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1971 Detroit TigersOrganizational Roster
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Bill Freehan played in the Detroit Tigers organization in 1971
The Org Roster is a list of all players who played at least one game for the Detroit Tigers organization in 1971. This includes the Major League parent team and the minor league affiliates. Players who played on more than one of these teams will be listed with all teams.

Minor League Affiliates Affiliate History

Team NameRosterLeague NameLevelGWLPctGBLRkRFRADiffManagerBallpark
Detroit TigersStats -- RosterAmerican LeagueMLB1629171.56212.02701645+56Billy MartinTiger Stadium
Organizational Totals:1629171.562701645+56

Team History -- 1971 Statistics -- 1971 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

1971 Organizational Org Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Major Leaguers Active Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
Player NamePosTeam(s)Ht Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Fernando ArroyoPLakeland (A+)
6-2 180 R-R 1952-03-21 19Sacramento,California MLB1970-19861975-1986
1970-10- 243-DET
(MLB)
Ike BlessittOFMontgomery (AA)
5-11 185 R-R 1949-09-30 21Detroit,Michigan MLB1968-19771972-1972
1967- 4-  56-NYN
(MLB)
Dave BoswellPDetroit (MLB)
6-3 185 R-R 1945-01-20 26Baltimore,Maryland MLB1964-19711964-1971
1963-   UDFA-MIN
(MLB)
Ed BrinkmanSSDetroit (MLB)
6-0 170 R-R 1941-12-06 29Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1961-19751961-1975
1961-   UDFA-WS2
Cincinnati (MLB)
Gates BrownOFDetroit (MLB)
5-11 220 L-R 1939-05-02 32Crestline,Ohio MLB1960-19751963-1975
1960-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Ike Brown2B-1BDetroit (MLB)
6-1 205 R-R 1942-04-13 29Memphis,Tennessee MLB1962-19741969-1974
1962-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Les CainPToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-1 200 L-L 1948-01-13 23San Luis Obispo,California MLB1966-19721968-1972
1966- 4-  74-DET
(MLB)
Norm Cash1BDetroit (MLB)
6-0 190 L-L 1934-11-10 36Justiceburg,Texas MLB1955-19741958-1974   Sul Ross St (MLB)
Dean ChancePDetroit (MLB)
6-3 200 R-R 1941-06-01 30Plain City,Ohio MLB1961-19711961-1971
1959-   UDFA-BAL
(MLB)
Gary ChristensonPBristol (Rk)
6-5 200 L-L 1953-05-05 18Mineola,New York MLB1971-19821979-1980
1971-13- 306-DET
(MLB)
Joe ColemanPDetroit (MLB)
6-3 195 R-R 1947-02-03 24Boston,Massachusetts MLB1965-19821965-1979
1965- 1-   3-WS2
(MLB)
Kevin Collins3B-2BDetroit (MLB)
6-2 190 L-R 1946-08-04 24Springfield,Massachusetts MLB1965-19711965-1971
1964-   UDFA-NYN
(MLB)
Bill DenehyPDetroit (MLB)
6-3 200 B-R 1946-03-31 25Middletown,Connecticut MLB1967-19711967-1971
1965-   UDFA-NYN
(MLB)
Jim FoorPToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-2 170 L-L 1949-01-13 22St. Louis,Missouri MLB1967-19731971-1973
1967- 1-  15-DET
(MLB)
Bill FreehanCDetroit (MLB)
6-2 205 R-R 1941-11-29 29Detroit,Michigan MLB1961-19761961-1976
1961-   UDFA-DET
Michigan (MLB)
John GambleSSMontgomery (AA)
5-10 165 R-R 1948-02-10 23Reno,Nevada MLB1966-19731972-1973
1966- 2-  39-LAN
(MLB)
Bill GilbrethPToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-0 180 L-L 1947-09-03 23Abilene,Texas MLB1969-19741971-1974
1969- 3-  67-DET
Abilene Christian U. (MLB)
Cesar GutierrezSSDetroit (MLB)
5-9 155 R-R 1943-01-26 28Coro,Venezuela MLB1967-19711967-1971
1960-   UDFA-PIT
(MLB)
Jim HannanPDetroit (MLB)
6-3 205 R-R 1940-01-07 31Jersey City,New Jersey MLB1962-19711962-1971
1961-   UDFA-BOS
Notre Dame (MLB)
Fred HoldsworthPRocky Mount (A+)
Lakeland (A+)
Montgomery (AA)
6-1 190 R-R 1952-05-29 19Detroit,Michigan MLB1970-19811972-1980
1970-21- 507-DET
(MLB)
Willie HortonOFDetroit (MLB)
5-11 209 R-R 1942-10-18 28Arno,Virginia MLB1962-19821963-1980
1961-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Tim HosleyCToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
5-10 195 R-R 1947-05-10 24Spartanburg,South Carolina MLB1967-19821970-1981
1966-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Paul Jata1B-OFToledo (AAA)
6-1 190 R-R 1949-09-04 21Astoria,New York MLB1967-19721972-1972
1967- 5-  95-DET
(MLB)
Dalton Jones2B-3BDetroit (MLB)
6-1 180 L-R 1943-12-10 27McComb,Mississippi MLB1961-19721964-1972
1961-   UDFA-BOS
(MLB)
Al KalineOFDetroit (MLB)
6-2 180 R-R 1934-12-19 36Baltimore,Maryland MLB1953-19741953-1974   (MLB)
Mike KilkennyPDetroit (MLB)
6-3 175 R-L 1945-04-11 26Bradford,Ontario MLB1964-19731969-1973
1964-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
John Knox2BMontgomery (AA)
6-0 170 L-R 1948-07-26 22Newark,New Jersey MLB1970-19751972-1975
1970- 8- 193-DET
Bowling Green St (MLB)
Lerrin LaGrowPToledo (AAA)
6-5 220 R-R 1948-07-08 22Phoenix,Arizona MLB1969-19801970-1980
1969- 6- 139-DET
Arizona St (MLB)
Gene LamontCToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-1 190 B-R 1946-12-25 24Rockford,Illinois MLB1965-19771970-1975
1965- 1-  13-DET
Western Illinois U., No.Illinois U. (MLB)
Marvin LaneOFRocky Mount (A+)
Detroit (MLB)
5-11 180 R-R 1950-01-18 21Sandersville,Georgia MLB1969-19771971-1976
1968-10- 222-DET
(MLB)
Don LeshnockPMontgomery (AA)
6-3 195 R-L 1946-11-25 24Youngstown,Ohio MLB1969-19721972-1972
1968-23- 527-DET
Youngstown St (MLB)
Mickey LolichPDetroit (MLB)
6-0 210 B-L 1940-09-12 30Portland,Oregon MLB1959-19791963-1979
1958-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Phil Mankowski3BBristol (Rk)
Batavia (A-)
6-0 180 L-R 1953-01-09 18Buffalo,New York MLB1971-19821976-1982
1970- 9- 218-DET
(MLB)
Dick McAuliffe2B-SSDetroit (MLB)
5-11 176 L-R 1939-11-29 31Hartford,Connecticut MLB1957-19751960-1975
1957-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Bob MolinaroOFMontgomery (AA)
6-0 190 L-R 1950-05-21 21Newark,New Jersey MLB1968-19851975-1983
1968- 2-  38-DET
(MLB)
Joe NiekroPDetroit (MLB)
6-1 190 R-R 1944-11-07 26Martins Ferry,Ohio MLB1966-19881967-1988
1966- 7-  84-CLE
West Liberty U. (MLB)
Jim NorthrupOFDetroit (MLB)
6-3 190 L-R 1939-11-24 31Breckenridge,Michigan MLB1961-19751964-1975
1960-   UDFA-DET
Alma Col (MLB)
Daryl PattersonPDetroit (MLB)
6-4 195 L-R 1943-11-21 27Coalinga,California MLB1968-19741968-1974
1964-   UDFA-LAN
Col. the Sequoias (MLB)
Ron PerranoskiPDetroit (MLB)
6-0 192 L-L 1936-04-01 35Paterson,New Jersey MLB1958-19731961-1973
1958-   UDFA-CHN
Michigan St (MLB)
Jim PriceCDetroit (MLB)
6-0 195 R-R 1941-10-13 29Harrisburg,Pennsylvania MLB1967-19711967-1971
1960-   UDFA-PIT
(MLB)
Aurelio Rodriguez3BDetroit (MLB)
5-10 180 R-R 1947-12-28 23Cananea,Mexico MLB1965-19831967-1983
1966-   UDFA-CAL
(MLB)
Fred SchermanPDetroit (MLB)
6-1 195 L-L 1944-07-25 26Dayton,Ohio MLB1964-19771969-1976
1964-   UDFA-MIN
Ohio St (MLB)
Chuck SeelbachPToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-0 180 R-R 1948-03-20 23Lakewood,Ohio MLB1970-19741971-1974
1970- 5- 114-CHN
Dartmouth Col (MLB)
Bill SlaybackPMontgomery (AA)
6-4 200 R-R 1948-02-21 23Hollywood,California MLB1968-19741972-1974
1968- 7- 113-DET
Glendale CC (MLB)
Mickey StanleyOFDetroit (MLB)
6-1 195 R-R 1942-07-20 28Grand Rapids,Michigan MLB1961-19781964-1978
1961-   UDFA-DET
Grand Rapids CC (MLB)
Joe Staton1BRocky Mount (A+)
6-3 175 L-L 1948-03-08 23Seattle,Washington MLB1970-19731972-1973
1967- 2-  32-PIT
Seattle CC, Antelope Valley Col (MLB)
Bob StrampePMontgomery (AA)
6-1 185 B-R 1950-06-13 21Janesville,Wisconsin MLB1969-19721972-1972
1968-18- 414-DET
(MLB)
Tony Taylor2B-3BDetroit (MLB)
5-9 179 R-R 1935-12-19 35Central Alava,Cuba MLB1955-19761958-1976   (MLB)
Tom TimmermannPToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-4 215 R-R 1940-05-12 31Breese,Illinois MLB1960-19741969-1974
1960-   UDFA-DET
So.Illinois U. (MLB)
Tom VeryzerSSBristol (Rk)
6-1 185 R-R 1953-02-11 18Port Jefferson,New York MLB1971-19841973-1984
1971- 1-  11-DET
(MLB)
Jack WhillockPDetroit (MLB)
6-3 195 R-R 1942-11-04 28Clinton,Arkansas MLB1971-19711971-1971
1964-   UDFA-SLN
Arkansas (MLB)
John Young1BDetroit (MLB)
6-3 210 L-L 1949-02-09 22Los Angeles,California MLB1971-19771971-1971
1969- 1-  16-DET
Fullerton Col (MLB)