1982 Midland Cubs Roster

Texas League (TL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 67-66
Finished 2nd in the TL's West Division
Manager: Brian Murphy (67-66)
Affiliation: Chicago Cubs
Location: Midland, Texas
Ballpark: Christensen Stadium
Attendance: 114,045, Avg. 1,715
1982 Midland Cubs Statistics

Playoffs - El Paso Diablos 2 games, Midland Cubs 0

The Midland Cubs of the Texas League ended the 1982 season with a record of 67 wins and 66 losses, finishing second in the league's West Division.

The Cubs tallied 739 runs and allowed 730 runs. Carmelo Martínez paced Midland with 27 home runs, while Fritzie Connally, Joe Carter and Mike Diaz each walloped 15 or more, too. Joe Carter drove in 98 runs. Carmelo Martínez topped hitters with significant playing time with a .334 average. Jon Perlman and Doug Welenc led the squad with 13 wins each, and Ken Pryce earned a 3.19 ERA, leading pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Members of the 1982 Midland Cubs who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Dave Owen, Mike Diaz, Fritzie Connally, Joe Carter, Carlos Lezcano, Henry Cotto, Carmelo Martínez, Jerry Morales, Larry Cox and Jon Perlman.

Brian Murphy served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bob BlythRRAugust 11, 19566'2"190
Joe CarterRRMarch 7, 19606'3"215Oklahoma City, OK US
Bruce ChaneyRRJanuary 6, 19586'1"180
Randy ClarkRRNovember 11, 19596'1"180San Diego, CA US
Fritzie ConnallyRRMay 19, 19586'3"210Bryan, TX US
Henry CottoRRJanuary 5, 19616'2"178New York, NY US
Larry CoxRRSeptember 11, 19475'10"178Bluffton, OH US
Mike DiazRRApril 15, 19606'2"195San Francisco, CA US
Javier FierroRRMay 27, 19555'10"185El Paso, TX US
Jim GerlachRRJanuary 20, 19575'11"170
Carlos GilRRJanuary 7, 19596'1"155Ciudad Bolivar, Bolivar VE
Don HymanRRMarch 10, 19585'11"175
Mike KelleyLLSeptember 6, 19575'9"165
Mike KingLLFebruary 14, 19596'1"175
Carlos LezcanoRRSeptember 30, 19556'2"185Arecibo, PR
Jared MartinLLAugust 27, 19555'10"170Oakland, CA US
Carmelo MartínezRRJuly 28, 19606'2"190Dorado, PR
Tim MillnerRMay 24, 19576'1"205
Eddie MooreRROctober 2, 19565'10"180Bloomington, IL US
Jerry MoralesRRFebruary 18, 19495'10"155Yabucoa, PR
Dave OwenSRApril 25, 19586'2"170Cleburne, TX US
David PagelLR5'9"170
Jim PayneRRJuly 3, 19575'11"180Chicago, IL US
Jon PerlmanLRDecember 13, 19566'3"185Dallas, TX US
Ken PryceRAugust 18, 19576'2"195
Tom SmithRNovember 5, 19576'3"195
Thomas SpinoRRJune 15, 19596'3"200Chicago, IL US
Mike ThompsonLJuly 27, 19585'10"167
Doug WelencRApril 1, 19566'2"185

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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