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1942 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  73-81   .474
Result:   5th in American League
Manager(s):  Del Baker
General Manager:  
Stadium:  Briggs Stadium
Attendance:  580,087
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Charlie Gehringer (39)
Youngest Player:  Johnny Lipon (19)
Longest Tenure:  Charlie Gehringer (19)
Top Hitter:  Barney McCosky (18)
Top Pitcher:  Hal Newhouser (7)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  64.57%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees10351.669--
Boston9359.6129.0
St. Louis8269.54319.5
Cleveland7579.48728.0
Detroit7381.47430.0
Chi White Sox6682.44634.0
Washington6289.41139.5
Philadelphia5599.35748.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
19Al BentonPMLB6-4215RightRight3/18/191131Noble,OklahomaUDFA 

3Jimmy Bloodworth2BMLB5-11180RightRight7/26/191724Tallahassee,FloridaUDFA 
10Tommy BridgesPMLB5-10155RightRight12/28/190635Gordonsville,TennesseeUDFA 
8Doc CramerOFMLB6-2185LeftRight7/22/190536Beach Haven,New JerseyUDFA 
27Moe FranklinSSMLB6-0175RightRight4/1/191428Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
17Charlie FuchsPMLB5-8168BothRight11/18/191229Union Hill,New JerseyUDFA 
2,22Charlie Gehringer2BMLB5-11180LeftRight5/11/190339Fowlerville,MichiganUDFA 
15Johnny GorsicaPMLB6-2180RightRight3/29/191527Bayonne,New JerseyUDFA 
28,26Ned HarrisOFMLB5-11175LeftLeft7/9/191625Ames,IowaUDFA 
18Roy HenshawPMLB5-8155RightLeft7/29/191130Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
6Pinky Higgins3BMLB6-1185RightRight5/27/190933Red Oak,TexasUDFA 
7Billy Hitchcock3B-2BMLB6-1185RightRight7/31/191625Inverness,AlabamaUDFA 
7Johnny LiponSSMLB6-0175RightRight11/10/192219Martins Ferry,OhioUDFA 
12Hal MandersPMLB6-0187RightRight6/14/191725Waukee,IowaUDFA 
21Barney McCoskyOFMLB6-1184LeftRight4/11/191725Coal Run,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
9Eric McNairSS-2BMLB5-8160RightRight4/12/190933Meridian,MississippiUDFA 
26Dutch Meyer2BMLB5-10181RightRight10/6/191526Waco,TexasUDFA 
16Hal NewhouserPMLB6-2192LeftLeft5/20/192121Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
23Dixie ParsonsCMLB6-2180RightRight5/12/191626Talladega,AlabamaUDFA 
24Bob PatrickOFMLB6-2190RightRight10/27/191724Fort Smith,ArkansasUDFA 
5Rip RadcliffOFMLB5-10170LeftLeft1/19/190636Kiowa,OklahomaUDFA 
9Hank RiebeCMLB5-9175RightRight10/10/192120Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
20Don Ross3B-OFMLB6-2200RightRight7/16/191427Pasadena,CaliforniaUDFA 
14Schoolboy RowePMLB6-4210RightRight1/11/191032Waco,TexasUDFA 
1Birdie TebbettsCMLB5-11170RightRight11/10/191229Burlington,VermontUDFA 
11Dizzy TroutPMLB6-2195RightRight6/29/191527Sandcut,IndianaUDFA 
22Virgil TrucksPMLB5-11198RightRight4/26/191725Birmingham,AlabamaUDFA 
31Al UnserCMLB6-1175RightRight10/12/191229Morrisonville,IllinoisUDFA 
25Hal WhitePMLB5-10170RightRight3/18/191923Utica,New YorkUDFA 
24Jack WilsonPMLB5-11210RightRight4/12/191230Portland,OregonUDFA 
4Rudy York1BMLB6-1209RightRight8/17/191328Ragland,AlabamaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Del BakerManager 
Charlie GehringerAssistant Coach 
Harry HeilmannBroadcaster 
Merv SheaAssistant Coach 
Ty TysonBroadcaster 


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