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1983 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 92-70 .568
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 789-679 + 110
Roster Continuity 84.09% 8/26
Manager(s): Sparky Anderson
General Manager: Jim Campbell (1983-10-10), Bill Lajoie
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 1,829,636 13/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Wayne Dotson (#15) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Ivie (#1), Pat Underwood (#2), Bob James (#9), Kirk Gibson (#12), Rick Leach (#13), Lance Parrish (#16), Glenn Wilson (#18), Chet Lemon (#22)
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 1983 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    24Glenn AbbottP6-6200R-R321973OAK: 1969-8-177MLB--
    60Howard BaileyP6-0195R-L251981Not draftedMLB--
    24,40Doug BairP6-0180R-R331976PIT: 1971-2-46MLB--
    44Juan BerenguerP5-11225R-R281978Not draftedMLB--
    16Tom Brookens3B5-10170R-R291979DET: 1975-1-4MLB--
    25Sal ButeraC6-0190R-R301980Not draftedMLB--
    21Enos Cabell3B-1B6-5185R-R331972Not draftedMLB--
    8Marty Castillo3B-C6-1190R-R261981DET: 1978-5-116MLB--
    17Bill FaheyC6-0200L-R331971WS2: 1970-1-1MLB--
    23Kirk GibsonOF6-3215L-L261979DET: 1978-1-12MLB--
    10Julio Gonzalez2B-SS5-11165R-R301977Not draftedMLB--
    30Johnny GrubbOF6-3188L-R341972SDN: 1971-1-23MLB--
    43Dave GumpertP6-1190R-R251982UDFAMLB--
    31Larry HerndonOF6-3195R-R291974SLN: 1971-3-56MLB--
    15Mike Ivie1B6-3205R-R301971SDN: 1970-1-1MLB--
    24Bob JamesP6-4230R-R241978MON: 1976-1-9MLB--
    5,20Howard Johnson3B-SS5-11178B-R221982DET: 1979-1-12MLB--
    35Lynn JonesOF5-9175R-R301979CIN: 1974-10-239MLB--
    15Wayne Krenchicki3B6-1180L-R281979BAL: 1976-1-7MLB--
    4Mike Laga1B6-2210L-L231982DET: 1980-1-17MLB--
    7Rick Leach1B-OF6-0195L-L261981DET: 1979-1-13MLB--
    34Chet LemonOF6-0190R-R281975OAK: 1972-1-22MLB--
    29Aurelio LopezP6-0220R-R341974Not draftedMLB--
    33John MartinP6-0190B-L271980DET: 1978-27-637MLB--
    37Bob MolinaroOF6-0190L-R331975DET: 1968-2-38MLB--
    47Jack MorrisP6-3200R-R281977DET: 1976-5-98MLB--
    18Bill NahorodnyC6-2200R-R291976PHI: 1972-6-123MLB--
    13Lance ParrishC6-3220R-R271977DET: 1974-1-16MLB--
    22Larry PashnickP6-3205R-R271982Not draftedMLB--
    46Dan PetryP6-4200R-R241979DET: 1976-4-74MLB--
    19Dave RozemaP6-4200R-R261977DET: 1975-4-71MLB--
    18Dave RuckerP6-1190L-L251981DET: 1978-16-402MLB--
    3Alan TrammellSS6-0175R-R251977DET: 1976-2-26MLB--
    28Jerry UjdurP6-1195R-R261980DET: 1978-4-90MLB--
    40Pat UnderwoodP6-0175L-L261979DET: 1976-1-2MLB--
    1Lou Whitaker2B5-11160L-R261977DET: 1975-5-99MLB--
    39Milt WilcoxP6-2185R-R331970CIN: 1968-2-33MLB--
    12Glenn WilsonOF6-1190R-R241982DET: 1980-1-18MLB--
    14John WockenfussC-1B6-0190R-R341974WS2: 1967-42-761MLB--

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