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1972 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 86-70 .551
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 558-514 + 44
Roster Continuity 86.15% 3/24
Manager(s): Billy Martin
General Manager: Jim Campbell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 1,892,386 2/24
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Athletics)
Top Draft Pick: Jerry Manuel (#20) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Charlie Silvera
First Base Coach: Dick Tracewski
Pitching Coach: Art Fowler
Third Base Coach: Joe Schultz

#1 Draft Picks

Joe Coleman (#3), Jim Foor (#15)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8670.551--
8570.5480.5
8074.5195.0
7976.5106.5
7284.46214.0
6591.41721.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
4Aurelio Rodriguez3B24   60165142
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5
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13
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562328104247114.236.272.356628.120.165.2663.7146.2214639
8Ed BrinkmanSS30   51642105
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1
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6
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49003851397714.203.259.279538.076.149.2121.3486.0144571
25Norm Cash1B37   44051114
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022
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61025064413439.259.338.445783.186.295.2581.2820.0196501
24Mickey StanleyOF29   43545102
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6
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14
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55102949083815.234.278.395673.161.230.2321.6931.1172475
5Jim NorthrupOF32   42640111
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2
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8
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42473847263016.261.324.362686.101.183.2781.2453.3154469
3Dick McAuliffe2B32   4084798
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3000595927102.240.339.353692.113.257.2641.0051.0144470
11Bill FreehanC30   3745198
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10
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5601485160117.262.354.401755.139.265.2801.0637.4150430
33Willie HortonOF29   3334477
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5
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11
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3600274735228.231.293.387680.156.237.2381.7430.3129367
35Al KalineOF37   2784687
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32102833251511.313.374.475849.162.266.3211.1827.8132314
26Gates BrownOF33   2523358
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3130262823037.230.304.369673.139.254.2211.0825.293283
10Tony Taylor2B36   2283369
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2051143420128.303.346.404750.101.180.3492.43228.092247
14Tom HallerC35   121725
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1301151404211.207.292.331623.124.240.2170.9360.540139
12Duke SimsC31   981131
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1900191810301.316.432.480912.163.357.3550.9524.547121
29Mickey LolichP31   8936
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0000002039101103.067.245.067312.000.225.1201.95--6121
9Ike BrownOF-1B30   841221
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1012172301005.250.376.357733.107.298.3221.3542.030101
15Joe ColemanP25   8259
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000501530001503.110.161.110271.000.049.1736.00--9102
2Paul Jata1B-OF22   74817
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0030171400101.230.296.257553.027.108.2832.00--1982
28Tom TimmermannP32   4436
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00010032510200.136.208.136344.000.068.3168.33--650
38Woodie FrymanP32   4005
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0003000700400.125.125.125250.000.000.152----544
31Frank Howard1B35   3318
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7004800000.242.324.364688.121.242.2922.0033.01237
44Bill SlaybackP24   2314
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0000000600200.174.174.174348.000.000.235----425
39Fred SchermanP27   2212
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0000001800100.091.130.091221.000.045.1438.00--224
37Chuck SeelbachP24   2113
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0000041100100.143.280.238518.095.286.3002.75--526
30John Knox2B23   1311
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000001200000.077.143.154297.077.154.0912.00--214
19Joe NiekroP27   1223
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001001400100.250.308.333641.083.167.3754.00--414
42Wayne ComerOF28   911
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0001010100010.111.100.111211.000-.111.111----110
38Les CainP24   701
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0000000200100.143.143.143286.000.000.200----18
6Dalton Jones28   7000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
43Marvin LaneOF22   6200000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
22Ike BlessittOF22   5000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
18John HillerP29   4000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
40John GambleSS24   3000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
23Fred HoldsworthP20   311
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0000000100000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----13
47Phil MeelerP23   2000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
42Joe Staton1B24   2100000010100000.000.000.0000.000-.500.000----02
35Chris ZacharyP28   201
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0000001100000.500.667.5001167.000.5001.0001.00--13
36Bill GilbrethP24   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
16Ron PerranoskiP36   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals19895099558120617932122531172148379331657434125.237.301.356657.119.213.2571.6441.818155690
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
29Mickey Lolich31   22142.50414123400327.128210091297425060111.097.760.802.046.883.38
15Joe Coleman25   19142.8040399300280.02169987231102229091.166.940.743.547.142.02
28Tom Timmermann32   8102.8834253230149.212157481241883051.087.260.722.465.282.15
38Woodie Fryman32   1032.0516146100113.2933126631725071.097.340.472.455.682.32
37Chuck Seelbach24   982.89613003414112.0963936639766031.217.710.483.136.111.95
39Fred Scherman27   733.6457300271294.0914338553531051.538.710.485.075.071.00
44Bill Slayback24   563.182313315081.2743629425652011.218.120.442.747.132.60
19Joe Niekro27   323.83187104147.062202038242011.4911.870.571.534.603.00
18John Hiller29   122.05243108344.1391310413262031.187.980.822.665.322.00
35Chris Zachary28   111.42251009138.12766215211011.116.390.473.554.971.40
33Lerrin LaGrow23   011.33160006227.122440691001.047.330.002.003.001.50
38Les Cain24   033.7555000023.2181210216160001.426.750.756.006.001.00
16Ron Perranoski36   017.58170005018.223161628100011.6310.890.953.794.741.25
47Phil Meeler23   014.507000208.110640751002.1311.250.007.885.630.71
23Fred Holdsworth20   0112.862200007.01310100251002.1416.710.002.576.432.50
36Bill Gilbreth24   0016.202000005.010991420002.8018.001.807.203.600.50
46Bob Strampe22   0010.807000404.26660740002.6010.800.0012.607.200.57
45Jim Foor23   1013.507000103.26661621003.0013.502.2513.504.500.33
7Mike Kilkenny27   009.001000101.01111000001.009.009.000.000.00--
48Don Leshnock25   000.001000101.02000020002.0018.000.000.0018.00--
Batting Totals86702.9640415646111103313881212514457101465952410471.217.860.653.026.172.05
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill FreehanC1048826485789.9897.19
Tom HallerC3628522015011.0007.42
Duke SimsC252181451011.9946.40
Paul JataC110000.0000.00
Gene LamontC1210001.0004.50
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Norm Cash1B13410791060708102.9939.42
Ike Brown1B1376702051.0008.53
Paul Jata1B1291100616.99110.48
Al Kaline1B1144374051.0008.39
Frank Howard1B106555535.9528.31
Bill Freehan1B21263001.0006.75
Jim Northrup1B21091001.0009.00
Joe Staton1B2750001.0006.43
Tony Taylor1B1440001.0009.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dick McAuliffe2B1179402662491363.9754.93
Tony Taylor2B67419121108825.9664.92
John Knox2B415310031.0007.80
Ike Brown2B31476011.0008.36
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Aurelio Rodriguez3B15313341503481633.9693.36
Tony Taylor3B844514011.0003.89
Ike Brown3B2101110.6671.80
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ed BrinkmanSS1561370233495781.9904.78
Dick McAuliffeSS3512001.0005.40
Aurelio RodriguezSS250211.6673.60
Ike BrownSS1111011.00018.00
John GambleSS1732001.0006.43
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mickey StanleyOF1391098309921.9942.61
Jim NorthrupOF127991215852.9782.03
Willie HortonOF987461316001.0001.65
Al KalineOF84570111510.9911.83
Gates BrownOF72497122531.9772.30
Ike BrownOF22114431001.0003.47
Wayne ComerOF173550001.0001.29
Paul JataOF1066160001.0002.18
Duke SimsOF4286020.7501.93
Marvin LaneOF31330001.0002.08
Ike BlessittOF1520001.0003.60
Frank HowardOF1110001.0009.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Chuck SeelbachP6111211731.8571.45
Fred SchermanP579451221.8951.63
Mickey LolichP4132743222.9470.99
Joe ColemanP4028063912.9781.45
Tom TimmermannP3414971632.8851.39
Chris ZacharyP253825001.0001.65
John HillerP244419021.0002.04
Bill SlaybackP238151520.9092.22
Joe NiekroP184754011.0001.72
Ron PerranoskiP171801001.0000.49
Woodie FrymanP1611361210.9471.43
Lerrin LaGrowP162724001.0001.99
Jim FoorP7301001.0002.81
Phil MeelerP7811001.0002.22
Bob StrampeP740000.0000.00
Les CainP5230320.6001.16
Bill GilbrethP2501001.0001.80
Fred HoldsworthP2710001.0001.29
Mike KilkennyP110000.0000.00
Don LeshnockP110000.0000.00


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