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1979 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  85-76   .528
Result:   5th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Sparky Anderson, Les Moss, Dick Tracewski
General Manager:   Jim Campbell
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Attendance:  1,630,929
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jack Billingham (36)
Youngest Player:  Bruce Robbins (19)
Longest Tenure:  John Hiller (14)
Top Hitter:  Steve Kemp (19)
Top Pitcher:  Jack Morris (11)
Top Draft Pick:  Rick Leach (#13)

Roster Continuity:  82.85%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore10257.642--
Milwaukee9566.5908.0
Boston9169.56911.5
NY Yankees8971.55613.5
Detroit8576.52818.0
Cleveland8180.50322.0
Toronto53109.32750.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
8Ron LeFlore+of2131UDFA: 1973MLB148600110180221095778145295020216.300.355.415770.345249654452985.9.343
13Lance Parrish+c64231974-1-16MLB1434936513626319656749105223115.276.343.456800.355225548383765.4.316
30Jason Thompson+1b66241975-4-75MLB145492581211612079207090181515.246.338.404742.330199569392704.9.261
33Steve Kemp+of19241976-1-1MLB1344908815626326105566870222813.318.398.543941.4112665703631128.3.323
3Alan Trammell+ss50211976-2-26MLB1424606812711465017144355001256.276.335.357691.315164520370594.3.300
27Jerry Morales+of9730UDFA: 1982MLB129440509323114561043056202815.211.260.364624.277160482376443.2.209
1Lou Whitaker+2b29221975-5-99MLB12742375121148342201078661214410.286.395.378774.355160520340725.7.330
4Aurelio Rodriguez+3b-31UDFA: 1966MLB106343278718053602114010539.254.277.350626.280120363275343.3.272
24Champ Summers+of-33UDFA: 1971MLB902464777121205176403334014.313.414.6141028.443151290180659.8.294
10Rusty Staub+of-1b9235UDFA: 1962MLB68246325812194010321851149.236.331.402733.33099288202385.1.220
14John Wockenfuss+c-1b-301967-42-760MLB87231276191154622184020129.264.320.506827.362117254184385.6.258
35Lynn Jones+of-261974-10-237MLB9521333638042696172210115.296.349.390739.33583233163305.0.314
16Tom Brookens+3b-251975-1-4MLB60190235052421103114020413.263.309.374683.30871208151224.0.313
5Mark Wagner+ss-251972-19-452MLB7514616403011332162500722.274.341.315657.30546171119173.8.320
2Phil Mankowski+3b-261970-9-212MLB42991122400800101604133.222.286.263548.238261138472.2.256
21Al Greene+of-24UDFA: 1978MLB295998103601101501011.136.257.305562.25518705441.9.119
12Ed Putman+c-1b-251975-1-3MLB21394930240141200001.231.302.462764.33818433254.2.280
23Kirk Gibson+of-221978-1-12MLB1238393014331300000.237.256.395651.28715393243.4.235
22Dave Stegman+of-251976-2-34MLB1231660035112300000.194.242.484726.31615332644.4.120
9Dave Machemer+2b-281972-4-82MLB1926851002033200100.192.276.231507.2436302511.0.208
25Tim Corcoran+1b-of-26UDFA: 1974MLB1822451006114201011.227.333.273606.2716272022.8.238
32Rick Peters+of-231977-7-161MLB1219350002005300100.263.417.263680.3375251535.1.312
34Dan Gonzales+of-251972-2-43MLB718141002100200002.222.222.278500.2235181610.9.250
12Milt May+c-281968-11-237MLB611132003001101001.273.333.455788.316512925.0.300
47Jack Morris+p-241976-5-98MLB280100000000000000.000.000.0000.000000--.000
Totals: (25 players)16153757701446221351647291768657581422285652140.269.339.415754--2229608042638065.1.288

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
47Jack Morris+11241976-5-98MLB1773.2827279100197.21797672195911394 11.208.150.872.695.150.52.2661.55
39Milt Wilcox+56291968-2-33MLB12104.3533297010196.1201105951873109411 01.409.210.833.355.000.67.2931.20
41Jack Billingham+-36UDFA: 1961MLB1073.30351920113158.0163745813605967 01.419.280.743.423.361.02.2881.57
29Aurelio Lopez+2930UDFA: 1978MLB1052.41610004921127.0953734125110633 01.156.730.853.617.510.48.2490.77
40Pat Underwood+-221976-1-2MLB644.5927151040121.2126646217298332 01.279.321.262.156.140.35.2950.74
46Dan Petry+-201976-4-74MLB653.951515200098.090464311334334 11.268.271.013.033.950.77.2631.21
19Dave Rozema+-221975-4-71MLB443.511616410097.1101523812303326 01.359.341.112.773.050.91.2711.47
31Steve Baker+-221974-18-418MLB176.642112002184.097636213515476 21.7610.391.395.465.790.94.3220.77
18John Hiller+6136UDFA: 1963MLB475.224300030979.183474614554640 01.749.421.596.245.221.20.2840.82
38Dave Tobik+-261975-1-2MLB354.333700019368.259343312254840 01.227.731.573.286.290.52.2410.61
48Bruce Robbins+-191977-14-343MLB333.91108000046.04521203212240 01.438.800.594.114.300.95.2901.12
37Kip Young+-241976-23-529MLB226.39137003043.260323111112201 01.6312.372.272.274.530.50.3201.02
43Mike Chris+-211977-1-10MLB336.92138003039.04630303213120 01.7210.620.694.857.150.68.3551.79
42Sheldon Burnside+-24UDFA: 1975MLB116.33100002021.1281615281301 01.6911.810.843.385.480.62.3770.74
32Bruce Taylor+-26UDFA: 1978MLB124.82100008018.216131017802 01.237.710.483.373.860.88.2630.85
20Mark Fidrych+-241974-10-231MLB0310.4344000014.223171739501 02.1814.111.845.523.071.80.3701.06
36Fernando Arroyo+-271970-10-236MLB118.2560003012.017111134700 01.7512.752.253.005.250.57.3501.14
Totals: (25 players)85764.28161161252136371,423142973867716454780251--41.429.041.063.465.070.68.286 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lance ParrishC14270779910.9890.00 
John WockenfussC20109820.9830.00 
Ed PutmanC16404001.0000.00 
Milt MayC5191001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jason Thompson1B1401176918135.9940.00 
John Wockenfuss1B3120518122.9960.00 
Tim Corcoran1B5351021.0000.00 
Ed Putman1B535315.9740.00 
Champ Summers1B4231011.0000.00 
Aurelio Rodriguez1B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lou Whitaker2B1262803699103.9860.00 
Mark Wagner2B295763510.9600.00 
Tom Brookens2B193742310.9630.00 
Dave Machemer2B11152016.9720.00 
Rick Peters2B210001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Aurelio Rodriguez3B106722111323.9560.00 
Tom Brookens3B423999811.9450.00 
Phil Mankowski3B36225636.9630.00 
Rick Peters3B30020.0000.00 
Mark Wagner3B20000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Alan TrammellSS1422453882699.9610.00 
Mark WagnerSS413183318.9740.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Steve KempOF1202291262.9760.00 
Jerry MoralesOF119206632.9860.00 
Ron LeFloreOF113293633.9900.00 
Lynn JonesOF84142331.9800.00 
Champ SummersOF6987310.9890.00 
Dave StegmanOF12350001.0000.00 
Kirk GibsonOF10150001.0000.00 
Tim CorcoranOF9101001.0000.00 
Al GreeneOF6140001.0000.00 
John WockenfussOF640001.0000.00 
Dan GonzalesOF330001.0000.00 
Dave MachemerOF130001.0000.00 
Rick PetersOF130001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Aurelio LopezP6112791511.9601.70 
John HillerP4379410001.0001.59 
Dave TobikP376855011.0001.32 
Jack BillinghamP3515862123.9311.54 
Milt WilcoxP331961041071.0002.34 
Jack MorrisP27197142323.9491.69 
Pat UnderwoodP2712111510.9411.19 
Steve BakerP218438011.0001.18 
Dave RozemaP169771711.9602.22 
Dan PetryP159891120.9091.84 
Mike ChrisP133918001.0002.08 
Kip YoungP1343310001.0002.71 
Sheldon BurnsideP102104011.0001.71 
Bruce RobbinsP104615011.0001.17 
Bruce TaylorP10182311.8332.47 
Fernando ArroyoP61212001.0002.25 
Mark FidrychP41421001.0001.90 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rusty StaubDH66.0000.00 
Ron LeFloreDH34.0000.00 
John WockenfussDH18.0000.00 
Al GreeneDH15.0000.00 
Steve KempDH11.0000.00 
Champ SummersDH10.0000.00 
Jerry MoralesDH7.0000.00 
Lynn JonesDH6.0000.00 
Rick PetersDH3.0000.00 
Tim CorcoranDH2.0000.00 
Jason ThompsonDH2.0000.00 
Tom BrookensDH1.0000.00 
Dan GonzalesDH1.0000.00 
Dave MachemerDH1.0000.00 
Phil MankowskiDH1.0000.00 
Jack MorrisDH1.0000.00 
Mark WagnerDH1.0000.00 


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