1985 Appleton Foxes Roster

Midwest League (MWL) - Class: A
Team Record: 85-54
Finished 1st in the MWL's North Division
Manager: Sal Rende (85-54)
Affiliation: Chicago White Sox
Location: Appleton, Wisconsin
Ballpark: Goodland Field
Attendance: 76,860, Avg. 1,106
1985 Appleton Foxes Statistics

Playoffs - Kenosha Twins 2 games, Appleton Foxes 1

The Appleton Foxes of the Midwest League ended the 1985 season with a record of 85 wins and 54 losses, finishing first in the league's North Division.

The Foxes paced the league with 782 runs. Appleton surrendered 614 runs. Tom Forrester led the squad with 15 home runs Jim Winters drove in 91 runs. Troy Thomas topped all regular batters by hitting .290. Tony Menéndez and Ed Correa paced the squad with 13 wins each, while Ed Correa earned a 2.53 ERA, best among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Players from the 1985 Appleton Foxes who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included Ed Correa, Norberto Martin, Tony Menéndez and Bobby Thigpen.

Sal Rende served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jeff AndersonRApril 4, 19626'1"180
Buck AutryRRApril 15, 19635'11"195
Tony BartolomucciLNovember 20, 19626'2"190
Jerry BertolaniRRMarch 28, 19646'3"180
Jim ByrdSRDecember 13, 19615'10"160
John CaianielloLRAugust 11, 19615'11"180
Don CarrRNovember 18, 19626'0"180
Ed CorreaRRApril 29, 19666'2"192Hato Rey, PR
Jim FilippiRSeptember 23, 19636'1"190
Tom ForresterLLApril 16, 19646'2"195
Chris JeftsRRJanuary 14, 19656'3"200Rome, GA US
Wes KentRRJune 4, 19626'6"220
Tom LahrmanRNovember 26, 19646'3"195
Jim MarkertRRJuly 1, 19626'2"190
Norberto MartinRRDecember 10, 19665'10"175San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris DO
Tony MenéndezRRFebruary 20, 19656'2"190La Habana, La Habana CU
Steve OswaldLJune 21, 19626'2"170
Luis PerazaRRJune 29, 19646'0"190
Jim PhelpsR6'3"195
Darrell PruittRRNovember 3, 19635'8"170Topeka, KS US
Ken ReedRDecember 22, 19626'4"185
Kevin RenzRDecember 31, 19625'11"175
Mark RuckebeilRDecember 4, 19636'2"190
Ed SedarRRAugust 8, 19616'1"200Waukegan, IL US
John SteinROctober 8, 19646'2"190
Greg TarnowRR5'11"165
Mike TaylorRRMarch 25, 19625'10"195
Bobby ThigpenRRJuly 17, 19636'3"195Tallahassee, FL US
Troy ThomasLRSeptember 1, 19626'0"180
Kent TorveLRNovember 17, 19626'2"165
Pete VenturiniSRApril 26, 19625'11"180
Dave WhiteRDecember 18, 19616'4"200
Jim WintersRRDecember 14, 19586'0"180

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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