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1996 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 73-89 .451
Rank: 5th in National League Central
Run Differential: 776-833 -57
Roster Continuity 75.84% 4/28
Manager(s): Jim Leyland
General Manager: Ted Simmons (1996-06-18), Cam Bonifay
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Three Rivers Stadium
Payroll: $ 21,253,500 24/28
Attendance: 1,332,150 25/28
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Kris Benson (#1) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Spin Williams
Third Base Coach: Rich Donnelly
Third Base Coach: Gene Lamont

#1 Draft Picks

Jeff King (#1), Jay Bell (#8), Dave Clark (#11), Dave Wainhouse (#19), John Ericks (#22), Jason Kendall (#23), Dale Sveum (#25), Dan Plesac (#26), Midre Cummings (#29), Jermaine Allensworth (#34)
National League Central 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 Pittsburgh Pirates season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    46Jermaine AllensworthCF6-0190R-R241996PIT: 1993-1-34MLB--
    48Rich Aude1B6-5180R-R241993PIT: 1989-2-48MLB--
    25Trey BeamonLF-RF6-0192L-R221996PIT: 1992-2-61MLB--
    3Jay BellSS-2B6-0182R-R301986MIN: 1984-1-8MLB--
    44Joe BoeverP6-1200R-R351985Not draftedMLB--
    5Jacob BrumfieldCF-LF6-0185R-R311992CHN: 1983-7-164MLB--
    41Jason ChristiansenP6-5241R-L261995Not draftedMLB--
    35Dave ClarkRF-LF6-2210L-R331986CLE: 1983-1-11MLB--
    26Steve CookeP6-6229R-L261992PIT: 1989-35-912MLB--
    67Francisco CordovaP6-1197R-R241996Not draftedMLB--
    30Midre CummingsRF-CF6-0195L-R241993MIN: 1990-1-29MLB--
    44Danny DarwinP6-3190R-R401978Not draftedMLB--
    71Elmer DessensP6-0187R-R241996Not draftedMLB--
    2Angelo EncarnacionC5-8180R-R271995Not draftedMLB--
    57John EricksP6-7220R-R291995SLN: 1988-1-22MLB--
    13Carlos Garcia2B6-1197R-R281990Not draftedMLB--
    42Lee HancockP6-4215L-L291995SEA: 1988-4-97MLB--
    17Charlie Hayes3B6-0215R-R311988SFN: 1983-4-96MLB--
    29John HopeP6-3195R-R251993PIT: 1989-2-59MLB--
    36Mark Johnson1B6-4230L-L281995PIT: 1990-20-537MLB--
    18Jason KendallC6-0195R-R221996PIT: 1992-1-23MLB-Retired
    7Jeff King3B-1B6-1188R-R311989PIT: 1986-1-1MLB--
    11Mike KingeryCF-RF6-0180L-L351986Not draftedMLB--
    47Jon LieberP6-3225L-R261994KCA: 1992-2-44MLB--
    16Nelson Liriano2B5-10185B-R321987UDFAMLB--
    34Esteban LoaizaP6-3210R-R241995Not draftedMLB--
    75Rich LoiselleP6-5253R-R241996SDN: 1991-38-991MLB--
    28Al MartinLF6-2214L-L281992ATL: 1985-8-198MLB--
    61Darrell MayP6-2170L-L241995ATL: 1992-46-1293MLB--
    6Orlando MercedRF-1B6-1195L-R291990Not draftedMLB--
    32Dan MiceliP6-0216R-R251993Not draftedMLB--
    55Ramon MorelP6-2175R-R211995Not draftedMLB--
    15Denny NeagleP6-3225L-L271991MIN: 1989-3-85MLB--
    63Keith OsikC6-0192R-R271996PIT: 1990-24-641MLB--
    27Steve ParrisP6-0195R-R281995PHI: 1989-5-118MLB--
    38Chris PetersP6-1170L-L241996PIT: 1993-37-1046MLB--
    19Dan PlesacP6-5217L-L341986MIL: 1983-1-26MLB--
    49Matt RuebelP6-2180L-L261996PIT: 1991-3-97MLB--
    42Jason SchmidtP6-5213R-R231995ATL: 1991-8-205MLB--
    24Zane SmithP6-2195L-L351984ATL: 1982-3-63MLB--
    17Dale SveumSS-3B6-2212B-R321986MIL: 1982-1-25MLB--
    43Paul WagnerP6-1210R-R281992PIT: 1989-12-314MLB--
    53Dave WainhouseP6-2196L-R281991MON: 1988-1-19MLB--
    12John Wehner3B-LF6-3206R-R291991PIT: 1988-7-174MLB--
    62Marc WilkinsP5-11212R-R251996PIT: 1992-47-1323MLB--
    51Tony WomackSS-2B5-9159L-R261993PIT: 1991-7-201MLB--

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