1987 Playoffs by Year

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A review of the 1987 MLB Playoffs. Coverage includes boxscores and play-by-play for games as well as series statistics.
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1987 Playoff-Related Award Winners

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Player NameTeam NameAward NamePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
Frank ViolaMinnesota TwinsWorld Series MVPP6-4209LL1960-04-19Hempstead,NY
1981-  2-  37-MIN
Gary GaettiMinnesota TwinsALCS Most Valuable Player3B-1B6-0205RR1958-08-19Centralia,IL
1979-  1-  11-MIN
Jeff LeonardSan Francisco GiantsNLCS Most Valuable PlayerOF-DH6-2200RR1955-09-22Philadelphia,PA
1973-  0-   0-LAN
3 record(s)

Playoff Teams for 1987

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Team NameLeagueDivisionWLWPctRankLgRankMLBRankManagerPlayoffs
Detroit TigersALEast9864.605111Sparky AndersonLost ALCS (Twins)
Minnesota TwinsALWest8577.525159Tom KellyWon World Series (Cardinals)
St. Louis CardinalsNLEast9567.586113Whitey HerzogLost World Series (Twins)
San Francisco GiantsNLWest9072.556147Roger CraigLost NLCS (Cardinals)
4 record(s)

Playoff Series for 1987

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YearSeries LinkSeries NameWinning TeamLosing TeamResultList of Games
1987WSWorld SeriesMinnesota TwinsSt. Louis CardinalsMIN wins series 4-3Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4, Game 5, Game 6, Game 7
1987ALCSAmerican League Championship SeriesMinnesota TwinsDetroit TigersMIN wins series 4-1Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4, Game 5
1987NLCSNational League Championship SeriesSt. Louis CardinalsSan Francisco GiantsSLN wins series 4-3Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4, Game 5, Game 6, Game 7
3 record(s)