2009 Detroit Tigers Roster

The 2009 Detroit Tigers team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 2009 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 2009 Detroit Tigers Opening Day starters list, a 2009 Detroit Tigers salary list, a 2009 Detroit Tigers uniform number breakdown and a 2009 Detroit Tigers primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

Baseball Almanac Top Quote

"After 162 games, we (the 2009 Detroit Tigers) are in first place, and I think that's probably more than most people expected. I'm not trying to indicate that we're satisfied. I'm just saying that at the beginning of the season, I can't remember anybody picking us to win the division. And we haven't, but we are in first place after 162 games." - Detroit Tigers Manager Jim Leyland on MLB.com (10/04/09, Jason Beck, 'Playoff-hungry Tigers return to dome')

2009 Detroit Tigers

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Complete Roster

6-02
220
Right
Right
1982-10-28
6-05
220
Right
Right
1981-06-06
6-00
160
Right
Right
1983-01-09
6-02
210
Right
Right
1983-10-21
6-00
190
Right
Right
1984-07-07
6-04
220
Left
Left
1985-09-13
6-03
230
Right
Right
1982-01-15
6-02
215
Right
Right
1983-09-09
6-01
205
Right
Right
1983-03-08
6-01
200
Right
Right
1979-08-10
6-03
225
Right
Right
1982-03-12
6-00
170
Left
Left
1982-11-14
6-04
200
Right
Right
1987-02-13
6-05
205
Right
Right
1988-12-27
6-05
195
Left
Right
1981-03-09
5-11
190
Right
Right
1979-01-23
6-02
215
Left
Right
1977-09-03
5-11
240
Right
Right
1977-03-18
6-02
221
Left
Left
1978-06-20
6-05
225
Right
Right
1983-02-20
6-01
187
Left
Left
1974-08-13
6-04
225
Left
Left
1982-01-12
6-03
210
Right
Right
1984-11-09
5-11
210
Right
Left
1987-01-29
6-01
230
Right
Right
1979-11-13
6-04
220
Right
Right
1984-09-02
6-00
215
Right
Right
1979-04-08
6-00
200
Right
Right
1976-03-03
6-04
249
Right
Right
1983-04-18
6-04
195
Right
Right
1983-03-03
6-00
156
Right
Right
1977-02-05
5-11
190
Right
Right
1977-05-19
6-02
200
Right
Left
1982-10-11
5-09
190
Right
Right
1975-10-10
5-11
175
Right
Both
1979-08-31
6-02
195
Right
Left
1982-08-10
6-01
200
Right
Left
1981-03-16
6-01
180
Right
Both
1975-09-30
6-04
215
Right
Left
1980-02-15
6-00
215
Right
Right
1974-01-28
6-00
185
Right
Right
1981-04-17
6-02
230
Right
Right
1985-10-25
6-02
205
Right
Right
1977-03-06
5-11
195
Right
Left
1983-11-14
6-04
225
Right
Left
1976-12-20
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The 2009 Detroit Tigers played 163 games during the regular season, won 86 games, lost 77 games, and finished in second position. They played their home games at Comerica Park (Park Factors: 102/102) where 2,567,185 fans witnessed their 2009 Tigers finish the season with a .528 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 2009 Detroit Tigers Opening Day starters list, a 2009 Detroit Tigers salary list, a 2009 Detroit Tigers uniform number breakdown and a 2009 Detroit Tigers primary starters list:

2009 Detroit Tigers
Salaries

Magglio Ordonez $18,971,596.00
Miguel Cabrera $14,383,049.00
Jeremy Bonderman $12,500,000.00
Carlos Guillen $10,000,000.00
Dontrelle Willis $10,000,000.00
Jarrod Washburn $9,850,000.00
Nate Robertson $7,000,000.00
Brandon Inge $6,300,000.00
Placido Polanco $4,600,000.00
Brandon Lyon $4,250,000.00
Justin Verlander $3,675,000.00
Curtis Granderson $3,500,000.00
Gerald Laird $2,800,000.00
Fernando Rodney $2,700,000.00
Marcus Thames $2,275,000.00
Edwin Jackson $2,200,000.00
Rick Porcello $2,095,000.00
Aubrey Huff $2,000,000.00
Bobby Seay $1,300,000.00
Adam Everett $1,000,000.00
Ramon Santiago $825,000.00
Juan Rincon $750,000.00
Matt Treanor $750,000.00
Joel Zumaya $735,000.00
Zach Miner $437,500.00
Armando Galarraga $435,000.00
Dane Sardinha $415,000.00
Ryan Raburn $410,000.00
Freddy Dolsi $407,000.00
Clay Rapada $405,000.00
Jeff Larish $403,000.00
Clete Thomas $403,000.00
Josh Anderson $400,000.00
Alex Avila $400,000.00
Eddie Bonine $400,000.00
Brent Dlugach $400,000.00
Casey Fien $400,000.00
Alfredo Figaro $400,000.00
Luke French $400,000.00
Don Kelly $400,000.00
Chris Lambert $400,000.00
Fu-Te Ni $400,000.00
Ryan Perry $400,000.00
Wilkin Ramirez $400,000.00
Dusty Ryan $400,000.00

2009 Detroit Tigers
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 2009 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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