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1965 Detroit Tigers

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1964 / 1966

89-73, Finished 4th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bob Swift (24-18) and Chuck Dressen (65-55)
GM: Jim Campbell, Scouting Dir: Ed Katalinas
Scored 680 runs, Allowed 602 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 90-72

Ballparks: Tiger Stadium · Attendance: 1,029,645 (4th of 10)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 106, Pitching - 105

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1964 / 1966 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Hank Aguirre 34 R L 6' 4" 205 Jan 31, 1931 11 32 32 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.7 $20,000
Gates Brown 26 L R 5' 11" 220 May 2, 1939 3 96 51 96 56 0 0 0 0 0 0 49 0 7 56 38 5 1.7 $15,000
Norm Cash 30 L L 6' 0" 185 Nov 10, 1934 8 142 129 142 139 0 0 139 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 5.4 $27,000
Don Demeter 30 R R 6' 4" 190 Jun 25, 1935 9 122 97 122 108 0 0 34 0 0 0 1 56 25 82 16 0 1.2 $30,000
Terry Fox 29 R R 6' 0" 175 Jul 31, 1935 6 42 0 42 42 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.6
Bill Freehan 23 R R 6' 3" 203 Nov 29, 1941 4 130 120 130 130 0 130 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 1.4 $18,000 All-Star
Fred Gladding 29 L R 6' 1" 220 Jun 28, 1936 5 46 0 46 46 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.5
Jack Hamilton 26 R R 6' 0" 200 Dec 25, 1938 4 4 1 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $8,500
John Hiller 22 R L 6' 1" 185 Apr 8, 1943 1st 5 0 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Vern Holtgrave 22 R R 6' 1" 183 Oct 18, 1942 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Willie Horton 22 R R 5' 11" 209 Oct 18, 1942 3 143 138 143 141 0 0 0 0 1 0 111 0 34 141 3 0 3.0 $20,000 All-Star
Al Kaline HOF 30 R R 6' 1" 175 Dec 19, 1934 13 125 111 125 113 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 62 51 112 14 0 2.8 $54,000 All-Star
Mickey Lolich 24 B L 6' 1" 170 Sep 12, 1940 3 43 37 43 43 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.1 $18,000
Jerry Lumpe 32 L R 6' 2" 185 Jun 2, 1933 10 145 130 145 139 0 0 0 139 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 1.6 $30,000
Leo Marentette 24 R R 6' 2" 200 Feb 18, 1941 1st 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Dick McAuliffe 25 L R 5' 11" 176 Nov 29, 1939 6 113 107 113 112 0 0 0 0 0 112 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.6 All-Star
Denny McLain 21 R R 6' 1" 185 Mar 29, 1944 3 33 29 33 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.9
Jackie Moore 26 R R 6' 0" 180 Feb 19, 1939 1st 21 16 21 20 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.9 $9,300
Julio Navarro 29 R R 6' 0" 175 Jan 9, 1936 4 15 1 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $12,500
Ron Nischwitz 27 B L 6' 3" 205 Jul 1, 1937 4 20 0 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Jim Northrup 25 L R 6' 3" 190 Nov 24, 1939 2 80 48 80 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 6 38 54 27 2 -1.1
Ray Oyler 26 R R 5' 11" 165 Aug 4, 1938 1st 82 58 82 70 0 0 1 11 1 57 0 0 0 0 12 6 0.3
Orlando Pena 31 R R 5' 11" 154 Nov 17, 1933 7 30 0 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 $18,500
Ed Rakow 30 B R 5' 11" 178 May 30, 1935 6 6 0 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Wayne Redmond 19 R R 5' 10" 165 Nov 25, 1945 1st 4 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 0.0
Phil Regan 28 R R 6' 3" 200 Apr 6, 1937 6 16 7 16 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5 $17,500
Bill Roman 26 L L 6' 4" 190 Oct 11, 1938 2 21 3 21 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 1 -0.5
Johnnie Seale 26 L L 5' 10" 155 Nov 14, 1938 2 4 0 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Larry Sherry 29 R R 6' 2" 180 Jul 25, 1935 8 39 0 39 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 $29,000
George Smith 27 R R 5' 10" 170 Jul 7, 1937 3 32 11 32 27 0 0 0 22 3 3 0 0 0 0 5 6 -0.7 $6,000
Joe Sparma 23 R R 6' 1" 190 Feb 4, 1942 2 30 28 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.8 $9,000
Mickey Stanley 22 R R 6' 1" 185 Jul 20, 1942 2 30 29 30 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 29 0 1 0.6
John Sullivan 24 L R 6' 0" 195 Jan 3, 1941 3 34 26 34 29 0 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0.6
George Thomas 27 R R 6' 3" 190 Nov 29, 1937 7 79 40 79 60 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 26 27 59 23 4 -1.0 $17,500
Don Wert 26 R R 5' 10" 162 Jul 29, 1938 3 162 162 162 162 0 0 0 1 161 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.2
Dave Wickersham 29 R R 6' 3" 188 Sep 27, 1935 6 34 27 34 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8
Jake Wood 28 R R 6' 1" 163 Jun 22, 1937 5 58 19 58 23 0 0 1 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 30 8 -0.1
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1964 / 1966 Roster (40-man)