1987 New York Yankees season: Wikis

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1987 New York Yankees
Major league affiliations
Location
1987 information
Owner(s) George Steinbrenner
Manager(s) Lou Piniella
Local television WPIX
(Phil Rizzuto, Bill White, Billy Martin)
SportsChannel New York
(Ken Harrelson, Spencer Ross, Mickey Mantle)
Local radio WABC (AM)
(Hank Greenwald, Tommy Hutton)

The New York Yankees' 1987 season was the 85th season for the Yankees. The team finished with a record of 89-73, finishing 9 games behind the Detroit Tigers. New York was managed by Lou Piniella. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

Don Mattingly set a record for most Grand Slam Home Runs in one season with six.[6]

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Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB
Detroit Tigers 98 64 .605 --
Toronto Blue Jays 96 66 .593 2
Milwaukee Brewers 91 71 .562 7
New York Yankees 89 73 .549 9
Boston Red Sox 78 84 .481 20
Baltimore Orioles 67 95 .414 31
Cleveland Indians 61 101 .377 37

Notable transactions

Roster

1987 New York Yankees
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Rick Cerone 113 284 69 .243 4 23
1B Don Mattingly 141 569 186 .327 30 115
2B Willie Randolph 120 449 137 .305 7 67
3B Mike Pagliarulo 150 522 122 .234 32 87
SS Wayne Tolleson 121 349 77 .221 1 22
LF Gary Ward 146 529 131 .248 16 78
CF Claudell Washington 102 312 87 .279 9 44
RF Dave Winfield 156 575 158 .275 27 97
DH Ron Kittle 59 159 44 .277 12 28

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Velarde, RandyRandy Velarde 8 22 4 .182 0 1
Lombardi, PhilPhil Lombardi 5 8 1 .125 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
John, TommyTommy John 33 187.2 13 6 4.03 63
Rhoden, RickRick Rhoden 30 181.2 16 10 3.86 107
Guidry, RonRon Guidry 22 117.2 5 8 3.67 96
Gullickson, BillBill Gullickson 8 48 4 2 4.88 28
Leiter, AlAl Leiter 4 22.2 2 2 6.35 28

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Hudson, CharlesCharles Hudson 35 154.2 11 7 3.61 100
Filson, PetePete Filson 7 22 1 0 3.27 10
Arnsberg, BradBrad Arnsberg 6 19.1 1 3 5.59 14

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Clements, PatPat Clements 55 3 3 7 4.95 36
Guante, CecilioCecilio Guante 23 3 2 1 5.73 46
Allen, NeilNeil Allen 8 0 1 0 3.65 16

Awards and records

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Columbus Clippers International League Bucky Dent
AA Albany-Colonie Yankees Eastern League Tommy Jones
A Prince William Cannons Carolina League Wally Moon
A Fort Lauderdale Yankees Florida State League Buck Showalter
Short-Season A Oneonta Yankees New York-Penn League Gary Allenson
Rookie GCL Yankees Gulf Coast League Fred Ferreira

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Columbus, Fort Lauderdale[16]

References

  1. ^ Rick Rhoden page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/r/romanro01.shtml
  3. ^ Randy Velarde page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Willie Randolph page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Rick Cerone page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.232, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  7. ^ Rich Bordi page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Rafael Quirico page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Shane Turner page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/millsal01.shtml
  11. ^ Steve Trout page at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Bill Gullickson page at Baseball Reference
  13. ^ Jerry Royster page at Baseball Reference
  14. ^ Sherman Obando page at Baseball Reference
  15. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.259, David Nemec and Scott latow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  16. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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