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1951 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 73-81 .474
Rank: 5th in American League
Run Differential: 685-741 -56
Roster Continuity 92.77% 2/16
Manager(s): Red Rolfe
General Manager: Charlie Gehringer
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,132,641 6/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Ted Lyons
Assistant Coach: Dick Bartell
Assistant Coach: Rick Ferrell
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9856.636--
9361.6045.0
8767.56511.0
8173.52617.0
7381.47425.0
7084.45528.0
6292.40336.0
52102.33846.0
  • 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 1951 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    37Gene BeardenP6-3204L-L301947Not draftedMLB--
    8Neil BerrySS-2B5-10170R-R291948Not draftedMLB--
    15Hank BorowyP6-0175R-R351942Not draftedMLB--
    21,23,31Bob CainP6-0165L-L261949Not draftedMLB--
    31Paul CalvertP6-0185R-R331942Not draftedMLB--
    21Doc DaughertyH6-0180R-R231951Not draftedMLB--
    14Hoot EversOF6-2185R-R301941Not draftedMLB--
    46Al Federoff2B5-10165R-R261951Not draftedMLB--
    26Joe GinsbergC5-11180L-R241948Not draftedMLB--
    34Ted GrayP5-11175B-L261946Not draftedMLB--
    3Johnny GrothOF6-0182R-R241946Not draftedMLB--
    20Ray HerbertP5-11185R-R211950Not draftedMLB--
    35Frank HouseC6-2190L-R211950Not draftedMLB--
    29Fred HutchinsonP6-2200L-R311939Not draftedMLB--
    18Earl JohnsonP6-3190L-L321940Not draftedMLB--
    7George Kell3B5-9175R-R281943Not draftedMLB--
    27Charlie KellerOF5-10190L-R341939Not draftedMLB--
    17Don Kolloway2B-1B6-3200R-R321940Not draftedMLB--
    30Dick Kryhoski1B6-2200L-L261949Not draftedMLB--
    2Johnny LiponSS6-0175R-R281942Not draftedMLB--
    37Dick MarloweP6-2170R-R221951Not draftedMLB--
    19Wayne McLelandP6-0180R-R261951Not draftedMLB--
    6Pat MullinOF6-2190L-R331940Not draftedMLB--
    16Hal NewhouserP6-2192L-L301939Not draftedMLB--
    4Jerry Priddy2B5-11180R-R311941Not draftedMLB--
    1Aaron RobinsonC6-2205L-R361943Not draftedMLB--
    23Saul RogovinP6-2205R-R271949Not draftedMLB--
    12Steve SouchockOF-1B6-2203R-R321946Not draftedMLB--
    24,42Marlin StuartP6-2185L-R321949Not draftedMLB--
    18Russ SullivanOF6-0196L-R281951Not draftedMLB--
    9Bob SwiftC5-11180R-R361940Not draftedMLB--
    11Dizzy TroutP6-2195R-R361939Not draftedMLB--
    22Virgil TrucksP5-11198R-R341941Not draftedMLB--
    5Vic WertzOF-1B6-0186L-R261947Not draftedMLB--
    25Hal WhiteP5-10170R-R321941Not draftedMLB--


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