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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
  • 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 1949 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    8Neil BerrySS-2B5-10170R-R271948Not draftedMLB--
    15Paul Campbell1B5-10185L-L311942Not draftedMLB--
    14Hoot EversOF6-2185R-R281941Not draftedMLB--
    30Ted GrayP5-11175B-L241946Not draftedMLB--
    19Marv GrissomP6-3195R-R311946Not draftedMLB--
    3Johnny GrothOF6-0182R-R221946Not draftedMLB--
    12Art HouttemanP6-2188R-R211945Not draftedMLB--
    29,37Fred HutchinsonP6-2200L-R291939Not draftedMLB--
    21George Kell3B5-9175R-R261943Not draftedMLB--
    17Don Kolloway2B-1B6-3200R-R301940Not draftedMLB--
    36Lou KretlowP6-2185R-R281946Not draftedMLB--
    7Eddie LakeSS5-7160R-R331939Not draftedMLB--
    2Johnny LiponSS6-0175R-R261942Not draftedMLB--
    30Don LundOF6-0200R-R261945Not draftedMLB--
    30Pat MullinOF6-2190L-R311940Not draftedMLB--
    16Hal NewhouserP6-2192L-L281939Not draftedMLB--
    27Jimmy OutlawOF-3B5-8168R-R361937Not draftedMLB--
    18Stubby OvermireP5-7170R-L301943Not draftedMLB--
    32Earl RappOF6-2185L-R281949Not draftedMLB--
    25Hank RiebeC5-9175R-R271942Not draftedMLB--
    1Aaron RobinsonC6-2205L-R341943Not draftedMLB--
    23Saul RogovinP6-2205R-R251949Not draftedMLB--
    24Marlin StuartP6-2185L-R301949Not draftedMLB--
    9Bob SwiftC5-11180R-R341940UDFAMLB--
    11Dizzy TroutP6-2195R-R341939Not draftedMLB--
    22Virgil TrucksP5-11198R-R321941Not draftedMLB--
    5George Vico1B6-4200L-R251948Not draftedMLB--
    4Dick WakefieldOF6-4210L-R281941Not draftedMLB--
    20Vic WertzOF-1B6-0186L-R241947Not draftedMLB--
    26Hal WhiteP5-10170R-R301941Not draftedMLB--

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