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1976 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Oakland,CA
Team Record:  87-74   .540
Result:   2nd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Chuck Tanner
General Manager:   Charlie Finley
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance:  780,593
Playoffs:  -

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie McCovey (38)
Youngest Player:  Mike Norris (21)
Longest Tenure:  Sal Bando, Bert Campaneris, Rollie Fingers, Joe Rudi (9)
Top Hitter:  Don Baylor (19)
Top Pitcher:  Vida Blue (2)
Top Draft Pick:  Mike Sullivan (#24)

Roster Continuity:  73.47%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9072.556--
Oakland8774.5402.5
Minnesota8577.5255.0
Texas7686.46914.0
California7686.46914.0
Chi White Sox6497.39825.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
37Glenn AbbottPMLB6-6200RightRight2/16/195125Little Rock,Arkansas19698175OAK

31Matt AlexanderOF-3BMLB5-11169BothRight1/30/194729Shreveport,Louisiana1968235CHC
39,45Stan BahnsenPMLB6-2203RightRight12/15/194431Council Bluffs,Iowa1965468NYY
6Sal Bando3BMLB6-0195RightRight2/13/194432Cleveland,Ohio19656119Kca
32Chris BattonPMLB6-4195RightRight8/24/195421Los Angeles,California197212286OAK
20Don BaylorOFMLB6-1 220RightRight6/28/194927Austin,Texas1967239BAL
14Vida BluePMLB6-0189BothLeft7/28/194926Mansfield,Louisiana1967227Kca
17Dick BosmanPMLB6-3208RightRight2/17/194432Kenosha,Wisconsin1963UDFA PIT
19Bert CampanerisSSMLB5-10160RightRight3/9/194234Pueblo Nueva,Cuba1962UDFA Kca
23Nate Colbert1BMLB6-2209RightRight4/9/194630St. Louis,Missouri1964UDFA STL
11Ron Fairly1B-OFMLB5-10181LeftLeft7/12/193837Macon,Georgia1958UDFA LAD
34Rollie FingersPMLB6-4195RightRight8/25/194629Steubenville,Ohio1964UDFA OAK
2,3Phil Garner2B-3BMLB5-10177RightRight4/30/194927Jefferson City,Tennessee197112OAK
10Wayne Gross3BMLB6-2210LeftRight1/14/195224Riverside,California19739215OAK
12Larry HaneyCMLB6-2195RightRight11/19/194233Charlottesville,Virginia1961UDFA BAL
38Jim HoltOF-1BMLB6-0195LeftRight5/27/194432Graham,North Carolina1966UDFA Kca
30Tim HosleyCMLB5-10195RightRight5/10/194729Spartanburg,South Carolina1967UDFA DET
25Paul LindbladPMLB6-1195LeftLeft8/9/194134Chanute,Kansas1963UDFA Kca
21,45Larry Lintz2B-SSMLB5-9150BothRight10/10/194926Martinez,California19716122MTL
8Angel MangualOFMLB5-10180RightRight3/19/194729Juana Diaz,Puerto Rico1966UDFA PIT
44Willie McCovey1BMLB6-4210LeftLeft1/10/193838Mobile,Alabama1955UDFA SF
35Ken McMullen3BMLB6-3195RightRight6/1/194234Oxnard,California1961UDFA LAD
29Craig MitchellPMLB6-3180RightRight4/14/195422Santa Rosa,California1973357NYY
36Paul MitchellPMLB6-1195RightRight8/19/195025Redmond,Washington197117BAL
5Jeff NewmanC-1BMLB6-2218RightRight9/11/194827Fort Worth,Texas197026601CLE
16Mike NorrisPMLB6-2175RightRight3/19/195521San Francisco,California1973124OAK
4Billy NorthOFMLB5-11185BothRight5/15/194828Seattle,Washington196912278CHC
26Joe RudiOF-1BMLB6-2200RightRight9/7/194629Modesto,California1964UDFA OAK
13Tommy SandtSS-2BMLB5-11175RightRight12/22/195025Brooklyn,New York1969233OAK
18Gene TenaceC-1BMLB6-0190RightRight10/10/194629Russellton,Pennsylvania196520399Kca
22Jim ToddPMLB6-2190LeftRight9/21/194728Lancaster,Pennsylvania197119442HOU
24Mike TorrezPMLB6-5210RightRight8/28/194629Topeka,Kansas1964UDFA STL
2,3Cesar TovarOF-3BMLB5-9155RightRight7/3/194035Caracas,Venezuela1959UDFA CIN
8Denny Walling3B-OFMLB6-1185LeftRight4/17/195422Neptune,New Jersey197511OAK
15Claudell WashingtonOFMLB6-0190LeftLeft8/31/195421Los Angeles,California1972UDFA OAK
28Billy WilliamsOFMLB6-1175LeftRight6/15/193838Whistler,Alabama1956UDFA CHC
33Gary WoodsOFMLB6-2190RightRight7/20/195421Santa Barbara,California197327602MIN
Team PersonnelPosition 
Charlie FinleyGeneral Manager 
Bobby HofmanAssistant Coach 
Ed KenneyScout 
Joe LonnettFirst Base Coach 
Alex MonchakThird Base Coach 
Monte MooreBroadcaster 
Wes StockPitching Coach 
Chuck TannerManager 
Wayne WalkerBroadcaster 
Bob WallerBroadcaster 


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