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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
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
19Doyle AlexanderPMLB6-3200RightRight9/4/195036Cordova,Alabama19689185LAD

9Doug BakerSS-2BMLB5-9165BothRight4/3/196126Fullerton,California19829230DET
4Bill BeanLF-RFMLB6-0185LeftLeft5/11/196423Santa Ana,California1986499DET
14Dave Bergman1BMLB6-2190LeftLeft6/6/195334Evanston,Illinois1974236NYY
16Tom Brookens3BMLB5-10170RightRight8/10/195333Chambersburg,Pennsylvania197514DET
19Darnell Coles3B-RFMLB6-1185RightRight6/2/196225San Bernardino,California198016SEA
41Darrell Evans3B-1BMLB6-2205LeftRight5/26/194740Pasadena,California1967355PHI
23Kirk GibsonOFMLB6-3215LeftLeft5/28/195730Pontiac,Michigan1978112DET
30Johnny GrubbOFMLB6-3188LeftRight8/4/194838Richmond,Virginia1971123SD
17Terry HarperOFMLB6-4195RightRight4/19/195532Douglasville,Georgia197316370ATL
8Mike HeathCMLB5-11190RightRight2/5/195532Tampa,Florida1973237NYY
39Mike HennemanPMLB6-4195RightRight12/11/196125St. Charles,Missouri19844104DET
21Willie HernandezPMLB6-3180LeftLeft11/14/195432Aguada,Puerto Rico1981UDFA CHC
31Larry HerndonOFMLB6-3195RightRight11/3/195333Sunflower,Mississippi1971354STL
45Bryan KellyPMLB6-2195RightRight2/24/195928Silver Spring,Maryland19816146DET
25Eric KingPMLB6-2215RightRight4/10/196423Oxnard,California1983UDFA SF
34Chet LemonOFMLB6-0190RightRight2/12/195532Jackson,Mississippi1972122OAK
12Dwight LowryCMLB6-3210LeftRight10/23/195729Lumberton,North Carolina198011278DET
24Scott LusaderRF-LFMLB5-10165LeftLeft9/30/196422Chicago,Illinois19856158DET
42Morris MaddenPMLB6-0155LeftLeft8/31/196026Laurens,South Carolina197924617LAD
7Bill Madlock3BMLB5-11185RightRight1/2/195136Memphis,Tennessee1970597Wa2
24Orlando MercadoCMLB6-0195RightRight11/7/196125Arecibo,Puerto Rico1978UDFA SEA
47Jack MorrisPMLB6-3200RightRight5/16/195532St. Paul,Minnesota1976598DET
17Jim Morrison3B-2BMLB5-11186RightRight9/23/195234Pensacola,Florida1974599PHI
33Matt NokesCMLB6-1190LeftRight10/31/196323San Diego,California198120503SF
27Dickie NolesPMLB6-2190RightRight11/19/195630Charlotte,North Carolina1975484PHI
46Dan PetryPMLB6-4200RightRight11/13/195828Palo Alto,California1976474DET
44Jeff RobinsonPMLB6-6235RightRight12/14/196125Ventura,California1983369DET
15Pat SheridanOFMLB6-3175LeftRight12/4/195729Ann Arbor,Michigan1979373KC
36Nate SnellPMLB6-4190RightRight9/2/195234Orangeburg,South Carolina197522519ATL
26Frank TananaPMLB6-3195LeftLeft7/3/195333Detroit,Michigan1971113CAL
35Walt TerrellPMLB6-2205LeftRight5/11/195829Jeffersonville,Indiana198033763TEX
30Mark ThurmondPMLB6-0193LeftLeft9/12/195630Houston,Texas19795118SD
38Tim TolmanOF-1BMLB6-0195RightRight4/20/195631Santa Monica,California197812297HOU
3Alan TrammellSSMLB6-0175RightRight2/21/195829Garden Grove,California1976226DET
32Jim Walewander2B-3BMLB5-10160BothRight5/2/196225Chicago,Illinois19839225DET
1Lou Whitaker2BMLB5-11160LeftRight5/12/195730Brooklyn,New York1975599DET
Team PersonnelPosition 
Sparky AndersonManager 
Paul CareyBroadcaster 
Billy ConsoloBench Coach 
Boots DayAdvance Scout 
Tom GamboaMinor League Field Coordinator 
Alex GrammasThird Base Coach 
Ernie HarwellBroadcaster 
Al KalineBroadcaster 
Bill LajoieGeneral Manager 
Billy MuffettPitching Coach 
Jim NorthrupBroadcaster 
Larry OstermanBroadcaster 
Vada PinsonHitting Coach 
Dick TracewskiFirst Base Coach 


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