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1999 Oakland AthleticsSeason Roster
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Ryan Christenson played for the 1999 Oakland Athletics
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAthletics
LocationOakland,California
Record87-75 (3rd in American League West)League Rank8thMLB Rank13th
BallparkNetwork Associates Coliseum
ManagerArt HoweGeneral ManagerBilly Beane
CoachesThad Bosley (First Base Coach), Bradley Fischer (Bullpen Coach), Dave Hudgens (Hitting Coach), Ken Macha (Bench Coach), Rick Peterson (Pitching Coach), Ron Washington (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBarry Zito (#9)
Payroll$24,150,333 (Rank: 26th)
Attendance1,434,632 (Rank: 26th)
Minor League AffiliatesVancouver Canadians (AAA) 84-58 ... Midland RockHounds (AA) 74-66 ... Modesto A's (A+) 88-52 ... Visalia Oaks (A+) 75-65 ... Southern Oregon Timberjacks (A-) 38-38 ... Arizona Athletics (Rk) 39-17 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1999 Statistics -- 1999 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 1999 Oakland Athletics.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1999 baseball season.

1999 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)
19Kevin AppierP6-2 200 R-R 1967-12-06 31Lancaster,California MLB1987-20061989-2004Antelope Valley (Lancaster,CA)Antelope Valley Col
1987- 1-   9-KCA
 
22Rich BeckerCF-LF5-10 193 L-L 1972-02-01 27Aurora,Illinois MLB1990-20021993-2000West Aurora (Aurora,IL)
1990- 3-  85-MIN
 
49Tom CandiottiP6-2 221 R-R 1957-08-31 41Walnut Creek,California MLB1979-19991983-1999Concord (Concord,CA)St. Mary's Col California
1980-   UDFA-KCA
 
3Eric Chavez3B6-0 204 L-R 1977-12-07 21Los Angeles,California MLB1997-20141998-2014Mount Carmel (San Diego,CA)
1996- 1-  10-OAK
Retired  
28Ryan ChristensonCF6-0 191 R-R 1974-03-28 25Redlands,California MLB1995-20041998-2003Apple Valley (Apple Valley,CA)Pepperdine U.
1995-10- 260-OAK
 
16Jason Giambi1B6-3 235 L-R 1971-01-08 28West Covina,California MLB1992-20141995-2014South Hills (West Covina,CA)Long Beach St
1992- 2-  58-OAK
Retired  
14Ben GrieveLF6-4 230 L-R 1976-05-04 23Arlington,Texas MLB1994-20051997-2005James Martin (Arlington,TX)
1994- 1-   2-OAK
 
29Buddy GroomP6-2 207 L-L 1965-07-10 33Dallas,Texas MLB1987-20051992-2005Red Oak (Red Oak,TX)Mary Hardin-Baylor
1987-12- 297-CHA
 
56Chad HarvilleP5-9 180 R-R 1976-09-16 22Selmer,Tennessee MLB1995-20071999-2006Hardin County (Savannah,TN)Memphis
1997- 2-  63-OAK
 
51Jimmy HaynesP6-4 203 R-R 1972-09-05 26LaGrange,Georgia MLB1991-20051995-2004Troup County (LaGrange,GA)
1991- 7- 186-BAL
 
31Gil HerediaP6-1 221 R-R 1965-10-26 33Nogales,Arizona MLB1987-20011991-2001Nogales (Nogales,AZ)Arizona, Pima CC
1987- 9- 230-SFN
 
55Ramon HernandezC6-0 227 R-R 1976-05-20 23Caracas,Venezuela MLB1995-20131999-2013  
1994-   UDFA-OAK
Free Agent  
23AJ HinchC6-1 207 R-R 1974-05-15 25Waverly,Iowa MLB1993-20051998-2004Midwest City (Midwest City,OK)Stanford U.
1996- 3-  75-OAK
 
52Tim HudsonP6-0 160 R-R 1975-07-14 23Columbus,Georgia MLB1995-20151999-2015Glenwood School (Smiths Station,AL)Auburn U., Chattahoochee Valley CC
1997- 6- 185-OAK
Retired  
48Jason IsringhausenP6-3 210 R-R 1972-09-07 26Brighton,Illinois MLB1991-20121995-2012Southwestern (Piasa,IL)Lewis and Clark CC
1991-44-1157-NYN
Free Agent  
5John JahaDH6-1 217 R-R 1966-05-27 33Portland,Oregon MLB1985-20011992-2001David Douglas (Portland,OR)
1984-14- 358-MIL
 
20Kevin JarvisP6-2 200 L-R 1969-08-01 29Lexington,Kentucky MLB1988-20061994-2006Tates Creek (Lexington,KY)Wake Forest U.
1991-21- 561-CIN
 
24Doug JonesP6-2 224 R-R 1957-06-24 42Covina,California MLB1978-20001982-2000Lebanon (Lebanon,IN)Butler U.
1978- 3-  59-MIL
 
58Tim KubinskiP6-4 205 L-L 1972-01-20 27Pullman,Washington MLB1991-20021997-1999San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo,CA)UCLA
1993- 7- 209-OAK
 
58Brett LaxtonP6-2 205 L-R 1973-10-05 25Stafford,New Jersey MLB1993-20051999-2000Audubon (Audubon,NJ)Louisiana St
1996-24- 705-OAK
 
15Mike MacFarlaneC6-1 210 R-R 1964-04-12 35Stockton,California MLB1983-19991987-1999Lincoln (Stockton,CA)Santa Clara U.
1985- 4-  97-KCA
 
17Ron MahayP6-2 190 L-L 1971-06-28 28Crestwood,Illinois MLB1991-20121995-2010Alan B. Shepard (Palos Heights,IL)South Suburban Col
1991-18- 486-BOS
Retired  
33TJ MathewsP6-1 214 R-R 1970-01-19 29Belleville,Illinois MLB1989-20061995-2002Columbia (Columbia,IL)UNLV, St. Louis CC-Meramec
1992-36-1007-SLN
 
2Jason McDonaldCF-LF5-8 175 B-R 1972-03-20 27Modesto,California MLB1993-20021997-2000Elk Grove (Elk Grove,CA)Houston, Sacramento City Col
1993- 4- 125-OAK
 
49Greg McMichaelP6-3 215 R-R 1966-12-01 32Knoxville,Tennessee MLB1988-20001993-2000Webb School (Knoxville,TN)Tennessee
1988- 7- 163-CLE
 
7Frank MenechinoSS5-9 175 R-R 1971-01-07 28Staten Island,New York MLB1992-20071999-2005Wagner (Staten Island,NY)Alabama, Gulf Coast St
1993-45-1261-CHA
 
40Omar OlivaresP6-0 205 R-R 1967-07-06 31Mayaguez,Puerto Rico MLB1987-20021990-2001  
1986-   UDFA-SDN
 
44Mike OquistP6-2 189 R-R 1968-05-30 31La Junta,Colorado MLB1988-20041993-1999La Junta (La Junta,CO)Arkansas
1989-13- 323-BAL
 
6Tony Phillips2B5-10 175 B-R 1959-04-25 40Atlanta,Georgia MLB1978-20151982-1999Roswell (Roswell,GA)New Mexico Military Institute
1978- 1-  10-MON
 
30Tim RainesLF5-8 186 B-R 1959-09-16 39Sanford,Florida MLB1977-20021979-2002Seminole (Sanford,FL)
1977- 5- 106-MON
 
57Brad RigbyP6-6 213 R-R 1973-05-14 26Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1992-20011997-2000Lake Brantley (Altamonte Springs,FL)Georgia Tech
1994- 2-  36-OAK
 
37Kenny RogersP6-1 205 L-L 1964-11-10 34Savannah,Georgia MLB1982-20081989-2008Plant City (Plant City,FL)
1982-39- 816-TEX
 
9Olmedo Saenz3B6-0 185 R-R 1970-10-08 28Chitre,Panama MLB1991-20071994-2007  
1990-   UDFA-CHA
 
21Scott Spiezio2B-3B6-2 222 B-R 1972-09-21 26Joliet,Illinois MLB1991-20101996-2007Morris (Morris,IL)Illinois
1993- 6- 181-OAK
 
12Matt StairsRF5-9 217 L-R 1968-02-27 31Saint John,New Brunswick MLB1989-20111992-2011  
1989-   UDFA-MON
 
59Blake SteinP6-7 240 R-R 1973-08-03 25McComb,Mississippi MLB1994-20041998-2002Covington (Covington,LA)Spring Hill Col
1994- 6- 166-SLN
 
22Billy TaylorP6-8 235 R-R 1961-10-16 37Monticello,Florida MLB1980-20011994-2001Thomas County Central (Thomasville,GA)Abraham Baldwin Agricultural Col
1980- 2-  39-TEX
 
4Miguel TejadaSS5-9 188 R-R 1974-05-25 25Bani,Dom Rep MLB1995-20151997-2013  
1993-   UDFA-OAK
Free Agent  
13Jorge Velandia2B5-9 185 R-R 1975-01-12 24Caracas,Venezuela MLB1992-20091997-2008  
1992-   UDFA-DET
 
8Randy Velarde2B6-0 200 R-R 1962-11-24 36Midland,Texas MLB1985-20021987-2002Robert E. Lee (Midland,TX)Lubbock Christian U.
1985-19- 475-CHA
 
61Luis VizcainoP5-11 169 R-R 1974-08-06 24Bani,Dom Rep MLB1996-20151999-2009  
1994-   UDFA-OAK
MinorsBaltimore Orioles (MLB)
36Tim WorrellP6-4 215 R-R 1967-07-05 31Pasadena,California MLB1987-20061993-2006Maranatha (Sierra Madre,CA)Biola U.
1989-20- 520-SDN
 
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