1983 Iowa Cubs Roster

American Association (AA) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 70-66
Finished 2nd in the AA's East Division
Manager: Jim Napier (70-66)
Affiliation: Chicago Cubs
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Ballpark: Sec Taylor Stadium I
Attendance: 255,830, Avg. 3,762
1983 Iowa Cubs Statistics

Playoffs - Denver Bears 3 games, Iowa Cubs 1

The Iowa Cubs of the American Association ended the 1983 season with a record of 70 wins and 66 losses, finishing second in the league's East Division.

The Cubs scored 710 runs and surrendered 664 runs. Carmelo Martinez walloped 31 home runs for Iowa, while Joe Carter, Tom Grant, Mike Diaz and Fritzie Connally each swatted 20 or more, too. Carmelo Martinez accounted for 94 RBI. Dan Rohn topped all regular batters by connecting at a .315 clip. Dan Larson led the squad with 13 wins and a team-best 4.06 ERA, best among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Players from the 1983 Iowa Cubs who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included Tom Filer, Dan Larson, Reggie Patterson, Tom Grant, Don Schulze, Jay Loviglio, Randy Stein, Carmelo Martinez, Bill Earley, Henry Cotto, Jerry Manuel, Rich Bordi, Paul Moskau, Jon Perlman, Carlos Lezcano, Thad Bosley, Dave Owen, Mike Diaz, Fritzie Connally, Dan Rohn, Scot Thompson, Joe Carter, Bill Hayes and Alan Hargesheimer.

Jim Napier served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Rich BordiRRApril 18, 19596'7"210San Francisco, CA US
Thad BosleyLLSeptember 17, 19566'3"175Oceanside, CA US
Joe CarterRRMarch 7, 19606'3"215Oklahoma City, OK US
Fritzie ConnallyRRMay 19, 19586'3"210Bryan, TX US
Henry CottoRRJanuary 5, 19616'2"178New York, NY US
Mike DiazRRApril 15, 19606'2"195San Francisco, CA US
Bill EarleyRLJanuary 30, 19566'4"200Cincinnati, OH US
Tom FilerRRDecember 1, 19566'1"195Philadelphia, PA US
Tom GrantLRMay 28, 19576'2"190Worcester, MA US
Alan HargesheimerRRNovember 21, 19546'3"195Chicago, IL US
Bill HayesRROctober 24, 19576'0"195Cheverly, MD US
Joe HicksRRJuly 15, 19576'0"200Beech Grove, IN US
Larry JonesRRFebruary 5, 19556'2"185Richmond, VA US
Stan KylesRRFebruary 26, 19616'1"165Chicago, IL US
Dan LarsonRRJuly 4, 19546'0"175Los Angeles, CA US
Carlos LezcanoRRSeptember 30, 19556'2"185Arecibo, PR
Jay LoviglioRRMay 30, 19565'9"160Freeport, NY US
Jerry ManuelSRDecember 23, 19536'0"165Hahira, GA US
Carmelo MartinezRRJuly 28, 19606'2"190Dorado, PR
Paul MoskauRRDecember 20, 19536'2"200St. Joseph, MO US
Dave OwenSRApril 25, 19586'2"170Cleburne, TX US
Reggie PattersonRRNovember 7, 19586'4"180Birmingham, AL US
Jon PerlmanLRDecember 13, 19566'3"185Dallas, TX US
Ken PryceRAugust 18, 19576'2"195
Dan RohnLRJanuary 10, 19565'8"165Alpena, MI US
Don SchulzeRRSeptember 27, 19626'3"215Roselle, IL US
Randy SteinRRMarch 7, 19536'4"210Pomona, CA US
Scot ThompsonLLDecember 7, 19556'3"195Grove City, PA 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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