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1987 Oakland AthleticsAmerican League (MLB)
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Eric Plunk played for the 1987 Oakland Athletics
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAthletics
LocationOakland,California
Record81-81 (3rd in American League West)League Rank7thMLB Rank12th
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
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 Available1901-2018

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)
33Jose CansecoofR22159630811623533111315350157209216.257.310.470.78029669691.290.213.311.3337.222.73.14.520.342.6
1982-15- 392-OAK
 
25Mark McGwire1bR231515579716128449118117113150886.289.370.618.98834481641.291.329.456.41111.120.41.97.611.450.3
1984- 1-  10-OAK
 
4Carney Lansford3bR301515548916027419762786044953119.289.366.455.82125250631.285.166.309.3559.57.00.73.029.231.3
1975- 3-  49-CAL
 
3Alfredo GriffinssB291444946913023536026132841410329.263.306.348.65417231539.280.085.168.2905.27.61.50.6164.723.9
1973-   UDFA-CLE
 
16Mike DavisofL281394946913132122721974294146513.265.320.468.78823155547.284.203.312.3367.717.22.24.022.542.0
1977- 3-  69-OAK
 
22Luis PoloniaofL22125435781251610449297326401114.287.335.398.73317330469.329.111.234.3236.813.72.00.9108.824.0
1984-   UDFA-OAK
 
36Terry SteinbachcR25122391661111631656123266933210.284.349.463.81218135438.304.179.258.3537.315.12.13.724.431.5
1983- 9- 215-OAK
 
2Tony Phillips2bB281113794891200104676577602319.240.337.372.70914130441.274.132.285.31812.917.21.32.337.933.0
1978- 1-  10-MON
 
44Reggie JacksondhL411153364274141154321339740103.220.297.402.69913530374.262.182.283.3078.825.92.94.022.440.5
1966- 1-   2-KC1
 
21Dwayne MurphyofL328221939517083544586103425.233.388.374.7628215284.279.141.406.34720.421.51.12.827.429.4
1973-15- 359-OAK
 
14Tony Bernazard2bB3061214345714131944303003206.266.354.383.7378218249.295.117.257.33012.112.11.01.271.331.6
1973-   UDFA-MON
 
6Mickey TettletoncB268221119413082611306505203.194.292.322.6146811248.236.128.270.27912.126.22.23.226.426.8
1981- 5- 118-OAK
 
28Stan JavierofB23811512228312932193306032.185.276.258.534396176.224.073.205.24210.818.81.71.175.521.4
1981-   UDFA-SLN
 
9Mike Gallego2b-3bR267212418316021401122115105.250.319.347.666438143.284.097.185.3008.414.71.81.462.025.8
1981- 2-  33-OAK
 
24Steve HendersonofR34461141433703900121900017.289.357.430.7874910126.326.141.246.3459.515.11.62.438.030.3
1974- 5- 119-CIN
 
11Ron CeydhR394510412236041100223210114.221.359.394.7534110128.275.173.385.33717.225.01.53.126.043.5
1968- 3-  53-LAN
 
17Walt WeissssB2316263124001122201000.462.500.6151.11516429.500.153.192.4856.96.91.00.00.033.3
1985- 1-  11-OAK
 
14,49Rob Nelson1bL237241410000001201000.167.167.208.3755125.333.041.042.1640.048.00.00.00.025.0
1983- 1-  19-ATL
 
13Johnnie LeMaster3b-ssR332024320001011400000.083.120.083.2032025.100.000.000.1004.016.04.00.00.00.0
1973- 1-   6-SFN
 
31Brian HarperdhR271117141003000401101.235.222.294.5165119.286.059.059.2190.021.10.00.00.025.0
1977- 4-  85-CAL
 
7Jerry WillarddhL2776110000002100000.167.375.167.542108.200.000.333.28925.012.50.50.00.00.0
1979-   UDFA-PHI
 
24Alejandro Sanchezof-dhR2823000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.033.30.00.00.00.0
1978-   UDFA-PHI
 
11Matt SinatrocR2763000000000100001.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.033.30.00.00.00.0
1978- 2-  27-ATL
 
29Curt YoungpR27311000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1981- 4-  92-OAK
 
Batting Totals: (24 players)162551180614322633319976114063593105636504839113.260.333.428.76123584956238.286.428.290.0009.516.91.83.227.734.6 

1987 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
34Dave StewartR30STMLB20133.68373708100261.12241211072410520511061.267.710.833.627.061.954.17.6063.77
1975-16- 384-LAN
 
29Curt YoungL27STMLB1374.08313106000203.01941029238441242131.178.601.681.955.502.824.52.6504.78
1981- 4-  92-OAK
 
53Steve OntiverosR26S/RMLB1084.003522132161150.214178671950974141.278.421.132.995.791.944.66.5564.30
1982- 2-  54-OAK
 
19,40Gene NelsonR26RelMLB653.935464800153123.212058541235947051.268.730.872.556.842.694.22.5453.58
1978-30- 690-TEX
 
43Dennis EckersleyR32R/CLMLB683.0354252003316115.299413911171131031.017.700.861.328.796.653.19.4292.67
1972- 3-  50-CLE
 
51Eric PlunkR23S/RMLB464.743211210011295.0915350862905221.618.620.765.878.531.455.02.4004.09
1981- 4- 103-NYA
 
27,38Jose RijoR22S/RMLB275.9021147103082.110667541041675221.7911.591.094.487.321.637.32.2224.39
1980-   UDFA-NYA
 
47Joaquin AndujarR34STMLB356.0813130100060.26343411126320131.489.351.633.864.751.236.38.3755.61
1969-   UDFA-CIN
 
49Dennis LampR34RelMLB135.08365310010056.2763832522364011.7412.070.793.495.721.646.04.2503.97
1971- 3-  64-CHN
 
52Dave LeiperL25RelMLB213.7845045006152.1492822618333001.298.431.033.105.681.834.82.6674.13
1982- 1-  22-OAK
 
30Jay HowellR31R/CLMLB345.893603600271644.1483029621354011.569.741.224.267.111.676.09.4294.54
1976-31- 668-CIN
 
30Moose HaasR31STMLB225.75990000040.257292679130101.6412.611.551.992.881.446.42.5005.13
1974- 2-  30-MIL
 
32Greg CadaretL25RelMLB624.5429029007039.2372220624301011.568.391.365.456.811.254.99.7505.22
1983-11- 267-OAK
 
41Storm DavisR25STMLB113.26550000030.1281311311282001.308.310.893.268.312.553.86.5003.40
1979- 7- 175-BAL
 
12,27Rick RodriguezR26RelMLB102.96150150011024.1328811590011.9511.840.375.553.330.602.961.0004.64
1981- 2-  41-OAK
 
40Rick HoneycuttL33S/RMLB145.32743001023.225171439101101.479.511.143.423.801.116.46.2004.81
1976-17- 405-PIT
 
23Chris CodiroliR29STMLB028.74330000011.11211111842011.809.530.796.353.180.508.74.0005.69
1978- 1-  11-DET
 
37Bill CaudillR30RelMLB009.0060600518.010883180001.3811.253.381.139.008.009.00.0006.12
1974- 8- 181-SLN
 
38Dave OttoL22RelMLB009.0030300306.07661130001.3310.501.501.504.503.009.00.0004.54
1985- 2-  39-OAK
 
57Dave Von OhlenL28RelMLB007.5040400306.010551130001.8315.001.501.504.503.007.50.0004.54
1976-17- 397-NYN
 
32Bill KruegerL29RelMLB039.5390900105.29760820103.2714.290.0012.713.180.2511.12.0006.40
1980-   UDFA-OAK
 
46Gary LavelleL38RelMLB008.3160600204.14440360001.718.310.006.2312.462.008.31.0002.18
1967-20- 397-SFN
 
Pitching Totals: (22 players)81814.39162162328182144401446144278970617653110425210331.368.981.103.306.491.964.91.500  

1987 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PDennis Eckersley32MLBp54-1154131018.9440.310.15---54100.033.3Fielding by Day
PGene Nelson26MLBp54-1238132023.9130.390.17---54100.033.3Fielding by Day
PDave Leiper25MLBp45-525121118.9440.380.33---45100.027.8Fielding by Day
PDave Stewart30MLBp37-26118201039.9741.030.15---37100.022.8Fielding by Day
PJay Howell31MLBp36-4434108.8750.190.16---36100.022.2Fielding by Day
PDennis Lamp34MLBp36-561900101.0000.280.18---36100.022.2Fielding by Day
PSteve Ontiveros26MLBp35-15014291044.9771.230.29---35100.021.6Fielding by Day
PEric Plunk23MLBp32-951900101.0000.310.11---32100.019.8Fielding by Day
PCurt Young27MLBp31-20315281244.9771.390.21---31100.019.1Fielding by Day
PGreg Cadaret25MLBp29-396601121.0000.410.31---29100.017.9Fielding by Day
PJose Rijo22MLBp21-8210101021.9520.950.24---21100.013.0Fielding by Day
PRick Rodriguez26MLBp15-24260181.0000.530.33---15100.09.3Fielding by Day
PJoaquin Andujar34MLBp13-601112114.8570.920.20---13100.08.0Fielding by Day
PBill Krueger29MLBp9-5000000.000.00---9100.05.6Fielding by Day
PMoose Haas31MLBp9-40250071.0000.780.18---9100.05.6Fielding by Day
PRick Honeycutt33MLBp7-23130041.0000.570.17---7100.04.3Fielding by Day
PBill Caudill30MLBp6-8000000.000.00---6100.03.7Fielding by Day
PGary Lavelle38MLBp6-4000000.000.00---6100.03.7Fielding by Day
PStorm Davis25MLBp5-30100011.0000.200.03---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PDave Von Ohlen28MLBp4-6000000.000.00---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PChris Codiroli29MLBp3-11110021.0000.670.18---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PDave Otto22MLBp3-6100011.0000.330.17---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CTerry Steinbach25MLBc107--64040106690.9866.360.0063381412287.766.0Fielding by Day
CMickey Tettleton26MLBc80--4332861467.9875.760.00531648297.649.4Fielding by Day
CMatt Sinatro27MLBc6--400041.0000.670.001--6100.03.7Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BMark McGwire23MLB1b145--11739010911273.9928.710.00---15196.089.5Fielding by Day
1BCarney Lansford30MLB3b17--58905671.0003.940.00---15111.310.5Fielding by Day
1BRob Nelson23MLB1b7--49112662.9688.570.00---7100.04.3Fielding by Day
1BRon Cey39MLB3b7--5511357.9828.000.00---4515.64.3Fielding by Day
1BStan Javier23MLBcf-rf6--3821141.9766.670.00---817.43.7Fielding by Day
1BTerry Steinbach25MLBc1--100011.0001.000.00---1220.80.6Fielding by Day
1BDwayne Murphy32MLBof1--200021.0002.000.00---821.20.6Fielding by Day
1BMickey Tettleton26MLBc1--210031.0003.000.00---821.20.6Fielding by Day
1BJerry Willard27MLBc1--100011.0001.000.00---714.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BTony Phillips28MLB2b-lf87--1602601140431.9744.830.00---11178.453.7Fielding by Day
2BTony Bernazard30MLB2b59--901351122236.9533.810.00---6196.736.4Fielding by Day
2BMike Gallego26MLB2b-ss31--4973422126.9683.940.00---7243.119.1Fielding by Day
2BJohnnie LeMaster33MLBss5--8131122.9554.200.00---2025.03.1Fielding by Day
2BAlfredo Griffin29MLBss1--530181.0008.000.00---1440.70.6Fielding by Day
2BDwayne Murphy32MLBof1--010011.0001.000.00---821.20.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BCarney Lansford30MLB3b142--98249715354.9802.440.00---15194.087.7Fielding by Day
3BMike Gallego26MLB2b-ss24--52401291.0001.210.00---7233.314.8Fielding by Day
3BTony Phillips28MLB2b-lf11--3202425.9202.090.00---1119.96.8Fielding by Day
3BTerry Steinbach25MLBc10--140051.0000.500.00---1228.26.2Fielding by Day
3BJohnnie LeMaster33MLBss8--260281.0001.000.00---2040.04.9Fielding by Day
3BMark McGwire23MLB1b8--2113016.8131.630.00---1515.34.9Fielding by Day
3BRon Cey39MLB3b3--130141.0001.330.00---456.71.9Fielding by Day
3BJerry Willard27MLBc1--000000.000.00---714.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSAlfredo Griffin29MLBss137--2453862472655.9634.610.00---14495.184.6Fielding by Day
SSMike Gallego26MLB2b-ss17--21254650.9202.710.00---7223.610.5Fielding by Day
SSWalt Weiss23MLBss11--8301439.9743.450.00---1668.86.8Fielding by Day
SSTony Phillips28MLB2b-lf9--14191334.9713.670.00---1118.15.6Fielding by Day
SSJohnnie LeMaster33MLBss7--450291.0001.290.00---2035.04.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFJose Canseco22MLBrf-lf130--2631273282.9752.120.00---15981.880.2Fielding by Day
OFMike Davis28MLBof124--2103131226.9421.720.00---13989.276.5Fielding by Day
OFLuis Polonia22MLBlf104--235251242.9792.280.00---12583.264.2Fielding by Day
OFDwayne Murphy32MLBof79--185130189.9842.350.00---8296.348.8Fielding by Day
OFStan Javier23MLBcf-rf71--111323116.9831.610.00---8187.743.8Fielding by Day
OFSteve Henderson34MLBof31--3302035.9431.060.00---4667.419.1Fielding by Day
OFReggie Jackson41MLBof20--30000301.0001.500.00---11517.412.3Fielding by Day
OFMark McGwire23MLB1b3--100011.0000.330.00---1512.01.9Fielding by Day
OFTony Phillips28MLB2b-lf2--200021.0001.000.00---1111.81.2Fielding by Day
OFBrian Harper27MLBc1--000000.000.00---119.10.6Fielding by Day
OFAlejandro Sanchez28MLBof1--100011.0001.000.00---250.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHReggie Jackson41MLBof79--000000.000.00---11568.748.8Fielding by Day
DHRon Cey39MLB3b30--000000.000.00---4566.718.5Fielding by Day
DHJose Canseco22MLBrf-lf30--000000.000.00---15918.918.5Fielding by Day
DHLuis Polonia22MLBlf18--000000.000.00---12514.411.1Fielding by Day
DHMike Davis28MLBof14--000000.000.00---13910.18.6Fielding by Day
DHSteve Henderson34MLBof9--000000.000.00---4619.65.6Fielding by Day
DHTerry Steinbach25MLBc8--000000.000.00---1226.64.9Fielding by Day
DHBrian Harper27MLBc7--000000.000.00---1163.64.3Fielding by Day
DHCarney Lansford30MLB3b4--000000.000.00---1512.62.5Fielding by Day
DHTony Bernazard30MLB2b3--000000.000.00---614.91.9Fielding by Day
DHJerry Willard27MLBc3--000000.000.00---742.91.9Fielding by Day
DHWalt Weiss23MLBss2--000000.000.00---1612.51.2Fielding by Day
DHJohnnie LeMaster33MLBss1--000000.000.00---205.00.6Fielding by Day
DHTony Phillips28MLB2b-lf1--000000.000.00---1110.90.6Fielding by Day
DHAlejandro Sanchez28MLBof1--000000.000.00---250.00.6Fielding by Day
DHStan Javier23MLBcf-rf1--000000.000.00---811.20.6Fielding by Day
DHMickey Tettleton26MLBc1--000000.000.00---821.20.6Fielding by Day
DHGene Nelson26MLBp1--000000.000.00---541.90.6Fielding by Day

1987 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Sandy AldersonGeneral Manager1947-11-22 39Seattle,Washington --   EXEC
Dave DuncanPitching Coach1945-09-26 41Dallas,Texas MLB1963-19761964-1976
1963-   UDFA-KC1
C
Ray FosseBroadcaster1947-04-04 40Marion,Illinois MLB1965-19791967-1979
1965- 1-   7-CLE
C
Grady FusonScout1956-04-19 31San Diego,California A-1978-1979-   SS-2B
Jack HayesScout -- --   SCOUT
Tony La RussaManager1944-10-04 42Tampa,Florida MLB1962-19771963-1973
1962-   UDFA-KC1
2B-SS
Rene LachemannFirst Base Coach1945-05-04 42Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19681965-1968
1964-   UDFA-KC1
C
Jim LefebvreThird Base Coach1942-01-07 45Inglewood,California MLB1962-19761965-1972
1962-   UDFA-LAN
2B-3B
Dave McKayBullpen Coach1950-03-14 37Vancouver,BC MLB1971-19831975-1982
1971-   UDFA-MIN
2B-3B
Mike PaulBullpen Coach1945-04-18 42Detroit,Michigan MLB1966-19741968-1974
1967-20- 390-CLE
P
Joe RudiHitting Coach1946-09-07 40Modesto,California MLB1964-19821967-1982
1964-   UDFA-KC1
OF-1B
Bob WatsonBench Coach1946-04-10 41Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19841966-1984
1970-15- 362-CHN
1B-OF