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1987 South Atlantic League (A)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Many minor leagues standings are actually 2 half-seasons merged into 1 where the winner of each half-season advance to the playoffs. This is done to offset the high volatility of a minor league roster. TBC does not track half-seasons and so the standings below may be a combination and thus playoff participants may not seem logical.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • Northern Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Asheville Tourists1399148.655--Keith BodieEd Whited (1,004)James Olson (1.70)
    2Charleston (Wv) WheelersNo Aff1396673.47525.0Hal DyerRod Brunelle (718)Jimmie Gardner (1.79)
    3Spartanburg Phillies1406674.47125.5Ramon AvilesVince Holyfield (813)Vladimir Perez (1.66)
    4Fayetteville Generals1396574.46826.0Johnny LiponPaul Foster (762)Randy Nosek (1.71)
    5Gastonia Rangers1405882.41433.5Chino CadahiaSammy Sosa (722)Felipe Castillo (1.54)
    6Greensboro Hornets1405585.39336.5Cambridge,MA BerardinoScott Cooper (792)Ken Ryan (1.67)
    Southern Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Myrtle Beach Blue Jays*1398356.597--Barry FootePaul Rodgers (802)John Shea (1.35)
    2Sumter Braves1377562.5477.0Buddy BaileyAl Martin (756)Walt Williams (1.51)
    3Macon Pirates1377364.5339.0Dennis RogersJohn Love (836)Joel Forrest (1.63)
    4Savannah Cardinals1386969.50013.5Mark DeJohnGeronimo Pena (759)Mark Behny (1.88)
    5Charleston (sc) Rainbows1396871.48915.0Tony TorchiaCarlos Baerga (790)Jim Navilliat (1.59)
    6Columbia Mets1396475.46019.0Butch HobsonBrandon Bailey (840)Daniel McMurtrie (1.54)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Asheville TouristsLost in Finals
    Myrtle Beach Blue JaysLeague Champions
    1987 South Atlantic League Batting Totals
    TeamOrgWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Asheville TouristsHOU9148139447180912042282412669733512160790942292656 .269.353.4167691858
    Charleston (sc) RainbowsSDN68711394510610117416624595231739551689849254930 .260.334.3476811565
    Charleston (Wv) Wheelers-667313943845511045201246849320711650799244172336 .238.315.3426571498
    Columbia MetsNYN64751394458596110718427825201124452891341244034 .248.326.3576831591
    Fayetteville GeneralsDET65741394773663122616541695512289044491455246031 .257.318.3526701680
    Gastonia RangersTEX58821404673591113617918794891236244195046102030 .243.307.3406471588
    Greensboro HornetsBOS5585140465055411421772163475732545678539186135 .246.311.3336441550
    Macon PiratesPIT73641374555674118216833655541516045294045256139 .259.324.3546781611
    Myrtle Beach Blue JaysTOR8356139455666011641953211155829595425105666281840 .255.316.3857011756
    Savannah CardinalsSLN69691384436583104316117694881876056392551284434 .235.319.3266451445
    Spartanburg PhilliesPHI667414046466521202196299257817310048083963274236 .259.326.3736991732
    Sumter BravesATL75621374495615109217326695272166349188138293731 .243.316.3396551524
    1987 South Atlantic League Pitching Totals
    TeamOrgWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Asheville TouristsHOU91483.6413923939118912048094811266079091.529.110.954.596.88
    Charleston (sc) RainbowsSDN68713.861392022511851174610508595168981.438.920.453.926.82
    Charleston (Wv) Wheelers-66733.6813924102712311045551504685079921.267.640.503.717.25
    Columbia MetsNYN64753.531391332911611107596455825289131.418.580.644.097.08
    Fayetteville GeneralsDET65743.691391023311391226663467694449141.479.690.553.517.22
    Gastonia RangersTEX58824.27140614212501136591593794419501.268.180.573.186.84
    Greensboro HornetsBOS55853.781401952212061142554507634567851.328.520.473.405.86
    Macon PiratesPIT73643.70137933912251182674503654529401.338.690.483.326.91
    Myrtle Beach Blue JaysTOR83563.1313963391192116466041511142510561.338.790.843.217.98
    Savannah CardinalsSLN69693.671382172811971043583488695639251.347.840.524.236.96
    Spartanburg PhilliesPHI66744.151401952612051202652555924808391.408.980.693.596.27
    Sumter BravesATL75623.401371643111231092615424694918811.418.750.553.947.06


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