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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: Season in progress

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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
36Fernando ArroyoPMLB6-2180RightRight3/21/195226Sacramento,California197010236DET

31Steve BakerPMLB6-0185RightRight8/30/195621Eugene,Oregon197418418NYM
41Jack BillinghamPMLB6-4215RightRight2/21/194335Orlando,Florida1961UDFA LAD
42Sheldon BurnsidePMLB6-5200RightLeft12/22/195423South Bend,Indiana1975UDFA DET
25Tim Corcoran1B-OFMLB5-11175LeftLeft3/19/195325Glendale,California1974UDFA DET
28Jim CrawfordPMLB6-3200LeftLeft9/29/195027Chicago,Illinois197214321HOU
7Steve Dillard2B-3BMLB6-1180RightRight2/8/195127Memphis,Tennessee1972240BOS
20Mark FidrychPMLB6-3175RightRight8/14/195423Worcester,Massachusetts197410231DET
29Steve FoucaultPMLB6-0205LeftRight10/3/194928Duluth,Minnesota196943910Wa2
48Ed GlynnPMLB6-2180RightLeft6/3/195325Flushing,New York1972UDFA DET
18John HillerPMLB6-0195RightLeft4/8/194335Toronto,Ontario1963UDFA DET
33Steve KempOFMLB6-0195LeftLeft8/7/195423San Angelo,Texas197611DET
8Ron LeFloreOFMLB6-0200RightRight6/16/194830Detroit,Michigan1973UDFA DET
2Phil Mankowski3BMLB6-0180LeftRight1/9/195325Buffalo,New York19709212DET
12Milt MayCMLB6-0190LeftRight8/1/195027Gary,Indiana196811237PIT
47Jack MorrisPMLB6-3200RightRight5/16/195523St. Paul,Minnesota1976598DET
13Lance ParrishCMLB6-3220RightRight6/15/195622Clairton,Pennsylvania1974116DET
4Aurelio Rodriguez3BMLB5-10180RightRight12/28/194730Cananea,Mexico1966UDFA CAL
19Dave RozemaPMLB6-4200RightRight8/5/195621Grand Rapids,Michigan1975471DET
21Jim SlatonPMLB6-0185RightRight6/19/195028Long Beach,California196915355Sep
34Charlie SpikesOFMLB6-3220RightRight1/23/195127Bogalusa,Louisiana1969111NYY
24Mickey StanleyOFMLB6-1195RightRight7/20/194235Grand Rapids,Michigan1961UDFA DET
10Rusty StaubOF-1BMLB6-2200LeftRight4/1/194434New Orleans,Louisiana1962UDFA Hoc
22Dave StegmanOFMLB5-11190RightRight1/30/195424Inglewood,California1976234ATL
27Bob SykesPMLB6-2200BothLeft12/11/195423Neptune,New Jersey197419438DET
32Bruce TaylorPMLB6-0178RightRight4/16/195325Holden,Massachusetts1978UDFA DET
30Jason Thompson1BMLB6-3210LeftLeft7/6/195423Hollywood,California1975475DET
38Dave TobikPMLB6-1195RightRight3/2/195325Euclid,Ohio197512DET
3Alan TrammellSSMLB6-0175RightRight2/21/195820Garden Grove,California1976226DET
5Mark WagnerSSMLB6-1175RightRight3/4/195424Conneaut,Ohio197219452DET
1Lou Whitaker2BMLB5-11160LeftRight5/12/195721Brooklyn,New York1975599DET
39Milt WilcoxPMLB6-2185RightRight4/20/195028Honolulu,Hawaii1968233CIN
14John WockenfussC-1BMLB6-0190RightRight2/27/194929Welch,West Virginia196742760Wa2
37Kip YoungPMLB5-11175RightRight10/29/195423Georgetown,Ohio197623529DET
Team PersonnelPosition 
Gates BrownHitting Coach 
Jim CampbellGeneral Manager 
Paul CareyBroadcaster 
Fred GladdingPitching Coach 
Ernie HarwellBroadcaster 
Fred HatfieldThird Base Coach 
Jim HeganBullpen Coach 
Ralph HoukManager 
Al KalineBroadcaster 
Bill SchudlichScout 
Dick TracewskiFirst Base Coach 


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