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1981 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

+ American League
Nickname:
W-L Record: 60-49 .550
Rank: th in American League East
Run Differential: 427-404 + 23
Roster Continuity 77.88% 12/26
Manager(s): Sparky Anderson
General Manager: Jim Campbell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 1,149,144 9/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Ricky Barlow (#17) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Billy Consolo
First Base Coach: Dick Tracewski
Hitting Coach: Gates Brown
Pitching Coach: Roger Craig
Third Base Coach: Alex Grammas

#1 Draft Picks

Kirk Gibson (#12), Rick Leach (#13), Richie Hebner (#15), Lance Parrish (#16)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
6247.569--
5946.5622.0
5948.5512.0
6049.5502.0
5949.5462.5
5251.5057.0
3769.34923.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
3Alan TrammellSS23   39252101
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2
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3110349313216310.258.342.327669.069.212.2730.63196.0128463
33Steve KempOF26   37252103
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18
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4
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9
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49937048150413.277.389.419808.142.347.2950.6941.3156447
13Lance ParrishC25   3483985
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2
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10
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46233452061116.244.311.394705.149.244.2611.5334.8137384
1Lou Whitaker2B24   3354888
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3653404213335.263.340.373713.110.236.2851.0567.0125382
23Kirk GibsonOF24   2904195
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11
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3
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9
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40175186421129.328.369.479848.152.255.3933.5632.2139313
10Al CowensOF29   2532766
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1833223613533.261.319.348667.087.174.2971.64253.088284
16Tom Brookens3B27   2391958
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2553144320465.243.284.343627.100.167.2733.0759.882265
2Richie Hebner1B33   2261951
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2812272825125.226.311.345656.119.235.2361.0445.278258
32Rick PetersOF25   2072653
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01516292822518.256.351.319670.063.179.2940.97--66244
35Lynn JonesOF28   1741945
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1912181011226.259.328.322650.063.161.2620.5687.056197
14John WockenfussDH-1B32   1722037
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2500282201025.215.322.395717.180.343.1960.7919.168202
24Champ SummersDH35   1651642
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2111193533020.255.339.358697.103.218.3021.8455.059189
15Ron Jackson1B28   951227
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124181100010.284.337.421758.137.253.3101.3895.040104
9Stan Papi3B30   93819
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121031800122.204.224.344568.140.183.2166.0031.03299
7Rick Leach1B24   83916
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1101161501115.193.320.289609.096.277.2210.9483.024101
18Mick Kelleher3B33   771017
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0060071000815.221.282.273555.052.143.2501.43--2193
17Bill FaheyC31   67517
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9012400211.254.271.328599.075.090.2542.0067.02272
12Marty Castillo3B24   811
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0000000200000.125.125.125250.000.000.167----18
34Darrell BrownOF-DH25   441
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0000100100000.250.250.250500.000.250.333----14
Batting Totals12353600427922148296540361374045001833503798.256.328.368696.111.230.2791.2455.413234091
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
47Jack Morris26   1473.05252515100198.015369671478972221.176.950.643.554.411.24
39Milt Wilcox31   1293.0424248100166.115261561052794061.238.240.542.824.281.52
46Dan Petry22   1093.0023227210141.011553471057793111.227.340.643.645.041.39
19Dave Rozema24   553.6328922123104.09942421225462031.198.571.042.163.981.84
29Aurelio Lopez32   523.622930019381.2703433831530121.237.680.883.405.821.71
36Dan Schatzeder26   686.081714101071.17449481329203021.459.381.653.682.540.69
45Dave Tobik28   222.70270009160.1471918733321001.337.051.054.954.800.97
31Kevin Saucier24   421.6538000231349.026119121232050.964.780.183.864.221.10
60Howard Bailey23   147.3095002036.2453130413173031.5710.950.973.164.141.31
41George Cappuzzello27   113.44183005133.2281413218194021.357.410.534.765.031.06
28Jerry Ujdur24   006.4344000014.01912102550101.7112.211.293.213.211.00
42Larry Rothschild28   001.505000215.24110610001.676.000.009.001.500.17
49Dave Rucker23   006.752000204.03430120011.006.750.002.254.502.00
21Dennis Kinney29   009.006000003.25440430002.2511.250.009.006.750.75
Batting Totals60493.54255109336762296984040438183373476245271.257.800.773.464.421.28
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lance ParrishC904074036.9930.00
Bill FaheyC2796923.9810.00
John WockenfussC5151001.0000.00
Duffy DyerC20000.0000.00
Marty CastilloC110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Richie Hebner1B6153129336.9950.00
Rick Leach1B32133140151.0000.00
Ron Jackson1B29218150201.0000.00
John Wockenfuss1B251795327.9840.00
Stan Papi1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lou Whitaker2B108227354977.9850.00
Mick Kelleher2B1191615.9620.00
Stan Papi2B111001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tom Brookens3B71581391013.9520.00
Mick Kelleher3B39122832.9300.00
Stan Papi3B32145043.9410.00
Marty Castillo3B438031.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Alan TrammellSS105181347965.9830.00
Mick KelleherSS9931051.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Steve KempOF92207430.9860.00
Al CowensOF83166310.9940.00
Kirk GibsonOF67142140.9730.00
Lynn JonesOF6085512.9890.00
Rick PetersOF38103311.9910.00
Champ SummersOF1826110.9640.00
Rick LeachOF15160001.0000.00
Darrell BrownOF620001.0000.00
Marty CastilloOF110001.0000.00
Stan PapiOF10000.0000.00
John WockenfussOF130001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Kevin SaucierP384931021.8672.39
Aurelio LopezP2981510011.0001.66
Dave RozemaP2810451511.9521.73
Dave TobikP276023001.0000.75
Jack MorrisP251981628021.0002.00
Milt WilcoxP2416653321.9502.06
Dan PetryP23141142616.9762.55
George CappuzzelloP183305011.0001.36
Dan SchatzederP177161230.8572.28
Howard BaileyP936211001.0003.23
Dennis KinneyP6310001.0002.81
Larry RothschildP5513001.0006.92
Jerry UjdurP41413001.0002.57
Dave RuckerP2410001.0002.25
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
John WockenfussDH39.0000.00
Champ SummersDH37.0000.00
Rick PetersDH19.0000.00
Steve KempDH12.0000.00
Richie HebnerDH11.0000.00
Kirk GibsonDH9.0000.00
Lance ParrishDH5.0000.00
Darrell BrownDH4.0000.00
Lynn JonesDH4.0000.00
Stan PapiDH3.0000.00
Rick LeachDH2.0000.00


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