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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), 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
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
21Brian HunterCF26658112177
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4
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45741866121118513.269.334.353687.084.269.3221.83164.5232738
24Travis Fryman3B2859590163
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27
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3
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22
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102163461135501115.274.326.440766.166.266.2992.4627.0262657
17Tony Clark1B25580105160
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28
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3
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32
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11713931443130511.276.376.500876.224.381.3131.5518.1290681
4Bobby HigginsonLF-RF2654694163
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30
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5
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27
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1011277085320410.299.379.520899.222.359.3111.2120.2284623
9Damion Easley2B2752797139
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37
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3
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22
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722813681021634518.264.362.471833.207.364.2871.5024.0248620
37Deivi CruzSS2143635105
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26
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02
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40361455001439.241.263.314577.073.099.2703.93218.0137467
30Melvin NievesRF253594682
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1
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20
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64173915756023.228.311.451762.223.315.3374.0318.0162405
41Bob HamelinDH293184786
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018
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5221487213028.270.366.487853.217.371.2961.5017.7155369
33Raul CasanovaC243042774
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24112648310110.243.308.332640.089.174.2741.8560.8101334
12Phil NevinLF-DH262513259
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3501256811015.235.306.414720.179.275.2862.7227.9104278
36Curtis PrideLF-DH281622134
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1964244511214.210.314.321635.111.272.2761.8881.052190
10Brian JohnsonC291391333
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181051901213.237.262.338600.101.144.2613.8069.547147
8Matt WalbeckC271371838
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03
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1033121900024.277.331.365696.088.175.2991.5845.750151
44Bubba TrammellRF-DH251231428
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1331153500022.228.307.366673.138.276.2792.3330.845140
7Jody Reed2B34112622
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00832101530312.196.278.214492.018.116.2241.50--24129
14Orlando MillerSS281111326
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101052440111.234.289.369658.135.189.2794.8055.541122
34Juan EncarnacionRF213337
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53131220001.212.316.394710.182.333.3004.0033.01338
29Frank Catalanotto2B232628
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003003700000.308.379.385764.077.192.4212.33--1029
53Jimmy HurstRF251713
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1002600000.176.263.412675.235.353.2003.0017.0719
29Vince ColemanLF361401
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0000001300001.071.133.071204.000.071.0913.00--115
10Marcus JensenC241112
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0001001500000.182.250.182432.000.091.3335.00--212
39Kimera BarteeLF-DH24541
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0000312210000.200.500.200700.000.800.3331.00--18
20Willie BlairP314000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
43Joe HallRF31412
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003000000000.500.500.7501250.250.250.500----34
38Brian MoehlerP253000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
28Omar OlivaresP29322
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00000000000.667.6671.3332000.667.667.667----43
22Justin ThompsonP242000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
57Greg KeagleP261000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals1745548178414152683217674316172578116449373447120.258.326.415741.157.279.2962.0131.122756140
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
22Justin Thompson2415113.0332324000223188827520661514021.147.590.812.666.092.29
38Brian Moehler2511124.683131210017519897912261973051.4810.181.133.144.991.59
20Willie Blair311684.172927200017518685811846906131.339.570.932.374.631.96
28Omar Olivares29564.70191932001151106860853745091.428.610.634.155.791.40
40Felipe Lira25575.77201511109210161591545647021.599.881.474.406.261.42
49A.J. Sager32344.183810083848143391024530011.258.681.072.575.682.21
32Dan Miceli26324.9971000243827749461338793011.398.351.414.128.572.08
26Doug Brocail30343.2361400202787431281036606031.418.541.154.156.921.67
28Scott Sanders28385.3514141100747944441424584001.399.611.702.927.052.42
59Todd Jones29543.0968000513170602924335707011.367.710.394.509.002.00
27Mike Myers28045.6788000232535836341225500021.549.672.004.178.332.00
57Greg Keagle26356.601110000045583333918331051.6911.601.803.606.601.83
46Kevin Jarvis27035.36173009041552825914270001.6411.791.933.005.791.93
52Jose Bautista32226.75210004040553230612191121.6812.381.352.704.281.58
58Glenn Dishman26125.287400102930181748200021.319.311.242.486.212.50
19John Cummings28205.4019000202432221531483001.8411.521.085.042.880.57
54Eddie Gaillard26105.40160005120161212210120001.307.200.904.505.401.20
55Roberto Duran24007.36130001010799015111132.005.730.0012.279.000.73
50Tim Pugh30115.0022000096550540001.226.000.005.004.000.80
42Fernando Hernandez260054.0020000015660320018.0045.000.0027.0018.000.67
Pitching Totals79834.565791621351494214461476790733178552982513421.409.191.113.446.111.78
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Kimera Bartee2400000033003------------1.0001.000----300
Jose Bautista322100000000001.000------------------430
Willie Blair31290000000000.958------------------9141
Doug Brocail306100000000001.000------------------6120
Raul Casanova24092000000001--.985----------------543389
Frank Catalanotto2300060000003------1.000------------790
Tony Clark250015800000001----.993--------------142310010
Vince Coleman3600000021001------------1.000------300
Deivi Cruz210000014700000----------.979--------19242013
John Cummings281900000000001.000------------------150
Glenn Dishman26700000000001.000------------------370
Roberto Duran241300000000001.000------------------010
Damion Easley2700013702100004------.981--1.000--------24340512
Juan Encarnacion21000000021000--------------1.0001.000--2200
Travis Fryman280000153000000--------.978----------12631210
Eddie Gaillard26160000000000--------------------000
Joe Hall3100000000100----------------1.000--100
Bob Hamelin29007000000095----1.000--------------2910
Fernando Hernandez2620000000000--------------------000
Bobby Higginson2600000010525702------------.9721.000.969--287209
Brian Hunter260000000162000--------------.990----40884
Jimmy Hurst25000000111001--------------1.0001.000--1200
Kevin Jarvis271700000000001.000------------------050
Marcus Jensen2408000000000--.964----------------2611
Brian Johnson29043000000002--.987----------------21793
Todd Jones296800000000001.000------------------140
Greg Keagle261100000000001.000------------------430
Felipe Lira25200000000000.929------------------7192
Dan Miceli267100000000001.000------------------460
Orlando Miller280030431000011----1.000--.889.979--------37713
Brian Moehler25310000000000.975------------------16231
Mike Myers28880000000000.857------------------482
Phil Nevin2601701704000030--1.000.958--1.000--.986------93182
Melvin Nieves2500000002101010--------------1.000.980--19044
Omar Olivares291900000000001.000------------------10160
Curtis Pride280000003403023------------.978--1.000--4801
Tim Pugh30200000000001.000------------------020
Jody Reed34000410000005------.987------------491072
A.J. Sager323800000000001.000------------------3130
Scott Sanders281400000000001.000------------------490
Justin Thompson243200000000001.000------------------11310
Bubba Trammell2500000013015015------------1.000--1.000--4910
Matt Walbeck27044000000000--.988----------------240153


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