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1988 Cincinnati Reds (MLB)

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W-L Record: 87-74 .540
Rank: 2nd in National League West
Run Differential: 641-596 + 45
Roster Continuity 67.43% 21/26
Manager(s): Pete Rose, Tommy Helms
General Manager: Murray Cook
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Ballpark: Riverfront Stadium
Payroll: $ 8,368,833 21/26
Attendance: 2,072,528 13/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Jeff Branson (#45) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jim Lett
First Base Coach: Lee May
Hitting Coach: Tony Perez
Hitting Coach: Tommy Helms
Pitching Coach: Scott Breeden
Third Base Coach: Bruce Kimm

#1 Draft Picks

Barry Larkin (#4), Pat Pacillo (#5), Jeff Reed (#12), Leon Durham (#15), Dennis Rasmussen (#17), Nick Esasky (#17), Jack Armstrong (#18), Ron Robinson (#19), Norm Charlton (#28)
National League West Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1988 Cincinnati Reds season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    40Jack ArmstrongP6-5220R-R231988CIN: 1987-1-18MLB--
    25Buddy Bell3B6-3200R-R361972CLE: 1969-16-375MLB--
    48Tim BirtsasP6-7240L-L271985NYA: 1982-2-36MLB--
    38Keith BrownP6-4215B-R241988CIN: 1986-21-540MLB--
    51Marty Brown3B6-1190R-R251988CIN: 1985-12-292MLB--
    32Tom BrowningP6-1190L-L281984CIN: 1982-9-233MLB--
    37Norm CharltonP6-3205B-L251988MON: 1984-1-28MLB--
    22Dave CollinsOF5-11175B-L351975KCA: 1972-1-9MLB--
    13Dave ConcepcionSS6-1180R-R401970Not draftedMLB--
    28Kal DanielsLF5-11205L-R241986NYN: 1982-3-58MLB--
    44Eric DavisCF-LF6-3185R-R261984CIN: 1980-8-201MLB--
    6Bo DiazC5-11190R-R351977Not draftedMLB--
    49Rob DibbleP6-4230L-R241988CIN: 1983-1-20MLB--
    10Leon Durham1B-OF6-2210L-L301980SLN: 1976-1-15MLB--
    12Nick Esasky1B-3B6-3205R-R281983CIN: 1978-1-17MLB--
    31John FrancoP5-10185L-L271984LAN: 1981-5-125MLB--
    26Leo GarciaCF-RF5-8160L-L251987Not draftedMLB--
    43Jeff GrayP6-1175R-R251988Not draftedMLB--
    25Ken GriffeyOF6-0210L-L381973CIN: 1969-29-682MLB--
    56Lenny Harris3B-2B5-10220L-R231988CIN: 1983-5-108MLB--
    20Danny JacksonP6-0195R-L261983KCA: 1982-1-1MLB--
    29Tracy JonesLF-RF6-3220R-R271986CIN: 1983-1-1MLB--
    11Barry LarkinSS6-0185R-R241986CIN: 1985-1-4MLB--
    23Lloyd McClendonC-OF6-0208R-R291987NYN: 1980-8-183MLB--
    8Terry McGriffC6-2195R-R241987CIN: 1981-8-197MLB--
    9Eddie MilnerOF5-11173L-L331980CIN: 1976-21-503MLB--
    46Rob MurphyP6-2215L-L281985CIN: 1981-1-3MLB--
    21Paul O'NeillRF6-4215L-L251985CIN: 1981-4-93MLB--
    16Ron Oester2B6-2195B-R321978CIN: 1974-9-215MLB--
    35Pat PacilloP6-2205R-R241987CIN: 1984-1-5MLB--
    38Pat PerryP6-1170L-L291985HOU: 1978-2-38MLB--
    9Luis Quinones3B-2B5-11175B-R261983Not draftedMLB--
    45Dennis RasmussenP6-7225L-L291983CAL: 1980-1-17MLB--
    34Jeff ReedC6-2190L-R251984MIN: 1980-1-12MLB--
    27Jose RijoP6-3200R-R231984UDFAMLB--
    33Ron RobinsonP6-4230R-R261984CIN: 1980-1-19MLB--
    39Ron RoenickeOF6-0180B-L311981LAN: 1977-1-17MLB--
    17Chris Sabo3B6-0185R-R261988CIN: 1983-2-30MLB--
    45Candy SierraP6-2190R-R211988Not draftedMLB--
    57Van SniderLF-RF6-3205L-R241988Not draftedMLB--
    36Mario SotoP6-0185R-R311977Not draftedMLB--
    35Randy St. ClaireP6-2190R-R271984UDFAMLB--
    15Jeff Treadway2B5-11165L-R251987MON: 1981-18-307MLB--
    47Frank WilliamsP6-1195R-R301984SFN: 1979-11-278MLB--
    29Herm WinninghamCF-OF5-11175L-R261984NYN: 1981-1-9MLB--

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