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1987 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

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W-L Record: 81-81 .500
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 806-789 + 17
Manager(s): Tony LaRussa
General Manager: Sandy Alderson
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 1,678,921 20/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Lee Tinsley (#11) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Bob Watson
Bullpen Coach: Mike Paul
Bullpen Coach: Dave McKay
First Base Coach: Rene Lachemann
Hitting Coach: Joe Rudi
Pitching Coach: Dave Duncan
Third Base Coach: Jim Lefebvre

#1 Draft Picks

Reggie Jackson (#2), Johnnie LeMaster (#6), Mark McGwire (#10), Walt Weiss (#11)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8577.525--
8379.5122.0
8181.5004.0
7884.4817.0
7785.4758.0
7587.46310.0
7587.46310.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
33Jose CansecoOF2263081162
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3
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31
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11315350157220916.257.310.470780.213.311.2903.1420.3296691
25Mark McGwire1B2355797161
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28
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4
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49
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118117113158086.289.370.618988.329.456.2911.8511.4344641
4Carney Lansford3B3055489160
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4
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19
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762786044911539.289.366.455821.166.309.2850.7329.2252631
16Mike DavisOF2849469131
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32
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1
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22
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721974294154613.265.320.468788.202.312.2842.2422.5231547
3Alfredo GriffinSS2949469130
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5
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6026132841421039.263.306.348654.085.168.2801.46164.7172539
22Luis PoloniaOF2243578125
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49297326401114.287.335.398733.110.234.3292.00108.8173469
36Terry SteinbachC2539166111
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3
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56123266923310.284.349.463812.179.258.3042.0624.4181438
2Tony Phillips2B283794891
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4676577601239.240.337.372709.132.285.2741.3337.9141441
44Reggie JacksonDH413364274
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4321339740013.220.297.402699.182.283.2622.9422.4135374
21Dwayne MurphyOF322193951
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08
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3544586102345.233.388.374762.142.406.2791.0527.482284
14Tony Bernazard2B302143457
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1944303000326.266.354.383737.117.257.2951.0071.382249
6Mickey TettletonC262111941
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2611306500523.194.292.322614.128.270.2362.1726.468248
28Stan JavierOF231512228
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932193303602.185.276.258534.073.205.2241.7475.539176
9Mike Gallego2B-3B261241831
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1401122110515.250.319.347666.097.185.2841.7562.043143
24Steve HendersonOF341141433
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900121901007.289.357.430787.140.246.3261.5838.049126
11Ron CeyDH391041223
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1100223211014.221.359.394753.173.385.2751.4526.041128
17Walt WeissSS2326312
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001122200100.462.500.6151115.154.192.5001.00--1629
13Johnnie LeMaster3B-SS332432
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0001011400000.083.120.083203.000.000.1004.00--225
14,49Rob Nelson1B232414
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0000001200100.167.167.208375.042.042.333----525
31Brian HarperDH271714
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003000400111.235.222.294516.059.059.286----519
7Jerry WillardDH27611
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0000002100000.167.375.167542.000.333.2000.50--18
24Alejandro SanchezOF-DH283000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
11Matt SinatroC273000000000100001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
29Curt YoungP271000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals1786551180614322633319976114063593105636395048113.260.329.428757.168.290.2861.7827.723586202
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
34Dave Stewart3020133.69373781002612241211072410520511061.267.720.833.627.071.95
29Curt Young271374.08313160002031941029238441242131.178.601.681.955.502.82
53Steve Ontiveros261083.993522216115014178671950974141.268.401.132.985.781.94
19,40Gene Nelson26653.925460015312312058541235947051.258.710.872.546.822.69
43Dennis Eckersley32683.0354200331611599413911171131031.007.680.851.328.776.65
51Eric Plunk23464.7432110011295915350862905221.618.620.765.878.531.45
27,38Jose Rijo22275.93211410308210667541041675221.7911.631.104.507.351.63
47Joaquin Andujar34356.0513131000606343411126320131.469.301.623.844.721.23
49Dennis Lamp34135.053650010056763832522364011.7212.000.793.475.681.64
52Dave Leiper25213.81450006152492822618333001.298.481.043.125.711.83
30Jay Howell31345.9336000271644483029621354011.579.821.234.307.161.67
30Moose Haas31225.719900004057292679130101.6112.511.541.982.851.44
32Greg Cadaret25624.50290007039372220624301011.538.331.355.406.751.25
41Storm Davis25113.3055000030281311311282001.308.400.903.308.402.55
12,27Rick Rodriguez26103.001500011024328811590011.9612.000.385.633.380.60
40Rick Honeycutt33145.257400102325171439101101.429.381.133.383.751.11
23Chris Codiroli29029.00330000111211111842011.829.820.826.553.270.50
37Bill Caudill30009.00600051810883180001.3811.253.381.139.008.00
38Dave Otto22009.0030003067661130001.3310.501.501.504.503.00
57Dave Von Ohlen28007.50400030610551130001.8315.001.501.504.503.00
32Bill Krueger29039.0090001059760820102.8313.500.0012.003.000.25
46Gary Lavelle38009.0060002044440360001.759.000.006.7513.502.00
Pitching Totals81814.39490162182144401446144278970617653110425210331.368.981.103.306.491.96


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