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1975 Detroit Tigers  (1974)  (1976)
47-115, 5th in AL Eastern Division
Scored 609 runs, Allowed 892 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 52-110
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .675
Park Factor: Batting - 104 / Pitching - 105 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 58-104   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 57-102
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
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 DH  Willie Horton        32  161  657   77  176  15   0  28   95   1   0   53  119  .268  .318  .419   83   4.4             -3  
 3B  Bill Melton          30  154  538   68  134  16   0  17   59   0   2  104  129  .249  .376  .374   81   5.3  4e31       44  
 2B #Derrel Thomas        24  146  588   66  162  19   9  10   48  19  15   49   55  .276  .331  .389   76   4.6  3e23       -8  
 OF  Ron Leflore          27  141  571   77  145  15   5  10   39  34  17   39  146  .254  .303  .350   59   3.5  4(+1)e12    4  
 OF  Leon Roberts         24  123  444   47  109  18   3  14   48   1   5   33  100  .245  .303  .394   49   3.8  3(-1)e7    -3  
 C  *Milt May             24  111  393   30  109  22   3   4   46   1   1   30   40  .277  .326  .379   47   4.3  3(+1)e5   102  
 SS #Don Kessinger        32  159  543   36  122  19   6   0   43   3  10   51   47  .225  .290  .282   43   2.7  3e26      -64  
 OF  Joe Rudi             28   53  209   26   66  18   2   7   28   0   0   12   24  .316  .360  .522   38   7.1  1(+1)e5    50  
 1B  Bill Freehan         33  124  434   43   97  10   0  16   46   0   0   28   44  .224  .275  .357   37   2.8  4e10      -72  
 OF *Dan Meyer            22   97  344   36   85   9   2   4   23   4   1   23   19  .247  .297  .320   29   2.9  4(+2)e18    3  
 1B *Jack Pierce          27   49  153   24   41   3   0  14   40   0   1   12   37  .268  .327  .562   27   6.5  4e30      146  
 OF *Joe Lahoud           28   54  153   22   32   8   1   2   12   0   0   44   31  .209  .396  .314   23   5.2            -22  
 2B *Ken Boswell          29   41  139   13   31   8   1   0    2   0   0   15    9  .223  .299  .295   11   2.7  4e8       -64  
 OF  Mickey Stanley       32   62  152   18   29   6   3   1   13   0   0    9   25  .191  .245  .289   10   2.3  1(-1)e7  -176  
 C   John Wockenfuss      26   32   82    6   18   3   0   3    9   0   1    8   11  .220  .286  .366    7   2.9  4(+1)e5   -67  
 C  *Tim McCarver         33   30   32    4   10   3   0   0    8   0   0    7    7  .312  .436  .406    6   7.1  3(0)e6    106  
 SS  Tom Veryzer          22   31   59    7   10   0   0   4    7   0   0    3   12  .169  .206  .373    4   2.6  3e32      -45  
 OF *Billy Baldwin        24   14   42    2    9   1   0   2    6   0   0    3    3  .214  .267  .381    4   3.7              9  
 2B *John Knox            26   19   45    7    9   2   0   0    2   0   0    8    3  .200  .321  .244    3   2.6  4e18      -58  
 DH *Gates Brown          36    1    4    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000    0    .0           -670  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                           649                   -3

     * - 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  Joe Coleman          28   7  22  .241  34  34   3   0   0   0   0  211.2  260  145  136  19   88  123  5.78  147   6.3  -43  
  P *Mickey Lolich        34   6   9  .400  19  19   5   0   0   0   1  120.2  165   85   78  14   36   67  5.82   87   6.4   83  
  P  Bill Singer          31   6  16  .273  30  30   3   0   0   0   0  197.0  205  121  106  25   83   80  4.84  109   5.0   11  
  P *Dave Roberts         30   6  17  .261  31  31   9   0   0   0   1  216.2  248  136  128  23   69  106  5.32  129   5.4   67  
  P *Tom Hilgendorf       33   5   7  .417  51   0   0  38   6   5   0   97.1   90   42   42   7   36   41  3.88   42   3.9    6  
  P  Ken Forsch           28   5   8  .385  38   8   0  22   4   3   0  112.0  151   64   59  12   35   68  4.74   80   6.6   93  
  P  Dave Lemanczyk       24   5   8  .385  48   6   1  27   1   7   0  127.1  168   94   89  16   60   80  6.29  103   7.3   74  
  P  Vern Ruhle           24   3  14  .176  21  21   0   0   0   0   0  132.1  162   84   71  20   47   34  4.83   85   5.7   64  
  P  Fernando Arroyo      23   2   1  .667  32   0   0  21   2   0   0   60.1   67   29   27   4   16   28  4.03   29   4.4  -63  
  P  Lerrin LaGrow        26   2   7  .222  31   9   3  13   0   1   0   90.0  102   52   48   7   36   23  4.80   52   5.2  -34  
  P  Gene Pentz           22   0   0  .000  14   0   0   4   0   0   0   21.2   26   11   10   0   16   14  4.15   12   5.5   -2  
  P  Ken Sanders          34   0   1  .000   6   0   0   5   1   1   0    8.2    7    3    3   1    2    1  3.12    3   3.7   48  
  P  Dick Ruthven         24   0   5  .000  23   4   0   8   2   1   0   42.0   46   26   23   1   28   30  4.93   23   5.1   23  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                                      908         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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Milt May              942 110 111  508   59   9   2  .984  76  36
 Bill Freehan          227  25  27  122   19   3   2  .979  34  12
 John Wockenfuss       206  24  25  116   15   2   1  .985  16  10
 Tim McCarver           62   3  21   27    2   1   0  .967   7   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bill Freehan 773 86 97 789 65 5 77 .994 9.94 Jack Pierce 335 40 41 331 17 9 26 .975 9.35 Dan Meyer 177 20 24 186 8 1 15 .995 9.88 Mickey Stanley 145 16 17 163 9 1 19 .994 10.70 Tim McCarver 6 0 4 7 0 0 1 1.000 10.50 Joe Rudi 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Derrel Thomas 1034 114 121 367 318 13 77 .981 5.96 Ken Boswell 300 36 36 110 94 1 23 .995 6.13 John Knox 104 12 12 44 33 3 7 .962 6.66 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bill Melton 1344 153 153 164 338 15 25 .971 3.36 Don Kessinger 67 7 11 9 18 1 2 .964 3.63 Ken Boswell 25 2 5 4 6 0 0 1.000 3.55 Mickey Stanley 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Don Kessinger 1285 144 147 352 423 21 89 .974 5.43 Tom Veryzer 152 18 21 41 64 1 12 .991 6.22 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Dan Meyer             614  69  73  119    3   6   0  .953  1.79
 Joe Rudi              454  51  51   99    3   2   0  .981  2.02
 Derrel Thomas         153  18  18   26    0   0   0 1.000  1.53
 Mickey Stanley        151  16  25   40    2   0   0 1.000  2.50
 Joe Lahoud             65   8   8   11    1   1   0  .923  1.66
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ron Leflore 1188 137 139 277 10 10 0 .966 2.17 Billy Baldwin 108 12 14 22 1 0 0 1.000 1.92 Derrel Thomas 78 9 9 23 0 1 0 .958 2.65 Mickey Stanley 63 4 16 17 0 0 0 1.000 2.42 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Leon Roberts 1061 121 122 210 13 3 3 .987 1.89 Joe Lahoud 369 41 42 68 3 0 0 1.000 1.73 Mickey Stanley 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 Derrel Thomas 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Jack Pierce 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1975 Draft


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