1987 Cleveland Indians Roster

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

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1987 Cleveland Indians

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Complete Roster

6-02
210
Right
Right
1962-06-12
6-03
206
Right
Right
1954-03-07
6-02
184
Left
Left
1961-12-18
6-01
180
Right
Right
1955-02-01
6-02
200
Right
Right
1957-08-31
6-04
210
Left
Left
1944-12-22
5-09
180
Left
Left
1953-02-17
6-04
210
Right
Right
1962-08-04
6-01
175
Right
Right
1959-10-10
6-03
195
Right
Right
1958-05-11
6-02
195
Right
Right
1957-06-24
6-03
195
Left
Right
1960-07-24
6-01
180
Right
Right
1939-04-01
6-02
195
Right
Left
1960-01-23
6-02
195
Right
Right
1954-11-23
6-03
208
Right
Right
1954-10-28
6-03
225
Left
Right
1965-01-02
6-02
180
Left
Right
1958-10-26
6-01
185
Right
Right
1958-09-17
6-02
202
Right
Right
1958-10-26
6-02
187
Right
Right
1962-10-06
6-05
225
Right
Right
1961-12-22
6-00
195
Right
Both
1956-02-04
6-00
190
Right
Right
1949-09-13
6-03
220
Right
Right
1961-04-09
6-01
185
Right
Right
1965-12-11
5-09
160
Right
Both
1956-08-24
6-03
215
Right
Right
1960-03-07
6-01
210
Right
Right
1958-08-23
5-10
170
Right
Both
1964-06-18
5-11
195
Right
Right
1959-11-23
5-10
160
Right
Right
1964-11-10
6-02
200
Right
Right
1958-02-02
6-00
185
Right
Right
1964-11-01
5-10
160
Left
Left
1957-06-15
6-02
210
Right
Left
1962-09-03
6-04
196
Right
Left
1959-06-06
6-00
184
Right
Right
1960-09-20
6-01
205
Left
Left
1960-09-16
6-02
180
Right
Both
1959-01-09
6-01
180
Right
Left
1954-04-14
6-03
185
Right
Right
1962-11-11
6-01
190
Right
Right
1958-06-08
6-02
205
Right
Right
1949-08-13
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The 1987 Cleveland Indians played 162 games during the regular season, won 61 games, lost 101 games, and finished in seventh position. They played their home games at Cleveland Stadium (Park Factors: 101/102) where 1,077,898 fans witnessed their 1987 Indians finish the season with a .377 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 Cleveland Indians Opening Day starters list, a 1987 Cleveland Indians salary list, a 1987 Cleveland Indians uniform number breakdown and a 1987 Cleveland Indians primary starters list:

1987 Cleveland Indians
Opening Day Starters

No Opening Day Information Available

1987 Cleveland Indians
Salaries

Andre Thornton $1,100,000.00
Steve Carlton $900,000.00
Julio Franco $775,000.00
Brett Butler $765,000.00
Tony Bernazard $630,000.00
Brook Jacoby $612,500.00
Pat Tabler $605,000.00
Mel Hall $550,000.00
Ken Schrom $450,000.00
Rick Dempsey $400,000.00
Jamie Easterly $370,000.00
Chris Bando $305,000.00
Ed Vande Berg $300,000.00
Joe Carter $250,000.00
Tom Waddell $250,000.00
Carmen Castillo $247,500.00
Phil Niekro $193,400.00
Sammy Stewart $175,000.00
Tom Candiotti $160,000.00
Ernie Camacho $135,000.00
Otis Nixon $100,000.00
Cory Snyder $90,000.00
Scott Bailes $80,000.00
Andy Allanson $75,000.00
Greg Swindell $68,750.00
Rich Yett $67,500.00
Darrel Akerfelds $62,500.00
Jay Bell $62,500.00
Dave Clark $62,500.00
Brian Dorsett $62,500.00
John Farrell $62,500.00
Dave Gallagher $62,500.00
Don Gordon $62,500.00
Tommy Hinzo $62,500.00
Doug Jones $62,500.00
Jeff Kaiser $62,500.00
Junior Noboa $62,500.00
Reggie Ritter $62,500.00
Eddie Williams $62,500.00

1987 Cleveland Indians
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 1987 Cleveland Indians 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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