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1987 ATLANTA BRAVES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Atlanta,GA
Team Record:  69-92   .429
Result:   5th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Chuck Tanner
General Manager:   Bobby Cox
Stadium:  Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance:  1,217,402
Payroll:  $0
Playoffs:  -

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Phil Niekro (48)
Youngest Player:  Tom Glavine (21)
Longest Tenure:  Dale Murphy (12)
Top Hitter:  Dale Murphy (2)
Top Pitcher:  Zane Smith (9)
Top Draft Pick:  Derek Lilliquist (#6)

Roster Continuity:  71.86%
Top Prospect:   Jeff Blauser
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
SF Giants9072.556--
Cincinnati8478.5196.0
Houston7686.46914.0
LA Dodgers7389.45117.0
Atlanta6992.42920.5
San Diego6597.40125.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Dale MurphyOF31$ 1,925,000  8 
Rafael RamirezSS29$ 875,000  88 
Gene GarberP39$ 786,667   
Ken Oberkfell3B-2B31$ 725,000   
David PalmerP29$ 725,000   
Rick MahlerP33$ 695,000   
Doyle AlexanderP36$ 650,000   
Joe BoeverP26$ 625,000   
Bruce BenedictC31$ 615,000   
Glenn Hubbard2B29$ 555,000   
Ted SimmonsC-1B37$ 500,000   
Gary RoenickeOF32$ 380,000   
Jim AckerP28$ 350,000   
Jeff DedmonP27$ 300,000   
Zane SmithP26$ 250,000   
Graig Nettles3B42$ 219,500   
Darryl MotleyOF27$ 210,000   
Albert HallCF-OF28$ 150,000   
Gerald Perry1B26$ 150,000   
Dion JamesLF-CF24$ 120,000   
Charlie PuleoP32$ 117,500   
Paul Runge3B-2B29$ 95,000   
Paul AssenmacherP26$ 80,000   
Andres ThomasSS23$ 75,000   
Ed OlwineP29$ 70,000   
Jeff BlauserSS21$ 62,500   
Tom GlavineP21$ 62,500   
Terry BellC24$ 60,000   
Chuck CaryP27$ 60,000   
Marty ClaryP25$ 60,000   
Kevin CoffmanP22$ 60,000   
Trench DavisOF26$ 60,000   
Ron GantLF-CF22$ 60,000   
Ken GriffeyOF37$ 60,000   
Larry McWilliamsP33$ 60,000   
Phil NiekroP48$ 60,000   
Randy O'NealP26$ 60,000   
Pete SmithP21$ 60,000   
Ozzie VirgilC30$ 60,000   
Steve ZiemP25$ 60,000   


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