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1987 Toronto Blue JaysPayroll Summary
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Willie Upshaw earned $940,000 for the 1987 Toronto Blue Jays
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameBlue Jays
LocationToronto,Ontario
Record96-66 (2nd in American League East)League Rank2ndMLB Rank2nd
BallparkExhibition Stadium
ManagerJimy WilliamsGeneral ManagerPat Gillick
CoachesCito Gaston (Hitting Coach), John McLaren (Third Base Coach), Billy Smith (First Base Coach), John Sullivan (Bullpen Coach), Al Widmar (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickAlex Sanchez (#17)
Attendance2,778,429 (Rank: 4th)
Minor League AffiliatesSyracuse Chiefs (AAA) 68-72 ... Knoxville Blue Jays (AA) 68-76 ... Dunedin Blue Jays (A+) 76-64 ... Myrtle Beach Blue Jays (A) 83-56 ... St. Catharines Blue Jays (A-) 41-36 ... Medicine Hat Blue Jays (Rk) 26-43 ...
Years Available1977-2019

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Payroll Data for 1987 Toronto Blue Jays

TopNEXTPayrolls Main 1st Round Draft Picks Active Players Currently Active on this Team
Player NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationSalary ($)MLB-RankTM-RankStatusCurrent Org (Level)
Jesse BarfieldRF-OF6-1 205 R-R 1959-10-29 27Joliet,Illinois MLB1977-19921981-1992
1977- 9- 233-TOR
1,525,000181  
George BellLF-OF6-1 190 R-R 1959-10-21 27San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1978-19931981-1993
1978-   UDFA-PHI
1,175,000382  
Juan BeniquezOF5-11 165 R-R 1950-05-13 37San Sebastian,Puerto Rico MLB1969-19881971-1988
1968-   UDFA-BOS
430,00022411  
John CeruttiP6-2 200 L-L 1960-04-28 27Albany,New York MLB1981-19951985-1991
1981- 1-  21-TOR
115,00039318  
Jim ClancyP6-4 220 R-R 1955-12-18 31Chicago,Illinois MLB1974-19911977-1991
1974- 4-  74-TEX
850,000875  
Jeff DeWillisC6-2 170 R-R 1965-04-13 22Houston,Texas MLB1983-19871987-1987
1983- 3-  63-TOR
60,00059530  
Rob DuceyLF-RF6-2 183 L-R 1965-05-24 22Toronto,Ontario MLB1984-20021987-2001
1984-   UDFA-TOR
60,00059529  
Mark EichhornP6-3 210 R-R 1960-11-21 26San Jose,California MLB1979-20001982-1996
1979- 2-  30-TOR
165,50035717  
Tony FernandezSS6-2 195 B-R 1962-06-30 25San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1980-20011983-2001
1979-   UDFA-TOR
400,00023612  
Cecil Fielder1B6-3 240 R-R 1963-09-21 23Los Angeles,California MLB1982-19981985-1998
1982- 4-  67-KCA
78,50046020  
Mike FlanaganP6-0 195 L-L 1951-12-16 35Manchester,New Hampshire MLB1972-19921975-1992
1973- 7- 159-BAL
625,0001658  
Don GordonP6-1 175 R-R 1959-10-10 27New York,New York MLB1982-19911986-1988
1982-31- 769-DET
71,50048521  
Kelly Gruber3B6-0 185 R-R 1962-02-26 25Houston,Texas MLB1980-19971984-1993
1980- 1-  10-CLE
96,00042719  
Tom HenkeP6-5 215 R-R 1957-12-21 29Kansas City,Missouri MLB1980-19951982-1995
1980- 1-  24-CHN
331,00026214  
Garth Iorg3B-2B5-11 175 R-R 1954-10-12 32Arcata,California MLB1973-19871978-1987
1973- 8- 181-NYA
380,00024313  
Joe JohnsonP6-2 195 R-R 1961-10-30 25Brookline,Massachusetts MLB1981-19901985-1987
1982- 2-  37-ATL
60,00059531  
Jimmy KeyP6-1 190 R-L 1961-04-22 26Huntsville,Alabama MLB1980-19981984-1998
1982- 3-  56-TOR
554,3911899  
Gary LavelleP6-1 200 B-L 1949-01-03 38Scranton,Pennsylvania MLB1967-19871974-1987
1967-20- 397-SFN
62,50051323  
Rick Leach1B-OF6-0 195 L-L 1957-05-04 30Ann Arbor,Michigan MLB1978-19901981-1990
1979- 1-  13-DET
259,11030415  
Manuel LeeSS-2B5-9 166 B-R 1965-06-17 22San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1982-19951985-1995
1982-   UDFA-NYN
60,00059532  
Nelson Liriano2B5-10 185 B-R 1964-06-03 23Puerto Plata,Dom Rep MLB1983-19981987-1998
1982-   UDFA-TOR
62,50051324  
Fred McGriff1B6-3 215 L-L 1963-10-31 23Tampa,Florida MLB1981-20041986-2004
1981- 9- 233-NYA
62,50051322  
Charlie MooreC-OF5-11 180 R-R 1953-06-21 34Birmingham,Alabama MLB1971-19871973-1987
1971- 5- 101-MIL
256,00030516  
Lloyd MosebyOF6-3 200 L-R 1959-11-05 27Portland,Arkansas MLB1978-19911980-1991
1978- 1-   2-TOR
807,500996  
Rance Mulliniks3B-SS6-0 175 L-R 1956-01-15 31Tulare,California MLB1974-19921977-1992
1974- 3-  58-CAL
475,00021310  
Jeff MusselmanP6-0 180 L-L 1963-06-21 24Doylestown,Pennsylvania MLB1982-19921986-1990
1985- 6- 157-TOR
62,50051325  
Greg MyersC6-2 225 L-R 1966-04-14 21Riverside,California MLB1984-20051987-2005
1984- 3-  74-TOR
60,00059528  
Phil NiekroP6-1 180 R-R 1939-04-01 48Blaine,Ohio MLB1959-19871964-1987
1958-   UDFA-MLB
60,00059533  
Jose NunezP6-3 175 R-R 1964-01-13 23Jarabacoa,Dom Rep MLB1984-20081987-1990
1983-   UDFA-KCA
60,00059526  
Mike Sharperson3B-2B6-3 190 R-R 1961-10-04 25Orangeburg,South Carolina MLB1982-19961987-1995
1981- 4-  96-DET
60,00059534  
Matt StarkC6-4 225 R-R 1965-01-21 22Whittier,California MLB1983-19991987-1990
1983- 1-   9-TOR
60,00059535  
Dave StiebP6-1 195 R-R 1957-07-22 29Santa Ana,California MLB1978-19981979-1998
1978- 5- 106-TOR
1,083,333473  
Lou ThorntonOF6-2 185 L-R 1963-04-26 24Montgomery,Alabama MLB1981-19901985-1989
1981-19- 471-NYN
60,00059536  
Willie Upshaw1B6-0 195 L-L 1957-04-27 30Blanco,Texas MLB1975-19881978-1988
1975- 5- 115-NYA
940,000684  
Duane WardP6-4 210 R-R 1964-05-28 23Park View,New Mexico MLB1982-19961986-1995
1982- 1-   9-ATL
60,00059537  
David WellsP6-4 235 L-L 1963-05-20 24Torrance,California MLB1982-20071987-2007
1982- 2-  30-TOR
60,00059527  
Ernie WhittC6-2 200 L-R 1952-06-13 35Detroit,Michigan MLB1972-19911976-1991
1972-15- 352-BOS
750,0001257