1971 Detroit Tigers Roster

The 1971 Detroit Tigers team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1971 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 1971 Detroit Tigers Opening Day starters list, a 1971 Detroit Tigers salary list, a 1971 Detroit Tigers uniform number breakdown and a 1971 Detroit Tigers primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1971 Detroit Tigers

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Complete Roster

6-03
185
Right
Right
1945-01-20
6-01
200
Left
Left
1948-01-13
6-03
200
Right
Right
1941-06-01
6-03
195
Right
Right
1947-02-03
6-03
200
Right
Both
1946-03-31
6-02
170
Left
Left
1949-01-13
6-00
180
Left
Left
1947-09-03
6-03
205
Right
Right
1940-01-07
6-04
175
Left
Right
1945-04-11
6-00
210
Left
Both
1940-09-12
6-01
190
Right
Right
1944-11-07
6-04
195
Right
Left
1943-11-21
6-00
192
Left
Left
1936-04-01
6-01
195
Left
Left
1944-07-25
6-00
180
Right
Right
1948-03-20
6-04
215
Right
Right
1940-05-12
6-03
195
Right
Right
1942-11-04
6-02
185
Right
Right
1946-07-22
6-02
205
Right
Right
1941-11-29
5-10
195
Right
Right
1947-05-10
6-01
195
Right
Left
1946-12-25
6-00
195
Right
Right
1941-10-13
6-00
170
Right
Right
1941-12-08
6-01
205
Right
Right
1942-04-13
6-00
190
Left
Left
1933-11-10
6-02
190
Right
Left
1946-08-04
5-09
155
Right
Right
1943-01-26
5-11
176
Right
Left
1939-11-29
5-10
180
Right
Right
1947-12-28
5-09
179
Right
Right
1935-12-19
6-03
210
Left
Left
1949-02-09
5-11
220
Right
Left
1939-05-02
5-11
209
Right
Right
1942-10-18
6-01
180
Right
Left
1943-12-10
6-02
180
Right
Right
1934-12-19
5-11
180
Right
Right
1950-01-18
6-03
190
Right
Left
1939-11-24
6-01
195
Right
Right
1942-07-20
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The 1971 Detroit Tigers played 162 games during the regular season, won 91 games, lost 71 games, and finished in second position. They played their home games at Tiger Stadium (Park Factors: 104/104) where 1,591,073 fans witnessed their 1971 Tigers finish the season with a .562 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 1971 Detroit Tigers Opening Day starters list, a 1971 Detroit Tigers salary list, a 1971 Detroit Tigers uniform number breakdown and a 1971 Detroit Tigers primary starters list:

1971 Detroit Tigers
Opening Day Starters

No Opening Day Information Available

1971 Detroit Tigers
Salaries

Al Kaline $95,000.00
Willie Horton $80,000.00
Norm Cash $65,000.00
Ron Perranoski $61,500.00
Tony Taylor $60,000.00
Dean Chance $55,000.00
Ed Brinkman $40,000.00
Dave Boswell $32,000.00
Aurelio Rodriguez $28,000.00
Jim Hannan $26,500.00
Joe Coleman $26,000.00
Daryl Patterson $18,200.00
Bill Zepp $17,000.00
Bill Denehy $15,000.00
Kevin Collins $14,000.00
Jim Foor $12,750.00
Bill Gilbreth $12,750.00
Tim Hosley $12,750.00
Gene Lamont $12,750.00
Marvin Lane $12,750.00
Chuck Seelbach $12,750.00
Jack Whillock $12,750.00
John Young $12,750.00

Did you know that a 1971 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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