1982 Amarillo Gold Sox Roster

Texas League (TL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 61-74
Finished 4th in the TL's West Division
Manager: Glenn Ezell (61-74)
Affiliation: San Diego Padres
Location: Amarillo, Texas
Ballpark: Amarillo Dilla Villa
Attendance: 51,812, Avg. 768
1982 Amarillo Gold Sox Statistics

The Amarillo Gold Sox of the Texas League ended the 1982 season with a record of 61 wins and 74 losses, finishing fourth in the league's West Division.

The Gold Sox scored 814 runs and allowed 861 runs, most in the circuit. Brian Greer led Amarillo with 27 home runs, and George Hinshaw walloped 15 or more also. George Hinshaw accounted for 89 RBI. Gerry Davis paced all regular hitters by connecting at a .353 clip. Bill Long topped the squad with 12 wins and a team-best 4.41 ERA, tops among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Members of the 1982 Amarillo Gold Sox who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Mike Couchee, Mike Martin, Mark Parent, George Hinshaw, Gerry Davis, Bill Long, Kevin McReynolds, Luis Quiñones, James Steels and Brian Greer.

Glenn Ezell served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Tom BikoLLAugust 24, 19586'2"200
Larry BrownRRJune 23, 19576'4"210
Neil BryantLDecember 5, 19606'2"180
Paul CacciatoreRR6'0"175
Pat CaseyRRMarch 17, 19596'1"200McMinnville, OR US
Jim CoffmanRRFebruary 10, 19586'1"180
Mike CoucheeRRDecember 4, 19576'0"190San Jose, CA US
Gerry DavisRRDecember 25, 19586'0"185Trenton, NJ US
Daniel GausepohlRR6'1"175
Mark GillaspieSRApril 18, 19596'2"185
Brian GreerRRMay 14, 19596'3"210Lynwood, CA US
Willie HardwickRRAugust 15, 19596'2"175Oakland, CA US
George HinshawRROctober 23, 19596'0"185Los Angeles, CA US
Randy KaczmarskiRR5'10"175
Marty KainRAugust 25, 19585'11"185Long Beach, CA US
Bill LongRRFebruary 29, 19606'0"185Cincinnati, OH US
Douglas LulayRR6'1"195
Bobby MaciasR6'3"190
Mike MartinLRDecember 3, 19586'2"193Portland, OR US
Kevin McReynoldsRROctober 16, 19596'0"205Little Rock, AR US
James OberbrunerRRMarch 21, 19586'4"210
Bruce OliverRRSeptember 17, 19586'3"195
Mark ParentRRSeptember 16, 19616'5"215Ashland, OR US
Joe PlesacRRNovember 8, 19606'5"205
Daniel PurpuraRR5'10"160
Luis QuiñonesSRApril 28, 19625'11"165Ponce, PR
Jeff RonkRR5'11"170
Joe SchergerRR6'2"195
Wes SmithR6'0"175
James SteelsLLMay 30, 19615'10"185Jackson, MS US
John StevensonRRSeptember 4, 19595'10"155
Steven StoneROctober 8, 19596'2"190Fullerton, CA US
Jimmy ThomasRRMarch 12, 19586'0"185
John WhiteRDecember 20, 19586'6"205

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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