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1965 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 89-73 .549
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 680-602 + 78
Roster Continuity 90.76% 2/20
Manager(s): Chuck Dressen, Bob Swift
General Manager: Jim Campbell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 1,029,645 11/20
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Gene Lamont (#13) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Bob Swift
Bullpen Coach: Mike Roarke
First Base Coach: Pat Mullin
Pitching Coach: Stubby Overmire

#1 Draft Picks

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 1965 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    37Hank AguirreP6-4205B-L341955Not draftedMLB--
    26Gates BrownOF5-11220L-R261963Not draftedMLB--
    25Norm Cash1B6-0190L-L301958Not draftedMLB--
    4Don DemeterOF6-4190R-R301956Not draftedMLB--
    18Terry FoxP6-0175R-R291960Not draftedMLB--
    11Bill FreehanC6-2205R-R231961Not draftedMLB--
    20Fred GladdingP6-0225L-R291961Not draftedMLB--
    31Jack HamiltonP6-0200R-R261962Not draftedMLB--
    39John HillerP6-0195R-L221965Not draftedMLB--
    19Vern HoltgraveP6-1183R-R221965Not draftedMLB--
    23Willie HortonOF5-11209R-R221963Not draftedMLB--
    6Al KalineOF6-2180R-R301953Not draftedMLB--
    29Mickey LolichP6-0210B-L241963Not draftedMLB--
    9Jerry Lumpe2B6-2185L-R321956Not draftedMLB--
    46Leo MarentetteP6-2200R-R241965UDFAMLB--
    3Dick McAuliffe2B-SS5-11176L-R251960Not draftedMLB--
    17Denny McLainP6-1185R-R211963Not draftedMLB--
    35Jackie MooreC6-0180R-R261965Not draftedMLB--
    42Julio NavarroP5-11190R-R291962Not draftedMLB--
    27,32Ron NischwitzP6-3205B-L271961Not draftedMLB--
    30Jim NorthrupOF6-3190L-R251964Not draftedMLB--
    1Ray OylerSS5-11165R-R261965Not draftedMLB--
    24,28Orlando PenaP5-11154R-R311958Not draftedMLB--
    19Ed RakowP5-11178B-R291960Not draftedMLB--
    32Wayne RedmondOF5-10165R-R191965Not draftedMLB--
    16Phil ReganP6-3200R-R281960Not draftedMLB--
    37Bill Roman1B6-4190L-L261964Not draftedMLB--
    39Johnnie SealeP5-10155L-L261964Not draftedMLB--
    15Larry SherryP6-2204R-R291958Not draftedMLB--
    40George Smith2B5-10170R-R271963Not draftedMLB--
    21Joe SparmaP6-0195R-R231964Not draftedMLB--
    49Mickey StanleyOF6-1195R-R221964Not draftedMLB--
    36John SullivanC6-0195L-R241963Not draftedMLB--
    24George ThomasOF6-3190R-R271957Not draftedMLB--
    8Don Wert3B5-9165R-R261963Not draftedMLB--
    14Dave WickershamP6-3190R-R291960Not draftedMLB--
    2Jake Wood2B6-1170R-R281961Not draftedMLB--

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