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1987 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 76-85 .472
Rank: 6th in National League East
Run Differential: 720-801 -81
Roster Continuity 69.13% 20/26
Manager(s): Gene Michael, Frank Lucchesi
General Manager: Dallas Green (1987-10-22), Jim Frey
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 2,035,130 13/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Mike Harkey (#4) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Johnny Oates
First Base Coach: Jim Snyder
Hitting Coach: Billy Williams
Pitching Coach: Herman Starrette
Third Base Coach: John Vukovich

#1 Draft Picks

Shawon Dunston (#1), Drew Hall (#3), Steve Trout (#8), Leon Durham (#15), Rick Sutcliffe (#21), Rafael Palmeiro (#22)
National League East Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1987 Chicago Cubs season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    48Jay BallerP6-7225R-R261982PHI: 1979-4-98MLB--
    34Damon BerryhillC6-0210B-R231987CHN: 1984-1-4MLB--
    17Mike BrumleySS-2B5-10165B-R241987BOS: 1983-2-33MLB--
    39Jody DavisC6-3210R-R301981NYN: 1976-3-62MLB--
    7Ron DavisP6-4207R-R311978CHN: 1976-3-56MLB--
    8Andre DawsonOF6-3195R-R321976MON: 1975-11-250MLB--
    24Brian DayettOF5-10180R-R301983NYA: 1978-16-416MLB--
    20Bob DernierOF6-0165R-R301980CIN: 1977-12-205MLB--
    33Frank DiPinoP6-0180L-L301981Not draftedMLB--
    12Shawon DunstonSS6-1180R-R241985CHN: 1982-1-1MLB--
    10Leon Durham1B-OF6-2210L-L291980SLN: 1976-1-15MLB--
    44Drew HallP6-4220L-L241986CHN: 1984-1-3MLB--
    30Darrin JacksonCF-RF6-0191R-R231985CHN: 1981-2-28MLB--
    50Les LancasterP6-2200R-R251987UDFAMLB--
    37Ed LynchP6-5207R-R311980TEX: 1977-22-547MLB--
    31Greg MadduxP6-0185R-R211986CHN: 1984-2-31MLB--
    1Dave MartinezOF5-10175L-L221986CHN: 1983-3-53MLB--
    41Mike MasonP6-2205L-L281982TEX: 1980-1-12MLB--
    36Gary MatthewsOF6-3205R-R361972SLN: 1971-5-81MLB--
    6Keith MorelandOF-3B6-0200R-R331978PHI: 1975-7-156MLB--
    49Jamie MoyerP6-0170L-L241986CHN: 1984-6-135MLB-Free Agent
    22Jerry MumphreyOF6-2185B-R341974SLN: 1971-4-81MLB--
    16Paul Noce2B-SS5-10175R-R271987SDN: 1981-14-343MLB--
    47Dickie NolesP6-2190R-R301979PHI: 1975-4-84MLB--
    25Rafael Palmeiro1B6-0190L-L221986CHN: 1985-1-22MLB--
    28Luis Quinones3B-2B5-11175B-R251983Not draftedMLB--
    18Wade Rowdon3B-SS6-2180R-R261984CHA: 1981-8-188MLB--
    23Ryne Sandberg2B6-2180R-R271981PHI: 1978-20-511MLB--
    21Scott SandersonP6-5200R-R301978MON: 1977-3-54MLB--
    46Lee SmithP6-5220R-R291980CHN: 1975-2-28MLB--
    11Jim SundbergC6-0195R-R361974TEX: 1973-1-2MLB--
    40Rick SutcliffeP6-7215R-R311976LAN: 1974-1-21MLB--
    42Bob TewksburyP6-4206R-R261986NYA: 1981-19-493MLB--
    19Manny Trillo2B6-1164R-R361973Not draftedMLB--
    34Steve TroutP6-4195L-L291978CHA: 1976-1-8MLB--
    29Chico Walker3B-LF5-9179B-R291980BOS: 1976-22-525MLB--

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