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Historical list of General Managers for theDetroit Tigers Franchise. The Start and End dates are available for recent GMs . The 2nd grid below will show a list of GMs by season.
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Detroit Tigers Franchise Page

Recent Detroit Tigers GM History by Tenure

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General Manager NameStart DateEnd DatePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
Alberto Avila2015-08-04** Active **C5-10178RR------
Rk1977-1977
Dave Dombrowski2002-04-082015-08-03EXEC------------1956-07-27Oak Lawn,IL
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Randy Smith1995-10-302002-04-07EXEC------------1963-06-15Houston,TX
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Joe Klein1994-01-261995-10-291B-OF6-2185LL1942-08-22Baltimore,MD
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Jerry Walker1991-09-261994-01-25P6-1195BR1939-02-12Ada,OK
MLB1957-19641957-1964
Joe McDonald1991-01-091991-09-25EXEC------------1929-07-05Staten Island,NY
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Bill Lajoie1983-10-111991-01-083B6-0165RR------
1978- 20- 493-TOR
A-1978-1978
Jim Campbell1962-09-291983-10-10EXEC------------1924-02-05---
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Rick Ferrell1959-04-121962-09-28C5-10160RR1905-10-12Durham,NC
MLB1929-19471929-1947
Rick Ferrell1959-01-261959-04-11C5-10160RR1905-10-12Durham,NC
MLB1929-19471929-1947
John McHale1957-04-301959-01-251B6-0200LR1921-09-21Detroit,MI
MLB1943-19481943-1948
Walter Briggs1956-10-151957-04-29EXEC------------1912-01-20Detroit,MI
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Muddy Ruel1953-10-131956-10-14C-1B5-9150RR1896-02-20St. Louis,MO
MLB1915-19341915-1934
Charlie Gehringer1951-10-011953-10-122B-1B5-11180LR1903-05-11Fowlerville,MI
MLB1924-19421924-1942
Billy Evans1946-12-161950-09-30EXEC------------------
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15 record(s)
Glossary:
Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system

Detroit Tigers General Managers by Season

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  • Playoff Team
  • YearTeam NameGeneral Manager NameHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsWLWPctRankPlayoffs
    2021Detroit TigersAlberto AvilaRk1977-19777785.4753dnq
    2020Detroit TigersAlberto AvilaRk1977-19772335.3975dnq
    2019Detroit TigersAlberto AvilaRk1977-197747114.2925dnq
    2018Detroit TigersAlberto AvilaRk1977-19776498.3953dnq
    2017Detroit TigersAlberto AvilaRk1977-19776498.3955dnq
    2016Detroit TigersAlberto AvilaRk1977-19778675.5342dnq
    2015Detroit TigersDave Dombrowski---7487.4605dnq
    2014Detroit TigersDave Dombrowski---9072.5561Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
    2013Detroit TigersDave Dombrowski---9369.5741Lost in ALCS (Red Sox)
    2012Detroit TigersDave Dombrowski---8874.5431Lost World Series (Giants)
    2011Detroit TigersDave Dombrowski---9567.5861Lost in ALCS (Rangers)
    2010Detroit TigersDave Dombrowski---8181.5003dnq
    2009Detroit TigersDave Dombrowski---8677.5282dnq
    2008Detroit TigersDave Dombrowski---7488.4575dnq
    2007Detroit TigersDave Dombrowski---8874.5432dnq
    2006Detroit TigersDave Dombrowski---9567.5862Lost World Series (Cardinals)
    2005Detroit TigersDave Dombrowski---7191.4384dnq
    2004Detroit TigersDave Dombrowski---7290.4444dnq
    2003Detroit TigersDave Dombrowski---43119.2655dnq
    2002Detroit TigersRandy Smith---55106.3425dnq
    YearTeam NameGeneral Manager NameHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsWLWPctRankPlayoffs
    2001Detroit TigersRandy Smith---6696.4074dnq
    2000Detroit TigersRandy Smith---7983.4883dnq
    1999Detroit TigersRandy Smith---6992.4293dnq
    1998Detroit TigersRandy Smith---6597.4015dnq
    1997Detroit TigersRandy Smith---7983.4883dnq
    1996Detroit TigersRandy Smith---53109.3275dnq
    1995Detroit TigersJoe Klein---6084.4174dnq
    1994Detroit TigersJoe Klein---5362.4615dnq
    1993Detroit TigersJerry WalkerMLB1957-19641957-19648577.5254dnq
    1992Detroit TigersJoe McDonald---7587.4636dnq
    1991Detroit TigersJoe McDonald---8478.5192dnq
    1990Detroit TigersBill Lajoie---7983.4883dnq
    1989Detroit TigersBill Lajoie---59103.3647dnq
    1988Detroit TigersBill Lajoie---8874.5432dnq
    1987Detroit TigersBill Lajoie---9864.6051Lost ALCS (Twins)
    1986Detroit TigersBill Lajoie---8775.5373dnq
    1985Detroit TigersBill Lajoie---8477.5223dnq
    1984Detroit TigersBill Lajoie---10458.6421Won World Series (Padres)
    1983Detroit TigersJim Campbell---9270.5682dnq
    1982Detroit TigersJim Campbell---8379.5124dnq
    YearTeam NameGeneral Manager NameHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsWLWPctRankPlayoffs
    1981Detroit TigersJim Campbell---6049.5500dnq
    1980Detroit TigersJim Campbell---8478.5195dnq
    1979Detroit TigersJim Campbell---8576.5285dnq
    1978Detroit TigersJim Campbell---8676.5315dnq
    1977Detroit TigersJim Campbell---7488.4574dnq
    1976Detroit TigersJim Campbell---7487.4605dnq
    1975Detroit TigersJim Campbell---57102.3586dnq
    1974Detroit TigersJim Campbell---7290.4446dnq
    1973Detroit TigersJim Campbell---8577.5253dnq
    1972Detroit TigersJim Campbell---8670.5511Lost ALCS (Athletics)
    1971Detroit TigersJim Campbell---9171.5622dnq
    1970Detroit TigersJim Campbell---7983.4884dnq
    1969Detroit TigersJim Campbell---9072.5562dnq
    1968Detroit TigersJim Campbell---10359.6361Won World Series (Cardinals)
    1967Detroit TigersJim Campbell---9171.5623dnq
    1966Detroit TigersJim Campbell---8874.5433dnq
    1965Detroit TigersJim Campbell---8973.5494dnq
    1964Detroit TigersJim Campbell---8577.5254dnq
    1963Detroit TigersJim Campbell---7983.4885dnq
    1962Detroit TigersRick FerrellMLB1929-19471929-19478576.5284dnq
    YearTeam NameGeneral Manager NameHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsWLWPctRankPlayoffs
    1961Detroit TigersRick FerrellMLB1929-19471929-194710161.6232dnq
    1960Detroit TigersRick FerrellMLB1929-19471929-19477183.4616dnq
    1959Detroit TigersRick FerrellMLB1929-19471929-19477678.4944dnq
    1958Detroit TigersJohn McHaleMLB1943-19481943-19487777.5005dnq
    1957Detroit TigersJohn McHaleMLB1943-19481943-19487876.5064dnq
    1957Detroit TigersWalter Briggs---7876.5064dnq
    1956Detroit TigersMuddy RuelMLB1915-19341915-19348272.5325dnq
    1955Detroit TigersMuddy RuelMLB1915-19341915-19347975.5135dnq
    1954Detroit TigersMuddy RuelMLB1915-19341915-19346886.4425dnq
    1953Detroit TigersCharlie GehringerMLB1924-19421924-19426094.3906dnq
    1952Detroit TigersCharlie GehringerMLB1924-19421924-194250104.3258dnq
    1951Detroit TigersBilly Evans---7381.4745dnq
    1950Detroit TigersBilly Evans---9559.6172dnq
    73 record(s)
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank Playoffs Playoff participation description.