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1981 Minor League Baseball League Encyclopedia

Year Index / Affiliations / Map of Teams / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Other Years: 1980 / 1982

League-by-League Batting

Rk Lg Lev Tms BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
17 Dominican Winter League
18 Mexican Pacific Winter League
19 Puerto Rican Winter League
20 Venezuelan Winter League
26 Arizona Instructional League
27 Florida Instructional League
21 American League Major League 14 28.7 4.07 1500 56867 50813 6112 13016 2119 305 1062 5763 913 557 4761 6905 .256 .321 .373 .693 18931 1246 279 564 450 390
22 National League Major League 12 28.4 3.91 1288 49013 43654 5035 11141 1881 354 719 4688 1108 543 4107 6332 .255 .319 .364 .683 15887 962 185 688 379 505
11 American Association AAA 8 24.8 4.67 1086 40259 35182 5071 9476 1591 252 809 4628 906 434 4123 5374 .269 .347 .398 .745 13998 221 432 301 291
12 International League AAA 8 25.0 4.32 1114 41806 36646 4811 9417 1563 278 844 4385 978 505 4199 6054 .257 .335 .384 .719 14068 254 450 257 294
13 Mexican League AAA 16 20.0 3.71 1986 71763 63659 7372 16914 2123 526 589 6482 1150 713 5988 8335 .266 .331 .343 .675 21856 505 1109 502 670
14 Pacific Coast League AAA 10 25.0 5.03 1358 50663 44269 6828 12508 2152 536 915 6170 1648 705 5139 6213 .283 .357 .417 .775 18477 302 455 498 169
8 Eastern League AA 8 22.7 4.48 1102 40358 34777 4937 8905 1478 262 772 4358 1058 570 4535 6169 .256 .345 .380 .725 13223 327 423 296 298
9 Southern League AA 10 23.0 4.73 1426 52894 46415 6741 12262 1954 412 1100 6025 1604 742 5286 7868 .264 .341 .395 .736 18340 335 457 401 277
10 Texas League AA 8 22.7 4.74 1072 40120 35446 5084 9602 1596 284 753 4532 923 484 3792 6168 .271 .343 .396 .739 14025 237 368 277 206
1 California League A 8 22.1 5.30 1116 42363 36527 5920 10050 1508 299 747 5152 1739 704 4723 6239 .275 .359 .394 .754 14397 289 459 365 207
2 Carolina League A 8 21.7 4.87 1108 41950 36364 5392 9238 1492 253 834 4704 1186 498 4682 7350 .254 .342 .378 .720 13738 345 292 267 259
3 Florida State League A 10 22.0 4.24 1348 49430 42957 5719 11074 1581 435 434 4921 1350 555 5267 7219 .258 .340 .345 .685 14827 300 494 412 343
4 Midwest League A 8 21.3 4.45 1072 39472 34119 4775 8406 1292 202 679 4104 1240 581 4332 6825 .246 .334 .356 .690 12139 309 451 261 186
5 South Atlantic League A 10 20.9 4.63 1420 53117 46227 6580 11491 1830 351 745 5553 1407 508 5628 8525 .249 .333 .352 .685 16258 451 432 379 194
6 New York-Pennsylvania League Short-Season A 8 20.8 5.33 586 22517 19309 3126 5003 826 138 440 2663 702 193 2688 3625 .259 .352 .385 .736 7425 161 199 160 147
7 Northwest League Short-Season A 6 20.9 5.43 420 16498 13947 2281 3508 586 113 225 1903 658 234 2170 3067 .252 .354 .358 .713 4995 115 152 114 50
23 Appalachian League Rookie 6 20.1 5.23 420 15706 13582 2197 3526 565 75 274 1903 410 126 1809 2282 .260 .349 .373 .722 5063 110 99 106 70
24 Gulf Coast League Rookie 12 19.9 4.22 752 27211 23768 3172 5783 814 196 140 2553 1117 469 2748 4291 .243 .325 .312 .637 7409 231 265 199 73
25 Pioneer League Rookie 8 20.2 5.66 558 22195 19176 3160 5156 820 190 243 2651 724 279 2481 3878 .269 .355 .369 .724 7085 184 158 196 71
15 Japan Central League Foreign 6 28.6 4.04 780 28994 26010 3154 6890 1042 125 806 3013 481 328 2054 4235 .265 .321 .408 .729 10600 547 203 535 192 238
16 Japan Pacific League Foreign 6 29.2 4.43 780 29363 26059 3456 7007 1075 136 812 3315 635 291 2366 3196 .269 .334 .414 .748 10790 620 270 460 208 91

League-by-League Pitching

Rk Lg Lev Tms PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
17 American League Major League 14 27.9 4.07 749 749 .500 3.66 1500 1500 1166 334 117 304 13459.2 13016 6112 5470 1062 4761 390 6905 279 73 360 56868 1.321 8.7 0.7 3.2 4.6 1.45
18 National League Major League 12 28.7 3.91 640 640 .500 3.49 1288 1288 1112 176 103 301 11635.1 11141 5035 4512 719 4107 505 6332 185 108 355 49024 1.310 8.6 0.6 3.2 4.9 1.54
11 American Association AAA 8 25.1 4.67 543 543 .500 4.26 1086 1086 873 213 62 231 9150.1 9476 5071 4335 809 4123 291 5374 221 104 392 1.486 9.3 0.8 4.1 5.3 1.30
12 International League AAA 8 25.3 4.32 557 557 .500 3.85 1114 1114 866 248 68 217 9687.1 9417 4811 4144 844 4199 294 6054 254 76 430 1.406 8.7 0.8 3.9 5.6 1.44
13 Mexican League AAA 16 3.71 993 993 .500 3.24 1986 1986 1222 764 241 246 16802.0 16914 7372 6040 589 5988 670 8335 505 63 605 1.363 9.1 0.3 3.2 4.5 1.39
14 Pacific Coast League AAA 10 25.5 5.03 679 679 .500 4.58 1358 1358 1072 286 60 281 11483.1 12507 6828 5842 915 5139 169 6214 302 62 596 1.537 9.8 0.7 4.0 4.9 1.21
8 Eastern League AA 8 23.0 4.48 550 550 .500 3.97 1102 1102 890 212 77 223 9256.2 8905 4937 4079 772 4535 299 6169 327 87 541 1.452 8.7 0.8 4.4 6.0 1.36
9 Southern League AA 10 23.1 4.73 710 710 .500 4.13 1426 1426 1060 366 72 242 12115.2 12262 6741 5559 1100 5286 277 7868 335 96 613 1.448 9.1 0.8 3.9 5.8 1.49
10 Texas League AA 8 23.1 4.74 536 536 .500 4.10 1072 1072 827 245 72 189 9190.2 9602 5084 4185 753 3792 206 6168 237 59 605 1.457 9.4 0.7 3.7 6.0 1.63
1 California League A 8 22.2 5.30 558 558 .500 4.50 1116 1116 849 267 53 172 9452.2 10050 5920 4731 747 4723 207 6239 289 94 597 1.563 9.6 0.7 4.5 5.9 1.32
2 Carolina League A 8 21.8 4.87 554 554 .500 4.06 1108 1108 889 219 75 206 9465.0 9238 5392 4268 834 4682 259 7350 345 89 647 1.471 8.8 0.8 4.5 7.0 1.57
3 Florida State League A 10 21.9 4.24 672 672 .500 3.60 1348 1348 1037 311 106 209 11270.2 11074 5719 4511 434 5267 343 7217 300 174 719 1.450 8.8 0.3 4.2 5.8 1.37
4 Midwest League A 8 21.6 4.45 535 535 .500 3.74 1072 1072 823 249 71 195 9064.2 8406 4775 3767 679 4332 186 6825 309 67 670 1.405 8.3 0.7 4.3 6.8 1.58
5 South Atlantic League A 10 21.0 4.63 709 709 .500 3.74 1420 1420 1132 288 76 211 12108.1 11491 6580 5038 745 5628 194 8525 453 95 841 1.414 8.5 0.6 4.2 6.3 1.51
6 New York-Pennsylvania League Short-Season A 8 20.8 5.33 292 292 .500 4.31 586 586 456 130 38 71 5023.0 5003 3126 2405 440 2688 147 3625 161 39 358 1.531 9.0 0.8 4.8 6.5 1.35
7 Northwest League Short-Season A 6 20.9 5.43 210 210 .500 4.30 420 420 349 71 19 84 3654.0 3508 2281 1746 225 2170 50 3067 115 45 337 1.554 8.6 0.6 5.3 7.6 1.41
19 Appalachian League Rookie 6 19.9 5.23 210 210 .500 4.57 420 420 326 94 27 48 3484.0 3526 2197 1769 274 1809 70 2282 110 27 275 1.531 9.1 0.7 4.7 5.9 1.26
20 Gulf Coast League Rookie 12 20.2 4.22 373 373 .500 3.17 752 752 652 100 67 138 6336.1 5783 3172 2231 140 2748 73 4291 231 88 435 1.346 8.2 0.2 3.9 6.1 1.56
21 Pioneer League Rookie 8 20.2 5.66 280 280 .500 4.37 558 558 466 92 27 92 4882.1 5156 3160 2373 243 2481 71 3878 184 51 402 1.564 9.5 0.4 4.6 7.1 1.56
15 Japan Central League Foreign 6 27.6 4.04 363 363 .500 3.71 780 780 588 192 33 131 6884.0 6890 3154 2839 806 2054 238 4235 203 19 93 28995 1.299 9.0 1.1 2.7 5.5 2.06
16 Japan Pacific League Foreign 6 28.3 4.43 367 367 .500 4.01 780 780 531 249 48 121 6846.2 7007 3456 3051 812 2366 91 3196 270 13 69 29367 1.369 9.2 1.1 3.1 4.2 1.35

League-by-League Fielding

Rk Lg Lev Tms G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance
17 American League Major League 14 1500 40379 17132 1166 1487 .980 93 913 556 38%
18 National League Major League 12 1288 34906 14959 1138 1177 .978 76 1108 543 33%
11 American Association AAA 8 1086 27451 11779 1213 1055 .970 94
12 International League AAA 8 1114 29062 12668 1194 1065 .972 107
13 Mexican League AAA 16 1986 50406 22644 2064 1713 .973 250
14 Pacific Coast League AAA 10 1358 34450 15261 1535 1345 .970 150
8 Eastern League AA 8 1102 27770 12096 1373 996 .967 139
9 Southern League AA 10 1426 36347 15545 1903 1244 .965 190
10 Texas League AA 8 1072 27572 12168 1364 992 .967 178
1 California League A 8 1116 28358 12485 1863 935 .956 228
2 Carolina League A 8 1108 28395 11811 1798 922 .957 220
3 Florida State League A 10 1348 33812 14739 1899 1182 .962 207
4 Midwest League A 8 1072 27194 11847 1744 862 .957 242
5 South Atlantic League A 10 1420 36325 15413 2450 1147 .955 289
6 New York-Pennsylvania League Short-Season A 8 586 15068 6652 983 503 .957 149
7 Northwest League Short-Season A 6 420 10960 4590 866 323 .947 118
19 Appalachian League Rookie 6 420 10452 4409 756 362 .952 74
20 Gulf Coast League Rookie 12 752 19009 8785 1450 588 .950 214
21 Pioneer League Rookie 8 558 14647 6411 1215 495 .945 184
15 Japan Central League Foreign 6 780 519 .000
16 Japan Pacific League Foreign 6 780 551 .000

Pro Baseball Map for 1981

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League Teams

Lg Lev Tm
Dominican Winter League
Mexican Pacific Winter League
Puerto Rican Winter League
Venezuelan Winter League
Arizona Instructional League
Florida Instructional League
American Association AAA Denver Bears, Evansville Triplets, Indianapolis Indians, Iowa Oaks, Oklahoma City 89ers, Omaha Royals, Springfield Redbirds, Wichita Aeros
International League AAA Charleston Charlies, Columbus Clippers, Pawtucket Red Sox, Richmond Braves, Rochester Red Wings, Syracuse Chiefs, Tidewater Tides, Toledo Mud Hens
Mexican League AAA Aguascalientes Rieleros, Campeche Piratas, Chihuahua Dorados, Ciudad Juarez Indios, Coatzacoalcos Azules, Mexico City Diablos Rojos, Mexico City Tigres, Monterrey Sultanes,
Nuevo Laredo Tecolotes, Poza Rica Petroleros, Reynosa Broncos, Saltillo Saraperos, Tabasco Plataneros, Union Laguna Diablos Blancos, Veracruz Aguila, Yucatan Leones
Pacific Coast League AAA Albuquerque Dukes, Edmonton Trappers, Hawaii Islanders, Phoenix Giants, Portland Beavers, Salt Lake City Gulls, Spokane Indians, Tacoma Tigers,
Tucson Toros, Vancouver Canadians
Eastern League AA Bristol Red Sox, Buffalo Bisons, Glens Falls White Sox, Holyoke Millers, Lynn Sailors, Reading Phillies, Waterbury Reds, West Haven A's
Southern League AA Birmingham Barons, Charlotte O's, Chattanooga Lookouts, Columbus Astros, Jacksonville Suns, Knoxville Blue Jays, Memphis Chicks, Nashville Sounds,
Orlando Twins, Savannah Braves
Texas League AA Amarillo Gold Sox, Arkansas Travelers, El Paso Diablos, Jackson Mets, Midland Cubs, San Antonio Dodgers, Shreveport Captains, Tulsa Drillers
California League A Fresno Giants, Lodi Dodgers, Modesto A's, Redwood Pioneers, Reno Silver Sox, San Jose Missions, Stockton Ports, Visalia Oaks
Carolina League A Alexandria Dukes, Durham Bulls, Hagerstown Suns, Kinston Eagles, Lynchburg Mets, Peninsula Pilots, Salem Redbirds, Winston-Salem Red Sox
Florida State League A Daytona Beach Astros, Fort Lauderdale Yankees, Fort Myers Royals, Lakeland Tigers, Miami Orioles, St. Petersburg Cardinals, Tampa Tarpons, Vero Beach Dodgers,
West Palm Beach Expos, Winter Haven Red Sox
Midwest League A Appleton Foxes, Burlington Bees, Cedar Rapids Reds, Clinton Giants, Quad Cities Cubs, Waterloo Indians, Wausau Timbers, Wisconsin Rapids Twins
South Atlantic League A Anderson Braves, Asheville Tourists, Charleston Royals, Florence Blue Jays, Gastonia Cardinals, Greensboro Hornets, Greenwood Pirates, Macon Peaches,
Shelby Mets, Spartanburg Phillies
New York-Pennsylvania League Short-Season A Batavia Trojans, Elmira Pioneers, Erie Cardinals, Geneva Cubs, Jamestown Expos, Little Falls Mets, Oneonta Yankees, Utica Blue Sox
Northwest League Short-Season A Bellingham Mariners, Bend Phillies, Eugene Emeralds, Medford A's, Salem Senators, Walla Walla Padres
Appalachian League Rookie Bluefield Orioles, Bristol Tigers, Elizabethton Twins, Johnson City Cardinals, Kingsport Mets, Paintsville Yankees
Gulf Coast League Rookie GCL Astros Blue, GCL Astros Orange, GCL Blue Jays, GCL Braves, GCL Cubs, GCL Padres, GCL Pirates, GCL Rangers,
GCL Royals Blue, GCL Royals Gold, GCL White Sox, GCL Yankees
Pioneer League Rookie Billings Mustangs, Butte Copper Kings, Calgary Expos, Great Falls Giants, Helena Phillies, Idaho Falls Angels, Lethbridge Dodgers, Medicine Hat Blue Jays
Japan Central League Foreign Chunichi Dragons, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Toyo Carp, Yakult Swallows, Yokohama Taiyo Whales, Yomiuri Giants
Japan Pacific League Foreign Hankyu Braves, Lotte Orions, Nankai Hawks, Nippon Ham Fighters, Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes, Seibu Lions