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1958 Detroit TigersSeason Roster
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J.W. Porter played for the 1958 Detroit Tigers
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTigers
LocationDetroit,Michigan
Record77-77 (5th)League Rank5thMLB Rank8th
BallparkBriggs Stadium
ManagerBill Norman,Jack TigheGeneral ManagerJohn McHale
CoachesTommy Henrich (First Base Coach), Billy Hitchcock (Third Base Coach), Willis Hudlin (Pitching Coach), Don Lund (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,098,924 (Rank: 6th)
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1958 Statistics -- 1958 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1958 Detroit Tigers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1958 baseball season.

1958 Detroit Tigers Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
30,42Hank AguirreP6-4 205 B-L 1931-01-31 27Azusa,California MLB1955-19701955-1970Keppel (Alhambra,CA)East Los Angeles Col    
35George AlusikOF6-3 175 R-R 1935-02-11 23Ashley,Pennsylvania MLB1958-20121958-1964Woodbridge (Woodbridge,NJ)
1953-   UDFA-DET
 
16Reno Bertoia3B5-11 185 R-R 1935-01-08 23St. Vido Utine,Italy MLB1953-19621953-1962Assumption College School (Windsor,ON)    
2Frank Bolling2B6-1 175 R-R 1931-11-16 26Mobile,Alabama MLB1954-19661954-1966McGill-Toolen (Mobile,AL)Spring Hill Col    
23Milt BollingSS6-1 180 R-R 1930-08-09 27Mississippi City,Mississippi MLB1952-19581952-1958McGill-Toolen (Mobile,AL)    
8Ray Boone1B6-1 188 R-R 1923-07-27 34San Diego,California MLB1948-19601948-1960Hoover (San Diego,CA)    
24Steve Boros2B6-0 185 R-R 1936-09-03 21Flint,Michigan MLB1957-19641957-1964Northern (Detroit,MI)Michigan    
14Jim BunningP6-3 195 R-R 1931-10-23 26Southgate,Kentucky MLB1955-19711955-1971St. Xavier (Cincinnati,OH)Xavier U.    
25Al CicotteP6-3 185 R-R 1929-12-23 28Melvindale,Michigan MLB1957-19621957-1962      
19Bill FischerP6-0 190 R-R 1930-10-11 27Wausau,Wisconsin MLB1956-19641956-1964Marathon (Marathon,WI)    
21Paul FoytackP5-11 180 R-R 1930-11-16 27Scranton,Pennsylvania MLB1953-19641953-1964Technical (Scranton,PA)    
8Tito FranconaOF5-11 190 L-L 1933-11-04 24Aliquippa,Pennsylvania MLB1956-19701956-1970New Brighton (New Brighton,PA)    
3Johnny GrothOF6-0 182 R-R 1926-07-23 31Chicago,Illinois MLB1946-19601946-1960Latin School of Chicago (Chicago,IL)    
5Gail Harris1B6-0 195 L-L 1931-10-15 26Abingdon,Virginia MLB1955-19601955-1960Abingdon (Abingdon,VA)    
27Bob HazleOF6-0 190 L-R 1930-12-09 27Laurens,South Carolina MLB1955-19581955-1958Woodruff (Woodruff,SC)Wofford Col    
15Jim HeganC6-2 195 R-R 1920-08-03 37Lynn,Massachusetts MLB1941-19601941-1960Lynn English (Lynn,MA)    
44Billy HoeftP6-3 205 L-L 1932-05-17 26Oshkosh,Wisconsin MLB1952-19661952-1966Oshkosh Christian (Oshkosh,WI)    
6Al KalineOF6-2 180 R-R 1934-12-19 23Baltimore,Maryland MLB1953-19741953-1974Southern (Baltimore,MD)    
7Harvey KuennOF6-2 190 R-R 1930-12-04 27West Allis,Wisconsin MLB1952-19661952-1966Lutheran (Milwaukee,WI)Wisconsin    
17Frank LaryP5-11 180 R-R 1930-04-10 28Northport,Alabama MLB1954-19651954-1965Tuscaloosa County (Northport,AL)Alabama    
12Charlie LauC6-0 190 L-R 1933-04-12 25Romulus,Michigan MLB1956-19671956-1967Romulus (Romulus,MI)    
20Don LeeP6-4 210 R-R 1934-02-26 24Globe,Arizona MLB1957-19661957-1966   Arizona    
1Billy MartinSS5-11 165 R-R 1928-05-16 30Berkeley,California MLB1950-19611950-1961Berkeley (Berkeley,CA)    
4Charlie MaxwellOF5-11 185 L-L 1927-04-08 31Lawton,Michigan MLB1950-19641950-1964Lawton (Lawton,MI)Western Michigan U.    
20Mickey McDermottP6-2 170 L-L 1928-08-29 29Poughkeepsie,New York MLB1948-19611948-1961St. Patrick's (Elizabeth,NJ)Santa Clara U.    
37Herb MofordP6-1 175 R-R 1928-08-06 29Brooksville,Kentucky MLB1955-19621955-1962      
18Tom MorganP6-2 195 R-R 1930-05-20 28El Monte,California MLB1951-19631951-1963El Monte (El Monte,CA)    
47Bobo Osborne1B-3B6-1 205 L-R 1935-10-12 22Chattahoochee,Georgia MLB1957-19631957-1963West Fulton (Atlanta,GA)    
27Joe PreskoP6-0 170 R-R 1928-10-07 29Kansas City,Missouri MLB1951-19581951-1958North Kansas City (Kansas City,MO)    
25Bob ShawP6-2 195 R-R 1933-06-29 25Bronx,New York MLB1957-19671957-1967   St. Lawrence U.    
22Lou SkizasOF-3B5-11 175 R-R 1932-06-02 26Chicago,Illinois MLB1956-19591956-1959Crane Technical (Chicago,IL)    
19Lou SleaterP5-10 185 L-L 1926-09-08 31St. Louis,Missouri MLB1950-19581950-1958Mount Saint Joseph (Baltimore,MD)Maryland    
24George SpencerP6-1 215 R-R 1926-07-07 31Columbus,Ohio MLB1950-19601950-1960Bexley (Bexley,OH)Ohio St    
26George SusceP6-1 180 R-R 1931-09-13 26Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1955-19591955-1959Schenley (Pittsburgh,PA)    
29Bill TaylorOF6-3 212 L-R 1929-12-30 28Alhambra,California MLB1954-19581954-1958      
12Tim ThompsonC5-11 190 L-R 1924-03-01 34Coalport,Pennsylvania MLB1954-19581954-1958      
28Vito ValentinettiP6-0 195 R-R 1928-09-16 29West New York,New Jersey MLB1954-19591954-1959Manhattan Prep (Bronx,NY)Iona Col    
23,45Coot VealSS6-1 165 R-R 1932-07-09 25Sandersville,Georgia MLB1958-19631958-1963Lanier (Sugar Hill,GA)Auburn U.
1952-   UDFA-DET
 
22Ozzie Virgil3B6-1 195 R-R 1933-05-17 25Monte Cristi,Dom Rep MLB1956-19691956-1969      
20Herm WehmeierP6-2 200 R-R 1927-02-18 31Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1945-19581945-1958Western Hills (Cincinnati,OH)    
10Red WilsonC6-0 200 R-R 1929-03-07 29Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1951-19601951-1960Washington (Milwaukee,WI)Wisconsin    
9Gus ZernialOF6-2 210 R-R 1923-06-27 35Beaumont,Texas MLB1949-19591949-1959Beaumont (Beaumont,TX)    
42 Players