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1998 Toronto Blue Jays

Roster (40-man)

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88-74, Finished 3rd in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Tim Johnson (88-74)
GM: Gord Ash, Scouting Dir: Tim Wilken
Scored 816 runs, Allowed 768 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-77

Ballparks: SkyDome · Attendance: 2,454,303 (8th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 99, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 99, Pitching - 98

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1997 / 1999 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 DH PH PR WAR Salary
Carlos Almanzar 24 R R 6' 2" 166 Nov 6, 1973 2 25 0 0 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0 $172,500
Luis Andujar 25 R R 6' 2" 175 Nov 22, 1972 4 5 0 1 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Kevin Brown 25 R R 6' 2" 200 Apr 21, 1973 3 52 32 52 52 0 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.3 $170,000
Jose Canseco 33 R R 6' 4" 240 Jul 2, 1964 14 151 151 151 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 26 76 78 0 0 1.5 $2,125,000
Chris Carpenter 23 R R 6' 6" 230 Apr 27, 1975 2 33 24 1 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.9 $190,000
Roger Clemens 35 R R 6' 4" 205 Aug 4, 1962 15 33 33 2 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.2 $8,550,000 All-Star
Felipe Crespo 25 B R 5' 11" 195 Mar 5, 1973 3 66 27 66 53 0 0 1 8 2 0 19 1 24 44 2 16 7 0.2 $185,000
Jose Cruz 24 B R 6' 0" 190 Apr 19, 1974 2 105 96 105 105 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 103 0 109 0 1 2 1.5 $325,000
Mark Dalesandro 30 R R 6' 0" 185 May 14, 1968 3 32 14 32 28 0 18 2 0 8 0 0 0 1 1 0 6 1 0.1 $185,000
Carlos Delgado 26 L R 6' 3" 215 Jun 25, 1972 6 142 142 142 141 0 0 141 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.4 $2,400,000
Kelvim Escobar 22 R R 6' 1" 205 Apr 11, 1976 2 22 10 0 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.7 $220,000
Tom Evans 23 R R 6' 1" 200 Jul 9, 1974 2 7 2 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Tony Fernandez 36 B R 6' 2" 165 Jun 30, 1962 15 138 134 138 135 0 0 0 82 54 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 2.8 $2,000,000
Darrin Fletcher 31 L R 6' 2" 195 Oct 3, 1966 10 124 115 124 121 0 121 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 1.0 $1,475,000
Alex Gonzalez 25 R R 6' 0" 180 Apr 8, 1973 5 158 157 158 158 0 0 0 0 0 158 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 $1,497,500
Craig Grebeck 33 R R 5' 8" 160 Dec 29, 1964 9 102 83 102 101 0 0 0 91 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 1.0 $415,000
Shawn Green 25 L L 6' 4" 190 Nov 10, 1972 6 158 147 158 157 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 128 160 0 2 1 4.0 $1,475,000
Juan Guzman 31 R R 5' 11" 190 Oct 28, 1966 8 22 22 1 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.4 $5,000,000
Roy Halladay 21 R R 6' 6" 225 May 14, 1977 1st 2 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Erik Hanson 33 R R 6' 6" 210 May 18, 1965 11 11 8 1 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $3,533,333
Pat Hentgen 29 R R 6' 2" 210 Nov 13, 1968 8 29 29 2 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 $3,250,000
Pat Lennon 30 R R 6' 2" 200 Apr 27, 1968 5 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0.1
Randy Myers 35 L L 6' 1" 190 Sep 19, 1962 14 41 0 4 41 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $4,416,667
Tomas Perez 24 B R 5' 11" 185 Dec 29, 1973 4 6 2 6 5 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.0
Robert Person 28 R R 6' 0" 180 Oct 6, 1969 4 27 0 3 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.0 $265,000
Tony Phillips 39 B R 5' 10" 175 Apr 25, 1959 17 13 13 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 4 15 0 0 0 0.8
Dan Plesac 36 L L 6' 5" 205 Feb 4, 1962 13 78 0 4 78 78 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 $800,000
Paul Quantrill 29 L R 6' 1" 175 Nov 3, 1968 7 82 0 4 82 82 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.8 $1,150,000
Bill Risley 31 R R 6' 2" 215 May 29, 1967 7 44 0 1 44 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $405,000
Nerio Rodriguez 27 R R 6' 1" 220 Mar 4, 1971 3 7 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $172,500
Juan Samuel 37 R R 5' 11" 170 Dec 9, 1960 16 43 12 43 15 0 0 3 2 0 0 8 0 2 10 11 8 20 -0.4 $421,000
Benito Santiago 33 R R 6' 1" 180 Mar 9, 1965 13 15 6 15 15 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.0 $4,000,000
Steve Sinclair 26 L L 6' 2" 190 Aug 2, 1971 1st 24 0 0 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $170,000
Ed Sprague 30 R R 6' 2" 215 Jul 25, 1967 8 105 104 105 105 0 0 0 0 105 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 $2,350,000
Mike Stanley 35 R R 6' 1" 185 Jun 25, 1963 13 98 96 98 23 0 0 22 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 73 2 0 1.3 $1,800,000
Shannon Stewart 24 R R 6' 0" 175 Feb 25, 1974 4 144 125 144 144 0 0 0 0 0 0 110 44 0 154 0 2 2 3.4 $192,500
Dave Stieb 40 R R 6' 0" 185 Jul 22, 1957 16 19 3 1 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $450,000
Ben VanRyn 26 L L 6' 5" 185 Aug 9, 1971 2 10 0 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Woody Williams 31 R R 6' 0" 180 Aug 19, 1966 6 32 32 2 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.7 $1,615,000
Shannon Withem 25 R R 6' 3" 185 Sep 21, 1972 1st 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Kevin Witt 22 L R 6' 4" 195 Jan 5, 1976 1st 5 0 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 -0.1
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH 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.

1997 / 1999 Roster (40-man)