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1987 New York YankeesSeason Roster
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Gary Ward played for the 1987 New York Yankees
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameYankees
LocationBronx,New York
Record89-73 (4th in American League East)League Rank4thMLB Rank8th
BallparkYankee Stadium I
ManagerLou PiniellaGeneral ManagerWoody Woodward
CoachesMark Connor (Pitching Coach), Mike Ferraro (Third Base Coach), Stump Merrill (First Base Coach), Jeff Torborg (Bullpen Coach), Jay Ward (Hitting Coach), Stan Williams (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBill DaCosta (#81)
Attendance2,427,672 (Rank: 6th)
Minor League AffiliatesColumbus Clippers (AAA) 77-63 ... Albany/Colonie Yankees (AA) 64-75 ... Fort Lauderdale Yankees (A+) 85-53 ... Prince William Yankees (A+) 66-74 ... Oneonta Yankees (A-) 41-34 ... Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk) 31-32 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1987 Statistics -- 1987 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1987 New York Yankees.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1987 baseball season.

1987 New York Yankees Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
48Neil AllenP6-2 190 R-R 1958-01-24 29Kansas City,Kansas MLB1976-19901979-1989Bishop Ward (Kansas City,KS)
1976-11- 253-NYN
 
36,54Brad ArnsbergP6-4 215 R-R 1963-08-20 23Seattle,Washington MLB1983-19931986-1992Medford (Medford,OR)Merced Col
1983- 1-   6-CAL
 
57Juan Bonilla2B5-9 170 R-R 1955-02-12 32Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1974-19871981-1987   Florida St
1977-24- 606-NYA
 
46Rich BordiP6-7 220 R-R 1959-04-18 28San Francisco,California MLB1980-19901980-1988El Camino (South San Francisco,CA)Fresno St
1980- 3-  56-OAK
 
54Jay BuhnerOF6-3 215 R-R 1964-08-13 22Louisville,Kentucky MLB1984-20011987-2001Clear Creek (League City,TX)McLennan CC
1984- 2-  36-PIT
 
6Rick CeroneC5-11 185 R-R 1954-05-19 33Newark,New Jersey MLB1974-19921975-1992Essex Catholic (East Orange,NJ)Seton Hall U.
1975- 1-   7-CLE
 
29,38Pat ClementsP6-0 175 R-L 1962-02-02 25McCloud,California MLB1981-19931985-1992Pleasant Valley (Chico,CA)UCLA
1983- 4- 103-CAL
 
28Henry CottoOF6-2 178 R-R 1961-01-05 26New York,New York MLB1980-19951984-1993  
1980-   UDFA-CHN
 
53Orestes Destrade1B-DH6-4 210 B-R 1962-05-08 25Santiago,Cuba MLB1981-19941987-1994Columbus (Miami,FL)Florida Col
1980-23- 589-CAL
 
34Mike EaslerDH6-1 196 L-R 1950-11-29 36Cleveland,Ohio MLB1969-19881973-1987Benedictine (Cleveland,OH)
1969-14- 314-HOU
 
47Pete FilsonP6-2 195 B-L 1958-09-28 28Darby,Pennsylvania MLB1979-19901982-1990   Temple U.
1979- 9- 233-NYA
 
64Bill FultonP6-3 195 R-R 1963-10-22 23Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1983-19891987-1987Penn Hills (Pittsburgh,PA)Pensacola St
1983- 1-  25-BAL
 
51,54Cecilio GuanteP6-3 205 R-R 1960-02-01 27Villa Mella,Dom Rep MLB1980-19901982-1990  
1979-   UDFA-PIT
 
49Ron GuidryP5-11 160 L-L 1950-08-28 36Lafayette,Louisiana MLB1969-19891975-1988Carencro (Lafayette,LA)UL Lafayette
1971- 3-  67-NYA
 
45Bill GullicksonP6-3 215 R-R 1959-02-20 28Marshall,Minnesota MLB1977-19941979-1994Catholic Academy (Joliet,IL)
1977- 1-   2-MON
 
24Rickey HendersonOF5-10 190 R-L 1958-12-25 28Chicago,Illinois MLB1976-20051979-2003Oakland Tech (Oakland,CA)
1976- 4-  96-OAK
 
29Al HollandP5-11 207 R-L 1952-08-16 34Roanoke,Virginia MLB1974-19971977-1987Addison (Roanoke,VA)North Carolina A&T St
1975- 4-  81-SDN
 
41Charles HudsonP6-3 185 B-R 1959-03-16 28Ennis,Texas MLB1981-19891983-1989South Oak Cliff (Dallas,TX)Prairie View A&M U.
1981-12- 305-PHI
 
27Keith HughesRF-LF6-3 210 L-L 1963-09-12 23Bryn Mawr,Pennsylvania MLB1982-19951987-1993Conestoga (Berwyn,PA)
1981-   UDFA-PHI
 
25Tommy JohnP6-3 185 R-L 1943-05-22 44Terre Haute,Indiana MLB1961-19891963-1989Gerstmeyer (Terre Haute,IN)Indiana St
1961-   UDFA-CLE
 
39Roberto KellyOF6-2 198 R-R 1964-10-01 22Panama City,Panama MLB1982-20031987-2000  
1982-   UDFA-NYA
 
33Ron KittleDH6-4 220 R-R 1958-01-05 29Gary,Indiana MLB1977-19951982-1991William A. Wirt (Miller,IN)
1977-   UDFA-LAN
 
56Al LeiterP6-3 220 L-L 1965-10-23 21Toms River,New Jersey MLB1984-20051987-2005Central Regional (Bayville,NJ)
1984- 2-  50-NYA
 
61Phil LombardiC6-2 200 R-R 1963-02-20 24Abilene,Texas MLB1981-19891986-1989Kennedy (Granada Hills,CA)
1981- 3-  77-NYA
 
23Don Mattingly1B5-11 185 L-L 1961-04-20 26Evansville,Indiana MLB1979-19951982-1995Evansville Memorial (Evansville,IN)
1979-19- 493-NYA
 
20Bob MeachamSS6-1 180 B-R 1960-08-25 26Los Angeles,California MLB1979-19901983-1988Mater Dei (Santa Ana,CA)San Diego St
1981- 1-   8-SLN
 
36Jeff Moronko3B-SS6-2 190 R-R 1959-08-17 27Houston,Texas MLB1980-19881984-1987Pasadena (Pasadena,TX)Texas Wesleyan U.
1980- 6- 140-CLE
 
39Joe NiekroP6-1 190 R-R 1944-11-07 42Martins Ferry,Ohio MLB1966-19881967-1988Bridgeport (Bridgeport,OH)West Liberty U.
1966- 7-  84-CLE
 
13Mike Pagliarulo3B6-2 195 L-R 1960-03-15 27Medford,Massachusetts MLB1980-19951984-1995Medford (Medford,MA)Miami
1981- 6- 155-NYA
 
21Dan PasquaOF6-0 205 L-L 1961-10-17 25Harrington Park,New Jersey MLB1980-19941985-1994Northern Valley Regional (Old Tappan,NJ)William Paterson New Jersey
1982- 3-  76-NYA
 
30Willie Randolph2B5-11 171 R-R 1954-07-06 32Holly Hill,South Carolina MLB1972-19921975-1992Tilden (Brooklyn,NY)
1972- 7- 167-PIT
 
45Dennis RasmussenP6-7 225 L-L 1959-04-18 28Los Angeles,California MLB1978-19951983-1995Bear Creek (Lakewood,CO)Creighton U.
1980- 1-  17-CAL
 
26Rick RhodenP6-4 203 R-R 1953-05-16 34Boynton Beach,Florida MLB1971-19891974-1989Atlantic Community (Delray Beach,FL)
1971- 1-  20-LAN
 
19Dave RighettiP6-4 210 L-L 1958-11-28 28San Jose,California MLB1977-19951979-1995Pioneer (San Jose,CA)San Jose City Col
1977- 1-   9-TEX
 
46Jerry Royster3B6-0 165 R-R 1952-10-18 34Sacramento,California MLB1971-19881973-1988Sacramento Charter (Sacramento,CA)
1970-   UDFA-LAN
 
11Lenn Sakata3B5-9 160 R-R 1954-06-08 33Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1973-19871977-1987Kalani (Honolulu,HI)Gonzaga U.
1975- 1-  10-MIL
 
27Mark SalasC6-0 205 L-R 1961-03-08 26Montebello,California MLB1979-19911984-1991Nogales (La Puente,CA)
1979-18- 448-SLN
 
29Bob ShirleyP5-11 185 R-L 1954-06-25 33Cushing,Oklahoma MLB1973-19881977-1987Putnam City (Oklahoma City,OK)Oklahoma
1976- 1-   8-SDN
 
12Joel SkinnerC6-4 204 R-R 1961-02-21 26La Jolla,California MLB1980-19941983-1991Mission Bay (San Diego,CA)
1979-37- 842-PIT
 
43Tim StoddardP6-7 250 R-R 1953-01-24 34East Chicago,Indiana MLB1975-19891975-1989Washington (East Chicago,IN)North Carolina St
1975- 2-  44-CHA
 
35Bob TewksburyP6-4 206 R-R 1960-11-30 26Concord,New Hampshire MLB1981-19981986-1998Merrimack Valley (Penacook,NH)Saint Leo U.
1981-19- 493-NYA
 
2Wayne TollesonSS5-9 160 B-R 1955-09-22 31Spartanburg,South Carolina MLB1976-19901981-1990Spartanburg (Spartanburg,SC)Western Carolina U.
1978- 8- 202-TEX
 
35Steve TroutP6-4 195 L-L 1957-07-30 29Detroit,Michigan MLB1976-19901978-1989Thornwood (South Holland,IL)
1976- 1-   8-CHA
 
29Randy VelardeSS6-0 200 R-R 1962-11-24 24Midland,Texas MLB1985-20021987-2002Robert E. Lee (Midland,TX)Lubbock Christian U.
1985-19- 475-CHA
 
22Gary WardOF6-2 202 R-R 1953-12-06 33Los Angeles,California MLB1973-19901979-1990Compton (Compton,CA)
1972-   UDFA-MIN
 
18Claudell WashingtonOF6-0 190 L-L 1954-08-31 32Los Angeles,California MLB1973-19901974-1990Berkeley (Berkeley,CA)
1972-   UDFA-OAK
 
31Dave WinfieldOF6-6 220 R-R 1951-10-03 35St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1971-19951973-1995St. Paul Central (St. Paul,MN)Minnesota
1973- 1-   4-SDN
 
17,29Paul Zuvella2B-SS6-0 178 R-R 1958-10-31 28San Mateo,California MLB1977-19911982-1989Samuel Ayer (Milpitas,CA)Stanford U.
1980-15- 367-ATL
 
48 Players