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1981 Phoenix Giants Roster

Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 69-63
Finished 2nd in the PCL's South Division
Manager: Rocky Bridges (69-63)
Affiliation: San Francisco Giants
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Ballpark: Phoenix Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 240,832, Avg. 3,649
1981 Phoenix Giants Statistics

The Phoenix Giants of the Pacific Coast League ended the 1981 season with a record of 69 wins and 63 losses, finishing second in the league's South Division.

The Giants plated 686 runs and allowed 710 runs. Chili Davis and Jose Barrios paced Phoenix with 19 home runs apiece. Jose Barrios drove in 96 runs. Rich Murray led all regular hitters by hitting .326, and Mike Rowland topped the team with 15 wins, while Alan Hargesheimer earned a 3.66 ERA, tops among regular hurlers.

Dennis Littlejohn, Jeffrey Leonard, Rich Murray, Bob Tufts, Guy Sularz, Jeff Stember, Max Venable, Tom Runnells, Mike Rowland, Jeff Ransom, Gene Pentz, Joe Pettini, Dave Roberts, Chili Davis, Jesus Figueroa, Alan Hargesheimer, Bob Brenly, Mark Calvert and Jose Barrios were all players from the 1981 Phoenix Giants who played in the Major Leagues during their careers.

Rocky Bridges served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jose BarriosRRJune 26, 19576'4"195New York, NY US
Bob BrenlyRRFebruary 25, 19546'2"210Coshocton, OH US
Mark CalvertRRSeptember 29, 19566'1"195Tulsa, OK US
Chili DavisSRJanuary 17, 19606'3"195Kingston, JM
Jesus FigueroaLLFebruary 20, 19575'10"160Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Alan HargesheimerRRNovember 21, 19546'3"195Chicago, IL US
Phillip HinrichsRROctober 4, 19575'11"180
Tommy JonesRROctober 13, 19546'1"185Stockton, CA US
Jeffrey LeonardRRSeptember 22, 19556'2"200Philadelphia, PA US
Dennis LittlejohnRROctober 4, 19546'2"200Santa Monica, CA US
Rich MurrayRRJuly 6, 19576'4"195Los Angeles, CA US
Gene PentzRRJune 21, 19536'1"200Johnstown, PA US
Joe PettiniRRJanuary 26, 19555'9"165Wheeling, WV US
Ronald PiselRRSeptember 17, 19586'2"185
Jeff RansomRRNovember 11, 19605'11"185Fresno, CA US
Mike RexRRAugust 8, 19545'11"175
Dave RobertsLLSeptember 11, 19446'3"195Gallipolis, OH US
Mike RowlandRRJanuary 31, 19536'3"205Chicago, IL US
Tom RunnellsSRApril 17, 19556'0"175Greeley, CO US
Doug SchaeferRRFebruary 28, 19546'2"185
Kelly SmithRRJune 1, 19575'10"160
Jeff StemberRRMarch 2, 19586'5"220Elizabeth, NJ US
Guy SularzRRNovember 7, 19555'11"165Minneapolis, MN US
Mike TuckerRROctober 7, 19556'1"210
Bob TuftsLLNovember 2, 19556'5"215Medford, MA US
Mike TurgeonSRMarch 9, 19566'2"180New London, CT US
Max VenableLRJune 6, 19575'10"185Phoenix, AZ US
David WigginsLRMay 25, 19596'1"180
Mike WilliamsSLNovember 8, 19545'11"170

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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