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1916 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 87-67 .565
Rank: 3rd in American League
Run Differential: 673-595 + 78
Roster Continuity 89.53% 2/16
Manager(s): Hughie Jennings
General Manager:
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Navin Field
Attendance: 616,772 2/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Deacon McGuire
Assistant Coach: Jimmy Burke
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 1916 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Del BakerC5-11176R-R241914Not draftedMLB--
    -George BoehlerP6-2180R-R241912Not draftedMLB--
    -Bernie BolandP5-8168R-R241915Not draftedMLB--
    -George Burns1B6-1180R-R231914Not draftedMLB--
    -Donie BushSS5-6140B-R281908Not draftedMLB--
    -Ty CobbOF6-1175L-R291905Not draftedMLB--
    -Harry CoveleskiP6-0180B-L301907Not draftedMLB--
    -Sam CrawfordOF6-0190L-L361899Not draftedMLB--
    -George CunninghamP5-11185R-R211916Not draftedMLB--
    -Jack DaltonOF5-10187R-R301910Not draftedMLB--
    -Hooks DaussP5-10168R-R261912Not draftedMLB--
    -Jean DubucP5-10185R-R271908Not draftedMLB--
    -Ben Dyer3B-SS5-11170R-R231914Not draftedMLB--
    -Howard EhmkeP6-3190R-R221916Not draftedMLB--
    -Babe Ellison1B-2B5-11170R-R201916Not draftedMLB--
    -Eric EricksonP6-2190R-R211914Not draftedMLB--
    -Frank Fuller2B5-7150B-R231915Not draftedMLB--
    -Earl HamiltonP5-8160L-L241911Not draftedMLB--
    -George HarperOF5-8167L-R241916Not draftedMLB--
    -Harry HeilmannOF-1B6-1195R-R211914Not draftedMLB--
    -Bill JamesP6-4195B-R291911Not draftedMLB--
    -Deacon JonesP6-1174R-R231916Not draftedMLB--
    -Marty Kavanagh2B-1B6-0187R-R251914Not draftedMLB--
    -Grover LowdermilkP6-4190R-R311909Not draftedMLB--
    -George MaiselOF5-10180R-R241913Not draftedMLB--
    -Red McKeeC5-11180R-R251913Not draftedMLB--
    -Bill McTigueP6-1175L-L251911Not draftedMLB--
    -Willie MitchellP6-0176R-L261909Not draftedMLB--
    -Tubby SpencerC5-10215R-R321905Not draftedMLB--
    -Oscar StanageC5-11190R-R331906Not draftedMLB--
    -Bobby VeachOF5-11160L-R281912Not draftedMLB--
    -Ossie Vitt3B5-10150R-R261912Not draftedMLB--
    -Ralph Young2B5-5165B-R261913Not draftedMLB--

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