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1970 Detroit TigersAmerican League (MLB)
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Joe Niekro played for the 1970 Detroit Tigers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTigers
LocationDetroit,Michigan
Record79-83 (4th in American League East)League Rank7thMLB Rank14th
ManagerMayo SmithGeneral ManagerJim Campbell
CoachesWally Moses (First Base Coach), Len Okrie (Bullpen Coach), Grover Resinger (Third Base Coach), Mike Roarke (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickTerry Mappin (#20)
Attendance1,501,293
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1970 Statistics -- 1970 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 

1970 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
24Mickey StanleyofR2714256883143211113471014556073119.252.305.396.70122545623.259.144.239.3147.29.01.22.143.731.5
1961-   UDFA-DET
 
3Dick McAuliffe2bL30146530731242111250561016233271.234.358.345.70318334639.245.111.300.32615.89.70.61.944.227.4
1957-   UDFA-DET
 
5Jim NorthrupofL30139504711322132480365868725612.262.343.458.80123148576.259.196.306.35510.111.81.24.221.036.4
1960-   UDFA-DET
 
6Al Kalineof-1bR35131467641302441671227749137520.278.377.450.82721044555.279.172.336.36813.98.80.62.929.233.9    
7Cesar GutierrezssR2713541540101116022431839114368.243.275.299.57412417451.266.056.101.2544.08.72.20.00.016.8
1960-   UDFA-PIT
 
11Bill FreehancR2811739544951731652035248434511.241.332.420.75216636458.236.179.304.33511.410.50.93.524.737.9
1961-   UDFA-DET
 
23Willie HortonofR279637153113182176901284320367.305.354.501.85518637404.306.196.270.3746.910.61.54.221.832.7
1961-   UDFA-DET
 
25Norm Cash1bL3513037058961821553017258505616.259.383.441.82416335452.268.182.373.36815.912.80.83.324.736.5    
8Don Wert3bR311283633479130633134456453713.218.307.303.61011019419.240.085.201.27810.513.41.31.460.524.1
1958-   UDFA-DET
 
41Elliott Maddox3b-ofR22109258306413432423304231116.248.332.364.6969420293.285.116.229.31810.214.31.41.086.031.3
1968- 1-  20-DET
 
2Dalton Jones2b-3bL268919129427062111333311343.220.333.351.6846713229.232.131.304.31014.414.41.02.631.831.0
1961-   UDFA-BOS
 
12Jim PricecR285213212244051500212301206.182.290.326.616439156.179.144.303.28613.514.71.13.226.437.5
1960-   UDFA-PIT
 
26Gates BrownofL318112418283032400201410303.226.331.323.654406148.227.097.258.30513.59.50.72.041.321.4
1960-   UDFA-DET
 
9Ike Brown2bR28569417275041500132614102.287.376.468.844449113.354.181.319.37911.523.02.03.523.533.3
1962-   UDFA-DET
 
42Ken SzotkiewiczssL23478499103900122901121.107.216.226.44219498.113.119.262.20312.229.62.43.128.044.4
1968- 1-   3-DET
 
29Mickey LolichpB294282411000310122907003.134.245.134.379110101.208.000.159.19711.928.72.40.00.00.0
1958-   UDFA-DET
 
38Les CainpL22296821110190011803001.162.174.221.39515272.204.059.074.1781.425.018.01.468.018.2
1966- 4-  74-DET
 
19Joe NiekropR253966813310700717015000.197.274.273.54718488.265.076.182.2568.019.32.40.00.030.8
1966- 7-  84-CLE
 
33Gene LamontcB2315443133114002911000.295.340.477.81721548.353.182.227.3634.218.84.52.144.038.5
1965- 1-  13-DET
 
35Mike KilkennypR2537390300010001904100.077.075.077.1523044.143.000.000.0680.043.20.00.00.00.0
1964-   UDFA-DET
 
31Russ NagelsonofL252832560002005601000.188.297.188.4856038.231.000.156.24313.215.81.20.00.00.0
1966-14- 272-CLE
 
17Denny McLainpR2614312210000001303000.065.065.097.1623134.111.032.032.0710.038.20.00.00.050.0
1962-   UDFA-CHA
 
16Earl WilsonpR3518312610130021602101.194.235.323.55810236.333.129.194.2495.644.48.02.831.033.3
1953-   UDFA-BOS
 
4Kevin Collins1bL2325242510130011000000.208.240.375.6159225.308.167.208.2744.040.010.04.024.040.0
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
18John HillerpR274723000000001901000.000.042.000.0420025.000.000.043.0304.036.09.00.00.00.0
1962-   UDFA-DET
 
28Tom TimmermannpR306116000000000900000.000.000.000.0000016.000.000.000.0000.056.30.00.00.00.0
1960-   UDFA-DET
 
20Bob ReedpR251712110000001400000.083.154.083.2371013.125.000.083.1247.730.84.00.00.00.0
1966- 2-  31-WS2
 
39Fred SchermanpL254812120000000100000.167.167.167.3342012.182.000.000.1510.08.30.00.00.00.0
1964-   UDFA-MIN
 
34Tim HosleycR23712120012000600100.167.154.417.5715113.167.250.250.2330.046.20.07.712.050.0
1966-   UDFA-DET
 
43Daryl PattersonpL264311000000000900001.000.000.000.0000011.000.000.000.0000.081.80.00.00.00.0
1964-   UDFA-LAN
 
46Dennis SaunderspB2185000000000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.060.00.00.00.00.0
1967- 6- 115-DET
 
15Fred LasherpR28121000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1960-   UDFA-WS1
 
36Norm McRaepR22191000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1966-   UDFA-DET
 
30Lerrin LaGrowpR21101000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1969- 6- 139-DET
 
Batting Totals: (34 players)1625377666128220738148619293065682534834956134.238.322.374.69620093936199.255.374.257.00010.613.31.32.436.330.7 

1970 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
29Mickey LolichL29STMLB14193.804039113300272.22721251152710923014051.408.980.893.607.592.114.13.4243.49
1958-   UDFA-DET
 
19Joe NiekroR25STMLB12134.06383446220213.02211079628721011031.389.341.183.044.271.404.52.4804.45
1966- 7-  84-CLE
 
38Les CainL22STMLB1273.84292905000180.2167927715981569171.478.320.754.887.771.594.58.6323.73
1966- 4-  74-DET
 
35Mike KilkennyL25S/RMLB765.163621153050129.0141777410701053121.649.840.704.887.331.505.37.5383.69
1964-   UDFA-DET
 
18John HillerL27RelMLB663.034754211183104.08239351246893021.237.101.043.987.701.933.38.5003.81
1962-   UDFA-DET
 
16Earl WilsonR35STMLB464.4118162410096.08753471532740001.248.161.413.006.942.314.97.4004.13
1953-   UDFA-BOS
 
17Denny McLainR26STMLB354.6314140100091.110051471928520131.419.851.872.765.121.865.03.3755.22
1962-   UDFA-CHA
 
28Tom TimmermannR30CLMLB674.116106100432785.1904439334494021.469.490.323.595.171.444.64.4623.21
1960-   UDFA-DET
 
43Daryl PattersonR26RelMLB714.85430430014278.0814742939556151.549.351.044.506.351.415.42.8754.42
1964-   UDFA-LAN
 
39Fred SchermanL25RelMLB443.23480480020169.2612825528586111.297.880.653.627.492.073.62.5003.15
1964-   UDFA-MIN
 
20Bob ReedR25S/RMLB244.8616412004246.1542525514261001.4810.490.972.725.051.864.86.3333.83
1966- 2-  31-WS2
 
36Norm McRaeR22RelMLB002.8719019004031.1261310125166011.647.470.297.184.600.643.73.0004.52
1966-   UDFA-DET
 
27Jerry RobertsonR26RelMLB003.6811011005014.2198615111001.6911.660.613.076.752.204.91.0003.05
1965-27- 519-SLN
 
46Dennis SaundersR21RelMLB113.21808004114.016551580011.5010.290.643.215.141.603.21.5003.71
1967- 6- 115-DET
 
30Lerrin LaGrowR21RelMLB017.3010010002012.11611102671001.8211.681.464.385.111.178.03.0005.07
1969- 6- 139-DET
 
15Fred LasherR28RelMLB135.001201200839.0106501281002.4410.000.0012.008.000.676.00.2504.86
1960-   UDFA-WS1
 
Pitching Totals: (16 players)79834.0916216228833712939144714437316581536231045565321.438.980.953.876.501.684.55.488  

1970 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PTom Timmermann30MLBp61-857101018.9440.280.20---61100.037.7Fielding by Day
PFred Scherman25MLBp48-69871216.9380.310.22---48100.029.6Fielding by Day
PJohn Hiller27MLBp47-10431000131.0000.280.13---47100.029.0Fielding by Day
PDaryl Patterson26MLBp43-78581014.9290.300.17---43100.026.5Fielding by Day
PMickey Lolich29MLBp40-2729462157.9651.380.20---4295.224.7Fielding by Day
PJoe Niekro25MLBp38-21317351153.9811.370.24---3997.423.5Fielding by Day
PMike Kilkenny25MLBp36-1296201127.9630.720.20---3797.322.2Fielding by Day
PLes Cain22MLBp29-1808242034.9411.100.18---29100.017.9Fielding by Day
PNorm McRae22MLBp19-31372112.8330.530.32---19100.011.7Fielding by Day
PEarl Wilson35MLBp18-965131119.9471.000.19---18100.011.1Fielding by Day
PBob Reed25MLBp16-46240061.0000.380.13---1794.19.9Fielding by Day
PDenny McLain26MLBp14-9171401211.0001.500.23---14100.08.6Fielding by Day
PFred Lasher28MLBp12-9020021.0000.170.22---12100.07.4Fielding by Day
PJerry Robertson26MLBp11-1401102.5000.090.07---11100.06.8Fielding by Day
PLerrin LaGrow21MLBp10-12110021.0000.200.17---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
PDennis Saunders21MLBp8-14250071.0000.880.50---8100.04.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CBill Freehan28MLBc114--7424226786.9976.880.00--811797.470.4Fielding by Day
CJim Price28MLBc38--266862280.9797.210.00--45273.123.5Fielding by Day
CGene Lamont23MLBc15--87800951.0006.330.00--315100.09.3Fielding by Day
CTim Hosley23MLBc4--22300251.0006.250.00---757.12.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BNorm Cash35MLB1b114--868701076948.9898.230.00---13087.770.4Fielding by Day
1BAl Kaline35MLBof52--37431439409.9907.790.00---13139.732.1Fielding by Day
1BDalton Jones26MLB2b-3b10--43404471.0004.700.00---8911.26.2Fielding by Day
1BMickey Stanley27MLBof9--67611074.9868.110.00---1426.35.6Fielding by Day
1BRuss Nagelson25MLBof1--400041.0004.000.00---283.60.6Fielding by Day
1BKevin Collins23MLB3b-2b1--510061.0006.000.00---254.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BDick McAuliffe30MLB2b-ss127--2803331675629.9754.830.00---14687.078.4Fielding by Day
2BDalton Jones26MLB2b-3b35--5970218131.9853.690.00---8939.321.6Fielding by Day
2BIke Brown28MLB2b-1b23--41315877.9353.130.00---5641.114.2Fielding by Day
2BDon Wert31MLB3b2--120031.0001.500.00---1281.61.2Fielding by Day
2BElliott Maddox22MLBof-3b1--210131.0003.000.00---1090.90.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BDon Wert31MLB3b117--941911420299.9532.440.00---12891.472.2Fielding by Day
3BElliott Maddox22MLBof-3b40--4183118135.9193.100.00---10936.724.7Fielding by Day
3BDalton Jones26MLB2b-3b18--9252436.9441.890.00---8920.211.1Fielding by Day
3BDick McAuliffe30MLB2b-ss12--3242529.9312.250.00---1468.27.4Fielding by Day
3BIke Brown28MLB2b-1b1--12205.6003.000.00---561.80.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSCesar Gutierrez27MLBss135--1833262360532.9573.770.00---135100.083.3Fielding by Day
SSKen Szotkiewicz23MLBss44--32101420137.9713.020.00---4793.627.2Fielding by Day
SSElliott Maddox22MLBof-3b19--6142022.9091.050.00---10917.411.7Fielding by Day
SSDick McAuliffe30MLB2b-ss15--16343353.9433.330.00---14610.39.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFJim Northrup30MLBof136--284421290.9932.120.00---13997.884.0Fielding by Day
OFMickey Stanley27MLBof132--3173003201.0002.420.00---14293.081.5Fielding by Day
OFWillie Horton27MLBof96--1541031167.9821.710.00---96100.059.3Fielding by Day
OFAl Kaline35MLBof91--156321161.9881.750.00---13169.556.2Fielding by Day
OFElliott Maddox22MLBof-3b37--5521158.9831.540.00---10933.922.8Fielding by Day
OFGates Brown31MLBof26--3712040.9501.460.00---8132.116.0Fielding by Day
OFIke Brown28MLB2b-1b4--70108.8751.750.00---567.12.5Fielding by Day
OFRuss Nagelson25MLBof4--400041.0001.000.00---2814.32.5Fielding by Day

1970 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Jim CampbellGeneral Manager1924-02-05 46- --   EXEC
Wally MosesFirst Base Coach1910-08-10 59Uvalda,Georgia MLB1935-19511935-1951   OF
Len OkrieBullpen Coach1923-07-16 46Detroit,Michigan MLB1948-19521948-1952   C
Grover ResingerThird Base Coach1915-10-20 54St. Louis,Missouri --   COACH
Mike RoarkePitching Coach1930-11-08 39West Warwick,Rhode Island MLB1961-19641961-1964
1952-   UDFA-MLB
C
Mayo SmithManager1915-01-17 55New London,Missouri MLB1945-19451945-1945   OF