Update:   Awards Voting History -  Created section for voting history on MVP, Cy Young, Rookie and Managers of the Year with votes received and statistics.


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Detroit Tigers 68-47W2012 100 501 10151
Kansas City Royals 58-59L2000 202 011 6132
Date of Game:  Sunday, August 16, 1987
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Kirk Gibson - 4 strikeouts
  • Lou Whitaker - 3 Doubles

  • Detroit Tigers Batting Stats

    Detroit TigersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Lou Whitaker2b30.096523102.269106138913459
    Bill Madlockdh36.226412101.27773177114384
    Kirk Gibsoncf30.080500004.28188853165921
    Alan Trammellss29.176523100.3321051393207813
    Matt Nokesc23.290301100.2949712323642
        Tim Tolmanph-rf31.118020020.0839132010
    Darrell Evans1b40.082401110.254104238223673
    Jim Morrison3b34.327522301.26310699011558
    Dave Bergmanlf34.071503100.295637956150
    Mike Heathrf-c32.192410011.280719248311
        Jeff Robinsonp25.245000000.00077000
        Mike Hennemanp25.248000000.0003636000
        Willie Hernandezp32.275000000.00031637000
    Totals: 401015949.37589611432 

    Kansas City Royals Batting Stats

    Kansas City RoyalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Willie Wilsoncf32.038501001.275103137031533
    Lonnie Smithlf31.238501001.25824933362
    Kevin Seitzer3b25.143523000.33511614411617
    George Brettdh34.093311211.31372181314472
    Danny Tartabullrf24.290311011.29211327918613
        Thad Bosleyrf30.333100000.260586451110
    Steve Balboni1b30.212512201.2309458618450
    Bill Pecota2b27.182412100.4052638231
    Ross Jonesss27.215401000.2311644050
    Larry Owenc32.077200001.189601183100
        Jamie Quirkph-c32.298201101.249706042150
        Jerry Don Gleatonp29.336000000.0003392000
        John Davisp24.223000000.00099000
        Steve Farrp30.247000000.00040124000
    Totals: 39613627.3338346799 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Matt Nokes (13), Jamie Quirk (13), Alan Trammell (20), Lou Whitaker 3 (26), Willie Wilson (13)
    3B:  Dave Bergman (2), Kevin Seitzer (6), Alan Trammell (2)
    HR:  Steve Balboni (18), George Brett (14), Jim Morrison (11)
    RBIs:  Steve Balboni 2 (45), Dave Bergman (15), George Brett 2 (47), Darrell Evans (67), Bill Madlock (38), Jim Morrison 3 (55), Matt Nokes (64), Bill Pecota (3), Jamie Quirk (15), Alan Trammell (78), Lou Whitaker (45)
    CS: Matt Nokes (1)
    SH:  Bill Madlock (8)
    SF:  George Brett (4)
    GDP:  Ross Jones (3)

    Detroit Tigers Pitching Stats

    Frank Tanana34.0445.210440323.641.1700025433
    Jeff Robinson  (W 9-5)25.24511002204.971.420002525
    Mike Henneman25.2481.11100102.111.110003636
    Willie Hernandez32.27511110102.701.1800031635
    Pitching Totals:91365272 0001171129

    Kansas City Royals Pitching Stats

    Kansas City RoyalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Bret Saberhagen23.12769441613.241.1100024124
    Jerry Don Gleaton  (L 2-4)29.3360.12512104.381.3600033108
    John Davis24.2230.21000001.131.1900099
    Steve Farr30.24723111204.561.6000040143
    Pitching Totals:915106491 000106384

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Steve Farr; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Frank Tanana 0-0-0;  Jeff Robinson 0-0-0;  Mike Henneman 0-0-0;  Willie Hernandez 0-0-0;  Bret Saberhagen 0-0-0;  Jerry Don Gleaton 0-0-0;  John Davis 0-0-0;  Steve Farr 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Frank Tanana 26;  Jeff Robinson 6;  Mike Henneman 6;  Willie Hernandez 4;  Bret Saberhagen 27;  Jerry Don Gleaton 6;  John Davis 3;  Steve Farr 9; 
    Time of Game:  3:22    Attendance:  33,006
    Umpires:   Home:   Tim Welke  1B  Terry Cooney  2B  Joe Brinkman  3B  Mike Reilly 

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