1988 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  85-75   .531
Result:   2nd in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Jim Leyland
General Manager:   Syd Thrift
Stadium:  Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance:  1,866,713
Payroll:  $7,627,500
Playoffs:  -

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Dave Hostetler (32)
Youngest Player:  Miguel Garcia (21)
Longest Tenure:  Rafael Belliard (7)
Top Hitter:  Bobby Bonilla (3)
Top Pitcher:  Doug Drabek (20)
Top Draft Pick:  Austin Manahan (#13)

Roster Continuity:  73.81%
Top Prospect:   Vicente Palacios
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Mets10060.625--
Pittsburgh8575.53115.0
Montreal8181.50020.0
Chi Cubs7785.47524.0
St. Louis7686.46925.0
Philadelphia6596.40435.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
6Rafael BelliardSSMLB5-6160RightRight10/24/196126Pueblo Nuevo,Dominican Republic1980UDFA PIT

24Barry BondsLFMLB6-2210LeftLeft7/24/196423Riverside,California198516PIT
25Bobby Bonilla3B-RFMLB6-3240BothRight2/23/196325New York,New York1981UDFA PIT
5Sid Bream1BMLB6-4220LeftLeft8/3/196027Carlisle,Pennsylvania1981248LAD
44John CangelosiOFMLB5-8160BothLeft3/10/196325Brooklyn,New York1982491CHW
7Darnell Coles3B-RFMLB6-1185RightRight6/2/196226San Bernardino,California198016SEA
2Orestes Destrade1BMLB6-4210BothRight5/8/196226Santiago,Cuba198023589CAL
14Mike Diaz1B-OFMLB6-2195RightRight4/15/196028San Francisco,California197830685CHC
30Benny Distefano1B-OFMLB6-1195LeftLeft1/23/196226Brooklyn,New York1982229PIT
15Doug DrabekPMLB6-1185RightRight7/25/196225Victoria,Texas198311279CHW
41Mike DunnePMLB6-4200RightRight10/27/196225South Bend,Indiana198417STL
29Felix FerminSSMLB5-11170RightRight10/9/196324Mao,Dominican Republic1983UDFA PIT
54Brian FisherPMLB6-4210RightRight3/18/196226Honolulu,Hawaii1980229ATL
27Miguel GarciaPMLB5-11173LeftLeft4/3/196721Caracas,Venezuela1985UDFA CAL
28Denny Gonzalez3B-SSMLB5-11185RightRight7/22/196324Sabana Grande Boya,Dominican Republic1981UDFA PIT
35Jim GottPMLB6-4220RightRight8/3/195928Hollywood,California1977484STL
47Tommy Gregg1B-RFMLB6-1190LeftLeft7/29/196324Boone,North Carolina19857164PIT
55Dave Hostetler1BMLB6-4215RightRight3/27/195632Pasadena,California1978487MTL
50Barry JonesPMLB6-4225RightRight2/15/196325Centerville,Indiana1984369PIT
16Bob KipperPMLB6-2200RightLeft7/8/196423Aurora,Illinois198218CAL
60Randy KramerPMLB6-2170RightRight9/20/196027Palo Alto,California1982242HOU
50Dave LaPointPMLB6-3215LeftLeft7/29/195928Glens Falls,New York197710237MIL
12Mike LaValliereCMLB5-9190LeftRight8/18/196027Charlotte,North Carolina1981UDFA PHI
13Jose Lind2BMLB5-11155RightRight5/1/196424Toabaja,Puerto Rico1982UDFA PIT
59Morris MaddenPMLB6-0155LeftLeft8/31/196027Laurens,South Carolina197924617LAD
-Scott MedvinPMLB6-1195RightRight9/16/196126North Olmsted,Ohio1984UDFA SEA
47Randy Milligan1BMLB6-2225RightRight11/27/196126San Diego,California198113NYM
14Ken Oberkfell3B-2BMLB6-0210LeftRight5/4/195632Highland,Illinois1975UDFA STL
26Junior OrtizCMLB5-11174RightRight10/24/195928Humacao,Puerto Rico1977UDFA PIT
58Vicente PalaciosPMLB6-3195RightRight7/19/196324Veracruz,Mexico1984UDFA MIL
22Al PedriqueSSMLB6-0155RightRight8/11/196027Aragua,Venezuela1978UDFA NYM
46Tom PrinceCMLB5-11206RightRight8/13/196423Kankakee,Illinois1984464PIT
19Gary RedusOF-1BMLB6-1185RightRight11/1/195631Athens,Alabama197815381CIN
34Rick ReedPMLB6-1195RightRight8/16/196522Huntington,West Virginia198626644PIT
23R.J. ReynoldsOFMLB6-0183BothRight4/19/195929Sacramento,California1980236LAD
49Jeff RobinsonPMLB6-4200RightRight12/13/196027Santa Ana,California1983244SF
3Ruben RodriguezCMLB6-3190RightRight8/4/196423Cabrera,Dominican Republic198820523MIL
36,51Dave RuckerPMLB6-1190LeftLeft9/1/195730San Bernardino,California197816402DET
57John SmileyPMLB6-4210LeftLeft3/17/196523Phoenixville,Pennsylvania198312300PIT
18Andy Van SlykeCFMLB6-2192LeftRight12/21/196027Utica,New York197916STL
17Bob WalkPMLB6-4208RightRight11/26/195631Van Nuys,California19765101PHI
11Glenn WilsonOFMLB6-1190RightRight12/22/195829Baytown,Texas1980118DET
Team PersonnelPosition 
Steve BlassBroadcaster 
Larry D'AmatoScout 
Lanny FrattareBroadcaster 
Fred GoodmanScout 
Carlton KellerScout 
Gene LamontThird Base Coach 
Jim LeylandManager 
Terry LoganScout 
Ray MillerPitching Coach 
Jim RookerBroadcaster 
John SandersBroadcaster 
Syd ThriftGeneral Manager 


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