Season Information
Team Name
1953 Detroit Tigers
League
American League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
60-94 (.390)   GBL: -40.5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
6 / 6 / 13
Runs For/Against
695 / 923   Diff: -228
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
7
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
1953-12-01Sammy MeeksSelected by Tigers from White Sox in the minor league draft.SS-2B5-9160RR1923-04-23Anderson,SC
MLB1948-19511948-1951
1953-10-15Dick DonovanPurchased by Tigers from Braves.P6-3205LR1927-12-07Boston,MA
MLB1950-19651950-1965
1953-10-13Billy HitchcockReleased by Tigers.3B-2B6-1185RR1916-07-31Inverness,AL
MLB1942-19531942-1953
1953-10-13Fred HutchinsonReleased by Tigers.P-1B6-2200LR1919-08-12Seattle,WA
MLB1939-19531939-1953
1953-10-13Jerry PriddyReleased by Tigers.2B-3B5-11180RR1919-11-09Los Angeles,CA
MLB1941-19531941-1953
1953-10-13Bob SwiftReleased by Tigers.C5-11180RR1915-03-06Salina,KS
1935-  0-   0-DET
MLB1940-19531940-1953
1953-09-14Bob SwiftSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.C5-11180RR1915-03-06Salina,KS
1935-  0-   0-DET
MLB1940-19531940-1953
1953-08-31Reno BertoiaSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent (bonus baby) by Tigers.3B-2B5-11185RR1935-01-08St. Vido Utine,IT
MLB1953-19621953-1962
1953-08-12Ray ScarboroughSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-0185RR1917-07-23Mount Gilead,NC
MLB1942-19531942-1953
1953-07-27Hal NewhouserReleased by Tigers.P6-2192LL1921-05-20Detroit,MI
MLB1939-19551939-1955
1953-07-10Ralph BrancaClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Dodgers.P6-3220RR1926-01-06Mount Vernon,NY
MLB1944-19561944-1956
1953-06-20Bob MillerSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent (bonus baby) by Tigers.P6-1185RL1935-07-15Berwyn,IL
MLB1953-19621953-1962
1953-06-19Al KalineSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent (bonus baby) by Tigers.OF-DH6-2180RR1934-12-19Baltimore,MD
MLB1953-19741953-1974
1953-06-15Bill WightTraded by Tigers with Joe Ginsberg, Owen Friend and Art Houtteman to Indians for Dick Weik, Steve Gromek, Al Aber and Ray Boone.P-1B6-1180LL1922-04-12Rio Vista,CA
MLB1946-19581946-1958
1953-06-15Steve GromekTraded by Indians with Dick Weik, Al Aber and Ray Boone to Tigers for Joe Ginsberg, Bill Wight, Owen Friend and Art Houtteman.P6-2180BR1920-01-15Hamtramck,MI
MLB1941-19571941-1957
1953-06-15Ray BooneTraded by Indians with Dick Weik, Steve Gromek and Al Aber to Tigers for Joe Ginsberg, Bill Wight, Owen Friend and Art Houtteman.3B-SS6-1188RR1923-07-27San Diego,CA
MLB1948-19601948-1960
1953-06-15Al AberTraded by Indians with Dick Weik, Steve Gromek and Ray Boone to Tigers for Joe Ginsberg, Bill Wight, Owen Friend and Art Houtteman.P6-2195LL1927-07-31Cleveland,OH
MLB1950-19571950-1957
1953-06-15Dick WeikTraded by Indians with Steve Gromek, Al Aber and Ray Boone to Tigers for Joe Ginsberg, Bill Wight, Owen Friend and Art Houtteman.P6-3184RR1927-11-17Waterloo,IA
MLB1948-19541948-1954
1953-06-15Joe GinsbergTraded by Tigers with Bill Wight, Owen Friend and Art Houtteman to Indians for Dick Weik, Steve Gromek, Al Aber and Ray Boone.C5-11180LR1926-10-11New York,NY
MLB1948-19621948-1962
1953-06-15Owen FriendTraded by Tigers with Joe Ginsberg, Bill Wight and Art Houtteman to Indians for Dick Weik, Steve Gromek, Al Aber and Ray Boone.2B-3B6-1180RR1927-03-21Granite City,IL
MLB1949-19561949-1956
1953-06-15Art HouttemanTraded by Tigers with Joe Ginsberg, Bill Wight and Owen Friend to Indians for Dick Weik, Steve Gromek, Al Aber and Ray Boone.P6-2188RR1927-08-07Detroit,MI
MLB1945-19571945-1957
1953-05-23Earl HarristClaimed on waivers by Tigers from White Sox.P6-0178RR1919-08-02Dubach,LA
MLB1945-19531945-1953
1953-05-16Al LakemanPurchased by Tigers from Phillies.C-1B6-2195RR1918-12-31Cincinnati,OH
MLB1942-19541942-1954
1953-05-13George FreesePurchased by Cubs from Tigers.3B6-0190RR1926-09-12Wheeling,WV
MLB1953-19611953-1961
1953-04-07George FreesePurchased by Tigers from Browns.3B6-0190RR1926-09-12Wheeling,WV
MLB1953-19611953-1961
1953-01-29Billy HitchcockTraded by Athletics to Tigers for Don Kolloway.3B-2B6-1185RR1916-07-31Inverness,AL
MLB1942-19531942-1953
1953-01-29Don KollowayTraded by Tigers to Athletics for Billy Hitchcock.2B-1B6-3200RR1918-08-04Posen,IL
MLB1940-19531940-1953
1953-01-01Walt StreuliSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.C6-2195RR1935-09-26Memphis,TN
MLB1954-19561954-1956
1953-01-01Bob BruceSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.P6-3210RR1933-05-18Detroit,MI
1953-  0-   0-DET
MLB1959-19671959-1967
1953-01-01Ken RoweSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.P6-2185RR1933-12-31Ferndale,MI
1953-  0-   0-DET
MLB1963-19651963-1965
1953-01-01Chuck DanielSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.P6-2195RR1933-09-17Bluffton,AR
MLB1957-19571957-1957
1953-01-01Bob ShawSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.P6-2195RR1933-06-29Bronx,NY
MLB1957-19671957-1967
1953-01-01Steve DemeterSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.3B5-9185RR1935-01-27Homer City,PA
1953-  0-   0-DET
MLB1959-19601959-1960
1953-01-01Fred HutchinsonSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P-1B6-2200LR1919-08-12Seattle,WA
MLB1939-19531939-1953
1953-01-01George AlusikSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.OF-1B6-3175RR1935-02-11Ashley,PA
1953-  0-   0-DET
MLB1958-19641958-2012
1953-01-01Bobo OsborneSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.1B-3B6-1205LR1935-10-12Chattahoochee,GA
MLB1957-19631957-1963
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