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1955 Detroit Tigers  (1954)  (1956)
98-56, 1st in American League
Scored 840 runs, Allowed 659 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 95-59
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .719
Park Factor: Batting - 97 / Pitching - 95 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 94-60   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 79-75
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  Al Kaline            20  154  629  137  219  26   3  36  117   0   4   73   69  .348  .418  .571  143   8.8  1(-4)e7    21  
 3B *Eddie Mathews        23  151  540  130  143  16   7  42  128   1   0  119  102  .265  .393  .554  123   8.0  3e25      -67  
 SS  Harvey Kuenn         24  153  668  102  188  48   2   9   60   2   0   43   32  .281  .324  .400   86   4.6  3e36      -46  
 OF  Bill Tuttle          26  154  599   92  161  29   2  15   67   3   2   80   67  .269  .352  .399   86   5.0  2(-2)e7    -6  
 2B *Pete Runnels         27  133  534   78  164  29  10   3   49   2   1   58   53  .307  .375  .416   84   6.0  3e22       93  
 UT  Stan Lopata          29   96  261   58   78   9   1  26   68   0   0   52   51  .299  .411  .640   70  10.0            125  
 1B *Bob Speake           24   71  233   38   62  14   8  17   41   0   0   23   59  .266  .331  .614   48   7.5  3e30      215  
 OF  Bob Nieman           28   73  209   27   58  15   2  11   55   1   0   33   23  .278  .363  .526   40   6.5  5(-1)e6    63  
 C  *Jerry Lynch          24   85  266   38   76  16   9   5   37   0   0   16   34  .286  .325  .470   39   5.4  5(+3)e16   21  
 OF *Jim Delsing          29  139  345   43   71  13   2  10   46   1   1   43   33  .206  .295  .342   37   3.5  2(0)e2    -67  
 C   Red Wilson           26   98  225   26   60  13   0   1   29   0   1   27   22  .267  .343  .338   25   3.8  3(-1)e5   102  
 1B *Eddie Waitkus        35   94   97    8   32   9   0   1   14   0   0   17    6  .330  .426  .454   19   7.4  2e7       172  
 2B  Harry Malmberg       28   48  106   14   27   5   2   0   16   0   0   24   11  .255  .386  .340   16   5.1  3e14      157  
 1B *Eddie Robinson       34   67  124   16   23   3   0   8   23   0   0   23   17  .185  .320  .403   15   4.0  4e8      -126  
 1B  Jack Phillips        33   48  110   10   32   5   0   1    9   0   0   11   10  .291  .350  .364   13   4.4  3e13      -96  
 3B *Wayne Causey         18   33   58    2   12   4   0   1    7   0   0    4   17  .207  .258  .328    5   3.0  4e44       82  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 25                                                                           857                   21

     * - 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           24  18   6  .750  31  31   2   0   0   0   1  210.0  172   91   80  33   57  112  3.43   82   3.5   -4  
  P *Billy Hoeft          23  18   7  .720  34  33   7   1   1   0   4  242.0  212   84   71  20   78  152  2.64   93   3.4  -12  
  P  Frank Lary           25  18  13  .581  35  35   5   0   0   0   1  241.0  227  127  113  13   94   89  4.22  100   3.7  -42  
  P  Virgil Trucks        38  11   6  .647  27  26   1   0   0   0   1  158.0  176   85   84  20   56   75  4.78   93   5.4   20  
  P  Steve Gromek         35  11   6  .647  28  26   0   0   0   0   0  155.2  159   77   71  25   25   54  4.10   76   4.3  -27  
  P *Don Mossi            26   7   5  .583  57   0   0  27   5   3   0   89.2   87   31   29   3   26   63  2.91   36   3.6  -18  
  P  Ray Narleski         26   6   6  .500  77   0   0  63  35   8   0  110.2   91   53   47  17   55   84  3.82   53   4.3   47  
  P *Al Aber              27   4   3  .571  32   0   0  16   1   3   0   43.0   55   24   19   5   11   18  3.98   29   6.0   51  
  P  Art Houtteman        27   3   2  .600  54   3   0  17   3   2   0  115.2  144   72   64  17   41   53  4.98   83   6.5   68  
  P  Roger Craig          25   2   2  .500  40   0   0  15   3   2   0   37.2   32   15   13   0   18   18  3.11   14   3.5 -118  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                                      663         -3

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Red Wilson            587  57  94  329   21   4   0  .989   7   7
 Jerry Lynch           495  60  62  305   27  10   4  .971  27  16
 Stan Lopata           321  37  50  191   17   2   1  .990   5   9
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bob Speake 449 55 57 520 48 5 46 .991 11.39 Stan Lopata 262 29 35 311 29 1 22 .997 11.69 Eddie Robinson 239 28 30 242 29 0 16 1.000 10.22 Eddie Waitkus 231 16 72 236 21 0 22 1.000 10.00 Jack Phillips 223 26 36 253 36 1 20 .997 11.68 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pete Runnels 1114 124 126 314 366 16 82 .977 5.49 Harry Malmberg 277 29 39 86 103 3 20 .984 6.13 Wayne Causey 12 1 2 3 4 0 1 1.000 5.25 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Eddie Mathews 1321 144 150 92 354 19 20 .959 3.04 Wayne Causey 76 9 10 4 22 3 0 .897 3.08 Jack Phillips 6 1 1 0 1 1 0 .500 1.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Harvey Kuenn 1392 153 153 283 561 39 95 .956 5.46 Pete Runnels 11 1 1 5 5 1 1 .909 8.18 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Jim Delsing           848  87 114  211    3   1   0  .995  2.27
 Bob Nieman            454  55  57   83    4   2   0  .978  1.73
 Bob Speake             53   6   9    8    0   2   0  .800  1.35
 Jerry Lynch            48   6   7   12    0   0   0 1.000  2.27
 Eddie Robinson          1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bill Tuttle 1403 154 154 367 16 5 3 .987 2.46 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Al Kaline 1403 154 154 246 8 4 2 .984 1.63 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1955 Draft


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