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1961 Detroit Tigers  (1960)  (1962)
101-53, 1st in American League
Scored 903 runs, Allowed 682 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 98-56
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .708
Park Factor: Batting - 104 / Pitching - 102 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 97-57   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 101-61
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
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 1B *Norm Cash            26  149  540  126  170  20   5  35  116   2   4  127  110  .315  .449  .565  147  10.3  3e12     -135  
 OF  Al Kaline            26  150  597  124  191  42  14  14   99   4   1   70   46  .320  .390  .508  122   7.7  1(-4)e4   -11  
 OF  Rocky Colavito       27  153  577  119  152  36   3  33  126   0   0  109   84  .263  .379  .508  114   6.9  2(-5)e9   -95  
 3B *Eddie Mathews        29  154  574   99  164  15   7  27  125   6   1  108  100  .286  .399  .477  113   7.0  2e19      -61  
 OF *Lenny Green          28  144  574  118  161  43  12  10   50  13   6   87   58  .280  .379  .449  105   6.6  2(+2)e9    54  
 SS  Dick Groat           30  154  576   74  164  20   5   9   75   0   0   52   48  .285  .343  .384   74   4.6  3e36       39  
 2B  Frank Bolling        29  154  603   70  145  17   4  11   74   2   1   51   62  .240  .300  .337   60   3.1  2e11      -72  
 C   Earl Averill         29   90  251   46   64   9   1  16   52   0   0   44   45  .255  .368  .490   47   6.4  4(+2)e4   -15  
 C  *Jim King             28   72  169   31   47   3   2  11   40   0   1   23   18  .278  .369  .515   32   6.8  4(+2)e16   72  
 C  *Russ Nixon           26   47  153   15   41   7   0   1   25   0   0   11   12  .268  .320  .333   17   3.9  4(+2)e8   -42  
 OF *Willie Kirkland      27   38   99   11   24   4   0   3   13   2   1    7   14  .242  .284  .374   10   3.5  3(-3)e9  -135  
 1B  Bubba Morton         29   44   53    9   14   2   1   1    6   2   0    5   13  .264  .322  .396    7   5.1  4e25      -31  
 C   Jim Pagliaroni       23   60   48    4   11   2   0   2    4   0   0    9    9  .229  .345  .396    6   4.5  4(0)e8    -17  
 OF  Chuck Essegian       29   31   37    6   13   1   0   3   15   0   0    0    8  .351  .333  .622    6   6.3  4(0)e12    70  
 PH *Whitey Herzog        29   29   27    7    8   0   1   0    0   0   0    4    7  .296  .387  .370    4   6.1            -38  
 SS  Reno Bertoia         26   19    8    4    4   0   0   0    2   0   0    3    0  .500  .636  .500    3  20.5  4e48      568  
 PH  Jim Lemon            33    1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000    0    .0           -752  
 PH *Marv Throneberry     27    2    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000  .000  .000    0    .0           -722  
 SS *Dick McAuliffe       21    2    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   1   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000    0     ?  4e48     -711  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                           875                  -35

     * - 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  Frank Lary           31  21   6  .778  34  34  14   0   0   0   2  267.1  239  102   84  28   58  161  2.83   99   3.3  -37  
  P  Jim Bunning          29  18   8  .692  37  37   9   0   0   0   1  266.0  289  161  144  37   92  189  4.87  156   5.2  105  
  P  Bob Friend           30  15   8  .652  70   0   0  41   4   6   0  131.2  134   55   49  10   39   40  3.35   61   4.2  -82  
  P *Don Mossi            32  15  10  .600  32  31  11   0   0   0   3  231.0  263  117  104  33   50  133  4.05  131   5.1   46  
  P  Bennie Daniels       29  10   6  .625  24  23   3   0   0   0   1  168.0  150   84   75  19   64  105  4.02   80   4.3   27  
  P *Johnny Podres        28   7   7  .500  28  18   4   8   0   0   2  140.0  148   62   59  18   50   90  3.79   80   5.2  -23  
  P  Terry Fox            25   6   2  .750  39   0   0  34  18   5   0   53.1   31   13   12   4   17   28  2.02   10   1.7 -118  
  P  Gerry Staley         39   4   0 1.000  11   0   0   4   0   1   0   19.2   18    9    7   2    8   12  3.20    9   4.3  -65  
  P  Larry Sherry         25   3   2  .600  32   0   0  23   6   2   0   56.1   48   23   22   5   28   52  3.51   25   3.9  -90  
  P  Paul Foytack         30   2   4  .333  15  11   2   1   0   0   0   73.0   81   56   52  11   38   45  6.41   50   6.1   74  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                                      705          9

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Earl Averill          595  67  83  391   20   4   1  .990  19  11
 Russ Nixon            341  43  45  219   16   5   2  .979  12  11
 Jim King              324  38  45  234   12   6   1  .976   6   4
 Jim Pagliaroni        146   6  57   90    3   1   1  .989   3   1
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Norm Cash 1332 145 149 1318 116 11 130 .992 9.69 Bubba Morton 74 9 10 76 4 0 7 1.000 9.73 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Frank Bolling 1399 154 154 439 429 12 119 .986 5.58 Reno Bertoia 4 0 3 0 2 0 0 1.000 4.50 Earl Averill 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Eddie Mathews 1406 154 154 122 276 16 39 .961 2.55 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dick Groat 1379 154 154 237 535 28 92 .965 5.04 Reno Bertoia 27 0 10 3 7 1 1 .909 3.29 Dick McAuliffe 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Al Kaline             828  92  96  171    5   4   0  .978  1.91
 Rocky Colavito        541  60  61  111    0   4   0  .965  1.85
 Bubba Morton           15   0   6    3    0   0   0 1.000  1.80
 Whitey Herzog          11   1   5    2    0   0   0 1.000  1.59
 Willie Kirkland         8   1   1    2    0   0   0 1.000  2.25
 Jim King                2   0   2    1    0   0   0 1.000  4.50
 Chuck Essegian          1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Lenny Green 1252 139 141 383 10 11 0 .973 2.82 Al Kaline 138 15 16 38 1 0 0 1.000 2.54 Whitey Herzog 7 0 4 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.57 Chuck Essegian 5 0 3 1 1 0 0 1.000 3.60 Bubba Morton 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Rocky Colavito 851 93 96 185 3 3 1 .984 1.99 Al Kaline 354 38 41 66 2 2 0 .971 1.73 Willie Kirkland 182 21 23 31 1 1 0 .970 1.59 Chuck Essegian 17 2 2 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.12 Lenny Green 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.86 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1961 Draft


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