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1996 Oakland AthleticsSeason Roster
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Steve Montgomery played for the 1996 Oakland Athletics
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAthletics
LocationOakland,California
Record78-84 (3rd in American League West)League Rank9thMLB Rank18th
BallparkOakland-Alameda County Coliseum
ManagerArt HoweGeneral ManagerSandy Alderson
CoachesBob Cluck (Pitching Coach), Duffy Dyer (Third Base Coach), Duffy Dyer (Bench Coach), Bradley Fischer (Bullpen Coach), Denny Walling (Hitting Coach), Ron Washington (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickEric Chavez (#10)
Payroll$19,404,500 (Rank: 26th)
Attendance1,148,380 (Rank: 28th)
Minor League AffiliatesEdmonton Trappers (AAA) 84-58 ... Huntsville Stars (AA) 66-74 ... Modesto A's (A+) 82-58 ... West Michigan Whitecaps (A) 77-61 ... Southern Oregon Timberjacks (A-) 29-47 ... Arizona Athletics (Rk) 33-23 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1996 Statistics -- 1996 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 1996 Oakland Athletics.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1996 baseball season.

1996 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)
55Mark AcreP6-8 235 R-R 1968-09-16 27Concord,California MLB1990-19971994-1997Corning Union (Corning,CA)New Mexico St
1991-   UDFA-OAK
 
40Willie AdamsP6-7 215 R-R 1972-10-08 23Gallup,New Mexico MLB1991-20001996-1997La Serna (Whittier,CA)Stanford U.
1993- 1-  36-OAK
 
28Tony Batista2B6-0 185 R-R 1973-12-09 22Puerto Plata,Dom Rep MLB1992-20081996-2007  
1991-   UDFA-OAK
 
2Allen BattleCF-LF6-0 170 R-R 1968-11-29 27Grantham,North Carolina MLB1989-19991995-1996Southern Wayne (Dudley,NC)South Alabama
1991-10- 259-SLN
 
29Geronimo BerroaDH-RF6-0 210 R-R 1965-03-18 31Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1984-20031989-2000  
1983-   UDFA-TOR
 
14Mike BordickSS5-11 175 R-R 1965-07-21 30Marquette,Michigan MLB1985-20031990-2003Hampden Academy (Hampden,ME)Maine
1986-   UDFA-OAK
 
26,40Rafael Bournigal2B5-11 176 R-R 1966-05-12 30Azua,Dom Rep MLB1987-20001992-1999   Florida St, Canada Col
1987-19- 482-LAN
 
53John BriscoeP6-3 185 R-R 1967-09-22 28Nuevo Leon,Mexico MLB1986-20021991-1996Lloyd V. Berkner (Richardson,TX)Texas Christian U.
1988- 3-  73-OAK
 
7Scott Brosius3B6-1 202 R-R 1966-08-15 29Hillsboro,Oregon MLB1987-20011991-2001Rex Putnam (Milwaukie,OR)Linfield Col
1987-20- 511-OAK
 
54Bobby ChouinardP6-1 190 R-R 1972-05-01 24Manila,Phillipines MLB1990-20051996-2001Forest Grove (Forest Grove,OR)
1990- 5- 148-BAL
 
41Jim CorsiP6-1 220 R-R 1961-09-09 34Newton,Massachusetts MLB1982-20001988-1999Newton North (Newtonville,MA)Saint Leo U.
1982-25- 642-NYA
 
58Paul FletcherP6-1 185 R-R 1967-01-14 29Gallipolis,Ohio MLB1988-19981993-1996Ravenswood (Ravenswood,WV)South Carolina-Aiken
1988-40-1029-PHI
 
49Webster Garrison2B5-11 170 R-R 1965-08-24 30Marrero,Louisiana MLB1984-19991996-1996John Ehret (Marrero,LA)
1983- 2-  37-TOR
 
8Brent Gates2B6-1 190 B-R 1970-03-14 26Grand Rapids,Michigan MLB1989-19991993-1999Grandville (Grandville,MI)Minnesota
1991- 1-  26-OAK
 
16Jason Giambi1B-LF6-3 235 L-R 1971-01-08 25West Covina,California MLB1992-20141995-2014South Hills (West Covina,CA)Long Beach St
1992- 2-  58-OAK
Retired  
42Buddy GroomP6-2 207 L-L 1965-07-10 30Dallas,Texas MLB1987-20051992-2005Red Oak (Red Oak,TX)Mary Hardin-Baylor
1987-12- 297-CHA
 
44Jose HerreraRF6-0 165 L-L 1972-08-30 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1991-20111995-1996  
1990-   UDFA-TOR
 
51Doug JohnsP6-2 195 R-L 1967-12-19 28South Bend,Indiana MLB1988-19991995-1999Nova (Davie,FL)Virginia
1990-16- 451-OAK
 
24Brian LesherRF-LF6-5 216 R-R 1971-03-05 25Antwerp,Belgium MLB1991-20031996-2002Newark (Newark,DE)Delaware
1992-25- 704-OAK
 
6Torey Lovullo1B6-0 185 B-R 1965-07-25 30Santa Monica,California MLB1985-19991988-1999Montclair College Preparatory School (Van Nuys,CA)UCLA
1987- 5- 131-DET
 
33Damon MashoreLF5-11 209 R-R 1969-10-31 26Ponce,Puerto Rico MLB1989-20021996-1998Clayton Valley (Concord,CA)Arizona
1991- 9- 255-OAK
 
25Mark McGwire1B6-5 250 R-R 1963-10-01 32Pomona,California MLB1982-20011986-2001Damien (La Verne,CA)USC
1984- 1-  10-OAK
 
32Mike MohlerP6-2 208 R-L 1968-07-26 27Dayton,Ohio MLB1990-20031993-2001East Ascension (Gonzales,LA)Nicholls St
1989-42-1101-OAK
 
21Izzy MolinaC5-11 224 R-R 1971-06-03 25New York,New York MLB1990-20031996-2002Columbus (Miami,FL)
1990-22- 610-OAK
 
37Steve MontgomeryP6-4 208 R-R 1970-12-25 25Westminster,California MLB1993-20021996-2000Fountain Valley (Fountain Valley,CA)Pepperdine U.
1992- 3-  83-SLN
 
45Kerwin MooreCF6-1 190 B-R 1970-10-29 25Detroit,Michigan MLB1988-19991996-1996King (Detroit,MI)
1988-16- 413-KCA
 
5Pedro MunozDH-RF5-11 170 R-R 1968-09-19 27Ponce,Puerto Rico MLB1985-19961990-1996  
1985-   UDFA-TOR
 
23Phil PlantierLF5-11 195 L-R 1969-01-27 27Manchester,New Hampshire MLB1987-19981990-1997Poway (Poway,CA)
1987-11- 292-BOS
 
48Ariel PrietoP6-2 247 R-R 1969-10-22 26Havana,Cuba MLB1995-20051995-2001  
1995- 1-   5-OAK
 
17Carlos ReyesP6-1 190 B-R 1969-04-04 27Miami,Florida MLB1990-20041994-2003Tampa Catholic (Tampa,FL)Florida So.Col, Eastern Florida St
1991-   UDFA-ATL
 
30Aaron SmallP6-5 225 R-R 1971-11-23 24Oxnard,California MLB1989-20061994-2006South Hills (West Covina,CA)
1989-22- 575-TOR
 
13Scott Spiezio3B-DH6-2 222 B-R 1972-09-21 23Joliet,Illinois MLB1991-20101996-2007Morris (Morris,IL)Illinois
1993- 6- 181-OAK
 
12Matt StairsRF-LF5-9 217 L-R 1968-02-27 28Saint John,New Brunswick MLB1989-20111992-2011  
1989-   UDFA-MON
 
36Terry SteinbachC6-1 212 R-R 1962-03-02 34New Ulm,Minnesota MLB1981-19991986-1999New Ulm (New Ulm,MN)Minnesota
1983- 9- 215-OAK
 
22Billy TaylorP6-8 235 R-R 1961-10-16 34Monticello,Florida MLB1980-20011994-2001Thomas County Central (Thomasville,GA)Abraham Baldwin Agricultural Col
1980- 2-  39-TEX
 
50Dave TelghederP6-2 223 R-R 1966-11-11 29Middletown,New York MLB1986-19991993-1998Minisink Valley (Slate Hill,NY)Massachusetts
1989-31- 814-NYN
 
59Todd Van PoppelP6-5 210 R-R 1971-12-09 24Hinsdale,Illinois MLB1990-20041991-2004James Martin (Arlington,TX)
1990- 1-  14-OAK
 
31John WasdinP6-2 195 R-R 1972-08-05 23Fort Belvoir,Virginia MLB1991-20091995-2007Godby (Tallahassee,FL)Florida St
1993- 1-  25-OAK
 
56Don WengertP6-3 205 R-R 1969-11-06 26Sioux City,Iowa MLB1990-20021995-2001Bishop Heelan Catholic (Sioux City,IA)Iowa St
1992- 4- 116-OAK
 
19George WilliamsC5-10 190 B-R 1969-04-22 27La Crosse,Wisconsin MLB1990-20011995-2000La Crosse Central (La Crosse,WI)UT Rio Grande Valley
1991-24- 645-OAK
 
52Jay WitasickP6-4 235 R-R 1972-08-28 23Baltimore,Maryland MLB1992-20071996-2007C. Milton Wright (Bel Air,MD)Maryland-Baltimore County
1993- 2-  58-SLN
 
39Steve WojciechowskiP6-2 185 L-L 1970-07-29 25Blue Island,Illinois MLB1991-20011995-1997Thornton Fractional North (Calumet,IL)Saint Xavier U.
1991- 4- 125-OAK
 
11Ernie YoungCF6-1 234 R-R 1969-07-08 26Chicago,Illinois MLB1988-20071994-2004Mendel Catholic (Chicago,IL)Lewis U.
1990-10- 289-OAK
 
43 Players