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1996 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

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W-L Record: 78-84 .481
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 861-900 -39
Manager(s): Art Howe
General Manager: Sandy Alderson
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Payroll: $ 19,404,500 26/28
Attendance: 1,148,380 28/28
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Eric Chavez (#10) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Duffy Dyer
Bullpen Coach: Bradley Fischer
First Base Coach: Ron Washington
Hitting Coach: Denny Walling
Pitching Coach: Bob Cluck
Third Base Coach: Duffy Dyer

#1 Draft Picks

Ariel Prieto (#5), Mark McGwire (#10), Todd Van Poppel (#14), John Wasdin (#25), Brent Gates (#26), Willie Adams (#36)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9072.556--
8576.5284.5
7884.48112.0
7091.43519.5
Full League 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 Oakland Athletics season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    55Mark AcreP6-8235R-R271994UDFAMLB--
    40Willie AdamsP6-7215R-R231996OAK: 1993-1-36MLB--
    28Tony Batista3B-SS6-0185R-R221996UDFAMLB--
    2Allen BattleCF-LF6-0170R-R271995SLN: 1991-10-260MLB--
    29Geronimo BerroaRF-LF6-0210R-R311989UDFAMLB--
    14Mike BordickSS5-11175R-R301990UDFAMLB--
    26,40Rafael BournigalSS-2B5-11176R-R301992LAN: 1987-19-481MLB--
    53John BriscoeP6-3185R-R281991OAK: 1988-3-73MLB--
    7Scott Brosius3B6-1202R-R291991OAK: 1987-20-510MLB--
    54Bobby ChouinardP6-1190R-R241996BAL: 1990-5-145MLB--
    41Jim CorsiP6-1220R-R341988NYA: 1982-25-641MLB--
    58Paul FletcherP6-1185R-R291993PHI: 1988-40-1029MLB--
    49Webster Garrison2B-1B5-11170R-R301996TOR: 1983-2-37MLB--
    8Brent Gates2B-3B6-1190B-R261993OAK: 1991-1-26MLB--
    16Jason GiambiDH6-3235L-R251995OAK: 1992-2-58MLB-Retired
    42Buddy GroomP6-2207L-L301992CHA: 1987-12-296MLB--
    44Jose HerreraRF-CF6-0165L-L231995UDFAMLB--
    51Doug JohnsP6-2195R-L281995OAK: 1990-16-437MLB--
    24Brian LesherLF-1B6-5216R-R251996OAK: 1992-25-704MLB--
    6Torey Lovullo2B-3B6-0185B-R301988DET: 1987-5-131MLB--
    33Damon MashoreCF-LF5-11209R-R261996OAK: 1991-9-256MLB--
    25Mark McGwire1B6-5250R-R321986OAK: 1984-1-10MLB--
    32Mike MohlerP6-2208R-L271993OAK: 1989-42-1098MLB--
    21Izzy MolinaC5-11224R-R251996OAK: 1990-22-593MLB--
    37Steve MontgomeryP6-4208R-R251996UDFAMLB--
    45Kerwin MooreCF6-1190B-R251996KCA: 1988-16-413MLB--
    5Pedro MunozRF-LF5-11170R-R271990UDFAMLB--
    23Phil PlantierLF-RF5-11195L-R271990BOS: 1987-11-291MLB--
    48Ariel PrietoP6-2247R-R261995OAK: 1995-1-5MLB--
    17Carlos ReyesP6-1190B-R271994UDFAMLB--
    30Aaron SmallP6-5225R-R241994TOR: 1989-22-580MLB--
    13Scott Spiezio1B-2B6-2222B-R231996OAK: 1993-6-181MLB--
    12Matt StairsDH-1B5-9217L-R281992UDFAMLB--
    36Terry SteinbachC6-1212R-R341986OAK: 1983-9-215MLB--
    22Billy TaylorP6-8235R-R341994TEX: 1980-2-39MLB--
    50Dave TelghederP6-2223R-R291993NYN: 1989-31-811MLB--
    59Todd Van PoppelP6-5210R-R241991OAK: 1990-1-14MLB--
    31John WasdinP6-2195R-R231995OAK: 1993-1-25MLB--
    56Don WengertP6-3205R-R261995OAK: 1992-4-116MLB--
    19George WilliamsC5-10190B-R271995OAK: 1991-24-646MLB--
    52Jay WitasickP6-4235R-R231996SLN: 1993-2-58MLB--
    39Steve WojciechowskiP6-2185L-L251995OAK: 1991-4-126MLB--
    11Ernie YoungCF-RF6-1234R-R261994OAK: 1990-10-281MLB--


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