1985 Oklahoma City 89ers Roster

American Association (AA) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 79-63
1st in the AA's West Division
Manager: Dave Oliver (79-63)
Affiliation: Texas Rangers
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Ballpark: All Sports Stadium
Attendance: 364,247, Avg. 5,130
1985 Oklahoma City 89ers Statistics

Playoffs - Louisville Redbirds 4 games, Oklahoma City 89ers 1

The Oklahoma City 89ers of the American Association ended the 1985 season with a record of 79 wins and 63 losses, first in the league's West Division.

The 89ers paced the league with just 542 runs allowed. Oklahoma City scored 630 runs. Jim Maler led the squad with 14 home runs Steve Buechele accounted for 64 RBI. Bob Brower topped all regular hitters by connecting at a .249 clip. Bob Sebra and Jose Guzman paced the squad with 10 wins each, while Jose Guzman recorded a 3.14 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Members of the 1985 Oklahoma City 89ers who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Chris Welsh, Jeff Russell, Bob Brower, Jim Maler, Matt Williams, George Wright, Jose Guzman, Nick Capra, Ricky Wright, Dale Mohorcic, Don Werner, Bill Earley, Mike Parrott, Tom Dunbar, Glen Cook, Jeff Kunkel, Glenn Brummer, Geno Petralli, Oddibe McDowell, Tommy Boggs, Greg Tabor, Jim Anderson, Bob Sebra, Orlando Mercado, Steve Buechele, Jeff Moronko, Tony Fossas, Randy Hunt, Dale Murray and Ellis Valentine.

Dave Oliver served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jim AndersonRRFebruary 23, 19576'0"170Los Angeles, CA US
Dale MohorcicRRJanuary 25, 19566'3"220Cleveland, OH US
Jeff MoronkoRRAugust 17, 19596'2"190Houston, TX US
Dale MurrayRRFebruary 2, 19506'4"205Cuero, TX US
Mike ParrottRRDecember 6, 19546'4"210Oxnard, CA US
Geno PetralliLRSeptember 25, 19596'2"185Sacramento, CA US
Mike RubelRRJanuary 9, 19606'4"215
Jeff RussellRRSeptember 2, 19616'4"200Cincinnati, OH US
Bob SebraRRDecember 11, 19616'2"200Ridgewood, NJ US
Tommy ShimpRRAugust 29, 19576'2"180
Dave StockstillLROctober 4, 19576'0"180Springfield, MO US
Greg TaborRRMay 21, 19616'0"165Castro Valley, CA US
Ellis ValentineRRJuly 30, 19546'4"205Helena, AR US
Chris WelshLLApril 14, 19556'2"185Wilmington, DE US
Don WernerRRMarch 8, 19536'1"175Appleton, WI US
Matt WilliamsRRJuly 25, 19596'1"200Houston, TX US
George WrightSRDecember 22, 19585'11"180Oklahoma City, OK US
Ricky WrightLLNovember 22, 19586'3"175Paris, TX US
Orlando MercadoRRNovember 7, 19616'0"180Arecibo, PR
Oddibe McDowellLLAugust 25, 19625'9"165Hollywood, FL US
Jim MalerRRAugust 16, 19586'4"230New York, NY US
Tommy BoggsRROctober 25, 19556'2"195Poughkeepsie, NY US
Bob BrowerRRJanuary 10, 19605'11"185Jamaica, NY US
Glenn BrummerRRNovember 23, 19546'0"200Olney, IL US
Barry BrunenkantRRJanuary 10, 19615'10"175Worcester, MA US
Steve BuecheleRRSeptember 26, 19616'2"190Lancaster, CA US
Chuckie CanadyRRAugust 12, 19595'11"195
Nick CapraRRMarch 8, 19585'8"165Denver, CO US
Glen CookRRSeptember 8, 19595'11"180Buffalo, NY US
Willie DarkisRRJanuary 26, 19606'0"200Guthrie, OK US
Tom DunbarLLNovember 24, 19596'2"192Graniteville, SC US
Bill EarleyRLJanuary 30, 19566'4"200Cincinnati, OH US
Tony FossasLLSeptember 23, 19576'0"195La Habana, La Habana CU
Jose GuzmanRRApril 9, 19636'2"160Santa Isabel, PR
Tim HallgrenRRJune 15, 19596'2"195Lewiston, ID US
Randy HuntRRJanuary 3, 19606'0"185Prattville, AL US
Mike JirscheleRRMarch 3, 19595'11"185Clintonville, WI US
Jeff KunkelRRMarch 25, 19626'2"180West Palm Beach, FL US
Mitch ZwolenskyRRDecember 29, 19596'2"200

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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