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1968 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 103-59 .636
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 671-492 + 179
Manager(s): Mayo Smith
General Manager: Jim Campbell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 2,031,847 1/20
Playoffs: Won World Series (Cardinals)
Top Draft Pick: Robert Robinson (#18) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Hal Naragon
First Base Coach: Wally Moses
Pitching Coach: Johnny Sain
Third Base Coach: Tony Cuccinello

#1 Draft Picks

American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10359.636--
9171.56212.0
8675.53416.5
8676.53117.0
8379.51220.0
8280.50621.0
7983.48824.0
6795.41436.0
6795.41436.0
6596.40437.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
26Gates BrownOF29921534
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2
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6
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150012401002.370.442.6851127.315.446.3410.3315.363104
38Les CainP20701
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1
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000000200000.143.143.286429.143.143.200----27
33Dave Campbell2B26811
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001
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2001300000.125.222.500722.375.500.0003.008.049
25Norm Cash1B3341150108
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1
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25
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63113970372312.263.325.487812.224.319.2601.7916.4200455
46Bob ChristianOF-1B22301
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000000000000.333.333.6671000.333.333.333----23
27Wayne ComerOF244886
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01
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1
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3002700104.125.160.229389.104.146.1253.5048.01151
22Pat DobsonP262824
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0001002700200.143.200.143343.000.071.1903.50--432
11Bill FreehanC2654073142
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24
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2
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25
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84016564244339.263.340.454794.191.309.2580.9821.6245611
30Lenny GreenOF35401
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0000001001001.250.400.250650.000.250.2500.00--15
18John HillerP253713
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00020001400001.081.081.081162.000.000.130----337
23Willie HortonOF2551268146
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2
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36
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850349110882714.285.343.543886.258.348.2952.2414.2278570
6Al KalineOF333274994
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5364553937134.287.387.428815.141.315.2990.7132.7140386
15Fred LasherP26901
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0000000400001.111.111.111222.000.000.200----19
29Mickey LolichP277058
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0030162500403.114.184.157341.043.114.1784.17--1180
2Tom MatchickSS242271846
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1402104643213.203.235.286521.084.119.2404.6075.765240
7Eddie Mathews3B-1B3652411
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80051201000.212.281.385666.173.269.2162.4017.32057
3Dick McAuliffe2B2857095142
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5687829928130.249.342.411753.161.307.2751.2135.6234656
17Denny McLainP24111718
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0400137001601.162.170.189359.027.036.24337.00--21128
47Don McMahonP384000000000200001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
5Jim NorthrupOF2858076153
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29
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90455087444514.264.320.447767.183.267.2771.7427.6259639
1Ray OylerSS292151329
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1202205920738.135.206.186392.051.135.1772.95215.040245
43Daryl PattersonP2413000001001800000.000.071.00071.000.077.0008.00--014
12Jim PriceC261321223
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1300131411006.174.248.273521.098.197.1741.0844.036145
14Dennis RibantP26511
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0000001100000.200.333.200533.000.200.2501.00--16
34Jim RookerP252000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
21Joe SparmaP266028
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0020012400600.133.148.150298.017.033.22224.00--967
24Mickey StanleyOF2558388151
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60434257418422.259.307.364671.105.178.2701.3653.0212637
44Dick TracewskiSS332123033
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1530245100225.156.239.236475.080.208.1822.1253.050240
39Jon WardenP212000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
8Don Wert3B2953644107
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370337795711012.200.251.299550.099.162.2132.1444.7160584
16Earl WilsonP3388920
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170023510101.227.244.489733.261.284.28317.5012.64391
37John WyattP332000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
38Les Cain103.00840010242598120132001.879.370.377.504.870.65-1.714
16Earl Wilson13122.85343310300224192777120651687201.157.710.802.616.752.58-.915
39Jon Warden413.652800011337301515515250001.227.301.223.656.081.67-.833
21Joe Sparma10103.7134317110182169817514771105071.358.360.693.815.441.43-1.250
34Jim Rooker003.6020000044220140001.007.200.001.807.204.00-1.000
14Dennis Ribant222.25140004124207611070001.257.500.373.752.620.70--
43Daryl Patterson232.123810022768531916327493141.187.010.403.576.491.81-.962
47Don McMahon312.002000091352288210333000.895.500.502.508.253.30--
17Denny McLain3161.96414128600336241867331632803060.906.460.831.697.504.44-.675
29Mickey Lolich1793.19393284412201788478236519730111.107.280.942.668.063.03-.705
15Fred Lasher513.313400014548371918522322001.206.800.924.045.881.45-.865
18John Hiller962.39391241132128923734951782001.126.470.633.595.481.53-.954
30Roy Face000.0020000012000110003.0018.000.009.009.001.00--
22Pat Dobson582.664710211671258939371348934121.106.410.943.466.701.94-.717
37John Wyatt102.4022000102302698211254001.237.800.603.307.502.27--


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