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1976 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 74-87 .460
Rank: 5th in American League East
Run Differential: 609-709 -100
Roster Continuity 64.29% 19/24
Manager(s): Ralph Houk
General Manager: Jim Campbell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 1,467,020 8/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Pat Underwood (#2) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jim Hegan
First Base Coach: Dick Tracewski
Pitching Coach: Fred Gladding
Third Base Coach: Joe Schultz

#1 Draft Picks

Joe Coleman (#3), Tom Veryzer (#11), Jerry Manuel (#20)
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 1976 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    21Ray BareP6-2195R-R271972SLN: 1969-3-49MLB--
    15Joe ColemanP6-3195R-R291965WS2: 1965-1-3MLB--
    28Jim CrawfordP6-3200L-L251973HOU: 1972-14-321MLB--
    20Mark FidrychP6-3175R-R211976DET: 1974-10-232MLB--
    11Bill FreehanC6-2205R-R341961Not draftedMLB--
    3Pedro Garcia2B5-10175R-R261973Not draftedMLB--
    48Ed GlynnP6-2180R-L231975Not draftedMLB--
    49Steve GrilliP6-2170R-R271975Not draftedMLB--
    18John HillerP6-0195R-L331965Not draftedMLB--
    23Willie HortonOF5-11209R-R331963Not draftedMLB--
    33Alex JohnsonOF6-0205R-R331964Not draftedMLB--
    46Bruce KimmC5-11175R-R251976CHA: 1969-7-147MLB--
    34Marvin LaneOF5-11180R-R261971DET: 1968-10-222MLB--
    27Bill LaxtonP6-1190L-L281970PIT: 1966-7-135MLB--
    8Ron LeFloreOF6-0200R-R281974Not draftedMLB--
    19Dave LemanczykP6-4235R-R251973DET: 1972-16-380MLB--
    29Frank MacCormackP6-4210R-R211976Not draftedMLB--
    2Phil Mankowski3B6-0180L-R231976DET: 1970-9-218MLB--
    1Jerry Manuel2B6-0165B-R221975DET: 1972-1-20MLB--
    12Milt MayC6-0190L-R251970PIT: 1968-11-237MLB--
    25Dan Meyer1B-OF5-11180L-R231974DET: 1972-4-92MLB--
    22Ben OglivieOF6-2170L-L271971BOS: 1968-11-248MLB--
    17Dave RobertsP6-2197L-L311969Not draftedMLB--
    4Aurelio Rodriguez3B5-10180R-R281967Not draftedMLB--
    31Vern RuhleP6-1187R-R251974DET: 1972-17-404MLB--
    9Chuck ScrivenerSS-2B5-9170R-R281975DET: 1968-2-23MLB--
    24Mickey StanleyOF6-1195R-R331964Not draftedMLB--
    10Rusty StaubOF-1B6-2200L-R321963Not draftedMLB--
    3Gary Sutherland2B-SS6-0185R-R311966Not draftedMLB--
    30Jason Thompson1B6-3210L-L211976DET: 1975-4-75MLB--
    7Tom VeryzerSS6-1185R-R231973DET: 1971-1-11MLB--
    5Mark WagnerSS6-1175R-R221976DET: 1972-19-452MLB--
    45John WockenfussC-1B6-0190R-R271974WS2: 1967-42-761MLB--

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