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1968 Detroit Tigers  (1967)  (1969)
99-63, 1st in American League
Scored 658 runs, Allowed 488 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 105-57
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .738
Park Factor: Batting - 99 / Pitching - 97 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 95-67   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 103-59
Manager(s): Alan Boodman

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  Willie Horton        25  151  567   84  152  19   3  37  102   0   0   57  122  .268  .342  .508   95   5.9  4(-2)e8   -46  
 2B *Dick McAuliffe       28  157  601   91  147  22  11  22   63  14  10   79  102  .245  .334  .428   90   5.2  2e11        7  
 C   Bill Freehan         26  158  561   69  140  19   3  22   64   0   0   56   67  .250  .339  .412   77   4.7  1(-2)e4   -69  
 OF *Jim Northrup         28  140  530   74  152  34   6  16   64   2   2   27   78  .287  .320  .464   77   5.4  2(-1)e8    13  
 1B *Norm Cash            33  115  386   53  108  14   1  28   63   1   0   21   80  .280  .319  .539   61   5.6  2e13       42  
 OF  Mickey Stanley       25  144  529   56  145  21   4  10   53   3   3   31   56  .274  .320  .386   60   4.0  1(-2)e0    31  
 OF  Al Kaline            33  124  341   46   83  14   1  11   28   3   4   41   51  .243  .333  .387   45   4.6  1(-3)e8   -99  
 1B *Don Mincher          30   91  273   35   72  10   1  14   38   0   0   20   50  .264  .313  .462   38   5.0  3e14       94  
 3B  Tony Taylor          32  121  430   43  101  15   2   3   36  16   2   26   45  .235  .281  .300   38   3.0  2e18      -32  
 SS *Tom Matchick         24   67  197   19   48   9   2   3   18   0   0    9   40  .244  .286  .355   20   3.7  4e32      107  
 PH *Gates Brown          29   77   79   12   26   5   0   4   12   0   0   11    6  .329  .411  .544   17   8.3           -172  
 3B  Don Wert             29   64  202   16   38   5   0   8   22   0   0    7   37  .188  .221  .332   14   2.2  1e17       -4  
 SS  Dick Tracewski       33   62  167   13   23   1   1   5   19   0   0   15   37  .138  .208  .246    7   1.3  3e16      -22  
 SS  Ray Oyler            29  100  193    7   20   5   0   0    5   0   0   12   61  .104  .164  .130    4    .7  2e19     -105  
 3B  Bill Melton          23   20   38    5    8   3   0   0    2   0   0    9   12  .211  .362  .289    4   3.8  4e16      -66  
 3B *Eddie Mathews        36    9   16    2    4   0   0   1    3   0   0    1    3  .250  .294  .438    2   4.8  4e26       66  
 UT  Julio Gotay          29    8   16    3    5   1   0   0    0   1   0    0    1  .312  .312  .375    2   5.0            132  
 C   Jim Price            26   26   47    1    6   1   0   0    4   0   0    2    4  .128  .163  .149    1    .8  3(0)e2   -214  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           660                  -14

     * - 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  Denny McLain         24  22  10  .688  40  40  19   0   0   0   4  322.0  226   92   82  27   51  225  2.29   85   2.4  -39  
  P  Earl Wilson          33  20   8  .714  32  31  14   1   0   0   5  247.1  195   73   64  15   49  191  2.33   68   2.5  -94  
  P *Mickey Lolich        27  17  10  .630  34  33   4   0   0   0   3  234.2  219   86   74  18   72  185  2.84   94   3.6   -1  
  P  Joe Sparma           26  12  10  .545  30  28   1   1   0   0   0  184.0  175   78   74  20   58  108  3.62   80   3.9  -21  
  P  Daryl Patterson      24   7   2  .778  35   0   0  20   7   1   0   50.2   45   12   10   1   15   32  1.78   14   2.6  -35  
  P  Pat Dobson           26   6   6  .500  41   9   0  17   4   3   0  111.0   91   40   35  13   38   66  2.84   44   3.6   26  
  P  Tom Murphy           22   6   6  .500  21  11   2   9   3   0   1   99.2   74   24   23   4   23   52  2.08   24   2.2   -8  
  P  Bob Priddy           28   3   1  .750   5   5   1   0   0   0   0   34.1   27   12   11   5    9   30  2.88   11   3.0  -78  
  P *John Hiller          25   3   4  .429  24   4   2   9   2   1   1   59.2   40   15   14   3   13   29  2.11   15   2.3  -72  
  P  Don McMahon          38   2   3  .400  40   0   0  24   5   0   0   58.2   42   16   14   3   25   36  2.15   19   2.9   -2  
  P  Eddie Fisher         31   1   2  .333  35   1   0  22   9   0   0   63.1   60   22   20   5   11   27  2.84   23   3.4  -34  
  P  John Wyatt           33   0   0  .000   6   0   0   2   0   0   0   12.2   15   12   10   2   11   12  7.11   11   7.8  228  
  P  Hoyt Wilhelm         44   0   0  .000  13   0   0  12  12   0   0   14.1    8    0    0   0    1   14  0.00    1    .7 -180  
  P  Fred Lasher          26   0   1  .000   4   0   0   2   0   0   0    3.1    7    6    6   3    0    3 16.20    7  18.9  822  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                                      502        -29

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Bill Freehan         1413 155 158 1058   66   6  10  .995  33  28
 Jim Price              82   7  13   56    6   0   1 1.000   5   4
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Norm Cash 863 92 98 792 77 5 62 .994 9.07 Don Mincher 591 65 67 568 39 5 55 .992 9.25 Tony Taylor 29 3 5 27 0 0 2 1.000 8.28 Al Kaline 7 1 1 7 0 0 1 1.000 9.00 Jim Price 4 1 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 6.75 Gates Brown 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dick McAuliffe 1376 150 156 403 379 12 89 .985 5.12 Tony Taylor 57 7 7 11 18 1 4 .967 4.58 Tom Matchick 21 2 4 6 6 0 2 1.000 5.14 Dick Tracewski 17 1 4 2 4 1 0 .857 3.18 Mickey Stanley 16 1 6 2 3 0 0 1.000 2.81 Julio Gotay 9 1 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Tony Taylor 873 94 104 94 190 7 13 .976 2.93 Don Wert* 773 79 105 90 144 6 16 .975 2.72 Bill Melton* 190 20 30 18 38 2 3 .966 2.65 Eddie Mathews 30 4 4 2 2 0 0 1.000 1.19 Julio Gotay 9 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 Dick Tracewski 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ray Oyler 569 55 100 117 200 5 37 .984 5.02 Tom Matchick 496 58 62 105 200 11 34 .965 5.54 Dick Tracewski 413 48 58 82 136 7 22 .969 4.75 Dick McAuliffe 15 1 5 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.80 Don Wert 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Mickey Stanley 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 18.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Willie Horton        1313 149 149  226    5  10   1  .959  1.58
 Al Kaline              60   3  21   15    0   0   0 1.000  2.25
 Gates Brown            55   6  10   11    0   0   0 1.000  1.80
 Mickey Stanley         39   2   6    3    1   0   0 1.000  0.93
 Jim Northrup           29   2   9    7    0   0   0 1.000  2.20
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Mickey Stanley 1168 128 128 341 11 0 1 1.000 2.71 Al Kaline 306 33 34 91 2 2 2 .979 2.73 Jim Northrup 19 1 7 10 1 0 1 1.000 5.21 Gates Brown 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jim Northrup 1098 120 121 206 11 4 2 .982 1.78 Al Kaline 397 42 48 90 3 7 0 .930 2.11 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1968 Draft


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