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1972 Detroit TigersAmerican League (MLB)
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John Knox played for the 1972 Detroit Tigers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTigers
LocationDetroit,Michigan
Record86-70 (1st in American League East)League Rank3rdMLB Rank5th
ManagerBilly MartinGeneral ManagerJim Campbell
CoachesArt Fowler (Pitching Coach), Joe Schultz (Third Base Coach), Charlie Silvera (Bullpen Coach), Dick Tracewski (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsLost ALCS (Athletics)
#1 Draft PickJerry Manuel (#20)
Attendance1,892,386
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1972 Statistics -- 1972 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 

1972 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
4Aurelio Rodriguez3bR241536016514223513562328104271414.236.272.356.62821441639.266.120.165.2854.416.33.72.046.228.9
1966-   UDFA-CAL
 
8Ed BrinkmanssR3015651642105191649003851377914.203.259.279.53814426571.212.076.149.2446.78.91.31.186.024.8
1961-   UDFA-WS2
 
25Norm Cash1bL37137440511141602261025064443139.259.338.445.78319638501.258.186.295.35010.012.81.34.420.033.3    
24Mickey StanleyofR29142435451021661455102949038815.234.278.395.67317236475.232.161.230.2986.110.31.73.031.135.3
1961-   UDFA-DET
 
5Jim NorthrupofL3213442640111152842473847230616.261.324.362.68615425469.278.101.183.3138.110.01.21.753.322.5
1960-   UDFA-DET
 
3Dick McAuliffe2bL32122408479816383000595921072.240.339.353.69214427470.264.113.257.31812.612.61.01.751.027.6
1957-   UDFA-DET
 
11Bill FreehancR301113745198182105601485161107.262.354.401.75515030430.280.139.265.35011.211.91.12.337.430.6
1961-   UDFA-DET
 
33Willie HortonofR29108333447795113600274732258.231.293.387.68012925367.238.156.237.3077.412.81.73.030.332.5
1961-   UDFA-DET
 
35Al KalineofR3710627846871121032102833215511.313.374.475.84913223314.321.162.266.3798.910.51.23.227.826.4    
26Gates BrownofL33103252335850103130262820337.230.304.369.6739315283.221.139.254.3089.29.91.13.525.225.9
1960-   UDFA-DET
 
10Tony Taylor2bR3678228336912412051143421208.303.346.404.7509217247.349.101.180.3415.713.82.40.4228.024.6    
14Tom HallercL35591217255221301151402141.207.292.331.623409139.217.124.240.27810.810.10.91.460.536.0
1958-   UDFA-SFN
 
12Duke SimscL31389811314041900191813001.316.432.480.912478121.355.164.357.41815.714.91.03.324.525.8
1959-   UDFA-CLE
 
29Mickey LolichpB314189360000002039111003.067.245.067.31260121.120.000.225.18316.532.22.00.00.00.0
1958-   UDFA-DET
 
9Ike Brownof-1bR30518412213021012172300015.250.376.357.733305101.322.107.298.34316.822.81.42.042.023.8
1962-   UDFA-DET
 
15Joe ColemanpR25408259000501530015003.110.161.110.27190102.173.000.049.1344.929.46.00.00.00.0
1965- 1-   3-WS2
 
2Paul Jata1b-ofR22327481720030171401001.230.296.257.55319282.283.027.108.2628.517.12.00.00.011.8
1967- 5-  95-DET
 
28Tom TimmermannpR3235443600010032512000.136.208.136.3446050.316.000.068.1736.050.08.30.00.00.0
1960-   UDFA-DET
 
38Woodie FrymanpR321640050003000704000.125.125.125.2505044.152.000.000.1140.015.90.00.00.00.0
1965-   UDFA-PIT
 
31Frank Howard1bR351433181017004800000.242.324.364.68812237.292.122.242.32110.821.62.02.733.025.0
1958-   UDFA-LAN
 
44Bill SlaybackpR242323140000000602000.174.174.174.3484025.235.000.000.1590.024.00.00.00.00.0
1968- 7- 113-DET
 
39Fred SchermanpL275722120000001801000.091.130.091.2212024.143.000.045.1104.233.38.00.00.00.0
1964-   UDFA-MIN
 
37Chuck SeelbachpR2461211320000041101000.143.280.238.5185226.300.095.286.25415.442.32.80.00.066.7
1970- 5- 114-CHN
 
30John Knox2bL231413111000001200000.077.143.154.2972114.091.077.154.1457.114.32.00.00.0100.0
1970- 8- 193-DET
 
19Joe NiekropR271812231001001401000.250.308.333.6414114.375.083.167.2977.128.64.00.00.033.3
1966- 7-  84-CLE
 
42Wayne ComerofR28279110001010100100.111.100.111.2111010.111.000-.111.0910.010.00.00.00.00.0
1962-   UDFA-WS2
 
38Les CainpL2457010000000201000.143.143.143.286108.200.000.000.1300.025.00.00.00.00.0
1966- 4-  74-DET
 
6Dalton Jones2b-3bL2877000000000200000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.028.60.00.00.00.0
1961-   UDFA-BOS
 
43Marvin LaneofR2286200000000200000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.033.30.00.00.00.0
1968-10- 222-DET
 
22Ike BlessittofR2245000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.040.00.00.00.00.0
1967- 4-  56-NYN
 
18John HillerpR29244000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.075.00.00.00.00.0
1962-   UDFA-DET
 
23Fred HoldsworthpR2023110000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.3040.033.30.00.00.00.0
1970-21- 507-DET
 
40John GamblessR2463000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1966- 2-  39-LAN
 
47Phil MeelerpR2372000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1967-   UDFA-DET
 
42Joe Staton1bL2462100000010100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000-.500.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1967- 2-  32-PIT
 
35Chris ZacharypL28252010000001100000.500.667.5001.1671031.000.000.500.53633.333.31.00.00.00.0
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
16Ron PerranoskipL36171000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1958-   UDFA-CHN
 
36Bill GilbrethpL2421000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1969- 3-  67-DET
 
Batting Totals: (38 players)1565099558120617932122531172148379331743465125.237.305.356.66118153335721.257.356.213.0008.413.91.62.141.827.6 

1972 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
29Mickey LolichL31STMLB22142.504141023400327.128210091297425060111.097.750.802.036.873.382.75.6112.80
1958-   UDFA-DET
 
15Joe ColemanR25STMLB19142.80403919300280.02169987231102229091.166.940.743.547.142.023.18.5763.16
1965- 1-   3-WS2
 
28Tom TimmermannR32S/RMLB8102.89342593230149.212157481241883051.097.280.722.475.292.153.43.4443.19
1960-   UDFA-DET
 
38Woodie FrymanL32STMLB1032.06161426100113.2933126631725071.107.360.482.455.702.322.45.7692.82
1965-   UDFA-PIT
 
37Chuck SeelbachR24R/CLMLB982.8961358003414112.0963936639766031.217.710.483.136.111.953.13.5292.86
1970- 5- 114-CHN
 
39Fred SchermanL27R/CLMLB733.645735400271294.0914338553531051.538.710.485.075.071.004.12.7003.81
1964-   UDFA-MIN
 
44Bill SlaybackR24S/RMLB563.20231310315081.2743629425652011.228.160.442.767.162.603.97.4552.40
1968- 7- 113-DET
 
19Joe NiekroR27S/RMLB323.8318711104147.062202038242011.4911.870.571.534.603.003.83.6002.78
1966- 7-  84-CLE
 
18John HillerL29RelMLB122.0324321108344.1391310413262031.187.920.812.645.282.002.64.3333.48
1962-   UDFA-DET
 
35Chris ZacharyR28RelMLB111.4125124009138.12766215211011.106.340.473.524.931.401.41.5003.23
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
33Lerrin LaGrowR23RelMLB011.3216016006227.122440691001.037.240.001.982.961.501.32.0002.40
1969- 6- 139-DET
 
38Les CainL24STMLB033.80550000023.2181210216160001.476.850.766.086.081.004.56.0004.17
1966- 4-  74-DET
 
16Ron PerranoskiL36RelMLB017.7117017005018.223161628100011.7011.090.963.864.821.257.71.0004.17
1958-   UDFA-CHN
 
47Phil MeelerR23RelMLB014.3270700208.110640751002.1010.800.007.565.400.716.48.0003.72
1967-   UDFA-DET
 
23Fred HoldsworthR20STMLB0112.8622000007.01310100251002.1416.710.002.576.432.5012.86.0001.83
1970-21- 507-DET
 
36Bill GilbrethL24RelMLB0016.2020200005.010991420002.8018.001.807.203.600.5016.20.0006.60
1969- 3-  67-DET
 
46Bob StrampeR22RelMLB0011.5770700404.26660740003.1011.570.0013.507.710.5711.57.0005.18
1968-18- 414-DET
 
45Jim FoorL23RelMLB1014.7370700103.26661621003.7514.732.4514.734.910.3314.731.0009.76
1967- 1-  15-DET
 
7Mike KilkennyL27RelMLB009.0010100101.01111000001.009.009.000.000.0009.00.00015.40
1964-   UDFA-DET
 
48Don LeshnockL25RelMLB000.0010100101.02000020002.0018.000.000.0018.0000.00.000-1.60
1968-23- 527-DET
 
Pitching Totals: (20 players)86702.9615615624846111103313891212514457101465952410471.217.850.653.016.172.053.33.551  

1972 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PChuck Seelbach24MLBp61-1121173121.8570.300.1666-61100.039.1Fielding by Day
PFred Scherman27MLBp57-945122119.8950.300.1828157100.036.5Fielding by Day
PMickey Lolich31MLBp41-3274322238.9470.880.1188241100.026.3Fielding by Day
PJoe Coleman25MLBp40-2806391246.9781.130.162311240100.025.6Fielding by Day
PTom Timmermann32MLBp34-1497163226.8850.680.1514223597.121.8Fielding by Day
PChris Zachary28MLBp25-38250071.0000.280.1831-25100.016.0Fielding by Day
PJohn Hiller29MLBp24-441902101.0000.420.2322-24100.015.4Fielding by Day
PBill Slayback24MLBp23-815152022.9090.870.2572123100.014.7Fielding by Day
PJoe Niekro27MLBp18-47540191.0000.500.1921-18100.011.5Fielding by Day
PRon Perranoski36MLBp17-18010011.0000.060.0623-17100.010.9Fielding by Day
PLerrin LaGrow23MLBp16-27240061.0000.380.22--116100.010.3Fielding by Day
PWoodie Fryman32MLBp16-1136121019.9471.130.16111416100.010.3Fielding by Day
PPhil Meeler23MLBp7-8110021.0000.290.252-17100.04.5Fielding by Day
PBob Strampe22MLBp7-4000000.000.001--7100.04.5Fielding by Day
PJim Foor23MLBp7-3010011.0000.140.33---7100.04.5Fielding by Day
PLes Cain24MLBp5-2303205.6000.600.1321-5100.03.2Fielding by Day
PBill Gilbreth24MLBp2-5010011.0000.500.20---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PFred Holdsworth20MLBp2-7100011.0000.500.142--2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PDon Leshnock25MLBp1-1000000.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PMike Kilkenny27MLBp1-1000000.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CBill Freehan30MLBc104-8826485789713.9896.780.805734711193.766.7Fielding by Day
CTom Haller35MLBc36-28522015012351.0006.530.8213945961.023.1Fielding by Day
CDuke Sims31MLBc25-2181451011156.9946.200.7117333865.816.0Fielding by Day
CPaul Jata22MLB1b-of1-1000000.000.00---323.10.6Fielding by Day
CGene Lamont25MLBc1-2100011.0001.000.50---10.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BNorm Cash37MLB1b134-107910607081021138.9938.431.05---13797.885.9Fielding by Day
1BIke Brown30MLB2b-1b13-7670205721.0005.540.95---5125.58.3Fielding by Day
1BPaul Jata22MLB1b-of12-91100616107.9918.831.16---3237.57.7Fielding by Day
1BAl Kaline37MLBof11-4437405411.0003.730.93---10610.47.1Fielding by Day
1BFrank Howard35MLBof-1b10-655553563.9526.000.92---1471.46.4Fielding by Day
1BJoe Staton24MLB1b2-7500051.0002.500.71---633.31.3Fielding by Day
1BJim Northrup32MLBof2-109100101.0005.001.00---1341.51.3Fielding by Day
1BBill Freehan30MLBc2-12630091.0004.500.75---1111.81.3Fielding by Day
1BTony Taylor36MLB2b-3b1-4400041.0004.001.00---781.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BDick McAuliffe32MLB2b-ss117-9402662491363528.9754.400.55---12295.975.0Fielding by Day
2BTony Taylor36MLB2b-3b67-419121108825237.9663.420.55---7885.942.9Fielding by Day
2BJohn Knox23MLB2b4-1531003131.0003.250.87---1428.62.6Fielding by Day
2BIke Brown30MLB2b-1b3-147601131.0004.330.93---515.91.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BAurelio Rodriguez24MLB3b153-13341503481633514.9693.250.37---153100.098.1Fielding by Day
3BTony Taylor36MLB2b-3b8-4451401191.0002.380.43---7810.35.1Fielding by Day
3BIke Brown30MLB2b-1b2-1011103.6671.000.20---513.91.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSEd Brinkman30MLBss156-1370233495781735.9904.670.53---156100.0100.0Fielding by Day
SSDick McAuliffe32MLB2b-ss3-5120031.0001.000.60---1222.51.9Fielding by Day
SSAurelio Rodriguez24MLB3b2-502113.6671.000.40---1531.31.3Fielding by Day
SSIke Brown30MLB2b-1b1-1110121.0002.002.00---512.00.6Fielding by Day
SSJohn Gamble24MLBss1-7320051.0005.000.71---616.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFMickey Stanley29MLBof139-1098309921320.9942.290.29---14297.989.1Fielding by Day
OFJim Northrup32MLBof127-991215852228.9781.760.23---13494.881.4Fielding by Day
OFWillie Horton29MLBof98-7461316001371.0001.400.18---10890.762.8Fielding by Day
OFAl Kaline37MLBof84-570111510117.9911.380.20---10679.253.8Fielding by Day
OFGates Brown33MLBof72-497122531130.9771.760.26---10369.946.2Fielding by Day
OFIke Brown30MLB2b-1b22-11443100441.0002.000.39---5143.114.1Fielding by Day
OFWayne Comer28MLBof17-35500051.0000.290.14---2763.010.9Fielding by Day
OFPaul Jata22MLB1b-of10-6616000161.0001.600.24---3231.36.4Fielding by Day
OFDuke Sims31MLBc4-2860208.7501.500.21---3810.52.6Fielding by Day
OFMarvin Lane22MLBof3-13300031.0001.000.23---837.51.9Fielding by Day
OFIke Blessitt22MLBof1-5200021.0002.000.40---425.00.6Fielding by Day
OFFrank Howard35MLBof-1b1-1100011.0001.001.00---147.10.6Fielding by Day

1972 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Jim CampbellGeneral Manager1924-02-05 48- --   EXEC
Art FowlerPitching Coach1922-07-03 49Converse,South Carolina MLB1954-19641954-1964   P
Billy MartinManager1928-05-16 44Berkeley,California MLB1950-19611950-1961   2B
Joe SchultzThird Base Coach1918-08-29 53Chicago,Illinois MLB1939-19481939-1948   C
Charlie SilveraBullpen Coach1924-10-13 47San Francisco,California MLB1948-19571948-1957   C
Dick TracewskiFirst Base Coach1935-02-03 37Eynon,Pennsylvania MLB1962-19691962-1969
1953-   UDFA-BRO
SS-2B