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1952 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 50-104 .325
Rank: 8th in American League
Run Differential: 557-738 -181
Roster Continuity 79.25% 5/16
Manager(s): Fred Hutchinson, Red Rolfe
General Manager: Charlie Gehringer
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,026,846 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
9559.617--
9361.6042.0
8173.52614.0
7975.51316.0
7876.50617.0
7678.49419.0
6490.41631.0
50104.32545.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1952 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11952-04-15L 0-3 SLA
    21952-04-16L 4-5 SLA
    31952-04-17L 1-3 SLA
    41952-04-18L 0-5 @CLE
    51952-04-19L 5-7 @CLE
    61952-04-20L 2-3 @CLE
    71952-04-20L 2-7 @CLE
    81952-04-22L 0-2 @CHA
    91952-04-26W 13-0 CLE
    101952-04-27W 1-0 CLE
    111952-04-30L 3-5 @BOS
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    121952-05-01W 5-4 @NYA
    131952-05-02L 1-4 @NYA
    141952-05-03W 6-3 @NYA
    151952-05-04L 6-10 @PHA
    161952-05-04L 5-6 @PHA
    171952-05-06L 2-5 @WS1
    181952-05-07L 2-6 @WS1
    191952-05-08L 4-4 @WS1
    201952-05-09L 5-8 CHA
    211952-05-10L 3-6 CHA
    221952-05-11L 5-6 CHA
    231952-05-11W 2-1 CHA
    241952-05-13L 3-4 WS1
    251952-05-14W 3-2 WS1
    261952-05-15W 1-0 WS1
    271952-05-16L 2-3 NYA
    281952-05-18L 4-7 BOS
    291952-05-19L 2-3 BOS
    301952-05-21W 5-1 PHA
    311952-05-23W 9-2 @CHA
    321952-05-25L 0-3 @CHA
    331952-05-25L 0-1 @CHA
    341952-05-27W 6-4 @CLE
    351952-05-28W 6-2 CLE
    361952-05-29L 4-11 CLE
    371952-05-30L 2-3 @SLA
    381952-05-30W 8-5 @SLA
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    391952-06-01L 3-4 @WS1
    401952-06-01W 6-3 @WS1
    411952-06-02L 2-5 @WS1
    421952-06-03L 1-3 @PHA
    431952-06-04L 3-4 @PHA
    441952-06-05W 12-2 @PHA
    451952-06-06W 4-2 @BOS
    461952-06-07L 9-11 @BOS
    471952-06-08L 2-5 @BOS
    481952-06-08L 2-5 @BOS
    491952-06-09L 8-9 @BOS
    501952-06-10L 0-4 @NYA
    511952-06-11L 2-7 @NYA
    521952-06-12L 0-3 @NYA
    531952-06-14W 7-6 WS1
    541952-06-15W 6-3 WS1
    551952-06-15L 2-4 WS1
    561952-06-17W 7-6 NYA
    571952-06-18L 6-10 NYA
    581952-06-19L 0-8 NYA
    591952-06-20L 1-3 PHA
    601952-06-22W 4-3 PHA
    611952-06-22L 0-10 PHA
    621952-06-23L 6-12 BOS
    631952-06-24W 7-1 BOS
    641952-06-25L 3-10 BOS
    651952-06-26W 6-0 @SLA
    661952-06-27L 1-2 @SLA
    671952-06-28W 5-2 @SLA
    681952-06-29L 2-3 @SLA
    691952-06-30L 2-7 CHA
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    701952-07-01W 6-4 CHA
    711952-07-02L 2-3 CHA
    721952-07-04L 0-11 CLE
    731952-07-04L 1-10 CLE
    741952-07-05W 5-0 SLA
    751952-07-06W 8-6 SLA
    761952-07-11L 6-16 @BOS
    771952-07-11L 3-5 @BOS
    781952-07-12L 4-5 @BOS
    791952-07-13L 1-11 @NYA
    801952-07-13L 2-12 @NYA
    811952-07-14W 8-2 @NYA
    821952-07-15L 2-8 @WS1
    831952-07-15L 8-9 @WS1
    841952-07-16W 9-0 @WS1
    851952-07-17L 0-1 @WS1
    861952-07-18W 2-1 @PHA
    871952-07-19L 4-5 @PHA
    881952-07-20L 7-8 @PHA
    891952-07-20L 3-3 @PHA
    901952-07-22W 1-0 WS1
    911952-07-23L 2-5 WS1
    921952-07-24W 4-2 WS1
    931952-07-25W 2-1 NYA
    941952-07-26W 10-6 NYA
    951952-07-27W 8-3 NYA
    961952-07-27L 0-6 NYA
    971952-07-28W 12-2 NYA
    981952-07-29L 0-5 PHA
    991952-07-29W 10-8 PHA
    1001952-07-30L 3-4 PHA
    1011952-07-31L 1-2 PHA
    1021952-07-31L 2-3 PHA
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1031952-08-01L 1-3 BOS
    1041952-08-02L 5-10 BOS
    1051952-08-03W 6-0 BOS
    1061952-08-05L 1-5 @SLA
    1071952-08-06L 0-1 @SLA
    1081952-08-07L 4-5 @SLA
    1091952-08-08L 3-4 @CHA
    1101952-08-08L 1-2 @CHA
    1111952-08-09W 6-1 @CHA
    1121952-08-10L 1-3 @CHA
    1131952-08-10L 4-5 @CHA
    1141952-08-13L 1-7 CHA
    1151952-08-14L 0-2 CHA
    1161952-08-16W 5-2 SLA
    1171952-08-17L 2-4 SLA
    1181952-08-17W 4-2 SLA
    1191952-08-19L 3-4 @PHA
    1201952-08-19L 5-6 @PHA
    1211952-08-20L 3-4 @PHA
    1221952-08-22W 2-0 @WS1
    1231952-08-23W 6-3 @WS1
    1241952-08-24L 2-4 @NYA
    1251952-08-25W 1-0 @NYA
    1261952-08-26L 3-11 @BOS
    1271952-08-27L 0-5 @BOS
    1281952-08-28L 3-9 CLE
    1291952-08-28W 4-1 CLE
    1301952-08-29L 2-4 CLE
    1311952-08-30L 1-2 @SLA
    1321952-08-31L 4-7 @SLA
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1331952-09-02L 5-6 @CHA
    1341952-09-02L 4-7 @CHA
    1351952-09-03W 11-8 @CLE
    1361952-09-04L 0-2 @CLE
    1371952-09-06L 3-4 CHA
    1381952-09-07W 4-2 CHA
    1391952-09-09W 4-3 BOS
    1401952-09-10W 6-2 BOS
    1411952-09-11W 5-4 BOS
    1421952-09-12L 6-7 PHA
    1431952-09-13L 5-11 PHA
    1441952-09-14L 2-6 WS1
    1451952-09-15W 5-4 WS1
    1461952-09-16L 0-7 NYA
    1471952-09-17L 3-12 NYA
    1481952-09-19L 1-4 @CLE
    1491952-09-20L 3-11 @CLE
    1501952-09-21L 1-7 @CLE
    1511952-09-22L 3-6 @CLE
    1521952-09-23L 1-3 SLA
    1531952-09-24L 4-7 SLA
    1541952-09-25W 3-2 SLA
    1551952-09-27L 6-11 CLE
    1561952-09-28L 2-8 CLE
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    50-106
    Joe Ginsberg 83
    Matt Batts 50
    Bob Swift 23
    Walt Dropo 115
    Don Kolloway 30
    Bud Souchock 7
    Ben Taylor 4
    Jerry Priddy 75
    Al Federoff 70
    Don Kolloway 6
    Johnny Pesky 5
    Fred Hatfield 106
    George Kell 39
    Bud Souchock 9
    Johnny Pesky 2
    Neil Berry 55
    Johnny Pesky 38
    Johnny Lipon 35
    Harvey Kuenn 19
    Fred Hatfield 5
    Al Federoff 4
    Pat Mullin 56
    Don Lenhardt 42
    Jim Delsing 31
    Bud Souchock 11
    Russ Sullivan 5
    Johnny Hopp 4
    Cliff Mapes 3
    Bill Tuttle 3
    Don Lund 1
    Johnny Groth 132
    Cliff Mapes 17
    George Lerchen 3
    Bill Tuttle 3
    Bud Souchock 1
    Vic Wertz 77
    Bud Souchock 33
    Cliff Mapes 27
    Russ Sullivan 8
    Don Lund 6
    George Lerchen 3
    Pat Mullin 2


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