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Standings at end of 1987 season.

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1629864.605--89673516144-3754-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium000
222Toronto Blue Jays1629666.5932.084565519044-3752-29L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium000
335Milwaukee Brewers1629171.5627.08628174543-3848-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium000
448New York Yankees1628973.5499.07887583038-4351-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I000
5815Boston Red Sox1627884.48120.08428251728-5450-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park000
61324Baltimore Orioles1626795.41431.0729880-15136-4431-51W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium000
71426Cleveland Indians16261101.37737.0742957-21526-5535-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Minnesota Twins1628577.525--786806-2029-5256-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome000
2611Kansas City Royals1628379.5122.07156912437-4446-35W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium000
3712Oakland Athletics1628181.5004.08067891739-4242-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
4916Seattle Mariners1627884.4817.0760801-4138-4340-41W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome000
51017Chicago White Sox1627785.4758.0748746239-4238-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park000
71221California Angels1627587.46310.0770803-3337-4438-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium000
61120Texas Rangers1627587.46310.0823849-2632-4943-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals1629567.586--79869310546-3549-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II000
224New York Mets1629270.5683.082369812543-3849-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium000
336Montreal Expos1629171.5624.07417202143-3848-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium000
4714Philadelphia Phillies1628082.49415.0702749-4737-4443-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium000
5613Pittsburgh Pirates1628082.49415.0723744-2133-4847-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium000
6818Chicago Cubs1617685.47218.5720801-8136-4540-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147San Francisco Giants1629072.556--78366911444-3746-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park000
2510Cincinnati Reds1628478.5196.07837523142-3942-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium000
3919Houston Astros1627686.46914.0648678-3029-5247-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome000
41022Los Angeles Dodgers1627389.45117.0635675-4033-4840-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium000
51123Atlanta Braves1616992.42920.5747829-8227-5342-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium000
61225San Diego Padres1626597.40125.0668763-9528-5337-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium000


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gary Gaetti3B29.141Signed as Free Agent by Twins. 
Charlie LeibrandtP31.095Signed as Free Agent by Royals. 
Carlos PerezP16.268Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Expos.