1988 Detroit Tigers Roster

The 1988 Detroit Tigers team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1988 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 1988 Detroit Tigers Opening Day starters list, a 1988 Detroit Tigers salary list, a 1988 Detroit Tigers uniform number breakdown and a 1988 Detroit Tigers primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1988 Detroit Tigers


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Complete Roster

6-03
205
Right
Right
1950-09-04
6-00
185
Left
Right
1960-01-04
6-00
185
Right
Left
1959-10-20
6-04
195
Right
Right
1961-12-11
6-03
180
Left
Left
1954-11-14
6-03
195
Right
Right
1958-05-11
6-02
215
Right
Right
1964-04-10
6-03
200
Right
Right
1955-05-16
6-04
225
Right
Right
1955-01-31
6-06
240
Right
Right
1961-12-14
6-01
185
Left
Left
1964-06-04
6-03
195
Left
Left
1953-07-03
6-02
205
Right
Left
1958-05-11
6-01
180
Right
Right
1960-01-12
6-00
195
Right
Both
1956-02-04
5-11
190
Right
Right
1955-02-05
6-01
185
Right
Left
1963-10-31
6-02
185
Left
Left
1953-06-06
5-10
170
Right
Right
1953-08-10
5-11
175
Right
Right
1953-01-09
6-02
190
Right
Right
1952-12-28
6-00
180
Right
Both
1965-07-25
6-00
175
Right
Right
1958-02-21
5-10
160
Right
Both
1962-05-02
5-11
160
Right
Left
1957-05-12
6-00
185
Left
Left
1964-05-11
6-04
195
Right
Right
1962-03-29
6-00
195
Right
Right
1955-02-12
5-10
165
Left
Left
1964-09-30
6-01
190
Left
Left
1952-02-03
6-01
185
Right
Left
1955-03-18
6-01
165
Right
Both
1958-04-03
5-09
180
Right
Right
1956-05-19
6-03
175
Right
Left
1957-12-04
6-02
205
Right
Left
1947-05-26
6-03
195
Right
Right
1953-11-03
5-11
182
Right
Right
1952-09-23


The 1988 Detroit Tigers played 162 games during the regular season, won 88 games, lost 74 games, and finished in second position. They played their home games at Tiger Stadium (Park Factors: 96/96) where 2,081,162 fans witnessed their 1988 Tigers finish the season with a .543 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 1988 Detroit Tigers Opening Day starters list, a 1988 Detroit Tigers salary list, a 1988 Detroit Tigers uniform number breakdown and a 1988 Detroit Tigers primary starters list:

1988 Detroit Tigers
Opening Day Starters


No Opening Day Information Available


1988 Detroit Tigers
Salaries

Jack Morris $1,988,000.00
Willie Hernandez $1,210,000.00
Frank Tanana $1,100,000.00
Alan Trammell $1,000,000.00
Lou Whitaker $975,000.00
Darrell Evans $885,000.00
Chet Lemon $828,571.00
Walt Terrell $665,000.00
Ray Knight $525,000.00
Doyle Alexander $500,000.00
Mike Heath $400,000.00
Gary Pettis $400,000.00
Larry Herndon $375,000.00
Dave Bergman $360,000.00
Tom Brookens $350,000.00
Pat Sheridan $343,000.00
Jim Morrison $277,500.00
Matt Nokes $165,000.00
Luis Salazar $150,000.00
Eric King $125,000.00
Mike Henneman $115,000.00
Jeff Robinson $95,000.00
Billy Beane $70,000.00
Bill Bean $62,500.00
Paul Gibson $62,500.00
Scott Lusader $62,500.00
Jim Walewander $62,500.00

Did you know that a 1988 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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