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2002 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  103-59   .636
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Art Howe
General Manager:   Billy Beane
Stadium:  Network Associates Coliseum
Attendance:  2,169,811
Payroll:  $40,004,167
Playoffs:  Lost in 1st Round (Twins)

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Randy Velarde (39)
Youngest Player:  Esteban German (23)
Longest Tenure:  Miguel Tejada (6)
Top Hitter:  Miguel Tejada (9)
Top Pitcher:  Barry Zito (2)
Top Draft Pick:  Nick Swisher (#16)

Roster Continuity:  68.94%
Top Prospect:   Carlos Pena
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland10359.636--
Anaheim9963.6114.0
Seattle9369.57410.0
Texas7290.44431.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
57Micah BowiePMLB6-4210LeftLeft11/10/197427Webster,Texas19938236ATL

53Chad BradfordPMLB6-5205RightRight9/14/197427Jackson,Mississippi199613377CHW
22Eric ByrnesLF-CFMLB6-2205RightRight2/16/197626Redwood City,California19988225OAK
3Eric Chavez3BMLB6-0204LeftRight12/7/197724Los Angeles,California1996110OAK
30Mike ColangeloLF-CFMLB6-1185RightRight10/22/197625Teaneck,New Jersey199721627ANA
5Ray Durham2BMLB5-8180BothRight11/30/197130Charlotte,North Carolina19905129CHW
24Jermaine DyeRFMLB6-5220RightRight1/28/197428Vacaville,California199317488ATL
14Mark Ellis2BMLB5-11180RightRight6/6/197725Rapid City,South Dakota19999271KC
30Jose Flores2B-SSMLB5-11180RightRight6/28/197329New York,New York199434954PHI
49Mike FyhriePMLB6-2203RightRight12/9/196932Long Beach,California199112315KC
40Esteban German3B-2BMLB5-9165RightRight12/26/197823Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1996UDFA OAK
7Jeremy GiambiRF-LFMLB6-0200LeftLeft9/30/197427San Jose,California19966169KC
2Jason GrabowskiLFMLB6-3200LeftRight5/24/197626New Haven,Connecticut1997275TEX
56Aaron HarangPMLB6-7240RightRight5/9/197824San Diego,California19996195TEX
10Scott HattebergC-1BMLB6-1205LeftRight12/14/196932Salem,Oregon1991143BOS
55Ramon HernandezCMLB6-0227RightRight5/20/197626Caracas,Venezuela1994UDFA OAK
37Erik HiljusPMLB6-5230RightRight12/25/197229Panorama City,California19914122NYM
31Mike HoltzPMLB5-9188LeftLeft10/10/197229Arlington,Virginia199417461CAL
15Tim HudsonPMLB6-0160RightRight7/14/197526Columbus,Georgia19976185OAK
23Dave JusticeRF-LFMLB6-3200LeftLeft4/14/196636Cincinnati,Ohio1985494ATL
44Billy KochPMLB6-3205RightRight12/14/197427Rockville Center,New York199614TOR
21Cory LidlePMLB5-11180RightRight3/22/197230Hollywood,California1990UDFA MIN
31Ted LillyPMLB6-0185LeftLeft1/4/197626Lomita,California199623688LAD
12Terrence LongCF-LFMLB6-1190LeftLeft2/29/197626Montgomery,Alabama1994120NYM
47John MabryRF-1BMLB6-4195LeftRight10/17/197031Wilmington,Delaware19916156STL
52Mike MagnantePMLB6-1185LeftLeft6/17/196537Glendale,California198811283KC
26Cody McKayC-3BMLB6-0207LeftRight1/11/197428Vancouver,British Columbia19969255OAK
45Jim MecirPMLB6-1195BothRight5/16/197032Queens,New York1991385SEA
11Frank Menechino2BMLB5-9175RightRight1/7/197131Staten Island,New York1993451261CHW
20Mark MulderPMLB6-6200LeftLeft8/5/197724South Holland,Illinois199812OAK
28Greg MyersCMLB6-2225LeftRight4/14/196636Riverside,California1984374TOR
2Carlos Pena1B-DHMLB6-2210LeftLeft5/17/197824Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1998110TEX
6Adam PiattLF-RFMLB6-2195RightRight2/8/197626Chicago,Illinois19978245OAK
73Ricardo RinconPMLB5-10187LeftLeft4/13/197032Veracruz,Mexico1997UDFA PIT
9Olmedo Saenz1B-3BMLB6-0185RightRight10/8/197031Chitre,Panama1990UDFA CHW
19Larry Sutton1B-RFMLB6-0185LeftLeft5/14/197032West Covina,California199221582KC
29Jeff TamPMLB6-1202RightRight8/19/197031Fullerton,California1993UDFA NYM
4Miguel Tejada2B-3BMLB5-9188RightRight5/25/197428Bani,Dominican Republic1993UDFA OAK
8Randy Velarde2B-3BMLB6-0200RightRight11/24/196239Midland,Texas198519475CHW
33Mike VenafroPMLB5-10180LeftLeft8/2/197328Takoma Park,Maryland199529794TEX
75Barry ZitoPMLB6-4205LeftLeft5/13/197824Las Vegas,Nevada199919OAK
Team PersonnelPosition 
Raymond AbreuScout 
Billy BeaneGeneral Manager 
Steve BitkerBroadcaster 
Thad BosleyHitting Coach 
Steve BowdenScout 
Tom ClarkScout 
Juan Carlos De La CruzScout 
Ruben EscaleraScout 
Angel EusebioScout 
Ray FagnantScout 
Bradley FischerBullpen Coach 
Ray FosseBroadcaster 
Julio FrancoScout 
Kelly HeathScout 
Tim HoltScout 
Art HoweManager 
Dave HudgensAssistant Director of Player Development 
Bill KingBroadcaster 
Ken KorachBroadcaster 
John KuehlScout 
Keith LieppmanDirector of Player Development 
Donald LyleScout 
Ken MachaBench Coach 
Rick MagnanteScout 
Juan Eduardo MartinezScout 
Gary McGrawScout 
Billy OwensScout 
Greg PapaBroadcaster 
Rick PetersonPitching Coach 
Jim PranskyScout 
Mike QuadeFirst Base Coach 
Ron RomanickMinor League Pitching Coordinator 
Will SchockScout 
Rich SparksScout 
Tye WallerDirector of Player Development 
Ron WashingtonThird Base Coach 
Craig WeissmannScout 


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