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1979 Detroit TigersAmerican League (MLB)
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Mark Wagner played for the 1979 Detroit Tigers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTigers
LocationDetroit,Michigan
Record85-76 (5th in American League East)League Rank6thMLB Rank11th
BallparkTiger Stadium
ManagerSparky Anderson,Les Moss,Dick TracewskiGeneral ManagerJim Campbell
CoachesEd Brinkman (Hitting Coach), Gates Brown (First Base Coach), Billy Consolo (Bench Coach), Johnny Grodzicki (Pitching Coach), Dick Tracewski (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickRick Leach (#13)
Attendance1,630,929 (Rank: 13th)
Minor League AffiliatesEvansville Triplets (AAA) 78-58 ... Montgomery Rebels (AA) 62-81 ... Lakeland Tigers (A+) 50-87 ... Bristol Tigers (Rk) 19-50 ...
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1979 Statistics -- 1979 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1979 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
8Ron LeFloreofR31148600110180221095778145295002216.300.355.415.77024941654.343.115.308.3458.014.51.81.466.722.8
1973-   UDFA-DET
 
13Lance ParrishcR231434936513626319656749105231215.276.343.456.79922548548.316.180.278.3558.919.22.13.526.035.3
1974- 1-  16-DET
 
30Jason Thompson1bL24145492581211612079207090115815.246.338.404.74219937569.261.158.305.33012.315.81.33.524.630.6
1975- 4-  75-DET
 
33Steve KempofL241344908815626326105566870228213.318.398.543.94126655570.323.225.361.41111.912.31.04.618.935.3
1976- 1-   1-DET
 
3Alan TrammellssR211424606812711465017144355012506.276.335.357.69216421520.300.081.180.3158.310.61.31.276.716.5
1976- 2-  26-DET
 
27Jerry MoralesofR30129440509323114561043056228015.211.260.364.62416038482.209.153.234.2776.211.61.92.931.440.9
1966-   UDFA-NYN
 
1Lou Whitaker2bL2212742375121148342201078661144210.286.395.378.77316025520.330.092.300.35515.012.70.90.6141.020.7
1975- 5-  99-DET
 
4Aurelio Rodriguez3bR31106343278718053602114015309.254.277.350.62712023363.272.096.122.2803.011.03.61.468.626.4
1966-   UDFA-CAL
 
24Champ SummersofL33902464777121205176403330144.313.414.6141.02815133290.294.301.467.44313.811.40.86.912.342.9
1971-   UDFA-OAK
 
10Rusty StaubdhL3568246325812194010321851419.236.331.402.7339922288.220.166.301.33011.16.30.63.127.337.9
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
14John Wockenfuss1b-cR3087231276191154622184021209.264.320.506.82611725254.258.242.320.3627.115.82.25.915.441.0
1967-42- 761-WS2
 
35Lynn JonesofR269521333638042696172211105.296.349.390.7398312233.314.094.188.3357.39.41.31.753.319.1
1974-10- 239-CIN
 
16Tom Brookens3bR2560190235052421103114024103.263.309.374.6837111208.313.111.205.3085.319.23.61.947.522.0
1975- 1-   4-DET
 
5Mark Wagnerss-2bR257514616403011332162507202.274.341.315.656464171.320.041.158.3059.414.61.60.6146.010.0
1972-19- 452-DET
 
2Phil Mankowski3bL2642991122400800101601343.222.286.263.549264113.256.041.141.2388.914.21.60.00.018.2
1970- 9- 218-DET
 
21Al GreenedhL24295998103601101500111.136.257.305.56218470.119.169.322.25514.321.41.54.319.750.0
1976-   UDFA-DET
 
12Ed PutmancR2521394930240141200001.231.302.462.76418543.280.231.308.3389.327.93.04.719.555.6
1975- 1-   3-CHN
 
23Kirk GibsonofL221238393014331300000.237.256.395.65115439.235.158.184.2872.67.73.02.638.044.4
1978- 1-  12-DET
 
22Dave StegmanofR251231660035112300000.194.242.484.72615333.120.290.355.3166.19.11.59.110.350.0
1976- 2-  34-ATL
 
9Dave Machemer2bR281926851002033201000.192.276.231.5076130.208.039.038.24310.06.70.70.00.020.0
1972- 4-  82-CAL
 
25Tim Corcoranof-1bL261822451006114200111.227.333.273.6066127.238.046.227.27114.87.40.50.00.020.0
1974-   UDFA-DET
 
32Rick Petersdh-3bB231219350002005301000.263.417.263.6805025.313.000.263.33720.012.00.60.00.00.0
1977- 7- 161-DET
 
34Dan GonzalesofL25718141002100200002.222.222.278.5005118.250.056.111.2230.011.10.00.00.025.0
1972- 2-  43-DET
 
12Milt MaycL28611132003001100011.273.333.455.7885212.300.182.273.3168.38.31.00.00.066.7
1968-11- 237-PIT
 
Batting Totals: (24 players)16153757691446221351647291768657581422565228140.269.339.415.75422294206080.288.415.269.0009.513.41.42.732.829.1 

1979 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
47Jack MorrisR24STMLB1773.28272709100197.2179767219591139141.218.150.872.695.151.923.46.7083.79
1976- 5-  98-DET
 
39Milt WilcoxR29STMLB12104.35332947010196.120110595187310940111.409.210.833.355.001.494.81.5454.10
1968- 2-  33-CIN
 
41Jack BillinghamR36S/RMLB1073.3035191620113158.016374581360596071.419.280.743.423.360.984.22.5884.33
1961-   UDFA-LAN
 
29Aurelio LopezR30R/CLMLB1052.4161061004921127.095373412511063031.156.730.853.617.512.082.62.6673.57
1974-   UDFA-KCA
 
40Pat UnderwoodL22S/RMLB644.592715121040121.212664621729833021.289.321.262.156.142.864.73.6003.95
1976- 1-   2-DET
 
46Dan PetryR20STMLB653.9515150200098.09046431133433141.268.271.013.033.951.304.22.5454.45
1976- 4-  74-DET
 
19Dave RozemaR22STMLB443.5116160410097.110152381230332061.359.341.112.773.051.104.81.5004.77
1975- 4-  71-DET
 
31Steve BakerR22S/RMLB176.6421129002184.09763621351547261.7610.391.395.465.791.066.75.1255.49
1974-18- 420-NYN
 
18John HillerL36RelMLB475.22430430030979.18347461455464001.749.421.596.245.220.845.33.3645.95
1962-   UDFA-DET
 
38Dave TobikR26RelMLB354.33370370019368.25934331225484001.237.731.573.286.291.924.46.3754.70
1975- 1-   2-DET
 
48Bruce RobbinsL19S/RMLB333.911082000046.0452120321224001.438.800.594.114.301.054.11.5003.99
1977-14- 343-DET
 
37Kip YoungR24S/RMLB226.391376003043.26032311111220011.6412.372.272.274.532.006.60.5005.82
1976-23- 529-DET
 
43Mike ChrisL21S/RMLB336.921385003039.0463030321312001.7210.620.694.857.151.486.92.5003.76
1977- 1-  10-DET
 
42Sheldon BurnsideL24RelMLB116.3310010002021.128161528130011.7111.810.843.385.481.636.75.5004.00
1974-   UDFA-DET
 
32Bruce TaylorR26RelMLB124.8210010008018.21613101780021.267.710.483.373.861.146.27.3334.02
1972-   UDFA-CIN
 
20Mark FidrychR24STMLB0310.43440000014.22317173950012.2514.111.845.523.070.5610.43.0006.75
1974-10- 232-DET
 
36Fernando ArroyoR27RelMLB118.25606003012.01711113470001.7512.752.253.005.251.758.25.5005.82
1970-10- 243-DET
 
Pitching Totals: (17 players)84764.281601602212521353714241429738677167547802514481.399.031.063.465.071.474.66.525  

1979 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PAurelio Lopez30MLBp61-1279151125.9600.390.19---61100.037.9Fielding by Day
PJohn Hiller36MLBp43-7941000141.0000.330.18---43100.026.7Fielding by Day
PDave Tobik26MLBp37-685501101.0000.270.15---37100.023.0Fielding by Day
PJack Billingham36MLBp35-1586212329.9310.770.17---35100.021.7Fielding by Day
PMilt Wilcox29MLBp33-196104107511.0001.550.26---33100.020.5Fielding by Day
PPat Underwood22MLBp27-1211151017.9410.590.13---27100.016.8Fielding by Day
PJack Morris24MLBp27-19714232339.9491.370.19---2896.416.8Fielding by Day
PSteve Baker22MLBp21-843801111.0000.520.13---21100.013.0Fielding by Day
PDave Rozema22MLBp16-977171125.9601.500.25---16100.09.9Fielding by Day
PDan Petry20MLBp15-989112022.9091.330.20---15100.09.3Fielding by Day
PKip Young24MLBp13-4331000131.0001.000.30---13100.08.1Fielding by Day
PMike Chris21MLBp13-39180091.0000.690.23---13100.08.1Fielding by Day
PBruce Taylor26MLBp10-1823116.8330.500.28---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
PSheldon Burnside24MLBp10-21040141.0000.400.19---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
PBruce Robbins19MLBp10-46150161.0000.600.13---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
PFernando Arroyo27MLBp6-12120031.0000.500.25---6100.03.7Fielding by Day
PMark Fidrych24MLBp4-14210031.0000.750.21---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CLance Parrish23MLBc142--70779910795.9895.540.0069572114399.388.2Fielding by Day
CJohn Wockenfuss30MLBc-1b20--109820119.9835.850.0018628723.012.4Fielding by Day
CEd Putman25MLBc-1b16--40400441.0002.750.005212176.29.9Fielding by Day
CMilt May28MLBc5--19100201.0004.000.005--683.33.1Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BJason Thompson24MLB1b140--11769181351275.9949.050.00---14596.687.0Fielding by Day
1BJohn Wockenfuss30MLBc-1b31--20518122224.9967.190.00---8735.619.3Fielding by Day
1BTim Corcoran26MLB1b-of5--35102361.0007.200.00---1827.83.1Fielding by Day
1BEd Putman25MLBc-1b5--3531539.9747.600.00---2123.83.1Fielding by Day
1BChamp Summers33MLBof4--23101241.0006.000.00---904.42.5Fielding by Day
1BAurelio Rodriguez31MLB3b1--000000.000.00---1060.90.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BLou Whitaker22MLB2b126--2803699103658.9865.150.00---12799.278.3Fielding by Day
2BMark Wagner25MLBss29--5763510125.9604.140.00---7538.718.0Fielding by Day
2BTom Brookens25MLB3b19--374231082.9634.160.00---6031.711.8Fielding by Day
2BDave Machemer28MLB2b11--15201636.9723.180.00---1957.96.8Fielding by Day
2BRick Peters23MLBof2--100011.0000.500.00---1216.71.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BAurelio Rodriguez31MLB3b106--722111323296.9562.670.00---106100.065.8Fielding by Day
3BTom Brookens25MLB3b42--3999811146.9453.290.00---6070.026.1Fielding by Day
3BPhil Mankowski26MLB3b36--22563681.9632.170.00---4285.722.4Fielding by Day
3BRick Peters23MLBof3--00202.0000.000.00---1225.01.9Fielding by Day
3BMark Wagner25MLBss2--000000.000.00---752.71.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSAlan Trammell21MLBss142--2453882699659.9614.460.00---142100.088.2Fielding by Day
SSMark Wagner25MLBss41--3183318117.9742.780.00---7554.725.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFSteve Kemp24MLBof120--2291262247.9762.010.00---13489.674.5Fielding by Day
OFJerry Morales30MLBof119--206632215.9861.780.00---12992.273.9Fielding by Day
OFRon LeFlore31MLBof113--293633302.9902.650.00---14876.470.2Fielding by Day
OFLynn Jones26MLBof84--142331148.9801.730.00---9588.452.2Fielding by Day
OFChamp Summers33MLBof69--8731091.9891.300.00---9076.742.9Fielding by Day
OFDave Stegman25MLBof12--35000351.0002.920.00---12100.07.5Fielding by Day
OFKirk Gibson22MLBof10--15000151.0001.500.00---1283.36.2Fielding by Day
OFTim Corcoran26MLB1b-of9--10100111.0001.220.00---1850.05.6Fielding by Day
OFAl Greene24MLBof6--14000141.0002.330.00---2920.73.7Fielding by Day
OFJohn Wockenfuss30MLBc-1b6--400041.0000.670.00---876.93.7Fielding by Day
OFDan Gonzales25MLBof3--300031.0001.000.00---742.91.9Fielding by Day
OFRick Peters23MLBof1--300031.0003.000.00---128.30.6Fielding by Day
OFDave Machemer28MLB2b1--300031.0003.000.00---195.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHRusty Staub35MLBof-1b66--000000.000.00---6897.141.0Fielding by Day
DHRon LeFlore31MLBof34--000000.000.00---14823.021.1Fielding by Day
DHJohn Wockenfuss30MLBc-1b18--000000.000.00---8720.711.2Fielding by Day
DHAl Greene24MLBof15--000000.000.00---2951.79.3Fielding by Day
DHSteve Kemp24MLBof11--000000.000.00---1348.26.8Fielding by Day
DHChamp Summers33MLBof10--000000.000.00---9011.16.2Fielding by Day
DHJerry Morales30MLBof7--000000.000.00---1295.44.3Fielding by Day
DHLynn Jones26MLBof6--000000.000.00---956.33.7Fielding by Day
DHRick Peters23MLBof3--000000.000.00---1225.01.9Fielding by Day
DHTim Corcoran26MLB1b-of2--000000.000.00---1811.11.2Fielding by Day
DHJason Thompson24MLB1b2--000000.000.00---1451.41.2Fielding by Day
DHDan Gonzales25MLBof1--000000.000.00---714.30.6Fielding by Day
DHMark Wagner25MLBss1--000000.000.00---751.30.6Fielding by Day
DHJack Morris24MLBp1--000000.000.00---283.60.6Fielding by Day
DHDave Machemer28MLB2b1--000000.000.00---195.30.6Fielding by Day
DHPhil Mankowski26MLB3b1--000000.000.00---422.40.6Fielding by Day
DHTom Brookens25MLB3b1--000000.000.00---601.70.6Fielding by Day

1979 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Sparky AndersonManager1934-02-22 45Bridgewater,South Dakota MLB1959-19591959-1959
1953-   UDFA-BRO
2B
Ed BrinkmanHitting Coach1941-12-06 37Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1961-19751961-1975
1961-   UDFA-WS2
SS
Gates BrownFirst Base Coach1939-05-02 40Crestline,Ohio MLB1960-19751963-1975
1960-   UDFA-DET
OF
Jim CampbellGeneral Manager1924-02-05 55- --   EXEC
Billy ConsoloBench Coach1934-08-18 44Cleveland,Ohio MLB1953-19621953-1962   SS-2B
Johnny GrodzickiPitching Coach1917-02-26 62Nanticoke,Pennsylvania MLB1941-19471941-1947   P
Al KalineBroadcaster1934-12-19 44Baltimore,Maryland MLB1953-19741953-1974   OF
Bill LajoieScout1934-09-27 44Wyandotte,Michigan --   OF-1B
Les MossManager1925-05-14 54Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1946-19581946-1958   C
Dick TracewskiThird Base Coach1935-02-03 44Eynon,Pennsylvania MLB1962-19691962-1969
1953-   UDFA-BRO
SS-2B
Dick TracewskiManager1935-02-03 44Eynon,Pennsylvania MLB1962-19691962-1969
1953-   UDFA-BRO
SS-2B
John YoungScout1949-02-09 30Los Angeles,California MLB1971-19771971-1971
1969- 1-  16-DET
1B