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1946 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 92-62 .597
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 704-567 + 137
Roster Continuity 65.44% 3/16
Manager(s): Steve O'Neill
General Manager: Billy Evans
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,722,590 3/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Art Mills
Pitching Coach: Frank Shellenback
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10450.675--
9262.59712.0
8767.56517.0
7678.49428.0
7480.48130.0
6886.44236.0
6688.42938.0
49105.31855.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
7Eddie LakeSS30   15558710514924183115910369498.254.369.339708.085.271.2760.6773.4199703
5Hank Greenberg1B35   14252391145295441275180880117.277.373.604977.327.488.2581.1011.9316604
21George Kell3B23   1054346714219944132301401311.327.371.440811.113.184.3320.47108.5191477
4Dick WakefieldOF25   111396641061151259355955125.268.364.412776.144.288.2860.9333.0163458
2Roy CullenbineOF32   113328631102101556308839125.335.477.5371014.201.479.3470.4421.9176419
14Hoot EversOF25   81304428184433713443215.266.344.359703.092.224.3001.2676.0109341
27Jimmy OutlawOF-3B33   9229936781422315429241810.261.328.341669.080.181.2780.83149.5102337
1Birdie TebbettsC33   8728020681121341328230410.243.312.307619.064.157.2620.82280.086312
33Pat MullinOF28   932763468134335352536144.246.311.355666.109.192.2741.4492.098306
26Jimmy Bloodworth2B28   762492561815363312262810.245.285.345630.100.149.2572.1749.886271
8Doc CramerOF40   6820426608212630158056.294.342.368710.074.162.3030.53204.075224
3Eddie Mayo2B36   51202215192022621412047.252.301.317618.064.153.2680.86--64220
28Skeeter Webb2B36   6416912371101733918035.219.258.237495.018.071.2452.00--40181
9Paul RichardsC37   57139132852011202318057.201.315.266581.065.245.2310.78--37167
20Anse MooreOF28   511341628401811129111.209.279.261540.052.142.2180.75134.035148
12Bob SwiftC31   4210713252021000147034.234.322.308630.075.206.2350.5053.533124
16Hal NewhouserP25   371036133021110627081.126.174.214388.087.155.1494.5051.522117
11Dizzy TroutP31   401037203031011434041.194.224.311535.117.155.2588.5034.332111
22Virgil TrucksP29   3295417400500013024.179.179.221400.042.042.207----2197
21Barney McCoskyOF29   259111185011100179012.198.324.286610.088.275.2100.5391.026109
29Fred HutchinsonP26   40891128400130061021.315.358.360718.045.112.3180.17--3297
6Pinky Higgins3B37   186021331080156011.217.277.300577.083.150.2411.20--1866
19Al BentonP35   284939100300017050.184.184.204388.020.020.281----1054
18Stubby OvermireP27   24334500030022040.152.200.152352.000.061.1611.00--539
37Johnny LiponSS23   14204600010053000.300.440.300740.000.250.3530.60--625
24Johnny GrothOF19   491000000003000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----09
25George CasterP38   2670100000002010.143.143.143286.000.000.200----18
17Hal WhiteP27   1170000000005020.000.000.0000.000.000.000----09
35Lou KretlowP25   141210010001000.500.500.7501250.250.250.667----34
10Tommy BridgesP39   931000000022000.000.400.000400.000.667.0001.00--05
35Johnny GorsicaP31   1431210000000000.667.6671.0001667.333.333.667----33
34Ted GrayP21   330000000012000.000.250.000250.000.333.0002.00--04
23Billy Hitchcock2B29   330000000010000.000.250.000250.000.333.0000.00--04
6Art HouttemanP18   120100010000010.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----13
24Hal MandersP29   220100000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
26Ned Harris29   110000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals172153187041373212411086446541624616130104125.258.336.374710.116.238.2750.9949.219916046
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
16Hal Newhouser25   2691.94373429621292.2215776310982758001.076.600.313.018.452.81
11Dizzy Trout31   17132.35383223563276.1244857211971512101.247.960.363.164.921.56
22Virgil Trucks29   1493.23322915210236.2217948523751615001.238.240.872.856.112.15
29Fred Hutchinson26   14113.09282616322207.0184787114661380101.218.000.612.876.002.09
19Al Benton35   1173.6428156161140.21326957958602001.358.430.573.703.831.03
18Stubby Overmire27   574.642413307197.11065450629341001.399.840.562.693.151.17
25George Caster38   215.712600019441.1422626124190001.619.220.225.274.170.79
17Hal White27   115.67111101027.1342017515120001.8111.331.675.004.000.80
35Johnny Gorsica31   004.50140007123.2281312511140001.6310.501.884.135.251.27
10Tommy Bridges39   116.0091006121.124161458171001.5210.292.143.437.292.13
34Ted Gray21   028.2532001111.21712114551001.8312.753.003.753.751.00
35Lou Kretlow25   103.001110009.07332240001.007.002.002.004.002.00
6Art Houtteman18   019.001100008.015881020001.8816.881.130.002.25--
24Hal Manders29   0010.502000106.08771230001.6712.001.503.004.501.50
34Rufe Gentry28   0015.002000203.04550711003.6712.000.0021.003.000.14
Batting Totals92623.2225615594176115140212775675019749789621201.278.200.623.195.751.80
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Birdie TebbettsC8748653104.9820.00
Paul RichardsC543113516.9970.00
Bob SwiftC421871442.9800.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hank Greenberg1B14012729315110.9890.00
Roy Cullenbine1B2116818314.9840.00
George Kell1B120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jimmy Bloodworth2B71157184946.9740.00
Skeeter Webb2B5097143728.9720.00
Eddie Mayo2B4996125828.9650.00
Billy Hitchcock2B112001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George Kell3B105105210522.9840.00
Jimmy Outlaw3B38305974.9270.00
Pinky Higgins3B17122522.9490.00
Johnny Lipon3B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie LakeSS1552323913585.9470.00
Johnny LiponSS8141425.9330.00
Skeeter WebbSS8812021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dick WakefieldOF104210681.9640.00
Roy CullenbineOF811251251.9650.00
Hoot EversOF76196250.9750.00
Pat MullinOF75121871.9490.00
Doc CramerOF50892001.0000.00
Jimmy OutlawOF43715001.0000.00
Anse MooreOF3265221.9710.00
Barney McCoskyOF2456120.9660.00
Johnny GrothOF460001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dizzy TroutP38276176456.9422.64
Hal NewhouserP37292154734.9541.91
Virgil TrucksP32236113331.9361.68
Al BentonP28140162620.9552.70
Fred HutchinsonP28207114713.9832.52
George CasterP264101111.9172.41
Stubby OvermireP249752520.9372.78
Johnny GorsicaP14232210.8001.55
Hal WhiteP112736011.0002.99
Tommy BridgesP92113001.0001.71
Ted GrayP31111001.0001.61
Rufe GentryP230000.0000.00
Hal MandersP260000.0000.00
Art HouttemanP1801001.0001.13
Lou KretlowP1901001.0001.00


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