Season Information
Team Name
1978 Detroit Tigers
League
American League
Division
East
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
86-76 (.531)   GBL: -13.5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
5 / 8 / 13
Runs For/Against
714 / 653   Diff: +61
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Kirk Gibson (1-12)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
9
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1901-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1978-12-13Mickey StanleyReleased by Tigers.OF-1B6-1195RR1942-07-20Grand Rapids,MI
1961-  0-   0-DET
MLB1964-19781961-1978
1978-12-04Chuck ScrivenerReleased by Tigers.SS-2B5-9170RR1947-10-03Alexandria,VA
1968-  2-  23-DET
MLB1975-19771975-1978
1978-12-04Jerry MoralesTraded by Cardinals with Aurelio Lopez to Tigers for Jack Murphy and Bob Sykes.OF-DH5-10175RR1949-02-18Yabucoa,PR
1966-  0-   0-NYN
MLB1969-19831966-1983
1978-12-04Aurelio LopezTraded by Cardinals with Jerry Morales to Tigers for Jack Murphy and Bob Sykes.P6-0220RR1948-09-21Tecamachalco,MX
1974-  0-   0-KCA
MLB1974-19871967-1987
1978-12-04Bob SykesTraded by Tigers with Jack Murphy to Cardinals for Aurelio Lopez and Jerry Morales.P6-2200BL1954-12-11Neptune,NJ
1974- 19- 440-DET
MLB1977-19811974-1982
1978-09-25Charlie SpikesReleased by Tigers.OF-DH6-3220RR1951-01-23Bogalusa,LA
1969-  1-  11-NYA
MLB1972-19801969-1980
1978-08-26Howard BaileySigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.P6-0195RL1957-07-31Grand Haven,MI
1978-  0-   0-DET
MLB1981-19831979-1984
1978-08-16Steve FoucaultClaimed on waivers by Royals from Tigers.P6-0205LR1949-10-03Duluth,MN
1969- 43- 912-WS2
MLB1973-19781973-1979
1978-04-19Mark DeJohnSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.SS-3B5-11170BR1953-09-18Middletown,CT
1971- 23- 542-NYN
MLB1982-19821971-1983
1978-03-27Vern RuhleReleased by Tigers.P6-1187RR1951-01-25Coleman,MI
1972- 17- 404-DET
MLB1974-19861972-1987
1978-03-23Rich FolkersReleased by Tigers.P6-2180LL1946-10-17Waterloo,IA
1967-  1-  20-NYN
MLB1970-19771967-1977
1978-03-23Roric HarrisonReleased by Tigers.P6-3195RR1946-09-20Los Angeles,CA
1965-  0-   0-HOU
MLB1972-19781965-1978
1978-03-06Jack BillinghamTraded by Reds to Tigers for John Valle and George Cappuzzello.P6-4215RR1943-02-21Orlando,FL
1961-  0-   0-LAN
MLB1968-19801961-1980
1978-03-06George CappuzzelloTraded by Tigers with John Valle to Reds for Jack Billingham.P6-0175RL1954-01-15Youngstown,OH
1972- 27- 623-DET
MLB1981-19821973-1984
1978-02-25Steve GrilliPurchased by Blue Jays from Tigers.P6-2170RR1949-05-02Brooklyn,NY
1970-  0-   0-DET
MLB1975-19791975-1981
1978-01-30Tito FuentesPurchased by Expos from Tigers.2B-SS5-11175BR1944-01-04Havana,CU
1962-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1965-19781962-1978
1978-01-30Steve DillardTraded by Red Sox to Tigers for Frank Harris, Michael Burns and Cash.2B-3B6-1180RR1951-02-08Memphis,TN
1972-  2-  40-BOS
MLB1975-19821972-1982
1978-01-12Gary ChristensonPurchased by Royals from Tigers.P6-5200LL1953-05-05Mineola,NY
1971- 13- 306-DET
MLB1979-19801971-1982
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Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Transaction Description Full description of the transaction as entered in the database 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