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1987 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 80-82 .494
Rank: 4th in National League East
Run Differential: 723-744 -21
Roster Continuity 61.33% 24/26
Manager(s): Jim Leyland
General Manager: Syd Thrift
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Three Rivers Stadium
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 1,161,193 24/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Mark Merchant (#2) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Rich Donnelly
Pitching Coach: Ray Miller
Third Base Coach: Gene Lamont

#1 Draft Picks

Bill Almon (#1), Darnell Coles (#6), Andy Van Slyke (#6), Barry Bonds (#6), Sam Khalifa (#7), Mike Dunne (#7), Bob Kipper (#8)
National League East Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1987 Pittsburgh Pirates season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    12Bill AlmonSS-3B6-3190R-R341974SDN: 1974-1-1MLB--
    6Rafael BelliardSS5-6160R-R251982UDFAMLB--
    34Mike BieleckiP6-3195R-R271984KCA: 1979-6-147MLB--
    24Barry BondsLF6-2210L-L221986PIT: 1985-1-6MLB--
    25Bobby Bonilla3B-RF6-3240B-R241986Not draftedMLB--
    5Sid Bream1B6-4220L-L261983LAN: 1981-2-48MLB--
    22,44John CangelosiOF5-8160B-L241985CHA: 1982-4-91MLB--
    7Darnell Coles3B-RF6-1185R-R251983SEA: 1980-1-6MLB--
    29Onix ConcepcionSS-2B5-6180R-R291980Not draftedMLB--
    58Butch DavisOF6-0190R-R291983KCA: 1980-12-302MLB--
    14Mike Diaz1B-OF6-2195R-R271983CHN: 1978-30-685MLB--
    15Doug DrabekP6-1185R-R241986CHA: 1983-11-279MLB--
    55Tim DrummondP6-3170R-R221987PIT: 1983-12-271MLB--
    41Mike DunneP6-4200R-R241987SLN: 1984-1-7MLB--
    42Logan EasleyP6-1185R-R251987NYA: 1981-20-519MLB--
    29Felix FerminSS5-11170R-R231987UDFAMLB--
    36,54Brian FisherP6-4210R-R251985ATL: 1980-2-29MLB--
    28Miguel GarciaP5-11173L-L201987Not draftedMLB--
    58Brett GideonP6-2200R-R231987PIT: 1985-6-138MLB--
    28Denny Gonzalez3B-SS5-11185R-R231984Not draftedMLB--
    35Jim GottP6-4220R-R271982SLN: 1977-4-84MLB--
    47Tommy Gregg1B-RF6-1190L-L231987PIT: 1985-7-164MLB--
    19Terry HarperOF6-4195R-R321980ATL: 1973-16-370MLB--
    19Houston JimenezSS5-8144R-R291983Not draftedMLB--
    56Dave JohnsonP5-11180R-R271987KCA: 1981-5-128MLB--
    50Barry JonesP6-4225R-R241986PIT: 1984-3-69MLB--
    27Sam KhalifaSS5-11170R-R231985PIT: 1982-1-7MLB--
    16Bob KipperP6-2200R-L221985CAL: 1982-1-8MLB--
    4,12Mike LaValliereC5-9190L-R261984Not draftedMLB--
    13Jose Lind2B5-11155R-R231987Not draftedMLB--
    2Jim Morrison3B-2B5-11186R-R341977PHI: 1974-5-99MLB--
    26Junior OrtizC5-11174R-R271982Not draftedMLB--
    38Vicente PalaciosP6-3195R-R231987Not draftedMLB--
    30Bob PattersonP6-1195R-L281985SDN: 1982-21-524MLB--
    22Al PedriqueSS6-0155R-R261987Not draftedMLB--
    49Hipolito PenaP6-3165L-L231986Not draftedMLB--
    46Tom PrinceC5-11206R-R221987PIT: 1984-4-64MLB--
    3Johnny Ray2B5-11175B-R301981HOU: 1979-12-294MLB--
    48Rick ReuschelP6-3235R-R381972CHN: 1970-3-67MLB--
    23R.J. ReynoldsOF6-0183B-R281983LAN: 1980-2-36MLB--
    43Don RobinsonP6-4231R-R301978HOU: 1977-17-430MLB--
    49Jeff RobinsonP6-4200R-R261984SFN: 1983-2-44MLB--
    49Mark RossP6-0195R-R291982HOU: 1979-7-164MLB--
    2Mackey SasserC6-1210L-R241987SFN: 1984-5-114MLB--
    57John SmileyP6-4210L-L221986PIT: 1983-12-300MLB--
    52Dorn TaylorP6-2180R-R281987Not draftedMLB--
    18Andy Van SlykeCF6-2192L-R261983SLN: 1979-1-6MLB--
    17Bob WalkP6-4208R-R301980PHI: 1976-5-101MLB--
    3U.L. WashingtonSS5-11175B-R331977Not draftedMLB--

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