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1998 Boston Red SoxSeason Roster
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Tom Gordon played for the 1998 Boston Red Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRed Sox
LocationBoston,Massachusetts
Record92-70 (2nd in American League East)League Rank2ndMLB Rank5th
BallparkFenway Park
ManagerJimy WilliamsGeneral ManagerDan Duquette
CoachesDave Jauss (First Base Coach), Joe Kerrigan (Pitching Coach), Wendell Kim (Third Base Coach), Grady Little (Bench Coach), Dick Pole (Bullpen Coach), Jim Rice (Hitting Coach)
PlayoffsLost in 1st Round (Indians)
#1 Draft PickAdam Everett (#12)
Payroll$51,647,000 (Rank: 8th)
Attendance2,314,704 (Rank: 17th)
Minor League AffiliatesPawtucket Red Sox (AAA) 77-64 ... Trenton Thunder (AA) 71-70 ... Sarasota Red Sox (A+) 76-61 ... Michigan Battle Cats (A) 79-61 ... Lowell Spinners (A-) 32-44 ... Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk) 27-33 ...
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 Boston Red Sox.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1998 baseball season.

1998 Boston Red Sox 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)
23Billy AshleyDH6-5 242 R-R 1970-07-11 27Taylor,Michigan MLB1988-20011992-1998Belleville (Belleville,MI)
1988- 3-  62-LAN
 
33Steve AveryP6-4 205 L-L 1970-04-14 28Trenton,Michigan MLB1988-20031990-2003John F. Kennedy (Taylor,MI)
1988- 1-   3-ATL
 
59Brian BarkleyP6-2 180 L-L 1975-12-08 22Conroe,Texas MLB1994-20001998-1998Midway (Waco,TX)NWFlorida St
1994- 5- 131-BOS
 
28Mike Benjamin2B6-0 172 R-R 1965-11-22 32Euclid,Ohio MLB1987-20021989-2002Bellflower (Bellflower,CA)Arizona St, Cerritos Col
1987- 3-  74-SFN
 
56Darren BraggRF5-9 180 L-R 1969-09-07 28Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1989-20051994-2004Taft School (Watertown,CT)Georgia Tech
1991-22- 578-SEA
 
2Damon BufordCF5-10 180 R-R 1970-06-12 28Baltimore,Maryland MLB1988-20031993-2001Birmingham (Van Nuys,CA)USC
1990-10- 283-BAL
 
40Robinson ChecoP6-1 185 R-R 1971-09-09 26Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1995-20001997-1999  
1989-   UDFA-CAL
 
61Jin Ho ChoP6-3 210 R-R 1975-08-16 22Jun Ju City,Korea MLB1998-20021998-1999  
1998-   UDFA-BOS
 
41Jim CorsiP6-1 220 R-R 1961-09-09 36Newton,Massachusetts MLB1982-20001988-1999Newton North (Newtonville,MA)Saint Leo U.
1982-25- 642-NYA
 
29Midre CummingsDH-RF6-0 195 L-R 1971-10-14 26St. Croix,Virgin Islands MLB1990-20051993-2005Miami Edison (Miami,FL)
1990- 1-  29-MIN
 
43Dennis EckersleyP6-2 190 R-R 1954-10-03 43Oakland,California MLB1972-19981975-1998Washington (Fremont,CA)
1972- 3-  50-CLE
 
34Rich GarcesP6-0 215 R-R 1971-05-18 27Maracay,Venezuela MLB1988-20081990-2002  
1987-   UDFA-MIN
 
5Nomar GarciaparraSS6-0 175 R-R 1973-07-23 24Whittier,California MLB1992-20091996-2009St. John Bosco (Bellflower,CA)Georgia Tech
1994- 1-  12-BOS
 
36Tom GordonP5-9 190 R-R 1967-11-18 30Sebring,Florida MLB1986-20091988-2009Avon Park (Avon Park,FL)
1986- 6- 157-KCA
 
10Scott HattebergC6-1 205 L-R 1969-12-14 28Salem,Oregon MLB1990-20081995-2008Eisenhower (Yakima,WA)Washington St
1991- 1-  43-BOS
 
27Butch HenryP6-1 205 L-L 1968-10-07 29El Paso,Texas MLB1987-20061992-1999Eastwood (El Paso,TX)
1987-15- 388-CIN
 
18Reggie JeffersonDH6-4 215 L-L 1968-09-25 29Tallahassee,Florida MLB1986-19991991-1999Lincoln (Tallahassee,FL)
1986- 3-  72-CIN
 
51Keith JohnsDH-2B6-1 175 R-R 1971-07-19 26Jacksonville,Florida MLB1992-20001998-1998Sandalwood (Jacksonville,FL)Mississippi
1992- 6- 167-SLN
 
15Mark Lemke2B5-9 167 B-R 1965-08-13 32Utica,New York MLB1983-20001988-1998Notre Dame (Utica,NY)
1983-27- 677-ATL
 
20Darren LewisCF-RF6-0 190 R-R 1967-08-28 30Berkeley,California MLB1988-20021990-2002Moreau Catholic (Hayward,CA)California, Chabot Col
1988-18- 463-OAK
 
31Jim LeyritzDH6-0 195 R-R 1963-12-27 34Lakewood,Ohio MLB1985-20031990-2000Turpin (Cincinnati,OH)Kentucky
1985-   UDFA-NYA
 
32Derek LoweP6-6 230 R-R 1973-06-01 25Dearborn,Michigan MLB1991-20131997-2013Edsel Ford (Dearborn,MI)
1991- 8- 214-SEA
Free Agent  
57Ron MahayP6-2 190 L-L 1971-06-28 27Crestwood,Illinois MLB1991-20121995-2010Alan B. Shepard (Palos Heights,IL)South Suburban Col
1991-18- 486-BOS
Retired  
45Pedro MartinezP5-11 170 R-R 1971-10-25 26Manoguayabo,Dom Rep MLB1990-20091992-2009  
1988-   UDFA-LAN
 
26Orlando MercedRF-DH6-1 195 L-R 1966-11-02 31San Juan,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20031990-2003  
1985-   UDFA-PIT
 
50Lou Merloni2B5-10 195 R-R 1971-04-06 27Framingham,Massachusetts MLB1990-20071998-2006Framingham South (Framingham,MA)Providence Col
1993-10- 275-BOS
 
30Keith MitchellDH5-10 195 R-R 1969-08-06 28San Diego,California MLB1987-20031991-1998Lincoln (San Diego,CA)
1987- 4-  90-ATL
 
7Trot NixonRF6-2 200 L-L 1974-04-11 24Evergreen,North Carolina MLB1994-20081996-2008New Hanover (Wilmington,NC)
1993- 1-   7-BOS
 
25Troy O'LearyLF6-0 200 L-L 1969-08-04 28Compton,California MLB1987-20051993-2003Cypress (Cypress,CA)Chaffey Col
1987-13- 331-MIL
 
55Carlos ReyesP6-1 190 B-R 1969-04-04 29Miami,Florida MLB1990-20041994-2003Tampa Catholic (Tampa,FL)Florida So.Col, Eastern Florida St
1991-   UDFA-ATL
 
54Mandy RomeroC-DH6-0 180 B-R 1967-10-29 30Miami,Florida MLB1988-20041997-2003Miami Senior (Miami,FL)Eastern Florida St
1988-19- 486-PIT
 
19Brian RoseP6-3 215 R-R 1976-02-13 22New Bedford,Massachusetts MLB1995-20051997-2001Dartmouth (South Dartmouth,MA)
1994- 3-  75-BOS
 
17Bret SaberhagenP6-1 200 R-R 1964-04-11 34Chicago Heights,Illinois MLB1983-20011984-2001Cleveland (Reseda,CA)
1982-19- 480-KCA
 
52Donnie Sadler2B5-6 175 R-R 1975-06-17 23Gohlson,Texas MLB1994-20071998-2007Valley Mills (Valley Mills,TX)
1994-11- 299-BOS
 
51Pete SchourekP6-5 220 L-L 1969-05-10 29Austin,Texas MLB1987-20011991-2001George C. Marshall (Falls Church,VA)
1987- 2-  56-NYN
 
55Brian ShouseP5-11 180 L-L 1968-09-26 29Effingham,Illinois MLB1989-20101993-2009Effingham (Effingham,IL)Bradley U.
1990-13- 349-PIT
 
26Chris Snopek3B-2B6-1 185 R-R 1970-09-20 27Cynthiana,Kentucky MLB1992-20021995-1998Harrison County (Cynthiana,KY)Mississippi
1992- 6- 176-CHA
 
20Mike StanleyDH6-0 190 R-R 1963-06-25 35Fort Lauderdale,Florida MLB1982-20001986-2000St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale,FL)Florida
1985-16- 395-TEX
 
37Greg SwindellP6-3 230 R-L 1965-01-02 33Fort Worth,Texas MLB1984-20031986-2002Sharpstown (Houston,TX)Texas
1986- 1-   2-CLE
 
65Carlos ValdezP5-11 191 R-R 1971-12-26 26Nizao Bani,Dom Rep MLB1991-20021995-1998  
1990-   UDFA-SFN
 
13John Valentin3B6-0 185 R-R 1967-02-18 31Mineola,New York MLB1988-20021992-2002St. Anthony (Jersey City,NJ)Seton Hall U.
1988- 5- 121-BOS
 
47Jason VaritekC6-2 220 R-R 1972-04-11 26Rochester,Michigan MLB1991-20111997-2011Lake Brantley (Altamonte Springs,FL)Georgia Tech
1994- 1-  14-SEA
Retired  
42Mo Vaughn1B6-1 268 L-R 1967-12-15 30Norwalk,Connecticut MLB1987-20031991-2003Trinity Pawling School (Pawling,NY)Seton Hall U.
1989- 1-  23-BOS
 
31Dario VerasP6-1 155 R-R 1973-03-13 25Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1993-20101996-1998  
1990-   UDFA-LAN
 
49Tim WakefieldP6-2 210 R-R 1966-08-02 31Melbourne,Florida MLB1988-20111992-2011Eau Gallie (Melbourne,FL)Florida Institute Technology
1988- 8- 200-PIT
Retired  
46John WasdinP6-2 195 R-R 1972-08-05 25Fort Belvoir,Virginia MLB1991-20091995-2007Godby (Tallahassee,FL)Florida St
1993- 1-  25-OAK
 
39David WestP6-6 247 L-L 1964-09-01 33Memphis,Tennessee MLB1983-19991988-1998Craigmont (Memphis,TN)
1983- 4-  84-NYN
 
47 Players