Thursday, January 20, 2011

Flashback to 1987

The 1987 marked the first time since 1971 that the Giants made the postseason, and it also showcased some of the new young talent that the Giants drafted. 1987 also had some interesting factoids ...

Record:                     90-72 (1st place NL West)
Attendance:               1,917,168
Avg. Attendance:      23,668
Highest Paid Player:  Jeff Leonard at $975,000. Greg Minton was second at $750,000

Matt Williams' rookie season was in 1987

Jeff Leonard won NLCS MVP honors in 1987.

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