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1958 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  77-77   .500
Result:   5th in American League
Manager(s):  Bill Norman, Jack Tighe
General Manager:   John McHale
Stadium:  Briggs Stadium
Attendance:  1,098,924
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Hegan (37)
Youngest Player:  Steve Boros (21)
Longest Tenure:  Billy Hoeft, Harvey Kuenn (7)
Top Hitter:  Al Kaline (7)
Top Pitcher:  Frank Lary (6)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  64.12%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9262.597--
Chi White Sox8272.53210.0
Boston7975.51313.0
Cleveland7776.50314.5
Detroit7777.50015.0
Baltimore7479.48417.5
KC Athletics7381.47419.0
Washington6193.39631.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
30,42Hank AguirrePMLB6-4205BothLeft1/31/193127Azusa,CaliforniaUDFA 

35George AlusikOFMLB6-3175RightRight2/11/193523Ashley,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
16Reno Bertoia3B-2BMLB5-11185RightRight1/8/193523St. Vido Utine,ItalyUDFA 
2Frank Bolling2BMLB6-1175RightRight11/16/193126Mobile,AlabamaUDFA 
23Milt BollingSSMLB6-1180RightRight8/9/193027Mississippi City,MississippiUDFA 
8Ray Boone3B-SSMLB6-1188RightRight7/27/192334San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
24Steve Boros3BMLB6-0185RightRight9/3/193621Flint,MichiganUDFA 
14Jim BunningPMLB6-3195RightRight10/23/193126Southgate,KentuckyUDFA 
25Al CicottePMLB6-3185RightRight12/23/192928Melvindale,MichiganUDFA 
19Bill FischerPMLB6-0190RightRight10/11/193027Wausau,WisconsinUDFA 
21Paul FoytackPMLB5-11180RightRight11/16/193027Scranton,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
8Tito FranconaOF-1BMLB5-11190LeftLeft11/4/193324Aliquippa,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
3Johnny GrothOFMLB6-0182RightRight7/23/192631Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
5Gail Harris1BMLB6-0195LeftLeft10/15/193126Abingdon,VirginiaUDFA 
27Bob HazleOFMLB6-0190LeftRight12/9/193027Laurens,South CarolinaUDFA 
15Jim HeganCMLB6-2195RightRight8/3/192037Lynn,MassachusettsUDFA 
44Billy HoeftPMLB6-3205LeftLeft5/17/193226Oshkosh,WisconsinUDFA 
6Al KalineOFMLB6-2180RightRight12/19/193423Baltimore,Maryland1953UDFA DET
7Harvey KuennOF-SSMLB6-2190RightRight12/4/193027West Allis,WisconsinUDFA 
17Frank LaryPMLB5-11180RightRight4/10/193028Northport,AlabamaUDFA 
12Charlie LauCMLB6-0190LeftLeft4/12/193325Romulus,MichiganUDFA 
20Don LeePMLB6-4210RightRight2/26/193424Globe,ArizonaUDFA 
1Billy Martin2BMLB5-11165RightRight5/16/192830Berkeley,CaliforniaUDFA 
4Charlie MaxwellOFMLB5-11185LeftLeft4/8/192731Lawton,MichiganUDFA 
20Mickey McDermottPMLB6-2170LeftLeft8/29/192829Poughkeepsie,New YorkUDFA 
37Herb MofordPMLB6-1175RightRight8/6/192829Brooksville,KentuckyUDFA 
18Tom MorganPMLB6-2195RightRight5/20/193028El Monte,CaliforniaUDFA 
47Bobo Osborne1B-3BMLB6-1205LeftRight10/12/193522Chattahoochee,GeorgiaUDFA 
27Joe PreskoPMLB6-0170RightRight10/7/192829Kansas City,MissouriUDFA 
25Bob ShawPMLB6-2195RightRight6/29/193325Bronx,New YorkUDFA 
22Lou SkizasOF-3BMLB5-11175RightRight6/2/193226Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
19Lou SleaterPMLB5-10185LeftLeft9/8/192631St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
24George SpencerPMLB6-1215RightRight7/7/192631Columbus,OhioUDFA 
26George SuscePMLB6-1180RightRight9/13/193126Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
29Bill TaylorOFMLB6-3212LeftRight12/30/192928Alhambra,CaliforniaUDFA 
12Tim ThompsonCMLB5-11190LeftRight3/1/192434Coalport,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
28Vito ValentinettiPMLB6-0195RightRight9/16/192829West New York,New JerseyUDFA 
23,45Coot VealSSMLB6-1165RightRight7/9/193225Sandersville,GeorgiaUDFA 
22Ozzie Virgil3BMLB6-1195RightRight5/17/193325Monte Cristi,Dominican RepublicUDFA 
20Herm WehmeierPMLB6-2200RightRight2/18/192731Cincinnati,OhioUDFA 
10Red WilsonCMLB6-0200RightRight3/7/192929Milwaukee,WisconsinUDFA 
9Gus ZernialOFMLB6-2210RightRight6/27/192335Beaumont,TexasUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Tommy HenrichFirst Base Coach 
Billy HitchcockThird Base Coach 
Willis HudlinPitching Coach 
Don LundAssistant Coach 
John McHaleGeneral Manager 
Bill NormanManager 
Mel OttBroadcaster 
Van PatrickBroadcaster 
Jack TigheManager 


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