1954 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  68-86   .442
Result:   5th in American League
Manager(s):  Fred Hutchinson
General Manager:   Muddy Ruel
Stadium:  Briggs Stadium
Attendance:  1,079,847
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Al Lakeman (35)
Youngest Player:  Walt Streuli (18)
Longest Tenure:  Ted Gray (8)
Top Hitter:  Harvey Kuenn (15)
Top Pitcher:  Steve Gromek (4)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  76.91%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Cleveland11143.721--
NY Yankees10351.6698.0
Chi White Sox9460.61017.0
Boston6985.44842.0
Detroit6886.44243.0
Washington6688.42945.0
Baltimore54100.35157.0
Philadelphia51103.33160.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
22Al AberPMLB6-2195LeftLeft7/31/192726Cleveland,OhioUDFA 

10Matt BattsCMLB5-11200RightRight10/16/192132San Antonio,TexasUDFA 
4Wayne Belardi1BMLB6-1185LeftLeft9/5/193023St. Helena,CaliforniaUDFA 
16Reno Bertoia3B-2BMLB5-11185RightRight1/8/193519St. Vido Utine,ItalyUDFA 
15,40Frank Bolling2BMLB6-1175RightRight11/16/193122Mobile,AlabamaUDFA 
8Ray Boone3B-SSMLB6-1188RightRight7/27/192330San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
35Ralph BrancaPMLB6-3220RightRight1/6/192628Mount Vernon,New YorkUDFA 
50George BullardSSMLB5-9165RightRight10/24/192825Lynn,MassachusettsUDFA 
24Jim DelsingOFMLB5-10175LeftRight11/13/192528Rudolph,WisconsinUDFA 
49Dick DonovanPMLB6-3205LeftRight12/7/192726Boston,MassachusettsUDFA 
3Walt Dropo1BMLB6-5220RightRight1/30/192331Moosup,ConnecticutUDFA 
14Hoot EversOFMLB6-2185RightRight2/8/192133St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
31Ned GarverPMLB5-10180RightRight12/25/192528Ney,OhioUDFA 
34Ted GrayPMLB5-11175BothLeft12/31/192429Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
18Steve GromekPMLB6-2180BothRight1/15/192034Hamtramck,MichiganUDFA 
1Fred Hatfield3B-2BMLB6-1171LeftRight3/18/192529Lanett,AlabamaUDFA 
20Ray HerbertPMLB5-11185RightRight12/15/192924Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
44Billy HoeftPMLB6-3205LeftLeft5/17/193222Oshkosh,WisconsinUDFA 
2Frank HouseCMLB6-2190LeftRight2/18/193024Bessemer,AlabamaUDFA 
6Al KalineOFMLB6-2180RightRight12/19/193419Baltimore,Maryland1953UDFA DET
21Chick KingOFMLB6-2190RightRight11/10/193023Paris,TennesseeUDFA 
4,38Chuck Kress1BMLB6-0190LeftLeft12/9/192132Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
26Harvey KuennOF-SSMLB6-2190RightRight12/4/193023West Allis,WisconsinUDFA 
14,50Al LakemanCMLB6-2195RightRight12/31/191835Cincinnati,OhioUDFA 
30Frank LaryPMLB5-11180RightRight4/10/193024Northport,AlabamaUDFA 
21,30Don LundOFMLB6-0200RightRight5/18/192331Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
37Dick MarlowePMLB6-2170RightRight6/27/192925Hickory,North CarolinaUDFA 
28Bob MillerPMLB6-1185RightLeft7/15/193518Berwyn,IllinoisUDFA 
5Bob NiemanOFMLB5-11195RightRight1/26/192727Cincinnati,OhioUDFA 
7Johnny PeskySS-3BMLB5-9168LeftRight9/27/191934Portland,OregonUDFA 
12Steve SouchockOF-1BMLB6-2203RightRight3/3/191935Yatesboro,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
19Walt StreuliCMLB6-2195RightRight9/26/193518Memphis,TennesseeUDFA 
17Bill TuttleOFMLB6-0190RightRight7/4/192924Elwood,IllinoisUDFA 
21,30Dick WeikPMLB6-3184RightRight11/17/192726Waterloo,IowaUDFA 
10Red WilsonCMLB6-0200RightRight3/7/192925Milwaukee,WisconsinUDFA 
38George ZuverinkPMLB6-4200RightRight8/20/192429Holland,MichiganUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Johnny HoppAssistant Coach 
Fred HutchinsonManager 
Van PatrickBroadcaster 
Schoolboy RoweFirst Base Coach 
Muddy RuelGeneral Manager 
Bob SwiftAssistant Coach 
Dizzy TroutBroadcaster 


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