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1987 World Series (4-3): Minnesota Twins (85-77) over St. Louis Cardinals (95-67)

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WS: MIN-STL / ALCS: MIN-DET / NLCS: STL-SFG
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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  October 17, 1987 at Metrodome (Minnesota Twins)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     1  5  1
    Minnesota Twins              0  0  0    7  2  0    1  0  x    10 11  0

    PITCHERS: STL - Magrane, Forsch (4), Horton (7)
              MIN - Viola, Atherton (9)

               WP - Frank Viola
	       LP - Joe Magrane
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: STL - none
              MIN - Gladden, Lombardozzi

  ATTENDANCE: 55,171

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  October 18, 1987 at Metrodome (Minnesota Twins)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  0    0  1  0    1  2  0     4  9  0
    Minnesota Twins              0  1  0    6  0  1    0  0  x     8 10  0

    PITCHERS: STL - Cox, Tunnell (4), Dayley (7), Worrell (8)
              MIN - Blyleven, Berenguer (8), Reardon (9)

               WP - Bert Blyleven
	       LP - Danny Cox
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: STL - none
              MIN - Gaetti, Laudner

  ATTENDANCE: 55,257

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  October 20, 1987 at Busch Stad (St. Louis Cardinals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Minnesota Twins              0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0     1  5  1
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  0    0  0  0    3  0  x     3  9  1

    PITCHERS: MIN - Straker, Berenguer (7), Schatzeder (7)
              STL - Tudor, Worrell (8)

               WP - John Tudor
	       LP - Juan Berenguer
             SAVE - Todd Worrell

   HOME RUNS: MIN - none
              STL - none

  ATTENDANCE: 0

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  October 21, 1987 at Busch Stad (St. Louis Cardinals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Minnesota Twins              0  0  1    0  1  0    0  0  0     2  7  1
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  1    6  0  0    0  0  x     7 10  1

    PITCHERS: MIN - Viola, Schatzeder (4), Niekro (5), Frazier (7)
              STL - Mathews, Forsch (4), Dayley (7)

               WP - Bob Forsch
	       LP - Frank Viola
             SAVE - Ken Dayley

   HOME RUNS: MIN - Gagne
              STL - Lawless

  ATTENDANCE: 0

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  October 22, 1987 at Busch Stad (St. Louis Cardinals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Minnesota Twins              0  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0     2  6  1
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  0    0  0  3    1  0  x     4 10  0

    PITCHERS: MIN - Blyleven, Atherton (7), Reardon (7)
              STL - Cox, Dayley (8), Worrell (8)

               WP - Danny Cox
	       LP - Bert Blyleven
             SAVE - Todd Worrell

   HOME RUNS: MIN - none
              STL - none

  ATTENDANCE: 0

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  October 24, 1987 at Metrodome (Minnesota Twins)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    St. Louis Cardinals          1  1  0    2  1  0    0  0  0     5 11  2
    Minnesota Twins              2  0  0    0  4  4    0  1  x    11 15  0

    PITCHERS: STL - Tudor, Horton (5), Forsch (6), Dayley (6), Tunnell (7)
              MIN - Straker, Schatzeder (4), Berenguer (6), Reardon (9)

               WP - Dan Schatzeder
	       LP - John Tudor
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: STL - Herr
              MIN - Baylor, Hrbek

  ATTENDANCE: 55,293

Game 7 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  October 25, 1987 at Metrodome (Minnesota Twins)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     2  6  1
    Minnesota Twins              0  1  0    0  1  1    0  1  x     4 10  0

    PITCHERS: STL - Magrane, Cox (5), Worrell (6)
              MIN - Viola, Reardon (9)

               WP - Frank Viola
	       LP - Danny Cox
             SAVE - Jeff Reardon

   HOME RUNS: STL - none
              MIN - none

  ATTENDANCE: 55,376

Series MVP - Frank Viola

Series Batting Stats

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Minnesota Twins

                                          SERIES STATS                   |      REGULAR SEASON       
 Player              G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO  BA    OBP   SLG  SB |  AB  H  HR  BA     OPS  SB
+-------------------+-+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+---+----+---+--+-----+-----+---+
 Keith Atherton      2   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |   0   0  0               0
 Don Baylor          5  13  3  5  0  0  1   3  1  1  .385  .467  .615  0 |+388  95 16  .245  .752   5
 Juan Berenguer      3   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |   0   0  0               0
 Bert Blyleven       2   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  .000  .000  .000  0 |   0   0  0               0
 Tom Brunansky       7  25  5  5  0  0  0   2  4  4  .200  .310  .200  1 | 532 138 32  .259  .841  11
*Randy Bush          4   6  1  1  1  0  0   2  0  1  .167  .167  .333  0 | 293  74 11  .253  .762  10
 Sal Butera          1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |+122  21  2  .172  .482   0
 Mark Davidson       2   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0 | 150  40  1  .267  .648   9
 George Frazier      1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |   0   0  0               0
 Gary Gaetti         7  27  4  7  2  1  1   4  2  5  .259  .333  .519  2 | 584 150 31  .257  .788  10
 Greg Gagne          7  30  5  6  1  0  1   3  1  6  .200  .226  .333  0 | 437 116 10  .265  .740   6
 Dan Gladden         7  31  3  9  2  1  1   7  3  4  .290  .353  .516  2 | 438 109  8  .249  .673  25
*Kent Hrbek          7  24  4  5  0  0  1   6  5  3  .208  .345  .333  0 | 477 136 34  .285  .934   5
#Gene Larkin         5   3  1  0  0  0  0   0  1  0  .000  .250  .000  0 | 233  62  4  .266  .722   1
 Tim Laudner         7  22  4  7  1  0  1   4  5  4  .318  .444  .500  0 | 288  55 16  .191  .641   1
 Steve Lombardozzi   6  17  3  7  1  0  1   4  2  2  .412  .474  .647  0 | 432 103  8  .238  .650   5
#Al Newman           4   5  0  1  0  0  0   0  1  1  .200  .333  .200  0 | 307  68  0  .221  .601  15
 Joe Niekro          1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |+  0   0  0               0
 Kirby Puckett       7  28  5 10  1  1  0   3  2  1  .357  .419  .464  1 | 624 207 28  .332  .901  12
 Jeff Reardon        4   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |   0   0  0               0
*Dan Schatzeder      3   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |+ 12   2  0  .167  .398   0
#Roy Smalley         4   2  0  1  1  0  0   0  2  0  .500  .750 1.000  0 | 309  85  8  .275  .763   2
 Les Straker         2   2  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  2  .000  .000  .000  0 |   0   0  0               0
*Frank Viola         3   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  .000  .000  .000  0 |   0   0  0               0
+-------------------+-+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+---+----+---+--+-----+-----+---+
 Total               7 238 38 64 10  3  7  38 29 36  .269  .356  .424  6 |        196  .261  .756 113

    * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, ? - unknown, else - bats right-handed

A + before season totals indicates the player was with multiple teams this year.

St. Louis Cardinals

                                          SERIES STATS                   |      REGULAR SEASON       
 Player              G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO  BA    OBP   SLG  SB |  AB  H  HR  BA     OPS  SB
+-------------------+-+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+---+----+---+--+-----+-----+---+
#Vince Coleman       7  28  5  4  2  0  0   2  2 10  .143  .200  .214  6 | 623 180  3  .289  .721 109
 Danny Cox           3   2  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  .000  .000  .000  0 |  69   8  0  .116  .274   0
*Ken Dayley          4   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  .000  .000  .000  0 |   0   0  0               0
*Dan Driessen        4  13  3  3  2  0  0   1  1  1  .231  .286  .385  0 |  60  14  1  .233  .626   0
*Curt Ford           5  13  1  4  0  0  0   2  1  1  .308  .357  .308  0 | 228  65  3  .285  .733  11
 Bob Forsch          3   2  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0 |  57  17  2  .298  .842   0
#Tom Herr            7  28  2  7  0  0  1   1  2  2  .250  .300  .357  0 | 510 134  2  .263  .677  19
*Ricky Horton        2   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |  29   5  0  .172  .407   0
*Lance Johnson       1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    1 |  59  13  0  .220  .558   6
 Steve Lake          3   3  0  1  0  0  0   1  0  0  .333  .333  .333  0 | 179  45  2  .251  .635   0
 Tom Lawless         3  10  1  1  0  0  1   3  0  4  .100  .100  .400  0 |  25   2  0  .080  .299   2
 Jim Lindeman        6  15  3  5  1  0  0   2  0  3  .333  .375  .400  0 | 207  43  8  .208  .639   3
 Joe Magrane         2   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |  52   7  1  .135  .427   0
 Greg Mathews        1   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0 |  68  13  0  .191  .431   0
#Willie McGee        7  27  2 10  2  0  0   4  0  9  .370  .370  .444  0 | 620 177 11  .285  .746  16
*John Morris         1   2  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0 | 157  41  3  .261  .722   5
#Jose Oquendo        7  24  2  6  0  0  0   2  1  4  .250  .269  .250  0 | 248  71  1  .286  .743   4
 Tom Pagnozzi        2   4  0  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  .250  .250  .250  0 |  48   9  2  .188  .583   1
 Tony Pena           7  22  2  9  1  0  0   4  3  2  .409  .480  .455  1 | 384  82  5  .214  .588   6
#Terry Pendleton     3   7  2  3  0  0  0   1  1  1  .429  .500  .429  2 | 583 167 12  .286  .772  19
#Ozzie Smith         7  28  3  6  0  0  0   2  2  3  .214  .267  .214  2 | 600 182  0  .303  .775  43
*John Tudor          2   2  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  2  .000  .000  .000  0 |  35   7  0  .200  .443   0
 Lee Tunnell         2   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |  17   4  0  .235  .470   0
 Todd Worrell        4   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |  10   1  0  .100  .200   0
+-------------------+-+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+---+----+---+--+-----+-----+---+
 Total               7 232 26 60  8  0  2  25 13 44  .259  .300  .319 12 |         94  .263  .719 248

    * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, ? - unknown, else - bats right-handed

A + before season totals indicates the player was with multiple teams this year.

Series Pitching Stats

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Minnesota Twins

                        SERIES STATS                     |     REGULAR SEASON           
 Player              G  ERA   W-L SV CG  IP   H ER BB SO |  W-L   IP  ERA   WHIP  SO SV 
+-------------------+-+------+---+--+--+----+--+--+--+---+------+---+-----+-----+---+--+
*Frank Viola         3   3.72 2-1  0  0 19.3 17  8  3 16 | 17-10 252  2.90  1.18 197   
 Bert Blyleven       2   2.77 1-1  0  0 13.0 13  4  2 12 | 15-12 267  4.01  1.31 196   
 Les Straker         2   4.00 0-0  0  0  9.0  9  4  3  6 |  8-10 154  4.37  1.35  76   
 Jeff Reardon        4   0.00 0-0  1  0  4.7  5  0  0  3 |  8-8   80  4.48  1.22  83 31
 Juan Berenguer      3  10.38 0-1  0  0  4.3 10  5  0  1 |  8-1  112  3.94  1.31 110  4
*Dan Schatzeder      3   6.23 1-0  0  0  4.3  4  3  3  3 |+ 6-2   81  5.31  1.67  58   
 George Frazier      1   0.00 0-0  0  0  2.0  1  0  0  2 |  5-5   81  4.98  1.57  58  2
 Joe Niekro          1   0.00 0-0  0  0  2.0  1  0  1  1 |+ 7-13 147  5.33  1.49  84   
 Keith Atherton      2   6.75 0-0  0  0  1.3  0  1  1  0 |  7-5   79  4.54  1.40  51  2
+-------------------+-+------+---+--+--+----+--+--+--+---+------+---+-----+-----+---+--+
 Total                   3.75 4-3  1  0 60.0 60 25 13 44 |            4.63 1.420   

    * - throws left-handed, ? - unknown, else - throws right-handed

A + before season totals indicates the player was with multiple teams this year.

St. Louis Cardinals

                        SERIES STATS                     |     REGULAR SEASON           
 Player              G  ERA   W-L SV CG  IP   H ER BB SO |  W-L   IP  ERA   WHIP  SO SV 
+-------------------+-+------+---+--+--+----+--+--+--+---+------+---+-----+-----+---+--+
 Danny Cox           3   7.71 1-2  0  0 11.7 13 10  8  9 | 11-9  199  3.88  1.48 101   
*John Tudor          2   5.73 1-1  0  0 11.0 15  7  3  8 | 10-2   96  3.84  1.38  54   
*Joe Magrane         2   8.59 0-1  0  0  7.3  9  7  5  5 |  9-7  170  3.54  1.27 101   
 Todd Worrell        4   1.29 0-0  2  0  7.0  6  1  4  3 |  8-6   95  2.66  1.27  92 33
 Bob Forsch          3   9.95 1-0  0  0  6.3  8  7  5  3 | 11-7  179  4.32  1.31  89   
*Ken Dayley          4   1.93 0-0  1  0  4.7  2  1  0  3 |  9-5   61  2.66  1.39  63  4
 Lee Tunnell         2   2.08 0-0  0  0  4.3  4  1  2  1 |  4-4   74  4.84  1.67  49   
*Greg Mathews        1   2.45 0-0  0  0  3.7  2  1  2  3 | 11-11 198  3.73  1.29 108   
*Ricky Horton        2   6.00 0-0  0  0  3.0  5  2  0  1 |  8-3  125  3.82  1.35  55  7
+-------------------+-+------+---+--+--+----+--+--+--+---+------+---+-----+-----+---+--+
 Total                   5.64 3-4  3  0 59.0 64 37 29 36 |            3.91 1.380   

    * - throws left-handed, ? - unknown, else - throws right-handed

A + before season totals indicates the player was with multiple teams this year.

WS: MIN-STL / ALCS: MIN-DET / NLCS: STL-SFG

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