1987 Atlanta Braves Roster

The 1987 Atlanta Braves team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1987 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1987 Atlanta Braves Opening Day starters list, a 1987 Atlanta Braves salary list, a 1987 Atlanta Braves uniform number breakdown and a 1987 Atlanta Braves primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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Complete Roster

6-02
212
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Right
1958-09-24
6-03
205
Right
Right
1950-09-04
6-03
200
Left
Left
1960-12-10
6-01
200
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Right
1960-10-04
6-04
210
Left
Left
1960-03-03
6-04
190
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Right
1962-04-03
6-02
175
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Right
1965-01-19
6-02
200
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Left
1960-03-04
5-10
175
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Right
1947-11-13
6-01
190
Left
Left
1966-03-25
6-01
202
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Right
1953-08-05
6-05
180
Left
Left
1954-02-10
6-01
180
Right
Right
1939-04-01
6-02
195
Right
Right
1960-08-30
6-02
165
Left
Left
1958-05-28
6-01
205
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Right
1957-10-19
6-03
200
Right
Right
1955-02-07
6-02
200
Right
Right
1966-02-27
6-02
195
Left
Left
1960-12-28
6-02
210
Right
Right
1961-10-24
6-01
190
Right
Right
1955-08-18
6-01
205
Right
Right
1956-12-07
6-00
170
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Right
1965-11-08
6-00
192
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Right
1965-03-02
5-07
180
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Right
1957-09-25
6-00
186
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Left
1944-08-20
6-00
210
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Left
1956-05-04
6-00
190
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Left
1960-10-30
6-00
185
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Right
1958-02-18
6-00
175
Right
Right
1958-05-21
6-00
200
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Both
1949-08-09
6-01
185
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Right
1963-11-10
6-00
200
Left
Left
1950-04-10
5-11
155
Right
Both
1958-03-07
6-01
170
Left
Left
1962-11-09
5-09
196
Right
Right
1960-01-21
6-05
215
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Right
1956-03-12
6-03
205
Right
Right
1954-12-05
6-00
195
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Right
1962-10-27
6-03
171
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Left
1960-09-12
6-01
165
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Right
1955-09-13
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The 1987 Atlanta Braves played 161 games during the regular season, won 69 games, lost 92 games, and finished in fifth position. They played their home games at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (Park Factors: 105/107) where 1,217,402 fans witnessed their 1987 Braves finish the season with a .429 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1987 Atlanta Braves Opening Day starters list, a 1987 Atlanta Braves salary list, a 1987 Atlanta Braves uniform number breakdown and a 1987 Atlanta Braves primary starters list:

1987 Atlanta Braves
Salaries

Dale Murphy $1,925,000.00
Ken Griffey $1,150,000.00
Rafael Ramirez $875,000.00
Gene Garber $786,667.00
Ozzie Virgil $760,000.00
Ken Oberkfell $725,000.00
Dave Palmer $725,000.00
Rick Mahler $695,000.00
Doyle Alexander $650,000.00
Joe Boever $625,000.00
Bruce Benedict $615,000.00
Glenn Hubbard $555,000.00
Ted Simmons $500,000.00
Gary Roenicke $380,000.00
Jim Acker $350,000.00
Jeff Dedmon $300,000.00
Zane Smith $250,000.00
Graig Nettles $219,500.00
Darryl Motley $210,000.00
Albert Hall $150,000.00
Gerald Perry $150,000.00
Dion James $120,000.00
Charlie Puleo $117,500.00
Paul Runge $95,000.00
Paul Assenmacher $80,000.00
Andres Thomas $75,000.00
Ed Olwine $70,000.00
Terry Bell $62,500.00
Jeff Blauser $62,500.00
Chuck Cary $62,500.00
Marty Clary $62,500.00
Kevin Coffman $62,500.00
Trench Davis $62,500.00
Ron Gant $62,500.00
Tom Glavine $62,500.00
Pete Smith $62,500.00
Steve Ziem $62,500.00

Did you know that a 1987 Atlanta Braves Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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