All players on this roster are listed in Baseball Reference’s top 1000 in career WAR and have accumulated more WAR for the Tigers than any other major league team. Players are listed alphabetically, followed by their Strat-o-Matic card being used and their position eligibility.
Position Players (27)
Lu Blue (1922, 1B), Donie Bush (1909, SS), Miguel Cabrera (2011, 1B), Norm Cash (BH, 1B), Ty Cobb (HOF, CF/RF), Sam Crawford (HOF, RF/CF/LF), Roy Cullenbine (1945, RF/LF/3B/CF), Bill Freehan (BH, C/1B), Travis Fryman (1993, SS/3B), Charlie Gehringer (HOF, 2B), Kirk Gibson (BH, RF/LF/CF), Curtis Granderson (BH, CF/RF), Hank Greenberg (HOF, 1B/LF), Carlos Guillen (2006, SS/1B), Harry Heilmann (HOF, RF), Al Kaline (HOF, RF/CF), George Kell (HOF, 3B), Chet Lemon (BH, CF), Dick McAuliffe (BH, SS/2B/3B), Lance Parrish (BH, C/1B), Tony Phillips (BH, 2B/3B/LF/RF/CF/SS), Placido Polanco (BH, 2B/3B/SS), Mickey Tettleton (BH, C/RF/1B/LF), Alan Trammell (HOF, SS), Bobby Veach (BH, LF), Lou Whitaker (BH, 2B), Rudy York (1943, 1B).
Tommy Bridges (BH, SP/RP), Hooks Dauss (1915, SP/RP), Bill Donovan (1903, SP/RP), John Hiller (BH, SP/RP), Frank Lary (BH, SP/RP), Mickey Lolich (BH, SP/RP), Jack Morris (HOF, SP), George Mullin (1911, SP), Hal Newhouser, Hal (HOF, SP/RP), Bobo Newsom (BH, SP/RP), Schoolboy Rowe (BH, SP/RP), Dizzy Trout (BH, SP/RP), Virgil Trucks (BH, SP/RP), Justin Verlander (2011, SP), Earl Whitehill (1927, SP/RP), Earl Wilson (1966, SP).
03/28/19 Dropped Willie Horton (1968, LF) and Fred Hutchinson (1947, SP/RP).
04/01/21 Dropped Ed Killian (1905, SP/RP).
03/31/22 Dropped Vic Wertz (1951, RF/LF).