1985 Beaumont Golden Gators Roster

Texas League (TL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 69-67
Finished 2nd in the TL's West Division
Manager: Bobby Tolan (69-67)
Affiliation: San Diego Padres
Location: Beaumont, Texas
Ballpark: Vincent-Beck Stadium
Attendance: 108,729, Avg. 1,599
1985 Beaumont Golden Gators Statistics

The Beaumont Golden Gators of the Texas League ended the 1985 season with a record of 69 wins and 67 losses, finishing second in the league's West Division.

The Golden Gators scored 631 runs and gave up 639 runs. Greg Smith led Beaumont with 14 home runs and drove in 69 runs, while leading all qualifying hitters on the roster with a .317 average, while Mike Mills and Mark Williamson topped the squad with 10 wins each, and Mike Mills recorded a 3.74 ERA, best among regular hurlers.

Members of the 1985 Beaumont Golden Gators who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Joe Bitker, Jimmy Jones, Gary Green, Mark Williamson, Mark Wasinger, Ed Vosberg, Shane Mack, Eddie Miller, Francisco Oliveras, Candy Sierra and Benito Santiago.

Bobby Tolan served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Joe BitkerRRFebruary 12, 19646'1"175Glendale, CA US
Tom BrassilRRJune 17, 19606'3"180
Frank CastroRRJuly 10, 19605'11"185La Habana, La Habana CU
Jeff ChildersRFebruary 15, 19656'2"180
Rick ColemanRRAugust 23, 19595'11"180
Dave CormanRRNovember 22, 19616'0"170
Gary GreenRRJanuary 14, 19626'3"175Pittsburgh, PA US
Eric HardgraveRROctober 5, 19606'3"205
Jimmy JonesRRApril 20, 19646'2"175Dallas, TX US
Ted KockenmeisterLJanuary 16, 19636'0"170
Pete KutsukosRMay 11, 19626'1"180
Shane MackRRDecember 7, 19636'0"185Los Angeles, CA US
Mike McClainROctober 5, 19636'4"190
Eddie MillerSRJune 29, 19575'9"175San Pablo, CA US
Mike MillsRJuly 5, 19616'1"180
Jaime MorenoRRSeptember 22, 19636'0"170
Francisco OliverasRRJanuary 31, 19635'10"170Santurce, PR
Mark PostonRNovember 29, 19616'5"205
Rigo RodriguezRRSeptember 5, 19596'0"180
Benito SantiagoRRMarch 9, 19656'1"180Ponce, PR
Steve SchefskyR6'3"190
Candy SierraRRMarch 27, 19676'2"190Rio Piedras, PR
Greg SmithLRAugust 25, 19596'2"180
Jimmy ThomasRRMarch 12, 19586'0"185
Kevin TowersRNovember 11, 19616'1"185
Johnny TuttRRMarch 11, 19606'0"180Rome, GA US
Ed VosbergLLSeptember 28, 19616'1"190Tucson, AZ US
Mark WasingerRRAugust 4, 19616'0"165Monterey, CA US
Mark WilliamsonRRJuly 21, 19596'0"155Corpus Christi, TX US

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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