1987 St. Louis Cardinals Roster

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

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"They didn't come any better, the great shortstop of the St. Louis Cardinals, and what a man he was, Ozzie Smith." - Bud Selig

1987 St. Louis Cardinals

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Complete Roster

5-11
185
Left
Left
1960-04-03
6-04
235
Right
Right
1959-09-21
6-04
240
Right
Right
1958-02-06
6-00
175
Left
Left
1959-02-25
6-04
200
Right
Right
1950-01-13
6-02
195
Left
Left
1959-07-30
6-03
215
Left
Left
1959-07-29
6-06
230
Left
Right
1964-07-02
6-02
180
Left
Right
1962-05-17
6-02
195
Right
Right
1960-08-30
6-01
170
Left
Left
1959-02-04
5-10
170
Left
Left
1962-11-14
6-00
185
Right
Right
1958-10-31
5-11
195
Right
Right
1959-11-21
6-00
185
Left
Left
1954-02-02
6-01
180
Right
Right
1960-10-30
6-05
222
Right
Right
1959-09-28
6-01
190
Right
Right
1957-03-14
6-01
190
Right
Right
1962-07-30
6-00
181
Right
Right
1957-06-04
5-10
180
Right
Right
1957-03-03
6-00
175
Right
Left
1958-09-04
6-02
205
Right
Right
1955-11-10
6-02
194
Right
Right
1950-08-29
5-11
190
Right
Left
1951-07-29
6-00
185
Right
Both
1956-04-04
6-02
210
Left
Left
1960-06-14
5-11
170
Right
Right
1956-12-19
5-09
180
Right
Both
1960-07-16
5-11
150
Right
Both
1954-12-26
6-00
185
Right
Both
1961-09-22
5-10
150
Right
Left
1960-10-11
6-03
170
Right
Right
1960-12-04
5-11
160
Left
Left
1963-07-06
5-11
175
Right
Right
1954-10-25
6-01
200
Right
Right
1962-01-10
6-01
175
Right
Both
1958-11-02
6-01
185
Left
Left
1961-02-23
5-10
160
Right
Both
1963-07-04
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The 1987 St. Louis Cardinals played 162 games during the regular season, won 95 games, lost 67 games, and finished in first position. They played their home games at Busch Stadium (Park Factors: 102/102) where 3,072,122 fans witnessed their 1987 Cardinals finish the season with a .586 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 St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day starters list, a 1987 St. Louis Cardinals salary list, a 1987 St. Louis Cardinals uniform number breakdown and a 1987 St. Louis Cardinals primary starters list:

1987 St. Louis Cardinals
Salaries

Ozzie Smith $1,940,000.00
Jack Clark $1,300,000.00
Tony Pena $1,150,500.00
John Tudor $1,050,000.00
Tom Herr $925,000.00
Willie McGee $765,000.00
Bob Forsch $750,000.00
Danny Cox $600,000.00
Ricky Horton $410,000.00
Ken Dayley $325,000.00
Bill Dawley $275,000.00
Terry Pendleton $210,000.00
Todd Worrell $170,000.00
Vince Coleman $160,000.00
Tim Conroy $115,000.00
Tom Lawless $115,000.00
Dan Driessen $100,000.00
Greg Mathews $100,000.00
Jose Oquendo $100,000.00
Steve Lake $95,000.00
Pat Perry $80,000.00
Curt Ford $70,000.00
John Morris $65,000.00
Rod Booker $62,500.00
Lance Johnson $62,500.00
Tito Landrum $62,500.00
Jim Lindeman $62,500.00
Joe Magrane $62,500.00
Tom Pagnozzi $62,500.00
Steve Peters $62,500.00
Ray Soff $62,500.00
Scott Terry $62,500.00
Lee Tunnell $62,500.00

Did you know that a 1987 St. Louis Cardinals 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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