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Denny McLain

Dennis Dale McLain

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: March 29, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, US
High School: Mount Carmel HS (Chicago, IL)

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Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1962 18 -2.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-D- CHW,CHW,NYY 5 8 .385 2.97 18 15 10 2 109.0 101 56 36 9 47 3 125 2 0 3 1.358 8.3 0.7 3.9 10.3 2.66
1962 18 -1.5 Harlan APPY D- CHW,NYY 1 1 .500 0.00 2 2 2 0 18.0 9 2 0 0 10 32 0 0 0 1.056 4.5 0.0 5.0 16.0 3.20
1962 18 -2.5 Clinton MIDW D CHW 4 7 .364 3.56 16 13 8 2 91.0 92 54 36 9 37 3 93 2 0 3 1.418 9.1 0.9 3.7 9.2 2.51
1963 19 -2.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA DET 18 6 .750 2.89 29 28 218.0 178 81 70 10 79 82 1.179 7.3 0.4 3.3 3.4 1.04
1963 19 -2.1 Duluth-Superior NORL A DET 13 2 .867 2.55 18 17 141.0 117 47 40 9 51 1.191 7.5 0.6 3.3
1963 19 -4.0 Knoxville SALL AA DET 5 4 .556 3.51 11 11 77.0 61 34 30 1 28 82 1.156 7.1 0.1 3.3 9.6 2.93
1964 20 -5.6 Syracuse IL AAA DET 3 1 .750 1.53 8 8 3 1 59.0 38 13 10 5 18 0 56 1 1 0 0.949 5.8 0.8 2.7 8.5 3.11
1972 28 5.3 Birmingham SOUL AA OAK 3 3 .500 6.32 8 8 3 0 0 57.0 63 40 40 15 19 0 37 3 0 3 1.439 9.9 2.4 3.0 5.8 1.95
1973 29 5.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA MIL,CHW 7 8 .467 5.20 20 16 6 1 0 116.0 152 75 67 15 35 1 61 5 0 4 1.612 11.8 1.2 2.7 4.7 1.74
1973 29 6.2 Shreveport TL AA MIL 6 4 .600 4.34 12 12 6 1 0 85.0 106 44 41 7 26 0 48 4 0 1 1.553 11.2 0.7 2.8 5.1 1.85
1973 29 4.1 Iowa AA AAA CHW 1 4 .200 7.55 8 4 0 0 0 31.0 46 31 26 8 9 1 13 1 0 3 1.774 13.4 2.3 2.6 3.8 1.44
5 Seasons 36 26 .581 3.59 83 75 22 4 0 559.0 532 265 223 54 198 4 361 11 1 10 1.306 8.6 0.9 3.2 5.8 1.82
D- (1 season) D- 1 1 .500 0.00 2 2 2 0 18.0 9 2 0 0 10 32 0 0 0 1.056 4.5 0.0 5.0 16.0 3.20
D (1 season) D 4 7 .364 3.56 16 13 8 2 91.0 92 54 36 9 37 3 93 2 0 3 1.418 9.1 0.9 3.7 9.2 2.51
A (1 season) A 13 2 .867 2.55 18 17 141.0 117 47 40 9 51 1.191 7.5 0.6 3.3
AA (3 seasons) AA 14 11 .560 4.56 31 31 9 1 0 219.0 230 118 111 23 73 0 167 7 0 4 1.384 9.5 0.9 3.0 6.9 2.29
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 4 5 .444 3.60 16 12 3 1 0 90.0 84 44 36 13 27 1 69 2 1 3 1.233 8.4 1.3 2.7 6.9 2.56
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1962 18 -2.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-D- CHW,CHW,NYY 18 42 37 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 14 .081 .150 .081 .231 3 0 2 0 0
1962 18 -1.6 Harlan APPY D- CHW,NYY 2 7 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
1962 18 -2.7 Clinton MIDW D CHW 16 35 30 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 10 .100 .182 .100 .282 3 0 2 0 0
1963 19 -3.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA DET 29 89 1 13 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 14 .146 .146 13
1963 19 -2.4 Duluth-Superior NORL A DET 18 59 11 0 0 0 .186 .186 11
1963 19 -4.6 Knoxville SALL AA DET 11 32 30 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 14 .067 .125 .067 .192 2
1964 20 -6.5 Syracuse IL AAA DET 8 21 18 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .056 .105 .056 .161 1 0 2 0
1972 28 5.2 Birmingham SOUL AA OAK 8 19 17 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 .176 .176 .176 .353 3 0 2 0
1973 29 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CHW,MIL 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 29 6.3 Shreveport TL AA MIL 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 29 4.1 Iowa AA AAA CHW 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons 83 173 161 4 20 0 0 0 5 0 0 6 41 .124 .156 .124 .280 20 0 6 0 0
D- (1 season) D- 2 7 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
D (1 season) D 16 35 30 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 10 .100 .182 .100 .282 3 0 2 0 0
A (1 season) A 18 59 59 11 0 0 0 .186 .186 .186 .373 11
AA (3 seasons) AA 31 51 47 1 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 21 .106 .143 .106 .249 5 0 2 0
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 16 21 18 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .056 .105 .056 .161 1 0 2 0
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1962 18 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-D- CHW,CHW,NYY P 18 21 5 15 1 1 .952 1.11
1962 18 Harlan APPY D- CHW,NYY P 2 0.00
1962 18 Clinton MIDW D CHW P 16 21 5 15 1 1 .952 1.25
1963 19 Duluth-Superior NORL A DET P 18 0.00
1964 20 Syracuse IL AAA DET P 8 0.00
1972 28 Birmingham SOUL AA OAK P 8 6 1 5 0 0 1.000 0.75
1973 29 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA MIL,CHW P 20 27 9 17 1 3 .963 1.30
1973 29 Shreveport TL AA MIL P 12 19 6 12 1 1 .947 1.50
1973 29 Iowa AA AAA CHW P 8 8 3 5 0 2 1.000 1.00
5 Seasons 72 54 15 37 2 4 .963 0.72
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1962 18 Clinton C-Sox Midwest League D CHW
1962 18 Harlan Smokies Appalachian League D- CHW,NYY
1963 19 Knoxville Smokies South Atlantic League AA DET
1963 19 Duluth-Superior Dukes Northern League A DET
1963 19 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1963-09-21 1963-09-29
1964 20 Syracuse Chiefs International League AAA DET
1964 20 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1964-06-06 1964-10-02
1965 21 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1965-04-13 1965-10-02
1966 22 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1966-04-14 1966-10-01
1967 23 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1967-04-11 1967-10-01
1968 24 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1968-04-11 1968-09-28
1969 25 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1969-04-08 1969-09-27
1970 26 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1970-07-01 1970-08-26
1971 27 Washington Senators American League MLB WSA 1 1971-04-09 1971-09-25
1972 28 Birmingham A's Southern League AA OAK
1972 28 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1972-04-18 1972-05-12
1972 28 Atlanta Braves National League MLB ATL 2 1972-07-04 1972-09-12
1973 29 Shreveport Captains Texas League AA MIL
1973 29 Iowa Oaks American Association AAA CHW

Sabr ID: 6bddedd4

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