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1968 DETROIT TIGERS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  103-59   .636
Result:   1st in American League
Manager(s):  Mayo Smith
General Manager:   Jim Campbell
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Attendance:  2,031,847
Playoffs: Season in progress

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Roy Face (40)
Youngest Player:  Les Cain (20)
Longest Tenure:  Al Kaline (16)
Top Hitter:  Willie Horton (3)
Top Pitcher:  Denny McLain (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Robert Robinson (#18)

Roster Continuity:  78.52%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Detroit10359.636--
Baltimore9171.56212.0
Cleveland8675.53416.5
Boston8676.53117.0
NY Yankees8379.51220.0
Oakland8280.50621.0
Minnesota7983.48824.0
Chi White Sox6795.41436.0
California6795.41436.0
Washington6596.40437.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
24Mickey Stanley+of2925UDFA: 1961MLB153583881511661160434257418422.259.311.364675212641469693.9.270
5Jim Northrup+of1228UDFA: 1961MLB154580761532972190455087444514.264.324.447770259643455905.3.277
3Dick McAuliffe+2b-ss1128UDFA: 1957MLB151570951422410165687829928130.249.344.411755234658439925.6.275
11Bill Freehan+c926UDFA: 1961MLB155540731422422584016564244339.263.366.4548192456354141026.7.258
8Don Wert+3b5029-MLB1505364410715112370337795711012.200.258.299556160589455382.2.213
23Willie Horton+of325UDFA: 1962MLB1435126814620236850349110882714.285.352.543895278578392996.8.295
25Norm Cash+1b4533UDFA: 1955MLB127411501081512563113970372312.263.329.487816200458321685.7.260
6Al Kaline+of7933UDFA: 1953MLB1023274994141105364553937134.287.392.428820140389245636.9.299
2Tom Matchick+ss-3b-24-MLB8022718466231402104643213.203.248.28653465244189131.9.240
1Ray Oyler+ss-29-MLB11121513296111202205920738.135.212.186399402472060-0.1.177
44Dick Tracewski+ss-2b-33-MLB9021230333141530245100225.156.239.2364755024018881.1.182
12Jim Price+c-26-MLB6413212234031300131411006.174.253.2735263614611581.9.174
17Denny McLain+p4724UDFA: 1962MLB44111718110400137001601.162.170.18935921128110-2-0.4.243
26Gates Brown+of-29UDFA: 1960MLB67921534726150012401002.370.442.685112763104602913.2.341
16Earl Wilson+p-33-MLB4088920017170023510101.227.253.489741439270103.7.283
29Mickey Lolich+p-27UDFA: 1959MLB41705830030162500403.114.184.157341118070-2-1.0.178
21Joe Sparma+p-26-MLB34602810020012400600.133.148.15029896758-2-1.2.222
7Eddie Mathews+3b-36-MLB315241100380051201000.212.281.38566520574163.7.216
27Wayne Comer+of-24-MLB4848860113002700104.125.160.229389115147-1-0.3.125
18John Hiller+p-25UDFA: 1963MLB39371300020001400001.081.081.08116233735-4-2.8.130
22Pat Dobson+p-26UDFA: 1960MLB4728240001002700200.143.200.143343432260-0.3.190
43Daryl Patterson+p-24-MLB3813000001001800000.000.071.0007101413-2-3.9.000
15Fred Lasher+p-26-MLB349010000000400001.111.111.111222199--.200
33Dave Campbell+2b-3b-26UDFA: 1964MLB98110012001300000.125.222.50072249713.5.000
38Les Cain+p-201966-4-74MLB87011000000200000.143.143.28642927600.9.200
14Dennis Ribant+p-26-MLB165110000001100000.200.333.20053316402.5.250
30Lenny Green+of-35-MLB64010000001001001.250.400.25065015401.1.250
47Don McMahon+p-38-MLB204000000000200001.000.000.0000045-1-5.0.000
46Bob Christian+of-22-MLB33011000000000000.333.333.6671000232112.0.333
34Jim Rooker+p-25UDFA: 1962MLB22000000000100000.000.000.0000022--.000
39Jon Warden+p-211966-4-62MLB282000000000100000.000.000.0000022--.000
37John Wyatt+p-33-MLB222000000000200000.000.000.0000022--.000
Totals: (32 players)1625490671129219039185640263252196461537334124.235.307.3856922115617944616744.1.253

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
17Denny McLain+124UDFA: 1962MLB3161.96414128600336.024186733163280300.906.460.831.697.500.23.2350.79
16Earl Wilson+1933-MLB13122.85343310300224.119277712065168721.157.700.802.616.740.39.2670.92
29Mickey Lolich+1227UDFA: 1959MLB1793.1939328441220.017884782365197301.107.280.942.668.060.33.2620.98
21Joe Sparma+6026-MLB10103.7034317110182.116981751477110501.358.340.693.805.430.70.2751.26
18John Hiller+-25UDFA: 1963MLB962.39391241132128.092373495178201.126.470.633.595.480.65.2230.91
22Pat Dobson+5526UDFA: 1960MLB582.66471021167125.0893937134893411.106.410.943.466.700.52.2251.05
43Daryl Patterson+5924-MLB232.123810022768.053191632749311.187.010.403.576.490.55.2541.14
15Fred Lasher+-26-MLB513.333400014548.237191852232201.216.840.924.075.920.69.2371.41
39Jon Warden+-211966-4-62MLB413.622800011337.130151551525001.217.231.213.626.030.60.2311.38
47Don McMahon+6838-MLB312.02200009135.2228821033300.905.550.502.528.330.30--1.15
37John Wyatt+-33-MLB102.372200010230.1269821125401.227.710.593.267.420.44--1.32
14Dennis Ribant+-26-MLB222.22140004124.120761107001.237.400.373.702.591.43--0.84
38Les Cain+-201966-4-74MLB103.0084001024.0259812013201.889.380.387.504.881.54.3040.81
34Jim Rooker+-25UDFA: 1962MLB003.862000004.2422014001.077.710.001.937.710.25.3081.25
30Roy Face+-40-MLB000.002000001.0200011003.0018.000.009.009.001.00--0.00
Totals: (32 players)103592.711621625916103291,490118049244918548611153841.227.130.782.946.740.44.261 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bill FreehanC13897173615.9940.00 
Jim PriceC422231411.9960.00 
Wayne ComerC120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Norm Cash1B11792488866.9920.00 
Al Kaline1B2215213415.9760.00 
Bill Freehan1B2116210111.9940.00 
Mickey Stanley1B1599829.9820.00 
Tom Matchick1B6282041.0000.00 
Eddie Mathews1B634315.9740.00 
Gates Brown1B130001.0000.00 
Bob Christian1B130001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dick McAuliffe2B148288348979.9860.00 
Dick Tracewski2B141530051.0000.00 
Tom Matchick2B13253417.9830.00 
Dave Campbell2B543011.0000.00 
Mickey Stanley2B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Don Wert3B1501422841522.9660.00 
Dick Tracewski3B1671923.9290.00 
Eddie Mathews3B6310001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ray OylerSS111139207831.9770.00 
Tom MatchickSS5953118920.9500.00 
Dick TracewskiSS5160108319.9820.00 
Mickey StanleySS992522.9440.00 
Dick McAuliffeSS544011.0000.00 
Don WertSS220001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jim NorthrupOF151321771.9790.00 
Willie HortonOF139212662.9730.00 
Mickey StanleyOF1302977021.0000.00 
Al KalineOF74131130.9780.00 
Wayne ComerOF27200001.0000.00 
Gates BrownOF17181001.0000.00 
Lenny GreenOF20000.0000.00 
Bob ChristianOF10000.0000.00 
Bill FreehanOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Pat DobsonP47125122210.9712.45 
Denny McLainP41336364013.9872.04 
John HillerP391281215011.0001.90 
Mickey LolichP3922052630.9121.27 
Daryl PattersonP38684910.9291.72 
Fred LasherP344831011.9292.43 
Joe SparmaP3418291920.9331.38 
Earl WilsonP34224263043.9332.25 
Jon WardenP28370210.6670.49 
John WyattP223024001.0001.79 
Don McMahonP203514001.0001.28 
Dennis RibantP14242330.6251.87 
Les CainP82406001.0002.25 
Roy FaceP210000.0000.00 
Jim RookerP2402001.0004.29 


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