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1955 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-75 .513
Rank: 5th in American League
Run Differential: 775-658 + 117
Roster Continuity 74.34% 12/16
Manager(s): Bucky Harris
General Manager: Muddy Ruel
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,181,838 6/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jack Tighe
First Base Coach: Schoolboy Rowe
Third Base Coach: Billy Hitchcock
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9658.623--
9361.6043.0
9163.5915.0
8470.54512.0
7975.51317.0
6391.40933.0
5797.37039.0
53101.34443.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
7Harvey KuennSS24   620101190
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5
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8
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6283402713057.306.347.423770.116.189.3080.6877.5262666
5Bill TuttleOF25   603102168
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4
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14
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786376541213525.279.358.400758.121.252.2850.7143.1241698
6Al KalineOF20   588121200
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8
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27
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1026882575120613.340.421.546967.206.342.3390.7021.8321681
8Ray Boone3B31   50061142
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7
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116115049122716.284.346.476822.192.292.2790.9825.0238560
1Fred Hatfield2B30   4135196
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3
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8
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33326149561127.232.337.341678.109.259.2460.8051.6141492
24Jim DelsingOF29   3564985
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2
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6020484012046.239.328.376704.138.278.2420.8335.6134409
2Frank HouseC25   3283785
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5300222534244.259.308.436744.177.244.2401.1421.9143359
9Earl Torgeson1B31   3005885
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5090612902176.283.397.413810.130.363.2830.4833.3124369
10Red WilsonC26   2412653
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17122623037013.220.296.282578.062.166.2360.88120.568274
21,25Harry Malmberg2B29   2082545
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01901291902327.216.310.260570.043.178.2360.66--54242
11Bubba PhillipsOF27   1841843
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2321142021143.234.289.304593.071.152.2421.4361.356205
3Ferris Fain1B34   1402337
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2321521202225.264.459.364823.100.479.2730.2370.051196
30Jack Phillips1B33   1171537
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2000101200223.316.364.444808.128.214.3401.20117.052131
4Charlie MaxwellOF28   1091929
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180082020212.266.325.541866.275.349.2652.5015.659122
38,44Billy HoeftP23   82917
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00400102500401.207.293.232525.024.146.2982.50--1996
17Frank LaryP25   82416
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0020042900501.195.233.220453.024.073.3027.25--1891
31Ned GarverP29   761117
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13109500335.224.295.276571.053.184.2190.5676.02191
16Reno Bertoia3B20   681314
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100051101121.206.253.309562.103.176.2242.2068.02176
8J.W. Porter1B-OF22   55613
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0030081500001.236.333.273606.036.182.3251.88--1563
18Steve GromekP35   54109
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00500161200400.167.357.185542.019.315.2140.75--1074
46Duke MaasP26   3025
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020011200200.167.194.233427.067.100.27812.00--733
21Chick KingOF24   2135
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0000001200000.238.273.238511.000.048.2632.00--522
19Babe BirrerP26   1933
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6002400001.158.238.526764.368.474.0772.009.51021
22Al AberP27   1701
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0000000900201.059.059.059118.000.000.125----119
15Jim BunningP23   1503
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0000000500200.200.200.200400.000.000.300----317
36Paul FoytackP24   1101
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0001000200002.091.091.091182.000.000.111----111
28Bob MillerP19   912
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0002000100000.222.222.222444.000.000.250----29
22Leo CristanteP28   7000000000500000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
14Bud BlackP22   411
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0000000100100.250.250.250500.000.000.333----15
12Joe ColemanP32   423
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0000000000100.750.750.7501500.000.000.750----35
37Dick MarloweP26   4100000001100000.000.200.000200.000.250.0001.00--05
20,21Jim SmallOF18   4200000001100000.000.200.000200.000.250.0001.00--05
40Walt StreuliC19   411
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001000000010.250.200.500700.250.250.200----25
15George ZuverinkP30   4000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
4Wayne Belardi24   3000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
40Ben FlowersP28   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
25,37Ron SamfordSS25   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
12Steve Souchock36   101
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00010000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
26Van FletcherP30   0000000001000000-1.000-1000---0.00--01
Batting Totals18525283775140721138130724412263858121427157130.266.342.394736.128.253.2760.9140.620846049
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
17Frank Lary25   14153.10363116251235.0232100811089987001.378.890.383.413.751.10
31Ned Garver29   12163.97333216110230.22511151022167836101.389.780.822.613.231.24
38,44Billy Hoeft23   1672.99322917700220.0187757317751330001.197.650.703.075.441.77
18Steve Gromek35   13103.9828258210181.018389802637731101.229.101.291.843.631.97
46Duke Maas26   564.861816521086.2915247750422001.629.410.725.174.340.84
19Babe Birrer26   434.163631015380.1773937929280001.338.661.013.263.150.97
22Al Aber27   633.383910022380.0863230928371001.439.681.013.154.161.32
15Jim Bunning23   356.35158003151.0593836832371001.7810.411.415.656.531.16
36Paul Foytack24   015.22221007049.2482929436384001.688.640.726.486.841.06
22Leo Cristante28   013.16201001036.237151311490001.389.000.243.412.190.64
15George Zuverink30   057.07141006028.1382722614130001.8612.211.934.504.180.93
12Joe Coleman32   213.241700013325.1229911451001.447.920.365.041.800.36
28Bob Miller19   212.5273102025.126127412111001.529.361.444.323.960.92
37Dick Marlowe26   101.8041103115.012431491001.077.200.602.405.402.25
14Bud Black22   111.2932110014.012520871001.437.710.005.144.500.88
26Van Fletcher30   003.0090006012.0131041240001.259.750.751.503.002.00
40Ben Flowers28   006.004000106.05441220001.177.501.503.003.001.00
38Bill Froats24   000.001000102.00000200001.000.000.009.000.000.00
19Bob Schultz31   0027.001000001.12330201004.0018.000.0018.000.000.00
Batting Totals79753.80339154661588121380138165858212651762927201.389.010.823.374.101.22
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frank HouseC934233565.9870.00
Red WilsonC722922555.9840.00
J.W. PorterC4161001.0000.00
Walt StreuliC270001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Earl Torgeson1B8369553679.9920.00
Ferris Fain1B4437029542.9880.00
Jack Phillips1B3523613216.9920.00
J.W. Porter1B6521051.0000.00
Charlie Maxwell1B221210.9580.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Fred Hatfield2B922162511274.9750.00
Harry Malmberg2B65155181542.9850.00
Reno Bertoia2B672214.9670.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ray Boone3B1261352521933.9530.00
Fred Hatfield3B16173052.9040.00
Reno Bertoia3B14122434.9230.00
Bubba Phillips3B43921.8570.00
Jack Phillips3B332001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Harvey KuennSS1412533782983.9560.00
Fred HatfieldSS14194344.9390.00
Reno BertoiaSS546001.0000.00
Ron SamfordSS102001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill TuttleOF1544421272.9850.00
Al KalineOF1523061474.9790.00
Jim DelsingOF101178311.9950.00
Bubba PhillipsOF65128210.9920.00
Charlie MaxwellOF2655320.9670.00
Chick KingOF612010.9230.00
J.W. PorterOF440001.0000.00
Jim SmallOF421001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Al AberP398041732.8752.36
Babe BirrerP368088011.0001.80
Frank LaryP36235144634.9522.30
Ned GarverP33230174034.9502.23
Billy HoeftP32220721021.0001.15
Steve GromekP28181122212.9711.69
Paul FoytackP224927001.0001.65
Leo CristanteP20361110.6670.50
Duke MaasP1886217001.0001.98
Joe ColemanP172536001.0003.23
Jim BunningP15514811.9232.12
George ZuverinkP142826001.0002.56
Van FletcherP9121110.6671.50
Bob MillerP72513001.0001.43
Ben FlowersP461211.7504.50
Dick MarloweP41501001.0000.60
Bud BlackP3141310.8002.57
Bill FroatsP1201001.0004.50
Bob SchultzP110000.0000.00


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