1987 Major League Baseball Season
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1987 Major League Baseball Season

1987 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 6 - October 25, 1987
Number of games162
Number of teams26
Draft
Top draft pickKen Griffey Jr.
Picked bySeattle Mariners
Regular season
Season MVPNL: Andre Dawson (CHC)
AL: George Bell (TOR)
League postseason
AL championsMinnesota Twins
  AL runners-upDetroit Tigers
NL championsSt. Louis Cardinals
  NL runners-upSan Francisco Giants
World Series
ChampionsMinnesota Twins
  Runners-upSt. Louis Cardinals
World Series MVPFrank Viola (MIN)
MLB seasons

The 1987 Major League Baseball season ended with the American League Champion Minnesota Twins winning the World Series over the National League Champion St. Louis Cardinals, four games to three, as all seven games were won by the home team.

In June, future Hall of Fame outfielder Ken Griffey Jr. was selected with the number one overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft, by the Seattle Mariners.

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

Standings

Postseason

Bracket

  League Championship Series
(ALCS, NLCS)
World Series
                 
East Detroit 1  
West Minnesota 4  
    AL Minnesota 4
  NL St. Louis 3
East St. Louis 4
West San Francisco 3  

Managers

American League

National League

Home Field Attendance & Payroll

Team Name Wins Home attendance Per Game Est. Payroll
St. Louis Cardinals[1] 95 20.3% 3,072,122 24.3% 37,927 $11,758,000 19.1%
New York Mets[2] 92 -14.8% 3,034,129 9.6% 37,458 $13,846,714 -10.0%
Los Angeles Dodgers[3] 73 0.0% 2,797,409 -7.5% 34,536 $14,474,737 -4.9%
Toronto Blue Jays[4] 96 11.6% 2,778,429 13.2% 34,302 $10,765,401 -15.9%
California Angels[5] 75 -18.5% 2,696,299 1.5% 33,288 $13,855,999 -4.0%
New York Yankees[6] 89 -1.1% 2,427,672 7.0% 29,971 $19,457,714 5.2%
Kansas City Royals[7] 83 9.2% 2,392,471 3.1% 29,537 $12,513,056 -4.1%
Boston Red Sox[8] 78 -17.9% 2,231,551 3.9% 27,894 $13,770,171 -4.4%
Cincinnati Reds[9] 84 -2.3% 2,185,205 29.1% 26,978 $9,281,500 -22.0%
Philadelphia Phillies[10] 80 -7.0% 2,100,110 8.6% 25,927 $12,482,997 7.7%
Minnesota Twins[11] 85 19.7% 2,081,976 65.8% 25,703 $10,585,000 11.4%
Detroit Tigers[12] 98 12.6% 2,061,830 8.5% 25,455 $12,122,881 -1.7%
Chicago Cubs[13] 76 8.6% 2,035,130 9.5% 25,439 $15,473,026 -10.1%
San Francisco Giants[14] 90 8.4% 1,917,168 25.4% 23,669 $8,532,500 -4.6%
Houston Astros[15] 76 -20.8% 1,909,902 10.1% 23,579 $12,758,371 29.2%
Milwaukee Brewers[16] 91 18.2% 1,909,244 50.9% 23,571 $7,293,224 -26.7%
Montreal Expos[17] 91 16.7% 1,850,324 63.9% 22,844 $8,762,052 -21.1%
Baltimore Orioles[18] 67 -8.2% 1,835,692 -7.0% 22,386 $14,250,273 9.6%
Texas Rangers[19] 75 -13.8% 1,763,053 4.2% 21,766 $5,992,718 -11.1%
Oakland Athletics[20] 81 6.6% 1,678,921 27.7% 20,727 $12,730,839 30.2%
San Diego Padres[21] 65 -12.2% 1,454,061 -19.5% 17,951 $12,065,796 6.0%
Atlanta Braves[22] 69 -4.2% 1,217,402 -12.2% 15,030 $17,444,560 2.0%
Chicago White Sox[23] 77 6.9% 1,208,060 -15.2% 14,914 $12,135,343 16.5%
Pittsburgh Pirates[24] 80 25.0% 1,161,193 16.0% 14,336 $8,789,500 -19.6%
Seattle Mariners[25] 78 16.4% 1,134,255 10.2% 14,003 $4,623,000 -22.4%
Cleveland Indians[26] 61 -27.4% 1,077,898 -26.8% 13,307 $9,033,750 15.7%

Television coverage

Events

References

  1. ^ "St. Louis Cardinals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "New York Mets Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "Los Angeles Dodgers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
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  5. ^ "Los Angeles Angels Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  6. ^ "New York Yankees Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  7. ^ "Kansas City Royals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  8. ^ "Boston Red Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  9. ^ "Cincinnati Reds Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
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  11. ^ "Minnesota Twins Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  12. ^ "Detroit Tigers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  13. ^ "Chicago Cubs Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  14. ^ "San Francisco Giants Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  15. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  16. ^ "Milwaukee Brewers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  17. ^ "Washington Nationals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  18. ^ "Baltimore Orioles Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  19. ^ "Texas Rangers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  20. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  21. ^ "San Diego Padres Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  22. ^ "Atlanta Braves Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  23. ^ "Chicago White Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  24. ^ "Pittsburgh Pirates Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  25. ^ "Seattle Mariners Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  26. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  27. ^ Mackin, Bob (2004). The Unofficial Guide to Baseball's Most Unusual Records. Canada: Greystone Books. p. 240. ISBN 9781553650386.

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