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1981 Tacoma Tigers Roster

Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 78-61
Finished 1st in the PCL's North Division
Manager: Ed Nottle (78-61)
Affiliation: Oakland Athletics
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Ballpark: Cheney Stadium
Attendance: 244,083, Avg. 3,512
1981 Tacoma Tigers Statistics

Playoffs - Tacoma Tigers 2 games, Hawaii Islanders 1
Finals - Albuquerque Dukes 3 games, Tacoma Tigers 0

The Tacoma Tigers of the Pacific Coast League ended the 1981 season with a record of 78 wins and 61 losses, finishing first in the league's North Division.

The Tigers plated 706 runs and allowed 590 runs. Kelvin Moore walloped 31 home runs for Tacoma, while Mitchell Page and Kevin Bell swatted 20 or more as well. Kelvin Moore drove in 109 runs and topped hitters with significant playing time with a .327 average. Roy Thomas led the squad with 12 wins and a team-best 3.05 ERA, tops among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Roy Thomas, Rich Bordi, Kevin Bell, Dave Beard, Derek Bryant, Mark Budaska, DeWayne Buice, Darryl Cias, Brian Doyle, Ed Figueroa, Jeff Cox, Mike Davis, Keith Drumright, Rick Lysander, Kelvin Moore, Craig Minetto, Jim Nettles, Mitchell Page, Dave Hamilton, Mickey Klutts, Bob Kearney, Gorman Heimueller, Dave Heaverlo, Fred Holdsworth, Tony Phillips, Mark Souza and Jimmy Sexton were all players from the 1981 Tacoma Tigers who played in the Majors during their careers.

Ed Nottle served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Brian AbrahamLLOctober 8, 19516'3"170
Dave BeardLROctober 2, 19596'5"190Atlanta, GA US
Kevin BellRRJuly 13, 19556'0"195Los Angeles, CA US
Rich BordiRRApril 18, 19596'7"210San Francisco, CA US
Derek BryantRROctober 9, 19515'11"185Lexington, KY US
Mark BudaskaSLDecember 27, 19526'0"180Sharon, PA US
DeWayne BuiceRRAugust 20, 19576'0"170Lynwood, CA US
Darryl CiasRRApril 23, 19575'11"190New York, NY US
Jeff CoxRRNovember 9, 19555'11"170Los Angeles, CA US
Mike DavisLLJune 11, 19596'2"175San Diego, CA US
Pat DempseyRROctober 23, 19566'4"185Encino, CA US
Brian DoyleLRJanuary 26, 19545'10"160Glasgow, KY US
Keith DrumrightLROctober 21, 19545'10"170Springfield, MO US
Ed FigueroaRROctober 14, 19486'1"190Ciales, PR
Don FowlerRRDecember 7, 19566'1"175Dana Point, CA US
Stephen GelfarbLL6'3"200
Bob GrandasRRApril 4, 19576'1"190
Dave HamiltonLLDecember 13, 19476'0"180Seattle, WA US
Dave HeaverloRRAugust 25, 19506'2"200Ellensburg, WA US
Gorman HeimuellerLLSeptember 24, 19556'4"195Los Angeles, CA US
Fred HoldsworthRRMay 29, 19526'1"190Detroit, MI US
Bob KearneyRROctober 3, 19566'0"190San Antonio, TX US
Mickey KluttsRRSeptember 20, 19545'11"170Montebello, CA US
Rick LysanderRRFebruary 21, 19536'2"190Huntington Park, CA US
Craig MinettoLLApril 25, 19546'0"185Stockton, CA US
Paul MizeRR5'11"165
Kelvin MooreRLSeptember 26, 19576'1"195Leroy, AL US
Eric MustadRROctober 16, 19556'0"192Santa Monica, CA US
Jim NettlesLLMarch 2, 19476'0"186San Diego, CA US
Mitchell PageLROctober 15, 19516'2"205Los Angeles, CA US
Tony PhillipsSRApril 25, 19595'10"175Atlanta, GA US
Jimmy SextonRRDecember 15, 19515'10"175Mobile, AL US
Mark SouzaLLFebruary 1, 19546'0"180Redwood City, CA US
Roy ThomasRRJune 22, 19536'5"215Quantico, 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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