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1998 BALTIMORE ORIOLES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Baltimore,MD
Team Record:  79-83   .488
Result:   4th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Ray Miller
General Manager:   Pat Gillick
Stadium:  Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Attendance:  3,684,650
Payroll:  $70,408,134
Playoffs: Season in progress

Baltimore Orioles affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jesse Orosco (41)
Youngest Player:  Sidney Ponson (21)
Longest Tenure:  Cal Ripken (18)
Top Hitter:  Rafael Palmeiro (9)
Top Pitcher:  Scott Erickson (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Rick Elder (#26)

Roster Continuity:  79.75%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees11448.704--
Boston9270.56822.0
Toronto8874.54326.0
Baltimore7983.48835.0
Tampa Bay6399.38951.0

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 
Mike MussinaP29$ 6,755,492  20 
Rafael Palmeiro1B33$ 6,515,828  24 
Cal RipkenSS-3B37$ 6,400,000  27 
Roberto Alomar2B30$ 6,343,771  28 
Brady AndersonCF-LF34$ 5,441,843  45 
Jimmy KeyP37$ 5,390,825  47 
Juan GuzmanP31$ 5,000,000  62 
Scott EricksonP30$ 3,700,000   
Chris HoilesC33$ 3,600,000   
Mike BordickSS32$ 3,583,333   
Joe CarterLF-RF38$ 3,151,380   
Scott KamienieckiP34$ 2,850,000   
Arthur RhodesP28$ 2,850,000   
Eric DavisCF-LF36$ 2,500,000   
Willie Greene3B26$ 1,750,000   
B.J. SurhoffLF-C33$ 1,716,667   
Doug DrabekP35$ 1,663,162   
Rich BeckerCF-RF26$ 1,550,000   
Jeff HammondsRF-CF27$ 1,333,333   
Harold BainesOF39$ 1,275,000   
Armando BenitezP25$ 1,100,000   
Jesse OroscoP41$ 1,100,000   
Alan MillsP31$ 1,000,000   
Pete SmithP32$ 975,000   
Terry MathewsP33$ 865,000   
Lenny WebsterC33$ 740,000   
Norm CharltonP35$ 650,000   
Ozzie GuillenSS34$ 450,000   
Jeff Reboulet2B-SS34$ 450,000   
Doug JohnsP30$ 250,000   
Nerio RodriguezP25$ 172,500   
Joel BennettP28$ 170,000   
Norm CharltonP35$ 170,000   
Danny ClyburnLF-RF24$ 170,000   
Rocky CoppingerP24$ 170,000   
Radhames DykhoffP23$ 170,000   
P.J. Forbes2B30$ 170,000   
Chris FussellP22$ 170,000   
Charlie GreeneC27$ 170,000   
Ozzie GuillenSS34$ 170,000   
Jerry Hairston3B-LF22$ 170,000   
Gene KingsaleCF-RF21$ 170,000   
Richie LewisP32$ 170,000   
Ryan Minor3B24$ 170,000   
Lyle MoutonRF-LF29$ 170,000   
Bobby MunozP30$ 170,000   
Willis Otanez3B-1B25$ 170,000   
Calvin Pickering1B21$ 170,000   
Sidney PonsonP21$ 170,000   
Jesus TavarezOF27$ 170,000   


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