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Charlie GehringerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1924-1942 MLB Years: 1924-1942
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General Manager
Major Award Winner
World Series Champion
Positions2B-2206, 1B-9, 3B-6Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCharles Leonard Gehringer
Height5-11Weight180BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMay 11,1903PlaceFowlerville,Michigan
Death DateJanuary 21,1993 [89.255]
High SchoolFowlerville (Fowlerville,MI)
CollegeUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor,MI)
MLB DebutSeptember 22,1924 [21.134]
OrganizationsDET [19] Awards1Awards Voting11-320
TBC Player ID11803Retrosheet IDgehrc101MLBAM ID114682
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on May 27,1939 ... The Detroit Tigers retired his #2 on June 12,1983
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed77Power78Contact42XBH71RBIs45Runs75Hitting85Durability80Team.521Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1924Detroit TigersALMLBdet-2b21513260001110200000.462.462.462.9246013.545.000.000.4340.0015.380.000.000.000.00
1925Detroit TigersALMLBdet-2b22818330000012000000.167.250.167.4173020.167.000.056.21510.000.000.000.000.000.00
1926Detroit TigersALMLBdet-2b23123459621271917148973042127000.277.322.399.72118337517.303.122.192.3345.808.121.400.19459.0029.13
1927Detroit TigersALMLBdet-2b241335081101612911461178523129000.317.383.441.82422444571.332.124.244.3829.115.430.600.70127.0027.33
1928Detroit TigersALMLBdet-2b2515460310819329166741596922613000.320.395.451.84627251691.325.131.255.3919.993.180.320.87100.5026.42
1929Detroit TigersALMLBdet-2b261556341312154519131062796419611000.339.405.532.93733777715.336.193.322.4198.952.660.301.8248.7735.81
1930Detroit TigersALMLBdet-2b271546101442014715169819156917713000.330.404.534.93832678699.321.204.325.4149.872.430.252.2938.1338.81
1931Detroit TigersALMLBdet32b2810138367119245453134291502000.311.359.431.79016533414.316.120.219.3637.003.620.520.9795.7527.73
1932Detroit TigersALMLBdet22b2915261811218444111910798683433000.298.370.497.86730774692.292.199.311.3889.834.910.502.7532.5340.22
1933Detroit TigersALMLBdet22b301556281032044261210554682736000.325.393.468.86129460705.326.143.253.3989.653.830.401.7052.3329.41
1934Detroit TigersALMLBdet22b3115460113421450711127118992535000.356.450.517.96731168708.359.161.331.44213.983.530.251.5554.6431.78
1935Detroit TigersALMLBdet22b32150610123201328191081147916317000.330.409.502.91130659709.317.172.313.41511.142.260.202.6832.1129.35
1936Detroit TigersALMLBdet22b3315464114422760121511641831343000.354.431.555.98635687731.346.201.335.44511.351.780.162.0542.7338.33
1937Detroit TigersALMLBdet22b341445641332094011496114902515000.371.458.520.97829355660.371.149.321.44813.643.790.282.1240.2926.32
1938Detroit TigersALMLBdet22b35152568133174325201071411132143000.306.425.486.91127657688.292.180.401.42016.423.050.192.9128.4032.76
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet22b36118406861322961686436816111007.325.423.544.96722151486.310.219.389.43713.993.290.243.2925.3838.64
1940Detroit TigersALMLBdet22b37139515108161333108110010117310009.313.428.447.87523046629.309.134.350.40616.062.700.171.5951.5028.57
1941Detroit TigersALMLBdet22b381274366596194346129526330011.220.363.303.66613226537.229.083.298.33017.694.840.270.56145.3327.08
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet2,222b3945456120017007400000.267.365.333.69815152.275.066.222.34313.467.690.571.9245.008.33
MLB Totals - 19 Season(s)Filter23238860177428395741461841427181891186372501410027.320.404.480.884425790410237.320.160.304.00011.593.630.311.8048.1531.84
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626181241984010131001368326310002.320.404.480.88429763714.320.160.304.00011.593.630.311.8048.1531.84

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1924Detroit TigersALMLBdet212B5--1217123029.9675.80------5100.03.2
1925Detroit TigersALMLBdet222B6--820-528281.0004.67------875.03.9
1926Detroit TigersALMLBdet232B112--2553231656594578.9735.16------12391.172.7
1926Detroit TigersALMLBdet233B6--917--26261.0004.33------1234.93.9
1927Detroit TigersALMLBdet242B121--3044382784769742.9656.13------13391.079.1
1928Detroit TigersALMLBdet252B154--37750735101919884.9625.74------154100.0100.0
1929Detroit TigersALMLBdet262B154--4045012393928905.9755.88------15599.4100.0
1930Detroit TigersALMLBdet272B154--3995011997919900.9795.84------154100.0100.0
1931Detroit TigersALMLBdet282B78--2242361054470460.9795.90------10177.250.6
1931Detroit TigersALMLBdet281B9--686137574.9878.22------1018.95.8
1932Detroit TigersALMLBdet292B152--39649530110921891.9675.86------152100.0100.7
1933Detroit TigersALMLBdet302B155--35854217111917900.9815.81------155100.0100.6
1934Detroit TigersALMLBdet312B154--35551617100888871.9815.66------154100.0100.0
1935Detroit TigersALMLBdet322B149--3494891399851838.9855.62------15099.398.7
1936Detroit TigersALMLBdet332B154--39752425116946921.9745.98------154100.0100.0
1937Detroit TigersALMLBdet342B142--33148512102828816.9865.75------14498.692.2
1938Detroit TigersALMLBdet352B152--39345521115869848.9765.58------152100.098.7
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet362B107--2453121367570557.9775.21------11890.769.5
1940Detroit TigersALMLBdet372B138--2763741972669650.9724.71------13999.389.6
1941Detroit TigersALMLBdet382B116--2793241159614603.9825.20------12791.375.3
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet392B3--79-116161.0005.33------456.71.9
MLB Totals for 2B - 19 season(s)-   2B2206--5369706830914441274612437.9765.64------22060.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B9--686137574.9878.22------90.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B6--917--26261.0004.33------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1924Detroit TigersALMLBdet21---5-------
1925Detroit TigersALMLBdet22---6-------
1926Detroit TigersALMLBdet23---112-6-----
1927Detroit TigersALMLBdet24---121-------
1928Detroit TigersALMLBdet25---154-------
1929Detroit TigersALMLBdet26---154-------
1930Detroit TigersALMLBdet27---154-------
1931Detroit TigersALMLBdet28--978-------
1932Detroit TigersALMLBdet29---152-------
1933Detroit TigersALMLBdet30---155-------
1934Detroit TigersALMLBdet31---154-------
1935Detroit TigersALMLBdet32---149-------
1936Detroit TigersALMLBdet33---154-------
1937Detroit TigersALMLBdet34---142-------
1938Detroit TigersALMLBdet35---152-------
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet36---107-------
1940Detroit TigersALMLBdet37---138-------
1941Detroit TigersALMLBdet38---116-------
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet39---3-------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1934Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB317295111012103000000.379.438.517.95515232.357.138.2769.380.000.003.1329.0018.18
1935Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB32624493004102100000.375.423.500.92312326.391.125.2507.693.850.500.000.0033.33
1940Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB37728360001002000000.214.267.214.4816030.214.000.0716.670.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs208112264017207100000.321.375.407.78233588.316.086.1987.951.140.141.1481.0019.23

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1942Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet39Assistant Coach1547381.47430.05Del Baker
1952Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet49General Manager15450104.32545.08Fred Hutchinson,Red Rolfe
1953Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet50General Manager1546094.39040.56Fred Hutchinson
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1937American League Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1942-05-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1942-02-04Released by Tigers. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.