1984 Richmond Braves Roster

International League (IL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 66-73
Finished 6th in the IL
Manager: Eddie Haas (0-0), Bobby Dews (0-0)
Affiliation: Atlanta Braves
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Ballpark: Parker Field
Attendance: 165,513, Avg. 2,381
1984 Richmond Braves Statistics

The Richmond Braves of the International League ended the 1984 season with a record of 66 wins and 73 losses, finishing sixth in the IL.

The Braves tallied 629 runs and allowed 632 runs. Miguel Sosa paced Richmond with 15 home runs Leo Vargas drove in 62 runs. Paul Zuvella led all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .303. Mike Payne topped the squad with 10 wins and a team-best 3.29 ERA, leading regular hurlers.

Players from the 1984 Richmond Braves who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Rufino Linares, Roger LaFrancois, Paul Boris, Terry Harper, Paul Runge, Paul Zuvella, Terry Leach, Ken Smith, Mike Payne, Larry Bradford, Brad Komminsk, Bob Galasso, Rick Lisi, Ken Dayley, Brian Fisher, Larry Whisenton, Jeff Dedmon, Larry Owen, Steve Shields, Randy Martz, Tony Brizzolara, Chico Ruiz, Zane Smith, Joe Johnson and Milt Thompson.

Eddie Haas and Bobby Dews served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Paul BorisRRDecember 13, 19556'2"200Irvington, NJ US
Larry BradfordRLDecember 21, 19496'1"200Chicago, IL US
Tony BrizzolaraRRJanuary 14, 19576'5"215Santa Monica, CA US
Dave ClayRRMay 2, 19596'1"178Pottstown, PA US
Ken DayleyLLFebruary 25, 19596'0"171Jerome, ID US
Jeff DedmonLRMarch 4, 19606'2"200Torrance, CA US
Brian FisherRRMarch 18, 19626'4"210Honolulu, HI US
Bob GalassoLRJanuary 13, 19526'1"205Connellsville, PA US
Terry HarperRRAugust 19, 19556'4"195Douglasville, GA US
Tom HayesRROctober 29, 19596'2"180Brooklyn, NY US
Joe JohnsonRROctober 30, 19616'2"195Brookline, MA US
Craig JonesRRAugust 19, 19586'1"195Natrona Heights, PA US
Brad KomminskRRApril 4, 19616'2"202Lima, OH US
Roger LaFrancoisLRAugust 2, 19566'2"215Norwich, CT US
Terry LeachRRMarch 13, 19546'0"215Selma, AL US
Rufino LinaresRRFebruary 28, 19516'0"170San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris DO
Rick LisiRRMarch 17, 19566'0"175Halifax, NS CA
Randy MartzLRMay 28, 19566'4"210Harrisburg, PA US
Larry OwenRRMay 31, 19555'11"185Cleveland, OH US
Mike PayneRRNovember 15, 19615'11"165Woonsocket, RI US
Gary ReiterLLSeptember 27, 19566'2"190Calexico, CA US
Mike ReynoldsLRFebruary 11, 19555'10"160Nampa, ID US
Chico RuizRRNovember 1, 19515'11"170Santurce, PR
Paul RungeRRMay 21, 19586'0"165Kingston, NY US
Steve ShieldsRRNovember 30, 19586'5"220Gadsden, AL US
Ken SmithLRFebruary 12, 19586'1"195Youngstown, OH US
Zane SmithLLDecember 28, 19606'2"185Madison, WI US
Miguel SosaRRMay 15, 19605'10"160La Romana, La Romana DO
Milt ThompsonLRJanuary 5, 19595'11"170Washington, DC US
Leo VargasRRSeptember 12, 19576'0"170San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris DO
Larry WhisentonLLJuly 3, 19566'1"190St. Louis, MO US
Paul ZuvellaRROctober 31, 19586'0"173San Mateo, CA 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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