1998 Boston Red Sox Roster

The 1998 Boston Red Sox team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1998 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 1998 Boston Red Sox Opening Day starters list, a 1998 Boston Red Sox salary list, a 1998 Boston Red Sox uniform number breakdown and a 1998 Boston Red Sox primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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"I have things to work on, lots of things. I want to be a better defensive player. I want to keep improving as a hitter. Most of all, I want us to have a winning team. Individual stats don't mean squat if you don't win. Playing on a team that wins the World Series - that's my goal, and that will always be my goal as a professional baseball player. Anything less, and you're falling short, so the personal statistics don't really matter." - Nomar Garciaparra

1998 Boston Red Sox

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Complete Roster

6-04
205
Left
Left
1970-04-14
6-02
180
Left
Left
1975-12-08
6-01
185
Right
Right
1971-09-09
6-03
220
Right
Right
1975-08-16
6-01
220
Right
Right
1961-09-09
6-02
190
Right
Right
1954-10-03
6-00
250
Right
Right
1971-05-18
5-09
180
Right
Right
1967-11-18
6-01
205
Left
Left
1968-10-07
6-06
230
Right
Right
1973-06-01
6-02
200
Left
Left
1971-06-28
5-11
180
Right
Right
1971-10-25
6-01
190
Right
Both
1969-04-04
6-03
215
Right
Right
1976-02-13
6-01
195
Right
Right
1964-04-11
6-05
205
Left
Left
1969-05-10
5-11
180
Left
Left
1968-09-26
6-03
225
Left
Right
1965-01-02
5-11
165
Right
Right
1971-12-26
6-02
165
Right
Right
1973-03-13
6-02
210
Right
Right
1966-08-02
6-02
190
Right
Right
1972-08-05
6-06
230
Left
Left
1964-09-01
6-01
185
Right
Left
1969-12-14
5-11
200
Right
Right
1967-10-29
6-02
230
Right
Both
1972-04-11
6-00
169
Right
Right
1965-11-22
6-00
165
Right
Right
1973-07-23
6-01
175
Right
Right
1971-07-19
5-09
167
Right
Both
1965-08-13
5-10
200
Right
Right
1971-04-06
5-06
175
Right
Right
1975-06-17
6-01
185
Right
Right
1970-09-20
6-00
180
Right
Right
1967-02-18
6-01
275
Right
Left
1967-12-15
5-09
180
Right
Left
1969-09-07
5-10
170
Right
Right
1970-06-12
6-00
189
Right
Right
1967-08-28
5-11
170
Right
Both
1966-11-02
6-01
195
Left
Left
1974-04-11
6-00
196
Left
Left
1969-08-04
6-07
227
Right
Right
1970-07-11
6-00
196
Right
Both
1971-10-14
6-04
215
Left
Both
1968-09-25
6-00
195
Right
Right
1963-12-27
5-10
180
Right
Right
1969-08-06
6-01
185
Right
Right
1963-06-25
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The 1998 Boston Red Sox played 162 games during the regular season, won 92 games, lost 70 games, and finished in second position. They played their home games at Fenway Park (Park Factors: 100/99) where 2,314,704 fans witnessed their 1998 Red Sox finish the season with a .568 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 1998 Boston Red Sox Opening Day starters list, a 1998 Boston Red Sox salary list, a 1998 Boston Red Sox uniform number breakdown and a 1998 Boston Red Sox primary starters list:

1998 Boston Red Sox
Salaries

Pedro Martinez $7,575,000.00
Mo Vaughn $6,650,000.00
John Valentin $5,350,000.00
Steve Avery $3,900,000.00
Bret Saberhagen $3,800,000.00
Tim Wakefield $3,500,000.00
Tom Gordon $3,300,000.00
Reggie Jefferson $3,200,000.00
Troy O'Leary $2,400,000.00
Jim Leyritz $2,000,000.00
Pete Schourek $1,600,000.00
Dennis Eckersley $1,500,000.00
Butch Henry $1,367,500.00
Nomar Garciaparra $1,075,000.00
Jim Corsi $600,000.00
Darren Lewis $500,000.00
Damon Buford $460,000.00
Carlos Reyes $370,000.00
Darren Bragg $367,500.00
Midre Cummings $250,000.00
Mike Benjamin $242,500.00
Scott Hatteberg $240,000.00
John Wasdin $227,500.00
Rich Garces $190,000.00
Derek Lowe $172,000.00
Brian Barkley $170,000.00
Robinson Checo $170,000.00
Jin Ho Cho $170,000.00
Keith Johns $170,000.00
Ron Mahay $170,000.00
Lou Merloni $170,000.00
Keith Mitchell $170,000.00
Trot Nixon $170,000.00
Mandy Romero $170,000.00
Brian Rose $170,000.00
Donnie Sadler $170,000.00
Jason Varitek $170,000.00
Dario Veras $170,000.00

1998 Boston Red Sox
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 1998 Boston Red Sox 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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