Season Information
Team Name
1979 Detroit Tigers
League
American League
Division
East
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
85-76 (.528)   GBL: -18
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
5 / 6 / 11
Runs For/Against
770 / 738   Diff: +32
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Rick Leach (1-13)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
13
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
1979-12-07Aurelio RodriguezPurchased by Padres from Tigers.3B-SS5-10180RR1947-12-28Cananea,MX
1966-  0-   0-CAL
MLB1967-19831965-1983
1979-12-07Dan SchatzederTraded by Expos to Tigers for Ron LeFlore.P6-0195LL1954-12-01Elmhurst,IL
1976-  3-  57-MON
MLB1977-19911976-1991
1979-12-07Ron LeFloreTraded by Tigers to Expos for Dan Schatzeder.OF-DH6-0200RR1948-06-16Detroit,MI
1973-  0-   0-DET
MLB1974-19821973-1982
1979-12-05Fernando ArroyoTraded by Tigers to Twins for Jeff Holly.P6-2180RR1952-03-21Sacramento,CA
1970- 10- 243-DET
MLB1975-19861970-1986
1979-12-05Jeff HollyTraded by Twins to Tigers for Fernando Arroyo.P6-5210LL1953-03-01San Pedro,CA
1971- 17- 392-CHA
MLB1977-19791977-1979
1979-12-04Fred HoldsworthPurchased by Brewers from Tigers.P6-1190RR1952-05-29Detroit,MI
1970- 21- 507-DET
MLB1972-19801970-1981
1979-11-21Kip YoungPurchased by Mariners from Tigers.P5-11175RR1954-10-29Georgetown,OH
1976- 23- 529-DET
MLB1978-19791977-1982
1979-10-31Richie HebnerTraded by Mets to Tigers for Phil Mankowski and Jerry Morales.3B-1B6-1200LR1947-11-26Boston,MA
1966-  1-  15-PIT
MLB1968-19851966-1985
1979-10-31Phil MankowskiTraded by Tigers with Jerry Morales to Mets for Richie Hebner.3B-1B6-0180LR1953-01-09Buffalo,NY
1970-  9- 218-DET
MLB1976-19821971-1982
1979-10-31Jerry MoralesTraded by Tigers with Phil Mankowski to Mets for Richie Hebner.OF-DH5-10175RR1949-02-18Yabucoa,PR
1966-  0-   0-NYN
MLB1969-19831966-1983
1979-10-25Sheldon BurnsideTraded by Tigers to Reds for Champ Summers.P6-5200RL1954-12-22South Bend,IN
1974-  0-   0-DET
MLB1978-19801975-1980
1979-08-30Bruce KimmPurchased by Cubs from Tigers.C-DH5-11175RR1951-06-29Cedar Rapids,IA
1969-  7- 147-CHA
MLB1976-19801969-1980
1979-07-20Rusty StaubTraded by Tigers to Expos for Randy Schafer and Cash.OF-DH6-2200LR1944-04-01New Orleans,LA
1961-  0-   0-HOU
MLB1963-19851962-1985
1979-05-27Milt MayPurchased by White Sox from Tigers.C6-0190LR1950-08-01Gary,IN
1968- 11- 237-PIT
MLB1970-19841968-1984
1979-05-25Champ SummersTraded by Reds to Tigers for Sheldon Burnside.OF-DH6-2205LR1946-06-15Bremerton,WA
1971-  0-   0-OAK
MLB1974-19841972-1984
1979-03-24Ed PutmanTraded by Cubs to Tigers for Steve Dillard.3B-1B6-1190RR1953-09-25Los Angeles,CA
1975-  1-   3-CHN
MLB1976-19791973-1981
1979-03-20Steve DillardTraded by Tigers to Cubs for Ed Putman.2B-3B6-1180RR1951-02-08Memphis,TN
1972-  2-  40-BOS
MLB1975-19821972-1982
1979-03-13Mardie CornejoTraded by Mets to Tigers for Ed Glynn.P6-3200RR1951-08-05Wellington,KS
1973- 21- 493-NYN
MLB1978-19781977-1979
1979-03-13Ed GlynnTraded by Tigers to Mets for Mardie Cornejo.P6-2180RL1953-06-03Flushing,NY
1971-  0-   0-DET
MLB1975-19851972-1990
1979-02-20Fred HoldsworthSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-1190RR1952-05-29Detroit,MI
1970- 21- 507-DET
MLB1972-19801970-1981
1979-01-21Larry PashnickSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.P6-3205RR1956-04-25Lincoln Park,MI
1979-  0-   0-DET
MLB1982-19841979-1984
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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