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1998 Texas RangersSeason Roster
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Tom Grieve played for the 1998 Texas Rangers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRangers
LocationSt. Petersburg,Florida
Record88-74 (1st in American League West)League Rank4thMLB Rank9th
BallparkThe Ballpark in Arlington
ManagerJohnny OatesGeneral ManagerDouglas Melvin
CoachesDick Bosman (Pitching Coach), Bucky Dent (Bench Coach), Larry Hardy (Bullpen Coach), Rudy Jaramillo (Hitting Coach), Ed Napoleon (First Base Coach), Jerry Narron (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsLost in 1st Round (Yankees)
#1 Draft PickCarlos Pena (#10)
Payroll$54,704,595 (Rank: 5th)
Attendance2,927,399 (Rank: 9th)
Minor League AffiliatesOklahoma RedHawks (AAA) 74-70 ... Tulsa Drillers (AA) 78-62 ... Charlotte Rangers (A+) 82-56 ... Savannah Sand Gnats (A) 66-76 ... Gulf Coast Rangers (Rk) 34-26 ... Pulaski Rangers (Rk) 29-37 ...
Years Available1961-2018

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 Texas Rangers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1998 baseball season.

1998 Texas Rangers 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)
10Luis Alicea2B-3B5-9 176 B-R 1965-07-29 32Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1984-20021988-2002Liceo Castro (Rio Piedras,PR)Florida St
1986- 1-  23-SLN
 
58Scott BailesP6-2 171 L-L 1962-12-18 35Chillicothe,Ohio MLB1982-19981986-1998Parkview (Springfield,MO)Missouri St
1982- 7- 170-TEX
 
33John BurkettP6-3 215 R-R 1964-11-28 33New Brighton,Pennsylvania MLB1983-20031987-2003Beaver Area (Beaver,PA)
1983- 6- 148-SFN
 
36Greg CadaretP6-3 230 L-L 1962-02-27 36Detroit,Michigan MLB1983-19991987-1998Central Montcalm (Stanton,MI)Grand Valley St
1983-11- 267-OAK
 
1Domingo CedenoSS6-0 170 B-R 1968-11-04 29La Romana,Dom Rep MLB1989-20011993-1999  
1987-   UDFA-TOR
 
22Will Clark1B6-1 200 L-L 1964-03-13 34New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1983-20001986-2000Jesuit (New Orleans,LA)Mississippi St
1985- 1-   2-SFN
 
11,18Royce ClaytonSS6-0 183 R-R 1970-01-02 28Burbank,California MLB1988-20071991-2007St. Bernard (Playa del Ray,CA)
1988- 1-  15-SFN
 
23Tim CrabtreeP6-4 220 R-R 1969-10-13 28Jackson,Michigan MLB1992-20051995-2001Grass Lake (Grass Lake,MI)Michigan St
1992- 2-  63-TOR
 
18Milt CuylerDH-CF5-10 185 B-R 1968-10-07 29Macon,Georgia MLB1986-20021990-1998Southwest Magnet (Macon,GA)
1986- 2-  46-DET
 
18Kevin ElsterSS6-2 200 R-R 1964-08-03 33San Pedro,California MLB1984-20001986-2000Marina (Huntington Beach,CA)Golden West Col
1984- 2-  28-NYN
 
49Tony FossasP6-0 187 L-L 1957-09-23 40Havana,Cuba MLB1977-19991988-1999St. Mary's (Lynn,MA)South Florida
1979-12- 303-TEX
 
19Juan GonzalezRF6-3 220 R-R 1969-10-16 28Vega Baja,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20051989-2005  
1986-   UDFA-TEX
 
24Tom GoodwinCF6-1 175 L-R 1968-07-27 29Fresno,California MLB1987-20051991-2004Fresno Central (Fresno,CA)Fresno St
1989- 1-  22-LAN
 
29Rusty GreerLF6-0 195 L-L 1969-01-21 29Fort Rucker,Alabama MLB1990-20021994-2002Albertville (Albertville,AL)Montevallo
1990-10- 279-TEX
 
53Eric GundersonP6-0 190 R-L 1966-03-29 32Portland,Oregon MLB1987-20011990-2000Aloha (Aloha,OR)Portland St
1987- 2-  48-SFN
 
37Bill HaselmanC6-3 223 R-R 1966-05-25 32Long Branch,New Jersey MLB1986-20031990-2003Saratoga (Saratoga,CA)UCLA
1987- 1-  23-TEX
 
32Rick HellingP6-3 220 R-R 1970-12-15 27Devils Lake,North Dakota MLB1990-20061994-2006Shanley (Shanley,ND)Stanford U., Kishwaukee Col
1992- 1-  22-TEX
 
31Xavier HernandezP6-2 195 R-R 1965-08-16 32Port Arthur,Texas MLB1986-19981989-1998Jefferson (Port Arthur,TX)UL Lafayette
1986- 4- 107-TOR
 
50Jonathan JohnsonP6-0 180 R-R 1974-07-16 23LaGrange,Georgia MLB1993-20071998-2003Forest (Ocala,FL)Florida St
1995- 1-   7-TEX
 
39Roberto KellyCF-RF6-2 198 R-R 1964-10-01 33Panama City,Panama MLB1982-20031987-2000  
1982-   UDFA-NYA
 
43Al LevineP6-3 198 R-R 1968-05-22 30Park Ridge,Illinois MLB1990-20081996-2005Hoffman Estates (Hoffman Estates,IL)So.Illinois U.
1991-11- 306-CHA
 
28Esteban LoaizaP6-3 210 R-R 1971-12-31 26Tijuana,Mexico MLB1991-20131995-2008Mar Vista (Imperial Beach,CA)
1991-   UDFA-PIT
 
3Mark McLemore2B5-11 207 B-R 1964-10-04 33San Diego,California MLB1982-20041986-2004Morse (San Diego,CA)
1982- 9- 218-CAL
 
21Warren NewsonLF5-7 200 L-L 1964-07-03 33Newnan,Georgia MLB1986-20031991-1998Newnan (Newnan,GA)Middle Georgia St
1986- 4-  90-SDN
 
28Darren OliverP6-2 210 R-L 1970-10-06 27Kansas City,Missouri MLB1988-20131993-2013Rio Linda (Rio Linda,CA)
1988- 3-  63-TEX
Free Agent  
56Danny PattersonP6-0 225 R-R 1971-02-17 27San Gabriel,California MLB1990-20051996-2004San Gabriel (San Gabriel,CA)Cerritos Col
1989-47-1199-TEX
 
59Roger PavlikP6-2 220 R-R 1967-10-04 30Houston,Texas MLB1987-19981992-1998Aldine (Houston,TX)
1986- 2-  32-TEX
 
40Matt PerishoP6-0 205 L-L 1975-06-08 23Burlington,Iowa MLB1993-20101997-2005McClintock (Tempe,AZ)
1993- 3-  75-CAL
 
7Ivan RodriguezC5-9 205 R-R 1971-11-30 26Vega Baja,Puerto Rico MLB1989-20111991-2011  
1988-   UDFA-TEX
 
60Julio SantanaP6-0 185 R-R 1974-01-20 24San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1993-20121997-2006  
1990-   UDFA-TEX
 
14Rob SasserIF6-3 205 R-R 1975-03-09 23Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1993-20061998-1998Oakland (Oakland,CA)
1993-10- 292-ATL
 
30Aaron SeleP6-5 215 R-R 1970-06-25 28Golden Valley,Minnesota MLB1989-20071993-2007North Kitsap (Poulsbo,WA)Washington St
1991- 1-  23-BOS
 
4Scott Sheldon3B-SS6-3 215 R-R 1968-11-20 29Hammond,Indiana MLB1990-20041997-2001Clear Lake (Houston,TX)Houston
1991- 8- 229-OAK
 
16Mike SimmsRF-DH6-4 230 R-R 1967-01-12 31Whittier,California MLB1985-19991990-1999Esperanza (Anaheim,CA)
1985- 6- 144-HOU
 
9,11Lee StevensDH-1B6-4 235 L-L 1967-07-10 30Kansas City,Missouri MLB1986-20031990-2002Lawrence (Lawrence,KS)
1986- 1-  22-CAL
 
44Todd StottlemyreP6-3 200 L-R 1965-05-20 33Yakima,Washington MLB1983-20021988-2002A.C. Davis (Yakima,WA)UNLV, Yakima Valley CC
1985- 1-   1-SLN
 
4Fernando Tatis3B5-10 175 R-R 1975-01-01 23San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1994-20141997-2010  
1992-   UDFA-TEX
 
18Chris TremieDH6-0 215 R-R 1969-10-17 28Houston,Texas MLB1990-20051995-1999South Houston (Houston,TX)Houston
1992-39-1100-CHA
 
51Todd Van PoppelP6-5 210 R-R 1971-12-09 26Hinsdale,Illinois MLB1990-20041991-2004James Martin (Arlington,TX)
1990- 1-  14-OAK
 
35John WettelandP6-2 215 R-R 1966-08-21 31San Mateo,California MLB1985-20001989-2000Cardinal Newman (Santa Rosa,CA)Col. San Mateo
1985- 2-  39-LAN
 
36Bobby WittP6-2 205 R-R 1964-05-11 34Arlington,Virginia MLB1984-20011986-2001Canton (Canton,MA)Oklahoma
1985- 1-   3-TEX
 
27Todd Zeile3B6-1 200 R-R 1965-09-09 32Van Nuys,California MLB1985-20041989-2004Hart (Newhall,CA)UCLA
1986- 2-  55-SLN
 
42 Players