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1972 Detroit TigersOrganizational Roster
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Chris Zachary played in the Detroit Tigers organization in 1972
The Org Roster is a list of all players who played at least one game for the Detroit Tigers organization in 1972. 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 LeagueMLB1568670.551--1558514+44Billy MartinTiger Stadium
Organizational Totals:1568670.551558514+44

Team History -- 1972 Statistics -- 1972 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

1972 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 ArroyoPMontgomery (AA)
6-2 180 R-R 1952-03-21 20Sacramento,California MLB1970-19861975-1986
1970-10- 243-DET
(MLB)
Ike BlessittOFToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
5-11 185 R-R 1949-09-30 22Detroit,Michigan MLB1968-19771972-1972
1967- 4-  56-NYN
(MLB)
Ed BrinkmanSSDetroit (MLB)
6-0 170 R-R 1941-12-06 30Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1961-19751961-1975
1961-   UDFA-WS2
Cincinnati (MLB)
Gates BrownOFDetroit (MLB)
5-11 220 L-R 1939-05-02 33Crestline,Ohio MLB1960-19751963-1975
1960-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Ike Brown2B-1BDetroit (MLB)
6-1 205 R-R 1942-04-13 30Memphis,Tennessee MLB1962-19741969-1974
1962-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Les CainPPhoenix (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-1 200 L-L 1948-01-13 24San Luis Obispo,California MLB1966-19721968-1972
1966- 4-  74-DET
(MLB)
Norm Cash1BDetroit (MLB)
6-0 190 L-L 1934-11-10 37Justiceburg,Texas MLB1955-19741958-1974   Sul Ross St (MLB)
Gary ChristensonPClinton (A)
Lakeland (A+)
6-5 200 L-L 1953-05-05 19Mineola,New York MLB1971-19821979-1980
1971-13- 306-DET
(MLB)
Joe ColemanPDetroit (MLB)
6-3 195 R-R 1947-02-03 25Boston,Massachusetts MLB1965-19821965-1979
1965- 1-   3-WS2
(MLB)
Wayne ComerOFDetroit (MLB)
5-10 175 R-R 1944-02-03 28Shenandoah,Pennsylvania MLB1967-19721967-1972
1962-   UDFA-WS2
(MLB)
Jim FoorPToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-2 170 L-L 1949-01-13 23St. Louis,Missouri MLB1967-19731971-1973
1967- 1-  15-DET
(MLB)
Bill FreehanCDetroit (MLB)
6-2 205 R-R 1941-11-29 30Detroit,Michigan MLB1961-19761961-1976
1961-   UDFA-DET
Michigan (MLB)
Woodie FrymanPDetroit (MLB)
6-2 205 R-L 1940-04-15 32Ewing,Kentucky MLB1965-19831966-1983
1965-   UDFA-PIT
(MLB)
John GambleSSToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
5-10 165 R-R 1948-02-10 24Reno,Nevada MLB1966-19731972-1973
1966- 2-  39-LAN
(MLB)
Bill GilbrethPToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-0 180 L-L 1947-09-03 24Abilene,Texas MLB1969-19741971-1974
1969- 3-  67-DET
Abilene Christian U. (MLB)
Ed GlynnPBristol (Rk)
Lakeland (A+)
6-2 180 R-L 1953-06-03 19Flushing,New York MLB1972-19901975-1985
1971-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Dan GonzalesOFRocky Mount (A+)
6-1 195 L-R 1953-09-30 18Whittier,California MLB1972-19831979-1980
1972- 2-  43-DET
Fullerton Col (MLB)
Tom HallerCDetroit (MLB)
6-4 195 L-R 1937-06-23 35Lockport,Illinois MLB1958-19721961-1972
1958-   UDFA-SFN
Illinois (MLB)
John HillerPDetroit (MLB)
6-0 195 R-L 1943-04-08 29Toronto,Ontario MLB1963-19801965-1980
1962-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Fred HoldsworthPToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-1 190 R-R 1952-05-29 20Detroit,Michigan MLB1970-19811972-1980
1970-21- 507-DET
(MLB)
Willie HortonOFDetroit (MLB)
5-11 209 R-R 1942-10-18 29Arno,Virginia MLB1962-19821963-1980
1961-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Tim HosleyCToledo (AAA)
5-10 195 R-R 1947-05-10 25Spartanburg,South Carolina MLB1967-19821970-1981
1966-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Frank HowardOF-1BDetroit (MLB)
6-7 255 R-R 1936-08-08 35Columbus,Ohio MLB1958-19731958-1973
1958-   UDFA-LAN
Ohio St (MLB)
Paul Jata1B-OFToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-1 190 R-R 1949-09-04 22Astoria,New York MLB1967-19721972-1972
1967- 5-  95-DET
(MLB)
Dalton Jones2B-3BDetroit (MLB)
6-1 180 L-R 1943-12-10 28McComb,Mississippi MLB1961-19721964-1972
1961-   UDFA-BOS
(MLB)
Al KalineOFDetroit (MLB)
6-2 180 R-R 1934-12-19 37Baltimore,Maryland MLB1953-19741953-1974   (MLB)
Mike KilkennyPDetroit (MLB)
6-3 175 R-L 1945-04-11 27Bradford,Ontario MLB1964-19731969-1973
1964-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
John Knox2BToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-0 170 L-R 1948-07-26 23Newark,New Jersey MLB1970-19751972-1975
1970- 8- 193-DET
Bowling Green St (MLB)
Lerrin LaGrowPToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-5 220 R-R 1948-07-08 23Phoenix,Arizona MLB1969-19801970-1980
1969- 6- 139-DET
Arizona St (MLB)
Gene LamontCMontgomery (AA)
6-1 190 B-R 1946-12-25 25Rockford,Illinois MLB1965-19771970-1975
1965- 1-  13-DET
Western Illinois U., No.Illinois U. (MLB)
Marvin LaneOFMontgomery (AA)
Detroit (MLB)
5-11 180 R-R 1950-01-18 22Sandersville,Georgia MLB1969-19771971-1976
1968-10- 222-DET
(MLB)
Dave LemanczykPLakeland (A+)
Toledo (AAA)
6-4 235 R-R 1950-08-17 21Syracuse,New York MLB1972-19801973-1980
1972-16- 380-DET
Hartwick Col (MLB)
Don LeshnockPToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-3 195 R-L 1946-11-25 25Youngstown,Ohio MLB1969-19721972-1972
1968-23- 527-DET
Youngstown St (MLB)
Mickey LolichPDetroit (MLB)
6-0 210 B-L 1940-09-12 31Portland,Oregon MLB1959-19791963-1979
1958-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Phil Mankowski3BLakeland (A+)
6-0 180 L-R 1953-01-09 19Buffalo,New York MLB1971-19821976-1982
1970- 9- 218-DET
(MLB)
Jerry Manuel2BBristol (AA)
6-0 165 B-R 1953-12-23 18Hahira,Georgia MLB1972-19861975-1982
1972- 1-  20-DET
(MLB)
Dick McAuliffe2B-SSDetroit (MLB)
5-11 176 L-R 1939-11-29 32Hartford,Connecticut MLB1957-19751960-1975
1957-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Phil MeelerPDetroit (MLB)
6-5 215 R-R 1948-07-03 23South Boston,Virginia MLB1972-19721972-1972
1967-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Dan Meyer1B-OFBristol (Rk)
5-11 180 L-R 1952-08-03 19Hamilton,Ohio MLB1972-19871974-1985
1972- 4-  92-DET
Santa Ana Col, Arizona (MLB)
Bob MolinaroOFToledo (AAA)
6-0 190 L-R 1950-05-21 22Newark,New Jersey MLB1968-19851975-1983
1968- 2-  38-DET
(MLB)
Joe NiekroPToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-1 190 R-R 1944-11-07 27Martins Ferry,Ohio MLB1966-19881967-1988
1966- 7-  84-CLE
West Liberty U. (MLB)
Jim NorthrupOFDetroit (MLB)
6-3 190 L-R 1939-11-24 32Breckenridge,Michigan MLB1961-19751964-1975
1960-   UDFA-DET
Alma Col (MLB)
Ron PerranoskiPDetroit (MLB)
6-0 192 L-L 1936-04-01 36Paterson,New Jersey MLB1958-19731961-1973
1958-   UDFA-CHN
Michigan St (MLB)
Leon RobertsOFRocky Mount (A+)
Lakeland (A+)
6-3 200 R-R 1951-01-22 21Vicksburg,Michigan MLB1972-19841974-1984
1972-10- 236-DET
Michigan (MLB)
Aurelio Rodriguez3BDetroit (MLB)
5-10 180 R-R 1947-12-28 24Cananea,Mexico MLB1965-19831967-1983
1966-   UDFA-CAL
(MLB)
Vern RuhlePBristol (Rk)
Rocky Mount (A+)
6-1 187 R-R 1951-01-25 21Coleman,Michigan MLB1972-19871974-1986
1972-17- 404-DET
Olivet Col (MLB)
Fred SchermanPDetroit (MLB)
6-1 195 L-L 1944-07-25 27Dayton,Ohio MLB1964-19771969-1976
1964-   UDFA-MIN
Ohio St (MLB)
Chuck SeelbachPDetroit (MLB)
6-0 180 R-R 1948-03-20 24Lakewood,Ohio MLB1970-19741971-1974
1970- 5- 114-CHN
Dartmouth Col (MLB)
Duke SimsCDetroit (MLB)
6-2 205 L-R 1941-06-05 31Salt Lake City,Utah MLB1959-19741964-1974
1959-   UDFA-CLE
(MLB)
Bill SlaybackPToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-4 200 R-R 1948-02-21 24Hollywood,California MLB1968-19741972-1974
1968- 7- 113-DET
Glendale CC (MLB)
Mickey StanleyOFDetroit (MLB)
6-1 195 R-R 1942-07-20 29Grand Rapids,Michigan MLB1961-19781964-1978
1961-   UDFA-DET
Grand Rapids CC (MLB)
Joe Staton1BMontgomery (AA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-3 175 L-L 1948-03-08 24Seattle,Washington MLB1970-19731972-1973
1967- 2-  32-PIT
Seattle CC, Antelope Valley Col (MLB)
Bob StrampePToledo (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-1 185 B-R 1950-06-13 22Janesville,Wisconsin MLB1969-19721972-1972
1968-18- 414-DET
(MLB)
Tony Taylor2B-3BDetroit (MLB)
5-9 179 R-R 1935-12-19 36Central Alava,Cuba MLB1955-19761958-1976   (MLB)
Tom TimmermannPDetroit (MLB)
6-4 215 R-R 1940-05-12 32Breese,Illinois MLB1960-19741969-1974
1960-   UDFA-DET
So.Illinois U. (MLB)
Tom VeryzerSSMontgomery (AA)
6-1 185 R-R 1953-02-11 19Port Jefferson,New York MLB1971-19841973-1984
1971- 1-  11-DET
(MLB)
Mark WagnerSSBristol (Rk)
6-1 175 R-R 1954-03-04 18Conneaut,Ohio MLB1972-19971976-1984
1972-19- 452-DET
(MLB)