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2008 Oakland Athletics

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teamname:
year:
leaguename:
American League
division:
West
level:
MLB
nickname:
Athletics
record:
75-86
GBL:
24.5
Spring Record:
18-8
div rank:
3
League rank:
10
MLB Rank:
19
manager:
ballpark:
McAfee Coliseum
spring ballpark:
Phoenix Municipal Stadium
Attendance:
1,665,256
att rk:
27
payroll:
47,967,126
pay rk:
13
Top Draft Pick:
playoffs:
dnq
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player name job pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info total jobs
Bob Geren Manager c 6-3 205 R R 1961-09-22 San Diego,CA MLB 1988-1993 1979-1993
1979-  1-  24-SDN
27
Don Wakamatsu Bench Coach c 6-2 200 R R 1963-02-22 Hood River,OR MLB 1991-1991 1982-1996
1985- 11- 266-CIN
24
Ty Van Burkleo Hitting Coach 1b 6-5 225 L L 1963-10-07 Oakland,CA MLB 1993-1994 1982-1996
1981-    UDFA-MIL
20
Curt Young Pitching Coach p 6-1 180 R L 1960-04-16 Saginaw,MI MLB 1983-1993 1981-1993
1981-  4-  92-OAK
21
Tye Waller First Base Coach 3b-of 6-0 180 R R 1957-03-14 Fresno,CA MLB 1980-1987 1977-1987
1977-  4-  82-SLN
27
Tony DeFrancesco Third Base Coach of 5-11 190 R R 1963-04-24 Suffern,NY AAA -- 1982-1992
1984-  9- 224-BOS
28
Ron Romanick Bullpen Coach p 6-4 195 R R 1960-11-06 Burley,ID MLB 1984-1986 1981-1988
1981-  1-   4-CAL
21
Billy Beane General Manager of 6-4 195 R R 1962-03-29 Orlando,FL MLB 1984-1989 1980-1989
1980-  1-  23-NYN
18
Ray Fosse Broadcaster c 6-2 215 R R 1947-04-04 Marion,IL MLB 1967-1979 1967-1979
1965-  1-   7-CLE
25
Glen Kuiper Broadcaster ss 6-2 170 L R 1963-05-20 Racine,WI A- -- 1985-1986
1982- 10- 243-CIN
7
Keith Lieppman Director of Player Development ss 6-2 205 R R 1949-01-17 Kansas City,MO AAA -- 1970-1979
1971-  2-  26-OAK
33
Gil Patterson Minor League Pitching Coordinator p 6-1 185 R R 1955-09-05 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1977-1977 1976-1982
1975-  1-   7-NYA
20
Jeff Bittiger Scout p 5-10 175 R R 1962-04-13 Jersey City,NJ MLB 1986-1989 1980-2002
1980-  7- 157-NYN
11
Mike Holmes Scout p 6-2 200 R R 1975-10-11 Greensboro,NC A+ -- 1994-2000
1997- 18- 545-OAK
15
Eric Martins Scout 2b 5-9 170 R R 1972-11-19 East Los Angeles,CA AAA -- 1994-2003
1994- 17- 457-OAK
9
Neil Avent Scout 2b-3b 5-10 170 R R 1967-06-11 Rocky Mount,NC College -- 1986-1989
--
6
Randy Johnson Special Asst to General Manager 3b 6-1 190 R R 1956-06-10 Escondido,CA MLB 1982-1984 1977-1986
1978- 11- 263-NYN
19
17 record(s)