1985 Richmond Braves Roster

International League (IL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 75-65
Finished 5th in the IL
Manager: Roy Majtyka (75-65)
Affiliation: Atlanta Braves
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Ballpark: The Diamond
Attendance: 379,019, Avg. 5,415
1985 Richmond Braves Statistics

The Richmond Braves of the International League ended the 1985 season with a record of 75 wins and 65 losses, finishing fifth in the IL.

The Braves tallied 559 runs and conceded 547 runs. John Rabb paced Richmond with 21 home runs Doc Estes recorded 73 runs batted in and topped all regular hitters by hitting .301. Tony Brizzolara led the squad with 10 wins, while Steve Shields recorded a 2.64 ERA, leading pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Players from the 1985 Richmond Braves who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Gene Roof, Mike Payne, Juan Eichelberger, Andres Thomas, Ken Smith, Dave Schuler, Paul Zuvella, Larry Owen, Craig McMurtry, Tony Brizzolara, Matt Sinatro, Steve Shields, John Lickert, Randy Johnson, Lee Graham, John Rabb, Joe Johnson, Milt Thompson, Glenn Gulliver, Dan Morogiello, Albert Hall, Duane Ward, Larry Whisenton, Jeff Dedmon, Charlie Puleo and Marty Clary.

Roy Majtyka served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Tony BrizzolaraRRJanuary 14, 19576'5"215Santa Monica, CA US
Marty ClaryRRApril 3, 19626'4"190Detroit, MI US
Dave ClayRRMay 2, 19596'1"178Pottstown, PA US
Steve CurryRRDecember 10, 19565'10"165Milwaukee, WI US
Jeff DedmonLRMarch 4, 19606'2"200Torrance, CA US
Juan EichelbergerRROctober 21, 19536'2"195St. Louis, MO US
Doc EstesLLAugust 13, 19536'0"165Hollywood, CA US
Lee GrahamLLSeptember 22, 19595'10"170Summerfield, FL US
Inocencio GuerreroRRDecember 28, 19606'0"187Higueral, DO
Glenn GulliverLROctober 15, 19545'11"175Detroit, MI US
Albert HallSRMarch 7, 19585'11"155Birmingham, AL US
Joe JohnsonRROctober 30, 19616'2"195Brookline, MA US
Randy JohnsonRRJune 10, 19566'1"190Escondido, CA US
Rich LeggattLRMay 26, 19596'2"195Chatham, NB CA
John LickertRRApril 4, 19605'11"175Pittsburgh, PA US
Craig McMurtryRRNovember 5, 19596'5"195Temple, TX US
Dan MorogielloLLMarch 26, 19556'1"200Brooklyn, NY US
Larry OwenRRMay 31, 19555'11"185Cleveland, OH US
Mike PayneRRNovember 15, 19615'11"165Woonsocket, RI US
Charlie PuleoRRFebruary 7, 19556'2"190Glen Ridge, NJ US
John RabbRRJune 23, 19606'1"180Los Angeles, CA US
Gary ReiterLLSeptember 27, 19566'2"190Calexico, CA US
Carlos RiosRRJune 13, 19606'1"168Santurce, PR
Gene RoofSRJanuary 13, 19586'2"180Paducah, KY US
Dave SchulerRLOctober 4, 19536'4"210Framingham, MA US
Steve ShieldsRRNovember 30, 19586'5"220Gadsden, AL US
Matt SinatroRRMarch 22, 19605'9"174Hartford, CT US
Ken SmithLRFebruary 12, 19586'1"195Youngstown, OH US
Miguel SosaRRMay 15, 19605'10"160La Romana, La Romana DO
Andres ThomasRRNovember 10, 19636'1"170Boca Chica, Santo Domingo DO
Milt ThompsonLRJanuary 5, 19595'11"170Washington, DC US
Tommy ThompsonLROctober 18, 19576'0"180Oklahoma City, OK US
Freddy TiburcioLLJanuary 24, 19635'10"160Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Andre TreadwayRRDecember 16, 19616'4"185Brevard, NC US
Bob TumpaneLLNovember 10, 19596'1"205Blue Island, IL US
Leo VargasRRSeptember 12, 19576'0"170San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris DO
Duane WardRRMay 28, 19646'4"185Park View, NM US
Matt WestSRJanuary 13, 19606'4"190Santa Monica, CA US
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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