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1987 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

+ American League
Nickname:
W-L Record: 98-64 .605
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 896-735 + 161
Manager(s): Sparky Anderson
General Manager: Bill Lajoie
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 2,061,830 12/26
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Twins)
Top Draft Pick: Bill Henderson (#20) 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), Chet Lemon (#22)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
9666.5932.0
9171.5627.0
8973.5499.0
7884.48120.0
6795.41431.0
61101.37737.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1Lou Whitaker2B30 604110160
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6
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16
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591357110812445.265.341.427768.162.293.2981.5237.8258684
3Alan TrammellSS29 597109205
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34
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3
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28
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1052126047382611.343.402.551953.208.340.3350.7821.3329668
41Darrell Evans1B40 49990128
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20
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034
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99651008428262.257.379.501880.244.447.2430.8414.7250609
23Kirk GibsonOF30 48795135
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25
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3
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24
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792677111758145.277.372.489861.211.396.3171.6520.3238568
34Chet LemonOF32 47075130
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30
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3
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20
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75007082810517.277.376.481857.204.353.2951.1723.5226553
33Matt NokesC23 46169133
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2
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32
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87213570623313.289.345.536881.247.325.2792.0014.4247508
16Tom Brookens3B33 44459107
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15
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3
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13
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5974336323928.241.295.376671.135.216.2541.9134.2167490
15Pat SheridanOF29 42157109
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491813449014257.259.327.361688.102.219.3122.0570.2152473
7Bill MadlockDH36 3265691
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17
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014
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504328451018410.279.351.460811.181.270.2841.6123.3150376
8Mike HeathC32 2703476
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16
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08
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3315214230115.281.339.430769.148.211.3082.0033.8116296
31Larry HerndonOF33 2253273
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47102335000612.324.378.520898.196.302.3421.5225.0117254
14Dave Bergman1B34 1722547
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2201302314131.273.379.453832.180.349.2810.7728.778207
19Darnell Coles3B25 1491427
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1501152321211.181.263.309572.128.221.1871.5337.346169
17Jim Morrison3B34 1171524
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192122610021.205.221.333554.128.154.22513.0029.339122
30Johnny GrubbOF-DH38 114923
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1300151600024.202.290.307597.105.237.2141.0757.035131
4Bill BeanOF23 66617
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0041151100001.258.310.288598.030.106.3092.20--1971
17Terry HarperDH-OF32 64413
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10109800102.203.301.391692.188.344.1890.8921.32574
32Jim Walewander2B-3B25 542413
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4217600202.241.328.389717.148.296.2550.8654.02163
24Scott LusaderOF22 47815
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8105701110.319.377.489866.170.298.3501.4047.02354
12Dwight LowryC29 2505
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001000600000.200.200.280480.080.080.263----725
24Orlando MercadoC25 2223
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0001002000000.136.208.136344.000.091.1360.00--324
38Tim TolmanOF31 1231
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001007211011.083.429.167596.083.667.0910.29--221
9Doug BakerSS26 1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
39Mike HennemanP25 1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
47Jack MorrisP32 1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals191356498961535274322258401065065391346443956108.272.344.451795.179.305.2871.4025.125486397
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
47Jack Morris32 18113.38343413000266227111100399320824111.207.681.323.157.042.24
35Walt Terrell29 17104.0435351010024425412311030941438031.429.331.103.455.251.52
26Frank Tanana33 15103.90343453002182161069527561466051.248.881.112.306.002.61
46Dan Petry28 975.60302100301341481018422769381101.669.871.475.076.201.22
44Jeff Robinson25 965.392921212012713286761654984371.469.351.133.836.941.81
25Eric King23 694.895540026911611167631560895141.478.611.164.666.911.48
39Mike Henneman25 1132.975500028796863632830757031.207.980.742.786.962.50
19Doyle Alexander36 901.531111330088631615326441001.016.440.312.664.501.69
30Mark Thurmond30 014.214800023561833229524214001.7312.050.733.483.050.88
21Willie Hernandez32 343.674500031849532720820301001.499.731.473.675.511.50
36Nate Snell34 123.922220012038392017519194001.499.001.154.384.381.00
45Bryan Kelly28 014.9150001010126627100001.739.821.645.738.181.43
27Dickie Noles30 004.5040003222110100001.509.000.004.500.000.00
42Morris Madden26 0013.5020000014330300003.5018.000.0013.500.000.00
Pitching Totals98644.024091623381293114561430735651180563976726331.378.841.113.486.031.73
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Matt NokesC1095953252.9920.00
Mike HeathC673373845.9890.00
Dwight LowryC12381001.0000.00
Orlando MercadoC1040811.9800.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Darrell Evans1B105810100386.9970.00
Dave Bergman1B6535329333.9920.00
Bill Madlock1B2216711214.9890.00
Darnell Coles1B9503011.0000.00
Mike Heath1B4201031.0000.00
Dwight Lowry1B121001.0000.00
Jim Morrison1B120011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lou Whitaker2B1482754161799.9760.00
Jim Walewander2B2416380101.0000.00
Tom Brookens2B112020310.9300.00
Jim Morrison2B395021.0000.00
Doug Baker2B10000.0000.00
Mike Heath2B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tom Brookens3B122852081415.9540.00
Darnell Coles3B363163175.8470.00
Jim Walewander3B1771110.9470.00
Jim Morrison3B16104121.9620.00
Darrell Evans3B75810.9290.00
Mike Heath3B41210.7500.00
Matt Nokes3B20000.0000.00
Doug Baker3B10000.0000.00
Johnny Grubb3B10000.0000.00
Bill Madlock3B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Alan TrammellSS1492224211994.9710.00
Tom BrookensSS16142828.9550.00
Doug BakerSS628011.0000.00
Jim MorrisonSS315011.0000.00
Jim WalewanderSS339021.0000.00
Mike HeathSS201001.0000.00
Darnell ColesSS101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Chet LemonOF145350431.9920.00
Pat SheridanOF137236661.9760.00
Kirk GibsonOF121253670.9740.00
Larry HerndonOF5782411.9890.00
Johnny GrubbOF31421001.0000.00
Bill BeanOF24541001.0000.00
Mike HeathOF24261001.0000.00
Scott LusaderOF2229010.9670.00
Terry HarperOF1420010.9520.00
Darnell ColesOF830001.0000.00
Dave BergmanOF740001.0000.00
Tim TolmanOF780001.0000.00
Jim MorrisonOF350001.0000.00
Matt NokesOF350001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike HennemanP5596811021.0001.78
Eric KingP55116152213.9742.87
Mark ThurmondP486129001.0001.62
Willie HernandezP45492411.8571.10
Walt TerrellP35244242523.9611.81
Jack MorrisP342663118011.0001.66
Frank TananaP342181435021.0002.02
Dan PetryP30134162120.9492.48
Jeff RobinsonP2912714922.9201.63
Nate SnellP223861001.0001.65
Doyle AlexanderP1188414011.0001.84
Bryan KellyP5100000.0000.00
Dickie NolesP4201001.0004.50
Morris MaddenP210000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill MadlockDH64.0000.00
Darrell EvansDH44.0000.00
Larry HerndonDH23.0000.00
Matt NokesDH19.0000.00
Johnny GrubbDH16.0000.00
Terry HarperDH15.0000.00
Jim MorrisonDH8.0000.00
Jim WalewanderDH8.0000.00
Dave BergmanDH7.0000.00
Kirk GibsonDH4.0000.00
Darnell ColesDH3.0000.00
Jack MorrisDH2.0000.00
Tim TolmanDH2.0000.00
Scott LusaderDH1.0000.00


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