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1998 Florida MarlinsSeason Roster
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Matt Mantei played for the 1998 Florida Marlins
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameMarlins
LocationMiami,Florida
Record54-108 (5th in National League East)League Rank16thMLB Rank30th
BallparkJoe Robbie Stadium
ManagerJim LeylandGeneral ManagerDave Dombrowski
CoachesLorenzo Bundy (Minor league outfield and baserunning coach), Rich Donnelly (Third Base Coach), Rich Dubee (Pitching Coach), Bruce Kimm (Bullpen Coach), Rusty Kuntz (Roving Outfielder/Baserunning Coach), Milt May (Hitting Coach), Tommy Sandt (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickChip Ambres (#27)
Payroll$33,434,000 (Rank: 20th)
Attendance1,730,384 (Rank: 22nd)
Minor League AffiliatesCharlotte Knights (AAA) 70-73 ... Portland Sea Dogs (AA) 66-75 ... Brevard County Manatees (A+) 43-97 ... Kane County Cougars (A) 69-71 ... Utica Blue Sox (A-) 35-41 ... Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk) 38-22 ...
Years Available1993-2018

Team History -- 1998 Statistics -- 1998 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 1998 Florida Marlins.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1998 baseball season.

1998 Florida Marlins 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)
57Antonio AlfonsecaP6-5 235 R-R 1972-04-16 26La Romana,Dom Rep MLB1991-20111997-2007  
1989-   UDFA-MON
 
13,58David Berg2B-3B5-11 185 R-R 1970-09-03 27Roseville,California MLB1992-20061998-2004Roseville (Roseville,CA)Miami, Sacramento City Col
1993-38-1079-FLO
 
25Bobby Bonilla3B6-3 240 B-R 1963-02-23 35New York,New York MLB1981-20011986-2001Herbert H. Lehman (Bronx,NY)New York Institute Technology
1981-   UDFA-PIT
 
2Josh Booty3B6-3 220 R-R 1975-04-29 23Starkville,Mississippi MLB1994-19981996-1998Evangel Christian Academy (Shreveport,LA)Louisiana St
1994- 1-   5-FLO
 
28John CangelosiCF5-8 160 B-L 1963-03-10 35Brooklyn,New York MLB1982-19991985-1999Miami Springs (Miami Springs,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1982- 4-  91-CHA
 
1Luis Castillo2B5-11 175 B-R 1975-09-12 22San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1994-20101996-2010  
1992-   UDFA-FLO
 
30Craig Counsell2B6-0 175 L-R 1970-08-21 27South Bend,Indiana MLB1989-20111995-2011Whitefish Bay (Milwaukee,WI)Notre Dame
1992-11- 319-COL
 
20,40Vic DarensbourgP5-10 165 L-L 1970-11-13 27Los Angeles,California MLB1992-20091998-2005Westchester (Los Angeles,CA)Lewis-Clark St
1989-53-1325-KCA
 
39Brian Daubach1B6-1 201 L-R 1972-02-11 26Belleville,Illinois MLB1990-20061998-2005Belleville West (Belleville,IL)
1990-17- 469-NYN
 
50Ryan DempsterP6-1 201 R-R 1977-05-03 21Sechelt,BC MLB1995-20131998-2013Elphinstone (Gibsons,BC)
1995- 3-  66-TEX
Retired  
17Todd DunwoodyCF6-1 205 L-L 1975-04-11 23Lafayette,Indiana MLB1993-20051997-2002William Henry Harrison (West Lafayette,IN)
1993- 7- 211-FLO
 
20Brian EdmondsonP6-2 175 R-R 1973-01-29 25Fontana,California MLB1991-20031998-1999Norte Vista (Riverside,CA)
1991- 3-  78-DET
 
8Jim Eisenreich1B5-11 195 L-L 1959-04-18 39St. Cloud,Minnesota MLB1980-19981982-1998St. Cloud Tech (St. Cloud,MN)St. Cloud St
1980-16- 402-MIN
 
15Cliff FloydLF6-4 240 L-R 1972-12-05 25Chicago,Illinois MLB1991-20091993-2009Thornwood (South Holland,IL)
1991- 1-  14-MON
 
54Joe FontenotP6-2 185 R-R 1977-03-20 21Lafayette,Louisiana MLB1995-19991998-1998Acadiana (Lafayette,LA)
1995- 1-  16-SFN
 
22Alex GonzalezSS6-0 170 R-R 1977-02-15 21Cagua,Venezuela MLB1995-20141998-2014  
1994-   UDFA-FLO
Free Agent  
40Chris HammondP6-1 195 L-L 1966-01-21 32Atlanta,Georgia MLB1985-20061990-2006Vestavia Hills (Birmingham,AL)Alabama-Birmingham, Gulf Coast St
1986- 6- 148-CIN
 
41Oscar HenriquezP6-6 220 R-R 1974-01-28 24La Guaira,Venezuela MLB1993-20061997-2002  
1991-   UDFA-HOU
 
49Felix HerediaP6-0 180 L-L 1976-06-18 22Barahona,Dom Rep MLB1993-20081996-2005  
1992-   UDFA-FLO
 
61Livan HernandezP6-2 225 R-R 1975-02-20 23Villa Clara,Cuba MLB1996-20121996-2012  
1997-   UDFA-FLO
Retired  
3Ryan Jackson1B-RF6-3 185 L-L 1971-11-11 26Orlando,Florida MLB1991-20041998-2002Cardinal Mooney (Sarasota,FL)Duke U.
1994- 7- 180-FLO
 
23Charles JohnsonC6-2 220 R-R 1971-07-20 26Fort Pierce,Florida MLB1990-20051994-2005Westwood (Fort Pierce,FL)Miami
1992- 1-  28-FLO
 
4Randy KnorrC6-2 215 R-R 1968-11-12 29San Gabriel,California MLB1986-20041991-2001Baldwin Park (Baldwin Park,CA)
1986-10- 263-TOR
 
4,7Mark KotsayRF6-0 190 L-L 1975-12-02 22Whittier,California MLB1994-20131997-2013Santa Fe (Santa Fe Springs,CA)Cal St Fullerton
1996- 1-   9-FLO
Free Agent  
36Andy LarkinP6-4 190 R-R 1974-06-27 24Chelan,Washington MLB1992-20011996-2000South Medford (Medford,OR)
1992-25- 712-FLO
 
27,24Derrek Lee1B6-5 225 R-R 1975-09-06 22Sacramento,California MLB1993-20111997-2011El Camino (Sacramento,CA)
1993- 1-  14-SDN
 
43Eric LudwickP6-5 210 R-R 1971-12-14 26Whiteman AFB,Missouri MLB1991-20021996-1999Eldorado (Las Vegas,NV)UNLV, California
1993- 2-  50-NYN
 
33Matt ManteiP6-1 190 R-R 1973-07-07 24Tampa,Florida MLB1991-20061995-2005River Valley (Three Oaks,MI)
1991-25- 656-SEA
 
34Brian MeadowsP6-4 220 R-R 1975-11-21 22Montgomery,Alabama MLB1979-20061998-2006Charles Henderson (Troy,AL)
1994- 3-  70-FLO
 
47Rafael MedinaP6-3 195 R-R 1975-02-15 23Panama City,Panama MLB1993-20031998-1999  
1992-   UDFA-NYA
 
18Kevin Millar3B6-0 185 R-R 1971-09-24 26Los Angeles,California MLB1992-20171998-2009University (Los Angeles,CA)Lamar U., Los Angeles CC
1993-   UDFA-FLO
 
24Kirt OjalaP6-2 215 L-L 1968-12-24 29Kalamazoo,Michigan MLB1989-20001997-1999Portage Central (Portage,MI)Michigan
1990- 4- 111-NYA
 
27Kevin Orie3B6-4 215 R-R 1972-09-01 25West Chester,Pennsylvania MLB1992-20061997-2002Upper St. Clair (Upper St. Clair,PA)Indiana U.
1993- 1-  29-CHN
 
44Donn PallP6-1 179 R-R 1962-01-11 36Chicago,Illinois MLB1982-19991988-1998Evergreen Park (Evergreen Park,IL)Illinois
1985-23- 579-CHA
 
31Mike PiazzaC6-3 215 R-R 1968-09-04 29Norristown,Pennsylvania MLB1989-20071992-2007Phoenixville Area (Phoenixville,PA)Miami-Dade Col
1988-62-1390-LAN
 
52Mike RedmondC6-1 185 R-R 1971-05-05 27Seattle,Washington MLB1990-20101998-2010Gonzaga Prep (Spokane,WA)Gonzaga U.
1992-   UDFA-FLO
 
16Edgar RenteriaSS6-1 180 R-R 1975-08-07 22Barranquilla,Colombia MLB1992-20111996-2011  
1992-   UDFA-FLO
Retired  
19John Roskos1B5-11 195 R-R 1974-11-19 23Victorville,California MLB1993-20011998-2000Cibola (Albuquerque,NM)
1993- 2-  69-FLO
 
21Jesus SanchezP5-10 155 L-L 1974-10-11 23Nizao Bani,Dom Rep MLB1994-20121998-2004  
1992-   UDFA-NYN
 
10Gary SheffieldRF5-11 205 R-R 1968-11-18 29Tampa,Florida MLB1986-20091988-2009Hillsborough (Tampa,FL)
1986- 1-   6-MIL
 
38Rob StaniferP6-3 205 R-R 1972-03-10 26Easley,South Carolina MLB1994-20041997-2000Easley (Easley,SC)Anderson U.
1994-12- 320-FLO
 
14John WehnerLF-RF6-3 206 R-R 1967-06-29 31Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1988-20011991-2001Carrick (Pittsburgh,PA)Indiana U.
1988- 7- 174-PIT
 
8Preston WilsonCF6-2 193 R-R 1974-07-19 23Bamberg,South Carolina MLB1993-20091998-2007Bamberg Ehrhardt (Bamberg,SC)
1992- 1-   9-NYN
 
9Gregg ZaunC5-10 190 B-R 1971-04-14 27Glendale,California MLB1990-20101995-2010St. Francis (La Canada,CA)
1989-17- 427-BAL
 
25,27Todd Zeile3B6-1 200 R-R 1965-09-09 32Van Nuys,California MLB1985-20041989-2004Hart (Newhall,CA)UCLA
1986- 2-  55-SLN
 
45 Players