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1945 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 88-65 .575
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 633-565 + 68
Roster Continuity 67.46% 10/15
Manager(s): Steve O'Neill
General Manager:
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,280,341 1/16
Playoffs: Won World Series (Cubs)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Art Mills
American League Standings
  • 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 1945 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    19Al BentonP6-4215R-R341934Not draftedMLB--
    10,30Red Borom2B5-10175L-R281944Not draftedMLB--
    10Tommy BridgesP5-10155R-R381930Not draftedMLB--
    25George CasterP6-1180R-R371934Not draftedMLB--
    8Doc CramerOF6-2185L-R391929Not draftedMLB--
    6Roy CullenbineOF-1B6-1190B-R311938Not draftedMLB--
    17Zeb EatonP5-10185R-R251944Not draftedMLB--
    5Hank Greenberg1B-OF6-3210R-R341930Not draftedMLB--
    7Joe HooverSS5-11175R-R301943Not draftedMLB--
    26Chuck HostetlerOF6-0175L-R411944Not draftedMLB--
    21Art HouttemanP6-2188R-R171945Not draftedMLB--
    29Russ KernsH6-0188L-R241945Not draftedMLB--
    22Bob Maier3B5-8180R-R291945Not draftedMLB--
    3Eddie Mayo2B-3B5-11178L-R351936Not draftedMLB--
    12,25John McHale1B6-0200L-R231943Not draftedMLB--
    20Pat McLaughlinP6-2175R-R341937Not draftedMLB--
    29Carl McNabbH5-9155R-R281945Not draftedMLB--
    2Ed MierkowiczOF6-4205R-R211945Not draftedMLB--
    23Hack MillerC5-11215R-R321944Not draftedMLB--
    15Les MuellerP6-3190R-R261941Not draftedMLB--
    16Hal NewhouserP6-2192L-L241939Not draftedMLB--
    36Prince OanaP6-2193R-R371934Not draftedMLB--
    14Joe OrrellP6-4210R-R281943Not draftedMLB--
    27Jimmy OutlawOF-3B5-8168R-R321937Not draftedMLB--
    18Stubby OvermireP5-7170R-L261943Not draftedMLB--
    5,20Billy PierceP5-10160L-L181945Not draftedMLB--
    9Paul RichardsC6-1180R-R361932Not draftedMLB--
    2Don Ross3B-OF6-2200R-R301938Not draftedMLB--
    1Bob SwiftC5-11180R-R301940UDFAMLB--
    14Jim TobinP6-0185R-R321937Not draftedMLB--
    11Dizzy TroutP6-2195R-R301939Not draftedMLB--
    22Virgil TrucksP5-11198R-R281941Not draftedMLB--
    34Hub WalkerOF5-10175L-R381931Not draftedMLB--
    28Skeeter WebbSS-2B5-9150R-R351938Not draftedMLB--
    23Milt WelchC5-10175R-R201945Not draftedMLB--
    24Walter WilsonP6-4190L-R311945Not draftedMLB--
    4Rudy York1B6-1209R-R311934Not draftedMLB--

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