1987 Brownlow Medal
The 1987 Brownlow Medal was the 60th year the award was presented to the player adjudged the fairest and best player during the Victorian Football League (VFL) home and away season. Tony Lockett of the St Kilda Football Club and John Platten of the Hawthorn Football Club both won the medal by polling twenty votes during the 1987 VFL season.
|1987 Brownlow Medal|
|Winners||Tony Lockett (St Kilda)|
John Platten (Hawthorn)
|=1st||Tony Lockett (St Kilda)||20|
|John Platten (Hawthorn)|
|=3rd||Paul Meldrum (Carlton)||15|
|Brian Royal (Footscray)|
|=5th||Craig Bradley (Carlton)||14|
|Michael Tuck (Hawthorn)|
|Stephen Kernahan (Carlton)|
|Greg Williams (Sydney)*||13|
|=9th||Brian Wilson (Melbourne)||12|
|Mark Naley (Carlton)|
* The player was ineligible to win the medal due to suspension by the VFL Tribunal during the year.