Team 85: The 1976 Tigers

Posted: 23rd November 2009 by Blake VandeBunte in MLB
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Year: 1976 Record: 74-87 Win Percentage: .460 Win Percent Change: +102 Run Differential: -100 Pythagorean Record: 69-92 AL Finish: 10th of 12 Manager: Ralph Houk Best Transaction: Drafted Alan Trammell, Dan Petry, and Jack Morris.á The Tigers didnÆt make a lot of moves in 1976, so this stellar draft will have to do.á While Trammell and Morris were both Tigers for over a decade, led them to a World Series and won numerous awards, the Tigers also let one get away in this draft.á In the seventh round the club drafted Ozzie Smith but failed to sign him.á DonÆt get me wrong, I think Trammell was a better player than Ozzie, but still, it would have been fun to have the both of them for a little while. Worst Transaction: I couldnÆt really find a bad one.á They traded away Leon Roberts be ...

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