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1978 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  86-76   .531
Result:   5th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Ralph Houk
General Manager:   Jim Campbell
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Attendance:  1,714,893
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Mickey Stanley (35)
Youngest Player:  Alan Trammell (20)
Longest Tenure:  Mickey Stanley (15)
Top Hitter:  Rusty Staub (2)
Top Pitcher:  Milt Wilcox (25)
Top Draft Pick:  Kirk Gibson (#12)

Roster Continuity:  73.80%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees10063.613--
Boston9964.6071.0
Milwaukee9369.5746.5
Baltimore9071.5599.0
Detroit8676.53113.5
Cleveland6990.43429.0
Toronto59102.36640.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
8Ron LeFlore+of830UDFA: 1973MLB1556661261983031262681665104471511.297.361.405766.3472707415011095.9.335
10Rusty Staub+of-1b234UDFA: 1962MLB16264275175301241213176353521124.273.347.435782.3512797345051105.9.254
30Jason Thompson+1b16231975-4-75MLB153589791692532696007496031511.287.364.472836.3752786694371096.7.303
33Steve Kemp+of27231976-1-1MLB15958275161184157923978713339.277.379.399778.358232686439986.1.302
1Lou Whitaker+2b60211975-5-99MLB13948471138127358776165101389.285.361.357718.332173567383694.9.318
3Alan Trammell+ss-201976-2-26MLB13944849120146234314556206312.268.335.339675.312152504350554.3.300
4Aurelio Rodriguez+3b-30UDFA: 1966MLB1343854010225274301193731529.265.303.395698.315152414300514.6.277
12Milt May+c-271968-11-237MLB1053522488901037002726234213.250.305.361666.303127387283413.9.245
25Tim Corcoran+1b-of-25UDFA: 1974MLB1163243786131127322427526410.265.322.321643.296104363260363.8.283
13Lance Parrish+c-221974-1-16MLB852883763113144100117130118.219.254.424678.303122304235303.4.240
2Phil Mankowski+3b-251970-9-212MLB88222286180420232228233110.275.344.365709.32381250178274.1.298
14John Wockenfuss+c-1b-291967-42-760MLB7118723535072201211414117.283.357.422780.34979211144305.6.275
24Mickey Stanley+of-35UDFA: 1961MLB53151154090380191900003.265.306.384690.31458160115194.4.287
7Steve Dillard+2b-3b-271972-2-40MLB56130212952071261100705.223.257.292550.2523814311592.1.244
5Mark Wagner+ss-241972-19-452MLB39109102612061031120303.239.272.284556.257311178982.5.265
34Charlie Spikes+of-271969-1-11MLB1028171002002621000.250.344.286629.2908322133.7.318
22Dave Stegman+of-241976-2-34MLB814342013001200111.286.312.643955.4019171336.6.250
Totals: (17 players)1625601714152021834129666903856369531325747145.271.339.392731--2193629943688095.288

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
21Jim Slaton+29281969-15-355MLB17114.12353411200233.2235117107278592108 11.379.051.043.273.540.92.2680.94
39Milt Wilcox+25281968-2-33MLB13123.76292716200215.12089490226813268 01.288.690.922.845.520.52.2811.11
19Dave Rozema+40211975-4-71MLB9123.14282811200209.1205837317415732 01.188.810.731.762.450.72.2631.55
41Jack Billingham+4435UDFA: 1961MLB1583.88303010400201.2218958716655968 01.409.730.712.902.631.10.2911.35
47Jack Morris+-231976-5-98MLB354.3328700100106.010757518494843 01.479.080.684.164.081.02.2881.07
37Kip Young+-231976-23-529MLB672.8114137010105.29434339304912 01.178.010.772.564.170.61.2621.03
27Bob Sykes+-231974-19-438MLB663.942210326293.299434114345811 01.429.511.353.275.570.59.2950.91
18John Hiller+4535UDFA: 1963MLB942.3451000461592.16427246357430 01.076.240.583.417.210.47.2450.65
31Steve Baker+-211974-18-418MLB244.551510001063.16637326423960 01.719.380.855.975.541.08.3091.42
28Jim Crawford+-271972-14-321MLB234.352000010039.14524193192472 01.6310.300.694.355.490.79.3311.12
29Steve Foucault+-281969-43-910MLB243.132400015437.14818131211811 11.8511.570.245.064.341.17.3641.19
20Mark Fidrych+-231974-10-231MLB202.4533200022.01766151000 01.006.950.412.054.090.50.2322.31
48Ed Glynn+-25UDFA: 1972MLB003.07100006014.2115534900 01.026.751.842.455.520.44.1950.89
38Dave Tobik+-251975-1-2MLB003.7550004012.01255131100 01.259.000.752.258.250.27.3240.77
36Fernando Arroyo+-261970-10-236MLB008.312000104.184410101 01.8516.622.080.002.080.00.3891.00
42Sheldon Burnside+-23UDFA: 1975MLB009.002000104.044402300 01.509.000.004.506.750.67.3080.29
32Bruce Taylor+-25UDFA: 1978MLB000.001000101.000000000 00.000.000.000.000.00--.0000.50
Totals: (17 players)86763.671621626012102211,456144165359412950368448--21.438.910.833.114.230.74.281 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Milt MayC9440658105.9790.00 
Lance ParrishC793533955.9870.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jason Thompson1B15115039211153.9930.00 
Mickey Stanley1B121268081.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lou Whitaker2B1363014581795.9780.00 
Steve Dillard2B4188118931.9580.00 
Mark Wagner2B422001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Aurelio Rodriguez3B13179228420.9870.00 
Phil Mankowski3B8042129517.9720.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Alan TrammellSS1392394211495.9790.00 
Mark WagnerSS355579518.9640.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Steve KempOF1573251182.9770.00 
Ron LeFloreOF1554409114.9760.00 
Tim CorcoranOF109186634.9850.00 
John WockenfussOF6089220.9780.00 
Mickey StanleyOF3447120.9600.00 
Charlie SpikesOF99111.9090.00 
Dave StegmanOF7110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
John HillerP519219001.0000.98 
Jim SlatonP3523393226.9531.58 
Jack BillinghamP3020193010.9751.74 
Milt WilcoxP29215103612.9791.92 
Jack MorrisP2810651523.9091.70 
Dave RozemaP282091729001.0001.98 
Steve FoucaultP24372420.7501.46 
Bob SykesP22931710.8890.77 
Jim CrawfordP203914021.0001.15 
Steve BakerP15633510.8891.14 
Kip YoungP1410541011.9331.20 
Ed GlynnP101406001.0003.80 
Dave TobikP51201001.0000.75 
Mark FidrychP32247001.0004.50 
Fernando ArroyoP2401001.0002.20 
Sheldon BurnsideP240000.0000.00 
Bruce TaylorP110000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rusty StaubDH162.0000.00 
Steve DillardDH4.0000.00 
Lou WhitakerDH2.0000.00 
John WockenfussDH2.0000.00 
Tim CorcoranDH1.0000.00 
Phil MankowskiDH1.0000.00 


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