Eugene Lawrence Roof
- Bats Both, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 180 lb.
- High School St. Mary High School (Paducah)
- Debut September 3, 1981
- Final Game October 2, 1983
- Born January 13, 1958 in Paducah, KY USA
Gene Roof's first professional season was with Sarasota in 1976. He played in only 5 games (.238, 0, 2). He was named to the Appalachian League All-Star team in 1977.
In 2011-2012 he is the minor league baserunning coordinator for the Detroit Tigers.
Gene is the father of Shawn Roof, Eric Roof and Jonathan Roof, the brother of Phil Roof and minor leaguers Paul Roof, David Roof, and Adrian Roof, and the cousin of Eddie Haas and minor leaguer Lou Haas.
Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record
|1989||Fayetteville Generals||South Atlantic League||70-69||6th||Detroit Tigers|
|1990||Fayetteville Generals||South Atlantic League||82-61||2nd (t)||Detroit Tigers||Lost in 1st round|
|1991||London Tigers||Eastern League||61-78||6th||Detroit Tigers|
|1997||Toledo Mud Hens||International League||35-49||7th||Detroit Tigers||replaced Glenn Ezell (33-24) on June 6|
|1998||Toledo Mud Hens||International League||52-89||14th||Detroit Tigers|
|1999||Toledo Mud Hens||International League||57-87||14th||Detroit Tigers|
|2000||Jacksonville Suns||Southern League||69-71||5th||Detroit Tigers||Lost League Finals|
Venezuelan League Statistics http://www.purapelota.com/lvbp/mostrar.php?id=roofgen001