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1989 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 59-103 .364
Rank: 7th in American League East
Run Differential: 617-816 -199
Roster Continuity 66.16% 19/26
Manager(s): Sparky Anderson
General Manager: Bill Lajoie
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Payroll: $ 15,099,596 10/26
Attendance: 1,543,656 21/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Greg Gohr (#21) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Billy Consolo
First Base Coach: Dick Tracewski
Hitting Coach: Vada Pinson
Pitching Coach: Billy Muffett
Third Base Coach: Alex Grammas

#1 Draft Picks

Frank Tanana (#13), Chet Lemon (#22), Randy Nosek (#26)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8973.549--
8775.5372.0
8379.5126.0
8181.5008.0
7487.46014.5
7389.45116.0
59103.36430.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1Lou Whitaker2B32   50977128
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28
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8563895936197.251.361.462823.210.391.2320.6618.2235611
3Alan TrammellSS31   44954109
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3
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5
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43102454541359.243.314.334648.091.209.2571.0089.8150506
24Gary PettisOF31   44477114
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6
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18431584106008014.257.375.309684.052.304.3351.26444.0137536
34Chet LemonOF34   4144598
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4715467183227.237.323.343666.106.208.2691.5459.1142472
8Mike HeathC34   39638104
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10
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43712471421418.263.308.389697.126.202.2952.9639.6154429
14Dave Bergman1B36   38538103
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3713444423415.268.345.361706.094.203.2871.0055.0139436
9Fred LynnOF-DH37   3534485
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4611477111055.241.328.371699.130.263.2681.5132.1131406
10Keith MorelandDH-1B35   3183495
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35322733250014.299.357.396753.097.186.3211.2263.6126347
32Gary WardOF-DH35   2752469
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29132154011410.251.300.400700.149.218.2782.5730.6110301
33Matt NokesC-DH25   2681567
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3910173721127.250.298.388686.138.205.2592.1829.8104290
35Rick Schu3B27   2662557
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2112243700216.214.278.335613.120.207.2241.5438.089293
25Kenny WilliamsOF25   2582953
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2394186350226.205.269.302571.097.186.2463.5043.078285
12Mike BrumleySS-2B26   2123342
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1184144510304.198.251.255506.057.142.2473.21212.054230
20Doug Strange3B25   1961642
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1433173610306.214.280.260540.046.133.2582.12196.051217
15Tracy JonesOF28   1581741
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2611161611131.259.326.380706.120.222.2681.0052.760179
15Pat SheridanOF31   1201629
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1540172100112.242.333.342675.100.275.2681.2440.041139
7Scott LusaderOF24   1031526
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83092100012.252.310.320630.068.184.3052.33103.033113
23Torey Lovullo1B-3B23   87810
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400142000123.115.233.172405.057.218.1321.4387.015104
17Al PedriqueSS-3B28   69114
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0050021500005.203.225.246471.043.072.2597.50--1771
35Chris Brown3B27   57311
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0040011700013.193.203.246449.053.070.26817.00--1459
10Rob RichieOF23   49613
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100151001102.265.333.490823.224.306.3162.0049.02455
52Matt SinatroC29   2523
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0001001310001.120.185.120305.000.040.1363.00--327
4Bill BeanOF25   11000000002310000.000.214.000214.000.182.0001.50--014
43Jeff DatzC29   1002
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0000001110001.200.333.200533.000.100.2221.00--212
Batting Totals178254326171315198241165641035058589937253543138.242.314.351665.109.227.2691.5446.819096096
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
26Frank Tanana35   10143.5833336100223.22271058921741478081.349.120.842.975.911.99
19Doyle Alexander38   6184.4433335100223.02451181102876954151.449.891.133.073.831.25
47Jack Morris34   6144.87242410000170.118910292235911512121.4610.011.223.126.091.95
48Paul Gibson29   484.64451300160132.012971681157774161.418.800.753.895.251.35
39Mike Henneman27   1143.706000035890.0844637451690151.508.400.405.106.901.35
44Jeff Robinson27   454.731616110078.07647411046405011.568.771.155.314.620.87
31Kevin Ritz24   464.381212100074.0754136244566011.619.120.245.356.811.27
36Frank Williams31   333.634200016171.2703729546332031.618.750.635.754.130.72
27Charles Hudson30   156.31187004066.27549471431233021.5810.071.884.163.090.74
41Edwin Nunez26   344.172700012154.0493325636412101.578.171.006.006.831.14
46Mike Schwabe24   246.00134006044.2583330616131011.6411.601.203.202.600.81
16Brian Dubois22   041.7565001136.029147217130121.287.250.504.253.250.76
21Willie Hernandez34   225.8132000251531.1362120416300111.6810.451.164.658.711.88
43Mike Trujillo29   125.8884103025.2351717313131001.8512.121.044.504.501.00
55Brad Havens30   125.48131007022.2281414314151031.8310.961.175.485.871.07
49Steve Searcy25   116.1482003022.1271615312110001.7711.051.234.914.500.92
18Ramon Pena27   006.0080006018.026131208121021.8913.000.004.006.001.50
16David Palmer31   037.9455000017.1251915111120002.1213.240.535.826.351.09
38Shawn Holman24   001.8050003010.082201190001.907.200.009.908.100.82
41Randy Bockus28   005.402000005.17330220001.8012.600.003.603.601.00
42Dave Beard29   025.402100105.19732210012.2016.203.603.601.800.50
37Randy Nosek22   0214.402200005.178821040003.4012.603.6018.007.200.40
Batting Totals591034.544141622431382614271514816720150652831507431.529.550.954.115.241.27
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike HeathC11758266910.9860.00
Matt NokesC512352663.9780.00
Matt SinatroC13422001.0000.00
Jeff DatzC6171001.0000.00
Keith MorelandC10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dave Bergman1B12391285788.9930.00
Keith Moreland1B31241120211.0000.00
Gary Ward1B2612614214.9860.00
Torey Lovullo1B1812840121.0000.00
Rick Schu1B321001.0000.00
Bill Bean1B27011.8750.00
Kenny Williams1B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lou Whitaker2B1463273931199.9850.00
Mike Brumley2B243151610.9320.00
Doug Strange2B9161415.9680.00
Al Pedrique2B8152117.9730.00
Rick Schu2B535021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rick Schu3B83521191211.9340.00
Doug Strange3B5433961811.8780.00
Chris Brown3B17152544.9090.00
Keith Moreland3B1222042.8460.00
Al Pedrique3B1271711.9600.00
Mike Brumley3B1101331.8120.00
Torey Lovullo3B1162013.9630.00
Mike Heath3B41210.7500.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Alan TrammellSS117188396971.9850.00
Mike BrumleySS424896313.9800.00
Al PedriqueSS12132416.9740.00
Doug StrangeSS948011.0000.00
Rick SchuSS311011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gary PettisOF119325140.9880.00
Chet LemonOF111189630.9850.00
Kenny WilliamsOF871801143.9790.00
Fred LynnOF68119510.9920.00
Gary WardOF51101211.9900.00
Tracy JonesOF3672010.9860.00
Pat SheridanOF3552211.9820.00
Scott LusaderOF3356040.9330.00
Rob RichieOF1321120.9170.00
Bill BeanOF65010.8330.00
Mike BrumleyOF410001.0000.00
Mike HeathOF310001.0000.00
Dave BergmanOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike HennemanP6090512021.0001.70
Paul GibsonP4513262020.9291.77
Frank WilliamsP4271310001.0001.64
Doyle AlexanderP33223233211.9822.22
Frank TananaP332231641021.0002.30
Willie HernandezP323124011.0001.74
Edwin NunezP275439021.0002.00
Jack MorrisP24170172213.9752.06
Charles HudsonP18667511.9231.63
Jeff RobinsonP167836011.0001.04
Brad HavensP132223011.0002.03
Mike SchwabeP134478011.0003.05
Kevin RitzP1274410001.0001.70
Ramon PenaP81815011.0003.00
Steve SearcyP8222210.8001.63
Mike TrujilloP82505001.0001.79
Brian DuboisP63625001.0001.75
Shawn HolmanP51001001.0000.90
David PalmerP5172110.7501.58
Dave BeardP2511001.0003.53
Randy BockusP250000.0000.00
Randy NosekP250000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Keith MorelandDH51.0000.00
Fred LynnDH46.0000.00
Matt NokesDH33.0000.00
Gary WardDH26.0000.00
Chet LemonDH13.0000.00
Rick SchuDH9.0000.00
Mike BrumleyDH8.0000.00
Tracy JonesDH8.0000.00
Pat SheridanDH8.0000.00
Dave BergmanDH7.0000.00
Rob RichieDH4.0000.00
Alan TrammellDH2.0000.00
Lou WhitakerDH2.0000.00
Jeff DatzDH1.0000.00
Mike HeathDH1.0000.00
Scott LusaderDH1.0000.00
Doug StrangeDH1.0000.00
Kenny WilliamsDH1.0000.00


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