1987 St. Louis Cardinals

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Season Overview

95-67 Lost WS
Record Outcome

1987 St. Louis Cardinals

What was the record of the 1987 St. Louis Cardinals?

The St. Louis Cardinals finished the regular season with a 95-67 record. They went 49-32 at home and 46-35 on the road. Including the postseason, the St. Louis Cardinals went 102-74. Their final game was a loss in the World Series to the Minnesota Twins.

What division did the 1987 St. Louis Cardinals play in?

The 1987 St. Louis Cardinals played in the East Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1987 St. Louis Cardinals?

During the regular season, the 1987 St. Louis Cardinals went 49-41 against their NL East opponents.

Who won the NL East in 1987?

The Cardinals won the NL East in the 1987 season with a 95-67 record. The Mets finished 3 games back with a 92-70 record. The Expos finished 4 games back with a 91-71 record. The Phillies finished 15 games back with a 80-82 record. The Pirates finished 15 games back with a 80-82 record. The Cubs finished 18.5 games back with a 76-85 record.

What was the 1987 St. Louis Cardinals record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Chicago Cubs 12-6 66.7% +29
Pittsburgh Pirates 11-7 61.1% +17
Philadelphia Phillies 10-8 55.6% +4
New York Mets 9-9 50% -2
Montreal Expos 7-11 38.9% -11

What was the 1987 St. Louis Cardinals record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1987 St. Louis Cardinals had their best month in May, when they went 17-9 and had a 65.4% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 14-14 and had a 50% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 12-8 60% +18
May 17-9 65.4% +32
June 17-11 60.7% +41
July 16-11 59.3% +16
August 17-12 58.6% +11
September 14-14 50% -9
October 2-2 50% -4

Did the 1987 St. Louis Cardinals Win The World Series?

No. While the 1987 St. Louis Cardinals did play in the World Series, they lost to the Minnesota Twins.

What was the run differential for the 1987 St. Louis Cardinals?

The St. Louis Cardinals finished the regular season with a run differential of +105. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cardinals could have been expected to have about 91.4 wins, or a 91-71 record in the regular season.

How did the 1987 St. Louis Cardinals perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1987 St. Louis Cardinals went 38-30.

How did the 1987 St. Louis Cardinals perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1987 St. Louis Cardinals went 13-9 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1987 St. Louis Cardinals?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1987 St. Louis Cardinals was a 9 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1987 St. Louis Cardinals?

The longest losing streak that the St. Louis Cardinals had during the 1987 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

1987 St. Louis Cardinals Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Apr 7, 1987 @ Chicago Cubs Win 9 - 3
Thu, Apr 9, 1987 @ Chicago Cubs Win 4 - 2
Fri, Apr 10, 1987 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 4
Sat, Apr 11, 1987 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 6 - 3
Sun, Apr 12, 1987 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 4 - 7
Mon, Apr 13, 1987 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 8 - 4
Tue, Apr 14, 1987 vs Montreal Expos Loss 4 - 9
Thu, Apr 16, 1987 vs Montreal Expos Loss 3 - 4
Fri, Apr 17, 1987 vs New York Mets Win 4 - 3
Sat, Apr 18, 1987 vs New York Mets Win 12 - 8 (10)
Sun, Apr 19, 1987 vs New York Mets Win 4 - 2
Tue, Apr 21, 1987 vs Chicago Cubs Loss 4 - 5
Wed, Apr 22, 1987 vs Chicago Cubs Loss 4 - 5
Thu, Apr 23, 1987 vs Chicago Cubs Win 5 - 2
Fri, Apr 24, 1987 @ New York Mets Loss 1 - 2
Sat, Apr 25, 1987 @ New York Mets Win 3 - 2
Sun, Apr 26, 1987 @ New York Mets Win 7 - 4
Tue, Apr 28, 1987 vs San Diego Padres Loss 2 - 5
Wed, Apr 29, 1987 vs San Diego Padres Win 10 - 6
Thu, Apr 30, 1987 vs San Diego Padres Win 5 - 4
Fri, May 1, 1987 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 4 (10)
Sat, May 2, 1987 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 6 - 7
Mon, May 4, 1987 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 7 - 10
Tue, May 5, 1987 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 6 - 10
Wed, May 6, 1987 @ San Diego Padres Win 3 - 0
Thu, May 7, 1987 @ San Diego Padres Win 17 - 10
Fri, May 8, 1987 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 1
Sat, May 9, 1987 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 2 - 4
Sun, May 10, 1987 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 6 - 7
Tue, May 12, 1987 @ San Francisco Giants Win 6 - 5
Wed, May 13, 1987 @ San Francisco Giants Win 7 - 6
Fri, May 15, 1987 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 5 - 4
Sat, May 16, 1987 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 6 - 5
Sun, May 17, 1987 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 10 - 2
Tue, May 19, 1987 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 5 - 6
Wed, May 20, 1987 @ Atlanta Braves Win 5 - 4
Thu, May 21, 1987 @ Atlanta Braves Win 7 - 2
Fri, May 22, 1987 @ Houston Astros Win 7 - 5
Sat, May 23, 1987 @ Houston Astros Win 4 - 3
Sun, May 24, 1987 @ Houston Astros Win 8 - 2
Mon, May 25, 1987 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 5 - 14
Tue, May 26, 1987 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 4 - 5
Thu, May 28, 1987 vs Atlanta Braves Win 11 - 5
Fri, May 29, 1987 vs Houston Astros Win 8 - 2
Sat, May 30, 1987 vs Houston Astros Win 3 - 2
Sun, May 31, 1987 vs Houston Astros Loss 7 - 8
Mon, Jun 1, 1987 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 8 - 6 (10)
Tue, Jun 2, 1987 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 3
Wed, Jun 3, 1987 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 4 - 6
Thu, Jun 4, 1987 @ Chicago Cubs Win 3 - 1
Fri, Jun 5, 1987 @ Chicago Cubs Win 5 - 1
Sat, Jun 6, 1987 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 5 - 6
Sun, Jun 7, 1987 @ Chicago Cubs Win 13 - 9
Mon, Jun 8, 1987 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 12 - 8
Tue, Jun 9, 1987 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 3
Wed, Jun 10, 1987 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 3 - 1
Fri, Jun 12, 1987 vs Chicago Cubs Win 4 - 1
Sat, Jun 13, 1987 vs Chicago Cubs Win 9 - 2
Sun, Jun 14, 1987 vs Chicago Cubs Win 3 - 2
Mon, Jun 15, 1987 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 3
Tue, Jun 16, 1987 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 11 - 1
Wed, Jun 17, 1987 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 4
Thu, Jun 18, 1987 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 8 - 6 (10)
Fri, Jun 19, 1987 vs Montreal Expos Loss 7 - 8 (11)
Sat, Jun 20, 1987 vs Montreal Expos Loss 5 - 7
Sun, Jun 21, 1987 vs Montreal Expos Win 7 - 3
Tue, Jun 23, 1987 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 4
Wed, Jun 24, 1987 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 3
Thu, Jun 25, 1987 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 3 - 0
Fri, Jun 26, 1987 @ Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 5
Sat, Jun 27, 1987 @ Montreal Expos Win 15 - 5
Sun, Jun 28, 1987 @ Montreal Expos Win 7 - 6 (11)
Mon, Jun 29, 1987 @ New York Mets Win 8 - 7 (11)
Tue, Jun 30, 1987 @ New York Mets Loss 2 - 3
Wed, Jul 1, 1987 @ New York Mets Loss 6 - 9
Fri, Jul 3, 1987 @ Atlanta Braves Win 9 - 1
Sat, Jul 4, 1987 @ Atlanta Braves Win 3 - 0
Sun, Jul 5, 1987 @ Atlanta Braves Win 4 - 1
Tue, Jul 7, 1987 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 4
Tue, Jul 7, 1987 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 4 (10)
Wed, Jul 8, 1987 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 6 - 3
Wed, Jul 8, 1987 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 8 - 7 (10)
Thu, Jul 9, 1987 vs San Francisco Giants Win 7 - 6 (10)
Fri, Jul 10, 1987 vs San Francisco Giants Win 7 - 5 (13)
Sat, Jul 11, 1987 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 3
Sun, Jul 12, 1987 vs San Francisco Giants Win 3 - 2
Thu, Jul 16, 1987 @ San Diego Padres Loss 8 - 9 (10)
Fri, Jul 17, 1987 @ San Diego Padres Win 4 - 3
Sat, Jul 18, 1987 @ San Diego Padres Loss 3 - 4 (10)
Sun, Jul 19, 1987 @ San Diego Padres Win 5 - 4 (10)
Tue, Jul 21, 1987 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 6 - 1
Wed, Jul 22, 1987 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 3 - 1
Thu, Jul 23, 1987 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 9 - 6
Fri, Jul 24, 1987 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 3 - 4
Sat, Jul 25, 1987 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 4 - 5
Sun, Jul 26, 1987 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 3 - 6 (10)
Sun, Jul 26, 1987 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 5
Tue, Jul 28, 1987 vs New York Mets Loss 4 - 6
Wed, Jul 29, 1987 vs New York Mets Loss 4 - 6 (10)
Thu, Jul 30, 1987 vs New York Mets Loss 3 - 5
Fri, Jul 31, 1987 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 4 - 3
Sat, Aug 1, 1987 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 7 - 6 (10)
Sun, Aug 2, 1987 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 9 - 1
Mon, Aug 3, 1987 @ Montreal Expos Win 5 - 2