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1949 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 87-67 .565
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 751-655 + 96
Roster Continuity 87.54% 2/16
Manager(s): Red Rolfe
General Manager: Billy Evans
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,821,204 3/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Ted Lyons
Assistant Coach: Dick Bartell
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9757.630--
9658.6231.0
8965.5788.0
8767.56510.0
8173.52616.0
6391.40934.0
53101.34444.0
50104.32547.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
20Vic WertzOF24   15560896185266201332380610719.304.385.465850.161.291.3130.7630.4283695
21George Kell3B26   1345229717938935975711331617.343.424.467891.125.264.3480.18174.0244612
17Don Kolloway2B-1B30   126483711421932477749252417.294.361.358719.064.166.3070.51241.5173538
2Johnny LiponSS26   127439571101463592475242916.251.362.330692.080.246.2600.32146.3145525
14Hoot EversOF28   132432681312167726770382416.303.403.428831.125.285.3200.5461.7185508
3Johnny GrothOF22   1033486010219511733765272315.293.407.471878.178.353.2940.4231.6164418
1Aaron RobinsonC34   110331388912013560273211613.269.402.423825.154.369.2560.2925.5140411
8Neil Berry2B27   1093293878910184227242711.237.299.271570.033.122.2560.89--89365
30Pat MullinOF31   1043105583861259124229145.268.357.448805.181.313.2640.6925.8139357
15Paul Campbell1B31   872553871154330332432171.278.343.404747.125.220.3091.3385.0103287
7Eddie LakeSS33   94240384791115286133065.196.359.254613.058.288.2230.54240.061307
9Bob SwiftC34   74189164560218002620002.238.330.302632.063.201.2570.7794.557215
5George Vico1B25   67142152752418002117444.190.311.338649.148.296.1900.8135.548171
4Dick WakefieldOF28   59126172631619003224014.206.367.389756.183.437.2080.7521.049159
22Virgil TrucksP32   41100612200300115154.120.137.140277.020.030.14115.00--14107
16Hal NewhouserP28   389181830060212190143.198.291.231522.033.143.2501.58--21117
12Art HouttemanP21   3678819200700114025.244.253.269522.026.038.29714.00--2181
29,37Fred HutchinsonP29   3873121821071085144.247.329.301630.055.178.2650.63--2286
30Ted GrayP24   366358000000627030.127.203.127330.000.095.2224.50--872
25Hank RiebeC27   17331620021005002.182.182.242424.061.091.214----833
36Lou KretlowP28   252600000100116010.000.037.00037.000.038.00016.00--028
11Dizzy TroutP34   33142200140002000.143.143.357500.214.214.091--14.0514
19Marv GrissomP31   2792200000013100.222.364.222586.000.111.3333.00--211
24Marlin StuartP30   1562200010011000.333.429.333762.000.167.4001.00--27
27Jimmy Outlaw36   541100000001001.250.250.250500.000.000.333----14
18Stubby OvermireP30   1430100000002000.333.333.333666.000.0001.000----13
26Hal WhiteP30   1030100000002000.333.333.333666.000.0001.000----13
30Don Lund26   220000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
32Earl Rapp28   100000000010000-1.000-1000---0.00--01
Batting Totals18195259751140521551887073952748501230107164.267.358.378736.110.250.2820.6759.819866114
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
16Hal Newhouser28   18113.36383522331292.0277118109191111443001.338.540.593.424.441.30
22Virgil Trucks32   19112.81413217684275.02099586161241533001.216.840.524.065.011.23
12Art Houtteman21   15103.71342513280203.2227101841959852001.4010.010.842.603.751.44
30Ted Gray24   10103.5134278351195.0163837611103967001.367.520.514.754.430.93
29,37Fred Hutchinson29   1572.9533219451188.216770621852545001.167.950.862.482.571.04
36Lou Kretlow28   326.162510108076.0855852569405002.0310.070.598.174.740.58
11Dizzy Trout34   364.423300024359.1683529221191001.5110.370.313.202.900.90
19Marv Grissom31   246.46272003039.1563228634172002.3112.921.387.853.920.50
24Marlin Stuart30   029.00142004029.2393330335142002.4711.700.9010.504.200.40
18Stubby Overmire30   1310.06141006017.12921192930002.2415.351.064.761.590.33
26Hal White30   100.0090008212.05000440000.753.750.003.003.001.00
23Saul Rogovin25   0113.505000305.213991720003.3319.501.5010.503.000.29
Batting Totals87673.77307155701885121394133865558410262863130001.418.640.664.054.071.00
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Aaron RobinsonC1084584479.9860.00
Bob SwiftC692322636.9890.00
Hank RiebeC1121311.9600.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Paul Campbell1B7456138767.9880.00
Don Kolloway1B5747235549.9900.00
George Vico1B5337232636.9850.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Neil Berry2B952252341456.9700.00
Don Kolloway2B621351491344.9560.00
Eddie Lake2B19253126.9660.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George Kell3B1341542711123.9750.00
Eddie Lake3B181722031.0000.00
Don Kolloway3B7612011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Johnny LiponSS1202403642292.9650.00
Eddie LakeSS3871114828.9590.00
Neil BerrySS423001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Vic WertzOF1553021464.9810.00
Hoot EversOF1233191222.9940.00
Johnny GrothOF99247893.9660.00
Pat MullinOF79169420.9890.00
Dick WakefieldOF32713011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Virgil TrucksP41275133322.9581.51
Hal NewhouserP3829276933.9622.34
Ted GrayP34195937031.0002.12
Art HouttemanP34203145927.9733.23
Fred HutchinsonP33188183915.9832.73
Dizzy TroutP335941934.8853.50
Marv GrissomP27391810.9002.07
Lou KretlowP257622321.9262.96
Stubby OvermireP141715001.0003.16
Marlin StuartP142907001.0002.16
Hal WhiteP91215001.0004.50
Saul RogovinP5510001.0001.73


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