1985 Baltimore Orioles season
|1985 Baltimore Orioles|
|Major League affiliations|
|Owner(s)||Edward Bennett Williams|
|Manager(s)||Joe Altobelli, Cal Ripken, and, Earl Weaver|
(Chuck Thompson, Brooks Robinson)
Home Team Sports
(Rex Barney, Mel Proctor, Jim Palmer, Larry King)
(Jon Miller, Tom Marr)
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- October 2, 1984: Tom Underwood was released by the Baltimore Orioles.
- December 13, 1984: Don Aase was signed as a free agent by the Orioles.
- December 17, 1984: Ron Jackson was released by the Orioles.
- January 3, 1985: Mike Blowers was drafted by the Orioles in the 4th round of the 1985 Major League Baseball Draft (Secondary Phase), but did not sign.
- February 7, 1985: Vic Rodriguez was traded by the Orioles to the San Diego Padres for Fritzie Connally.
- March 27, 1985: Mark Brown was traded by the Orioles to the Minnesota Twins for Brad Havens.
- March 29, 1985: Todd Cruz was released by the Orioles.
|Toronto Blue Jays||99||62||.615||--|
|New York Yankees||97||64||.602||2|
|Boston Red Sox||81||81||.500||18½|
Opening Day starters
- Rich Dauer
- Storm Davis
- Rick Dempsey
- Wayne Gross
- John Lowenstein
- Fred Lynn
- Eddie Murray
- Cal Ripken, Jr.
- Larry Sheets
- Mike Young
- June 3, 1985: Rico Rossy was drafted by the Orioles in the 33rd round of the 1985 Major League Baseball Draft. Player signed June 6, 1985.
|1985 Baltimore Orioles roster|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
|C||Dempsey, RickRick Dempsey||132||362||92||.254||12||52|
|1B||Murray, EddieEddie Murray||156||583||173||.297||31||124|
|2B||Wiggins, AlanAlan Wiggins||76||298||85||.285||0||21|
|3B||Rayford, FloydFloyd Rayford||105||359||110||.306||18||48|
|SS||Ripken, CalCal Ripken||161||642||181||.282||26||110|
|LF||Young, MikeMike Young||139||450||123||.273||28||81|
|CF||Lynn, FredFred Lynn||124||448||118||.263||23||68|
|RF||Lacy, LeeLee Lacy||121||492||144||.293||9||48|
|DH||Sheets, LarryLarry Sheets||113||328||86||.262||17||50|
Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
|Aase, DonDon Aase||54||10||6||14||3.78||67|
|Bell, EricEric Bell||4||0||0||0||4.76||4|
Daytona Beach affiliation shared with Texas Rangers
- Don Aase page at Baseball Reference
- Ron Jackson page at Baseball Reference
- Mike Blowers page at Baseball Reference
- Vic Rodriguez page at Baseball Reference
- Mark Brown page at Baseball Reference
- Todd Cruz page at Baseball Reference
- Rico Rossy page at Baseball Reference
- 1985 Baltimore Orioles team page at Baseball Reference
- 1985 Baltimore Orioles season at baseball-almanac.com
- Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3.
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