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1989 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

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W-L Record: 99-63 .611
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 712-576 + 136
Manager(s): Tony LaRussa
General Manager: Sandy Alderson
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Payroll: $ 14,602,999 12/26
Attendance: 2,667,225 5/26
Playoffs: Won World Series (Giants)
Top Draft Pick: Scott Lydy (#56) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Tommie Reynolds
Bullpen Coach: Art Kusnyer
First Base Coach: Dave McKay
Hitting Coach: Merv Rettenmund
Pitching Coach: Dave Duncan
Third Base Coach: Rene Lachemann

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Moore (#1), Mark McGwire (#10), Walt Weiss (#11), Scott Hemond (#12), Jamie Quirk (#18), Bob Welch (#20), Billy Beane (#23), Dave Henderson (#26)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9963.611--
9270.5687.0
9171.5628.0
8379.51216.0
8082.49419.0
7389.45126.0
6992.42929.5
Full League 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 1989 Oakland Athletics season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    30Larry Arndt3B-1B6-1195R-R261989OAK: 1985-26-663MLB--
    23Chris BandoC6-0195B-R331981CLE: 1978-2-36MLB--
    11,27Billy BeaneOF6-4195R-R271984NYN: 1980-1-23MLB--
    00,12Lance Blankenship2B-RF6-0185R-R251988OAK: 1986-10-249MLB--
    54Todd BurnsP6-2186R-R251988OAK: 1984-7-168MLB--
    32Greg CadaretP6-3230L-L271987OAK: 1983-11-267MLB--
    33Jose CansecoRF-LF6-4240R-R241985OAK: 1982-15-391MLB--
    41Jim CorsiP6-1220R-R271988NYA: 1982-25-641MLB--
    14Storm DavisP6-4207R-R271982UDFAMLB--
    46Bill DawleyP6-4240R-R311983CIN: 1976-7-167MLB--
    43Dennis EckersleyP6-2190R-R341975CLE: 1972-3-50MLB--
    9Mike Gallego2B-SS5-8160R-R281985OAK: 1981-2-33MLB--
    24,27Ron HasseyC6-2200L-R361978CLE: 1976-18-422MLB--
    31Scott HemondC-2B6-0205R-R231989OAK: 1986-1-12MLB--
    42Dave HendersonCF-OF6-2220R-R301981SEA: 1977-1-26MLB--
    22.24Rickey HendersonLF-OF5-10190R-L301979OAK: 1976-4-96MLB--
    40Rick HoneycuttP6-1190L-L351977PIT: 1976-17-405MLB--
    51Dann HowittRF-LF6-5205L-R251989OAK: 1986-18-457MLB--
    17Glenn Hubbard2B5-7170R-R311978ATL: 1975-20-473MLB--
    28Stan JavierCF-RF6-0202B-R251984UDFAMLB--
    22Doug JenningsLF-1B5-10170L-L241988CAL: 1984-2-31MLB--
    6Felix JoseRF6-1190B-R241988UDFAMLB--
    4Carney Lansford3B6-2195R-R321978CAL: 1975-3-49MLB--
    25Mark McGwire1B6-5250R-R251986OAK: 1984-1-10MLB--
    21Mike MooreP6-4205R-R291982SEA: 1981-1-1MLB--
    19Gene NelsonP6-0174R-R281981TEX: 1978-30-690MLB--
    38Dave OttoP6-7210L-L241987OAK: 1985-2-39MLB--
    39Dave ParkerOF6-5225L-R381973PIT: 1970-14-325MLB--
    44Ken Phelps1B6-1200L-L341980KCA: 1976-15-354MLB--
    2Tony Phillips2B-LF5-10175B-R301982MON: 1978-1-10MLB--
    51Eric PlunkP6-6224R-R251986NYA: 1981-4-103MLB--
    22Luis PoloniaLF5-8152L-L241987UDFAMLB--
    3Jamie QuirkC-3B6-4200L-R341975KCA: 1972-1-18MLB--
    3Dick ScottSS6-1170R-R261989PIT: 1981-2-39MLB--
    53Brian SnyderP6-3185L-L311985SFN: 1981-6-139MLB--
    36Terry SteinbachC6-1212R-R271986OAK: 1983-9-215MLB--
    34Dave StewartP6-2200R-R321978LAN: 1975-16-384MLB--
    7Walt WeissSS6-0175B-R251987OAK: 1985-1-11MLB--
    35Bob WelchP6-3190R-R321978LAN: 1977-1-20MLB--
    29Curt YoungP6-1180R-L291983OAK: 1981-4-92MLB--
    20Matt YoungP6-3205L-L301983SEA: 1980-2-32MLB--


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