1972 Detroit Tigers Roster

The 1972 Detroit Tigers team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1972 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 1972 Detroit Tigers Opening Day starters list, a 1972 Detroit Tigers salary list, a 1972 Detroit Tigers uniform number breakdown and a 1972 Detroit Tigers primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1972 Detroit Tigers

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Complete Roster

6-01
200
Left
Left
1948-01-13
6-03
195
Right
Right
1947-02-03
6-02
170
Left
Left
1949-01-13
6-02
205
Left
Right
1940-04-12
6-00
180
Left
Left
1947-09-03
6-00
195
Left
Right
1943-04-08
6-01
190
Right
Right
1952-05-29
6-04
175
Left
Right
1945-04-11
6-05
220
Right
Right
1948-07-08
6-03
195
Left
Right
1946-11-25
6-00
210
Left
Both
1940-09-12
6-05
215
Right
Right
1948-07-03
6-01
190
Right
Right
1944-11-07
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
200
Right
Right
1948-02-21
6-01
185
Right
Both
1950-06-13
6-04
215
Right
Right
1940-05-12
6-02
200
Right
Left
1944-02-19
6-02
205
Right
Right
1941-11-29
6-04
195
Right
Left
1937-06-23
6-01
195
Right
Left
1946-12-25
6-02
205
Right
Left
1941-06-05
6-00
170
Right
Right
1941-12-08
6-00
190
Left
Left
1933-11-10
5-10
165
Right
Right
1948-02-10
6-07
255
Right
Right
1936-08-08
6-01
190
Right
Right
1949-09-04
6-00
170
Right
Left
1948-07-26
5-11
176
Right
Left
1939-11-29
5-10
180
Right
Right
1947-12-28
6-03
175
Left
Left
1948-03-08
5-09
179
Right
Right
1935-12-19
5-11
185
Right
Right
1949-09-30
5-11
220
Right
Left
1939-05-02
6-01
205
Right
Right
1942-04-13
5-10
175
Right
Right
1944-02-03
5-11
209
Right
Right
1942-10-18
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
6-01
180
Right
Left
1943-12-10
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The 1972 Detroit Tigers played 156 games during the regular season, won 86 games, lost 70 games, and finished in first position. They played their home games at Tiger Stadium (Park Factors: 103/103) where 1,892,386 fans witnessed their 1972 Tigers finish the season with a .551 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 1972 Detroit Tigers Opening Day starters list, a 1972 Detroit Tigers salary list, a 1972 Detroit Tigers uniform number breakdown and a 1972 Detroit Tigers primary starters list:

1972 Detroit Tigers
Opening Day Starters

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1972 Detroit Tigers
Salaries

Al Kaline $100,000.00
Willie Horton $80,000.00
Mickey Lolich $80,000.00
Norm Cash $65,000.00
Tony Taylor $60,000.00
Ron Perranoski $57,000.00
Tom Haller $55,000.00
Dick McAuliffe $50,000.00
Woodie Fryman $36,000.00
Mike Kilkenny $20,500.00
John Hiller $20,000.00
Ike Blessitt $13,500.00
Jim Foor $13,500.00
John Gamble $13,500.00
Bill Gilbreth $13,500.00
Fred Holdsworth $13,500.00
Paul Jata $13,500.00
John Knox $13,500.00
Lerrin LaGrow $13,500.00
Gene Lamont $13,500.00
Marvin Lane $13,500.00
Don Leshnock $13,500.00
Phil Meeler $13,500.00
Chuck Seelbach $13,500.00
Bill Slayback $13,500.00
Joe Staton $13,500.00
Bob Strampe $13,500.00

Did you know that a 1972 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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