave BeardPMLB6-5215LeftRight10/2/195921Atlanta,Georgia19776147OAK
28Rich BordiPMLB6-7220RightRight4/18/195922San Francisco,California1980356OAK
7Rick BosettiOFMLB5-11185RightRight8/5/195327Redding,California19737114PHI
13,15Mark BudaskaOFMLB6-0180BothLeft12/27/195228Sharon,Pennsylvania1973UDFA OAK
16Mike DavisOFMLB6-3185LeftLeft6/11/195922San Diego,California1980479NYM
18Brian Doyle2B-SSMLB5-10160LeftRight1/26/195526Louisville,Kentucky1972476TEX
14Keith Drumright2BMLB5-10170LeftRight10/21/195426Springfield,Missouri1976479CHC
23Ed FigueroaPMLB6-1190RightRight10/14/194832Ciales,Puerto Rico1966UDFA NYM
10Wayne Gross3BMLB6-2210LeftRight1/14/195229Riverside,California19739215OAK
2Mike HeathCMLB5-11190RightRight2/5/195526Tampa,Florida1973237NYY
60Dave HeaverloPMLB6-1210RightRight8/25/195030Ellensburg,Washington1973123SF
35Rickey HendersonLF-OFMLB5-10190RightLeft12/25/195822Chicago,Illinois1976496OAK
25Tim HosleyCMLB5-10195RightRight5/10/194734Spartanburg,South Carolina1967UDFA DET
44Cliff Johnson1B-CMLB6-4225RightRight7/22/194733San Antonio,Texas1966583HOU
38Jeff JonesPMLB6-3210RightRight7/29/195624Detroit,Michigan197713329OAK
27Matt KeoughPMLB6-3190RightRight7/3/195525Pomona,California19737167OAK
50Brian KingmanPMLB6-2200RightRight7/27/195426Los Angeles,California197312271CAL
9Mickey Klutts3BMLB5-11189RightRight9/20/195426Montebello,California1972486NYY
22Rick LangfordPMLB6-0180RightRight3/20/195229Farmville,Virginia197236733CLE
54Steve McCattyPMLB6-3205RightRight3/20/195427Detroit,Michigan1973UDFA OAK
39Dave McKay2B-3BMLB6-1195BothRight3/14/195031Vancouver,British Columbia1971UDFA MIN
34Bo McLaughlinPMLB6-5210RightRight10/23/195327Oakland,California1975114HOU
32Craig MinettoPMLB6-0185LeftLeft4/25/195427Stockton,California1973360LAD
26Kelvin Moore1BMLB6-1195RightLeft9/26/195723LeRoy,Alabama19786134OAK
21Dwayne MurphyOFMLB6-1185LeftRight3/19/195526Merced,California197315359OAK
29Jim NettlesOFMLB6-0186LeftLeft3/2/194734San Diego,California1968476MIN
5Jeff NewmanC-1BMLB6-2218RightRight9/11/194832Fort Worth,Texas197026601CLE
17Mike NorrisPMLB6-2175RightRight3/19/195526San Francisco,California1973124OAK
51Bob OwchinkoPMLB6-2195LeftLeft1/1/195526Detroit,Michigan197615SD
6Mitchell PageOFMLB6-2205LeftRight10/15/195129Los Angeles,California1973372PIT
47Mike PattersonOFMLB5-10170LeftRight1/26/195823Santa Monica,California1975UDFA OAK
8Rob PiccioloSS-2BMLB6-2185RightRight2/4/195328Santa Monica,California197514OAK
13Dave Revering1BMLB6-4210LeftRight2/12/195328Roseville,California19717166CIN
15Jimmy SextonSSMLB5-10175RightRight12/15/195129Mobile,Alabama1970UDFA PIT
12Jim Spencer1BMLB6-2195LeftLeft7/30/194733Hanover,Pennsylvania196942907Sep
11Fred StanleySS-2BMLB5-10167RightRight8/13/194733Farnhamville,Iowa19668143HOU
31Tom UnderwoodPMLB5-11170RightLeft12/22/195327Kokomo,Indiana1972227PHI
Team PersonnelPosition 
Clete BoyerThird Base Coach 
Art FowlerPitching Coach 
Wayne HaginBroadcaster 
Harmon KillebrewBroadcaster 
Bill KingBroadcaster 
Billy MartinGeneral Manager 
George MitterwaldBullpen Coach 
Jackie MooreFirst Base Coach 
Lon SimmonsBroadcaster 
Lee WallsFirst Base Coach 


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