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1987 Oakland AthleticsSeason Roster
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Reggie Jackson played for the 1987 Oakland Athletics
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAthletics
LocationOakland,California
Record81-81 (3rd in American League West)League Rank7thMLB Rank12th
BallparkOakland-Alameda County Coliseum
ManagerTony La RussaGeneral ManagerSandy Alderson
CoachesDave Duncan (Pitching Coach), Rene Lachemann (First Base Coach), Jim Lefebvre (Third Base Coach), Dave McKay (Bullpen Coach), Mike Paul (Bullpen Coach), Joe Rudi (Hitting Coach), Bob Watson (Bench Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickLee Tinsley (#11)
Attendance1,678,921 (Rank: 20th)
Minor League AffiliatesTacoma Tigers (AAA) 78-65 ... Huntsville Stars (AA) 74-70 ... Modesto A's (A+) 79-63 ... Madison Muskies (A) 63-77 ... Medford A's (A-) 31-45 ...
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 Oakland Athletics.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1987 baseball season.

1987 Oakland Athletics 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)
47Joaquin AndujarP6-0 180 B-R 1952-12-21 34San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1970-19881976-1988  
1969-   UDFA-CIN
 
14Tony Bernazard2B5-9 160 B-R 1956-08-24 30Caguas,Puerto Rico MLB1974-19911979-1991  
1973-   UDFA-MON
 
32Greg CadaretP6-3 230 L-L 1962-02-27 25Detroit,Michigan MLB1983-19991987-1998Central Montcalm (Stanton,MI)Grand Valley St
1983-11- 267-OAK
 
33Jose CansecoOF6-4 240 R-R 1964-07-02 22Havana,Cuba MLB1982-20181985-2001Coral Park (Miami,FL)
1982-15- 392-OAK
 
37Bill CaudillP6-1 210 R-R 1956-07-13 30Santa Monica,California MLB1974-20061979-1987Aviation (Redondo Beach,CA)
1974- 8- 181-SLN
 
11Ron CeyDH5-9 185 R-R 1948-02-15 39Tacoma,Washington MLB1968-19871971-1987Mount Tahoma (Tacoma,WA)Washington St
1968- 3-  53-LAN
 
23Chris CodiroliP6-1 160 R-R 1958-03-26 29Oxnard,California MLB1977-19911982-1990Archbishop Mitty (San Jose,CA)San Jose St, San Jose City Col
1978- 1-  11-DET
 
16Mike DavisOF6-3 185 L-L 1959-06-11 28San Diego,California MLB1977-19891980-1989Hoover (San Diego,CA)San Diego Mesa Col
1977- 3-  69-OAK
 
41Storm DavisP6-4 207 R-R 1961-12-26 25Dallas,Texas MLB1979-19951982-1994University Christian (Jacksonville,FL)
1979- 7- 175-BAL
 
43Dennis EckersleyP6-2 190 R-R 1954-10-03 32Oakland,California MLB1972-19981975-1998Washington (Fremont,CA)
1972- 3-  50-CLE
 
9Mike Gallego2B-3B5-8 160 R-R 1960-10-31 26Whittier,California MLB1979-19971985-1997St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)UCLA
1981- 2-  33-OAK
 
3Alfredo GriffinSS5-11 165 B-R 1957-10-06 29Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1974-19931976-1993  
1973-   UDFA-CLE
 
30Moose HaasP6-0 180 R-R 1956-04-22 31Baltimore,Maryland MLB1974-19871976-1987Franklin (Reisterstown,MD)
1974- 2-  30-MIL
 
31Brian HarperDH6-2 206 R-R 1959-10-16 27Los Angeles,California MLB1977-20001979-1995San Pedro (San Pedro,CA)
1977- 4-  85-CAL
 
24Steve HendersonOF6-2 190 R-R 1952-11-18 34Houston,Texas MLB1974-19891977-1988Yates (Houston,TX)Prairie View A&M U.
1974- 5- 119-CIN
 
40Rick HoneycuttP6-1 190 L-L 1954-06-29 33Chattanooga,Tennessee MLB1976-19971977-1997Lakeview Academy (Gainesville,GA)Tennessee
1976-17- 405-PIT
 
30Jay HowellP6-3 220 R-R 1955-11-26 31Miami,Florida MLB1976-19941980-1994Fairview (Boulder,CO)Colorado
1976-31- 668-CIN
 
44Reggie JacksonDH6-0 200 L-L 1946-05-18 41Wynecote,Pennsylvania MLB1966-19871967-1987Cheltenham (Cheltenham,PA)Arizona St
1966- 1-   2-KC1
 
28Stan JavierOF6-0 202 B-R 1964-01-09 23San Francisco de Macoris,Dom Rep MLB1981-20011984-2001  
1981-   UDFA-SLN
 
32Bill KruegerP6-5 210 L-L 1958-04-24 29Waukegan,Illinois MLB1980-19951983-1995McMinnville (McMinnville,OR)Portland
1980-   UDFA-OAK
 
49Dennis LampP6-3 200 R-R 1952-09-23 34Los Angeles,California MLB1971-19921977-1992St. John Bosco (Bellflower,CA)
1971- 3-  64-CHN
 
4Carney Lansford3B6-2 195 R-R 1957-02-07 30San Jose,California MLB1975-19921978-1992Wilcox (Santa Clara,CA)
1975- 3-  49-CAL
 
46Gary LavelleP6-1 200 B-L 1949-01-03 38Scranton,Pennsylvania MLB1967-19871974-1987Liberty (Bethlehem,PA)
1967-20- 397-SFN
 
52Dave LeiperP6-1 160 L-L 1962-06-18 25Whittier,California MLB1981-19961984-1996Lowell (Whittier,CA)Fullerton Col
1982- 1-  22-OAK
 
13Johnnie LeMaster3B-SS6-2 167 R-R 1954-06-19 33Portsmouth,Ohio MLB1973-19871975-1987Paintsville (Paintsville,KY)
1973- 1-   6-SFN
 
25Mark McGwire1B6-5 250 R-R 1963-10-01 23Pomona,California MLB1982-20011986-2001Damien (La Verne,CA)USC
1984- 1-  10-OAK
 
21Dwayne MurphyOF6-1 185 L-R 1955-03-19 32Merced,California MLB1973-19891978-1989Antelope Valley (Lancaster,CA)
1973-15- 359-OAK
 
19,40Gene NelsonP6-0 174 R-R 1960-12-03 26Tampa,Florida MLB1978-19931981-1993Pasco (Dade City,FL)
1978-30- 690-TEX
 
14,49Rob Nelson1B6-4 215 L-L 1964-05-17 23Pasadena,California MLB1983-19951986-1990South Pasadena (South Pasadena,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1983- 1-  19-ATL
 
53Steve OntiverosP6-0 190 R-R 1961-03-05 26Tularosa,New Mexico MLB1980-20011985-2000   Michigan
1982- 2-  54-OAK
 
38Dave OttoP6-7 210 L-L 1964-11-12 22Chicago,Illinois MLB1983-19941987-1994Elk Grove (Elk Grove,IL)Missouri
1985- 2-  39-OAK
 
2Tony Phillips2B5-10 175 B-R 1959-04-25 28Atlanta,Georgia MLB1978-20151982-1999Roswell (Roswell,GA)New Mexico Military Institute
1978- 1-  10-MON
 
51Eric PlunkP6-6 224 R-R 1963-09-03 23Wilmington,California MLB1981-20001986-1999Bellflower (Bellflower,CA)Cal St Dominguez Hills
1981- 4- 103-NYA
 
22Luis PoloniaOF5-8 152 L-L 1964-10-12 22Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1984-20021987-2000  
1984-   UDFA-OAK
 
27,38Jose RijoP6-3 200 R-R 1965-05-13 22San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB1981-20021984-2002  
1980-   UDFA-NYA
 
12,27Rick RodriguezP6-3 190 R-R 1960-09-21 26Oakland,California MLB1981-19911986-1990Castro Valley (Castro Valley,CA)California-Riverside
1981- 2-  41-OAK
 
24Alejandro SanchezOF-DH6-0 185 R-R 1959-02-14 28San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1978-19981982-1987  
1978-   UDFA-PHI
 
11Matt SinatroC5-9 175 R-R 1960-03-22 27West Hartford,Connecticut MLB1978-19921981-1992Conard (West Hartford,CT)
1978- 2-  27-ATL
 
36Terry SteinbachC6-1 212 R-R 1962-03-02 25New Ulm,Minnesota MLB1981-19991986-1999New Ulm (New Ulm,MN)Minnesota
1983- 9- 215-OAK
 
34Dave StewartP6-2 200 R-R 1957-02-19 30Oakland,California MLB1975-19951978-1995St. Elizabeth (Oakland,CA)
1975-16- 384-LAN
 
6Mickey TettletonC6-2 212 B-R 1960-09-16 26Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1981-19971984-1997Southeast (Oklahoma City,OK)Oklahoma St
1981- 5- 118-OAK
 
57Dave Von OhlenP6-2 200 L-L 1958-10-25 28Flushing,New York MLB1976-19881983-1987Flushing (Flushing,NY)
1976-17- 397-NYN
 
17Walt WeissSS6-0 175 B-R 1963-11-28 23Tuxedo,New York MLB1983-20001987-2000Suffern (Suffern,NY)North Carolina
1985- 1-  11-OAK
 
7Jerry WillardDH6-2 195 L-R 1960-03-14 27Oxnard,California MLB1980-19951984-1994Hueneme (Oxnard,CA)Oxnard Col
1979-   UDFA-PHI
 
29Curt YoungP6-1 180 R-L 1960-04-16 27Saginaw,Michigan MLB1981-19931983-1993Arthur Hill (Saginaw,MI)Central Michigan U.
1981- 4-  92-OAK
 
45 Players