1999 Oakland Athletics Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 87-75
Finished 2nd in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 1,434,632, Avg. 17,712
Ballpark: Oakland Coliseum
Manager: Art Howe (87-75)
Location: Oakland, California
1999 Oakland Athletics Statistics
1999 Oakland Athletics Results

The Oakland Athletics of the American League ended the 1999 season with a record of 87 wins and 75 losses, finishing second in the AL's West Division.

The Athletics scored 893 runs and yielded 846 runs. Matt Stairs walloped 38 home runs for Oakland, while Tony Phillips, Jason Giambi, Miguel Tejada, Ben Grieve and John Jaha each added 20 or more as well. Jason Giambi drove in 123 runs and topped batters with significant playing time by hitting .315. Gil Heredia led the squad with 13 wins, and Tim Hudson recorded a 3.23 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Art Howe coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Kevin AppierPRRDecember 6, 19676'2"180Lancaster, CA USA
Rich BeckerCFLLFebruary 1, 19725'10"180Aurora, IL USA
Tom CandiottiPRRAugust 31, 19566'3"205Walnut Creek, CA USA
Eric Chavez3BLRDecember 7, 19776'1"215Los Angeles, CA USA
Ryan ChristensonCFRRMarch 28, 19745'11"175Redlands, CA USA
Jason Giambi1BLRJanuary 8, 19716'3"240West Covina, CA USA
Ben GrieveLFLRMay 4, 19766'4"200Arlington, TX USA
Buddy GroomPLLJuly 10, 19656'2"200Dallas, TX USA
Chad HarvillePRRSeptember 16, 19765'9"180Selmer, TN USA
Jimmy HaynesPRRSeptember 5, 19726'4"185La Grange, GA USA
Gil HerediaPRROctober 26, 19656'1"190Nogales, AZ USA
Ramon HernandezCRRMay 20, 19766'0"220Caracas, Distrito Federal Venezuela
A. J. HinchCRRMay 15, 19746'1"195Waverly, IA USA
Tim HudsonPRRJuly 14, 19756'1"175Columbus, GA USA
Jason IsringhausenPRRSeptember 7, 19726'3"235Brighton, IL USA
John Jaha1BRRMay 27, 19666'1"195Portland, OR USA
Kevin JarvisPLRAugust 1, 19696'2"200Lexington, KY USA
Doug JonesPRRJune 24, 19576'3"195Covina, CA USA
Tim KubinskiPLLJanuary 20, 19726'4"205Pullman, WA USA
Brett LaxtonPLROctober 5, 19736'2"205Stratford, NJ USA
Mike MacfarlaneCRRApril 12, 19646'1"200Stockton, CA USA
Ron MahayPLLJune 28, 19716'2"200Crestwood, IL USA
T. J. MathewsPRRJanuary 9, 19706'2"200Belleville, IL USA
Jason McDonaldCFBRMarch 20, 19725'8"175Modesto, CA USA
Greg McMichaelPRRDecember 1, 19666'3"215Knoxville, TN USA
Frank MenechinoSSRRJanuary 7, 19715'9"175Staten Island, NY USA
Omar OlivaresPRRJuly 6, 19676'1"185Mayaguez, P.R.
Mike OquistPRRMay 30, 19686'2"170La Junta, CO USA
Tony Phillips2BBRApril 25, 19595'10"175Atlanta, GA USA
Tim RainesLFBRSeptember 16, 19595'8"160Sanford, FL USA
Brad RigbyPRRMay 14, 19736'6"203Milwaukee, WI USA
Kenny RogersPLLNovember 10, 19646'1"200Savannah, GA USA
Olmedo Saenz3BRROctober 8, 19706'2"185Chitre, Herrera Panama
Scott Spiezio2BBRSeptember 21, 19726'2"195Joliet, IL USA
Matt StairsRFLRFebruary 27, 19685'9"200St. John, NB CAN
Blake SteinPRRAugust 3, 19736'7"210McComb, MS USA
Billy TaylorPRROctober 16, 19616'8"200Monticello, FL USA
Miguel TejadaSSRRMay 25, 19745'9"220Bani, Peravia D.R.
Jorge Velandia2BRRJanuary 12, 19755'9"160Caracas, Distrito Federal Venezuela
Randy Velarde2BRRNovember 24, 19626'0"185Midland, TX USA
Luis VizcainoPRRAugust 6, 19746'1"170Bani, Peravia D.R.
Tim WorrellPRRJuly 5, 19676'4"210Pasadena, CA USA