A utility man for three complete seasons with the Tigers, Castillo hit his first
ML homer to beat the Brewers in the ninth inning (6/28/83). His career highlight
was a game-winning two-run homer in Game Three of the 1984 World Series.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»August 26, 1984: In Anaheim, the Tigers use the long ball to beat the Angels, 12–6. Kirk Gibson has two homers and four runs scored, Marty Castillo, hits a homer and scores three times, and Chet Lemon belts his first grand slam ever. Tommy John goes just two 2/3 inning in losing to Milt Wilcox (15–7). Detroit leads the East by 12 games.