Season Information
Team Name
1952 Detroit Tigers
League
American League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
50-104 (.325)   GBL: -45
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
8 / 8 / 15
Runs For/Against
557 / 738   Diff: -181
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
6
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1901-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1952-12-17Johnny HoppReleased by Tigers.OF-1B5-10175LL1916-07-18Hastings,NE
MLB1939-19521939-1952
1952-12-17Bob SwiftReleased by Tigers.C5-11180RR1915-03-06Salina,KS
1935-  0-   0-DET
MLB1940-19531940-1953
1952-12-04Hal WhiteTraded by Tigers with Johnny Groth and Virgil Trucks to Browns for J.W. Porter, Bob Nieman and Owen Friend.P5-10170RR1919-03-18Utica,NY
MLB1941-19541941-1954
1952-12-04Virgil TrucksTraded by Tigers with Johnny Groth and Hal White to Browns for J.W. Porter, Bob Nieman and Owen Friend.P5-11198RR1917-04-26Birmingham,AL
MLB1941-19581941-1958
1952-12-04Johnny GrothTraded by Tigers with Hal White and Virgil Trucks to Browns for J.W. Porter, Bob Nieman and Owen Friend.OF6-0182RR1926-07-23Chicago,IL
MLB1946-19601946-1960
1952-12-04J.W. PorterTraded by Browns with Bob Nieman and Owen Friend to Tigers for Johnny Groth, Hal White and Virgil Trucks.C-OF6-2180RR1933-01-17Shawnee,OK
MLB1952-19591952-1959
1952-12-04Owen FriendTraded by Browns with J.W. Porter and Bob Nieman to Tigers for Johnny Groth, Hal White and Virgil Trucks.2B-3B6-1180RR1927-03-21Granite City,IL
MLB1949-19561949-1956
1952-12-04Bob NiemanTraded by Browns with J.W. Porter and Owen Friend to Tigers for Johnny Groth, Hal White and Virgil Trucks.OF5-11195RR1927-01-26Cincinnati,OH
MLB1951-19621951-1962
1952-12-02Buddy HicksSelected by Tigers from Braves in the minor league draft.SS-2B5-10170BR1927-02-15Belvedere,CA
MLB1956-19561956-1956
1952-10-27Cliff MapesTraded by Tigers with Neil Berry and Cash to Browns for Jake Crawford.OF6-3205LR1922-03-13Sutherland,NE
MLB1948-19521948-1952
1952-10-27Jake CrawfordTraded by Browns to Tigers for Neil Berry, Cliff Mapes and Cash.OF6-1185RR1928-03-20Campbell,MO
MLB1952-19521952-1952
1952-10-27Neil BerryTraded by Tigers with Cliff Mapes and Cash to Browns for Jake Crawford.SS-2B5-10170RR1922-01-11Kalamazoo,MI
MLB1948-19541948-1954
1952-10-24Ben TaylorTraded by Tigers to Indians for Hal Erickson.1B6-0185LL1924-09-30Metropolis,IL
MLB1951-19551951-1955
1952-10-24Hal EricksonTraded by Indians to Tigers for Ben Taylor.P6-5230RR1919-07-17Portland,OR
MLB1953-19531953-1953
1952-08-14Don LenhardtTraded by Tigers with Vic Wertz, Marlin Stuart and Dick Littlefield to Browns for Bud Black, Dave Madison, Ned Garver and Jim Delsing.OF-1B6-3190RR1922-10-04Alton,IL
MLB1950-19541950-1954
1952-08-14Dick LittlefieldTraded by Tigers with Vic Wertz, Don Lenhardt and Marlin Stuart to Browns for Bud Black, Dave Madison, Ned Garver and Jim Delsing.P6-0180LL1926-03-18Detroit,MI
MLB1950-19581950-1958
1952-08-14Marlin StuartTraded by Tigers with Vic Wertz, Don Lenhardt and Dick Littlefield to Browns for Bud Black, Dave Madison, Ned Garver and Jim Delsing.P6-2185LR1918-08-08Paragould,AR
MLB1949-19541949-1954
1952-08-14Vic WertzTraded by Tigers with Don Lenhardt, Marlin Stuart and Dick Littlefield to Browns for Bud Black, Dave Madison, Ned Garver and Jim Delsing.OF-1B6-0186LR1925-02-09York,PA
MLB1947-19631947-1963
1952-08-14Ned GarverTraded by Browns with Bud Black, Dave Madison and Jim Delsing to Tigers for Vic Wertz, Don Lenhardt, Marlin Stuart and Dick Littlefield.P-OF5-10180RR1925-12-25Ney,OH
MLB1948-19611948-1961
1952-08-14Jim DelsingTraded by Browns with Bud Black, Dave Madison and Ned Garver to Tigers for Vic Wertz, Don Lenhardt, Marlin Stuart and Dick Littlefield.OF5-10175LR1925-11-13Rudolph,WI
MLB1948-19601948-1960
1952-08-14Dave MadisonTraded by Browns with Bud Black, Ned Garver and Jim Delsing to Tigers for Vic Wertz, Don Lenhardt, Marlin Stuart and Dick Littlefield.P6-3190RR1921-02-01Brooksville,MS
MLB1950-19531950-1953
1952-08-14Bud BlackTraded by Browns with Dave Madison, Ned Garver and Jim Delsing to Tigers for Vic Wertz, Don Lenhardt, Marlin Stuart and Dick Littlefield.P6-3197RR1932-07-09St. Louis,MO
MLB1952-19561952-1956
1952-07-22Fred HutchinsonReleased by Tigers.P-1B6-2200LR1919-08-12Seattle,WA
MLB1939-19531939-1953
1952-06-03Fred HatfieldTraded by Red Sox with Don Lenhardt, Johnny Pesky, Walt Dropo and Bill Wight to Tigers for Hoot Evers, Johnny Lipon, George Kell and Dizzy Trout.3B-2B6-1171LR1925-03-18Lanett,AL
MLB1950-19581950-1958
1952-06-03Johnny PeskyTraded by Red Sox with Don Lenhardt, Fred Hatfield, Walt Dropo and Bill Wight to Tigers for Hoot Evers, Johnny Lipon, George Kell and Dizzy Trout.SS-3B5-9168LR1919-09-27Portland,OR
MLB1942-19541942-1954
1952-06-03Walt DropoTraded by Red Sox with Don Lenhardt, Johnny Pesky, Fred Hatfield and Bill Wight to Tigers for Hoot Evers, Johnny Lipon, George Kell and Dizzy Trout.1B-3B6-5220RR1923-01-30Moosup,CT
MLB1949-19611949-1961
1952-06-03Bill WightTraded by Red Sox with Don Lenhardt, Johnny Pesky, Fred Hatfield and Walt Dropo to Tigers for Hoot Evers, Johnny Lipon, George Kell and Dizzy Trout.P-1B6-1180LL1922-04-12Rio Vista,CA
MLB1946-19581946-1958
1952-06-03Don LenhardtTraded by Red Sox with Johnny Pesky, Fred Hatfield, Walt Dropo and Bill Wight to Tigers for Hoot Evers, Johnny Lipon, George Kell and Dizzy Trout.OF-1B6-3190RR1922-10-04Alton,IL
MLB1950-19541950-1954
1952-06-03Johnny LiponTraded by Tigers with Hoot Evers, George Kell and Dizzy Trout to Red Sox for Don Lenhardt, Johnny Pesky, Fred Hatfield, Walt Dropo and Bill Wight.SS-3B6-0175RR1922-11-10Martins Ferry,OH
MLB1942-19541942-1954
1952-06-03George KellTraded by Tigers with Hoot Evers, Johnny Lipon and Dizzy Trout to Red Sox for Don Lenhardt, Johnny Pesky, Fred Hatfield, Walt Dropo and Bill Wight.3B-1B5-9175RR1922-08-23Swifton,AR
MLB1943-19571943-1957
1952-06-03Dizzy TroutTraded by Tigers with Hoot Evers, Johnny Lipon and George Kell to Red Sox for Don Lenhardt, Johnny Pesky, Fred Hatfield, Walt Dropo and Bill Wight.P6-2195RR1915-06-29Sandcut,IN
MLB1939-19571939-1957
1952-06-03Hoot EversTraded by Tigers with Johnny Lipon, George Kell and Dizzy Trout to Red Sox for Don Lenhardt, Johnny Pesky, Fred Hatfield, Walt Dropo and Bill Wight.OF6-2185RR1921-02-08St. Louis,MO
MLB1941-19561941-1956
1952-06-02Johnny HoppSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.OF-1B5-10175LL1916-07-18Hastings,NE
MLB1939-19521939-1952
1952-03-21Ken JohnsonClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Phillies.P6-1185LL1923-01-14Topeka,KS
MLB1947-19521947-1952
1952-02-14Matt BattsTraded by Browns with Cliff Mapes, Ben Taylor and Dick Littlefield to Tigers for Dick Kryhoski, Bob Cain and Gene Bearden.C5-11200RR1921-10-16San Antonio,TX
MLB1947-19561947-1956
1952-02-14Gene BeardenTraded by Tigers with Dick Kryhoski and Bob Cain to Browns for Matt Batts, Cliff Mapes, Ben Taylor and Dick Littlefield.P-1B6-3204LL1920-09-05Lexa,AR
MLB1947-19531947-1953
1952-02-14Bob CainTraded by Tigers with Dick Kryhoski and Gene Bearden to Browns for Matt Batts, Cliff Mapes, Ben Taylor and Dick Littlefield.P6-0165LL1924-10-16Longford,KS
MLB1949-19541949-1954
1952-02-14Ben TaylorTraded by Browns with Matt Batts, Cliff Mapes and Dick Littlefield to Tigers for Dick Kryhoski, Bob Cain and Gene Bearden.1B6-0185LL1924-09-30Metropolis,IL
MLB1951-19551951-1955
1952-02-14Dick LittlefieldTraded by Browns with Matt Batts, Cliff Mapes and Ben Taylor to Tigers for Dick Kryhoski, Bob Cain and Gene Bearden.P6-0180LL1926-03-18Detroit,MI
MLB1950-19581950-1958
1952-02-14Cliff MapesTraded by Browns with Matt Batts, Ben Taylor and Dick Littlefield to Tigers for Dick Kryhoski, Bob Cain and Gene Bearden.OF6-3205LR1922-03-13Sutherland,NE
MLB1948-19521948-1952
1952-02-14Dick KryhoskiTraded by Tigers with Bob Cain and Gene Bearden to Browns for Matt Batts, Cliff Mapes, Ben Taylor and Dick Littlefield.1B6-2200LL1925-03-24Leonia,NJ
MLB1949-19551949-1955
1952-01-01Ken WaltersSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.OF-1B6-1180RR1933-11-11Fresno,CA
1952-  0-   0-DET
MLB1960-19631960-1963
1952-01-01Coot VealSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.SS-3B6-1165RR1932-07-09Sandersville,GA
1952-  0-   0-DET
MLB1958-19631958-1963
1952-01-01Charlie LauSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.C6-0190LR1933-04-12Romulus,MI
MLB1956-19671956-1967
1952-01-01Jerry DavieSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.P6-0180RR1933-02-10Detroit,MI
1952-  0-   0-DET
MLB1959-19591959-1959
1952-01-01Harvey KuennSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.OF-SS6-2190RR1930-12-04West Allis,WI
MLB1952-19661952-1966
1952-01-01Gene HostSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.P5-11190BL1933-01-01Leeper,PA
MLB1956-19571956-1957
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