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1988 Detroit Tigers

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1987 / 1989

88-74, Finished 2nd in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Sparky Anderson (88-74)
GM: Bill Lajoie, Scouting Dir: Jax Robertson
Scored 703 runs, Allowed 658 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-76

Ballparks: Tiger Stadium · Attendance: 2,081,162 (8th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 96, Pitching - 96 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 94

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1987 / 1989 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Doyle Alexander 37 R R 6' 3" 190 Sep 4, 1950 18 34 34 0 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $500,000 All-Star
Chris Bando 32 B R 6' 0" 195 Feb 4, 1956 8 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bill Bean 24 L L 6' 0" 185 May 11, 1964 2 10 1 10 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 5 1 4 3 -0.0
Billy Beane 26 R R 6' 4" 195 Mar 29, 1962 5 6 2 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 6 0 0 1 0.0
Dave Bergman 35 L L 6' 1" 185 Jun 6, 1953 13 116 78 116 75 0 0 64 0 0 0 13 0 0 13 30 29 1 1.5 $360,000
Tom Brookens 34 R R 5' 10" 165 Aug 10, 1953 10 136 126 136 136 0 0 0 1 136 3 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 1.1 $350,000
Ivan de Jesus 35 R R 5' 11" 175 Jan 9, 1953 15 7 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Darrell Evans 41 L R 6' 2" 200 May 26, 1947 20 144 117 144 65 0 0 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 72 27 0 0.8 $860,000
Paul Gibson 28 R L 6' 0" 165 Jan 4, 1960 1st 40 1 1 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 $62,500
Mike Heath 33 R R 5' 11" 180 Feb 5, 1955 11 86 65 86 83 0 75 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 9 0 6 3 0.8 $400,000
Don Heinkel 28 L R 6' 0" 185 Oct 20, 1959 1st 21 0 0 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $62,500
Mike Henneman 26 R R 6' 4" 205 Dec 11, 1961 2 65 0 0 65 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.4 $115,000
Willie Hernandez 33 L L 6' 3" 180 Nov 14, 1954 12 63 0 0 63 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 $1,210,000
Larry Herndon 34 R R 6' 3" 190 Nov 3, 1953 14 76 56 76 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 15 53 20 0 -0.5 $375,000
Mark Huismann 30 R R 6' 3" 195 May 11, 1958 6 5 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Eric King 24 R R 6' 2" 180 Apr 10, 1964 3 23 5 0 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 $125,000
Ray Knight 35 R R 6' 1" 185 Dec 28, 1952 13 105 79 105 76 0 0 64 0 11 0 2 0 0 2 25 24 1 -1.0 $525,000
Chet Lemon 33 R R 6' 0" 190 Feb 12, 1955 14 144 141 144 144 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 144 144 0 3 0 2.6 $828,571
Torey Lovullo 22 B R 6' 1" 185 Jul 25, 1965 1st 12 4 12 12 0 0 0 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Scott Lusader 23 L L 5' 10" 165 Sep 30, 1964 2 16 1 16 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 6 6 6 8 -0.3
Fred Lynn 36 L L 6' 1" 185 Feb 3, 1952 15 27 23 27 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 3 0 22 3 4 0 0.3
Jack Morris 33 R R 6' 3" 195 May 16, 1955 12 34 34 1 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 $1,988,000
Jim Morrison 35 R R 5' 11" 175 Sep 23, 1952 12 24 17 24 10 0 0 4 0 4 1 1 0 1 2 14 5 1 -0.5 $277,500
Dwayne Murphy 33 L R 6' 1" 185 Mar 18, 1955 11 49 40 49 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 35 10 49 3 6 0 1.2 $375,000
Matt Nokes 24 L R 6' 1" 185 Oct 31, 1963 4 122 102 122 110 0 110 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 19 0 2.5 $165,000
Gary Pettis 30 B R 6' 1" 165 Apr 3, 1958 7 129 115 129 126 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 126 0 126 2 2 5 2.3 $400,000
Ted Power 33 R R 6' 4" 215 Jan 31, 1955 8 4 2 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Jeff Robinson 26 R R 6' 6" 210 Dec 14, 1961 2 24 23 0 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.8 $95,000
Luis Salazar 32 R R 5' 9" 180 May 19, 1956 9 130 112 130 127 0 0 4 5 31 37 60 5 5 70 0 11 3 2.2 $150,000
Steve Searcy 24 L L 6' 1" 190 Jun 4, 1964 1st 2 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $62,500
Pat Sheridan 30 L R 6' 3" 175 Dec 4, 1957 7 127 90 127 111 0 0 0 0 0 0 92 9 13 114 3 22 5 1.6 $343,000
Frank Tanana 34 L L 6' 2" 180 Jul 3, 1953 16 32 32 0 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 $1,100,000
Walt Terrell 30 L R 6' 2" 205 May 11, 1958 7 29 29 0 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 $665,000
Alan Trammell 30 R R 6' 0" 165 Feb 21, 1958 12 128 123 128 125 0 0 0 0 0 125 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 6.0 $1,000,000 All-Star
Mike Trujillo 28 R R 6' 1" 180 Jan 12, 1960 4 6 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Jim Walewander 26 B R 5' 10" 160 May 2, 1962 2 88 56 88 72 0 0 0 61 3 8 0 0 0 0 9 3 20 -0.1
Lou Whitaker 31 L R 5' 11" 160 May 12, 1957 12 115 103 115 110 0 0 0 110 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 3.5 $975,000
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH 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.

1987 / 1989 Roster (40-man)