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1908 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 90-63 .588
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 645-552 + 93
Roster Continuity 95.02% 2/15
Manager(s): Hughie Jennings
General Manager:
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Bennett Park
Attendance: 436,199 7/16
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Cubs)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

American League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1908 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Donie BushSS5-6140B-R201908Not draftedMLB--
    -Ty CobbOF6-1175L-R211905Not draftedMLB--
    -Bill Coughlin3B5-9140R-R291899Not draftedMLB--
    -Sam CrawfordOF6-0190L-L281899Not draftedMLB--
    -Bill DonovanP5-11190R-R311898Not draftedMLB--
    -Red Downs2B5-11155R-R241907Not draftedMLB--
    -Davy JonesOF5-10165L-R281901Not draftedMLB--
    -Red KilleferOF-2B5-9175R-R241907Not draftedMLB--
    -Ed KillianP5-11170L-L311903Not draftedMLB--
    -Herm MalloyP6-0 0R-R231907Not draftedMLB--
    -Matty McIntyreOF5-11175L-L281901Not draftedMLB--
    -George MullinP5-11188R-R271902Not draftedMLB--
    -Charley O'LearySS5-7165R-R251904Not draftedMLB--
    -Fred PayneC5-10162R-R271906Not draftedMLB--
    -Clay Perry3B5-10175R-R261908Not draftedMLB--
    -Claude Rossman1B6-0188L-L271904Not draftedMLB--
    -Germany Schaefer2B-1B5-9175R-R311901Not draftedMLB--
    -Boss SchmidtC5-11200B-R271906Not draftedMLB--
    -Ed SieverP5-11190L-L311901Not draftedMLB--
    -George SuggsP5-7168R-R251908Not draftedMLB--
    -Ed SummersP6-2180B-R231908Not draftedMLB--
    -Ira ThomasC6-2200R-R271906Not draftedMLB--
    -Ed WillettP6-0183R-R241906Not draftedMLB--
    -George WinterP5-8155R-R301901Not draftedMLB--

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