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1972 DETROIT TIGERS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  86-70   .551
Result:   1st in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Billy Martin
General Manager:   Jim Campbell
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Attendance:  1,892,386
Playoffs: Season in progress

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Norm Cash (37)
Youngest Player:  Fred Holdsworth (20)
Longest Tenure:  Al Kaline (20)
Top Hitter:  Aurelio Rodriguez (28)
Top Pitcher:  Mickey Lolich (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Jerry Manuel (#20)

Roster Continuity:  86.15%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Detroit8670.551--
Boston8570.5480.5
Baltimore8074.5195.0
NY Yankees7976.5106.5
Cleveland7284.46214.0
Milwaukee6591.41721.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
4Aurelio Rodriguez+3b2824UDFA: 1966MLB1536016514223513562328104247114.236.272.3560214639484563.1.266
8Ed Brinkman+ss3630UDFA: 1961MLB15651642105191649003851397714.203.259.2790144571439372.3.212
25Norm Cash+1b3337UDFA: 1955MLB137440511141602261025064413439.259.338.4450196501344715.5.258
24Mickey Stanley+of4429UDFA: 1961MLB142435451021661455102949083815.234.278.3950172475359513.9.232
5Jim Northrup+of-32UDFA: 1961MLB13442640111152842473847263016.261.324.3620154469341493.9.278
3Dick McAuliffe+2b-ss8532UDFA: 1957MLB122408479816383000595927102.240.339.3530144470313574.9.264
11Bill Freehan+c7130UDFA: 1961MLB1113745198182105601485160117.262.354.4010150430286605.6.280
33Willie Horton+of6829UDFA: 1962MLB108333447795113600274735228.231.293.3870129367268404.1.238
35Al Kaline+of8737UDFA: 1953MLB10627846871121032102833251511.313.374.4750132314208526.7.321
26Gates Brown+of-33UDFA: 1960MLB103252335850103130262823037.230.304.369093283204314.1.221
10Tony Taylor+2b-3b-36UDFA: 1955MLB78228336912412051143420128.303.346.404092247171335.3.349
14Tom Haller+c-35UDFA: 1958MLB591217255221301151404211.207.292.331040139101133.6.217
12Duke Sims+c-31UDFA: 1959MLB389811314041900191810301.316.432.48004712171228.5.355
29Mickey Lolich+p8231UDFA: 1959MLB4189360000002039101103.067.245.0670612197-3-0.9.120
9Ike Brown+2b-1b-30UDFA: 1962MLB518412213021012172301005.250.376.35703010170103.8.322
15Joe Coleman+p57251965-1-3MLB408259000501530001503.110.161.1100910292-5-1.4.173
2Paul Jata+1b-of-221967-5-95MLB327481720030171400101.230.296.257019826052.2.283
28Tom Timmermann+p-32UDFA: 1960MLB35443600010032510200.136.208.136065040-2-1.3.316
38Woodie Fryman+p-32UDFA: 1965MLB1640050003000700400.125.125.125054439-1-1.0.152
31Frank Howard+of-1b-35UDFA: 1958MLB1433181017004800000.242.324.364012372544.4.292
44Bill Slayback+p-241968-7-113MLB2323140000000600200.174.174.1740425210-0.4.235
39Fred Scherman+p-27UDFA: 1964MLB5722120000001800100.091.130.091022421-1-1.9.143
37Chuck Seelbach+p-241970-5-114MLB61211320000041100100.143.280.23805261911.3.300
30John Knox+2b-231970-8-188MLB1413111000001200000.077.143.1540214120-0.2.091
19Joe Niekro+p-271966-7-84MLB1812231001001400100.250.308.33304141013.2.375
42Wayne Comer+of-28-MLB279110001010100010.111.100.111011010--.111
38Les Cain+p-241966-4-74MLB57010000000200100.143.143.14301870-0.9.200
6Dalton Jones+2b-3b-28UDFA: 1961MLB77000000000200000.000.000.0000077--.000
43Marvin Lane+of-221968-10-222MLB86200000000200000.000.000.0000066--.000
22Ike Blessitt+of-221967-4-56MLB45000000000200000.000.000.0000055--.000
18John Hiller+p-29UDFA: 1963MLB244000000000300000.000.000.0000044--.000
23Fred Holdsworth+p-201970-21-500MLB23110000000100000.333.333.333013203.4.500
40John Gamble+ss-241966-2-39MLB63000000000000000.000.000.0000033--.000
47Phil Meeler+p-23-MLB72000000000200000.000.000.0000022--.000
42Joe Staton+1b-24UDFA: 1970MLB62100000010100000.000.000.0000023-1-5.6.000
35Chris Zachary+p-28UDFA: 1962MLB252010000001100000.500.667.5001000131119.21.000
16Ron Perranoski+p-36UDFA: 1958MLB171000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
36Bill Gilbreth+p-241969-3-67MLB21000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (38 players)1565099558120617932122531172148379331657434125.237.305.3566611815572141475723.7.257

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
29Mickey Lolich+331UDFA: 1959MLB22142.50414123400327.1282100912974250601.097.750.802.036.870.30.2730.89
15Joe Coleman+12251965-1-3MLB19142.8040399300280.0216998723110222901.166.940.743.547.140.50.2530.85
28Tom Timmermann+-32UDFA: 1960MLB8102.8934253230149.21215748124188301.087.280.722.475.290.47.2371.36
38Woodie Fryman+-32UDFA: 1965MLB1032.0616146100113.293312663172501.097.360.482.455.700.43.2531.03
37Chuck Seelbach+35241970-5-114MLB982.89613003414112.096393663976601.217.710.483.136.110.51.2801.20
39Fred Scherman+4127UDFA: 1964MLB733.6457300271294.091433855353101.538.710.485.075.071.00.3070.90
44Bill Slayback+-241968-7-113MLB563.202313315081.274362942565201.218.160.442.767.160.38.2901.59
19Joe Niekro+-271966-7-84MLB323.83187104147.06220203824201.4911.870.571.534.600.33.3660.88
18John Hiller+-29UDFA: 1963MLB122.03243108344.139131041326201.177.920.812.645.280.50.2540.72
35Chris Zachary+-28UDFA: 1962MLB111.41251009138.1276621521101.106.340.473.524.930.71.2250.72
33Lerrin LaGrow+-231969-6-137MLB011.32160006227.12244069101.027.240.001.982.960.67.2440.71
38Les Cain+-241966-4-74MLB033.8055000023.218121021616001.446.850.766.086.081.00.2350.89
16Ron Perranoski+-36UDFA: 1958MLB017.71170005018.22316162810001.6611.090.963.864.820.80.3331.15
47Phil Meeler+-23-MLB014.327000208.11064075102.0410.800.007.565.401.40.3571.50
23Fred Holdsworth+-201970-21-500MLB0112.862200007.0131010025102.1416.710.002.576.430.40.5001.33
36Bill Gilbreth+-241969-3-67MLB0016.202000005.01099142002.8018.001.807.203.602.00.5000.57
46Bob Strampe+-22UDFA: 1969MLB0011.577000404.2666074002.7911.570.0013.507.711.75.3750.43
45Jim Foor+-231967-1-15MLB1014.737000103.2666162103.2714.732.4514.734.913.00.3571.25
7Mike Kilkenny+-27UDFA: 1964MLB009.001000101.0111100001.009.009.000.000.00----0.50
48Don Leshnock+-251968-23-527MLB000.001000101.0200002002.0018.000.000.0018.000.00.667--
Totals: (38 players)86702.961561564611110331,38812125144571224659524101.227.860.653.016.170.49.269 

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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