1987 MLB Season in Review

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A high-level summary of the 1987 Major League Baseball Season. The page includes standings, team totals and leaderboards. There is a lot more information on the season in various sub-sections such as the player register, team pages and boxscore-related pages.
Season Information
World Series Champions
Runner Up
Most Valuable Players
Cy Young Winners
Rookies of the Year
Managers of the Year
#1 Draft Pick
Ken Griffey (Seattle Mariners)
All-Star Game
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1987 Major League Baseball Standings

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  • Playoff Team
  • American League East
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    111Detroit TigersT - S - R - L1629864.605--896735161Lost ALCS (Twins)2,061,83012Bill LajoieSparky AndersonTiger Stadium
    222Toronto Blue JaysT - S - R - L1629666.5932.0845655190dnq2,778,4294Pat GillickJimy WilliamsExhibition Stadium
    335Milwaukee BrewersT - S - R - L1629171.5627.086281745dnq1,909,24416Harry DaltonTom TrebelhornCounty Stadium
    448New York YankeesT - S - R - L1628973.5499.078875830dnq2,427,6726Woody WoodwardLou PiniellaYankee Stadium I
    5915Boston Red SoxT - S - R - L1627884.48120.084282517dnq2,231,5518Lou GormanJohn McNamaraFenway Park
    61324Baltimore OriolesT - S - R - L1626795.41431.0729880-151dnq1,835,69218Hank PetersCal RipkenMemorial Stadium
    71426Cleveland IndiansT - S - R - L16261101.37737.0742957-215dnq1,077,89826Joe KleinPat Corrales, Doc EdwardsCleveland Stadium
    American League West
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    159Minnesota TwinsT - S - R - L1628577.525--786806-20Won World Series (Cardinals)2,081,97611Andy MacPhailTom KellyHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
    2611Kansas City RoyalsT - S - R - L1628379.5122.071569124dnq2,392,4717John SchuerholzBilly Gardner, John WathanRoyals Stadium
    3712Oakland AthleticsT - S - R - L1628181.5004.080678917dnq1,678,92120Sandy AldersonTony La RussaOakland-Alameda County Coliseum
    4816Seattle MarinersT - S - R - L1627884.4817.0760801-41dnq1,134,25525Dick BaldersonDick WilliamsThe Kingdome
    51017Chicago White SoxT - S - R - L1627785.4758.07487462dnq1,208,06023Larry HimesJim FregosiComiskey Park
    61221Texas RangersT - S - R - L1627587.46310.0823849-26dnq1,763,05319Tom GrieveBobby ValentineArlington Stadium
    71120California AngelsT - S - R - L1627587.46310.0770803-33dnq2,696,2995Mike PortGene MauchAnaheim Stadium
    National League East
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    113St. Louis CardinalsT - S - R - L1629567.586--798693105Lost World Series (Twins)3,072,1221Dal MaxvillWhitey HerzogBusch Stadium II
    224New York MetsT - S - R - L1629270.5683.0823698125dnq3,034,1292Frank CashenDavey JohnsonShea Stadium
    336Montreal ExposT - S - R - L1629171.5624.074172021dnq1,850,32417Murray CookBuck RodgersOlympic Stadium
    4614Pittsburgh PiratesT - S - R - L1628082.49415.0723744-21dnq1,161,19324Syd ThriftJim LeylandThree Rivers Stadium
    5713Philadelphia PhilliesT - S - R - L1628082.49415.0702749-47dnq2,100,11010Bill GilesLee Elia, John FelskeVeterans Stadium
    6818Chicago CubsT - S - R - L1617685.47218.5720801-81dnq2,035,13013Dallas GreenGene Michael, Frank LucchesiWrigley Field
    National League West
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    147San Francisco GiantsT - S - R - L1629072.556--783669114Lost NLCS (Cardinals)1,917,16814Al RosenRoger CraigCandlestick Park
    2510Cincinnati RedsT - S - R - L1628478.5196.078375231dnq2,185,2059Bill BergeschPete RoseRiverfront Stadium
    3919Houston AstrosT - S - R - L1627686.46914.0648678-30dnq1,909,90215Dick WagnerHal LanierAstrodome
    41022Los Angeles DodgersT - S - R - L1627389.45117.0635675-40dnq2,797,4093Al CampanisTom LasordaDodger Stadium
    51123Atlanta BravesT - S - R - L1616992.42920.5747829-82dnq1,217,40222Bobby CoxChuck TannerAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium
    61225San Diego PadresT - S - R - L1626597.40125.0668763-95dnq1,454,06121Jack McKeonLarry BowaJack Murphy Stadium
    26 record(s)
    Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Playoffs Playoff participation description. Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season