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1996 BALTIMORE ORIOLES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Baltimore,MD
Team Record:  88-74   .543
Result:   2nd in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Davey Johnson
General Manager:   Pat Gillick
Stadium:  Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Attendance:  3,646,950
Payroll:  $48,726,832
Playoffs:  Lost ALCS (Yankees)

Baltimore Orioles affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Eddie Murray (40)
Youngest Player:  Esteban Yan (22)
Longest Tenure:  Cal Ripken (16)
Top Hitter:  Roberto Alomar (6)
Top Pitcher:  Mike Mussina (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Brian Falkenborg (#51)

Roster Continuity:  52.49%
Top Prospect:   Rocky Coppinger
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees9270.568--
Baltimore8874.5434.0
Boston8577.5257.0
Toronto7488.45718.0
Detroit53109.32739.0

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 
Cal RipkenSS-3B35$ 6,650,000  8 
Rafael Palmeiro1B31$ 5,406,603  29 
Bobby Bonilla3B-RF33$ 5,100,000  36 
Roberto Alomar2B28$ 4,279,379  62 
Mike MussinaP27$ 4,000,000  71 
Brady AndersonCF-LF32$ 3,613,333  81 
Chris HoilesC31$ 3,350,000  95 
David WellsP33$ 3,200,000   
Scott EricksonP28$ 2,900,000   
Kent MerckerP28$ 2,825,000   
Todd Zeile3B-1B30$ 2,700,000   
Randy MyersP33$ 2,600,000   
Eddie Murray1B40$ 2,000,000   
B.J. SurhoffLF-C31$ 1,416,667   
Mike DevereauxCF-RF33$ 900,000   
Roger McDowellP35$ 750,000   
Jesse OroscoP39$ 750,000   
Alan MillsP29$ 600,000   
Pete IncavigliaLF32$ 550,000   
Mark ParentC34$ 500,000   
Jeff HusonSS-2B31$ 320,000   
Jeff HammondsRF-CF25$ 300,000   
Arthur RhodesP26$ 300,000   
Terry MathewsP31$ 292,500   
Luis PoloniaLF31$ 250,000   
Billy Ripken2B31$ 250,000   
Tony TarascoRF-LF25$ 230,000   
Manny AlexanderSS-2B25$ 190,000   
Armando BenitezP23$ 155,000   
Gregg ZaunC25$ 140,000   
Mark SmithLF-RF26$ 130,000   
Jimmy HaynesP23$ 115,000   
Brent BowersLF25$ 109,000   
Rocky CoppingerP22$ 109,000   
Archie CorbinP28$ 109,000   
Cesar DevarezC26$ 109,000   
Rick KrivdaP26$ 109,000   
Mike MilchinP28$ 109,000   
Jimmy MyersP27$ 109,000   
Mark ParentC34$ 109,000   
Luis PoloniaLF31$ 109,000   
Nerio RodriguezP23$ 109,000   
Brian SackinskyP25$ 109,000   
Keith ShepherdP28$ 109,000   
Garrett StephensonP24$ 109,000   
Esteban YanP22$ 109,000   


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