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1996 Cincinnati RedsSeason Roster
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Eric Owens played for the 1996 Cincinnati Reds
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameReds
LocationCincinnati,Ohio
Record81-81 (3rd in National League Central)League Rank8thMLB Rank15th
BallparkRiverfront Stadium
ManagerRay KnightGeneral ManagerJim Bowden
CoachesMarc Bombard (Third Base Coach), Don Gullett (Pitching Coach), Tom Hume (Bullpen Coach), Jim Lett (Bench Coach), Hal McRae (Hitting Coach), Joel Youngblood (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickJohn Oliver (#25)
Payroll$40,719,334 (Rank: 6th)
Attendance1,861,428 (Rank: 15th)
Minor League AffiliatesIndianapolis Indians (AAA) 78-86 ... Chattanooga Lookouts (AA) 81-59 ... Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+) 74-65 ... Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats (A) 58-84 ... Billings Mustangs (Rk) 23-49 ... Princeton Reds (Rk) 28-40 ...
Years Available1876-2019

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 Cincinnati Reds.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1996 baseball season.

1996 Cincinnati Reds 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)
19Eric AnthonyRF-LF6-2 195 L-L 1967-11-08 28San Diego,California MLB1986-20011989-1997Sharpstown (Houston,TX)
1986-34- 795-HOU
 
39Tim Belk1B6-3 200 R-R 1970-04-06 26Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1992-20001996-1996Spring Woods (Houston,TX)Texas
1992-15- 409-CIN
 
29Bret Boone2B5-10 180 R-R 1969-04-06 27El Cajon,California MLB1988-20081992-2005El Dorado (Placentia,CA)USC
1990- 5- 134-SEA
 
20,45Jeff Branson3B-SS6-0 180 L-R 1967-01-26 29Waynesboro,Mississippi MLB1986-20021992-2001Southern Choctaw (Silas,AL)West Alabama
1988- 2-  45-CIN
 
45Jeff BrantleyP5-10 197 R-R 1963-09-05 32Florence,Alabama MLB1982-20011988-2001WA Berry (Birmingham,AL)Mississippi St
1985- 6- 134-SFN
 
34Dave BurbaP6-4 240 R-R 1966-07-07 29Dayton,Ohio MLB1985-20051990-2004Kenton Ridge (Springfield,OH)Ohio St
1987- 2-  33-SEA
 
40Giovanni CarraraP6-2 235 R-R 1968-03-04 28Anaco,Venezuela MLB1991-20071995-2006  
1990-   UDFA-TOR
 
58Hector CarrascoP6-2 220 R-R 1969-10-22 26San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1988-20111994-2007  
1988-   UDFA-NYN
 
30Vince ColemanLF6-0 170 B-R 1960-09-22 35Jacksonville,Florida MLB1982-19981985-1997Raines (Jacksonville,FL)Florida A&M U.
1982-10- 257-SLN
 
44Eric DavisCF6-3 185 R-R 1962-05-29 34Los Angeles,California MLB1980-20011984-2001Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1980- 8- 201-CIN
 
51Brook FordyceC6-0 190 R-R 1970-05-07 26New London,Connecticut MLB1989-20041995-2004Saint Bernard's (Uncasville,CT)
1989- 3-  84-NYN
 
33Steve GibralterLF-CF6-0 185 R-R 1972-10-09 23Dallas,Texas MLB1990-20011995-1996Duncanville (Duncanville,TX)
1990- 6- 162-CIN
 
0Curtis GoodwinCF5-11 180 L-L 1972-09-30 23Oakland,California MLB1991-20071995-1999San Leandro (San Leandro,CA)
1991-12- 316-BAL
 
12Willie Greene3B5-11 192 L-R 1971-09-23 24Milledgeville,Georgia MLB1989-20001992-2000Jones County (Gray,GA)
1989- 1-  18-PIT
 
28Lenny Harris3B-LF5-10 220 L-R 1964-10-28 31Miami,Florida MLB1983-20051988-2005Jackson (Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1983- 5- 108-CIN
 
37Xavier HernandezP6-2 195 R-R 1965-08-16 30Port Arthur,Texas MLB1986-19981989-1998Jefferson (Port Arthur,TX)UL Lafayette
1986- 4- 107-TOR
 
22Thomas HowardLF-CF6-2 205 B-R 1964-12-11 31Middletown,Ohio MLB1984-20011990-2000Valley View (Germantown,OH)Ball St
1986- 1-  11-SDN
 
32Kevin JarvisP6-2 200 L-R 1969-08-01 26Lexington,Kentucky MLB1988-20061994-2006Tates Creek (Lexington,KY)Wake Forest U.
1991-21- 561-CIN
 
15Mike KellyCF-LF6-4 195 R-R 1970-06-02 26Los Angeles,California MLB1990-20041994-1999Los Alamitos (Los Alamitos,CA)Arizona St
1991- 1-   2-ATL
 
11Barry LarkinSS6-0 185 R-R 1964-04-28 32Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1983-20041986-2004Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati,OH)Michigan
1985- 1-   4-CIN
 
37Derek LilliquistP6-0 210 L-L 1966-02-20 30Winter Park,Florida MLB1985-19961989-1996Sarasota (Sarasota,FL)Georgia
1987- 1-   6-ATL
 
59Curt LyonsP6-5 230 R-R 1974-10-17 21Greencastle,Indiana MLB1992-20001996-1996Madison Central (Richmond,KY)
1992- 6- 157-CIN
 
39Pedro MartinezP6-2 185 L-L 1968-11-29 27Villa Mella,Dom Rep MLB1987-20021993-1997  
1986-   UDFA-SDN
 
31Chuck McElroyP6-0 205 L-L 1967-10-01 28Port Arthur,Texas MLB1986-20011989-2001Lincoln (Port Arthur,TX)
1986- 8- 192-PHI
 
7Keith MitchellRF-LF5-10 195 R-R 1969-08-06 26San Diego,California MLB1987-20031991-1998Lincoln (San Diego,CA)
1987- 4-  90-ATL
 
7Kevin MitchellLF5-11 244 R-R 1962-01-13 34San Diego,California MLB1981-19981984-1998Clairemont (San Diego,CA)
1980-   UDFA-NYN
 
53Marcus MooreP6-5 195 B-R 1970-11-02 25Oakland,California MLB1989-20001993-1996Kennedy (Richmond,CA)
1988-17- 429-CAL
 
31Mike MorganP6-2 220 R-R 1959-10-08 36Tulare,California MLB1978-20021978-2002Valley (Las Vegas,NV)
1978- 1-   4-OAK
 
23Hal Morris1B6-2 195 L-L 1965-04-09 31Fort Rucker,Alabama MLB1986-20001988-2000Munster (Munster,IN)Michigan
1986- 8- 210-NYA
 
54Chad MottolaRF6-3 225 R-R 1971-10-15 24Augusta,Georgia MLB1990-20071996-2006St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale,FL)Central Florida
1992- 1-   5-CIN
 
9Joe OliverC6-3 220 R-R 1965-07-24 30Memphis,Tennessee MLB1983-20011989-2001Boone (Orlando,FL)
1983- 2-  41-CIN
 
18Eric OwensLF6-0 198 R-R 1971-02-03 25Danville,Virginia MLB1990-20051995-2003Tunstall (Dry Fork,VA)Ferrum Col
1992- 4- 101-CIN
 
30Eduardo Perez1B6-4 215 R-R 1969-09-11 26Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1989-20061993-2006Robinson (Santurce,PR)Florida St
1991- 1-  17-CAL
 
21Mark PortugalP6-0 208 R-R 1962-10-30 33Los Angeles,California MLB1981-19991985-1999Norwalk (Norwalk,CA)
1980-   UDFA-MIN
 
40,53Tim PughP-P6-6 230 R-R 1967-01-26 29South Lake Tahoe,California MLB1986-20001992-1997College (Bartlesville,OK)Oklahoma St
1991-29- 759-PHI
 
43Mike RemlingerP6-1 210 L-L 1966-03-23 30Middletown,New York MLB1985-20061991-2006Plymouth Carver (Plymouth,MA)Dartmouth Col
1987- 1-  16-SFN
 
26Johnny RuffinP6-3 170 R-R 1971-07-29 24Butler,Alabama MLB1988-20041993-2001Choctaw County (Butler,AL)
1988- 4-  93-CHA
 
17Chris Sabo3B6-0 185 R-R 1962-01-19 34Detroit,Michigan MLB1981-19961988-1996Detroit Catholic Central (Novi,MI)Michigan
1983- 2-  30-CIN
 
42Roger SalkeldP6-5 215 R-R 1971-03-06 25Burbank,California MLB1989-20001993-1996Saugus (Saugus,CA)
1989- 1-   3-SEA
 
16Reggie SandersRF6-1 185 R-R 1967-12-01 28Florence,South Carolina MLB1988-20071991-2007Wilson (Florence,SC)Spartanburg Methodist Col
1987- 7- 180-CIN
 
46Pete SchourekP6-5 220 L-L 1969-05-10 27Austin,Texas MLB1987-20011991-2001George C. Marshall (Falls Church,VA)
1987- 2-  56-NYN
 
36Scott ServiceP6-6 240 R-R 1967-02-26 29Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1986-20041988-2004Aiken (Cincinnati,OH)
1985-   UDFA-PHI
 
41Jeff ShawP6-2 200 R-R 1966-07-07 29Washington Court House,Ohio MLB1986-20011990-2001Washington Court House (Washington Court House,OH)Rio Grande
1986- 1-   1-CLE
 
57John SmileyP6-4 210 L-L 1965-03-17 31Phoenixville,Pennsylvania MLB1983-19971986-1997Upper Perkiomen (Pennsburg,PA)
1983-12- 300-PIT
 
47Lee SmithP6-5 220 R-R 1957-12-04 38Jamestown,Louisiana MLB1975-19981980-1997Castor (Castor,LA)Northwestern St
1975- 2-  28-CHN
 
48Jerry SpradlinP6-7 246 B-R 1967-06-14 29Fullerton,California MLB1988-20101993-2000Katella (Anaheim,CA)Fullerton Col
1988-19- 488-CIN
 
56Scott SullivanP6-3 210 R-R 1971-03-13 25Carrollton,Alabama MLB1991-20051995-2004Pickens Academy (Carrollton,AL)Auburn U.
1993- 2-  62-CIN
 
10Eddie TaubenseeC6-3 230 L-R 1968-10-31 27Beeville,Texas MLB1986-20011991-2001Lake Howell (Winter Park,FL)
1986- 6- 150-CIN
 
48 Players