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1981 Richmond Braves

1981 > Class AAA > 1981 International League
Overall: 83-56
Scored 604 runs, Allowed 546 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-63

Affiliation: Atlanta Braves-NL
Manager: n/a
Represented: Richmond, VA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1980 / 1982

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Brett Butler* 24 125 573 466 93 156 19 4 3 36 44 16 103 63 .335 .456 .412 .868 192 2 1 1 9
2 Steve Curry 24 68 239 206 15 39 7 0 5 19 0 4 25 54 .189 .281 .296 .577 61 2 4 2 0
3 Steve Hammond* 24 87 339 310 31 85 20 1 2 40 2 0 23 37 .274 .328 .365 .693 113 3 1 2 2
4 Terry Harper 25 10 47 44 3 10 3 0 2 4 0 1 2 9 .227 .277 .432 .708 19 1 0 0 0
5 Randy Johnson 25 126 538 470 78 132 20 4 12 72 1 1 52 45 .281 .352 .417 .769 196 1 12 3 1
6 Jerry Keller 26 98 384 314 37 60 6 0 22 60 0 1 65 91 .191 .332 .420 .752 132 2 1 2 3
7 Craig Landis 22 83 319 261 41 62 11 0 7 24 5 3 51 43 .238 .374 .360 .734 94 6 1 0 4
8 Mike Miller# 24 24 47 41 2 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 10 .146 .222 .146 .369 6 0 2 0 0
9 Bob Porter* 21 48 196 169 23 44 5 2 4 19 7 5 24 36 .260 .354 .385 .738 65 1 1 1 2
10 Chico Ruiz 29 88 339 291 34 72 8 4 2 27 4 4 34 32 .247 .324 .323 .647 94 1 9 4 1
11 Paul Runge 23 134 489 426 49 98 20 5 9 41 3 6 53 98 .230 .313 .364 .676 155 0 6 4 1
12 Harry Saferight* 32 79 293 257 21 56 4 1 2 22 0 1 32 37 .218 .307 .265 .572 68 2 0 2 5 Stats for 2 teams
13 Matt Sinatro 21 121 484 430 43 101 13 2 6 53 18 13 42 58 .235 .308 .316 .624 136 5 3 4 0
14 Ken Smith* 23 129 542 478 64 128 9 6 11 60 22 6 57 114 .268 .347 .381 .728 182 2 3 2 4
15 Tommy Thompson* 23 6 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0 0
16 Larry Whisenton* 24 129 541 446 71 121 14 9 13 72 21 8 89 98 .271 .391 .430 .821 192 1 1 4 8
16 Players 24.3 139 5242 4492 604 1142 157 38 99 541 127 68 646 812 .254 .349 .372 .722 1672 28 45 31 38
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age 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
1 Jim Acker 22 8 7 .533 4.19 21 21 0 7 0 0 118.0 112 63 55 6 74 0 72 1 0 5 1.576 8.5 0.5 5.6 5.5 0.97
2 Jose Alvarez 25 7 5 .583 2.15 39 0 25 0 0 8 71.0 51 29 17 5 31 4 61 6 0 4 1.155 6.5 0.6 3.9 7.7 1.97
3 Steve Bedrosian 23 10 10 .500 2.69 26 25 1 8 1 0 184.0 143 76 55 5 99 2 144 8 0 2 1.315 7.0 0.2 4.8 7.0 1.45
4 Tony Brizzolara 24 10 3 .769 3.57 25 19 3 3 2 0 141.0 138 62 56 13 44 2 59 2 0 3 1.291 8.8 0.8 2.8 3.8 1.34
5 Joe Cowley 22 3 2 .600 2.80 18 1 12 1 0 5 45.0 33 15 14 3 16 1 39 2 0 3 1.089 6.6 0.6 3.2 7.8 2.44
6 Ken Dayley* 22 13 8 .619 3.33 31 31 0 4 1 0 200.0 180 82 74 14 117 0 162 3 4 6 1.485 8.1 0.6 5.3 7.3 1.38
7 Carlos Diaz* 23 3 3 .500 2.81 35 0 25 0 0 11 48.0 32 17 15 5 20 1 29 2 1 2 1.083 6.0 0.9 3.8 5.4 1.45
8 Butch Edge 24 7 1 .875 2.95 34 0 25 0 0 7 64.0 40 24 21 6 34 1 53 0 4 7 1.156 5.6 0.8 4.8 7.5 1.56
9 Rick Matula 27 7 4 .636 2.97 16 11 4 4 1 1 94.0 100 41 31 4 32 0 37 3 0 3 1.404 9.6 0.4 3.1 3.5 1.16
10 Larry McWilliams* 27 13 10 .565 4.35 29 28 1 8 3 0 178.0 174 98 86 13 79 1 157 7 2 9 1.421 8.8 0.7 4.0 7.9 1.99
11 Dan O'Brien 27 0 2 .000 6.43 16 0 8 0 0 0 35.0 43 32 25 5 18 0 20 1 0 2 1.743 11.1 1.3 4.6 5.1 1.11
12 Bob Walk 24 2 1 .667 2.45 4 3 0 0 0 0 22.0 18 7 6 2 11 0 13 0 0 2 1.318 7.4 0.8 4.5 5.3 1.18
12 Players 24.0 83 56 .597 3.41 139 139 104 35 11 32 1200.2 1064 546 455 81 575 12 846 35 11 47 1.365 8.0 0.6 4.3 6.3 1.47
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Matt Sinatro 120 738 78 12 9 .986 6.80 8
Harry Saferight 44 238 18 6 3 .977 5.82 2 Stats for 2 teams
Jerry Keller 16 116 4 1 1 .992 7.50 2
Tommy Thompson 1 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Smith 127 1060 84 12 94 .990 9.01
Jerry Keller 17 138 4 1 16 .993 8.35

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chico Ruiz 79 179 240 12 52 .972 5.30
Steve Curry 59 106 142 12 20 .954 4.20
Mike Miller 4 6 6 2 1 .857 3.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Randy Johnson 125 110 225 19 30 .946 2.68
Steve Hammond 12 4 25 0 3 1.000 2.42
Mike Miller 4 0 7 0 0 1.000 1.75
Chico Ruiz 2 3 3 0 2 1.000 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Runge 132 191 450 35 67 .948 4.86
Mike Miller 13 16 28 7 6 .863 3.38
Chico Ruiz 3 3 3 1 0 .857 2.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Larry Whisenton 127 205 11 8 1 .964 1.70
Brett Butler 125 286 15 3 3 .990 2.41
Steve Hammond 73 147 6 3 1 .981 2.10
Craig Landis 65 93 2 6 0 .941 1.46
Bob Porter 24 38 1 2 0 .951 1.63
Terry Harper 10 22 0 0 0 1.000 2.20
Ken Smith 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.67
Chico Ruiz 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Alvarez 39 2 17 3 1 .864 0.49
Carlos Diaz 35 3 6 1 0 .900 0.26
Butch Edge 34 3 12 0 0 1.000 0.44
Ken Dayley 31 17 21 1 2 .974 1.23
Larry McWilliams 29 4 42 3 2 .939 1.59
Steve Bedrosian 26 12 22 5 0 .872 1.31
Tony Brizzolara 25 16 27 2 1 .956 1.72
Jim Acker 21 8 30 1 1 .974 1.81
Joe Cowley 18 3 9 1 1 .923 0.67
Rick Matula 16 7 14 1 1 .955 1.31
Dan O'Brien 16 0 2 2 0 .500 0.13
Bob Walk 4 3 5 0 1 1.000 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jim Acker 22 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Sep 24, 1958 Freer, TX, US
Jose Alvarez 25 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Apr 12, 1956 Tampa, FL, US
Steve Bedrosian 23 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Dec 6, 1957 Methuen, MA, US
Tony Brizzolara 24 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Jan 14, 1957 Santa Monica, CA, US
Brett Butler 24 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Jun 15, 1957 Los Angeles, CA, US
Joe Cowley 22 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Aug 15, 1958 Lexington, KY, US
Steve Curry 24 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Dec 10, 1956 Milwaukee, WI, US
Ken Dayley 22 L L 6' 0.0" 171 Feb 25, 1959 Jerome, ID, US
Carlos Diaz 23 R L 6' 0.0" 161 Jan 7, 1958 Kaneohe, HI, US
Butch Edge 24 R R 6' 3.0" 203 Jul 18, 1956 Houston, TX, US
Steve Hammond 24 L R 6' 2.0" 190 May 9, 1957 Atlanta, GA, US
Terry Harper 25 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Aug 19, 1955 Douglasville, GA, US
Randy Johnson 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jun 10, 1956 Escondido, CA, US
Jerry Keller 26 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Feb 9, 1955 Royal Oak, MI, US
Craig Landis 22 R R 6' 2.0" 197 Dec 29, 1958 Richmond, CA, US
Rick Matula 27 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 22, 1953 Wharton, TX, US
Larry McWilliams 27 L L 6' 5.0" 180 Feb 10, 1954 Wichita, KS, US
Mike Miller 24 S R 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 30, 1957 Louisville, KY, US
Dan O'Brien 27 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Apr 22, 1954 St. Petersburg, FL, US
Bob Porter 21 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Jul 22, 1959 Yuma, AZ, US
Chico Ruiz 29 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Nov 1, 1951 Santurce, PR
Paul Runge 23 R R 6' 0.0" 165 May 21, 1958 Kingston, NY, US
Harry Saferight 32 L R 5' 11.0" 195 Mar 4, 1949 Richmond, VA, US
Matt Sinatro 21 R R 5' 9.0" 174 Mar 22, 1960 Hartford, CT, US
Ken Smith 23 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 12, 1958 Youngstown, OH, US
Tommy Thompson 23 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 18, 1957 Oklahoma City, OK, US
Bob Walk 24 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Nov 26, 1956 Van Nuys, CA, US
Larry Whisenton 24 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 3, 1956 St. Louis, MO, US

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