1987 Boston Red Sox Roster

The 1987 Boston Red Sox 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 Boston Red Sox Opening Day starters list, a 1987 Boston Red Sox salary list, a 1987 Boston Red Sox uniform number breakdown and a 1987 Boston Red Sox primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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"Just as pitchers step back to go forward and golfers turn back to drive the ball, hitters need backward movement to set the body in forward motion. This movement allows you to be quick as you start your swing." - Jim Rice

1987 Boston Red Sox

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Complete Roster

6-03
175
Left
Left
1962-05-06
6-01
155
Right
Right
1959-10-06
6-04
235
Right
Right
1962-08-04
6-05
225
Right
Right
1958-04-29
6-04
197
Right
Right
1961-04-29
6-03
215
Left
Left
1958-03-24
6-02
200
Right
Right
1961-01-03
6-00
194
Right
Right
1959-04-02
6-01
190
Left
Left
1952-06-28
6-04
200
Right
Right
1962-06-16
6-01
175
Right
Right
1964-05-11
6-04
215
Right
Right
1954-11-10
6-03
185
Right
Right
1962-09-28
6-00
215
Right
Left
1959-09-26
5-11
197
Right
Right
1963-02-14
6-00
185
Right
Right
1958-09-22
6-00
202
Right
Right
1961-08-02
6-04
205
Right
Right
1958-07-25
5-10
176
Right
Right
1958-06-23
6-02
197
Right
Left
1958-06-15
6-00
185
Left
Left
1949-12-14
6-04
210
Left
Left
1959-10-11
6-02
205
Right
Right
1951-11-03
6-02
190
Right
Right
1958-07-07
5-10
170
Right
Both
1961-04-19
5-09
165
Right
Right
1962-07-26
5-11
175
Right
Right
1957-12-09
6-01
190
Right
Both
1963-02-11
6-02
200
Right
Right
1964-09-11
6-00
200
Right
Left
1963-07-18
6-02
220
Right
Right
1958-07-21
6-02
205
Right
Right
1953-03-08
5-11
185
Right
Right
1961-05-23
6-01
195
Right
Right
1949-06-28
6-05
250
Left
Left
1963-11-02
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The 1987 Boston Red Sox played 162 games during the regular season, won 78 games, lost 84 games, and finished in fifth position. They played their home games at Fenway Park (Park Factors: 103/102) where 2,231,551 fans witnessed their 1987 Red Sox finish the season with a .481 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 Boston Red Sox Opening Day starters list, a 1987 Boston Red Sox salary list, a 1987 Boston Red Sox uniform number breakdown and a 1987 Boston Red Sox primary starters list:

1987 Boston Red Sox
Opening Day Starters

No Opening Day Information Available

1987 Boston Red Sox
Salaries

Jim Rice $2,110,000.00
Wade Boggs $1,675,000.00
Bob Stanley $1,075,000.00
Dwight Evans $1,070,000.00
Don Baylor $731,123.00
Bruce Hurst $700,000.00
Roger Clemens $650,000.00
Marty Barrett $575,000.00
Oil Can Boyd $550,000.00
Dave Henderson $525,000.00
Bill Buckner $366,667.00
Joe Sambito $360,000.00
Spike Owen $350,000.00
Glenn Hoffman $300,000.00
Todd Benzinger $62,500.00
Tom Bolton $62,500.00
Ellis Burks $62,500.00
Pat Dodson $62,500.00
Mike Greenwell $62,500.00
Sam Horn $62,500.00
John Leister $62,500.00
John Marzano $62,500.00
Jody Reed $62,500.00
Kevin Romine $62,500.00
Jeff Sellers $62,500.00
Danny Sheaffer $62,500.00
Rob Woodward $62,500.00
Steve Crawford $60,000.00

Did you know that a 1987 Boston Red Sox 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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