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1987 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 85-77 .525
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 786-806 -20
Manager(s): Tom Kelly
General Manager: Andy MacPhail
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 2,081,976 11/26
Playoffs: Won World Series (Cardinals)
Top Draft Pick: Willie Banks (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Rick Stelmaszek
First Base Coach: Wayne Terwilliger
Hitting Coach: Tony Oliva
Pitching Coach: Dick Such
Third Base Coach: Rick Renick

#1 Draft Picks

Tom Brunansky (#14), Billy Beane (#23)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8577.525--
8379.5122.0
8181.5004.0
7884.4817.0
7785.4758.0
7587.46310.0
7587.46310.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
34Kirby PuckettOF2662496207
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28
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991273291670616.332.367.534901.202.261.3502.8422.3333668
8Gary Gaetti3B2858495150
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2
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31
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1091073792371325.257.303.485788.228.296.2562.4918.8283628
24Tom BrunanskyOF2653283138
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2
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85111174104450412.259.352.489841.229.368.2651.4116.6260614
14Kent Hrbek1B2747785136
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905284600120513.285.389.545934.260.442.2630.7114.0260566
32Dan GladdenOF2943869109
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38259387232128.249.312.361673.112.235.2811.8954.8158482
7Greg GagneSS2543768116
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40662584401023.265.310.430740.165.222.3073.3643.7188478
4Steve Lombardozzi2B2743251103
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38513366419110.238.298.352650.113.199.2652.0054.0152479
5Roy SmalleyDH343093285
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3420365211017.275.352.411763.136.259.3081.4438.6127347
26Al NewmanSS-2B273074468
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0291511342700715.221.298.303601.081.205.2420.79--93349
25Randy BushOF282934674
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46103434935556.253.349.413762.160.331.2651.1426.6121349
15Tim LaudnerC292883055
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4310238010324.191.252.389641.198.281.2013.4818.0112317
9Gene LarkinDH-1B242332362
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2814253123024.266.340.382722.116.210.2901.2458.389262
27Mark DavidsonOF261503240
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1492132601424.267.321.327648.060.193.3122.00150.049169
33Sal ButeraC34111719
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120071600227.171.217.243460.072.135.1882.29111.027122
11Tom NietoC26105721
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120082430501.200.276.314590.114.190.2503.00105.033121
18Don BaylorDH3849314
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0060151240003.286.397.306703.020.102.3782.40--1558
12Mark SalasC2645817
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9015601010.378.431.6221053.244.333.3781.2015.02851
20Billy BeaneOF251514
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001000600000.267.267.400667.133.133.444----615
2Chris Pittaro2B251264
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0000101000000.333.385.333718.000.167.3330.00--413
Batting Totals180554417861422258351967331136552389838454739128.261.324.430754.168.273.2801.7227.823386050
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
28Bert Blyleven3615124.01373781002672491321194610119613091.318.391.553.406.611.94
16Frank Viola2717102.8936367100251230918129661971161.178.211.042.367.042.98
17Les Straker278104.383126101015415079752459762521.368.771.403.454.441.29
40Juan Berenguer32813.9447600134112100514910471106001.318.040.803.788.842.34
48Mike Smithson32475.942120000010912676721738534291.5010.401.403.144.381.39
36Joe Niekro42496.281918000096115766711455413061.6710.781.034.225.061.20
21George Frazier32555.005400026281774945951586121.588.561.005.676.441.14
41Jeff Reardon31884.50630005831807041401428832031.237.881.583.159.342.96
22Keith Atherton28754.5659000292798146401030511041.419.231.143.425.811.70
36Mark Portugal24137.771370030445840381324282011.8611.862.664.915.731.17
31Dan Schatzeder32316.34301005043643731818308001.8613.091.643.686.141.67
38Steve Carlton42156.7097002043543532723202101.7911.301.474.814.190.87
46Joe Klink25016.65120005023371817411171002.0914.481.574.306.651.55
23Roy Smith25105.0671001016201093680021.6311.251.693.384.501.33
49Allan Anderson231011.254200001220151531030002.5015.002.257.502.250.30
30Jeff Bittiger25105.63310000811552050011.3812.382.250.005.63--
19Randy Niemann31109.0060003053550711022.005.400.0012.601.800.14
Pitching Totals85774.6745116216214639142714658067402105649906210471.429.241.323.566.241.76


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