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1988 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Oakland,CA
Team Record:  104-58   .642
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Tony LaRussa
General Manager:   Sandy Alderson
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance:  2,287,335
Payroll:  $11,380,183
Playoffs: Season in progress

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Don Baylor (39)
Youngest Player:  Felix Jose (23)
Longest Tenure:  Tony Phillips (7)
Top Hitter:  Jose Canseco (1)
Top Pitcher:  Dave Stewart (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Stan Royer (#16)

Roster Continuity:  59.05%
Top Prospect:   Dave Otto
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland10458.642--
Minnesota9171.56213.0
KC Royals8477.52219.5
California7587.46329.0
Chi White Sox7190.44132.5
Texas7091.43533.5
Seattle6893.42235.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
12Don BaylorOFMLB6-1 220RightRight6/28/194939Austin,Texas1967239BAL

30Lance Blankenship2B-RFMLB6-0185RightRight12/6/196324Portland,Oregon198610249OAK
46Rich BordiPMLB6-7220RightRight4/18/195929San Francisco,California1980356OAK
54Todd BurnsPMLB6-2186RightRight7/6/196324Maywood,California19847168OAK
32Greg CadaretPMLB6-3230LeftLeft2/27/196226Detroit,Michigan198311267OAK
33Jose CansecoRF-LFMLB6-4240RightRight7/2/196423Havana,Cuba198215391OAK
41Jim CorsiPMLB6-1220RightRight9/9/196126Newton,Massachusetts198225641NYY
14Storm DavisPMLB6-4207RightRight12/26/196126Dallas,Texas1987UDFA SD
43Dennis EckersleyPMLB6-2190RightRight10/3/195433Oakland,California1972350CLE
9Mike Gallego2B-SSMLB5-8160RightRight10/31/196027Whittier,California1981233OAK
24Ron HasseyCMLB6-2200LeftRight2/27/195335Tucson,Arizona197618422CLE
42Dave HendersonCF-OFMLB6-2220RightRight7/21/195829Merced,California1977126SEA
40Rick HoneycuttPMLB6-1190LeftLeft6/29/195434Chattanooga,Tennessee197617405PIT
17Glenn Hubbard2BMLB5-7170RightRight9/25/195730Hann AFB,Germany197520473ATL
28Stan JavierCF-RFMLB6-0202BothRight1/9/196424San Francisco de Macoris,Dominican Republic1981UDFA STL
21Doug JenningsLF-1BMLB5-10170LeftLeft9/30/196423Atlanta,Georgia1984231CAL
6Felix JoseRFMLB6-1190BothRight5/2/196523Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1984UDFA OAK
27Ed JurakSS-3BMLB6-2185RightRight10/24/195730Los Angeles,California1975363BOS
4Carney Lansford3BMLB6-2195RightRight2/7/195731San Jose,California1975349CAL
25Mark McGwire1BMLB6-5250RightRight10/1/196324Pomona,California1984110OAK
3Orlando MercadoCMLB6-0195RightRight11/7/196126Arecibo,Puerto Rico1978UDFA SEA
19Gene NelsonPMLB6-0174RightRight12/3/196027Tampa,Florida197830690TEX
53Steve OntiverosPMLB6-0190RightRight3/5/196127Tularosa,New Mexico1982254OAK
38Dave OttoPMLB6-7210LeftLeft11/12/196423Chicago,Illinois1985239OAK
39Dave ParkerOFMLB6-5225LeftRight6/9/195137Calhoun,Mississippi197014325PIT
2Tony Phillips2B-LFMLB5-10175BothRight4/25/195929Atlanta,Georgia1978110MTL
51Eric PlunkPMLB6-6224RightRight9/3/196324Wilmington,California19814103NYY
22Luis PoloniaLFMLB5-8152LeftLeft10/12/196423Santiago,Dominican Republic1984UDFA OAK
52Jeff ShaverPMLB6-3195RightRight7/30/196324Beaver,Pennsylvania198522559OAK
11Matt SinatroCMLB5-9175RightRight3/22/196028West Hartford,Connecticut1978227ATL
36Terry SteinbachCMLB6-1212RightRight3/2/196226New Ulm,Minnesota19839215OAK
34Dave StewartPMLB6-2200RightRight2/19/195731Oakland,California197516384LAD
7Walt WeissSSMLB6-0175BothRight11/28/196324Tuxedo,New York1985111OAK
35Bob WelchPMLB6-3190RightRight11/3/195631Detroit,Michigan1977120LAD
29Curt YoungPMLB6-1180RightLeft4/16/196028Saginaw,Michigan1981492OAK
Team PersonnelPosition 
Sandy AldersonGeneral Manager 
Dave DuncanPitching Coach 
Ray FosseBroadcaster 
Bill KingBroadcaster 
Rene LachemannFirst Base Coach 
Tony LaRussaManager 
Jim LefebvreHitting Coach 
Billy MerkelScout 
Monte MooreBroadcaster 
Mike PaulBullpen Coach 
John ShraderBroadcaster 
Lon SimmonsBroadcaster 
Bob WatsonBench Coach 


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