1987 Boston Red Sox season
|1987 Boston Red Sox|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||Lou Gorman|
|Local television||WSBK-TV, Ch. 38
(Ned Martin, Bob Montgomery)
|Local radio||WPLM-FM 99.1
(Ken Coleman, Joe Castiglione)
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The 1987 Boston Red Sox season was the 87th season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished fifth in the American League East with a record of 78 wins and 84 losses, 20 games behind the Detroit Tigers.
- 1 Regular season
- 2 Player stats
- 3 Awards and honors
- 4 Farm system
- 5 References
- June 29, 1987: Wade Boggs had a grand slam, a triple, and 7 RBI in a game against the Baltimore Orioles.
|Toronto Blue Jays||96||66||0.593||2||52–29||44–37|
|New York Yankees||89||73||0.549||9||51–30||38–43|
|Boston Red Sox||78||84||0.481||20||50–30||28–54|
Record vs. opponents
1987 American League Records
- June 2, 1987: Jayhawk Owens was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 25th round of the 1987 amateur draft, but did not sign.
- July 23, 1987: Bill Buckner was released by the Boston Red Sox.
- September 1, 1987: Don Baylor was traded by the Boston Red Sox to the Minnesota Twins for a player to be named later. The Minnesota Twins sent Enrique Rios (minors) (December 18, 1987) to the Boston Red Sox to complete the trade.
Opening Day Line Up
|1987 Boston Red Sox|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Awards and honors
- Wade Boggs, American League Batting Champion, .363
- Wade Boggs, Major League Baseball Leader, On-base percentage (.461)
- Roger Clemens, American League Cy Young Award Winner
- Roger Clemens, American League Leader, Complete Games (18)
- Roger Clemens, American League Leader, Shutouts (7)
- Roger Clemens, American League Leader, Wins (20)
- Jayhawk Owens Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
- Bill Buckner Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- Don Baylor Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
- 1987 Boston Red Sox team page at Baseball Reference
- 1987 Boston Red Sox season at baseball-almanac.com
- Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3.
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