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1970 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 4th in American League East
Run Differential: 666-731 -65
Roster Continuity 77.22% 10/24
Manager(s): Mayo Smith
General Manager: Jim Campbell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 1,501,293 7/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Terry Mappin (#20) All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Len Okrie
First Base Coach: Wally Moses
Pitching Coach: Mike Roarke
Third Base Coach: Grover Resinger

#1 Draft Picks

Gene Lamont (#13)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10854.667--
9369.57415.0
8775.53721.0
7983.48829.0
7686.46932.0
7092.43238.0
  • 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 1970 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    26Gates BrownOF5-11220L-R311963Not draftedMLB--
    9Ike Brown2B-1B6-1205R-R281969Not draftedMLB--
    38Les CainP6-1200L-L221968DET: 1966-4-74MLB--
    25Norm Cash1B6-0190L-L351958Not draftedMLB--
    4Kevin Collins3B-2B6-2190L-R231965Not draftedMLB--
    11Bill FreehanC6-2205R-R281961Not draftedMLB--
    7Cesar GutierrezSS5-9155R-R271967Not draftedMLB--
    18John HillerP6-0195R-L271965Not draftedMLB--
    23Willie HortonOF5-11209R-R271963Not draftedMLB--
    34Tim HosleyC5-10195R-R231970Not draftedMLB--
    2Dalton Jones2B-3B6-1180L-R261964Not draftedMLB--
    6Al KalineOF6-2180R-R351953Not draftedMLB--
    35Mike KilkennyP6-3175R-L251969Not draftedMLB--
    30Lerrin LaGrowP6-5220R-R211970DET: 1969-6-139MLB--
    33Gene LamontC6-1190B-R231970DET: 1965-1-13MLB--
    15Fred LasherP6-4210R-R281963Not draftedMLB--
    29Mickey LolichP6-0210B-L291963Not draftedMLB--
    41Elliott MaddoxOF-3B5-11181R-R221970DET: 1968-1-20MLB--
    3Dick McAuliffe2B-SS5-11176L-R301960Not draftedMLB--
    17Denny McLainP6-1185R-R261963Not draftedMLB--
    36Norm McRaeP6-1195R-R221969Not draftedMLB--
    31Russ NagelsonOF6-0205L-R251968CLE: 1966-14-272MLB--
    19Joe NiekroP6-1190R-R251967CLE: 1966-7-84MLB--
    5Jim NorthrupOF6-3190L-R301964Not draftedMLB--
    43Daryl PattersonP6-4195L-R261968Not draftedMLB--
    12Jim PriceC6-0195R-R281967Not draftedMLB--
    20Bob ReedP5-10175R-R251969WS2: 1966-2-31MLB--
    27Jerry RobertsonP6-2205B-R261969SLN: 1965-27-519MLB--
    46Dennis SaundersP6-3195B-R211970DET: 1967-6-115MLB--
    39Fred SchermanP6-1195L-L251969Not draftedMLB--
    24Mickey StanleyOF6-1195R-R271964Not draftedMLB--
    42Ken SzotkiewiczSS6-0165L-R231970DET: 1968-1-3MLB--
    28Tom TimmermannP6-4215R-R301969Not draftedMLB--
    8Don Wert3B5-9165R-R311963Not draftedMLB--
    16Earl WilsonP6-3216R-R351959Not draftedMLB--


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