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1948 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 78-76 .506
Rank: 5th in American League
Run Differential: 700-725 -25
Roster Continuity 88.84% 2/16
Manager(s): Steve O'Neill
General Manager: Billy Evans
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,743,035 3/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bill Sweeney
Assistant Coach: Doc Cramer
First Base Coach: Art Mills
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9758.626--
9659.6191.0
9460.6102.5
8470.54512.5
7876.50618.5
5994.38637.0
5697.36640.0
51101.33644.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
14Hoot EversOF27   139538811693361010334513141316.314.378.454832.139.232.3200.6153.8244606
5George Vico1B24   1445215013923985822393971723.267.326.392718.125.200.2761.0065.1204584
6Pat MullinOF30   1384969114316112380127757115.288.385.504889.216.369.2880.7421.6250575
25,26Johnny LiponSS25   121458651331885524468222139.290.384.397781.107.255.2970.3291.6182541
20Vic WertzOF23   1193914997199767004870365.248.335.396731.148.271.2871.4655.9155448
3,9Eddie Mayo2B38   106370359220124219301931812.249.310.324634.076.135.2580.63185.0120421
15,21George Kell3B25   92368471122432442233155810.304.369.402771.098.188.3130.45184.0148414
4Dick WakefieldOF27   11032250892051153017055016.276.406.472878.196.410.3050.7929.3152393
9Bob SwiftC33   1132922365604331051290139.223.338.284622.062.240.2360.5773.083356
36Neil BerrySS-2B26   87256466881016133723084.266.358.305663.039.176.2920.62--78301
7Eddie Lake2B32   64198515260218335720094.263.427.323750.061.348.2840.3599.064264
27Jimmy Outlaw3B35   741983356120025013115118.283.383.343726.061.212.3060.48--68231
29Fred HutchinsonP28   7611211231011230229123.205.341.241582.036.259.2160.41112.027137
1Hal WagnerC32   54109102230010102011032.202.326.229555.028.220.2240.55--25132
16Hal NewhouserP27   39926190106001014061.207.284.228512.022.130.2441.40--21108
2Paul Campbell1B30   598315221111100110010.265.274.337611.072.084.29210.0083.02885
22Virgil TrucksP31   4379613010200214025.165.185.190375.025.051.2007.00--1583
11Dizzy TroutP33   3269615301200514022.217.270.304574.087.159.2592.8069.02176
25Hank RiebeC26   256201200050135003.194.231.194425.000.032.2111.67--1265
21,15Art HouttemanP20   435621100070002011.196.196.196392.000.000.204----1157
1Joe GinsbergC21   113671300010031001.361.410.361771.000.083.3710.33--1339
30Ted GrayP23   26292710010027022.241.290.276566.034.103.3183.50--833
3Johnny GrothOF21   6173830150011000.471.500.8241324.353.412.4671.0017.01418
10Billy PierceP21   22175502020004000.294.294.529823.235.235.385----917
18Stubby OvermireP29   37140100010021002.071.188.071259.000.143.0770.50--116
17Hal WhiteP29   27131210010026000.154.267.231498.077.231.2863.00--315
19Al BentonP37   30111210010006020.182.182.273455.091.091.400----313
28Johnny Bero2B25   492000000011000.000.100.000100.000.111.0001.00--010
30Lou KretlowP27   580400010001010.500.500.5001000.000.000.571----49
12Ed MierkowiczOF24   350100010022001.200.429.200629.000.400.3331.00--17
8Doc CramerOF42   441000010030000.000.429.000429.000.750.0000.00--07
24Rufe GentryP30   4111000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
23John McHale26   110000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals18585235700139621958786612232671504270130134.267.350.375725.109.235.2830.7567.119656036
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
16Hal Newhouser27   21123.01393519241272.12491099110991435001.288.240.333.284.731.44
29Fred Hutchinson28   13114.32332815030221.02231191063248922001.239.081.301.953.751.92
22Virgil Trucks31   14133.7843267092211.2190978914851237101.308.070.593.615.221.45
11Dizzy Trout33   10143.42322311262183.21938770673913101.459.440.293.574.451.25
21,15Art Houtteman20   2164.664320401510164.1186101851152743001.4510.210.602.854.061.42
30Ted Gray23   624.242611316085.1734340272604001.717.730.217.626.350.83
18Stubby Overmire29   346.003740016366.1894844531143001.8212.140.684.231.910.45
10Billy Pierce21   306.38225009055.1474039551361001.787.690.828.355.890.71
19Al Benton37   225.733000010344.1453428436181001.849.200.827.363.680.50
17Hal White29   216.072700012142.2463129226172001.679.630.425.443.560.65
30Lou Kretlow27   214.7052102023.121141211190001.398.220.394.303.520.82
24Rufe Gentry30   002.574000206.25220510001.436.430.006.431.290.20
Batting Totals78764.153411546059422137713677256359258967831201.428.930.603.854.431.15
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob SwiftC11247655513.9910.00
Hal WagnerC521621224.9890.00
Hank RiebeC24906011.0000.00
Joe GinsbergC1146433.9430.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George Vico1B14211698515112.9880.00
Paul Campbell1B2717218611.9690.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie Mayo2B862022231148.9750.00
Eddie Lake2B45110132731.9720.00
Neil Berry2B267179315.9800.00
Johnny Bero2B253001.0000.00
Johnny Lipon2B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George Kell3B92108146815.9690.00
Jimmy Outlaw3B473987118.9200.00
Eddie Lake3B17121510.9640.00
Eddie Mayo3B10919011.0000.00
Johnny Lipon3B111001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Johnny LiponSS1172113461763.9700.00
Neil BerrySS41671201431.9300.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hoot EversOF1383928110.9730.00
Pat MullinOF131274780.9720.00
Vic WertzOF9819611103.9540.00
Dick WakefieldOF861983111.9480.00
Jimmy OutlawOF13191001.0000.00
Johnny GrothOF48111.9000.00
Doc CramerOF120001.0000.00
Ed MierkowiczOF140001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Art HouttemanP4316494745.9333.07
Virgil TrucksP432111328011.0001.75
Hal NewhouserP39272115215.9842.08
Stubby OvermireP3766616011.0003.00
Fred HutchinsonP332211945051.0002.61
Dizzy TroutP32183113757.9062.36
Al BentonP30442811.9092.04
Hal WhiteP274224001.0001.28
Ted GrayP2685311011.0001.48
Billy PierceP225529001.0001.80
Lou KretlowP52305001.0001.95
Rufe GentryP4620001.0002.90


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