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1998 Chicago White SoxSeason Roster
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Charlie O'Brien played for the 1998 Chicago White Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameWhite Sox
LocationChicago,Illinois
Record80-82 (2nd in American League Central)League Rank7thMLB Rank15th
BallparkComiskey Park II
ManagerJerry ManuelGeneral ManagerRon Schueler
CoachesNardi Contreras (Pitching Coach), Ron Jackson (Hitting Coach), Wallace Johnson (Third Base Coach), Von Joshua (Hitting Coach), Art Kusnyer (Bullpen Coach), Bryan Little (First Base Coach), Joe Nossek (Bench Coach), Mike Pazik (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickKip Wells (#16)
Payroll$36,840,000 (Rank: 18th)
Attendance1,391,146 (Rank: 27th)
Minor League AffiliatesCalgary Cannons (AAA) 81-62 ... Birmingham Barons (AA) 58-82 ... Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+) 79-60 ... Hickory Crawdads (A) 56-84 ... Arizona White Sox (Rk) 20-34 ... Bristol White Sox (Rk) 42-24 ...
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 Chicago White Sox.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1998 baseball season.

1998 Chicago White 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)
45Jeff AbbottCF-RF6-2 200 R-L 1972-08-17 25Atlanta,Georgia MLB1991-20031997-2001Dunwoody (Dunwoody,GA)Kentucky, Cal St Fullerton
1994- 4- 117-CHA
 
25Jim AbbottP6-3 210 L-L 1967-09-19 30Flint,Michigan MLB1986-19991989-1999Flint Central (Flint,MI)Michigan
1988- 1-   8-CAL
 
37James BaldwinP6-3 235 R-R 1971-07-15 26Southern Pines,North Carolina MLB1990-20061995-2005Pinecrest (Southern Pines,NC)
1990- 4- 105-CHA
 
8Albert BelleLF6-2 210 R-R 1966-08-25 31Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1985-20001989-2000Huntington (Shreveport,LA)Louisiana St
1987- 2-  47-CLE
 
46Jason BereP6-4 189 R-R 1971-05-26 27Cambridge,Massachusetts MLB1990-20051993-2003Wilmington (Wilmington,MA)Middlesex CC
1990-36- 952-CHA
 
44Chad BradfordP6-5 205 R-R 1974-09-14 23Jackson,Mississippi MLB1996-20091998-2009Byram (Byram,MS)So.Mississippi, Hinds CC
1996-13- 377-CHA
 
24Mike CameronCF6-2 190 R-R 1973-01-08 25LaGrange,Georgia MLB1991-20111995-2011LaGrange (LaGrange,GA)
1991-18- 488-CHA
Retired  
12,17Mike CarusoSS6-1 172 L-R 1977-05-27 21Queens,New York MLB1996-20091998-2002Stoneman Douglas (Parkland,FL)
1996- 2-  42-SFN
 
50Larry CasianP6-0 175 R-L 1965-10-28 32Lynwood,California MLB1984-19981990-1998Lakewood (Lakewood,CA)Cal St Fullerton, Oral Roberts U.
1987- 6- 139-MIN
 
43Carlos CastilloP6-2 250 R-R 1975-04-21 23Boston,Massachusetts MLB1994-20091997-2001Southwest Miami (Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1994- 3-  89-CHA
 
49Tony CastilloP5-10 190 L-L 1963-03-01 35Lara,Venezuela MLB1983-19981988-1998  
1983-   UDFA-TOR
 
12Wil Cordero1B6-2 200 R-R 1971-10-03 26Mayaguez,Puerto Rico MLB1988-20051992-2005  
1988-   UDFA-MON
 
5Ray Durham2B5-8 180 B-R 1971-11-30 26Charlotte,North Carolina MLB1990-20081995-2008Harding University (Charlotte,NC)
1990- 5- 132-CHA
 
36Scott EyreP6-1 200 L-L 1972-05-30 26Inglewood,California MLB1991-20091997-2009Cyprus (Magna,UT)Col. So.Idaho
1991- 9- 248-TEX
 
32Tom FordhamP6-2 205 L-L 1974-02-20 24San Diego,California MLB1993-20031997-1998Granite Hills (El Cajon,CA)Grossmont Col
1993-11- 313-CHA
 
29Keith FoulkeP6-0 200 R-R 1972-10-19 25Rapid City,South Dakota MLB1994-20091997-2008Hargrave (Huffman,TX)Lewis-Clark St, Galveston Col
1994- 9- 256-SFN
 
26,54Lou FrazierCF6-2 175 B-R 1965-01-26 33St. Louis,Missouri MLB1986-19991993-1998Jennings (Jennings,MO)Scottsdale CC
1986- 1-  15-CLE
 
66Mike HeathcottP6-3 180 R-R 1969-05-16 29Chicago,Illinois MLB1990-20001998-1998Fenwick (Oak Park,IL)Creighton U.
1991-13- 358-CHA
 
62Bob HowryP6-5 220 L-R 1973-08-04 24Phoenix,Arizona MLB1992-20101998-2010Deer Valley (Glendale,AZ)McNeese St, Yavapai Col
1994- 5- 144-SFN
 
57Mark JohnsonC6-0 185 L-R 1975-09-12 22Wheat Ridge,Colorado MLB1994-20101998-2008Warner Robins (Warner Robins,GA)
1994- 1-  26-CHA
 
47Matt KarchnerP6-4 215 R-R 1967-06-28 31Berwick,Pennsylvania MLB1989-20001995-2000Berwick (Berwick,PA)Bloomsburg Pennslyvania
1989- 8- 205-KCA
 
15Chad KreuterC6-2 200 B-R 1964-08-26 33Greenbrae,California MLB1985-20031988-2003Redwood (Larkspur,CA)Pepperdine U.
1985- 5- 109-TEX
 
55Robert MachadoC6-1 205 R-R 1973-06-03 25Caracas,Venezuela MLB1991-20041996-2004  
1989-   UDFA-CHA
 
38Jaime NavarroP6-4 230 R-R 1968-03-27 30Bayamon,Puerto Rico MLB1987-20031989-2000Luis Pales Matos (Santa Rosa,PR)Miami-Dade Col
1987- 3-  71-MIL
 
31Greg Norton1B6-1 205 B-R 1972-07-06 25San Leandro,California MLB1991-20091996-2009Bishop O'Dowd (Oakland,CA)Oklahoma
1993- 2-  59-CHA
 
22Charlie O'BrienC6-2 205 R-R 1961-05-01 37Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1982-20001985-2000Bishop Kelley (Tulsa,OK)Wichita St
1982- 5- 132-OAK
 
30Magglio OrdonezRF6-0 200 R-R 1974-01-28 24Caracas,Venezuela MLB1992-20111997-2011  
1991-   UDFA-CHA
Retired  
40Jim ParqueP5-11 165 L-L 1976-02-08 22Norwalk,California MLB1995-20071998-2003Crescenta Valley (La Crescenta,CA)UCLA
1997- 1-  46-CHA
Free Agent  
52Todd RizzoP6-2 220 R-L 1971-05-24 27Clifton Heights,Pennsylvania MLB1992-20061998-1999Garnet Valley (Glen Mills,PA)Delaware County CC
1992-   UDFA-LAN
 
44Ruben SierraRF6-1 200 B-R 1965-10-06 32Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1983-20061986-2006  
1982-   UDFA-TEX
 
41Bill SimasP6-3 235 L-R 1971-11-28 26Hanford,California MLB1992-20101995-2000St. Joseph (Santa Maria,CA)Fresno City Col
1992- 6- 160-CAL
 
27Brian SimmonsCF6-2 190 B-R 1973-09-04 24Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1993-20041998-2001Peters Township (McMurray,PA)Michigan
1995- 2-  55-CHA
 
33Mike SirotkaP6-1 200 L-L 1971-05-13 27Chicago,Illinois MLB1990-20001995-2000Westfield (Houston,TX)Louisiana St
1993-15- 425-CHA
 
10Chris SnopekSS6-1 185 R-R 1970-09-20 27Cynthiana,Kentucky MLB1992-20021995-1998Harrison County (Cynthiana,KY)Mississippi
1992- 6- 176-CHA
 
59John SnyderP6-3 200 R-R 1974-08-16 23Southfield,Michigan MLB1992-20031998-2000Westlake (Westlake Village,CA)
1992-13- 356-CAL
 
35Frank ThomasDH6-5 270 R-R 1968-05-27 30Columbus,Georgia MLB1987-20081990-2008Columbus (Columbus,GA)Auburn U.
1989- 1-   7-CHA
 
23Robin Ventura3B6-1 198 L-R 1967-07-14 30Santa Maria,California MLB1986-20041989-2004Ernest Righetti (Santa Maria,CA)Oklahoma St
1988- 1-  10-CHA
 
56Bryan WardP6-2 210 L-L 1972-01-25 26Bristol,Pennsylvania MLB1993-20051998-2000Rancoccas Valley Regional (Mount Holly,NJ)South Carolina-Aiken
1993-20- 575-FLO
 
28Craig WilsonSS6-1 190 R-R 1970-09-03 27Chicago,Illinois MLB1989-20041998-2000East Leyden (Franklin Park,IL)Kansas St
1992-13- 372-CHA
 
39 Players