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1980 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 84-78 .519
Rank: 5th in American League East
Run Differential: 830-757 + 73
Manager(s): Sparky Anderson
General Manager: Jim Campbell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 1,785,293 12/26
Top Draft Pick: Glenn Wilson (#18) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Billy Consolo
First Base Coach: Dick Tracewski
Hitting Coach: Gates Brown
Pitching Coach: Roger Craig
Third Base Coach: Alex Grammas

#1 Draft Picks

Pat Underwood (#2), Kirk Gibson (#12), Richie Hebner (#15), Lance Parrish (#16)
American League East Standings
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  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1980 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    41Jack BillinghamP6-4215R-R371968UDFAMLB--
    16Tom Brookens3B5-10170R-R261979DET: 1975-1-4MLB--
    25Tim Corcoran1B-OF5-11175L-L271977UDFAMLB--
    10Al CowensOF6-2200R-R281974KCA: 1969-75-1026MLB--
    15Duffy DyerC6-0195R-R341968NYN: 1966-1-9MLB--
    20Mark FidrychP6-3175R-R251976DET: 1974-10-231MLB--
    23Kirk GibsonOF6-3215L-L231979DET: 1978-1-12MLB--
    34Dan GonzalesOF6-1195L-R261979DET: 1972-2-43MLB--
    2Richie Hebner3B-1B6-1200L-R321968PIT: 1966-1-15MLB--
    18John HillerP6-0195R-L371965UDFAMLB--
    35Lynn JonesOF5-9175R-R271979CIN: 1974-10-237MLB--
    33Steve KempOF6-0195L-L251977DET: 1976-1-1MLB--
    27Jim LentineOF6-0175R-R251978SLN: 1975-12-280MLB--
    29Aurelio LopezP6-0220R-R311974UDFAMLB--
    47Jack MorrisP6-3200R-R251977DET: 1976-5-98MLB--
    9Stan Papi3B-2B6-0178R-R291974HOU: 1969-2-26MLB--
    13Lance ParrishC6-3220R-R241977DET: 1974-1-16MLB--
    32Rick PetersOF5-9170B-R241979DET: 1977-7-161MLB--
    46Dan PetryP6-4200R-R211979DET: 1976-4-74MLB--
    48Bruce RobbinsP6-1190L-L201979DET: 1977-14-343MLB--
    19Dave RozemaP6-4200R-R231977DET: 1975-4-71MLB--
    36Dan SchatzederP6-0195L-L251977MON: 1976-3-57MLB--
    22Dave StegmanOF5-11190R-R261978ATL: 1976-2-34MLB--
    24Champ SummersOF6-2205L-R341974UDFAMLB--
    30Jason Thompson1B6-3210L-L251976DET: 1975-4-75MLB--
    38Dave TobikP6-1195R-R271978DET: 1975-1-2MLB--
    3Alan TrammellSS6-0175R-R221977DET: 1976-2-26MLB--
    28Jerry UjdurP6-1195R-R231980DET: 1978-4-90MLB--
    40Pat UnderwoodP6-0175L-L231979DET: 1976-1-2MLB--
    5Mark WagnerSS6-1175R-R261976DET: 1972-19-452MLB--
    44Roger WeaverP6-3190R-R251980DET: 1976-16-362MLB--
    1Lou Whitaker2B5-11160L-R231977DET: 1975-5-99MLB--
    39Milt WilcoxP6-2185R-R301970CIN: 1968-2-33MLB--
    14John WockenfussC-1B6-0190R-R311974WS2: 1967-42-760MLB--

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