1987 Season

World Series Champion

Minnesota Twins

The Twins defeat the Cardinals (4-3)

Playoffs

ALCS: The Twins defeat the Tigers (4-1)
NLCS: The Cardinals defeat the Giants (4-3)

National League Leaders

M.V.P.: Andre Dawson (CHC)
Cy Young: Steve Bedrosian (PHI)
Rookie of the Year: Benito Santiago (SDP)
Batting Title: Tony Gwynn (SDP), .370
Home Runs: Andre Dawson (CHC), 49
RBIs: Andre Dawson (CHC),137
Wins: Rick Sutcliffe (CHC), 18
ERA: Nolan Ryan (HOU), 2.56
Strikeouts: Nolan Ryan (HOU), 270
WAR: Tony Gwynn (SDP), 8.5

American League Leaders

M.V.P.: George Bell (TOR)
Cy Young: Roger Clemens (BOS)
Rookie of the Year: Mark McGwire (OAK)
Batting Title: Wade Boggs  (BOS), .363
Home Runs: Mark McGwire (OAK), 49
RBIs: George Bell (TOR), 134
Wins: Clemens (BOS) / Stewart (OAK), 20
ERA: Jimmy Key (TOR), 2.76
Strikeouts: Mark Langston (SEA), 262
WAR: Roger Clemens (BOS), 9.5

Highlights

Catfish Hunter and Billy Williams are elected to the Hall of Fame
On April 15th Juan Nieves pitches a no-hitter against the Baltimore Orioles
On April 17 Mike Schmidt hits the 500th home run of his career

National League

EAST W L W-L% GB
St. Louis Cardinals
95 67 .586
New York Mets 92 70 .568 3.0
Montreal Expos 91 71 .562 4.0
Philadelphia Phillies 80 82 .494 15.0
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 82 .494 15.0
Chicago Cubs 76 85 .472 18.5
WEST W L W-L% GB
San Francisco Giants
90 72 .556
Cincinnati Reds 84 78 .519 6.0
Houston Astros 76 86 .469 14.0
Los Angeles Dodgers 73 89 .451 17.0
Atlanta Braves 69 92 .429 20.5
San Diego Padres  65 97 .401 25.0

American League

EAST W L W-L% GB
Detroit Tigers
98 64 .605
Toronto Blue Jays 96 66 .593 2.0
Milwaukee Brewers 91 71 .562 7.0
New York Yankees 89 73 .549 9.0
Boston Red Sox 78 84 .481 20.0
Baltimore Orioles 67 95 .414 31.0
Cleveland Indians  61 101 .377 37.0
WEST W  L W-L% GB
Minnesota Twins 85 77 .525
Kansas City Royals 83 79 .512 2.0
Oakland Athletics 81 81 .500 4.0
Seattle Mariners 78 84 .481 7.0
Chicago White Sox 77 85 .475 8.0
California Angels 75 87 .463 10.0
Texas Rangers 75 87 .463 10.0