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1987 Baltimore Orioles season

1987 Baltimore Orioles
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Baltimore, Maryland (since 1954)
  • Results
    Record 67–95 (.414)
    Divisional place 6th
    Other information
    Owner(s) Edward Bennett Williams
    Manager(s) Cal Ripken
    Local television WMAR-TV
    (Chuck Thompson, Brooks Robinson)
    Home Team Sports
    (Rex Barney, Mel Proctor, John Lowenstein)
    Local radio WCBM
    (Jon Miller, Jack Wiers)
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    The 1987 Baltimore Orioles season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Orioles finishing 6th in the American League East with a record of 67 wins and 95 losses.

    Offseason

    • January 30, 1987: Jack O'Connor was signed as a free agent by the Orioles.[1]
    • February 12, 1987: Ray Knight was signed as a free agent by the Orioles.[2]
    • March 30, 1987: Rich Bordi was released by the Orioles.[3]

    Regular season

    • On April 15, 1987, Juan Nieves threw the first no hitter in Milwaukee Brewers history. The Brewers beat the Baltimore Orioles by a score of 7-0.[4]

    Opening Day starters

    Season standings

    AL East W L Pct. GB
    Detroit Tigers 98 64 .605 --
    Toronto Blue Jays 96 66 .593 2
    Milwaukee Brewers 91 71 .562 7
    New York Yankees 89 73 .549 9
    Boston Red Sox 78 84 .481 20
    Baltimore Orioles 67 95 .414 31
    Cleveland Indians 61 101 .377 37


    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1987 Baltimore Orioles
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    C Terry Kennedy 143 512 128 .250 18 62
    1B Eddie Murray 160 618 171 .277 30 91
    2B Billy Ripken 58 234 72 .308 2 20
    3B Ray Knight 150 563 144 .256 14 65
    SS Cal Ripken, Jr. 162 624 157 .252 27 98
    LF Larry Sheets 135 469 148 .316 31 94
    CF Fred Lynn 111 396 100 .253 23 60
    RF Lee Lacy 87 258 63 .244 7 28
    DH Mike Young 110 363 87 .240 16 39

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Mike Hart 34 76 12 .158 4 12
    John Shelby 21 32 6 .188 1 3
    Carl Nichols 13 21 8 .381 0 3

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Mike Flanagan 16 94.2 3 6 4.94 50

    Other pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Relief pitchers

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Tom Niedenfuer 45 3 5 13 4.99 37
    Jack O'Connor 29 1 1 2 4.30 33
    Mike Kinnunen 18 0 0 0 4.95 14
    Doug Corbett 11 0 2 1 7.83 16
    Luis DeLeón 11 0 2 1 4.79 13

    Farm system

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    References

    1. ^ Jack O'Connor page at Baseball Reference
    2. ^ Ray Knight page at Baseball Reference
    3. ^ Rich Bordi page at Baseball Reference
    4. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.143, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
    5. ^ John Shelby page at Baseball Reference
    6. ^ Jack Voigt page at Baseball Reference
    7. ^ a b Doug Corbett page at Baseball Reference
    8. ^ Mike Flanagan page at Baseball Reference
    9. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball". Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997


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