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1998 ATLANTA BRAVES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Atlanta,GA
Team Record:  106-56   .654
Result:   1st in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Bobby Cox
General Manager:   John Schuerholz
Stadium:  Turner Field
Attendance:  3,360,860
Payroll:  $59,536,000
Playoffs: Season in progress

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Dennis Martinez (43)
Youngest Player:  Odalis Perez (20)
Longest Tenure:  Tom Glavine (12)
Top Hitter:  Chipper Jones (7)
Top Pitcher:  Greg Maddux (2)
Top Draft Pick:  Matt Belisle (#52)

Roster Continuity:  68.76%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Atlanta10656.654--
NY Mets8874.54318.0
Philadelphia7587.46331.0
Montreal6597.40141.0
Florida54108.33352.0

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 
Greg MadduxP32$ 9,600,000  3 
Andres Galarraga1B37$ 8,400,000  7 
John SmoltzP31$ 7,750,000  14 
Tom GlavineP32$ 7,000,000  18 
Denny NeagleP29$ 4,500,000  81 
Mark WohlersP28$ 4,125,000  90 
Javy LopezC27$ 3,850,000   
Ryan KleskoLF-1B27$ 3,500,000   
Walt WeissSS34$ 3,050,000   
Chipper Jones3B26$ 2,550,000   
Gerald WilliamsCF-LF29$ 1,250,000   
Greg Colbrunn1B28$ 735,000   
Keith Lockhart2B-3B33$ 700,000   
Russ SpringerP29$ 700,000   
Norm CharltonP35$ 650,000   
Alan EmbreeP28$ 575,000   
Dennis MartinezP43$ 550,000   
Ozzie GuillenSS34$ 450,000   
Michael TuckerRF-LF27$ 370,000   
Danny BautistaRF-LF26$ 345,000   
Rafael BelliardSS36$ 250,000   
Paul ByrdP27$ 237,500   
Eddie PerezC30$ 225,000   
Rudy SeanezP29$ 225,000   
Curtis PrideLF-RF29$ 216,000   
Andruw JonesLF21$ 215,000   
Tony Graffanino2B-3B26$ 192,500   
Mike CatherP27$ 182,500   
Kerry LigtenbergP27$ 175,000   
Kevin MillwoodP23$ 175,000   
Adam ButlerP24$ 170,000   
Norm CharltonP35$ 170,000   
Bruce ChenP21$ 170,000   
Mark DeRosa2B-3B23$ 170,000   
Brian EdmondsonP25$ 170,000   
Brian EdmondsonP25$ 170,000   
Ozzie GuillenSS34$ 170,000   
Wes Helms3B22$ 170,000   
Ray HolbertSS-2B27$ 170,000   
Damon HollinsLF-RF24$ 170,000   
George LombardCF-LF22$ 170,000   
Marty Malloy2B25$ 170,000   
Odalis PerezP20$ 170,000   
John RockerP23$ 170,000   
Randall Simon1B23$ 170,000   


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