1999 Oakland Athletics season

1999 Oakland Athletics season

The Oakland Athletics' 1999 season involved the A's finishing 2nd in the American League West with a record of 87 wins and 75 losses. In doing so, the Athletics finished with their first winning record since 1992. The campaign was also the first of eight consecutive winning seasons for the Athletics (the last of these coming in 2006).

Offseason

  • December 14, 1998: Tony Phillips was signed as a free agent by the Athletics.[1]
  • December 14, 1998: Rafael Bournigal was released by the Oakland Athletics.[2]
  • January 7, 1999: Marc Newfield was signed as a free agent by the Athletics.[3]
  • January 8, 1999: Mike Oquist was signed as a Free Agent with the Oakland Athletics.[4]
  • January 26, 1999: Tim Raines was signed as a free agent by the Athletics.[5]
  • February 17, 1999: John Jaha signed as a free agent by the Athletics.[6]

Regular season

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB
Texas Rangers 95 67 .586 --
Oakland Athletics 87 75 .537 8
Seattle Mariners 79 83 .488 16
Anaheim Angels 70 92 .432 25

Notable transactions

Roster

1999 Oakland Athletics
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Billy Taylor 43 1 5 26 3.98 38

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Vancouver Canadians Pacific Coast League Mike Quade
AA Midland RockHounds Texas League Tony DeFrancesco
A Modesto A's California League Bob Geren
A Visalia Oaks California League Juan Navarrete
Short-Season A Southern Oregon Timberjacks Northwest League Greg Sparks
Rookie AZL Athletics Arizona League John Kuehl

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Vancouver, AZL Athletics

References

  • 1999 Oakland Athletics team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1999 Oakland Athletics team page at www.baseball-almanac.com