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1997 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 3rd in American League East
Run Differential: 784-790 -6
Manager(s): Buddy Bell
General Manager: Randy Smith
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Payroll: $ 16,304,500 27/28
Attendance: 1,365,157 27/28
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Matt Anderson (#1) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Larry Parrish
Bullpen Coach: Fred Kendall
First Base Coach: Jerry White
Hitting Coach: Larry Herndon
Pitching Coach: Rick Adair
Third Base Coach: Perry Hill

#1 Draft Picks

Phil Nevin (#1), Tony Clark (#2), Todd Jones (#27), Travis Fryman (#30), Justin Thompson (#32), Scott Sanders (#32), Justin Thompson (#32), Marcus Jensen (#33)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
9666.5932.0
7983.48819.0
7884.48120.0
7686.46922.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1997 Detroit Tigers. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1997 Detroit Tigers Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1DET@ MINL5-70-11820Yes--57-2
    2DET@ MINL6-70-251324No1.51114-3 
    3DET@ MINL6-100-351324No2.51724-7
    4DET@ CHAW8-71-351325No2.52531-6
    5DET@ CHAW15-122-35919No2.54043-3
    6DET@ CHAL3-52-451426No2.54348-5
    7DETvs MINW10-43-44918No1.553521 
    8DETvs MINW10-54-43816No1.563576 
    9DETvs MINL3-74-551119No266642 
    10DETvs CHAW5-45-53815No271683
    11DETvs CHAL8-116-62714No2.583812 
    12DETvs CHAW4-26-62714No2.583812 
    13DET@ MILL0-76-73815No3.58388-5 
    14DET@ MILW3-17-73916No3.58689-3
    15DETvs SEAL3-77-83916No3.58996-7 
    16DETvs SEAL6-87-941018No4.595104-9
    17DETvs OAKL5-97-1041119No5100113-13 
    18DETvs OAKL1-77-1151321No5.5101120-19 
    19DETvs OAKW9-28-1141221No5.5110122-12 
    20DET@ TEXW7-69-1141119No4.5117128-11
    21DET@ TEXL1-29-1251322No5118130-12 
    22DET@ TEXL2-49-1351322No5120134-14
    23DET@ ANAL3-89-1451322No6123142-19 
    24DET@ ANAW2-010-1451322No6125142-17 
    25DET@ ANAL5-610-1551322No6130148-18 
    26DETvs MILL1-210-1651324No7131150-19
    27DETvs MILW8-411-1651323No7139154-15 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    28DET@ CLEL6-711-1751324No8145161-16 
    29DET@ CLEW2-012-1751222No8147161-14
    30DET@ TORL1-312-1851323No8148164-16 
    31DET@ TORL1-212-1951323No9149166-17 
    32DETvs KCAW12-313-1951222No9161169-8 
    33DETvs KCAL0-413-2051323No10161173-12 
    34DETvs CLEL0-513-2151424No10161178-17 
    35DETvs CLEW6-014-2151323No9167178-11 
    36DETvs CLEW11-315-2151222No9178181-3 
    37DETvs TORW4-016-2141019No9.51821811 
    38DETvs TORL2-716-2241020No9.5184188-4 
    39DET@ KCAL9-1016-2341121No9.5193198-5 
    40DET@ KCAW10-217-2341020No9.52032003 
    41DET@ KCAW9-218-2341019No9.521220210 
    42DET@ KCAW6-519-2341019No9.521820711
    43DET@ BALL3-419-2441120No10.522121110
    44DET@ BALL0-219-2541120No11.52212138
    45DETvs TEXW7-120-2541121No10.522821414 
    46DETvs TEXL4-820-2641120No11.523222210 
    47DETvs TEXW13-521-2641120No10.524522718
    48DETvs ANAW6-022-2641019No10.525122724 
    49DETvs ANAW6-223-264918No10.525722928
    50DETvs BALL1-823-274918No11.525823721
    51DET@ SEAW5-224-274918No11.526323924
    52DET@ SEAW4-225-274918No11.526724126
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    53DET@ SEAL1-425-284918No1226824523
    54DET@ OAKW8-726-284918No11.527625224
    55DET@ OAKL8-926-294918No12.528426123
    56DETvs SEAL6-1426-304918No13.529027515 
    57DETvs SEAL3-626-3141121No13.529328112
    58DETvs SEAW3-127-3141120No12.529628214
    59DETvs SEAL0-227-3241121No13.529628412
    60DETvs OAKW6-428-3241020No14.530228814
    61DETvs OAKW4-229-324919No13.530629016
    62DET@ MONL3-429-3341020No1430929415
    63DET@ MONL0-129-3441121No1530929514 
    64DET@ MONL2-1029-3541222No163113056 
    65DETvs FLOL3-729-3641222No163143122 
    66DETvs FLOL2-329-3751323No173163151
    67DETvs FLOW6-230-3751323No163223175 
    68DETvs BOSW12-631-3741221No1533432311
    69DETvs BOSW15-432-3741220No1534932722 
    70DETvs BOSL1-232-3841221No1635032921
    71DETvs NYAL2-532-3951323No1635233418
    72DETvs NYAL9-1232-4051323No1736134615
    73DETvs NYAL1-332-4151323No1836234913
    74DET@ BOSW10-633-4151323No1737235517 
    75DET@ BOSW2-134-4151222No1637435618
    76DET@ BOSW9-235-4141121No1538335825 
    77DET@ BOSL6-835-4251222No1538936623
    78DETvs NYNW14-036-4241121No1540336637 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    79DETvs NYNW8-637-4241020No1541137239
    80DETvs NYNW9-738-424919No1542037941
    81DETvs BALL1-1038-434919No1642138932 
    82DETvs BALL3-439-444919No1643540134
    83DETvs BALW11-839-444919No1643540134
    84DETvs BALW6-540-443818No1544140635
    85DETvs BALW14-941-443817No1445541540 
    86DET@ NYAL3-1041-453818No14.545842533 
    87DET@ NYAL0-341-4641020No14.545842830
    88DET@ NYAL2-641-4741020No14.546043426
    89DET@ NYAW3-142-4741020No13.546343528
    90DET@ BOSL4-1842-4841020No14.546745314 
    91DET@ BOSW7-543-4841019No14.547445816 
    92DET@ ANAL3-543-4941019No14.547746314
    93DET@ ANAL4-943-5041020No14.54814729 
    94DET@ TEXW5-444-5041020No13.548647610
    95DET@ TEXW6-545-5041019No13.549248111
    96DET@ TEXL6-745-5141020No13.549848810 
    97DETvs CHAL0-345-5241020No14.54984917
    98DETvs CHAW6-346-5241020No14.550449410
    99DETvs CHAW8-647-524819No14.551250012
    100DETvs MILL1-647-534919No14.55135067 
    101DETvs MILL1-347-5441021No15.55145095
    102DETvs MILL7-1147-5551122No16.55215201
    103DET@ CHAW3-148-5551122No175245213 
    104DET@ CHAL2-348-5651122No185265242
    105DETvs TORW4-249-5651122No185305264
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    106DETvs TORL5-749-5751122No185355332
    107DETvs TORW8-750-5751021No185435403
    108DETvs TORW5-251-573818No185485426
    109DETvs CLEL2-751-584919No18.55505491 
    110DETvs CLEW6-452-584918No17.55565533
    111DET@ KCAL4-552-5951020No18.55605582
    112DET@ KCAW8-453-5951019No185685626 
    113DET@ TORL3-653-6051020No195715683
    114DET@ TORW3-254-6051020No185745704
    115DET@ TORW4-255-604920No185785726 
    116DET@ TORL2-855-6151121No18.55805800 
    117DET@ CLEL4-755-6251121No19.5584587-3
    118DET@ CLEW13-356-6351121No19598599-1 
    119DET@ CLEL1-956-6351121No19598599-1 
    120DET@ CLEL1-1256-6451121No19.5599611-12 
    121DETvs KCAL3-556-6551121No20602616-14
    122DETvs KCAL1-256-6651121No21603618-15
    123DETvs KCAW8-457-6651121No21611622-11 
    124DETvs MINW8-258-6651121No21619624-5 
    125DETvs MINL1-1158-6751121No22620635-15 
    126DET@ MILW2-159-6751121No22622636-14
    127DET@ MILW16-160-6751121No226386371
    128DET@ MILL2-560-6851121No23640642-2
    129DET@ MILL0-660-6951121No24640648-8 
    130DET@ MINW7-661-6951121No23.5647654-7 
    131DET@ MINL2-861-7051121No23.5649662-13
    132DET@ MINL0-261-7151121No24.5649664-15 
    133DETvs PHIW7-262-7151120No24656666-10 
    134DETvs PHIL0-262-7251121No24656668-12
    135DETvs PHIW2-163-7251121No23658669-11
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    136DET@ ATLW4-264-7251019No22662671-9
    137DET@ ATLL0-564-7351121No22662676-14 
    138DET@ ATLW12-465-7341020No21674680-6 
    139DETvs ANAW5-466-7341019No21679684-5 
    140DETvs ANAW6-167-733817No216856850 
    141DETvs ANAW7-568-733817No216926902
    142DETvs ANAL4-568-744918No216966951 
    143DETvs TEXW6-269-744719No207026975 
    144DETvs TEXW4-070-743716No207066979 
    145DET@ SEAL0-1070-754818No20.5706707-1 
    146DET@ SEAW3-171-753816No19.57097081
    147DET@ OAKW7-272-753715No18.57167106
    148DET@ OAKL2-472-764917No19.57187144
    149DET@ OAKW6-573-764815No18.57247195
    150DET@ OAKW6-374-763614No187307228
    151DET@ NYAL2-674-773715No187327284 
    152DET@ NYAW9-775-773713No187417356
    153DET@ BALW5-376-773715No177467388 
    154DET@ BALL8-1276-783714No187547504 
    155DET@ BALW11-377-783713No1776575312 
    156DET@ BALW5-478-783613No1677075713
    157DETvs BOSW6-079-783613No1677675719 
    158DETvs BOSL2-979-793613No1777876612 
    159DETvs BOSL1-379-803613No1777976910
    160DETvs NYAL2-879-813714No177817774 
    161DETvs NYAL1-679-823714No18782783-1 
    162DETvs NYAL2-779-833714No19784790-6 


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