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1954 Detroit Tigers  (1953)  (1955)
82-72, 3rd in American League
Scored 673 runs, Allowed 656 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-75
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .709
Park Factor: Batting - 96 / Pitching - 96 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 73-81   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 68-86
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  Bill Tuttle          25  138  526   76  149  19  14  11   68   7   3   59   49  .283  .354  .435   83   5.6  2(-2)e6    61  
 SS  Harvey Kuenn         23  152  642   78  192  30   7   7   82   4   0   28   15  .299  .324  .400   76   4.3  3e28       -1  
 2B *Pete Runnels         26  135  516   75  133  23  13   4   43   3   1   80   53  .258  .356  .376   72   4.9  3e29      -20  
 OF *Jim Delsing          28  127  387   55   98  25   0  11   43   4   2   52   45  .253  .345  .403   57   5.2  1(-1)e2    40  
 C   Stan Lopata          28   76  230   35   69   9   6  15   48   0   0   33   25  .300  .387  .587   52   8.3  4(0)e4     60  
 1B *Eddie Waitkus        34  120  300   39   87  12   7   6   32   0   0   40   27  .290  .372  .437   49   5.9  2e8        85  
 3B  Cass Michaels        28   98  254   52   65  14   2  11   33   4   3   49   31  .256  .378  .457   47   6.5  4e20       46  
 C   Red Wilson           25   91  178   22   63  16   2   5   30   2   0   30   17  .354  .441  .551   41   8.8  4(-1)e1   237  
 OF  Bob Nieman           27   91  241   34   70  22   1  10   40   0   0   21   27  .290  .345  .515   41   6.2  4(+1)e5   118  
 1B *Eddie Robinson       33   55  137   17   47  13   0   4   23   0   0   22   17  .343  .434  .526   33  10.1  4e30      229  
 OF  Al Kaline            19  130  520   48  120  16   1   3   41  14   2   15   47  .231  .250  .283   32   2.0  1(-3)e10 -119  
 1B *Wayne Belardi        23   61  169   23   36   6   1   9   28   0   0   24   22  .213  .315  .420   22   4.2  4e18       10  
 C   Matt Batts           32   54  144   15   36   9   0   3   15   0   0   21   12  .250  .341  .375   19   4.5  4(+1)e5    72  
 3B  Chuck Harmon         30   70  195   25   46   5   2   2   19   4   0   14   14  .236  .287  .313   16   2.9  3e19       18  
 OF  Bill Renna           29   67  181   18   33   2   0   7   19   0   0   15   26  .182  .246  .309   13   2.4  2(-3)e10 -126  
 3B  George Kell          31   41  146    9   34   4   0   0   21   0   0   16    5  .233  .301  .260   11   2.6  3e32     -135  
 2B  Frank Bolling        22   70  105   16   21   2   0   2    5   0   0   10   20  .200  .270  .276    8   2.3  2e22      -93  
 C  *Hal Naragon          25   20   39    3   10   1   2   0    4   0   0    5    4  .256  .341  .385    5   5.0  3(0)e3    128  
 SS  Jim Brideweser       27   16   34    3    8   1   0   0    2   0   0    0    5  .235  .235  .265    1   1.8  4e48     -135  
 3B  Joe Kirrene          22   11   10    2    1   0   0   0    0   1   0    4    2  .100  .400  .100    1   3.4  4e25     -296  
 OF *Chuck Kress          32    1    3    1    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000    0   -.0  4(+3)e25 -384  
 OF  Hoot Evers           33    7    6    0    0   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    2  .000  .000  .000    0    .0  2(0)e3   -452  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                           689                   19

     * - 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  Virgil Trucks        37  18  12  .600  37  37   6   0   0   0   3  267.1  257  123  114  25  108  135  3.84  125   4.2   37  
  P  Steve Gromek         34  15  12  .556  34  34  13   0   0   0   3  262.0  219   91   75  20   73  113  2.58   95   3.3  -89  
  P *Joe Nuxhall          25  10   8  .556  64  14   0  17   0   2   0  175.1  182   77   64  15   70  105  3.29   87   4.4  -55  
  P  Bob Friend           23   9  10  .474  25  25   0   0   0   0   0  161.0  189   81   70  11   55   73  3.91   98   5.5  -24  
  P  Art Houtteman        26   8   7  .533  26  24   1   2   0   0   1  155.1  172   88   73  19   60   59  4.23   93   5.3   26  
  P  Jim Wilson           32   6   3  .667  57   0   0  26   3   2   0   81.0   95   46   37   8   35   25  4.11   50   5.4   40  
  P *Al Aber              26   6   4  .600  72   0   0  58  32   7   0  123.2  113   41   35   9   39   51  2.55   48   3.4  -46  
  P *Billy Hoeft          22   5  12  .294  25  19   0   6   1   0   0  119.1  135   78   69  19   42   88  5.20   72   5.4   -5  
  P  Dick Marlowe         25   3   2  .600  26   0   0  12   1   1   0   37.0   40   23   22   7   23   10  5.35   27   6.6   92  
  P *Hal Newhouser        33   2   2  .500  17   1   0  13   7   1   0   20.1   14    8    6   2    9   13  2.66    6   2.8  -36  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                                      705        -15

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Stan Lopata           513  59  62  288   21   6   2  .981  13   4
 Red Wilson            431  39  80  246   14   3   2  .989  11   6
 Matt Batts            351  45  47  200   15   2   3  .991  12   4
 Hal Naragon           107  11  20   53    5   0   0 1.000   4   4
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Eddie Waitkus 721 76 101 754 111 6 69 .993 10.80 Wayne Belardi 393 45 47 394 45 5 33 .989 10.04 Eddie Robinson 271 32 34 302 33 9 32 .974 11.13 Stan Lopata 14 1 5 17 2 0 2 1.000 11.93 George Kell 3 0 1 5 0 0 0 1.000 15.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pete Runnels 1115 132 133 335 367 27 88 .963 5.66 Frank Bolling 244 18 58 80 64 5 25 .966 5.30 Cass Michaels 43 4 8 8 12 0 2 1.000 4.22 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Cass Michaels 540 59 67 50 149 7 6 .966 3.32 Chuck Harmon 500 54 64 43 126 6 7 .966 3.04 George Kell 354 39 40 27 95 5 3 .961 3.10 Joe Kirrene 9 2 2 1 4 0 0 1.000 5.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Harvey Kuenn 1351 148 151 308 535 33 112 .962 5.62 Jim Brideweser 51 6 6 10 18 1 2 .966 4.91 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Jim Delsing           771  84 101  194    9   3   0  .985  2.37
 Bob Nieman            478  56  59   89    2   6   1  .938  1.71
 Bill Renna            132  12  22   29    1   1   1  .968  2.04
 Hoot Evers             54   3  18   17    1   0   0 1.000  3.00
 Pete Runnels            8   1   1    2    0   0   0 1.000  2.25
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bill Tuttle 1245 137 138 330 13 1 2 .997 2.48 Jim Delsing 135 15 17 44 2 1 0 .979 3.06 Bill Renna 20 2 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.33 Al Kaline 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Hoot Evers 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 ? +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Al Kaline 1102 121 126 213 6 3 1 .986 1.79 Bill Renna 240 27 30 48 0 3 0 .941 1.80 Jim Delsing 52 5 6 12 0 0 0 1.000 2.08 Chuck Kress 7 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.29 Joe Kirrene 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 5.40 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1954 Draft


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