1980 Detroit Tigers Roster

The 1980 Detroit Tigers team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1980 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 1980 Detroit Tigers Opening Day starters list, a 1980 Detroit Tigers salary list, a 1980 Detroit Tigers uniform number breakdown and a 1980 Detroit Tigers primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1980 Detroit Tigers


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Complete Roster

6-04
215
Right
Right
1943-02-21
6-03
175
Right
Right
1954-08-14
6-00
195
Left
Right
1943-04-08
6-00
220
Right
Right
1948-09-21
6-03
200
Right
Right
1955-05-16
6-04
200
Right
Right
1958-11-13
6-01
190
Left
Left
1959-09-10
6-04
200
Right
Right
1956-08-05
6-00
195
Left
Left
1954-12-01
6-01
195
Right
Right
1953-03-02
6-01
195
Right
Right
1957-03-05
6-00
175
Left
Left
1957-02-09
6-03
190
Right
Right
1954-10-06
6-02
185
Right
Right
1950-04-20
6-00
195
Right
Right
1945-08-15
6-03
220
Right
Right
1956-06-15
5-10
170
Right
Right
1953-08-10
5-11
175
Left
Left
1953-03-19
6-01
197
Right
Left
1947-11-26
6-00
178
Right
Right
1951-02-04
6-03
210
Left
Left
1954-07-06
6-00
175
Right
Right
1958-02-21
6-01
175
Right
Right
1954-03-04
5-11
160
Right
Left
1957-05-12
6-00
190
Right
Right
1949-02-27
6-02
200
Right
Right
1951-10-25
6-03
215
Left
Left
1957-05-28
6-01
195
Right
Left
1953-09-30
5-09
175
Right
Right
1953-01-01
6-00
195
Left
Left
1954-08-07
6-00
175
Right
Right
1954-07-16
5-09
170
Right
Both
1955-11-21
5-11
190
Right
Right
1954-01-30
6-02
205
Right
Left
1946-06-15


The 1980 Detroit Tigers played 162 games during the regular season, won 84 games, lost 78 games, and finished in fifth position. They played their home games at Tiger Stadium (Park Factors: 102/102) where 1,785,293 fans witnessed their 1980 Tigers finish the season with a .519 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 1980 Detroit Tigers Opening Day starters list, a 1980 Detroit Tigers salary list, a 1980 Detroit Tigers uniform number breakdown and a 1980 Detroit Tigers primary starters list:

1980 Detroit Tigers
Opening Day Starters


No Opening Day Information Available


1980 Detroit Tigers
Salaries

Steve Kemp $210,000.00
Alan Trammell $130,000.00
Lou Whitaker $130,000.00
Mark Fidrych $125,000.00
Jack Morris $109,000.00
Lance Parrish $95,000.00
Tom Brookens $30,000.00
Kirk Gibson $30,000.00
Dan Gonzales $30,000.00
Lynn Jones $30,000.00
Jim Lentine $30,000.00
Rick Peters $30,000.00
Dan Petry $30,000.00
Bruce Robbins $30,000.00
Dave Stegman $30,000.00
Dave Tobik $30,000.00
Jerry Ujdur $30,000.00
Pat Underwood $30,000.00
Roger Weaver $30,000.00

Did you know that a 1980 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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