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1928 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 68-86 .442
Rank: 6th in American League
Run Differential: 744-803 -59
Roster Continuity 74.10% 8/16
Manager(s): George Moriarty
General Manager:
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Navin Field
Attendance: 474,323 10/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Benny Meyer
Assistant Coach: Shag Shaughnessy
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 1928 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Josh BillingsP5-11180R-R201927Not draftedMLB--
    -Ownie CarrollP165R-R251925Not draftedMLB--
    -Paul EasterlingOF5-11180R-R221928Not draftedMLB--
    -Bob FothergillOF230R-R301922Not draftedMLB--
    -Chick GallowaySS5-8160R-R311919Not draftedMLB--
    -Charlie Gehringer2B5-11180L-R251924Not draftedMLB--
    -Sam GibsonP6-2198L-R281926Not draftedMLB--
    -Pinky HargraveC5-8180B-R321923Not draftedMLB--
    -Harry HeilmannOF-1B6-1195R-R331914Not draftedMLB--
    -Ken HollowayP6-0185R-R301922Not draftedMLB--
    -Marty McManus2B-3B5-10160R-R281920Not draftedMLB--
    -Johnny Neun1B5-10175B-L271925Not draftedMLB--
    -Phil PageP6-2175R-L221928Not draftedMLB--
    -Harry RiceOF5-9185L-R261923Not draftedMLB--
    -Merv SheaC5-11175R-R271927Not draftedMLB--
    -George SmithP6-1175R-R261926Not draftedMLB--
    -Vic SorrellP5-10180R-R271928Not draftedMLB--
    -John StoneOF6-1178L-R221928Not draftedMLB--
    -Lil StonerP5-9180R-R291922Not draftedMLB--
    -Charlie SullivanP6-1185L-R251928Not draftedMLB--
    -Bill Sweeney1B5-11180R-R231928Not draftedMLB--
    -Jackie TavenerSS5-5138L-R301921Not draftedMLB--
    -Elam VangilderP6-1192R-R321919Not draftedMLB--
    -Jack Warner3B-2B5-9165R-R241925Not draftedMLB--
    -Earl WhitehillP174L-L281923Not draftedMLB--
    -Al WingoOF5-11180L-R301919Not draftedMLB--
    -Larry WoodallC5-9165R-R331920Not draftedMLB--

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