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1988 ATLANTA BRAVES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Atlanta,GA
Team Record:  54-106   .337
Result:   6th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Russ Nixon, Chuck Tanner
General Manager:   Bobby Cox
Stadium:  Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance:  848,089
Payroll:  $9,967,167
Playoffs:  -

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ted Simmons (38)
Youngest Player:  John Smoltz (21)
Longest Tenure:  Dale Murphy (13)
Top Hitter:  Dale Murphy (16)
Top Pitcher:  Rick Mahler (14)
Top Draft Pick:  Steve Avery (#3)

Roster Continuity:  71.29%
Top Prospect:   Tommy Gregg
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Dodgers9467.584--
Cincinnati8774.5407.0
San Diego8378.51611.0
SF Giants8379.51211.5
Houston8280.50612.5
Atlanta54106.33839.5

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Dale MurphyOF32$ 2,000,000  10 
Bruce SutterP35$ 1,729,167  19 
Jody DavisC31$ 1,108,333  51 
Rick MahlerP34$ 737,500   
Ken Oberkfell3B-2B32$ 725,000   
Damaso Garcia2B31$ 691,507   
Bruce BenedictC32$ 665,000   
Ted SimmonsC-1B38$ 470,000   
Zane SmithP27$ 450,000   
Jim AckerP29$ 435,000   
Gerald Perry1B27$ 425,000   
Gary RoenickeOF33$ 380,000   
Dion JamesLF-CF25$ 360,000   
Jim Morrison3B-2B35$ 277,500   
Jerry Royster3B-2B35$ 275,000   
Albert HallCF-OF29$ 250,000   
Charlie PuleoP33$ 195,000   
Andres ThomasSS24$ 110,000   
Paul Runge3B-2B30$ 107,500   
Paul AssenmacherP27$ 81,000   
Ed OlwineP30$ 79,000   
Chuck CaryP28$ 78,000   
Terry BlockerCF28$ 70,000   
Jeff BlauserSS22$ 67,000   
Kevin CoffmanP23$ 65,000   
Ron GantLF-CF23$ 65,000   
Tom GlavineP22$ 65,000   
Pete SmithP22$ 65,000   
Jose AlvarezP32$ 62,500   
Kevin BlankenshipP25$ 62,500   
Joe BoeverP27$ 62,500   
Gary EaveP24$ 62,500   
Juan EichelbergerP34$ 62,500   
Tommy Gregg1B-RF24$ 62,500   
Ken GriffeyOF38$ 62,500   
German JimenezP25$ 62,500   
Mark Lemke2B22$ 62,500   
Lonnie SmithLF-OF32$ 62,500   
John SmoltzP21$ 62,500   
Ozzie VirgilC31$ 62,500   


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