1971 Oakland Athletics Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 101-60
Finished 1st in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 907,835, Avg. 12,436
Ballpark: Oakland Coliseum
Won Division
American League Championship Series - Lost to Baltimore Orioles 3-0
Manager: Dick Williams (101-60)
Location: Oakland, California
1971 Oakland Athletics Statistics
1971 Oakland Athletics Results

The Oakland Athletics of the American League ended the 1971 season with a record of 101 wins and 60 losses, finishing first in the AL's West Division.

The Athletics scored 691 runs and surrendered 564 runs. Reggie Jackson walloped 32 home runs for Oakland, while Rick Monday, Sal Bando, Dave Duncan and Mike Epstein each swatted 20 or more, too. Sal Bando recorded 94 runs batted in. Reggie Jackson paced all regular hitters by hitting .277. Vida Blue earned 24 wins on the mound for the team, plus Catfish Hunter and Chuck Dobson added 15 or more wins, too Vida Blue earned a 1.82 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Dick Williams coached the team. The 1971 Oakland Athletics qualified for the playoffs as a division winner.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Felipe AlouLFRRMay 12, 19356'0"195Bajos de Haina, Sa D.R.
Dwain AndersonSSRRNovember 23, 19475'11"165Oakland, CA USA
Sal Bando3BRRFebruary 13, 19446'0"195Cleveland, OH USA
Curt BlefaryOFLRJuly 5, 19436'2"195Brooklyn, NY USA
Vida BluePBLJuly 28, 19496'0"189Mansfield, LA USA
Larry BrownSSRRMarch 1, 19405'10"160Shinnston, WV USA
Bert CampanerisSSRRMarch 9, 19425'10"160Pueblo Nuevo, Cuba
Ron ClarkPRRJanuary 14, 19435'10"175Fort Worth, TX USA
Tommy Davis1BRRMarch 21, 19396'2"195Brooklyn, NY USA
Chuck DobsonPRRJanuary 10, 19446'4"200Kansas City, MO USA
Dave DuncanCRRSeptember 26, 19456'2"190Dallas, TX USA
Mike Epstein1BLLApril 4, 19436'3"230Bronx, NY USA
Frank FernandezCRRApril 16, 19436'0"185Staten Island, NY USA
Rollie FingersPRRAugust 25, 19466'4"190Steubenville, OH USA
Rob GardnerPRLDecember 19, 19446'1"176Binghamton, NY USA
Adrian GarrettLFLRJanuary 3, 19436'3"185Brooksville, FL USA
Mudcat GrantPRRAugust 13, 19356'1"186Lacoochee, FL USA
Dick Green2BRRApril 21, 19415'10"180Sioux City, IA USA
Mike Hegan1BLLJuly 21, 19426'1"188Cleveland, OH USA
George HendrickLFRROctober 18, 19496'3"195Los Angeles, CA USA
Steve HovleyOFLLDecember 18, 19445'10"188Ventura, CA USA
Catfish HunterPRRApril 8, 19466'0"190Hertford, NC USA
Reggie JacksonRFLLMay 18, 19466'0"195Abington, PA USA
Ron KlimkowskiPRRMarch 1, 19446'2"190Jersey City, NJ USA
Darold KnowlesPLLDecember 9, 19416'0"180Brunswick, MO USA
Marcel LachemannPRRJune 13, 19416'0"185Los Angeles, CA USA
Tony LaRussa2BRROctober 4, 19446'0"175Tampa, FL USA
Paul LindbladPLLAugust 9, 19416'1"185Chanute, KS USA
Bob LockerPBRMarch 15, 19386'3"200George, IA USA
Angel MangualCFRRMarch 19, 19475'10"178Juana Diaz, P.R.
Don Mincher1BLRJune 24, 19386'3"205Huntsville, AL USA
Rick MondayCFLLNovember 20, 19456'3"193Batesville, AR USA
Blue Moon OdomPRRMay 29, 19456'0"178Macon, GA USA
Jim PantherPRRMarch 1, 19456'1"190Burlington, IA USA
Daryl PattersonPLRNovember 21, 19436'4"192Coalinga, CA USA
Jim RolandPRLDecember 14, 19426'3"175Franklin, NC USA
Joe RudiLFRRSeptember 7, 19466'2"200Modesto, CA USA
Diego SeguiPRRAugust 17, 19376'0"190Holguin, Ho Cuba
Gene TenaceCRROctober 10, 19466'0"190Russellton, PA USA
Ramon Webster1BLLAugust 31, 19426'0"185Colon, Co Panama