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1981 Vancouver Canadians Roster

Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 56-76
Finished 5th in the PCL's North Division
Manager: Lee Sigman (56-76)
Affiliation: Milwaukee Brewers
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Ballpark: Nat Bailey Stadium
Attendance: 127,161, Avg. 1,927
1981 Vancouver Canadians Statistics

The Vancouver Canadians of the Pacific Coast League ended the 1981 season with a record of 56 wins and 76 losses, finishing fifth in the league's North Division.

The Canadians led the circuit with just 577 runs allowed. Vancouver scored 470 runs, worst in the league,. Larry Rush paced the team with 19 home runs and drove in 71 runs, while leading all regular batters by connecting at a .277 clip, and Rich Olsen topped the squad with 9 wins and a team-best 3.51 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Balor Moore, Willie Mueller, Doug Loman, Marshall Edwards, Frank DiPino, John Flinn, Chuck Porter, Andy Replogle, Paul Hartzell, Rickey Keeton, Gil Kubski, Steve Lake, Doug Jones, Jaime Cocanower, Dwight Bernard, Kevin Bass, Thad Bosley and Mark Brouhard were all players from the 1981 Vancouver Canadians who played in the Majors during their careers.

Lee Sigman served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Gerald AkoRRJune 4, 19555'8"165
Mike AndersonRLMarch 9, 19536'2"220
Kevin BassSRMay 12, 19596'0"183Redwood City, CA US
Dwight BernardRRMay 31, 19526'2"170Mount Vernon, IL US
Thad BosleyLLSeptember 17, 19566'3"175Oceanside, CA US
Mark BrouhardRRMay 22, 19566'1"210Burbank, CA US
Jaime CocanowerRRFebruary 14, 19576'4"200San Juan, PR
Frank DiPinoLLOctober 22, 19565'10"175Syracuse, NY US
Marshall EdwardsLLAugust 27, 19525'9"157Fort Lewis, WA US
John FlinnRRSeptember 2, 19546'0"175Merced, CA US
Bill FoleyRRSeptember 2, 19566'2"210
Paul HartzellRRNovember 2, 19536'5"200Bloomsburg, PA US
Mike HendersonSROctober 10, 19555'10"160
Doug JonesRRJune 24, 19576'3"195Covina, CA US
Rickey KeetonRRMarch 18, 19576'2"190Cincinnati, OH US
Gil KubskiLROctober 12, 19546'3"185Longview, TX US
Steve LakeRRMarch 14, 19576'1"180Inglewood, CA US
Terry LeeLRDecember 2, 19556'1"170
Doug LomanLLMay 9, 19585'11"185Bakersfield, CA US
Steven MichaelLL6'1"200
Balor MooreLLJanuary 25, 19516'2"178Smithville, TX US
Willie MuellerRRAugust 30, 19566'4"220West Bend, WI US
Rich OlsenRRJune 1, 19576'0"177
Chuck PorterRRJanuary 12, 19556'3"187Baltimore, MD US
Rene QuinonesRRFebruary 19, 19576'0"180San Juan, PR
Gus QuirosRRMay 20, 19536'0"170
Andy ReplogleRROctober 7, 19536'5"205South Bend, IN US
Ivan RodriguezRR6'2"175
Larry RushRROctober 25, 19566'1"180Los Angeles, CA US
Craig RyanLRAugust 15, 19526'3"200
Robert SchusterLR6'1"175
Lee SigmanSRDecember 26, 19506'3"175
Bobby SmithLLJanuary 23, 19565'9"175
Thomas SotoRR5'11"170
Franklin ThomasRR5'11"175
Douglas WantzRR5'11"185

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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