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1989 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 59-103 .364
Rank: 7th in American League East
Run Differential: 617-816 -199
Roster Continuity 66.16% 19/26
Manager(s): Sparky Anderson
General Manager: Bill Lajoie
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Payroll: $ 15,099,596 10/26
Attendance: 1,543,656 21/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Greg Gohr (#21) 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

Frank Tanana (#13), Chet Lemon (#22), Randy Nosek (#26)
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 1989 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    19Doyle AlexanderP6-3200R-R381971LAN: 1968-9-185MLB--
    4Bill BeanLF-RF6-0185L-L251987DET: 1986-4-99MLB--
    42Dave BeardP6-5215L-R291980OAK: 1977-6-147MLB--
    14Dave Bergman1B6-2190L-L361975NYA: 1974-2-36MLB--
    41Randy BockusP6-2190L-R281986SFN: 1982-34-796MLB--
    35Chris Brown3B6-0185R-R271984SFN: 1979-2-44MLB--
    12Mike BrumleySS-2B5-10165B-R261987BOS: 1983-2-33MLB--
    43Jeff DatzC6-4220R-R291989HOU: 1982-19-485MLB--
    16Brian DuboisP5-10195L-L221989BAL: 1985-4-99MLB--
    48Paul GibsonP6-0185R-L291988CIN: 1978-3-70MLB--
    55Brad HavensP6-1196L-L301981CAL: 1977-8-189MLB--
    8Mike HeathC5-11190R-R341978NYA: 1973-2-37MLB--
    39Mike HennemanP6-4195R-R271987DET: 1984-4-104MLB--
    21Willie HernandezP6-3180L-L341977Not draftedMLB--
    38Shawn HolmanP6-2185R-R241989PIT: 1982-14-347MLB--
    27Charles HudsonP6-3185B-R301983PHI: 1981-12-305MLB--
    15Tracy JonesLF-RF6-3220R-R281986CIN: 1983-1-1MLB--
    34Chet LemonOF6-0190R-R341975OAK: 1972-1-22MLB--
    23Torey Lovullo2B-3B6-0185B-R231988DET: 1987-5-131MLB--
    7Scott LusaderRF-LF5-10165L-L241987DET: 1985-6-158MLB--
    9Fred LynnOF6-1190L-L371974BOS: 1973-2-41MLB--
    10Keith MorelandOF-3B6-0200R-R351978PHI: 1975-7-156MLB--
    47Jack MorrisP6-3200R-R341977DET: 1976-5-98MLB--
    33Matt NokesC6-1190L-R251985SFN: 1981-20-503MLB--
    37Randy NosekP6-4215R-R221989DET: 1985-1-26MLB--
    41Edwin NunezP6-5240R-R261982UDFAMLB--
    16David PalmerP6-1205R-R311978MON: 1976-21-489MLB--
    17Al PedriqueSS6-0155R-R281987Not draftedMLB--
    18Ramon PenaP5-10155R-R271989Not draftedMLB--
    24Gary PettisCF-OF6-1160B-R311982CAL: 1979-6-141MLB--
    10Rob RichieLF6-2190L-R231989DET: 1987-2-53MLB--
    31Kevin RitzP6-4229R-R241989SFN: 1985-4-79MLB--
    44Jeff RobinsonP6-6235R-R271987DET: 1983-3-69MLB--
    35Rick Schu3B6-0194R-R271984Not draftedMLB--
    46Mike SchwabeP6-4200R-R241989DET: 1987-21-547MLB--
    49Steve SearcyP6-1185L-L251988DET: 1985-3-80MLB--
    15Pat SheridanOF6-3175L-R311981KCA: 1979-3-73MLB--
    52Matt SinatroC5-9175R-R291981ATL: 1978-2-27MLB--
    20Doug Strange3B-2B6-1188B-R251989DET: 1985-7-184MLB--
    26Frank TananaP6-3195L-L351973CAL: 1971-1-13MLB--
    3Alan TrammellSS6-0175R-R311977DET: 1976-2-26MLB--
    43Mike TrujilloP6-1180R-R291985CHA: 1982-7-172MLB--
    32Gary WardOF6-2202R-R351979Not draftedMLB--
    1Lou Whitaker2B5-11160L-R321977DET: 1975-5-99MLB--
    36Frank WilliamsP6-1195R-R311984SFN: 1979-11-278MLB--
    25Kenny WilliamsOF6-1184R-R251986DET: 1985-1-26MLB--

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