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1987 Cleveland IndiansSeason Roster
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Johnny Goryl played for the 1987 Cleveland Indians
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameIndians
LocationCleveland,Ohio
Record61-101 (7th in American League East)League Rank14thMLB Rank26th
BallparkCleveland Stadium
ManagerDoc Edwards,Pat CorralesGeneral ManagerJoe Klein
CoachesJack Aker (Pitching Coach), Bobby Bonds (Hitting Coach), Steve Comer (Pitching Coach), Doc Edwards (Bullpen Coach), Johnny Goryl (Third Base Coach), Luis Isaac (Bullpen Coach), Dave Roberts (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickAlbert Belle (#47)
Attendance1,077,898 (Rank: 26th)
Minor League AffiliatesBuffalo Bisons (AAA) 66-74 ... Williamsport Bills (AA) 60-79 ... Kinston Indians (A+) 75-65 ... Waterloo Indians (A) 72-68 ... Burlington Indians (Rk) 51-19 ...
Years Available1879-2018

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 Cleveland Indians.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1987 baseball season.

1987 Cleveland Indians 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)
47Darrel AkerfeldsP6-2 210 R-R 1962-06-12 25Denver,Colorado MLB1982-19951986-1991Columbine (Littleton,CO)Arkansas, Colorado Mesa U.
1983- 1-   7-SEA
 
6Andy AllansonC6-5 225 R-R 1961-12-22 25Richmond,Virginia MLB1981-19961986-1995Varina (Richmond,VA)Richmond
1983- 2-  39-CLE
 
47Mike ArmstrongP6-3 206 R-R 1954-03-07 33Glen Cove,New York MLB1974-19871980-1987North Shore (Sea Cliff,NY)Miami
1974- 1-  24-CIN
 
43Scott BailesP6-2 171 L-L 1962-12-18 24Chillicothe,Ohio MLB1982-19981986-1998Parkview (Springfield,MO)Missouri St
1982- 7- 170-TEX
 
23Chris BandoC6-0 195 B-R 1956-02-04 31Cleveland,Ohio MLB1977-19891981-1989Solon (Solon,OH)Arizona St
1978- 2-  36-CLE
 
16Jay BellSS6-0 182 R-R 1965-12-11 21Valparaiso,Florida MLB1984-20031986-2003Tate (Cantonment,FL)
1984- 1-   8-MIN
 
4Tony Bernazard2B5-9 160 B-R 1956-08-24 30Caguas,Puerto Rico MLB1974-19911979-1991  
1973-   UDFA-MON
 
2Brett ButlerOF5-10 160 L-L 1957-06-15 30Los Angeles,California MLB1979-19971981-1997Libertyville (Libertyville,IL)Southeastern Oklahoma St
1979-23- 573-ATL
 
13Ernie CamachoP6-1 180 R-R 1955-02-01 32Salinas,California MLB1976-19901980-1990Alisal (Salinas,CA)Hartnell Col
1976- 4-  79-CAL
 
49Tom CandiottiP6-2 221 R-R 1957-08-31 29Walnut Creek,California MLB1979-19991983-1999Concord (Concord,CA)St. Mary's Col California
1980-   UDFA-KCA
 
32Steve CarltonP6-5 210 L-L 1944-12-22 42Miami,Florida MLB1964-19881965-1988North Miami (North Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1963-   UDFA-SLN
 
30Joe Carter1B-OF6-3 215 R-R 1960-03-07 27Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1981-19981983-1998Millwood (Oklahoma City,OK)Wichita St
1981- 1-   2-CHN
 
8Carmen CastilloDH-OF6-1 190 R-R 1958-06-08 29San Francisco de Macoris,Dom Rep MLB1978-19911982-1991  
1978-   UDFA-PHI
 
12Dave ClarkOF-DH6-2 210 L-R 1962-09-03 24Tupelo,Mississippi MLB1983-19991986-1998Shannon (Shannon,MS)Jackson St
1983- 1-  11-CLE
 
24Rick DempseyC6-0 190 R-R 1949-09-13 37Fayetteville,Tennessee MLB1967-19921969-1992Crespi Carmelite (Encino,CA)Los Angeles Pierce Col
1967-15- 297-MIN
 
4Brian DorsettC6-3 220 R-R 1961-04-09 26Terre Haute,Indiana MLB1981-19961987-1996North Vigo (Terre Haute,IN)Indiana St
1983-10- 241-OAK
 
36,11Jamie EasterlyP5-9 180 L-L 1953-02-17 34Houston,Texas MLB1971-19871974-1987Crockett (Crockett,TX)
1971- 2-  34-ATL
 
52John FarrellP6-4 210 R-R 1962-08-04 24Monmouth Beach,New Jersey MLB1981-19961987-1996Shore Regional (West Long Branch,NJ)Oklahoma St
1984- 2-  32-CLE
 
14Julio FrancoSS6-1 200 R-R 1958-08-23 28San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1978-20141982-2007  
1978-   UDFA-PHI
 
31,38Doug FrobelOF6-4 196 L-R 1959-06-06 28Ottawa,Ontario MLB1978-19891982-1987Merivale (Nepean,ON)
1977-   UDFA-PIT
 
15Dave GallagherOF6-0 180 R-R 1960-09-20 26Trenton,New Jersey MLB1980-19951987-1995Hamilton East (Steinert) (Trenton,NJ)Mercer County CC
1980- 1-   3-OAK
 
39Don GordonP6-1 175 R-R 1959-10-10 27New York,New York MLB1982-19911986-1988   South Carolina, The Citadel
1982-31- 769-DET
 
27Mel HallOF6-1 185 L-L 1960-09-16 26Lyons,New York MLB1978-20021981-1996Port Byron (Port Byron,NY)
1978- 2-  39-CHN
 
1Tommy Hinzo2B5-10 170 B-R 1964-06-18 23San Diego,California MLB1986-19951987-1989Hilltop (Chula Vista,CA)Arizona, Southwestern CC
1986- 7- 161-CLE
 
37Mark HuismannP6-3 195 R-R 1958-05-11 29Littleton,Colorado MLB1980-19921983-1991Thomas Doherty (Colorado Springs,CO)Colorado St
1979-23- 581-CHN
 
26Brook Jacoby3B5-11 195 R-R 1959-11-23 27Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1979-19921981-1992Ventura (Ventura,CA)Ventura Col
1979- 7- 153-ATL
 
46Doug JonesP6-2 224 R-R 1957-06-24 30Covina,California MLB1978-20001982-2000Lebanon (Lebanon,IN)Butler U.
1978- 3-  59-MIL
 
48Jeff KaiserP6-3 195 R-L 1960-07-24 26Wyandotte,Michigan MLB1982-19931985-1993Southgate (Southgate,MI)Western Michigan U.
1982-10- 262-OAK
 
35Phil NiekroP6-1 180 R-R 1939-04-01 48Blaine,Ohio MLB1959-19871964-1987Bridgeport (Bridgeport,OH)
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
20Otis NixonOF6-2 180 B-R 1959-01-09 28Evergreen,North Carolina MLB1979-19991983-1999Columbus (Columbus,NC)Louisburg Col
1979- 1-   4-CAL
 
17Junior Noboa2B5-10 180 R-R 1964-11-10 22Azua,Dom Rep MLB1982-19951984-1994  
1981-   UDFA-CLE
 
15Casey ParsonsDH6-1 180 L-R 1954-04-14 33Wenatchee,Washington MLB1973-19871981-1987University (Spokane Valley,WA)Gonzaga U.
1976-   UDFA-SFN
 
44Reggie RitterP6-2 195 L-R 1960-01-23 27Malvern,Arkansas MLB1983-19901986-1987Bismarck (Bismarck,AR)Henderson St
1982-   UDFA-CLE
 
18Ken SchromP6-2 195 R-R 1954-11-23 32Grangeville,Idaho MLB1976-19891980-1987Grangeville (Grangeville,ID)Idaho
1976-17- 390-CAL
 
28Cory SnyderOF6-3 185 R-R 1962-11-11 24Inglewood,California MLB1982-19951986-1994Canyon (Canyon Country,CA)Brigham Young U.
1984- 1-   4-CLE
 
53Sammy StewartP6-3 208 R-R 1954-10-28 32Asheville,North Carolina MLB1975-19871978-1987Charles D. Owen (Black Mountain,NC)Montreat Col
1974-28- 591-KCA
 
21Greg SwindellP6-3 230 R-L 1965-01-02 22Fort Worth,Texas MLB1984-20031986-2002Sharpstown (Houston,TX)Texas
1986- 1-   2-CLE
 
10Pat Tabler1B-DH6-2 200 R-R 1958-02-02 29Hamilton,Ohio MLB1976-19921981-1992McNicholas (Cincinnati,OH)
1976- 1-  16-NYA
 
29Andre ThorntonDH6-2 205 R-R 1949-08-13 37Tuskegee,Alabama MLB1967-19871973-1987Phoenixville Area (Phoenixville,PA)
1967-   UDFA-PHI
 
44,36Ed Vande BergP6-2 180 R-L 1958-10-26 28Redlands,California MLB1980-19971982-1988Redlands (Redlands,CA)Arizona St
1980-13- 318-SEA
 
54Tom WaddellP6-1 185 R-R 1958-09-17 28Dundee,Scotland MLB1981-19891984-1987Northern Valley Regional (Demarest,NJ)Manhattan Col
1981-   UDFA-ATL
 
34Eddie Williams3B6-0 210 R-R 1964-11-01 22Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1983-20021986-1998Hoover (San Diego,CA)
1983- 1-   4-NYN
 
22Frank WillsP6-2 220 R-R 1958-10-26 28New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1978-19911983-1991De La Salle (New Orleans,LA)Tulane U.
1980- 1-  16-KCA
 
42Rich YettP6-2 187 R-R 1962-10-06 24Pomona,California MLB1980-19901985-1990Don Antonio Lugo (Chino,CA)
1980-26- 650-MIN
 
44 Players