1996 Chicago Cubs Roster

The 1996 Chicago Cubs team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1996 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1996 Chicago Cubs Opening Day starters list, a 1996 Chicago Cubs salary list, a 1996 Chicago Cubs uniform number breakdown and a 1996 Chicago Cubs primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"I'm seeing the ball well. I'm not trying for home runs. I'm trying to hit to right field more. When I do that, the home run comes." - Sammy Sosa
1996 Chicago Cubs


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Complete Roster

6-03
205
Right
Right
1973-03-06
6-03
237
Right
Right
1968-11-14
6-02
185
Right
Right
1965-08-21
6-03
210
Right
Right
1964-02-17
6-00
170
Left
Right
1965-10-28
6-01
190
Right
Right
1969-04-01
6-01
170
Right
Right
1969-01-13
6-02
195
Right
Right
1957-06-24
6-01
200
Right
Right
1969-06-26
6-04
210
Right
Right
1967-03-27
6-02
192
Left
Right
1959-05-16
6-00
187
Right
Right
1964-10-19
6-05
190
Right
Right
1970-10-12
6-02
195
Right
Right
1968-02-11
6-04
220
Right
Right
1974-01-19
6-04
205
Right
Right
1970-10-31
6-02
205
Right
Left
1967-05-19
6-03
220
Right
Right
1961-04-09
6-02
210
Right
Left
1971-01-17
6-01
180
Right
Right
1971-02-16
6-02
195
Right
Right
1967-06-04
5-11
180
Right
Both
1967-08-16
6-03
220
Left
Left
1971-06-22
5-11
170
Right
Right
1963-10-09
6-00
208
Right
Right
1966-03-02
6-02
190
Left
Left
1964-06-28
5-09
165
Right
Right
1965-07-30
6-01
180
Right
Right
1969-07-14
6-03
200
Right
Left
1962-09-30
5-09
170
Right
Right
1967-10-05
6-02
180
Right
Right
1959-09-18
5-11
185
Right
Right
1966-08-16
6-02
200
Left
Left
1968-12-25
6-02
170
Right
Right
1970-08-25
6-02
210
Right
Left
1967-09-03
6-02
205
Left
Left
1972-04-11
6-04
225
Right
Left
1972-06-06
6-00
185
Right
Both
1967-08-27
6-00
225
Right
Right
1968-11-12
6-02
205
Right
Right
1970-09-18
6-01
180
Left
Left
1973-06-29


The 1996 Chicago Cubs played 162 games during the regular season, won 76 games, lost 86 games, and finished in fourth position. They played their home games at Wrigley Field (Park Factors: 101/101) where 2,219,110 fans witnessed their 1996 Cubs finish the season with a .469 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1996 Chicago Cubs Opening Day starters list, a 1996 Chicago Cubs salary list, a 1996 Chicago Cubs uniform number breakdown and a 1996 Chicago Cubs primary starters list:


1996 Chicago Cubs
Salaries

Sammy Sosa $4,750,000.00
Mark Grace $4,175,000.00
Jaime Navarro $3,600,000.00
Brian McRae $3,400,000.00
Ryne Sandberg $2,300,000.00
Frank Castillo $1,600,000.00
Luis Gonzalez $1,400,000.00
Rey Sanchez $1,200,000.00
Felix Fermin $850,000.00
Doug Jones $825,000.00
Scott Servais $822,500.00
Bob Patterson $675,000.00
Leo Gomez $550,000.00
Dave Magadan $500,000.00
Mike Perez $500,000.00
Jim Bullinger $385,000.00
Larry Casian $275,000.00
Jose Hernandez $253,000.00
Kevin Foster $230,000.00
Steve Trachsel $220,000.00
Brian Dorsett $210,000.00
Turk Wendell $184,000.00
Scott Bullett $160,000.00
Ozzie Timmons $150,000.00
Todd Haney $127,500.00
Mike Campbell $125,000.00
Terry Adams $113,000.00
Mike Hubbard $112,000.00
Kent Bottenfield $111,000.00
Brant Brown $109,000.00
Doug Glanville $109,000.00
Tyler Houston $109,000.00
Robin Jennings $109,000.00
Brooks Kieschnick $109,000.00
Rodney Myers $109,000.00
Tanyon Sturtze $109,000.00
Dave Swartzbaugh $109,000.00
Amaury Telemaco $109,000.00
Pedro Valdes $109,000.00

Did you know that a 1996 Chicago Cubs Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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