2005 Oakland Athletics Roster

The 2005 Oakland Athletics team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 2005 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 2005 Oakland Athletics Opening Day starters list, a 2005 Oakland Athletics salary list, a 2005 Oakland Athletics uniform number breakdown and a 2005 Oakland Athletics primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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"It was an awesome year and I wish we (the 2005 Oakland Athletics) were still playing, but any time the season ends, you're kind of glad. It's such a grind, so knowing that I'll have some time to just hang out and be a dad, I'm really looking forward to that." - Oakland Athletics Third Baseman Eric Chavez on MLB.com (Mychael Urban, 10/02/2005)

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Complete Roster

6-03
225
Right
Right
1980-12-11
6-01
185
Right
Right
1975-01-09
6-00
210
Right
Right
1980-07-25
6-02
170
Right
Right
1978-10-15
6-00
230
Right
Right
1973-11-25
6-03
164
Right
Right
1977-11-19
6-01
200
Right
Right
1976-10-17
5-11
190
Left
Left
1979-08-09
6-03
200
Right
Right
1974-11-01
6-01
180
Right
Left
1981-11-30
6-05
215
Right
Right
1980-09-17
6-02
185
Right
Right
1971-07-15
6-04
250
Left
Right
1979-05-24
5-11
175
Right
Right
1973-08-19
6-00
190
Left
Left
1970-04-13
6-00
185
Right
Right
1979-05-23
6-00
205
Right
Right
1983-08-02
6-04
205
Right
Right
1972-08-28
6-01
200
Right
Right
1968-09-28
6-02
205
Left
Left
1978-05-13
6-00
185
Right
Right
1970-02-10
6-00
190
Right
Right
1974-06-26
6-02
185
Right
Both
1972-03-27
6-01
180
Right
Left
1980-03-15
6-01
215
Right
Left
1977-12-07
5-10
175
Right
Left
1976-09-29
6-03
195
Right
Right
1980-01-12
6-03
240
Left
Left
1974-01-23
5-10
190
Right
Right
1977-06-06
5-10
190
Right
Right
1976-05-05
6-01
185
Right
Left
1969-12-14
6-02
210
Right
Left
1979-08-10
5-10
185
Right
Right
1975-10-30
5-11
165
Right
Right
1976-03-04
6-02
205
Right
Right
1976-02-16
6-01
215
Right
Both
1976-08-05
6-00
220
Left
Left
1975-12-02
5-10
185
Right
Right
1972-11-22
6-00
195
Left
Both
1980-11-25
6-00
190
Left
Left
1978-12-26
5-11
200
Left
Left
1978-09-05
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The 2005 Oakland Athletics played 162 games during the regular season, won 88 games, lost 74 games, and finished in second position. They played their home games at McAfee Coliseum (Park Factors: 103/103) where 2,109,118 fans witnessed their 2005 Athletics finish the season with a .543 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 2005 Oakland Athletics Opening Day starters list, a 2005 Oakland Athletics salary list, a 2005 Oakland Athletics uniform number breakdown and a 2005 Oakland Athletics primary starters list:

2005 Oakland Athletics
Salaries

Jason Kendall $10,571,429.00
Eric Chavez $8,500,000.00
Mark Kotsay $6,500,000.00
Barry Zito $5,600,000.00
Octavio Dotel $4,750,000.00
Erubiel Durazo $4,700,000.00
Scott Hatteberg $2,450,000.00
Eric Byrnes $2,200,000.00
Ricardo Rincon $1,900,000.00
Bobby Kielty $875,000.00
Keiichi Yabu $780,000.00
Rich Harden $750,000.00
Juan Cruz $600,000.00
Keith Ginter $583,333.00
Mark Ellis $400,000.00
Adam Melhuse $385,000.00
Bobby Crosby $350,000.00
Kiko Calero $330,000.00
Justin Duchscherer $329,500.00
Dan Haren $323,500.00
Marco Scutaro $323,500.00
Charles Thomas $319,000.00
Joe Blanton $316,500.00
Nick Swisher $316,500.00
Freddie Bynum $316,000.00
Santiago Casilla $316,000.00
Ron Flores $316,000.00
Dan Johnson $316,000.00
Huston Street $316,000.00
Matt Watson $316,000.00

Did you know that a 2005 Oakland Athletics 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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