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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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
55Mark AcrePMLB6-8235RightRight9/16/196827Concord,California1991UDFA OAK

40Willie AdamsPMLB6-7215RightRight10/8/197223Gallup,New Mexico1993136OAK
28Tony Batista3B-SSMLB6-0185RightRight12/9/197322Puerto Plata,Dominican Republic1991UDFA OAK
2Allen BattleCF-LFMLB6-0170RightRight11/29/196827Grantham,North Carolina199110260STL
29Geronimo BerroaRF-LFMLB6-0210RightRight3/18/196531Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1983UDFA TOR
14Mike BordickSSMLB5-11175RightRight7/21/196530Marquette,Michigan1986UDFA OAK
26,40Rafael BournigalSS-2BMLB5-11176RightRight5/12/196630Azua,Dominican Republic198719481LAD
53John BriscoePMLB6-3185RightRight9/22/196728Nuevo Leon,Mexico1988373OAK
7Scott Brosius3BMLB6-1202RightRight8/15/196629Hillsboro,Oregon198720510OAK
54Bobby ChouinardPMLB6-1190RightRight5/1/197224Manila,Phillipines19905145BAL
41Jim CorsiPMLB6-1220RightRight9/9/196134Newton,Massachusetts198225641NYY
58Paul FletcherPMLB6-1185RightRight1/14/196729Gallipolis,Ohio1988UDFA PHI
49Webster Garrison2B-1BMLB5-11170RightRight8/24/196530Marrero,Louisiana1983237TOR
8Brent Gates2B-3BMLB6-1190BothRight3/14/197026Grand Rapids,Michigan1991126OAK
16Jason GiambiDHMLB6-3235LeftRight1/8/197125West Covina,California1992258OAK
42Buddy GroomPMLB6-2207LeftLeft7/10/196530Dallas,Texas198712296CHW
44Jose HerreraRF-CFMLB6-0165LeftLeft8/30/197223Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1991UDFA TOR
51Doug JohnsPMLB6-2195RightLeft12/19/196728South Bend,Indiana199016437OAK
24Brian LesherLF-1BMLB6-5216RightRight3/5/197125Antwerp,Belgium199225704OAK
6Torey Lovullo2B-3BMLB6-0185BothRight7/25/196530Santa Monica,California19875131DET
33Damon MashoreCF-LFMLB5-11209RightRight10/31/196926Ponce,Puerto Rico19919256OAK
25Mark McGwire1BMLB6-5250RightRight10/1/196332Pomona,California1984110OAK
32Mike MohlerPMLB6-2208RightLeft7/26/196827Dayton,Ohio1989421098OAK
21Izzy MolinaCMLB5-11224RightRight6/3/197125New York,New York199022593OAK
37Steve MontgomeryPMLB6-4208RightRight12/25/197025Westminster,California1993UDFA STL
45Kerwin MooreCFMLB6-1190BothRight10/29/197025Detroit,Michigan198816413KC
5Pedro MunozRF-LFMLB5-11170RightRight9/19/196827Ponce,Puerto Rico1985UDFA TOR
23Phil PlantierLF-RFMLB5-11195LeftRight1/27/196927Manchester,New Hampshire198711291BOS
48Ariel PrietoPMLB6-2247RightRight10/22/196926Havana,Cuba199515OAK
17Carlos ReyesPMLB6-1190BothRight4/4/196927Miami,Florida1991UDFA ATL
30Aaron SmallPMLB6-5225RightRight11/23/197124Oxnard,California198922580TOR
13Scott Spiezio1B-2BMLB6-2222BothRight9/21/197223Joliet,Illinois19936181OAK
12Matt StairsDH-1BMLB5-9217LeftRight2/27/196828Saint John,New Brunswick1989UDFA MTL
36Terry SteinbachCMLB6-1212RightRight3/2/196234New Ulm,Minnesota19839215OAK
22Billy TaylorPMLB6-8235RightRight10/16/196134Monticello,Florida1980239TEX
50Dave TelghederPMLB6-2223RightRight11/11/196629Middletown,New York198931811NYM
59Todd Van PoppelPMLB6-5210RightRight12/9/197124Hinsdale,Illinois1990114OAK
31John WasdinPMLB6-2195RightRight8/5/197223Fort Belvoir,Virginia1993125OAK
56Don WengertPMLB6-3205RightRight11/6/196926Sioux City,Iowa19924116OAK
19George WilliamsCMLB5-10190BothRight4/22/196927La Crosse,Wisconsin199124646OAK
52Jay WitasickPMLB6-4235RightRight8/28/197223Baltimore,Maryland1993258STL
39Steve WojciechowskiPMLB6-2185LeftLeft7/29/197025Blue Island,Illinois19914126OAK
11Ernie YoungCF-RFMLB6-1234RightRight7/8/196926Chicago,Illinois199010281OAK
Team PersonnelPosition 
Sandy AldersonGeneral Manager 
Steve BowdenScout 
Bob CluckPitching Coach 
Luis CoronadoScout 
Duffy DyerBench Coach 
Angel EusebioScout 
Bradley FischerBullpen Coach 
Ray FosseBroadcaster 
Miguel GarciaScout 
Tim HoltScout 
Art HoweManager 
Dave HudgensAssistant Director of Player Development 
Bill KingBroadcaster 
Ken KorachBroadcaster 
John KuehlScout 
Keith LieppmanDirector of Player Development 
Gary McGrawScout 
Greg PapaBroadcaster 
Gil PattersonRoving Minor League Instructor 
Will SchockScout 
Ron VaughnScout 
Santiago VillalonaScout 
Denny WallingHitting Coach 
Ron WashingtonFirst Base Coach 
Ken WilsonBroadcaster 


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