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1987 Cleveland Indians

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1986 / 1988

61-101, Finished 7th in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Pat Corrales (31-56) and Doc Edwards (30-45)
GM: Joseph Klein, Scouting Dir: Jeff Scott
Scored 742 runs, Allowed 957 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 62-100

Ballparks: Cleveland Stadium · Attendance: 1,077,898 (14th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 102, Pitching - 104

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1986 / 1988 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Darrel Akerfelds 25 R R 6' 2" 210 Jun 12, 1962 2 16 13 0 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $62,500
Andy Allanson 25 R R 6' 5" 220 Dec 22, 1961 2 50 47 50 50 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $75,000
Mike Armstrong 33 R R 6' 3" 193 Mar 7, 1954 8 14 0 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7
Scott Bailes 25 L L 6' 2" 170 Dec 18, 1961 2 39 17 1 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $80,000
Chris Bando 31 B R 6' 0" 195 Feb 4, 1956 7 89 65 89 86 0 86 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 -0.2 $305,000
Jay Bell 21 R R 6' 1" 180 Dec 11, 1965 2 38 33 38 38 0 0 0 0 0 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Tony Bernazard 30 B R 5' 9" 150 Aug 24, 1956 9 79 77 79 78 0 0 0 78 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.1 $630,000
Brett Butler 30 L L 5' 10" 160 Jun 15, 1957 7 137 135 137 136 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 136 0 136 0 1 1 4.9 $765,000
Ernie Camacho 32 R R 6' 1" 180 Feb 1, 1955 7 15 0 0 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6
Tom Candiotti 29 R R 6' 3" 205 Aug 31, 1957 4 32 32 0 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 $160,000
Steve Carlton HOF 42 L L 6' 4" 210 Dec 22, 1944 23 23 14 0 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Joe Carter 27 R R 6' 3" 215 Mar 7, 1960 5 149 144 149 142 0 0 84 0 0 0 42 13 14 69 5 3 1 1.5 $250,000
Carmelo Castillo 29 R R 6' 1" 185 Jun 8, 1958 6 89 57 89 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 22 23 43 29 2 0.3 $247,500
Dave Clark 24 L R 6' 2" 200 Sep 3, 1962 2 29 22 29 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 12 13 12 6 1 -0.6
Rick Dempsey 37 R R 6' 0" 190 Sep 13, 1949 19 60 48 60 59 0 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 -0.5 $400,000
Brian Dorsett 26 R R 6' 3" 215 Apr 9, 1961 1st 5 2 5 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.0
Jamie Easterly 34 L L 5' 9" 180 Feb 17, 1953 13 16 0 0 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $370,000
John Farrell 24 R R 6' 4" 210 Aug 4, 1962 1st 10 9 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 $62,500
Julio Franco 28 R R 6' 0" 160 Aug 23, 1958 6 128 126 128 119 0 0 0 9 0 111 0 0 0 0 8 2 0 3.5 $775,000
Doug Frobel 28 L R 6' 4" 196 Jun 6, 1959 5 29 7 29 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 7 11 5 17 1 -0.5
Dave Gallagher 26 R R 6' 0" 180 Sep 20, 1960 1st 15 12 15 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 14 0 0 2 -0.1
Don Gordon 27 R R 6' 1" 175 Oct 10, 1959 2 21 0 0 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Mel Hall 26 L L 6' 0" 185 Sep 16, 1960 7 142 115 142 122 0 0 0 0 0 0 122 0 0 122 14 19 0 0.7 $550,000
Tommy Hinzo 23 B R 5' 10" 170 Jun 18, 1964 1st 67 63 67 67 0 0 0 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.3 $62,500
Mark Huismann 29 R R 6' 3" 195 May 11, 1958 5 20 0 0 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Brook Jacoby 27 R R 5' 11" 175 Nov 23, 1959 6 155 152 155 148 0 0 7 0 144 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 0 4.2 $612,500
Doug Jones 30 R R 6' 3" 195 Jun 24, 1957 3 49 0 0 49 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 $62,500
Jeff Kaiser 26 R L 6' 3" 195 Jul 24, 1960 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Phil Niekro HOF 48 R R 6' 1" 180 Apr 1, 1939 24 22 22 0 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Otis Nixon 28 B R 6' 2" 180 Jan 9, 1959 5 19 4 19 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 7 0 18 2 0 7 -0.4
Junior Noboa 22 R R 5' 10" 155 Nov 10, 1964 2 39 20 39 34 0 0 0 21 5 9 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 -0.3 $62,500
Casey Parsons 33 L R 6' 1" 180 Apr 14, 1954 4 18 2 18 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 5 15 0 -0.3
Reggie Ritter 27 L R 6' 2" 195 Jan 23, 1960 2 14 0 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4 $62,500
Ken Schrom 32 R R 6' 2" 195 Nov 23, 1954 7 32 29 0 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.6 $450,000
Cory Snyder 24 R R 6' 4" 175 Nov 11, 1962 2 157 149 157 154 0 0 0 0 0 18 15 0 134 149 0 8 0 -0.4 $90,000
Sammy Stewart 32 R R 6' 3" 200 Oct 28, 1954 10 25 0 1 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $175,000
Greg Swindell 22 R L 6' 2" 225 Jan 2, 1965 2 16 15 0 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $68,750
Pat Tabler 29 R R 6' 3" 175 Feb 2, 1958 7 151 141 151 81 0 0 81 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 66 8 0 2.5 $605,000 All-Star
Andre Thornton 37 R R 6' 3" 200 Aug 13, 1949 14 36 19 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 17 0 -1.1 $1,100,000
Ed Vande Berg 28 R L 6' 2" 175 Oct 26, 1958 6 55 0 0 55 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 $300,000
Tom Waddell 28 R R 6' 1" 185 Sep 17, 1958 3 6 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6
Eddie Williams 22 R R 6' 0" 175 Nov 1, 1964 2 22 18 22 22 0 0 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 -0.2 $62,500
Frank Wills 28 R R 6' 2" 200 Oct 26, 1958 5 6 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Rich Yett 24 R R 6' 2" 187 Oct 6, 1962 3 37 11 0 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $67,500
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1986 / 1988 Roster (40-man)