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1947 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 85-69 .552
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 714-642 + 72
Manager(s): Steve O'Neill
General Manager: Billy Evans
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,398,093 6/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bill Sweeney
First Base Coach: Art Mills
Pitching Coach: Frank Shellenback
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9757.630--
8569.55212.0
8371.53914.0
8074.51917.0
7876.50619.0
7084.45527.0
6490.41633.0
5995.38338.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
19Al BentonP36363916100200010031.154.154.179333.026.026.207----742
8Doc CramerOF417315721422223004205029.268.350.344694.076.178.2670.2578.554179
2Roy Cullenbine1B3314246482104181247832137510610.224.401.422823.198.496.2060.3719.3196607
14Hoot EversOF2612646067136245106787454961413.296.358.435793.139.239.3141.0946.0200519
24Johnny GorsicaP3231100210000017000.200.273.300573.100.200.6677.00--311
10Johnny GrothOF20241100000021002.250.500.250750.000.500.3330.50--16
15,21Art HouttemanP19234021220030103000.300.300.350650.050.025.324----1440
29Fred HutchinsonP2756106832522152066014.302.339.443782.142.217.3061.0053.047113
15,21George Kell3B2415258875188295593911611631013.320.384.412796.092.192.3230.26117.6242659
7Eddie LakeSS311586029612719612461110120541914.211.342.322664.111.312.2150.4550.2194731
3Eddie Mayo2B371425356614928464837482801216.279.338.379717.101.183.2850.5889.2203595
23John McHale1B25399510201031111724010.211.265.316581.105.179.2503.4331.730103
12Ed MierkowiczOF23214268101110112002.190.209.286495.095.143.24112.0042.01243
6Pat MullinOF29116398621022861562386366156.256.358.470828.214.359.2741.0526.5187466
16Hal NewhouserP2640965190009001520033.198.306.198504.000.156.2501.33--19114
27Jimmy OutlawOF3470127202971015312114032.228.338.299637.071.252.2570.67--38151
18Stubby OvermireP2828472700020058020.149.231.149380.000.106.1791.60--754
25Hank RiebeC25870000020002000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
26Ben Steiner25101000000000000.000.091.00091.000.100.000----00
9Bob SwiftC329727923701101212233160118.251.330.301631.050.168.2630.48279.084323
1Birdie TebbettsC3420531510020133022.094.143.113256.019.057.1001.00--658
11Dizzy TroutP3234685112131500819010.162.250.353603.191.309.1742.3722.72477
22Virgil TrucksP30367071920050017003.271.282.300582.029.043.3027.00--2171
1Hal WagnerC31711911955100533012816122.288.379.419798.131.272.2940.5738.280221
4Dick WakefieldOF2611236859104155851148044148.283.411.416827.133.342.3040.5546.0153452
28Skeeter Webb2B375079131630063079030.203.267.241508.038.165.2291.29--1989
20Vic WertzOF2210233360962246442047660211.288.376.432808.144.291.3451.4055.5144382
17Hal WhiteP2835182320010027011.167.250.278528.111.222.2733.50--521
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
19Al Benton674.4036144012713314777651161332001.569.950.744.132.230.54--
22Virgil Trucks10124.52362682521801861059114791085001.469.250.703.935.371.37--
11Dizzy Trout10113.48322692621861868572665742101.359.000.293.153.581.14--
18Stubby Overmire1153.77281773801401426259944330001.329.060.572.812.110.75--
16Hal Newhouser17172.8740362434228526810591911017611001.338.460.283.475.561.60--
29Fred Hutchinson18103.03332518382219211847414611132001.248.630.572.504.621.85--
15,21Art Houtteman723.4123972901101065142636580001.288.590.492.924.701.61--
24Johnny Gorsica203.723100016157442724526201001.216.830.784.033.100.77--
34Rufe Gentry0027,000,000.0010000001330200003,000,001.009,000,000.000.0018,000,009.000.000.00--
17Hal White453.603550013284914334547334001.629.640.534.983.490.70--


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