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1987 American League

1987 > Class Major League > League History
Overall: 1,134 games, 14 teams, approx. 162 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1986 / 1988
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1986 / 1988

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1986 / 1988

League Standings

Regular Season

162 games

East Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
Detroit Tigers 98 64 .605 --
Toronto Blue Jays 96 66 .593 2
Milwaukee Brewers 91 71 .562 7
New York Yankees 89 73 .549 9
Boston Red Sox 78 84 .481 20
Baltimore Orioles 67 95 .414 31
Cleveland Indians 61 101 .377 37

West Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
Minnesota Twins 85 77 .525 --
Kansas City Royals 83 79 .512 2
Oakland Athletics 81 81 .500 4
Seattle Mariners 78 84 .481 7
Chicago White Sox 77 85 .475 8
Texas Rangers 75 87 .463 10
California Angels 75 87 .463 10

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Detroit Tigers DET 31.0 5.53 162 6443 5649 896 1535 274 32 225 840 106 50 653 913 .272 .349 .451 .800 2548 108 46 39 56 44
Milwaukee Brewers MIL 27.4 5.32 162 6368 5625 862 1552 272 46 163 832 176 74 598 1040 .276 .346 .428 .774 2405 104 32 63 50 40
Toronto Blue Jays TOR 27.8 5.22 162 6293 5635 845 1514 277 38 215 790 126 50 555 970 .269 .336 .446 .782 2512 136 38 30 35 45
Boston Red Sox BOS 28.7 5.20 162 6359 5586 842 1554 273 26 174 802 77 45 606 825 .278 .352 .430 .781 2401 129 57 52 58 41
Texas Rangers TEX 26.3 5.08 162 6248 5564 823 1478 264 35 194 772 120 71 567 1081 .266 .333 .430 .764 2394 116 24 42 51 34
Oakland Athletics OAK 27.7 4.98 162 6238 5511 806 1432 263 33 199 761 140 63 593 1056 .260 .333 .428 .761 2358 113 36 50 48 39
New York Yankees NYY 29.8 4.86 162 6219 5511 788 1445 239 16 196 749 105 43 604 949 .262 .336 .418 .754 2304 150 28 38 38 37
Minnesota Twins MIN 27.8 4.85 162 6088 5441 786 1422 258 35 196 733 113 65 523 898 .261 .328 .430 .758 2338 128 38 47 39 45
California Angels CAL 29.3 4.75 162 6301 5570 770 1406 257 26 172 709 125 44 590 926 .252 .326 .401 .726 2231 115 35 70 36 35
Seattle Mariners SEA 26.7 4.69 162 6139 5508 760 1499 282 48 161 717 174 73 500 863 .272 .335 .428 .763 2360 132 43 38 50 19
Chicago White Sox CHW 27.6 4.62 162 6164 5538 748 1427 283 36 173 706 138 52 487 971 .258 .319 .415 .734 2301 117 33 54 52 35
Cleveland Indians CLE 27.6 4.58 162 6212 5606 742 1476 267 30 187 691 140 54 489 977 .263 .324 .422 .745 2364 103 31 44 42 30
Baltimore Orioles BAL 30.1 4.50 162 6185 5576 729 1437 219 20 211 701 69 45 524 939 .258 .322 .418 .740 2329 139 22 31 32 29
Kansas City Royals KCR 29.2 4.41 162 6128 5499 715 1443 239 40 168 677 125 43 523 1034 .262 .328 .412 .740 2266 127 30 34 42 32
League Totals 28.4 4.90 2268 87385 77819 11112 20620 3667 461 2634 10480 1734 772 7812 13442 .265 .333 .425 .759 33111 1717 493 632 629 505

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Toronto Blue Jays TOR 27.8 4.04 96 66 .593 3.74 162 162 144 18 8 43 1454.0 1323 655 605 158 567 65 1064 22 14 56 6103 1.300 8.2 1.0 3.5 6.6 1.88
Kansas City Royals KCR 27.4 4.27 83 79 .512 3.86 162 162 118 44 11 26 1424.0 1424 691 610 128 548 27 923 36 6 54 6114 1.385 9.0 0.8 3.5 5.8 1.68
Detroit Tigers DET 29.5 4.54 98 64 .605 4.02 162 162 129 33 10 31 1456.0 1430 735 651 180 563 61 976 33 6 72 6267 1.369 8.8 1.1 3.5 6.0 1.73
Chicago White Sox CHW 27.6 4.60 77 85 .475 4.30 162 162 133 29 12 37 1447.2 1436 746 691 189 537 28 792 35 3 35 6188 1.363 8.9 1.2 3.3 4.9 1.47
New York Yankees NYY 32.1 4.68 89 73 .549 4.36 162 162 143 19 10 47 1446.1 1475 758 700 179 542 31 900 32 9 61 6225 1.395 9.2 1.1 3.4 5.6 1.66
Oakland Athletics OAK 28.1 4.87 81 81 .500 4.32 162 162 144 18 6 40 1445.2 1442 789 694 176 531 21 1042 36 10 52 6238 1.365 9.0 1.1 3.3 6.5 1.96
Seattle Mariners SEA 25.9 4.94 78 84 .481 4.49 162 162 123 39 10 33 1430.2 1503 801 713 199 497 19 919 28 9 47 6167 1.398 9.5 1.3 3.1 5.8 1.85
California Angels CAL 30.8 4.96 75 87 .463 4.38 162 162 142 20 7 36 1457.1 1481 803 709 212 504 30 941 32 7 54 6221 1.362 9.1 1.3 3.1 5.8 1.87
Minnesota Twins MIN 31.4 4.98 85 77 .525 4.63 162 162 146 16 4 39 1427.1 1465 806 734 210 564 40 990 50 10 62 6205 1.422 9.2 1.3 3.6 6.2 1.76
Milwaukee Brewers MIL 26.2 5.04 91 71 .562 4.62 162 162 134 28 6 45 1464.0 1548 817 752 169 529 33 1039 26 8 45 6345 1.419 9.5 1.0 3.3 6.4 1.96
Boston Red Sox BOS 27.1 5.09 78 84 .481 4.77 162 162 115 47 13 16 1436.0 1584 825 761 190 517 38 1034 31 9 37 6265 1.463 9.9 1.2 3.2 6.5 2.00
Texas Rangers TEX 27.6 5.24 75 87 .463 4.63 162 162 142 20 3 27 1444.1 1388 849 743 199 760 34 1103 55 26 61 6390 1.487 8.6 1.2 4.7 6.9 1.45
Baltimore Orioles BAL 27.7 5.43 67 95 .414 5.01 162 162 145 17 6 30 1439.2 1555 880 801 226 547 50 870 27 8 52 6278 1.460 9.7 1.4 3.4 5.4 1.59
Cleveland Indians CLE 30.5 5.91 61 101 .377 5.28 162 162 138 24 8 25 1422.2 1566 957 835 219 606 28 849 50 12 74 6395 1.527 9.9 1.4 3.8 5.4 1.40
League Totals 28.6 4.90 1134 1134 .500 4.46 2268 2268 1896 372 114 475 20195.2 20620 11112 9999 2634 7812 505 13442 493 137 762 87401 1.408 9.2 1.2 3.5 6.0 1.72

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Minnesota Twins MIN 162 4282 1609 98 147 .984 21 168 46 21% Tom Kelly
New York Yankees NYY 162 4339 1685 102 155 .983 22 114 63 36% Lou Piniella
Boston Red Sox BOS 162 4308 1684 110 158 .982 30 109 60 36% John McNamara
Baltimore Orioles BAL 162 4319 1747 111 174 .982 5 145 57 28% Cal Ripken
Toronto Blue Jays TOR 162 4362 1700 111 148 .982 13 123 59 32% Jimy Williams
California Angels CAL 162 4372 1640 117 162 .981 11 72 58 45% Gene Mauch
Chicago White Sox CHW 162 4343 1782 116 174 .981 11 98 51 34% Jim Fregosi
Detroit Tigers DET 162 4368 1703 122 147 .980 13 118 43 27% Sparky Anderson
Seattle Mariners SEA 162 4292 1756 122 150 .980 4 111 50 31% Dick Williams
Kansas City Royals KCR 162 4272 1853 131 151 .979 17 124 66 35% John Wathan and Billy Gardner
Oakland Athletics OAK 162 4337 1649 142 122 .977 18 117 54 32% Tony LaRussa
Texas Rangers TEX 162 4333 1685 151 148 .976 73 205 56 21% Bobby Valentine
Milwaukee Brewers MIL 162 4392 1606 145 155 .976 13 119 58 33% Tom Trebelhorn
Cleveland Indians CLE 162 4268 1626 153 128 .975 16 111 51 31% Pat Corrales and Doc Edwards
League Totals 2268 60587 23725 1731 2119 .980 267 1734 772 31%