Season Information
Team Name
1988 Detroit Tigers
League
American League
Division
East
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
88-74 (.543)   GBL: -1
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
2 / 4 / 6
Runs For/Against
703 / 658   Diff: +45
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Rico Brogna (1-26)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
12
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
2
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
1988-12-22Cecil FielderPurchased by Hanshin Tigers (Japan Central) from Blue Jays.1B-DH6-3240RR1963-09-21Los Angeles,CA
1982-  4-  67-KCA
MLB1985-19981982-1998
1988-12-07Dave BergmanSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.1B-OF6-2190LL1953-06-06Evanston,IL
1974-  2-  36-NYA
MLB1975-19921974-1992
1988-12-07Ted PowerSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-4225RR1955-01-31Guthrie,OK
1976-  5- 115-LAN
MLB1981-19931974-1998
1988-12-05Al PedriqueSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.SS-3B6-0155RR1960-08-11Aragua,VZ
1978-  0-   0-NYN
MLB1987-19891978-1994
1988-12-04Larry SeeSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.3B-1B6-1195RR1960-06-20Norwalk,CA
1980-  3-  62-LAN
MLB1986-19881980-1999
1988-11-30Randy BockusSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P-OF6-2190LR1960-10-05Canton,OH
1982- 34- 796-SFN
MLB1986-19891982-1991
1988-11-16Ray KnightReleased by Tigers.3B-1B6-2185RR1952-12-28Albany,GA
1970- 10- 238-CIN
MLB1974-19881971-1988
1988-11-14Jeff DatzSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.C-1B6-4220RR1959-11-28Camden,NJ
1982- 19- 485-HOU
MLB1989-19891982-1990
1988-11-04Larry HerndonReleased by Tigers.OF-DH6-3195RR1953-11-03Sunflower,MS
1971-  3-  56-SLN
MLB1974-19881971-1988
1988-10-28Walt TerrellTraded by Tigers to Padres for Keith Moreland and Chris Brown.P6-2205LR1958-05-11Jeffersonville,IN
1980- 33- 764-TEX
MLB1982-19921980-1993
1988-10-28Chris BrownTraded by Padres with Keith Moreland to Tigers for Walt Terrell.3B-1B6-0185RR1961-08-15Jackson,MS
1979-  2-  44-SFN
MLB1984-19891979-1995
1988-10-28Keith MorelandTraded by Padres with Chris Brown to Tigers for Walt Terrell.OF-C6-0200RR1954-05-02Dallas,TX
1975-  7- 156-PHI
MLB1978-19891975-1989
1988-10-07Chris BandoReleased by Tigers.C-3B6-0195BR1956-02-04Cleveland,OH
1978-  2-  36-CLE
MLB1981-19891978-1989
1988-09-02Chris BandoSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.C-3B6-0195BR1956-02-04Cleveland,OH
1978-  2-  36-CLE
MLB1981-19891978-1989
1988-08-31Fred LynnTraded by Orioles to Tigers for Robinson Garces, Cesar Mejia and Chris Hoiles.OF-DH6-1190LL1952-02-03Chicago,IL
1973-  2-  41-BOS
MLB1974-19901972-1990
1988-08-31Ted PowerTraded by Royals to Tigers for Mark Lee and Rey Palacios.P6-4225RR1955-01-31Guthrie,OK
1976-  5- 115-LAN
MLB1981-19931974-1998
1988-08-31Rey PalaciosTraded by Tigers with Mark Lee to Royals for Ted Power.C-3B5-10190RR1962-11-08Brooklyn,NY
1982-  0-   0-DET
MLB1988-19901983-1993
1988-08-31Mark LeeTraded by Tigers with Rey Palacios to Royals for Ted Power.P6-5220LL1964-07-20Williston,ND
1985- 15- 392-DET
MLB1988-19951985-1997
1988-08-31Chris HoilesTraded by Tigers with Robinson Garces and Cesar Mejia to Orioles for Fred Lynn.C-1B6-0215RR1965-03-20Bowling Green,OH
1986- 19- 489-DET
MLB1989-19981986-1998
1988-08-28Shawn HareSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.OF-1B6-2190LL1967-03-26St. Louis,MO
1988-  0-   0-DET
MLB1991-19951989-1997
1988-07-14Mike BrownPurchased by Angels from Tigers.OF-P6-2195RR1959-12-29San Francisco,CA
1980-  7- 176-CAL
MLB1983-19881980-1989
1988-06-22Ivan DeJesusSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.SS-3B5-11175RR1953-01-09Santurce,PR
1969-  0-   0-LAN
MLB1974-19881970-1989
1988-06-06Jim MorrisonReleased by Tigers.3B-2B5-11186RR1952-09-23Pensacola,FL
1974-  5-  99-PHI
MLB1977-19881974-1988
1988-06-05Dwayne MurphySigned as Free Agent by Tigers.OF-DH6-1185LR1955-03-19Merced,CA
1973- 15- 359-OAK
MLB1978-19891973-1989
1988-03-31Mike TrujilloSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-1180RR1960-01-12Denver,CO
1982-  7- 172-CHA
MLB1985-19891979-1989
1988-03-28Karl BestTraded by Tigers to Twins for Don Schulze.P6-4210RR1959-03-06Aberdeen,WA
1977- 12- 312-SEA
MLB1983-19881978-1988
1988-03-28Don SchulzeTraded by Twins to Tigers for Karl Best.P6-3225RR1962-09-27Roselle,IL
1980-  1-  11-CHN
MLB1983-19891980-1993
1988-03-24Balvino GalvezTraded by Tigers to Twins for Billy Beane.P6-0170RR1964-03-31San Pedro de Macoris,DR
1981-  0-   0-LAN
MLB1986-19861982-1993
1988-03-24Billy BeaneTraded by Twins to Tigers for Balvino Galvez.OF-1B6-4195RR1962-03-29Orlando,FL
1980-  1-  23-NYN
MLB1984-19891980-1989
1988-03-23Mark HuismannSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-3195RR1958-05-11Littleton,CO
1979- 23- 581-CHN
MLB1983-19911980-1992
1988-02-27Ray KnightTraded by Orioles to Tigers for Mark Thurmond.3B-1B6-2185RR1952-12-28Albany,GA
1970- 10- 238-CIN
MLB1974-19881971-1988
1988-02-27Mark ThurmondTraded by Tigers to Orioles for Ray Knight.P-OF6-0193LL1956-09-12Houston,TX
1979-  5- 118-SDN
MLB1983-19901976-1991
1988-02-24Doug BakerTraded by Tigers to Twins for Julius McDougal.SS-OF5-9165BR1961-04-03Fullerton,CA
1982-  9- 230-DET
MLB1984-19901982-1991
1988-02-17Frank TananaSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-3195LL1953-07-03Detroit,MI
1971-  1-  13-CAL
MLB1973-19931972-1993
1988-02-09Tom BrookensSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.3B-2B5-10170RR1953-08-10Chambersburg,PA
1975-  1-   4-DET
MLB1979-19901975-1990
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