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1945 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  88-65   .575
Result:   1st in American League
Manager(s):  Steve O'Neill
General Manager:  
Stadium:  Briggs Stadium
Attendance:  1,280,341
Playoffs:  Won World Series (Cubs)

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Chuck Hostetler (41)
Youngest Player:  Art Houtteman (17)
Longest Tenure:  Tommy Bridges (15)
Top Hitter:  Roy Cullenbine (6)
Top Pitcher:  Hal Newhouser (1)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  67.46%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Detroit8865.575--
Washington8767.5651.5
St. Louis8170.5366.0
NY Yankees8171.5336.5
Cleveland7372.50311.0
Chi White Sox7178.47715.0
Boston7183.46117.5
Philadelphia5298.34734.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
19Al BentonPMLB6-4215RightRight3/18/191134Noble,OklahomaUDFA 

10,30Red Borom2BMLB5-10175LeftRight10/30/191628Spartanburg,South CarolinaUDFA 
10Tommy BridgesPMLB5-10155RightRight12/28/190638Gordonsville,TennesseeUDFA 
25George CasterPMLB6-1180RightRight8/4/190737Colton,CaliforniaUDFA 
8Doc CramerOFMLB6-2185LeftRight7/22/190539Beach Haven,New JerseyUDFA 
6Roy CullenbineOF-1BMLB6-1190BothRight10/18/191331Nashville,TennesseeUDFA 
17Zeb EatonPMLB5-10185RightRight2/2/192025Cooleemee,North CarolinaUDFA 
5Hank Greenberg1B-OFMLB6-3210RightRight1/1/191134New York,New YorkUDFA 
7Joe HooverSSMLB5-11175RightRight4/15/191530Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
26Chuck HostetlerOFMLB6-0175LeftRight9/22/190341McClellandtown,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
21Art HouttemanPMLB6-2188RightRight8/7/192717Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
29Russ KernsHMLB6-0188LeftRight11/10/192024Fremont,OhioUDFA 
22Bob Maier3BMLB5-8180RightRight9/5/191529Dunellen,New JerseyUDFA 
3Eddie Mayo2B-3BMLB5-11178LeftRight4/15/191035Holyoke,MassachusettsUDFA 
12,25John McHale1BMLB6-0200LeftRight9/21/192123Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
20Pat McLaughlinPMLB6-2175RightRight8/17/191034Taylor,TexasUDFA 
29Carl McNabbHMLB5-9155RightRight1/25/191728Stevenson,AlabamaUDFA 
2Ed MierkowiczOFMLB6-4205RightRight3/6/192421Wyandotte,MichiganUDFA 
23Hack MillerCMLB5-11215RightRight2/13/191332Celeste,TexasUDFA 
15Les MuellerPMLB6-3190RightRight3/4/191926Belleville,IllinoisUDFA 
16Hal NewhouserPMLB6-2192LeftLeft5/20/192124Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
36Prince OanaPMLB6-2193RightRight1/22/190837Waipahu,HawaiiUDFA 
14Joe OrrellPMLB6-4210RightRight3/6/191728National City,CaliforniaUDFA 
27Jimmy OutlawOF-3BMLB5-8168RightRight1/20/191332Orme,TennesseeUDFA 
18Stubby OvermirePMLB5-7170RightLeft5/16/191926Moline,MichiganUDFA 
5,20Billy PiercePMLB5-10160LeftLeft4/2/192718Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
9Paul RichardsCMLB6-1180RightRight11/21/190836Waxahachie,TexasUDFA 
2Don Ross3B-OFMLB6-2200RightRight7/16/191430Pasadena,CaliforniaUDFA 
1Bob SwiftCMLB5-11180RightRight3/6/191530Salina,KansasUDFA 
14Jim TobinPMLB6-0185RightRight12/27/191232Oakland,CaliforniaUDFA 
11Dizzy TroutPMLB6-2195RightRight6/29/191530Sandcut,IndianaUDFA 
22Virgil TrucksPMLB5-11198RightRight4/26/191728Birmingham,AlabamaUDFA 
34Hub WalkerOFMLB5-10175LeftRight8/17/190638Gulfport,MississippiUDFA 
28Skeeter WebbSS-2BMLB5-9150RightRight11/4/190935Meridian,MississippiUDFA 
23Milt WelchCMLB5-10175RightRight7/26/192420Farmersville,IllinoisUDFA 
24Walter WilsonPMLB6-4190LeftRight11/24/191331Glenn,GeorgiaUDFA 
4Rudy York1BMLB6-1209RightRight8/17/191331Ragland,AlabamaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Harry HeilmannBroadcaster 
Art MillsFirst Base Coach 
Steve O'NeillManager 


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