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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
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Elden Auker27270000000000.981------------------12411
Al Benton27190000000000.966------------------3251
Tommy Bridges31250000000000.931------------------8192
Mark Christman240000692100000--------.983.949--------13220610
Slick Coffman273900000000001.000------------------1160
Roy Cullenbine24000000000170------------------1.0003410
Woody Davis2520000000000.500------------------101
Harry Eisenstat22320000000000.943------------------6272
Pete Fox290000000001550------------------.994301132
Charlie Gehringer350001520000000------.976------------39345521
George Gill29240000000000.972------------------3321
Hank Greenberg270015500000000----.991--------------148412014
Bob Harris21300000000001.000------------------230
Ray Hayworth3407000000000--.971----------------3211
Vern Kennedy31330000000000.945------------------6463
Chet Laabs26000000000530------------------.97112844
Roxie Lawson32270000000000.946------------------9262
Benny McCoy2200061000000------.963.000----------10163
Chet Morgan28000000000740------------------.98019264
Tony Piet31000118000000--------.919----------12455
Boots Poffenberger22250000000000.957------------------5171
Joe Rogalski25200000000001.000------------------100
Billy Rogell330000013400000----------.959--------29143131
Don Ross23000075000000--------.946----------9015714
Schoolboy Rowe2840000000000.889------------------081
Birdie Tebbetts25053000000000--.985----------------108202
Jake Wade26270000000000.941------------------2141
Dixie Walker270000000001140------------------.97922485
Jo-Jo White29000000000550------------------.96714145
Rudy York2401161000000140--.9901.000------------.8154317110


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