1998 Memphis Redbirds Roster

Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 74-70
Finished 3rd in the PCL's East Division of the American Conference
Manager: Gaylen Pitts (74-70)
Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Ballpark: Tim McCarver Stadium
Attendance: 395,592, Avg. 5,572 in 71 home dates
1998 Memphis Redbirds Statistics

The Memphis Redbirds of the Pacific Coast League ended the 1998 season with a record of 74 wins and 70 losses, finishing third in the league's East Division of the American Conference.

The Redbirds led the league with just 611 runs allowed. Memphis scored 675 runs. Nate Dishington paced the team with 10 home runs Chip Hale recorded 66 runs batted in. Chip Hale and Juan Munoz topped all regular batters by hitting .268. Sean Lowe paced the squad with 12 wins, while Brady Raggio recorded a 3.08 ERA, tops among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Armando Almanza, Roberto Mejia, Rich Croushore, Adam Kennedy, Scarborough Green, Braden Looper, Tom Urbani, Juan Acevedo, Sean Lowe, Chip Hale, Brian Maxcy, Steve Ontiveros, Wayne Kirby, Mike Busby, Shawn Gilbert, Manny Aybar, Curtis King, Mark Little, Cliff Politte, Danny Sheaffer, Brian Barnes, Larry Luebbers, Luis Ordaz, Bryan Eversgerd, Rusty Meacham, Vince Coleman, Joe McEwing, J. D. Drew, Rick Heiserman, Placido Polanco, Bronson Heflin, Eli Marrero, Donovan Osborne, Keith McDonald, Brady Raggio, Todd Steverson and Matt Morris were all players from the 1998 Memphis Redbirds who played in the Majors during their careers.

Gaylen Pitts served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Juan AcevedoRRMay 5, 19706'2"245Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua MX
Armando AlmanzaLLOctober 26, 19726'3"205El Paso, TX US
Matt ArrandaleRRDecember 14, 19706'0"165St. Louis, MO US
Manny AybarRRMay 4, 19726'1"165Bani, Peravia DO
Brian BarnesLLMarch 25, 19675'9"170Roanoke Rapids, NC US
Mike BusbyRRDecember 27, 19726'4"210Lomita, CA US
Vince ColemanSRSeptember 22, 19616'0"170Jacksonville, FL US
Rich CroushoreRRAugust 7, 19706'4"210Lakehurst, NJ US
Nate DishingtonLRJanuary 8, 19756'3"290Burbank, CA US
J. D. DrewLRNovember 20, 19756'1"200Tallahassee, FL US
Bryan EversgerdRLFebruary 11, 19696'1"190Centralia, IL US
Shawn GilbertRRMarch 12, 19655'9"170Camden, NJ US
Scarborough GreenSRJune 9, 19745'10"170Creve Coeur, MO US
Chip HaleLRDecember 2, 19645'11"190San Jose, CA US
Bronson HeflinRRAugust 29, 19716'3"195Clarksville, TN US
Rick HeisermanRRFebruary 22, 19736'7"225Atlantic, IA US
Tyrone HorneLRNovember 2, 19705'10"185Troy, NC US
Adam KennedyLRJanuary 10, 19765'11"195Riverside, CA US
Curtis KingRROctober 25, 19706'5"200Norristown, PA US
Wayne KirbyLRJanuary 22, 19645'11"185Williamsburg, VA US
Mark LittleRRJuly 11, 19726'0"195Edwardsville, IL US
Braden LooperRROctober 28, 19746'4"210Weatherford, OK US
Kevin LovingierLLAugust 29, 19716'2"205Maywood, IL US
Sean LoweRRMarch 29, 19716'2"205Dallas, TX US
Larry LuebbersRROctober 11, 19696'6"190Cincinnati, OH US
Eli MarreroRRNovember 17, 19736'1"180La Habana, La Habana CU
Brian MaxcyRRMay 4, 19716'1"170Amory, MS US
Keith McDonaldRRFebruary 8, 19736'2"215Yokosuka, JP
Joe McEwingRROctober 19, 19725'10"170Bristol, PA US
Rusty MeachamRRJanuary 27, 19686'3"155Stuart, FL US
Roberto MejiaRRApril 14, 19725'11"160Hato Mayor del Rey, Hato Mayor DO
Doug MlickiRRApril 12, 19716'3"175Cleveland, OH US
Matt MorrisRRAugust 9, 19746'5"210Middletown, NY US
Juan MunozLLMarch 27, 19745'9"170Dirirmba, NI
Steve OntiverosRRMarch 5, 19616'0"180Tularosa, NM US
Luis OrdazRRAugust 12, 19755'11"170Maracaibo, Zulia VE
Donovan OsborneSLJune 21, 19696'2"195Roseville, CA US
Placido PolancoRROctober 10, 19755'9"190Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Cliff PolitteRRFebruary 27, 19745'11"185Kirkwood, MO US
Brady RaggioRRSeptember 17, 19726'4"210Los Angeles, CA US
Brian RuppRRSeptember 20, 19716'5"185St. Louis, MO US
Reed SecristLRMay 7, 19706'0"220Bountiful, UT US
Danny SheafferRRAugust 2, 19616'0"185Jacksonville, FL US
Mike StefanskiRRSeptember 12, 19696'2"210Flint, MI US
Todd SteversonRRNovember 15, 19716'2"194Los Angeles, CA US
Tom UrbaniLLJanuary 21, 19686'1"190Santa Cruz, CA US
Ron WarnerRRDecember 2, 19686'3"185Alhambra, CA US
Clint WeiblRRMarch 17, 19756'3"180Mount Pleasant, PA US

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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