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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
Manager(s): Steve O'Neill
General Manager: Billy Evans
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,743,035 3/16
Playoffs:
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
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
19Al BentonP3730111210010006020.182.182.273455.091.091.400----313
28Johnny Bero2B25492000000011000.000.100.000100.000.111.0001.00--010
36Neil BerrySS-2B2687256466881016133723084.266.358.305663.039.176.2920.62--78301
2Paul Campbell1B30598315221111100110010.265.274.337611.072.084.29210.0083.02885
8Doc CramerOF42441000010030000.000.429.000429.000.750.0000.00--07
14Hoot EversOF27139538811693361010334513141316.314.374.454828.139.232.3200.6153.8244602
24Rufe GentryP304111000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
1Joe GinsbergC21113671300010031001.361.410.361771.000.083.3710.33--1339
30Ted GrayP2326292710010027022.241.290.276566.034.103.3183.50--833
3Johnny GrothOF216173830150011000.471.500.8241324.353.412.4671.0017.01418
21,15Art HouttemanP20435621100070002011.196.196.196392.000.000.204----1157
29Fred HutchinsonP287611211231011230229123.205.336.241577.036.259.2160.41112.027136
15,21George Kell3B2592368471122432442233155810.304.362.402764.098.187.3130.45184.0148409
30Lou KretlowP27580400010001010.500.500.5001000.000.000.571----49
7Eddie Lake2B3264198515260218335720094.263.427.323750.061.348.2840.3599.064264
25,26Johnny LiponSS25121458651331885524468222139.290.382.397779.107.255.2970.3291.6182539
3,9Eddie Mayo2B38106370359220124219301931812.249.305.324629.076.135.2580.63185.0120418
23John McHale26110000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
12Ed MierkowiczOF24350100010022001.200.429.200629.000.400.3331.00--17
6Pat MullinOF301384969114316112380127757115.288.384.504888.216.369.2880.7421.6250574
16Hal NewhouserP2739926190106001014061.207.284.228512.022.130.2441.40--21108
27Jimmy Outlaw3B35741983356120025013115118.283.380.343723.061.212.3060.48--68230
18Stubby OvermireP2937140100010021002.071.187.071258.000.143.0770.50--116
10Billy PierceP2122175502020004000.294.294.529823.235.235.385----917
25Hank RiebeC26256201200050135003.194.231.194425.000.032.2111.67--1265
9Bob SwiftC331132922365604331051290139.223.338.284622.062.240.2360.5773.083356
11Dizzy TroutP333269615301200514022.217.270.304574.087.159.2592.8069.02176
22Virgil TrucksP314379613010200214025.165.185.190375.025.051.2007.00--1583
5George Vico1B241445215013923985822393971723.267.318.392710.125.200.2761.0065.1204577
1Hal WagnerC3254109102230010102011032.202.326.229555.028.220.2240.55--25132
4Dick WakefieldOF2711032250892051153017055016.276.406.472878.196.410.3050.7929.3152393
20Vic WertzOF231193914997199767004870365.248.330.396726.148.271.2871.4655.9155445
17Hal WhiteP2927131210010026000.154.267.231498.077.231.2863.00--315
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
19Al Benton225.733000010344453428436181001.849.200.827.363.680.50--
22Virgil Trucks14133.7843267092211190978914851237101.308.070.593.615.221.45--
11Dizzy Trout10143.423223112621831938770673913101.459.440.293.574.451.25--
10Billy Pierce306.38225009055474039551361001.787.690.828.355.890.71--
18Stubby Overmire346.003740016366894844531143001.8212.140.684.231.910.45--
16Hal Newhouser21123.013935192412722491099110991435001.288.240.333.284.731.44--
30Lou Kretlow214.705210202321141211190001.398.220.394.303.520.82--
29Fred Hutchinson13114.323328150302212231191063248922001.239.081.301.953.751.92--
21,15Art Houtteman2164.664320401510164186101851152743001.4510.210.602.854.061.42--
30Ted Gray624.242611316085734340272604001.717.730.217.626.350.83--
24Rufe Gentry002.5740002065220510001.436.430.006.431.290.20--
17Hal White216.072700012142463129226172001.679.630.425.443.560.65--


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