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1989 ATLANTA BRAVES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Atlanta,GA
Team Record:  63-97   .394
Result:   6th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Russ Nixon
General Manager:   Bobby Cox
Stadium:  Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance:  984,930
Payroll:  $9,551,334
Playoffs:  -

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Darrell Evans (42)
Youngest Player:  Kent Mercker (21)
Longest Tenure:  Dale Murphy (14)
Top Hitter:  Lonnie Smith (7)
Top Pitcher:  John Smoltz (19)
Top Draft Pick:  Tyler Houston (#2)

Roster Continuity:  62.24%
Top Prospect:   Kent Mercker
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
SF Giants9270.568--
San Diego8973.5493.0
Houston8676.5316.0
LA Dodgers7783.48114.0
Cincinnati7587.46317.0
Atlanta6397.39428.0

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 MurphyOF33$ 2,000,000  23 
Jody DavisC32$ 886,667   
Jim AckerP30$ 688,000   
Gerald Perry1B28$ 662,500   
Zane SmithP28$ 650,000   
Andres ThomasSS25$ 510,000   
Darrell Evans3B-1B42$ 415,000   
Dion JamesLF-CF26$ 400,000   
Lonnie SmithLF-OF33$ 400,000   
Bruce BenedictC33$ 395,000   
Oddibe McDowellCF-OF26$ 375,000   
Pete SmithP23$ 275,000   
Mark EichhornP28$ 272,500   
Paul AssenmacherP28$ 271,000   
Joe BoeverP28$ 167,000   
John RussellC-OF28$ 145,000   
Jose AlvarezP33$ 125,000   
Tom GlavineP23$ 117,500   
Jeff Treadway2B26$ 95,000   
John SmoltzP22$ 86,000   
Jeff BlauserSS23$ 82,000   
Tommy Gregg1B-RF25$ 82,000   
Tony CastilloP26$ 71,500   
Geronimo BerroaRF-LF24$ 70,500   
Marty ClaryP27$ 68,000   
Derek LilliquistP23$ 68,000   
Ed RomeroSS-2B31$ 68,000   
Sergio ValdezP24$ 68,000   
Jeff WetherbyLF-RF25$ 68,000   
Ed Whited3B25$ 68,000   
Jay AldrichP28$ 62,500   
Terry BlockerCF29$ 62,500   
Francisco Cabrera1B-C22$ 62,500   
Drew Denson1B23$ 62,500   
Gary EaveP25$ 62,500   
Ron GantLF-CF24$ 62,500   
Tommy GreeneP22$ 62,500   
Dwayne HenryP27$ 62,500   
Dave JusticeRF-LF23$ 62,500   
Mark Lemke2B23$ 62,500   
Kelly MannC21$ 62,500   
Kent MerckerP21$ 62,500   
John MizerockC28$ 62,500   
Charlie PuleoP34$ 62,500   
Rusty RichardsP24$ 62,500   
Mike StantonP22$ 62,500   


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