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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:  -

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


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Buddy Groom1996-04-011996L  9-6 vs TOR  133300000062117481%1092-13Threw 81% strikes
Steve Montgomery1996-04-031996L  10-4 vs TOR  1344122100841221954%10-01st career game
Bobby Chouinard1996-05-261996L  6-1 @ BALL 585503100026000--10-11st career game
Billy Taylor1996-05-291996W  7-6 vs BOS  221000100092318578%562-4Threw 78% strikes
Willie Adams1996-06-111996L  6-5 @ CLE  67442220002786473955%10-01st career game
Steve Montgomery1996-06-121996W  9-6 @ CLEW 2211100100832201263%51-01st career win
Billy Taylor1996-06-161996W  10-9 @ MILW 1.2111105000634221265%653-4Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Billy Taylor1996-06-181996W  8-5 @ DETSv 200000500063122971%663-4Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Bobby Chouinard1996-06-221996W  8-4 vs TORW 56441240012490563462%61-21st career win
Jay Witasick1996-07-071996L  9-4 vs CAL  1.10000110004189950%10-01st career game
Todd Van Poppel1996-07-181996W  5-4 @ TEXSv 0.1000000000143175%10318-281st career save
Willie Adams1996-07-261996W  5-3 @ TOR  7.1433221100027112724064%20-011 Strikeouts
Jim Corsi1996-07-271996L  6-4 @ TOR  10000100004125742%20012-16200th career game
Jay Witasick1996-07-311996W  5-4 vs CHAW 0.1000001000143175%51-11st career win
Willie Adams1996-08-051996L  13-3 vs MILL 6464221000227105654062%40-110 Strikeouts
Buddy Groom1996-08-051996L  13-3 vs MIL  0.244410000062620677%1607-13Threw 77% strikes
Willie Adams1996-08-101996W  5-1 vs CLEW 671113500027102594358%51-11st career win
Mark Acre1996-08-171996W  3-1 vs BALSv 0.2000000000295456%846-31st career save
Willie Adams1996-08-311996W  8-0 vs BOSWSHO950001900033123814266%92-2Complete game/Shutout
Mike Mohler1996-09-011996L  8-3 vs BOS  0.221100100042318578%1297-10Threw 78% strikes
Mark Acre1996-09-011996L  8-3 vs BOS  1.131100300082321291%906-5Threw 91% strikes
Doug Johns1996-09-031996W  10-9 vs NYASv 1.110000100051712571%4511-151st career save


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