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1927 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 82-71 .536
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 845-805 + 40
Roster Continuity 84.76% 5/16
Manager(s): George Moriarty
General Manager:
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Navin Field
Attendance: 773,716 5/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Lefty Leifield
American League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1927 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Johnny BasslerC5-9170L-R321913Not draftedMLB--
    -Josh BillingsP5-11180R-R191927Not draftedMLB--
    -Lu Blue1B5-10165B-L301921Not draftedMLB--
    -Ownie CarrollP165R-R241925Not draftedMLB--
    -Rip CollinsP6-1205R-R311920Not draftedMLB--
    -Bernie DeViveirosSS5-7160R-R261924Not draftedMLB--
    -Jess DoyleP5-11175R-R291925Not draftedMLB--
    -Bob FothergillOF230R-R291922Not draftedMLB--
    -Charlie Gehringer2B5-11180L-R241924Not draftedMLB--
    -Sam GibsonP6-2198L-R271926Not draftedMLB--
    -Don HankinsP6-3183R-R251927Not draftedMLB--
    -Harry HeilmannOF-1B6-1195R-R321914Not draftedMLB--
    -Ken HollowayP6-0185R-R291922Not draftedMLB--
    -Augie JohnsP5-8170L-L271926Not draftedMLB--
    -Clyde ManionC5-11175R-R301920Not draftedMLB--
    -Heinie ManushOF6-1200L-L251923Not draftedMLB--
    -Marty McManus2B-3B5-10160R-R271920Not draftedMLB--
    -Johnny Neun1B5-10175B-L261925Not draftedMLB--
    -Art RubleOF5-10168L-R241927Not draftedMLB--
    -Merv SheaC5-11175R-R261927Not draftedMLB--
    -George SmithP6-1175R-R251926Not draftedMLB--
    -Rufus SmithP5-8165R-L221927Not draftedMLB--
    -Lil StonerP5-9180R-R281922Not draftedMLB--
    -Jackie TavenerSS5-5138L-R291921Not draftedMLB--
    -Jim WalkupP5-8150R-L311927Not draftedMLB--
    -Jack Warner3B-2B5-9165R-R231925Not draftedMLB--
    -Ed WellsP183L-L271923Not draftedMLB--
    -Earl WhitehillP174L-L271923Not draftedMLB--
    -Al WingoOF5-11180L-R291919Not draftedMLB--
    -Larry WoodallC5-9165R-R321920Not draftedMLB--

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