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1987 New York Yankees (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 89-73 .549
Rank: 4th in American League East
Run Differential: 788-758 + 30
Roster Continuity 71.83% 16/26
Manager(s): Lou Piniella
General Manager: Woody Woodward (1987-10-19), Lou Piniella
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 2,427,672 6/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Bill DaCosta (#81) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Stan Williams
Bullpen Coach: Jeff Torborg
First Base Coach: Stump Merrill
Hitting Coach: Jay Ward
Pitching Coach: Mark Connor
Third Base Coach: Mike Ferraro

#1 Draft Picks

Bill Gullickson (#2), Dave Winfield (#4), Rick Cerone (#7), Steve Trout (#8), Bob Meacham (#8), Dennis Rasmussen (#17), Rick Rhoden (#20)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
9666.5932.0
9171.5627.0
8973.5499.0
7884.48120.0
6795.41431.0
61101.37737.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
31Dave WinfieldOF35   57583158
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27
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97567696051320.275.358.457815.183.313.2881.2621.3263655
23Don Mattingly1B26   56993186
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2
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30
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1151451381130816.327.378.559937.232.316.3060.7519.0318629
22Gary WardOF33   52965131
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789133101122420.248.291.384675.136.214.2763.0633.1203569
13Mike Pagliarulo3B27   52276122
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32
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87135311129239.234.305.479784.245.343.2362.0916.3250582
30Willie Randolph2B32   44996137
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2
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7
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671118225215515.305.411.414825.109.314.3080.3064.1186543
24Rickey HendersonOF28   35878104
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3
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17
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374188052210010.291.423.497920.207.522.3010.6521.1178440
2Wayne TollesonSS31   3494877
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2253437200603.221.306.241547.020.149.2751.67349.084398
21Dan PasquaOF25   3184274
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4202409913217.233.319.421740.189.308.2812.4818.7134362
18Claudell WashingtonOF32   3124287
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44101275402003.279.336.420756.141.256.3132.0034.7131339
6Rick CeroneC33   2842869
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2301304640548.243.320.335655.092.194.2731.5371.095327
20Bob MeachamSS26   2032855
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2165193360312.271.349.409758.138.236.3011.7440.683232
34Mike EaslerDH36   1671347
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2110143210024.281.337.389726.108.198.3232.2941.865184
33Ron KittleDH29   1592144
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2801103611034.277.318.535853.258.314.2813.6013.385173
28Henry CottoOF26   1492135
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204263510007.235.269.403672.168.221.2755.8329.860156
12Joel SkinnerC26   139919
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140084610429.137.187.230417.094.151.1745.7546.332154
27Mark SalasC26   1151323
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1200101730112.200.279.313592.113.200.2081.7038.336130
57Juan Bonilla2B32   55614
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3005600302.255.317.364681.109.200.2711.2055.02063
39Roberto KellyOF22   521214
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79351500110.269.328.385713.115.327.3513.0052.02059
11Lenn Sakata3B33   45512
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4012410002.267.313.444757.178.200.2562.0022.52048
46Jerry Royster3B34   42115
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004214400103.357.413.405818.048.167.3951.00--1747
17,29Paul Zuvella2B-SS28   3426
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0000000400201.176.176.176352.000.000.200----636
54Jay BuhnerOF22   2205
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001001600001.227.261.318579.091.136.3136.00--723
29Randy VelardeSS24   2214
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0001000600001.182.182.182364.000.000.250----422
53Orestes Destrade1B-DH25   1955
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0001005500001.263.417.263680.000.263.3571.00--524
36Jeff Moronko3B-SS27   1101
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0000000210000.091.167.091258.000.000.111----112
61Phil LombardiC24   801
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0000000200000.125.125.125250.000.000.167----18
27Keith Hughes23   4000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
Batting Totals177755117881445239161967491054360494928373838150.262.333.418751.156.277.2841.5728.123046191
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
25Tommy John44   1364.0233333100187.221295841247639061.3810.150.572.253.021.34
26Rick Rhoden34   16103.8630294010181.2184847822611079131.359.101.093.025.291.75
41Charles Hudson28   1173.6035166270154.2137636219571005031.257.951.103.315.811.75
45Dennis Rasmussen28   974.7526252000146.014578773155896041.378.941.913.395.491.62
49Ron Guidry36   583.6622172020117.211150481438963111.268.471.072.907.322.53
19Dave Righetti28   863.5160000543195.0954537944771321.469.000.854.177.291.75
43Tim Stoddard34   433.485700023892.28338361330783001.228.031.262.907.552.60
29,38Pat Clements25   334.955500020780.0914544430368231.5110.240.453.384.051.20
39Joe Niekro42   343.5388100050.2402520419300001.167.060.713.355.291.58
45Bill Gullickson28   424.8888100048.0462926711280001.198.631.312.065.252.55
35Steve Trout29   046.65149002046.1513634437279011.919.980.787.245.280.73
51,54Cecilio Guante27   325.73230009144.0423028820463011.418.591.644.099.412.30
29Bob Shirley33   104.50121006034.0362017416120001.539.531.064.243.180.75
35Bob Tewksbury26   146.8286001033.147262557120011.6412.821.361.913.271.71
46Rich Bordi28   317.64161006033.0422828712230101.6411.451.913.276.271.92
48Neil Allen29   013.6081004024.2231210210160001.328.280.723.605.761.60
56Al Leiter21   226.2644000022.2241616215284001.709.390.785.8710.961.87
47Pete Filson28   103.2772003022.02610829100011.5910.640.823.684.091.11
36,54Brad Arnsberg23   135.6862002019.1221212513141001.8410.422.376.166.631.08
29Al Holland34   0015.003000006.1910101950003.0013.501.5013.507.500.56
64Bill Fulton23   1010.803000104.29664120012.0016.207.201.803.602.00
6Rick Cerone33   000.002000202.00000110100.500.000.004.504.501.00
Batting Totals89734.394401621931434714461475758706179542900619271.399.181.113.375.601.66
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rick CeroneC1115383816.9980.00
Joel SkinnerC642321842.9840.00
Mark SalasC4117213001.0000.00
Phil LombardiC371001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Don Mattingly1B1401239915122.9960.00
Gary Ward1B1511880111.0000.00
Dan Pasqua1B12828021.0000.00
Orestes Destrade1B3201021.0000.00
Rick Cerone1B240001.0000.00
Mike Pagliarulo1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Willie Randolph2B1192863381289.9810.00
Bob Meacham2B254057211.9800.00
Juan Bonilla2B224043310.9650.00
Paul Zuvella2B71718051.0000.00
Lenn Sakata2B657031.0000.00
Jerry Royster2B156011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike Pagliarulo3B147962971735.9590.00
Jerry Royster3B1341622.9090.00
Lenn Sakata3B1232321.9290.00
Jeff Moronko3B317001.0000.00
Wayne Tolleson3B305021.0000.00
Juan Bonilla3B101001.0000.00
Paul Zuvella3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Wayne TollesonSS1191623211564.9700.00
Bob MeachamSS5670127825.9610.00
Randy VelardeSS882023.9330.00
Paul ZuvellaSS637001.0000.00
Jeff MoronkoSS202011.0000.00
Jerry RoysterSS116011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dave WinfieldOF145253631.9890.00
Gary WardOF94200230.9850.00
Dan PasquaOF74132220.9850.00
Claudell WashingtonOF72166321.9880.00
Rickey HendersonOF69189341.9800.00
Henry CottoOF5789210.9890.00
Roberto KellyOF1742020.9550.00
Mike EaslerOF15241001.0000.00
Jay BuhnerOF7111011.0000.00
Ron KittleOF241001.0000.00
Jeff MoronkoOF20000.0000.00
Jerry RoysterOF10000.0000.00
Mark SalasOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dave RighettiP609531210.9371.42
Tim StoddardP57928810.9411.56
Pat ClementsP5580515021.0002.25
Charles HudsonP35154914011.0001.34
Tommy JohnP3318743151.8751.68
Rick RhodenP30181142412.9741.89
Dennis RasmussenP2614662210.9661.73
Cecilio GuanteP23441210.7500.61
Ron GuidryP22117414011.0001.38
Rich BordiP16332110.7500.82
Steve TroutP144656001.0002.15
Bob ShirleyP123413001.0001.06
Neil AllenP82412001.0001.12
Bill GullicksonP84825001.0001.31
Joe NiekroP8505510.9091.79
Bob TewksburyP83335011.0002.18
Pete FilsonP72217001.0003.27
Brad ArnsbergP61915001.0002.83
Al LeiterP42202001.0000.81
Bill FultonP3401001.0002.14
Al HollandP3601001.0001.48
Rick CeroneP220000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ron KittleDH49.0000.00
Gary WardDH36.0000.00
Mike EaslerDH32.0000.00
Rickey HendersonDH24.0000.00
Dan PasquaDH20.0000.00
Claudell WashingtonDH13.0000.00
Dave WinfieldDH8.0000.00
Mark SalasDH4.0000.00
Orestes DestradeDH2.0000.00
Roberto KellyDH2.0000.00
Juan BonillaDH1.0000.00
Don MattinglyDH1.0000.00
Bob MeachamDH1.0000.00
Willie RandolphDH1.0000.00


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