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1957 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 78-76 .506
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 614-614 0
Roster Continuity 79.09% 9/16
Manager(s): Jack Tighe
General Manager: Walter Briggs (1957-04-29), John McHale
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,272,346 3/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Don Lund
Pitching Coach: Willis Hudlin
Third Base Coach: Billy Hitchcock
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 1957 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    22Al AberP6-2195L-L291950Not draftedMLB--
    16Reno Bertoia3B-2B5-11185R-R221953Not draftedMLB--
    24Frank Bolling2B6-1175R-R251954Not draftedMLB--
    8Ray Boone3B-SS6-1188R-R331948Not draftedMLB--
    26Steve Boros3B6-0185R-R201957Not draftedMLB--
    14Jim BunningP6-3195R-R251955Not draftedMLB--
    11Harry ByrdP6-1188R-R321950Not draftedMLB--
    12Mel ClarkOF6-0180R-R301951Not draftedMLB--
    19Jack CrimianP5-10180R-R311951Not draftedMLB--
    18Chuck DanielP6-2195R-R231957Not draftedMLB--
    1Jack Dittmer2B6-1175L-R291952Not draftedMLB--
    5Jim Finigan3B-2B5-11175R-R281954Not draftedMLB--
    21Paul FoytackP5-11180R-R261953Not draftedMLB--
    18Steve GromekP6-2180B-R371941Not draftedMLB--
    3Johnny GrothOF6-0182R-R301946Not draftedMLB--
    44Billy HoeftP6-3205L-L251952Not draftedMLB--
    2Frank HouseC6-2190L-R271950Not draftedMLB--
    6Al KalineOF6-2180R-R221953Not draftedMLB--
    7Harvey KuennOF-SS6-2190R-R261952Not draftedMLB--
    17Frank LaryP5-11180R-R271954Not draftedMLB--
    41Don LeeP6-4210R-R231957Not draftedMLB--
    23Duke MaasP5-10170R-R281955Not draftedMLB--
    4Charlie MaxwellOF5-11185L-L301950Not draftedMLB--
    30Karl OlsonOF6-3205R-R261951Not draftedMLB--
    1,3Bobo Osborne1B-3B6-1205L-R211957Not draftedMLB--
    9Dave PhilleyOF6-0188B-R371941Not draftedMLB--
    9Jack Phillips1B6-4193R-R351947Not draftedMLB--
    15J.W. PorterC-OF6-2180R-R241952Not draftedMLB--
    41Joe PreskoP6-0170R-R281951Not draftedMLB--
    11Eddie Robinson1B6-2210L-R361942Not draftedMLB--
    27Ron SamfordSS-2B5-11156R-R271954Not draftedMLB--
    25Bob ShawP6-2195R-R241957Not draftedMLB--
    19Lou SleaterP5-10185L-L301950Not draftedMLB--
    20Jim SmallOF6-1180L-L201955Not draftedMLB--
    31Jim StumpP6-0188R-R251957Not draftedMLB--
    29Bill TaylorOF6-3212L-R271954Not draftedMLB--
    28George ThomasOF6-3190R-R191957Not draftedMLB--
    9Earl Torgeson1B6-3180L-L331947Not draftedMLB--
    12John TsitourisP6-0175R-R211957Not draftedMLB--
    13Bill TuttleOF6-0190R-R271952Not draftedMLB--
    10Red WilsonC6-0200R-R281951Not draftedMLB--
    29Pete WojeyP5-11185R-R371954Not draftedMLB--
    12Tom YewcicC5-11180R-R251957Not draftedMLB--

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