2001 Detroit Tigers season

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2001 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Other information
Owner(s) Mike Ilitch
Manager(s) Phil Garner
Local television WKBD
(Frank Beckmann, Al Kaline)
FSN Detroit
(Kirk Gibson, Josh Lewin)
Local radio WXYT (AM)
(Ernie Harwell, Jim Price, Dan Dickerson)
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The Detroit Tigers' 2001 season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Detroit Tigers attempting to win the AL Central.


  • December 5, 2000: Randall Simon was signed as a Free Agent with the Detroit Tigers.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL Central W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians 91 71 .562 --
Minnesota Twins 85 77 .525 6
Chicago White Sox 83 79 .512 8
Detroit Tigers 66 96 .407 25
Kansas City Royals 65 97 .401 26

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roger Cedeño, rf

Damion Easley, 2b

Bobby Higginson, lf

Tony Clark, 1b

Billy McMillon, dh

Deivi Cruz, ss

Juan Encarnación, cf

Shane Halter, 3b

Brandon Inge, c

Jeff Weaver, p


2001 Detroit Tigers
Pitchers Catchers



Other batters



Game log[edit]

Tigers win Tigers loss Game postponed
2001 Game Log

Player stats[edit]


Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Toledo Mud Hens International League Bruce Fields
AA Erie SeaWolves Eastern League Luis Pujols
A Lakeland Tigers Florida State League Kevin Bradshaw
A West Michigan Whitecaps Midwest League Brent Gates
Short-Season A Oneonta Tigers New York–Penn League Gary Green
Rookie GCL Tigers Gulf Coast League Howard Bushong



  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/s/simonra01.shtml
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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