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1988 Cincinnati Reds

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1987 / 1989

87-74, Finished 2nd in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Pete Rose (75-59) and Tommy Helms (12-15)
GM: Murray Cook (Hired 10/12/1987), Farm Dir: Branch Rickey III, Scouting Dir: John Cox
Scored 641 runs, Allowed 596 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-75

Ballparks: Riverfront Stadium · Attendance: 2,072,528 (4th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 105, Pitching - 104

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1987 / 1989 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Jack Armstrong 23 R R 6' 5" 220 Mar 7, 1965 1st 14 13 14 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.4
Buddy Bell 36 R R 6' 1" 180 Aug 27, 1951 17 21 15 21 15 0 0 2 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 -0.2 $790,909
Tim Birtsas 27 L L 6' 7" 240 Sep 5, 1960 3 36 4 36 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5 $70,000
Keith Brown 24 B R 6' 4" 215 Feb 14, 1964 1st 4 3 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Marty Brown 25 R R 6' 1" 190 Jan 23, 1963 1st 10 2 10 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 -0.2
Tom Browning 28 L L 6' 1" 190 Apr 28, 1960 5 41 36 41 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3.1 $442,500
Norm Charlton 25 B L 6' 3" 195 Jan 6, 1963 1st 10 10 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $62,500
Dave Collins 35 B L 5' 11" 175 Oct 20, 1952 14 99 25 99 38 0 0 3 0 0 0 13 5 18 36 65 1 -0.8 $175,000
Dave Concepcion 40 R R 6' 2" 155 Jun 17, 1948 19 84 47 84 74 1 0 16 46 9 13 0 0 0 0 21 0 -0.5 $370,000
Kal Daniels 24 L R 5' 11" 195 Aug 20, 1963 3 140 138 140 137 0 0 0 0 0 0 137 0 0 137 2 0 5.6 $185,000
Eric Davis 26 R R 6' 2" 165 May 29, 1962 5 135 130 135 130 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 125 5 130 3 2 4.3 $899,000
Bo Diaz 35 R R 5' 11" 185 Mar 23, 1953 12 92 81 92 88 0 88 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0.3 $850,000
Rob Dibble 24 L R 6' 4" 230 Jan 24, 1964 1st 37 0 37 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.7 $62,500
Leon Durham 30 L L 6' 1" 185 Jul 31, 1957 9 21 14 21 17 0 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 -0.2
Nick Esasky 28 R R 6' 3" 200 Feb 24, 1960 6 122 109 122 116 0 0 116 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 1.0 $460,000
John Franco 27 L L 5' 10" 170 Sep 17, 1960 5 70 0 70 70 70 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0 $675,000
Leo Garcia 25 L L 5' 8" 160 Nov 6, 1962 2 23 3 23 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 3 9 14 1 -0.1
Jeff Gray 25 R R 6' 1" 175 Apr 10, 1963 1st 5 0 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Ken Griffey 38 L L 5' 11" 190 Apr 10, 1950 16 25 9 25 10 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0.1
Lenny Harris 23 L R 5' 10" 195 Oct 28, 1964 1st 16 12 16 14 0 0 0 6 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.7
Danny Jackson 26 R L 6' 0" 205 Jan 5, 1962 6 35 35 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.1 $390,000 All-Star
Tracy Jones 27 R R 6' 3" 180 Mar 31, 1961 3 37 19 37 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 23 26 14 1 0.0 $157,500
Barry Larkin HOF 24 R R 6' 0" 185 Apr 28, 1964 3 151 148 151 147 0 0 0 0 0 147 0 0 0 0 3 0 7.0 $127,500 All-Star
Lloyd McClendon 29 R R 5' 10" 190 Jan 11, 1959 2 72 26 72 53 0 23 12 0 2 0 11 0 6 17 28 1 -0.3 $75,000
Terry McGriff 24 R R 6' 2" 190 Sep 23, 1963 2 35 28 35 32 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0.2 $66,000
Eddie Milner 33 L L 5' 11" 173 May 21, 1955 9 23 10 23 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 11 2 15 8 0 -0.1 $250,000
Rob Murphy 28 L L 6' 2" 200 May 26, 1960 4 76 0 76 76 76 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 $175,000
Paul O'Neill 25 L L 6' 4" 200 Feb 25, 1963 4 145 129 145 136 0 0 21 0 0 0 0 8 114 122 12 0 2.2 $97,500
Ron Oester 32 B R 6' 2" 185 May 5, 1956 11 54 42 54 52 0 0 0 49 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 1 0.6 $290,000
Pat Pacillo 24 R R 6' 2" 205 Jul 23, 1963 2 6 0 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Pat Perry 29 L L 6' 1" 190 Feb 4, 1959 4 12 0 12 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.0 $132,500
Luis Quinones 26 B R 5' 11" 165 Apr 28, 1962 4 23 10 23 15 0 0 0 4 4 10 0 0 0 0 6 3 0.2 $74,000
Dennis Rasmussen 29 L L 6' 7" 230 Apr 18, 1959 6 11 11 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $457,500
Jeff Reed 25 L R 6' 2" 190 Nov 12, 1962 5 49 42 49 49 0 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.3
Jose Rijo 23 R R 6' 1" 200 May 13, 1965 5 49 19 49 49 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.6 $127,500
Ron Robinson 26 R R 6' 4" 235 Mar 24, 1962 5 17 16 17 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.9 $390,000
Ron Roenicke 31 B L 6' 0" 180 Aug 19, 1956 8 14 8 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 10 15 3 0 -0.4
Chris Sabo 26 R R 5' 11" 185 Jan 19, 1962 1st 137 131 137 135 0 0 0 0 135 2 0 0 0 0 3 1 5.1 $62,500 All-Star
Candy Sierra 21 R R 6' 2" 190 Mar 27, 1967 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Van Snider 24 L R 6' 3" 185 Aug 11, 1963 1st 11 6 11 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 3 9 4 0 0.1
Mario Soto 31 R R 6' 0" 174 Jul 12, 1956 12 14 14 14 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7 $1,200,000
Randy St. Claire 27 R R 6' 3" 180 Aug 23, 1960 5 10 0 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Jeff Treadway 25 L R 5' 10" 170 Jan 22, 1963 2 103 82 103 99 0 0 0 97 2 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 1.7 $65,000
Frank Williams 30 R R 6' 1" 180 Feb 13, 1958 5 60 0 60 60 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $442,500
Herm Winningham 26 L R 5' 11" 185 Dec 1, 1961 5 53 22 53 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 21 8 43 10 5 0.1
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1987 / 1989 Roster (40-man)