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1996 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  53-109   .327
Result:   5th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Buddy Bell
General Manager:   Randy Smith
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Attendance:  1,168,610
Payroll:  $21,941,000
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Alan Trammell (38)
Youngest Player:  Trever Miller (23)
Longest Tenure:  Alan Trammell (20)
Top Hitter:  Cecil Fielder (18)
Top Pitcher:  Felipe Lira (26)
Top Draft Pick:  Seth Greisinger (#6)

Roster Continuity:  50.27%
Top Prospect:   Mike Drumright
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees9270.568--
Baltimore8874.5434.0
Boston8577.5257.0
Toronto7488.45718.0
Detroit53109.32739.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Cecil Fielder1B32$ 9,237,500   
Ruben SierraRF30$ 6,200,000  12 
Travis Fryman3B-SS27$ 5,175,000  35 
Chad CurtisCF-LF27$ 2,000,000   
Mark Lewis2B-3B26$ 670,000   
Alan TrammellSS38$ 600,000   
Omar OlivaresP28$ 505,000   
Andujar CedenoSS26$ 500,000   
Mark ParentC34$ 500,000   
Brian WilliamsP27$ 500,000   
Gregg OlsonP29$ 400,000   
Brad AusmusC27$ 350,000   
Eddie Williams1B-3B31$ 350,000   
Todd Van PoppelP24$ 318,000   
Damion Easley2B26$ 305,000   
John FlahertyC28$ 275,000   
Chris GomezSS25$ 275,000   
Mike ChristopherP32$ 200,000   
Greg GohrP28$ 200,000   
Danny BautistaRF-LF24$ 185,000   
Tom UrbaniP28$ 180,000   
Randy VeresP30$ 179,000   
John CummingsP27$ 170,000   
Bobby HigginsonLF-RF25$ 170,000   
Richie LewisP30$ 170,000   
Felipe LiraP24$ 170,000   
Melvin NievesRF-LF24$ 170,000   
A.J. SagerP31$ 160,000   
Scott AldredP28$ 150,000   
Curtis PrideLF-RF27$ 150,000   
Jose LimaP23$ 145,000   
Joey EischenP26$ 135,000   
Mike MyersP27$ 127,500   
Phil Nevin3B-1B25$ 120,000   
Kimera BarteeCF23$ 109,000   
Raul CasanovaC23$ 109,000   
Tony Clark1B24$ 109,000   
Fausto CruzSS-2B24$ 109,000   
John FarrellP33$ 109,000   
Phil Hiatt3B-RF27$ 109,000   
Tim Hyers1B-OF24$ 109,000   
Greg KeagleP25$ 109,000   
Brian MaxcyP25$ 109,000   
Jeff McCurryP26$ 109,000   
Trever MillerP23$ 109,000   
Brian MoehlerP24$ 109,000   
C.J. NitkowskiP23$ 109,000   
Mark ParentC34$ 109,000   
Shannon Penn2B-LF26$ 109,000   
Bob ScanlanP29$ 109,000   
Duane SingletonCF-LF23$ 109,000   
Clint SodowskyP23$ 109,000   
Justin ThompsonP23$ 109,000   
Mike WalkerP29$ 109,000   


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