1981 Albuquerque Dukes Roster

Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 94-38
Finished 1st in the PCL's South Division
Manager: Del Crandall (94-38)
Affiliation: Los Angeles Dodgers
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Ballpark: All-Sports Stadium
Attendance: 244,464, Avg. 3,704
1981 Albuquerque Dukes Statistics

Finals - Albuquerque Dukes 3 games, Tacoma Tigers 0

The Albuquerque Dukes of the Pacific Coast League ended the 1981 season with a record of 94 wins and 38 losses, finishing first in the league's South Division.

The Dukes paced the league with 875 runs. Albuquerque surrendered 604 runs. Mike Marshall walloped 34 home runs for the team, while Ron Roenicke and Candy Maldonado swatted 15 or more, too. Mike Marshall drove in 137 runs and topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .373 clip. Ted Power led the team with 18 wins, plus Brian Holton, too added 15 or more wins, too Brian Holton recorded a 3.44 ERA, tops among regular hurlers.

Mike Marshall, Dave Patterson, Ricky Wright, Ron Roenicke, Brent Strom, Gil Rondón, Alex Taveras, Brian Holton, Steve Shirley, Gary Weiss, Rudy Law, Ted Power, Candy Maldonado, Jack Perconte, Bobby Mitchell, Don Crow, Tack Wilson and Alejandro Peña were all players from the 1981 Albuquerque Dukes who played in the Majors during their careers.

Del Crandall served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Wayne CaugheyLRFebruary 2, 19546'0"170Brainerd, MN US
Don CrowRRAugust 18, 19586'4"200Yakima, WA US
Larry FobbsRR6'0"180
Brian HoltonRRNovember 29, 19596'2"190McKeesport, PA US
Kevin KeefeRR6'2"175
Rudy LawLLOctober 7, 19566'1"165Waco, TX US
Candy MaldonadoRRSeptember 5, 19606'0"185Humacao, PR
Mike MarshallRRJanuary 12, 19606'5"215Libertyville, IL US
Bobby MitchellLLApril 7, 19555'10"170Salt Lake City, UT US
Dave MooreRRSeptember 19, 19546'2"179Lexington, KY US
Dave PattersonRRJuly 25, 19566'0"170Springfield, MO US
Alejandro PeñaRRJune 25, 19596'1"200Cambiaso, Puerto Plata DO
Jack PerconteLRAugust 31, 19545'10"160Joliet, IL US
Ted PowerRRJanuary 31, 19556'4"215Guthrie, OK US
David RichardsRR6'1"185
Ron RoenickeSLAugust 19, 19566'0"180Covina, CA US
Gil RondónRRNovember 18, 19536'2"200Bronx, NY US
Steve ShirleyLLOctober 12, 19566'0"185San Francisco, CA US
Brent StromRLOctober 14, 19486'3"189San Diego, CA US
Bill SwiackiRR6'7"220
Alex TaverasRROctober 9, 19555'10"155Santiago, Santiago DO
Gary WeissSRDecember 27, 19555'10"170Brenham, TX US
Tack WilsonRRMay 16, 19565'10"185Shreveport, LA US
Ricky WrightLLNovember 22, 19586'3"175Paris, TX US
Mike ZourasRR6'2"195

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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