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1996 Colorado Rockies (MLB)

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W-L Record: 83-79 .512
Rank: 3rd in National League West
Run Differential: 961-964 -3
Roster Continuity 81.69% 2/28
Manager(s): Don Baylor
General Manager: Bob Gebhard
Location: Denver, Colorado
Ballpark: Coors Field
Payroll: $ 34,918,490 11/28
Attendance: 3,891,014 1/28
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Jake Westbrook (#21) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jackie Moore
Bullpen Coach: Paul Zuvella
First Base Coach: Ken Griffey
Hitting Coach: Ken Griffey
Pitching Coach: Frank Funk
Third Base Coach: Gene Glynn

#1 Draft Picks

Bill Swift (#2), Alan Cockrell (#9), Walt Weiss (#11), Jeff Reed (#12), Robbie Beckett (#25), John Burke (#27), Jamey Wright (#28)
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 1996 Colorado Rockies season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    50Garvin AlstonP6-2185R-R241996COL: 1992-10-291MLB--
    29Eric AnthonyRF-LF6-2195L-L281989HOU: 1986-34-795MLB--
    38Roger BaileyP6-1180R-R251995COL: 1992-3-95MLB--
    6Jason Bates2B-SS5-10185B-R251995COL: 1992-7-207MLB--
    41Robbie BeckettP6-5235R-L231996SDN: 1990-1-25MLB--
    10Dante BichetteRF-LF6-3238R-R321988CAL: 1984-17-424MLB--
    27Jorge BritoC6-1190R-R301995Not draftedMLB--
    37John BurkeP6-4220B-R261996COL: 1992-1-27MLB--
    26Ellis BurksCF-RF6-2205R-R311987BOS: 1983-1-20MLB--
    12Pedro Castellano3B-1B6-1175R-R261993Not draftedMLB--
    9Vinny Castilla3B6-1205R-R281991Not draftedMLB--
    44Alan CockrellRF6-2210R-R331996SFN: 1984-1-9MLB--
    27Steve DeckerC6-3205R-R301990SFN: 1988-21-542MLB--
    11Angel EchevarriaRF-LF6-3226R-R251996COL: 1992-17-487MLB--
    36Mike FarmerP6-1193B-L271996Not draftedMLB--
    44Marvin FreemanP6-7222R-R331986PHI: 1984-2-49MLB--
    14Andres Galarraga1B6-3235R-R351985Not draftedMLB--
    48John HabyanP6-1195R-R331985BAL: 1982-3-78MLB--
    13Ryan HawblitzelP6-2170R-R251996CHN: 1990-2-63MLB--
    40Darren HolmesP6-0199R-R301990LAN: 1984-16-415MLB--
    1Trenidad HubbardLF-CF5-9203R-R301994HOU: 1986-12-302MLB--
    1Terry JonesCF-LF5-10165B-R251996COL: 1993-40-1136MLB--
    16Curtis LeskanicP6-0186R-R281993CLE: 1989-8-203MLB--
    3Quinton McCrackenCF-LF5-7173B-R261995COL: 1992-25-711MLB--
    43Mike MunozP6-2198L-L301989LAN: 1986-3-74MLB--
    17David NiedP6-2188R-R271992ATL: 1987-14-350MLB--
    34Jayhawk OwensC6-1200R-R271993MIN: 1990-2-52MLB--
    28Lance PainterP6-1200L-L281993SDN: 1990-25-681MLB--
    5Neifi PerezSS6-0175B-R211996Not draftedMLB--
    29Harvey PulliamLF-RF6-0205R-R281991KCA: 1986-3-79MLB--
    39Jeff ReedC6-2190L-R331984MIN: 1980-1-12MLB--
    15Steve ReedP6-2212R-R301992Not draftedMLB--
    23Bryan RekarP6-3210R-R241995COL: 1993-2-70MLB--
    42Armando ReynosoP6-0204R-R301991Not draftedMLB--
    30Kevin RitzP6-4229R-R311989SFN: 1985-4-79MLB--
    18Bruce RuffinP6-2215B-L321986PHI: 1985-2-34MLB--
    20Bill SwiftP6-0180R-R341985SEA: 1984-1-2MLB--
    32Mark ThompsonP6-2213R-R251994COL: 1992-2-65MLB--
    27Milt ThompsonCF-LF5-11170L-R371984ATL: 1979-2-29MLB--
    35John Vander WalRF-LF6-2197L-L301991MON: 1987-3-70MLB--
    33Larry WalkerRF6-3237L-R291989Not draftedMLB--
    22Walt WeissSS6-0175B-R321987OAK: 1985-1-11MLB--
    19Jamey WrightP6-5221R-R221996COL: 1993-1-28MLB-Retired
    21Eric Young2B5-8175R-R291992LAN: 1989-43-1123MLB--

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