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1942 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 73-81 .474
Rank: 5th in American League
Run Differential: 589-587 + 2
Manager(s): Del Baker
General Manager:
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 580,087 6/16
Playoffs:
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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1942 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    19Al BentonP6-4215R-R311934Not draftedMLB--
    3Jimmy Bloodworth2B5-11180R-R241937Not draftedMLB--
    10Tommy BridgesP5-10155R-R351930Not draftedMLB--
    8Doc CramerOF6-2185L-R361929Not draftedMLB--
    27Moe FranklinSS6-0175R-R281941Not draftedMLB--
    17Charlie FuchsP5-8168B-R291942Not draftedMLB--
    2,22Charlie Gehringer2B5-11180L-R391924Not draftedMLB--
    15Johnny GorsicaP6-2180R-R271940Not draftedMLB--
    28,26Ned HarrisOF5-11175L-L251941Not draftedMLB--
    18Roy HenshawP5-8155R-L301933Not draftedMLB--
    6Pinky Higgins3B6-1185R-R331930Not draftedMLB--
    7Billy Hitchcock3B-2B6-1185R-R251942Not draftedMLB--
    7Johnny LiponSS6-0175R-R191942Not draftedMLB--
    12Hal MandersP6-0187R-R251941Not draftedMLB--
    21Barney McCoskyOF6-1184L-R251939Not draftedMLB--
    9Eric McNairSS-2B5-8160R-R331929Not draftedMLB--
    26Dutch Meyer2B5-10181R-R261940Not draftedMLB--
    16Hal NewhouserP6-2192L-L211939Not draftedMLB--
    23Dixie ParsonsC6-2180R-R261939Not draftedMLB--
    24Bob PatrickOF6-2190R-R241941Not draftedMLB--
    5Rip RadcliffOF5-10170L-L361934Not draftedMLB--
    9Hank RiebeC5-9175R-R201942Not draftedMLB--
    20Don Ross3B-OF6-2200R-R271938Not draftedMLB--
    14Schoolboy RoweP6-4210R-R321933Not draftedMLB--
    1Birdie TebbettsC5-11170R-R291936Not draftedMLB--
    11Dizzy TroutP6-2195R-R271939Not draftedMLB--
    22Virgil TrucksP5-11198R-R251941Not draftedMLB--
    31Al UnserC6-1175R-R291942Not draftedMLB--
    25Hal WhiteP5-10170R-R231941Not draftedMLB--
    24Jack WilsonP5-11210R-R301934Not draftedMLB--
    4Rudy York1B6-1209R-R281934Not draftedMLB--


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