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1987 Detroit TigersPayroll Summary
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Willie Hernandez earned $1,060,000 for the 1987 Detroit Tigers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTigers
LocationDetroit,Michigan
Record98-64 (1st in American League East)League Rank1stMLB Rank1st
BallparkTiger Stadium
ManagerSparky AndersonGeneral ManagerBill Lajoie
CoachesBilly Consolo (Bench Coach), Alex Grammas (Third Base Coach), Billy Muffett (Pitching Coach), Vada Pinson (Hitting Coach), Dick Tracewski (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsLost ALCS (Twins)
#1 Draft PickBill Henderson (#20)
Attendance2,061,830 (Rank: 12th)
Minor League AffiliatesToledo Mud Hens (AAA) 70-70 ... Glens Falls Tigers (AA) 58-79 ... Lakeland Tigers (A+) 74-61 ... Fayetteville Generals (A) 65-74 ... Bristol Tigers (Rk) 20-49 ...
Years Available1901-2019

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Payroll Data for 1987 Detroit Tigers

TopNEXTPayrolls Main 1st Round Draft Picks Active Players Currently Active on this Team
Player NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationSalary ($)MLB-RankTM-RankStatusCurrent Org (Level)
Doyle AlexanderP6-3 200 R-R 1950-09-04 36Cordova,Alabama MLB1968-19891971-1989
1968- 9- 185-LAN
650,0001578  
Doug BakerSS-2B5-9 165 B-R 1961-04-03 26Fullerton,California MLB1982-19911984-1990
1982- 9- 230-DET
60,00059528  
Bill BeanLF-RF6-0 185 L-L 1964-05-11 23Santa Ana,California MLB1984-19951987-1995
1986- 4-  99-DET
60,00059529  
Dave Bergman1B6-2 190 L-L 1953-06-06 34Evanston,Illinois MLB1972-19921975-1992
1974- 2-  36-NYA
331,66726118  
Tom Brookens3B5-10 170 R-R 1953-08-10 33Chambersburg,Pennsylvania MLB1975-19901979-1990
1975- 1-   4-DET
360,00025317  
Darnell Coles3B-RF6-1 185 R-R 1962-06-02 25San Bernardino,California MLB1980-19971983-1997
1980- 1-   6-SEA
170,00035422  
Darrell Evans3B-1B6-2 205 L-R 1947-05-26 40Pasadena,California MLB1967-19891969-1989
1967- 3-  55-PHI
525,00020112  
Kirk GibsonOF6-3 215 L-L 1957-05-28 30Pontiac,Michigan MLB1978-19951979-1995
1978- 1-  12-DET
1,335,000262  
Johnny GrubbOF6-3 188 L-R 1948-08-04 38Richmond,Virginia MLB1970-19881972-1987
1971- 1-  23-SDN
365,00025116  
Terry HarperOF6-4 195 R-R 1955-04-19 32Douglasville,Georgia MLB1973-19871980-1987
1973-16- 370-ATL
425,00022513  
Mike HeathC5-11 190 R-R 1955-02-05 32Tampa,Florida MLB1973-19921978-1991
1973- 2-  37-NYA
650,0001579  
Mike HennemanP6-4 195 R-R 1961-12-11 25St. Charles,Missouri MLB1984-19961987-1996
1984- 4- 104-DET
62,50051326  
Willie HernandezP6-3 180 L-L 1954-11-14 32Aguada,Puerto Rico MLB1977-19951977-1989
1973-   UDFA-PHI
1,060,000503  
Larry HerndonOF6-3 195 R-R 1953-11-03 33Sunflower,Mississippi MLB1971-19881974-1988
1971- 3-  56-SLN
225,00031720  
Bryan KellyP6-2 195 R-R 1959-02-24 28Silver Spring,Maryland MLB1981-19871986-1987
1981- 6- 146-DET
60,00059530  
Eric KingP6-2 215 R-R 1964-04-10 23Oxnard,California MLB1983-19981986-1992
1983-   UDFA-SFN
100,00040823  
Chet LemonOF6-0 190 R-R 1955-02-12 32Jackson,Mississippi MLB1972-19901975-1990
1972- 1-  22-OAK
698,5711466  
Dwight LowryC6-3 210 L-R 1957-10-23 29Lumberton,North Carolina MLB1980-19901984-1988
1980-11- 278-DET
60,00059531  
Scott LusaderRF-LF5-10 165 L-L 1964-09-30 22Chicago,Illinois MLB1984-19911987-1991
1985- 6- 158-DET
60,00059532  
Morris MaddenP6-0 155 L-L 1960-08-31 26Laurens,South Carolina MLB1979-19901987-1989
1979-24- 617-LAN
60,00059533  
Bill Madlock3B5-11 185 R-R 1951-01-12 36Memphis,Tennessee MLB1970-19871973-1987
1970- 5-  97-WS2
850,000875  
Orlando MercadoC6-0 195 R-R 1961-11-07 25Arecibo,Puerto Rico MLB1978-19941982-1990
1978-   UDFA-SEA
60,00059534  
Jack MorrisP6-3 200 R-R 1955-05-16 32St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1976-19961977-1994
1976- 5-  98-DET
1,850,000101  
Jim Morrison3B-2B5-11 186 R-R 1952-09-23 34Pensacola,Florida MLB1974-19881977-1988
1974- 5-  99-PHI
317,50027019  
Matt NokesC6-1 190 L-R 1963-10-31 23San Diego,California MLB1981-20021985-1995
1981-20- 503-SFN
68,00049425  
Dickie NolesP6-2 190 R-R 1956-11-19 30Charlotte,North Carolina MLB1975-19901979-1990
1975- 4-  84-PHI
75,00046624  
Dan PetryP6-4 200 R-R 1958-11-13 28Palo Alto,California MLB1976-19911979-1991
1976- 4-  74-DET
975,000634  
Jeff RobinsonP6-6 235 R-R 1961-12-14 25Ventura,California MLB1983-19921987-1992
1983- 3-  69-DET
62,50051327  
Pat SheridanOF6-3 175 L-R 1957-12-04 29Ann Arbor,Michigan MLB1979-19911981-1991
1979- 3-  73-KCA
190,00033821  
Nate SnellP6-4 190 R-R 1952-09-02 34Orangeburg,South Carolina MLB1977-19881984-1987
1975-22- 519-ATL
60,00059535  
Frank TananaP6-3 195 L-L 1953-07-03 33Detroit,Michigan MLB1972-19931973-1993
1971- 1-  13-CAL
662,5001527  
Walt TerrellP6-2 205 L-R 1958-05-11 29Jeffersonville,Indiana MLB1977-19931982-1992
1980-33- 764-TEX
600,00017711  
Mark ThurmondP6-0 193 L-L 1956-09-12 30Houston,Texas MLB1976-19911983-1990
1979- 5- 118-SDN
370,00024815  
Tim TolmanOF-1B6-0 195 R-R 1956-04-20 31Santa Monica,California MLB1976-19891981-1987
1978-12- 297-HOU
60,00059536  
Alan TrammellSS6-0 175 R-R 1958-02-21 29Garden Grove,California MLB1976-19961977-1996
1976- 2-  26-DET
617,14317110  
Jim Walewander2B-3B5-10 160 B-R 1962-05-02 25Chicago,Illinois MLB1983-19941987-1993
1983- 9- 225-DET
60,00059537  
Lou Whitaker2B5-11 160 L-R 1957-05-12 30Brooklyn,New York MLB1975-19951977-1995
1975- 5-  99-DET
420,00022814