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1956 Detroit TigersAmerican League (MLB)
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Walt Masterson played for the 1956 Detroit Tigers
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTigers
LocationDetroit,Michigan
Record82-72 (5th)League RankthMLB Rankth
ManagerBucky HarrisGeneral ManagerMuddy Ruel
CoachesJoe Gordon (Assistant Coach), Billy Hitchcock (Third Base Coach), Jack Tighe (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,051,182
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1956 Statistics -- 1956 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 

1956 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
6Al KalineofR2115361796194321027128717055114410.314.383.530.91332769693.310.216.339.40010.17.90.83.922.935.6    
7Harvey KuennssR25146591961963271288955534308311.332.387.470.85727851657.333.138.239.3808.45.20.61.849.326.0    
5,13Bill TuttleofR2614054661138224965543848143118.253.301.357.65819535592.262.104.176.2976.48.11.31.560.725.4    
4Charlie MaxwellofL2914150096163143288711797423815.326.414.534.94826745592.333.208.366.41713.312.50.94.717.927.6    
8Ray Boone3bR32131481771481462581007746325813.308.403.518.92124945568.296.210.370.40313.68.10.64.419.230.4    
24Frank Bolling2bR241023665310321774562425127514.281.354.434.78815935422.307.153.279.35110.012.11.21.752.334.0    
2Frank HousecL26943214477621044112119303015.240.290.364.65411718348.227.124.190.2956.05.50.92.932.123.4    
9Earl Torgeson1bL32117318618493124264784701305.264.406.425.83113524400.275.161.412.38019.511.80.63.026.528.6    
10Red WilsoncR2778228326612273821421803576.289.393.452.84510321278.284.163.351.37015.16.50.42.532.631.8    
30Jack Phillips1bR34672243166132120112119011011.295.354.384.7388616247.317.089.183.3358.57.70.90.4224.024.2    
3Bob Kennedyof-3bR3569177174150422222419231210.232.328.328.656589207.239.096.232.30211.69.20.81.944.322.0    
1Jim Brideweserss-2bR297015623344001031201904024.218.307.244.551384180.248.026.167.26011.110.61.00.00.011.8    
27Wayne Belardi1bL257915424433161500151381114.279.371.429.8006610179.272.150.247.3618.47.30.93.425.723.3    
17Frank LarypR26411031419201120082506205.184.239.233.472243119.228.049.126.2206.721.03.10.8103.015.8    
20Jim SmallofL1958911329420100061002001.319.361.407.76837699.358.088.154.3466.110.11.70.00.020.7    
21Paul FoytackpR25439071120070023006002.122.141.144.28513298.183.022.044.1322.030.615.00.00.018.2    
44Billy HoeftpL2442801620310900122205001.250.348.313.66125497.345.063.213.31012.422.71.80.00.020.0    
16Reno Bertoia2bR21226671220150061210004.182.260.258.51817373.208.076.167.2448.216.42.01.466.025.0    
12Buddy HicksssB2926475102005013200001.213.260.255.51512250.222.042.085.2396.04.00.70.00.020.0    
23Virgil TruckspR3922454112002010402000.244.244.289.53313247.268.045.022.2390.08.50.00.00.018.2    
18Steve GromekpB36402734000100111003001.148.395.148.5434041.235.000.407.30226.824.40.90.00.00.0    
15J.W. Porterof-cR231421020003000800101.095.091.095.1862022.143.000.000.0820.036.40.00.00.00.0    
14Jim BunningpR241518462001000502001.333.333.444.7778220.462.111.111.3440.025.00.00.00.033.3    
47Duke MaaspR272616131001012800000.188.278.250.5284118.375.062.125.25111.144.44.00.00.033.3    
1Fred Hatfield2bL31812230002002110000.250.400.250.6503015.273.000.167.32613.36.70.50.00.00.0    
24Jim DelsingofL301012000000003310000.000.250.000.2500016.000.000.250.18018.818.81.00.00.00.0    
22Al AberpL284210030000001402000.300.364.300.6643013.500.000.100.3127.730.84.00.00.00.0    
12Charlie LaucL2339120000000100000.222.222.222.444209.250.000.000.2020.011.10.00.00.00.0    
3Chick KingofR2579020000001400000.222.300.222.5222010.400.000.111.25310.040.04.00.00.00.0    
25Walt StreulicR2038021001001200000.250.333.375.708319.333.125.250.32311.122.22.00.00.050.0    
28Bob MillerpR20117011000001200000.143.250.286.536218.200.143.286.25012.525.02.00.00.0100.0    
31Ned GarverpR3065000000001100000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.200.11916.716.71.00.00.00.0    
29Walt MastersonpR36354010001000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.2270.025.00.00.00.00.0    
19Gene HostpB2312000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0    
14Bud BlackpR2352000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0    
37Dick MarlowepR2771000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0    
26Jim BradypL2060100000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.712100.00.00.00.00.00.0    
Batting Totals: (37 players)1545364789149420950150745432664361828585030133.279.356.420.77622534096143.289.420.265.00010.510.11.02.435.827.4 

1956 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
17Frank LaryR26STMLB21133.154138320321294.0289116103201161653101.388.850.613.555.051.423.55.6183.31    
21Paul FoytackR25STMLB15133.5943331016151256.0211114102241421848301.387.420.844.996.471.304.01.5363.81    
44Billy HoeftL24STMLB20144.063834418420248.0276127112221041727001.5310.020.803.776.241.654.61.5883.39    
18Steve GromekR36S/RMLB864.2840132740124141.014274672547640001.349.061.603.004.091.364.72.5714.77    
23Virgil TrucksR39S/RMLB653.83221663131120.010456511563433001.397.801.134.733.230.684.20.5454.85    
47Duke MaasR27S/RMLB076.54267190010063.1815146932341001.7911.511.284.554.831.067.25.0004.66    
22Al AberL28RelMLB443.43420420028763.0653024125212001.439.290.143.573.000.844.29.5003.10    
14Jim BunningR24RelMLB513.7115312005153.1552422628343001.569.281.014.735.741.214.05.8334.13    
29Walt MastersonR36RelMLB114.17350350018049.2542823232280001.759.790.365.805.070.885.07.5003.70    
28Bob MillerL20S/RMLB025.681138001031.2372320522161001.8910.521.426.254.550.736.54.0005.50    
31Ned GarverR30S/RMLB024.08633101017.21510821360001.637.641.026.623.060.465.09.0005.37    
37Dick MarloweR27RelMLB115.73716001011.012871940001.919.820.827.363.270.446.55.5005.28    
14Bud BlackR23RelMLB113.60514002010.010442571001.509.001.804.506.301.403.60.5005.07    
26Jim BradyL20RelMLB0028.4260600306.115212031130004.2621.324.2615.634.260.2729.84.00012.79    
25Hal WoodeshickL23STMLB0213.5022000005.112881310002.9420.251.695.061.690.3313.50.0006.12    
19Gene HostL23STMLB007.7111000004.29442250102.6217.363.863.869.642.507.71.0007.08    
29Pete WojeyR36RelMLB002.2520200004.02110110000.754.500.002.252.251.002.25.0002.62    
Pitching Totals: (17 players)82724.0615515518762993151379138969962214065578829501.489.070.914.275.141.204.56.532  

1956 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PPaul Foytack25MLBp43-25611333547.9361.020.17---43100.027.9Fielding by Day
PAl Aber28MLBp42-631121114.9290.310.21---42100.027.3Fielding by Day
PFrank Lary26MLBp41-29415453363.9521.460.20---41100.026.6Fielding by Day
PSteve Gromek36MLBp40-14111600171.0000.430.12---40100.026.0Fielding by Day
PBilly Hoeft24MLBp38-2485281134.9710.870.13---4290.524.7Fielding by Day
PWalt Masterson36MLBp35-49362111.8180.260.18---35100.022.7Fielding by Day
PDuke Maas27MLBp26-63582015.8670.500.21---26100.016.9Fielding by Day
PVirgil Trucks39MLBp22-1206183127.8891.090.20---22100.014.3Fielding by Day
PJim Bunning24MLBp15-53260081.0000.530.15---15100.09.7Fielding by Day
PBob Miller20MLBp11-3123217.7140.450.16---11100.07.1Fielding by Day
PDick Marlowe27MLBp7-11210031.0000.430.27---7100.04.5Fielding by Day
PJim Brady20MLBp6-6010011.0000.170.17---6100.03.9Fielding by Day
PNed Garver30MLBp6-17150161.0001.000.35---6100.03.9Fielding by Day
PBud Black23MLBp5-10120031.0000.600.30---5100.03.2Fielding by Day
PHal Woodeshick23MLBp2-5110021.0001.000.40---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PPete Wojey36MLBp2-4020021.0001.000.50---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PGene Host23MLBp1-4000000.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CFrank House26MLBc88--4503378490.9865.490.00--39493.657.1Fielding by Day
CRed Wilson27MLBc78--3933447431.9915.470.00--778100.050.6Fielding by Day
CWalt Streuli20MLBc3--1311115.9334.670.00---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
CCharlie Lau23MLBc3--17000171.0005.670.00---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
CJ.W. Porter23MLBc-of2--700171.0003.500.00--11414.31.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BEarl Torgeson32MLB1b83--62332562660.9927.890.00---11770.953.9Fielding by Day
1BJack Phillips34MLB1b56--42232949463.9818.110.00---6783.636.4Fielding by Day
1BWayne Belardi25MLB1b31--24017321260.9888.290.00---7939.220.1Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BFrank Bolling24MLB2b102--2232601172494.9784.740.00---102100.066.2Fielding by Day
2BJim Brideweser29MLBss-2b31--8483420171.9775.390.00---7044.320.1Fielding by Day
2BReno Bertoia21MLB3b-2b18--5157218110.9826.000.00---2281.811.7Fielding by Day
2BBuddy Hicks29MLBss-2b6--151302281.0004.670.00---2623.13.9Fielding by Day
2BFred Hatfield31MLB3b-2b4--7601131.0003.250.00---850.02.6Fielding by Day
2BJack Phillips34MLB1b1--10102.5001.000.00---671.50.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BRay Boone32MLB3b-ss130--1512431723411.9593.030.00---13199.284.4Fielding by Day
3BBob Kennedy35MLBof-3b27--35388381.9012.700.00---6939.117.5Fielding by Day
3BJim Brideweser29MLBss-2b4--250171.0001.750.00---705.72.6Fielding by Day
3BReno Bertoia21MLB3b-2b2--340171.0003.500.00---229.11.3Fielding by Day
3BBuddy Hicks29MLBss-2b1--000000.000.00---263.80.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSHarvey Kuenn25MLBof-ss141--2193882086627.9684.300.00---14696.691.6Fielding by Day
SSJim Brideweser29MLBss-2b32--275111279.9872.440.00---7045.720.8Fielding by Day
SSBuddy Hicks29MLBss-2b16--61803241.0001.500.00---2661.510.4Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFAl Kaline21MLBof153--3431864367.9842.360.00---153100.099.4Fielding by Day
OFBill Tuttle26MLBof137--3481392370.9762.640.00---14097.989.0Fielding by Day
OFCharlie Maxwell29MLBof136--2811241297.9872.150.00---14196.588.3Fielding by Day
OFBob Kennedy35MLBof-3b29--5224058.9311.860.00---6942.018.8Fielding by Day
OFJim Small19MLBof26--4703050.9401.810.00---5844.816.9Fielding by Day
OFChick King25MLBof4--40105.8001.000.00---757.12.6Fielding by Day
OFJim Delsing30MLBof3--300031.0001.000.00---1030.01.9Fielding by Day
OFJ.W. Porter23MLBc-of2--20103.6671.000.00---1414.31.3Fielding by Day
OFWayne Belardi25MLB1b2--30205.6001.500.00---792.51.3Fielding by Day
OFHarvey Kuenn25MLBof-ss1--000000.000.00---1460.70.6Fielding by Day
OFJack Phillips34MLB1b1--200021.0002.000.00---671.50.6Fielding by Day

1956 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Joe GordonAssistant Coach1915-02-18 41Los Angeles,California MLB1938-19501938-1950   2B
Bucky HarrisManager1896-11-08 59Port Jervis,New York MLB1919-19311919-1931   2B
Billy HitchcockThird Base Coach1916-07-31 39Inverness,Alabama MLB1942-19531942-1953   3B-2B
Bob MavisScout1918-04-08 38Milwaukee,Wisconsin --   H
Mel OttBroadcaster1909-03-02 47Gretna,Louisiana MLB1926-19471926-1947   OF
Muddy RuelGeneral Manager1896-02-20 60St. Louis,Missouri MLB1915-19341915-1934   C
Jack TigheAssistant Coach1913-08-09 42Kearny,New Jersey --   COACH