1981 Texas Longhorns baseball
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1981 record61–11–1 (16–5 SWC)
Head coach
Home stadiumDisch–Falk Field
Seasons
← 1980
1982 →
1981 Southwest Conference baseball standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT W   L   T   PCT
No. 3 Texas ‍y 16 5 1   .750 61 11 0   .847
Arkansas ‍‍‍ 12 9 0   .571 31 21 0   .596
Houston ‍‍‍ 11 9 0   .550 32 20 0   .615
Rice ‍‍‍ 11 10 0   .524 34 23 0   .596
Texas A&M ‍‍‍ 10 10 0   .500 35 16 0   .686
TCU ‍‍‍ 9 12 0   .429 27 19 0   .587
Texas Tech ‍‍‍ 8 13 0   .381 26 21 0   .553
Baylor ‍‍‍ 6 15 0   .286 21 24 0   .467
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1981[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 1981 Texas Longhorns baseball team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1981 NCAA Division I baseball season. The Longhorns played their home games at Disch–Falk Field. The team was coached by Cliff Gustafson in his 14th season at Texas.

The Longhorns reached the College World Series, finishing third with wins over Michigan, Miami (FL) and eventual runner-up Oklahoma State and a pair of losses to eventual champion Arizona State.[2]

Personnel

Roster

1981 Texas Longhorns roster[3][4]
 

Pitchers

Catchers

  • 12 - Burk Goldthorn
 

Infielders

Outfielders

  • 31 - Tracy Dophied
 

Unknown

  • 2 - Bryan Burrows
  • 4 - Milo Choate
  • 6 - Larry Long
  • 7 - Robert Culley
  • 8 - Mike Hamer
  • 11 - Mike Livermore
  • 13 - Mark Reynolds
  • 15 - Michael Zatopec
  • 21 - Michael Withrow
  • 22 - Tim Reynolds
  • 23 - David Seiler
  • 28 - Randy Richards
  • 29 - John Machin
  • 33 - Mike Simon
  • 34 - Jimmy D. Tompkins

Schedule and results

Legend
  Texas win
  Texas loss
  Tie
1981 Texas Longhorns Baseball Game Log[5]
Regular Season
Postseason

References

  1. ^ "Division I Baseball Records" (PDF). NCAA. pp. 39–40. Retrieved November 21, 2019.
  2. ^ "1981 College World Series". Omaha.com. Archived from the original on July 5, 2017. Retrieved October 28, 2020.
  3. ^ Baseball Letterwinners (PDF). Texas Longhorns. Retrieved October 28, 2020.
  4. ^ All-Time Jersey Numbers (PDF). Texas Longhorns. Retrieved October 28, 2020.
  5. ^ Texas Baseball Year by Year Results (PDF). Texas Longhorns. p. 99. Retrieved October 28, 2020.