1982 Tulsa Drillers Roster

Texas League (TL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 70-66
Finished 1st in the TL's East Division
Manager: Tom Burgess (70-66)
Affiliation: Texas Rangers
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Ballpark: Driller Stadium
Attendance: 128,668, Avg. 1,892
1982 Tulsa Drillers Statistics

Playoffs - Tulsa Drillers 2 games, Jackson Mets 1
Finals - Tulsa Drillers 3 games, El Paso Diablos 0

The Tulsa Drillers of the Texas League ended the 1982 season with a record of 70 wins and 66 losses, finishing first in the league's East Division.

The Drillers scored 633 runs and yielded 666 runs. Tom Dunbar led Tulsa with 16 home runs, and Dave Stockstill walloped 20 or more also. Tom Dunbar drove in 85 runs and topped all regular batters by hitting .323. Brad Mengwasser paced the squad with 13 wins, while Al Lachowicz recorded a 3.88 ERA, best among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Players from the 1982 Tulsa Drillers who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included Curt Wilkerson, Mark Mercer, Donnie Scott, Mike Mason, Tom Henke, Al Lachowicz, Will McEnaney, Dar Smith, Jack Lazorko, Bob Babcock, Tom Dunbar, Steve Buechele, Jim Gideon and Greg Tabor.

Tom Burgess served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Carmelo AguayoRRAugust 13, 19595'6"155
Bob BabcockRRAugust 25, 19496'5"210New Castle, PA US
Bobby BallSRJuly 9, 19586'1"175
Brett BenzaRRJuly 19, 19596'1"170Lancaster, PA US
Steve BuecheleRRSeptember 26, 19616'2"190Lancaster, CA US
Tracy CowgerRRJuly 22, 19565'10"175
Ron DillardRRJune 10, 19595'11"170
Tom DunbarLLNovember 24, 19596'2"192Graniteville, SC US
Jim GideonRRSeptember 26, 19536'3"190Taylor, TX US
Luis GonzalezRLDecember 9, 19586'2"185
Ron GoochRRApril 16, 19575'11"165
Tom HenkeRRDecember 21, 19576'5"215Kansas City, MO US
Tim HenryLNovember 11, 19596'1"190
Mike JirscheleRRMarch 3, 19595'11"185Clintonville, WI US
Al LachowiczRRSeptember 6, 19606'3"198Pittsburgh, PA US
Jack LazorkoRRMarch 30, 19565'11"200Hoboken, NJ US
Marty LeachRJanuary 13, 19606'0"195
Dennis LongRAugust 2, 19586'5"215
Mike MasonLLNovember 21, 19586'2"205Fairbault, MN US
James MaxwellLRJanuary 23, 19586'1"180
Will McEnaneyLLFebruary 14, 19526'0"180Springfield, OH US
Larry McLaneLNovember 26, 19596'0"175Evergreen Park, IL US
Oscar MejiaRRDecember 4, 19615'8"165
Brad MengwasserROctober 2, 19586'1"180
Mark MercerLLMay 22, 19546'5"220Fort Bragg, NC US
Stephen MooreSRJanuary 24, 19586'0"165
Dan MurphyLLMay 26, 19586'1"175
Jerry NeufangRRNovember 23, 19605'10"180
Kevin RichardsRRMay 29, 19586'2"178Wyandotte, MI US
Mike RubelRRJanuary 9, 19606'4"215
Donnie ScottSRAugust 16, 19615'11"185Dunedin, FL US
Dar SmithRRJuly 29, 19606'4"185Baltimore, MD US
Dave StockstillLROctober 4, 19576'0"180Springfield, MO US
Greg TaborRRMay 21, 19616'0"165Castro Valley, CA US
Curt WilkersonSRApril 26, 19615'9"158Petersburg, VA 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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