1985 Peoria Chiefs Roster

Midwest League (MWL) - Class: A
Team Record: 75-65
Finished 1st in the MWL's South Division
Manager: Pete Mackanin (75-65)
Affiliation: Chicago Cubs
Location: Peoria, Illinois
Ballpark: Pete Vonachen Stadium
Attendance: 165,053, Avg. 2,358
1985 Peoria Chiefs Statistics

Playoffs - Peoria Chiefs 2 games, Beloit Brewers 1
Finals - Kenosha Twins 3 games, Peoria Chiefs 1

The Peoria Chiefs of the Midwest League ended the 1985 season with a record of 75 wins and 65 losses, finishing first in the league's South Division.

The Chiefs scored 653 runs and allowed 571 runs. Darcy Walker led Peoria with 15 home runs Bryan House drove in 76 runs. Bruce Crabbe paced all qualifying hitters on the roster with a .313 average. Greg Maddux topped the squad with 13 wins, while Jeff Pico earned a 3.07 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Greg Maddux, Rafael Palmeiro, Dave Pavlas, Jeff Pico, Laddie Renfroe, Jeff Schwarz, Héctor Villanueva and Rick Wrona were all players from the 1985 Peoria Chiefs who played in the Majors during their careers.

Pete Mackanin served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Greg BellLLMay 14, 19616'1"190
Stan BoderickSRAugust 12, 19646'1"175
Bruce CrabbeRRFebruary 14, 19626'2"175Louisville, KY US
Bill DanekRJanuary 5, 19636'1"185
Jackie DavidsonSRSeptember 20, 19646'0"175Fort Worth, TX US
Bob GlendeningRRSeptember 12, 19625'11"185
Derrick HardamonRRJuly 21, 19646'1"160
Steve HarveyRRFebruary 22, 19605'11"165
Bryan HouseSRJanuary 5, 19635'11"170
John JohnsonRRJune 7, 19636'1"190
Manny LezcanoRRJuly 26, 19645'11"170
Greg MadduxRRApril 14, 19666'0"170San Angelo, TX US
Bob MandevilleRRJanuary 6, 19626'0"169
Julius McDougalSRMay 3, 19636'2"185Jackson, MI US
Michael O'ConnorRR6'2"195
Rafael PalmeiroLLSeptember 24, 19646'0"180La Habana, La Habana CU
Dave PavlasRRAugust 12, 19626'7"180Frankfurt, DE
Jeff PicoRRFebruary 12, 19666'1"180Antioch, CA US
Hugh PoburRMarch 9, 19626'5"225
Tim ReidRApril 19, 19636'2"190
Laddie RenfroeSRMay 9, 19625'11"200Natchez, MS US
Tim RiceLSeptember 15, 19626'0"184
Donnie RichardsonRRAugust 6, 19616'2"175
Jeff SchwarzRRMay 20, 19646'5"190Fort Pierce, FL US
Todd SmithRR6'2"185
Mark SolzLL6'3"200
Frank SpearL5'11"170
Mike TullierLLJanuary 9, 19626'0"170
John TurnerLLSeptember 18, 19625'11"175
Héctor VillanuevaRROctober 2, 19646'1"220Rio Piedras, PR
Darcy WalkerLLNovember 11, 19616'0"190
Bruce WilliamsRDecember 28, 19626'1"220
Rick WronaRRDecember 10, 19636'1"185Tulsa, OK 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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