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1917 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 78-75 .510
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 639-577 + 62
Roster Continuity 84.84% 6/16
Manager(s): Hughie Jennings
General Manager:
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Navin Field
Attendance: 457,289 4/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jimmy Burke
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10054.649--
9062.5929.0
8866.57112.0
7875.51021.5
7479.48425.5
7182.46428.5
5797.37043.0
5598.35944.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
-Ty CobbOF30   15258810722544246102556134416 .383.444.5701014.187.384.4000.5698.0335669
-Donie BushSS29   147581112163183024348040210 .281.370.322692.041.238.3010.50--187673
-Bobby VeachOF29   1545717918231128103216144925 .319.393.457850.138.282.3350.7271.4261666
-Harry HeilmannOF22   150556571562211586114154319 .281.333.387720.106.200.3041.32111.2215619
-Ossie Vitt3B27   14051265130136047185615131 .254.329.303632.049.193.2620.27--155600
-Ralph Young2B27   1415036411618213586135331 .231.317.280597.050.187.2460.57503.0141598
-George Burns1B24   1194074292141014031533614 .226.264.317581.091.135.2442.20407.0129442
-Oscar StanageC34   9929719611410303203539 .205.263.259522.054.131.2331.75--77329
-Tubby SpencerC33   701921346830220151592 .240.324.313637.073.151.2601.00--60218
-George HarperOF25   47117624300122111535 .205.290.231521.026.137.2351.36--27136
-Sam Crawford1B37   611046184021204604 .173.204.269473.096.135.1671.5052.028112
-Hooks DaussP27   388771130020132403 .126.240.161401.034.184.1751.85--14103
-Bob Jones2B27   46771612120234802 .156.198.221419.065.156.1742.00--1783
-Bernie BolandP25   4572841102041905 .056.105.097202.042.097.0754.75--781
-Howard EhmkeP23   35693172002041301 .246.288.275563.029.087.3043.25--1974
-Ben DyerSS-3B24   30676145000321702 .209.232.284516.075.149.2808.50--1971
-Willie MitchellP27   3159370004011114 .119.148.119267.000.017.14611.00--765
-Bill JamesP30   345771200020102002 .211.328.211539.000.175.3242.00--1269
-Archie YelleC25   255147100025400 .137.214.157371.020.157.1490.80--856
-George CunninghamP22   4434560013031302 .176.243.265508.088.176.2504.3334.0939
-Babe Ellison1B21   92925121406311 .172.333.448781.276.483.1600.5029.01337
-Harry CoveleskiP31   162225000000501 .227.227.227454.000.000.294----523
-Deacon JonesP24   241510000004802 .000.211.000211.000.267.0002.00--021
-Fred NicholsonOF22   131444100101202 .286.333.357690.071.143.3332.00--517
-Johnny CouchP26   3400000001000 .000.200.000200.000.250.0000.00--05
-Ira FlagsteadOF23   4400000000100 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
-Tony DeFate2B22   3210000000100 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
-Frank Walker22   2200000000100 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
Batting Totals1682509363913172047725535163483476450193 .259.323.344667.085.212.2810.99203.717505769
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
-Hooks Dauss27   17142.42373122652270.2243105733871024101.228.070.102.893.391.17
-Bernie Boland25   16112.684328133146238.01928971095890001.217.260.003.593.370.94
-Howard Ehmke23   10152.973525134102206.01748468388904001.277.600.133.843.931.02
-Bill James30   13102.09342310251198.01637146296622001.317.410.094.362.820.65
-Willie Mitchell27   1282.19302212570185.11726645246800001.188.370.102.243.891.74
-George Cunningham22   272.9144840244139.01137345251494001.187.320.133.303.170.96
-Deacon Jones24   442.92246209077.0693425026283001.238.060.003.043.271.08
-Harry Coveleski31   462.611611201069.0703920014151001.229.130.001.831.961.07
-Johnny Couch26   002.7730000013.1131640110001.089.000.000.690.691.00
Batting Totals78752.5626615478207515139612095773971250451618101.237.790.083.253.331.02
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Oscar StanageC95385881113.9770.00
Tubby SpencerC6225057710.9780.00
Archie YelleC24621621.9750.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George Burns1B1041127571244.9900.00
Harry Heilmann1B272662349.9860.00
Sam Crawford1B15158225.9880.00
Babe Ellison1B998125.9800.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ralph Young2B1413004493346.9580.00
Bob Jones2B18194141.9370.00
Tony DeFate2B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ossie Vitt3B1401642602718.9400.00
Ben Dyer3B862120.9310.00
Bob Jones3B871621.9200.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Donie BushSS1472814235141.9320.00
Ben DyerSS14192584.8460.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bobby VeachOF15435617175.9560.00
Ty CobbOF15237327119.9730.00
Harry HeilmannOF1232001794.9600.00
George HarperOF3148210.9800.00
Sam CrawfordOF370001.0000.00
Fred NicholsonOF330001.0000.00
Ira FlagsteadOF20000.0000.00
Bernie BolandOF10000.0000.00
Hooks DaussOF10000.0000.00
Willie MitchellOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George CunninghamP4413944343.9223.04
Bernie BolandP4323897220.9763.06
Hooks DaussP372701010042.9653.66
Howard EhmkeP35206146841.9533.58
Bill JamesP3419846151.9292.95
Willie MitchellP30185114042.9272.48
Deacon JonesP247713010.9693.62
Harry CoveleskiP166933041.8924.30
Johnny CouchP3131610.8754.81


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