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1952 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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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
  • 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 1952 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    15Matt BattsC5-11200R-R301947Not draftedMLB--
    8Neil BerrySS-2B5-10170R-R301948Not draftedMLB--
    37,19Bud BlackP6-3197R-R191952Not draftedMLB--
    24Jim DelsingOF5-10175L-R261948Not draftedMLB--
    11Walt Dropo1B6-5220R-R291949Not draftedMLB--
    14Hoot EversOF6-2185R-R311941Not draftedMLB--
    28Al Federoff2B5-10165R-R271951Not draftedMLB--
    31Ned GarverP5-10180R-R261948Not draftedMLB--
    1Joe GinsbergC5-11180L-R251948Not draftedMLB--
    34Ted GrayP5-11175B-L271946Not draftedMLB--
    3Johnny GrothOF6-0182R-R251946Not draftedMLB--
    2Fred Hatfield3B-2B6-1171L-R271950Not draftedMLB--
    44Billy HoeftP6-3205L-L201952Not draftedMLB--
    32Johnny HoppOF-1B5-10175L-L351939Not draftedMLB--
    21Art HouttemanP6-2188R-R241945Not draftedMLB--
    29Fred HutchinsonP6-2200L-R321939Not draftedMLB--
    26Ken JohnsonP6-1185L-L291947Not draftedMLB--
    7George Kell3B5-9175R-R291943Not draftedMLB--
    17Don Kolloway2B-1B6-3200R-R331940Not draftedMLB--
    26Harvey KuennOF-SS6-2190R-R211952Not draftedMLB--
    14Don LenhardtOF-1B6-3190R-R291950Not draftedMLB--
    32George LerchenOF5-11175B-R291952Not draftedMLB--
    15Carl LinhartH5-11184L-R221952Not draftedMLB--
    2Johnny LiponSS6-0175R-R291942Not draftedMLB--
    38Dick LittlefieldP6-0180L-L261950Not draftedMLB--
    30Don LundOF6-0200R-R291945Not draftedMLB--
    14Dave MadisonP6-3190R-R311950Not draftedMLB--
    5Cliff MapesOF6-3205L-R301948Not draftedMLB--
    37Dick MarloweP6-2170R-R231951Not draftedMLB--
    31Wayne McLelandP6-0180R-R271951Not draftedMLB--
    6Pat MullinOF6-2190L-R341940Not draftedMLB--
    16Hal NewhouserP6-2192L-L311939Not draftedMLB--
    7Johnny PeskySS-3B5-9168L-R321942Not draftedMLB--
    4Jerry Priddy2B5-11180R-R321941Not draftedMLB--
    12Steve SouchockOF-1B6-2203R-R331946Not draftedMLB--
    24Marlin StuartP6-2185L-R331949Not draftedMLB--
    18Russ SullivanOF6-0196L-R291951Not draftedMLB--
    9Bob SwiftC5-11180R-R371940UDFAMLB--
    30Ben Taylor1B6-0185L-L271951Not draftedMLB--
    11Dizzy TroutP6-2195R-R371939Not draftedMLB--
    22Virgil TrucksP5-11198R-R351941Not draftedMLB--
    19Bill TuttleOF6-0190R-R221952Not draftedMLB--
    20Vic WertzOF-1B6-0186L-R271947Not draftedMLB--
    25Hal WhiteP5-10170R-R331941Not draftedMLB--
    18Bill WightP6-1180L-L301946Not draftedMLB--

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