2006 Detroit Tigers Roster

The 2006 Detroit Tigers team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 2006 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 2006 Detroit Tigers Opening Day starters list, a 2006 Detroit Tigers salary list, a 2006 Detroit Tigers uniform number breakdown and a 2006 Detroit Tigers primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"I'm sure proud of this team (2006 Detroit Tigers). They go out and work hard, play the game the best they can. I think this really was a true team effort." - Hall of Fame Tigers Broadcaster Ernie Harwell on MLB.com (Dana Wakiji, 10/02/2006)
2006 Detroit Tigers


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Complete Roster

6-02
220
Right
Right
1982-10-28
6-05
245
Right
Right
1979-08-13
6-02
225
Right
Right
1977-12-03
6-05
235
Right
Right
1976-11-11
6-03
200
Right
Left
1968-04-24
6-04
225
Left
Left
1981-01-21
6-04
240
Right
Right
1979-08-02
6-00
180
Left
Left
1977-08-17
6-07
205
Left
Left
1985-05-21
6-03
225
Right
Right
1982-03-12
6-02
215
Left
Right
1977-09-03
5-11
240
Right
Right
1977-03-18
6-01
205
Left
Left
1964-11-10
6-02
221
Left
Left
1978-06-20
6-05
230
Right
Right
1977-06-28
6-06
220
Right
Right
1981-09-20
6-05
225
Right
Right
1983-02-20
6-02
190
Left
Left
1971-07-01
6-03
210
Right
Right
1984-11-09
5-09
205
Right
Right
1971-11-30
5-11
190
Right
Right
1973-03-17
6-04
230
Right
Left
1974-07-02
6-01
180
Right
Both
1975-09-30
6-02
210
Right
Left
1980-03-04
5-10
160
Right
Right
1976-12-07
5-11
195
Right
Right
1981-12-26
5-11
190
Right
Right
1977-05-19
6-00
175
Right
Both
1973-06-02
5-09
190
Right
Right
1975-10-10
5-11
175
Right
Both
1979-08-31
6-00
200
Right
Right
1980-06-26
6-02
295
Right
Both
1973-10-11
6-02
190
Right
Right
1983-10-27
6-02
180
Left
Left
1978-08-08
6-01
200
Right
Left
1981-03-16
6-01
195
Right
Right
1977-02-27
6-00
215
Right
Right
1974-01-28
6-02
205
Right
Right
1977-03-06
6-01
200
Right
Both
1980-01-17
5-09
175
Right
Left
1968-02-27


The 2006 Detroit Tigers played 162 games during the regular season, won 95 games, lost 67 games, and finished in second position. They played their home games at Comerica Park (Park Factors: 98/98) where 2,595,937 fans witnessed their 2006 Tigers finish the season with a .586 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 2006 Detroit Tigers Opening Day starters list, a 2006 Detroit Tigers salary list, a 2006 Detroit Tigers uniform number breakdown and a 2006 Detroit Tigers primary starters list:


2006 Detroit Tigers
Salaries

Magglio Ordonez $16,200,000.00
Ivan Rodriguez $10,616,410.00
Kenny Rogers $8,000,000.00
Dmitri Young $8,000,000.00
Todd Jones $5,809,159.00
Carlos Guillen $5,000,000.00
Placido Polanco $4,600,000.00
Brandon Inge $3,000,000.00
Craig Monroe $2,800,000.00
Jeremy Bonderman $2,300,000.00
Mike Maroth $2,300,000.00
Jamie Walker $1,250,000.00
Justin Verlander $980,000.00
Vance Wilson $750,000.00
Colby Lewis $510,000.00
Nate Robertson $402,500.00
Omar Infante $385,000.00
Fernando Rodney $385,000.00
Ramon Santiago $375,000.00
Bobby Seay $375,000.00
Chris Shelton $365,000.00
Jason Grilli $350,000.00
Marcus Thames $342,000.00
Curtis Granderson $335,000.00
Brent Clevlen $327,000.00
Roman Colon $327,000.00
Jack Hannahan $327,000.00
Kevin Hooper $327,000.00
Andrew Miller $327,000.00
Zach Miner $327,000.00
Mike Rabelo $327,000.00
Jordan Tata $327,000.00
Joel Zumaya $327,000.00

Did you know that a 2006 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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