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1996 Pittsburgh PiratesSeason Roster
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John Wehner played for the 1996 Pittsburgh Pirates
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePirates
LocationPittsburgh,Pennsylvania
Record73-89 (5th in National League Central)League Rank11thMLB Rank23rd
BallparkThree Rivers Stadium
ManagerJim LeylandGeneral ManagerCam Bonifay
CoachesRich Donnelly (Third Base Coach), Gene Lamont (Third Base Coach), Spin Williams (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickKris Benson (#1)
Payroll$21,253,500 (Rank: 24th)
Attendance1,332,150 (Rank: 25th)
Minor League AffiliatesCalgary Cannons (AAA) 74-68 ... Carolina Mudcats (AA) 70-69 ... Lynchburg Hillcats (A+) 65-74 ... Augusta GreenJackets (A) 71-70 ... Erie Sea Wolves (A-) 30-46 ... Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk) 28-31 ...
Years Available1887-2019

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 Pittsburgh Pirates.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1996 baseball season.

1996 Pittsburgh Pirates 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)
46Jermaine AllensworthCF6-0 190 R-R 1972-01-11 24Anderson,Indiana MLB1991-20081996-1999Madison Heights (Anderson,IN)Purdue U.
1993- 1-  34-PIT
 
48Rich Aude1B6-5 180 R-R 1971-07-13 24Van Nuys,California MLB1989-19991993-1996Chatsworth (Chatsworth,CA)
1989- 2-  48-PIT
 
25Trey BeamonRF6-0 192 L-R 1974-02-11 22Dallas,Texas MLB1992-20061996-1998W.T. White (Dallas,TX)
1992- 2-  61-PIT
 
3Jay BellSS6-0 182 R-R 1965-12-11 30Valparaiso,Florida MLB1984-20031986-2003Tate (Cantonment,FL)
1984- 1-   8-MIN
 
44Joe BoeverP6-1 200 R-R 1960-10-04 35Kirkwood,Missouri MLB1980-19971985-1996Lindbergh (St. Louis,MO)UNLV, Crowder Col
1982-   UDFA-SLN
 
5Jacob BrumfieldCF6-0 185 R-R 1965-05-27 31Bogalusa,Louisiana MLB1983-20011992-1999Hammond (Hammond,LA)
1983- 7- 164-CHN
 
41Jason ChristiansenP6-5 241 R-L 1969-09-21 26Omaha,Nebraska MLB1990-20051995-2005Elkhorn (Elkhorn,NE)Cameron U., Iowa Western CC
1991-   UDFA-PIT
 
35Dave ClarkLF-RF6-2 210 L-R 1962-09-03 33Tupelo,Mississippi MLB1983-19991986-1998Shannon (Shannon,MS)Jackson St
1983- 1-  11-CLE
 
26Steve CookeP6-6 229 R-L 1970-01-14 26Lihue,Hawaii MLB1990-20001992-1998Tigard (Tigard,OR)Col. So.Idaho
1989-35- 912-PIT
 
67Francisco CordovaP6-1 197 R-R 1972-04-26 24Veracruz,Mexico MLB1996-20111996-2000  
1996-   UDFA-PIT
 
30Midre CummingsCF-RF6-0 195 L-R 1971-10-14 24St. Croix,Virgin Islands MLB1990-20051993-2005Miami Edison (Miami,FL)
1990- 1-  29-MIN
 
44Danny DarwinP6-3 190 R-R 1955-10-25 40Bonham,Texas MLB1975-19981978-1998Bonham (Bonham,TX)Grayson County Col
1976-   UDFA-TEX
 
71Elmer DessensP6-0 187 R-R 1972-01-13 24Hermosillo,Mexico MLB1995-20111996-2010  
1993-   UDFA-PIT
 
2Angelo EncarnacionC5-8 180 R-R 1969-04-18 27Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1991-20031995-1997  
1990-   UDFA-PIT
 
57John EricksP6-7 220 R-R 1967-06-16 29Oak Lawn,Illinois MLB1986-19971995-1997Chicago Christian (Palos Heights,IL)Illinois
1988- 1-  22-SLN
 
13Carlos Garcia2B6-1 197 R-R 1967-10-15 28Tachira,Venezuela MLB1987-20011990-1999  
1987-   UDFA-PIT
 
42Lee HancockP6-4 215 L-L 1967-06-27 29North Hollywood,California MLB1988-19971995-1996Saratoga (Saratoga,CA)Cal Poly
1988- 4-  97-SEA
 
17Charlie Hayes3B6-0 215 R-R 1965-05-29 31Hattiesburg,Mississippi MLB1983-20011988-2001Forrest County Agricultural (Brooklyn,MS)
1983- 4-  96-SFN
 
29John HopeP6-3 195 R-R 1970-12-21 25Fort Lauderdale,Florida MLB1989-19991993-1996Stranahan (Fort Lauderdale,FL)
1989- 2-  59-PIT
 
36Mark Johnson1B6-4 230 L-L 1967-10-17 28Worcester,Massachusetts MLB1987-20021995-2002Holy Name (Worcester,MA)Dartmouth Col
1990-20- 537-PIT
 
18Jason KendallC6-0 195 R-R 1974-06-26 22San Diego,California MLB1992-20121996-2010Torrance (Torrance,CA)
1992- 1-  23-PIT
Retired  
7Jeff King1B-2B6-1 188 R-R 1964-12-26 31Marion,Indiana MLB1984-19991989-1999Rampart (Colorado Springs,CO)Arkansas
1986- 1-   1-PIT
 
11Mike KingeryCF6-0 180 L-L 1961-03-29 35St. James,Minnesota MLB1980-19961986-1996Atwater (Atwater,MN)St. Cloud St
1979-   UDFA-KCA
 
47Jon LieberP6-3 225 L-R 1970-04-02 26Council Bluffs,Iowa MLB1991-20081994-2008Abraham Lincoln (Council Bluffs,IA)South Alabama, Iowa Western CC
1992- 2-  44-KCA
 
16Nelson Liriano2B5-10 185 B-R 1964-06-03 32Puerto Plata,Dom Rep MLB1983-19981987-1998  
1982-   UDFA-TOR
 
34Esteban LoaizaP6-3 210 R-R 1971-12-31 24Tijuana,Mexico MLB1991-20131995-2008Mar Vista (Imperial Beach,CA)
1991-   UDFA-PIT
 
75Rich LoiselleP6-5 253 R-R 1972-01-12 24Neenah,Wisconsin MLB1991-20011996-2001Lawton (Lawton,OK)Odessa Col
1991-38- 991-SDN
 
28Al MartinLF6-2 214 L-L 1967-11-24 28West Covina,California MLB1985-20031992-2003Rowland (Rowland Heights,CA)
1985- 8- 198-ATL
 
61Darrell MayP6-2 170 L-L 1972-06-13 24San Bernardino,California MLB1992-20061995-2005Rogue River (Rogue River,OR)Sacramento City Col
1992-46-1293-ATL
 
6Orlando MercedRF6-1 195 L-R 1966-11-02 29San Juan,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20031990-2003  
1985-   UDFA-PIT
 
32Dan MiceliP6-0 216 R-R 1970-09-09 25Newark,New Jersey MLB1990-20091993-2006Dr. Phillips (Orlando,FL)
1990-   UDFA-KCA
 
55Ramon MorelP6-2 175 R-R 1974-08-15 21Villa Gonzalez,Dom Rep MLB1992-20041995-1997  
1991-   UDFA-PIT
 
15Denny NeagleP6-3 225 L-L 1968-09-13 27Gambrills,Maryland MLB1987-20031991-2003Arundel (Gambrills,MD)Minnesota
1989- 3-  85-MIN
 
63Keith OsikC6-0 192 R-R 1968-10-22 27Port Jefferson,New York MLB1988-20051996-2005Shoreham-Wading River (Shoreham,NY)Louisiana St
1990-24- 641-PIT
 
27Steve ParrisP6-0 195 R-R 1967-12-07 28Joliet,Illinois MLB1989-20031995-2003Joliet West (Joliet,IL)St. Francis
1989- 5- 118-PHI
 
38Chris PetersP6-1 170 L-L 1972-01-28 24Bethel Park,Pennsylvania MLB1993-20031996-2001Peters Township (McMurray,PA)Indiana U.
1993-37-1046-PIT
 
19Dan PlesacP6-5 217 L-L 1962-02-04 34Gary,Indiana MLB1981-20031986-2003Crown Point (Crown Point,IN)North Carolina St
1983- 1-  26-MIL
 
49Matt RuebelP6-2 180 L-L 1969-10-16 26Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1989-20001996-1998Ames (Ames,IA)Oklahoma
1991- 3-  97-PIT
 
42Jason SchmidtP6-5 213 R-R 1973-01-29 23Lewiston,Idaho MLB1991-20091995-2009Kelso (Kelso,WA)
1991- 8- 205-ATL
 
24Zane SmithP6-2 195 L-L 1960-12-28 35Madison,Wisconsin MLB1981-19961984-1996North Platte (North Platte,NE)Indiana St
1982- 3-  63-ATL
 
17Dale Sveum3B6-2 212 B-R 1963-11-23 32Richmond,California MLB1982-19991986-1999Pinole Valley (Pinole,CA)
1982- 1-  25-MIL
 
43Paul WagnerP6-1 210 R-R 1967-11-14 28Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1989-20011992-1999Washington (Germantown,WI)Illinois St
1989-12- 314-PIT
 
53Dave WainhouseP6-2 196 L-R 1967-11-07 28Toronto,Ontario MLB1986-20011991-2000Mercer Island (Mercer Island,WA)Washington St
1988- 1-  19-MON
 
12John Wehner3B-CF6-3 206 R-R 1967-06-29 29Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1988-20011991-2001Carrick (Pittsburgh,PA)Indiana U.
1988- 7- 174-PIT
 
62Marc WilkinsP5-11 212 R-R 1970-10-21 25Mansfield,Ohio MLB1992-20031996-2001Ontario (Ontario,OH)Toledo
1992-47-1323-PIT
 
51Tony WomackCF-2B5-9 159 L-R 1969-09-25 26Danville,Virginia MLB1991-20061993-2006Gretna (Gretna,VA)Guilford Col
1991- 7- 201-PIT
 
46 Players