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1946 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 92-62 .597
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 704-567 + 137
Manager(s): Steve O'Neill
General Manager: Billy Evans
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,722,590 3/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

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
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
7Eddie LakeSS3015558710514924183115910369498.254.369.339708.085.271.2760.6773.4199703
5Hank Greenberg1B3514252391145295441275180880117.277.373.604977.327.488.2581.1011.9316604
21George Kell3B231054346714219944132301401311.327.371.440811.113.184.3320.47108.5191477
4Dick WakefieldOF25111396641061151259355955125.268.364.412776.144.288.2860.9333.0163458
2Roy CullenbineOF32113328631102101556308839125.335.477.5371014.201.479.3470.4421.9176419
14Hoot EversOF2581304428184433713443215.266.344.359703.092.224.3001.2676.0109341
27Jimmy OutlawOF-3B339229936781422315429241810.261.328.341669.080.181.2780.83149.5102337
1Birdie TebbettsC338728020681121341328230410.243.312.307619.064.157.2620.82280.086312
33Pat MullinOF28932763468134335352536144.246.311.355666.109.192.2741.4492.098306
26Jimmy Bloodworth2B28762492561815363312262810.245.285.345630.100.149.2572.1749.886271
8Doc CramerOF406820426608212630158056.294.342.368710.074.162.3030.53204.075224
3Eddie Mayo2B3651202215192022621412047.252.301.317618.064.153.2680.86--64220
28Skeeter Webb2B366416912371101733918035.219.258.237495.018.071.2452.00--40181
9Paul RichardsC3757139132852011202318057.201.315.266581.065.245.2310.78--37167
20Anse MooreOF28511341628401811129111.209.279.261540.052.142.2180.75134.035148
12Bob SwiftC314210713252021000147034.234.322.308630.075.206.2350.5053.533124
16Hal NewhouserP25371036133021110627081.126.174.214388.087.155.1494.5051.522117
11Dizzy TroutP31401037203031011434041.194.224.311535.117.155.2588.5034.332111
22Virgil TrucksP293295417400500013024.179.179.221400.042.042.207----2197
21Barney McCoskyOF29259111185011100179012.198.324.286610.088.275.2100.5391.026109
29Fred HutchinsonP2640891128400130061021.315.358.360718.045.112.3180.17--3297
6Pinky Higgins3B37186021331080156011.217.277.300577.083.150.2411.20--1866
19Al BentonP35284939100300017050.184.184.204388.020.020.281----1054
18Stubby OvermireP2724334500030022040.152.200.152352.000.061.1611.00--539
37Johnny LiponSS2314204600010053000.300.440.300740.000.250.3530.60--625
24Johnny GrothOF19491000000003000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----09
25George CasterP382670100000002010.143.143.143286.000.000.200----18
17Hal WhiteP271170000000005020.000.000.0000.000.000.000----09
35Lou KretlowP25141210010001000.500.500.7501250.250.250.667----34
10Tommy BridgesP39931000000022000.000.400.000400.000.667.0001.00--05
35Johnny GorsicaP311431210000000000.667.6671.0001667.333.333.667----33
34Ted GrayP21330000000012000.000.250.000250.000.333.0002.00--04
23Billy Hitchcock2B29330000000010000.000.250.000250.000.333.0000.00--04
6Art HouttemanP18120100010000010.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----13
24Hal MandersP29220100000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
26Ned Harris29110000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals172153187041373212411086446541624616130104125.258.336.374710.116.238.2750.9949.219916046
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
16Hal Newhouser252691.94373429621292215776310982758001.076.600.313.018.452.81
11Dizzy Trout3117132.35383223563276244857211971512101.247.960.363.164.921.56
22Virgil Trucks291493.23322915210236217948523751615001.238.240.872.856.112.15
29Fred Hutchinson2614113.09282616322207184787114661380101.218.000.612.876.002.09
19Al Benton351173.64281561611401326957958602001.358.430.573.703.831.03
18Stubby Overmire27574.6424133071971065450629341001.399.840.562.693.151.17
25George Caster38215.712600019441422626124190001.619.220.225.274.170.79
17Hal White27115.67111101027342017515120001.8111.331.675.004.000.80
35Johnny Gorsica31004.50140007123281312511140001.6310.501.884.135.251.27
10Tommy Bridges39116.009100612124161458171001.5210.292.143.437.292.13
34Ted Gray21028.25320011111712114551001.8312.753.003.753.751.00
35Lou Kretlow25103.0011100097332240001.007.002.002.004.002.00
6Art Houtteman18019.00110000815881020001.8816.881.130.002.25--
24Hal Manders290010.5020001068771230001.6712.001.503.004.501.50
34Rufe Gentry280015.0020002034550711003.6712.000.0021.003.000.14
Pitching Totals92623.2225615594176115140212775675019749789621201.278.200.623.195.751.80
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Al Benton35280000000000.955------------------16262
Jimmy Bloodworth28000710000000------.974------------1571849
Tommy Bridges39900000000001.000------------------130
George Caster38260000000000.917------------------0111
Doc Cramer40000000000500------------------1.0008920
Roy Cullenbine320021000000810----.984------------.965293308
Hoot Evers25000000000760------------------.97519625
Rufe Gentry2820000000000--------------------000
Johnny Gorsica31140000000000.800------------------221
Ted Gray21300000000001.000------------------110
Hank Greenberg350014000000000----.989--------------12729315
Johnny Groth1900000000040------------------1.000600
Pinky Higgins37000017000000--------.949----------12252
Billy Hitchcock2900010000000------1.000------------120
Art Houtteman18100000000001.000------------------010
Fred Hutchinson26280000000000.983------------------11471
George Kell230010105000000----1.000--.984----------1072105
Lou Kretlow25100000000001.000------------------010
Eddie Lake300000015500000----------.947--------23239135
Johnny Lipon2300001800000--------1.000.933--------14152
Hal Manders2920000000000--------------------000
Eddie Mayo36000490000000------.965------------961258
Barney McCosky29000000000240------------------.9665612
Anse Moore28000000000320------------------.9716522
Pat Mullin28000000000750------------------.94912187
Hal Newhouser25370000000000.954------------------15473
Jimmy Outlaw330000380000430--------.927--------1.000101647
Stubby Overmire27240000000000.937------------------5252
Paul Richards37054000000000--.997----------------311351
Bob Swift31042000000000--.980----------------187144
Birdie Tebbetts33087000000000--.982----------------4865310
Dizzy Trout31380000000000.942------------------17645
Virgil Trucks29320000000000.936------------------11333
Dick Wakefield250000000001040------------------.96421068
Skeeter Webb36000500800000------.972--1.000--------1051557
Hal White271100000000001.000------------------360


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