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1996 Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)

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W-L Record: 74-88 .457
Rank: 4th in American League East
Run Differential: 766-809 -43
Roster Continuity 57.64% 20/28
Manager(s): Cito Gaston
General Manager: Gord Ash
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Ballpark: SkyDome
Payroll: $ 28,486,708 16/28
Attendance: 2,559,573 9/28
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Billy Koch (#4) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Gene Tenace
First Base Coach: Alfredo Griffin
First Base Coach: Garth Iorg
Hitting Coach: Willie Upshaw
Pitching Coach: Mel Queen
Third Base Coach: Nick Leyva

#1 Draft Picks

Joe Carter (#2), Shawn Green (#16), Shannon Stewart (#19), Brian Bohanon (#19), Ed Sprague (#25), Jeff Ware (#35)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9270.568--
8874.5434.0
8577.5257.0
7488.45718.0
53109.32739.0
  • 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 Toronto Blue Jays season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    49Luis AndujarP6-2215R-R231995Not draftedMLB--
    60,32Brian BohanonP6-2240L-L271990TEX: 1987-1-19MLB--
    14Tilson Brito2B-3B6-0175R-R241996Not draftedMLB--
    27Scott BrowP6-3200R-R271993TOR: 1990-7-204MLB--
    5Jacob BrumfieldCF-LF6-0185R-R311992CHN: 1983-7-164MLB--
    3Miguel Cairo1B-3B6-1160R-R221996Not draftedMLB-Retired
    38Giovanni CarraraP6-2235R-R281995Not draftedMLBPittsburgh Pirates
    29Joe CarterLF-RF6-3215R-R361983CHN: 1981-1-2MLB--
    49Tony CastilloP5-10190L-L331988Not draftedMLB--
    20Domingo Cedeno2B-SS6-0170B-R271993Not draftedMLB--
    37Tim CrabtreeP6-4220R-R261995TOR: 1992-2-63MLB--
    6Felipe CrespoLF-RF5-11200B-R231996TOR: 1990-3-95MLB--
    21Carlos Delgado1B6-3225L-R241993Not draftedMLBFlorida Marlins
    38Huck FlenerP5-11185B-L271993TOR: 1990-9-258MLB--
    8Alex GonzalezSS6-0200R-R231994TOR: 1991-13-354MLBPhiladelphia Phillies
    15Shawn GreenRF6-4200L-L231993TOR: 1991-1-16MLBArizona Diamondbacks
    57Juan GuzmanP5-11195R-R291991Not draftedMLB--
    39Erik HansonP6-6215R-R311988SEA: 1986-2-36MLB--
    41Pat HentgenP6-2195R-R271991TOR: 1986-5-133MLB--
    26Mike HuffLF-CF6-1180R-R321989LAN: 1985-16-402MLB--
    36Marty JanzenP6-3197R-R231996Not draftedMLB--
    50Dane JohnsonP6-5205R-R331994TOR: 1984-2-48MLB--
    53,35Sandy MartinezC6-2215L-R231995Not draftedMLB--
    46Julio MosqueraC6-0190R-R241996Not draftedMLBMilwaukee Brewers
    2Otis NixonCF-OF6-2180B-R371983CAL: 1979-1-4MLB--
    22Charlie O'BrienC6-2205R-R351985OAK: 1982-5-132MLB--
    9John Olerud1B6-5220L-L271989TOR: 1989-3-79MLBBoston Red Sox
    17Robert PerezLF-RF6-3230R-R271994Not draftedMLB--
    1Tomas Perez2B-SS5-11177B-R221995MON: 1998-45-1333MLBHouston Astros
    48Paul QuantrillP6-1190L-R271992BOS: 1989-6-163MLBNew York Yankees
    55Bill RisleyP6-2210R-R291992CIN: 1987-14-362MLB--
    11Juan Samuel2B5-11190R-R351983UDFAMLB--
    45Jose SilvaP6-5235R-R221996TOR: 1991-6-172MLB--
    24Paul SpoljaricP6-3210R-L251994Not draftedMLB--
    33Ed Sprague3B6-2205R-R281991TOR: 1988-1-25MLB--
    7Shannon StewartLF6-1205R-R221995TOR: 1992-1-19MLBToronto Blue Jays
    40Mike TimlinP6-4210R-R301991TOR: 1987-5-127MLBColorado Rockies
    19Frank ViolaP6-4209L-L361982MIN: 1981-2-37MLB--
    52Jeff WareP6-3190R-R251995TOR: 1991-1-35MLB--
    54Woody WilliamsP6-0195R-R291993TOR: 1988-28-732MLBHouston Astros


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