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1962 Detroit TigersSeason Roster
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Howie Koplitz played for the 1962 Detroit Tigers
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTigers
LocationDetroit,Michigan
Record85-76 (7th)League Rank7thMLB Rank14th
BallparkTiger Stadium
ManagerBob ScheffingGeneral ManagerRick Ferrell
CoachesTom Ferrick (Pitching Coach), George Myatt (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,207,881 (Rank: 5th)
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1962 Statistics -- 1962 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1962 Detroit Tigers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1962 baseball season.

1962 Detroit Tigers Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
37Hank AguirreP6-4 205 B-L 1931-01-31 31Azusa,California MLB1955-19701955-1970Keppel (Alhambra,CA)East Los Angeles Col    
26George AlusikOF6-3 175 R-R 1935-02-11 27Ashley,Pennsylvania MLB1958-20121958-1964Woodbridge (Woodbridge,NJ)
1953-   UDFA-DET
 
8Reno BertoiaSS-3B5-11 185 R-R 1935-01-08 27St. Vido Utine,Italy MLB1953-19621953-1962Assumption College School (Windsor,ON)    
1Steve Boros3B6-0 185 R-R 1936-09-03 25Flint,Michigan MLB1957-19641957-1964Northern (Detroit,MI)Michigan    
10Dick BrownC6-3 190 R-R 1935-01-17 27Shinnston,West Virginia MLB1957-19651957-1965Holy Name (Lake Worth,FL)    
38Bill BrutonOF6-0 169 L-R 1925-11-09 36Panola,Alabama MLB1953-19641953-1964A.H. Parker (Birmingham,AL)    
8Don BuddinSS5-11 178 R-R 1934-05-05 28Turbeville,South Carolina MLB1956-19621956-1962Olanta (Olanta,SC)    
14Jim BunningP6-3 195 R-R 1931-10-23 30Southgate,Kentucky MLB1955-19711955-1971St. Xavier (Cincinnati,OH)Xavier U.    
19Jerry CasaleP6-2 200 R-R 1933-09-27 28Brooklyn,New York MLB1958-19621958-1962Manual Training (Brooklyn,NY)
1952-   UDFA-BOS
 
25Norm Cash1B6-0 190 L-L 1934-11-10 27Justiceburg,Texas MLB1955-19741958-1974Post (Post,TX)Sul Ross St    
7Rocky ColavitoOF6-3 190 R-R 1933-08-10 28New York,New York MLB1955-19681955-1968Roosevelt (Bronx,NY)    
26Bob FarleyOF-1B6-2 200 L-L 1937-11-15 24Watsontown,Pennsylvania MLB1961-19621961-1962Montgomery (Montgomery,PA)
1957-   UDFA-NY1
 
19Bill FaulP5-10 190 R-R 1940-04-21 22Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1962-19701962-1970Goshen (Goshen,OH)Cincinnati
1962-   UDFA-DET
 
9Chico FernandezSS6-0 170 R-R 1932-03-02 30Havana,Cuba MLB1956-19631956-1963      
31Tom FletcherP6-0 170 B-L 1942-06-28 20Elmira,New York MLB1962-19621962-1962   Illinois
1962-   UDFA-DET
 
18Terry FoxP6-0 175 R-R 1935-07-31 26Chicago,Illinois MLB1960-19661960-1966  
1956-   UDFA-MLB
 
21Paul FoytackP5-11 180 R-R 1930-11-16 31Scranton,Pennsylvania MLB1953-19641953-1964Technical (Scranton,PA)    
32,51Doug GallagherP6-3 195 R-L 1940-02-21 22Fremont,Ohio MLB1962-19621962-1962Fremont (Fremont,OH)
1958-   UDFA-DET
 
29Fred GladdingP6-0 225 L-R 1936-06-28 26Flat Rock,Michigan MLB1956-19731961-1973Flat Rock (Flat Rock,MI)
1956-   UDFA-DET
 
5,54Purnal GoldyOF6-5 200 R-R 1937-11-28 24Camden,New Jersey MLB1962-19631962-1963   Temple U.
1959-   UDFA-DET
 
46Bob HumphreysP5-11 170 R-R 1935-08-18 26Covington,Virginia MLB1962-19701962-1970Montvale (Montvale,VA)Hampden-Sydney Col
1958-   UDFA-DET
 
23Sam JonesP6-4 200 R-R 1925-12-14 36Stewartsville,Ohio MLB1951-19641951-1964      
6Al KalineOF6-2 180 R-R 1934-12-19 27Baltimore,Maryland MLB1953-19741953-1974Southern (Baltimore,MD)    
22Ron KlineP6-3 205 R-R 1932-03-09 30Callery,Pennsylvania MLB1952-19701952-1970Evans City (Evans City,PA)    
45Howie KoplitzP5-11 195 R-R 1938-05-04 24Oshkosh,Wisconsin MLB1961-19661961-1966Oshkosh Christian (Oshkosh,WI)
1956-   UDFA-DET
 
46Frank Kostro3B6-2 190 R-R 1937-08-04 24Windber,Pennsylvania MLB1962-19691962-1969  
1956-   UDFA-DET
 
17Frank LaryP5-11 180 R-R 1930-04-10 32Northport,Alabama MLB1954-19651954-1965Tuscaloosa County (Northport,AL)Alabama    
4Charlie MaxwellOF5-11 185 L-L 1927-04-08 35Lawton,Michigan MLB1950-19641950-1964Lawton (Lawton,MI)Western Michigan U.    
3Dick McAuliffe2B-3B5-11 176 L-R 1939-11-29 22Hartford,Connecticut MLB1957-19751960-1975Farmington (Farmington,CT)
1957-   UDFA-DET
 
40Bubba MortonOF5-10 180 R-R 1931-12-13 30Washington,District of Columbia MLB1961-19691961-1969   Howard U.
1955-   UDFA-DET
 
15Don MossiP6-1 195 L-L 1929-01-11 33St. Helena,California MLB1954-19651954-1965Jefferson (Daly City,CA)    
29Ron NischwitzP6-3 205 B-L 1937-07-01 24Dayton,Ohio MLB1961-19651961-1965Fairview (Sherwood,OH)Ohio St
1958-   UDFA-DET
 
28Bobo Osborne3B-1B6-1 205 L-R 1935-10-12 26Chattahoochee,Georgia MLB1957-19631957-1963West Fulton (Atlanta,GA)    
16Phil ReganP6-3 200 R-R 1937-04-06 25Otsego,Michigan MLB1960-19721960-1972Wayland (Wayland,MI)Western Michigan U.
1956-   UDFA-DET
 
12Mike RoarkeC6-2 195 R-R 1930-11-08 31West Warwick,Rhode Island MLB1961-19641961-1964West Warwick (West Warwick,RI)Boston Col
1952-   UDFA-MLB
 
20Vic Wertz1B6-0 186 L-R 1925-02-09 37York,Pennsylvania MLB1947-19631947-1963Reading (Reading,PA)    
2Jake Wood2B6-1 170 R-R 1937-06-22 25Elizabeth,New Jersey MLB1961-19671961-1967   Delaware St
1957-   UDFA-DET
 
37 Players