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1987 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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W-L Record: 61-101 .377
Rank: 7th in American League East
Run Differential: 742-957 -215
Roster Continuity 85.85% 3/26
Manager(s): Pat Corrales, Doc Edwards
General Manager: Joe Klein (1987-11-01), Hank Peters
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Cleveland Stadium
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 1,077,898 26/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Albert Belle (#47) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Doc Edwards
Bullpen Coach: Luis Isaac
First Base Coach: Dave Roberts
Hitting Coach: Bobby Bonds
Pitching Coach: Steve Comer
Pitching Coach: Jack Aker
Third Base Coach: Johnny Goryl

#1 Draft Picks

Joe Carter (#2), Greg Swindell (#2), Eddie Williams (#4), Cory Snyder (#4), Darrel Akerfelds (#7), Jay Bell (#8), Dave Clark (#11), Pat Tabler (#16), Frank Wills (#16)
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 Cleveland Indians season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    47Darrel AkerfeldsP6-2210R-R251986SEA: 1983-1-7MLB--
    6Andy AllansonC6-5225R-R251986CLE: 1983-2-39MLB--
    47Mike ArmstrongP6-3206R-R331980CIN: 1974-1-24MLB--
    43Scott BailesP6-2171L-L241986TEX: 1982-7-170MLB--
    23Chris BandoC6-0195B-R311981CLE: 1978-2-36MLB--
    16Jay BellSS-2B6-0182R-R211986MIN: 1984-1-8MLB--
    4Tony Bernazard2B5-9160B-R301979Not draftedMLB--
    2Brett ButlerCF-OF5-10160L-L301981ATL: 1979-23-573MLB--
    13Ernie CamachoP6-1180R-R321980CAL: 1976-4-79MLB--
    49Tom CandiottiP6-2221R-R291983Not draftedMLB--
    32Steve CarltonP6-5210L-L421965Not draftedMLB--
    30Joe CarterLF-RF6-3215R-R271983CHN: 1981-1-2MLB--
    8Carmen CastilloOF6-1190R-R291982Not draftedMLB--
    12Dave ClarkRF-LF6-2210L-R241986CLE: 1983-1-11MLB--
    24Rick DempseyC6-0190R-R371969MIN: 1967-15-297MLB--
    4Brian DorsettC6-3220R-R261987OAK: 1983-10-241MLB--
    36,11Jamie EasterlyP5-9180L-L341974ATL: 1971-2-34MLB--
    52John FarrellP6-4210R-R241987CLE: 1984-2-32MLB--
    14Julio FrancoSS-2B6-1200R-R281982UDFAMLB--
    31,38Doug FrobelOF6-4196L-R281982Not draftedMLB--
    15Dave GallagherCF-RF6-0180R-R261987OAK: 1980-1-3MLB--
    39Don GordonP6-1175R-R271986DET: 1982-31-769MLB--
    27Mel HallLF-OF6-1185L-L261981CHN: 1978-2-39MLB--
    1Tommy Hinzo2B5-10170B-R231987CLE: 1986-7-161MLB--
    37Mark HuismannP6-3195R-R291983CHN: 1979-23-581MLB--
    26Brook Jacoby3B5-11195R-R271981ATL: 1979-7-153MLB--
    46Doug JonesP6-2224R-R301982MIL: 1978-3-59MLB--
    48Jeff KaiserP6-3195R-L261985OAK: 1982-10-262MLB--
    35Phil NiekroP6-1180R-R481964Not draftedMLB--
    20Otis NixonCF-OF6-2180B-R281983CAL: 1979-1-4MLB--
    17Junior Noboa2B-SS5-10180R-R221984Not draftedMLB--
    15Casey ParsonsOF6-1180L-R331981Not draftedMLB--
    44Reggie RitterP6-2195L-R271986UDFAMLB--
    18Ken SchromP6-2195R-R321980CAL: 1976-17-390MLB--
    28Cory SnyderRF6-3185R-R241986CLE: 1984-1-4MLB--
    53Sammy StewartP6-3208R-R321978KCA: 1974-28-591MLB--
    21Greg SwindellP6-3230R-L221986CLE: 1986-1-2MLB--
    10Pat Tabler1B-OF6-2200R-R291981NYA: 1976-1-16MLB--
    29Andre Thornton1B6-2205R-R371973Not draftedMLB--
    44,36Ed Vande BergP6-2180R-L281982SEA: 1980-13-318MLB--
    54Tom WaddellP6-1185R-R281984Not draftedMLB--
    34Eddie Williams1B-3B6-0210R-R221986NYN: 1983-1-4MLB--
    22Frank WillsP6-2220R-R281983KCA: 1980-1-16MLB--
    42Rich YettP6-2187R-R241985MIN: 1980-26-650MLB--

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