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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
  • 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 1955 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    22Al AberP6-2195L-L271950Not draftedMLB--
    4Wayne Belardi1B6-1185L-L241950Not draftedMLB--
    16Reno Bertoia3B-2B5-11185R-R201953Not draftedMLB--
    19Babe BirrerP6-0195R-R261955Not draftedMLB--
    14Bud BlackP6-3197R-R221952Not draftedMLB--
    8Ray Boone3B-SS6-1188R-R311948Not draftedMLB--
    15Jim BunningP6-3195R-R231955Not draftedMLB--
    12Joe ColemanP200R-R321942Not draftedMLB--
    22Leo CristanteP6-1195R-R281951Not draftedMLB--
    24Jim DelsingOF5-10175L-R291948Not draftedMLB--
    3Ferris Fain1B5-11186L-L341947Not draftedMLB--
    26Van FletcherP6-2185R-R301955Not draftedMLB--
    40Ben FlowersP6-4195R-R281951Not draftedMLB--
    36Paul FoytackP5-11180R-R241953Not draftedMLB--
    38Bill FroatsP6-0180L-L241955Not draftedMLB--
    31Ned GarverP5-10180R-R291948Not draftedMLB--
    18Steve GromekP6-2180B-R351941Not draftedMLB--
    1Fred Hatfield3B-2B6-1171L-R301950Not draftedMLB--
    38,44Billy HoeftP6-3205L-L231952Not draftedMLB--
    2Frank HouseC6-2190L-R251950Not draftedMLB--
    6Al KalineOF6-2180R-R201953Not draftedMLB--
    21Chick KingOF6-2190R-R241954Not draftedMLB--
    7Harvey KuennOF-SS6-2190R-R241952Not draftedMLB--
    17Frank LaryP5-11180R-R251954Not draftedMLB--
    46Duke MaasP5-10170R-R261955Not draftedMLB--
    21,25Harry Malmberg2B6-1170R-R291955Not draftedMLB--
    37Dick MarloweP6-2170R-R261951Not draftedMLB--
    4Charlie MaxwellOF5-11185L-L281950Not draftedMLB--
    28Bob MillerP6-1185R-L191953Not draftedMLB--
    11Bubba Phillips3B-OF5-9180R-R271955Not draftedMLB--
    30Jack Phillips1B6-4193R-R331947Not draftedMLB--
    8J.W. PorterC-OF6-2180R-R221952Not draftedMLB--
    25,37Ron SamfordSS-2B5-11156R-R251954Not draftedMLB--
    19Bob SchultzP6-3200R-L311951Not draftedMLB--
    20,21Jim SmallOF6-1180L-L181955Not draftedMLB--
    12Steve SouchockOF-1B6-2203R-R361946Not draftedMLB--
    40Walt StreuliC6-2195R-R191954Not draftedMLB--
    9Earl Torgeson1B6-3180L-L311947Not draftedMLB--
    5Bill TuttleOF6-0190R-R251952Not draftedMLB--
    10Red WilsonC6-0200R-R261951Not draftedMLB--
    15George ZuverinkP6-4200R-R301951Not draftedMLB--

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