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1956 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  82-72   .532
Result:   5th in American League
Manager(s):  Bucky Harris
General Manager:   Muddy Ruel
Stadium:  Briggs Stadium
Attendance:  1,051,182
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Virgil Trucks (39)
Youngest Player:  Jim Small (19)
Longest Tenure:  Dick Marlowe (6)
Top Hitter:  Al Kaline (3)
Top Pitcher:  Frank Lary (3)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  82.53%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9757.630--
Cleveland8866.5719.0
Chi White Sox8569.55212.0
Boston8470.54513.0
Detroit8272.53215.0
Baltimore6985.44828.0
Washington5995.38338.0
KC Athletics52102.33845.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
6Al Kaline+of321UDFA: 1953MLB15361796194321027128717055141410.314.383.530913.4003276934391408.6.310
7Harvey Kuenn+of-ss525-MLB146591961963271288955534330811.332.387.470857.3802786574191217.8.333
5,13Bill Tuttle+of5226-MLB14054661138224965543848114318.253.301.357658.297195592437623.8.262
4Charlie Maxwell+of629-MLB14150096163143288711797421385.326.414.534948.4172675923541209.1.333
8Ray Boone+3b-ss1732-MLB131481771481462581007746382513.308.403.518920.4032495683531108.4.296
24Frank Bolling+2b4724-MLB1023665310321774562425121754.281.354.434789.351159422281656.3.307
2Frank House+c-26-MLB943214477621044112119300315.240.290.364655.295117348263353.6.227
9Earl Torgeson+1b5432-MLB117318618493124264784700135.264.406.425831.380135400247647.0.275
10Red Wilson+c5327-MLB78228326612273821421807356.289.393.452844.370103278177477.2.284
30Jack Phillips+1b-34-MLB672243166132120112119001111.295.354.384738.33586247172325.0.317
3Bob Kennedy+of-3b-35-MLB69177174150422222419223110.232.328.328656.30258207152193.4.239
1Jim Brideweser+ss-2b-29-MLB7015623344001031201902404.218.307.244550.26038180131122.5.248
27Wayne Belardi+1b4925-MLB7915424433161500151381114.279.371.429799.36166179117276.3.272
17Frank Lary+p-26-MLB411031419201120082500625.184.239.233472.220241199730.7.228
20Jim Small+of-19-MLB58911329420100061000201.319.361.407767.346379965156.2.358
21Paul Foytack+p-25-MLB439071120070023000602.122.141.144286.132139887-4-1.3.183
44Billy Hoeft+p-24-MLB42801620310900122200501.250.348.312660.31025976693.7.345
16Reno Bertoia+3b-2b-21-MLB226671220150061210004.182.260.258518.24417735831.3.208
12Buddy Hicks+ss-2b-29-MLB26475102005013200001.213.260.255515.23912503932.0.222
23Virgil Trucks+p-39-MLB22454112002010400200.244.244.289533.23913473732.2.268
18Steve Gromek+p-36-MLB402734000100111000301.148.395.148543.3024412722.1.235
15J.W. Porter+c-of-23-MLB1421020003000800011.095.091.095186.08222221-2-2.6.143
14Jim Bunning+p-24-MLB1518462001000500201.333.333.444778.3448201524.2.462
47Duke Maas+p-27-MLB2616131001012800000.187.278.250528.2514181400.5.375
24Jim Delsing+of-30-MLB1012000000003310000.000.250.000250.180016120-0.6.000
1Fred Hatfield+3b-2b4531-MLB812230002002110000.250.400.250650.326315925.1.273
22Al Aber+p-28-MLB4210030000001400200.300.364.300664.312313912.9.500
3Chick King+of-25-MLB79020000001400000.222.300.222522.253210701.1.400
12Charlie Lau+c-23-MLB39120000000100000.222.222.222444.20229701.2.250
25Walt Streuli+c-20-MLB38021001001200000.250.333.375708.32339615.1.333
28Bob Miller+p-20-MLB117011000001200000.143.250.286536.25028612.5.200
31Ned Garver+p-30-MLB65000000001100000.000.167.000167.1190650-1.6.000
29Walt Masterson+p-36-MLB354010001000100000.250.250.250500.22714301.3.333
19Gene Host+p-23-MLB12000000000000000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
14Bud Black+p-23-MLB52000000000000000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
37Dick Marlowe+p-27-MLB71000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
26Jim Brady+p-20-MLB60100000001000000.0001.000.0001000.7120100--.000
Totals: (37 players)1545364789149420950150745432664361828305850133.279.356.420776--2253614341378905.8.289

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
17Frank Lary+326-MLB21133.15413820321294.02891161032011616530 11.388.850.613.555.050.70--1.04
21Paul Foytack+725-MLB15133.59433316151256.02111141022414218480 31.387.420.844.996.470.77--0.80
44Billy Hoeft+824-MLB20144.06383418420248.02761271122210417270 01.5310.020.803.776.240.60--0.84
18Steve Gromek+3236-MLB864.28401340124141.0142746725476400 01.349.061.603.004.090.73--0.52
23Virgil Trucks+5039-MLB653.8322163131120.0104565115634330 01.397.801.134.733.231.47--0.77
47Duke Maas+-27-MLB076.542670010063.18151469323410 01.7811.511.284.554.830.94--1.26
22Al Aber+2928-MLB443.434200028763.06530241252120 01.439.290.143.573.001.19--1.24
14Jim Bunning+-24-MLB513.71153005153.15524226283430 01.569.281.014.735.740.82--0.75
29Walt Masterson+4736-MLB114.173500018049.25428232322800 01.739.790.365.805.071.14--0.90
28Bob Miller+-20-MLB025.68113001031.23723205221610 01.8610.521.426.254.551.38--1.70
31Ned Garver+-30-MLB024.0863101017.215108213600 01.587.641.026.623.062.17--1.05
37Dick Marlowe+-27-MLB115.7371001011.0128719400 01.919.820.827.363.272.25--0.87
14Bud Black+-23-MLB113.6051002010.0104425710 01.509.001.804.506.300.71--0.77
26Jim Brady+-20-MLB0028.426000306.1152120311300 04.1121.324.2615.634.263.67--3.00
25Hal Woodeshick+-23-MLB0213.502200005.1128813100 02.8120.251.695.061.693.00--1.00
19Gene Host+-23-MLB007.711100004.294422500 12.3617.363.863.869.640.40--0.33
29Pete Wojey+-36-MLB002.252000004.021101100 00.754.500.002.252.251.00----
Totals: (37 players)82724.0615415462992151,379138969962215065578829--51.559.070.914.275.140.83-- 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Frank HouseC884503378.9860.00 
Red WilsonC783933447.9910.00 
Charlie LauC3170001.0000.00 
Walt StreuliC313111.9330.00 
J.W. PorterC270011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Earl Torgeson1B8362332562.9920.00 
Jack Phillips1B5642232949.9810.00 
Wayne Belardi1B3124017321.9880.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Frank Bolling2B1022232601172.9780.00 
Jim Brideweser2B318483420.9770.00 
Reno Bertoia2B185157218.9820.00 
Buddy Hicks2B61513021.0000.00 
Fred Hatfield2B476011.0000.00 
Jack Phillips2B11010.5000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ray Boone3B1301512431723.9590.00 
Bob Kennedy3B27353883.9010.00 
Jim Brideweser3B425011.0000.00 
Reno Bertoia3B234011.0000.00 
Buddy Hicks3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Harvey KuennSS1412193882086.9680.00 
Jim BrideweserSS322751112.9870.00 
Buddy HicksSS16618031.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Al KalineOF1533431864.9840.00 
Bill TuttleOF1373481392.9760.00 
Charlie MaxwellOF1362811241.9870.00 
Bob KennedyOF2952240.9310.00 
Jim SmallOF2647030.9400.00 
Chick KingOF44010.8000.00 
Jim DelsingOF330001.0000.00 
Wayne BelardiOF23020.6000.00 
J.W. PorterOF22010.6670.00 
Harvey KuennOF10000.0000.00 
Jack PhillipsOF120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Paul FoytackP43256113335.9361.55 
Al AberP426311211.9291.86 
Frank LaryP41294154533.9521.84 
Steve GromekP40141116001.0001.09 
Billy HoeftP3824852811.9711.20 
Walt MastersonP35493621.8181.65 
Duke MaasP26635820.8671.85 
Virgil TrucksP2212061831.8891.80 
Jim BunningP155326001.0001.36 
Bob MillerP11312321.7141.44 
Dick MarloweP71121001.0002.45 
Jim BradyP6601001.0001.48 
Ned GarverP61715011.0003.14 
Bud BlackP51012001.0002.70 
Pete WojeyP2402001.0004.50 
Hal WoodeshickP2511001.0003.53 
Gene HostP140000.0000.00 


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