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1998 Pittsburgh PiratesSeason Roster
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Jack Lind played for the 1998 Pittsburgh Pirates
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePirates
LocationPittsburgh,Pennsylvania
Record69-93 (6th in National League Central)League Rank13thMLB Rank25th
BallparkThree Rivers Stadium
ManagerGene LamontGeneral ManagerCam Bonifay
CoachesJoe Jones (First Base Coach), Jack Lind (Third Base Coach), Rick Renick (Bench Coach), Spin Williams (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickClint Johnston (#15)
Payroll$13,752,000 (Rank: 29th)
Attendance1,560,950 (Rank: 24th)
Minor League AffiliatesNashville Sounds (AAA) 67-76 ... Carolina Mudcats (AA) 59-80 ... Lynchburg Hillcats (A+) 69-71 ... Augusta GreenJackets (A) 68-74 ... Erie Sea Wolves (A-) 26-50 ... Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk) 25-35 ...
Years Available1887-2019

Team History -- 1998 Statistics -- 1998 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 1998 Pittsburgh Pirates.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1998 baseball season.

1998 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 26Anderson,Indiana MLB1991-20081996-1999Madison Heights (Anderson,IN)Purdue U.
1993- 1-  34-PIT
 
62Steve BieserLF5-10 170 L-R 1967-08-04 30Perryville,Missouri MLB1989-20011997-1998Ste. Genevieve (Ste. Genevieve,MO)SE Missouri St, Mineral Area Col
1989-32- 820-PHI
 
13Adrian BrownCF6-0 185 B-R 1974-02-07 24McComb,Mississippi MLB1992-20061997-2006McComb (McComb,MS)
1992-48-1351-PIT
 
19Emil BrownLF6-2 193 R-R 1974-12-29 23Chicago,Illinois MLB1994-20091997-2009Harlan (Chicago,IL)Indian River St
1994- 6- 149-OAK
 
41Jason ChristiansenP6-5 241 R-L 1969-09-21 28Omaha,Nebraska MLB1990-20051995-2005Elkhorn (Elkhorn,NE)Cameron U., Iowa Western CC
1991-   UDFA-PIT
 
6Lou CollierSS5-10 182 R-R 1973-08-21 24Chicago,Illinois MLB1993-20071997-2004Chicago Vocational Career Academy (Chicago,IL)Triton Col
1992-31- 875-PIT
 
67Francisco CordovaP6-1 197 R-R 1972-04-26 26Veracruz,Mexico MLB1996-20111996-2000  
1996-   UDFA-PIT
 
71Elmer DessensP6-0 187 R-R 1972-01-13 26Hermosillo,Mexico MLB1995-20111996-2010  
1993-   UDFA-PIT
 
14Freddy Garcia3B6-2 190 R-R 1972-08-01 25La Romana,Dom Rep MLB1993-20001995-1999  
1991-   UDFA-TOR
 
11Jose GuillenRF5-11 195 R-R 1976-05-17 22San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB1994-20101997-2010  
1992-   UDFA-PIT
 
18Jason KendallC6-0 195 R-R 1974-06-26 24San Diego,California MLB1992-20121996-2010Torrance (Torrance,CA)
1992- 1-  23-PIT
Retired  
27Tim Laker1B6-3 200 R-R 1969-11-27 28Encino,California MLB1988-20061992-2006Simi Valley (Simi Valley,CA)Oxnard Col
1988- 6- 154-MON
 
48Sean LawrenceP6-4 215 L-L 1970-09-02 27Oak Park,Illinois MLB1991-20011998-1998Oak Park-River Forest (Oak Park,IL)St. Francis, Illinois
1992- 6- 175-PIT
 
47Jon LieberP6-3 225 L-R 1970-04-02 28Council Bluffs,Iowa MLB1991-20081994-2008Abraham Lincoln (Council Bluffs,IA)South Alabama, Iowa Western CC
1992- 2-  44-KCA
 
34Esteban LoaizaP6-3 210 R-R 1971-12-31 26Tijuana,Mexico MLB1991-20131995-2008Mar Vista (Imperial Beach,CA)
1991-   UDFA-PIT
 
51Rich LoiselleP6-5 253 R-R 1972-01-12 26Neenah,Wisconsin MLB1991-20011996-2001Lawton (Lawton,OK)Odessa Col
1991-38- 991-SDN
 
28Al MartinLF6-2 214 L-L 1967-11-24 30West Covina,California MLB1985-20031992-2003Rowland (Rowland Heights,CA)
1985- 8- 198-ATL
 
36Javier MartinezP6-2 235 R-R 1977-02-05 21Bayamon,Puerto Rico MLB1994-20041998-1998  
1994- 3-  78-CHN
 
30Manny MartinezCF-LF6-2 169 R-R 1970-10-03 27San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1990-20081996-1999  
1988-   UDFA-OAK
 
53Jeff McCurryP6-6 220 R-R 1970-01-21 28Tokyo,Japan MLB1990-19991995-1999St. Thomas Catholic (Houston,TX)San Jacinto Col
1990-14- 376-PIT
 
10Abraham NunezSS5-11 185 B-R 1976-03-16 22Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1996-20111997-2008  
1994-   UDFA-TOR
 
15Keith OsikC6-0 192 R-R 1968-10-22 29Port Jefferson,New York MLB1988-20051996-2005Shoreham-Wading River (Shoreham,NY)Louisiana St
1990-24- 641-PIT
 
38Chris PetersP6-1 170 L-L 1972-01-28 26Bethel Park,Pennsylvania MLB1993-20031996-2001Peters Township (McMurray,PA)Indiana U.
1993-37-1046-PIT
 
2Kevin PolcovichSS5-9 182 R-R 1970-06-28 28Auburn,New York MLB1991-20031997-1998Auburn (Auburn,NY)Florida
1992-30- 847-PIT
 
16Aramis Ramirez3B6-1 219 R-R 1978-06-25 20Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1996-20151998-2015  
1994-   UDFA-PIT
Retired  
73Ricardo RinconP5-10 187 L-L 1970-04-13 28Veracruz,Mexico MLB1997-20111997-2008  
1997-   UDFA-PIT
 
31Chance Sanford3B5-10 175 L-R 1972-06-02 26Houston,Texas MLB1992-20001998-1999Stratford (Houston,TX)San Jacinto Col
1992-27- 763-PIT
 
22Jason SchmidtP6-5 213 R-R 1973-01-29 25Lewiston,Idaho MLB1991-20091995-2009Kelso (Kelso,WA)
1991- 8- 205-ATL
 
56Jose SilvaP6-5 235 R-R 1973-12-19 24Tijuana,Mexico MLB1992-20111996-2002Hilltop (Chula Vista,CA)
1991- 6- 172-TOR
 
25Mark SmithLF-RF6-3 235 R-R 1970-05-07 28Pasadena,California MLB1989-20041994-2003Arcadia (Arcadia,CA)USC
1991- 1-   9-BAL
 
17Doug Strange3B6-1 188 B-R 1964-04-13 34Greenville,South Carolina MLB1983-20001989-1998Wade Hampton (Varnville,SC)North Carolina St
1985- 7- 184-DET
 
49Jeff TabakaP6-2 201 R-L 1964-01-17 34Barberton,Ohio MLB1983-20021994-2001Copley (Copley,OH)Kent St
1986- 2-  43-MON
 
57Todd Van PoppelP6-5 210 R-R 1971-12-09 26Hinsdale,Illinois MLB1990-20041991-2004James Martin (Arlington,TX)
1990- 1-  14-OAK
 
12Turner WardCF-LF6-2 204 B-R 1965-04-11 33Orlando,Florida MLB1986-20011990-2001Satsuma (Satsuma,AL)South Alabama, Coastal Alabama CC
1986-18- 470-NYA
 
35Marc WilkinsP5-11 212 R-R 1970-10-21 27Mansfield,Ohio MLB1992-20031996-2001Ontario (Ontario,OH)Toledo
1992-47-1323-PIT
 
64Mike WilliamsP6-2 204 R-R 1968-07-29 29Radford,Virginia MLB1988-20031992-2003Giles (Pearisburg,VA)Virginia Tech
1990-14- 374-PHI
 
5Tony Womack2B5-9 159 L-R 1969-09-25 28Danville,Virginia MLB1991-20061993-2006Gretna (Gretna,VA)Guilford Col
1991- 7- 201-PIT
 
29Kevin Young1B6-3 222 R-R 1969-06-16 29Alpena,Michigan MLB1990-20031992-2003Washington (Kansas City,KS)So.Mississippi, Kansas City CC
1990- 7- 187-PIT
 
38 Players