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1996 Detroit TigersSeason Roster
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Tom Urbani played for the 1996 Detroit Tigers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTigers
LocationDetroit,Michigan
Record53-109 (5th in American League East)League Rank14thMLB Rank28th
BallparkTiger Stadium
ManagerBuddy BellGeneral ManagerRandy Smith
CoachesRick Adair (Pitching Coach), Glenn Ezell (Bench Coach), Terry Francona (Third Base Coach), Larry Herndon (Hitting Coach), Fred Kendall (Bullpen Coach), Jon Matlack (Pitching Coach), Ron Oester (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickSeth Greisinger (#6)
Payroll$21,941,000 (Rank: 23rd)
Attendance1,168,610 (Rank: 27th)
Minor League AffiliatesToledo Mud Hens (AAA) 70-72 ... Jacksonville Suns (AA) 75-63 ... Lakeland Tigers (A+) 61-77 ... Fayetteville Generals (A) 76-63 ... Jamestown Jammers (A-) 39-36 ... Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk) 26-34 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1996 Statistics -- 1996 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1996 Detroit Tigers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1996 baseball season.

1996 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)
49Scott AldredP6-4 228 L-L 1968-06-12 28Flint,Michigan MLB1987-20041990-2000Hill McCloy (Montrose,MI)
1986-16- 411-DET
 
7Brad AusmusC5-11 195 R-R 1969-04-14 27New Haven,Connecticut MLB1988-20101993-2010Cheshire (Cheshire,CT)
1987-48-1152-NYA
 
39,12Kimera BarteeCF6-0 200 R-R 1972-07-21 23Omaha,Nebraska MLB1992-20041996-2001Omaha Central (Omaha,NE)Creighton U.
1993-14- 399-BAL
 
29Danny BautistaRF-LF5-11 170 R-R 1972-05-24 24Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1990-20071993-2004  
1989-   UDFA-DET
 
33Raul CasanovaC6-0 221 B-R 1972-08-23 23Humacao,Puerto Rico MLB1990-20091996-2008  
1990- 8- 226-NYN
 
15Andujar CedenoSS6-1 168 R-R 1969-08-21 26La Romana,Dom Rep MLB1988-20001990-1996  
1986-   UDFA-HOU
 
33Mike ChristopherP6-5 206 R-R 1963-11-03 32Petersburg,Virginia MLB1985-19961991-1996Dinwiddie County (Dinwiddie,VA)East Carolina U.
1985- 7- 181-NYA
 
17Tony Clark1B6-7 245 B-R 1972-06-15 24Newton,Kansas MLB1990-20091995-2009Christian (El Cajon,CA)San Diego St, Arizona
1990- 1-   2-DET
 
41Fausto Cruz2B5-10 165 R-R 1972-05-01 24Monte Cristi,Dom Rep MLB1991-20041994-1996  
1990-   UDFA-OAK
 
34John CummingsP6-3 200 L-L 1969-05-10 27Torrance,California MLB1989-19991993-1997Canyon (Anaheim,CA)USC
1990- 8- 215-SEA
 
9Chad CurtisCF-LF5-10 185 R-R 1968-11-06 27Marion,Indiana MLB1989-20011992-2001Benson Union (Benson,AZ)Grand Canyon U., Cochise Col, Yavapai Col
1989-45-1157-CAL
 
9Damion EasleySS-2B5-11 185 R-R 1969-11-11 26New York,New York MLB1989-20081992-2008Lakewood (Lakewood,CA)Long Beach City Col
1988-30- 767-CAL
 
43Joey EischenP6-1 200 L-L 1970-05-25 26West Covina,California MLB1989-20061994-2006West Covina (West Covina,CA)Pasadena City Col
1989- 4-  92-TEX
 
52John FarrellP6-4 210 R-R 1962-08-04 33Monmouth Beach,New Jersey MLB1981-19961987-1996Shore Regional (West Long Branch,NJ)Oklahoma St
1984- 2-  32-CLE
 
45Cecil Fielder1B-DH6-3 240 R-R 1963-09-21 32Los Angeles,California MLB1982-19981985-1998Nogales (La Puente,CA)UNLV
1982- 4-  67-KCA
 
12John FlahertyC6-1 200 R-R 1967-10-21 28New York,New York MLB1986-20051992-2005St. Joseph Regional (Montvale,NJ)George Washington U.
1988-25- 641-BOS
 
24Travis Fryman3B6-1 195 R-R 1969-03-25 27Lexington,Kentucky MLB1987-20021990-2002Tate (Cantonment,FL)
1987- 1-  30-DET
 
34Greg GohrP6-3 205 R-R 1967-10-29 28Santa Clara,California MLB1987-19971993-1996Bellarmine Prep (San Jose,CA)Santa Clara U.
1989- 1-  21-DET
 
35Chris GomezSS6-1 195 R-R 1971-06-16 25Los Angeles,California MLB1990-20081993-2008Lakewood (Lakewood,CA)Long Beach St, Loyola Marymount U.
1992- 3-  84-DET
 
8Phil Hiatt3B6-3 200 R-R 1969-05-01 27Pensacola,Florida MLB1990-20041993-2001Pensacola Catholic (Pensacola,FL)Louisiana Tech U.
1990- 8- 234-KCA
 
4Bobby HigginsonLF-RF5-11 195 L-R 1970-08-18 25West Palm Beach,Florida MLB1993-20051995-2005Frankford (Philadelphia,PA)Temple U.
1992-12- 336-DET
 
7Tim Hyers1B6-1 185 L-L 1971-10-03 24Atlanta,Georgia MLB1990-19991994-1999Newton (Covington,GA)
1990- 2-  71-TOR
 
57Greg KeagleP6-2 195 R-R 1971-06-20 25Corning,New York MLB1991-20051996-1998Horseheads (Horseheads,NY)Florida International U., Monroe CC
1993- 6- 170-SDN
 
14Mark Lewis2B6-1 195 R-R 1969-11-30 26Hamilton,Ohio MLB1988-20071991-2001Hamilton (Hamilton,OH)
1988- 1-   2-CLE
 
43,51Richie LewisP5-10 175 R-R 1966-01-25 30Muncie,Indiana MLB1985-20031992-1998Muncie Southside (Muncie,IN)Florida St
1987- 2-  44-MON
 
32Jose LimaP6-2 205 R-R 1972-09-30 23Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1990-20091994-2006  
1989-   UDFA-DET
 
40Felipe LiraP6-0 170 R-R 1972-04-26 24Miranda,Venezuela MLB1990-20081995-2001  
1990-   UDFA-DET
 
15Brian MaxcyP6-1 170 R-R 1971-05-04 25Amory,Mississippi MLB1992-19991995-1996   Mississippi
1992-20- 560-DET
 
43Jeff McCurryP6-6 220 R-R 1970-01-21 26Tokyo,Japan MLB1990-19991995-1999St. Thomas Catholic (Houston,TX)San Jacinto Col
1990-14- 376-PIT
 
37Trever MillerP6-4 195 R-L 1973-05-29 23Louisville,Kentucky MLB1991-20111996-2011Trinity (Louisville,KY)
1991- 1-  41-DET
 
38Brian MoehlerP6-3 235 R-R 1971-12-31 24Rockingham,North Carolina MLB1993-20101996-2010Richmond (Rockingham,NC)UNC Greensboro
1993- 6- 165-DET
 
27Mike MyersP6-4 214 L-L 1969-06-26 27Arlington Heights,Illinois MLB1988-20081995-2007Crystal Lake Central (Crystal Lake,IL)Iowa St
1990- 4- 122-SFN
 
12Phil Nevin3B6-2 231 R-R 1971-01-19 25Fullerton,California MLB1990-20061995-2006El Dorado (Placentia,CA)Cal St Fullerton
1992- 1-   1-HOU
 
30Melvin NievesRF6-2 220 B-R 1971-12-28 24San Juan,Puerto Rico MLB1988-20081992-1998Luis Pales Matos (Santa Rosa,PR)
1988-   UDFA-ATL
 
48CJ NitkowskiP6-3 205 L-L 1973-03-09 23Suffern,New York MLB1992-20121995-2005Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey,NJ)St. John's U., Florida Atl U.
1994- 1-   9-CIN
Free Agent  
28Omar OlivaresP6-0 205 R-R 1967-07-06 28Mayaguez,Puerto Rico MLB1987-20021990-2001  
1986-   UDFA-SDN
 
37Gregg OlsonP6-4 208 R-R 1966-10-11 29Scribner,Nebraska MLB1986-20011988-2001Northwest (Omaha,NE)Auburn U.
1988- 1-   4-BAL
 
8Mark ParentC6-5 245 R-R 1961-09-16 34Ashland,Oregon MLB1979-19981986-1998Anderson Union (Anderson,CA)
1979- 4-  92-SDN
 
42Shannon PennDH5-10 160 B-R 1969-09-11 26Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1989-19961995-1996Withrow (Cincinnati,OH)Lakeland CC
1988-58-1350-TEX
 
36Curtis PrideLF-DH5-11 195 L-R 1968-12-17 27Washington,District of Columbia MLB1986-20081993-2006Kennedy (Silver Spring,MD)Col. William and Mary
1986-10- 258-NYN
 
49AJ SagerP6-4 220 R-R 1965-03-03 31Columbus,Ohio MLB1988-19991994-1998Watkins Memorial (Pataskala,OH)Toledo
1988-10- 240-SDN
 
38Bob ScanlanP6-4 220 R-R 1966-08-09 29Los Angeles,California MLB1984-20031991-2001Harvard-Westlake (North Hollywood,CA)
1984-25- 636-PHI
 
21Ruben SierraDH-RF6-1 200 B-R 1965-10-06 30Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1983-20061986-2006  
1982-   UDFA-TEX
 
15Duane SingletonCF6-1 170 L-R 1972-08-06 23Staten Island,New York MLB1990-20011995-1996Staten Island Tech (Staten Island,NY)
1990- 5- 142-MIL
 
46Clint SodowskyP6-4 200 L-R 1972-07-13 23Ponca City,Oklahoma MLB1991-20061995-1999Ponca City (Ponca City,OK)Connors St
1991- 9- 244-DET
 
22Justin ThompsonP6-4 215 L-L 1973-03-08 23San Antonio,Texas MLB1991-20061996-2005Klein Oak (Spring,TX)
1991- 1-  32-DET
 
3Alan TrammellSS6-0 175 R-R 1958-02-21 38Garden Grove,California MLB1976-19961977-1996Kearny (San Diego,CA)
1976- 2-  26-DET
 
42Tom UrbaniP6-1 190 L-L 1968-01-21 28Santa Cruz,California MLB1987-19981993-1996Harbor (Santa Cruz,CA)Long Beach St, Cabrillo Col
1990-13- 357-SLN
 
59Todd Van PoppelP6-5 210 R-R 1971-12-09 24Hinsdale,Illinois MLB1990-20041991-2004James Martin (Arlington,TX)
1990- 1-  14-OAK
 
42,52Randy VeresP6-3 210 R-R 1965-11-25 30Sacramento,California MLB1985-19971989-1997Cordova (Rancho Cordova,CA)Sacramento City Col
1985- 1-   2-MIL
 
21Mike WalkerP6-1 195 R-R 1966-10-04 29Chicago,Illinois MLB1987-19991988-1996Hernando (Brooksville,FL)
1986- 2-  27-CLE
 
26Brian WilliamsP6-2 195 R-R 1969-02-15 27Lancaster,South Carolina MLB1988-20031991-2000Lewisville (Richburg,SC)South Carolina
1990- 1-  31-HOU
 
20Eddie WilliamsDH6-0 210 R-R 1964-11-01 31Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1983-20021986-1998Hoover (San Diego,CA)
1983- 1-   4-NYN
 
53 Players