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1988 Atlanta BravesNational League (MLB)
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Ron Gant played for the 1988 Atlanta Braves
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameBraves
LocationAtlanta,Georgia
Record54-106 (6th in National League West)League Rank12thMLB Rank25th
BallparkAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium
ManagerChuck Tanner,Russ NixonGeneral ManagerBobby Cox
CoachesTony Bartirome (Assistant Coach), Bruce Dalcanton (Pitching Coach), Clarence Jones (Hitting Coach), Roy Majtyka (Assistant Coach), Alex Monchak (Third Base Coach), Bob Skinner (Hitting Coach), Brian Snitker (Bullpen Coach), Willie Stargell (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickSteve Avery (#3)
Payroll$9,967,167 (Rank: 18th)
Attendance848,089 (Rank: 26th)
Minor League AffiliatesRichmond Braves (AAA) 66-75 ... Greenville Braves (AA) 87-57 ... Durham Bulls (A+) 82-58 ... Burlington Braves (A) 60-80 ... Sumter Braves (A) 64-73 ... Gulf Coast Braves (Rk) 16-47 ... Idaho Falls Braves (Rk) 28-42 ... Pulaski Braves (Rk) 35-35 ...
Years Available1876-2018

Team History -- 1988 Statistics -- 1988 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1988 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
14Andres ThomasssR24153606541532221368731495106617.252.268.360.62821837627.278.108.137.2762.215.26.82.146.624.2
1981-   UDFA-ATL
 
3Dale MurphyofR3215659277134354247735741252031624.226.313.421.73424963671.247.195.316.32111.018.61.73.624.747.0
1974- 1-   5-ATL
 
5Ron Gant2bR2314656385146288196019104611832447.259.317.439.75624755618.295.180.277.3357.419.12.63.129.637.7
1983- 4- 100-ATL
 
28Gerald Perry1bL2714154761164291874291436491110918.300.338.400.73821938595.312.100.194.3256.18.21.41.368.423.2
1978-11- 261-ATL
 
24Ken Oberkfell3bL321204224211720434045322825866.277.325.365.69015427469.286.088.161.3066.86.00.90.6140.723.1
1975-   UDFA-SLN
 
10Dion JamesofL251323864699175330995859122512.256.353.350.70313525449.294.094.244.32112.913.11.00.7128.725.3
1980- 1-  25-MIL
 
9Ozzie VirgilcR311073202382100931202254521110.256.313.372.68511919350.283.116.191.3116.315.42.52.635.623.2
1976- 6- 137-PHI
 
20Bruce BenedictcR329023611577001902192605212.242.296.271.567647262.269.029.102.2627.39.91.40.00.012.3
1976- 5-  99-ATL
 
1Albert HallofB29852312757711151510213522114.247.314.299.613699257.286.052.165.2838.213.61.70.4231.015.8
1977- 6- 134-ATL
 
19,29Terry BlockerofL286619813424221011102002036.212.250.283.533568210.227.071.121.2374.89.52.01.099.019.1
1981- 1-   4-NYN
 
22Ken GriffeyofL386919321485021913172600225.249.307.306.613597212.275.057.135.2788.012.31.50.996.514.6
1969-29- 682-CIN
 
15Gary RoenickeofR3349114112650170081500004.228.279.298.577346122.255.070.140.2656.612.31.90.8114.023.1
1973- 1-   8-MON
 
6Lonnie SmithofR32431141427303942102500100.237.296.342.638396125.276.105.211.2918.020.02.52.438.022.2
1974- 1-   3-PHI
 
23Ted Simmons1b-cB3878107621602110015900124.196.293.308.601338123.196.112.252.27312.27.30.61.653.538.1
1967- 1-  10-SLN
 
4Jerry RoysterofR356810281830010061603012.176.222.206.428213111.209.030.088.1965.414.42.70.00.016.7
1970-   UDFA-LAN
 
27Jim Morrison3bR3551926142021301101300312.152.229.239.468224105.150.087.185.2149.512.41.31.946.028.6
1974- 5-  99-PHI
 
12Paul Runge3bR3052761116500700142100104.211.330.276.60621591.286.065.250.28915.423.11.50.00.031.3
1979- 9- 212-ATL
 
26Rick MahlerpR34397239100500020111001.125.137.139.27610184.173.014.014.1270.023.80.00.00.011.1
1975-   UDFA-ATL
 
32Jeff Blauser2b-ssR22186771631270121113101.239.268.403.67127674.255.164.179.2972.714.95.52.733.537.5
1984- 1-   8-SLN
 
47Tom GlavinepL22426061110050031508000.183.222.200.42212171.244.017.067.1984.221.15.00.00.09.1
1984- 2-  47-ATL
 
18Damaso Garcia2bR3121603710141031001004.117.159.183.34211264.122.066.133.1604.715.63.31.660.028.6
1975-   UDFA-NYA
 
17Mark Lemke2bB2216588134002024502001.224.274.293.56717464.245.069.103.2616.37.81.30.00.030.8
1983-27- 677-ATL
 
25Pete SmithpR2232532610000011108001.113.130.132.2627162.143.019.038.1211.617.711.00.00.016.7
1984- 1-  21-PHI
 
34Zane SmithpL272742371000001807000.167.186.190.3768150.206.023.048.1732.016.08.00.00.014.3
1982- 3-  63-ATL
 
16Tommy GreggofL2411291103004002200011.345.387.448.83513331.370.103.172.3656.56.51.00.00.030.0
1985- 7- 164-PIT
 
43Kevin CoffmanpR231922253004000611000.227.261.364.6258324.313.137.136.2800.025.00.00.00.060.0
1983-11- 282-ATL
 
29John SmoltzpR211217121000001803000.118.167.176.3433121.222.058.118.1624.838.18.00.00.050.0
1985-22- 574-DET
 
49German JimenezpL251517010001000600000.059.059.059.1181017.091.000.000.0530.035.30.00.00.00.0
1988-   UDFA-ATL
 
45Charlie PuleopR335313130001010504000.231.231.231.4623017.375.000-.077.2090.029.40.00.00.00.0
1973-13- 307-DET
 
8Jody DaviscR3128220013000100000.250.250.625.875518.167.375.375.3830.012.50.012.58.050.0
1976- 3-  62-NYN
 
40Jose AlvarezpR32618030000001001000.375.444.375.8193010.375.000.125.37910.00.00.00.00.00.0
1978- 8- 183-ATL
 
38Jim AckerpR29215020000001100000.400.500.400.900206.500.000.200.41816.716.71.00.00.00.0
1980- 1-  21-ATL
 
50Kevin BlankenshippR2523000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.066.70.00.00.00.0
1984-   UDFA-ATL
 
13Juan EichelbergerpR34203000000000210000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.000.1830.050.00.00.00.00.0
1975- 1-  19-SDN
 
30Paul AssenmacherpL27643011000000001000.333.333.6671.000214.333.334.333.4340.00.00.00.00.0100.0
1983-   UDFA-ATL
 
42Bruce SutterpR35381000000001100000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.35050.050.01.00.00.00.0
1970-21- 501-WS2
 
Batting Totals: (36 players)160544055513192282896527956943284821744659136.242.298.348.64618913526013.269.348.189.0007.214.12.01.656.726.7 

1988 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PPaul Assenmacher27MLBp64-7961102171.0000.270.22---64100.040.0Fielding by Day
PJose Alvarez32MLBp60-102111704281.0000.470.27---6198.437.5Fielding by Day
PCharlie Puleo33MLBp53-1065161022.9550.400.20---53100.033.1Fielding by Day
PRick Mahler34MLBp39-24922433468.9561.670.26---39100.024.4Fielding by Day
PBruce Sutter35MLBp38-45272011.8180.240.20---38100.023.8Fielding by Day
PTom Glavine22MLBp34-19512414357.9301.560.27---4281.021.3Fielding by Day
PPete Smith22MLBp32-19512193034.9120.970.16---32100.020.0Fielding by Day
PZane Smith27MLBp23-14016331650.9802.130.35---2785.214.4Fielding by Day
PJim Acker29MLBp21-423700101.0000.480.24---21100.013.1Fielding by Day
PJuan Eichelberger34MLBp20-37481113.9230.600.32---20100.012.5Fielding by Day
PKevin Coffman23MLBp18-679122123.9131.170.31---1994.711.3Fielding by Day
PEd Olwine30MLBp16-18110021.0000.130.11---160.010.0Fielding by Day
PJoe Boever27MLBp16-20230151.0000.310.25---160.010.0Fielding by Day
PGerman Jimenez25MLBp15-55060061.0000.400.11---15100.09.4Fielding by Day
PJohn Smoltz21MLBp12-644601101.0000.830.16---12100.07.5Fielding by Day
PChuck Cary28MLBp7-8010011.0000.140.13---70.04.4Fielding by Day
PGary Eave24MLBp5-5000000.000.00---50.03.1Fielding by Day
PJim Morrison35MLB3b-2b3-3000000.000.00---515.91.9Fielding by Day
PKevin Blankenship25MLBp2-10100011.0000.500.10---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
COzzie Virgil31MLBc96--4484553498.9905.140.007829810789.760.0Fielding by Day
CBruce Benedict32MLBc89--3845453443.9894.920.00633349098.955.6Fielding by Day
CTed Simmons38MLBc-1b10--1212015.8671.300.005--7812.86.3Fielding by Day
CJody Davis31MLBc2--13200151.0007.500.0021-2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BGerald Perry27MLB1b141--1282106171021405.9889.840.00---141100.088.1Fielding by Day
1BTed Simmons38MLBc-1b19--1281318142.9937.420.00---7824.411.9Fielding by Day
1BKen Griffey38MLBof11--6881877.9876.910.00---6915.96.9Fielding by Day
1BGary Roenicke33MLBof1--100011.0001.000.00---492.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BRon Gant23MLBlf-cf122--2953782682699.9635.520.00---14683.676.3Fielding by Day
2BMark Lemke22MLB2b16--4751311101.9706.130.00---16100.010.0Fielding by Day
2BDamaso Garcia31MLB2b13--26351562.9844.690.00---2161.98.1Fielding by Day
2BJeff Blauser22MLBss9--20382460.9676.440.00---1850.05.6Fielding by Day
2BPaul Runge30MLB3b-2b7--14106.8330.710.00---5213.54.4Fielding by Day
2BJerry Royster35MLB3b-2b2--010011.0000.500.00---682.91.3Fielding by Day
2BKen Oberkfell32MLB3b-2b1--100011.0001.000.00---1200.80.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BKen Oberkfell32MLB3b-2b113--832071521305.9512.570.00---12094.270.6Fielding by Day
3BRon Gant23MLBlf-cf22--21395665.9232.730.00---14615.113.8Fielding by Day
3BJim Morrison35MLB3b-2b20--14283145.9332.100.00---5139.212.5Fielding by Day
3BPaul Runge30MLB3b-2b19--162102371.0001.950.00---5236.511.9Fielding by Day
3BJerry Royster35MLB3b-2b10--471112.9171.100.00---6814.76.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSAndres Thomas24MLBss150--2304562989715.9594.570.00---15398.093.8Fielding by Day
SSJeff Blauser22MLBss8--15212438.9474.500.00---1844.45.0Fielding by Day
SSPaul Runge30MLB3b-2b6--5701121.0002.000.00---5211.53.8Fielding by Day
SSJerry Royster35MLB3b-2b2--010011.0000.500.00---682.91.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFDale Murphy32MLBof156--3401534358.9922.280.00---156100.097.5Fielding by Day
OFDion James25MLBlf-cf120--222530230.9871.890.00---13290.975.0Fielding by Day
OFAlbert Hall29MLBcf-of63--137741148.9732.290.00---8574.139.4Fielding by Day
OFTerry Blocker28MLBcf61--164110166.9942.700.00---6692.438.1Fielding by Day
OFKen Griffey38MLBof42--6122065.9691.500.00---6960.926.3Fielding by Day
OFLonnie Smith32MLBlf-of35--5922063.9681.740.00---4381.421.9Fielding by Day
OFGary Roenicke33MLBof35--52000521.0001.490.00---4971.421.9Fielding by Day
OFJerry Royster35MLB3b-2b26--45200471.0001.810.00---6838.216.3Fielding by Day
OFTommy Gregg24MLB1b-rf7--22101231.0003.290.00---1163.64.4Fielding by Day
OFJim Morrison35MLB3b-2b4--12000121.0003.000.00---517.82.5Fielding by Day

1988 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Tony BartiromeAssistant Coach1932-05-09 56Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1952-19521952-1952   1B
Bobby CoxGeneral Manager1941-05-21 47Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1960-19711968-1969
1959-   UDFA-LAN
3B
Bruce DalcantonPitching Coach1942-06-15 46California,Pennsylvania MLB1966-19781967-1976
1966-   UDFA-PIT
P
Tony DeMacioScout -- --   SCOUT
Bobby DewsAssistant Director of Player Development1939-03-23 49Albany,Georgia --   SS
Clarence JonesHitting Coach1941-11-07 46Zanesville,Ohio MLB1967-19681967-1968
1959-   UDFA-PHI
OF-1B
Roy MajtykaAssistant Coach1939-06-01 49Buffalo,New York --   IF
Bob MavisScout1918-04-08 70Milwaukee,Wisconsin --   H
Alex MonchakThird Base Coach1919-12-22 68Bayonne,New Jersey MLB1940-19401940-1940   SS
Russ NixonManager1935-02-19 53Cleves,Ohio MLB1957-19681957-1968   C
Paul RicciariniScout -- --   SCOUT
Billy SampleBroadcaster1955-04-02 33Roanoke,Virginia MLB1976-19861978-1986
1976-10- 228-TEX
OF
Bob SkinnerHitting Coach1931-10-03 56La Jolla,California MLB1954-19661954-1966   OF
Brian SnitkerBullpen Coach1955-10-17 32Decatur,Illinois AAA1977-1980-
1976-25- 574-CHN
C
Willie StargellFirst Base Coach1940-03-06 48Earlsboro,Oklahoma MLB1960-19821962-1982
1958-   UDFA-PIT
OF-1B
Tony StielScout1927-03-03 61Pontiac,Michigan --   SS
Chuck TannerManager1929-07-04 58New Castle,Pennsylvania MLB1955-19621955-1962   OF