1988 Charleston Rainbows Roster

South Atlantic League (SAL) - Class: A
Team Record: 85-53
Finished 1st in the SAL's South Division
Manager: Jack Krol (85-53)
Affiliation: San Diego Padres
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Ballpark: Hampton Park
Attendance: 55,909, Avg. 810
1988 Charleston Rainbows Statistics

Playoffs - Charleston Rainbows 2 games, Myrtle Beach Blue Jays 1
Finals - Spartanburg Phillies 3 games, Charleston Rainbows 0

The Charleston Rainbows of the South Atlantic League ended the 1988 season with a record of 85 wins and 53 losses, finishing first in the league's South Division.

The Rainbows paced the league with just 435 runs allowed. Charleston scored 560 runs. led the team with 11 home runs. and drove in 90 runs, while leading batters with significant playing time by connecting at a .287 clip. Mike Myers topped the squad with 15 wins, and Omar Olivares recorded a 2.24 ERA, best among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Players from the 1988 Charleston Rainbows who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included José Valentín, Omar Olivares, Doug Brocail and Rafael Valdez.

Jack Krol served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Tim BarkerRRMay 7, 19635'10"175
David BondLLAugust 19, 19666'5"185
Doug BrocailLRMay 16, 19676'5"220Clearfield, PA US
Monte BrooksRRJune 22, 19655'11"170
Brian CisarikLLJune 12, 19655'11"170
Jay EstradaRRAugust 11, 19666'4"200
Reggie FarmerLLMay 8, 19656'1"195
Willie ForbesLDecember 14, 19646'0"165
Todd HansenLJuly 5, 19666'3"175
Keith HarrisonLLJune 1, 19675'11"160
Charles HillemannRRJanuary 19, 19666'0"180
Mike KingLRSeptember 4, 19676'3"205
Mark KlevenSRFebruary 25, 19655'7"165
Tony LewisRRMarch 23, 19656'4"210
Bob LuttickenRRAugust 25, 19666'2"186San Francisco, CA US
Mike MyersRAugust 17, 19656'3"208
Omar OlivaresRRJuly 6, 19676'1"185Mayaguez, PR
Tony PellegrinoRRJanuary 25, 19656'1"190Smithtown, NY US
Darrin ReichleSRFebruary 24, 19666'5"215Melbourne, FL US
Osvaldo SanchezLLDecember 24, 19696'2"175
Nelson SilverioRRAugust 2, 19676'0"188
Saul SolteroRRJanuary 23, 19666'5"210Tucson, AZ US
Todd TorchiaRRMay 24, 19656'2"180
Rafael ValdezRRDecember 17, 19675'11"165Nizao, Peravia DO
José ValentínSROctober 12, 19695'10"175Manati, PR
Jim WasemRRMarch 6, 19625'11"175

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.

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