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1974 Detroit Tigers  (1973)  (1975)
65-97, 5th in AL Eastern Division
Scored 687 runs, Allowed 806 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-94
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .684
Park Factor: Batting - 99 / Pitching - 100 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 73-89   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 72-90
Manager(s): Dennis Van Langen

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
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 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 Montanez      26  141  530   68  171  31   0  11   61   1   7   32   53  .323  .360  .443   79   5.6  4(0)e16    51  
 SS #Don Kessinger        31  159  646   70  166  15   6   0   48   7   9   61   46  .257  .322  .299   63   3.3  2e34      -31  
 3B  Bill Melton          29  158  540   68  123  15   0  20   64   1   0   60   68  .228  .310  .367   60   3.6  4e32      -53  
 1B  Bill Freehan         32  136  475   58  125  15   5  13   54   0   0   46   49  .263  .328  .398   59   4.4  4e10     -113  
 C  *Milt May             23  131  433   52  120  12   6  12   53   0   0   38   35  .277  .336  .416   58   4.8  3(0)e2      0  
 OF *Joe Lahoud           27  120  356   45   90  14   1  14   65   1   1   56   67  .253  .363  .416   56   5.5  4(0)e7    -47  
 2B *Denny Doyle          30  144  545   60  148  20   1   1   37   7   6   28   42  .272  .305  .317   51   3.3  2e14       16  
 OF  Willie Horton        31   75  255   38   77   6   2  20   55   0   0   27   39  .302  .373  .576   49   6.9  4(0)e15    59  
 DH  Al Kaline            39  126  450   49  102  19   1   9   49   0   0   49   68  .227  .300  .333   43   3.2            -93  
 OF  Mickey Stanley       31  152  425   55   97  16   1  11   44   3   2   35   56  .228  .294  .348   41   3.2  1(-2)e4    48  
 1B *Norm Cash            39   65  141   24   43   3   0  11   29   0   0   16   28  .305  .380  .560   30   8.3  3e25      196  
 OF  Ron Leflore          26   79  267   32   67   5   1   2   20  17  11    8   58  .251  .285  .300   22   2.8  3(+1)e25  -40  
 2B *John Knox            25   34   99   14   34   6   0   0   10   0   2   10   18  .343  .404  .404   16   6.6  4e30      116  
 DH *Gates Brown          35   33  112   10   36   4   0   3   17   0   0    6   16  .321  .350  .438   16   5.4             92  
 1B  Reggie Sanders       24   42  117   17   33   9   0   3   19   0   0    2   27  .282  .300  .436   15   5.0  4e22       -6  
 OF *Dan Meyer            21   16   56    8   16   1   2   3   13   0   0    3    3  .286  .322  .536    9   6.2  4(+2)e12  187  
 OF  Leon Roberts         23   18   59    6   17   2   3   0    6   0   0    3    9  .288  .317  .424    7   4.5  4(0)e20    57  
 OF  Dick Sharon          24   15   30    5    5   0   0   1    3   0   0    5    5  .167  .286  .267    2   2.5  2(0)e3    -34  
 OF  Marvin Lane          24   41   52    5    4   1   0   0    0   1   0   15   18  .077  .284  .096    2   1.3  3(0)e4   -322  
 C   John Wockenfuss      25   10   22    1    4   2   0   0    2   0   0    2    0  .182  .250  .273    1   2.4  4(+1)e16  138  
 SS  Tom Veryzer          21   16   24    2    6   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    2  .250  .280  .250    1   2.1  3e60     -152  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                           690                  -11

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

Team Pitching   Glossary
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     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 *Mickey Lolich        33  15  19  .441  39  39  14   0   0   0   3  285.0  301  155  133  31   72  173  4.20  144   4.5  -16  
  P *Dave Roberts         29  10  16  .385  41  29   6  10   5   0   0  202.2  236  118  104  10   76   64  4.62  109   4.7   30  
  P  Dick Ruthven         23   9  19  .321  36  36   4   0   0   0   0  230.2  223  127  114  15  121  163  4.45  112   4.3    4  
  P  Joe Coleman          27   9  19  .321  34  34   3   0   0   0   0  219.1  245  166  154  22  124  133  6.32  148   6.1   38  
  P  Bill Singer          30   8   4  .667  14  14   6   0   0   0   3  106.1   99   36   34   4   32   88  2.88   41   3.6  -47  
  P  Lerrin LaGrow        25   5   5  .500  43  10   1  23   2   2   0  119.0  128   67   55   9   45   45  4.16   59   4.4  -62  
  P  Ken Forsch           27   5   8  .385  53   0   0  48  19   4   0   83.2   85   30   23   1   32   46  2.47   33   3.6  -22  
  P  George Culver        31   2   2  .500  19   0   0   6   1   1   0   22.1   19   13   13   2   14   10  5.24   11   4.5  -43  
  P  Dave Lemanczyk       23   1   1  .500  34   0   0  18   0   0   0   83.0   84   51   47   9   30   63  5.10   48   5.2  -44  
  P  Vern Ruhle           23   1   1  .500  21   0   0  12   1   2   0   33.2   30   12   10   1    8    9  2.67   12   3.4  -48  
  P  Vicente Romo         31   0   1  .000   8   0   0   3   0   2   0   16.1   21   10   10   0    5   10  5.51   10   6.0    0  
  P  Fred Holdsworth      22   0   2  .000  22   0   0   8   0   1   0   39.1   38   21   18   4   16   17  4.12   21   5.0  -80  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                                      754         -8

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Milt May             1047 116 129  666   63   1   4  .999  67  38
 Bill Freehan          321  37  42  193   24   5   1  .977  46  13
 John Wockenfuss        73   9  10   43    5   2   0  .960   7   4
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bill Freehan 761 82 93 786 65 8 81 .991 10.07 Reggie Sanders 237 28 31 217 22 5 31 .980 9.06 Norm Cash 208 26 32 198 20 4 25 .982 9.43 Willie Montanez 160 17 22 151 13 0 17 1.000 9.21 Mickey Stanley 75 9 10 68 5 1 11 .986 8.76 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Denny Doyle 1202 134 142 370 373 7 103 .991 5.56 John Knox 158 19 22 55 45 4 13 .962 5.70 Mickey Stanley 81 9 11 28 26 4 9 .931 6.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bill Melton 1382 155 157 135 277 31 26 .930 2.68 John Knox 57 7 7 9 9 1 4 .947 2.84 Bill Freehan 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Tom Veryzer 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Don Kessinger 1404 158 159 264 575 34 118 .961 5.38 Tom Veryzer 37 4 7 5 15 2 3 .909 4.86 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Joe Lahoud            639  71  82  135    4   3   1  .979  1.96
 Willie Horton         440  52  58   91    2   6   0  .939  1.90
 Mickey Stanley        197  23  26   37    1   0   0 1.000  1.73
 Dan Meyer             123  14  15   21    0   1   0  .955  1.54
 Marvin Lane            31   1   8   12    0   0   0 1.000  3.48
 Leon Roberts            8   1   1    3    0   0   0 1.000  3.38
 Dick Sharon             3   0   2    1    0   0   0 1.000  3.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Mickey Stanley 814 93 109 245 12 3 1 .988 2.84 Ron Leflore 527 62 71 152 1 4 0 .975 2.61 Dick Sharon 68 7 9 16 1 0 0 1.000 2.24 Marvin Lane 25 0 13 7 0 0 0 1.000 2.52 Leon Roberts 7 0 5 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.57 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Willie Montanez 1005 114 119 236 7 8 3 .968 2.18 Joe Lahoud 203 21 35 48 4 0 0 1.000 2.31 Marvin Lane 119 13 18 27 0 0 0 1.000 2.04 Leon Roberts 106 13 14 22 1 2 0 .920 1.95 Dick Sharon 8 1 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1974 Draft


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