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1987 Baltimore OriolesSeason Roster
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Tom Niedenfuer played for the 1987 Baltimore Orioles
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameOrioles
LocationBaltimore,Maryland
Record67-95 (6th in American League East)League Rank13thMLB Rank24th
BallparkMemorial Stadium
ManagerCal RipkenGeneral ManagerHank Peters
CoachesTerry Crowley (First Base Coach), Terry Crowley (Hitting Coach), Ellie Hendricks (Bullpen Coach), Frank Robinson (Bench Coach), Mark Wiley (Pitching Coach), Jimmy Williams (Third Base Coach), Jimmy Williams (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickChris Myers (#7)
Attendance1,835,692 (Rank: 18th)
Minor League AffiliatesRochester Red Wings (AAA) 74-65 ... Charlotte O's (AA) 85-60 ... Hagerstown Suns (A+) 72-68 ... Newark Orioles (A-) 42-32 ... Bluefield Orioles (Rk) 37-32 ...
Years Available1901-2018

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 Baltimore Orioles.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1987 baseball season.

1987 Baltimore Orioles 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)
41Don AaseP6-3 222 R-R 1954-10-08 32Orange,California MLB1972-19901977-1990Millikan (Long Beach,CA)Cal St Fullerton
1972- 6- 136-BOS
 
57Tony ArnoldP5-11 170 R-R 1959-05-03 28El Paso,Texas MLB1981-19891986-1987Irving (Irving,TX)Texas
1981-10- 258-BAL
 
34Jeff BallardP6-2 198 L-L 1963-08-13 23Billings,Montana MLB1982-19941987-1994Billings West (Billings,MT)Stanford U.
1985- 7- 177-BAL
 
45Eric BellP6-0 165 L-L 1963-10-27 23Modesto,California MLB1982-19961985-1993Beyer (Modesto,CA)
1982- 9- 234-BAL
 
52Mike BoddickerP5-11 185 R-R 1957-08-23 29Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1977-19931980-1993Norway (Norway,IA)Iowa
1978- 6- 152-BAL
 
17Rick Burleson2B5-10 165 R-R 1951-04-29 36Lynwood,California MLB1970-19871974-1987Warren (Downey,CA)Cerritos Col
1970- 1-   5-BOS
 
23Doug CorbettP6-1 185 R-R 1952-11-04 34Sarasota,Florida MLB1974-19871980-1987Sarasota (Sarasota,FL)Florida
1974-   UDFA-KCA
 
47Luis DeLeonP6-1 153 R-R 1958-08-19 28Ponce,Puerto Rico MLB1978-19951981-1989  
1977-   UDFA-SLN
 
39Ken DixonP5-11 166 B-R 1960-10-17 26Monroe,Virginia MLB1980-20051984-1987Amherst County (Amherst,VA)
1980- 3-  61-BAL
 
9Jim DwyerDH-OF5-10 175 L-L 1950-01-03 37Evergreen Park,Illinois MLB1971-19901973-1990St. Laurence (Burbank,IL)So.Illinois U.
1971- 1-   1-PIT
 
46Mike FlanaganP6-0 195 L-L 1951-12-16 35Manchester,New Hampshire MLB1972-19921975-1992Manchester Memorial (Manchester,NH)Massachusetts
1973- 7- 159-BAL
 
38Ken GerhartOF6-0 190 R-R 1961-05-19 26Charleston,South Carolina MLB1981-19901986-1988   Middle Tennessee St
1982- 5- 130-BAL
 
88Rene Gonzales3B6-3 201 R-R 1960-09-03 26Austin,Texas MLB1982-19991984-1997Rosemead (Rosemead,CA)Cal St Los Angeles, Glendale CC
1982- 5- 123-MON
 
42Mike GriffinP6-5 197 R-R 1957-06-26 30Colusa,California MLB1977-19891979-1989Woodland (Woodland,CA)
1976- 3-  60-TEX
 
11Jackie Gutierrez3B-2B5-11 175 R-R 1960-06-27 27Cartagena,Colombia MLB1978-20081983-1988  
1978-   UDFA-BOS
 
54John HabyanP6-1 195 R-R 1963-01-29 24Bay Shore,New York MLB1982-19961985-1996St. John the Baptist (West Islip,NY)
1982- 3-  78-BAL
 
36Mike HartOF5-11 185 L-L 1958-02-17 29Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1979-19871984-1987   Wisconsin
1979-13- 313-SEA
 
15Terry KennedyC6-4 230 L-R 1956-06-04 31Euclid,Ohio MLB1975-19911978-1991St. Mary's (Phoenix,AZ)Florida St
1977- 1-   6-SLN
 
48Mike KinnunenP6-1 185 L-L 1958-04-01 29Seattle,Washington MLB1979-19891980-1987Lincoln (Seattle,WA)Washington St
1979-10- 245-MIN
 
25Ray Knight3B6-2 185 R-R 1952-12-28 34Albany,Georgia MLB1971-19881974-1988Dougherty Comprehensive (Albany,GA)
1970-10- 238-CIN
 
27Lee LacyOF6-1 175 R-R 1948-04-10 39Longview,Texas MLB1969-19871972-1987McClymonds (Oakland,CA)Laney Col
1969- 2-  29-LAN
 
19Fred LynnOF6-1 190 L-L 1952-02-03 35Chicago,Illinois MLB1971-19901974-1990El Monte (El Monte,CA)USC
1973- 2-  41-BOS
 
16Scott McGregorP6-1 190 B-L 1954-01-18 33Inglewood,California MLB1972-19881976-1988El Segundo (El Segundo,CA)
1972- 1-  14-NYA
 
51Jose MesaP6-3 225 R-R 1966-05-22 21Azua,Dom Rep MLB1979-20071987-2007  
1981-   UDFA-TOR
 
33Eddie Murray1B6-2 225 B-R 1956-02-24 31Los Angeles,California MLB1973-19971977-1997Locke (Los Angeles,CA)
1973- 3-  63-BAL
 
26Carl NicholsC6-0 184 R-R 1962-10-14 24Los Angeles,California MLB1980-19971986-1991Compton (Compton,CA)
1980- 4- 104-BAL
 
49Tom NiedenfuerP6-5 225 R-R 1959-08-13 27St. Louis Park,Minnesota MLB1978-19901981-1990Redmond (Redmond,WA)Washington St
1977-36- 762-LAN
 
21Jack O'ConnorP6-3 215 L-L 1958-06-02 29Twentynine Palms,California MLB1976-19891981-1987Yucca Valley (Yucca Valley,CA)
1976- 9- 201-MON
 
6Floyd RayfordC5-10 195 R-R 1957-07-27 29Memphis,Tennessee MLB1975-19911980-1987Manual Arts (Los Angeles,CA)
1975- 4-  73-CAL
 
3Billy Ripken2B6-1 190 R-R 1964-12-16 22Havre de Grace,Maryland MLB1982-19981987-1998Aberdeen (Aberdeen,MD)
1982-11- 286-BAL
 
8Cal RipkenSS6-4 220 R-R 1960-08-24 26Havre de Grace,Maryland MLB1978-20011981-2001Aberdeen (Aberdeen,MD)
1978- 2-  48-BAL
 
24Dave SchmidtP6-1 185 R-R 1957-04-22 30Niles,Michigan MLB1976-19921981-1992Granada Hills (Granada Hills,CA)UCLA, Los Angeles Valley Col
1979-26- 658-TEX
 
18Larry SheetsOF6-4 210 L-R 1959-12-06 27Staunton,Virginia MLB1978-19931984-1993Robert E. Lee (Staunton,VA)Eastern Mennonite U.
1978- 2-  29-BAL
 
37John ShelbyOF6-1 175 B-R 1958-02-23 29Lexington,Kentucky MLB1977-19921981-1991Henry Clay (Lexington,KY)Columbia St CC
1977- 1-  19-BAL
 
42Nelson SimmonsOF6-1 185 B-R 1963-06-27 24Washington,DC MLB1981-20001984-1987Madison (San Diego,CA)
1981- 2-  43-DET
 
12Pete Stanicek2B-DH5-11 175 B-R 1963-04-18 24Harvey,Illinois MLB1982-19901987-1988Rich East (Park Forest,IL)Stanford U.
1985- 9- 229-BAL
 
14Dave Van GorderC6-2 205 R-R 1957-03-27 30Los Angeles,California MLB1977-19871982-1987Chandler (Chandler,AZ)USC
1978- 2-  43-CIN
 
37Ron Washington3B5-11 163 R-R 1952-04-29 35New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1971-19901977-1989John McDonogh (New Orleans,LA)
1970-   UDFA-KCA
 
2Alan WigginsDH-2B6-2 160 B-R 1958-02-17 29Los Angeles,California MLB1977-19871981-1987Hialeah (Hialeah,FL)Pasadena City Col
1977- 1-   7-CAL
 
32Mark WilliamsonP6-0 171 R-R 1959-07-21 27Corpus Christi,Texas MLB1981-19941987-1994Mount Miguel (Spring Valley,CA)San Diego St, Grossmont Col
1982- 4-  83-SDN
 
43Mike YoungOF-DH6-2 195 B-R 1960-03-20 27Oakland,California MLB1980-19891982-1989Hayward (Hayward,CA)Chabot Col
1982- 4-  91-SFN
 
41 Players