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1998 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  74-88   .457
Result:   4th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Art Howe
General Manager:   Billy Beane
Stadium:  Network Associates Coliseum
Attendance:  1,232,343
Payroll:  $20,063,000
Playoffs:  -

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Tom Candiotti (40)
Youngest Player:  Eric Chavez (20)
Longest Tenure:  Mike Mohler (6)
Top Hitter:  Rickey Henderson (25)
Top Pitcher:  Kenny Rogers (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Mark Mulder (#2)

Roster Continuity:  54.20%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Texas8874.543--
Anaheim8577.5253.0
Seattle7685.47211.5
Oakland7488.45714.0

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 
Kenny RogersP33$ 5,000,000  59 
Tom CandiottiP40$ 2,850,000   
Mike FettersP33$ 2,475,000   
Ed Sprague3B30$ 2,350,000   
Bip Roberts2B-LF34$ 2,300,000   
Rickey HendersonLF-OF39$ 1,150,000   
Billy TaylorP36$ 1,100,000   
Kurt AbbottSS-2B29$ 1,000,000   
Tim WorrellP30$ 1,000,000   
Mike MacFarlaneC34$ 725,000   
Buddy GroomP32$ 595,000   
Mike MohlerP29$ 525,000   
Mike Blowers3B33$ 475,000   
Dave Magadan3B-1B35$ 475,000   
Shane MackLF-CF34$ 450,000   
Rafael BournigalSS-2B32$ 385,000   
Matt StairsDH-1B30$ 325,000   
Jason GiambiDH27$ 315,000   
T.J. MathewsP28$ 315,000   
Gil HerediaP32$ 275,000   
Mark HolzemerP28$ 250,000   
Kevin MitchellLF-3B36$ 225,000   
Mike OquistP30$ 215,000   
Scott Spiezio1B-2B25$ 205,000   
Dave TelghederP31$ 200,000   
Aaron SmallP26$ 197,500   
Aaron SmallP26$ 197,500   
Jimmy HaynesP25$ 187,500   
Izzy MolinaC27$ 175,000   
Brian LesherLF-1B27$ 174,000   
Jason McDonaldCF-LF26$ 174,000   
Ben GrieveRF-LF22$ 172,000   
Miguel Tejada2B-3B24$ 172,000   
Mark Bellhorn2B-3B23$ 170,000   
Eric Chavez3B20$ 170,000   
Ryan ChristensonCF-LF24$ 170,000   
Steve ConnellyP24$ 170,000   
Jim DoughertyP30$ 170,000   
A.J. HinchC24$ 170,000   
Mike NeillLF-CF28$ 170,000   
Ariel PrietoP28$ 170,000   
Blake SteinP24$ 170,000   
Jorge Velandia2B-SS23$ 170,000   
Jack VoigtLF-RF32$ 170,000   
Jay WitasickP25$ 170,000   
Jason WoodSS-1B28$ 170,000   


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