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1987 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  98-64   .605
Result:   1st in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Sparky Anderson
General Manager:   Bill Lajoie
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Attendance:  2,061,830
Payroll:  $0
Playoffs:  Lost ALCS (Twins)

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Darrell Evans (40)
Youngest Player:  Scott Lusader (22)
Longest Tenure:  Alan Trammell, Jack Morris, Lou Whitaker (11)
Top Hitter:  Alan Trammell (4)
Top Pitcher:  Jack Morris (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Bill Henderson (#20)

Roster Continuity:  76.24%
Top Prospect:   Scott Lusader
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Detroit9864.605--
Toronto9666.5932.0
Milwaukee9171.5627.0
NY Yankees8973.5499.0
Boston7884.48120.0
Baltimore6795.41431.0
Cleveland61101.37737.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Jack MorrisP32$ 1,850,000  10 
Kirk GibsonOF30$ 1,335,000  27 
Willie HernandezP32$ 1,060,000  55 
Dan PetryP28$ 975,000  69 
Bill Madlock3B36$ 850,000  95 
Chet LemonOF32$ 698,571   
Frank TananaP33$ 662,500   
Doyle AlexanderP36$ 650,000   
Mike HeathC32$ 650,000   
Alan TrammellSS29$ 617,143   
Walt TerrellP29$ 600,000   
Darrell Evans3B-1B40$ 525,000   
Terry HarperOF32$ 425,000   
Lou Whitaker2B30$ 420,000   
Mark ThurmondP30$ 370,000   
Johnny GrubbOF38$ 365,000   
Tom Brookens3B33$ 360,000   
Dave Bergman1B34$ 331,667   
Jim Morrison3B-2B34$ 317,500   
Larry HerndonOF33$ 225,000   
Pat SheridanOF29$ 190,000   
Darnell Coles3B-RF25$ 170,000   
Eric KingP23$ 100,000   
Dickie NolesP30$ 75,000   
Matt NokesC23$ 68,000   
Mike HennemanP25$ 62,500   
Jeff RobinsonP25$ 62,500   
Doug BakerSS-2B26$ 60,000   
Bill BeanLF-RF23$ 60,000   
Bryan KellyP28$ 60,000   
Dwight LowryC29$ 60,000   
Scott LusaderRF-LF22$ 60,000   
Morris MaddenP26$ 60,000   
Orlando MercadoC25$ 60,000   
Nate SnellP34$ 60,000   
Tim TolmanOF-1B31$ 60,000   
Jim Walewander2B-3B25$ 60,000   


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