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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
Roster Continuity 79.80% 5/16
Manager(s): Steve O'Neill
General Manager: Billy Evans
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,398,093 6/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
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
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
7Eddie LakeSS31   1586029612719612461110120541914.211.343.322665.111.312.2150.4550.2194732
15,21George Kell3B24   15258875188295593911611631013.320.387.412799.092.192.3230.26117.6242662
3Eddie Mayo2B37   1425356614928464837482801216.279.338.379717.101.183.2850.5889.2203595
2Roy Cullenbine1B33   14246482104181247832137510610.224.401.422823.198.496.2060.3719.3196607
14Hoot EversOF26   12646067136245106787454961413.296.366.435801.139.239.3141.0946.0200525
6Pat MullinOF29   116398621022861562386366156.256.359.470829.214.359.2741.0526.5187467
4Dick WakefieldOF26   11236859104155851148044148.283.412.416828.133.342.3040.5546.0153453
20Vic WertzOF22   10233360962246442047660211.288.376.432808.144.291.3451.4055.5144382
9Bob SwiftC32   9727923701101212233160118.251.330.301631.050.168.2630.48279.084323
1Hal WagnerC31   711911955100533012816122.288.382.419801.131.272.2940.5738.280222
8Doc CramerOF41   7315721422223004205029.268.350.344694.076.178.2670.2578.554179
27Jimmy OutlawOF34   70127202971015312114032.228.338.299637.071.252.2570.67--38151
29Fred HutchinsonP27   56106832522152066014.302.339.443782.142.217.3061.0053.047113
16Hal NewhouserP26   40965190009001520033.198.306.198504.000.156.2501.33--19114
23John McHale1B25   399510201031111724010.211.265.316581.105.179.2503.4331.730103
28Skeeter Webb2B37   5079131630063079030.203.267.241508.038.165.2291.29--1989
22Virgil TrucksP30   367071920050017003.271.282.300582.029.043.3027.00--2171
11Dizzy TroutP32   34685112131500819010.162.250.353603.191.309.1742.3822.72477
1Birdie TebbettsC34   20531510020133022.094.143.113256.019.057.1001.00--658
18Stubby OvermireP28   28472700020058020.149.231.149380.000.106.1791.60--754
12Ed MierkowiczOF23   214268101110112002.190.209.286495.095.143.24112.0042.01243
15,21Art HouttemanP19   234021220030103000.300.300.350650.050.025.324----1440
19Al BentonP36   363916100200010031.154.154.179333.026.026.207----742
17Hal WhiteP28   35182320010027011.167.250.278528.111.222.2733.50--521
24Johnny GorsicaP32   31100210000017000.200.273.300573.100.200.6677.00--311
25Hank RiebeC25   870000020002000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
10Johnny GrothOF20   241100000021002.250.500.250750.000.500.3330.50--16
26Ben Steiner25   101000000000000-----------00
Batting Totals18215276714136323442103662526076156313097130.258.352.377729.119.262.2730.7451.219906134
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
16Hal Newhouser26   17172.87403624342285.026810591911017611001.338.460.283.475.561.60
29Fred Hutchinson27   18103.03332518382219.2211847414611132001.248.630.572.504.621.85
11Dizzy Trout32   10113.4832269262186.11868572665742101.359.000.293.153.581.14
22Virgil Trucks30   10124.5236268252180.21861059114791085001.469.250.703.935.371.37
18Stubby Overmire28   1153.7728177380140.21426259944330001.329.060.572.812.110.75
19Al Benton36   674.40361440127133.014777651161332001.569.950.744.132.230.54
15,21Art Houtteman19   723.412397290110.21065142636580001.288.590.492.924.701.61
17Hal White28   453.603550013284.2914334547334001.629.640.534.983.490.70
24Johnny Gorsica32   203.723100016157.2442724526201001.216.830.784.033.100.77
34Rufe Gentry29   00-1000000.1133020000------
Batting Totals85693.5729515877158118139913826425557953164827101.378.890.513.424.171.22
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob SwiftC974014556.9890.00
Hal WagnerC712752233.9900.00
Birdie TebbettsC209515031.0000.00
Hank RiebeC320001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Roy Cullenbine1B138118413915111.9890.00
John McHale1B2519512112.9950.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie Mayo2B1423263651280.9830.00
Skeeter Webb2B30527419.9920.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George Kell3B1521673332025.9620.00
Jimmy Outlaw3B911710.9470.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie LakeSS1582684414394.9430.00
Skeeter WebbSS60411.8000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hoot EversOF1233541082.9780.00
Pat MullinOF1062291032.9880.00
Dick WakefieldOF10119710112.9500.00
Vic WertzOF83160660.9650.00
Jimmy OutlawOF3758010.9830.00
Doc CramerOF3579330.9650.00
Ed MierkowiczOF1018010.9470.00
Johnny GrothOF150001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hal NewhouserP40285235243.9492.37
Al BentonP3613362441.8822.03
Virgil TrucksP36180132220.9461.75
Hal WhiteP358442230.8972.78
Fred HutchinsonP33219154011.9822.26
Dizzy TroutP32186224034.9543.00
Johnny GorsicaP3157912011.0003.30
Stubby OvermireP28140102112.9691.99
Art HouttemanP2311041722.9131.72
Rufe GentryP100000.0000.00


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