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The 1987 Major League Baseball season ended with the American League Champion Minnesota Twins winning the World Series over the National League Champion St. Louis Cardinals, four games to three, as all seven games were won by the home team.

1987 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
DurationApril 6 – October 25, 1987
Top draft pickKen Griffey, Jr.
Picked bySeattle Mariners
Regular season
Season MVPNL: Andre Dawson (CHC)
AL: George Bell (TOR)
League postseason
AL championsMinnesota Twins
  AL runners-upDetroit Tigers
NL championsSt. Louis Cardinals
  NL runners-upSan Francisco Giants
World Series
ChampionsMinnesota Twins
  Runners-upSt. Louis Cardinals
Finals MVPFrank Viola (MIN)
MLB seasons

Future Hall of Famer Ken Griffey, Jr. was selected with the #1 overall pick in the draft in June by the Seattle Mariners.

Awards and honorsEdit

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Major league baseball final standingsEdit


  League Championship Series
World Series
East Detroit 1  
West Minnesota 4  
    AL Minnesota 4
  NL St. Louis 3
East St. Louis 4
West San Francisco 3  


Television coverageEdit


External linksEdit


  1. ^ Mackin, Bob (2004). The Unofficial Guide to Baseball's Most Unusual Records. Canada: Greystone Books. p. 240. ISBN 9781553650386.