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1988 Atlanta BravesSeason Roster
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Kevin Blankenship played for the 1988 Atlanta Braves
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameBraves
LocationAtlanta,Georgia
Record54-106 (6th in National League West)League Rank12thMLB Rank25th
BallparkAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium
ManagerChuck Tanner,Russ NixonGeneral ManagerBobby Cox
CoachesTony Bartirome (Assistant Coach), Bruce Dalcanton (Pitching Coach), Clarence Jones (Hitting Coach), Roy Majtyka (Assistant Coach), Alex Monchak (Third Base Coach), Bob Skinner (Hitting Coach), Brian Snitker (Bullpen Coach), Willie Stargell (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickSteve Avery (#3)
Payroll$9,967,167 (Rank: 18th)
Attendance848,089 (Rank: 26th)
Minor League AffiliatesRichmond Braves (AAA) 66-75 ... Greenville Braves (AA) 87-57 ... Durham Bulls (A+) 82-58 ... Burlington Braves (A) 60-80 ... Sumter Braves (A) 64-73 ... Gulf Coast Braves (Rk) 16-47 ... Idaho Falls Braves (Rk) 28-42 ... Pulaski Braves (Rk) 35-35 ...
Years Available1876-2019

Team History -- 1988 Statistics -- 1988 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1988 Atlanta Braves.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1988 baseball season.

1988 Atlanta Braves 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)
38Jim AckerP6-2 212 R-R 1958-09-24 29Freer,Texas MLB1978-19931983-1992Freer (Freer,TX)Texas
1980- 1-  21-ATL
 
40Jose AlvarezP5-11 175 R-R 1956-04-12 32Tampa,Florida MLB1975-19951981-1989Hillsborough (Tampa,FL)UL Lafayette, Hillsborough CC
1978- 8- 183-ATL
 
30Paul AssenmacherP6-3 210 L-L 1960-12-10 27Allen Park,Michigan MLB1983-19991986-1999Aquinas (Southgate,MI)Aquinas Col
1983-   UDFA-ATL
 
20Bruce BenedictC6-2 195 R-R 1955-08-18 32Birmingham,Alabama MLB1975-19891978-1989   Nebraska-Omaha
1976- 5-  99-ATL
 
50Kevin BlankenshipP6-0 175 R-R 1963-01-26 25Anaheim,California MLB1982-19921988-1990El Dorado (Placentia,CA)Arizona
1984-   UDFA-ATL
 
32Jeff Blauser2B-SS6-1 190 R-R 1965-11-08 22Los Gatos,California MLB1984-19991987-1999Placer (Auburn,CA)Sacramento City Col
1984- 1-   8-SLN
 
19,29Terry BlockerOF6-2 195 L-L 1959-08-18 28Columbia,South Carolina MLB1979-19891985-1989   Tennessee St
1981- 1-   4-NYN
 
37Joe BoeverP6-1 200 R-R 1960-10-04 27Kirkwood,Missouri MLB1980-19971985-1996Lindbergh (St. Louis,MO)UNLV, Crowder Col
1982-   UDFA-SLN
 
36Chuck CaryP6-4 210 L-L 1960-03-03 28Whittier,California MLB1979-19931985-1993California (San Ramon,CA)California
1981- 7- 172-DET
 
43Kevin CoffmanP6-2 175 R-R 1965-01-19 23Austin,Texas MLB1983-19951987-1990Victoria (Victoria,TX)
1983-11- 282-ATL
 
8Jody DavisC6-3 210 R-R 1956-11-12 31Gainesville,Georgia MLB1976-19901981-1990North Hall (Gainesville,GA)Middle Georgia St
1976- 3-  62-NYN
 
48Gary EaveP6-4 200 R-R 1963-07-22 24Monroe,Louisiana MLB1984-19981988-1990   Grambling St
1985-12- 302-ATL
 
13Juan EichelbergerP6-3 205 R-R 1953-10-21 34St. Louis,Missouri MLB1974-19881978-1988Balboa (San Francisco,CA)California
1975- 1-  19-SDN
 
5Ron Gant2B6-0 196 R-R 1965-03-02 23Victoria,Texas MLB1983-20031987-2003Victoria (Victoria,TX)
1983- 4- 100-ATL
 
18Damaso Garcia2B6-0 185 R-R 1957-02-07 31Moca,Dom Rep MLB1975-19891978-1989  
1975-   UDFA-NYA
 
47Tom GlavineP6-0 185 L-L 1966-03-25 22Concord,Massachusetts MLB1984-20091987-2008Billerica Memorial (Billerica,MA)
1984- 2-  47-ATL
 
16Tommy GreggOF6-1 190 L-L 1963-07-29 24Boone,North Carolina MLB1982-19971987-1997Richard J. Reynolds (Winston-Salem,NC)Wake Forest U.
1985- 7- 164-PIT
 
22Ken GriffeyOF6-0 210 L-L 1950-04-10 38Donora,Pennsylvania MLB1969-19911973-1991Donora (Donora,PA)
1969-29- 682-CIN
 
1Albert HallOF5-11 155 B-R 1959-03-07 29Birmingham,Alabama MLB1977-19891981-1989Jones Valley (Birmingham,AL)
1977- 6- 134-ATL
 
10Dion JamesOF6-1 170 L-L 1962-11-09 25Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1980-19961983-1996McClatchy (Sacramento,CA)
1980- 1-  25-MIL
 
49German JimenezP5-11 200 L-L 1962-12-05 25Santiago,Mexico MLB1988-20011988-1988  
1988-   UDFA-ATL
 
17Mark Lemke2B5-9 167 B-R 1965-08-13 22Utica,New York MLB1983-20001988-1998Notre Dame (Utica,NY)
1983-27- 677-ATL
 
26Rick MahlerP6-1 202 R-R 1953-08-05 34Austin,Texas MLB1975-19911979-1991John Jay (San Antonio,TX)Trinity U.
1975-   UDFA-ATL
 
27Jim Morrison3B5-11 186 R-R 1952-09-23 35Pensacola,Florida MLB1974-19881977-1988King (Tampa,FL)Georgia So.U.
1974- 5-  99-PHI
 
3Dale MurphyOF6-5 215 R-R 1956-03-12 32Portland,Oregon MLB1974-19931976-1993Wilson (Portland,OR)Brigham Young U., Portland CC
1974- 1-   5-ATL
 
24Ken Oberkfell3B6-0 210 L-R 1956-05-04 32Highland,Illinois MLB1975-19921977-1992Collinsville (Collinsville,IL)Southwestern Illinois Col
1975-   UDFA-SLN
 
31Ed OlwineP6-2 165 L-L 1958-05-28 30Greenville,Ohio MLB1980-19901986-1988Greenville (Greenville,OH)Morehead St
1976-21- 488-CHA
 
28Gerald Perry1B6-0 190 L-R 1960-10-30 27Savannah,Georgia MLB1978-19951983-1995H.E. McCracken (Bluffton,NC)
1978-11- 261-ATL
 
45Charlie PuleoP6-3 200 R-R 1955-02-07 33Glen Ridge,New Jersey MLB1974-19891981-1989Bloomfield (Bloomfield,NJ)Seton Hall U.
1973-13- 307-DET
 
15Gary RoenickeOF6-3 205 R-R 1954-12-05 33Covina,California MLB1973-19881976-1988Edgewood (West Covina,CA)
1973- 1-   8-MON
 
4Jerry RoysterOF6-0 165 R-R 1952-10-18 35Sacramento,California MLB1971-19881973-1988Sacramento Charter (Sacramento,CA)
1970-   UDFA-LAN
 
12Paul Runge3B6-0 175 R-R 1958-05-21 30Kingston,New York MLB1979-19901981-1988Kingston (Kingston,NY)Jacksonville U.
1979- 9- 212-ATL
 
23Ted Simmons1B-C6-0 200 B-R 1949-08-09 38Highland Park,Michigan MLB1967-19881968-1988Southfield-Lathrup (Southfield,MI)
1967- 1-  10-SLN
 
6Lonnie SmithOF5-9 170 R-R 1955-12-22 32Chicago,Illinois MLB1974-19941978-1994Centennial (Compton,CA)
1974- 1-   3-PHI
 
25Pete SmithP6-2 200 R-R 1966-02-27 22Weymouth,Massachusetts MLB1984-19991987-1998Burlington (Burlington,MA)
1984- 1-  21-PHI
 
34Zane SmithP6-2 195 L-L 1960-12-28 27Madison,Wisconsin MLB1981-19961984-1996North Platte (North Platte,NE)Indiana St
1982- 3-  63-ATL
 
29John SmoltzP6-3 220 R-R 1967-05-15 21Warren,Michigan MLB1986-20091988-2009Waverly (Lansing,MI)
1985-22- 574-DET
 
42Bruce SutterP6-2 190 R-R 1953-01-08 35Lancaster,Pennsylvania MLB1972-19881976-1988Donegal (Mt. Joy,PA)
1970-21- 501-WS2
 
14Andres ThomasSS6-1 185 R-R 1963-11-10 24Boca Chica,Dom Rep MLB1982-19921985-1990  
1981-   UDFA-ATL
 
9Ozzie VirgilC6-0 175 R-R 1956-12-07 31Mayaguez,Puerto Rico MLB1976-19901980-1990Moon Valley (Phoenix,AZ)
1976- 6- 137-PHI
 
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