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1981 Amarillo Gold Sox

1981 > Class AA > 1981 Texas League (West)
Overall: 77-59
Scored 667 runs, Allowed 595 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-61

Affiliation: San Diego Padres-NL
Manager: Eddie Watt
Represented: Amarillo, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1980 / 1982

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 John Alvarez 25 29 125 106 24 33 5 2 6 24 1 0 17 12 .311 .403 .566 .969 60 0 1 1 0
2 Aaron Cain 25 109 408 347 62 102 14 3 1 39 19 4 52 55 .294 .389 .360 .749 125 3 4 2 1
3 Frank Castro 20 59 226 201 27 55 9 1 4 31 0 3 19 41 .274 .345 .388 .733 78 3 3 0 1
4 Mark Daly 26 32 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
5 Gerald DeSimone# 24 113 495 424 57 115 21 3 7 44 18 10 62 61 .271 .363 .384 .747 163 0 7 2 6
6 Daniel Gausepohl 24 96 390 320 44 86 13 4 8 33 13 2 60 62 .269 .385 .409 .795 131 2 6 2 1
7 Tony Gwynn* 21 23 99 91 22 42 8 2 4 19 5 1 5 7 .462 .490 .725 1.215 66 1 1 1 1
8 Jerry Johnson 23 86 346 281 42 71 23 1 1 29 7 3 50 38 .253 .368 .352 .720 99 3 9 3 1
9 Joe Lansford 20 133 560 464 67 110 20 2 25 86 1 1 85 142 .237 .352 .450 .802 209 1 3 7 3
10 Daniel Purpura 24 96 393 323 48 85 9 2 1 36 9 13 58 61 .263 .376 .313 .689 101 1 10 1 2
11 Jeff Pyburn 23 130 587 512 86 146 20 6 8 53 37 12 62 77 .285 .361 .395 .755 202 1 8 4 0
12 Douglas Slettvet 26 25 90 77 9 21 2 0 1 11 0 1 11 28 .273 .356 .338 .693 26 0 0 2 1
13 Jim Steels* 20 127 522 485 58 138 28 5 3 59 11 9 22 65 .285 .317 .381 .699 185 4 5 6 1
14 John Stevenson 21 111 416 365 48 93 11 3 1 43 13 10 44 61 .255 .338 .310 .648 113 3 2 2 2
15 Ron Tingley 22 116 446 379 72 109 9 10 13 60 8 1 52 98 .288 .376 .467 .843 177 4 7 4 0
15 Players 22.5 136 5103 4375 667 1206 192 44 83 567 142 70 599 808 .276 .364 .397 .760 1735 26 66 37 20
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 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 Byron Ballard 22 7 6 .538 4.39 20 20 0 6 0 0 123.0 131 73 60 16 33 1 67 4 0 4 1.333 9.6 1.2 2.4 4.9 2.03
2 Michael Barba 24 4 5 .444 3.07 30 1 16 0 0 5 44.0 42 32 15 3 26 1 23 0 0 5 1.545 8.6 0.6 5.3 4.7 0.88
3 Sydney Church* 25 3 4 .429 3.71 35 0 21 0 0 7 34.0 37 20 14 2 24 5 34 1 0 2 1.794 9.8 0.5 6.4 9.0 1.42
4 Mark Daly* 26 5 6 .455 3.35 32 2 17 1 1 3 78.0 82 40 29 6 43 6 58 0 0 8 1.603 9.5 0.7 5.0 6.7 1.35 Stats for 2 teams
5 Troy Dixon 22 9 12 .429 3.96 26 25 0 8 2 0 157.0 170 93 69 13 62 1 82 3 1 13 1.478 9.7 0.7 3.6 4.7 1.32
6 Dave Dravecky* 25 15 5 .750 2.67 30 19 6 11 4 2 172.0 157 69 51 11 45 3 141 2 0 4 1.174 8.2 0.6 2.4 7.4 3.13
7 Daniel Gausepohl 24 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
8 Tim Hamm 20 9 6 .600 2.27 17 15 2 11 1 1 123.0 126 51 31 10 17 0 78 0 4 2 1.163 9.2 0.7 1.2 5.7 4.59
9 Andy Hawkins 21 11 10 .524 4.18 27 27 0 14 2 0 200.0 209 100 93 15 48 1 144 1 0 4 1.285 9.4 0.7 2.2 6.5 3.00
10 Donald Johnson* 22 0 0 10.89 8 1 2 0 0 0 19.0 36 23 23 5 10 0 14 0 0 2 2.421 17.1 2.4 4.7 6.6 1.40
11 Joseph Majer 23 0 0 22.50 2 0 2 0 0 0 2.0 7 5 5 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 4.000 31.5 0.0 4.5 9.0 2.00
12 Randal Miller 27 2 1 .667 2.25 12 0 6 0 0 1 20.0 14 11 5 2 18 4 19 0 0 0 1.600 6.3 0.9 8.1 8.6 1.06
13 Mark Thurmond* 24 12 5 .706 3.26 27 27 0 10 2 0 193.0 202 86 70 10 56 1 128 1 1 4 1.337 9.4 0.5 2.6 6.0 2.29
14 Courtney Wyrick 25 1 2 .333 3.81 22 0 14 0 0 5 26.0 25 11 11 3 12 0 23 1 0 2 1.423 8.7 1.0 4.2 8.0 1.92
14 Players 23.4 77 59 .566 3.63 136 136 75 61 12 22 1151.1 1196 595 464 94 376 20 779 13 8 49 1.365 9.3 0.7 2.9 6.1 2.07

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Ron Tingley 96 584 47 11 3 .983 6.57 22
Frank Castro 28 159 19 9 1 .952 6.36 7
Douglas Slettvet 14 72 6 2 0 .975 5.57 4

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Lansford 133 1283 61 13 137 .990 10.11
Jim Steels 2 9 3 1 0 .923 6.00
Ron Tingley 2 22 0 0 4 1.000 11.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gerald DeSimone 99 199 329 13 75 .976 5.33
Jerry Johnson 22 46 74 5 15 .960 5.45
Daniel Purpura 17 29 63 4 14 .958 5.41
Aaron Cain 2 1 6 1 0 .875 3.50

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Daniel Purpura 57 39 127 12 18 .933 2.91
Jerry Johnson 43 27 74 13 8 .886 2.35
John Alvarez 29 20 48 3 6 .958 2.34
Daniel Gausepohl 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Stevenson 111 152 360 53 74 .906 4.61
Daniel Purpura 22 33 53 12 11 .878 3.91
Aaron Cain 11 10 17 2 1 .931 2.45
Gerald DeSimone 9 20 29 3 6 .942 5.44

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jeff Pyburn 118 167 3 5 0 .971 1.44
Jim Steels 115 197 11 7 2 .967 1.81
Daniel Gausepohl 93 164 17 7 2 .963 1.95
Aaron Cain 65 101 7 2 3 .982 1.66
Tony Gwynn 21 41 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
Jerry Johnson 3 4 1 0 0 1.000 1.67
Ron Tingley 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sydney Church 35 6 12 1 1 .947 0.51
Mark Daly 32 3 12 2 1 .882 0.47 Stats for 2 teams
Michael Barba 30 2 12 3 1 .824 0.47
Dave Dravecky 30 14 21 3 3 .921 1.17
Andy Hawkins 27 12 31 1 5 .977 1.59
Mark Thurmond 27 9 37 2 1 .958 1.70
Troy Dixon 26 10 26 1 3 .973 1.38
Courtney Wyrick 22 4 3 0 0 1.000 0.32
Byron Ballard 20 11 25 2 1 .947 1.80
Tim Hamm 17 2 26 4 2 .875 1.65
Randal Miller 12 0 7 1 0 .875 0.58
Donald Johnson 8 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.88
Joseph Majer 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Daniel Gausepohl 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
John Alvarez 25 R R 6' 0.0" 158 1956
Byron Ballard 22 S R 6' 4.0" 205 Jul 27, 1958 White Plains, NY, US
Michael Barba 24 R R 6' 0.0" 195 May 3, 1957 Summit, NJ, US
Aaron Cain 25 R R 5' 8.0" 170 1956
Frank Castro 20 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jul 10, 1960 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Sydney Church 25 L L 6' 0.0" 175 1956
Mark Daly 26 R L 6' 1.0" 197 Sep 11, 1954 West Palm Beach, FL, US
Gerald DeSimone 24 S R 6' 0.0" 175 1957
Troy Dixon 22 R R 6' 3.0" 177 1959
Dave Dravecky 25 R L 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 14, 1956 Youngstown, OH, US
Daniel Gausepohl 24 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1957
Tony Gwynn 21 L L 5' 11.0" 185 May 9, 1960 Los Angeles, CA, US
Tim Hamm 20 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Aug 8, 1960 Santa Cruz, CA, US
Andy Hawkins 21 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Jan 21, 1960 Waco, TX, US
Donald Johnson 22 L L 5' 11.0" 175 1959
Jerry Johnson 23 R R 5' 8.0" 180 1958
Joe Lansford 20 R R 6' 5.0" 225 Jan 15, 1961 Santa Clara, CA, US
Joseph Majer 23 R 6' 0.0" 185 1958
Randal Miller 27 R R 6' 1.0" 200 1954
Daniel Purpura 24 R R 5' 10.0" 160 1957
Jeff Pyburn 23 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Dec 16, 1957 Birmingham, AL, US
Douglas Slettvet 26 R R 6' 2.0" 210 1955
Jim Steels 20 L L 5' 10.0" 185 May 30, 1961 Jackson, MS, US
John Stevenson 21 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Sep 4, 1959
Mark Thurmond 24 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 12, 1956 Houston, TX, US
Ron Tingley 22 R R 6' 2.0" 160 May 27, 1959 Presque Isle, ME, US
Courtney Wyrick 25 R 5' 10.0" 180 1956

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