According to Baseball-Reference.com’s Brad Ausmus page, the Tigers acquired or dealt him four times … and hired him once:

  • June 18, 1996 – Traded to Tigers from Padres
  • Dec. 10, 1996 – Traded to Astros (with C.J. Nitkowski and others)
  • Jan. 14, 1999 – Traded to Tigers (with C.J. Nitkowski)
  • Dec. 11, 2000 – Traded to Astros (without C.J. Nitkowski)
  • Nov. 3, 2013 – Hired by Tigers as manager