1988 Detroit Tigers season
|1988 Detroit Tigers|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||Bill Lajoie|
(George Kell, Al Kaline)
(Larry Osterman, Jim Northrup)
(Ernie Harwell, Paul Carey)
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The Detroit Tigers' 1988 season was a season in American baseball. The Tigers, fresh off of losing the American League pennant to Minnesota, were attempting to repeat as American League East champions after winning the division on the final day of the previous season. The Tigers hit five grand slams, the most in MLB in 1988.
- October 23, 1987: Dickie Noles was returned by the Tigers to the Chicago Cubs as part of an earlier agreement (Noles was loaned to the Tigers on September 22).
- March 23, 1988: Mark Huismann was signed as a free agent by the Tigers.
- March 24, 1988: Balvino Gálvez was traded by the Tigers to the Minnesota Twins for Billy Beane.
|Boston Red Sox||89||73||0.549||—||53–28||36–45|
|Toronto Blue Jays||87||75||0.537||2||45–36||42–39|
|New York Yankees||85||76||0.528||3½||46–34||39–42|
Record vs. opponents
1988 American League Records
- August 31, 1988: Rey Palacios and Mark Lee were traded by the Tigers to the Kansas City Royals for Ted Power
- August 31, 1988: The Tigers sent Chris Hoiles and players to be named later to the Baltimore Orioles for Fred Lynn
|1988 Detroit Tigers|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
- "Team Batting Event Finder: 1988, All Teams, Home Runs, With Runners on 123". Baseball Reference. Retrieved July 3, 2018.
- Dickie Noles at Baseball Reference
- Mark Huismann at Baseball Reference
- Billy Beane at Baseball Reference
- Mark Lee at Baseball Reference
- Fred Lynn at Baseball Reference
- Rico Brogna at Baseball Reference
- Dave Haas at Baseball Reference
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball". Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997
- 1988 Detroit Tigers season at Baseball Reference