1981 Michigan Wolverines baseball team

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1981 Michigan Wolverines baseball
Michigan Wolverines Logo.svg
Big Ten Conference East Division
Big Ten Conference Tournament
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
DivisionEast
Ranking
CoachesNo. 8
CBNo. 8
1981 record41–20 (10–4 Big Ten)
Head coach
Assistant coaches
MVPGerry Hool (Senior year)
Home stadiumRay Fisher Stadium
Seasons
← 1980
1982 →
1981 Big Ten Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
Michigan  x‍‍y 10 4   .714     41 20   .672
Purdue  ‍‍‍ 8 6   .571     34 30   .531
Ohio State  ‍‍‍ 7 9   .438     34 18   .654
Michigan State  ‍‍‍ 6 8   .429     23 28   .451
Indiana  ‍‍‍ 5 9   .357     23 25   .479
West
Minnesota  x‍‍‍ 13 3   .813     37 16   .698
Illinois  ‍‍‍ 11 3   .786     35 26   .574
Iowa  ‍‍‍ 8 6   .571     44 21   .677
Wisconsin  ‍‍‍ 3 13   .188     24 36   .400
Northwestern  ‍‍‍ 3 13   .188     17 33   .340
x – Division champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1981[1][2]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 1981 Michigan Wolverines baseball team represented the University of Michigan in the 1981 NCAA Division I baseball season. The head coach was Bud Middaugh, serving his 2nd year. The Wolverines finished the season in 7th place in the 1981 College World Series.

Roster[edit]

1981 Michigan Wolverines baseball team
Players Coaches
# Pos. Name Bats/Throws Height Weight Year Home town
Thomas Antle /
15 Richard Bair /
Fr
Clyde Barnhart /
28 Jim Bartlett /
6 RHP Mark Clinton /R 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Sr
F. W. Davenport /
18 RHP Scot Elam /R 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg)
14 Fred Erdmann /
So
9 INF Tony Evans R/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) So
8 Chuck Froning /
Fr
James Gallagher /
Jr
William Harvey /
23 C Gerald Hool R/R
Sr
22 INF Jeffery Jacobson R/R 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So
25 RHP Dave Kopf /R 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Royal Oak, Michigan
Timothy Miller /
Chester Morrison /
Fr
David Nuss /
16 RHP Steve Ontiveros R/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Tularosa, New Mexico
19 OF Jim Paciorek R/R 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 203 lb (92 kg) Jr Detroit, Michigan
Arthur Packard /
31 Vic Ray /
J. H. Rollins /
Edward Ruzicka /
7 INF Chris Sabo R/R 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Detroit, Michigan
4 Greg Schulte /
30 Bill Shuta /
2 David Stober /
26 RHP Richard Stoll R/R 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 182 lb (83 kg)
3 Daniel Sygar /
So
24 LHP Gary Wayne L/L 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Dearborn, Michigan
5 Randal Wroten /
Sr
10 C John Young L/R 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Jr Sterling Heights, Michigan
Head coach

27 Bud Middaugh

Assistant coach(es)

17 Danny Hall
41 Terry Hunter


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Current redshirt

Schedule[edit]

1981 Michigan Wolverines Baseball Game Log
Regular Season
Postseason

Awards and honors[edit]

Scot Elam
Tony Evans
  • First Team All-Big Ten
Jim Paciorek
  • First Team All-Big Ten

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2012 Big Ten Baseball Record Book (PDF). Big Ten Conference. p. 101. Retrieved March 3, 2013.
  2. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1981". Boyd's World. Retrieved March 3, 2013.