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1989 Atlanta Braves (MLB)

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W-L Record: 63-97 .394
Rank: 6th in National League West
Run Differential: 584-680 -96
Roster Continuity 62.24% 20/26
Manager(s): Russ Nixon
General Manager: Bobby Cox
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Ballpark: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Payroll: $ 9,551,334 22/26
Attendance: 984,930 26/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Tyler Houston (#2) All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Roy Majtyka
Bullpen Coach: Brian Snitker
Hitting Coach: Clarence Jones
Pitching Coach: Bruce Dalcanton
Third Base Coach: Bobby Wine

#1 Draft Picks

Lonnie Smith (#3), Terry Blocker (#4), Kent Mercker (#5), Dale Murphy (#5), Derek Lilliquist (#6), John Mizerock (#8), Oddibe McDowell (#12), John Russell (#13), Tommy Greene (#14), Drew Denson (#19), Jim Acker (#21), Pete Smith (#21), Jim Acker (#21), Dion James (#25)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9270.568--
8973.5493.0
8676.5316.0
7783.48114.0
7587.46317.0
6397.39428.0
  • 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 Atlanta Braves season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    38Jim AckerP6-2212R-R301983ATL: 1980-1-21MLB--
    43Jay AldrichP6-3210R-R281987MIL: 1982-10-261MLB--
    40Jose AlvarezP5-11175R-R331981ATL: 1978-8-183MLB--
    30Paul AssenmacherP6-3210L-L281986UDFAMLB--
    20Bruce BenedictC6-2195R-R331978ATL: 1976-5-99MLB--
    22Geronimo BerroaRF-LF6-0210R-R241989Not draftedMLB--
    4,32Jeff BlauserSS6-1190R-R231987SLN: 1984-1-8MLB--
    19Terry BlockerCF6-2195L-L291985NYN: 1981-1-4MLB--
    37Joe BoeverP6-1200R-R281985Not draftedMLB--
    10Francisco Cabrera1B-C6-4195R-R221989Not draftedMLB--
    36Tony CastilloP5-10190L-L261988Not draftedMLB--
    48Marty ClaryP6-4190R-R271987ATL: 1983-3-74MLB--
    7Jody DavisC6-3210R-R321981NYN: 1976-3-62MLB--
    31Drew Denson1B6-5210B-R231989ATL: 1984-1-19MLB--
    32Gary EaveP6-4200R-R251988ATL: 1985-12-302MLB--
    49Mark EichhornP6-3210R-R281982TOR: 1979-2-30MLB--
    11Darrell Evans3B-1B6-2205L-R421969PHI: 1967-3-55MLB--
    5Ron GantLF-CF6-0196R-R241987ATL: 1983-4-100MLB--
    47Tom GlavineP6-0185L-L231987ATL: 1984-2-47MLBAtlanta Braves
    33Tommy GreeneP6-5225R-R221989ATL: 1985-1-14MLB--
    16Tommy Gregg1B-RF6-1190L-L251987PIT: 1985-7-164MLB--
    46Dwayne HenryP6-3205R-R271984TEX: 1980-2-40MLB--
    10Dion JamesLF-CF6-1170L-L261983MIL: 1980-1-25MLB--
    23David JusticeRF-LF6-3200L-L231989ATL: 1985-4-94MLB--
    17Mark Lemke2B5-9167B-R231988ATL: 1983-27-677MLB--
    24Derek LilliquistP6-0210L-L231989ATL: 1987-1-6MLB--
    38Kelly MannC6-3215R-R211989CHN: 1985-20-520MLB--
    1Oddibe McDowellCF-OF5-9160L-L261985TEX: 1984-1-12MLB--
    50Kent MerckerP6-2195L-L211989ATL: 1986-1-5MLBCincinnati Reds
    8John MizerockC5-11190L-R281983HOU: 1979-1-8MLB--
    3Dale MurphyOF6-5215R-R331976ATL: 1974-1-5MLB--
    28Gerald Perry1B6-0190L-R281983ATL: 1978-11-261MLB--
    45Charlie PuleoP6-3200R-R341981DET: 1973-13-307MLB--
    52Rusty RichardsP6-4200L-R241989PHI: 1986-7-164MLB--
    19Ed RomeroSS-2B5-11180R-R311977Not draftedMLB--
    6John RussellC-OF6-0205R-R281984PHI: 1982-1-13MLB--
    27Lonnie SmithLF-OF5-9170R-R331978PHI: 1974-1-3MLB--
    25Pete SmithP6-2200R-R231987PHI: 1984-1-21MLB--
    34Zane SmithP6-2195L-L281984ATL: 1982-3-63MLB--
    29John SmoltzP6-3220R-R221988DET: 1985-22-574MLBBoston Red Sox
    30Mike StantonP6-1215L-L221989ATL: 1987-13-324MLB-Free Agent
    14Andres ThomasSS6-1185R-R251985Not draftedMLB--
    15Jeff Treadway2B5-11165L-R261987MON: 1981-18-307MLB--
    34Sergio ValdezP6-1190R-R241986Not draftedMLB--
    12Jeff WetherbyLF-RF6-2195L-L251989ATL: 1985-21-536MLB--
    10Ed Whited3B6-3195R-R251989HOU: 1986-18-458MLB--


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