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1938 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

+ American League
Nickname:
W-L Record: 84-70 .545
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 862-795 + 67
Roster Continuity 76.02% 8/15
Manager(s): Mickey Cochrane, Del Baker
General Manager:
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 799,557 4/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bing Miller
Assistant Coach: Del Baker
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9953.651--
8861.5919.5
8666.56613.0
8470.54516.0
7576.49723.5
6583.43932.0
5597.36244.0
5399.34946.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
9Pete FoxOF29   155634911863510796167313928 .293.328.413741.120.183.3041.2690.6262675
2Charlie Gehringer2B35   152568133174325201071411132143 .306.425.486911.180.401.2920.1928.4276688
5Hank Greenberg1B27   15555614417523458146751199233 .315.438.6831121.369.586.2880.779.6380681
7Billy RogellSS33   1365017613022835592863755 .259.373.353726.094.279.2750.43167.0177597
4Rudy YorkC24   135463851382723312712927420 .298.417.579996.281.477.2950.8014.0268557
8Dixie WalkerOF27   1274548414027664354653216 .308.396.434830.126.271.3220.4975.7197526
20Mark Christman3B24   9531835796414452272102 .248.307.302609.053.148.2640.78318.096347
25Chet MorganOF28   7430650876102756201216 .284.330.310640.026.088.2960.60--95333
6Don Ross3B23   7726522697113010291103 .260.333.306639.045.158.2690.38265.081297
3,25Chet LaabsOF26   6421126507373732155203 .237.288.398686.161.237.2833.4730.184229
22Jo-Jo WhiteOF29   7820640546101534301513 .262.359.301660.039.180.2830.50--62240
28Birdie TebbettsC25   5314316426212512121303 .294.348.385733.091.168.3181.08143.055158
27Tony Piet3B31   41809176001424151120 .213.351.288639.075.238.2460.73--2397
11Vern KennedyP31   3779102330080011107 .291.300.329629.038.051.33811.00--2687
19Roy CullenbineOF24   2567121913092012900 .284.392.388780.104.313.3280.75--2679
12Elden AukerP27   27576500021042413 .088.161.088249.000.088.1526.00--565
16George GillP29   24574611010001505 .105.105.158263.053.053.143----962
10Tommy BridgesP31   25545711030061704 .130.217.185402.056.167.1892.83--1064
15Roxie LawsonP32   2745120001001901 .044.065.044109.000.022.0569.00--247
17Boots PoffenbergerP22   2544080002002901 .182.217.182399.000.045.2294.50--847
26Harry EisenstatP22   32364500010041605 .139.225.139364.000.111.2504.00--545
29Al BentonP27   19331400010001302 .121.121.121242.000.000.200----435
21Slick CoffmanP27   3924241005003701 .167.259.208467.042.167.2352.33--528
18Jake WadeP26   2721010000001800 .048.091.048139.000.048.0778.00--122
23Ray HayworthC34   819140005103400 .211.318.211529.000.211.2671.33--422
24Benny McCoy2B22   715231000001200 .200.250.267517.067.133.2312.00--416
14Schoolboy RoweP28   46111000000101 .167.167.333500.167.167.200----27
14Bob HarrisP21   33110000001200 .333.500.333833.000.3331.0002.00--14
35George Archie24   32100000000100 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
34Joe RogalskiP25   22000000000000 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
35Woody DavisP25   21000000000100 .000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals16785270862143421952137804764169357922075 .272.357.411768.139.277.2850.8438.521686038
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
11Vern Kennedy31   1295.07332611062190.121512310713113537201.7310.180.625.352.510.47
16George Gill29   1294.12242313110164.019582751550300001.4910.700.822.741.650.60
12Elden Auker27   11105.25272412130160.218497941456461001.4910.290.783.132.570.82
10Tommy Bridges31   1394.59252013041151.0171837714581012101.5210.190.833.466.021.74
15Roxie Lawson32   895.4627165081127.015485771382392001.8610.910.925.812.760.48
26Harry Eisenstat22   963.7432950174125.11316052729372001.289.430.502.092.661.28
17Boots Poffenberger22   674.8225158161125.01477467866282001.7010.580.584.752.020.42
21Slick Coffman27   446.003961015295.21207064648311001.7511.250.564.502.910.65
29Al Benton27   533.321910603095.19340351039333001.398.810.953.693.130.85
18Jake Wade26   326.562720011070.0735651948231001.739.391.166.172.960.48
14Schoolboy Rowe28   023.0043001021.02011711140001.488.570.434.711.710.36
14Bob Harris21   107.2031102010.014980471001.8012.600.003.606.301.75
34Joe Rogalski25   002.572000207.012420020001.7115.430.000.002.57--
35Woody Davis25   001.502000106.03110410001.174.500.006.001.500.25
Batting Totals84704.7928915575380111348153279571711060843522301.5910.230.734.062.900.72
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rudy YorkC11640670510.9900.00
Birdie TebbettsC531082024.9850.00
Ray HayworthC732110.9710.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hank Greenberg1B155148412014146.9910.00
Rudy York1B140011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Charlie Gehringer2B15239345521115.9760.00
Benny McCoy2B6101614.9630.00
Tony Piet2B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Don Ross3B75901571415.9460.00
Mark Christman3B6986140414.9830.00
Tony Piet3B18124553.9190.00
Benny McCoy3B10020.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy RogellSS13429143131101.9590.00
Mark ChristmanSS214666617.9490.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Pete FoxOF1553011322.9940.00
Dixie WalkerOF114224851.9790.00
Chet MorganOF74192642.9800.00
Jo-Jo WhiteOF55141450.9670.00
Chet LaabsOF53128441.9710.00
Roy CullenbineOF17341001.0000.00
Rudy YorkOF1421150.8150.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Slick CoffmanP3995116001.0001.61
Vern KennedyP3319064634.9452.46
Harry EisenstatP3212562722.9432.37
Elden AukerP27160124111.9812.98
Roxie LawsonP2712792620.9462.48
Jake WadeP277021411.9412.06
Tommy BridgesP2515181920.9311.61
Boots PoffenbergerP2512551711.9571.58
George GillP2416433211.9721.92
Al BentonP199532510.9662.65
Schoolboy RoweP4210810.8893.43
Bob HarrisP31023001.0004.50
Woody DavisP261010.5001.50
Joe RogalskiP2710001.0001.29


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