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1987 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 98-64 .605
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 896-735 + 161
Manager(s): Sparky Anderson
General Manager: Bill Lajoie
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 2,061,830 12/26
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Twins)
Top Draft Pick: Bill Henderson (#20) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Billy Consolo
First Base Coach: Dick Tracewski
Hitting Coach: Vada Pinson
Pitching Coach: Billy Muffett
Third Base Coach: Alex Grammas

#1 Draft Picks

Darnell Coles (#6), Kirk Gibson (#12), Frank Tanana (#13), Chet Lemon (#22)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
9666.5932.0
9171.5627.0
8973.5499.0
7884.48120.0
6795.41431.0
61101.37737.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1987 Detroit Tigers. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1987 Detroit Tigers Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1DETvs NYAL1-20-17713No112-1 
    2DETvs NYAL5-60-271024No268-2
    3DETvs NYAW9-31-26915No215114 
    4DET@ CHAW11-42-23913No2261511 
    5DET@ CHAW7-13-23713No2331617 
    6DET@ CHAW7-14-2359Yes2401723 
    7DET@ KCAL1-104-34714No3.5412714 
    8DET@ KCAL1-24-45813No4.5422913
    9DETvs CHAW3-15-45813No4.5453015
    10DETvs CHAW3-26-44612No4.5483216 
    11DETvs CHAL2-76-53511Yes5.5503911 
    12DET@ NYAL2-86-65713No6.552475
    13DET@ NYAL1-36-76817No6.553503
    14DET@ NYAL1-46-86918No754540
    15DETvs KCAL3-76-961019No85761-4 
    16DETvs KCAW13-27-96917No870637 
    17DETvs KCAL1-67-1061017No971692 
    18DET@ SEAL2-57-1161019No107374-1
    19DET@ SEAL4-67-1261222No107780-3
    20DET@ CALW2-18-1261120No107981-2 
    21DET@ CALW12-49-125816No991856 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    22DET@ OAKL1-29-1361019No1092875 
    23DET@ OAKL2-39-1461121No1194904 
    24DET@ OAKL0-29-1561121No1194922
    25DETvs SEAL5-79-1661323No1199990
    26DETvs SEAW7-510-1661323No101061042
    27DETvs OAKL2-710-1761323No10108111-3 
    28DETvs OAKL7-810-1861323No10115119-4
    29DETvs OAKW7-611-1861222No9122125-3 
    30DETvs CALL1-511-1961223No9.5123130-7
    31DETvs CALW15-212-1961222No8.51381326 
    32DETvs CALW10-713-1961222No7.51481399 
    33DETvs CLEW4-314-1961222No815214210 
    34DETvs CLEW5-315-1961221No715714512 
    35DETvs CLEW8-416-1951019No716514916 
    36DET@ TEXW6-317-1951018No717115219
    37DET@ TEXL8-1017-2051019No717916217 
    38DET@ TEXW6-418-2051019No618516619
    39DET@ MINW3-219-2051018No618816820
    40DET@ MINL5-719-2151020No719317518
    41DET@ MINW7-220-215917No720017723 
    42DETvs TEXW8-521-215714No720818226
    43DETvs TEXW8-722-215611No6.521618927 
    44DETvs TEXW4-323-215610No5.522019228
    45DETvs MINW15-724-21459Yes523519936 
    46DETvs MINL5-924-235813No624321924 
    47DETvs MINL3-1124-235813No624321924 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    48DET@ CLEL6-924-245917No624922821
    49DET@ CLEW15-325-245813No6.526423133 
    50DET@ BOSL5-825-255916No6.526923930 
    51DET@ BOSW4-226-254611No6.527324132
    52DET@ BOSW5-327-254510Yes5.527824434 
    53DET@ BOSW18-828-25459Yes5.529625244 
    54DETvs MILW8-529-254610No5.530425747 
    55DETvs MILL5-829-264610No6.530926544 
    56DETvs MILL5-829-274712No7.531427341
    57DETvs BOSW11-430-274712No7.532527748 
    58DETvs BOSW6-431-274612No7.533128150
    59DETvs BOSW2-132-27457Yes6.533328251 
    60DET@ TORW2-133-27346Yes5.533528352
    61DET@ TORL4-1033-28357Yes6.533929346 
    62DET@ TORW3-234-28346Yes5.534229547
    63DET@ BALW5-335-28345Yes534729849
    64DET@ BALL5-935-29355Yes535230745
    65DET@ BALW9-336-29345Yes536131051
    66DETvs TORW2-037-29345Yes436331053 
    67DETvs TORL7-837-30347Yes537031852
    68DETvs TORL3-537-31347Yes637332350
    69DETvs BALW9-038-31346Yes538232359 
    70DETvs BALL2-438-32347Yes638432757 
    71DETvs BALW8-739-32345Yes539233458 
    72DET@ MILW11-140-32334Yes540333568 
    73DET@ MILW8-541-32334Yes541134071
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    74DET@ MILL2-1341-33335Yes641335360 
    75DET@ SEAL2-541-34335Yes6.541535857 
    76DET@ SEAW5-242-34335Yes642036060
    77DET@ SEAW7-343-34335Yes642736364 
    78DET@ SEAW7-544-34224Yes543436866
    79DET@ OAKL3-544-35346Yes543737364
    80DET@ OAKW6-445-35334Yes544337766
    81DET@ OAKW9-546-35334Yes545238270
    82DET@ CALL2-546-36334Yes545438767
    83DET@ CALW9-447-36334Yes546339172 
    84DET@ CALW12-548-36334Yes447539679 
    85DET@ CALL4-548-37334Yes547940178
    86DETvs SEAW3-249-37334Yes548240379 
    87DETvs SEAW7-050-37334Yes548940386 
    88DETvs SEAW10-651-37334Yes449940990
    89DETvs SEAL4-551-38334Yes450341489 
    90DETvs OAKW5-452-38334Yes450841890 
    91DETvs OAKW6-553-38223Yes351442391 
    92DETvs OAKL1-1053-39223Yes351543382 
    93DETvs CALW6-354-39334Yes252143685 
    94DETvs CALW5-455-39223Yes152644086 
    95DETvs CALW6-256-39223Yes153244290 
    96DETvs CHAW4-157-39223Yes0.553644393 
    97DETvs CHAW3-158-39223Yes0.553944495 
    98DETvs CHAL0-458-40223Yes1.553944891 
    99DET@ NYAL5-658-41334Yes354445490 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    100DET@ NYAW10-559-41223Yes255445995 
    101DET@ NYAL5-859-42334Yes355946792
    102DETvs KCAL2-459-43334Yes356147190 
    103DETvs KCAL4-859-44334Yes356547986 
    104DETvs KCAW4-260-44334Yes356948188 
    105DETvs NYAW12-561-44334Yes258148695 
    106DETvs NYAW8-062-44334Yes1.5589486103 
    107DETvs NYAL0-762-45334Yes258949396 
    108DETvs NYAW15-463-45334Yes1.5604497107 
    109DET@ CHAL4-863-46334Yes1.5608505103 
    110DET@ CHAW9-664-46223Yes1.5617511106
    111DET@ CHAW8-765-46223Yes1.5625518107 
    112DET@ KCAW4-166-46223Yes0.5629519110 
    113DET@ KCAL5-766-47223Yes1.5634526108
    114DET@ KCAW8-467-47223Yes0.5642530112
    115DET@ KCAW10-668-47223Yes0.5652536116 
    116DETvs MINW11-269-47222Yes0.5663538125 
    117DETvs MINW7-170-47111Yes--670539131 
    118DETvs MINW8-071-47111Yes--678539139 
    119DET@ CLEL4-1271-49111Yes--685559126
    120DET@ CLEL3-871-49111Yes--685559126 
    121DET@ CLEW8-672-49111Yes--693565128
    122DET@ CLEW4-373-49111Yes--697568129 
    123DET@ MINL4-573-50111Yes--701573128 
    124DET@ MINW5-474-50111Yes--706577129
    125DET@ MINW10-875-50111Yes--716585131
    126DETvs TEXL3-575-51112Yes--719590129
    127DETvs TEXW4-176-51112Yes--723591132 
    128DETvs TEXW7-077-51112Yes--730591139 
    129DETvs CLEL2-777-52112Yes--732598134 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    130DETvs CLEW6-578-52112Yes--738603135 
    131DETvs CLEW2-179-52111Yes--740604136 
    132DETvs CLEW3-180-52111Yes--743605138 
    133DET@ TEXW11-281-52111Yes--754607147 
    134DET@ TEXL7-881-53111Yes--761615146 
    135DET@ TEXL3-981-54222Yes0.5764624140 
    136DET@ BALW12-482-54222Yes0.5776628148 
    137DET@ BALW7-484-54111Yes--789632157
    138DET@ BALW6-084-54111Yes--789632157 
    139DET@ MILL3-484-55111Yes--792636156
    140DET@ MILL2-584-56122Yes--794641153 
    141DET@ MILL2-1184-57222Yes1796652144 
    142DET@ MILW5-185-57122Yes--801653148 
    143DETvs BOSW3-086-57122Yes--804653151
    144DETvs BOSW9-887-57122Yes--813661152
    145DETvs BOSW4-188-57122Yes--817662155 
    146DETvs MILW7-689-57111Yes--824668156
    147DETvs MILW5-290-57111Yes--829670159 
    148DETvs MILL4-1190-58111Yes--833681152
    149DET@ BOSL4-990-59222Yes0.5837690147 
    150DET@ BOSW8-591-59222Yes0.5845695150
    151DET@ BOSW4-092-59222Yes0.5849695154 
    152DET@ TORL3-492-60222Yes1.5852699153
    153DET@ TORL2-392-61222Yes2.5854702152 
    154DET@ TORL9-1092-62222Yes3.5863712151 
    155DET@ TORW3-293-62222Yes2.5866714152
    156DETvs BALL0-393-63222Yes2.5866717149
    157DETvs BALW10-194-63222Yes1.5876718158 
    158DETvs BALL3-794-64222Yes1.5879725154 
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    159DETvs BALW9-595-64222Yes1888730158 
    160DETvs TORW4-396-64122Yes--892733159
    161DETvs TORW3-297-64111Yes--895735160 
    162DETvs TORW1-098-64111Yes--896735161 


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