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1976 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

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W-L Record: 87-74 .540
Rank: 2nd in American League West
Run Differential: 686-598 + 88
Roster Continuity 73.47% 16/24
Manager(s): Chuck Tanner
General Manager: Charlie Finley
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 780,593 21/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Mike Sullivan (#24) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bobby Hofman
First Base Coach: Joe Lonnett
Pitching Coach: Wes Stock
Third Base Coach: Alex Monchak

#1 Draft Picks

American League West Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1976 Oakland Athletics season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    37Glenn AbbottP6-6200R-R251973OAK: 1969-8-177MLB--
    31Matt AlexanderOF-3B5-11169B-R291973CHN: 1968-2-35MLB--
    39,45Stan BahnsenP6-2203R-R311966NYA: 1965-4-68MLB--
    6Sal Bando3B6-0195R-R321966KC1: 1965-6-119MLB--
    32Chris BattonP6-4195R-R211976OAK: 1972-12-286MLB--
    20Don BaylorOF6-1 220R-R271970BAL: 1967-2-39MLB--
    14Vida BlueP6-0189B-L261969KC1: 1967-2-27MLB--
    17Dick BosmanP6-3208R-R321966Not draftedMLB--
    19Bert CampanerisSS5-10160R-R341964Not draftedMLB--
    23Nate Colbert1B6-2209R-R301966Not draftedMLB--
    11Ron Fairly1B-OF5-10181L-L371958Not draftedMLB--
    34Rollie FingersP6-4195R-R291968Not draftedMLB--
    2,3Phil Garner2B-3B5-10177R-R271973OAK: 1971-1-2MLB--
    10Wayne Gross3B6-2210L-R241976OAK: 1973-9-215MLB--
    12Larry HaneyC6-2195R-R331966Not draftedMLB--
    38Jim HoltOF-1B6-0195L-R321968Not draftedMLB--
    30Tim HosleyC5-10195R-R291970Not draftedMLB--
    25Paul LindbladP6-1195L-L341965Not draftedMLB--
    21,45Larry Lintz2B-SS5-9150B-R261973MON: 1971-6-127MLB--
    8Angel MangualOF5-10180R-R291969Not draftedMLB--
    44Willie McCovey1B6-4210L-L381959Not draftedMLB--
    35Ken McMullen3B6-3195R-R341962Not draftedMLB--
    29Craig MitchellP6-3180R-R221975NYA: 1973-3-57MLB--
    36Paul MitchellP6-1195R-R251975BAL: 1971-1-7MLB--
    5Jeff NewmanC-1B6-2218R-R271976CLE: 1970-26-608MLB--
    16Mike NorrisP6-2175R-R211975OAK: 1973-1-24MLB--
    4Billy NorthOF5-11185B-R281971CHN: 1969-12-280MLB--
    26Joe RudiOF-1B6-2200R-R291967UDFAMLB--
    13Tommy SandtSS-2B5-11175R-R251976OAK: 1969-2-33MLB--
    18Gene TenaceC-1B6-0190R-R291969KC1: 1965-20-399MLB--
    22Jim ToddP6-2190L-R281974HOU: 1971-19-451MLB--
    24Mike TorrezP6-5210R-R291967Not draftedMLB--
    2,3Cesar TovarOF-3B5-9155R-R351965Not draftedMLB--
    8Denny Walling3B-OF6-1185L-R221975OAK: 1975-1-1MLB--
    15Claudell WashingtonOF6-0190L-L211974Not draftedMLB--
    28Billy WilliamsOF6-1175L-R381959Not draftedMLB--
    33Gary WoodsOF6-2190R-R211976MIN: 1973-27-602MLB--

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