1981 San Jose Missions Roster

California League (CL) - Class: A
Team Record: 53-87
Finished 8th in the CL
Manager: Fred Hatfield (53-87)
Location: San Jose, California
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 99,701, Avg. 1,424
1981 San Jose Missions Statistics

The San Jose Missions of the California League ended the 1981 season with a record of 53 wins and 87 losses, finishing eighth in the CL.

The Missions plated 607 runs, worst in the circuit, and surrendered 734 runs. Jeffery Tipton paced San Jose with 12 home runs Victor Woods drove in 60 runs. Rusty McNealy led all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .322 clip. Lou Marietta topped the squad with 11 wins, while Michael Lynes recorded a 3.61 ERA, leading pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Players from the 1981 San Jose Missions who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Chris Codiroli, Rusty McNealy, Dave Hudgens, Bobby Moore and Bill Bathe.

Fred Hatfield served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bill BatheRROctober 14, 19606'2"200Downey, CA US
Terry ByrumLR6'1"170
Jim CamachoRRMarch 2, 19586'1"175
Jeff CaryRRSeptember 29, 19565'11"180
Chris CodiroliRRMarch 26, 19586'1"160Oxnard, CA US
Michael CodiroliRL5'9"170
Charles ColbyLR6'1"175
Edward CrowLL6'0"180
Juan CruzRRJuly 23, 19625'10"165
Philip CyburtLL6'2"180
Gary DawsonRRMarch 22, 19606'3"185
Gregory DeHartRR6'1"170
Chuck DoughertyRLAugust 17, 19596'1"175Steubenville, OH US
Charles FickRRNovember 11, 19576'1"195
David FreeRRAugust 15, 19586'4"205
Tim HallgrenRRJune 15, 19596'2"195Lewiston, ID US
Bruce HinesSRNovember 7, 19575'10"173Pomona, CA US
John HotchkissRRSeptember 6, 19596'3"195
Dave HudgensLLDecember 5, 19566'2"210Oroville, CA US
Lance HudsonSRMarch 17, 19626'1"165
Donald JohnsonLL6'1"185
Cameron KillebrewRR5'11"180
Chuck KolotkaRFebruary 27, 19606'4"200
Christopher KrajewskiRR6'3"195
Johnny LaisLLAugust 27, 19576'2"185
Michael LynesL6'0"170
Lou MariettaRRDecember 29, 19586'0"185Ventura, CA US
Mark McDonaldRRDecember 8, 19566'5"220
Rusty McNealyLLAugust 12, 19585'8"160Sacramento, CA US
Bobby MooreRRNovember 8, 19586'4"200Sweetwater, LA US
Rick OdekirkLLNovember 15, 19575'10"175
Wayne PalicaR6'2"185
Brian PuckettR6'3"175
Gene RansomSRJanuary 21, 19575'10"170
Dennis RathjenROctober 12, 19576'2"190
Thad ReeceLRNovember 15, 19585'9"170
Michael RodriguezRRSeptember 22, 19565'11"185
Thomas RoenLAugust 23, 19586'3"180
Luis RojasRR6'0"180
Paul SpillaneRR5'10"185
John TillemaR6'2"200
Jeffery TiptonRR6'0"190
Bruce TuchalskiR6'2"178
Kevin WallerLRJanuary 27, 19596'1"180
Dave WeathermanR5'11"180
Robert WeirumRR5'11"185
Victor WoodsRR6'1"190
Boyd WrightR6'2"215

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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