1988 Las Vegas Stars Roster

Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 74-66
Finished 2nd in the PCL's South Division
Manager: Steve Smith (74-66)
Affiliation: San Diego Padres
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Ballpark: Cashman Field
Attendance: 305,622, Avg. 4,366
1988 Las Vegas Stars Statistics

Playoffs - Las Vegas Stars 3 games, Albuquerque Dukes 0
Finals - Las Vegas Stars 3 games, Vancouver Canadians 1

The Las Vegas Stars of the Pacific Coast League ended the 1988 season with a record of 74 wins and 66 losses, finishing second in the league's South Division.

The Stars scored 795 runs, most in the league. Las Vegas conceded 758 runs. Rob Nelson paced the squad with 23 home runs, while Sandy Alomar walloped 15 or more, too. Rob Nelson drove in 77 runs. Mike Brumley led batters with significant playing time by hitting .315. Todd Simmons topped the squad with 12 wins, and Joe Bitker recorded a 3.59 ERA, tops among regular hurlers.

Members of the 1988 Las Vegas Stars who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Joel McKeon, Shane Mack, Keith Comstock, Greg Harris, Joey Cora, Randy Byers, Joe Bitker, Jerald Clark, Ed Vosberg, Roberto Alomar, Rob Nelson, Stan Jefferson, Eric Nolte, Thomas Howard, Sandy Alomar, Bruce Bochy, Bip Roberts, Shawn Abner, Gary Green and Mike Brumley.

Steve Smith served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Shawn AbnerRRJune 17, 19666'1"190Hamilton, OH US
Roberto AlomarSRFebruary 5, 19686'0"184Ponce, PR
Sandy AlomarRRJune 18, 19666'5"200Salinas, PR
Mike BassoRRJuly 18, 19646'2"195Dallas, TX US
Joe BitkerRRFebruary 12, 19646'1"175Glendale, CA US
Bruce BochyRRApril 16, 19556'3"205Landes de Bussac, FR
Tom BrassilRRJune 17, 19606'3"180
Mike BrumleySRApril 9, 19635'10"165Oklahoma City, OK US
Randy ByersLROctober 2, 19646'2"180Bridgeton, NJ US
Jerald ClarkRRAugust 10, 19636'4"200Crockett, TX US
Keith ComstockLLDecember 23, 19556'0"174San Francisco, CA US
Joey CoraSRMay 14, 19655'7"150Caguas, PR
Mike CostelloRAugust 28, 19626'2"230
Terry GilmoreRRJanuary 11, 19656'2"210Cortland, NY US
Gary GreenRRJanuary 14, 19626'3"175Pittsburgh, PA US
Greg HarrisRRDecember 1, 19636'3"190Greensboro, NC US
Thomas HowardSRDecember 11, 19646'2"200Middletown, OH US
Stan JeffersonSRDecember 4, 19625'11"175New York, NY US
Joe LynchRNovember 17, 19626'0"175New Brunswick, NJ US
Shane MackRRDecember 7, 19636'0"185Los Angeles, CA US
Joel McKeonLLFebruary 25, 19636'0"185Covington, KY US
Rob NelsonLLMay 17, 19646'4"215Pasadena, CA US
Eric NolteLLApril 28, 19646'3"205Canoga Park, CA US
Brad PoundersRRSeptember 1, 19636'4"205Riverside, CA US
Bip RobertsSROctober 27, 19635'7"150Berkeley, CA US
Pete RobertsLLMay 17, 19656'3"190
Todd SimmonsRRSeptember 11, 19636'4"200Bellflower, CA US
Kevin TowersRNovember 11, 19616'1"185
Ed VosbergLLSeptember 28, 19616'1"190Tucson, AZ US
Bill WronaRRJanuary 11, 19615'8"160

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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