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1987 Atlanta Braves (MLB)

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W-L Record: 69-92 .429
Rank: 5th in National League West
Run Differential: 747-829 -82
Roster Continuity 71.86% 15/26
Manager(s): Chuck Tanner
General Manager: Bobby Cox
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Ballpark: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 1,217,402 22/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Derek Lilliquist (#6) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Russ Nixon
Assistant Coach: Tony Bartirome
Bullpen Coach: Rich Morales
First Base Coach: Willie Stargell
Hitting Coach: Bob Skinner
Pitching Coach: Bruce Dalcanton
Third Base Coach: Alex Monchak

#1 Draft Picks

Dale Murphy (#5), Gary Roenicke (#8), Ted Simmons (#10), Terry Bell (#17), Jim Acker (#21), Pete Smith (#21), Dion James (#25)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9072.556--
8478.5196.0
7686.46914.0
7389.45117.0
6992.42920.5
6597.40125.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
3Dale MurphyOF31   566115167
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1
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44
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1051661151367290511.295.417.580997.284.505.3151.1812.9328693
28Gerald Perry1B26   53377144
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2
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12
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7442164863113518.270.329.411740.141.280.2851.3144.4219590
24Ken Oberkfell3B31   50859142
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48334829255313.280.342.362704.083.177.2900.60169.3184566
10Dion JamesOF24   49480154
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10
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61108706322538.312.397.472869.160.306.3400.9049.4233574
17Glenn Hubbard2B29   44369117
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5
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381177576174311.264.378.381759.117.291.2920.7488.6169533
9Ozzie VirgilC30   42957106
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1
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27
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72014781742118.247.331.471802.224.331.2451.7215.9202486
22Ken GriffeyOF37   39965114
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644746541111412.286.358.456814.170.278.2991.1728.5182451
14Andres ThomasSS23   3242975
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3965145020307.231.268.312580.080.127.2603.5764.8101343
1Albert HallOF28   2925483
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243310383623415.284.369.411780.127.336.3150.9597.3120337
16Rafael RamirezSS29   1792247
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216381620413.263.300.346646.084.145.2822.00179.062194
19Graig Nettles3B42   1771637
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3310222504026.209.294.350644.141.271.2151.1435.462201
23Ted Simmons1B-C37   1772049
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3011212305024.277.350.390740.113.232.2961.1044.369200
32Jeff BlauserSS21   1651140
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1573183431104.242.328.352680.109.242.2951.8982.558187
15Gary RoenickeOF32   1512533
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2800322310034.219.353.450803.232.444.1970.7216.868187
20Bruce BenedictC31   95414
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501171500202.147.277.189466.042.211.1650.8895.018114
5Ron Gant2B22   83922
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94211100113.265.271.386657.120.157.28211.0041.53286
34Zane SmithP26   76610
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0610314101400.132.175.171346.039.092.1614.67--1394
42Rick MahlerP33   65411
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0050021900701.169.194.231425.062.092.2399.50--1574
46David PalmerP29   4846
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50011500801.125.143.208351.083.104.15615.0048.01057
12Paul Runge3B-SS29   47910
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80151000201.213.288.426714.213.298.2062.0015.72054
33Doyle AlexanderP36   3511
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00010001310600.029.056.02985.000.000.045----142
45Charlie PuleoP32   2835
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001
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10011300601.179.207.286493.107.143.28613.0028.0835
37Randy O'NealP26   1942
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0001001400100.105.150.105255.000.053.1334.00--221
49Jeff DedmonP27   1624
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000001300300.250.294.313607.063.125.3083.00--520
47Tom GlavineP21   1602
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0001001400000.125.176.125301.000.063.1674.00--217
38Jim AckerP28   1413
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0001001800000.214.267.214481.000.071.5008.00--315
25Pete SmithP21   1101
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0000000100100.091.091.091182.000.000.100----112
43Kevin CoffmanP22   1001
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0000001500000.100.182.100282.000.100.2005.00--111
6Darryl MotleyOF27   8000001000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
25Larry McWilliamsP33   501
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0000000200000.200.200.200400.000.000.333----15
30Paul AssenmacherP26   4100000001200200.000.200.000200.000.250.0002.00--07
26Gene GarberP39   4000000001200000.000.200.000200.000.250.0002.00--05
18Trench Davis26   3000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
11Terry Bell24   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
36Chuck CaryP27   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
48Marty ClaryP25   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
35Phil NiekroP48   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
31Ed OlwineP29   0000000000000100-----------01
Batting Totals206454287471401284241526961356864183438828634133.258.335.403738.145.276.2791.3035.721896189
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
34Zane Smith26   15104.0936369300242.024513011019911305151.399.110.713.384.831.43
42Rick Mahler33   8134.9839283110197.02121181092485955221.519.691.103.884.341.12
46David Palmer29   8114.9128280000152.1169948317641115071.5310.011.013.796.571.73
45Charlie Puleo32   684.2435161020123.112263581140990131.328.930.802.937.242.48
33Doyle Alexander36   5104.1216163000117.211557542127642021.208.771.602.064.882.37
38Jim Acker28   494.15680004114114.210957531151681041.398.530.863.995.321.33
49Jeff Dedmon27   343.905330014489.2824639842402111.388.200.804.204.000.95
26Gene Garber39   8104.4349000431069.1873934728484011.6711.350.913.656.261.71
37Randy O'Neal26   425.611610002061.07941381224339021.6911.661.773.544.871.38
30Paul Assenmacher26   115.075200010254.2584131824390011.499.491.313.936.381.63
47Tom Glavine21   245.5899000050.1553431533201131.769.900.905.943.600.61
25Pete Smith21   124.7866000031.2392117314113101.6610.970.843.943.090.79
43Kevin Coffman22   234.6855000025.1311413222141132.1211.160.727.925.040.64
31Ed Olwine29   015.09270009123.125161348121011.439.781.573.134.701.50
25Larry McWilliams33   015.8592004020.125151327131021.6011.250.903.155.851.86
37Joe Boever26   107.501400010018.1291515412181002.2814.502.006.009.001.50
36Chuck Cary27   113.71130006116.2177734151011.249.001.592.127.943.75
48Marty Clary25   016.0071002014.22013102470011.6012.001.202.404.201.75
35Phil Niekro48   0015.001100003.06550600004.0018.000.0018.000.000.00
29Steve Ziem25   019.002000102.14320100102.5018.000.004.500.000.00
Batting Totals69924.634851611641453214281529829735163587837429391.489.641.033.705.281.43
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ozzie VirgilC12265474812.9890.00
Bruce BenedictC351652123.9890.00
Ted SimmonsC15641011.9870.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gerald Perry1B13612887214118.9900.00
Ted Simmons1B2821623424.9840.00
Gary Roenicke1B9507081.0000.00
Graig Nettles1B64910071.0000.00
Ken Griffey1B324112.9620.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Glenn Hubbard2B13928447811114.9860.00
Ron Gant2B204559317.9720.00
Ken Oberkfell2B111317031.0000.00
Paul Runge2B224011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ken Oberkfell3B12676248720.9790.00
Graig Nettles3B40124636.9510.00
Rafael Ramirez3B1271113.9470.00
Paul Runge3B1091523.9230.00
Ted Simmons3B222001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Andres ThomasSS811282762056.9530.00
Jeff BlauserSS5065166928.9620.00
Rafael RamirezSS385999930.9460.00
Paul RungeSS948011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dale MurphyOF1593251481.9770.00
Dion JamesOF126262411.9960.00
Ken GriffeyOF107181711.9950.00
Albert HallOF69148531.9810.00
Gary RoenickeOF4460020.9680.00
Gerald PerryOF790001.0000.00
Darryl MotleyOF220001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim AckerP68114623021.0002.29
Jeff DedmonP53891017011.0002.72
Paul AssenmacherP525423001.0000.83
Gene GarberP496941912.9583.00
Rick MahlerP39197134212.9822.51
Zane SmithP362421543041.0002.16
Charlie PuleoP35123610001.0001.17
David PalmerP2815292512.9712.01
Ed OlwineP27230310.7501.17
Doyle AlexanderP16117610011.0001.23
Randy O'NealP1661415011.0002.80
Joe BoeverP141802001.0000.99
Chuck CaryP131613001.0002.22
Tom GlavineP95011310.9332.51
Larry McWilliamsP92013011.0001.79
Marty ClaryP71402001.0001.27
Pete SmithP6311210.7500.87
Kevin CoffmanP52519011.0003.59
Steve ZiemP220000.0000.00
Phil NiekroP130000.0000.00


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