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1996 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Oakland,CA
Team Record:  78-84   .481
Result:   3rd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Art Howe
General Manager:   Sandy Alderson
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance:  1,148,380
Payroll:  $19,404,500
Playoffs: Season in progress

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Corsi (34)
Youngest Player:  Tony Batista (22)
Longest Tenure:  Mark McGwire, Terry Steinbach (11)
Top Hitter:  Mark McGwire (9)
Top Pitcher:  Mike Mohler (42)
Top Draft Pick:  Eric Chavez (#10)

Roster Continuity:  53.07%
Top Prospect:   Ben Grieve
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Texas9072.556--
Seattle8576.5284.5
Oakland7884.48112.0
California7091.43519.5

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Steve Montgomery1996-04-031996L  10-4 vs OAK000000000000000100001st career game
Scott Brosius1996-04-041996L  10-9 vs OAK52200240020000036527045141182 home runs
Pedro Munoz1996-04-121996W  7-2 @ CHA52410000000000049245061237114 hits
Terry Steinbach1996-04-121996W  7-2 @ CHA402000100110000106110139950015500th career RBI
Mike Bordick1996-04-141996W  10-5 @ CHA51400030001000067856516206444 hits
Terry Steinbach1996-04-151996W  8-3 @ TEX4210011001000001063101510050115100th career home run
Allen Battle1996-04-161996L  5-3 @ TEX51200120001000073441751st career home run
Pedro Munoz1996-04-221996W  6-2 vs OAK3121012001000005004596324511500th career game
Scott Brosius1996-04-231996W  9-6 vs OAK32300240010000038128849154182 home runs
Phil Plantier1996-04-251996W  4-3 @ TOR5011001000300005003858224911500th career game
Scott Brosius1996-04-281996W  6-3 @ DET32200220011000038629651158192 home runs
Jason Giambi1996-05-071996W  8-4 vs OAK4240001001000008586104924 hits
Mike Bordick1996-05-101996W  15-5 vs OAK52410000100000070058517215444 hits
Ernie Young1996-05-101996W  15-5 vs OAK544003600100000643662303 home runs, 4 runs scored, 6 RBis, 4 hits
Ernie Young1996-05-181996W  6-5 @ BOS410000010120000694082811st career stolen base
Geronimo Berroa1996-05-221996W  5-1 @ NYA43400330000000039334248192143 home runs, 4 hits
Tony Batista1996-06-031996W  2-1 vs OAK300000000020000100001st career game
Jason Giambi1996-06-041996W  8-3 vs OAK524101200000000105111155924 hits
Jose Herrera1996-06-041996W  8-3 vs OAK412001300000000573611121st career home run
Damon Mashore1996-06-051996L  5-2 vs OAK200000000000000100001st career game
Damon Mashore1996-06-081996L  4-2 @ MIN311100000100000310001st career hit
Tony Batista1996-06-081996W  13-7 @ MIN111000000000000410001st career hit
Rafael Bournigal1996-06-081996W  13-7 @ MIN412000010110000784501411st career stolen base
Mark McGwire1996-06-121996W  9-6 @ CLE422002400110000113696729578772 home runs
Damon Mashore1996-06-151996L  12-9 @ MIL211000010101000860011st career stolen base
Mike Bordick1996-06-161996W  10-9 @ MIL20000020001002073360318224442 sacrifice flies
Mark McGwire1996-06-161996W  10-9 @ MIL523300100000000114097329679073 Doubles
George Williams1996-06-161996W  10-9 @ MIL120000000202000623652102 hit by pitches
Tony Batista1996-06-181996W  8-5 @ DET413001100000000741101st career home run, 1st career RBI
Jason Giambi1996-06-251996L  10-8 vs OAK522002500000000125130197222 home runs, 5 RBis
Mark McGwire1996-06-251996L  10-8 vs OAK322002200200000114897930179772 home runs, 300th career home run
Tony Batista1996-06-271996W  18-2 @ CAL73410001002000011121114 hits, 1st career stolen base
Scott Brosius1996-06-271996W  18-2 @ CAL42200220020000039330353161192 home runs
Damon Mashore1996-06-281996W  6-3 @ CAL3110011101200001591121st career home run, 1st career RBI
Mark McGwire1996-06-291996W  11-9 @ CAL121000000400000115198230279974 walks
Jason Giambi1996-07-021996W  11-6 @ SEA525200100000000131141228325 hits
Terry Steinbach1996-07-021996W  11-6 @ SEA52200250001000011251076114540152 home runs, 5 RBis
Rafael Bournigal1996-07-041996W  8-7 vs OAK533100030100000987502343 stolen bases
Matt Stairs1996-07-051996W  16-8 vs OAK422001600100000703633306 RBis
Damon Mashore1996-07-061996W  6-5 vs OAK10000010040001023131524 walks
Jay Witasick1996-07-071996L  9-4 vs OAK000000000000000100001st career game
Geronimo Berroa1996-07-121996L  8-4 vs OAK42200230002000043539758223142 home runs
Scott Brosius1996-07-161996W  12-5 vs OAK52420130000000040932156175204 hits
Mark McGwire1996-07-191996W  9-6 @ TEX422002300020000116799731081472 home runs
Damon Mashore1996-07-211996W  11-8 @ TEX534001200100000321921024 hits
Terry Steinbach1996-07-211996W  11-8 @ TEX52200230001000011391095118552152 home runs
Mark McGwire1996-07-221996W  6-5 @ CHA5130000000100001170100231181571000th career hit
Terry Steinbach1996-07-221996W  6-5 @ CHA42300240001000011401098120556152 home runs
Webster Garrison1996-08-021996L  4-3 vs OAK300000000000000100001st career game
Jose Herrera1996-08-101996W  5-1 vs OAK4220022000100001138362772 home runs
Geronimo Berroa1996-08-121996W  11-1 vs OAK53400350001000046442666243143 home runs, 5 RBis, 4 hits
Mark McGwire1996-08-121996W  11-1 vs OAK3330024001000001184101531882772 home runs
Izzy Molina1996-08-151996L  18-5 vs OAK100000000000000100001st career game
Geronimo Berroa1996-08-161996L  14-3 vs OAK42200220001000046843270249142 home runs
Bobby Chouinard1996-08-161996L  5-4 vs OAK000000000000000100001st career game
Izzy Molina1996-08-161996L  5-4 vs OAK501000000000000210001st career hit
Scott Brosius1996-08-181996W  9-6 vs OAK52400140000000044236563195224 hits
Brian Lesher1996-08-251996W  6-4 @ NYA301000100110001110101st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
Tony Batista1996-08-261996L  12-11 @ BAL52200240001001046334942 home runs
Matt Stairs1996-08-261996L  12-11 @ BAL3230013101000001036294311st career stolen base
Brian Lesher1996-08-271996L  3-1 @ BAL412001100010000331201st career home run
Kerwin Moore1996-08-301996W  7-0 vs OAK210000000210000100001st career game
Tony Batista1996-09-071996W  13-6 vs OAK514000100000010564641654 hits
Kerwin Moore1996-09-141996L  9-2 @ CLE3011000000200001010001st career hit
Izzy Molina1996-09-141996L  9-8 @ CLE4011001000000001150101st career RBI
Scott Spiezio1996-09-141996L  9-8 @ CLE401000000100000110001st career game, 1st career hit
Scott Spiezio1996-09-151996W  10-9 @ CLE322100200100100230201st career RBI
Mark McGwire1996-09-221996W  13-11 @ SEA4320025001000021219105132985872 home runs, 5 RBis
Scott Spiezio1996-09-221996W  13-11 @ SEA411001300100000541501st career home run
Geronimo Berroa1996-09-231996W  5-3 vs OAK4120000000000015004677326214500th career game


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