1987 Detroit Tigers Statistics

American League (AL)
Team Record: 98-64
Finished 1st in the AL's East Division
Attendance: 2,061,830, Avg. 25,773
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Won Division
American League Championship Series - Lost to Minnesota Twins 4-1
Manager: Sparky Anderson (98-64)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1987 Detroit Tigers Roster
1987 Detroit Tigers Results

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the 1987 season with a record of 98 wins and 64 losses, finishing first in the AL's East Division.

The Tigers topped the league with 896 runs, ignited by 225 home runs. Detroit yielded 735 runs. Darrell Evans walloped 34 home runs for the team, while Lou Whitaker, Chet Lemon, Matt Nokes, Alan Trammell and Kirk Gibson each swatted 20 or more also. Alan Trammell drove in 105 runs and topped batters with significant playing time by hitting .343. Jack Morris led the team with 18 wins, and Frank Tanana and Walt Terrell added 15 or more victories as well Jack Morris recorded a 3.38 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Sparky Anderson coached the team. The 1987 Detroit Tigers qualified for the playoffs as a division winner.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Jack Morris1811.6213.38343401300266.02271111003993720811241101
Walt Terrell1710.6304.05353501010244.7254123110309471433081057
Frank Tanana1510.6003.9134340530218.72161069527565146506924
Mike Henneman113.7862.985502800796.7863632830575307399
Doyle Alexander901.0001.531111033088.3631615326044001340
Jeff Robinson96.6005.3729212210127.313286761654398734569
Dan Petry97.5635.6130213000134.71481018422765931018628
Eric King69.4004.8955426009116.0111676315601089415513
Willie Hernandez34.4293.674503100849.0532720820730001217
Nate Snell12.3333.962221200038.7392017519319004168
Dickie Noles004.504030022.021101000009
Morris Madden0016.202000001.7433031000012
Mark Thurmond01.0004.234802300561.7833229524421004280
Bryan Kelly01.0005.0650100010.712662741000050
Totals9864.6054.02409162129338311456.0143073565118056361976336726267

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Alan Trammell151668597109205343281052126047.343.402.551.953329113268
Lou Whitaker149684604110160386165913571108.265.341.427.76825851442
Kirk Gibson12856848795135253247926771117.277.372.489.86123855148
Matt Nokes135508461691331423287213570.289.345.536.880247136332
Chet Lemon146553470751303032075007082.277.376.481.857226178051
Darrell Evans1506094999012820034996510084.257.379.501.88025022268
Pat Sheridan1414734215710919364918134490.259.327.361.68815271254
Tom Brookens143490444591071531359743363.241.295.376.67116782923
Bill Madlock8737632656911701450432845.279.351.460.8111501010841
Mike Heath932962703476160833152142.281.339.430.76911653110
Larry Herndon892542253273132947102335.324.378.520.898117120060
Dave Bergman91207172254773622013023.273.379.453.8327811134
Darnell Coles53169149142751415011523.181.263.309.5724612211
Jim Morrison3412211715241141921226.205.221.333.5553911020
Johnny Grubb5913111492360213001516.202.290.307.5973540020
Bill Bean267166617200411511.258.310.288.5981910000
Scott Lusader23544781531181057.319.377.489.8672300111
Jim Walewander536354241331142176.241.328.389.7172120200
Terry Harper317464413303101098.203.301.391.6922520100
Dwight Lowry1325250520010006.200.200.280.480700000
Orlando Mercado1024222300010020.136.208.136.345300000
Tim Tolman921123110010072.083.429.167.595211011
Jack Morris36110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Doug Baker8110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Mike Henneman55110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Walt Terrell35000000000000000000
Frank Tanana34000000000000000000
Nate Snell22000000000000000000
Mark Thurmond48000000000000000000
Jeff Robinson29000000000000000000
Dan Petry30000000000000000000
Dickie Noles4000000000000000000
Willie Hernandez45000000000000000000
Bryan Kelly5000000000000000000
Morris Madden2000000000000000000
Eric King55000000000000000000
Doyle Alexander11000000000000000000
Totals22336443564989615352743222584010650653913.272.349.451.800254810846395644


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Darrell Evans1B10598855.3810100386.9979.5758.6670000
Dave Bergman1B6538368.735329333.9929.3255.8770000
Bill Madlock1B2220164.016711214.9899.7688.0910000
Darnell Coles1B9548.0503011.0009.9375.8890000
Mike Heath1B4116.0201031.00011.8135.2500000
Jim Morrison1B102.020011.0009.0002.0000000
Dwight Lowry1B102.021001.00013.5003.0000000
Lou Whitaker2B1481461266.72754161799.9764.9104.6690000
Jim Walewander2B249100.016380101.0004.8602.2500000
Tom Brookens2B11562.02020310.9305.8063.6360000
Jim Morrison2B3224.395021.0005.1784.6670000
Doug Baker2B102.00000.000.0000000
Mike Heath2B101.00000.000.0000000
Tom Brookens3B122110965.7852081415.9542.7312.4020000
Darnell Coles3B3631270.03163175.8473.1332.6110000
Jim Morrison3B1616126.0104121.9623.6433.1880000
Jim Walewander3B17456.071110.9472.8931.0590000
Darrell Evans3B7020.35810.9295.7541.8570000
Bill Madlock3B116.001001.0001.5001.0000000
Mike Heath3B405.01210.7505.400.7500000
Matt Nokes3B204.00000.000.0000000
Johnny Grubb3B102.00000.000.0000000
Doug Baker3B101.00000.000.0000000
Matt NokesC10994845.35953252.9926.6755.75270711820.2
Mike HeathC6754486.73373845.9896.9355.59750342239.3
Orlando MercadoC10866.040811.9806.5454.800105228.6
Dwight LowryC12658.0381001.0006.0523.250008111.1
Chet LemonOF1451301171.3350431.9922.7202.4410000
Kirk GibsonOF1211191044.3253670.9742.2322.1400000
Pat SheridanOF137101983.7236661.9762.2141.7660000
Larry HerndonOF5739352.382411.9892.1971.5090000
Johnny GrubbOF3123169.0421001.0002.2901.3870000
Bill BeanOF2420151.3541001.0003.2712.2920000
Scott LusaderOF2211127.329010.9672.0501.3180000
Mike HeathOF2412121.3261001.0002.0031.1250000
Terry HarperOF141285.020010.9522.1181.4290000
Tim TolmanOF7444.080001.0001.6361.1430000
Darnell ColesOF8639.030001.000.692.3750000
Matt NokesOF3332.350001.0001.3921.6670000
Dave BergmanOF7329.040001.0001.241.5710000
Jim MorrisonOF3318.050001.0002.5001.6670000
Jack MorrisP3434266.03118011.0001.6581.4410000
Walt TerrellP3535244.7242523.9611.8021.4000000
Frank TananaP3434218.71435021.0002.0171.4410000
Dan PetryP3021134.7162120.9492.4731.2330000
Jeff RobinsonP2921127.314922.9201.626.7930000
Eric KingP554116.0152213.9742.871.6730000
Mike HennemanP55096.7811021.0001.769.3450000
Doyle AlexanderP111188.3414011.0001.8341.6360000
Mark ThurmondP48061.729001.0001.605.2290000
Willie HernandezP45049.02411.8571.102.1330000
Nate SnellP22238.761001.0001.629.3180000
Bryan KellyP5010.70000.000.0000000
Dickie NolesP402.001001.0004.500.2500000
Morris MaddenP201.70000.000.0000000
Alan TrammellSS1491471304.02224211994.9714.4384.3150000
Tom BrookensSS1611106.0142828.9553.5662.6250000
Jim WalewanderSS3219.039021.0005.6844.0000000
Jim MorrisonSS3215.015011.0003.6002.0000000
Doug BakerSS609.028011.0001.0001.6670000
Mike HeathSS203.001001.0003.000.5000000
Darnell ColesSS100.001001.0001.0000000
Totals1992145813104.043681703122412.9804.1703.0481301184326.7

Postseason - Pitching:

Player Rnd W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Mike HennemanALCS101.00010.803010005.0666163300027
Willie HernandezALCS000.001000000.320000000002
Dan PetryALCS000.001000003.3110000100113
Jeff RobinsonALCS000.001010000.310000000002
Mark ThurmondALCS000.001010000.300000000001
Eric KingALCS001.692010005.3311020410223
Walt TerrellALCS009.001100006.0766240400028
Frank TananaALCS01.0005.061100005.3643240130129
Jack MorrisALCS01.0006.751101008.0666130700033
Doyle AlexanderALCS02.00010.002200009.0141010210510042
Totals14.2006.70145410043.0463432820325504200

Postseason - Batting:

Player Rnd GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Kirk GibsonALCS524214610143038.286.375.476.8511000000
Darrell EvansALCS522170500000042.294.455.294.749511000
Chet LemonALCS520184500240014.278.300.611.9111100010
Johnny GrubbALCS4770400000001.571.571.5711.143400000
Alan TrammellALCS521203410020012.200.238.250.488520000
Larry HerndonALCS31091310020011.333.400.444.844400000
Pat SheridanALCS512102310121002.300.417.7001.117702000
Lou WhitakerALCS524174300111073.176.417.353.770600000
Jim MorrisonALCS2551200000001.400.400.400.800200000
Mike HeathALCS3871200120000.286.286.7141.000500100
Matt NokesALCS515142200120014.143.200.357.557500000
Dave BergmanALCS4540100020001.250.200.250.450100010
Bill MadlockALCS1550000000003.000.000.000.000000000
Tom BrookensALCS514130000000003.000.000.000.000000100
Mark ThurmondALCS1000000000000000000
Walt TerrellALCS1000000000000000000
Frank TananaALCS1000000000000000000
Jeff RobinsonALCS1000000000000000000
Dan PetryALCS1000000000000000000
Jack MorrisALCS2001000000000000000
Eric KingALCS2000000000000000000
Willie HernandezALCS1000000000000000000
Mike HennemanALCS3000000000000000000
Doyle AlexanderALCS2000000000000000000
Totals72192167234040721501835.240.321.389.7106533220

Postseason - Fielding:

Player Rnd Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G
Darrell EvansALCS1B5540.043211.9781.1259.000
Dave BergmanALCS1B103.060001.00018.0006.000
Lou WhitakerALCS2B5543.01114011.0005.2335.000
Tom BrookensALCS3B5537.0315001.0004.3783.600
Jim MorrisonALCS3B103.012001.0009.0003.000
Darrell EvansALCS3B103.00120.3333.0001.000
Mike HeathALCSC3324.0140001.0005.2504.667
Matt NokesALCSC3219.0112001.0006.1584.333
Chet LemonALCSCF5543.0131001.0002.9302.800
Kirk GibsonALCSLF5543.0100001.0002.0932.000
Doyle AlexanderALCSP229.011001.0002.0001.000
Jack MorrisALCSP118.00000.000.000
Walt TerrellALCSP116.001001.0001.5001.000
Frank TananaALCSP115.301001.0001.6881.000
Eric KingALCSP205.311001.0003.3751.000
Mike HennemanALCSP305.002001.0003.600.667
Dan PetryALCSP103.301001.0002.7001.000
Mark ThurmondALCSP100.30000.000.000
Jeff RobinsonALCSP100.301001.00027.0001.000
Willie HernandezALCSP100.30000.000.000
Pat SheridanALCSRF4327.072001.0003.0002.250
Larry HerndonALCSRF2216.02010.6671.1251.000
Alan TrammellALCSSS5543.06911.9383.1403.000
Totals5945387.01295653.9744.3023.136




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