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1996 ATLANTA BRAVES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Atlanta,GA
Team Record:  96-66   .593
Result:   1st in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Bobby Cox
General Manager:   John Schuerholz
Stadium:  Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance:  2,901,242
Payroll:  $47,390,000
Playoffs:  Lost World Series (Yankees)

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Mike Bielecki (36)
Youngest Player:  Andruw Jones (19)
Longest Tenure:  Jeff Blauser, Tom Glavine (10)
Top Hitter:  Chipper Jones (13)
Top Pitcher:  John Smoltz (1)
Top Draft Pick:  A.J. Zapp (#27)

Roster Continuity:  80.77%
Top Prospect:   Andruw Jones
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Atlanta9666.593--
Montreal8874.5438.0
Florida8082.49416.0
NY Mets7191.43825.0
Philadelphia6795.41429.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Greg MadduxP30$ 6,675,000  7 
David JusticeRF-LF30$ 6,200,000  13 
John SmoltzP29$ 6,000,000  20 
Tom GlavineP30$ 5,350,000  31 
Fred McGriff1B32$ 5,050,000  38 
Marquis GrissomCF29$ 4,850,000  45 
Steve AveryP26$ 4,200,000  64 
Jeff BlauserSS30$ 3,500,000  89 
Denny NeagleP27$ 2,300,000   
Terry Pendleton3B35$ 1,625,000   
Mark Lemke2B30$ 1,500,000   
Mark WohlersP26$ 1,425,000   
Chipper Jones3B24$ 825,000   
Mark WhitenRF-LF29$ 800,000   
Rafael BelliardSS34$ 575,000   
Jerome WaltonCF-LF30$ 500,000   
Greg McMichaelP29$ 460,000   
Dwight SmithLF-RF32$ 455,000   
Ryan KleskoLF-1B25$ 315,000   
Javy LopezC25$ 290,000   
Luis PoloniaLF31$ 250,000   
Danny BautistaRF-LF24$ 185,000   
Pedro BorbonP28$ 142,500   
Brad ClontzP25$ 137,500   
Mike Mordecai3B-2B28$ 135,000   
Dean HartgravesP29$ 130,000   
Mike BieleckiP36$ 125,000   
Joe BorowskiP25$ 111,500   
Eddie PerezC28$ 111,500   
Jason SchmidtP23$ 111,500   
Joe AyraultC24$ 109,000   
Jermaine DyeRF22$ 109,000   
Ed Giovanola3B-2B27$ 109,000   
Tony Graffanino2B-3B24$ 109,000   
Tyler Houston3B-C25$ 109,000   
Andruw JonesLF19$ 109,000   
Kevin LomonP24$ 109,000   
Pablo MartinezSS27$ 109,000   
Luis PoloniaLF31$ 109,000   
Carl SchutzP24$ 109,000   
Tom ThobeP26$ 109,000   
Terrell WadeP23$ 109,000   
Mark WhitenRF-LF29$ 109,000   
Brad WoodallP27$ 109,000   


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