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1945 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 88-65 .575
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 633-565 + 68
Manager(s): Steve O'Neill
General Manager:
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,280,341 1/16
Playoffs: Won World Series (Cubs)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Art Mills
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8865.575--
8767.5651.5
8170.5366.0
8171.5336.5
7372.50311.0
7178.47715.0
7183.46117.5
5298.34734.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
19Al BentonP34316324200300221082.063.092.095187.032.063.09510.50--673
10,30Red Borom2B2855130193540094278072.269.307.300607.031.100.2871.14--39144
10Tommy BridgesP38430000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
25George CasterP3722110200010023020.182.308.182490.000.182.2501.50--215
8Doc CramerOF39141541621492286582936213159.275.324.379703.104.157.2780.5890.2205595
6Roy CullenbineOF3114652380145275189320102363511.277.398.451849.174.373.2710.3529.1236633
17Zeb EatonP25263228102100007001.250.250.469719.219.219.261--16.01532
5Hank GreenbergOF347827047842021360314240009.311.404.544948.233.396.3270.9520.8147312
7Joe HooverSS30742223357105117622135163.257.324.360684.104.216.3011.67222.080250
26Chuck HostetlerOF4142443730020078000.159.275.227502.068.227.1941.14--1051
21Art HouttemanP171350000000002000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
29Russ Kerns24110000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
22Bob Maier3B291324865812825713471138320510.263.317.350667.086.156.2800.84486.0170529
3Eddie Mayo2B351345017114324310547747290137.285.347.405752.120.214.2880.6250.1203561
12,25John McHale1B2319140200010014100.143.250.143393.000.071.2004.00--216
29Carl McNabb28110000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
2Ed MierkowiczOF2110150220020013000.133.188.267455.133.200.1673.00--416
23Hack MillerC32240300010000011.750.750.7501500.000.000.750----35
15Les MuellerP26264458301400210011.182.217.318535.136.182.2125.0044.01447
16Hal NewhouserP24401099285101701710081.257.302.321623.064.119.2831.43--35124
36Prince OanaP37450100000000000.200.200.200400.000.000.200----15
14Joe OrrellP2812150200000006001.133.133.133266.000.000.222----215
27Jimmy OutlawOF3213244656121165034674533035.271.338.330668.058.157.2930.73--147494
18Stubby OvermireP26315351021030046061.189.246.264510.075.151.2131.50--1463
5,20Billy PierceP18520000000001001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
9Paul RichardsC36832342660121332401931121.256.315.355670.098.197.2851.6378.083256
2Don Ross3B3082931140042051001.379.471.517988.138.379.3930.20--1534
1Bob SwiftC3095279196550024102622057.233.298.251549.018.115.2530.85--70310
14Jim TobinP3217252300250015012.120.154.360514.240.280.0565.0012.5927
11Dizzy TroutP304210211253221111223003.245.260.373633.127.147.29911.5051.038104
22Virgil TrucksP28121000000011000.000.333.000333.000.500.0001.00--03
34Hub WalkerOF3828234300011094001.130.375.130505.000.435.1580.44--332
28Skeeter WebbSS3511840743811220218730350129.199.254.238492.039.115.2181.17--97449
23Milt WelchC20120000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
24Walter WilsonP3125191100000009020.053.053.053106.000.000.100----121
4Rudy York1B311555957115725518876660850023.264.331.413744.150.250.2831.4233.1246655
Batting Totals1754525763313452274777588605451753390102112.256.322.361683.105.204.2731.0368.318975876
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
19Al Benton341382.023127125431911756843763763001.248.200.332.953.561.21
22Virgil Trucks28001.8011000053110230001.005.400.003.605.401.50
11Dizzy Trout3018153.1541311849224625210886879975101.359.220.292.893.551.23
14Jim Tobin32453.57146208158613123228143001.539.470.314.342.170.50
5,20Billy Pierce18001.8050004010622110100001.605.400.909.009.001.00
18Stubby Overmire26993.89312290541621898170642361001.4310.500.332.332.000.86
14Joe Orrell28233.00125102048461816124140001.468.630.194.502.630.58
36Prince Oana37001.64310011113220730000.912.450.005.732.450.43
16Hal Newhouser242591.814036298223132397363511021210201.126.870.143.166.101.93
15Les Mueller26683.67261862211341176355858421101.307.800.533.872.800.72
20Pat McLaughlin34009.0010001012210000002.0018.000.000.000.00--
21Art Houtteman17025.4013000902527171511190001.529.720.363.963.240.82
17Zeb Eaton25424.08173009053482824040153001.668.150.006.792.550.38
25George Caster37513.882200010251472522327230001.458.290.534.764.060.85
10Tommy Bridges38103.274100201114642262001.4511.451.641.644.913.00
24Walter Wilson31134.63254109070764036435281101.599.770.514.503.600.80
Pitching Totals88652.9928615578197716139413055654634853858829501.328.430.313.473.801.09
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob SwiftC9435860512.9880.00
Paul RichardsC833614427.9950.00
Hack MillerC241001.0000.00
Milt WelchC131011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rudy York1B155146411319142.9880.00
John McHale1B351001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie Mayo2B1243263931591.9800.00
Red Borom2B286282515.9660.00
Skeeter Webb2B113025081.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob Maier3B1241422262519.9360.00
Jimmy Outlaw3B21184245.9370.00
Don Ross3B861810.9600.00
Red Borom3B41710.8890.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Skeeter WebbSS1042153432571.9570.00
Joe HooverSS681261631735.9440.00
Red BoromSS234011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Roy CullenbineOF1463212373.9800.00
Doc CramerOF140314734.9910.00
Jimmy OutlawOF1051921376.9670.00
Hank GreenbergOF721293001.0000.00
Chuck HostetlerOF88010.8890.00
Hub WalkerOF750001.0000.00
Ed MierkowiczOF680001.0000.00
Bob MaierOF520001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dizzy TroutP41246136599.8972.85
Hal NewhouserP403131666051.0002.36
Al BentonP31191114424.9652.59
Stubby OvermireP31162113322.9572.44
Les MuellerP2613462030.8971.74
Walter WilsonP2570320021.0002.95
George CasterP225139001.0002.11
Zeb EatonP175341120.8822.54
Jim TobinP145831611.9502.94
Art HouttemanP132528011.0003.59
Joe OrrellP12484810.9232.25
Billy PierceP51002001.0001.80
Tommy BridgesP41124001.0004.91
Prince OanaP31101001.0000.81
Pat McLaughlinP110010.0000.00
Virgil TrucksP1511001.0003.53


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