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1987 Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)

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W-L Record: 96-66 .593
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 845-655 + 190
Roster Continuity 76.38% 10/26
Manager(s): Jimy Williams
General Manager: Pat Gillick
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Ballpark: Exhibition Stadium
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 2,778,429 4/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Alex Sanchez (#17) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: John Sullivan
First Base Coach: Billy Smith
Hitting Coach: Cito Gaston
Pitching Coach: Al Widmar
Third Base Coach: John McLaren

#1 Draft Picks

Lloyd Moseby (#2), Duane Ward (#9), Matt Stark (#9), Kelly Gruber (#10), Rick Leach (#13), John Cerutti (#21)
American 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 Toronto Blue Jays season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    29Jesse BarfieldRF-OF6-1205R-R271981TOR: 1977-9-233MLB--
    11George BellLF-OF6-1190R-R271981Not draftedMLB--
    7Juan BeniquezOF5-11165R-R371971Not draftedMLB--
    55John CeruttiP6-2200L-L271985TOR: 1981-1-21MLB--
    18Jim ClancyP6-4220R-R311977TEX: 1974-4-74MLB--
    27Jeff DeWillisC6-2170R-R221987TOR: 1983-3-63MLB--
    40Rob DuceyLF-RF6-2183L-R221987UDFAMLB--
    38Mark EichhornP6-3210R-R261982TOR: 1979-2-30MLB--
    1Tony FernandezSS6-2195B-R251983UDFAMLB--
    23Cecil Fielder1B6-3240R-R231985KCA: 1982-4-67MLB--
    46Mike FlanaganP6-0195L-L351975BAL: 1973-7-159MLB--
    39Don GordonP6-1175R-R271986DET: 1982-31-769MLB--
    17Kelly Gruber3B6-0185R-R251984CLE: 1980-1-10MLB--
    50Tom HenkeP6-5215R-R291982CHN: 1980-1-24MLB--
    16Garth Iorg3B-2B5-11175R-R321978NYA: 1973-8-181MLB--
    33Joe JohnsonP6-2195R-R251985ATL: 1982-2-37MLB--
    22Jimmy KeyP6-1190R-L261984TOR: 1982-3-56MLB--
    46Gary LavelleP6-1200B-L381974SFN: 1967-20-397MLB--
    9Rick Leach1B-OF6-0195L-L301981DET: 1979-1-13MLB--
    4Manuel LeeSS-2B5-9166B-R221985Not draftedMLB--
    2Nelson Liriano2B5-10185B-R231987UDFAMLB--
    19Fred McGriff1B6-3215L-L231986NYA: 1981-9-233MLB--
    21Charlie MooreC-OF5-11180R-R341973MIL: 1971-5-101MLB--
    15Lloyd MosebyOF6-3200L-R271980TOR: 1978-1-2MLB--
    5Rance Mulliniks3B-SS6-0175L-R311977CAL: 1974-3-58MLB--
    13,32,35Jeff MusselmanP6-0180L-L241986TOR: 1985-6-157MLB--
    52Greg MyersC6-2225L-R211987TOR: 1984-3-74MLB--
    35Phil NiekroP6-1180R-R481964Not draftedMLB--
    45Jose NunezP6-3175R-R231987Not draftedMLB--
    10Mike Sharperson3B-2B6-3190R-R251987DET: 1981-4-96MLB--
    47Matt StarkC6-4225R-R221987TOR: 1983-1-9MLB--
    37Dave StiebP6-1195R-R291979TOR: 1978-5-106MLB--
    28Lou ThorntonOF6-2185L-R241985NYN: 1981-19-471MLB--
    26Willie Upshaw1B6-0195L-L301978NYA: 1975-5-115MLB--
    31Duane WardP6-4210R-R231986ATL: 1982-1-9MLB--
    36David WellsP6-4235L-L241987TOR: 1982-2-30MLB--
    12Ernie WhittC6-2200L-R351976BOS: 1972-15-352MLB--

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