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1979 Detroit Tigers  (1978)  (1980)
76-86, 5th in AL Eastern Division
Scored 770 runs, Allowed 824 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-86
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .695
Park Factor: Batting - 111 / Pitching - 111 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 84-78   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 85-76
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 *Steve Kemp           24  141  522   93  161  18   3  26   91  12   6   77   77  .308  .394  .504  103   7.2  3(+1)e8   -43  
 2B *Lou Whitaker         22  145  453   90  126  15   8   4   55  44  13   87   85  .278  .395  .373   80   5.9  2e13       -6  
 1B *Jason Thompson       25  148  545   69  145  15   0  20   82   4   2   57  110  .266  .332  .404   73   4.7  4e10       -7  
 OF  Ron Leflore          31  154  654  101  169  21   5  16   74  81  37   52  101  .258  .310  .379   73   3.6  3(0)e5    -81  
 C   Lance Parrish        23  147  541   58  126  22   3  16   73   2   1   47  130  .233  .289  .373   57   3.5  4(-2)e8  -137  
 SS  Alan Trammell        21  152  511   62  130  13   5   5   57  23  19   37   50  .254  .304  .329   48   3.1  2e31      -58  
 UT *Champ Summers        33   89  260   42   67  12   2  10   43   8   5   43   39  .258  .376  .435   44   5.7           -146  
 UT  John Wockenfuss      30   74  231   30   63  10   1  13   37   5   2   26   38  .273  .352  .494   37   5.7             19  
 3B *John Lowenstein      32   80  211   41   51   9   2  10   42  10   4   32   38  .242  .340  .445   34   5.4  4e37      -47  
 C   Rick Dempsey         29  101  283   41   63  18   0   3   27   0   1   44   27  .223  .324  .318   31   3.8  2(-3)e3   -16  
 OF *Greg Gross           26   63  180   27   55   7   1   0   15   2   0   35    6  .306  .415  .356   30   6.5  3(+1)e8   -54  
 OF  Lynn Jones           26   73  217   28   64   9   0   3   30  21   5   19   27  .295  .353  .378   30   5.0  3(0)e8     -8  
 3B  Tom Brookens         25   88  202   24   56   7   5   4   32   4   5   10   45  .277  .315  .421   25   4.3  3e34       53  
 UT  Mark Wagner          25   56  146   18   32   4   0   1   17   6   1   20   32  .219  .313  .267   13   3.0            -76  
 OF *Kirk Gibson          22   16   41    4   17  11   0   0    7   2   1    0   13  .415  .415  .683   11  12.2  4(0)e12   446  
 3B *Phil Mankowski       26   47  108    9   23   4   0   0    9   0   0   11   12  .213  .281  .250    8   2.6  4e19      -17  
 OF  Gil Flores           26   30   91    7   18   2   1   1   11   1   0    3   12  .198  .223  .275    5   2.2  2(-1)e11  -22  
 UT  Tim Johnson          29   29   95    6   18   0   1   0    4   0   0    4   21  .189  .222  .211    4   1.6            -55  
 3B *Jim Mason            28   26   69    8   11   2   2   0    6   0   1   10   12  .159  .266  .246    4   2.0  4e37      -26  
 OF *Al Greene            24   23   65    8    9   2   0   2    7   0   1    8   11  .138  .233  .262    3   1.5  4(+1)e13  -68  
 OF  Dave Stegman         25   14   25    3    5   3   0   1    2   0   0    2    0  .200  .259  .440    2   4.0  4(+1)e5   -27  
 C   Ed Putman            25   25   38    1    5   3   0   0    4   0   0    7   18  .132  .267  .211    2   1.7  4(0)e5   -287  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                           730                  -46

     * - 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  Gaylord Perry        40  15  11  .577  37  37   8   0   0   0   3  254.1  239  107   99  18   80  126  3.50  109   3.9  -11  
  P *Kevin Kobel          25  11  11  .500  26  26   8   0   0   0   0  176.1  216  123  113  22   64   69  5.77  118   6.0   58  
  P  Jack Morris          24  11  11  .500  32  32   5   0   0   0   0  216.1  224  103   94  20   49  116  3.91   99   4.1    5  
  P  Ken Forsch           32   9  12  .429  53  13   7  32  10   6   0  195.2  201   85   77  16   50   41  3.54   88   4.1   33  
  P *Pat Underwood        22   8  10  .444  33  12   5  16   2   1   1  115.2  135   86   82  18   40   87  6.38   75   5.8   32  
  P  Dave Tobik           26   5   2  .714  41   0   0  21   6   4   0   71.0   43   25   21   7   19   43  2.66   18   2.2 -203  
  P  Dave Rozema          22   5   7  .417  19  16   1   1   0   1   0   91.1  111   52   51   9   27   24  5.03   52   5.1    7  
  P  Dan Petry            20   5   7  .417  18  15   2   2   1   0   0  101.2  115   63   55   9   36   59  4.87   60   5.1   50  
  P  Steve Baker          22   3   6  .333  31   6   0  18   3   2   0   86.2  105   79   73  12   53   55  7.58   64   6.6  -19  
  P *Mike Chris           21   2   1  .667  26   1   0  11   4   0   0   37.2   37   24   18   5   10   31  4.30   19   4.6  -97  
  P *Bruce Robbins        19   1   2  .333  18   4   0   5   0   1   0   46.0   48   20   18   2   32   17  3.52   26   5.1   14  
  P  Kip Young            24   1   4  .200  30   0   0  14   3   3   0   45.1   59   40   38   5   13   15  7.54   32   6.2 -134  
  P *Sheldon Burnside     24   0   2  .000  10   0   0   6   2   3   0   20.2   35   17   14   2   11   13  6.10   22  10.3  100  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                                      787          2

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Rick Dempsey          768  84  99  417   24   5   4  .989  13   8
 Lance Parrish         647  74  77  342   26   4   2  .989  30   8
 Ed Putman              38   4   7   19    2   0   0 1.000   3   0
 John Wockenfuss         6   0   3    5    0   0   0 1.000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jason Thompson 1206 135 135 1208 111 11 130 .992 9.84 Champ Summers 123 13 13 144 10 1 21 .994 11.24 John Wockenfuss 114 13 14 111 11 1 17 .992 9.63 Ed Putman 11 1 2 12 1 1 1 .929 10.64 John Lowenstein 4 0 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 6.75 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Lou Whitaker 1127 119 142 361 374 12 101 .984 5.87 Mark Wagner 155 20 24 58 55 5 15 .958 6.55 Tim Johnson 125 16 16 48 42 2 14 .978 6.50 Tom Brookens 52 7 7 12 20 3 6 .914 5.54 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Tom Brookens 500 52 76 47 112 8 15 .952 2.86 Phil Mankowski 307 34 46 30 55 8 10 .914 2.49 John Lowenstein 297 35 43 38 52 9 9 .909 2.73 Jim Mason 155 17 21 16 27 2 2 .956 2.50 Tim Johnson 121 13 15 10 32 3 2 .933 3.12 Mark Wagner 75 11 14 5 11 1 1 .941 1.92 John Wockenfuss 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .500 3.37 Champ Summers 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Alan Trammell 1276 143 149 264 464 23 105 .969 5.13 Mark Wagner 131 14 19 28 50 1 6 .987 5.36 Jim Mason 50 5 6 11 23 1 7 .971 6.08 Tom Brookens 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Steve Kemp           1156 131 133  238   10   9   0  .965  1.93
 Lynn Jones             96  11  11   17    0   2   0  .895  1.59
 Greg Gross             61   5  10   18    2   2   1  .909  2.93
 Gil Flores             59   7  10   15    2   1   0  .944  2.59
 Champ Summers          35   3   6    9    0   0   0 1.000  2.31
 Al Greene              21   2   3    1    0   0   0 1.000  0.43
 Kirk Gibson            13   3   3    2    0   0   0 1.000  1.38
 John Wockenfuss         9   0   2    1    0   0   0 1.000  1.00
 John Lowenstein         8   0   4    2    0   0   0 1.000  2.25
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ron Leflore 1364 153 154 457 17 2 3 .996 3.13 Greg Gross 52 6 6 21 0 0 0 1.000 3.63 Lynn Jones 21 2 3 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.71 John Lowenstein 9 1 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 Kirk Gibson 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Dave Stegman 5 0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.60 Gil Flores 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Lynn Jones 380 41 52 84 1 2 0 .977 2.01 Greg Gross 319 37 38 66 3 1 1 .986 1.94 Gil Flores 159 18 18 25 0 2 0 .926 1.42 Al Greene 129 16 17 30 2 1 1 .970 2.24 John Lowenstein 119 12 19 29 2 0 1 1.000 2.34 John Wockenfuss 101 11 14 15 0 1 0 .938 1.33 Champ Summers 101 10 14 19 4 1 0 .958 2.05 Kirk Gibson 57 6 7 15 1 0 0 1.000 2.53 Dave Stegman 47 7 7 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.72 Steve Kemp 46 4 7 11 0 0 0 1.000 2.15 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1979 Draft


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