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1981 Atlanta Braves (MLB)

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W-L Record: 50-56 .472
Rank: th in National League West
Run Differential: 395-416 -21
Roster Continuity 80.67% 6/26
Manager(s): Bobby Cox
General Manager: John Mullen
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Ballpark: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 535,418 24/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Jay Roberts (#12) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Luke Appling
Bullpen Coach: John Sullivan
First Base Coach: Bobby Dews
Pitching Coach: Cloyd Boyer
Third Base Coach: Tommie Aaron

#1 Draft Picks

Bob Horner (#1), Tommy Boggs (#2), Dale Murphy (#5), Preston Hanna (#11)
National League West Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1981 Atlanta Braves season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    50Jose AlvarezP5-11175R-R251981ATL: 1978-8-183MLB--
    30Brian AsselstineOF6-1175L-R271976ATL: 1973-1-15MLB--
    32Steve BedrosianP6-3205R-R231981ATL: 1978-3-53MLB--
    20Bruce BenedictC6-2195R-R251978ATL: 1976-5-99MLB--
    40Tommy BoggsP6-2200R-R251976TEX: 1974-1-2MLB--
    34Larry BradfordP6-1200R-L311977ATL: 1973-19-442MLB--
    22Brett ButlerCF-OF5-10160L-L241981ATL: 1979-23-573MLB--
    37Rick CampP6-0198R-R281976ATL: 1974-7-149MLB--
    10Chris Chambliss1B6-1212L-R321971CLE: 1970-1-1MLB--
    26Gene GarberP5-10175R-R331969PIT: 1965-20-382MLB--
    9Luis GomezSS5-9150R-R291974MIN: 1973-7-155MLB--
    31Albert HallCF-OF5-11155B-R221981ATL: 1977-6-134MLB--
    49Preston HannaP6-1195R-R261975ATL: 1972-1-11MLB--
    19Terry HarperOF6-4195R-R261980ATL: 1973-16-370MLB--
    5Bob Horner3B-1B6-1190R-R231978ATL: 1978-1-1MLB--
    39Al HraboskyP5-11185R-L311970SLN: 1969-1-19MLB--
    17Glenn Hubbard2B5-7170R-R231978ATL: 1975-20-473MLB--
    47Brook Jacoby3B5-11195R-R211981ATL: 1979-7-153MLB--
    25Rufino LinaresOF6-0170R-R301981Not draftedMLB--
    28Mike LumOF-1B6-0180L-L351967Not draftedMLB--
    42Rick MahlerP6-1202R-R271979Not draftedMLB--
    29Rick MatulaP6-0190R-R271979ATL: 1976-14-315MLB--
    27Larry McWilliamsP6-5180L-L271978ATL: 1974-1-6MLB--
    45Eddie MillerOF5-9175B-R241977TEX: 1975-2-41MLB--
    24John MontefuscoP6-1180R-R311974Not draftedMLB--
    3Dale MurphyOF6-5215R-R251976ATL: 1974-1-5MLB--
    15Bill NahorodnyC6-2200R-R271976PHI: 1972-6-123MLB--
    35Phil NiekroP6-1180R-R421964Not draftedMLB--
    12Larry OwenC5-11185R-R261981ATL: 1977-17-420MLB--
    36Gaylord PerryP6-4215R-R421962Not draftedMLB--
    4Biff PocorobaC5-10180B-R271975ATL: 1971-17-401MLB--
    22Bob PorterOF5-10180L-L211981ATL: 1977-3-56MLB--
    16Rafael RamirezSS5-11190R-R231980UDFAMLB--
    1Jerry Royster3B-2B6-0165R-R281973Not draftedMLB--
    15Paul Runge3B-2B6-0175R-R231981ATL: 1979-9-212MLB--
    14Matt SinatroC5-9175R-R211981ATL: 1978-2-27MLB--
    11Ken Smith1B6-1195L-R231981HOU: 1979-16-398MLB--
    43Bob WalkP6-4208R-R241980PHI: 1976-5-101MLB--
    18Claudell WashingtonOF6-0190L-L261974Not draftedMLB--
    28Larry WhisentonOF6-1190L-L241977ATL: 1975-2-42MLB--

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