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Home >> Seasons by League >> 1987 >> American League

1987 American League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • East Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Detroit Tigers1629864.605--Sparky Anderson$0Alan Trammell (954)Dan Petry (1.67)
    2Toronto Blue Jays1629666.5932.0Jimy Williams$0George Bell (957)Jose Nunez (1.54)
    3Milwaukee Brewers1629171.5627.0Tom Trebelhorn$0Paul Molitor (1,003)Juan Nieves (1.53)
    4New York Yankees1628973.5499.0Lou Piniella$0Don Mattingly (937)Dave Righetti (1.46)
    5Boston Red Sox1627884.48120.0John McNamara$0Wade Boggs (1,049)Jeff Sellers (1.59)
    6Baltimore Orioles1626795.41431.0Cal Ripken$0Larry Sheets (921)Scott McGregor (1.73)
    7Cleveland Indians16261101.37737.0Doc Edwards, Pat Corrales$0Brook Jacoby (928)Scott Bailes (1.60)
    West Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Minnesota Twins*1628577.525--Tom Kelly$0Kent Hrbek (934)Joe Niekro (1.66)
    2Kansas City Royals1628379.5122.0Billy Gardner, John Wathan$0Danny Tartabull (931)Steve Farr (1.55)
    3Oakland Athletics1628181.5004.0Tony LaRussa$0Mark McGwire (987)Jose Rijo (1.79)
    4Seattle Mariners1627884.4817.0Dick Williams$0Alvin Davis (886)Mike Moore (1.52)
    5Chicago White Sox1627785.4758.0Jim Fregosi$0Ivan Calderon (888)Jim Winn (1.67)
    6Texas Rangers1627587.46310.0Bobby Valentine$0Pete Incaviglia (829)Bobby Witt (1.78)
    7California Angels1627587.46310.0Gene Mauch$0Wally Joyner (894)Chuck Finley (1.61)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Detroit TigersLost ALCS (Twins)
    Minnesota TwinsWon World Series (Cardinals)
    1987 American League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Baltimore Orioles67951625576729143721920211701694552493922293132139.258.320.4187382329
    Boston Red Sox78841625586842155427326174802774560682557415258129.278.346.4307762401
    California Angels758716255707701406257261727091254459092635357036115.252.322.4017232231
    Chicago White Sox778516255387481427283361737061385248797133355452117.258.315.4157302301
    Cleveland Indians6110116256067421476267301876911405448997731304442103.263.320.4227422364
    Detroit Tigers986416256498961535274322258401065065391346443956108.272.344.4517952548
    Kansas City Royals8379162549971514432394016867712543523103430323442127.262.324.4127362266
    Milwaukee Brewers9171162562586215522724616383217674598104032406350104.276.343.4287712405
    Minnesota Twins857716254417861422258351967331136552389838454739128.261.324.4307542338
    New York Yankees897316255117881445239161967491054360494928373838150.262.333.4187512304
    Oakland Athletics8181162551180614322633319976114063593105636395048113.260.329.4287572358
    Seattle Mariners788416255087601499282481617171747350086343193850132.272.330.4287582360
    Texas Rangers7587162556482314782643519477212071567108124344251116.266.331.4307612394
    Toronto Blue Jays966616256358451514277382157901265055597038453035136.269.332.4467782512
    1987 American League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Baltimore Orioles67955.0116217530144014377298022115249391.368.981.323.285.87
    Boston Red Sox78844.78162471316143615548427631746068251.509.741.093.805.17
    California Angels75874.3816220336145714067707101725909261.378.681.063.645.72
    Chicago White Sox77854.3016229837144814277486911734879711.328.871.083.036.04
    Cleveland Indians611015.2816224425142314767428351874899771.389.341.183.096.18
    Detroit Tigers98644.0216233831145615358966512256539131.509.491.394.045.64
    Kansas City Royals83793.871624411261424144371561216852310341.389.121.063.316.54
    Milwaukee Brewers91714.62162285451464155286275216359810401.479.541.003.686.39
    Minnesota Twins85774.6716216239142714227867401965238981.368.971.243.305.66
    New York Yankees89734.3916219347144614457887061966049491.428.991.223.765.91
    Oakland Athletics81814.40162182401446143280670619959310561.408.911.243.696.57
    Seattle Mariners78844.5216239633143114997607191615008631.409.431.013.155.43
    Texas Rangers75874.63162200271444147882374319456710811.429.211.213.536.74
    Toronto Blue Jays96663.7416218343145415148456052155559701.429.371.333.446.00


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