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--Rod Carew, Minnesota Twins second baseman and batting champ
1987 Toronto Blue Jays 1987 Toronto Blue Jays
Record 96-66 .593
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Standings 2nd in the AL East (2 games back)
Pythagorean 99-63, 100-62, 100-62
Runs (S/A) 845 / 655
BallparkExhibition Stadium
Park FactorsBatting: 102 / Pitching: 101
Attendance2,778,429 (1st) (4th)
Payroll/Avg$11,626,334 / $497,758 (13th)
Spring TrainingDunedin, Florida (Grant Field)
ManagerJimy Williams
CoachesAl Widmar, Billy Smith, Cito Gaston, John McLaren, John Sullivan
ExecutivesChairman of the Board: R. Howard Webster, General Manager: Pat Gillick
Minor Leagues(AAA) Syracuse Chiefs, (AA) Knoxville Blue Jays, (A) Myrtle Beach Blue Jays, (A) St. Catharines Blue Jays, (A) Dunedin Blue Jays, (Rookie) Medicine Hat Blue Jays
Radio (CJCL) Jerry Howarth, Tom Cheek
TV (CFTO) Don Chevrier, Fergie Olver, Tony Kubek
Cable TV (The Sports Network) Buck Martinez, Fergie Olver

The 1987 Toronto Blue Jays went 96-66 and finished 2nd in the American League East. The Blue Jays drew 2,778,429 to Exhibition Stadium. George Bell, Tony Fernandez and Tom Henke made the All-Star team. George Bell won the American League Most Valuable Player award. Gold Glove winners for 1987 included Jesse Barfield and Tony Fernandez.

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