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1970 Detroit TigersSeason Roster
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Elliott Maddox played for the 1970 Detroit Tigers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTigers
LocationDetroit,Michigan
Record79-83 (4th in American League East)League Rank7thMLB Rank14th
BallparkTiger Stadium
ManagerMayo SmithGeneral ManagerJim Campbell
CoachesWally Moses (First Base Coach), Len Okrie (Bullpen Coach), Grover Resinger (Third Base Coach), Mike Roarke (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickTerry Mappin (#20)
Attendance1,501,293 (Rank: 7th)
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1970 Statistics -- 1970 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 1970 Detroit Tigers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1970 baseball season.

1970 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)
26Gates BrownOF5-11 220 L-R 1939-05-02 31Crestline,Ohio MLB1960-19751963-1975Crestline (Crestline,OH)
1960-   UDFA-DET
 
9Ike Brown2B6-1 205 R-R 1942-04-13 28Memphis,Tennessee MLB1962-19741969-1974  
1962-   UDFA-DET
 
38Les CainP6-1 200 L-L 1948-01-13 22San Luis Obispo,California MLB1966-19721968-1972El Cerrito (El Cerrito,CA)
1966- 4-  74-DET
 
25Norm Cash1B6-0 190 L-L 1934-11-10 35Justiceburg,Texas MLB1955-19741958-1974Post (Post,TX)Sul Ross St    
4Kevin Collins1B6-2 190 L-R 1946-08-04 23Springfield,Massachusetts MLB1965-19711965-1971Springfield Tech (Springfield,MA)
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
11Bill FreehanC6-2 205 R-R 1941-11-29 28Detroit,Michigan MLB1961-19761961-1976Bishop Barry (St. Petersburg,FL)Michigan
1961-   UDFA-DET
 
7Cesar GutierrezSS5-9 155 R-R 1943-01-26 27Coro,Venezuela MLB1967-19711967-1971  
1960-   UDFA-PIT
 
18John HillerP6-0 195 R-L 1943-04-08 27Toronto,Ontario MLB1963-19801965-1980  
1962-   UDFA-DET
 
23Willie HortonOF5-11 209 R-R 1942-10-18 27Arno,Virginia MLB1962-19821963-1980Northwestern (Detroit,MI)
1961-   UDFA-DET
 
34Tim HosleyC5-10 195 R-R 1947-05-10 23Spartanburg,South Carolina MLB1967-19821970-1981Geoirge Washington Carver (Spartanburg,SC)
1966-   UDFA-DET
 
2Dalton Jones2B-3B6-1 180 L-R 1943-12-10 26McComb,Mississippi MLB1961-19721964-1972Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge,LA)
1961-   UDFA-BOS
 
6Al KalineOF-1B6-2 180 R-R 1934-12-19 35Baltimore,Maryland MLB1953-19741953-1974Southern (Baltimore,MD)    
35Mike KilkennyP6-3 175 R-L 1945-04-11 25Bradford,Ontario MLB1964-19731969-1973  
1964-   UDFA-DET
 
30Lerrin LaGrowP6-5 220 R-R 1948-07-08 21Phoenix,Arizona MLB1969-19801970-1980   Arizona St
1969- 6- 139-DET
 
33Gene LamontC6-1 190 B-R 1946-12-25 23Rockford,Illinois MLB1965-19771970-1975Hiawatha (Kirkland,IL)Western Illinois U., No.Illinois U.
1965- 1-  13-DET
 
15Fred LasherP6-4 210 R-R 1941-08-19 28Poughkeepsie,New York MLB1963-19711963-1971Poughkeepsie (Poughkeepsie,NY)
1960-   UDFA-WS1
 
29Mickey LolichP6-0 210 B-L 1940-09-12 29Portland,Oregon MLB1959-19791963-1979Lincoln (Portland,OR)
1958-   UDFA-DET
 
41Elliott Maddox3B-OF5-11 181 R-R 1947-12-21 22East Orange,New Jersey MLB1968-19811970-1980Union (Union,NJ)Michigan
1968- 1-  20-DET
 
3Dick McAuliffe2B5-11 176 L-R 1939-11-29 30Hartford,Connecticut MLB1957-19751960-1975Farmington (Farmington,CT)
1957-   UDFA-DET
 
17Denny McLainP6-1 185 R-R 1944-03-29 26Chicago,Illinois MLB1962-19721963-1972Mount Carmel (Chicago,IL)
1962-   UDFA-CHA
 
36Norm McRaeP6-1 195 R-R 1947-09-26 22Elizabeth,New Jersey MLB1969-19701969-1970Elizabeth (Elizabeth,NJ)
1966-   UDFA-DET
 
31Russ NagelsonOF6-0 205 L-R 1944-09-19 25Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1968-19701968-1970Deer Park (Cincinnati,OH)Ohio St
1966-14- 272-CLE
 
19Joe NiekroP6-1 190 R-R 1944-11-07 25Martins Ferry,Ohio MLB1966-19881967-1988Bridgeport (Bridgeport,OH)West Liberty U.
1966- 7-  84-CLE
 
5Jim NorthrupOF6-3 190 L-R 1939-11-24 30Breckenridge,Michigan MLB1961-19751964-1975   Alma Col
1960-   UDFA-DET
 
43Daryl PattersonP6-4 195 L-R 1943-11-21 26Coalinga,California MLB1968-19741968-1974Coalinga (Coalinga,CA)Col. the Sequoias
1964-   UDFA-LAN
 
12Jim PriceC6-0 195 R-R 1941-10-13 28Harrisburg,Pennsylvania MLB1967-19711967-1971Hershey (Hershey,PA)
1960-   UDFA-PIT
 
20Bob ReedP5-10 175 R-R 1945-01-12 25Boston,Massachusetts MLB1969-19701969-1970   Michigan
1966- 2-  31-WS2
 
27Jerry RobertsonP6-2 205 B-R 1943-10-13 26Winchester,Kansas MLB1969-19701969-1970   Washburn U.
1965-27- 519-SLN
 
46Dennis SaundersP6-3 195 B-R 1949-01-04 21Alhambra,California MLB1970-19701970-1970Pioneer (Whittier,CA)
1967- 6- 115-DET
 
39Fred SchermanP6-1 195 L-L 1944-07-25 25Dayton,Ohio MLB1964-19771969-1976Fairview (Sherwood,OH)Ohio St
1964-   UDFA-MIN
 
24Mickey StanleyOF6-1 195 R-R 1942-07-20 27Grand Rapids,Michigan MLB1961-19781964-1978Ottawa Hills (Grand Rapids,MI)Grand Rapids CC
1961-   UDFA-DET
 
42Ken SzotkiewiczSS6-0 165 L-R 1947-02-25 23Wilmington,Delaware MLB1970-19701970-1970Salesianum (Wilmington,DE)Georgia So.U.
1968- 1-   3-DET
 
28Tom TimmermannP6-4 215 R-R 1940-05-12 30Breese,Illinois MLB1960-19741969-1974Aviston (Breese,IL)So.Illinois U.
1960-   UDFA-DET
 
8Don Wert3B5-9 165 R-R 1938-07-29 31Strasburg,Pennsylvania MLB1963-19711963-1971   Franklin & Marshall Col
1958-   UDFA-DET
 
16Earl WilsonP6-3 216 R-R 1934-10-02 35Ponchatoula,Louisiana MLB1959-19701959-1970Greenville Park (Hammond,LA)
1953-   UDFA-BOS
 
35 Players