Season Information
Team Name
1987 Cleveland Indians
American League
W-L Record
61-101 (.377)   GBL: -37
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
7 / 14 / 26
Runs For/Against
742 / 957   Diff: -215
Playoff Series
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Albert Belle (2-47)
Attendance Rank
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
Years Active
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1987 MLB Franchise and Minor League Affiliates

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YearTeam NameLeagueDivisionLevelGWLWPctGBLRfRaDiffRankLgRankAttendanceAtt RankManagerBallparkPlayoffs
1987Cleveland IndiansAmerican LeagueEastMLB16261101.37737742957-2157141,077,89826Pat Corrales, Doc EdwardsCleveland Stadiumdnq
1987Buffalo BisonsAmerican Association-AAA1406674.47113786890-10455495,7602Orlando Gomez, Steve SwisherWar Memorial Stadiumdnq
1987Williamsport BillsEastern League-AA1396079.43227.5614745-1317777,1407Orlando Gomez, Steve SwisherBowman Fielddnq
1987Kinston IndiansCarolina LeagueSouthernA+1407565.5360699662371268,1998Mike HargroveGrainger StadiumLost in Finals
1987Waterloo IndiansMidwest LeagueCentralA1407268.5144668626423568,0819Glenn AdamsMunicipal Stadiumdnq
1987Burlington IndiansAppalachian LeagueNorthernRk705119.72904372701671176,6531Tom ChandlerBurlington Athletic StadiumLeague Champions
6 record(s)
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. League Abbreviation or name of league Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Manager Manager(s) for this team Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season Playoffs Playoff participation description.

Organizational Roster for 1987 Cleveland Indians

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    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Darrel AkerfeldsPRR25MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)OAK
    Gibson AlbaPLL27MLBBuffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Andy AllansonCRR25MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Rod AllenOFRR27MLBBuffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Jamie AllisonOFLL21AABurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Beau AllredRF-LFLL22MLBBurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Dave Alvis1BLL24AWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Pedro AriasIFRR20A+Burlington Indians (Rk)---
    Mike ArmstrongPRR33MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)NYA
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Angel BaezPLL18RkBurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Scott BailesPLL24MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Chuck BaldwinSSRR22A+Waterloo Indians (A), Burlington Indians (Rk)---
    Chris BandoCBR31MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Vince BarrancoOFLL21RkBurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Ramon Bautista2B-SSRR20AABurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Jim BaxterOFRR20AAABurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Kevin BearsePLL21MLBBurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Chris BeasleyPRR25MLBWilliamsport Bills (AA)SEA
    Jay BellSS-2BRR21MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Mike BellamanPRR24AAWilliamsport Bills (AA)---
    Albert BelleLF-RFRR20MLBKinston Indians (A+)---
    Keith BennettSSBR23AAAWilliamsport Bills (AA), Kinston Indians (A+)SLN, SLN
    Tony Bernazard2BBR30MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)OAK
    Steve BirdPRR22A+Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Jim Bishop3BRR24AAWilliamsport Bills (AA)---
    Dave BresnahanCBR25AAWilliamsport Bills (AA), Kinston Indians (A+)---
    Bernardo BritoLFRR23MLBWilliamsport Bills (AA)---
    Barry BrunenkantOFRR26AAABuffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Jim BruskePRR22MLBKinston Indians (A+)---
    Scott BussOFRR24AAKinston Indians (A+)---
    Brett ButlerCF-OFLL30MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Ernie CamachoPRR32MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Tom CandiottiPRR29MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Steve CarltonPLL42MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)MIN
    Claudio Carrasco2BBR22AAWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Joe CarterLF-RFRR27MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Axel CastilloOFRR19RkBurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Carmen CastilloOFRR29MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Carl ChambersPLL23AWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Dave ClarkRF-LFLR24MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Fidel CompresPRR22AAAWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Bill CroneIFRR28AAABuffalo Bisons (AAA)HOU
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Bruce Dariah2BBR0RkBurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Rick DempseyCRR37MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Phil DillmorePLL23A+Kinston Indians (A+)---
    Brian DorsettCRR26MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)OAK
    Greg DubePRR24AAWilliamsport Bills (AA)---
    Chris Dunham1BRR21RkBurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jamie EasterlyPLL34MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Bruce EgloffPRR22MLBWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Luis EncarnacionPRR23MLBWilliamsport Bills (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Glenn FairchildSSBR24A+Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Mike FarrPRR22AAKinston Indians (A+)---
    John FarrellPRR24MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Chris FedorPRR25AAKinston Indians (A+)---
    Sam Ferretti3B-SSRR21AAABurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Winston FicklinOFRR25AAABuffalo Bisons (AAA), Williamsport Bills (AA)---
    Julio FrancoSS-2BRR28MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Doug FrobelOFLR28MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Dave GallagherCF-RFRR26MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)SEA
    TJ GambaOF-3BRR21A+Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Myron GardnerPRR23AWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Guillermo GarzaP---R0ABurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Bob GergenSSRR26AAWilliamsport Bills (AA)---
    Andy GhelfiPRR23AAAKinston Indians (A+)---
    Tony GhelfiPRR25MLBKinston Indians (A+)---
    Turner GillSSRR24AAWilliamsport Bills (AA)---
    Mark GillesPRR23AAKinston Indians (A+)---
    John GithensPRR22AAWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Fabio Gomez3BRR19AAABurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Todd GonzalesPLL22AAWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Don GordonPRR27MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)TOR
    James GrossmanPRR26A+Kinston Indians (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mel HallLF-OFLL26MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Milt HarperOFLL24AAKinston Indians (A+)---
    David HarwellPLR21A+Burlington Indians (Rk)---
    Mark Higgins1BRR23MLBWilliamsport Bills (AA)---
    Trey HillmanIFRR24AAKinston Indians (A+)---
    Stan HiltonPRR26AAAWilliamsport Bills (AA)OAK
    Tommy Hinzo2BBR23MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Williamsport Bills (AA), Kinston Indians (A+)---
    Mark HuismannPRR29MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)SEA
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Chris IsaacsonCRR22AAWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Brook Jacoby3BRR27MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Steve JohniganCRR24AWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Scott JohnsonOFLR22A+Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Doug JonesPRR30MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Scott JordanCFRR24MLBKinston Indians (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jeff KaiserPRL26MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Greg KarpukPRR23AAWilliamsport Bills (AA)---
    Carl KeliipuleolePLR21AAWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Lewis KentCRR23AAKinston Indians (A+)---
    Tom KramerPBR19MLBBurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Pete KuldCRR21AAKinston Indians (A+)---
    Tom KurczewskiPRR20AWaterloo Indians (A), Burlington Indians (Rk)---
    Kevin KuykendallPRR23AAWilliamsport Bills (AA), Kinston Indians (A+), Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Paul KuzniarPRR21AAWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Greg LaFeverPRR23AAWilliamsport Bills (AA)---
    Tom LampkinCLR23MLBWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Darryl LandrumOFRR21AAKinston Indians (A+)TOR
    Allen LiebertC-DHLR19AAAWaterloo Indians (A)DET
    Bob LinkPRR24AAAWilliamsport Bills (AA)---
    Julio LirianoOFRR21ABurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Don LovellOFLL24AAABuffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Scott MackieOFRR20A+Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Scott MaddenPLL24A+Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Ever MagallanesSSLR21MLBKinston Indians (A+)---
    Ivan McBrideOF-2BRR0ABurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Luis Medina1BRL24MLBWilliamsport Bills (AA)---
    Oscar MejiaSSRR25AAAWilliamsport Bills (AA)---
    Manny MercadoP---L20AWaterloo Indians (A), Burlington Indians (Rk)---
    James Mitchell---------21RkBurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Gene MorganPRR25AAWilliamsport Bills (AA)KCA
    Steve MosesOFLL25AAAWilliamsport Bills (AA)---
    Carlos MotaCRR19AAABurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Kent MurphyPLL24AAABuffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Mike MurphyPRR24AAABuffalo Bisons (AAA), Williamsport Bills (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Bill NarleskiSSRR0ABurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Troy Neel1BLR21MLBBurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Ricky NelsonOFLR28MLBBuffalo Bisons (AAA)NYN
    Rod NicholsPRR22MLBWilliamsport Bills (AA), Kinston Indians (A+)---
    Phil NiekroPRR48MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)ATL, TOR, ATL
    Otis NixonCF-OFBR28MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Junior Noboa2B-SSRR22MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Bryan OelkersPLL26MLBBuffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Todd OgdenPRR21AAWaterloo Indians (A), Burlington Indians (Rk)---
    Steve OlinPRR21MLBBurlington Indians (Rk)---
    David OliverasPRR17A+Burlington Indians (Rk)---
    Angel OrtizPLL19A+Burlington Indians (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Casey ParsonsOFLR33MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Jeff PerryPRR24AAAWilliamsport Bills (AA)MIN
    Mark PikeOFRR23AAWilliamsport Bills (AA), Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Mike PoehlPRR22AAWilliamsport Bills (AA), Kinston Indians (A+)---
    Riley Polk2B-SSRR23AAWilliamsport Bills (AA), Waterloo Indians (A)---
    John PowerPLL19A-Burlington Indians (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jim Richardson3BBR22A+Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Kerry Richardson3BRR24AAKinston Indians (A+)---
    Reggie RitterPLR27MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Brent RobertsOF-3BRR21AWaterloo Indians (A), Burlington Indians (Rk)---
    Scott RobertsPRR27AAABuffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Robbie RogersSSRR22A+Burlington Indians (Rk)---
    Jose RomanPRR24MLBBuffalo Bisons (AAA)NYN
    Miguel RomanOFRR23AAWilliamsport Bills (AA)---
    Greg RoscoePRR22AAABurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Mike RountreeOFLL22A+Burlington Indians (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Scott SaboPLL24AAWilliamsport Bills (AA)---
    Donaciano Santos1BRR20AWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Tony ScaglionePRR22A+Burlington Indians (Rk)---
    Ken SchromPRR32MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Don SchulzePRR24MLBBuffalo Bisons (AAA)NYN, NYN
    Charlie ScottPRR23AAAWilliamsport Bills (AA), Kinston Indians (A+)---
    Rudy SeanezPRR18MLBWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Keith SeifertOFRR23A+Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Archie ShamblinPRR0AAKinston Indians (A+)---
    Jeff ShawPRR20MLBWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Joe SkalskiPRR22MLBBuffalo Bisons (AAA), Williamsport Bills (AA)---
    Craig Smajstria2BBR25MLBBuffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Daryl SmithPRR26MLBWilliamsport Bills (AA)PHI
    Cory SnyderRFRR24MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Frank SommerkampCRR0RkBurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Charles SoosPRR23A+Kinston Indians (A+)---
    Sammy StewartPRR32MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    John StitzP---R0ABurlington Indians (Rk)---
    Rob SwainSSRR24AAAWilliamsport Bills (AA), Kinston Indians (A+)---
    Greg SwindellPRL22MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Dain Syverson3BRR25AAABuffalo Bisons (AAA), Williamsport Bills (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Pat Tabler1B-OFRR29MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Roy ThomasPRR34MLBBuffalo Bisons (AAA)SEA
    Andre Thornton1BRR37MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Ron TingleyCRR28MLBBuffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Mike TwardoskiOFLL22AAAKinston Indians (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Ed Vande BergPRL28MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Tom WaddellPRR28MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Mike WalkerPRR20MLBKinston Indians (A+), Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Randy WashingtonOFRR23AAABuffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Casey Webster1BRR23AAAKinston Indians (A+)---
    Kevin WickanderPLL22MLBKinston Indians (A+)---
    Eddie Williams1B-3BRR22MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Ray WilliamsonOFRR23A+Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Frank WillsPRR28MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    Doyle WilsonSSRR23AAWilliamsport Bills (AA), Kinston Indians (A+)---
    Brad WoltenOFLL22AWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Michael WorkmanOFRR24A+Kinston Indians (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Rich YettPRR24MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Buffalo Bisons (AAA)---
    183 record(s)
    Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Pos Defensive Position Ba Bats Th Throws Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. HiLvl Highest Level Reached