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1987 Minnesota TwinsAmerican League (MLB)
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Gene Larkin played for the 1987 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTwins
LocationMinneapolis,Minnesota
Record85-77 (1st in American League West)League Rank5thMLB Rank9th
ManagerTom KellyGeneral ManagerAndy MacPhail
CoachesTony Oliva (Hitting Coach), Rick Renick (Third Base Coach), Rick Stelmaszek (Bullpen Coach), Dick Such (Pitching Coach), Wayne Terwilliger (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsWon World Series (Cardinals)
#1 Draft PickWillie Banks (#3)
Attendance2,081,976
Minor League AffiliatesPortland Beavers (AAA) 45-96 ... Orlando Twins (AA) 61-82 ... Visalia Oaks (A+) 68-74 ... Kenosha Twins (A) 82-58 ... Elizabethton Twins (Rk) 29-40 ...
Years Available1901-2018

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

 

1987 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
34Kirby PuckettofR271576249620732528991273291606716.332.367.534.90133365668.350.202.261.3844.813.62.84.222.331.4
1982- 1-   3-MIN
 
8Gary Gaetti3bR2815458495150362311091073792313725.257.303.485.78828369628.256.228.296.3335.914.72.54.918.846.0
1979- 1-  11-MIN
 
24Tom BrunanskyofR26155532831382223285111174104404512.259.352.489.84126056614.265.230.368.36212.116.91.45.216.640.6
1978- 1-  14-CAL
 
14Kent Hrbek1bL271434778513620134905284600051213.285.389.545.93426055566.263.260.442.39414.810.60.76.014.040.4
1978-17- 432-MIN
 
32Dan GladdenofR2912143869109212838259387231228.249.312.361.67315831482.281.112.235.2997.914.91.91.754.828.4
1979-   UDFA-SFN
 
7Greg GagnessR25137437681162871040662584410203.265.310.430.74018845478.307.165.222.3225.217.63.42.143.738.8
1979- 5- 129-NYA
 
4Steve Lombardozzi2bR2713643251103193838513366491110.238.298.352.65015230479.265.114.199.2896.913.82.01.754.029.1
1981- 9- 218-MIN
 
5Roy SmalleydhB34110309328516183420365210117.275.352.411.76312725347.308.136.259.33810.415.01.42.338.629.4
1974- 1-   1-TEX
 
26Al Newmanss-2bB2711030744681550291511342707105.221.298.303.6019320349.242.082.205.2749.77.70.80.00.029.4
1981- 1-  12-MON
 
25Randy BushofL2812229346741021146103434935556.253.349.413.76212123349.265.160.331.33212.314.01.13.226.631.1
1979- 2-  37-MIN
 
15Tim LaudnercR29113288305571164310238013204.191.252.389.64111224317.201.198.281.2787.325.23.55.118.043.6
1979- 3-  63-MIN
 
9Gene Larkindh-1bB2485233236211242814253120234.266.340.382.7228917262.290.116.210.3189.511.81.21.558.327.4
1984-20- 504-MIN
 
27Mark DavidsonofR2610215032404111492132604214.267.321.327.648496169.312.060.193.2907.715.42.00.6150.015.0
1982-11- 266-MIN
 
33Sal ButeracR3451111719501120071602207.171.217.243.460276122.188.072.135.2075.713.12.30.8111.031.6
1972-   UDFA-MIN
 
11Tom NietocR2641105721711120082435001.200.276.314.590339121.250.114.190.2676.619.83.00.8105.042.9
1981- 3-  60-SLN
 
18Don BaylordhR38204931410060151240003.286.397.306.70315158.378.020.102.3348.620.72.40.00.07.1
1967- 2-  39-BAL
 
12Mark SalascL2622458172039015600110.378.431.6221.05328551.378.244.333.4429.811.81.25.915.029.4
1979-18- 448-SLN
 
20Billy BeaneofR251215142001000600000.267.267.400.6676215.444.133.133.2870.040.00.00.00.050.0
1980- 1-  23-NYN
 
2Chris Pittaro2bB251412640000101000000.333.385.333.7184013.333.000.167.3297.70.00.00.00.00.0
1982- 6- 152-DET
 
Batting Totals: (19 players)16254417861422258351967331136552389838473945128.261.328.430.75823384896088.280.430.273.0008.614.81.73.227.834.4 

1987 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
28Bert BlylevenR36STMLB15124.01373708100267.02491321194610119613091.318.391.553.406.611.944.45.5564.88
1969- 3-  55-MIN
 
16Frank ViolaL27STMLB17102.90363607100251.2230918129661971161.188.231.042.367.052.983.25.6303.66
1981- 2-  37-MIN
 
17Les StrakerR27STMLB8104.37312651010154.115079752459762521.368.751.403.444.431.294.61.4445.09
1977-   UDFA-CIN
 
40Juan BerenguerR32RelMLB813.944764100134112.0100514910471106001.318.040.803.788.842.344.10.8893.33
1975-   UDFA-NYN
 
48Mike SmithsonR32STMLB475.94212010000109.012676721738534291.5010.401.403.144.381.396.28.3645.22
1976- 5- 118-BOS
 
36Joe NiekroR42STMLB496.2619181000096.1115766711455413061.6610.741.034.205.041.207.10.3084.82
1966- 7-  84-CLE
 
21George FrazierR32RelMLB554.98540540026281.1774945951586101.588.521.005.646.421.145.42.5004.76
1976- 9- 196-MIL
 
41Jeff ReardonR31CLMLB884.486306300583180.17041401428832031.227.841.573.149.302.964.59.5004.23
1973-23- 527-MON
 
22Keith AthertonR28RelMLB754.54590590029279.18146401030511041.409.191.133.405.791.705.22.5834.51
1978- 2-  30-OAK
 
36Mark PortugalR24S/RMLB137.771376003044.05840381324282011.8611.862.664.915.731.178.18.2507.14
1980-   UDFA-MIN
 
31Dan SchatzederL32RelMLB316.3930129005043.2643731818308001.9013.191.653.716.181.677.63.7505.12
1976- 3-  57-MON
 
38Steve CarltonL42S/RMLB156.70972002043.0543532723202101.7911.301.474.814.190.877.33.1675.66
1963-   UDFA-SLN
 
46Joe KlinkL25RelMLB016.6512012005023.0371817411171002.0914.481.574.306.651.557.04.0005.09
1983-36- 801-NYN
 
23Roy SmithR25RelMLB104.96716001016.1201093680021.6111.021.653.314.411.335.511.0005.75
1979- 3-  72-PHI
 
49Allan AndersonL23S/RMLB1010.95422000012.120151531030002.4814.592.197.302.190.3010.951.0007.98
1982- 2-  32-MIN
 
30Jeff BittigerR25S/RMLB105.4031200008.111552050011.3611.882.160.005.4005.401.0005.15
1980- 7- 157-NYN
 
19Randy NiemannL31RelMLB108.4460600305.13550711021.965.060.0011.811.690.148.441.0007.56
1975- 3-  60-MIN
 
Pitching Totals: (17 players)85774.6716216228916214639142514658067402105649906210451.429.251.333.566.251.765.09.525  

1987 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PJeff Reardon31MLBp63-80260181.0000.130.10---63100.038.9Fielding by Day
PKeith Atherton28MLBp59-793121016.9380.250.19---59100.036.4Fielding by Day
PGeorge Frazier32MLBp54-81281011.9090.190.12---54100.033.3Fielding by Day
PJuan Berenguer32MLBp47-112571013.9230.260.11---47100.029.0Fielding by Day
PBert Blyleven36MLBp37-26717434364.9381.620.22---37100.022.8Fielding by Day
PFrank Viola27MLBp36-2516343143.9301.110.16---36100.022.2Fielding by Day
PLes Straker27MLBp31-1545181024.9580.740.15---31100.019.1Fielding by Day
PDan Schatzeder32MLBp30-43250071.0000.230.16---30100.018.5Fielding by Day
PMike Smithson32MLBp21-10961101171.0000.810.16---21100.013.0Fielding by Day
PJoe Niekro42MLBp19-966111118.9440.890.18---19100.011.7Fielding by Day
PMark Portugal24MLBp13-44160271.0000.540.16---13100.08.0Fielding by Day
PJoe Klink25MLBp12-23020121.0000.170.09---12100.07.4Fielding by Day
PSteve Carlton42MLBp9-43180191.0001.000.21---9100.05.6Fielding by Day
PRoy Smith25MLBp7-16020021.0000.290.13---7100.04.3Fielding by Day
PRandy Niemann31MLBp6-5010011.0000.170.20---6100.03.7Fielding by Day
PAllan Anderson23MLBp4-12100011.0000.250.08---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PJeff Bittiger25MLBp3-8020021.0000.670.25---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CTim Laudner29MLBc101--5172872552.9875.400.0066211011389.462.3Fielding by Day
CSal Butera34MLBc51--2132143238.9834.590.004315951100.031.5Fielding by Day
CTom Nieto26MLBc40--2101715228.9965.680.00399-4197.624.7Fielding by Day
CMark Salas26MLBc14--8631090.9896.360.0020122263.68.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BKent Hrbek27MLB1b137--11796851121252.9969.100.00---14395.884.6Fielding by Day
1BGene Larkin24MLB1b-rf26--16510212177.9896.730.00---8530.616.0Fielding by Day
1BRandy Bush28MLBrf-of9--5742463.9686.780.00---1227.45.6Fielding by Day
1BTim Laudner29MLBc7--30103311.0004.430.00---1136.24.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BSteve Lombardozzi27MLB2b133--2453561477615.9774.520.00---13697.882.1Fielding by Day
2BAl Newman27MLB2b-ss47--54111220167.9883.510.00---11042.729.0Fielding by Day
2BChris Pittaro25MLB3b-2b8--10603161.0002.000.00---1457.14.9Fielding by Day
2BGreg Gagne25MLBss1--000000.000.00---1370.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BGary Gaetti28MLB3b150--1342611128406.9732.630.00---15497.492.6Fielding by Day
3BRoy Smalley34MLBss14--7103020.8501.210.00---11012.78.6Fielding by Day
3BAl Newman27MLB2b-ss12--41100151.0001.250.00---11010.97.4Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSGreg Gagne25MLBss136--1943911875603.9704.300.00---13799.384.0Fielding by Day
SSAl Newman27MLB2b-ss55--62103324168.9823.000.00---11050.034.0Fielding by Day
SSRoy Smalley34MLBss4--210031.0000.750.00---1103.62.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFKirby Puckett27MLBcf-of147--341852354.9862.370.00---15793.690.7Fielding by Day
OFTom Brunansky26MLBof138--2731031286.9902.050.00---15589.085.2Fielding by Day
OFDan Gladden29MLBlf-of111--223932235.9872.090.00---12191.768.5Fielding by Day
OFMark Davidson26MLBrf-lf86--1023001051.0001.220.00---10284.353.1Fielding by Day
OFRandy Bush28MLBrf-of75--107120110.9821.440.00---12261.546.3Fielding by Day
OFBilly Beane25MLBof7--800081.0001.140.00---1258.34.3Fielding by Day
OFGreg Gagne25MLBss4--200021.0000.500.00---1372.92.5Fielding by Day
OFAl Newman27MLB2b-ss2--000000.000.00---1101.81.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHRoy Smalley34MLBss73--000000.000.00---11066.445.1Fielding by Day
DHGene Larkin24MLB1b-rf40--000000.000.00---8547.124.7Fielding by Day
DHTom Brunansky26MLBof17--000000.000.00---15511.010.5Fielding by Day
DHDon Baylor38MLBof14--000000.000.00---2070.08.6Fielding by Day
DHMark Davidson26MLBrf-lf9--000000.000.00---1028.85.6Fielding by Day
DHRandy Bush28MLBrf-of9--000000.000.00---1227.45.6Fielding by Day
DHKirby Puckett27MLBcf-of8--000000.000.00---1575.14.9Fielding by Day
DHAl Newman27MLB2b-ss5--000000.000.00---1104.53.1Fielding by Day
DHDan Gladden29MLBlf-of4--000000.000.00---1213.32.5Fielding by Day
DHGary Gaetti28MLB3b2--000000.000.00---1541.31.2Fielding by Day
DHTim Laudner29MLBc2--000000.000.00---1131.81.2Fielding by Day
DHChris Pittaro25MLB3b-2b2--000000.000.00---1414.31.2Fielding by Day
DHGreg Gagne25MLBss1--000000.000.00---1370.70.6Fielding by Day
DHTom Nieto26MLBc1--000000.000.00---412.40.6Fielding by Day
DHKent Hrbek27MLB1b1--000000.000.00---1430.70.6Fielding by Day

1987 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Marty EspositoScout -- --   SCOUT
Hank IzquierdoScout1931-03-20 56Matanza,Cuba MLB1967-19671967-1967
1955-   UDFA-CLE
C
Tom KellyManager1950-08-15 36Graceville,Minnesota MLB1968-19801975-1975
1968- 8- 178-SE1
1B
Harmon KillebrewBroadcaster1936-06-29 51Payette,Idaho MLB1954-19751954-1975   1B-3B
Andy MacPhailGeneral Manager1953-04-05 34- --   EXEC
Tony OlivaHitting Coach1938-07-20 48Pinar del Rio,Cuba MLB1961-19761962-1976
1961-   UDFA-MIN
OF
Rick RenickThird Base Coach1944-03-16 43London,Ohio MLB1965-19781968-1972
1965-   UDFA-MIN
3B-OF
Rick StelmaszekBullpen Coach1948-10-08 38Chicago,Illinois MLB1968-19781971-1974
1967-11- 205-WS2
C
Dick SuchPitching Coach1944-10-15 42Sanford,North Carolina MLB1970-19701970-1970
1966- 8- 100-WS2
P
Wayne TerwilligerFirst Base Coach1925-06-27 62Clare,Michigan MLB1949-19601949-1960   2B