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1999 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  87-75   .537
Result:   2nd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Art Howe
General Manager:   Billy Beane
Stadium:  Network Associates Coliseum
Attendance:  1,434,632
Payroll:  $24,150,333
Playoffs:  -

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Doug Jones (42)
Youngest Player:  Eric Chavez (21)
Longest Tenure:  Jason Giambi, Billy Taylor (5)
Top Hitter:  Jason Giambi (9)
Top Pitcher:  Gil Heredia (17)
Top Draft Pick:  Barry Zito (#9)

Roster Continuity:  68.68%
Top Prospect:   Eric Chavez
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Texas9567.586--
Oakland8775.5378.0
Seattle7983.48816.0
Anaheim7092.43225.0

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 
Kenny RogersP34$ 5,000,000  86 
Kevin AppierP31$ 4,800,000  97 
Tom CandiottiP41$ 3,000,000   
Billy TaylorP37$ 2,500,000   
Jason GiambiDH28$ 2,103,333   
Greg McMichaelP32$ 1,950,000   
Matt StairsDH-1B31$ 1,950,000   
Omar OlivaresP31$ 1,825,000   
Randy Velarde2B-3B36$ 1,600,000   
Tim WorrellP31$ 900,000   
Buddy GroomP33$ 850,000   
T.J. MathewsP29$ 750,000   
Tony Phillips2B-LF40$ 700,000   
Mike MacFarlaneC35$ 600,000   
Tim RainesLF-OF39$ 600,000   
John Jaha1B33$ 525,000   
Rich BeckerCF-RF27$ 475,000   
Jason IsringhausenP26$ 475,000   
Gil HerediaP33$ 450,000   
Mike OquistP31$ 450,000   
Doug JonesP42$ 400,000   
Ben GrieveRF-LF23$ 300,000   
Jimmy HaynesP26$ 280,000   
Scott Spiezio1B-2B26$ 260,000   
Olmedo Saenz1B-3B28$ 240,000   
A.J. HinchC25$ 230,000   
Miguel Tejada2B-3B25$ 230,000   
Jason McDonaldCF-LF27$ 222,500   
Blake SteinP25$ 207,500   
Ryan ChristensonCF-LF25$ 202,500   
Brad RigbyP26$ 201,500   
Brad RigbyP26$ 201,500   
Eric Chavez3B21$ 201,000   
Jorge Velandia2B-SS24$ 201,000   
Chad HarvilleP22$ 200,000   
Ramon HernandezC23$ 200,000   
Tim HudsonP23$ 200,000   
Kevin JarvisP29$ 200,000   
Tim KubinskiP27$ 200,000   
Brett LaxtonP25$ 200,000   
Ron MahayP28$ 200,000   
Frank Menechino2B28$ 200,000   
Luis VizcainoP22$ 200,000   


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