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1968 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Oakland,CA
Team Record:  82-80   .506
Result:   6th in American League
Manager(s):  Bob Kennedy
General Manager:   Charlie Finley
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance:  837,466
Playoffs:  -

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Floyd Robinson (32)
Youngest Player:  George Lauzerique (20)
Longest Tenure:  
Top Hitter:  Bert Campaneris (6)
Top Pitcher:  Jim Nash (8)
Top Draft Pick:  Pete Broberg (#2)

Roster Continuity:  84.66%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Detroit10359.636--
Baltimore9171.56212.0
Cleveland8675.53416.5
Boston8676.53117.0
NY Yankees8379.51220.0
Oakland8280.50621.0
Minnesota7983.48824.0
Chi White Sox6795.41436.0
California6795.41436.0
Washington6596.40437.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
23Jack AkerPMLB6-2190RightRight7/13/194027Tulare,California1960UDFA Kca

6Sal Bando3BMLB6-0195RightRight2/13/194424Cleveland,Ohio19656119Kca
11Warren BoglePMLB6-4220LeftLeft10/19/194621Passaic,New Jersey1967473Kca
19Bert CampanerisSSMLB5-10160RightRight3/9/194226Pueblo Nueva,Cuba1962UDFA Kca
2Danny Cater1B-OFMLB6-0180RightRight2/25/194028Austin,Texas1958UDFA PHI
29Chuck DobsonPMLB6-4200RightRight1/10/194424Kansas City,Missouri1965UDFA Kca
12John Donaldson2BMLB5-11165LeftRight5/5/194325Charlotte,North CarolinaUDFA 
10Dave DuncanCMLB6-2200RightRight9/26/194522Dallas,Texas1963UDFA Kca
32Rollie FingersPMLB6-4195RightRight8/25/194621Steubenville,Ohio1964UDFA OAK
21Jim GosgerOFMLB5-11185LeftLeft11/6/194225Port Huron,MichiganUDFA 
1Dick Green2BMLB5-10180RightRight4/21/194127Sioux City,Iowa1960UDFA Kca
3Mike HershbergerOFMLB5-10175RightRight10/9/193928Massillon,OhioUDFA 
27Catfish HunterPMLB6-0195RightRight4/8/194622Hertford,North Carolina1964UDFA Kca
9Reggie JacksonOFMLB6-0200LeftLeft5/18/194622Wynecote,Pennsylvania196612Kca
16Joe KeoughOFMLB6-0185LeftLeft1/7/194622Pomona,California1965221Kca
20Lew KraussePMLB6-0167RightRight4/25/194325Media,Pennsylvania1962UDFA Kca
14Ted Kubiak2B-SSMLB6-0175BothRight5/12/194226New Brunswick,New Jersey1961UDFA Kca
18Rene LachemannCMLB6-0198RightRight5/4/194523Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
10Tony LaRussa2B-SSMLB6-0185RightRight10/4/194423Tampa,Florida1962UDFA Kca
28George LauzeriquePMLB6-1180RightRight7/22/194720Havana,Cuba196510199Kca
15Allan LewisOFMLB6-0170BothRight12/12/194126Colon,Panama1961UDFA Kca
25Paul LindbladPMLB6-1195LeftLeft8/9/194126Chanute,Kansas1963UDFA Kca
7Rick MondayOFMLB6-3200LeftLeft11/20/194522Batesville,Mississippi196511Kca
30Jim NashPMLB6-5230RightRight2/9/194523Hawthorne,Nevada1964UDFA Kca
10,13Blue Moon OdomPMLB6-0185RightRight5/29/194523Macon,Georgia1964UDFA Kca
17Jim PagliaroniCMLB6-4210RightRight12/8/193730Dearborn,MichiganUDFA 
32Tony PiercePMLB6-1190RightLeft1/29/194622Brunswick,GeorgiaUDFA 
15Floyd RobinsonOFMLB5-9175LeftRight5/9/193632Prescott,ArkansasUDFA 
4Phil RoofCMLB6-3210RightRight3/5/194127Paducah,Kentucky1959UDFA Mbr
8Joe RudiOF-1BMLB6-2200RightRight9/7/194621Modesto,California1964UDFA OAK
32Ken SandersPMLB5-11185RightRight7/8/194126St. Louis,Missouri1960UDFA Kca
24Diego SeguiPMLB6-0190RightRight8/17/193730Holguin,Cuba1959UDFA Kca
22Ed SpraguePMLB6-4195RightRight9/16/194522Boston,Massachusetts1966UDFA STL
31Ray Webster1BMLB6-0185LeftLeft8/31/194225Colon,PanamaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Joe DiMaggioHitting Coach 
Charlie FinleyGeneral Manager 
Al HelferBroadcaster 
Bob KennedyManager 
Sherm LollarBullpen Coach 
John McNamaraAssistant Coach 
Monte MooreBroadcaster 
Bill PosedelPitching Coach 


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