1981 Oakland Athletics Statistics

American League (AL)
Team Record: 64-45
Finished 1st in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 1,298,105, Avg. 25,453
Ballpark: Oakland Coliseum
Won Division
American League West Division Series - Defeated Kansas City Royals 3-0
American League Championship Series - Lost to New York Yankees 3-0
Manager: Billy Martin (64-45)
Location: Oakland, California
1981 Oakland Athletics Roster
1981 Oakland Athletics Results

The Oakland Athletics of the American League ended the 1981 season with a record of 64 wins and 45 losses, finishing first in the AL's West Division.

The Athletics plated 458 runs and surrendered 403 runs. Tony Armas paced Oakland with 22 home runs, while Dwayne Murphy and Cliff Johnson walloped 20 or more, too. Tony Armas drove in 76 runs. Rickey Henderson topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .319. Steve McCatty led the team with 14 wins and a team-best 2.33 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Billy Martin coached the team. The 1981 Oakland Athletics qualified for the playoffs as a division winner.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Steve McCatty147.6672.33222201640185.714050481261191200741
Mike Norris129.5713.75232301220172.71457772176307810514721
Rick Langford1210.5452.99242401820195.319081651458284301823
Matt Keough106.6253.40191901020140.312556531145060025579
Jeff Jones41.8003.393301400361.0512723740743303273
Bob Owchinko43.5713.202901200239.3341514219226100164
Tom Underwood32.6003.18165510151.0372118425146242213
Brian Kingman36.3333.9518151310100.311248441032252403435
Dave Heaverlo101.0001.596020005.7711031200027
Dave Beard11.5002.7780700313.09541411510053
Rich Bordi000.002020002.010001000008
Craig Minetto002.708020006.7722040410031
Ed Figueroa005.402100008.3855160100037
Bo McLaughlin0011.57110400111.7171515190310261
Totals6445.5873.3022110949601110993.088340336480370175052811304166

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Rickey Henderson1084934238913518763556226468.319.408.437.84518572044
Tony Armas1094624405111524322765119115.261.294.480.77421162016
Dwayne Murphy107477390589810315601047391.251.369.408.77715962846
Cliff Johnson843102734071801759532860.260.329.476.80513033062
Mike Heath84321301267171830331336.236.269.346.61510491511
Dave McKay792492242559111421411643.263.313.375.6888442340
Jeff Newman68229216175012031502928.231.260.329.5897170221
Wayne Gross822872432950711031213428.206.304.366.6708972440
Rob Picciolo8219517923485341301522.268.290.397.6877161910
Shooty Babitt54171156104013014541313.256.314.301.6154760201
Jim Spencer5418317114356029101020.205.246.275.5214750021
Fred Stanley6616814515284007201523.193.269.221.4893200800
Keith Drumright319286825110110044.291.319.326.6442830110
Dave Revering3110087122011210011112.230.320.333.6532921012
Mickey Klutts154846917005110029.370.396.6961.0913200001
Mitchell Page34101929131041321729.141.200.283.4832610110
Kelvin Moore145247512011310515.255.327.362.6891710000
Mike Patterson1225234811010125.348.400.478.8781100001
Mark Budaska9363235100201410.156.250.188.438600000
Brian Doyle1743402500030112.125.146.125.271510200
Rick Bosetti922194200010033.105.227.105.333200000
Tim Hosley1823212200150025.095.174.238.412500000
Mike Davis1722200110000024.050.136.100.236210000
Jimmy Sexton7333000002002.000.000.000.000000000
Rich Bordi2000000000000000000
Dave Beard8000000000000000000
Brian Kingman18000000000000000000
Jeff Cox2000000000000000000
Bob Owchinko29000000000000000000
Mike Norris23000000000000000000
Matt Keough19000000000000000000
Jim Nettles1100000000000000100
Bob Kearney1000000000000000000
Jeff Jones33000000000000000000
Rick Langford24000000000000000000
Steve McCatty22000000000000000000
Bo McLaughlin11000000000000000000
Craig Minetto8000000000000000000
Dave Heaverlo6000000000000000000
Ed Figueroa2000000000000000000
Tom Underwood16000000000000000000
Totals141641133677458910119261044309847342647.247.312.379.69113937516463226


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Jim Spencer1B4842395.034436130.9978.6587.9170000
Jeff Newman1B3028218.018513112.9958.1746.6000000
Dave Revering1B2921206.018813112.9958.7826.9310000
Kelvin Moore1B1313115.0997091.0008.2968.1540000
Cliff Johnson1B9550.0421021.0007.7404.7780000
Tim Hosley1B104.03010.7506.7503.0000000
Wayne Gross1B203.03010.7509.0001.5000000
Mike Davis1B102.00000.000.0000000
Shooty Babitt2B5244408.084125612.9724.6104.0190000
Dave McKay2B3833299.083108623.9705.7495.0260000
Keith Drumright2B1916149.0385017.9895.3154.6320000
Brian Doyle2B1715120.02939061.0005.1004.0000000
Fred Stanley2B6116.022001.0002.250.6670000
Jeff Cox2B101.001001.0009.0001.0000000
Wayne Gross3B7365599.065127117.9462.8852.6300000
Dave McKay3B4332291.0295973.9262.7222.0470000
Mickey Klutts3B141299.071511.9572.0001.5710000
Jimmy Sexton3B104.003001.0006.7503.0000000
Mike HeathC7876680.039145106.9785.7715.59010353247.8
Jeff NewmanC3733312.01821512.9955.6835.32410151346.4
Bob KearneyC101.00000.000.0000000
Tony ArmasOF109109983.0259822.9932.4452.4500000
Dwayne MurphyOF106106954.0326650.9853.1323.1320000
Rickey HendersonOF107107952.0327770.9793.1583.1210000
Rick BosettiOF5230.0120001.0003.6002.4000000
Mike PattersonOF5329.070001.0002.1721.4000000
Mike HeathOF6021.080001.0003.4291.3330000
Mike DavisOF207.030001.0003.8571.5000000
Jim NettlesOF103.00000.000.0000000
Rick LangfordP2424195.3162333.9291.7971.6250000
Steve McCattyP2222185.7112612.9741.7941.6820000
Mike NorrisP2323172.7162510.9762.1371.7830000
Matt KeoughP1919140.3101322.9201.4751.2110000
Brian KingmanP1815100.34920.8671.166.7220000
Jeff JonesP33061.026001.0001.180.2420000
Tom UnderwoodP16551.00911.9001.588.5630000
Bob OwchinkoP29039.30611.8571.373.2070000
Dave BeardP8013.021001.0002.077.3750000
Bo McLaughlinP11011.721001.0002.314.2730000
Ed FigueroaP218.311001.0002.1601.0000000
Craig MinettoP806.70000.000.0000000
Dave HeaverloP605.70000.000.0000000
Rich BordiP202.00000.000.0000000
Rob PiccioloSS8257533.399157530.9814.3203.1220000
Fred StanleySS6252446.794118325.9864.2723.4190000
Dave McKaySS7013.065001.0007.6151.5710000
Totals12269818937.02979108081198.9804.0883.31120504547.4

Postseason - Pitching:

Player Rnd W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Mike NorrisAWDIV101.0000.001101109.0400030200034
Steve McCattyAWDIV101.0001.001101009.0611040300037
Rick LangfordAWDIV101.0001.231100007.31011000300030
Tom UnderwoodAWDIV000.001000000.300000010001
Dave BeardAWDIV000.001010011.300000020004
Jeff JonesALCS004.501000002.0211010010010
Bob OwchinkoALCS005.401010001.731110000008
Tom UnderwoodALCS0013.502020001.342202000008
Dave BeardALCS0040.501000000.753310000007
Brian KingmanALCS0081.001000000.333300000004
Matt KeoughALCS01.0001.081100008.3721160400139
Mike NorrisALCS01.0003.681100007.3633020400030
Steve McCattyALCS01.00013.501100003.3655020210019
Totals33.5003.63146421152.0562221320021201231

Postseason - Batting:

Player Rnd GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Dwayne MurphyAWDIV312114610120111.545.583.9091.4921000000
Tony ArmasAWDIV312111620030011.545.583.7271.311800000
Dave McKayAWDIV312111300110011.273.333.545.879600000
Wayne GrossAWDIV2551200130000.400.4001.0001.400500000
Cliff JohnsonAWDIV2870210000001.286.286.429.714300100
Rickey HendersonAWDIV313113200002120.182.308.182.490200000
Rob PiccioloAWDIV1330100000000.333.333.333.667100000
Keith DrumrightAWDIV1440100000000.250.250.250.500110000
Jim SpencerAWDIV1440110000000.250.250.500.750200000
Mickey KluttsAWDIV2870100000001.143.143.143.286100100
Jeff NewmanAWDIV1430000000001.000.000.000.000000100
Kelvin MooreAWDIV2880000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Mike HeathAWDIV2880000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Fred StanleyAWDIV3760000000011.000.143.000.143000000
Mike NorrisAWDIV1000000000000000000
Steve McCattyAWDIV1000000000000000000
Rick LangfordAWDIV1000000000000000000
Rick BosettiAWDIV1000000000000000000
Dave BeardAWDIV1000000000000000000
Tom UnderwoodAWDIV1000000000000000000
Rickey HendersonALCS312110421012012.364.417.7271.144810000
Mickey KluttsALCS3771300000001.429.429.429.857300000
Dave McKayALCS311110300010002.273.273.273.545310000
Mike HeathALCS3661200000001.333.333.333.667200000
Dwayne MurphyALCS31080210010023.250.400.375.775310000
Kelvin MooreALCS3880200000001.250.250.250.500210000
Tony ArmasALCS312120200000005.167.167.167.333210000
Mike DavisALCS11101000000001.0001.0001.0002.000100000
Fred StanleyALCS2330100010001.333.333.333.667100000
Rick BosettiALCS2441110000001.250.250.500.750200000
Rob PiccioloALCS2551100000002.200.200.200.400100000
Wayne GrossALCS3550000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Keith DrumrightALCS3540000000010.000.200.000.200000001
Jim SpencerALCS2330000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Jeff NewmanALCS2550000000002.000.000.000.000010000
Cliff JohnsonALCS2860000000022.000.250.000.250000000
Dave BeardALCS1000000000000000000
Tom UnderwoodALCS2000000000000000000
Bob OwchinkoALCS1000000000000000000
Mike NorrisALCS1000000000000000000
Steve McCattyALCS1000000000000000000
Brian KingmanALCS1000000000000000000
Matt KeoughALCS1000000000000000000
Jeff JonesALCS1000000000000000000
Totals84213198144791313421233.237.281.338.6196770301

Postseason - Fielding:

Player Rnd Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G
Kelvin MooreAWDIV1B2218.0141011.0007.5007.500
Jim SpencerAWDIV1B119.062011.0008.0008.000
Dave McKayAWDIV2B3327.08613.9334.6674.667
Mickey KluttsAWDIV3B2218.002011.0001.0001.000
Wayne GrossAWDIV3B119.014021.0005.0005.000
Mike HeathAWDIVC2218.091001.0005.0005.000
Jeff NewmanAWDIVC119.040001.0004.0004.000
Dwayne MurphyAWDIVCF3327.0130001.0004.3334.333
Rickey HendersonAWDIVLF3327.080001.0002.6672.667
Mike NorrisAWDIVP119.02110.7503.0003.000
Steve McCattyAWDIVP119.004001.0004.0004.000
Rick LangfordAWDIVP117.322001.0004.9094.000
Dave BeardAWDIVP101.30000.000.000
Tom UnderwoodAWDIVP100.30000.000.000
Tony ArmasAWDIVRF3325.06010.8572.1602.000
Rick BosettiAWDIVRF102.00000.000.000
Fred StanleyAWDIVSS3219.074001.0005.2113.667
Rob PiccioloAWDIVSS118.012001.0003.3753.000
Kelvin MooreALCS1B3319.0133001.0007.5795.333
Jim SpencerALCS1B206.042011.0009.0003.000
Dave McKayALCS2B3325.07610.9294.6804.333
Mickey KluttsALCS3B3318.03510.8894.0002.667
Wayne GrossALCS3B307.020001.0002.571.667
Jeff NewmanALCSC2215.091001.0006.0005.000
Mike HeathALCSC2110.030001.0002.7001.500
Dwayne MurphyALCSCF3317.090001.0004.7653.000
Rick BosettiALCSCF108.020001.0002.2502.000
Rickey HendersonALCSLF3321.06010.8572.5712.000
Mike HeathALCSLF104.001001.0002.2501.000
Matt KeoughALCSP118.30000.000.000
Mike NorrisALCSP117.312001.0003.6823.000
Steve McCattyALCSP113.311001.0005.4002.000
Jeff JonesALCSP102.010001.0004.5001.000
Bob OwchinkoALCSP101.701001.0005.4001.000
Tom UnderwoodALCSP201.30000.000.000
Dave BeardALCSP100.701001.00013.5001.000
Brian KingmanALCSP100.30000.000.000
Tony ArmasALCSRF3325.052001.0002.5202.333
Rob PiccioloALCSSS2216.05511.9095.6255.000
Fred StanleyALCSSS219.042001.0006.0003.000
Totals7354468.015661710.9694.1732.973




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