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1987 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Oakland,CA
Team Record:  81-81   .500
Result:   3rd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Tony LaRussa
General Manager:   Sandy Alderson
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance:  1,678,921
Payroll:  $0
Playoffs: Season in progress

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Reggie Jackson (41)
Youngest Player:  Jose Rijo (22)
Longest Tenure:  Dwayne Murphy (10)
Top Hitter:  Mark McGwire (8)
Top Pitcher:  Dave Stewart (9)
Top Draft Pick:  Lee Tinsley (#11)

Roster Continuity:  71.59%
Top Prospect:   Terry Steinbach
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Minnesota8577.525--
KC Royals8379.5122.0
Oakland8181.5004.0
Seattle7884.4817.0
Chi White Sox7785.4758.0
Texas7587.46310.0
California7587.46310.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Bill CaudillP30$ 1,633,333  18 
Joaquin AndujarP34$ 1,353,333  24 
Carney Lansford3B30$ 1,300,000  32 
Ron Cey3B39$ 1,050,000  57 
Dennis EckersleyP32$ 833,333  99 
Rick HoneycuttP33$ 805,000   
Mike DavisOF28$ 780,000   
Dwayne MurphyOF32$ 759,000   
Tony Bernazard2B30$ 630,000   
Alfredo GriffinSS29$ 607,653   
Storm DavisP25$ 605,000   
Moose HaasP31$ 578,889   
Dave StewartP30$ 550,000   
Jay HowellP31$ 530,000   
Reggie JacksonOF41$ 525,000   
Tony Phillips2B-LF28$ 425,000   
Gene NelsonP26$ 365,000   
Jose CansecoRF-LF22$ 180,000   
Curt YoungP27$ 171,875   
Steve OntiverosP26$ 131,500   
Mickey TettletonC26$ 120,000   
Eric PlunkP23$ 77,667   
Steve HendersonOF34$ 75,000   
Stan JavierCF-RF23$ 75,000   
Dave LeiperP25$ 73,133   
Mark McGwire1B23$ 72,500   
Brian HarperC27$ 70,000   
Greg CadaretP25$ 62,500   
Gary LavelleP38$ 62,500   
Luis PoloniaLF22$ 62,500   
Terry SteinbachC25$ 62,500   
Chris CodiroliP29$ 60,000   
Mike Gallego2B-SS26$ 60,000   
Bill KruegerP29$ 60,000   
Dennis LampP34$ 60,000   
Johnnie LeMasterSS33$ 60,000   
Rob Nelson1B23$ 60,000   
Dave OttoP22$ 60,000   
Jose RijoP22$ 60,000   
Rick RodriguezP26$ 60,000   
Alejandro SanchezOF28$ 60,000   
Matt SinatroC27$ 60,000   
Dave Von OhlenP28$ 60,000   
Walt WeissSS23$ 60,000   
Jerry WillardC27$ 60,000   


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