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1998 Baltimore Orioles (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 4th in American League East
Run Differential: 817-785 + 32
Roster Continuity 79.75% 1/28
Manager(s): Ray Miller
General Manager: Pat Gillick (1998-10-22), Frank Wren
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Ballpark: Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Payroll: $ 70,408,134 1/30
Attendance: 3,684,650 2/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Rick Elder (#26) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Eddie Murray
Bullpen Coach: Ellie Hendricks
First Base Coach: Carlos Bernhardt
Hitting Coach: Rick Down
Pitching Coach: Mike Flanagan
Third Base Coach: Sam Perlozzo

#1 Draft Picks

Harold Baines (#1), B.J. Surhoff (#1), Joe Carter (#2), Jeff Hammonds (#4), Willie Greene (#18), Mike Mussina (#20), Pete Smith (#21), Rafael Palmeiro (#22), Norm Charlton (#28)
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 1998 Baltimore Orioles season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    12Roberto Alomar2B6-0185B-R301988Not draftedMLB--
    9Brady AndersonCF-LF6-1202L-L341988BOS: 1985-10-257MLB--
    3Harold BainesOF6-2195L-L391980CHA: 1977-1-1MLB--
    18Rich BeckerCF-RF5-10193L-L261993MIN: 1990-3-85MLB--
    49Armando BenitezP6-4229R-R251994Not draftedMLB--
    28Joel BennettP6-1160R-R281998BOS: 1991-21-564MLB--
    14Mike BordickSS5-11175R-R321990Not draftedMLB--
    29Joe CarterLF-RF6-3215R-R381983CHN: 1981-1-2MLB--
    37Norm CharltonP6-3205B-L351988MON: 1984-1-28MLB--
    41Danny ClyburnLF-RF6-0220R-R241997PIT: 1992-2-47MLB--
    27Rocky CoppingerP6-5240R-R241996BAL: 1993-19-539MLB--
    24Eric DavisCF-LF6-3185R-R361984CIN: 1980-8-201MLB--
    15Doug DrabekP6-1185R-R351986CHA: 1983-11-279MLB--
    28Radhames DykhoffP6-0160L-L231998Not draftedMLB--
    19Scott EricksonP6-4230R-R301990MIN: 1989-4-112MLB--
    1P.J. Forbes2B5-10160R-R301998CAL: 1990-20-556MLB--
    52Chris FussellP6-2200R-R221998BAL: 1994-9-251MLB--
    23,34Charlie GreeneC6-2170R-R271996SDN: 1991-19-497MLB--
    11Willie Greene3B5-11192L-R261992PIT: 1989-1-18MLB--
    13Ozzie GuillenSS5-11150L-R341985Not draftedMLB--
    57Juan GuzmanP5-11195R-R311991Not draftedMLB--
    13Jerry Hairston3B-LF5-10173R-R221998BAL: 1997-11-345MLB-Retired
    11Jeff HammondsRF-CF6-0195R-R271993BAL: 1992-1-4MLB--
    23Chris HoilesC6-0215R-R331989DET: 1986-19-489MLB--
    55Doug JohnsP6-2195R-L301995OAK: 1990-16-451MLB--
    30Scott KamienieckiP6-0200R-R341991NYA: 1986-14-366MLB--
    21Jimmy KeyP6-1190R-L371984TOR: 1982-3-56MLB--
    40Gene KingsaleCF-RF6-3194B-R211998Not draftedMLB--
    38Richie LewisP5-10175R-R321992MON: 1987-2-44MLB--
    51Terry MathewsP6-2225L-R331991TEX: 1987-5-129MLB--
    75Alan MillsP6-1195R-R311990BOS: 1986-1-13MLB--
    10Ryan Minor3B6-7245R-R241998BAL: 1996-33-981MLB--
    32Lyle MoutonRF-LF6-4230R-R291995NYA: 1991-5-126MLB--
    32Bobby MunozP6-7210R-R301993NYA: 1988-15-391MLB--
    35Mike MussinaP6-2183B-R291991BAL: 1990-1-20MLB--
    47Jesse OroscoP6-2205R-L411979MIN: 1978-2-41MLB--
    52Willis Otanez3B-1B6-1200R-R251998Not draftedMLB--
    25Rafael Palmeiro1B6-0190L-L331986CHN: 1985-1-22MLB--
    6Calvin Pickering1B6-5278L-L211998BAL: 1995-35-976MLB--
    43Sidney PonsonP6-1225R-R211998Not draftedMLB--
    36Jeff Reboulet2B-SS6-0175R-R341992MIN: 1986-10-247MLB--
    53Arthur RhodesP6-2205L-L281991BAL: 1988-2-34MLB--
    8Cal RipkenSS-3B6-4220R-R371981BAL: 1978-2-48MLB--
    39Nerio RodriguezP6-1195R-R251996Not draftedMLB--
    26Pete SmithP6-2200R-R321987PHI: 1984-1-21MLB--
    17B.J. SurhoffLF-C6-1200L-R331987MIL: 1985-1-1MLB--
    32Jesus TavarezOF6-0170B-R271994Not draftedMLB--
    42Lenny WebsterC5-9200R-R331989MIN: 1985-21-535MLB--

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