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1998 Baltimore OriolesSeason Roster
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Rick Cerone played for the 1998 Baltimore Orioles
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameOrioles
LocationBaltimore,Maryland
Record79-83 (4th in American League East)League Rank8thMLB Rank16th
BallparkOriole Park at Camden Yards
ManagerRay MillerGeneral ManagerPat Gillick
CoachesCarlos Bernhardt (First Base Coach), Rick Down (Hitting Coach), Mike Flanagan (Pitching Coach), Ellie Hendricks (Bullpen Coach), Eddie Murray (Bench Coach), Sam Perlozzo (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickRick Elder (#26)
Payroll$70,408,134 (Rank: 1st)
Attendance3,684,650 (Rank: 2nd)
Minor League AffiliatesRochester Red Wings (AAA) 70-74 ... Bowie Baysox (AA) 71-71 ... Frederick Keys (A+) 64-76 ... Delmarva Shorebirds (A) 81-61 ... Bluefield Orioles (Rk) 33-34 ... Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk) 28-32 ...
Years Available1901-2019

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 Baltimore Orioles.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1998 baseball season.

1998 Baltimore Orioles 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)
12Roberto Alomar2B6-0 185 B-R 1968-02-05 30Ponce,Puerto Rico MLB1985-20041988-2004  
1985-   UDFA-SDN
 
9Brady AndersonCF6-1 202 L-L 1964-01-18 34Silver Spring,Maryland MLB1984-20031988-2002Carlsbad (Carlsbad,CA)California-Irvine
1985-10- 257-BOS
 
3Harold BainesDH6-2 195 L-L 1959-03-15 39St. Michael's,Maryland MLB1977-20011980-2001St. Michaels (Easton,MD)
1977- 1-   1-CHA
 
18Rich BeckerRF5-10 193 L-L 1972-02-01 26Aurora,Illinois MLB1990-20021993-2000West Aurora (Aurora,IL)
1990- 3-  85-MIN
 
49Armando BenitezP6-4 229 R-R 1972-11-03 25Ramon Santana,Dom Rep MLB1991-20121994-2008  
1990-   UDFA-BAL
 
28Joel BennettP6-1 160 R-R 1970-01-31 28Binghamton,New York MLB1989-20071998-1999Windsor Central (Windsor,NY)East Stroudsburg Pennsylvania
1991-21- 564-BOS
 
14Mike BordickSS5-11 175 R-R 1965-07-21 32Marquette,Michigan MLB1985-20031990-2003Hampden Academy (Hampden,ME)Maine
1986-   UDFA-OAK
 
29Joe CarterRF-DH6-3 215 R-R 1960-03-07 38Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1981-19981983-1998Millwood (Oklahoma City,OK)Wichita St
1981- 1-   2-CHN
 
37Norm CharltonP6-3 205 B-L 1963-01-06 35Fort Polk,Louisiana MLB1982-20011988-2001James Madison (San Antonio,TX)Rice U.
1984- 1-  28-MON
 
41Danny ClyburnRF-LF6-0 220 R-R 1974-04-06 24Lancaster,South Carolina MLB1992-20041997-1999Lancaster (Lancaster,SC)
1992- 2-  47-PIT
 
27Rocky CoppingerP6-5 240 R-R 1974-03-19 24El Paso,Texas MLB1994-20051996-2001Coronado (El Paso,TX)Hill Col
1993-19- 539-BAL
 
24Eric DavisRF-DH6-3 185 R-R 1962-05-29 36Los Angeles,California MLB1980-20011984-2001Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1980- 8- 201-CIN
 
15Doug DrabekP6-1 185 R-R 1962-07-25 35Victoria,Texas MLB1981-19981986-1998St. Joseph (Victoria,TX)Houston
1983-11- 279-CHA
 
28Radhames DykhoffP6-0 160 L-L 1974-09-27 23Paradera,Aruba MLB1993-20011998-1998  
1993-   UDFA-BAL
 
19Scott EricksonP6-4 230 R-R 1968-02-02 30Long Beach,California MLB1989-20061990-2006Homestead (Cupertino,CA)Arizona
1989- 4- 112-MIN
 
1P.J. Forbes2B5-10 160 R-R 1967-09-22 30Pittsburg,Kansas MLB1990-20021998-2001St. Mary's Colgan (Pittsburg,KS)Wichita St
1990-20- 556-CAL
 
52Chris FussellP6-2 200 R-R 1976-05-19 22Oregon,Ohio MLB1994-20071998-2000Clay (Oregon,OH)
1994- 9- 251-BAL
 
23,34Charlie GreeneC6-2 170 R-R 1971-01-23 27Miami,Florida MLB1991-20031996-2000Killian (Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1991-19- 497-SDN
 
11Willie GreeneRF5-11 192 L-R 1971-09-23 26Milledgeville,Georgia MLB1989-20001992-2000Jones County (Gray,GA)
1989- 1-  18-PIT
 
13Ozzie GuillenSS5-11 150 L-R 1964-01-20 34Oculare Del Tuy,Venezuela MLB1981-20001985-2000  
1980-   UDFA-SDN
 
57Juan GuzmanP5-11 195 R-R 1966-10-28 31Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1985-20011991-2000  
1985-   UDFA-LAN
 
13Jerry Hairston2B5-10 173 R-R 1976-05-29 22Des Moines,Iowa MLB1996-20131998-2013Naperville North (Naperville,IL)So.Illinois U.
1997-11- 345-BAL
Retired  
11Jeff HammondsRF-CF6-0 195 R-R 1971-03-05 27Scotch Plains,New Jersey MLB1990-20051993-2005Scotch Plains-Fanwood (Scotch Plains,NJ)Stanford U.
1992- 1-   4-BAL
 
23Chris HoilesC6-0 215 R-R 1965-03-20 33Bowling Green,Ohio MLB1984-19981989-1998Elmwood (Bloomdale,OH)Eastern Michigan U.
1986-19- 489-DET
 
55Doug JohnsP6-2 195 R-L 1967-12-19 30South Bend,Indiana MLB1988-19991995-1999Nova (Davie,FL)Virginia
1990-16- 451-OAK
 
30Scott KamienieckiP6-0 200 R-R 1964-04-19 34Mount Clemens,Michigan MLB1983-20011991-2000Saint Mary of Redford (Redford,MI)Michigan
1986-14- 366-NYA
 
21Jimmy KeyP6-1 190 R-L 1961-04-22 37Huntsville,Alabama MLB1980-19981984-1998S.R. Butler (Huntsville,AL)Clemson U.
1982- 3-  56-TOR
 
40Gene KingsaleCF6-3 194 B-R 1976-08-20 21Oranjestad,Aruba MLB1994-20051998-2003  
1993-   UDFA-BAL
 
38Richie LewisP5-10 175 R-R 1966-01-25 32Muncie,Indiana MLB1985-20031992-1998Muncie Southside (Muncie,IN)Florida St
1987- 2-  44-MON
 
51Terry MathewsP6-2 225 L-R 1964-10-05 33Alexandria,Louisiana MLB1984-20001991-1999Menard (Alexandria,LA)Louisiana-Monroe
1987- 5- 129-TEX
 
75Alan MillsP6-1 195 R-R 1966-10-08 31Lakeland,Florida MLB1986-20071990-2001Kathleen (Lakeland,FL)Polk St
1986- 1-  13-BOS
 
10Ryan Minor3B6-7 245 R-R 1974-01-05 24Canton,Ohio MLB1993-20051998-2001Hammon (Hammon,OK)Oklahoma
1996-33- 981-BAL
 
32Lyle MoutonRF6-4 230 R-R 1969-05-13 29Lafayette,Louisiana MLB1990-20031995-2001St. Thomas More (Lafayette,LA)Louisiana St
1991- 5- 126-NYA
 
32Bobby MunozP6-7 210 R-R 1968-03-03 30Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1988-20021993-2001Hialeah-Miami Lakes (Hialeah,FL)Polk St
1988-15- 391-NYA
 
35Mike MussinaP6-2 183 B-R 1968-12-08 29Williamsport,Pennsylvania MLB1988-20081991-2008Montoursville (Montoursville,PA)Stanford U.
1990- 1-  20-BAL
 
47Jesse OroscoP6-2 205 R-L 1957-04-01 41Santa Barbara,California MLB1978-20031979-2003Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara,CA)Santa Barbara City Col
1978- 2-  41-MIN
 
52Willis OtanezRF6-1 200 R-R 1973-04-19 25La Vega,Dom Rep MLB1991-20151998-1999  
1990-   UDFA-LAN
 
25Rafael Palmeiro1B6-0 190 L-L 1964-09-24 33Havana,Cuba MLB1983-20181986-2005Jackson (Miami,FL)Mississippi St
1985- 1-  22-CHN
 
6Calvin Pickering1B-DH6-5 278 L-L 1976-09-29 21St. Thomas,Virgin Islands MLB1995-20081998-2005King (Tampa,FL)
1995-35- 976-BAL
 
43Sidney PonsonP6-1 225 R-R 1976-11-02 21Oranjestad,Aruba MLB1994-20101998-2009  
1993-   UDFA-BAL
 
36Jeff RebouletSS-2B6-0 175 R-R 1964-04-03 34Dayton,Ohio MLB1985-20031992-2003Archbishop Alter (Dayton,OH)Louisiana St, Triton Col
1986-10- 247-MIN
 
53Arthur RhodesP6-2 205 L-L 1969-10-24 28Waco,Texas MLB1988-20111991-2011La Vega (Waco,TX)
1988- 2-  34-BAL
 
8Cal Ripken3B6-4 220 R-R 1960-08-24 37Havre de Grace,Maryland MLB1978-20011981-2001Aberdeen (Aberdeen,MD)
1978- 2-  48-BAL
 
39Nerio RodriguezP6-1 195 R-R 1973-03-22 25Bani,Dom Rep MLB1991-20111996-2002  
1990-   UDFA-CHA
 
26Pete SmithP6-2 200 R-R 1966-02-27 32Weymouth,Massachusetts MLB1984-19991987-1998Burlington (Burlington,MA)
1984- 1-  21-PHI
 
17B.J. SurhoffLF6-1 200 L-R 1964-08-04 33Bronx,New York MLB1983-20051987-2005Rye (Rye,NY)North Carolina
1985- 1-   1-MIL
 
32Jesus TavarezCF-RF6-0 170 B-R 1971-03-26 27Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1990-20001994-1998  
1989-   UDFA-SEA
 
42Lenny WebsterC5-9 200 R-R 1965-02-10 33New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1983-20001989-2000Lutcher (Lutcher,LA)Grambling St
1985-21- 535-MIN
 
48 Players