1981-82 Baltimore Blast Roster

Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL)
Team Record: 27-17
in the MISL's Eastern Division
Postseason: 2-3
Lost Division Final
Coach: Kenny Cooper (27-17)
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Attendance: 210,262, Avg. 9,557 in 22 home dates
1981-82 Baltimore Blast Statistics

The Baltimore Blast of the Major Indoor Soccer League ended the 1981-82 season with a record of 27 wins and 17 losses in the MISL's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-3.

Baltimore scored 223 goals and conceded 207. Joey Fink netted 51 goals for the Blast, while Rob Prentice, Pat Ercoli, Paul Crossley, Nick Mangione, Lou Nagy and Petar Baralic each tallied fifteen or more, too. Dan Counce and Petar Baralic each recorded 24 assists. Keith Van Eron topped the squad with 18 wins and a team-best 3.97 goals against average, leading goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Kenny Cooper coached the team. The 1981-82 Baltimore Blast lost in the Division Final.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Garry AyreD,D/M,MOctober 12, 19535'11"170Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Petar BaralicF,MOctober 3, 19515'10"175Cecak, Serbia Yugoslavia
John CollinsDJanuary 21, 19495'8"162Rhymney, Wales
Lee CornwellF,DMarch 15, 19585'10"160London, England
Dan CounceF,DOctober 22, 19515'11"175St. Louis, MO
Paul CrossleyF,MJuly 14, 19485'6"150Rochdale, England
Val DeSouzaDJune 7, 19526'0"160Sao Paulo, Brazil
Pat ErcoliF,MNovember 30, 19575'10"165Toronto, ON Canada
Miguel FilardoFOctober 28, 19545'10"160Berazatequi, Argentina
Joey FinkF,MJuly 31, 19515'11"165Ridgewood, NJ
Sepp GantenhammerGApril 15, 19566'1"175Queens, NY
Dan GeerlingF,M,DAugust 17, 19565'8"165San Jose, California
Paul LeeF,DApril 16, 19615'10"160Manchester, England
Nick MangioneMApril 2, 19585'7"149Baltimore, MD
Bob McAvanF,DDecember 3, 19535'8"135Dundee, Scotland
Stewart MetcalfeFJune 10, 19505'7"149Blackburn, England
Lou NagyFMay 9, 19605'10"170Hamilton, ON Canada
Jim PollihanDFebruary 13, 19546'1"185St. Louis, MO
Rob PrenticeF,MSeptember 27, 19535'9"165Lanark, Scotland
Dave SarachanFJune 7, 19545'5"140Rochester, NY
Mike StankovicDNovember 11, 19566'0"175Kaludra, Yugoslavia
Keith Van EronGNovember 17, 19556'1"180Brooklyn, NY
Ray VigliottiDJanuary 13, 19605'10"164Laurel, MD
Peter WilkeyFFebruary 10, 19545'4"140Manchester, England
Heinz WirtzD,MNovember 10, 19535'11"180Ameln, Germany
Tim WittmanD,M,FJuly 9, 19635'7"160Baltimore, MD