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1988 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 85-75 .531
Rank: 2nd in National League East
Run Differential: 651-616 + 35
Roster Continuity 73.81% 14/26
Manager(s): Jim Leyland
General Manager: Syd Thrift (1988-10-04), Larry Doughty (1988-11-16), Larry Doughty
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Three Rivers Stadium
Payroll: $ 7,627,500 23/26
Attendance: 1,866,713 17/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Austin Manahan (#13) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Rich Donnelly
Pitching Coach: Ray Miller
Third Base Coach: Gene Lamont

#1 Draft Picks

Barry Bonds (#6), Andy Van Slyke (#6), Darnell Coles (#6), Mike Dunne (#7), Bob Kipper (#8), Glenn Wilson (#18)
National League East 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 1988 Pittsburgh Pirates season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    6Rafael BelliardSS5-6160R-R261982UDFAMLB--
    24Barry BondsLF6-2210L-L231986PIT: 1985-1-6MLB--
    25Bobby Bonilla3B-RF6-3240B-R251986Not draftedMLB--
    5Sid Bream1B6-4220L-L271983LAN: 1981-2-48MLB--
    44John CangelosiOF5-8160B-L251985CHA: 1982-4-91MLB--
    7Darnell Coles3B-RF6-1185R-R261983SEA: 1980-1-6MLB--
    2Orestes Destrade1B6-4210B-R261987CAL: 1980-23-589MLB--
    14Mike Diaz1B-OF6-2195R-R281983CHN: 1978-30-685MLB--
    30Benny Distefano1B-OF6-1195L-L261984PIT: 1982-2-29MLB--
    15Doug DrabekP6-1185R-R251986CHA: 1983-11-279MLB--
    41Mike DunneP6-4200R-R251987SLN: 1984-1-7MLB--
    29Felix FerminSS5-11170R-R241987UDFAMLB--
    54Brian FisherP6-4210R-R261985ATL: 1980-2-29MLB--
    27Miguel GarciaP5-11173L-L211987Not draftedMLB--
    28Denny Gonzalez3B-SS5-11185R-R241984Not draftedMLB--
    35Jim GottP6-4220R-R281982SLN: 1977-4-84MLB--
    47Tommy Gregg1B-RF6-1190L-L241987PIT: 1985-7-164MLB--
    55Dave Hostetler1B6-4215R-R321981MON: 1978-4-87MLB--
    50Barry JonesP6-4225R-R251986PIT: 1984-3-69MLB--
    16Bob KipperP6-2200R-L231985CAL: 1982-1-8MLB--
    60Randy KramerP6-2170R-R271988HOU: 1982-2-42MLB--
    50Dave LaPointP6-3215L-L281980MIL: 1977-10-237MLB--
    12Mike LaValliereC5-9190L-R271984Not draftedMLB--
    13Jose Lind2B5-11155R-R241987Not draftedMLB--
    59Morris MaddenP6-0155L-L271987LAN: 1979-24-617MLB--
    -Scott MedvinP6-1195R-R261988Not draftedMLB--
    47Randy Milligan1B6-2225R-R261987NYN: 1981-1-3MLB--
    14Ken Oberkfell3B-2B6-0210L-R321977Not draftedMLB--
    26Junior OrtizC5-11174R-R281982Not draftedMLB--
    58Vicente PalaciosP6-3195R-R241987Not draftedMLB--
    22Al PedriqueSS6-0155R-R271987Not draftedMLB--
    46Tom PrinceC5-11206R-R231987PIT: 1984-4-64MLB--
    19Gary RedusOF-1B6-1185R-R311982CIN: 1978-15-381MLB--
    34Rick ReedP6-1195R-R221988PIT: 1986-26-644MLB--
    23R.J. ReynoldsOF6-0183B-R291983LAN: 1980-2-36MLB--
    49Jeff RobinsonP6-4200R-R271984SFN: 1983-2-44MLB--
    3Ruben RodriguezC6-3190R-R231986MIL: 1988-20-523MLB--
    36,51Dave RuckerP6-1190L-L301981DET: 1978-16-402MLB--
    57John SmileyP6-4210L-L231986PIT: 1983-12-300MLB--
    18Andy Van SlykeCF6-2192L-R271983SLN: 1979-1-6MLB--
    17Bob WalkP6-4208R-R311980PHI: 1976-5-101MLB--
    11Glenn WilsonOF6-1190R-R291982DET: 1980-1-18MLB--

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