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1986 Detroit TigersSeason Roster
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John Pacella played for the 1986 Detroit Tigers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTigers
LocationDetroit,Michigan
Record87-75 (3rd in American League East)League Rank4thMLB Rank7th
BallparkTiger Stadium
ManagerSparky AndersonGeneral ManagerBill Lajoie
CoachesBilly Consolo (Bench Coach), Alex Grammas (Third Base Coach), Billy Muffett (Pitching Coach), Vada Pinson (Hitting Coach), Dick Tracewski (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickPhil Clark (#18)
Attendance1,899,437 (Rank: 11th)
Minor League AffiliatesNashville Sounds (AAA) 68-74 ... Glens Falls Tigers (AA) 67-71 ... Lakeland Tigers (A+) 54-79 ... Gastonia Tigers (A) 59-80 ... Bristol Tigers (Rk) 35-34 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1986 Statistics -- 1986 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 1986 Detroit Tigers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1986 baseball season.

1986 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)
9Doug BakerSS5-9 165 B-R 1961-04-03 25Fullerton,California MLB1982-19911984-1990Granada Hills (Granada Hills,CA)Arizona St, Los Angeles Valley Col
1982- 9- 230-DET
 
14Dave Bergman1B6-2 190 L-L 1953-06-06 33Evanston,Illinois MLB1972-19921975-1992Maine East (Park Ridge,IL)Illinois St
1974- 2-  36-NYA
 
16Tom Brookens3B-2B5-10 170 R-R 1953-08-10 32Chambersburg,Pennsylvania MLB1975-19901979-1990Chambersburg Area (Chambersburg,PA)Mansfield Pennsylvania
1975- 1-   4-DET
 
39Bill CampbellP6-3 190 R-R 1948-08-09 37Highland Park,Michigan MLB1971-19871973-1987Pomona (Pomona,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1968- 6-  94-BAL
 
43Chuck CaryP6-4 210 L-L 1960-03-03 26Whittier,California MLB1979-19931985-1993California (San Ramon,CA)California
1981- 7- 172-DET
 
19Darnell Coles3B6-1 185 R-R 1962-06-02 24San Bernardino,California MLB1980-19971983-1997Eisenhower (Rialto,CA)Orange Coast Col
1980- 1-   6-SEA
 
29Dave CollinsOF5-11 175 B-L 1952-10-20 33Rapid City,South Dakota MLB1972-19901975-1990Stevens (Rapid City,SD)Mesa CC
1972- 1-   9-KCA
 
10Dave Engle1B6-3 216 R-R 1956-11-30 29San Diego,California MLB1977-19911981-1989Crawford (San Diego,CA)USC
1978- 3-  66-CAL
 
41Darrell Evans1B6-2 205 L-R 1947-05-26 39Pasadena,California MLB1967-19891969-1989Muir (Pasadena,CA)Pasadena City Col, Cal St Los Angeles
1967- 3-  55-PHI
 
37Bruce FieldsOF6-0 185 L-R 1960-10-06 25Cleveland,Ohio MLB1978-19911986-1989Everett (Lansing,MI)Lansing CC
1978- 7- 168-DET
 
23Kirk GibsonOF6-3 215 L-L 1957-05-28 29Pontiac,Michigan MLB1978-19951979-1995Waterford-Kettering (Waterford,MI)Michigan St
1978- 1-  12-DET
 
30Johnny GrubbDH6-3 188 L-R 1948-08-04 37Richmond,Virginia MLB1970-19881972-1987Meadowbrook (Richmond,VA)Florida St, State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota
1971- 1-  23-SDN
 
32Brian HarperOF-DH6-2 206 R-R 1959-10-16 26Los Angeles,California MLB1977-20001979-1995San Pedro (San Pedro,CA)
1977- 4-  85-CAL
 
8Mike HeathC5-11 190 R-R 1955-02-05 31Tampa,Florida MLB1973-19921978-1991Hillsborough (Tampa,FL)
1973- 2-  37-NYA
 
21Willie HernandezP6-3 180 L-L 1954-11-14 31Aguada,Puerto Rico MLB1977-19951977-1989  
1973-   UDFA-PHI
 
31Larry HerndonOF6-3 195 R-R 1953-11-03 32Sunflower,Mississippi MLB1971-19881974-1988Douglass (Memphis,TN)Tennessee St, Skyline Col
1971- 3-  56-SLN
 
45Bryan KellyP6-2 195 R-R 1959-02-24 27Silver Spring,Maryland MLB1981-19871986-1987   Alabama, Valencia CC
1981- 6- 146-DET
 
25Eric KingP6-2 215 R-R 1964-04-10 22Oxnard,California MLB1983-19981986-1992Royal (Simi Valley,CA)Moorpark Col
1983-   UDFA-SFN
 
4Mike Laga1B6-2 210 L-L 1960-06-14 26Ridgewood,New Jersey MLB1980-19901982-1990Ramsey (Ramsey,NJ)Bergen CC, Fairleigh Dickinson U.
1980- 1-  17-DET
 
40Dave LaPointP6-3 215 L-L 1959-07-29 26Glens Falls,New York MLB1977-19961980-1991Glens Falls (Glens Falls,NY)
1977-10- 237-MIL
 
36Jack LazorkoP5-11 200 R-R 1956-03-30 30Hoboken,New Jersey MLB1978-19931984-1988River Dell (Oradell,NJ)Mississippi St, Miami-Dade Col
1978-11- 271-HOU
 
34Chet LemonOF6-0 190 R-R 1955-02-12 31Jackson,Mississippi MLB1972-19901975-1990Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1972- 1-  22-OAK
 
12Dwight LowryC6-3 210 L-R 1957-10-23 28Lumberton,North Carolina MLB1980-19901984-1988Pembroke (Pembroke,NC)North Carolina
1980-11- 278-DET
 
18Scotti MadisonDH-3B5-11 195 B-R 1959-09-12 26Pensacola,Florida MLB1977-19891985-1989Tate (Cantonment,FL)Vanderbilt U.
1980- 3-  64-MIN
 
47Jack MorrisP6-3 200 R-R 1955-05-16 31St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1976-19961977-1994Highland Park (St. Paul,MN)Brigham Young U.
1976- 5-  98-DET
 
33Matt NokesC6-1 190 L-R 1963-10-31 22San Diego,California MLB1981-20021985-1995Patrick Henry (San Diego,CA)
1981-20- 503-SFN
 
49Randy O'NealP6-2 195 R-R 1960-08-30 25Ashland,Kentucky MLB1981-19951984-1990John I. Leonard (Greenacres,FL)Florida
1981- 1-  15-DET
 
27John PacellaP6-3 195 R-R 1956-09-15 29Brooklyn,New York MLB1974-19881977-1986Connetquot (Bohemia,NY)
1974- 4-  89-NYN
 
13Lance ParrishC6-3 220 R-R 1956-06-15 30Clairton,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19951977-1995Walnut (Walnut,CA)
1974- 1-  16-DET
 
46Dan PetryP6-4 200 R-R 1958-11-13 27Palo Alto,California MLB1976-19911979-1991El Dorado (Placentia,CA)
1976- 4-  74-DET
 
17Bill ScherrerP6-4 180 L-L 1958-01-20 28Tonawanda,New York MLB1977-19891982-1988Cardinal O'Hara (Tonawanda,NY)
1977- 1-   1-CIN
 
15Pat SheridanOF6-3 175 L-R 1957-12-04 28Ann Arbor,Michigan MLB1979-19911981-1991Wayne Memorial (Wayne,MI)Eastern Michigan U.
1979- 3-  73-KCA
 
20Jim SlatonP6-0 185 R-R 1950-06-19 36Long Beach,California MLB1969-19861971-1986Antelope Valley (Lancaster,CA)Fresno St
1969-15- 357-SE1
 
27Harry SpilmanDH6-1 190 L-R 1954-07-18 31Albany,Georgia MLB1974-19901978-1989  
1974-   UDFA-CIN
 
26Frank TananaP6-3 195 L-L 1953-07-03 32Detroit,Michigan MLB1972-19931973-1993Detroit Catholic Central (Novi,MI)Cal St Fullerton
1971- 1-  13-CAL
 
35Walt TerrellP6-2 205 L-R 1958-05-11 28Jeffersonville,Indiana MLB1977-19931982-1992Jeffersonville (Jeffersonville,IN)Morehead St
1980-33- 764-TEX
 
30Mark ThurmondP6-0 193 L-L 1956-09-12 29Houston,Texas MLB1976-19911983-1990Spring Branch (Houston,TX)Texas A&M U.
1979- 5- 118-SDN
 
38Tim TolmanDH6-0 195 R-R 1956-04-20 30Santa Monica,California MLB1976-19891981-1987Loyola (Los Angeles,CA)USC
1978-12- 297-HOU
 
3Alan TrammellSS6-0 175 R-R 1958-02-21 28Garden Grove,California MLB1976-19961977-1996Kearny (San Diego,CA)
1976- 2-  26-DET
 
1Lou Whitaker2B5-11 160 L-R 1957-05-12 29Brooklyn,New York MLB1975-19951977-1995Martinsville (Martinsville,VA)
1975- 5-  99-DET
 
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