2001 Detroit Tigers season

2001 Detroit Tigers season

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

Season standings

AL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cleveland Indians 91 71 0.562 44–36 47–35
Minnesota Twins 85 77 0.525 6 47–34 38–43
Chicago White Sox 83 79 0.512 8 46–35 37–44
Detroit Tigers 66 96 0.407 25 37–44 29–52
Kansas City Royals 65 97 0.401 26 35–46 30–51

Opening Day lineup

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


Game log

Tigers win Tigers loss Game postponed

Player stats


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

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

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

External links

  • 2001 Detroit Tigers First Half Season Schedule/Results
  • 2001 Detroit Tigers Second Half Season Schedule/Results
  • 2001 Detroit Tigers season at Baseball Reference