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Denny McLainTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1962-1972 MLB Years: 1963-1972
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

PositionsP-295Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDennis Dale McLain
Height6-1Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 29,1944 [74.293]PlaceChicago,Illinois
High SchoolMount Carmel (Chicago,IL)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1962 by the Chicago White Sox.
Signing Bonus$10,000
MLB DebutSeptember 21,1963 [19.176]
OrganizationsDET [8] ATL [1] CHA [1] OAK [1] WS2 [1] Awards3Awards Voting5-407
TBC Player ID15160Retrosheet IDmclad101MLBAM ID118787
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Detroit Tigers in 1967,1969
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts58Walks60Hittable57SO/BB60vsPower57Hitting33Durability49Team.522Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1962nullRk--Rel18110.00202000018.0920010320001.064.50--5.0016.003.20.500-
1962nullA--Rel18473.5616016000091.0925436037930001.429.10--3.669.202.51.364-
1962Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0582.97180180000109.010156360471250001.368.34--3.8810.322.66.3851.62
1963nullInd--Rel191322.55180180000141.011747400511570001.197.47--3.2610.023.08.867-
1963nullA--Rel19543.5111011000077.0613430028820001.167.13--3.279.582.93.556-
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet34ST19214.29330200021.0201210216221101.718.570.866.869.431.38.6673.91
1964nullAAA--Rel20311.53808000059.0381310018560000.955.80--2.758.543.11.750-
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet17S/R20454.05191633000100.08448451637700001.217.561.443.336.301.89.4444.40
1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet17ST211662.613329413421220.0174736425621923201.077.111.022.537.843.10.7273.09
1966Detroit TigersALMLBdet17ST2220143.923838014400264.0205120115421041926001.176.981.433.546.541.85.5884.35
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet17ST2317163.793737010300235.02091109935731614001.208.001.342.806.172.21.5154.04
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet17ST243161.964141028600336.0241867331632803000.906.460.831.697.504.44.8382.48
1969Detroit TigersALMLBdet17ST252492.804241123900325.028810510125671815201.097.980.691.865.012.70.7273.01
1970Detroit TigersALMLBdet17ST26354.6314140100091.010051471928520101.409.851.872.765.121.86.3755.12
1971Washington Senators IIALMLBws217ST2710224.28333219310216.223311510331721034101.419.681.292.994.281.43.3134.36
1972nullAA--Rel28336.32808000057.0634040019370001.449.95--3.005.841.95.500-
1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak17ST28126.04550000022.03217154880001.7912.901.613.223.221.00.3335.09
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30S/R28356.501587205154.06041391218211201.4410.002.003.003.501.17.3755.51
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter131913.392802641610529821884.01646778711242548128227901.167.851.152.626.122.34.5901.18
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter16163.46450450000302.026314311601123000001.247.84--3.348.942.68.500-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter311.53808000059.0381310018560000.955.80--2.758.543.11.750-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter336.32808000057.0634040019370001.449.95--3.005.841.95.500-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9113.54270270000168.015388660651750001.308.20--3.489.382.69.450-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter110.00202000018.0920010320001.064.50--5.0016.003.20.500-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1322.55180180000141.011747400511570001.197.47--3.2610.023.08.867-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter117623.1322721989426211592.11321605554195450115022601.117.461.102.546.502.56.654-
Washington Senators II Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10224.28333219310216.223311510331721034101.419.681.292.994.281.43.313-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter356.501587205154.06041391218211201.4410.002.003.003.501.17.375-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter126.04550000022.03217154880001.7912.901.613.223.221.00.333-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings15113.393331212310220.0192918328641503101.167.851.152.626.122.34.5771.18
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12123.46330330000220.0192104850822190001.247.84--3.348.942.68.500-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet34p1935110012000101100.200.167.800.967417.000.600.600.3630.0014.290.0014.295.00100.00
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet17p2020372500020011504001.135.158.135.2935042.227.000.027.1362.3835.7115.000.000.000.00
1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet17p2133742400030063204100.054.123.054.1774085.093.000.081.0957.0637.655.330.000.000.00
1966Detroit TigersALMLBdet17p223893101720051053905003.183.224.204.428192103.315.021.086.1984.8537.867.800.000.0011.76
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet17p23388531000000023705003.118.138.118.25610092.208.000.024.1192.1740.2218.500.000.000.00
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet17p2444111718110400137016001.162.170.189.359212128.243.027.036.1630.7828.9137.000.000.0011.11
1969Detroit TigersALMLBdet17p2542106517000800441013202.160.188.160.348170125.254.000.038.1643.2032.8010.250.000.000.00
1970Detroit TigersALMLBdet17p2614312210000001303000.065.065.097.1623134.111.032.032.0710.0038.240.000.000.0050.00
1971Washington Senators IIALMLBws217p2733580611070042209000.103.161.155.3169271.167.052.121.1535.6330.995.500.000.0033.33
1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak17p2854000000000302000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30p-p281512020000002402000.167.286.167.4532016.250.000.167.23012.5025.002.000.000.000.00
1972Totals for MLB-MLB         2016020000002704000.125.222.125.3472022.222.000.125.1799.0931.823.500.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter28561632825213110252440644010.133.166.153.319948709.216.020.062.0003.5334.419.760.14616.009.76
Detroit Tigers Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter23254232744112410192150514010.137.165.153.318836616.221.016.054.0003.0834.9011.320.16542.008.11
Washington Senators II Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33580611070042209000.103.161.155.3169271.167.052.121.0005.6330.995.500.000.0033.33
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1512020000002402000.167.286.167.4532016.250.000.167.00012.5025.002.000.000.000.00
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter54000000000302000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623501847311181014139036206.133.166.153.319535403.216.020.062.0003.5334.419.760.14616.009.76

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet19P3-21-62286.7502.000.29-----3100.01.9
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet20P19-100461-1110.9090.530.10-----2095.011.7
1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet21P33-2201730114847.9791.420.21-----33100.020.4
1966Detroit TigersALMLBdet22P38-2641434-248481.0001.260.18-----38100.023.5
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet23P37-2352122544843.8961.160.18-----3897.422.8
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet24P41-3363640137776.9871.850.23-----4493.225.3
1969Detroit TigersALMLBdet25P42-3252624215250.9621.190.15-----42100.025.9
1970Detroit TigersALMLBdet26P14-91714-121211.0001.500.23-----14100.08.6
1971Washington Senators IIALMLBws227P33-2162726-153531.0001.610.25-----33100.020.8
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28P15-54251-87.8750.470.13-----15100.09.7
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28P15-54251-87.8750.470.134266.7-15100.09.7
1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28P5-22-5--551.0001.000.23-----5100.03.2
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P295-19381562171415387373.9641.260.194266.7-2950.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet193----------
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet2019----------
1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet2133----------
1966Detroit TigersALMLBdet2238----------
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet2337----------
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet2441----------
1969Detroit TigersALMLBdet2542----------
1970Detroit TigersALMLBdet2614----------
1971Washington Senators IIALMLBws22733----------
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2830----------
1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak285----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1968Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB24123.2431016.218641301.369.720.002.167.023.250.00.333
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs123.24303100016.718060413001.329.720.002.167.023.250.00.333

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB2436000000000400000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs36000000000400000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1968American League Cy Young Award ... American League Most Valuable Player2
1969American League Cy Young Award1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1973-03-26Released by Braves. 
1972-06-29TradeTraded by Athletics to Braves for Orlando Cepeda. 
1972-03-04TradeTraded by Rangers to Athletics for Don Stanhouse and Jim Panther. 
1970-10-09TradeTraded by Tigers with Elliott Maddox, Norm McRae and Don Wert to Senators for Jim Hannan, Joe Coleman, Aurelio Rodriguez and Ed Brinkman. 
1963-04-08Claimed on first-year waivers by Tigers from White Sox. 
1962-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.