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1996 Baltimore Orioles (MLB)

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W-L Record: 88-74 .543
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 949-903 + 46
Roster Continuity 52.49% 24/28
Manager(s): Davey Johnson
General Manager: Pat Gillick
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Ballpark: Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Payroll: $ 48,726,832 2/28
Attendance: 3,646,950 2/28
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: Brian Falkenborg (#51) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Andy Etchebarren
Bullpen Coach: Ellie Hendricks
First Base Coach: John Stearns
Hitting Coach: Rick Down
Pitching Coach: Pat Dobson
Third Base Coach: Sam Perlozzo

#1 Draft Picks

B.J. Surhoff (#1), Jeff Hammonds (#4), Kent Mercker (#5), Pete Incaviglia (#8), Mark Smith (#9), Mike Mussina (#20), Rafael Palmeiro (#22)
American League East 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 Baltimore Orioles season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    6Manny AlexanderSS-2B5-10180R-R251992Not draftedMLB--
    12Roberto Alomar2B6-0185B-R281988Not draftedMLB--
    9Brady AndersonCF-LF6-1202L-L321988BOS: 1985-10-257MLB--
    49Armando BenitezP6-4229R-R231994Not draftedMLB--
    26Bobby Bonilla3B-RF6-3240B-R331986Not draftedMLB--
    30Brent BowersLF6-3200L-R251996TOR: 1989-2-60MLB--
    27Rocky CoppingerP6-5240R-R221996BAL: 1993-19-539MLB--
    41Archie CorbinP6-4190R-R281991NYN: 1986-16-414MLB--
    59Cesar DevarezC5-10175R-R261995Not draftedMLB--
    10Mike DevereauxCF-RF6-0195R-R331987LAN: 1985-5-116MLB--
    19Scott EricksonP6-4230R-R281990MIN: 1989-4-112MLB--
    11Jeff HammondsRF-CF6-0195R-R251993BAL: 1992-1-4MLB--
    50Jimmy HaynesP6-4203R-R231995BAL: 1991-7-186MLB--
    23Chris HoilesC6-0215R-R311989DET: 1986-19-489MLB--
    30Jeff HusonSS-2B6-1180L-R311988Not draftedMLB--
    55Pete IncavigliaLF6-1230R-R321986MON: 1985-1-8MLB--
    38Rick KrivdaP6-1185R-L261995BAL: 1991-23-602MLB--
    51Terry MathewsP6-2225L-R311991TEX: 1987-5-129MLB--
    31Roger McDowellP6-1182R-R351985NYN: 1982-3-59MLB--
    21Kent MerckerP6-2195L-L281989ATL: 1986-1-5MLB--
    21Mike MilchinP6-3190L-L281996SLN: 1989-2-36MLB--
    75Alan MillsP6-1195R-R291990BOS: 1986-1-13MLB--
    33Eddie Murray1B6-2225B-R401977BAL: 1973-3-63MLB--
    35Mike MussinaP6-2183B-R271991BAL: 1990-1-20MLB--
    46Jimmy MyersP6-1190R-R271996SFN: 1987-35-902MLB--
    28Randy MyersP6-1210L-L331985CIN: 1982-3-76MLB--
    47Jesse OroscoP6-2205R-L391979MIN: 1978-2-41MLB--
    25Rafael Palmeiro1B6-0190L-L311986CHN: 1985-1-22MLB--
    24Mark ParentC6-5245R-R341986SDN: 1979-4-92MLB--
    29Luis PoloniaLF5-8152L-L311987UDFAMLB--
    53Arthur RhodesP6-2205L-L261991BAL: 1988-2-34MLB--
    3Billy Ripken2B6-1190R-R311987BAL: 1982-11-286MLB--
    8Cal RipkenSS-3B6-4220R-R351981BAL: 1978-2-48MLB--
    63Nerio RodriguezP6-1195R-R231996Not draftedMLB--
    57Brian SackinskyP6-4220R-R251996BAL: 1992-2-42MLB--
    45Keith ShepherdP6-2205R-R281992PIT: 1986-11-264MLB--
    34Mark SmithLF-RF6-3235R-R261994BAL: 1991-1-9MLB--
    52Garrett StephensonP6-5208R-R241996BAL: 1992-18-492MLB--
    17B.J. SurhoffLF-C6-1200L-R311987MIL: 1985-1-1MLB--
    1Tony TarascoRF-LF6-1205L-R251993ATL: 1988-15-372MLB--
    36David WellsP6-4235L-L331987TOR: 1982-2-30MLB--
    43Esteban YanP6-4230R-R221996Not draftedMLB--
    24Gregg ZaunC5-10190B-R251995BAL: 1989-17-427MLB--
    14Todd Zeile3B-1B6-1200R-R301989SLN: 1986-2-55MLB--

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