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1982 Detroit TigersSeason Roster
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Dave Rucker played for the 1982 Detroit Tigers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTigers
LocationDetroit,Michigan
Record83-79 (4th in American League East)League Rank7thMLB Rank14th
ManagerSparky AndersonGeneral ManagerJim Campbell
CoachesGates Brown (Hitting Coach), Billy Consolo (Bench Coach), Roger Craig (Pitching Coach), Alex Grammas (Third Base Coach), Dick Tracewski (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickRich Monteleone (#20)
Attendance1,636,058 (Rank: 12th)
Minor League AffiliatesEvansville Triplets (AAA) 68-65 ... Birmingham Barons (AA) 69-74 ... Lakeland Tigers (A+) 65-68 ... Macon Peaches (A) 66-72 ... Bristol Tigers (Rk) 28-36 ...
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1982 Statistics -- 1982 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 1982 Detroit Tigers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1982 baseball season.

1982 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)
60Howard BaileyP6-0 195 R-L 1957-07-31 24Grand Haven,Michigan MLB1979-19841981-1983Grand Haven (Grand Haven,MI)Grand Valley St
1978-   UDFA-DET
 
44Juan BerenguerP5-11 225 R-R 1954-11-30 27Aguadulce,Panama MLB1975-19971978-1992  
1975-   UDFA-NYN
 
16Tom Brookens3B5-10 170 R-R 1953-08-10 28Chambersburg,Pennsylvania MLB1975-19901979-1990Chambersburg Area (Chambersburg,PA)Mansfield Pennsylvania
1975- 1-   4-DET
 
21Enos Cabell1B-3B6-5 185 R-R 1949-10-08 32Fort Riley,Kansas MLB1969-19861972-1986Gardena (Gardena,CA)Los Angeles Harbor Col
1968-   UDFA-BAL
 
25Mark DeJohnSS5-11 170 B-R 1953-09-18 28Middletown,Connecticut MLB1971-19831982-1982Middletown Woodrow Wilson (Middletown,CT)
1971-23- 542-NYN
 
25Bill FaheyC6-0 200 L-R 1950-06-14 32Detroit,Michigan MLB1970-19831971-1983Redford Union (Redford,MI)St. Clair County CC
1970- 1-   1-WS2
 
23Kirk GibsonOF6-3 215 L-L 1957-05-28 25Pontiac,Michigan MLB1978-19951979-1995Waterford-Kettering (Waterford,MI)Michigan St
1978- 1-  12-DET
 
43Dave GumpertP6-1 190 R-R 1958-05-05 24South Haven,Michigan MLB1981-19871982-1987South Haven (South Haven,MI)Aquinas Col
1980-   UDFA-DET
 
2Richie Hebner1B6-1 200 L-R 1947-11-26 34Boston,Massachusetts MLB1966-19851968-1985Norwood (Norwood,MA)
1966- 1-  15-PIT
 
31Larry HerndonOF6-3 195 R-R 1953-11-03 28Sunflower,Mississippi MLB1971-19881974-1988Douglass (Memphis,TN)Tennessee St, Skyline Col
1971- 3-  56-SLN
 
15Mike IvieDH6-3 205 R-R 1952-08-08 29Atlanta,Georgia MLB1970-19831971-1983The Walker School (Marietta,GA)
1970- 1-   1-SDN
 
24Bob JamesP6-4 230 R-R 1958-08-15 23Glendale,California MLB1976-19871978-1987Verdugo Hills (Tujunga,CA)
1976- 1-   9-MON
 
5Howard Johnson3B5-11 178 B-R 1960-11-29 21Clearwater,Florida MLB1979-20111982-1995Clearwater (Clearwater,FL)St. Petersburg Col
1979- 1-  12-DET
 
35Lynn JonesOF5-9 175 R-R 1953-01-01 29Meadville,Pennsylvania MLB1971-19861979-1986   Thiel Col
1974-10- 239-CIN
 
18Mick Kelleher3B-2B5-9 176 R-R 1947-07-25 34Seattle,Washington MLB1969-19831972-1982Shoreline (Shoreline,WA)Puget Sound
1969- 3-  68-SLN
 
4Mike Laga1B6-2 210 L-L 1960-06-14 22Ridgewood,New Jersey MLB1980-19901982-1990Ramsey (Ramsey,NJ)Bergen CC, Fairleigh Dickinson U.
1980- 1-  17-DET
 
7Rick Leach1B6-0 195 L-L 1957-05-04 25Ann Arbor,Michigan MLB1978-19901981-1990Flint Southwestern Academy (Flint,MI)Michigan
1979- 1-  13-DET
 
34Chet LemonOF6-0 190 R-R 1955-02-12 27Jackson,Mississippi MLB1972-19901975-1990Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1972- 1-  22-OAK
 
29Aurelio LopezP6-0 220 R-R 1948-09-21 33Tecamachalco,Mexico MLB1967-19871974-1987  
1974-   UDFA-KCA
 
27Eddie MillerOF5-9 175 B-R 1957-06-29 25San Pablo,California MLB1975-19851977-1984Ells (Richmond,CA)
1975- 2-  41-TEX
 
47Jack MorrisP6-3 200 R-R 1955-05-16 27St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1976-19961977-1994Highland Park (St. Paul,MN)Brigham Young U.
1976- 5-  98-DET
 
13Lance ParrishC6-3 220 R-R 1956-06-15 26Clairton,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19951977-1995Walnut (Walnut,CA)
1974- 1-  16-DET
 
22Larry PashnickP6-3 205 R-R 1956-04-25 26Lincoln Park,Michigan MLB1979-19841982-1984Roosevelt (Wyandotte,MI)Michigan St
1979-   UDFA-DET
 
46Dan PetryP6-4 200 R-R 1958-11-13 23Palo Alto,California MLB1976-19911979-1991El Dorado (Placentia,CA)
1976- 4-  74-DET
 
42Larry RothschildP6-2 185 R-R 1952-12-09 29Chicago,Illinois MLB1975-19851981-1982Homewood-Flossmoor (Flossmoor,IL)Florida St
1975-   UDFA-CIN
 
19Dave RozemaP6-4 200 R-R 1956-08-05 25Grand Rapids,Michigan MLB1975-19871977-1986Grand Rapids Central (Grand Rapids,MI)Grand Rapids CC
1975- 4-  71-DET
 
49Dave RuckerP6-1 190 L-L 1957-09-01 24San Bernardino,California MLB1977-19891981-1988Eisenhower (Rialto,CA)La Verne, UCLA
1978-16- 402-DET
 
33Kevin SaucierP6-1 196 R-L 1956-08-09 25Pensacola,Florida MLB1974-19821978-1982Escambia (Pensacola,FL)
1974- 2-  27-PHI
 
36Elias SosaP6-2 190 R-R 1950-06-10 32La Vega,Dom Rep MLB1968-19871972-1983  
1968-   UDFA-SFN
 
45Dave TobikP6-1 195 R-R 1953-03-02 29Euclid,Ohio MLB1973-19851978-1985Brush (Lyndhurst,OH)Ohio U.
1975- 1-   2-DET
 
3Alan TrammellSS6-0 175 R-R 1958-02-21 24Garden Grove,California MLB1976-19961977-1996Kearny (San Diego,CA)
1976- 2-  26-DET
 
20Jerry TurnerDH5-9 180 L-L 1954-01-17 28Texarkana,Arkansas MLB1972-19831974-1983Venice (Los Angeles,CA)
1972-10- 217-SDN
 
28Jerry UjdurP6-1 195 R-R 1957-03-05 25Duluth,Minnesota MLB1977-19841980-1984Hermantown (Hermantown,MN)Minnesota
1978- 4-  90-DET
 
40Pat UnderwoodP6-0 175 L-L 1957-02-09 25Kokomo,Indiana MLB1976-19841979-1983Kokomo (Kokomo,IN)
1976- 1-   2-DET
 
1Lou Whitaker2B5-11 160 L-R 1957-05-12 25Brooklyn,New York MLB1975-19951977-1995Martinsville (Martinsville,VA)
1975- 5-  99-DET
 
39Milt WilcoxP6-2 185 R-R 1950-04-20 32Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1968-19861970-1986Crooked Oak (Oklahoma City,OK)
1968- 2-  33-CIN
 
12Glenn WilsonOF6-1 190 R-R 1958-12-22 23Baytown,Texas MLB1980-19931982-1993Channelview (Channelview,TX)Sam Houston St
1980- 1-  18-DET
 
14John WockenfussC-DH6-0 190 R-R 1949-02-27 33Welch,West Virginia MLB1967-19861974-1985John Dickinson (Wilmington,DE)
1967-42- 761-WS2
 
38 Players