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1998 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  69-93   .426
Result:   6th in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Gene Lamont
General Manager:   Cam Bonifay
Stadium:  Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance:  1,560,950
Payroll:  $13,752,000
Playoffs:  -

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jeff Tabaka (34)
Youngest Player:  Aramis Ramirez (20)
Longest Tenure:  Al Martin (7)
Top Hitter:  Jason Kendall (19)
Top Pitcher:  Francisco Cordova (14)
Top Draft Pick:  Clint Johnston (#15)

Roster Continuity:  71.18%
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Houston10260.630--
Chi Cubs9073.55212.5
St. Louis8379.51219.0
Cincinnati7785.47525.0
Milwaukee7488.45728.0
Pittsburgh6993.42633.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
46Jermaine AllensworthCFMLB6-0190RightRight1/11/197226Anderson,Indiana1993134PIT

62Steve BieserCF-LFMLB5-10170LeftRight8/4/196730Perryville,Missouri198932818PHI
13Adrian BrownCF-RFMLB6-0185BothRight2/7/197424McComb,Mississippi1992481351PIT
19Emil BrownCF-LFMLB6-2193RightRight12/29/197423Chicago,Illinois19946149OAK
41Jason ChristiansenPMLB6-5241RightLeft9/21/196928Omaha,Nebraska1991UDFA PIT
6Lou CollierSS-LFMLB5-10182RightRight8/21/197324Chicago,Illinois199231875PIT
67Francisco CordovaPMLB6-1197RightRight4/26/197226Veracruz,Mexico1996UDFA PIT
71Elmer DessensPMLB6-0187RightRight1/13/197226Hermosillo,Mexico1993UDFA PIT
14Freddy Garcia3B-LFMLB6-2190RightRight8/1/197225La Romana,Dominican Republic1991UDFA TOR
11Jose GuillenRF-LFMLB5-11195RightRight5/17/197622San Cristobal,Dominican Republic1992UDFA PIT
18Jason KendallCMLB6-0195RightRight6/26/197424San Diego,California1992123PIT
27Tim LakerCMLB6-3200RightRight11/27/196928Encino,California19886154MTL
48Sean LawrencePMLB6-4215LeftLeft9/2/197027Oak Park,Illinois19926175PIT
47Jon LieberPMLB6-3225LeftRight4/2/197028Council Bluffs,Iowa1992244KC
34Esteban LoaizaPMLB6-3210RightRight12/31/197126Tijuana,Mexico1991UDFA PIT
51Rich LoisellePMLB6-5253RightRight1/12/197226Neenah,Wisconsin199138992SD
28Al MartinLFMLB6-2214LeftLeft11/24/196730West Covina,California19858198ATL
36Javier MartinezPMLB6-2235RightRight2/5/197721Bayamon,Puerto Rico1994378CHC
30Manny MartinezCFMLB6-2169RightRight10/3/197027San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1988UDFA OAK
53Jeff McCurryPMLB6-6220RightRight1/21/197028Tokyo,Japan199014364PIT
10Abraham NunezSS-2BMLB5-11185BothRight3/16/197622Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1994UDFA TOR
15Keith OsikCMLB6-0192RightRight10/22/196829Port Jefferson,New York199024624PIT
38Chris PetersPMLB6-1170LeftLeft1/28/197226Bethel Park,Pennsylvania1993371046PIT
2Kevin PolcovichSSMLB5-9182RightRight6/28/197028Auburn,New York199230847PIT
16Aramis Ramirez3BMLB6-1219RightRight6/25/197820Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1994UDFA PIT
73Ricardo RinconPMLB5-10187LeftLeft4/13/197028Veracruz,Mexico1997UDFA PIT
31Chance Sanford3B-2BMLB5-10175LeftRight6/2/197226Houston,Texas199227763PIT
22Jason SchmidtPMLB6-5213RightRight1/29/197325Lewiston,Idaho19918206ATL
56Jose SilvaPMLB6-5235RightRight12/19/197324Tijuana,Mexico19916173TOR
25Mark SmithLF-RFMLB6-3235RightRight5/7/197028Pasadena,California199119BAL
17Doug Strange3B-2BMLB6-1188BothRight4/13/196434Greenville,South Carolina19857184DET
49Jeff TabakaPMLB6-2201RightLeft1/17/196434Barberton,Ohio1986243MTL
57Todd Van PoppelPMLB6-5210RightRight12/9/197126Hinsdale,Illinois1990114OAK
12Turner WardRF-CFMLB6-2204BothRight4/11/196533Orlando,Florida198618470NYY
35Marc WilkinsPMLB5-11212RightRight10/21/197027Mansfield,Ohio1992471323PIT
64Mike WilliamsPMLB6-2204RightRight7/29/196829Radford,Virginia199014362PHI
5Tony WomackSS-2BMLB5-9159LeftRight9/25/196928Danville,Virginia19917202PIT
29Kevin Young1BMLB6-3222RightRight6/16/196929Alpena,Michigan19907182PIT
Team PersonnelPosition 
Steve BlassBroadcaster 
Cam BonifayGeneral Manager 
Greg BrownBroadcaster 
Pablo CruzScout 
Lanny FrattareBroadcaster 
Duane GustavsonScout 
Craig KornfeldScout 
Gene LamontManager 
Chris LeinMajor League Advance Scout 
Jack LindThird Base Coach 
Jose LunaScout 
Rick RenickBench Coach 
Steve RihaScout 
Pat RoesslerMinor League Hitting Coordinator 
Doug TakaragawaScout 
Bob WalkBroadcaster 
Michael WilliamsScout 
Spin WilliamsBullpen Coach 


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