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1981 Tulsa Drillers

1981 > Class AA > 1981 Texas League (East)
Overall: 68-65
Scored 592 runs, Allowed 577 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-65

Affiliation: Texas Rangers-AL
Manager: Tom Burgess
Represented: Tulsa, OK
Ballpark: Drillers Park (Tulsa, OK)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1980 / 1982

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Bobby Ball#221245484697411110733642136193.237.333.307.6401449542
2Melvin Barrow2733135119203781217701317.311.373.445.819530121
3Tracy Cowger24114425382531172337401393560.306.366.437.8031671700
4Ted Davis2224440000000001. for 2 teams
5Lindon Duncan2220755410111113301712.204.394.315.709170400
6Ron Gooch24128573500681241644565125482.248.319.320.6391602890
7Mike Jirschele2212141937953951064431922567.251.303.340.64412941010
8Philip Klimas259739435341107182958113657.303.370.442.8121562213
9Dan Murphy*231455516131131301211.255.278.490.768250111
10Pete O'Brien*23110448382571091931778325687.285.371.484.8551850376
11Larry Reynolds#237025222826651020182061928.285.337.346.684790321
12Joseph Russell241310000000020.000.667.000.66700000
13Donnie Scott#191144393854491162541464278.236.314.327.6411263636
14Marty Scott2592337285507793938264430.270.369.418.7871192422
15Dave Stockstill*236125122128611201036012526.276.343.466.8091030053
16Brooks Wallace23124038410200600110.263.282.316.598120100
17George Wright#2213354248958127298115822114164.260.321.419.7402055345
17 Players22.9133493643365921155184438554114170473722.266.339.387.727168028584130
* - 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
1Ronald Carney*2546.4004.332212510181.06946399631432071.6307.
2David Crutcher2343.5713.90216610167.07034295402371061.6429.
3Ron Darling2042.6674.441313022071.07243354332532061.4799.
4Ted Davis2217.1253.4024165110106.011463404435602041.4819. for 2 teams
5Tony Fossas*2356.4554.1638127112106.011365494442573241.4819.
6Tom Henke2343.5713.94150900132.03116142144372011.4068.70.63.910.42.64
7Tony Hudson2323.4004.1166010035.03423161210235031.5718.
8Greg Hughes2286.5713.511916010095.099473754726110101.5379.
9Charles Lamson*24101.0004.5060100010.0115526180001.7009.
10Jack Lazorko2548.3333.3647037001267.05431256238365041.1497.
11Marty Leach21005.002110019.0118512051011.44411.
12Dennis Long2243.5712.333503000754.05814145197221041.4269.
13Steven Nielsen2654.5563.941614040096.010346427231352061.3129.
14Kevin Richards2355.5003.221713230195.0805034133636930101.2217.
15Michael Roberts2424.3332.943441300295.09737314198563011.2219.
16Dave Schmidt2411.5001.8833020024.01755160170010.9586.
17Walt Terrell23157.6823.1027260530174.015874601263312321141.2708.
17 Players23.26865.5113.62133133112219281144.111245774608448047700333811.4028.
* - 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


Donnie Scott9047058166.9715.8727
Tracy Cowger472593162.9806.175
Joseph Russell140001.0004.000


Pete O'Brien103973951186.99010.37
Philip Klimas2926119619.9799.66
Marty Scott752212.9827.71


Ron Gooch128294399188.9755.41
Donnie Scott3910021.0006.33
Brooks Wallace235001.0004.00


Philip Klimas6448120919.9492.63
Tracy Cowger351981124.8932.86
Donnie Scott26214335.9552.46
Mike Jirschele1362233.9032.15
Brooks Wallace121001.0003.00


Mike Jirschele1061463653164.9434.82
Lindon Duncan20394954.9464.40
Brooks Wallace10102722.9493.70


George Wright130286872.9772.26
Bobby Ball1201891972.9671.73
Larry Reynolds5585931.9691.71
Melvin Barrow3360520.9701.97
Dave Stockstill2945320.9601.66
Donnie Scott19182001.0001.05
Tracy Cowger1828321.9391.72
Dan Murphy460001.0001.50


Jack Lazorko4762214.9660.60
Tony Fossas38514001.0000.50
Dennis Long354813.9230.34
Michael Roberts34111410.9620.74
Walt Terrell271635011.0001.89
Ted Davis2462521.9391.29Stats for 2 teams
Ronald Carney22613001.0000.86
David Crutcher21101311.9581.10
Greg Hughes1981311.9551.11
Kevin Richards1781510.9581.35
Steven Nielsen161119011.0001.88
Tom Henke150210.6670.13
Ron Darling1361212.9471.38
Tony Hudson617001.0001.33
Charles Lamson602001.0000.33
Dave Schmidt341011.0001.67
Marty Leach20210.6671.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Bobby Ball22SR6' 1.0"175Jul 9, 1958
Melvin Barrow27RR5' 11.0"180Apr 25, 1954Chicago, IL, US
Ronald Carney25LL6' 0.0"170Nov 24, 1955
Tracy Cowger24RR5' 10.0"175Jul 22, 1956
David Crutcher23RR6' 2.0"185Oct 21, 1957
Ron Darling20RR6' 3.0"195Aug 19, 1960Honolulu, HI, US
Ted Davis22RR6' 5.0"196Sep 16, 1958Cheverly, MD, US
Lindon Duncan22RR5' 11.0"160Dec 5, 1958
Tony Fossas23LL6' 0.0"195Sep 23, 1957La Habana, La Habana, CU
Ron Gooch24RR5' 11.0"165Apr 16, 1957
Tom Henke23RR6' 5.0"215Dec 21, 1957Kansas City, MO, US
Tony Hudson23RR6' 3.0"180Jun 29, 1958
Greg Hughes22RR6' 2.0"185Nov 22, 1958
Mike Jirschele22RR5' 11.0"185Mar 3, 1959Clintonville, WI, US
Philip Klimas25RR5' 11.0"175May 20, 1956Chicago, IL, US
Charles Lamson24LL6' 5.0"200Sep 30, 1956
Jack Lazorko25RR5' 11.0"200Mar 30, 1956Hoboken, NJ, US
Marty Leach21R6' 0.0"195Jan 13, 1960
Dennis Long22R6' 5.0"215Aug 2, 1958
Dan Murphy23LL6' 1.0"175May 26, 1958
Steven Nielsen26RR6' 3.0"200Jun 16, 1955
Pete O'Brien23LL6' 1.0"185Feb 9, 1958Santa Monica, CA, US
Larry Reynolds23SR5' 11.0"175Jul 9, 1957Eugene, OR, US
Kevin Richards23RR6' 2.0"178May 29, 1958Wyandotte, MI, US
Michael Roberts24RR6' 2.0"180Feb 1, 1957
Joseph Russell24RR5' 11.0"170Aug 28, 1956Miami, FL, US
Dave Schmidt24RR6' 1.0"185Apr 22, 1957Niles, MI, US
Donnie Scott19SR5' 11.0"185Aug 16, 1961Dunedin, FL, US
Marty Scott25RR6' 0.0"190Aug 15, 1955
Dave Stockstill23LR6' 0.0"180Oct 4, 1957Springfield, MO, US
Walt Terrell23LR6' 2.0"205May 11, 1958Jeffersonville, IN, US
Brooks Wallace23RR6' 2.0"180Sep 18, 1957
George Wright22SR5' 11.0"180Dec 22, 1958Oklahoma City, OK, US

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