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1987 American League Championship SeriesDetroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins
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Tom Brunansky played for MIN in this series.
From here, you can see all games for this Playoff Series along with game capsules and player statistics. Click the Boxscore link to see a detailed newspaper-style boxscore or click the PBP to see an at-bat by at-bat play by play.

Series ResultMinnesota Twins defeated Detroit Tigers 4 games to 1
Most Valuable Player of SeriesGary Gaetti

Detroit Tigers ManagerSparky Anderson
Minnesota Twins ManagerTom Kelly

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Games -- Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats


Game #1 - Wednesday October 7,1987

Minnesota Twins 8   Detroit Tigers 5

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Game #2 - Thursday October 8,1987

Minnesota Twins 6   Detroit Tigers 3

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Game #3 - Saturday October 10,1987

Detroit Tigers 7   Minnesota Twins 6

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Game #4 - Sunday October 11,1987

Minnesota Twins 5   Detroit Tigers 3

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Game #5 - Monday October 12,1987

Minnesota Twins 9   Detroit Tigers 5

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Batting Stats

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Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Kirk GibsonOF30521461014303800000.286.375.476.85110224.417.190.47612.5033.332.674.1721.0033.33
Alan TrammellSS29520341002001200000.200.238.250.4885121.222.050.1004.769.522.000.000.0025.00
Chet LemonOF32518450024001400000.278.316.611.92711219.250.333.3895.2621.054.0010.539.0040.00
Lou Whitaker2B30517430011107300000.176.417.353.7706124.154.177.64729.1712.500.434.1717.0033.33
Darrell Evans3B-1B40517050000004200000.294.429.294.7235021.333.000.23519.059.520.500.000.000.00
Matt NokesC23514220012001400000.143.200.357.5575115.111.214.2866.6726.674.006.6714.0050.00
Tom Brookens3B33513000000000300000.000.000.000.0000013.000.000.0000.0023.080.000.000.000.00
Pat SheridanOF29510231012100200000.300.300.7001.0007210.286.400.5000.0020.000.0010.0010.0066.67
Larry HerndonOF3339131002001100000.333.400.444.8444110.375.111.22210.0010.001.000.000.0033.33
Johnny GrubbOF3847040000000100000.571.571.5711.142407.667.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
Mike HeathC3237120012000000000.286.286.7141.000517.167.428.4290.000.000.0014.297.0050.00
Bill Madlock3B3615000000000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
Jim Morrison3B-2B3425120000000100000.400.400.400.800205.500.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
Dave Bergman1B3444010002000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Kirby PuckettCF-OF27524351013100500000.208.208.375.5839224.222.167.2080.0020.830.004.1724.0040.00
Kent Hrbek1B27520430011003000000.150.261.300.5616123.105.150.30013.040.000.004.3520.0033.33
Gary Gaetti3B28520561025001300000.300.333.650.98313321.267.350.4004.7614.293.009.5210.0050.00
Dan GladdenLF-OF29520572005002100000.350.409.450.8599222.368.100.2009.094.550.500.000.0028.57
Greg GagneSS25518553023003400000.278.381.7781.15914521.250.500.66714.2919.051.339.529.00100.00
Tom BrunanskyOF26517574029004300000.412.5241.0001.52417621.417.588.82419.0514.290.759.528.5085.71
Steve Lombardozzi2B27515240001002200000.267.353.267.6204017.308.000.13311.7611.761.000.000.000.00
Tim LaudnerC29514111002002500000.071.188.143.3312116.111.072.21412.5031.252.500.000.00100.00
Randy BushRF-OF28412430102303200000.250.400.417.8175115.300.167.66720.0013.330.670.000.0033.33
Don BaylorOF3825020001000000000.400.400.400.800205.400.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Sal ButeraC3413020000000000000.667.667.6671.334203.667.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Al Newman2B-SS2712000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Gene Larkin1B-RF24110110010000000001.0001.0002.0003.0002111.0001.0001.0000.000.000.000.000.00100.00

Pitching Stats

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Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Doyle Alexander0210.002009.014101501.6714.000.001.005.005.000.00.00036
Jack Morris016.751108.0663701.136.750.003.387.882.330.00.00032
Walt Terrell009.001006.0764401.8310.500.006.006.001.000.00.00029
Frank Tanana015.061005.1634101.9610.130.006.751.690.250.00.00033
Eric King001.692005.1312400.985.060.003.386.752.000.00.00023
Mike Henneman1010.803005.0666302.4010.800.0010.805.400.500.001.00025
Dan Petry000.001003.1100100.322.700.000.002.7000.00.00028
Willie Hernandez000.001000.12000020.0054.000.000.000.0000.00.00032
Mark Thurmond000.001000.1000000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.00030
Jeff Robinson000.001000.11000010.0027.000.000.000.0000.00.00025
Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Bert Blyleven204.0520013.11263901.158.100.002.036.083.000.001.00036
Frank Viola105.2520012.01475901.5810.500.003.756.751.800.001.00027
Juan Berenguer001.504016.0113600.671.500.004.509.002.000.00.00032
Jeff Reardon115.064025.1733501.9611.810.005.068.441.670.00.50031
Dan Schatzeder000.002004.1200500.494.150.000.0010.3800.00.00032
Les Straker0016.871002.2354103.1810.120.0013.503.370.250.00.00027
Keith Atherton000.001000.11000010.0027.000.000.000.0000.00.00028