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1987 Rochester Red Wings Roster

International League (IL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 74-65
Finished 3rd in the IL
Manager: John Hart (74-65)
Affiliation: Baltimore Orioles
Location: Rochester, New York
Ballpark: Silver Stadium
Attendance: 315,807, Avg. 4,544
1987 Rochester Red Wings Statistics

Playoffs - Columbus Clippers 3 games, Rochester Red Wings 0

The Rochester Red Wings of the International League ended the 1987 season with a record of 74 wins and 65 losses, finishing third in the IL.

The Red Wings scored 630 runs and allowed 601 runs. Jim Traber led Rochester with 21 home runs, while Ron Washington and Mike Hart walloped 20 or more as well. Jim Traber drove in 71 runs and topped hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .274 clip. Jeff Ballard paced the squad with 13 wins and a team-best 3.09 ERA, best among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Members of the 1987 Rochester Red Wings who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Pete Stanicek, Mike Young, Craig Worthington, Ted Wilborn, Mark Williamson, Dave Van Gorder, Kelvin Torve, Scott Ullger, Jim Traber, Anthony Telford, Ron Washington, Francisco Oliveras, Jack O'Connor, Scott McGregor, Bob Long, Carl Nichols, Ron Musselman, Tony Arnold, Jeff Ballard, Mike Brown, Rene Gonzales, Rod Craig, Don Cooper, Ken Dixon, Luis DeLeon, Mike Flanagan, Brad Havens, Mike Hart, Mike Kinnunen, Phil Huffman, Rex Hudler, Mike Griffin, John Habyan, Jackie Gutierrez, Chris Green, Mike Raczka, John Shelby, Eric Rasmussen, Floyd Rayford, Billy Ripken and Nelson Simmons.

John Hart served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Miguel AliceaRRNovember 10, 19596'2"192Santa Isabel, PR
Tony ArnoldRRMay 3, 19595'11"170El Paso, TX US
Jeff BallardLLAugust 13, 19636'3"195Billings, MT US
Mike BrownRRMarch 24, 19596'2"195Camden County, NJ US
Sherwin CijntjeLLMarch 2, 19646'0"170, CW
Don CooperRRJanuary 15, 19566'1"185New York, NY US
Rod CraigSRJanuary 12, 19586'1"195Los Angeles, CA US
Luis DeLeonRRAugust 19, 19586'1"153Ponce, PR
Ken DixonSROctober 17, 19605'11"166Monroe, VA US
Dave FalconeLRSeptember 30, 19586'2"225Gainesville, FL US
Mike FlanaganLLDecember 16, 19516'0"185Manchester, NH US
Rene GonzalesRRSeptember 3, 19606'3"180Austin, TX US
Chris GreenLLSeptember 5, 19606'2"214Los Angeles, CA US
Mike GriffinRRJune 26, 19576'4"195Colusa, CA US
Jackie GutierrezRRJune 27, 19605'11"175Cartagena, Bolivar CO
John HabyanRRJanuary 29, 19646'1"195Bay Shore, NY US
Mike HartLLFebruary 17, 19585'11"185Milwaukee, WI US
Brad HavensLLNovember 17, 19596'1"180Highland Park, MI US
Brian HouseholderRLAugust 29, 19646'0"180Urbana, IL US
Rex HudlerRRSeptember 2, 19606'1"180Tempe, AZ US
Phil HuffmanRRJune 20, 19586'2"180Freeport, TX US
Mike KinnunenLLApril 1, 19586'1"185Seattle, WA US
Joe KucharskiRRFebruary 3, 19616'3"225Houston, TX US
Jerry LomastroRRAugust 9, 19585'11"190Miami, FL US
Bob LongRRNovember 11, 19546'3"178Jasper, TN US
Scott McGregorSLJanuary 18, 19546'1"190Inglewood, CA US
Ron MusselmanRRNovember 11, 19546'2"185Wilmington, NC US
Carl NicholsRROctober 14, 19626'0"184Los Angeles, CA US
Jack O'ConnorLLJune 2, 19586'3"215Twentynine Palms, CA US
Francisco OliverasRRJanuary 31, 19635'10"170Santurce, PR
Alex OrtizRRAugust 18, 19605'10"190
Chris PadgetLRSeptember 20, 19626'1"190
Mike RaczkaLLNovember 16, 19626'2"180New Britain, CT US
Eric RasmussenRRMarch 22, 19526'3"205Racine, WI US
Floyd RayfordRRJuly 27, 19575'10"190Memphis, TN US
Billy RipkenRRDecember 16, 19646'1"180Havre de Grace, MD US
Ron SalcedoLRNovember 12, 19615'9"165Yuma, AZ US
John ShelbySRFebruary 23, 19586'1"175Lexington, KY US
Nelson SimmonsSRJune 27, 19636'1"185Washington, DC US
Mike SkinnerRRAugust 5, 19646'1"193Teaneck, NJ US
D. L. SmithRROctober 20, 19626'2"185Lynwood, CA US
Pete StanicekSRApril 18, 19635'11"175Harvey, IL US
Les StrodeLJune 17, 19585'11"165McMinnville, TN US
Anthony TelfordRRMarch 6, 19666'0"175San Jose, CA US
Kelvin TorveLRJanuary 10, 19606'3"205Rapid City, SD US
Jim TraberLLDecember 26, 19616'0"194Columbus, OH US
Scott UllgerRRJune 10, 19556'2"186New York, NY US
Dave Van GorderRRMarch 27, 19576'2"205Los Angeles, CA US
Ron WashingtonRRApril 29, 19525'11"155New Orleans, LA US
Ted WilbornSRDecember 16, 19586'0"165Waco, TX US
Mark WilliamsonRRJuly 21, 19596'0"155Corpus Christi, TX US
Craig WorthingtonRRApril 17, 19656'0"160Los Angeles, CA US
Mike YoungSRMarch 20, 19606'2"195Oakland, CA US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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