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1976 Oakland AthleticsSeason Roster
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Paul Mitchell played for the 1976 Oakland Athletics
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAthletics
LocationOakland,California
Record87-74 (2nd in American League West)League Rank4thMLB Rank8th
BallparkOakland-Alameda County Coliseum
ManagerChuck TannerGeneral ManagerCharlie Finley
CoachesBobby Hofman (Assistant Coach), Joe Lonnett (First Base Coach), Alex Monchak (Third Base Coach), Wes Stock (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickMike Sullivan (#24)
Attendance780,593 (Rank: 21st)
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1976 Statistics -- 1976 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1976 Oakland Athletics.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1976 baseball season.

1976 Oakland Athletics Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
37Glenn AbbottP6-6 200 R-R 1951-02-16 25Little Rock,Arkansas MLB1971-19841973-1984North Little Rock (North Little Rock,AR)Central Arkansas
1969- 8- 177-OAK
 
31Matt AlexanderOF-DH5-11 169 B-R 1947-01-30 29Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1968-19811973-1981Bethune (Shreveport,LA)Grambling St
1968- 2-  35-CHN
 
39,45Stan BahnsenP6-2 203 R-R 1944-12-15 31Council Bluffs,Iowa MLB1965-19831966-1982Abraham Lincoln (Council Bluffs,IA)Nebraska
1965- 4-  68-NYA
 
6Sal Bando3B6-0 195 R-R 1944-02-13 32Cleveland,Ohio MLB1965-19811966-1981Warrensville Heights (Warrensville Heights,OH)Arizona St
1965- 6- 119-KC1
 
32Chris BattonP6-4 195 R-R 1954-08-24 21Los Angeles,California MLB1976-19791976-1976St. Bernard (Playa del Ray,CA)
1972-12- 286-OAK
 
20Don BaylorOF-1B6-1 220 R-R 1949-06-28 27Austin,Texas MLB1967-19881970-1988Austin (Austin,TX)Blinn Col
1967- 2-  39-BAL
 
14Vida BlueP6-0 189 B-L 1949-07-28 26Mansfield,Louisiana MLB1968-19861969-1986DeSoto (Mansfield,LA)
1967- 2-  27-KC1
 
17Dick BosmanP6-3 208 R-R 1944-02-17 32Kenosha,Wisconsin MLB1963-19761966-1976Mary D. Bradford (Kenosha,WI)Wisconsin-Parkside
1963-   UDFA-PIT
 
19Bert CampanerisSS5-10 160 R-R 1942-03-09 34Pueblo Nueva,Cuba MLB1962-19831964-1983  
1961-   UDFA-KC1
 
23Nate ColbertDH6-2 209 R-R 1946-04-09 30St. Louis,Missouri MLB1964-19761966-1976Sumner (St. Louis,MO)Missouri Baptist U.
1964-   UDFA-SLN
 
11Ron Fairly1B5-10 181 L-L 1938-07-12 37Macon,Georgia MLB1958-19781958-1978David Starr Jordan (Long Beach,CA)USC
1958-   UDFA-LAN
 
34Rollie FingersP6-4 195 R-R 1946-08-25 29Steubenville,Ohio MLB1965-19851968-1985Upland (Upland,CA)
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
2,3Phil Garner2B5-10 177 R-R 1949-04-30 27Jefferson City,Tennessee MLB1971-19881973-1988Bearden (Knoxville,TN)Tennessee
1971- 1-   2-OAK
 
10Wayne GrossDH-1B6-2 210 L-R 1952-01-14 24Riverside,California MLB1973-19861976-1986Riverside Poly (Riverside,CA)Cal Poly Pomona
1973- 9- 215-OAK
 
12Larry HaneyC6-2 195 R-R 1942-11-19 33Charlottesville,Virginia MLB1961-19781966-1978Orange County (Orange,VA)
1961-   UDFA-BAL
 
38Jim HoltDH6-0 195 L-R 1944-05-27 32Graham,North Carolina MLB1966-19761968-1976Graham (Graham,NC)
1965-   UDFA-KC1
 
30Tim HosleyC5-10 195 R-R 1947-05-10 29Spartanburg,South Carolina MLB1967-19821970-1981Geoirge Washington Carver (Spartanburg,SC)
1966-   UDFA-DET
 
25Paul LindbladP6-1 195 L-L 1941-08-09 34Chanute,Kansas MLB1963-19781965-1978Chanute (Chanute,KS)Neosho County CC.
1963-   UDFA-KC1
 
21,45Larry LintzDH5-9 150 B-R 1949-10-10 26Martinez,California MLB1971-19791973-1978Castlemont (Oakland,CA)San Jose St, Laney Col
1971- 6- 127-MON
 
8Angel MangualOF5-10 180 R-R 1947-03-19 29Juana Diaz,Puerto Rico MLB1966-19761969-1976  
1966-   UDFA-PIT
 
44Willie McCoveyDH6-4 210 L-L 1938-01-10 38Mobile,Alabama MLB1955-19801959-1980Central (Mobile,AL)
1955-   UDFA-NY1
 
35Ken McMullen3B-1B6-3 195 R-R 1942-06-01 34Oxnard,California MLB1961-19771962-1977Oxnard (Oxnard,CA)
1960-   UDFA-LAN
 
29Craig MitchellP6-3 180 R-R 1954-04-14 22Santa Rosa,California MLB1975-19791975-1977Shadle Park (Spokane,WA)Spokane Falls CC
1973- 3-  57-NYA
 
36Paul MitchellP6-1 195 R-R 1950-08-19 25Redmond,Washington MLB1971-19811975-1980Worcester Academy (Worcester,MA)Old Dominion U.
1971- 1-   7-BAL
 
5Jeff NewmanC6-2 218 R-R 1948-09-11 27Fort Worth,Texas MLB1970-19841976-1984Paschal (Fort Worth,TX)Texas Christian U.
1970-26- 608-CLE
 
16Mike NorrisP6-2 175 R-R 1955-03-19 21San Francisco,California MLB1975-19911975-1990Balboa (San Francisco,CA)
1973- 1-  24-OAK
 
4Billy NorthOF5-11 185 B-R 1948-05-15 28Seattle,Washington MLB1969-19811971-1981Garfield (Seattle,WA)Central Washington U.
1969-12- 280-CHN
 
26Joe RudiOF6-2 200 R-R 1946-09-07 29Modesto,California MLB1964-19821967-1982Downey (Modesto,CA)
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
13Tommy SandtSS5-11 175 R-R 1950-12-22 25Brooklyn,New York MLB1976-19931976-1976Pacifica (Garden Grove,CA)
1969- 2-  33-OAK
 
18Gene Tenace1B-C6-0 190 R-R 1946-10-10 29Russellton,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19831969-1983Valley (Lucasville,OH)
1965-20- 399-KC1
 
22Jim ToddP6-2 190 L-R 1947-09-21 28Lancaster,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19801974-1979Connorsville (Connorsville,IN)Millersville Pennsylvania
1971-19- 451-HOU
 
24Mike TorrezP6-5 210 R-R 1946-08-28 29Topeka,Kansas MLB1965-19851967-1984Topeka (Topeka,KS)
1964-   UDFA-SLN
 
2,3Cesar TovarOF5-9 155 R-R 1940-07-03 35Caracas,Venezuela MLB1959-19761965-1976  
1959-   UDFA-CIN
 
8Denny WallingOF6-1 185 L-R 1954-04-17 22Neptune,New Jersey MLB1975-19921975-1992Howell (Farmingdale,NJ)Clemson U., Brookdale CC
1975- 1-   1-OAK
 
15Claudell WashingtonOF6-0 190 L-L 1954-08-31 21Los Angeles,California MLB1973-19901974-1990Berkeley (Berkeley,CA)
1972-   UDFA-OAK
 
28Billy WilliamsDH6-1 175 L-R 1938-06-15 38Whistler,Alabama MLB1956-19761959-1976  
1956-   UDFA-CHN
 
33Gary WoodsOF6-2 190 R-R 1954-07-20 21Santa Barbara,California MLB1973-19861976-1985San Marcos (San Marcos,CA)Santa Barbara City Col
1973-27- 602-MIN
 
37 Players