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1971 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 91-71 .562
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 701-645 + 56
Roster Continuity 75.11% 14/24
Manager(s): Billy Martin
General Manager: Jim Campbell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 1,591,073 6/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Tom Veryzer (#11) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Charlie Silvera
First Base Coach: Frank Skaff
Pitching Coach: Art Fowler
Third Base Coach: Joe Schultz

#1 Draft Picks

Joe Coleman (#3), Gene Lamont (#13), Jim Foor (#15)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10157.639--
9171.56212.0
8577.52518.0
8280.50621.0
6396.39638.5
60102.37043.0
  • 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 1971 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    32Dave BoswellP6-3185R-R261964Not draftedMLB--
    8Ed BrinkmanSS6-0170R-R291961Not draftedMLB--
    9Gates BrownOF5-11220L-R321963Not draftedMLB--
    26Ike Brown2B-1B6-1205R-R291969Not draftedMLB--
    38Les CainP6-1200L-L231968DET: 1966-4-74MLB--
    25Norm Cash1B6-0190L-L361958Not draftedMLB--
    14,32Dean ChanceP6-3200R-R301961Not draftedMLB--
    15Joe ColemanP6-3195R-R241965WS2: 1965-1-3MLB--
    44Kevin Collins3B-2B6-2190L-R241965Not draftedMLB--
    27Bill DenehyP6-3200B-R251967Not draftedMLB--
    45Jim FoorP6-2170L-L221971DET: 1967-1-15MLB--
    11Bill FreehanC6-2205R-R291961Not draftedMLB--
    36Bill GilbrethP6-0180L-L231971DET: 1969-3-67MLB--
    7Cesar GutierrezSS5-9155R-R281967Not draftedMLB--
    16Jim HannanP6-3205R-R311962Not draftedMLB--
    23Willie HortonOF5-11209R-R281963Not draftedMLB--
    34Tim HosleyC5-10195R-R241970Not draftedMLB--
    2Dalton Jones2B-3B6-1180L-R271964Not draftedMLB--
    6Al KalineOF6-2180R-R361953Not draftedMLB--
    35Mike KilkennyP6-3175R-L261969Not draftedMLB--
    33Gene LamontC6-1190B-R241970DET: 1965-1-13MLB--
    46Marvin LaneOF5-11180R-R211971DET: 1968-10-222MLB--
    29Mickey LolichP6-0210B-L301963Not draftedMLB--
    3Dick McAuliffe2B-SS5-11176L-R311960Not draftedMLB--
    19Joe NiekroP6-1190R-R261967CLE: 1966-7-84MLB--
    5Jim NorthrupOF6-3190L-R311964Not draftedMLB--
    43Daryl PattersonP6-4195L-R271968Not draftedMLB--
    16Ron PerranoskiP6-0192L-L351961Not draftedMLB--
    12Jim PriceC6-0195R-R291967Not draftedMLB--
    4Aurelio Rodriguez3B5-10180R-R231967Not draftedMLB--
    39Fred SchermanP6-1195L-L261969Not draftedMLB--
    37Chuck SeelbachP6-0180R-R231971CHN: 1970-5-114MLB--
    24Mickey StanleyOF6-1195R-R281964Not draftedMLB--
    10Tony Taylor2B-3B5-9179R-R351958Not draftedMLB--
    28Tom TimmermannP6-4215R-R311969Not draftedMLB--
    43Jack WhillockP6-3195R-R281971Not draftedMLB--
    41John Young1B6-3210L-L221971DET: 1969-1-16MLB--
    21Bill ZeppP6-2185R-R241969BOS: 1967-7-127MLB--


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