"More stats than you can shake a wooden stick at..."
Recent MLB Deaths:   Bill Monbouquette  -   Nick Koback  -   Ernie Banks  -   Chuck Locke  -   Stu Miller  -   Bob Usher  -   Herb Plews
Home >> Teams >> MLB Franchises >> American League >> Detroit Tigers >> 1979 Team Capsule >>

1979 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

+ American League
Nickname:
W-L Record: 85-76 .528
Rank: 5th in American League East
Run Differential: 770-738 + 32
Manager(s): Sparky Anderson, Les Moss, Dick Tracewski
General Manager: Jim Campbell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 1,630,929 13/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Rick Leach (#13) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Billy Consolo
First Base Coach: Gates Brown
Hitting Coach: Ed Brinkman
Pitching Coach: Johnny Grodzicki
Third Base Coach: Dick Tracewski

#1 Draft Picks

Pat Underwood (#2), Kirk Gibson (#12), Lance Parrish (#16)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10257.642--
9566.5908.0
9169.56911.5
8971.55613.5
8576.52818.0
8180.50322.0
53109.32750.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
16Tom Brookens3B251902350
*Loading* (click to close)
5
*Loading* (click to close)
2
*Loading* (click to close)
4
*Loading* (click to close)
21103114020413.263.302.374676.111.205.3133.6447.571206
25Tim CorcoranOF-1B262245
*Loading* (click to close)
1
*Loading* (click to close)
006114201011.227.333.273606.045.227.2380.50--627
23Kirk GibsonOF223839
*Loading* (click to close)
3
*Loading* (click to close)
01
*Loading* (click to close)
4331300000.237.256.395651.158.184.2353.0038.01539
34Dan GonzalesOF251814
*Loading* (click to close)
1
*Loading* (click to close)
002100200002.222.222.278500.056.111.250----518
21Al GreeneDH245998
*Loading* (click to close)
1
*Loading* (click to close)
03
*Loading* (click to close)
601101501011.136.257.305562.169.322.1191.5019.71870
35Lynn JonesOF262133363
*Loading* (click to close)
8
*Loading* (click to close)
04
*Loading* (click to close)
2696172210115.296.346.390736.094.188.3141.2953.383232
33Steve KempOF2449088156
*Loading* (click to close)
26
*Loading* (click to close)
3
*Loading* (click to close)
26
*Loading* (click to close)
105566870222813.318.396.543939.224.361.3231.0318.8266568
8Ron LeFloreOF31600110180
*Loading* (click to close)
22
*Loading* (click to close)
10
*Loading* (click to close)
9
*Loading* (click to close)
5778145295020216.300.355.415770.115.308.3431.8366.7249654
9Dave Machemer2B282685
*Loading* (click to close)
1
*Loading* (click to close)
002033200100.192.276.231507.038.038.2080.67--630
2Phil Mankowski3B26991122
*Loading* (click to close)
4
*Loading* (click to close)
00800101604133.222.286.263549.040.141.2561.60--26113
12Milt MayC281113
*Loading* (click to close)
2
*Loading* (click to close)
003001101001.273.333.455788.182.273.3001.00--512
27Jerry MoralesOF304405093
*Loading* (click to close)
23
*Loading* (click to close)
1
*Loading* (click to close)
14
*Loading* (click to close)
561043056202815.211.257.364621.152.234.2091.8731.4160480
47Jack MorrisP240100000000000000-----------00
13Lance ParrishC2349365136
*Loading* (click to close)
26
*Loading* (click to close)
3
*Loading* (click to close)
19
*Loading* (click to close)
656749105223115.276.341.456797.181.278.3162.1425.9225546
32Rick PetersDH-3B231935
*Loading* (click to close)
0002005300100.263.417.263680.000.263.3130.60--525
12Ed PutmanC253949
*Loading* (click to close)
3
*Loading* (click to close)
02
*Loading* (click to close)
40141200001.231.302.462764.231.308.2803.0019.51843
4Aurelio Rodriguez3B313432787
*Loading* (click to close)
18
*Loading* (click to close)
05
*Loading* (click to close)
3602114010539.254.275.350625.096.122.2723.6468.6120362
10Rusty StaubDH352463258
*Loading* (click to close)
12
*Loading* (click to close)
1
*Loading* (click to close)
9
*Loading* (click to close)
4010321851149.236.319.402721.167.301.2200.5627.399283
22Dave StegmanOF253166
*Loading* (click to close)
003
*Loading* (click to close)
5112300000.194.242.484726.290.355.1201.5010.31533
24Champ SummersOF332464777
*Loading* (click to close)
12
*Loading* (click to close)
1
*Loading* (click to close)
20
*Loading* (click to close)
5176403334014.313.408.6141022.301.467.2940.8312.3151287
30Jason Thompson1B2449258121
*Loading* (click to close)
16
*Loading* (click to close)
1
*Loading* (click to close)
20
*Loading* (click to close)
79207090181515.246.337.404741.159.305.2611.2924.6199568
3Alan TrammellSS2146068127
*Loading* (click to close)
11
*Loading* (click to close)
4
*Loading* (click to close)
6
*Loading* (click to close)
5017144355001256.276.335.357692.080.180.3001.2876.7164520
5Mark WagnerSS-2B251461640
*Loading* (click to close)
3
*Loading* (click to close)
01
*Loading* (click to close)
1332162500722.274.341.315656.041.158.3201.56146.046171
1Lou Whitaker2B2242375121
*Loading* (click to close)
14
*Loading* (click to close)
8
*Loading* (click to close)
3
*Loading* (click to close)
42201078661214410.286.394.378772.092.300.3300.85141.0160519
14John Wockenfuss1B-C302312761
*Loading* (click to close)
9
*Loading* (click to close)
1
*Loading* (click to close)
15
*Loading* (click to close)
4622184020129.264.315.506821.242.320.2582.2215.4117252
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
36Fernando Arroyo118.25600030121711113470001.7512.752.253.005.251.75.350
39Milt Wilcox12104.363329701019620110595187310940111.409.230.833.355.011.49.293
40Pat Underwood644.572715104012112664621729833021.279.301.252.146.122.86.295
38Dave Tobik354.3037000193685934331225484001.227.701.573.266.261.92.241
32Bruce Taylor124.741000080181613101780021.217.580.473.323.791.14.263
19Dave Rozema443.53161641009710152381230332061.359.371.112.783.061.10.271
48Bruce Robbins333.91108000046452120321224001.438.800.594.114.301.05.290
46Dan Petry653.9515152000989046431133433141.268.271.013.033.951.30.263
47Jack Morris1773.2727279100197179767219591139141.208.140.862.685.141.92.266
29Aurelio Lopez1052.4161000492112795373412511063031.156.730.853.617.512.08.249
18John Hiller475.2443000309798347461455464001.759.461.596.275.240.84.284
20Mark Fidrych0310.20440000142317173950012.1313.801.805.403.000.56.370
43Mike Chris336.92138003039463030321312001.7210.620.694.857.151.48.355
42Sheldon Burnside116.4310000202128161528130011.7112.000.863.435.571.62.377
41Jack Billingham1073.3035192011315816374581360596071.419.280.743.423.360.98.288
31Steve Baker176.6421120021849763621351547261.7610.391.395.465.791.06.322
37Kip Young226.341370030436032311111220011.6112.272.252.254.502.00.320


About Us  |  Site Map  |  Data Coverage  |  Support TBC | Privacy Policy  |  Contact Us

Boxscores data is obtained free of charge from Retrosheet.org.

Please Support The Baseball Cube.