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1986 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 87-75 .537
Rank: 3rd in American League East
Run Differential: 798-714 + 84
Manager(s): Sparky Anderson
General Manager: Bill Lajoie
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 1,899,437 11/26
Top Draft Pick: Phil Clark (#18) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Billy Consolo
First Base Coach: Dick Tracewski
Hitting Coach: Vada Pinson
Pitching Coach: Billy Muffett
Third Base Coach: Alex Grammas

#1 Draft Picks

Darnell Coles (#6), Kirk Gibson (#12), Frank Tanana (#13), Lance Parrish (#16), Chet Lemon (#22)
American League East Standings
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Kirk GibsonDETBOSW 6-5 vs BOS42400251000000006472 home runs, 5 RBIs, 4 hits, 100th career home run
    Darrell EvansDETBOSW 6-5 vs BOS534002400000000021292 home runs, 4 hits
    Chet LemonDETCLEL 6-8 vs CLE332002300110000013502 home runs
    Lance ParrishDETTEXW 10-3 @TEX322002600210000010782 home runs, 6 RBIs
    Darnell ColesDETMINW 4-1 @MIN21100000101200001292 hit by pitches
    Eric KingDETTEXL 1-8 vs TEX000000000000000011st career game
    Lance ParrishDETOAKW 4-1 vs OAK232002300200000010942 home runs
    Lance ParrishDETCALW 7-4 @CAL42210120011000001098200th career home run
    Darnell ColesDETNYAW 9-3 vs NYA52400011000000001564 hits
    Kirk GibsonDETBALW 11-2 vs BAL42200250011000006802 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Lance ParrishDETBALW 8-3 vs BAL422002400110000011222 home runs
    Alan TrammellDETBALW 8-3 vs BAL414000100000010012024 hits
    Lou WhitakerDETMINL 8-10 @MIN522002200000000012142 home runs
    Lance ParrishDETMINW 7-0 @MIN222002300100001011332 home runs
    Dave EngleDETKCAL 4-7 @KCA31330000000000004663 Doubles
    Kirk GibsonDETTEXW 5-0 vs TEX41400010100000007014 hits
    Johnny GrubbDETMINW 3-0 vs MIN322002300000000013102 home runs
    Lance ParrishDETKCAW 9-2 vs KCA424001200000000011454 hits
    Darnell ColesDETCLEW 11-3 @CLE21000010000200101852 hit by pitches
    Lou WhitakerDETCLEW 11-9 vs CLE422002300100000012362 home runs
    Pat SheridanDETCLEW 15-1 vs CLE44300000010000004014 runs scored
    Alan TrammellDETBOSL 7-8 vs BOS514000300000000012444 hits
    Lou WhitakerDETBOSL 7-8 vs BOS41100010010000001240500th career RBI
    Darnell ColesDETBOSW 5-0 vs BOS40400010000000001954 hits
    Darrell EvansDETBOSL 5-7 @BOS322002200110000022362 home runs
    Lou WhitakerDETCALW 8-3 vs CAL512100500000000012505 RBIs
    Darnell ColesDETSEAW 14-0 vs SEA50210050000000002075 RBIs
    Darrell EvansDETSEAL 1-3 vs SEA400000000040000022434 strikeouts
    Chet LemonDETCALL 12-13 @CAL523101500000000014385 RBIs
    Darrell EvansDETCALL 4-5 @CAL322002200100000022482 home runs
    Alan TrammellDETSEAW 6-5 @SEA523102300000000012652 home runs
    Bryan KellyDETSEAW 7-5 @SEA000000000000000011st career game
    Bruce FieldsDETSEAL 2-3 @SEA401000000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Kirk GibsonDETOAKW 9-4 @OAK41200033010000007473 stolen bases
    Kirk GibsonDETOAKL 4-5 @OAK42200230010000007482 home runs
    Darnell ColesDETMILW 11-7 vs MIL42200240010000002222 home runs
    Bruce FieldsDETMILW 11-7 vs MIL402000100000000041st career RBI
    Kirk GibsonDETMILW 11-7 vs MIL52200240000000007512 home runs
    Bruce FieldsDETBALW 7-0 vs BAL312010310000001051st career stolen base
    Darrell EvansDETTORL 4-6 @TOR400000000040000022624 strikeouts
    Tim TolmanDETTORL 4-6 @TOR10100001010001001131st career stolen base
    Alan TrammellDETNYAW 8-3 vs NYA42201121010010001278500th career RBI
    Kirk GibsonDETBALW 6-3 @BAL53400241000000007632 home runs, 4 hits
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Jack MorrisDETCHAW 10-6 @CHAW 7766031000031000--270125-8710 Strikeouts
    Jack MorrisDETTEXL 1-2 @TEXL 8522131000030000--274126-9010 Strikeouts
    Eric KingDETTEXL 1-8 vs TEX 5.110003300020000--10-01st career game
    Walt TerrellDETSEAW 12-0 vs SEAWSHO950006300036000--10039-34Complete game/Shutout
    Eric KingDETSEAW 6-4 vs SEAW 610001200019000--21-01st career win
    Jack MorrisDETOAKW 4-1 vs OAKWCG931102800031000--276127-903-hitter
    Eric KingDETCALW 4-1 @CALSv 11000010004000--41-01st career save
    Jack MorrisDETSEAL 7-8 @SEA 6744211000026000--277127-9010 Strikeouts
    Willie HernandezDETNYAW 9-3 vs NYASv 21000010017000--56553-47100th career save
    Eric KingDETBALW 6-1 @BALW 9511021010034000--103-010 Strikeouts
    Jack MorrisDETMILL 1-3 vs MILLCG91033101000034000--283130-9110 Strikeouts
    Jack MorrisDETKCAW 5-0 @KCAW 9400021200034000--286132-9212 Strikeouts
    Jack MorrisDETTEXW 5-0 vs TEXWSHO9200021100030000--287133-9211 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Eric KingDETTEXW 4-0 vs TEXWSHO960001600031000--166-2Complete game/Shutout
    Jack MorrisDETBOSW 5-0 vs BOSWSHO930004300034000--292137-93Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Frank TananaDETBOSL 5-7 @BOS 2.21000100009000--400156-150400th career game
    Walt TerrellDETCALW 3-0 vs CALWSHO910003300031000--11745-42Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
    Frank TananaDETSEAW 14-0 vs SEAWSHO9700021010034000--401157-15010 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout
    Jack MorrisDETSEAW 6-5 @SEAW 9755341200038000--296139-9412 Strikeouts
    Bryan KellyDETSEAW 7-5 @SEA 0.11000000002000--10-01st career game
    Chuck CaryDETOAKW 9-4 @OAKW 0.10000100002000--371-31st career win
    Jack MorrisDETMILW 8-0 vs MILWSHO930002500032000--298140-94Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Willie HernandezDETNYAW 3-1 vs NYASv 11000000004000--60059-51600th career game
    Frank TananaDETTORL 2-4 vs TORL 7844201000032000--407158-15310 Strikeouts
    Bryan KellyDETBALW 11-4 @BALW 572213600023000--61-21st career win

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