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1987 Atlanta Braves

1987 > Class Major League > 1987 National League (West)
Overall: 69-92
Scored 747 runs, Allowed 829 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-88

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Chuck Tanner
Represented: Atlanta, GA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1986 / 1988

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Jim Acker 28 68 15 14 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 .214 .267 .214 .481 3 0 0 0 0 0
2 Doyle Alexander 36 16 42 35 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 13 .029 .056 .029 .084 1 0 1 6 0 0
3 Paul Assenmacher* 26 52 7 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 2 0 0
4 Terry Bell 24 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Bruce Benedict 31 37 114 95 4 14 1 0 1 5 0 1 17 15 .147 .277 .189 .466 18 2 0 2 0 0
6 Jeff Blauser 21 51 187 165 11 40 6 3 2 15 7 3 18 34 .242 .328 .352 .679 58 4 3 1 0 1
7 Chuck Cary* 27 13 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Marty Clary 25 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Kevin Coffman 22 5 11 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .100 .182 .100 .282 1 0 0 0 0 0
10 Trench Davis* 26 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Jeff Dedmon* 27 53 20 16 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .250 .294 .313 .607 5 0 0 3 0 0
12 Ron Gant 22 21 86 83 9 22 4 0 2 9 4 2 1 11 .265 .271 .386 .656 32 3 0 1 1 0
13 Gene Garber 39 49 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Tom Glavine* 21 9 17 16 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .125 .176 .125 .301 2 0 0 0 0 0
15 Ken Griffey* 37 122 451 399 65 114 24 1 14 64 4 7 46 54 .286 .358 .456 .814 182 12 1 1 4 11
16 Albert Hall# 29 92 337 292 54 83 20 4 3 24 33 10 38 36 .284 .369 .411 .780 120 5 2 4 1 3
17 Glenn Hubbard 29 141 533 443 69 117 33 2 5 38 1 1 77 57 .264 .378 .381 .760 169 11 6 4 3 17
18 Dion James* 24 134 574 494 80 154 37 6 10 61 10 8 70 63 .312 .397 .472 .869 233 8 2 5 3 2
19 Rick Mahler 33 40 74 65 4 11 4 0 0 5 0 0 2 19 .169 .194 .231 .425 15 1 0 7 0 0
20 Larry McWilliams* 33 9 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0
21 Darryl Motley 27 6 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Dale Murphy 31 159 693 566 115 167 27 1 44 105 16 6 115 136 .295 .417 .580 .997 328 11 7 0 5 29
23 Graig Nettles* 42 112 201 177 16 37 8 1 5 33 1 0 22 25 .209 .294 .350 .644 62 6 0 0 2 4
24 Phil Niekro 48 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Ken Oberkfell* 31 135 566 508 59 142 29 2 3 48 3 3 48 29 .280 .342 .362 .704 184 13 2 5 3 5
26 Ed Olwine 29 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
27 David Palmer 29 28 57 48 4 6 1 0 1 5 0 0 1 15 .125 .143 .208 .351 10 1 0 8 0 0
28 Gerald Perry* 26 142 590 533 77 144 35 2 12 74 42 16 48 63 .270 .329 .411 .740 219 18 1 3 5 1
29 Charlie Puleo 32 36 35 28 3 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 13 .179 .207 .286 .493 8 1 0 6 0 0
30 Rafael Ramirez 29 56 194 179 22 47 12 0 1 21 6 3 8 16 .263 .300 .346 .646 62 3 2 4 1 0
31 Gary Roenicke 32 67 187 151 25 33 8 0 9 28 0 0 32 23 .219 .353 .450 .803 68 4 1 0 3 0
32 Paul Runge 29 27 54 47 9 10 1 0 3 8 0 1 5 10 .213 .288 .426 .714 20 1 0 2 0 0
33 Ted Simmons# 37 73 200 177 20 49 8 0 4 30 1 1 21 23 .277 .350 .390 .740 69 4 0 0 2 5
34 Pete Smith 21 6 12 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .091 .091 .091 .182 1 0 0 1 0 0
35 Zane Smith* 26 41 94 76 6 10 1 1 0 6 1 0 3 14 .132 .175 .171 .346 13 0 1 14 0 0
36 Andres Thomas 23 82 343 324 29 75 11 0 5 39 6 5 14 50 .231 .268 .312 .579 101 7 2 3 0 0
37 Ozzie Virgil 30 123 486 429 57 106 13 1 27 72 0 1 47 81 .247 .331 .471 .801 202 18 7 2 1 4
37 Players 29.6 161 6227 5428 747 1401 284 24 152 696 135 68 641 834 .258 .339 .403 .742 2189 133 38 86 34 82
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age 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
1 Jim Acker 28 4 9 .308 4.16 68 0 41 0 0 14 114.2 109 57 53 11 51 4 68 4 0 1 491 1.395 8.6 0.9 4.0 5.3 1.33
2 Doyle Alexander 36 5 10 .333 4.13 16 16 0 3 0 0 117.2 115 57 54 21 27 5 64 2 0 2 481 1.207 8.8 1.6 2.1 4.9 2.37
3 Paul Assenmacher* 26 1 1 .500 5.10 52 0 10 0 0 2 54.2 58 41 31 8 24 4 39 1 0 0 251 1.500 9.5 1.3 4.0 6.4 1.63
4 Joe Boever 26 1 0 1.000 7.36 14 0 10 0 0 0 18.1 29 15 15 4 12 1 18 0 0 1 93 2.236 14.2 2.0 5.9 8.8 1.50
5 Chuck Cary* 27 1 1 .500 3.78 13 0 6 0 0 1 16.2 17 7 7 3 4 3 15 1 0 1 70 1.260 9.2 1.6 2.2 8.1 3.75
6 Marty Clary 25 0 1 .000 6.14 7 1 2 0 0 0 14.2 20 13 10 2 4 0 7 1 0 0 68 1.636 12.3 1.2 2.5 4.3 1.75
7 Kevin Coffman 22 2 3 .400 4.62 5 5 0 0 0 0 25.1 31 14 13 2 22 0 14 3 1 1 126 2.092 11.0 0.7 7.8 5.0 0.64
8 Jeff Dedmon 27 3 4 .429 3.91 53 3 14 0 0 4 89.2 82 46 39 8 42 1 40 1 1 2 384 1.383 8.2 0.8 4.2 4.0 0.95
9 Gene Garber 39 8 10 .444 4.41 49 0 43 0 0 10 69.1 87 39 34 7 28 10 48 1 0 4 320 1.659 11.3 0.9 3.6 6.2 1.71
10 Tom Glavine* 21 2 4 .333 5.54 9 9 0 0 0 0 50.1 55 34 31 5 33 4 20 3 1 1 238 1.748 9.8 0.9 5.9 3.6 0.61
11 Rick Mahler 33 8 13 .381 4.98 39 28 1 3 1 0 197.0 212 118 109 24 85 8 95 2 2 5 849 1.508 9.7 1.1 3.9 4.3 1.12
12 Larry McWilliams* 33 0 1 .000 5.75 9 2 4 0 0 0 20.1 25 15 13 2 7 1 13 2 0 1 95 1.574 11.1 0.9 3.1 5.8 1.86
13 Phil Niekro 48 0 0 15.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.0 6 5 5 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 20 4.000 18.0 0.0 18.0 0.0 0.00
14 Ed Olwine* 29 0 1 .000 5.01 27 0 9 0 0 1 23.1 25 16 13 4 8 1 12 1 0 1 104 1.414 9.6 1.5 3.1 4.6 1.50
15 David Palmer 29 8 11 .421 4.90 28 28 0 0 0 0 152.1 169 94 83 17 64 4 111 7 0 5 687 1.530 10.0 1.0 3.8 6.6 1.73
16 Charlie Puleo 32 6 8 .429 4.23 35 16 2 1 0 0 123.1 122 63 58 11 40 0 99 3 1 0 524 1.314 8.9 0.8 2.9 7.2 2.48
17 Pete Smith 21 1 2 .333 4.83 6 6 0 0 0 0 31.2 39 21 17 3 14 0 11 0 1 3 143 1.674 11.1 0.9 4.0 3.1 0.79
18 Zane Smith* 26 15 10 .600 4.09 36 36 0 9 3 0 242.0 245 130 110 19 91 6 130 5 1 5 1035 1.388 9.1 0.7 3.4 4.8 1.43
19 Steve Ziem 25 0 1 .000 7.71 2 0 1 0 0 0 2.1 4 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 12 2.143 15.4 0.0 3.9 0.0 0.00
19 Players 29.5 69 92 .429 4.63 161 161 145 16 4 32 1427.2 1529 829 734 163 587 55 837 39 9 42 6270 1.482 9.6 1.0 3.7 5.3 1.43
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Ozzie Virgil 122 654 74 8 12 .989 5.97 8 133 42 24%
Bruce Benedict 35 165 21 2 3 .989 5.31 1 36 10 22%
Ted Simmons 15 64 10 1 1 .987 4.93 2 16 5 24%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gerald Perry 136 1288 72 14 118 .990 10.00
Ted Simmons 28 216 23 4 24 .984 8.54
Gary Roenicke 9 50 7 0 8 1.000 6.33
Graig Nettles 6 49 10 0 7 1.000 9.83
Ken Griffey 3 24 1 1 2 .962 8.33

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Glenn Hubbard 139 284 478 11 114 .986 5.48
Ron Gant 20 45 59 3 17 .972 5.20
Ken Oberkfell 11 13 17 0 3 1.000 2.73
Paul Runge 2 2 4 0 1 1.000 3.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Oberkfell 126 76 248 7 20 .979 2.57
Graig Nettles 40 12 46 3 6 .951 1.45
Rafael Ramirez 12 7 11 1 3 .947 1.50
Paul Runge 10 9 15 2 3 .923 2.40
Ted Simmons 2 2 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Andres Thomas 81 128 276 20 56 .953 4.99
Jeff Blauser 50 65 166 9 28 .963 4.62
Rafael Ramirez 38 59 99 9 30 .946 4.16
Paul Runge 9 4 8 0 1 1.000 1.33

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Griffey 107 0.00
Gary Roenicke 40 0.00
Dion James 29 0.00
Gerald Perry 7 0.00
Darryl Motley 2 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dion James 99 0.00
Albert Hall 68 0.00
Ken Griffey 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dale Murphy 159 0.00
Gary Roenicke 4 0.00
Albert Hall 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dale Murphy 159 325 14 8 1 .977 2.13
Dion James 126 262 4 1 1 .996 2.11
Ken Griffey 107 181 7 1 1 .995 1.76
Albert Hall 69 148 5 3 1 .981 2.22
Gary Roenicke 44 60 0 2 0 .968 1.36
Gerald Perry 7 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.29
Darryl Motley 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Acker 68 6 23 0 2 1.000 0.43
Jeff Dedmon 53 10 17 0 1 1.000 0.51
Paul Assenmacher 52 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.10
Gene Garber 49 4 19 1 2 .958 0.47
Rick Mahler 39 13 42 1 2 .982 1.41
Zane Smith 36 15 43 0 4 1.000 1.61
Charlie Puleo 35 6 10 0 0 1.000 0.46
David Palmer 28 9 25 1 2 .971 1.21
Ed Olwine 27 0 3 1 0 .750 0.11
Doyle Alexander 16 6 10 0 1 1.000 1.00
Joe Boever 14 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.14
Chuck Cary 13 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.31
Tom Glavine 9 1 13 1 0 .933 1.56
Larry McWilliams 9 1 3 0 1 1.000 0.44
Marty Clary 7 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.29
Pete Smith 6 1 2 1 0 .750 0.50
Kevin Coffman 5 1 9 0 1 1.000 2.00
Steve Ziem 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Phil Niekro 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jim Acker 28 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Sep 24, 1958 Freer, TX, US 1987-04-09 1987-10-04
Doyle Alexander 36 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 4, 1950 Cordova, AL, US 1987-05-26 1987-08-10
Paul Assenmacher 26 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Dec 10, 1960 Detroit, MI, US 1987-04-09 1987-10-02
Terry Bell 24 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 27, 1962 Dayton, OH, US 1987-09-15 1987-09-15
Bruce Benedict 31 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Aug 18, 1955 Birmingham, AL, US 1987-04-09 1987-09-27
Jeff Blauser 21 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Nov 8, 1965 Los Gatos, CA, US 1987-07-05 1987-10-04
Joe Boever 26 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Oct 4, 1960 Kirkwood, MO, US 1987-07-26 1987-09-27
Chuck Cary 27 L L 6' 4.0" 210 Mar 3, 1960 Whittier, CA, US 1987-09-02 1987-10-04
Marty Clary 25 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Apr 3, 1962 Detroit, MI, US 1987-09-05 1987-10-03
Kevin Coffman 22 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Jan 19, 1965 Austin, TX, US 1987-09-05 1987-10-02
Trench Davis 26 L L 6' 3.0" 171 Sep 12, 1960 Baltimore, MD, US 1987-06-23 1987-07-03
Jeff Dedmon 27 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Mar 4, 1960 Torrance, CA, US 1987-04-09 1987-09-27
Mike Fischlin 31 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Sep 13, 1955 Sacramento, CA, US 1987-05-11 1987-05-11
Ron Gant 22 R R 6' 0.0" 172 Mar 2, 1965 Victoria, TX, US 1987-09-06 1987-10-04
Gene Garber 39 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 13, 1947 Lancaster, PA, US 1987-04-09 1987-08-30
Tom Glavine 21 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 25, 1966 Concord, MA, US 1987-08-17 1987-09-30
Ken Griffey 37 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Apr 10, 1950 Donora, PA, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-01
Albert Hall 29 S R 5' 11.0" 155 Mar 7, 1958 Birmingham, AL, US 1987-04-13 1987-10-04
Glenn Hubbard 29 R R 5' 9.0" 150 Sep 25, 1957 Hahn, DE 1987-04-07 1987-10-03
Dion James 24 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Nov 9, 1962 Philadelphia, PA, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
Rick Mahler 33 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 5, 1953 Austin, TX, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-02
Larry McWilliams 33 L L 6' 5.0" 180 Feb 10, 1954 Wichita, KS, US 1987-06-06 1987-07-24
Darryl Motley 27 R R 5' 9.0" 196 Jan 21, 1960 Muskogee, OK, US 1987-05-06 1987-05-17
Dale Murphy 31 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Mar 12, 1956 Portland, OR, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
Graig Nettles 42 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 20, 1944 San Diego, CA, US 1987-04-09 1987-10-04
Phil Niekro 48 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 1, 1939 Blaine, OH, US 1987-09-27 1987-09-27
Randy O'Neal 26 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Aug 30, 1960 Ashland, KY, US 1987-04-12 1987-07-20
Ken Oberkfell 31 L R 6' 0.0" 175 May 4, 1956 Highland, IL, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-03
Ed Olwine 29 R L 6' 2.0" 165 May 28, 1958 Greenville, OH, US 1987-04-10 1987-10-03
David Palmer 29 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 19, 1957 Glens Falls, NY, US 1987-04-10 1987-10-01
Gerald Perry 26 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 30, 1960 Savannah, GA, US 1987-04-10 1987-10-04
Charlie Puleo 32 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 7, 1955 Glen Ridge, NJ, US 1987-04-12 1987-10-03
Rafael Ramirez 29 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 18, 1958 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO 1987-04-09 1987-10-04
Gary Roenicke 32 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Dec 5, 1954 Covina, CA, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
Paul Runge 29 R R 6' 0.0" 165 May 21, 1958 Kingston, NY, US 1987-06-26 1987-10-04
Ted Simmons 37 S R 5' 11.0" 193 Aug 9, 1949 Highland Park, MI, US 1987-04-10 1987-10-03
Pete Smith 21 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Feb 27, 1966 Abington, MA, US 1987-09-08 1987-10-04
Zane Smith 26 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Dec 28, 1960 Madison, WI, US 1987-04-09 1987-09-28
Andres Thomas 23 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Nov 10, 1963 Boca Chica, Santo Domingo, DO 1987-04-07 1987-08-09
Ozzie Virgil 30 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 7, 1956 Mayaguez, PR 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
Steve Ziem 25 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Oct 24, 1961 Milwaukee, WI, US 1987-04-30 1987-05-01

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