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1968 DETROIT TIGERS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  103-59   .636
Result:   1st in American League
Manager(s):  Mayo Smith
General Manager:   Jim Campbell
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Attendance:  2,031,847
Playoffs: Season in progress

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Roy Face (40)
Youngest Player:  Les Cain (20)
Longest Tenure:  Al Kaline (16)
Top Hitter:  Willie Horton (3)
Top Pitcher:  Denny McLain (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Robert Robinson (#18)

Roster Continuity:  78.52%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Detroit10359.636--
Baltimore9171.56212.0
Cleveland8675.53416.5
Boston8676.53117.0
NY Yankees8379.51220.0
Oakland8280.50621.0
Minnesota7983.48824.0
Chi White Sox6795.41436.0
California6795.41436.0
Washington6596.40437.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
26Gates BrownOFMLB5-11220LeftRight5/2/193929Crestline,Ohio1960UDFA DET

38Les CainPMLB6-1200LeftLeft1/13/194820San Luis Obispo,California1966474DET
33Dave Campbell2B-3BMLB6-0185RightRight1/14/194226Manistee,Michigan1964UDFA DET
25Norm Cash1BMLB6-0190LeftLeft11/10/193433Justiceburg,Texas1955UDFA CHW
46Bob ChristianOFMLB5-10180RightRight10/17/194522Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
27Wayne ComerOFMLB5-10175RightRight2/3/194424Shenandoah,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
22Pat DobsonPMLB6-3190RightRight2/12/194226Depew,New York1960UDFA DET
30Roy FacePMLB5-8155RightRight2/20/192840Stephentown,New YorkUDFA 
11Bill FreehanCMLB6-2205RightRight11/29/194126Detroit,Michigan1961UDFA DET
30Lenny GreenOFMLB5-11170LeftLeft1/6/193335Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
18John HillerPMLB6-0195RightLeft4/8/194325Toronto,Ontario1963UDFA DET
23Willie HortonOFMLB5-11209RightRight10/18/194225Arno,Virginia1962UDFA DET
6Al KalineOFMLB6-2180RightRight12/19/193433Baltimore,Maryland1953UDFA DET
15Fred LasherPMLB6-4210RightRight8/19/194126Poughkeepsie,New YorkUDFA 
29Mickey LolichPMLB6-0210BothLeft9/12/194027Portland,Oregon1959UDFA DET
2Tom MatchickSS-3BMLB6-0175LeftRight9/7/194324Hazelton,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
7Eddie Mathews3BMLB6-1200LeftRight10/13/193136Texarkana,TexasUDFA 
3Dick McAuliffe2B-SSMLB5-11176LeftRight11/29/193928Hartford,Connecticut1957UDFA DET
17Denny McLainPMLB6-1185RightRight3/29/194424Chicago,Illinois1962UDFA CHW
47Don McMahonPMLB6-2222RightRight1/4/193038Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
5Jim NorthrupOFMLB6-3190LeftRight11/24/193928Breckenridge,Michigan1961UDFA DET
1Ray OylerSSMLB5-11165RightRight8/4/193829Indianapolis,IndianaUDFA 
43Daryl PattersonPMLB6-4195LeftRight11/21/194324Coalinga,CaliforniaUDFA 
12Jim PriceCMLB6-0195RightRight10/13/194126Harrisburg,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
14Dennis RibantPMLB5-11175RightRight9/20/194126Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
34Jim RookerPMLB6-0201RightLeft9/23/194225Lakeview,Oregon1962UDFA DET
21Joe SparmaPMLB6-0195RightRight2/4/194226Massillon,OhioUDFA 
24Mickey StanleyOFMLB6-1195RightRight7/20/194225Grand Rapids,Michigan1961UDFA DET
44Dick TracewskiSS-2BMLB5-11167RightRight2/3/193533Eynon,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
39Jon WardenPMLB6-0205BothLeft10/1/194621Columbus,Ohio1966462DET
8Don Wert3BMLB5-9165RightRight7/29/193829Strasburg,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
16Earl WilsonPMLB6-3216RightRight10/2/193433Ponchatoula,LouisianaUDFA 
37John WyattPMLB5-11200RightRight4/19/193533Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Jim CampbellGeneral Manager 
Tony CuccinelloThird Base Coach 
Ernie HarwellBroadcaster 
Ray LaneBroadcaster 
Wally MosesFirst Base Coach 
Hal NaragonBullpen Coach 
Larry OstermanBroadcaster 
Johnny SainPitching Coach 
Mayo SmithManager 


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