1992 Detroit Tigers season

The Detroit Tigers' 1992 season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Detroit Tigers attempting to win the American League East.

1992 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record75–87
Divisional place6th
Other information
Owner(s)Mike Ilitch
General manager(s)Joe McDonald
Manager(s)Sparky Anderson
Local televisionWDIV-TV
(George Kell, Al Kaline)
PASS
(Larry Osterman, Jim Northrup)
Local radioWJR
(Rick Rizzs, Bob Rathbun)
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The Tigers playing against the Texas Rangers during a 1992 away game at Arlington Stadium.

OffseasonEdit

  • December 20, 1991: Dan Gladden was signed as a free agent by the Tigers.[1]
  • January 15, 1992: Jorge Velandia was signed as an amateur free agent by the Tigers.[2]
  • Before 1992 Season: Steve Carter was signed as a Free Agent with the Detroit Tigers.[3]

Regular seasonEdit

===Opening Day lineup===
[6]
LF Dan Gladden
2B Lou Whitaker
SS Alan Trammell
1B Cecil Fielder
C Mickey Tettleton
DH Tony Phillips
RF Rob Deer
3B Travis Fryman
CF Milt Cuyler

Season standingsEdit

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Toronto Blue Jays 96 66 0.593 53–28 43–38
Milwaukee Brewers 92 70 0.568 4 53–28 39–42
Baltimore Orioles 89 73 0.549 7 43–38 46–35
Cleveland Indians 76 86 0.469 20 41–40 35–46
New York Yankees 76 86 0.469 20 41–40 35–46
Detroit Tigers 75 87 0.463 21 38–42 37–45
Boston Red Sox 73 89 0.451 23 44–37 29–52

Record vs. opponentsEdit


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 8–5 8–4 6–6 7–6 10–3 8–4 6–7 6–6 5–8 6–6 7–5 7–5 5–8
Boston 5–8 8–4 6–6 6–7 4–9 7–5 5–8 3–9 7–6 5–7 6–6 4–8 7–6
California 4–8 4–8 3–10 6–6 7–5 8–5 5–7 2–11 7–5 5–8 7–6 9–4 5–7
Chicago 6–6 6–6 10–3 7–5 10–2 7–6 5–7 8–5 8–4 5–8 4–9 5–8 5–7
Cleveland 6–7 7–6 6–6 5–7 5–8 5–7 5–8 6–6 7–6 6–6 7–5 5–7 6–7
Detroit 3–10 9–4 5–7 2–10 8–5 7–5 5–8 3–9 5–8 6–6 9–3 8–4 5–8
Kansas City 4–8 5–7 5–8 6–7 7–5 5–7 7–5 6–7 5–7 4–9 7–6 6–7 5–7
Milwaukee 7–6 8–5 7–5 7–5 8–5 8–5 5–7 6–6 6–7 7–5 8–4 7–5 8–5
Minnesota 6–6 9–3 11–2 5–8 6–6 9–3 7–6 6–6 7–5 5–8 8–5 6–7 5–7
New York 8–5 6–7 5–7 4–8 6–7 8–5 7–5 7–6 5–7 6–6 6–6 6–6 2–11
Oakland 6–6 7–5 8–5 8–5 6–6 6–6 9–4 5–7 8–5 6–6 12–1 9–4 6–6
Seattle 5–7 6–6 6–7 9–4 5–7 3–9 6–7 4–8 5–8 6–6 1–12 4–9 4–8
Texas 5–7 8–4 4–9 8–5 7–5 4–8 7–6 5–7 7–6 6–6 4–9 9–4 3–9
Toronto 8–5 6–7 7–5 7–5 7–6 8–5 7–5 5–8 7–5 11–2 6–6 8–4 9–3


Notable transactionsEdit

RosterEdit

1992 Detroit Tigers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

Starters by positionEdit

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Mickey Tettleton 157 525 125 .238 32 83
1B Cecil Fielder 155 594 145 .244 35 124
2B Lou Whitaker 130 453 126 .278 19 71
3B Scott Livingstone 117 354 100 .282 4 46
SS Travis Fryman 161 659 175 .266 20 96
LF Dan Gladden 113 417 106 .254 7 42
CF Milt Cuyler 89 291 70 .241 3 28
RF Rob Deer 110 393 97 .247 32 64
DH Tony Phillips 159 606 167 .276 10 64

Other battersEdit

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Mark Carreon 101 336 78 .232 10 41
Chad Kreuter 67 190 48 .253 2 16
Dave Bergman 87 181 42 .232 1 10
Skeeter Barnes 95 165 45 .273 3 25
Gary Pettis 48 160 26 .202 1 12
Alan Trammell 29 102 28 .275 1 11
Phil Clark 23 54 22 .407 1 5
Shawn Hare 15 26 3 .115 0 5
Rico Brogna 9 26 5 .192 1 3
Rich Rowland 6 14 3 .214 0 0

PitchingEdit

Starting pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bill Gullickson 34 221.2 14 13 4.34 64
Frank Tanana 32 186.2 13 11 4.39 91
Eric King 17 79.1 4 6 5.22 45
Scott Aldred 16 65 3 8 6.78 34
Dave Haas 12 61.2 5 3 3.94 29

Other pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Walt Terrell 36 136.2 7 10 5.20 61
John Doherty 47 116 7 4 3.88 37
Mark Leiter 35 112 8 5 4.18 75
Kevin Ritz 23 80.1 2 5 5.60 57
Buddy Groom 12 38.2 0 5 5.82 15

Relief pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Mike Munoz 65 1 2 2 3.00 23
Mike Henneman 60 2 6 24 3.96 58
Kurt Knudsen 48 2 3 5 4.58 51
Les Lancaster 41 3 4 0 6.33 35
John Kiely 39 4 2 0 2.13 18

Farm systemEdit

Level Team League Manager
AAA Toledo Mud Hens International League Joe Sparks
AA London Tigers Eastern League Mark DeJohn
A Lakeland Tigers Florida State League Johnny Lipon
A Fayetteville Generals South Atlantic League Gerry Groninger
A-Short Season Niagara Falls Rapids New York–Penn League Larry Parrish
Rookie Bristol Tigers Appalachian League Mark Wagner

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Lakeland[8]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Dan Gladden page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Jorge Velandia page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ http: Steve Carter was//www.baseball-reference.com/players/c/cartest01.shtml
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on May 19, 2008. Retrieved September 2, 2008.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ September 25 Events in History at brainyhistory.com
  6. ^ "April 6, 1992 Toronto Blue Jays at Detroit Tigers". Baseball Reference.com.
  7. ^ Frank Catalanotto page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball". Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997

ReferencesEdit