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1987 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Minneapolis,MN
Team Record:  85-77   .525
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Tom Kelly
General Manager:   Andy MacPhail
Stadium:  Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance:  2,081,976
Payroll:  $0
Playoffs:  Won World Series (Cardinals)

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Joe Niekro (42)
Youngest Player:  Allan Anderson (23)
Longest Tenure:  Tim Laudner, Gary Gaetti, Kent Hrbek (7)
Top Hitter:  Kirby Puckett (12)
Top Pitcher:  Frank Viola (8)
Top Draft Pick:  Willie Banks (#3)

Roster Continuity:  74.33%
Top Prospect:   Gene Larkin
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Minnesota8577.525--
KC Royals8379.5122.0
Oakland8181.5004.0
Seattle7884.4817.0
Chi White Sox7785.4758.0
Texas7587.46310.0
California7587.46310.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
49Allan AndersonPMLB6-0186LeftLeft1/7/196423Lancaster,Ohio1982232MIN

22Keith AthertonPMLB6-4200RightRight2/19/195928Mathews,Virginia1978230OAK
18Don BaylorOFMLB6-1 220RightRight6/28/194938Austin,Texas1967239BAL
20Billy BeaneOFMLB6-4195RightRight3/29/196225Orlando,Florida1980123NYN
40Juan BerenguerPMLB5-11225RightRight11/30/195432Aguadulce,Panama1975UDFA NYN
30Jeff BittigerPMLB5-10175RightRight4/13/196225Jersey City,New Jersey19807157NYN
28Bert BlylevenPMLB6-3207RightRight4/6/195136Zeist,Netherlands1969355MIN
24Tom BrunanskyOFMLB6-4216RightRight8/20/196026Covina,California1978114CAL
25Randy BushRF-OFMLB6-1184LeftLeft10/5/195828Dover,Delaware1979237MIN
33Sal ButeraCMLB6-0190RightRight9/25/195234Richmond Hill,New York1972UDFA CHA
38Steve CarltonPMLB6-5210LeftLeft12/22/194442Miami,Florida1963UDFA SLN
27Mark DavidsonRF-LFMLB6-2190RightRight2/15/196126Knoxville,Tennessee198211266MIN
21George FrazierPMLB6-5205RightRight10/13/195432Oklahoma City,Oklahoma19769196MIL
8Gary Gaetti3BMLB6-0205RightRight8/19/195828Centralia,Illinois1979111MIN
7Greg GagneSSMLB5-11177RightRight11/12/196125Fall River,Massachusetts19795129NYA
32Dan GladdenLF-OFMLB5-11180RightRight7/7/195729San Jose,California1979UDFA SFN
14Kent Hrbek1BMLB6-4260LeftRight5/21/196027Minneapolis,Minnesota197817432MIN
46Joe KlinkPMLB5-11175LeftLeft2/3/196225Johnstown,Pennsylvania198336801NYN
9Gene Larkin1B-RFMLB6-3205BothRight10/24/196224Flushing,New York198420504MIN
15Tim LaudnerCMLB6-3212RightRight6/7/195829Mason City,Iowa1979363MIN
4Steve Lombardozzi2BMLB6-0175RightRight4/26/196027Malden,Massachusetts19819218MIN
26Al Newman2B-SSMLB5-9183BothRight6/30/196027Kansas City,Missouri1981112MON
36Joe NiekroPMLB6-1190RightRight11/7/194442Martins Ferry,Ohio1966784CLE
19Randy NiemannPMLB6-4200LeftLeft11/15/195531Scotia,California1975360MIN
11Tom NietoCMLB6-1205RightRight10/27/196026Downey,California1981360SLN
2Chris Pittaro3B-2BMLB5-11170BothRight9/16/196125Trenton,New Jersey19826152DET
36Mark PortugalPMLB6-0208RightRight10/30/196224Los Angeles,California1980UDFA MIN
34Kirby PuckettCF-OFMLB5-9223RightRight3/14/196126Chicago,Illinois198213MIN
41Jeff ReardonPMLB6-1195RightRight10/1/195531Dalton,Massachusetts1977UDFA NYN
12Mark SalasCMLB6-0205LeftRight3/8/196126Montebello,California197918448SLN
31Dan SchatzederPMLB6-0195LeftLeft12/1/195432Elmhurst,Illinois1976357MON
5Roy SmalleySSMLB6-1185BothRight10/25/195234Los Angeles,California197411TEX
23Roy SmithPMLB6-3200RightRight9/6/196125Mount Vernon,New York1979372PHI
48Mike SmithsonPMLB6-8215LeftRight1/21/195532Centerville,Tennessee19765118BOS
17Les StrakerPMLB6-1193RightRight10/10/195927Ciudad Bolivar,Venezuela1977UDFA CIN
16Frank ViolaPMLB6-4209LeftLeft4/19/196027Hempstead,New York1981237MIN
Team PersonnelPosition 
Dick BremerBroadcaster 
Herb CarnealBroadcaster 
Marty EspositoScout 
John GordonBroadcaster 
Hank IzquierdoScout 
Tom KellyManager 
Harmon KillebrewBroadcaster 
Andy MacPhailGeneral Manager 
Tony OlivaHitting Coach 
Rick RenickThird Base Coach 
John RooneyBroadcaster 
Rick StelmaszekBullpen Coach 
Dick SuchPitching Coach 
Wayne TerwilligerFirst Base Coach 


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