Season Information
Team Name
1972 Detroit Tigers
League
American League
Division
East
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
86-70 (.551)   GBL: -0
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
1 / 3 / 5
Runs For/Against
558 / 514   Diff: +44
Playoffs
Lost ALCS (Athletics)
Playoff Series
Lost ALCS (Athletics)
Playoff Series
ALCS vs OAK (L 3-2)
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Jerry Manuel (1-20)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
2
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1901-2020
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1972 Detroit Tigers Season Roster

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  • UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    22Ike Blessitt221OF5-11185RR1949-09-30Detroit,MI
    1967- 15- 295-DET
    MLB1972-19721968-19770.000US
    8Ed Brinkman3012SS-3B6-0170RR1941-12-06Cincinnati,OH
    1961-  0-   0-WS2
    MLB1961-19751961-19750.000US
    26Gates Brown3310OF-DH5-11220LR1939-05-02Crestline,OH
    1960-  0-   0-DET
    MLB1963-19751960-19750.000US
    9Ike Brown3042B-1B6-1205RR1942-04-13Memphis,TN
    1962-  0-   0-DET
    MLB1969-19741962-19740.000US
    38Les Cain244P6-1200LL1948-01-13San Luis Obispo,CA
    1966-  4-  74-DET
    MLB1968-19721966-19720.000US
    25Norm Cash37151B-OF6-0190LL1934-11-10Justiceburg,TX
    MLB1958-19741955-19740.000US
    15Joe Coleman258P-OF6-3195RR1947-02-03Boston,MA
    1965-  1-   3-WS2
    MLB1965-19791965-19820.000US
    42Wayne Comer285OF-C5-10175RR1944-02-03Shenandoah,PA
    1962-  0-   0-WS2
    MLB1967-19721967-19720.000US
    45Jim Foor232P6-2170LL1949-01-13St. Louis,MO
    1967-  1-  15-DET
    MLB1971-19731967-19730.000US
    11Bill Freehan3011C-1B6-2205RR1941-11-29Detroit,MI
    1961-  0-   0-DET
    MLB1961-19761961-19760.000US
    38Woodie Fryman327P6-2205RL1940-04-15Ewing,KY
    1965-  0-   0-PIT
    MLB1966-19831965-19830.000US
    40John Gamble241DH-SS5-10165RR1948-02-10Reno,NV
    1966-  2-  39-LAN
    MLB1972-19731966-19730.000US
    36Bill Gilbreth242P6-0180LL1947-09-03Abilene,TX
    1969-  3-  67-DET
    MLB1971-19741969-19740.000US
    14Tom Haller3512C-OF6-4195LR1937-06-23Lockport,IL
    1958-  0-   0-SFN
    MLB1961-19721958-19720.000US
    18John Hiller297P6-0195RL1943-04-08Toronto,ON
    1962-  0-   0-DET
    MLB1965-19801963-19800.000CA
    23Fred Holdsworth201P6-1190RR1952-05-29Detroit,MI
    1970- 21- 507-DET
    MLB1972-19801970-19810.000US
    33Willie Horton2910OF-DH5-11209RR1942-10-18Arno,VA
    1961-  0-   0-DET
    MLB1963-19801962-19820.000US
    31Frank Howard3515OF-1B6-7255RR1936-08-08Columbus,OH
    1958-  0-   0-LAN
    MLB1958-19731958-19730.000US
    2Paul Jata2211B-OF6-1190RR1949-09-04Astoria,NY
    1967-  5-  95-DET
    MLB1972-19721967-19720.000US
    6Dalton Jones2892B-3B6-1180LR1943-12-10McComb,MS
    1961-  0-   0-BOS
    MLB1964-19721961-19720.000US
    35Al Kaline3720OF-DH6-2180RR1934-12-19Baltimore,MD
    MLB1953-19741953-19740.000US
    7Mike Kilkenny274P6-3175RL1945-04-11Bradford,ON
    1964-  0-   0-DET
    MLB1969-19731964-19730.000CA
    30John Knox2312B-DH6-0170LR1948-07-26Newark,NJ
    1970-  8- 193-DET
    MLB1972-19751970-19750.000US
    33Lerrin LaGrow232P6-5220RR1948-07-08Phoenix,AZ
    1969-  6- 139-DET
    MLB1970-19801969-19800.000US
    43Marvin Lane222OF-DH5-11180RR1950-01-18Sandersville,GA
    1968- 10- 222-DET
    MLB1971-19761969-19770.000US
    UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    48Don Leshnock251P6-3195RL1946-11-25Youngstown,OH
    1968- 23- 527-DET
    MLB1972-19721969-19720.000US
    29Mickey Lolich3110P6-0210BL1940-09-12Portland,OR
    1958-  0-   0-DET
    MLB1963-19791959-19790.000US
    3Dick McAuliffe32132B-SS5-11176LR1939-11-29Hartford,CT
    1957-  0-   0-DET
    MLB1960-19751957-19750.000US
    47Phil Meeler231P6-5215RR1948-07-03South Boston,VA
    1967-  0-   0-DET
    MLB1972-19721972-19720.000US
    19Joe Niekro276P6-1190RR1944-11-07Martins Ferry,OH
    1966-  3-  43-CHN
    MLB1967-19881966-19880.000US
    5Jim Northrup329OF-1B6-3190LR1939-11-24Breckenridge,MI
    1960-  0-   0-DET
    MLB1964-19751961-19750.000US
    16Ron Perranoski3612P6-0192LL1936-04-01Paterson,NJ
    1958-  0-   0-CHN
    MLB1961-19731958-19730.000US
    4Aurelio Rodriguez2463B-SS5-10180RR1947-12-28Cananea,MX
    1966-  0-   0-CAL
    MLB1967-19831965-19830.000MX
    39Fred Scherman274P6-1195LL1944-07-25Dayton,OH
    1964-  0-   0-MIN
    MLB1969-19761964-19770.000US
    37Chuck Seelbach242P6-0180RR1948-03-20Lakewood,OH
    1970-  1-  12-DET
    MLB1971-19741970-19740.000US
    12Duke Sims319C-1B6-2205LR1941-06-05Salt Lake City,UT
    1959-  0-   0-CLE
    MLB1964-19741959-19740.000US
    44Bill Slayback241P6-4200RR1948-02-21Hollywood,CA
    1968-  7- 113-DET
    MLB1972-19741968-19740.000US
    24Mickey Stanley299OF-1B6-1195RR1942-07-20Grand Rapids,MI
    1961-  0-   0-DET
    MLB1964-19781961-19780.000US
    42Joe Staton2411B6-3175LL1948-03-08Seattle,WA
    1967-  2-  32-PIT
    MLB1972-19731970-19730.000US
    46Bob Strampe221P6-1185BR1950-06-13Janesville,WI
    1968- 18- 414-DET
    MLB1972-19721969-19720.000US
    10Tony Taylor36152B-3B5-9179RR1935-12-19Central Alava,CU
    MLB1958-19761955-19760.000CU
    28Tom Timmermann324P6-4215RR1940-05-12Breese,IL
    1960-  0-   0-DET
    MLB1969-19741960-19740.000US
    35Chris Zachary288P6-2200LR1944-02-19Knoxville,TN
    1962-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB1963-19731963-19730.000US
    43 record(s)
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    Unif Uniform Number, if available Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system