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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
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
49Scott AldredPMLB6-4228LeftLeft6/12/196828Flint,Michigan198616411DET

7Brad AusmusCMLB5-11195RightRight4/14/196927New Haven,Connecticut1987481151NYY
39,12Kimera BarteeCFMLB6-0200RightRight7/21/197223Omaha,Nebraska199314399BAL
29Danny BautistaRF-LFMLB5-11170RightRight5/24/197224Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1989UDFA DET
33Raul CasanovaCMLB6-0221BothRight8/23/197223Humacao,Puerto Rico19908220NYM
15Andujar CedenoSSMLB6-1168RightRight8/21/196926La Romana,Dominican Republic1986UDFA HOU
33Mike ChristopherPMLB6-5206RightRight11/3/196332Petersburg,Virginia19857181NYY
17Tony Clark1BMLB6-7245BothRight6/15/197224Newton,Kansas199012DET
41Fausto CruzSS-2BMLB5-10165RightRight5/1/197224Monte Cristi,Dominican Republic1991UDFA OAK
34John CummingsPMLB6-3200LeftLeft5/10/196927Torrance,California19908209SEA
9Chad CurtisCF-LFMLB5-10185RightRight11/6/196827Marion,Indiana1989451155CAL
9Damion Easley2BMLB5-11185RightRight11/11/196926New York,New York198830767CAL
43Joey EischenPMLB6-1200LeftLeft5/25/197026West Covina,California1989491TEX
52John FarrellPMLB6-4210RightRight8/4/196233Monmouth Beach,New Jersey1984232CLE
45Cecil Fielder1BMLB6-3240RightRight9/21/196332Los Angeles,California1982467KC
12John FlahertyCMLB6-1200RightRight10/21/196728New York,New York198825641BOS
24Travis Fryman3B-SSMLB6-1195RightRight3/25/196927Lexington,Kentucky1987130DET
34Greg GohrPMLB6-3205RightRight10/29/196728Santa Clara,California1989121DET
35Chris GomezSSMLB6-1195RightRight6/16/197125Los Angeles,California1992384DET
8Phil Hiatt3B-RFMLB6-3200RightRight5/1/196927Pensacola,Florida19908228KC
4Bobby HigginsonLF-RFMLB5-11195LeftRight8/18/197025West Palm Beach,Florida199212336DET
7Tim Hyers1B-OFMLB6-1185LeftLeft10/3/197124Atlanta,Georgia1990271TOR
57Greg KeaglePMLB6-2195RightRight6/20/197125Corning,New York19936170SD
14Mark Lewis2B-3BMLB6-1195RightRight11/30/196926Hamilton,Ohio198812CLE
43,51Richie LewisPMLB5-10175RightRight1/25/196630Muncie,Indiana1987244MTL
32Jose LimaPMLB6-2205RightRight9/30/197223Santiago,Dominican Republic1989UDFA DET
40Felipe LiraPMLB6-0170RightRight4/26/197224Miranda,Venezuela1990UDFA DET
15Brian MaxcyPMLB6-1170RightRight5/4/197125Amory,Mississippi199220560DET
43Jeff McCurryPMLB6-6220RightRight1/21/197026Tokyo,Japan199014364PIT
37Trever MillerPMLB6-4195RightLeft5/29/197323Louisville,Kentucky1991141DET
38Brian MoehlerPMLB6-3235RightRight12/31/197124Rockingham,North Carolina19936165DET
27Mike MyersPMLB6-4214LeftLeft6/26/196927Arlington Heights,Illinois19904120SF
12Phil Nevin3B-1BMLB6-2231RightRight1/19/197125Fullerton,California199211HOU
30Melvin NievesRF-LFMLB6-2220BothRight12/28/197124San Juan,Puerto Rico1988UDFA ATL
48C.J. NitkowskiPMLB6-3205LeftLeft3/9/197323Suffern,New York199419CIN
28Omar OlivaresPMLB6-0205RightRight7/6/196728Mayaguez,Puerto Rico1986UDFA SD
37Gregg OlsonPMLB6-4208RightRight10/11/196629Scribner,Nebraska198814BAL
8Mark ParentCMLB6-5245RightRight9/16/196134Ashland,Oregon1979492SD
42Shannon Penn2B-LFMLB5-10160BothRight9/11/196926Cincinnati,Ohio1988581350TEX
36Curtis PrideLF-RFMLB5-11195LeftRight12/17/196827Washington,DC198610258NYM
49A.J. SagerPMLB6-4220RightRight3/3/196531Columbus,Ohio198810240SD
38Bob ScanlanPMLB6-4220RightRight8/9/196629Los Angeles,California198425636PHI
21Ruben SierraRFMLB6-1200BothRight10/6/196530Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico1982UDFA TEX
15Duane SingletonCF-LFMLB6-1170LeftRight8/6/197223Staten Island,New York19905139MIL
46Clint SodowskyPMLB6-4200LeftRight7/13/197223Ponca City,Oklahoma19919245DET
22Justin ThompsonPMLB6-4215LeftLeft3/8/197323San Antonio,Texas1991132DET
3Alan TrammellSSMLB6-0175RightRight2/21/195838Garden Grove,California1976226DET
42Tom UrbaniPMLB6-1190LeftLeft1/21/196828Santa Cruz,California199013346STL
59Todd Van PoppelPMLB6-5210RightRight12/9/197124Hinsdale,Illinois1990114OAK
42,52Randy VeresPMLB6-3210RightRight11/25/196530Sacramento,California198512MIL
21Mike WalkerPMLB6-1195RightRight10/4/196629Chicago,Illinois1986227CLE
26Brian WilliamsPMLB6-2195RightRight2/15/196927Lancaster,South Carolina1990131HOU
20Eddie Williams1B-3BMLB6-0210RightRight11/1/196431Shreveport,Louisiana198314NYM
Team PersonnelPosition 
Rick AdairPitching Coach 
Frank BeckmannBroadcaster 
Buddy BellManager 
Tom ChandlerScout 
Nathan DurstScout 
Glenn EzellBench Coach 
Terry FranconaThird Base Coach 
Larry HerndonHitting Coach 
Al KalineBroadcaster 
Fred KendallBullpen Coach 
Dennis LieberthalScout 
Jon MatlackPitching Coach 
Ron OesterFirst Base Coach 
Ramon PenaScout 
Jim PriceBroadcaster 
Dave RobertsScout 
Gene RoofRoving Minor League Outfield Instructor 
Randy SmithGeneral Manager 
Lary SorensenBroadcaster 
Rob WilfongScout 


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