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1968 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 103-59 .636
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 671-492 + 179
Manager(s): Mayo Smith
General Manager: Jim Campbell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 2,031,847 1/20
Playoffs: Won World Series (Cardinals)
Top Draft Pick: Robert Robinson (#18) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Hal Naragon
First Base Coach: Wally Moses
Pitching Coach: Johnny Sain
Third Base Coach: Tony Cuccinello

#1 Draft Picks

American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10359.636--
9171.56212.0
8675.53416.5
8676.53117.0
8379.51220.0
8280.50621.0
7983.48824.0
6795.41436.0
6795.41436.0
6596.40437.5
  • 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 1968 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    26Gates BrownOF5-11220L-R291963UDFAMLB--
    38Les CainP6-1200L-L201968DET: 1966-4-74MLB--
    33Dave Campbell2B-3B6-0185R-R261967UDFAMLB--
    25Norm Cash1B6-0190L-L331958UDFAMLB--
    46Bob ChristianOF5-10180R-R221968Not draftedMLB--
    27Wayne ComerOF5-10175R-R241967Not draftedMLB--
    22Pat DobsonP6-3190R-R261967UDFAMLB--
    30Roy FaceP5-8155R-R401953Not draftedMLB--
    11Bill FreehanC6-2205R-R261961UDFAMLB--
    30Lenny GreenOF5-11170L-L351957Not draftedMLB--
    18John HillerP6-0195R-L251965UDFAMLB--
    23Willie HortonOF5-11209R-R251963UDFAMLB--
    6Al KalineOF6-2180R-R331953UDFAMLB--
    15Fred LasherP6-4210R-R261963Not draftedMLB--
    29Mickey LolichP6-0210B-L271963UDFAMLB--
    2Tom MatchickSS-3B6-0175L-R241967Not draftedMLB--
    7Eddie Mathews3B6-1200L-R361952Not draftedMLB--
    3Dick McAuliffe2B-SS5-11176L-R281960UDFAMLB--
    17Denny McLainP6-1185R-R241963UDFAMLB--
    47Don McMahonP6-2222R-R381957Not draftedMLB--
    5Jim NorthrupOF6-3190L-R281964UDFAMLB--
    1Ray OylerSS5-11165R-R291965Not draftedMLB--
    43Daryl PattersonP6-4195L-R241968Not draftedMLB--
    12Jim PriceC6-0195R-R261967Not draftedMLB--
    14Dennis RibantP5-11175R-R261964Not draftedMLB--
    34Jim RookerP6-0201R-L251968UDFAMLB--
    21Joe SparmaP6-0195R-R261964Not draftedMLB--
    24Mickey StanleyOF6-1195R-R251964UDFAMLB--
    44Dick TracewskiSS-2B5-11167R-R331962Not draftedMLB--
    39Jon WardenP6-0205B-L211968DET: 1966-4-62MLB--
    8Don Wert3B5-9165R-R291963Not draftedMLB--
    16Earl WilsonP6-3216R-R331959Not draftedMLB--
    37John WyattP5-11200R-R331961Not draftedMLB--


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