1959 Detroit Tigers Roster

The 1959 Detroit Tigers team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1959 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1959 Detroit Tigers Opening Day starters list, a 1959 Detroit Tigers salary list, a 1959 Detroit Tigers uniform number breakdown and a 1959 Detroit Tigers primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1959 Detroit Tigers


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Complete Roster

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1933-05-16
6-03
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1931-10-23
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1930-07-02
6-00
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1930-11-16
6-03
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1932-05-17
5-11
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1930-04-10
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195
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1929-01-11
6-01
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6-00
165
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6-02
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6-04
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1931-10-16
6-02
190
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6-00
188
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1932-02-10
6-01
180
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1931-09-13
5-11
212
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1929-11-20
6-00
190
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1933-04-12
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6-00
200
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6-01
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1931-11-16
5-08
175
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1927-08-07
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185
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1935-01-27
6-00
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1931-10-15
5-10
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1929-07-28
6-01
205
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1935-10-12
6-01
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1932-07-09
5-10
170
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1926-10-13
210
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1923-06-27
6-03
187
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1931-12-16
6-01
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1923-12-13
6-00
182
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1926-07-23
6-02
180
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1934-12-19
6-02
190
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1930-12-04
5-11
185
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1927-04-08
5-10
165
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1933-10-19


The 1959 Detroit Tigers played 154 games during the regular season, won 76 games, lost 78 games, and finished in fourth position. They played their home games at Briggs Stadium (Park Factors: 105/105) where 1,221,221 fans witnessed their 1959 Tigers finish the season with a .494 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1959 Detroit Tigers Opening Day starters list, a 1959 Detroit Tigers salary list, a 1959 Detroit Tigers uniform number breakdown and a 1959 Detroit Tigers primary starters list:

1959 Detroit Tigers
Opening Day Starters


No Opening Day Information Available


1959 Detroit Tigers
Salaries

Larry Doby $36,000.00
Al Kaline $31,000.00
Jim Bunning $20,000.00

Did you know that a 1959 Detroit Tigers Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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