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Detroit Tigers

1978 Detroit Tigers Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 86-76
Finished 5th in the AL's East Division

Manager: Ralph Houk (86-76)

1978 Detroit Tigers Statistics
1978 Detroit Tigers Game-by-Game Results

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the season with a record of 86 wins and 76 losses, finishing fifth in the AL's East Division. Ralph Houk served as manager.


PlayerPos.BatsThrowsBirth DateHeightWeightCollege
Fernando ArroyoPRRMarch 21, 19526'2"180
Steve BakerPRRAugust 30, 19566'0"185
Jack BillinghamPRRFebruary 21, 19436'4"195
Sheldon BurnsidePRLDecember 22, 19546'5"200
Tim CorcoranRFLLMarch 19, 19535'11"175
Jim CrawfordPLLSeptember 29, 19506'3"200
Steve Dillard2BRRFebruary 8, 19516'1"180
Mark FidrychPRRAugust 14, 19546'3"175
Steve FoucaultPLROctober 3, 19496'0"205
Ed GlynnPRLJune 3, 19536'2"180
John HillerPRLApril 8, 19436'1"185
Steve KempLFLLAugust 7, 19546'0"195
Ron LeFloreCFRRJune 16, 19486'0"200
Phil Mankowski3BLRJanuary 9, 19536'0"180
Milt MayCLRAugust 1, 19506'0"190
Jack MorrisPRRMay 16, 19556'3"195
Lance ParrishCRRJune 15, 19566'3"210
Aurelio Rodriguez3BRRDecember 28, 19475'10"180
Dave RozemaPRRAugust 5, 19566'4"185
Jim SlatonPRRJune 19, 19506'0"185
Charlie SpikesRFRRJanuary 23, 19516'3"215
Mickey StanleyRFRRJuly 20, 19426'1"185
Rusty StaubPLRApril 1, 19446'2"190
Dave StegmanCFRRJanuary 30, 19545'11"190
Bob SykesPBLDecember 11, 19546'1"195
Bruce TaylorPRRApril 16, 19536'0"178
Jason Thompson1BLLJuly 6, 19546'4"200
Dave TobikPRRMarch 2, 19536'1"190
Alan TrammellSSRRFebruary 21, 19586'0"165
Mark WagnerSSRRMarch 4, 19546'0"165
Lou Whitaker2BLRMay 12, 19575'11"160
Milt WilcoxPRRApril 20, 19506'2"185
John WockenfussRFRRFebruary 27, 19496'0"190
Kip YoungPRROctober 29, 19545'11"175