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1979 DETROIT TIGERS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  85-76   .528
Result:   5th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Sparky Anderson, Les Moss, Dick Tracewski
General Manager:   Jim Campbell
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Attendance:  1,630,929
Playoffs: Season in progress

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jack Billingham (36)
Youngest Player:  Bruce Robbins (19)
Longest Tenure:  John Hiller (14)
Top Hitter:  Steve Kemp (19)
Top Pitcher:  Jack Morris (11)
Top Draft Pick:  Rick Leach (#13)

Roster Continuity:  82.85%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore10257.642--
Milwaukee9566.5908.0
Boston9169.56911.5
NY Yankees8971.55613.5
Detroit8576.52818.0
Cleveland8180.50322.0
Toronto53109.32750.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
8Ron LeFloreof2131UDFA: 1973MLB148600110180221095778145295020216.300.355.4150249654452985.9.343
13Lance Parrishc64231974-1-16MLB1434936513626319656749105223115.276.343.4560225548383765.4.316
30Jason Thompson1b66241975-4-75MLB145492581211612079207090181515.246.338.4040199569392704.9.261
33Steve Kempof19241976-1-1MLB1344908815626326105566870222813.318.398.54310002665703631128.3.323
3Alan Trammellss50211976-2-26MLB1424606812711465017144355001256.276.335.3570164520370594.3.300
27Jerry Moralesof9730UDFA: 1982MLB129440509323114561043056202815.211.260.3640160482376443.2.209
1Lou Whitaker2b29221975-5-99MLB12742375121148342201078661214410.286.395.3780160520340725.7.330
4Aurelio Rodriguez3b-31UDFA: 1966MLB106343278718053602114010539.254.277.3500120363275343.3.272
24Champ Summersof-33UDFA: 1971MLB902464777121205176403334014.313.414.6141000151290180659.8.294
10Rusty Staubof-1b9235UDFA: 1962MLB68246325812194010321851149.236.331.402099288202385.1.220
14John Wockenfussc-1b-301967-42-760MLB87231276191154622184020129.264.320.5061000117254184385.6.258
35Lynn Jonesof-261974-10-237MLB9521333638042696172210115.296.349.390083233163305.0.314
16Tom Brookens3b-251975-1-4MLB60190235052421103114020413.263.309.374071208151224.0.313
5Mark Wagnerss-251972-19-452MLB7514616403011332162500722.274.341.315046171119173.8.320
2Phil Mankowski3b-261970-9-212MLB42991122400800101604133.222.286.2630261138472.2.256
21Al Greeneof-24UDFA: 1978MLB295998103601101501011.136.257.305018705441.9.119
12Ed Putmanc-1b-251975-1-3MLB21394930240141200001.231.302.462018433254.2.280
23Kirk Gibsonof-221978-1-12MLB1238393014331300000.237.256.395015393243.4.235
22Dave Stegmanof-251976-2-34MLB1231660035112300000.194.242.484015332644.4.120
9Dave Machemer2b-281972-4-82MLB1926851002033200100.192.276.23106302511.0.208
25Tim Corcoran1b-of-26UDFA: 1974MLB1822451006114201011.227.333.27306272022.8.238
32Rick Petersof-231977-7-161MLB1219350002005300100.263.417.26305251535.1.312
34Dan Gonzalesof-251972-2-43MLB718141002100200002.222.222.27805181610.9.250
12Milt Mayc-281968-11-237MLB611132003001101001.273.333.4550512925.0.300
47Jack Morrisp-241976-5-98MLB280100000000000000.000.000.0000000--.000
Totals: (25 players)16153757701446221351647291768657581422285652140.269.339.4157542229608042638065.1.288

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
47Jack Morris11241976-5-98MLB1773.2827279100197.217976721959113911.208.150.872.695.150.52.2661.55
39Milt Wilcox56291968-2-33MLB12104.3533297010196.1201105951873109401.409.210.833.355.000.67.2931.20
41Jack Billingham-36UDFA: 1961MLB1073.30351920113158.01637458136059601.419.280.743.423.361.02.2881.57
29Aurelio Lopez2930UDFA: 1978MLB1052.41610004921127.09537341251106301.156.730.853.617.510.48.2490.77
40Pat Underwood-221976-1-2MLB644.5927151040121.21266462172983301.279.321.262.156.140.35.2950.74
46Dan Petry-201976-4-74MLB653.951515200098.0904643113343311.268.271.013.033.950.77.2631.21
19Dave Rozema-221975-4-71MLB443.511616410097.11015238123033201.359.341.112.773.050.91.2711.47
31Steve Baker-221974-18-418MLB176.642112002184.0976362135154721.7610.391.395.465.790.94.3220.77
18John Hiller6136UDFA: 1963MLB475.224300030979.1834746145546401.749.421.596.245.221.20.2840.82
38Dave Tobik-261975-1-2MLB354.333700019368.2593433122548401.227.731.573.286.290.52.2410.61
48Bruce Robbins-191977-14-343MLB333.91108000046.045212032122401.438.800.594.114.300.95.2901.12
37Kip Young-241976-23-529MLB226.39137003043.2603231111122001.6312.372.272.274.530.50.3201.02
43Mike Chris-211977-1-10MLB336.92138003039.046303032131201.7210.620.694.857.150.68.3551.79
42Sheldon Burnside-24UDFA: 1975MLB116.33100002021.12816152813001.6911.810.843.385.480.62.3770.74
32Bruce Taylor-26UDFA: 1978MLB124.82100008018.2161310178001.237.710.483.373.860.88.2630.85
20Mark Fidrych-241974-10-231MLB0310.4344000014.2231717395002.1814.111.845.523.071.80.3701.06
36Fernando Arroyo-271970-10-236MLB118.2560003012.0171111347001.7512.752.253.005.250.57.3501.14
Totals: (25 players)85764.28161161252136371,42314297386771645478025141.429.041.063.465.070.68.286 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lance ParrishC14270779910.9890.00 
John WockenfussC20109820.9830.00 
Ed PutmanC16404001.0000.00 
Milt MayC5191001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jason Thompson1B1401176918135.9940.00 
John Wockenfuss1B3120518122.9960.00 
Tim Corcoran1B5351021.0000.00 
Ed Putman1B535315.9740.00 
Champ Summers1B4231011.0000.00 
Aurelio Rodriguez1B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lou Whitaker2B1262803699103.9860.00 
Mark Wagner2B295763510.9600.00 
Tom Brookens2B193742310.9630.00 
Dave Machemer2B11152016.9720.00 
Rick Peters2B210001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Aurelio Rodriguez3B106722111323.9560.00 
Tom Brookens3B423999811.9450.00 
Phil Mankowski3B36225636.9630.00 
Rick Peters3B30020.0000.00 
Mark Wagner3B20000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Alan TrammellSS1422453882699.9610.00 
Mark WagnerSS413183318.9740.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Steve KempOF1202291262.9760.00 
Jerry MoralesOF119206632.9860.00 
Ron LeFloreOF113293633.9900.00 
Lynn JonesOF84142331.9800.00 
Champ SummersOF6987310.9890.00 
Dave StegmanOF12350001.0000.00 
Kirk GibsonOF10150001.0000.00 
Tim CorcoranOF9101001.0000.00 
Al GreeneOF6140001.0000.00 
John WockenfussOF640001.0000.00 
Dan GonzalesOF330001.0000.00 
Dave MachemerOF130001.0000.00 
Rick PetersOF130001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Aurelio LopezP6112791511.9601.70 
John HillerP4379410001.0001.59 
Dave TobikP376855011.0001.32 
Jack BillinghamP3515862123.9311.54 
Milt WilcoxP331961041071.0002.34 
Jack MorrisP27197142323.9491.69 
Pat UnderwoodP2712111510.9411.19 
Steve BakerP218438011.0001.18 
Dave RozemaP169771711.9602.22 
Dan PetryP159891120.9091.84 
Mike ChrisP133918001.0002.08 
Kip YoungP1343310001.0002.71 
Sheldon BurnsideP102104011.0001.71 
Bruce RobbinsP104615011.0001.17 
Bruce TaylorP10182311.8332.47 
Fernando ArroyoP61212001.0002.25 
Mark FidrychP41421001.0001.90 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rusty StaubDH66.0000.00 
Ron LeFloreDH34.0000.00 
John WockenfussDH18.0000.00 
Al GreeneDH15.0000.00 
Steve KempDH11.0000.00 
Champ SummersDH10.0000.00 
Jerry MoralesDH7.0000.00 
Lynn JonesDH6.0000.00 
Rick PetersDH3.0000.00 
Tim CorcoranDH2.0000.00 
Jason ThompsonDH2.0000.00 
Tom BrookensDH1.0000.00 
Dan GonzalesDH1.0000.00 
Dave MachemerDH1.0000.00 
Phil MankowskiDH1.0000.00 
Jack MorrisDH1.0000.00 
Mark WagnerDH1.0000.00 


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