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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
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
7Kurt AbbottSS-2BMLB6-0200RightRight6/2/196929Zanesville,Ohio198915398OAK

10Mark Bellhorn2B-3BMLB6-1214BothRight8/23/197423Boston,Massachusetts1995235OAK
6Mike Blowers3BMLB6-2210RightRight4/24/196533Wurzburg,Germany198610252MTL
26Rafael BournigalSS-2BMLB5-11176RightRight5/12/196632Azua,Dominican Republic198719481LAD
49Tom CandiottiPMLB6-2221RightRight8/31/195740Walnut Creek,California1980UDFA KC
30Eric Chavez3BMLB6-0204LeftRight12/7/197720Los Angeles,California1996110OAK
53Ryan ChristensonCF-LFMLB6-0191RightRight3/28/197424Redlands,California199510260OAK
56Steve ConnellyPMLB6-4210RightRight4/27/197424Long Beach,California199524652OAK
41Jim DoughertyPMLB6-0210RightRight3/8/196830Brentwood,New York199026686HOU
36Mike FettersPMLB6-4226RightRight12/19/196433Van Nuys,California1986127CAL
16Jason GiambiDHMLB6-3235LeftRight1/8/197127West Covina,California1992258OAK
14Ben GrieveRF-LFMLB6-4230LeftRight5/4/197622Arlington,Texas199412OAK
29Buddy GroomPMLB6-2207LeftLeft7/10/196532Dallas,Texas198712296CHW
51Jimmy HaynesPMLB6-4203RightRight9/5/197225LaGrange,Georgia19917187BAL
24Rickey HendersonLF-OFMLB5-10190RightLeft12/25/195839Chicago,Illinois1976496OAK
31Gil HerediaPMLB6-1221RightRight10/26/196532Nogales,Arizona19879230SF
23A.J. HinchCMLB6-1207RightRight5/15/197424Waverly,Iowa1996375OAK
28Mark HolzemerPMLB6-0185LeftLeft8/20/196928Littleton,Colorado19874109CAL
20Brian LesherLF-1BMLB6-5216RightRight3/5/197127Antwerp,Belgium199225704OAK
5Mike MacFarlaneCMLB6-1210RightRight4/12/196434Stockton,California1985497KC
5Shane MackLF-CFMLB6-0190RightRight12/7/196334Los Angeles,California1984111SD
17Dave Magadan3B-1BMLB6-4215LeftRight9/30/196235Tampa,Florida1983232NYM
33T.J. MathewsPMLB6-1214RightRight1/19/197028Belleville,Illinois1992361007STL
2Jason McDonaldCF-LFMLB5-8175BothRight3/20/197226Modesto,California19934125OAK
31,7Kevin MitchellLF-3BMLB5-11244RightRight1/13/196236San Diego,California1980UDFA NYM
32Mike MohlerPMLB6-2208RightLeft7/26/196829Dayton,Ohio1989421098OAK
13Izzy MolinaCMLB5-11224RightRight6/3/197127New York,New York199022593OAK
54Mike NeillLF-CFMLB6-2190LeftLeft4/27/197028Martinsville,Pennsylvania1991259OAK
44Mike OquistPMLB6-2189RightRight5/30/196830La Junta,Colorado198913321BAL
48Ariel PrietoPMLB6-2247RightRight10/22/196928Havana,Cuba199515OAK
3Bip Roberts2B-LFMLB5-7165BothRight10/27/196334Berkeley,California1982113PIT
37Kenny RogersPMLB6-1205LeftLeft11/10/196433Plant City,Florida198239815TEX
30Aaron SmallPMLB6-5225RightRight11/23/197126Oxnard,California198922580TOR
21Scott Spiezio1B-2BMLB6-2222BothRight9/21/197225Joliet,Illinois19936181OAK
8Ed Sprague3BMLB6-2205RightRight7/25/196730Castro Valley,California1988125TOR
12Matt StairsDH-1BMLB5-9217LeftRight2/27/196830Saint John,New Brunswick1989UDFA MTL
59Blake SteinPMLB6-7240RightRight8/3/197324McComb,Mississippi19946166STL
22Billy TaylorPMLB6-8235RightRight10/16/196136Monticello,Florida1980239TEX
4Miguel Tejada2B-3BMLB5-9188RightRight5/25/197424Bani,Dominican Republic1993UDFA OAK
50Dave TelghederPMLB6-2223RightRight11/11/196631Middletown,New York198931811NYM
45Jorge Velandia2B-SSMLB5-9185RightRight1/12/197523Caracas,Venezuela1992UDFA DET
28Jack VoigtLF-RFMLB6-1178RightRight5/17/196632Sarasota,Florida19879221BAL
52Jay WitasickPMLB6-4235RightRight8/28/197225Baltimore,Maryland1993258STL
39Jason WoodSS-1BMLB6-1170RightRight12/16/196928San Bernardino,California199111308OAK
36Tim WorrellPMLB6-4215RightRight7/5/196730Pasadena,California198920518SD
Team PersonnelPosition 
Billy BeaneGeneral Manager 
Steve BowdenScout 
Bob CluckPitching Coach 
Duffy DyerBench Coach 
Angel EusebioScout 
Bradley FischerBullpen Coach 
Ray FosseBroadcaster 
Tim HoltScout 
Art HoweManager 
Dave HudgensRoving Hitting Instructor 
Gary JonesFirst Base Coach 
Bill KingBroadcaster 
Ken KorachBroadcaster 
John KuehlScout 
Keith LieppmanDirector of Player Development 
Rick MagnanteScout 
Gary McGrawScout 
Greg PapaBroadcaster 
Rick PetersonPitching Coach 
John PoloniScout 
Jim PranskyScout 
Will SchockScout 
Rich SparksScout 
Ron VaughnScout 
Denny WallingHitting Coach 
Ron WashingtonThird Base Coach 
Ken WilsonBroadcaster 


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