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1978 Detroit TigersOrganizational Roster
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Chris Codiroli played in the Detroit Tigers organization in 1978
The Org Roster is a list of all players who played at least one game for the Detroit Tigers organization in 1978. This includes the Major League parent team and the minor league affiliates. Players who played on more than one of these teams will be listed with all teams.

Minor League Affiliates Affiliate History

Team NameRosterLeague NameLevelGWLPctGBLRkRFRADiffManagerBallpark
Detroit TigersStats -- RosterAmerican LeagueMLB1628676.53113.55714653+61Ralph HoukTiger Stadium
Evansville TripletsStats -- RosterAmerican AssociationAAA1547858.5740.51718531+187Les MossBosse Field
Montgomery RebelsStats -- RosterSouthern LeagueAA1436777.46521.03497580-83Ed BrinkmanPaterson Field
Lakeland TigersStats -- RosterFlorida State LeagueA+1547860.5655.03524496+28Jim LeylandJoker Marchant Stadium
Bristol TigersStats -- RosterAppalachian LeagueRk1113534.5076.04333327+6Joe LewisDevault Memorial Stadium
Organizational Totals:649344305.530827862587+199

Team History -- 1978 Statistics -- 1978 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

1978 Organizational Org Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Major Leaguers Active Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
Player NamePosTeam(s)Ht Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Bob Adams1B-CMontgomery (AA)
Evansville (AAA)
6-2 200 R-R 1952-01-06 26Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1977-19781977-1977
1973- 3-  67-DET
UCLA (MLB)
Julio AlonsoPMontgomery (AA)
6-1 195 R-L 1954-04-12 24Havana,Cuba AAA1974-1979-
1975-23- 527-DET
Lamar U. (MLB)
Gary ArmstrongSSMontgomery (AA)
6-0 175 L-R 1955-12-09 22San Diego,California AA1977-1980-
1977-12- 291-DET
San Diego St (MLB)
Fernando ArroyoPEvansville (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-2 180 R-R 1952-03-21 26Sacramento,California MLB1970-19861975-1986
1970-10- 243-DET
(MLB)
Steve BakerPEvansville (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-0 185 R-R 1956-08-30 21Eugene,Oregon MLB1974-19861978-1983
1974-18- 420-NYN
Grossmont Col (MLB)
Doug BanksPBristol/Bluefield (Rk)
6-2 195 R-R 1957-- 21- Rk1978-1978-   (MLB)
Michael BatemanSSBristol (Rk)
Lakeland (A+)
6-1 185 R-R 1956-11-11 21Blythe,California A+1977-1978-
1977-10- 188-DET
Riverside CC (MLB)
Jake BattleCLakeland (A+)
5-11 185 R-R 1956-01-19 22Detroit,Michigan A+1978-1978-
1975- 2-  48-KCA
Miami-Dade Col (MLB)
Allan BaumanPBristol (Rk)
5-11 175 L-L 1957-09-09 20Cleveland,Ohio A1977-1980-
1977- 6- 126-DET
Lakeland CC (MLB)
Bob BendaSSBristol (Rk)
Lakeland (A+)
5-9 160 R-R 1956-09-30 21North Palm Beach,Florida A+1978-1979-
1978-22- 547-DET
Florida St, Palm Beach St (MLB)
Thomas Berti2B-SSLakeland (A+)
5-11 170 L-R 1956-01-08 22Royal Oak,Michigan A+1978-1979-   Detroit Mercy (MLB)
Jack BillinghamPDetroit (MLB)
6-4 215 R-R 1943-02-21 35Orlando,Florida MLB1961-19801968-1980
1961-   UDFA-LAN
(MLB)
Ben BonkPBristol (Rk)
Montgomery (AA)
6-4 210 L-R 1956-- 22- AA1978-1978-
1978-31- 699-DET
Central Michigan U. (MLB)
Ted BrazellOFMontgomery (AA)
6-0 175 R-R 1952-01-30 26St. Louis,Missouri AA1977-1979-
1970-15- 363-DET
St. Louis CC-Meramec (MLB)
Tim BrookensOFMontgomery (AA)
5-10 165 R-R 1953-08-10 24Chambersburg,Pennsylvania AA1977-1978-
1975- 1-  18-TEX
Shenandoah U. (MLB)
Tom Brookens3BMontgomery (AA)
Evansville (AAA)
5-10 170 R-R 1953-08-10 24Chambersburg,Pennsylvania MLB1975-19901979-1990
1975- 1-   4-DET
Mansfield Pennsylvania (MLB)
Darrell BrownOFLakeland (A+)
Montgomery (AA)
6-0 184 B-R 1955-10-29 22Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1977-19961981-1984
1977- 3-  57-DET
Cal St Los Angeles (MLB)
Jeffrey BrownOFBristol (Rk)
5-9 167 L-R 1956-- 22- A+1978-1979-   (MLB)
Sheldon BurnsidePEvansville (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-5 200 R-L 1954-12-22 23South Bend,Indiana MLB1975-19801978-1980
1974-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Dwight Carter3BMontgomery (AA)
Evansville (AAA)
5-10 177 R-R 1951-06-10 27Little Rock,Arkansas AAA1973-1978-   Washington, East Los Angeles Col (MLB)
David CassettoPLakeland (A+)
6-1 180 L-R 1957-11-20 20Morris,Illinois AA1976-1979-
1978-13- 324-DET
Western Michigan U. (MLB)
Marty Castillo3B-CLakeland (A+)
6-1 190 R-R 1957-01-16 21Long Beach,California MLB1978-19861981-1985
1978- 5- 116-DET
Chapman U., Santa Ana Col (MLB)
Mike ChrisPMontgomery (AA)
Evansville (AAA)
6-3 180 L-L 1957-10-08 20Santa Monica,California MLB1977-19851979-1983
1977- 1-  10-DET
West Los Angeles Col, Los Angeles Pierce Col (MLB)
Chris CodiroliPLakeland (A+)
Montgomery (AA)
6-1 160 R-R 1958-03-26 20Oxnard,California MLB1977-19911982-1990
1978- 1-  11-DET
San Jose St, San Jose City Col (MLB)
Tim Corcoran1B-OFDetroit (MLB)
5-11 175 L-L 1953-03-19 25Glendale,California MLB1974-19881977-1986
1974-   UDFA-DET
Cal St Los Angeles (MLB)
Larry CorrPMontgomery (AA)
6-2 175 R-R 1954-02-19 24Camden,South Carolina AAA1977-1980-
1976-20- 458-DET
Belmont U. (MLB)
Jim CrawfordPEvansville (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-3 200 L-L 1950-09-29 27Chicago,Illinois MLB1969-19781973-1978
1972-14- 321-HOU
Arizona St (MLB)
John CrawfordOFLakeland (A+)
6-0 185 R-R 1956-- 22- A+1978-1979-
1978-20- 502-DET
Delta St (MLB)
Greg Darichuk1B-OFLakeland (A+)
6-1 180 L-L 1956-10-20 21Toronto,Ontario A+1978-1978-   (MLB)
Ted Dasen3BLakeland (A+)
5-11 175 L-R 1955-06-12 23East Lansing,Michigan AAA1974-1980-
1977-20- 495-DET
Eastern Michigan U. (MLB)
Boots DayOFEvansville (AAA)
5-9 160 L-L 1947-08-31 30Ilion,New York MLB1966-19801969-1974
1966-   UDFA-SLN
(MLB)
Mark DeJohnSSEvansville (AAA)
5-11 170 B-R 1953-09-18 24Middletown,Connecticut MLB1971-19831982-1982
1971-23- 542-NYN
(MLB)
Ronald DenewethPLakeland (A+)
6-2 190 R-L 1956-- 22- A+1978-1978-   (MLB)
Vicente DiazCMontgomery (AA)
5-11 180 R-R 1957-11-03 20La Habana,Cuba AA1977-1978-
1975-10- 219-DET
(MLB)
Steve Dillard2B-3BDetroit (MLB)
6-1 180 R-R 1951-02-08 27Memphis,Tennessee MLB1972-19821975-1982
1972- 2-  40-BOS
Mississippi (MLB)
John DohertyPEvansville (AAA)
6-4 210 R-R 1967-06-11 11New York,New York MLB1978-19961992-1996
1989-19- 499-DET
Concordia Col (MLB)
Todd Ervin2BBristol (Rk)
5-8 160 L-R 1956-- 22Claremont,California AA1977-1980-
1978-17- 428-DET
Stanford U. (MLB)
Mark FidrychPLakeland (A+)
Detroit (MLB)
6-3 175 R-R 1954-08-14 23Worcester,Massachusetts MLB1974-19831976-1980
1974-10- 232-DET
(MLB)
Bruce FieldsOFBristol (Rk)
6-0 185 L-R 1960-10-06 17Cleveland,Ohio MLB1978-19911986-1989
1978- 7- 168-DET
Lansing CC (MLB)
Les FilkinsOFMontgomery (AA)
5-11 185 L-L 1956-09-14 21Chicago,Illinois AAA1977-1982-
1975- 1-   3-DET
(MLB)
Kevin FitzhughPBristol (Rk)
6-2 180 R-R 1959-10-21 18Fountain Valley,California A-1978-1979-
1978- 2-  37-DET
Orange Coast Col (MLB)
James FlanneryPBristol (Rk)
Lakeland (A+)
6-2 172 R-R 1955-03-26 23Detroit,Michigan A+1974-1978-   Wayne St (MLB)
John FlynnPBristol (Rk)
Lakeland (A+)
6-2 220 R-R 1959-05-13 19Kings Park,New York A+1977-1979-
1977-17- 421-DET
(MLB)
Steve FoucaultPDetroit (MLB)
6-0 205 L-R 1949-10-03 28Duluth,Minnesota MLB1973-19791973-1978
1969-43- 912-WS2
South Georgia St (MLB)
Venoy GarrisonCMontgomery (AA)
Evansville (AAA)
6-0 185 R-R 1954-04-09 24Los Angeles,California AAA1977-1979-
1975-21- 481-DET
UCLA (MLB)
Bert GeigerPMontgomery (AA)
6-2 185 R-R 1959-08-14 18Miami,Florida AAA1977-1984-
1977-23- 567-DET
(MLB)
Kirk GibsonOFLakeland (A+)
6-3 215 L-L 1957-05-28 21Pontiac,Michigan MLB1978-19951979-1995
1978- 1-  12-DET
Michigan St (MLB)
Richard Givens1BBristol (Rk)
Lakeland (A+)
6-3 210 R-R 1955-10-04 22Salinas,California A+1976-1978-   San Jose St, Hartnell Col (MLB)
Ed GlynnPEvansville (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-2 180 R-L 1953-06-03 25Flushing,New York MLB1972-19901975-1985
1971-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Juan GomezCBristol (Rk)
Lakeland (A+)
5-11 175 R-R 1959-01-27 19Las Villas,Cuba A+1978-1978-
1977-29- 686-DET
(MLB)
Dan GonzalesOFEvansville (AAA)
6-1 195 L-R 1953-09-30 24Whittier,California MLB1972-19831979-1980
1972- 2-  43-DET
Fullerton Col (MLB)
Jorge GonzalesOFLakeland (A+)
5-10 167 R-R 1958-05-30 20Arecibo,Puerto Rico AA1977-1979-   (MLB)
Garry GraftonPEvansville (AAA)
6-1 185 R-R 1955-09-14 22Sewickley,Pennsylvania AAA1977-1979-
1976- 6- 108-DET
Slippery Rock Pennsylvania (MLB)
Gary GrankePLakeland (A+)
6-0 165 R-R 1955-08-21 22Detroit,Michigan A+1978-1978-   Wayne St (MLB)
Al GreeneOFMontgomery (AA)
Evansville (AAA)
5-11 190 L-R 1954-11-09 23Detroit,Michigan MLB1977-19801979-1979
1976-   UDFA-DET
Northwood U. (MLB)
Glenn Gulliver3BMontgomery (AA)
Evansville (AAA)
5-11 175 L-R 1954-10-15 23Detroit,Michigan MLB1974-19861982-1983
1976- 8- 170-DET
Eastern Michigan U. (MLB)
Kurt HallCBristol (Rk)
5-11 180 R-R 1959-03-27 19Burlington,Vermont Rk1977-1979-
1977- 8- 187-DET
(MLB)
Raphael HamptonOFLakeland (A+)
Montgomery (AA)
6-1 175 R-R 1957-10-29 20Detroit,Michigan AAA1977-1982-
1977- 1-   5-DET
Jackson CC (MLB)
John HillerPDetroit (MLB)
6-0 195 R-L 1943-04-08 35Toronto,Ontario MLB1963-19801965-1980
1962-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Ted HutsonCBristol (Rk)
6-1 185 R-R 1959-- 19Fletcher,Ohio A-1978-1979-
1978- 8- 194-DET
(MLB)
Charles IrvingPLakeland (A+)
5-11 175 R-R 1955-04-05 23Richmond,Virginia A+1976-1978-
1977-22- 543-DET
Wake Forest U. (MLB)
Jeff JackowlakPLakeland (A+)
6-1 190 R-R 1959-09-27 18South Bend,Indiana AA1977-1979-
1977- 2-  31-DET
(MLB)
Mel JacksonSSMontgomery (AA)
5-11 159 R-R 1953-07-13 24Chicago,Illinois AA1977-1979-
1974- 4-  88-DET
LeMoyne-Owen Col (MLB)
Joe JantonPLakeland (A+)
6-3 185 R-R 1956-02-10 22Newport Beach,California A+1977-1979-
1977-19- 471-DET
California-Santa Barbara (MLB)
Craig JohnsonOFLakeland (A+)
6-4 210 R-R 1957-11-06 20Walnut Creek,California AA1978-1980-
1978- 2-  38-DET
UCLA (MLB)
Tim JustusPBristol (Rk)
5-10 165 R-R 1958-11-16 19Circleville,Ohio Rk1978-1979-   (MLB)
John KelleyOFBristol (Rk)
5-11 180 L-L 1960-- 18Independence,Kentucky Rk1978-1978-
1978-25- 604-DET
(MLB)
Steve KempOFDetroit (MLB)
6-0 195 L-L 1954-08-07 23San Angelo,Texas MLB1973-19881977-1988
1976- 1-   1-DET
USC (MLB)
Bruce KimmCEvansville (AAA)
5-11 175 R-R 1951-06-29 27Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1969-19801976-1980
1969- 7- 147-CHA
(MLB)
William KlankPBristol (Rk)
6-2 185 R-R 1959-- 19Ewing,New Jersey A+1978-1979-
1978- 1-  26-DET
Mercer County CC (MLB)
Daniel LaNoue1BLakeland (A+)
6-3 195 L-L 1954-10-21 23Detroit,Michigan A+1977-1978-   Western Michigan U. (MLB)
Ron LeFloreOFDetroit (MLB)
6-0 200 R-R 1948-06-16 30Detroit,Michigan MLB1973-19821974-1982
1973-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Gary LeslieOFBristol (Rk)
Lakeland (A+)
6-1 195 R-R 1956-10-05 21Euclid,Ohio A+1978-1978-   Lakeland CC (MLB)
Terrance LynchOFMontgomery (AA)
5-10 175 R-R 1954-08-11 23Mount Pleasant,Michigan AA1975-1978-   Central Michigan U. (MLB)
Phil Mankowski3BDetroit (MLB)
6-0 180 L-R 1953-01-09 25Buffalo,New York MLB1971-19821976-1982
1970- 9- 218-DET
(MLB)
Jerry Manuel2BEvansville (AAA)
6-0 165 B-R 1953-12-23 24Hahira,Georgia MLB1972-19861975-1982
1972- 1-  20-DET
(MLB)
Larry MarshSSLakeland (A+)
6-2 180 R-R 1956-- 22Covina,California A+1977-1978-
1977- 7- 145-DET
Mount San Antonio Col (MLB)
John MartinPBristol (Rk)
Lakeland (A+)
6-0 190 B-L 1956-04-11 22Wyandotte,Michigan MLB1976-19901980-1983
1978-27- 637-DET
Eastern Michigan U. (MLB)
Ronald MartinezOFLakeland (A+)
5-10 170 R-R 1955-08-04 22Los Angeles,California AA1977-1980-
1974- 5- 112-DET
(MLB)
Milt MayCDetroit (MLB)
6-0 190 L-R 1950-08-01 27Gary,Indiana MLB1968-19841970-1984
1968-11- 237-PIT
(MLB)
Brian McCaslinPBristol (Rk)
6-3 180 R-R 1957-- 21Evanston,Illinois Rk1976-1978-
1976- 5-  92-DET
Yavapai Col (MLB)
Billy MichaelOFMontgomery (AA)
6-1 185 L-L 1954-04-08 24Charleston,West Virginia AA1977-1978-
1971- 5- 109-DET
(MLB)
Jack MorrisPDetroit (MLB)
6-3 200 R-R 1955-05-16 23St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1976-19961977-1994
1976- 5-  98-DET
Brigham Young U. (MLB)
John MurphyPEvansville (AAA)
6-3 185 L-L 1957-08-07 20Brooklyn,New York AAA1977-1981-
1975- 2-  27-DET
(MLB)
Bob NandinIFLakeland (A+)
5-8 170 R-R 1956-08-29 21Barranquilla,Colombia AAA1978-1986-   New York Institute Technology (MLB)
Lance ParrishCDetroit (MLB)
6-3 220 R-R 1956-06-15 22Clairton,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19951977-1995
1974- 1-  16-DET
(MLB)
Steven PatchinCEvansville (AAA)
6-1 190 R-R 1950-03-26 28Joplin,Missouri AAA1977-1981-
1971- 1-  20-LAN
Missouri (MLB)
Rick PetersOFEvansville (AAA)
5-9 170 B-R 1955-11-21 22Lynwood,California MLB1976-19861979-1986
1977- 7- 161-DET
Arizona St (MLB)
Dan PetryPMontgomery (AA)
Evansville (AAA)
6-4 200 R-R 1958-11-13 19Palo Alto,California MLB1976-19911979-1991
1976- 4-  74-DET
(MLB)
Michael PolviPBristol (Rk)
Lakeland (A+)
Montgomery (AA)
6-0 185 L-R 1956-- 22Detroit,Michigan AA1978-1980-
1978-30- 684-DET
Detroit Mercy (MLB)
Calvin PortleySSLakeland (A+)
Montgomery (AA)
5-10 165 B-R 1954-11-14 23Longview,Texas AA1977-1978-
1973- 1-  20-HOU
(MLB)
James RabePBristol (Rk)
6-2 185 R-R 1959-- 19- Rk1978-1978-   (MLB)
Dale ReisPMontgomery (AA)
6-0 158 R-L 1954-09-09 23Oakland,California AA1977-1979-
1977-15- 369-DET
California-Riverside, California, Chabot Col (MLB)
Bruce RobbinsPBristol (Rk)
Lakeland (A+)
6-1 190 L-L 1959-09-10 18Portland,Indiana MLB1977-19831979-1980
1977-14- 343-DET
(MLB)
Aurelio Rodriguez3BDetroit (MLB)
5-10 180 R-R 1947-12-28 30Cananea,Mexico MLB1965-19831967-1983
1966-   UDFA-CAL
(MLB)
Dave RozemaPDetroit (MLB)
6-4 200 R-R 1956-08-05 21Grand Rapids,Michigan MLB1975-19871977-1986
1975- 4-  71-DET
Grand Rapids CC (MLB)
Dave RuckerPBristol (Rk)
Lakeland (A+)
6-1 190 L-L 1957-09-01 20San Bernardino,California MLB1977-19891981-1988
1978-16- 402-DET
La Verne, UCLA (MLB)
Bobby SagersIF-OFBristol (Rk)
5-10 176 L-R 1957-01-31 21Cincinnati,Ohio A+1978-1979-
1977- 2-  26-MON
Cincinnati (MLB)
Mark SaundersPBristol (Rk)
6-0   R-R 1958-- 20Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania A-1977-1979-
1977-16- 403-BOS
(MLB)
Chuck ScrivenerSS-2BEvansville (AAA)
5-9 170 R-R 1947-10-03 30Alexandria,Virginia MLB1975-19781975-1977
1968- 2-  23-DET
Baltimore City CC (MLB)
Ken SheaPLakeland (A+)
6-1 190 R-R 1957-08-28 20Corona,California AAA1977-1979-   Chaffey Col (MLB)
Greg ShippyCMontgomery (AA)
6-2 205 R-R 1955-03-30 23Garrett,Indiana AA1977-1978-
1973- 6- 139-DET
Indiana U. (MLB)
James SimerlyPBristol (Rk)
Montgomery (AA)
6-1 185 R-R 1956-12-22 21- AA1978-1980-
1978-10- 246-DET
Chapman U. (MLB)
Jim SlatonPDetroit (MLB)
6-0 185 R-R 1950-06-19 28Long Beach,California MLB1969-19861971-1986
1969-15- 357-SE1
Fresno St (MLB)
Buddy SlempOFMontgomery (AA)
5-10 175 R-R 1955-- 23- AA1978-1978-
1978-32- 712-DET
Oral Roberts U. (MLB)
Jack SmithPBristol (Rk)
6-4 190 R-R 1958-12-04 19- AA1978-1983-
1978-12- 298-DET
Glen Oaks CC (MLB)
Charlie SpikesOFEvansville (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-3 220 R-R 1951-01-23 27Bogalusa,Louisiana MLB1969-19801972-1980
1969- 1-  11-NYA
(MLB)
Mickey StanleyOFDetroit (MLB)
6-1 195 R-R 1942-07-20 35Grand Rapids,Michigan MLB1961-19781964-1978
1961-   UDFA-DET
Grand Rapids CC (MLB)
Rusty StaubOF-1BDetroit (MLB)
6-2 200 L-R 1944-04-01 34New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1962-19851963-1985
1961-   UDFA-HOU
(MLB)
Dave SteffenPLakeland (A+)
Montgomery (AA)
6-3 220 R-R 1958-12-17 19Dearborn,Michigan AAA1977-1981-
1977- 6- 135-DET
(MLB)
Dave StegmanOFEvansville (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
5-11 190 R-R 1954-01-30 24Inglewood,California MLB1976-19861978-1984
1976- 2-  34-ATL
Arizona (MLB)
Bob SykesPEvansville (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-2 200 B-L 1954-12-11 23Neptune,New Jersey MLB1974-19821977-1981
1974-19- 440-DET
Miami-Dade Col (MLB)
Bruce TaylorPEvansville (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-0 178 R-R 1953-04-16 25Holden,Massachusetts MLB1977-19791977-1979
1972-   UDFA-CIN
(MLB)
Donald Taylor3BBristol (Rk)
6-2 180 R-R 1959-12-08 18Shreveport,Louisiana Rk1977-1978-
1977- 5- 109-DET
(MLB)
Judson ThigpenPBristol (Rk)
6-1 175 R-R 1956-- 22- Rk1978-1978-   Delta St (MLB)
Jason Thompson1BDetroit (MLB)
6-3 210 L-L 1954-07-06 23Hollywood,California MLB1975-19861976-1986
1975- 4-  75-DET
Cal St Northridge (MLB)
Art Toal2B-SSBristol (Rk)
6-2 183 R-R 1957-- 21Staten Island,New York AA1977-1980-
1978-11- 272-DET
Oklahoma (MLB)
Dave TobikPEvansville (AAA)
Detroit (MLB)
6-1 195 R-R 1953-03-02 25Euclid,Ohio MLB1973-19851978-1985
1975- 1-   2-DET
Ohio U. (MLB)
Alan TrammellSSDetroit (MLB)
6-0 175 R-R 1958-02-21 20Garden Grove,California MLB1976-19961977-1996
1976- 2-  26-DET
(MLB)
Ralph TreuelPMontgomery (AA)
Evansville (AAA)
6-4 200 R-R 1955-06-07 23Elyria,Ohio AAA1977-1982-   (MLB)
Jerry UjdurPLakeland (A+)
6-1 195 R-R 1957-03-05 21Duluth,Minnesota MLB1977-19841980-1984
1978- 4-  90-DET
Minnesota (MLB)
Pat UnderwoodPEvansville (AAA)
6-0 175 L-L 1957-02-09 21Kokomo,Indiana MLB1976-19841979-1983
1976- 1-   2-DET
(MLB)
John UpshawCLakeland (A+)
6-1 195 R-R 1956-10-09 21Yuma,Arizona AA1977-1981-
1977- 9- 213-DET
Emporia St, Pima CC (MLB)
Paul VavruskaPLakeland (A+)
Montgomery (AA)
6-6 210 R-R 1955-09-12 22Cleveland,Ohio AA1975-1978-
1975-11- 243-DET
St. Johns River St (MLB)
Steve ViefhausSSMontgomery (AA)
Evansville (AAA)
6-3 195 R-R 1955-09-28 22Ellisville,Missouri AAA1977-1980-
1974- 3-  64-DET
St. Louis CC-Meramec (MLB)
Mark WagnerSSDetroit (MLB)
6-1 175 R-R 1954-03-04 24Conneaut,Ohio MLB1972-19971976-1984
1972-19- 452-DET
(MLB)
Roger WeaverPMontgomery (AA)
6-3 190 R-R 1954-10-06 23Amsterdam,New York MLB1976-19821980-1980
1976-16- 362-DET
SUNY-Oneonta (MLB)
Lou Whitaker2BDetroit (MLB)
5-11 160 L-R 1957-05-12 21Brooklyn,New York MLB1975-19951977-1995
1975- 5-  99-DET
(MLB)
Milt WilcoxPDetroit (MLB)
6-2 185 R-R 1950-04-20 28Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1968-19861970-1986
1968- 2-  33-CIN
(MLB)
Clifton WilderOFBristol (Rk)
Lakeland (A+)
5-11 180 R-R 1959-01-23 19Fort jay,New York A+1977-1979-
1977-13- 317-DET
(MLB)
James WilfongOFBristol (Rk)
6-2 190 L-R 1957-- 21Covina,California Rk1978-1978-
1978-26- 621-DET
La Verne (MLB)
John WockenfussC-1BDetroit (MLB)
6-0 190 R-R 1949-02-27 29Welch,West Virginia MLB1967-19861974-1985
1967-42- 761-WS2
(MLB)
Mike WrightCBristol (Rk)
6-4 210 R-R 1957-- 21Nashville,Tennessee A+1977-1979-
1978- 9- 220-DET
Vanderbilt U. (MLB)
Kip YoungPDetroit (MLB)
5-11 175 R-R 1954-10-29 23Georgetown,Ohio MLB1977-19821978-1979
1976-23- 529-DET
Bowling Green St (MLB)