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2003 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 43-119 .265
Rank: 5th in American League Central
Run Differential: 591-928 -337
Manager(s): Alan Trammell
General Manager: Dave Dombrowski
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Comerica Park
Payroll: $ 49,168,000 24/30
Attendance: 1,368,245 27/30
Playoffs: -
Top Draft Pick: Kyle Sleeth (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Kirk Gibson
Bullpen Coach: Lance Parrish
First Base Coach: Mick Kelleher
Hitting Coach: Bruce Fields
Pitching Coach: Bob Cluck
Third Base Coach: Juan Samuel

#1 Draft Picks

Matt Anderson (#1), Steve Avery (#3), Eric Munson (#3), Steve Avery (#3), Dmitri Young (#4), Carlos Pena (#10), Hiram Bocachica (#21), Jeremy Bonderman (#26), Kevin Witt (#28), Matt Roney (#28), Nate Cornejo (#34)
American League Central Standings
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  • 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 2003 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    14Matt AndersonP6-4200R-R261998DET: 1997-1-1MLB--
    33Steve AveryP6-4205L-L331990ATL: 1988-1-3MLB--
    24Adam BerneroP6-4205R-R262000COL: 1996-38-1136MLB--
    26Hiram BocachicaCF-LF5-11165R-R272000MON: 1994-1-21MLB--
    38Jeremy BondermanP6-0210R-R202003OAK: 2001-1-26MLB-Free Agent
    34Nate CornejoP6-5200R-R232001DET: 1998-1-34MLB--
    36Eric EckenstahlerP6-7220L-L262002DET: 1999-32-957MLB--
    49,62Franklyn GermanP6-4170R-R232002UDFAMLB--
    17Shane HalterSS-3B6-0180R-R331997KCA: 1991-5-133MLB--
    4Bobby HigginsonLF-RF5-11195L-R321995DET: 1992-12-336MLB--
    40A.J. HinchC6-1207R-R291998OAK: 1996-3-75MLB--
    20Omar Infante2B5-9150R-R212002UDFAMLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    15Brandon Inge2B-3B5-11185R-R262001DET: 1998-2-57MLB-Free Agent
    43Gene KingsaleCF-RF6-3194B-R261998UDFAMLB--
    49Danny Klassen3B-2B6-0175R-R271998MIL: 1993-2-65MLB--
    35,55Gary KnottsP6-4200R-R262001FLO: 1995-11-289MLB--
    41Wil LedezmaP6-3152L-L222003UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    58Shane LouxP6-2205R-R232002DET: 1997-2-53MLB-Free Agent
    46Mike MarothP6-0180L-L252002BOS: 1998-3-85MLB--
    45Chris MearsP6-4180R-R252003SEA: 1996-5-147MLB--
    27Craig MonroeLF-RF6-1195R-R262001TEX: 1995-8-206MLB--
    24Warren Morris2B5-11179L-R291999TEX: 1996-5-143MLB--
    31Eric Munson3B6-3220L-R252000DET: 1999-1-3MLB--
    7Dean Palmer3B6-1210R-R341989TEX: 1986-3-59MLB--
    21Craig Paquette3B-LF6-0190R-R341993OAK: 1989-8-216MLB--
    28Danny PattersonP6-0225R-R321996TEX: 1989-47-1197MLB--
    12Carlos Pena1B-DH6-2210L-L252001TEX: 1998-1-10MLB-Free Agent
    30Ben PetrickC-LF6-0199R-R261999COL: 1995-2-38MLB--
    59Nate RobertsonP6-2215L-R252002FLO: 1999-5-146MLB-Free Agent
    56Fernando RodneyP5-11170R-R222002UDFAMLBSeattle MarinersMLB-Active
    52Matt RoneyP6-3232R-R232003COL: 1998-1-28MLB--
    26Cody RossLF-RF5-11180R-L222003DET: 1999-4-117MLB-Free Agent
    19Alex Sanchez1B5-10180L-L262001TBA: 1996-5-154MLB-Free Agent
    39Ramon Santiago2B-SS5-11150B-R232002UDFAMLBBuffalo (AAA) >> Toronto Blue Jays7-day DL
    53Brian SchmackP6-2195R-R292003UDFAMLB--
    37Steve SparksP6-0180R-R371995MIL: 1987-5-123MLB--
    48Chris SpurlingP6-5228R-R262003NYA: 1997-41-1246MLB--
    44Andres TorresLF-CF5-10175B-R252002DET: 1998-4-117MLB-Free Agent
    8Matt WalbeckC5-11188B-R331993CHN: 1987-8-192MLB--
    32Jamie WalkerP6-2190L-L311997HOU: 1992-10-265MLB--
    21Kevin Witt1B-LF6-4210L-R271998TOR: 1994-1-28MLB--
    25Dmitri YoungLF-1B6-2235B-R291996SLN: 1991-1-4MLB--
    30Ernie YoungCF-RF6-1234R-R331994OAK: 1990-10-281MLB--

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