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:  -

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
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
47Joaquin AndujarPMLB6-0180BothRight12/21/195234San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1969UDFA CIN

14Tony Bernazard2BMLB5-9160BothRight8/24/195630Caguas,Puerto Rico1974UDFA MON
32Greg CadaretPMLB6-3230LeftLeft2/27/196225Detroit,Michigan198311267OAK
33Jose CansecoRF-LFMLB6-4240RightRight7/2/196422Havana,Cuba198215391OAK
37Bill CaudillPMLB6-1210RightRight7/13/195630Santa Monica,California19748181SLN
11Ron Cey3BMLB5-9185RightRight2/15/194839Tacoma,Washington1968353LAN
23Chris CodiroliPMLB6-1160RightRight3/26/195829Oxnard,California1978111DET
16Mike DavisOFMLB6-3185LeftLeft6/11/195928San Diego,California197713330PIT
41Storm DavisPMLB6-4207RightRight12/26/196125Dallas,Texas1987UDFA SDN
43Dennis EckersleyPMLB6-2190RightRight10/3/195432Oakland,California1972350CLE
9Mike Gallego2B-SSMLB5-8160RightRight10/31/196026Whittier,California1981233OAK
3Alfredo GriffinSSMLB5-11165BothRight10/6/195729Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1974UDFA CLE
30Moose HaasPMLB6-0180RightRight4/22/195631Baltimore,Maryland1974230MIL
31Brian HarperCMLB6-2206RightRight10/16/195927Los Angeles,California1977485CAL
24Steve HendersonOFMLB6-2190RightRight11/18/195234Houston,Texas19745119CIN
40Rick HoneycuttPMLB6-1190LeftLeft6/29/195433Chattanooga,Tennessee197617405PIT
30Jay HowellPMLB6-3220RightRight11/26/195531Miami,Florida197631668CIN
44Reggie JacksonOFMLB6-0200LeftLeft5/18/194641Wynecote,Pennsylvania196612KC1
28Stan JavierCF-RFMLB6-0202BothRight1/9/196423San Francisco de Macoris,Dominican Republic1981UDFA SLN
32Bill KruegerPMLB6-5210LeftLeft4/24/195829Waukegan,Illinois1980UDFA OAK
49Dennis LampPMLB6-3200RightRight9/23/195234Los Angeles,California1971362CHN
4Carney Lansford3BMLB6-2195RightRight2/7/195730San Jose,California1975349CAL
46Gary LavellePMLB6-1200BothLeft1/3/194938Scranton,Pennsylvania196720396SFN
52Dave LeiperPMLB6-1160LeftLeft6/18/196225Whittier,California1982122OAK
13Johnnie LeMasterSSMLB6-2167RightRight6/19/195433Portsmouth,Ohio197316SFN
25Mark McGwire1BMLB6-5250RightRight10/1/196323Pomona,California1984110OAK
21Dwayne MurphyOFMLB6-1185LeftRight3/19/195532Merced,California197315359OAK
19,40Gene NelsonPMLB6-0174RightRight12/3/196026Tampa,Florida197830690TEX
14,49Rob Nelson1BMLB6-4215LeftLeft5/17/196423Pasadena,California1983119ATL
53Steve OntiverosPMLB6-0190RightRight3/5/196126Tularosa,New Mexico1982254OAK
38Dave OttoPMLB6-7210LeftLeft11/12/196422Chicago,Illinois1985239OAK
2Tony Phillips2B-LFMLB5-10175BothRight4/25/195928Atlanta,Georgia1978110MON
51Eric PlunkPMLB6-6224RightRight9/3/196323Wilmington,California19814103NYA
22Luis PoloniaLFMLB5-8152LeftLeft10/12/196422Santiago,Dominican Republic1984UDFA OAK
27,38Jose RijoPMLB6-3200RightRight5/13/196522San Cristobal,Dominican Republic1980UDFA NYA
12,27Rick RodriguezPMLB6-3190RightRight9/21/196026Oakland,California1981241OAK
24Alejandro SanchezOFMLB6-0185RightRight2/14/195928San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1978UDFA PHI
11Matt SinatroCMLB5-9175RightRight3/22/196027West Hartford,Connecticut1978227ATL
36Terry SteinbachCMLB6-1212RightRight3/2/196225New Ulm,Minnesota19839215OAK
34Dave StewartPMLB6-2200RightRight2/19/195730Oakland,California197516384LAN
6Mickey TettletonCMLB6-2212BothRight9/16/196026Oklahoma City,Oklahoma19815118OAK
57Dave Von OhlenPMLB6-2200LeftLeft10/25/195828Flushing,New York197617397NYN
17Walt WeissSSMLB6-0175BothRight11/28/196323Tuxedo,New York1985111OAK
7Jerry WillardCMLB6-2195LeftRight3/14/196027Oxnard,California1980UDFA PHI
29Curt YoungPMLB6-1180RightLeft4/16/196027Saginaw,Michigan1981492OAK
Team PersonnelPosition 
Sandy AldersonGeneral Manager 
Dave DuncanPitching Coach 
Ray FosseBroadcaster 
Grady FusonScout 
Jack HayesScout 
Bill KingBroadcaster 
Rene LachemannFirst Base Coach 
Tony LaRussaManager 
Jim LefebvreThird Base Coach 
Dave McKayBullpen Coach 
Monte MooreBroadcaster 
Mike PaulBullpen Coach 
Ted RobinsonBroadcaster 
Joe RudiHitting Coach 
Lon SimmonsBroadcaster 
Bob WatsonBench Coach 


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