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1988 Denver Zephyrs Roster

American Association (AA) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 72-69
Finished 3rd in the AA's West Division
Manager: Duffy Dyer (72-69)
Affiliation: Milwaukee Brewers
Location: Denver, Colorado
Ballpark: Mile High Stadium
Attendance: 374,867, Avg. 5,317
1988 Denver Zephyrs Statistics

The Denver Zephyrs of the American Association ended the 1988 season with a record of 72 wins and 69 losses, finishing third in the league's West Division.

The Zephyrs paced the league with 755 runs, spearheaded by 108 home runs. Denver allowed 641 runs. German Rivera powered the team with 21 home runs, while Brad Komminsk walloped 20 or more, too. German Rivera drove in 87 runs. LaVel Freeman led all regular batters by hitting .318. Mark Knudson topped the squad with 11 wins and a team-best 3.4 ERA, tops among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Players from the 1988 Denver Zephyrs who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included Darryl Hamilton, Mark Knudson, Steve Kiefer, Brad Komminsk, Bob Stoddard, Steve Stanicek, Edgar Diaz, LaVel Freeman, Mike Felder, Tom Filer, Jeff Peterek, Bill Schroeder, Gary Sheffield, Donnie Scott, Keith Smith, Tim Pyznarski, Ronn Reynolds, Ron Romanick, German Rivera, Billy Jo Robidoux, Charlie O'Brien, John Pacella, Alex Madrid, Bill Mooneyham, Paul Mirabella, Juan Nieves, Jay Aldrich, Jim Adduci, Bryan Clutterbuck, Mark Ciardi, Billy Bates, Don August, Chris Bosio and Mike Birkbeck.

Duffy Dyer served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jim AdduciLLAugust 9, 19596'5"200Chicago, IL US
Jay AldrichRRApril 14, 19616'3"210Alexandria, LA US
Don AugustRRJuly 3, 19636'3"190Inglewood, CA US
Billy BatesLRDecember 7, 19635'7"155Houston, TX US
Mike BirkbeckRRMarch 10, 19616'1"190Orrville, OH US
Chris BosioRRApril 3, 19636'3"220Carmichael, CA US
Todd BrownRROctober 15, 19636'2"215
Alan CartwrightLLJanuary 20, 19616'0"180
Mark CiardiRRAugust 19, 19616'0"180New Brunswick, NJ US
Bryan ClutterbuckRRDecember 17, 19596'4"223Detroit, MI US
Edgar DiazRRFebruary 8, 19646'0"155Santurce, PR
Mike FelderSRNovember 18, 19615'8"160Vallejo, CA US
Tom FilerRRDecember 1, 19566'1"195Philadelphia, PA US
LaVel FreemanLLFebruary 18, 19635'9"170Oakland, CA US
Darryl HamiltonLRDecember 3, 19646'1"180Baton Rouge, LA US
Steve KieferRROctober 18, 19606'1"175Chicago, IL US
Mark KnudsonRROctober 28, 19606'5"215Denver, CO US
Brad KomminskRRApril 4, 19616'2"202Lima, OH US
Alex MadridRRApril 18, 19636'3"200Springerville, AZ US
Adrian MeagherR6'1"190
John MiglioLLMarch 10, 19616'3"185Chicago, IL US
Paul MirabellaLLMarch 20, 19546'1"190Belleville, NJ US
Bill MooneyhamRRAugust 16, 19606'0"175Livermore, CA US
Juan NievesLLJanuary 5, 19656'3"175Santurce, PR
Charlie O'BrienRRMay 1, 19606'2"195Tulsa, OK US
John PacellaRRSeptember 15, 19566'3"195Brooklyn, NY US
Jeff PeterekRRSeptember 22, 19636'2"195Michigan City, IN US
Tim PyznarskiRRFebruary 4, 19606'2"195Chicago, IL US
Ronn ReynoldsRRSeptember 28, 19586'0"200Wichita, KS US
German RiveraRRJuly 6, 19606'2"195Santurce, PR
Billy Jo RobidouxLRJanuary 13, 19646'1"200Ware, MA US
Angel RodriguezRR6'0"165
Ron RomanickRRNovember 6, 19606'4"195Burley, ID US
Daniel ScarpettaL6'2"192
Bill SchroederRRSeptember 7, 19586'2"200Baltimore, MD US
Donnie ScottSRAugust 16, 19615'11"185Dunedin, FL US
Gary SheffieldRRNovember 18, 19685'11"190Tampa, FL US
D. L. SmithRROctober 20, 19626'2"185Lynwood, CA US
Keith SmithSROctober 20, 19616'1"175Los Angeles, CA US
Steve StanicekRRJune 19, 19616'0"190Lake Forest, IL US
Bob StoddardRRMarch 8, 19576'1"190San Jose, CA US
Darryel WaltersRRJuly 21, 19645'11"165
Tim WatkinsSRAugust 14, 19646'4"210

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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