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1988 Oakland AthleticsSeason Roster
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Rod Beck played for the 1988 Oakland Athletics
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAthletics
LocationOakland,California
Record104-58 (1st in American League West)League Rank1stMLB Rank1st
BallparkOakland-Alameda County Coliseum
ManagerTony La RussaGeneral ManagerSandy Alderson
CoachesDave Duncan (Pitching Coach), Rene Lachemann (First Base Coach), Jim Lefebvre (Third Base Coach), Jim Lefebvre (Hitting Coach), Mike Paul (Bullpen Coach), Bob Watson (Bench Coach)
PlayoffsLost World Series (Dodgers)
#1 Draft PickStan Royer (#16)
Payroll$11,380,183 (Rank: 14th)
Attendance2,287,335 (Rank: 10th)
Minor League AffiliatesTacoma Tigers (AAA) 62-82 ... Huntsville Stars (AA) 59-85 ... Modesto A's (A+) 54-88 ... Madison Muskies (A) 65-75 ... Southern Oregon A's (A-) 46-30 ... Arizona Athletics (Rk) 34-24 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1988 Statistics -- 1988 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1988 Oakland Athletics.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1988 baseball season.

1988 Oakland Athletics Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
12Don BaylorDH6-1 220 R-R 1949-06-28 39Austin,Texas MLB1967-19881970-1988Austin (Austin,TX)Blinn Col
1967- 2-  39-BAL
 
30Lance BlankenshipDH-2B6-0 185 R-R 1963-12-06 24Portland,Oregon MLB1983-19981988-1993Ygnacio Valley (Concord,CA)California
1986-10- 249-OAK
 
46Rich BordiP6-7 220 R-R 1959-04-18 29San Francisco,California MLB1980-19901980-1988El Camino (South San Francisco,CA)Fresno St
1980- 3-  56-OAK
 
54Todd BurnsP6-2 186 R-R 1963-07-06 24Maywood,California MLB1982-19961988-1993Santa Fe (Santa Fe Springs,CA)Oral Roberts U.
1984- 7- 168-OAK
 
32Greg CadaretP6-3 230 L-L 1962-02-27 26Detroit,Michigan MLB1983-19991987-1998Central Montcalm (Stanton,MI)Grand Valley St
1983-11- 267-OAK
 
33Jose CansecoOF6-4 240 R-R 1964-07-02 23Havana,Cuba MLB1982-20181985-2001Coral Park (Miami,FL)
1982-15- 392-OAK
 
41Jim CorsiP6-1 220 R-R 1961-09-09 26Newton,Massachusetts MLB1982-20001988-1999Newton North (Newtonville,MA)Saint Leo U.
1982-25- 642-NYA
 
14Storm DavisP6-4 207 R-R 1961-12-26 26Dallas,Texas MLB1979-19951982-1994University Christian (Jacksonville,FL)
1979- 7- 175-BAL
 
43Dennis EckersleyP6-2 190 R-R 1954-10-03 33Oakland,California MLB1972-19981975-1998Washington (Fremont,CA)
1972- 3-  50-CLE
 
9Mike Gallego2B-SS5-8 160 R-R 1960-10-31 27Whittier,California MLB1979-19971985-1997St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)UCLA
1981- 2-  33-OAK
 
24Ron HasseyC6-2 200 L-R 1953-02-27 35Tucson,Arizona MLB1976-19911978-1991Tucson (Tucson,AZ)Arizona
1976-18- 422-CLE
 
42Dave HendersonOF6-2 220 R-R 1958-07-21 29Merced,California MLB1977-19941981-1994Dos Palos (Dos Palos,CA)
1977- 1-  26-SEA
 
40Rick HoneycuttP6-1 190 L-L 1954-06-29 34Chattanooga,Tennessee MLB1976-19971977-1997Lakeview Academy (Gainesville,GA)Tennessee
1976-17- 405-PIT
 
17Glenn Hubbard2B5-7 170 R-R 1957-09-25 30Hann AFB,Germany MLB1975-19891978-1989Ben Lomond (Ogden,UT)
1975-20- 473-ATL
 
28Stan JavierOF6-0 202 B-R 1964-01-09 24San Francisco de Macoris,Dom Rep MLB1981-20011984-2001  
1981-   UDFA-SLN
 
21Doug JenningsOF-1B5-10 170 L-L 1964-09-30 23Atlanta,Georgia MLB1984-20051988-1993Leon (Tallahassee,FL)Eastern Florida St
1984- 2-  31-CAL
 
6Felix JoseOF6-1 190 B-R 1965-05-02 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1984-20091988-2003  
1984-   UDFA-OAK
 
27Ed JurakDH-3B6-2 185 R-R 1957-10-24 30Los Angeles,California MLB1975-19941982-1989San Pedro (San Pedro,CA)
1975- 3-  63-BOS
 
4Carney Lansford3B6-2 195 R-R 1957-02-07 31San Jose,California MLB1975-19921978-1992Wilcox (Santa Clara,CA)
1975- 3-  49-CAL
 
25Mark McGwire1B6-5 250 R-R 1963-10-01 24Pomona,California MLB1982-20011986-2001Damien (La Verne,CA)USC
1984- 1-  10-OAK
 
3Orlando MercadoC6-0 195 R-R 1961-11-07 26Arecibo,Puerto Rico MLB1978-19941982-1990  
1978-   UDFA-SEA
 
19Gene NelsonP6-0 174 R-R 1960-12-03 27Tampa,Florida MLB1978-19931981-1993Pasco (Dade City,FL)
1978-30- 690-TEX
 
53Steve OntiverosP6-0 190 R-R 1961-03-05 27Tularosa,New Mexico MLB1980-20011985-2000   Michigan
1982- 2-  54-OAK
 
38Dave OttoP6-7 210 L-L 1964-11-12 23Chicago,Illinois MLB1983-19941987-1994Elk Grove (Elk Grove,IL)Missouri
1985- 2-  39-OAK
 
39Dave ParkerDH-OF6-5 225 L-R 1951-06-09 37Calhoun,Mississippi MLB1970-19911973-1991Courter Tech (Cincinnati,OH)
1970-14- 332-PIT
 
2Tony Phillips3B-OF5-10 175 B-R 1959-04-25 29Atlanta,Georgia MLB1978-20151982-1999Roswell (Roswell,GA)New Mexico Military Institute
1978- 1-  10-MON
 
51Eric PlunkP6-6 224 R-R 1963-09-03 24Wilmington,California MLB1981-20001986-1999Bellflower (Bellflower,CA)Cal St Dominguez Hills
1981- 4- 103-NYA
 
22Luis PoloniaOF5-8 152 L-L 1964-10-12 23Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1984-20021987-2000  
1984-   UDFA-OAK
 
52Jeff ShaverP6-3 195 R-R 1963-07-30 24Beaver,Pennsylvania MLB1985-19901988-1988Fredonia (Fredonia,NY)SUNY-Fredonia
1985-22- 559-OAK
 
11Matt SinatroC5-9 175 R-R 1960-03-22 28West Hartford,Connecticut MLB1978-19921981-1992Conard (West Hartford,CT)
1978- 2-  27-ATL
 
36Terry SteinbachC6-1 212 R-R 1962-03-02 26New Ulm,Minnesota MLB1981-19991986-1999New Ulm (New Ulm,MN)Minnesota
1983- 9- 215-OAK
 
34Dave StewartP6-2 200 R-R 1957-02-19 31Oakland,California MLB1975-19951978-1995St. Elizabeth (Oakland,CA)
1975-16- 384-LAN
 
7Walt WeissSS6-0 175 B-R 1963-11-28 24Tuxedo,New York MLB1983-20001987-2000Suffern (Suffern,NY)North Carolina
1985- 1-  11-OAK
 
35Bob WelchP6-3 190 R-R 1956-11-03 31Detroit,Michigan MLB1975-19941978-1994Hazel Park (Hazel Park,MI)Eastern Michigan U.
1977- 1-  20-LAN
 
29Curt YoungP6-1 180 R-L 1960-04-16 28Saginaw,Michigan MLB1981-19931983-1993Arthur Hill (Saginaw,MI)Central Michigan U.
1981- 4-  92-OAK
 
35 Players