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1988 Atlanta Braves (MLB)

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W-L Record: 54-106 .337
Rank: 6th in National League West
Run Differential: 555-741 -186
Roster Continuity 71.29% 16/26
Manager(s): Russ Nixon, Chuck Tanner
General Manager: Bobby Cox
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Ballpark: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Payroll: $ 9,967,167 18/26
Attendance: 848,089 26/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Steve Avery (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tony Bartirome
Assistant Coach: Roy Majtyka
Bullpen Coach: Brian Snitker
First Base Coach: Willie Stargell
Hitting Coach: Bob Skinner
Hitting Coach: Clarence Jones
Pitching Coach: Bruce Dalcanton
Third Base Coach: Alex Monchak

#1 Draft Picks

Lonnie Smith (#3), Terry Blocker (#4), Dale Murphy (#5), Gary Roenicke (#8), Ted Simmons (#10), Jim Acker (#21), Pete Smith (#21), Jim Acker (#21), Pete Smith (#21), Dion James (#25)
National League West 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 Atlanta Braves season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    38Jim AckerP6-2212R-R291983ATL: 1980-1-21MLB--
    40Jose AlvarezP5-11175R-R321981ATL: 1978-8-183MLB--
    30Paul AssenmacherP6-3210L-L271986UDFAMLB--
    20Bruce BenedictC6-2195R-R321978ATL: 1976-5-99MLB--
    50Kevin BlankenshipP6-0175R-R251988Not draftedMLB--
    32Jeff BlauserSS6-1190R-R221987SLN: 1984-1-8MLB--
    19,29Terry BlockerCF6-2195L-L281985NYN: 1981-1-4MLB--
    37Joe BoeverP6-1200R-R271985Not draftedMLB--
    36Chuck CaryP6-4210L-L281985DET: 1981-7-172MLB--
    43Kevin CoffmanP6-2175R-R231987ATL: 1983-11-282MLB--
    8Jody DavisC6-3210R-R311981NYN: 1976-3-62MLB--
    48Gary EaveP6-4200R-R241988ATL: 1985-12-302MLB--
    13Juan EichelbergerP6-3205R-R341978SDN: 1975-1-19MLB--
    5Ron GantLF-CF6-0196R-R231987ATL: 1983-4-100MLB--
    18Damaso Garcia2B6-0185R-R311978Not draftedMLB--
    47Tom GlavineP6-0185L-L221987ATL: 1984-2-47MLB--
    16Tommy Gregg1B-RF6-1190L-L241987PIT: 1985-7-164MLB--
    22Ken GriffeyOF6-0210L-L381973CIN: 1969-29-682MLB--
    1Albert HallCF-OF5-11155B-R291981ATL: 1977-6-134MLB--
    10Dion JamesLF-CF6-1170L-L251983MIL: 1980-1-25MLB--
    49German JimenezP5-11200L-L251988Not draftedMLB--
    17Mark Lemke2B5-9167B-R221988ATL: 1983-27-677MLB--
    26Rick MahlerP6-1202R-R341979Not draftedMLB--
    27Jim Morrison3B-2B5-11186R-R351977PHI: 1974-5-99MLB--
    3Dale MurphyOF6-5215R-R321976ATL: 1974-1-5MLB--
    24Ken Oberkfell3B-2B6-0210L-R321977Not draftedMLB--
    31Ed OlwineP6-2165L-L301986CHA: 1976-21-488MLB--
    28Gerald Perry1B6-0190L-R271983ATL: 1978-11-261MLB--
    45Charlie PuleoP6-3200R-R331981DET: 1973-13-307MLB--
    15Gary RoenickeOF6-3205R-R331976MON: 1973-1-8MLB--
    4Jerry Royster3B-2B6-0165R-R351973Not draftedMLB--
    12Paul Runge3B-2B6-0175R-R301981ATL: 1979-9-212MLB--
    23Ted SimmonsC-1B6-0200B-R381968SLN: 1967-1-10MLB--
    6Lonnie SmithLF-OF5-9170R-R321978PHI: 1974-1-3MLB--
    25Pete SmithP6-2200R-R221987PHI: 1984-1-21MLB--
    34Zane SmithP6-2195L-L271984ATL: 1982-3-63MLB--
    29John SmoltzP6-3220R-R211988DET: 1985-22-574MLB--
    42Bruce SutterP6-2190R-R351976WS2: 1970-21-501MLB--
    14Andres ThomasSS6-1185R-R241985Not draftedMLB--
    9Ozzie VirgilC6-0175R-R311980PHI: 1976-6-137MLB--

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