Monday, November 2, 2009

#605 Craig Paquette 2002-2003


Paquette's importance goes beyond sheer numbers. He is versatile defensive player who can also come up big on offense.

#591 Randy O'Neal 1984-1986


Emerged as Tigers' No. 5 starter in '85 after starting the season at Nashville...In one of the best deals they never made, Tigers almost traded him to Giants in winter of '84...Played collegiate baseball at U. of Florida.

#591 Randy O'Neal 1984-1986


Drafted by Tigers #1 (Special) - June, 1981

#591 Randy O'Neal 1984-1986


Drafted by Tigers #1 (Special) - June, 1981

#576 Matt Nokes 1986-1990


Acquired: Traded from Giants to Tigers 10/7/85 with P Dave LaPoint and P Eric King for P Juan Berenguer, P Scott Medvin and C Bob Melvin.

#576 Matt Nokes 1986-1990


#575 C. J. Nitkowski 1995-1996, 1999-2001


C. J. began the 2000 season in the Tigers' rotation making 11 starts.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

#569 Jim Nettles 1974


Jim and his brother, Graig, has the distinction of hitting homers in same game on opposing teams as Yankees defeated the Tigers, 10-7, September 14, 1974