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1959 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 76-78 .494
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 713-732 -19
Manager(s): Jimmy Dykes, Bill Norman
General Manager: John McHale (1959-01-25), Rick Ferrell (1959-04-11), Rick Ferrell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,221,221 8/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Tommy Henrich
Pitching Coach: Willis Hudlin
Third Base Coach: Billy Hitchcock
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9460.610--
8965.5785.0
7975.51315.0
7678.49418.0
7579.48719.0
7480.48120.0
6688.42928.0
6391.40931.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
7Harvey KuennOF2856199198
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7
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9
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7172483711346.353.402.501903.148.242.3640.7762.3281617
1Eddie Yost3B32521115145
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19
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021
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619213577121436.278.435.436871.157.430.2910.5724.8227675
4Charlie MaxwellOF3251881130
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12
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2
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31
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9502819165429.251.357.461818.210.363.2491.1216.7239611
6Al KalineOF2451186167
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19
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2
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27
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9410472424122611.327.410.530940.204.356.3130.5818.9271595
2Frank Bolling2B2745956122
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18
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3
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13
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5522453772726.266.339.403742.137.235.2650.8235.3185520
8Rocky BridgesSS3138138102
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16
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3
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3
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35123035125314.268.320.349669.081.157.2861.17127.0133420
5Gail Harris1B273493977
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4
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3
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9
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3901294963127.221.290.327617.106.186.2321.6938.8114387
11Lou BerberetC293383873
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2
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13
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4400355901079.216.284.367651.151.254.2201.6926.0124380
10Red WilsonC302282860
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2
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3522102321348.263.295.408703.145.189.2732.3057.093247
22Ted LepcioSS-2B282152560
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8
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07
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2420174902207.279.332.414746.135.223.3332.8830.789234
32Bobo Osborne1B232092740
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2110164120013.191.254.278532.086.167.2232.5669.758228
9Gus Zernial1B361321130
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260072700023.227.262.417679.189.242.2303.8618.955141
24Neil ChrisleyOF27106714
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1100121010011.132.225.330555.198.311.0880.8317.735120
3Johnny GrothOF321021224
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100071400300.235.284.353637.118.186.2642.00102.036112
14Jim BunningP2789717
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70052500805.191.234.247481.056.112.2545.0089.022102
23Coot VealSS26891218
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15008711410.202.273.247520.045.135.2070.8889.022103
21Paul FoytackP288169
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0020052010601.111.172.123295.012.074.1484.00--1093
17Frank LaryP2980710
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20042600801.125.167.200367.075.125.1706.5080.01692
15Don MossiP3077613
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80032800510.169.198.260458.091.130.2459.3377.02086
25Larry DobyOF3555512
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04008900010.218.313.309622.091.236.2551.13--1764
18Tom MorganP292339
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002
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4000600001.391.391.6521043.261.261.467--11.51523
16Ray NarleskiP302102
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01
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00000400401.095.095.190285.095.095.118----425
26Steve Demeter3B241812
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001000100001.111.111.167278.056.056.118----318
19Pete BurnsideP2810000000001500100.000.091.00091.000.100.0005.00--012
27Jerry DavieP261014
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0002002300000.400.500.400900.000.200.5711.50--412
25Ron ShoopC27711
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0001000100001.143.143.143286.000.000.167----17
12Charlie LauC26601
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0000000200000.167.167.167334.000.000.250----16
30Dave SislerP27511
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0000000400100.200.200.200400.000.0001.000----16
44Billy HoeftP27301
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0000000000200.333.333.333666.000.000.333----15
36Ossie Alvarez25201
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20Barney SchultzP32202
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26Bob SmithP281000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
26Jim StumpP27111
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26George SusceP271000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals19005211713134619630160667341758073544317340101.258.330.400730.141.256.2721.2732.620825904
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
14Jim Bunning2717133.89403514141249220111108377520111111.187.921.332.707.242.68
21Paul Foytack2814144.6539371121124023913712434641106121.268.961.282.404.131.72
15Don Mossi301793.36343015320228210928520491252131.148.290.791.934.932.55
17Frank Lary2917103.5532321130022322510988234613721111.229.080.931.865.532.98
16Ray Narleski304125.8042101021510410583672159714011.589.091.825.116.141.20
18Tom Morgan29143.9746100229929448411118392161.209.101.061.743.772.17
19Pete Burnside28133.773000011162553126725492021.297.981.023.637.111.96
30Dave Sisler27133.983200018751462823436293011.587.960.696.235.020.81
27Jerry Davie26224.14115101036402517817201041.549.731.954.144.861.18
20Barney Schultz32124.5013000701817129114170011.728.500.507.008.501.21
26George Susce270012.60900030142422214990022.2014.402.405.405.401.00
26Jim Stump27002.455000201112331460001.459.820.823.274.911.50
26Bob Smith28038.189000601120151053100002.0916.364.092.458.183.33
44Billy Hoeft27115.0022000096550420001.116.000.004.002.000.50
37Jim Proctor230115.0021000028550300003.6724.000.009.000.000.00
30Hank Aguirre28003.0030002024110330002.3312.000.009.009.001.00
20Bob Bruce26019.0021001022521311002.509.004.5013.504.500.33
Pitching Totals76784.203511545391012413601327732635177432829245441.298.781.172.865.491.92


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