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1953 Detroit Tigers  (1952)  (1954)
64-90, 6th in American League
Scored 693 runs, Allowed 860 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 61-93
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .680
Park Factor: Batting - 102 / Pitching - 104 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 71-83   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 60-94
Manager(s): Tom Austad

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos
 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF  Bob Nieman           26  146  537   88  178  35   6  23  104   0   0   64   55  .331  .400  .547  117   8.3  4(+1)e7   141  
 OF *Jim Delsing          27  141  500   80  158  25   4  20   67   2   0   64   40  .316  .393  .502   98   7.3  2(-1)e3    79  
 SS  Harvey Kuenn         22  154  678   93  199  39   8   1   35   4   1   55   52  .294  .348  .379   91   5.0  3e20      -15  
 3B  George Kell          30  134  489   72  146  30   1  16   81   1   4   64   23  .299  .381  .462   81   5.9  1e12      -23  
 1B  Steve Bilko          24  153  588   72  137  19   3  19   81   1   0   71  153  .233  .314  .372   69   4.0  4e15      -59  
 2B *Pete Runnels         25  131  491   72  126  21   7   6   37   2   2   63   33  .257  .345  .365   64   4.4  4e41       42  
 C   Matt Batts           31  114  369   37   98  17   6   8   46   1   3   24   49  .266  .307  .409   43   4.0  4(-1)e5   -12  
 OF *Pat Mullin           35   64   76   18   28   0   1   9   19   0   0   18   14  .368  .495  .750   27  14.5  3(+1)e11  482  
 C   Stan Lopata          27   62  178   22   45  10   0   9   33   0   1   17   33  .253  .320  .461   26   5.1  4(+2)e7    41  
 OF  Hoot Evers           32   94  290   28   65   7   1  11   38   0   0   14   43  .224  .262  .369   25   2.9  2(0)e7    -60  
 OF  Steve Souchock       34  102  277   36   62   9   3   9   35   9   2   11   44  .224  .253  .375   22   2.6  4(+1)e11 -187  
 2B  Jerry Priddy         33   71  147   17   38   5   0   2   12   0   0    6   12  .259  .286  .333   13   3.0  2e18       19  
 PH *Don Bollweg          32   63   56   12   13   3   1   2   11   0   0   13   13  .232  .386  .429   10   6.3            -73  
 3B  Owen Friend          26   57  134    8   20   2   0   4   11   0   0   10   23  .149  .207  .254    7   1.6  4e23     -124  
 OF *Russ Sullivan        30   27   47    8    8   4   0   0    3   0   0   11    6  .170  .317  .255    5   3.3  3(-3)e15 -196  
 C   Johnny Bucha         28   16   46    1   11   4   0   0    2   0   0    3    5  .239  .300  .326    4   3.7  4(+2)e6    20  
 OF  Harry Elliott        29   17   48    2    8   1   0   0    2   0   0    2   11  .167  .200  .188    1   1.1  3(+3)e7  -355  
 OF *Felipe Montemayor    23   16   37    2    6   3   0   0    2   0   0    1   12  .162  .184  .243    1   1.2  3(+3)e7    36  
 OF  Don Lund             30    6   15    0    4   1   0   0    1   0   1    1    3  .267  .312  .333    1   3.0  3(-1)e7   -66  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                           713                    3

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary

     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  Bob Friend           22  11   9  .550  30  26   1   2   1   1   0  171.2  171   95   83  20   69   78  4.35   88   4.5  -43  
  P  Virgil Trucks        36   9  19  .321  41  38   5   2   1   0   0  259.2  273  142  135  32  104  171  4.68  143   4.9   56  
  P *Joe Nuxhall          24   8   5  .615  48   9   1  22   3   4   0  117.2  114   62   55  18   66   57  4.21   66   5.0  -20  
  P  Steve Gromek         33   8   9  .471  26  19   3   5   2   1   0  135.1  175   82   75  16   33   84  4.99   97   6.4   27  
  P *Al Aber              25   7   5  .583  47   0   0  28   6   6   0   66.2   73   39   38   7   51   35  5.13   45   6.1   69  
  P *Billy Hoeft          21   7  16  .304  29  28   3   1   0   0   1  177.2  223  119  106  23   62  104  5.37  122   6.1    4  
  P  Art Houtteman        25   6  11  .353  31  27   1   3   1   0   0  174.0  188  102   95  24   51   76  4.91   98   5.1   -5  
  P  Dave Madison         32   3   4  .429  41   0   0  22   5   5   0   57.1   93   62   53   9   48   28  8.32   66  10.3  143  
  P  Jim Wilson           31   2   4  .333  62   4   0  26   3   0   0   81.2   81   50   46  10   36   61  5.07   46   5.1  -12  
  P  Dick Marlowe         24   2   8  .200  55   3   0  19   5   4   0   98.1  139   89   80  13   44   50  7.32   83   7.7   29  
  P *Hal Newhouser        32   1   0 1.000   9   0   0   8   2   0   0   20.2   17   11    9   2    7    5  3.92    8   3.5 -293  
  P  Hal Erickson         33   0   0  .000  11   0   0   2   0   1   0   11.1   16    7    7   2    4    8  5.56   10   8.7   26  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                                      877         14

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Matt Batts            873  96 110  527   37   9   5  .984  34  13
 Stan Lopata           402  46  55  265   24   6   2  .980  34  16
 Johnny Bucha           97  12  12   56    3   0   1 1.000   6   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Steve Bilko 1350 153 153 1379 104 12 155 .992 9.88 Don Bollweg 15 1 5 8 0 0 1 1.000 4.80 Steve Souchock 7 0 5 5 2 0 2 1.000 9.45 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pete Runnels 1065 127 129 272 344 30 99 .954 5.21 Jerry Priddy 271 23 54 66 104 1 23 .994 5.64 Owen Friend 36 4 7 9 11 1 3 .952 5.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- George Kell 1062 117 125 135 284 11 32 .974 3.55 Owen Friend 267 33 33 34 90 9 8 .932 4.17 Jerry Priddy 42 4 7 6 11 0 1 1.000 3.61 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Harvey Kuenn 1372 154 154 322 475 20 98 .976 5.23 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Bob Nieman           1171 140 140  281    7   7   1  .976  2.21
 Steve Souchock         62   7   8   17    1   1   0  .947  2.61
 Harry Elliott          57   5   9   20    2   0   0 1.000  3.45
 Hoot Evers             33   1  14    9    1   0   1 1.000  2.73
 Pat Mullin             33   0  16    7    0   2   0  .778  1.93
 George Kell             8   1   1    2    0   0   0 1.000  2.25
 Don Lund                4   0   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  2.25
 Jim Delsing             2   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Felipe Montemayor       2   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jim Delsing 1229 137 139 365 19 4 0 .990 2.81 Pat Mullin 57 7 7 22 0 0 0 1.000 3.47 Harry Elliott 43 5 5 10 1 0 0 1.000 2.30 Hoot Evers 19 2 5 7 1 0 0 1.000 3.79 Russ Sullivan 15 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.20 Felipe Montemayor 9 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Hoot Evers 624 70 75 117 3 2 0 .984 1.73 Steve Souchock 480 57 65 85 2 2 0 .978 1.63 Russ Sullivan 93 10 15 12 1 1 0 .929 1.26 Felipe Montemayor 67 7 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 1.35 Pat Mullin 55 4 12 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.14 Don Lund 25 3 3 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.44 Bob Nieman 16 2 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.56 Harry Elliott 12 1 3 4 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1953 Draft


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