1989 Detroit Drive season
Head Coach Tim Marcum
Home Field Joe Louis Arena
Record 3–1
Place 1st
Playoff Finish Won Semi-Finals (Bruisers) 43-10
Won ArenaBowl III (Gladiators) 39–26
Team MVP George LaFrance
Previous season Next season
1988 1990

The 1989 Detroit Drive season was the second season for the Drive. They finished 3–1 and won ArenaBowl III.

Regular seasonEdit


Week Date Opponent Results Game site
Final score Team record
1 July 7 at Chicago Bruisers W 40–28 1–0 Rosemont Horizon
2 July 15 Maryland Commandos W 39–7 2–0 Neutral Site
3 July 21 Denver Dynamite L 14–15 2–1 Joe Louis Arena
4 July 28 Pittsburgh Gladiators W 61–34 3–1 Neutral Site
5 Bye


Template:1989 Arena Football League Standings


Round Date Opponent Results Game site
Final score Team record
Semi-finals August 11 Chicago Bruisers W 43–10 1–0 Joe Louis Arena
ArenaBowl II August 18 Pittsburgh Gladiators W 39–26 2–0 Joe Louis Arena


1989 Detroit Drive roster

Wide Receivers/Defensive Backs

Running Backs/Linebackers

Offensive Linemen/Defensive Linemen

Wide Receivers/Linebackers


Rookies in italics
Roster updated March 11, 2013
20 Active, 0 Inactive, 0 PS

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Position Player Award All-Arena team
Wide Receiver/Defensive Back George LaFrance Most Valuable Player 1st
Fullback/Linebacker Lynn Bradford none 1st
Offensive Line/Defensive Line Reggie Mathis none 1st

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