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1973 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 85-77 .525
Rank: 3rd in American League East
Run Differential: 642-674 -32
Roster Continuity 87.40% 5/24
Manager(s): Billy Martin, Joe Schultz
General Manager: Jim Campbell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 1,724,146 4/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Charles Bates (#19) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Cot Deal
Bullpen Coach: Charlie Silvera
First Base Coach: Dick Tracewski
Pitching Coach: Art Fowler
Third Base Coach: Joe Schultz

#1 Draft Picks

Joe Coleman (#3), Dick Sharon (#9), Tom Veryzer (#11)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9765.599--
8973.5498.0
8577.52512.0
8082.49417.0
7488.45723.0
7191.43826.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
24Mickey StanleyOF30   60281147
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17
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57044865045611.244.297.384681.140.213.2471.3535.4231661
4Aurelio Rodriguez3B25   55546123
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3
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9
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58313185309110.222.266.330596.108.168.2472.7461.7183599
8Ed BrinkmanSS31   51555122
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4
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400134791114222.237.284.324608.087.151.2672.3273.6167566
23Willie HortonOF30   41142130
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3
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53142357751114.316.362.501863.185.234.3342.4824.2206443
5Jim NorthrupOF33   40455124
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7
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12
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4444384116228.307.366.465831.158.252.3171.0833.7188447
11Bill FreehanC31   3803389
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290040301121313.234.323.313636.079.184.2390.7563.3119435
9Gates BrownDH34   3774889
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50115241160315.236.328.366694.130.268.2350.7931.4138433
25Norm Cash1B38   3635195
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4010477387026.262.357.471828.209.342.2781.5519.1171420
3Dick McAuliffe2B33   3433994
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4704495215202.274.366.437803.163.294.2941.0628.6150395
6Al KalineOF-1B38   3104079
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45412928340510.255.320.394714.139.242.2490.9731.0122347
10Tony Taylor2B37   2753563
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2495172910818.229.276.338614.109.185.2401.7155.093302
12Duke SimsC32   2523161
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3012303621135.242.324.377701.135.250.2511.2031.595288
33Frank HowardDH36   2272658
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29012428040012.256.327.463790.207.308.2461.1718.9105251
27Dick SharonOF23   1782043
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1620103100115.242.280.410690.169.236.2553.1025.473190
7,20Rich Reese1B-OF31   1021014
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40071701102.137.193.206399.069.137.1452.4351.021110
26Ike Brown1B-OF31   761222
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901151301002.289.407.382789.092.276.3390.8776.02991
22Ron CashOF-3B23   39816
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06005500111.410.467.487954.077.205.4571.00--1946
44John Knox2B24   3219
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003113300200.281.343.313656.031.125.3101.00--1037
36Bob DidierC24   22310
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001003000000.455.520.5001020.045.182.4550.00--1125
7Tom VeryzerSS20   2016
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02002400000.300.364.400764.100.200.3752.00--822
42Joe Staton1B25   1724
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0003100300000.235.235.235470.000.059.286----417
21Marvin LaneOF23   822
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2002200001.250.400.6251025.375.625.2001.008.0510
40John GambleDH25   0100000000000000-----------00
Batting Totals17765508642140021332157592283050972239474831147.254.316.390706.136.228.2671.4235.121486096
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
29Mickey Lolich32   16153.82424217300308.2315143131357921412051.289.171.022.306.232.71
15Joe Coleman26   23153.53404013200288.1283125113329320260101.318.841.002.916.312.17
31Jim Perry37   14134.0335347100203.022596912255662041.389.980.982.442.931.20
38Woodie Fryman33   6135.3534291010169.220010610123641195131.5510.591.223.396.301.86
18John Hiller30   1051.44650006038125.18921207391241001.026.410.502.818.933.18
34Mike Strahler26   454.392211102080.18445397393710011.549.450.794.394.160.95
39Fred Scherman28   224.213400017161.2593029630283131.448.560.874.354.060.93
30Lerrin LaGrow24   154.33213007354.0542626823333011.439.001.333.835.501.43
28Ed Farmer23   305.002400012245.0522625327280021.7610.400.605.405.601.04
17Bob Miller34   423.432200010142.0341616322231001.337.290.644.714.931.05
28Tom Timmermann33   113.69171007139.0391716411212001.289.000.922.544.851.91
20Fred Holdsworth21   016.6052003014.21311113692001.277.801.803.605.401.50
37Chuck Seelbach25   103.865000007.07331220001.299.001.292.572.571.00
45Gary Ignasiak23   003.603000304.25220340001.609.000.005.407.201.33
35Dave Lemanczyk22   0013.501000002.14330000002.0018.000.000.000.00--
14Bill Slayback25   004.503000102.05410011012.5022.500.000.004.50--
Batting Totals85773.903731623961234614481468674627154493911482301.359.120.963.065.661.85
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill FreehanC988315845033.9956.86
Duke SimsC685633753997.9796.62
Bob DidierC753385031.0007.30
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Norm Cash1B11486985664872.9919.53
Rich Reese1B371091067071.0009.31
Al Kaline1B3624024512132.9969.64
Ike Brown1B21106105929.9839.66
Bill Freehan1B959543021.0008.69
Tony Taylor1B620172001.0008.55
Joe Staton1B53425611.9698.21
Frank Howard1B2912010.92312.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dick McAuliffe2B102821217265762.9865.28
Tony Taylor2B73553134165437.9874.87
John Knox2B9731717031.0004.19
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Aurelio Rodriguez3B16013941353351430.9713.03
Ron Cash3B64159001.0003.07
Tony Taylor3B4401001.0002.25
Ike Brown3B2822001.0004.50
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ed BrinkmanSS16213902494802489.9684.72
Tom VeryzerSS185061231.8573.24
Dick McAuliffeSS2301011.0003.00
Aurelio RodriguezSS1423011.00011.25
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mickey StanleyOF15613524201033.9932.86
Jim NorthrupOF116890207642.9822.15
Willie HortonOF1088401602100.9421.74
Dick SharonOF91486124541.9702.39
Al KalineOF644351021001.0002.13
Rich ReeseOF2114128010.9661.79
Ike BrownOF1277101001.0001.29
Ron CashOF7368110.9002.25
Duke SimsOF65260001.0001.04
Marvin LaneOF42270001.0002.86
Gates BrownOF1710001.0001.29
Frank HowardOF110000.0000.00
Tony TaylorOF110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
John HillerP6512581611.9601.73
Mickey LolichP42308114013.9811.49
Joe ColemanP40288233721.9681.87
Jim PerryP35203123331.9372.00
Woodie FrymanP34169112812.9752.07
Fred SchermanP346125001.0001.03
Ed FarmerP244542011.0001.20
Bob MillerP224245011.0001.93
Mike StrahlerP228039011.0001.35
Lerrin LaGrowP215451120.8892.67
Tom TimmermannP17390510.8331.15
Fred HoldsworthP5142010.6671.27
Chuck SeelbachP5714001.0006.43
Gary IgnasiakP3401001.0002.14
Bill SlaybackP320000.0000.00
Dave LemanczykP120000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gates BrownDH119.0000.00
Frank HowardDH76.0000.00
Norm CashDH3.0000.00
Bill FreehanDH3.0000.00
Ike BrownDH2.0000.00
John GambleDH2.0000.00
Tony TaylorDH2.0000.00
Willie HortonDH1.0000.00
Dick McAuliffeDH1.0000.00
Jim NorthrupDH1.0000.00


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