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1946 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 92-62 .597
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 704-567 + 137
Roster Continuity 65.44% 3/16
Manager(s): Steve O'Neill
General Manager: Billy Evans
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,722,590 3/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Art Mills
Pitching Coach: Frank Shellenback
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10450.675--
9262.59712.0
8767.56517.0
7678.49428.0
7480.48130.0
6886.44236.0
6688.42938.0
49105.31855.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
7Eddie LakeSS30 15558710514924183115910369498.254.369.339708.085.271.2760.6773.4199703
5Hank Greenberg1B35 14252391145295441275180880117.277.373.604977.327.488.2581.1011.9316604
21George Kell3B23 1054346714219944132301401311.327.371.440811.113.184.3320.47108.5191477
4Dick WakefieldOF25 111396641061151259355955125.268.364.412776.144.288.2860.9333.0163458
2Roy CullenbineOF32 113328631102101556308839125.335.477.5371014.201.479.3470.4421.9176419
14Hoot EversOF25 81304428184433713443215.266.344.359703.092.224.3001.2676.0109341
27Jimmy OutlawOF-3B33 9229936781422315429241810.261.328.341669.080.181.2780.83149.5102337
1Birdie TebbettsC33 8728020681121341328230410.243.312.307619.064.157.2620.82280.086312
33Pat MullinOF28 932763468134335352536144.246.311.355666.109.192.2741.4492.098306
26Jimmy Bloodworth2B28 762492561815363312262810.245.285.345630.100.149.2572.1749.886271
8Doc CramerOF40 6820426608212630158056.294.342.368710.074.162.3030.53204.075224
3Eddie Mayo2B36 51202215192022621412047.252.301.317618.064.153.2680.86--64220
28Skeeter Webb2B36 6416912371101733918035.219.258.237495.018.071.2452.00--40181
9Paul RichardsC37 57139132852011202318057.201.315.266581.065.245.2310.78--37167
20Anse MooreOF28 511341628401811129111.209.279.261540.052.142.2180.75134.035148
12Bob SwiftC31 4210713252021000147034.234.322.308630.075.206.2350.5053.533124
16Hal NewhouserP25 371036133021110627081.126.174.214388.087.155.1494.5051.522117
11Dizzy TroutP31 401037203031011434041.194.224.311535.117.155.2588.5034.332111
22Virgil TrucksP29 3295417400500013024.179.179.221400.042.042.207----2197
21Barney McCoskyOF29 259111185011100179012.198.324.286610.088.275.2100.5391.026109
29Fred HutchinsonP26 40891128400130061021.315.358.360718.045.112.3180.17--3297
6Pinky Higgins3B37 186021331080156011.217.277.300577.083.150.2411.20--1866
19Al BentonP35 284939100300017050.184.184.204388.020.020.281----1054
18Stubby OvermireP27 24334500030022040.152.200.152352.000.061.1611.00--539
37Johnny LiponSS23 14204600010053000.300.440.300740.000.250.3530.60--625
24Johnny GrothOF19 491000000003000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----09
25George CasterP38 2670100000002010.143.143.143286.000.000.200----18
17Hal WhiteP27 1170000000005020.000.000.0000.000.000.000----09
35Lou KretlowP25 141210010001000.500.500.7501250.250.250.667----34
10Tommy BridgesP39 931000000022000.000.400.000400.000.667.0001.00--05
35Johnny GorsicaP31 1431210000000000.667.6671.0001667.333.333.667----33
34Ted GrayP21 330000000012000.000.250.000250.000.333.0002.00--04
23Billy Hitchcock2B29 330000000010000.000.250.000250.000.333.0000.00--04
6Art HouttemanP18 120100010000010.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----13
24Hal MandersP29 220100000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
26Ned Harris29 110000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals172153187041373212411086446541624616130104125.258.336.374710.116.238.2750.9949.219916046
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
16Hal Newhouser25 2691.94373429621292.2215776310982758001.076.600.313.018.452.81
11Dizzy Trout31 17132.35383223563276.1244857211971512101.247.960.363.164.921.56
22Virgil Trucks29 1493.23322915210236.2217948523751615001.238.240.872.856.112.15
29Fred Hutchinson26 14113.09282616322207.0184787114661380101.218.000.612.876.002.09
19Al Benton35 1173.6428156161140.21326957958602001.358.430.573.703.831.03
18Stubby Overmire27 574.642413307197.11065450629341001.399.840.562.693.151.17
25George Caster38 215.712600019441.1422626124190001.619.220.225.274.170.79
17Hal White27 115.67111101027.1342017515120001.8111.331.675.004.000.80
35Johnny Gorsica31 004.50140007123.2281312511140001.6310.501.884.135.251.27
10Tommy Bridges39 116.0091006121.124161458171001.5210.292.143.437.292.13
34Ted Gray21 028.2532001111.21712114551001.8312.753.003.753.751.00
35Lou Kretlow25 103.001110009.07332240001.007.002.002.004.002.00
6Art Houtteman18 019.001100008.015881020001.8816.881.130.002.25--
24Hal Manders29 0010.502000106.08771230001.6712.001.503.004.501.50
34Rufe Gentry28 0015.002000203.04550711003.6712.000.0021.003.000.14
Batting Totals92623.2225615594176115140212775675019749789621201.278.200.623.195.751.80
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Birdie TebbettsC8748653104.9820.00
Paul RichardsC543113516.9970.00
Bob SwiftC421871442.9800.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hank Greenberg1B14012729315110.9890.00
Roy Cullenbine1B2116818314.9840.00
George Kell1B120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jimmy Bloodworth2B71157184946.9740.00
Skeeter Webb2B5097143728.9720.00
Eddie Mayo2B4996125828.9650.00
Billy Hitchcock2B112001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George Kell3B105105210522.9840.00
Jimmy Outlaw3B38305974.9270.00
Pinky Higgins3B17122522.9490.00
Johnny Lipon3B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie LakeSS1552323913585.9470.00
Johnny LiponSS8141425.9330.00
Skeeter WebbSS8812021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dick WakefieldOF104210681.9640.00
Roy CullenbineOF811251251.9650.00
Hoot EversOF76196250.9750.00
Pat MullinOF75121871.9490.00
Doc CramerOF50892001.0000.00
Jimmy OutlawOF43715001.0000.00
Anse MooreOF3265221.9710.00
Barney McCoskyOF2456120.9660.00
Johnny GrothOF460001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dizzy TroutP38276176456.9422.64
Hal NewhouserP37292154734.9541.91
Virgil TrucksP32236113331.9361.68
Al BentonP28140162620.9552.70
Fred HutchinsonP28207114713.9832.52
George CasterP264101111.9172.41
Stubby OvermireP249752520.9372.78
Johnny GorsicaP14232210.8001.55
Hal WhiteP112736011.0002.99
Tommy BridgesP92113001.0001.71
Ted GrayP31111001.0001.61
Rufe GentryP230000.0000.00
Hal MandersP260000.0000.00
Art HouttemanP1801001.0001.13
Lou KretlowP1901001.0001.00


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