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1987 Toledo Mud Hens Roster

International League (IL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 70-70
Finished 5th in the IL
Manager: Leon Roberts (70-70)
Affiliation: Detroit Tigers
Location: Toledo, Ohio
Ballpark: Ned Skeldon Stadium
Attendance: 194,001, Avg. 2,771
1987 Toledo Mud Hens Statistics

The Toledo Mud Hens of the International League ended the 1987 season with a record of 70 wins and 70 losses, finishing fifth in the IL.

The Mud Hens plated 618 runs and allowed 642 runs. Scott Lusader paced Toledo with 17 home runs, and Tim Tolman walloped 20 or more, too. Scott Lusader drove in 80 runs. Tim Tolman led all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .314. Paul Gibson topped the team with 14 wins and a team-best 3.47 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Players from the 1987 Toledo Mud Hens who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included Scott Earl, Kirk Gibson, Paul Gibson, Bruce Fields, Gerry Davis, Darnell Coles, Jim Walewander, Ricky Wright, Doug Strange, Mike Stenhouse, Tim Tolman, Steve Searcy, Nate Snell, Jeff Ransom, Gene Roof, German Rivera, Ramon Pena, Doug Baker, Bill Bean, Karl Best, Jeff Jones, Bryan Kelly, Mike Henneman, Don Heinkel, Willie Hernandez, Bill Laskey, Ron Meridith, Rey Palacios, John Pacella, Scott Lusader, Morris Madden, Dwight Lowry, Tim Lollar and Charlie Mitchell.

Leon Roberts served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Doug BakerSRApril 3, 19615'9"165Fullerton, CA US
Ricky BarlowRRMarch 21, 19636'2"170
Bill BeanLLMay 11, 19646'0"185Santa Ana, CA US
Karl BestRRMarch 6, 19596'4"190Aberdeen, WA US
Pedro ChavezRRFebruary 23, 19625'11"162Los Teques, Miranda VE
Darnell ColesRRJune 2, 19626'1"185San Bernardino, CA US
Gerry DavisRRDecember 25, 19586'0"185Trenton, NJ US
Scott EarlRRSeptember 18, 19605'11"165Seymour, IN US
Bruce FieldsLROctober 6, 19606'0"185Cleveland, OH US
Kirk GibsonLLMay 28, 19576'3"215Pontiac, MI US
Paul GibsonRLJanuary 4, 19606'0"165Southampton, NY US
Don HeinkelLROctober 20, 19596'0"185Racine, WI US
Mike HennemanRRDecember 11, 19616'4"205St. Charles, MO US
Willie HernandezLLNovember 14, 19546'3"180Aguada, PR
Jeff JonesRRJuly 29, 19566'3"210Detroit, MI US
Bryan KellyRRFebruary 24, 19596'2"195Silver Spring, MD US
Bill LaskeyRRDecember 20, 19576'5"190Toledo, OH US
Tim LollarLLMarch 17, 19566'3"200Poplar Bluff, MO US
Dwight LowryLROctober 23, 19576'3"210Lumberton, NC US
Scott LusaderLLSeptember 30, 19645'10"165Chicago, IL US
Morris MaddenLLAugust 31, 19606'0"155Laurens, SC US
Ron MeridithLLNovember 26, 19566'0"175San Pedro, CA US
Charlie MitchellRRJune 24, 19626'3"170Dickson, TN US
Jed MurrayRSeptember 9, 19576'2"185
John PacellaRRSeptember 15, 19566'3"195Brooklyn, NY US
Rey PalaciosRRNovember 8, 19625'10"190Brooklyn, NY US
Ramon PenaRRMay 5, 19625'10"155Santiago, Santiago DO
Jeff RansomRRNovember 11, 19605'11"185Fresno, CA US
German RiveraRRJuly 6, 19606'2"195Santurce, PR
Gene RoofSRJanuary 13, 19586'2"180Paducah, KY US
Steve SearcyLLJune 4, 19646'1"190Knoxville, TN US
Nate SnellRRSeptember 2, 19526'4"190Orangeburg, SC US
Mike StenhouseLRMay 29, 19586'1"195Pueblo, CO US
Doug StrangeSRApril 13, 19646'2"170Greenville, SC US
Freddy TiburcioLLJanuary 24, 19635'10"160Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Tim TolmanRRApril 20, 19566'0"190Santa Monica, CA US
Jim WalewanderSRMay 2, 19625'10"160Chicago, IL US
Ricky WrightLLNovember 22, 19586'3"175Paris, TX 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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