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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
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:
Top Draft Pick: Derek Lilliquist (#6) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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), 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
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
38Jim AckerP281413
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0001001800000.214.267.214481.000.071.5008.00--315
33Doyle AlexanderP363511
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00010001310600.029.029.02958.000.000.045----141
30Paul AssenmacherP264100000001200200.000.200.000200.000.250.0002.00--07
11Terry Bell241000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
20Bruce BenedictC3195414
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501171500202.147.277.189466.042.211.1650.8895.018114
32Jeff BlauserSS211651140
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1573183431104.242.317.352669.109.242.2951.8982.558184
36Chuck CaryP271000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
48Marty ClaryP251000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
43Kevin CoffmanP221001
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0000001500000.100.182.100282.000.100.2005.00--111
18Trench Davis263000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
49Jeff DedmonP271624
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000001300300.250.294.313607.063.125.3083.00--520
5Ron Gant2B2283922
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94211100113.265.271.386657.120.157.28211.0041.53286
26Gene GarberP394000000001200000.000.200.000200.000.250.0002.00--05
47Tom GlavineP211602
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0001001400000.125.176.125301.000.063.1674.00--217
22Ken GriffeyOF3739965114
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644746541111412.286.356.456812.170.278.2991.1728.5182450
1Albert HallOF282925483
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243310383623415.284.366.411777.127.336.3150.9597.3120335
17Glenn Hubbard2B2944369117
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381177576174311.264.371.381752.117.291.2920.7488.6169527
10Dion JamesOF2449480154
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61108706322538.312.395.472867.160.306.3400.9049.4233572
42Rick MahlerP3365411
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0050021900701.169.194.231425.062.092.2399.50--1574
25Larry McWilliamsP33501
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0000000200000.200.200.200400.000.000.333----15
6Darryl MotleyOF278000001000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
3Dale MurphyOF31566115167
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1051661151367290511.295.411.580991.284.505.3151.1812.9328686
19Graig Nettles3B421771637
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3310222504026.209.294.350644.141.271.2151.1435.462201
35Phil NiekroP481000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
37Randy O'NealP261942
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0001001400100.105.150.105255.000.053.1334.00--221
24Ken Oberkfell3B3150859142
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48334829255313.280.340.362702.083.177.2900.60169.3184564
31Ed OlwineP290000000000000100-----------01
46David PalmerP294846
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50011500801.125.143.208351.083.104.15615.0048.01057
28Gerald Perry1B2653377144
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7442164863113518.270.328.411739.141.280.2851.3144.4219589
45Charlie PuleoP322835
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10011300601.179.207.286493.107.143.28613.0028.0835
16Rafael RamirezSS291792247
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216381620413.263.293.346639.084.145.2822.00179.062192
15Gary RoenickeOF321512533
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2800322310034.219.349.450799.232.444.1970.7216.868186
12Paul Runge3B-SS2947910
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80151000201.213.288.426714.213.298.2062.0015.72054
23Ted Simmons1B-C371772049
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3011212305024.277.350.390740.113.232.2961.1044.369200
25Pete SmithP211101
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0000000100100.091.091.091182.000.000.100----112
34Zane SmithP2676610
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0610314101400.132.165.171336.039.092.1614.67--1393
14Andres ThomasSS233242975
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3965145020307.231.263.312575.080.127.2603.5764.8101341
9Ozzie VirgilC3042957106
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72014781742118.247.321.471792.224.331.2451.7215.9202479
Batting Totals206454287471401284241526961356864183438828634133.258.335.403738.145.276.2791.3035.721896189
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
47Tom Glavine21245.5899000050553431533201131.769.900.905.943.600.61
25Larry McWilliams33015.859200402025151327131021.6011.250.903.155.851.86
35Phil Niekro480015.0011000036550600004.0018.000.0018.000.000.00
31Ed Olwine29015.0927000912325161348121011.439.781.573.134.701.50
37Randy O'Neal26425.6116100020617941381224339021.6911.661.773.544.871.38
46David Palmer298114.9128280000152169948317641115071.5310.011.013.796.571.73
45Charlie Puleo32684.243516102012312263581140990131.328.930.802.937.242.48
25Pete Smith21124.7866000031392117314113101.6610.970.843.943.090.79
34Zane Smith2615104.093636930024224513011019911305151.399.110.713.384.831.43
42Rick Mahler338134.98392831101972121181092485955221.519.691.103.884.341.12
26Gene Garber398104.4349000431069873934728484011.6711.350.913.656.261.71
38Jim Acker28494.1568000411411410957531151681041.398.530.863.995.321.33
33Doyle Alexander365104.121616300011711557542127642021.208.771.602.064.882.37
30Paul Assenmacher26115.075200010254584131824390011.499.491.313.936.381.63
37Joe Boever26107.501400010018291515412181002.2814.502.006.009.001.50
36Chuck Cary27113.71130006116177734151011.249.001.592.127.943.75
48Marty Clary25016.00710020142013102470011.6012.001.202.404.201.75
43Kevin Coffman22234.6855000025311413222141132.1211.160.727.925.040.64
49Jeff Dedmon27343.905330014489824639842402111.388.200.804.204.000.95
29Steve Ziem25019.0020001024320100102.5018.000.004.500.000.00
Pitching 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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