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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
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
38Jim AckerPMLB6-2212RightRight9/24/195829Freer,Texas1980121ATL

40Jose AlvarezPMLB5-11175RightRight4/12/195632Tampa,Florida19788183ATL
30Paul AssenmacherPMLB6-3210LeftLeft12/10/196027Allen Park,Michigan1983UDFA ATL
20Bruce BenedictCMLB6-2195RightRight8/18/195532Birmingham,Alabama1976599ATL
50Kevin BlankenshipPMLB6-0175RightRight1/26/196325Anaheim,California1984UDFA ATL
32Jeff BlauserSSMLB6-1190RightRight11/8/196522Los Gatos,California198418STL
19,29Terry BlockerCFMLB6-2195LeftLeft8/18/195928Columbia,South Carolina198114NYM
37Joe BoeverPMLB6-1200RightRight10/4/196027Kirkwood,Missouri1982UDFA STL
36Chuck CaryPMLB6-4210LeftLeft3/3/196028Whittier,California19817172DET
43Kevin CoffmanPMLB6-2175RightRight1/19/196523Austin,Texas198311282ATL
8Jody DavisCMLB6-3210RightRight11/12/195631Gainesville,Georgia1976362NYM
48Gary EavePMLB6-4200RightRight7/22/196324Monroe,Louisiana198512302ATL
13Juan EichelbergerPMLB6-3205RightRight10/21/195334St. Louis,Missouri1975119SD
5Ron GantLF-CFMLB6-0196RightRight3/2/196523Victoria,Texas19834100ATL
18Damaso Garcia2BMLB6-0185RightRight2/7/195731Moca,Dominican Republic1975UDFA NYY
47Tom GlavinePMLB6-0185LeftLeft3/25/196622Concord,Massachusetts1984247ATL
16Tommy Gregg1B-RFMLB6-1190LeftLeft7/29/196324Boone,North Carolina19857164PIT
22Ken GriffeyOFMLB6-0210LeftLeft4/10/195038Donora,Pennsylvania196929680CIN
1Albert HallCF-OFMLB5-11155BothRight3/7/195929Birmingham,Alabama19776134ATL
10Dion JamesLF-CFMLB6-1170LeftLeft11/9/196225Philadelphia,Pennsylvania1980125MIL
49German JimenezPMLB5-11200LeftLeft12/5/196225Santiago,Mexico1989UDFA ATL
17Mark Lemke2BMLB5-9167BothRight8/13/196522Utica,New York198327677ATL
26Rick MahlerPMLB6-1202RightRight8/5/195334Austin,Texas1975UDFA ATL
27Jim Morrison3B-2BMLB5-11186RightRight9/23/195235Pensacola,Florida1974599PHI
3Dale MurphyOFMLB6-5215RightRight3/12/195632Portland,Oregon197415ATL
24Ken Oberkfell3B-2BMLB6-0210LeftRight5/4/195632Highland,Illinois1975UDFA STL
31Ed OlwinePMLB6-2165LeftLeft5/28/195830Greenville,Ohio197621488CHW
28Gerald Perry1BMLB6-0190LeftRight10/30/196027Savannah,Georgia197811261ATL
45Charlie PuleoPMLB6-3200RightRight2/7/195533Glen Ridge,New Jersey1978UDFA TOR
15Gary RoenickeOFMLB6-3205RightRight12/5/195433Covina,California197318MTL
4Jerry Royster3B-2BMLB6-0165RightRight10/18/195235Sacramento,California1970UDFA LAD
12Paul Runge3B-2BMLB6-0175RightRight5/21/195830Kingston,New York19799212ATL
23Ted SimmonsC-1BMLB6-0200BothRight8/9/194938Highland Park,Michigan1967110STL
6Lonnie SmithLF-OFMLB5-9170RightRight12/22/195532Chicago,Illinois197413PHI
25Pete SmithPMLB6-2200RightRight2/27/196622Weymouth,Massachusetts1984121PHI
34Zane SmithPMLB6-2195LeftLeft12/28/196027Madison,Wisconsin1982363ATL
29John SmoltzPMLB6-3220RightRight5/15/196721Warren,Michigan198522574DET
42Bruce SutterPMLB6-2190RightRight1/8/195335Lancaster,Pennsylvania197021494Wa2
14Andres ThomasSSMLB6-1185RightRight11/10/196324Boca Chica,Dominican Republic1982UDFA ATL
9Ozzie VirgilCMLB6-0175RightRight12/7/195631Mayaguez,Puerto Rico19766137PHI
Team PersonnelPosition 
Tony BartiromeAssistant Coach 
Skip CarayBroadcaster 
Bobby CoxGeneral Manager 
Bruce DalcantonPitching Coach 
Tony DeMacioScout 
Bobby DewsAssistant Director of Player Development 
Ernie Johnson SrBroadcaster 
Clarence JonesHitting Coach 
Roy MajtykaAssistant Coach 
Alex MonchakThird Base Coach 
Russ NixonManager 
Paul RicciariniScout 
Billy SampleBroadcaster 
Bob SkinnerHitting Coach 
Brian SnitkerBullpen Coach 
Willie StargellFirst Base Coach 
Tony StielScout 
Chuck TannerManager 
Pete Van WierenBroadcaster 


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