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1955 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-75 .513
Rank: 5th in American League
Run Differential: 775-658 + 117
Manager(s): Bucky Harris
General Manager: Muddy Ruel
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,181,838 6/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jack Tighe
First Base Coach: Schoolboy Rowe
Third Base Coach: Billy Hitchcock
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9658.623--
9361.6043.0
9163.5915.0
8470.54512.0
7975.51317.0
6391.40933.0
5797.37039.0
53101.34443.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
7Harvey KuennSS24620101190
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5
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8
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6283402713057.306.347.423770.116.189.3080.6877.5262666
5Bill TuttleOF25603102168
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4
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14
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786376541213525.279.358.400758.121.252.2850.7143.1241698
6Al KalineOF20588121200
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8
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27
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1026882575120613.340.421.546967.206.342.3390.7021.8321681
8Ray Boone3B3150061142
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7
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116115049122716.284.346.476822.192.292.2790.9825.0238560
1Fred Hatfield2B304135196
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15
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3
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8
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33326149561127.232.337.341678.109.259.2460.8051.6141492
24Jim DelsingOF293564985
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2
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10
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6020484012046.239.328.376704.138.278.2420.8335.6134409
2Frank HouseC253283785
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11
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1
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15
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5300222534244.259.308.436744.177.244.2401.1421.9143359
9Earl Torgeson1B313005885
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10
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1
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9
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5090612902176.283.397.413810.130.363.2830.4833.3124369
10Red WilsonC262412653
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9
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17122623037013.220.296.282578.062.166.2360.88120.568274
21,25Harry Malmberg2B292082545
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01901291902327.216.310.260570.043.178.2360.66--54242
11Bubba PhillipsOF271841843
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03
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2321142021143.234.289.304593.071.152.2421.4361.356205
3Ferris Fain1B341402337
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2321521202225.264.459.364823.100.479.2730.2370.051196
30Jack Phillips1B331171537
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2000101200223.316.364.444808.128.214.3401.20117.052131
4Charlie MaxwellOF281091929
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180082020212.266.325.541866.275.349.2652.5015.659122
38,44Billy HoeftP2382917
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00400102500401.207.293.232525.024.146.2982.50--1996
17Frank LaryP2582416
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0020042900501.195.233.220453.024.073.3027.25--1891
31Ned GarverP29761117
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13109500335.224.295.276571.053.184.2190.5676.02191
16Reno Bertoia3B20681314
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100051101121.206.253.309562.103.176.2242.2068.02176
8J.W. Porter1B-OF2255613
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0030081500001.236.333.273606.036.182.3251.88--1563
18Steve GromekP3554109
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00500161200400.167.357.185542.019.315.2140.75--1074
46Duke MaasP263025
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020011200200.167.194.233427.067.100.27812.00--733
21Chick KingOF242135
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0000001200000.238.273.238511.000.048.2632.00--522
19Babe BirrerP261933
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02
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6002400001.158.238.526764.368.474.0772.009.51021
22Al AberP271701
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0000000900201.059.059.059118.000.000.125----119
15Jim BunningP231503
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0000000500200.200.200.200400.000.000.300----317
36Paul FoytackP241101
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0001000200002.091.091.091182.000.000.111----111
28Bob MillerP19912
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0002000100000.222.222.222444.000.000.250----29
22Leo CristanteP287000000000500000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
14Bud BlackP22411
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0000000100100.250.250.250500.000.000.333----15
12Joe ColemanP32423
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0000000000100.750.750.7501500.000.000.750----35
37Dick MarloweP264100000001100000.000.200.000200.000.250.0001.00--05
20,21Jim SmallOF184200000001100000.000.200.000200.000.250.0001.00--05
40Walt StreuliC19411
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001000000010.250.200.500700.250.250.200----25
15George ZuverinkP304000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
4Wayne Belardi243000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
40Ben FlowersP281000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
25,37Ron SamfordSS251000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
12Steve Souchock36101
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00010000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
26Van FletcherP300000000001000000-1.000-1000---0.00--01
Batting Totals18525283775140721138130724412263858121427157130.266.342.394736.128.253.2760.9140.620846049
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
17Frank Lary2514153.10363116251235232100811089987001.378.890.383.413.751.10
31Ned Garver2912163.973332161102302511151022167836101.389.780.822.613.231.24
38,44Billy Hoeft231672.99322917700220187757317751330001.197.650.703.075.441.77
18Steve Gromek3513103.982825821018118389802637731101.229.101.291.843.631.97
46Duke Maas26564.861816521086915247750422001.629.410.725.174.340.84
19Babe Birrer26434.163631015380773937929280001.338.661.013.263.150.97
22Al Aber27633.383910022380863230928371001.439.681.013.154.161.32
15Jim Bunning23356.35158003151593836832371001.7810.411.415.656.531.16
36Paul Foytack24015.22221007049482929436384001.688.640.726.486.841.06
22Leo Cristante28013.1620100103637151311490001.389.000.243.412.190.64
15George Zuverink30057.07141006028382722614130001.8612.211.934.504.180.93
12Joe Coleman32213.241700013325229911451001.447.920.365.041.800.36
28Bob Miller19212.527310202526127412111001.529.361.444.323.960.92
37Dick Marlowe26101.804110311512431491001.077.200.602.405.402.25
14Bud Black22111.293211001412520871001.437.710.005.144.500.88
26Van Fletcher30003.0090006012131041240001.259.750.751.503.002.00
40Ben Flowers28006.0040001065441220001.177.501.503.003.001.00
38Bill Froats24000.0010001020000200001.000.000.009.000.000.00
19Bob Schultz310027.0010000012330201004.0018.000.0018.000.000.00
Pitching Totals79753.80339154661588121380138165858212651762927201.389.010.823.374.101.22
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frank HouseC934233565.9870.00
Red WilsonC722922555.9840.00
J.W. PorterC4161001.0000.00
Walt StreuliC270001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Earl Torgeson1B8369553679.9920.00
Ferris Fain1B4437029542.9880.00
Jack Phillips1B3523613216.9920.00
J.W. Porter1B6521051.0000.00
Charlie Maxwell1B221210.9580.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Fred Hatfield2B922162511274.9750.00
Harry Malmberg2B65155181542.9850.00
Reno Bertoia2B672214.9670.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ray Boone3B1261352521933.9530.00
Fred Hatfield3B16173052.9040.00
Reno Bertoia3B14122434.9230.00
Bubba Phillips3B43921.8570.00
Jack Phillips3B332001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Harvey KuennSS1412533782983.9560.00
Fred HatfieldSS14194344.9390.00
Reno BertoiaSS546001.0000.00
Ron SamfordSS102001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill TuttleOF1544421272.9850.00
Al KalineOF1523061474.9790.00
Jim DelsingOF101178311.9950.00
Bubba PhillipsOF65128210.9920.00
Charlie MaxwellOF2655320.9670.00
Chick KingOF612010.9230.00
J.W. PorterOF440001.0000.00
Jim SmallOF421001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Al AberP398041732.8752.36
Babe BirrerP368088011.0001.80
Frank LaryP36235144634.9522.30
Ned GarverP33230174034.9502.23
Billy HoeftP32220721021.0001.15
Steve GromekP28181122212.9711.69
Paul FoytackP224927001.0001.65
Leo CristanteP20361110.6670.50
Duke MaasP1886217001.0001.98
Joe ColemanP172536001.0003.23
Jim BunningP15514811.9232.12
George ZuverinkP142826001.0002.56
Van FletcherP9121110.6671.50
Bob MillerP72513001.0001.43
Ben FlowersP461211.7504.50
Dick MarloweP41501001.0000.60
Bud BlackP3141310.8002.57
Bill FroatsP1201001.0004.50
Bob SchultzP110000.0000.00


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