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1957 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  78-76   .506
Result:   4th in American League
Manager(s):  Jack Tighe
General Manager:   John McHale, Walter Briggs
Stadium:  Briggs Stadium
Attendance:  1,272,346
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Pete Wojey (37)
Youngest Player:  George Thomas (19)
Longest Tenure:  Billy Hoeft, Harvey Kuenn, Frank House (6)
Top Hitter:  Al Kaline (6)
Top Pitcher:  Jim Bunning (1)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  79.09%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9856.636--
Chi White Sox9064.5848.0
Boston8272.53216.0
Detroit7876.50620.0
Baltimore7676.50021.0
Cleveland7677.49721.5
KC Athletics5994.38638.5
Washington5599.35743.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
22Al AberPMLB6-2195LeftLeft7/31/192729Cleveland,OhioUDFA 

16Reno Bertoia3B-2BMLB5-11185RightRight1/8/193522St. Vido Utine,ItalyUDFA 
24Frank Bolling2BMLB6-1175RightRight11/16/193125Mobile,AlabamaUDFA 
8Ray Boone3B-SSMLB6-1188RightRight7/27/192333San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
26Steve Boros3BMLB6-0185RightRight9/3/193620Flint,MichiganUDFA 
14Jim BunningPMLB6-3195RightRight10/23/193125Southgate,KentuckyUDFA 
11Harry ByrdPMLB6-1188RightRight2/3/192532Darlington,South CarolinaUDFA 
12Mel ClarkOFMLB6-0180RightRight7/7/192630Letart,West VirginiaUDFA 
19Jack CrimianPMLB5-10180RightRight2/17/192631Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
18Chuck DanielPMLB6-2195RightRight9/17/193323Bluffton,ArkansasUDFA 
1Jack Dittmer2BMLB6-1175LeftRight1/10/192829Elkader,IowaUDFA 
5Jim Finigan3B-2BMLB5-11175RightRight8/19/192828Quincy,IllinoisUDFA 
21Paul FoytackPMLB5-11180RightRight11/16/193026Scranton,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
18Steve GromekPMLB6-2180BothRight1/15/192037Hamtramck,MichiganUDFA 
3Johnny GrothOFMLB6-0182RightRight7/23/192630Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
44Billy HoeftPMLB6-3205LeftLeft5/17/193225Oshkosh,WisconsinUDFA 
2Frank HouseCMLB6-2190LeftRight2/18/193027Bessemer,AlabamaUDFA 
6Al KalineOFMLB6-2180RightRight12/19/193422Baltimore,Maryland1953UDFA DET
7Harvey KuennOF-SSMLB6-2190RightRight12/4/193026West Allis,WisconsinUDFA 
17Frank LaryPMLB5-11180RightRight4/10/193027Northport,AlabamaUDFA 
41Don LeePMLB6-4210RightRight2/26/193423Globe,ArizonaUDFA 
23Duke MaasPMLB5-10170RightRight1/31/192928Utica,MichiganUDFA 
4Charlie MaxwellOFMLB5-11185LeftLeft4/8/192730Lawton,MichiganUDFA 
30Karl OlsonOFMLB6-3205RightRight7/6/193026Kentfield,CaliforniaUDFA 
1,3Bobo Osborne1B-3BMLB6-1205LeftRight10/12/193521Chattahoochee,GeorgiaUDFA 
9Dave PhilleyOFMLB6-0188BothRight5/16/192037Paris,TexasUDFA 
9Jack Phillips1BMLB6-4193RightRight9/6/192135Clarence,New YorkUDFA 
15J.W. PorterC-OFMLB6-2180RightRight1/17/193324Shawnee,OklahomaUDFA 
41Joe PreskoPMLB6-0170RightRight10/7/192828Kansas City,MissouriUDFA 
11Eddie Robinson1BMLB6-2210LeftRight12/15/192036Paris,TexasUDFA 
27Ron SamfordSS-2BMLB5-11156RightRight2/28/193027Dallas,TexasUDFA 
25Bob ShawPMLB6-2195RightRight6/29/193324Bronx,New YorkUDFA 
19Lou SleaterPMLB5-10185LeftLeft9/8/192630St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
20Jim SmallOFMLB6-1180LeftLeft3/8/193720Portland,OregonUDFA 
31Jim StumpPMLB6-0188RightRight2/10/193225Lansing,MichiganUDFA 
29Bill TaylorOFMLB6-3212LeftRight12/30/192927Alhambra,CaliforniaUDFA 
28George ThomasOFMLB6-3190RightRight11/29/193719Minneapolis,MinnesotaUDFA 
9Earl Torgeson1BMLB6-3180LeftLeft1/1/192433Snohomish,WashingtonUDFA 
12John TsitourisPMLB6-0175RightRight5/4/193621Monroe,North CarolinaUDFA 
13Bill TuttleOFMLB6-0190RightRight7/4/192927Elwood,IllinoisUDFA 
10Red WilsonCMLB6-0200RightRight3/7/192928Milwaukee,WisconsinUDFA 
29Pete WojeyPMLB5-11185RightRight12/1/191937Stowe,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
12Tom YewcicCMLB5-11180RightRight5/9/193225Conemaugh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Walter BriggsGeneral Manager 
Billy HitchcockThird Base Coach 
Willis HudlinPitching Coach 
Don LundFirst Base Coach 
John McHaleGeneral Manager 
Mel OttBroadcaster 
Van PatrickBroadcaster 
Jack TigheManager 


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