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1988 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

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W-L Record: 104-58 .642
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 800-620 + 180
Roster Continuity 59.05% 24/26
Manager(s): Tony La Russa
General Manager: Sandy Alderson
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Payroll: $ 11,380,183 14/26
Attendance: 2,287,335 10/26
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Dodgers)
Top Draft Pick: Stan Royer (#16) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Bob Watson
Bullpen Coach: Mike Paul
First Base Coach: Rene Lachemann
Hitting Coach: Jim Lefebvre
Pitching Coach: Dave Duncan
Third Base Coach: Jim Lefebvre

#1 Draft Picks

Mark McGwire (#10), Walt Weiss (#11), Bob Welch (#20), Dave Henderson (#26)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10458.642--
9171.56213.0
8477.52219.5
7587.46329.0
7190.44132.5
7091.43533.5
6893.42235.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
33Jose CansecoOF23   610120187
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042
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12440167812810101615.307.391.569960.262.430.3251.6414.5347705
4Carney Lansford3B31   55680155
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572983535745417.279.327.360687.081.182.2861.0079.4200607
25Mark McGwire1B24   55087143
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990076117441415.260.352.478830.218.356.2741.5417.2263635
42Dave HendersonOF29   507100154
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94244792415714.304.363.525888.221.310.3271.9621.1266570
7Walt WeissSS24   45244113
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3944355691879.250.312.321633.071.148.2751.60150.7145511
28Stan JavierOF24   39749102
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352013263216313.257.313.320633.063.191.2991.97198.5127440
39Dave ParkerDH-OF37   3774397
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5501327002023.257.314.406720.149.231.2862.1931.4153411
36Terry SteinbachC26   3514293
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51303347623513.265.334.402736.137.239.2801.4239.0141398
24Ron HasseyC35   3233283
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4520304241359.257.323.368691.111.211.2721.4046.1119365
17Glenn Hubbard2B30   2943575
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33133350301029.255.334.340674.085.190.2961.5298.0100342
22Luis PoloniaOF23   2885184
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27249214000223.292.338.378716.087.212.3311.90144.0109313
9Mike Gallego2B-SS27   2773858
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2023345310806.209.298.260558.051.170.2521.56138.572320
12Don BaylorDH39   2642858
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34013444122037.220.332.326658.106.231.2361.2937.786313
2Tony Phillips3B-OF29   2123243
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1702365010116.203.320.307627.104.264.2551.39106.065251
21Doug JenningsOF-1B23   101921
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1501212821131.208.346.297643.089.287.2671.33101.030128
3Orlando MercadoC26   2433
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1003800000.125.222.250472.125.250.1332.6724.0627
11Matt SinatroC28   913
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005000100012.333.300.556856.222.222.333----510
6Felix JoseOF23   622
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001100100000.333.333.500833.167.333.400----36
30Lance BlankenshipDH-2B24   3100000010100000.000.000.0000.000-.333.000----03
27Ed JurakDH-3B30   1100000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
19Gene NelsonP27   0100000100000000-----------00
53Steve OntiverosP27   0100000000000000-----------00
Batting Totals187056028001474251221567521295458092665295455142.263.329.399728.136.253.2881.6035.922376291
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
34Dave Stewart31   21123.23373714200275.22401119914110192141631.277.830.463.596.261.75
35Bob Welch31   1793.6436364200244.2237107992281158313101.308.710.812.985.801.95
14Storm Davis26   1673.7033331000201.22118683169112716211.509.400.714.055.661.40
29Curt Young28   1184.1526261000156.116277722350693641.369.351.332.883.981.38
19Gene Nelson27   963.0554100203111.2934238938674631.177.470.723.055.381.76
54Todd Burns24   823.1517142031102.2933836834573611.238.130.702.974.981.68
40Rick Honeycutt34   323.495500017779.2743631625473831.248.330.682.815.291.88
51Eric Plunk24   723.004900022578.0622726639794711.297.150.694.509.122.03
43Dennis Eckersley33   422.3460000534572.2522019511700210.866.410.621.368.636.36
32Greg Cadaret26   522.885800016371.2602623236645311.337.500.254.508.001.78
53Steve Ontiveros27   344.581010000054.2573228421305501.429.330.653.444.911.43
41Jim Corsi26   013.86111007021.12010916101101.248.570.432.574.291.67
38Dave Otto23   001.8032001010.09220670101.508.100.005.406.301.17
46Rich Bordi29   014.502200007.26640561001.386.750.005.636.751.20
52Jeff Shaver24   000.001000101.00000000010.000.000.000.000.00--
Batting Totals104583.4445216222414064148913766205691165539836276291.308.320.703.345.941.78
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ron HasseyC914653137.9940.00
Terry SteinbachC844844895.9830.00
Orlando MercadoC1645220.9590.00
Matt SinatroC9212011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mark McGwire1B1541228889118.9930.00
Doug Jennings1B1453418.9830.00
Carney Lansford1B9121021.0000.00
Terry Steinbach1B8481041.0000.00
Stan Javier1B4341031.0000.00
Tony Phillips1B330021.0000.00
Dave Parker1B152001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Glenn Hubbard2B104195267660.9870.00
Mike Gallego2B83119166233.9930.00
Tony Phillips2B272947212.9740.00
Lance Blankenship2B411001.0000.00
Carney Lansford2B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Carney Lansford3B143113220716.9790.00
Tony Phillips3B32152743.9130.00
Mike Gallego3B16216021.0000.00
Terry Steinbach3B939011.0000.00
Ed Jurak3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Walt WeissSS1472544311583.9790.00
Mike GallegoSS423472614.9460.00
Tony PhillipsSS103411.8750.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jose CansecoOF1443041173.9780.00
Dave HendersonOF143382572.9820.00
Stan JavierOF115240652.9800.00
Luis PoloniaOF76155321.9870.00
Dave ParkerOF3458330.9530.00
Tony PhillipsOF3134230.9230.00
Doug JenningsOF23321001.0000.00
Felix JoseOF680001.0000.00
Mark McGwireOF10000.0000.00
Terry SteinbachOF110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dennis EckersleyP607273001.0001.25
Greg CadaretP587139011.0001.52
Rick HoneycuttP557931823.9132.39
Gene NelsonP54111411011.0001.21
Eric PlunkP49782510.8750.81
Dave StewartP37275261652.8941.37
Bob WelchP36244163212.9801.77
Storm DavisP3320162112.9641.21
Curt YoungP261561116001.0001.56
Todd BurnsP17102311011.0001.23
Jim CorsiP11210310.7501.28
Steve OntiverosP1054612001.0002.99
Dave OttoP31011001.0001.80
Rich BordiP270000.0000.00
Jeff ShaverP110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Don BaylorDH80.0000.00
Dave ParkerDH61.0000.00
Jose CansecoDH13.0000.00
Ron HasseyDH9.0000.00
Terry SteinbachDH7.0000.00
Lance BlankenshipDH4.0000.00
Stan JavierDH2.0000.00
Doug JenningsDH2.0000.00
Gene NelsonDH2.0000.00
Tony PhillipsDH2.0000.00
Luis PoloniaDH2.0000.00
Glenn HubbardDH1.0000.00
Ed JurakDH1.0000.00
Carney LansfordDH1.0000.00
Steve OntiverosDH1.0000.00


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