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1998 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  65-97   .401
Result:   5th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Buddy Bell, Larry Parrish
General Manager:   Randy Smith
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Attendance:  1,409,391
Payroll:  $22,625,000
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bip Roberts (34)
Youngest Player:  Matt Anderson (21)
Longest Tenure:  Tony Clark, Bobby Higginson (4)
Top Hitter:  Tony Clark (30)
Top Pitcher:  Brian Moehler (10)
Top Draft Pick:  Jeff Weaver (#14)

Roster Continuity:  51.16%
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Cleveland8973.549--
Chi White Sox8082.4949.0
KC Royals7289.44716.5
Minnesota7092.43219.0
Detroit6597.40124.0

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 
Bobby HigginsonLF-RF27$ 2,425,000   
Bip Roberts2B-LF34$ 2,300,000   
Todd JonesP30$ 2,250,000   
Geronimo BerroaRF-LF33$ 2,200,000   
Damion Easley2B28$ 2,050,000   
Luis GonzalezLF30$ 2,000,000   
Frank CastilloP29$ 1,750,000   
Scott SandersP29$ 1,700,000   
Tim WorrellP30$ 1,000,000   
Doug BrocailP31$ 850,000   
Tony Clark1B26$ 762,500   
Joe OliverC32$ 750,000   
Bryce FlorieP28$ 600,000   
Brian HunterCF-LF27$ 562,500   
Billy Ripken2B33$ 400,000   
Justin ThompsonP25$ 400,000   
Joe Randa3B28$ 375,000   
Pete IncavigliaLF34$ 300,000   
Doug BochtlerP27$ 287,500   
A.J. SagerP33$ 287,500   
Jeff Manto3B-1B33$ 250,000   
Deivi CruzSS22$ 245,000   
Brian MoehlerP26$ 240,000   
Raul CasanovaC25$ 225,000   
Greg KeagleP27$ 200,000   
Kimera BarteeCF25$ 190,000   
Joe SiddallC30$ 190,000   
Trey BeamonLF-RF24$ 187,500   
Roberto DuranP25$ 177,500   
Gabe Alvarez3B24$ 170,000   
Matt AndersonP21$ 170,000   
Paul BakoC26$ 170,000   
Will BrunsonP28$ 170,000   
Frank CatalanottoLF-2B24$ 170,000   
Dean CrowP25$ 170,000   
Juan EncarnacionRF-CF22$ 170,000   
Robert Fick1B-RF24$ 170,000   
Seth GreisingerP22$ 170,000   
Denny HarrigerP28$ 170,000   
Pete IncavigliaLF34$ 170,000   
Gabe KaplerCF-RF22$ 170,000   
Joe OliverC32$ 170,000   
Brian PowellP24$ 170,000   
Sean RunyanP24$ 170,000   
Marino SantanaP26$ 170,000   
Andy TomberlinRF-LF31$ 170,000   
Jason WoodSS-1B28$ 170,000   


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