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1957 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 78-76 .506
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 614-614 0
Roster Continuity 79.09% 9/16
Manager(s): Jack Tighe
General Manager: Walter Briggs (1957-04-29), John McHale
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,272,346 3/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Don Lund
Pitching Coach: Willis Hudlin
Third Base Coach: Billy Hitchcock
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9856.636--
9064.5848.0
8272.53216.0
7876.50620.0
7676.50021.0
7677.49721.5
5994.38638.5
5599.35743.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1957 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11957-04-16L 1-2 @KC1
    21957-04-17L 4-5 @KC1
    31957-04-18L 3-8 CLE
    41957-04-20W 7-0 CLE
    51957-04-21W 3-2 CLE
    61957-04-22L 7-11 KC1
    71957-04-23L 4-5 KC1
    81957-04-25L 4-9 @CHA
    91957-04-26W 5-0 @CLE
    101957-04-27L 1-2 @CLE
    111957-04-28W 2-0 @CLE
    121957-04-28L 2-3 @CLE
    131957-04-30W 2-1 NYA
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    141957-05-01L 4-7 NYA
    151957-05-02W 7-5 BOS
    161957-05-03W 6-0 BOS
    171957-05-04W 3-0 BAL
    181957-05-05W 3-1 BAL
    191957-05-06L 6-8 BAL
    201957-05-07W 5-3 WS1
    211957-05-08W 11-3 WS1
    221957-05-09L 5-8 WS1
    231957-05-10L 4-6 CHA
    241957-05-12L 4-5 CHA
    251957-05-14W 2-0 @BOS
    261957-05-15L 8-11 @BOS
    271957-05-16W 2-1 @BOS
    281957-05-17W 4-1 @NYA
    291957-05-18W 2-1 @NYA
    301957-05-19W 6-1 @WS1
    311957-05-20L 1-2 @WS1
    321957-05-21W 2-1 @BAL
    331957-05-22L 3-4 @BAL
    341957-05-25L 3-5 @KC1
    351957-05-26L 1-3 @KC1
    361957-05-27W 11-5 CLE
    371957-05-28L 3-4 CLE
    381957-05-29W 4-3 KC1
    391957-05-30W 6-5 KC1
    401957-05-30W 3-2 KC1
    411957-05-31L 0-6 @CHA
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    421957-06-01L 4-12 @CHA
    431957-06-02W 3-1 @CHA
    441957-06-02L 1-4 @CHA
    451957-06-04L 3-4 WS1
    461957-06-05W 3-2 WS1
    471957-06-06W 7-6 WS1
    481957-06-07W 6-3 NYA
    491957-06-08W 7-4 NYA
    501957-06-09L 4-5 NYA
    511957-06-10W 9-4 NYA
    521957-06-11L 1-4 BAL
    531957-06-12W 4-2 BAL
    541957-06-13W 2-1 BAL
    551957-06-14W 5-4 BOS
    561957-06-15W 3-1 BOS
    571957-06-16W 2-1 BOS
    581957-06-18L 1-2 @NYA
    591957-06-19L 2-10 @NYA
    601957-06-20L 1-3 @NYA
    611957-06-21L 5-6 @BAL
    621957-06-22W 2-1 @BAL
    631957-06-23L 4-5 @BAL
    641957-06-24L 0-6 @BAL
    651957-06-25W 7-4 @WS1
    661957-06-26W 4-1 @WS1
    671957-06-27L 2-7 @WS1
    681957-06-28L 2-9 @BOS
    691957-06-29L 4-12 @BOS
    701957-06-30L 3-10 @BOS
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    711957-07-01W 5-2 CHA
    721957-07-02L 2-4 CHA
    731957-07-03L 0-6 @CLE
    741957-07-04L 1-3 @CLE
    751957-07-04W 4-3 @CLE
    761957-07-05W 8-4 KC1
    771957-07-06L 1-3 KC1
    781957-07-07W 5-2 KC1
    791957-07-11L 7-9 BOS
    801957-07-12W 5-3 BOS
    811957-07-13L 2-6 BOS
    821957-07-14W 10-2 BAL
    831957-07-14W 7-6 BAL
    841957-07-16L 4-10 NYA
    851957-07-17L 1-5 NYA
    861957-07-18L 2-3 NYA
    871957-07-19W 4-1 WS1
    881957-07-20L 3-4 WS1
    891957-07-21W 6-5 WS1
    901957-07-23W 5-2 @BAL
    911957-07-24W 5-1 @BAL
    921957-07-25L 0-3 @BAL
    931957-07-26W 3-2 @NYA
    941957-07-27L 3-4 @NYA
    951957-07-28W 6-5 @NYA
    961957-07-28L 3-4 @NYA
    971957-07-30L 0-4 @BOS
    981957-07-31W 5-3 @BOS
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    991957-08-01W 7-5 @BOS
    1001957-08-02L 1-2 @WS1
    1011957-08-03L 3-4 @WS1
    1021957-08-04L 4-8 @WS1
    1031957-08-06L 1-5 CLE
    1041957-08-07W 4-1 CLE
    1051957-08-08L 1-3 CLE
    1061957-08-09L 4-5 @CHA
    1071957-08-10W 6-4 @CHA
    1081957-08-11W 8-5 @CHA
    1091957-08-11L 2-11 @CHA
    1101957-08-13W 3-1 @KC1
    1111957-08-13L 2-3 @KC1
    1121957-08-14W 7-4 @KC1
    1131957-08-15L 2-7 @KC1
    1141957-08-16W 6-2 CHA
    1151957-08-17W 9-8 CHA
    1161957-08-18W 5-1 CHA
    1171957-08-18L 1-4 CHA
    1181957-08-20W 5-1 BAL
    1191957-08-21L 3-9 BAL
    1201957-08-22W 4-0 BAL
    1211957-08-23W 13-4 WS1
    1221957-08-24L 3-6 WS1
    1231957-08-25W 7-2 NYA
    1241957-08-26W 5-2 NYA
    1251957-08-27L 5-7 BOS
    1261957-08-28L 0-1 BOS
    1271957-08-29L 1-6 BOS
    1281957-08-30L 5-6 @CLE
    1291957-08-31W 8-7 @CLE
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1301957-09-01W 6-1 @CLE
    1311957-09-02L 2-8 CHA
    1321957-09-02W 5-4 CHA
    1331957-09-03W 3-2 CHA
    1341957-09-06W 5-2 CLE
    1351957-09-07L 4-5 CLE
    1361957-09-08W 3-1 CLE
    1371957-09-11W 3-0 @WS1
    1381957-09-11W 12-2 @WS1
    1391957-09-12W 8-5 @WS1
    1401957-09-14L 1-3 @BAL
    1411957-09-14W 4-3 @BAL
    1421957-09-15W 7-1 @BOS
    1431957-09-15W 4-3 @BOS
    1441957-09-17L 1-7 @NYA
    1451957-09-18L 3-4 @NYA
    1461957-09-21L 3-6 @KC1
    1471957-09-22L 3-4 @KC1
    1481957-09-22L 1-2 @KC1
    1491957-09-23L 4-5 @CLE
    1501957-09-25W 5-0 @CHA
    1511957-09-26W 3-2 @CHA
    1521957-09-27L 7-9 KC1
    1531957-09-28L 3-5 KC1
    1541957-09-29W 7-4 KC1
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    78-76
    Frank House 95
    Red Wilson 50
    JW Porter 9
    Ray Boone 117
    Dave Philley 23
    Earl Torgeson 9
    JW Porter 3
    Bobo Osborne 2
    Frank Bolling 144
    Ron Samford 6
    Jim Finigan 2
    Jack Dittmer 1
    Reno Bertoia 1
    Reno Bertoia 79
    Jim Finigan 46
    Harvey Kuenn 16
    Steve Boros 7
    Ray Boone 4
    Jack Dittmer 2
    Harvey Kuenn 134
    Ron Samford 20
    Charlie Maxwell 132
    JW Porter 5
    Bill Taylor 5
    Jim Small 4
    Dave Philley 3
    Al Kaline 2
    Mel Clark 1
    Karl Olson 1
    Johnny Groth 1
    Bill Tuttle 107
    Al Kaline 23
    Johnny Groth 23
    Jim Small 1
    Al Kaline 118
    JW Porter 20
    Dave Philley 8
    Bobo Osborne 5
    Jim Small 2
    Charlie Maxwell 1


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