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1953 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 60-94 .390
Rank: 6th in American League
Run Differential: 695-923 -228
Manager(s): Fred Hutchinson
General Manager: Charlie Gehringer (1953-10-12), Muddy Ruel
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 884,658 7/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Ted Lyons
Assistant Coach: Bob Swift
Assistant Coach: Rick Ferrell
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9952.656--
9262.5978.5
8965.57811.5
8469.54916.0
7676.50023.5
6094.39040.5
5995.38341.5
54100.35146.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
2Al AberP252323
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00020016010.130.167.130297.000.043.1766.00--325
10Matt BattsC3137438104
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3
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6
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43232436019.278.322.406728.128.190.2951.5062.3152399
38John Baumgartner3B222735
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00020005000.185.185.185370.000.000.227----527
2Reno Bertoia2B1810000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
8Ray Boone3B2938573120
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16
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6
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22
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93214847556.312.388.556944.244.371.3100.9817.5214438
16,35Ralph BrancaP273434
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01
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0400214012.118.167.176343.059.118.2007.00--637
32Johnny BuchaC281581735
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9
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01
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14112014023.222.309.297606.076.203.2380.70158.047180
22Frank CarswellOF331524
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00020031000.267.389.267656.000.200.2860.33--418
24Jim DelsingOF2747977138
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6
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11
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62136639528.288.374.436810.148.282.2960.5943.5209547
3Walt Dropo1B3060661150
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962029696422.248.282.371653.124.175.2612.3846.6225639
27Hal EricksonP3340000000000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
21Paul FoytackP2210000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
15George Freese2610000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
8Owen Friend2B26961017
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4
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03
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100169115.177.225.312537.135.187.1671.5032.030103
31Ned GarverP2772311
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001
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600612044.153.218.194412.042.125.1692.0072.01482
2Joe GinsbergC2653616
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2
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00300101110.302.413.340753.038.226.3080.10--1864
34Ted GrayP2861514
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01
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0700614011.230.299.262561.033.131.2982.33--1668
18Steve GromekP334103
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000200010050.073.073.073146.000.000.097----346
35,39Earl HarristP3330000000010000.000.250.000250.000.333.0000.00--04
1Fred Hatfield3B-2B283114179
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19354034167.254.339.325664.071.193.2770.85103.7101357
20Ray HerbertP231903
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00000027001.158.238.158396.000.105.2503.50--321
17Billy Hitchcock3B363888
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00000033004.211.268.211479.000.079.2291.00--841
44Billy HoeftP2164811
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1
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00400917031.172.274.187461.016.156.2341.89--1276
21Art HouttemanP251943
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1
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01
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20002021.158.158.368526.211.211.125--19.0721
29Fred HutchinsonP33611
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001
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10000000.167.167.667834.500.500.000--6.046
35Milt JordanP26201
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00000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
25Al KalineOF182897
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001
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21015101.250.276.357633.107.179.2735.0028.01029
26Harvey KuennSS2267994209
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33
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7
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486550311110.308.355.386741.078.153.3200.62339.5262730
30Don LundOF3042151108
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21
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4
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9
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473339652811.257.320.390710.133.226.2851.6746.8164468
14Dave MadisonP321111
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00000002001.091.091.091182.000.000.111----111
37Dick MarloweP243207
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000200013011.219.219.219438.000.000.368----733
28Bob MillerP17801
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00000000000.125.125.125250.000.000.125----18
6Pat MullinOF35971126
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1
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04
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17011415003.268.360.402762.134.268.2821.0724.339111
16Hal NewhouserP32814
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00010010000.500.556.5001056.000.125.5000.00--49
5Bob NiemanOF2650872143
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5
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690357570313.281.354.453807.171.278.2941.0033.9230568
7Johnny Pesky2B333084390
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22
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24372710254.292.349.390739.097.172.2970.37154.0120340
4Jerry Priddy2B331961446
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24111719126.235.296.301597.066.153.2561.12196.059215
19Ray ScarboroughP3520000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
12Steve SouchockOF342782984
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46518352210.302.322.489811.187.230.3154.3725.3136288
19Russ SullivanOF3072718
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600135214.250.365.389754.139.319.2580.3872.02886
9Bob SwiftC38301
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0010021000.333.600.6671267.3331.000.5000.50--25
21Dick WeikP25211
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0010001010.500.5001.0001500.500.5001.000----23
18Bill WightP31703
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00010001000.429.429.429858.000.000.500----37
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
2Al Aber434.431710205066633533341344001.558.460.405.514.570.83--
29Fred Hutchinson002.7030003099330040000.908.100.000.003.60----
35Milt Jordan015.82810040172613113540001.8213.761.592.652.120.80--
14Dave Madison346.823210017062765547744273001.9411.031.026.393.920.61--
37Dick Marlowe675.254211209011915274701342524001.6211.400.973.153.901.24--
28Bob Miller126.0013100803643252422193001.7810.750.505.252.250.43--
16Hal Newhouser016.95740011213122174861001.7712.681.643.272.450.75--
19Ray Scarborough028.14130005220342419311120002.1414.571.294.715.141.09--
21Dick Weik0114.2112100201932303032363002.8915.161.4210.892.840.26--
21Art Houtteman265.871693161688750451129282001.6811.351.433.783.650.97--
44Billy Hoeft9144.82292790221972231131062458902101.4210.141.092.644.091.55--
16,35Ralph Branca474.1517147031102985547731505001.268.650.622.744.411.61--
27Hal Erickson014.78180008132432317410190001.6612.091.122.815.341.90--
21Paul Foytack0010.8060003091512121970002.4013.500.908.106.300.78--
31Ned Garver11114.45302613031198228107981666694101.4810.360.733.003.141.05--
34Ted Gray10154.60302880001761661029025761151001.378.491.283.895.881.51--
18Steve Gromek684.501917611112513870631736590001.389.861.212.574.211.64--
35,39Earl Harrist028.538100301825191821571002.1111.840.957.113.320.47--
20Ray Herbert465.2243300226871095851546376001.7611.150.514.703.780.80--
18Bill Wight039.00134003025353325414104001.9612.601.445.043.600.71--


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