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1944 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 88-66 .571
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 658-581 + 77
Roster Continuity 67.05% 8/15
Manager(s): Steve O'Neill
General Manager:
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 923,176 1/17
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Al Vincent
First Base Coach: Art Mills
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8965.578--
8866.5711.0
8371.5396.0
7777.50012.0
7282.46817.0
7282.46817.0
7183.46118.0
6490.41625.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
3Eddie Mayo2B34   15460776151183563913572342812.249.317.313630.064.152.2520.40121.4190696
4Rudy York1B30   1515837716127718985368731018.276.353.439792.163.283.2911.0732.4256652
8Doc CramerOF38   14357869169209242653721297.292.337.369706.076.142.3010.57289.0213626
6Pinky Higgins3B35   1485437916132477644813441217.297.392.409801.112.262.3070.4277.6222640
27Jimmy OutlawOF31   139535691462063577841402613.273.327.350677.077.151.2910.98178.3187584
7,24Joe HooverSS29   1204416710420202971035666124.236.301.290591.054.127.2771.89--128494
9Paul RichardsC35   9530024711303378335301713.237.318.310628.073.207.2550.86100.093343
2Dick WakefieldOF23   7827653981551253225529103.355.464.5761040.221.420.3660.5323.0159332
26Chuck HostetlerOF40   90265427992020442131064.298.350.347697.049.128.3381.48--92292
1Bob SwiftC29   802471563111119202727189.255.331.320651.065.182.2831.00247.079283
20Don RossOF29   6616714355021521149135.210.275.275550.066.156.2120.6483.546185
24Joe OrengoSS29   461541431100010112029124.201.297.266563.065.195.2481.45--41177
11Dizzy TroutP29   5113318364152420928022.271.317.429746.158.241.3103.1126.657144
16Hal NewhouserP23   471201029400510612065.242.278.275553.033.092.2692.00--33132
21Charlie MetroOF25   3878815010510310012.192.222.218440.026.077.2213.33--1782
12Rufe GentryP26   37761152001000111026.197.208.224432.026.039.23111.00--1779
19Stubby OvermireP25   326341131080168052.175.246.254500.079.159.2001.33--1674
15Johnny GorsicaP29   40527721040026003.135.167.212379.077.115.1523.00--1154
30Al Unser2B31   11252301150032000.120.214.320534.200.320.0910.6725.0828
23Boom-Boom BeckP39   28223730030002011.318.318.455773.136.136.350----1023
5Don Heffner2B33   6190410010051000.211.375.263638.053.316.2220.20--524
7,35Red Borom2B27   7141100010022011.071.188.071259.000.143.0831.00--117
17,25Zeb EatonP24   9101100020011000.100.182.100282.000.100.1111.00--111
25Bubba FloydSS27   391410000010000.444.500.5561056.111.222.4440.00--510
5Jake MootyP31   1570100000000001.143.143.143286.000.000.143----17
21Roy HenshawP32   751000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
30Hack MillerC31   551100130011000.200.333.8001133.600.800.0001.005.046
14Joe OrrellP27   1041100000011000.250.400.250650.000.250.3331.00--15
17Bob GillespieP24   720000000002000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
2Chief HogsettP40   320000010000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
25John McHale22   110000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
18Jackie Sullivan2B26   110000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals16685344658140522044605916155532500240111132.263.330.354684.091.192.2810.9489.118935987
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
11Dizzy Trout29   27142.12494033760352.1314104839831442001.138.030.232.123.681.73
16Hal Newhouser23   2992.224734256102312.1264947761021874201.177.620.172.945.391.83
12Rufe Gentry26   12144.24373010350203.2211104969108684001.569.310.404.763.000.63
19Stubby Overmire25   11113.06322811331199.22148468241572101.289.630.091.852.571.39
15Johnny Gorsica29   6144.1134198184162.01928874532471101.3810.670.281.782.611.47
23Boom-Boom Beck39   123.892820015174.0673632527251001.278.150.613.283.040.93
5Jake Mooty31   004.50150008028.135201401872001.8911.250.005.792.250.39
14Joe Orrell27   212.45102004022.126136011102001.6810.640.004.504.090.91
17,25Zeb Eaton24   005.6360004015.21912102840101.6910.691.134.502.250.50
21Roy Henshaw32   009.0071002012.117121206100001.9212.750.004.507.501.67
17Bob Gillespie24   016.5570002011.078801242001.735.730.009.823.270.33
2Chief Hogsett40   000.003000206.17601450001.8310.501.506.007.501.25
Batting Totals88663.092751568720698140013735814803945256820501.308.830.252.913.651.26
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Paul RichardsC90413601013.9790.00
Bob SwiftC762884864.9820.00
Hack MillerC571001.0000.00
Al UnserC10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rudy York1B151145310717163.9890.00
Joe Orengo1B555312.9830.00
Don Ross1B1171001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie Mayo2B14338445819120.9780.00
Don Heffner2B5121314.9620.00
Al Unser2B512732.8640.00
Red Borom2B451411.9500.00
Joe Orengo2B245011.0000.00
Joe Hoover2B121011.0000.00
Jackie Sullivan2B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Pinky Higgins3B1461463112221.9540.00
Joe Orengo3B11113041.9110.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe HooverSS11925640548102.9320.00
Joe OrengoSS2954861520.9030.00
Eddie MayoSS11174025.9660.00
Bubba FloydSS318001.0000.00
Don RossSS214001.0000.00
Red BoromSS11010.5000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Doc CramerOF1413371372.9800.00
Jimmy OutlawOF13725414102.9640.00
Dick WakefieldOF78155361.9630.00
Chuck HostetlerOF65129521.9850.00
Don RossOF3767231.9580.00
Charlie MetroOF20441001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dizzy TroutP49352219448.9662.94
Hal NewhouserP4731296115.9862.02
Rufe GentryP3720354316.9802.13
Johnny GorsicaP34162174225.9673.28
Stubby OvermireP32199124613.9832.62
Boom-Boom BeckP28740611.8570.73
Jake MootyP15283410.8752.24
Joe OrrellP102218001.0003.67
Bob GillespieP71103001.0002.45
Roy HenshawP71232001.0003.72
Zeb EatonP61512001.0001.78
Chief HogsettP360110.5001.48


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