1987 Chicago White Sox season

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1987 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Jerry Reinsdorf
Manager(s) Jim Fregosi
Local television WFLD
Sportsvision
(Don Drysdale, Frank Messer)
Local radio WMAQ (AM)
(Del Crandall, Lorn Brown)
WTAQ
(Frank Diaz, Jose Manuel Flores)
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The 1987 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox's 88th season. They finished with a record of 77-85, giving them 5th place in the American League West, 8 games behind of the 1st place Minnesota Twins.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L Pct. GB
Minnesota Twins 85 77 .525 --
Kansas City Royals 83 79 .512 2
Oakland Athletics 81 81 .500 4
Seattle Mariners 78 84 .481 7
Chicago White Sox 77 85 .475 8
Texas Rangers 75 87 .463 10
California Angels 75 87 .463 10

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

  • June 2, 1987: 1987 Major League Baseball Draft
    • Jack McDowell was drafted by the White Sox in the 1st round (5th pick). Player signed July 29, 1987.[3]
    • Buddy Groom was drafted by the White Sox in the 12th round. Player signed June 9, 1987.[4]
  • July 13, 1987: Mike Maksudian was signed by the Chicago White Sox as an amateur free agent.[5]
  • August 6, 1987: Johnnie LeMaster was signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago White Sox.[6]
  • August 26, 1987: Jerry Royster was traded by the Chicago White Sox with Mike Soper (minors) to the New York Yankees for a player to be named later and Ken Patterson. The New York Yankees sent Jeff Pries (minors) (September 19, 1987) to the Chicago White Sox to complete the trade.[2]

Roster[edit]

1987 Chicago White Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs scored; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; BB = Base on balls; SO = Strikeouts; AVG = Batting average; SB = Stolen bases

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Harold Baines, DH,RF 132 505 59 148 26 4 20 93 46 82 .293 0
Daryl Boston, OF 103 337 51 87 21 2 10 29 25 68 .258 12
Iván Calderón, OF,DH 144 542 93 159 38 2 28 83 60 109 .293 10
Carlton Fisk, C,1B,DH,LF 135 454 68 116 22 1 23 71 39 72 .256 1
Ozzie Guillén, SS 149 560 64 156 22 7 2 51 22 52 .279 25
Jerry Hairston, LF,DH,1B 66 126 14 29 8 0 5 20 25 25 .230 0
Ron Hassey, C,DH 49 145 15 31 9 0 3 12 17 11 .214 0
Donnie Hill, 2B,3B 111 410 57 98 14 6 9 46 30 35 .239 1
Tim Hulett, 3B,2B 68 240 20 52 10 0 7 28 10 41 .217 0
Ron Karkovice, C 39 85 7 6 0 0 2 7 7 40 .071 3
Pat Keedy, 3B,2B,1B 17 41 6 7 1 0 2 2 2 14 .171 1
Bill Lindsey, C 9 16 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .188 0
Steve Lyons, 3B,OF 76 193 26 54 11 1 1 19 12 37 .280 3
Fred Manrique, 2B,SS 115 298 30 77 13 3 4 29 19 69 .258 5
Gary Redus, OF 130 475 78 112 26 6 12 48 69 90 .236 52
Jerry Royster, 3B,LF,2B,DH 55 154 25 37 11 0 7 23 19 28 .240 2
Greg Walker, 1B,DH 157 566 85 145 33 2 27 94 75 112 .256 2
Kenny Williams, CF,RF 116 391 48 110 18 2 11 50 10 83 .281 21
Team totals
162 5538 748 1427 283 36 173 706 487 971 .258 138

Pitching[edit]

Note: W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; SV = Saves; IP = Innings pitched; H = Hits allowed; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; HR = Home runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP H R ER HR BB K
Neil Allen 0 7 7.07 15 10 0 49.2 74 40 39 6 26 26
Floyd Bannister 16 11 3.58 34 34 0 228.2 216 100 91 38 49 124
Ralph Citarella 0 0 7.36 5 0 0 11.0 13 9 9 4 4 33
Bryan Clark 0 0 2.41 11 0 0 18.2 19 5 5 1 8 8
Joel Davis 1 5 5.73 13 9 0 55.0 56 35 35 7 30 25
José DeLeón 11 12 4.02 33 31 0 206.0 177 106 92 24 101 153
Richard Dotson 11 12 4.17 31 31 0 211.1 201 109 98 24 88 114
Bob James 4 6 4.67 43 0 10 54.0 54 32 28 10 23 34
Dave LaPoint 6 3 2.94 14 12 0 82.2 69 29 27 7 31 43
Bill Long 8 8 4.37 29 23 1 169.0 179 85 82 20 29 72
Jack McDowell 3 0 1.93 4 4 0 28.0 16 6 6 1 6 15
Joel McKeon 1 2 9.43 13 0 0 21.0 27 22 22 8 15 14
Scott Nielsen 3 5 6.24 19 7 2 66.1 83 48 46 9 26 23
John Pawlowski 0 0 4.91 2 0 0 3.2 7 2 2 0 3 2
Adam Peterson 0 0 13.50 1 1 0 4.0 8 6 6 1 3 1
Ray Searage 2 3 4.20 58 0 2 55.2 56 28 26 9 27 33
Bobby Thigpen 7 5 2.73 51 0 16 89.0 86 30 27 10 29 52
Jim Winn 4 6 4.79 56 0 6 94.0 95 54 50 10 67 44
Team totals
77 85 4.30 162 162 37 1447.2 1436 746 691 189 565 792

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Hawaii Islanders Pacific Coast League Bob Bailey
AA Birmingham Barons Southern League Rico Petrocelli
A Peninsula White Sox Carolina League Marv Foley
A Daytona Beach Admirals Florida State League Marc Hill
Rookie GCL White Sox Gulf Coast League Steve Dillard

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Birmingham[7]

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