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1976 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  74-87   .460
Result:   5th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Ralph Houk
General Manager:   Jim Campbell
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Attendance:  1,467,020
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bill Freehan (34)
Youngest Player:  Frank MacCormack (21)
Longest Tenure:  Bill Freehan (15)
Top Hitter:  Rusty Staub (3)
Top Pitcher:  Mark Fidrych (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Pat Underwood (#2)

Roster Continuity:  64.29%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees9762.610--
Baltimore8874.54310.5
Boston8379.51215.5
Cleveland8178.50916.0
Detroit7487.46024.0
Milwaukee6695.41032.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
21Ray BarePMLB6-2195RightRight4/15/194927Miami,Florida1969349STL

15Joe ColemanPMLB6-3195RightRight2/3/194729Boston,Massachusetts196513Wa2
28Jim CrawfordPMLB6-3200LeftLeft9/29/195025Chicago,Illinois197214321HOU
20Mark FidrychPMLB6-3175RightRight8/14/195421Worcester,Massachusetts197410231DET
11Bill FreehanCMLB6-2205RightRight11/29/194134Detroit,Michigan1961UDFA DET
3Pedro Garcia2BMLB5-10175RightRight4/17/195026Guayama,Puerto Rico1978UDFA SD
48Ed GlynnPMLB6-2180RightLeft6/3/195323Flushing,New York1972UDFA DET
49Steve GrilliPMLB6-2170RightRight5/2/194927Brooklyn,New York1978UDFA TOR
18John HillerPMLB6-0195RightLeft4/8/194333Toronto,Ontario1963UDFA DET
23Willie HortonOFMLB5-11209RightRight10/18/194233Arno,Virginia1962UDFA DET
33Alex JohnsonOFMLB6-0205RightRight12/7/194233Helena,Arkansas1962UDFA PHI
46Bruce KimmCMLB5-11175RightRight6/29/195125Cedar Rapids,Iowa19697145CHW
34Marvin LaneOFMLB5-11180RightRight1/18/195026Sandersville,Georgia196810222DET
27Bill LaxtonPMLB6-1190LeftLeft1/5/194828Camden,New Jersey19667135PIT
8Ron LeFloreOFMLB6-0200RightRight6/16/194828Detroit,Michigan1973UDFA DET
19Dave LemanczykPMLB6-4235RightRight8/17/195025Syracuse,New York197216380DET
29Frank MacCormackPMLB6-4210RightRight9/21/195421Jersey City,New Jersey1978UDFA SEA
2Phil Mankowski3BMLB6-0180LeftRight1/9/195323Buffalo,New York19709212DET
1Jerry Manuel2BMLB6-0165BothRight12/23/195322Hahira,Georgia1972120DET
12Milt MayCMLB6-0190LeftRight8/1/195025Gary,Indiana196811237PIT
25Dan Meyer1B-OFMLB5-11180LeftRight8/3/195223Hamilton,Ohio1972492DET
22Ben OglivieOFMLB6-2170LeftLeft2/11/194927Colon,Panama196811248BOS
17Dave RobertsPMLB6-2197LeftLeft9/11/194431Gallipolis,OhioUDFA 
4Aurelio Rodriguez3BMLB5-10180RightRight12/28/194728Cananea,Mexico1966UDFA CAL
31Vern RuhlePMLB6-1187RightRight1/25/195125Coleman,Michigan197217404DET
9Chuck ScrivenerSS-2BMLB5-9170RightRight10/3/194728Alexandria,Virginia1968223DET
24Mickey StanleyOFMLB6-1195RightRight7/20/194233Grand Rapids,Michigan1961UDFA DET
10Rusty StaubOF-1BMLB6-2200LeftRight4/1/194432New Orleans,Louisiana1962UDFA Hoc
3Gary Sutherland2B-SSMLB6-0185RightRight9/27/194431Glendale,California1965UDFA PHI
30Jason Thompson1BMLB6-3210LeftLeft7/6/195421Hollywood,California1975475DET
7Tom VeryzerSSMLB6-1185RightRight2/11/195323Port Jefferson,New York1971111DET
5Mark WagnerSSMLB6-1175RightRight3/4/195422Conneaut,Ohio197219452DET
45John WockenfussC-1BMLB6-0190RightRight2/27/194927Welch,West Virginia196742760Wa2
Team PersonnelPosition 
Jim CampbellGeneral Manager 
Paul CareyBroadcaster 
Fred GladdingPitching Coach 
Ernie HarwellBroadcaster 
Jim HeganBullpen Coach 
Ralph HoukManager 
Larry OstermanBroadcaster 
Joe SchultzThird Base Coach 
Dick TracewskiFirst Base Coach 


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