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1971 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  91-71   .562
Result:   2nd in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Billy Martin
General Manager:   Jim Campbell
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Attendance:  1,591,073
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Norm Cash (36)
Youngest Player:  Marvin Lane (21)
Longest Tenure:  Al Kaline (19)
Top Hitter:  Norm Cash (14)
Top Pitcher:  Mickey Lolich (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Tom Veryzer (#11)

Roster Continuity:  75.11%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore10157.639--
Detroit9171.56212.0
Boston8577.52518.0
NY Yankees8280.50621.0
Washington6396.39638.5
Cleveland60102.37043.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
32Dave BoswellPMLB6-3185RightRight1/20/194526Baltimore,MarylandUDFA 

8Ed BrinkmanSSMLB6-0170RightRight12/6/194129Cincinnati,Ohio1961UDFA WS2
9Gates BrownOFMLB5-11220LeftRight5/2/193932Crestline,Ohio1960UDFA DET
26Ike Brown2B-1BMLB6-1205RightRight4/13/194229Memphis,Tennessee1962UDFA DET
38Les CainPMLB6-1200LeftLeft1/13/194823San Luis Obispo,California1966474DET
25Norm Cash1BMLB6-0190LeftLeft11/10/193436Justiceburg,Texas1955UDFA CHA
14,32Dean ChancePMLB6-3200RightRight6/1/194130Plain City,OhioUDFA 
15Joe ColemanPMLB6-3195RightRight2/3/194724Boston,Massachusetts196513WS2
44Kevin Collins3B-2BMLB6-2190LeftRight8/4/194624Springfield,MassachusettsUDFA 
27Bill DenehyPMLB6-3200BothRight3/31/194625Middletown,ConnecticutUDFA 
45Jim FoorPMLB6-2170LeftLeft1/13/194922St. Louis,Missouri1967115DET
11Bill FreehanCMLB6-2205RightRight11/29/194129Detroit,Michigan1961UDFA DET
36Bill GilbrethPMLB6-0180LeftLeft9/3/194723Abilene,Texas1969367DET
7Cesar GutierrezSSMLB5-9155RightRight1/26/194328Coro,VenezuelaUDFA 
16Jim HannanPMLB6-3205RightRight1/7/194031Jersey City,New JerseyUDFA 
23Willie HortonOFMLB5-11209RightRight10/18/194228Arno,Virginia1962UDFA DET
34Tim HosleyCMLB5-10195RightRight5/10/194724Spartanburg,South Carolina1967UDFA DET
2Dalton Jones2B-3BMLB6-1180LeftRight12/10/194327McComb,Mississippi1961UDFA BOS
6Al KalineOFMLB6-2180RightRight12/19/193436Baltimore,Maryland1953UDFA DET
35Mike KilkennyPMLB6-3175RightLeft4/11/194526Bradford,Ontario1964UDFA DET
33Gene LamontCMLB6-1190BothRight12/25/194624Rockford,Illinois1965113DET
46Marvin LaneOFMLB5-11180RightRight1/18/195021Sandersville,Georgia196810222DET
29Mickey LolichPMLB6-0210BothLeft9/12/194030Portland,Oregon1959UDFA DET
3Dick McAuliffe2B-SSMLB5-11176LeftRight11/29/193931Hartford,Connecticut1957UDFA DET
19Joe NiekroPMLB6-1190RightRight11/7/194426Martins Ferry,Ohio1966784CLE
5Jim NorthrupOFMLB6-3190LeftRight11/24/193931Breckenridge,Michigan1961UDFA DET
43Daryl PattersonPMLB6-4195LeftRight11/21/194327Coalinga,CaliforniaUDFA 
16Ron PerranoskiPMLB6-0192LeftLeft4/1/193635Paterson,New Jersey1958UDFA CHN
12Jim PriceCMLB6-0195RightRight10/13/194129Harrisburg,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
4Aurelio Rodriguez3BMLB5-10180RightRight12/28/194723Cananea,Mexico1966UDFA CAL
39Fred SchermanPMLB6-1195LeftLeft7/25/194426Dayton,Ohio1964UDFA MIN
37Chuck SeelbachPMLB6-0180RightRight3/20/194823Lakewood,Ohio19705114CHN
24Mickey StanleyOFMLB6-1195RightRight7/20/194228Grand Rapids,Michigan1961UDFA DET
10Tony Taylor2B-3BMLB5-9179RightRight12/19/193535Central Alava,Cuba1955UDFA NY1
28Tom TimmermannPMLB6-4215RightRight5/12/194031Breese,Illinois1960UDFA DET
43Jack WhillockPMLB6-3195RightRight11/4/194228Clinton,ArkansasUDFA 
41John Young1BMLB6-3210LeftLeft2/9/194922Los Angeles,California1969116DET
21Bill ZeppPMLB6-2185RightRight7/22/194624Detroit,Michigan19677127BOS
Team PersonnelPosition 
Jim CampbellGeneral Manager 
Art FowlerPitching Coach 
Ernie HarwellBroadcaster 
Ray LaneBroadcaster 
Billy MartinManager 
Larry OstermanBroadcaster 
Joe SchultzThird Base Coach 
Charlie SilveraBullpen Coach 
Frank SkaffFirst Base Coach 


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