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1987 Boston Red SoxSeason Roster
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Glenn Hoffman played for the 1987 Boston Red Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRed Sox
LocationBoston,Massachusetts
Record78-84 (5th in American League East)League Rank8thMLB Rank15th
BallparkFenway Park
ManagerJohn McNamaraGeneral ManagerLou Gorman
CoachesBill Fischer (Pitching Coach), Walt Hriniak (First Base Coach), Walt Hriniak (Hitting Coach), Joe Morgan (Third Base Coach), Rac Slider (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickReggie Harris (#26)
Attendance2,231,551 (Rank: 8th)
Minor League AffiliatesPawtucket Red Sox (AAA) 73-67 ... New Britain Red Sox (AA) 61-79 ... Winter Haven Red Sox (A+) 67-71 ... Greensboro Hornets (A) 55-85 ... Elmira Pioneers (A-) 26-50 ...
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1987 Statistics -- 1987 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1987 Boston Red Sox.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1987 baseball season.

1987 Boston Red Sox Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
17Marty Barrett2B5-10 176 R-R 1958-06-23 29Arcadia,California MLB1979-19911982-1991Rancho (Las Vegas,NV)Arizona St, Mesa CC
1979- 1-   1-BOS
 
25Don BaylorDH6-1 220 R-R 1949-06-28 38Austin,Texas MLB1967-19881970-1988Austin (Austin,TX)Blinn Col
1967- 2-  39-BAL
 
38Todd BenzingerOF6-1 190 B-R 1963-02-11 24Dayton,Kentucky MLB1981-19951987-1995New Richmond (New Richmond,OH)
1981- 4-  96-BOS
 
26Wade Boggs3B6-2 197 L-R 1958-06-15 29Omaha,Nebraska MLB1976-19991982-1999Henry B. Plant (Tampa,FL)Hillsborough CC
1976- 7- 166-BOS
 
50Tom BoltonP6-3 175 L-L 1962-05-06 25Nashville,Tennessee MLB1980-19981987-1994Antioch (Antioch,TN)
1980-20- 518-BOS
 
23Oil Can BoydP6-1 150 R-R 1959-10-06 27Meridian,Mississippi MLB1980-20051982-1991Meridian (Meridian,MS)Jackson St
1980-16- 414-BOS
 
6Bill Buckner1B6-0 185 L-L 1949-12-14 37Vallejo,California MLB1968-19901969-1990Napa (Napa,CA)USC, Arizona St
1968- 2-  25-LAN
 
12Ellis BurksOF6-2 205 R-R 1964-09-11 22Vicksburg,Mississippi MLB1983-20041987-2004Everman (Fort Worth,TX)Ranger Col
1983- 1-  20-BOS
 
21Roger ClemensP6-4 230 R-R 1962-08-04 24Dayton,Ohio MLB1982-20121984-2007Spring Woods (Houston,TX)Texas, San Jacinto Col
1983- 1-  19-BOS
 
28Steve CrawfordP6-5 225 R-R 1958-04-29 29Pryor,Oklahoma MLB1978-19911980-1991Salina (Salina,OK)Rogers St
1978-   UDFA-BOS
 
27Pat Dodson1B6-4 210 L-L 1959-10-11 27Santa Monica,California MLB1979-19901986-1988Inglewood (Inglewood,CA)UCLA
1980- 6- 154-BOS
 
24Dwight Evans1B-OF6-2 205 R-R 1951-11-03 35Santa Monica,California MLB1969-19911972-1991Chatsworth (Chatsworth,CA)
1969- 5- 109-BOS
 
44Wes GardnerP6-4 197 R-R 1961-04-29 26Benton,Arkansas MLB1982-19911984-1991Benton (Benton,AR)Central Arkansas
1982-22- 551-NYN
 
10Rich GedmanC6-0 215 L-R 1959-09-26 27Worcester,Massachusetts MLB1978-19931980-1992Saint Peter-Marian (Worcester,MA)
1977-   UDFA-BOS
 
39Mike GreenwellOF6-0 189 L-R 1963-07-18 23Louisville,Kentucky MLB1982-19961985-1996North Fort Myers (Fort Myers,FL)
1982- 3-  72-BOS
 
42Dave HendersonOF6-2 220 R-R 1958-07-21 28Merced,California MLB1977-19941981-1994Dos Palos (Dos Palos,CA)
1977- 1-  26-SEA
 
18Glenn HoffmanSS6-2 188 R-R 1958-07-07 28Orange,California MLB1977-19901980-1989Savanna (Anaheim,CA)
1976- 2-  46-BOS
 
30Sam HornDH6-5 215 L-L 1963-11-02 23Fort Thomas,Kentucky MLB1982-20011987-1995Morse (San Diego,CA)
1982- 1-  16-BOS
 
47Bruce HurstP6-3 214 L-L 1958-03-24 29St. George,Utah MLB1976-19941980-1994Dixie (St. George,UT)Dixie St Utah
1976- 1-  22-BOS
 
22John LeisterP6-2 200 R-R 1961-01-03 26San Antonio,Texas MLB1984-19901987-1990Charles M. Russell (Great Falls,MT)Michigan St
1984- 3-  52-BOS
 
37John MarzanoC5-11 195 R-R 1963-02-14 24Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1982-19991987-1998Central (Philadelphia,PA)Temple U.
1984- 1-  14-BOS
 
49Al NipperP6-0 194 R-R 1959-04-02 28San Diego,California MLB1978-19911983-1990Hazelwood West (Hazelwood,MO)Truman St
1980- 8- 206-BOS
 
7Spike OwenSS5-9 160 B-R 1961-04-19 26Cleburne,Texas MLB1980-19961983-1995Cleburne (Cleburne,TX)Texas
1982- 1-   6-SEA
 
52Jody ReedSS5-9 160 R-R 1962-07-26 24Tampa,Florida MLB1983-19971987-1997Brandon (Brandon,FL)Florida St, State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota
1984- 8- 198-BOS
 
14Jim RiceOF6-2 205 R-R 1953-03-08 34Anderson,South Carolina MLB1971-19891974-1989T.L. Hanna (Anderson,SC)
1971- 1-  15-BOS
 
11Ed Romero2B-SS5-11 180 R-R 1957-12-09 29Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1976-19911977-1990  
1975-   UDFA-MIL
 
16Kevin RomineOF5-11 185 R-R 1961-05-23 26Exeter,New Hampshire MLB1982-19911985-1991Fountain Valley (Fountain Valley,CA)Arizona St, Orange Coast Col
1982- 2-  29-BOS
 
43Joe SambitoP6-1 190 L-L 1952-06-28 35Brooklyn,New York MLB1973-19881976-1987Bethpage (Bethpage,NY)Adelphi U.
1973-17- 404-HOU
 
12Dave SaxC6-0 185 R-R 1958-09-22 28Sacramento,California MLB1978-19921982-1987River City (Sacramento,CA)Cosumnes River Col
1978-   UDFA-LAN
 
31Calvin SchiraldiP6-5 215 R-R 1962-06-16 25Houston,Texas MLB1982-19911984-1991Westlake (Austin,TX)Texas
1983- 1-  27-NYN
 
19Jeff SellersP6-1 175 R-R 1964-05-11 23Compton,California MLB1982-19941985-1988Paramount (Paramount,CA)
1982- 8- 202-BOS
 
29Danny SheafferC6-0 185 R-R 1961-08-02 25Jacksonville,Florida MLB1980-19981987-1997Red Land (Lewisberry,PA)Clemson U.
1981- 1-  20-BOS
 
46Bob StanleyP6-4 215 R-R 1954-11-10 32Portland,Maine MLB1974-19891977-1989Kearny (Kearny,NJ)
1974- 1-   7-BOS
 
15Marc SullivanC6-4 205 R-R 1958-07-25 28Quincy,Massachusetts MLB1977-19901982-1987Canton (Canton,MA)Florida
1979- 2-  52-BOS
 
45Rob WoodwardP6-3 185 R-R 1962-09-28 24Hanover,New Hampshire MLB1981-19911985-1988Lebanon (Lebanon,NH)
1981- 3-  70-BOS
 
35 Players