1998 Oakland Athletics season: Wikis


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1998 Oakland Athletics
Major league affiliations
1998 information
Owner(s) Stephen Schott & Ken Hofmann
Manager(s) Art Howe
Local television KRON-TV
Fox Sports Bay Area
(Ray Fosse, Greg Papa, Ken Wilson)
Local radio KNEW
(Bill King, Ken Korach, Ray Fosse)

The Oakland Athletics' 1998 season involved the A's finishing 4th in the American League West with a record of 74 wins and 88 losses.



Regular season


Opening Day starters

  • Rafael Bournigal
  • Tom Candiotti
  • Jason Giambi
  • Ben Grieve
  • Rickey Henderson
  • A. J. Hinch
  • Dave Magadan
  • Jason McDonald
  • Scott Spiezio
  • Matt Stairs[14]

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB
Texas Rangers 88 74 .543 --
Anaheim Angels 85 77 .525 3
Seattle Mariners 76 85 .472 11½
Oakland Athletics 74 88 .457 14

Notable transactions


1998 Oakland Athletics
Pitchers Catchers



Other batters



Player stats


Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Jack Voigt 57 72 10 .139 1 10


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Edmonton Trappers Pacific Coast League Mike Quade
AA Huntsville Stars Southern League Jeffrey Leonard
A Modesto A's California League Juan Navarette
A Visalia Oaks California League Tony DeFrancesco
Short-Season A Southern Oregon Timberjacks Northwest League Greg Sparks
Rookie AZL Athletics Arizona League John Kuehl


  1. ^ Dane Johnson page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Scott Brosius page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Tony Batista page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Jorge Velandia page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Damon Berryhill page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Mark Acre page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ a b Jack Voigt page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Mike Blowers page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Izzy Molina page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Ricky Henderson page at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ a b Kevin Mitchell page at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Ernie Young page at Baseball Reference
  13. ^ Doug Bochtler page at Baseball Reference
  14. ^ http://baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1998&t=OAK
  15. ^ Mark Mulder page at Baseball Reference
  16. ^ Eric Byrnes page at Baseball Reference
  17. ^ Aaron Small page at Baseball Reference


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