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1973 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 85-77 .525
Rank: 3rd in American League East
Run Differential: 642-674 -32
Roster Continuity 87.40% 5/24
Manager(s): Billy Martin, Joe Schultz
General Manager: Jim Campbell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 1,724,146 4/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Charles Bates (#19) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Cot Deal
Bullpen Coach: Charlie Silvera
First Base Coach: Dick Tracewski
Pitching Coach: Art Fowler
Third Base Coach: Joe Schultz

#1 Draft Picks

Joe Coleman (#3), Dick Sharon (#9), Tom Veryzer (#11)
American League East Standings
  • 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 1973 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    8Ed BrinkmanSS6-0170R-R311961Not draftedMLB--
    9Gates BrownOF5-11220L-R341963Not draftedMLB--
    26Ike Brown2B-1B6-1205R-R311969Not draftedMLB--
    25Norm Cash1B6-0190L-L381958Not draftedMLB--
    22Ron Cash1B-3B6-0180R-R231973DET: 1971-3-66MLB--
    15Joe ColemanP6-3195R-R261965WS2: 1965-1-3MLB--
    36Bob DidierC6-0190B-R241969ATL: 1967-4-72MLB--
    28Ed FarmerP6-5210R-R231971CLE: 1967-5-91MLB--
    11Bill FreehanC6-2205R-R311961Not draftedMLB--
    38Woodie FrymanP6-2205R-L331966Not draftedMLB--
    40John GambleSS5-10165R-R251972LAN: 1966-2-39MLB--
    18John HillerP6-0195R-L301965Not draftedMLB--
    20Fred HoldsworthP6-1190R-R211972DET: 1970-21-507MLB--
    23Willie HortonOF5-11209R-R301963Not draftedMLB--
    33Frank HowardOF-1B6-7255R-R361958Not draftedMLB--
    45Gary IgnasiakP5-11185R-L231973DET: 1967-36-673MLB--
    6Al KalineOF6-2180R-R381953Not draftedMLB--
    44John Knox2B6-0170L-R241972DET: 1970-8-193MLB--
    30Lerrin LaGrowP6-5220R-R241970DET: 1969-6-139MLB--
    21Marvin LaneOF5-11180R-R231971DET: 1968-10-222MLB--
    35Dave LemanczykP6-4235R-R221973DET: 1972-16-380MLB--
    29Mickey LolichP6-0210B-L321963Not draftedMLB--
    3Dick McAuliffe2B-SS5-11176L-R331960Not draftedMLB--
    17Bob MillerP6-1182R-R341957Not draftedMLB--
    5Jim NorthrupOF6-3190L-R331964Not draftedMLB--
    31Jim PerryP6-4200B-R371959Not draftedMLB--
    7,20Rich Reese1B6-3200L-L311964Not draftedMLB--
    4Aurelio Rodriguez3B5-10180R-R251967Not draftedMLB--
    39Fred SchermanP6-1195L-L281969Not draftedMLB--
    37Chuck SeelbachP6-0180R-R251971CHN: 1970-5-114MLB--
    27Dick SharonOF6-2195R-R231973PIT: 1968-1-9MLB--
    12Duke SimsC6-2205L-R321964Not draftedMLB--
    14Bill SlaybackP6-4200R-R251972DET: 1968-7-113MLB--
    24Mickey StanleyOF6-1195R-R301964Not draftedMLB--
    42Joe Staton1B6-3175L-L251972PIT: 1967-2-32MLB--
    34Mike StrahlerP6-4180R-R261970Not draftedMLB--
    10Tony Taylor2B-3B5-9179R-R371958Not draftedMLB--
    28Tom TimmermannP6-4215R-R331969Not draftedMLB--
    7Tom VeryzerSS6-1185R-R201973DET: 1971-1-11MLB--

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