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1974 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 72-90 .444
Rank: 6th in American League East
Run Differential: 620-768 -148
Roster Continuity 69.42% 14/24
Manager(s): Ralph Houk
General Manager: Jim Campbell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 1,243,080 8/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Lance Parrish (#16) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jim Hegan
First Base Coach: Dick Tracewski
Pitching Coach: Cot Deal
Third Base Coach: Joe Schultz

#1 Draft Picks

Joe Coleman (#3), Dick Sharon (#9), Tom Veryzer (#11), Gene Lamont (#13)
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 1974 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    8Ed BrinkmanSS6-0170R-R321961Not draftedMLB--
    9Gates BrownOF5-11220L-R351963Not draftedMLB--
    26Ike Brown2B-1B6-1205R-R321969Not draftedMLB--
    25Norm Cash1B6-0190L-L391958Not draftedMLB--
    40Ron Cash1B-3B6-0180R-R241973DET: 1971-3-66MLB--
    15Joe ColemanP6-3195R-R271965WS2: 1965-1-3MLB--
    11Bill FreehanC6-2205R-R321961Not draftedMLB--
    38Woodie FrymanP6-2205R-L341966Not draftedMLB--
    18John HillerP6-0195R-L311965Not draftedMLB--
    20Fred HoldsworthP6-1190R-R221972DET: 1970-21-507MLB--
    23Willie HortonOF5-11209R-R311963Not draftedMLB--
    6Al KalineOF6-2180R-R391953Not draftedMLB--
    2John Knox2B6-0170L-R251972DET: 1970-8-193MLB--
    30Lerrin LaGrowP6-5220R-R251970DET: 1969-6-139MLB--
    10Gene LamontC6-1190B-R271970DET: 1965-1-13MLB--
    21Marvin LaneOF5-11180R-R241971DET: 1968-10-222MLB--
    42Ron LeFloreOF6-0200R-R261974Not draftedMLB--
    19Dave LemanczykP6-4235R-R231973DET: 1972-16-380MLB--
    29Mickey LolichP6-0210B-L331963Not draftedMLB--
    25Dan Meyer1B-OF5-11180L-R211974DET: 1972-4-92MLB--
    12Jerry MosesC6-3210R-R271965Not draftedMLB--
    28Jim NettlesOF6-0186L-L271970MIN: 1968-4-76MLB--
    5Jim NorthrupOF6-3190L-R341964Not draftedMLB--
    22Ben OglivieOF6-2170L-L251971BOS: 1968-11-248MLB--
    36Jim RayP6-1195R-R291965Not draftedMLB--
    44Leon RobertsOF6-3200R-R231974DET: 1972-10-236MLB--
    4Aurelio Rodriguez3B5-10180R-R261967Not draftedMLB--
    31Vern RuhleP6-1187R-R231974DET: 1972-17-404MLB--
    43Reggie Sanders1B6-2205R-R241974OAK: 1968-2-21MLB--
    37Chuck SeelbachP6-0180R-R261971CHN: 1970-5-114MLB--
    27Dick SharonOF6-2195R-R241973PIT: 1968-1-9MLB--
    14Bill SlaybackP6-4200R-R261972DET: 1968-7-113MLB--
    24Mickey StanleyOF6-1195R-R311964Not draftedMLB--
    3Gary Sutherland2B-SS6-0185R-R291966Not draftedMLB--
    7Tom VeryzerSS6-1185R-R211973DET: 1971-1-11MLB--
    17Luke WalkerP6-2192L-L301965Not draftedMLB--
    45John WockenfussC-1B6-0190R-R251974WS2: 1967-42-761MLB--

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