1978 Detroit Tigers Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 86-76
Finished 5th in the AL's East Division
Attendance: 1,714,843, Avg. 22,564
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Manager: Ralph Houk (86-76)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1978 Detroit Tigers Statistics
1978 Detroit Tigers Results

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the 1978 season with a record of 86 wins and 76 losses, finishing fifth in the AL's East Division. Ralph Houk coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Fernando ArroyoPRRMarch 21, 19526'2"180Sacramento, CA USA
Steve BakerPRRAugust 30, 19566'0"185Eugene, OR USA
Jack BillinghamPRRFebruary 21, 19436'4"195Orlando, FL USA
Sheldon BurnsidePRLDecember 22, 19546'5"200South Bend, IN USA
Tim CorcoranRFLLMarch 19, 19535'11"175Glendale, CA USA
Jim CrawfordPLLSeptember 29, 19506'3"200Chicago, IL USA
Steve Dillard2BRRFebruary 8, 19516'1"180Memphis, TN USA
Mark FidrychPRRAugust 14, 19546'3"175Worcester, MA USA
Steve FoucaultPLROctober 3, 19496'0"205Duluth, MN USA
Ed GlynnPRLJune 3, 19536'2"180New York, NY USA
John HillerPRLApril 8, 19436'1"185Toronto, ON CAN
Steve KempLFLLAugust 7, 19546'0"195San Angelo, TX USA
Ron LeFloreCFRRJune 16, 19486'0"200Detroit, MI USA
Phil Mankowski3BLRJanuary 9, 19536'0"180Buffalo, NY USA
Milt MayCLRAugust 1, 19506'0"190Gary, IN USA
Jack MorrisPRRMay 16, 19556'3"195St. Paul, MN USA
Lance ParrishCRRJune 15, 19566'3"210Clairton, PA USA
Aurelio Rodriguez3BRRDecember 28, 19475'10"180Cananea, So Mexico
Dave RozemaPRRAugust 5, 19566'4"185Grand Rapids, MI USA
Jim SlatonPRRJune 19, 19506'0"185Long Beach, CA USA
Charlie SpikesRFRRJanuary 23, 19516'3"215Bogalusa, LA USA
Mickey StanleyRFRRJuly 20, 19426'1"185Grand Rapids, MI USA
Rusty StaubPLRApril 1, 19446'2"190New Orleans, LA USA
Dave StegmanCFRRJanuary 30, 19545'11"190Inglewood, CA USA
Bob SykesPBLDecember 11, 19546'1"195Neptune, NJ USA
Bruce TaylorPRRApril 16, 19536'0"178Holden, MA USA
Jason Thompson1BLLJuly 6, 19546'4"200Hollywood, CA USA
Dave TobikPRRMarch 2, 19536'1"190Euclid, OH USA
Alan TrammellSSRRFebruary 21, 19586'0"165Garden Grove, CA USA
Mark WagnerSSRRMarch 4, 19546'0"165Conneaut, OH USA
Lou Whitaker2BLRMay 12, 19575'11"160Brooklyn, NY USA
Milt WilcoxPRRApril 20, 19506'2"185Honolulu, HI USA
John WockenfussRFRRFebruary 27, 19496'0"190Welch, WV USA
Kip YoungPRROctober 29, 19545'11"175Georgetown, OH USA


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