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1987 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  80-82   .494
Result:   4th in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Jim Leyland
General Manager:   Syd Thrift
Stadium:  Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance:  1,161,193
Payroll:  $0
Playoffs:  -

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Rick Reuschel (38)
Youngest Player:  Miguel Garcia (20)
Longest Tenure:  Don Robinson (10)
Top Hitter:  Andy Van Slyke (15)
Top Pitcher:  Rick Reuschel (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Mark Merchant (#2)

Roster Continuity:  61.33%
Top Prospect:   John Smiley
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
St. Louis9567.586--
NY Mets9270.5683.0
Montreal9171.5624.0
Philadelphia8082.49415.0
Pittsburgh8082.49415.0
Chi Cubs7685.47218.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
12Bill AlmonSS-3BMLB6-3190RightRight11/21/195234Providence,Rhode Island197411SD

6Rafael BelliardSSMLB5-6160RightRight10/24/196125Pueblo Nuevo,Dominican Republic1980UDFA PIT
34Mike BieleckiPMLB6-3195RightRight7/31/195927Baltimore,Maryland19796147KC
24Barry BondsLFMLB6-2210LeftLeft7/24/196422Riverside,California198516PIT
25Bobby Bonilla3B-RFMLB6-3240BothRight2/23/196324New York,New York1981UDFA PIT
5Sid Bream1BMLB6-4220LeftLeft8/3/196026Carlisle,Pennsylvania1981248LAD
22,44John CangelosiOFMLB5-8160BothLeft3/10/196324Brooklyn,New York1982491CHW
7Darnell Coles3B-RFMLB6-1185RightRight6/2/196225San Bernardino,California198016SEA
29Onix ConcepcionSS-2BMLB5-6180RightRight10/5/195729Dorado,Puerto Rico1976UDFA KC
58Butch DavisOFMLB6-0190RightRight6/19/195829Williamston,North Carolina198012302KC
14Mike Diaz1B-OFMLB6-2195RightRight4/15/196027San Francisco,California197830685CHC
15Doug DrabekPMLB6-1185RightRight7/25/196224Victoria,Texas198311279CHW
55Tim DrummondPMLB6-3170RightRight12/24/196422La Plata,Maryland198312271PIT
41Mike DunnePMLB6-4200RightRight10/27/196224South Bend,Indiana198417STL
42Logan EasleyPMLB6-1185RightRight11/4/196125Salt Lake City,Utah198120519NYY
29Felix FerminSSMLB5-11170RightRight10/9/196323Mao,Dominican Republic1983UDFA PIT
36,54Brian FisherPMLB6-4210RightRight3/18/196225Honolulu,Hawaii1980229ATL
28Miguel GarciaPMLB5-11173LeftLeft4/3/196720Caracas,Venezuela1985UDFA CAL
58Brett GideonPMLB6-2200RightRight8/8/196323Ozona,Texas19856138PIT
28Denny Gonzalez3B-SSMLB5-11185RightRight7/22/196323Sabana Grande Boya,Dominican Republic1981UDFA PIT
35Jim GottPMLB6-4220RightRight8/3/195927Hollywood,California1977484STL
47Tommy Gregg1B-RFMLB6-1190LeftLeft7/29/196323Boone,North Carolina19857164PIT
19Terry HarperOFMLB6-4195RightRight4/19/195532Douglasville,Georgia197316370ATL
19Houston JimenezSSMLB5-8144RightRight10/30/195729Mexico City,Mexico1978UDFA CHW
56Dave JohnsonPMLB5-11180RightRight10/24/195927Baltimore,Maryland1982UDFA PIT
50Barry JonesPMLB6-4225RightRight2/15/196324Centerville,Indiana1984369PIT
27Sam KhalifaSSMLB5-11170RightRight12/5/196323Fontana,California198217PIT
16Bob KipperPMLB6-2200RightLeft7/8/196422Aurora,Illinois198218CAL
4,12Mike LaValliereCMLB5-9190LeftRight8/18/196026Charlotte,North Carolina1981UDFA PHI
13Jose Lind2BMLB5-11155RightRight5/1/196423Toabaja,Puerto Rico1982UDFA PIT
2Jim Morrison3B-2BMLB5-11186RightRight9/23/195234Pensacola,Florida1974599PHI
26Junior OrtizCMLB5-11174RightRight10/24/195927Humacao,Puerto Rico1977UDFA PIT
38Vicente PalaciosPMLB6-3195RightRight7/19/196323Veracruz,Mexico1984UDFA MIL
30Bob PattersonPMLB6-1195RightLeft5/16/195928Jacksonville,Florida198221523SD
22Al PedriqueSSMLB6-0155RightRight8/11/196026Aragua,Venezuela1978UDFA NYM
49Hipolito PenaPMLB6-3165LeftLeft1/30/196423Fantino,Dominican Republic1981UDFA MIL
46Tom PrinceCMLB5-11206RightRight8/13/196422Kankakee,Illinois1984464PIT
3Johnny Ray2BMLB5-11175BothRight3/1/195730Chouteau,Oklahoma197912294HOU
48Rick ReuschelPMLB6-3235RightRight5/16/194938Quincy,Illinois1970367CHC
23R.J. ReynoldsOFMLB6-0183BothRight4/19/195928Sacramento,California1980236LAD
43Don RobinsonPMLB6-4231RightRight6/8/195730Ashland,Kentucky197717430HOU
49Jeff RobinsonPMLB6-4200RightRight12/13/196026Santa Ana,California1983244SF
49Mark RossPMLB6-0195RightRight8/8/195729Galveston,Texas19797164HOU
2Mackey SasserCMLB6-1210LeftRight8/3/196224Fort Gaines,Georgia19845114SF
57John SmileyPMLB6-4210LeftLeft3/17/196522Phoenixville,Pennsylvania198312300PIT
52Dorn TaylorPMLB6-2180RightRight8/11/195828Abington,Pennsylvania1987UDFA PIT
18Andy Van SlykeCFMLB6-2192LeftRight12/21/196026Utica,New York197916STL
17Bob WalkPMLB6-4208RightRight11/26/195630Van Nuys,California19765101PHI
3U.L. WashingtonSSMLB5-11175BothRight10/27/195333Stringtown,Oklahoma1973UDFA KC
Team PersonnelPosition 
Steve BlassBroadcaster 
Larry D'AmatoScout 
Lanny FrattareBroadcaster 
Gene LamontThird Base Coach 
Jim LeylandManager 
Ray MillerPitching Coach 
Jim RookerBroadcaster 
John SandersBroadcaster 
Syd ThriftGeneral Manager 


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