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1987 Season


1986 / 1988

Top Hitter


Tony
Gwynn

Top Pitcher


Roger
Clemens

1987 World Series








Defeated
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(As of March 1, 1987)





Glossary
                1987 1988 1989 1990 1991
# Top Prospect
1
30
349.8
184.1
2.9
163.4
-0.5
1.9
.463
-0.7
.435
6.9
.512
10.5
.512
2.9
.525 Kevin Brown
2
33
297.4
183.5
26.9
114.7
-27.7
1.7
.472
11.2
.475
22.6
.574
13.9
.475
24.7
.481 Greg Maddux
3
30
275.6
165.8
8.1
95.7
6.0
10.9
.500
16.1
.642
15.5
.611
22.1
.636
25.2
.519 Mark McGwire
4
49
275.2
139.8
-8.3
153.0
-9.2
2.9
.593
8.3
.537
16.6
.549
23.8
.531
19.2
.562 David Wells
5
35
240.3
164.5
3.7
42.6
29.5
4.1
.401
5.2
.516
8.8
.549
12.2
.463
19.3
.519 Roberto Alomar
6
30
226.2
148.7
-5.1
93.1
-10.5
7.4
.481
16.5
.549
7.6
.512
17.3
.543
9.2
.519 Curt Schilling
7
28
221.0
70.7
8.3
143.4
-1.4
0.3
.562
5.7
.500
5.3
.500
10.0
.525
13.0
.441 Randy Johnson
8
30
217.7
120.2
4.0
101.9
-8.4
-0.5
.429
5.4
.338
3.0
.394
11.2
.401
19.4
.580 Tom Glavine
9
33
197.8
201.6
-16.4
36.7
-24.0
6.4
.562
7.7
.537
8.0
.500
8.4
.457
12.0
.512 Gary Sheffield
10
37
194.5
175.3
-24.7
54.2
-10.3
-0.6
.549
2.4
.528
5.8
.460
16.2
.414
2.3
.438 Bernie Williams
11
28
188.1
78.7
-10.9
114.1
6.2
7.8
.512
9.4
.522
12.3
.568
16.3
.466
16.9
.506 David Cone
12
28
184.8
89.4
1.9
103.9
-10.3
7.7
.463
5.6
.463
10.2
.562
12.7
.494
10.5
.500 Chuck Finley
13
26
161.8
97.6
11.3
49.4
3.4
3.4
.481
1.7
.422
7.3
.451
16.4
.475
12.5
.512 Edgar Martinez
14
28
158.7
82.4
13.3
59.3
3.8
5.3
.586
-1.5
.469
0.9
.531
9.3
.432
13.1
.519 Lance Johnson
15
28
138.1
95.5
-2.0
46.8
-2.2
1.6
.519
12.9
.540
11.4
.463
18.4
.562
19.1
.457 Paul O'Neill
16
30
135.7
52.1
-11.7
88.4
6.9
0.4
.451
0.5
.584
5.6
.481
4.5
.531
12.5
.574 Ramon Martinez
17
33
127.7
79.8
6.4
48.6
-7.1
-1.5
.494
7.1
.531
3.7
.457
8.0
.586
9.3
.605 Moises Alou
18
20
122.8
30.5
1.7
81.8
8.8
6.2
.605
8.7
.543
2.3
.364
5.3
.488
12.0
.519 John Smoltz
19
26
105.9
36.9
17.1
42.2
9.7
-0.3
.556
0.5
.512
3.2
.568
14.0
.525
12.3
.463 Matt Williams
20
24
101.8
43.0
-5.5
57.3
7.1
2.0
.377
8.2
.481
7.3
.451
1.6
.475
9.6
.352 Jay Bell
21
31
94.5
80.7
-7.7
29.4
-7.9
3.0
.568
10.2
.625
10.1
.537
16.5
.562
7.6
.478 Dave Magadan
22
30
82.9
19.5
-1.4
71.0
-6.2
4.4
.494
4.8
.404
2.0
.414
2.9
.475
8.3
.481 Andy Ashby
23
19
38.4
6.9
6.4
15.8
9.2
3.6
.475
0.4
.441
4.4
.429
4.4
.580
6.9
.537 Ron Karkovice
24
29
35.2
45.6
-8.6
-4.2
2.3
-0.0
.469
1.9
.506
5.9
.531
-4.0
.463
-0.0
.401 Ken Caminiti
25
23
33.4
9.0
3.6
15.3
5.6
1.0
.414
-0.2
.335
9.9
.537
3.6
.472
7.0
.414 Leo Gomez
26
16
25.3
10.1
5.3
4.5
5.4
-0.4
.525
2.1
.562
2.0
.494
0.3
.457
5.1
.586 Jeff Reboulet
rWAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Key

World Series Champion

League Champion

Division Champion

Wild Card Winner
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