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1961 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 101-61 .623
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 841-671 + 170
Manager(s): Bob Scheffing
General Manager: Rick Ferrell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 1,600,710 3/18
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Don Heffner
Pitching Coach: Tom Ferrick
Third Base Coach: Phil Cavarretta
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10953.673--
10161.6238.0
9567.58614.0
8676.53123.0
7883.48430.5
7686.46933.0
7090.43838.0
7091.43538.5
61100.37947.5
61100.37947.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
37Hank AguirreP309000001000800310.000.000.0000.000.000.000----013
26George AlusikOF261402
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0002001400010.143.187.143330.000.071.1824.00--216
8Reno Bertoia3B-2B2646610
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1
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01
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4203800200.217.265.304569.087.196.2432.6746.01451
1Steve Boros3B2439651107
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6242684282678.270.372.364736.093.270.2870.6279.2144477
10Dick BrownC263083282
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16
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45022257023310.266.312.474786.208.273.2772.5919.3146336
32Bob BruceP28911
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001002200101.111.273.222495.111.333.1431.00--212
38Bill BrutonOF3559699153
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15
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5
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63226616630539.257.324.384708.128.257.2641.0835.1229665
14Jim BunningP29100613
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1
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0040023000203.130.147.140287.010.030.18615.00--14104
19Jerry CasaleP273000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
25Norm Cash1B26535119193
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8
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132115124859192216.361.480.6621142.301.544.3700.6913.0354663
11Harry ChitiC281201
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0000001200001.083.154.083237.000.083.1002.00--113
7Rocky ColavitoOF27583129169
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30
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2
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45
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1401211375222814.290.401.580981.290.482.2630.6613.0338706
3Chuck CottierSS25722
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0001001100100.286.375.286661.000.143.3331.00--29
19Jim DonohueP221000000000000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
9Chico FernandezSS2943541108
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4
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3
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40853645044114.248.305.322627.074.163.2711.25145.0140476
26Bill FischerP307000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
18Terry FoxP251212
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0000001700100.167.231.167398.000.083.4007.00--214
21Paul FoytackP3054412
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20011100603.222.236.296532.074.093.26211.0054.01661
19Bill FreehanC191014
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0004001000000.400.455.400855.000.100.4000.00--411
5Dick Gernert32511
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1001200001.200.333.8001133.600.800.0002.005.046
11Fred GladdingP253000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
46Joe GrzendaP24101
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00000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
5Frank HouseC312235
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03004200111.227.333.364697.136.318.2380.50--828
6Al KalineOF26586116190
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41
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7
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19
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821416642424516.324.390.515905.191.326.3230.6430.8302661
11Ron KlineP291823
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002000810300.167.167.222389.056.056.300----421
45Howie KoplitzP234000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
17Frank LaryP311081325
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50032710302.231.252.278530.046.074.3009.00108.030114
4Charlie MaxwellOF341311130
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1800202412011.229.329.405734.176.328.2431.2026.253152
3Dick McAuliffeSS212853673
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12
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3323243940115.256.313.389702.133.214.2781.6247.5111311
40Bubba MortonOF291082631
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193192511021.287.336.407743.120.222.3492.7854.044119
15Don MossiP3279813
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80062800600.165.224.228452.063.139.2404.6779.01891
32Ron NischwitzP232000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
28Bobo Osborne1B-3B2593820
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1310201500101.215.354.355709.140.366.2370.7546.533114
16Phil ReganP244043
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0010031500301.075.140.100240.025.100.1205.00--446
12Mike RoarkeC302292151
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2200203103226.223.283.284567.061.148.2471.55114.565253
20Gerry StaleyP401000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
24George ThomasOF236200000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
8Ozzie Virgil3B283014
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1001500002.133.161.233394.100.133.1255.0030.0731
22Vic Wertz36601
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0001000100000.167.167.167334.000.000.200----16
2Jake Wood2B2466396171
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693095814142248.258.316.376692.118.237.3112.4360.3249727
20Hal WoodeshickP284100000001100000.000.200.000200.000.250.0001.00--05
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
37Hank Aguirre443.274500021855442220538324021.497.200.826.225.240.84-1.054
20Gerry Staley113.4613000821315651681001.6210.380.694.155.541.33--
16Phil Regan1075.253216607212013470701941461011.4610.051.423.083.451.12-1.769
32Ron Nischwitz015.7361002011131272880001.9110.641.646.556.551.00-1.100
15Don Mossi1572.96353412111240237977929471371201.188.891.091.765.142.91-1.253
24Manny Montejo003.94120002016137726151021.197.311.123.388.442.50-.647
17Frank Lary2393.243636224002752521179924661466061.168.250.792.164.782.21-1.341
45Howie Koplitz202.254110201216630891002.0012.000.006.006.751.12-1.778
11Ron Kline532.73108311056532517317273001.258.520.482.734.341.59--
46Joe Grzenda107.5040000059552200001.8313.503.003.000.000.00-3.500
11Fred Gladding103.37800020161876111111021.8110.120.566.196.191.00-1.417
21Paul Foytack11103.923220604016915281742756891021.228.051.432.964.711.59-1.078
18Terry Fox521.423900025125742129616320031.026.630.952.535.052.00-.947
26Bill Fischer324.9826100133465428261017182001.5110.341.913.263.451.06-1.571
19Jim Donohue113.6014000812023108215202001.9010.350.906.759.001.33--
19Jerry Casale005.253100001215873362001.5011.252.252.254.502.00--
14Jim Bunning17113.193837124112682321139525711942091.137.790.842.386.512.73-.945
32Bob Bruce124.40146002044572822624250021.8011.401.204.805.001.04-1.645
20Hal Woodeshick118.00122002018251716317131002.3312.501.508.506.500.76-1.375


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