1981 Stockton Ports Roster

California League (CL) - Class: A
Team Record: 68-71
Finished 4th in the CL
Manager: Duane Espy (68-71)
Affiliation: Milwaukee Brewers
Location: Stockton, California
Ballpark: Billy Hebert Field
Attendance: 106,170, Avg. 1,528
1981 Stockton Ports Statistics

Playoffs - Visalia Oaks 2 games, Stockton Ports 1

The Stockton Ports of the California League ended the 1981 season with a record of 68 wins and 71 losses, finishing fourth in the CL.

The Ports led the league with just 644 runs allowed. Stockton scored 634 runs. Raymond Alonzo paced the squad with 12 home runs Curt Watanabe drove in 69 runs. Dion James topped hitters with significant playing time by hitting .304. David Grier paced the squad with 11 wins, while Steven Manderfield earned a 3 ERA, tops among regular hurlers.

Players from the 1981 Stockton Ports who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included Bob Gibson, Mike Felder, Dion James and Andy Beene.

Duane Espy served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Raymond AlonzoLL6'1"200
Mike AndersonRLMarch 9, 19536'2"220
Paul BainRR6'2"205
Ricki BassRRMarch 8, 19595'11"180
Andy BeeneRROctober 13, 19566'3"205Freeport, TX US
Bengie BiggusR6'1"185
Bart BrainardSRDecember 25, 19616'2"195
Dan BurnsRRDecember 31, 19596'1"180
Roberto DiazRR6'1"160
Charles DinkinsLL6'3"210
Michael DonovanR6'3"190
Kirk DownsRR6'0"170
Richard DuranRRJuly 27, 19576'3"215
Sam FavataRR5'10"170
Mike FelderSRNovember 18, 19615'8"160Vallejo, CA US
Bob GibsonRRJune 19, 19576'0"195Philadelphia, PA US
Steven GibsonRR6'5"190
Daniel GilmartinRR6'1"170
Marcos GomezSR6'0"170
Orlando GonzalezRR5'10"160
David GrierR6'0"175
Jon HansenRR6'3"190
Nick HernandezRR6'4"211
Dion JamesLLNovember 9, 19626'1"170Philadelphia, PA US
Kurt KingsolverRRSeptember 25, 19585'11"175
Ron KoenigsfeldRRFebruary 21, 19585'11"187
Rick KranitzRSeptember 15, 19585'11"175San Rafael, CA US
Jerry LaneSRDecember 12, 19586'0"168
Stan LeviLLMarch 11, 19595'10"160
Steven ManderfieldLL6'2"200
Randy McFarlenSR5'10"180
Maury OrnestSRMarch 4, 19606'3"195
Cheol-sun PakRMarch 12, 19566'0"162
Stephen ParrottRR6'6"220
Collin TanabeRR5'11"185
Douglas WantzRR5'11"185
Curt WatanabeRR5'9"185
Don WhitingLL6'0"195

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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