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1962 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 85-76 .528
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 758-692 + 66
Roster Continuity 89.04% 2/18
Manager(s): Bob Scheffing
General Manager: Rick Ferrell (1962-09-28), Jim Campbell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 1,207,881 5/20
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: George Myatt
Pitching Coach: Tom Ferrick
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 1962 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    37Hank AguirreP6-4205B-L311955Not draftedMLB--
    26George AlusikOF6-3175R-R271958Not draftedMLB--
    8Reno Bertoia3B-2B5-11185R-R271953Not draftedMLB--
    1Steve Boros3B6-0185R-R251957Not draftedMLB--
    10Dick BrownC6-3190R-R271957Not draftedMLB--
    38Bill BrutonOF6-0169L-R361953Not draftedMLB--
    8Don BuddinSS5-11178R-R281956Not draftedMLB--
    14Jim BunningP6-3195R-R301955Not draftedMLB--
    19Jerry CasaleP6-2200R-R281958Not draftedMLB--
    25Norm Cash1B6-0190L-L271958Not draftedMLB--
    7Rocky ColavitoOF6-3190R-R281955Not draftedMLB--
    26Bob Farley1B-OF6-2200L-L241961Not draftedMLB--
    19Bill FaulP5-10190R-R221962Not draftedMLB--
    9Chico FernandezSS6-0170R-R301956Not draftedMLB--
    31Tom FletcherP6-0170B-L201962Not draftedMLB--
    18Terry FoxP6-0175R-R261960Not draftedMLB--
    21Paul FoytackP5-11180R-R311953Not draftedMLB--
    32,51Doug GallagherP6-3195R-L221962Not draftedMLB--
    29Fred GladdingP6-0225L-R261961Not draftedMLB--
    5,54Purnal GoldyOF6-5200R-R241962Not draftedMLB--
    46Bob HumphreysP5-11170R-R261962Not draftedMLB--
    23Sam JonesP6-4200R-R361951Not draftedMLB--
    6Al KalineOF6-2180R-R271953Not draftedMLB--
    22Ron KlineP6-3205R-R301952Not draftedMLB--
    45Howie KoplitzP5-11195R-R241961Not draftedMLB--
    46Frank Kostro3B-OF6-2190R-R241962Not draftedMLB--
    17Frank LaryP5-11180R-R321954Not draftedMLB--
    4Charlie MaxwellOF5-11185L-L351950Not draftedMLB--
    3Dick McAuliffe2B-SS5-11176L-R221960Not draftedMLB--
    40Bubba MortonOF5-10180R-R301961Not draftedMLB--
    15Don MossiP6-1195L-L331954Not draftedMLB--
    29Ron NischwitzP6-3205B-L241961Not draftedMLB--
    28Bobo Osborne1B-3B6-1205L-R261957Not draftedMLB--
    16Phil ReganP6-3200R-R251960Not draftedMLB--
    12Mike RoarkeC6-2195R-R311961Not draftedMLB--
    20Vic WertzOF-1B6-0186L-R371947Not draftedMLB--
    2Jake Wood2B6-1170R-R251961Not draftedMLB--

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