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1998 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  69-93   .426
Result:   6th in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Gene Lamont
General Manager:   Cam Bonifay
Stadium:  Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance:  1,560,950
Payroll:  $13,752,000
Playoffs:  -

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jeff Tabaka (34)
Youngest Player:  Aramis Ramirez (20)
Longest Tenure:  Al Martin (7)
Top Hitter:  Jason Kendall (19)
Top Pitcher:  Francisco Cordova (14)
Top Draft Pick:  Clint Johnston (#15)

Roster Continuity:  71.18%
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Houston10260.630--
Chi Cubs9073.55212.5
St. Louis8379.51219.0
Cincinnati7785.47525.0
Milwaukee7488.45728.0
Pittsburgh6993.42633.0

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 
Al MartinLF30$ 2,600,000   
Kevin Young1B29$ 1,600,000   
Jon LieberP28$ 1,450,000   
Turner WardRF-CF33$ 825,000   
Jason KendallC24$ 600,000   
Doug Strange3B-2B34$ 575,000   
Francisco CordovaP26$ 500,000   
Jason SchmidtP25$ 500,000   
Esteban LoaizaP26$ 450,000   
Mike WilliamsP29$ 350,000   
Jason ChristiansenP28$ 320,000   
Jeff TabakaP34$ 300,000   
Todd Van PoppelP26$ 300,000   
Tony WomackSS-2B28$ 290,000   
Rich LoiselleP26$ 275,000   
Keith OsikC29$ 275,000   
Marc WilkinsP27$ 275,000   
Jermaine AllensworthCF26$ 260,000   
Mark SmithLF-RF28$ 260,000   
Jose GuillenRF-LF22$ 255,000   
Ricardo RinconP28$ 245,000   
Jeff McCurryP28$ 205,000   
Chris PetersP26$ 205,000   
Kevin PolcovichSS28$ 200,000   
Manny MartinezCF27$ 190,000   
Elmer DessensP26$ 180,000   
Jose SilvaP24$ 180,000   
Adrian BrownCF-RF24$ 178,000   
Lou CollierSS-LF24$ 176,000   
Steve BieserCF-LF30$ 170,000   
Emil BrownCF-LF23$ 170,000   
Freddy Garcia3B-LF25$ 170,000   
Tim LakerC28$ 170,000   
Sean LawrenceP27$ 170,000   
Javier MartinezP21$ 170,000   
Abraham NunezSS-2B22$ 170,000   
Aramis Ramirez3B20$ 170,000   
Chance Sanford3B-2B26$ 170,000   


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