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1942 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

+ American League
Nickname:
W-L Record: 73-81 .474
Rank: 5th in American League
Run Differential: 589-587 + 2
Roster Continuity 64.57% 13/16
Manager(s): Del Baker
General Manager:
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 580,087 6/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Merv Shea
Assistant Coach: Charlie Gehringer
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10351.669--
9359.6129.0
8269.54319.5
7579.48728.0
7381.47430.0
6682.44634.0
6289.41139.5
5599.35748.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
8Doc CramerOF36   151630711662640434443183615.263.314.317631.054.122.2710.42--200682
21Barney McCoskyOF25   154600751762811750115683701212.293.365.412777.118.242.3040.5485.7247680
4Rudy York1B28   1535778115026421903373710316.260.343.428771.168.295.2660.9727.5247653
3Jimmy Bloodworth2B24   1375336212923113572835635513.242.295.362657.120.174.2541.8041.0193578
6Pinky Higgins3B33   1434996513334211793772213521.267.362.409771.142.279.2610.2945.4204579
28,26Ned HarrisOF25   121398531081610945544935036.271.351.430781.158.284.2800.7144.2171450
1Birdie TebbettsC29   993082476110127403917239.247.335.292627.045.185.2590.44308.090352
7Billy HitchcockSS25   85280275981029222621138.211.280.246526.036.129.2280.81--69310
20Don RossOF-3B27   872262962102330213616217.274.379.376755.102.265.2850.4475.385265
23Dixie ParsonsC26   6318883740211101322015.197.249.250499.053.128.2131.6994.047202
27Moe FranklinSS28   481542440702160075233.260.301.344645.084.130.2590.7177.053166
5Rip RadcliffOF36   621441336501200196023.250.294.306600.056.111.2550.67144.044155
7Johnny LiponSS19   3413152520091377021.191.232.206438.015.053.2021.00--27140
25Hal WhiteP23   3477713100200325031.169.200.182382.013.052.2508.33--1483
11Dizzy TroutP27   3675916301710416041.213.253.293546.080.147.2594.0075.02283
9Eric McNairSS33   266851120140135005.162.197.235432.074.103.1611.6768.01671
19Al BentonP31   356735100000032090.075.075.090165.015.015.143----676
22Virgil TrucksP25   286548100300012013.123.123.138261.015.015.151----966
10Tommy BridgesP35   236356110200512012.095.162.143305.048.127.1182.40--969
26Dutch Meyer2B26   145251730290144102.327.386.500886.173.231.3261.0026.02657
16Hal NewhouserP21   39521820010038032.154.200.192392.038.096.1822.67--1058
2,22Charlie Gehringer2B39   454561200170074000.267.365.333698.067.222.2750.5745.01552
9Hank RiebeC20   113511120020006001.314.314.371685.057.057.379----1335
17Charlie FuchsP29   9130100010003001.077.077.077154.000.000.100----113
18Roy HenshawP30   23120100000012000.083.154.083237.000.083.1002.00--113
15Johnny GorsicaP27   31102101000001010.100.100.300400.200.200.111----311
24Bob PatrickOF24   481210130010000.250.333.7501083.500.625.1430.008.069
31Al UnserC29   482300000002011.375.375.375750.000.000.500----39
12Hal MandersP25   1841100000000000.250.250.250500.000.000.250----14
14Schoolboy RoweP32   240000000000010.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
24Jack WilsonP30   910000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals1728532758913132173776547394050847219073138.246.312.344656.097.193.2590.9370.118325908
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
19Al Benton31   7132.8935309142226.221087739841105001.308.330.363.334.361.31
11Dizzy Trout27   12183.43352913150223.021498851589918101.368.640.613.593.671.02
25Hal White23   12122.90342512471216.22128070682931001.358.790.253.403.861.13
16Hal Newhouser21   8142.453823111145183.2137735041141032001.366.700.205.585.040.90
10Tommy Bridges35   972.74232211211174.01646653661975001.298.480.313.165.021.59
22Virgil Trucks25   1482.7328208280167.21476451374917101.327.880.163.964.881.23
18Roy Henshaw30   244.062320014161.2633228327240001.459.150.443.923.480.89
15Johnny Gorsica27   324.752800019453.0633128226190001.6810.700.344.423.230.73
17Charlie Fuchs29   336.5794113036.2432727519152101.6810.461.224.623.650.79
12Hal Manders25   204.091800011033.0391915415140001.6410.641.094.093.820.93
24Jack Wilson30   004.8590005013.020873571001.9213.852.083.464.851.40
14Schoolboy Rowe32   100.0021000010.19200270001.108.100.001.806.303.50
Batting Totals73813.1328215665129114139913215874876059867131301.378.500.393.854.321.12
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Al Benton31350000000000.919------------------18395
Jimmy Bloodworth240001340200000------.972--1.000--------33643122
Tommy Bridges35230000000000.979------------------15321
Doc Cramer360000000001500------------------.981352157
Moe Franklin28000703200000------.966--.967--------82926
Charlie Fuchs29900000000001.000------------------3120
Charlie Gehringer3900030000000------1.000------------790
Johnny Gorsica27280000000000.971------------------5291
Ned Harris250000000001040------------------.944164510
Roy Henshaw30230000000000.875------------------4102
Pinky Higgins330000137000000--------.926----------13424330
Billy Hitchcock25000018000000----------.944--------15719921
Johnny Lipon19000003400000----------.945--------8510311
Hal Manders251800000000001.000------------------170
Barney McCosky250000000001540------------------.98135177
Eric McNair33000002100000----------.881--------27328
Dutch Meyer26000140000000------.989------------31561
Hal Newhouser21380000000000.982------------------10451
Dixie Parsons26062000000000--.981----------------274446
Bob Patrick2400000000030------------------1.000500
Rip Radcliff36004000000240----1.000------------.9788361
Hank Riebe20011000000000--1.000----------------4250
Don Ross270000200000380--------.915--------.96494307
Schoolboy Rowe32200000000001.000------------------130
Birdie Tebbetts29097000000000--.977----------------4466912
Dizzy Trout27350000000000.930------------------24566
Virgil Trucks25280000000000.917------------------5283
Al Unser2904000000000--1.000----------------1130
Hal White23340000000000.910------------------20416
Jack Wilson3090000000000.800------------------041
Rudy York280015200000000----.988--------------141314619


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