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1981 Most Common Starters

  • Players listed have the most games at that position
  • (WAR)
1981 Most Common Starters
Rk Tm C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF DH
1ATL (50-56, 8.84 oWAR)B.Benedict (2.57)C.Chambliss (1.29)G.Hubbard (1.03)B.Horner (2.00)R.Ramirez (0.44)R.Linares (0.64)D.Murphy (1.71)C.Washington (1.60)J.Alvarez (0.07)
2BAL (59-46, 13.58 oWAR)R.Dempsey (1.59)E.Murray (3.74)R.Dauer (2.27)D.DeCinces (2.59)M.Belanger (-0.27)J.Lowenstein (-0.93)A.Bumbry (0.95)K.Singleton (1.20)T.Crowley (0.33)
3BOS (59-49, 17.22 oWAR)R.Gedman (0.79)T.Perez (0.43)J.Remy (1.91)C.Lansford (3.71)G.Hoffman (-0.61)J.Rice (2.47)R.Miller (0.48)D.Evans (6.69)C.Yastrzemski (0.52)
4CAL (51-59, 16.53 oWAR)E.Ott (0.28)R.Carew (2.98)B.Grich (5.45)B.Hobson (-0.94)R.Burleson (4.51)B.Downing (1.13)F.Lynn (0.12)D.Ford (1.83)D.Baylor (1.42)
5CHC (38-65, -3.37 oWAR)T.Blackwell (0.15)B.Buckner (1.21)M.Tyson (-0.78)K.Reitz (-0.82)I.de Jesus (-1.27)S.Henderson (0.70)J.Morales (-0.90)L.Durham (0.96)D.Bird (1.46)
6CHW (54-52, 18.94 oWAR)C.Fisk (2.81)M.Squires (0.10)T.Bernazard (3.70)J.Morrison (0.31)B.Almon (2.13)R.LeFlore (0.84)C.Lemon (4.06)H.Baines (2.20)G.Luzinski (2.70)
7CIN (66-42, 18.45 oWAR)J.Nolan (1.03)D.Driessen (0.36)R.Oester (3.21)R.Knight (1.31)D.Concepcion (3.73)G.Foster (3.67)K.Griffey (2.79)D.Collins (2.19)D.Bair (-0.81)
8CLE (52-51, 6.92 oWAR)R.Hassey (0.97)M.Hargrove (3.09)D.Kuiper (-0.78)T.Harrah (2.00)T.Veryzer (-1.13)M.Dilone (-0.05)R.Manning (2.18)J.Orta (0.06)A.Thornton (-0.32)
9DET (60-49, 18.30 oWAR)L.Parrish (1.81)R.Hebner (-0.32)L.Whitaker (3.81)T.Brookens (0.44)A.Trammell (3.77)S.Kemp (3.78)A.Cowens (0.54)L.Jones (0.39)J.Wockenfuss (0.22)
10HOU (61-49, 16.28 oWAR)A.Ashby (2.21)C.Cedeno (0.39)J.Pittman (-0.20)A.Howe (3.53)C.Reynolds (1.54)J.Cruz (3.15)T.Scott (1.31)T.Puhl (1.90)J.Andujar (-0.66)
11KCR (50-53, 15.24 oWAR)J.Wathan (-0.39)W.Aikens (1.86)F.White (1.26)G.Brett (3.32)U.Washington (1.47)W.Wilson (4.14)A.Otis (2.05)C.Geronimo (0.47)H.McRae (0.70)
12LAD (63-47, 18.87 oWAR)M.Scioscia (1.66)S.Garvey (2.00)D.Lopes (0.77)R.Cey (3.47)B.Russell (0.55)D.Baker (2.80)K.Landreaux (0.91)P.Guerrero (2.88)M.Bradley (-0.04)
13MIL (62-47, 16.15 oWAR)T.Simmons (0.28)C.Cooper (4.21)J.Gantner (1.47)D.Money (0.13)R.Yount (4.90)B.Oglivie (0.45)G.Thomas (3.12)M.Brouhard (-0.21)L.Hisle (0.36)
14MIN (41-68, -1.90 oWAR)S.Butera (1.01)D.Goodwin (-0.86)R.Wilfong (0.72)J.Castino (2.17)R.Smalley (0.54)G.Ward (0.51)M.Hatcher (-0.83)D.Engle (0.75)G.Adams (-1.68)
15MON (60-48, 17.93 oWAR)G.Carter (3.81)W.Cromartie (2.11)R.Scott (0.60)L.Parrish (0.00)C.Speier (-0.12)T.Raines (3.50)A.Dawson (7.45)T.Wallach (0.75)S.Bahnsen (-0.52)
16NYM (41-62, 8.35 oWAR)J.Stearns (1.92)D.Kingman (0.69)D.Flynn (-0.34)H.Brooks (2.64)F.Taveras (-1.57)L.Mazzilli (-0.70)M.Wilson (1.52)E.Valentine (-0.12)N.Allen (1.05)
17NYY (59-48, 16.96 oWAR)R.Cerone (-0.11)B.Watson (-0.14)W.Randolph (2.43)G.Nettles (2.72)B.Dent (1.73)D.Winfield (2.53)J.Mumphrey (3.21)R.Jackson (0.95)B.Murcer (0.41)
18OAK (64-45, 21.65 oWAR)M.Heath (1.42)J.Spencer (-0.66)S.Babitt (0.33)W.Gross (1.63)R.Picciolo (1.34)R.Henderson (6.67)D.Murphy (4.38)T.Armas (4.22)C.Johnson (1.53)
19PHI (59-48, 17.38 oWAR)B.Boone (-1.18)P.Rose (1.70)M.Trillo (1.77)M.Schmidt (7.67)L.Bowa (1.84)G.Matthews (2.46)G.Maddox (1.55)B.McBride (-0.33)L.Aguayo (-0.27)
20PIT (46-56, 9.13 oWAR)T.Pena (1.60)J.Thompson (1.47)P.Garner (-0.44)B.Madlock (3.46)T.Foli (-0.63)M.Easler (0.90)O.Moreno (1.02)D.Parker (0.05)G.Alexander (0.10)
21SDP (41-69, 10.22 oWAR)T.Kennedy (2.50)B.Perkins (-0.09)J.Bonilla (0.62)L.Salazar (1.55)O.Smith (0.99)G.Richards (2.76)R.Jones (1.59)J.Lefebvre (1.86)M.Armstrong (-0.37)
22SEA (44-65, 6.08 oWAR)J.Narron (-1.25)B.Bochte (0.62)J.Cruz (2.39)L.Randle (0.59)J.Anderson (0.05)T.Paciorek (4.30)J.Simpson (0.03)J.Burroughs (-0.28)R.Zisk (1.72)
23SFG (56-55, 12.52 oWAR)M.May (1.38)E.Cabell (-1.40)J.Morgan (2.06)D.Evans (2.96)J.LeMaster (0.40)L.Herndon (2.03)J.Martin (-0.93)J.Clark (3.09)D.Alexander (3.53)
24STL (59-43, 20.36 oWAR)D.Porter (1.52)K.Hernandez (4.18)T.Herr (2.09)K.Oberkfell (3.25)G.Templeton (2.40)D.Iorg (0.15)G.Hendrick (2.73)S.Lezcano (0.55)J.Andujar (0.02)
25TEX (57-48, 20.14 oWAR)J.Sundberg (3.94)P.Putnam (1.14)B.Wills (1.08)B.Bell (6.18)M.Mendoza (1.02)B.Sample (1.92)M.Rivers (2.14)J.Grubb (-0.25)A.Oliver (1.47)
26TOR (37-69, -2.47 oWAR)E.Whitt (0.24)J.Mayberry (1.09)D.Garcia (-0.87)D.Ainge (-1.11)A.Griffin (-2.00)A.Woods (-0.35)L.Moseby (0.42)B.Bonnell (-0.62)O.Velez (0.88)
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