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1991 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Oakland,CA
Team Record:  84-78   .519
Result:   4th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Tony LaRussa
General Manager:   Sandy Alderson
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance:  2,713,493
Payroll:  $33,632,500
Playoffs:  -

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Rick Honeycutt (37)
Youngest Player:  Todd Van Poppel (19)
Longest Tenure:  Carney Lansford, Curt Young (9)
Top Hitter:  Jose Canseco (7)
Top Pitcher:  Mike Moore (16)
Top Draft Pick:  Brent Gates (#26)

Roster Continuity:  80.87%
Top Prospect:   Todd Van Poppel
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Minnesota9567.586--
Chi White Sox8775.5378.0
Texas8577.52510.0
Oakland8478.51911.0
Seattle8379.51212.0
KC Royals8280.50613.0
California8181.50014.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Jose CansecoRF-LF26$ 3,500,000  11 
Bob WelchP34$ 3,450,000  12 
Rickey HendersonLF-OF32$ 3,250,000  20 
Dave StewartP34$ 3,166,667  27 
Dennis EckersleyP36$ 3,000,000  32 
Mark McGwire1B27$ 2,850,000  35 
Dave HendersonCF-OF32$ 2,500,000  56 
Ron DarlingP30$ 1,966,667   
Mike MooreP31$ 1,591,667   
Andy HawkinsP31$ 1,533,334   
Harold BainesOF32$ 1,358,333   
Rick HoneycuttP37$ 1,350,000   
Carney Lansford3B34$ 1,275,000   
Brook Jacoby3B31$ 1,150,000   
Gene NelsonP30$ 1,100,000   
Terry SteinbachC29$ 1,050,000   
Willie WilsonOF35$ 1,000,000   
Eric ShowP35$ 800,000   
Ernest RilesSS-3B30$ 792,500   
Walt WeissSS27$ 780,000   
Curt YoungP31$ 775,000   
Mike Gallego2B-SS30$ 565,000   
Vance Law3B-2B34$ 500,000   
Jamie QuirkC-3B36$ 500,000   
Todd BurnsP27$ 325,000   
Joe KlinkP29$ 140,000   
Lance Blankenship2B-RF27$ 125,000   
Steve ChitrenP24$ 105,000   
Troy AfenirC27$ 100,000   
Dana AllisonP24$ 100,000   
Mike BordickSS25$ 100,000   
John BriscoeP23$ 100,000   
Scott Brosius3B24$ 100,000   
Kevin CampbellP26$ 100,000   
Kirk DressendorferP22$ 100,000   
Johnny GuzmanP20$ 100,000   
Reggie HarrisP22$ 100,000   
Scott HemondC-2B25$ 100,000   
Dann HowittRF-LF27$ 100,000   
Doug JenningsLF-1B26$ 100,000   
Brad KomminskOF30$ 100,000   
Fred Manrique2B-SS29$ 100,000   
Joe SlusarskiP24$ 100,000   
Todd Van PoppelP19$ 100,000   
Bruce WaltonP28$ 100,000   
Ron Witmeyer1B24$ 100,000   


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