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1973 Detroit Tigers

1973 > Class Major League > 1973 American League (East)
Overall: 85-77
Scored 642 runs, Allowed 674 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-85

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Billy Martin and Joe Schultz
Represented: Detroit, MI
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1972 / 1974

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Ed Brinkman 31 162 566 515 55 122 16 4 7 40 0 1 34 79 .237 .284 .324 .609 167 22 1 14 2 1
2 Gates Brown* 34 125 433 377 48 89 11 1 12 50 1 1 52 41 .236 .328 .366 .694 138 15 1 0 3 6
3 Ike Brown 31 42 91 76 12 22 2 1 1 9 0 1 15 13 .289 .407 .382 .788 29 2 0 0 0 1
4 Norm Cash* 38 121 420 363 51 95 19 0 19 40 1 0 47 73 .262 .357 .471 .828 171 6 8 0 2 7
5 Ron Cash 23 14 46 39 8 16 1 1 0 6 0 0 5 5 .410 .467 .487 .954 19 1 0 1 1 0
6 Bob Didier# 24 7 25 22 3 10 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 .455 .520 .500 1.020 11 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bill Freehan 31 110 435 380 33 89 10 1 6 29 0 0 40 30 .234 .323 .313 .636 119 13 11 1 3 2
8 Willie Horton 30 111 443 411 42 130 19 3 17 53 1 4 23 57 .316 .362 .501 .863 206 14 7 1 1 5
9 Frank Howard 36 85 251 227 26 58 9 1 12 29 0 1 24 28 .256 .327 .463 .789 105 12 0 0 0 4
10 Al Kaline 38 91 347 310 40 79 13 0 10 45 4 1 29 28 .255 .320 .394 .713 122 10 3 0 5 4
11 John Knox* 24 12 37 32 1 9 1 0 0 3 1 1 3 3 .281 .343 .313 .655 10 0 0 2 0 0
12 Marv Lane 23 6 10 8 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 2 .250 .400 .625 1.025 5 1 0 0 0 0
13 Dick McAuliffe* 33 106 395 343 39 94 18 1 12 47 0 4 49 52 .274 .366 .437 .804 150 2 1 2 0 5
14 Jim Northrup* 33 119 447 404 55 124 14 7 12 44 4 4 38 41 .307 .366 .465 .832 188 8 1 2 2 6
15 Aurelio Rodriguez 25 160 599 555 46 123 27 3 9 58 3 1 31 85 .222 .266 .330 .596 183 10 3 9 1 0
16 Dick Sharon 23 91 190 178 20 43 9 0 7 16 2 0 10 31 .242 .280 .410 .691 73 5 0 1 1 0
17 Mickey Stanley 30 157 661 602 81 147 23 5 17 57 0 4 48 65 .244 .297 .384 .681 231 11 0 5 6 4
18 Joe Staton* 25 9 17 17 2 4 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 3 .235 .235 .235 .471 4 0 0 0 0 0
19 Tony Taylor 37 84 302 275 35 63 9 3 5 24 9 5 17 29 .229 .276 .338 .614 93 8 1 8 1 0
20 Tom Veryzer 20 18 22 20 1 6 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 4 .300 .364 .400 .764 8 0 0 0 0 0
20 Players 31.6 162 6135 5508 642 1400 213 32 157 592 28 30 509 722 .254 .320 .390 .710 2148 147 39 48 31 47
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age 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
1 Joe Coleman 26 23 15 .605 3.53 40 40 0 13 2 0 288.1 283 125 113 32 93 2 202 10 0 6 1219 1.304 8.8 1.0 2.9 6.3 2.17
2 Woodie Fryman* 33 6 13 .316 5.36 34 29 1 1 0 0 169.2 200 106 101 23 64 5 119 3 1 5 753 1.556 10.6 1.2 3.4 6.3 1.86
3 John Hiller* 30 10 5 .667 1.44 65 0 60 0 0 38 125.1 89 21 20 7 39 7 124 0 0 1 498 1.021 6.4 0.5 2.8 8.9 3.18
4 Fred Holdsworth 21 0 1 .000 6.75 5 2 3 0 0 0 14.2 13 11 11 3 6 0 9 0 0 2 62 1.295 8.0 1.8 3.7 5.5 1.50
5 Gary Ignasiak* 23 0 0 3.86 3 0 3 0 0 0 4.2 5 2 2 0 3 0 4 0 0 0 22 1.714 9.6 0.0 5.8 7.7 1.33
6 Lerrin LaGrow 24 1 5 .167 4.33 21 3 7 0 0 3 54.0 54 26 26 8 23 2 33 1 0 3 234 1.426 9.0 1.3 3.8 5.5 1.43
7 Dave Lemanczyk 22 0 0 11.57 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.1 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 1.714 15.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
8 Mickey Lolich* 32 16 15 .516 3.82 42 42 0 17 3 0 308.2 315 143 131 35 79 7 214 5 0 12 1286 1.276 9.2 1.0 2.3 6.2 2.71
9 Bob Miller 34 4 2 .667 3.43 22 0 10 0 0 1 42.0 34 16 16 3 22 2 23 0 0 1 174 1.333 7.3 0.6 4.7 4.9 1.05
10 Jim Perry 37 14 13 .519 4.03 35 34 0 7 1 0 203.0 225 96 91 22 55 5 66 4 0 2 867 1.379 10.0 1.0 2.4 2.9 1.20
11 Fred Scherman* 28 2 2 .500 4.23 34 0 17 0 0 1 61.2 59 30 29 6 30 4 28 3 1 3 266 1.443 8.6 0.9 4.4 4.1 0.93
12 Chuck Seelbach 25 1 0 1.000 3.86 5 0 0 0 0 0 7.0 7 3 3 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 31 1.286 9.0 1.3 2.6 2.6 1.00
13 Bill Slayback 25 0 0 4.50 3 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 5 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 13 2.500 22.5 0.0 0.0 4.5
14 Mike Strahler 26 4 5 .444 4.37 22 11 2 1 0 0 80.1 84 45 39 7 39 1 37 1 0 10 350 1.531 9.4 0.8 4.4 4.1 0.95
14 Players 30.2 85 77 .525 3.90 162 162 123 39 11 46 1447.2 1468 674 627 154 493 37 911 30 2 48 6158 1.355 9.1 1.0 3.1 5.7 1.85
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Bill Freehan 98 584 50 3 3 .995 6.47 3 57 42 42%
Bob Didier 7 38 5 0 3 1.000 6.14 2 4 2 33%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Norm Cash 114 856 64 8 72 .991 8.07
Al Kaline 36 245 12 1 32 .996 7.14
Ike Brown 21 105 9 2 9 .983 5.43
Bill Freehan 7 54 3 0 2 1.000 8.14
Tony Taylor 6 17 2 0 0 1.000 3.17
Joe Staton 5 25 6 1 1 .969 6.20
Frank Howard 2 12 0 1 0 .923 6.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick McAuliffe 102 217 265 7 62 .986 4.73
Tony Taylor 72 134 165 4 37 .987 4.15
John Knox 9 17 17 0 3 1.000 3.78

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Aurelio Rodriguez 160 135 335 14 30 .971 2.94
Ron Cash 6 5 9 0 0 1.000 2.33
Tony Taylor 4 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25
Ike Brown 2 2 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Brinkman 162 249 480 24 89 .968 4.50
Tom Veryzer 18 6 12 3 1 .857 1.00
Dick McAuliffe 2 0 1 0 1 1.000 0.50
Aurelio Rodriguez 1 2 3 0 1 1.000 5.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Willie Horton 107 0.00
Jim Northrup 51 0.00
Dick Sharon 19 0.00
Ike Brown 12 0.00
Ron Cash 7 0.00
Marv Lane 3 0.00
Gates Brown 2 0.00
Tony Taylor 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mickey Stanley 157 0.00
Jim Northrup 10 0.00
Dick Sharon 7 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Northrup 78 0.00
Dick Sharon 71 0.00
Al Kaline 63 0.00
Marv Lane 3 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mickey Stanley 157 420 10 3 3 .993 2.74
Jim Northrup 116 207 6 4 2 .982 1.84
Willie Horton 107 160 2 10 0 .942 1.51
Dick Sharon 91 124 5 4 1 .970 1.42
Al Kaline 63 102 1 0 0 1.000 1.63
Ike Brown 12 10 1 0 0 1.000 0.92
Ron Cash 7 8 1 1 0 .900 1.29
Marv Lane 4 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.75
Gates Brown 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Tony Taylor 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Hiller 65 8 16 1 1 .960 0.37
Mickey Lolich 42 11 40 1 3 .981 1.21
Joe Coleman 40 23 37 2 1 .968 1.50
Jim Perry 35 12 33 3 1 .938 1.29
Woodie Fryman 34 11 28 1 2 .975 1.15
Fred Scherman 34 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.21
Bob Miller 22 4 5 0 1 1.000 0.41
Mike Strahler 22 3 9 0 1 1.000 0.55
Lerrin LaGrow 21 5 11 2 0 .889 0.76
Fred Holdsworth 5 2 0 1 0 .667 0.40
Chuck Seelbach 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.00
Gary Ignasiak 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Bill Slayback 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dave Lemanczyk 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ed Brinkman 31 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Dec 8, 1941 Cincinnati, OH, US 1973-04-07 1973-09-30
Gates Brown 34 L R 5' 11.0" 220 May 2, 1939 Crestline, OH, US 1973-04-07 1973-09-29
Ike Brown 31 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 13, 1942 Memphis, TN, US 1973-04-12 1973-09-30
Norm Cash 38 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 10, 1934 Justiceburg, TX, US 1973-04-07 1973-09-29
Ron Cash 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 20, 1949 Atlanta, GA, US 1973-09-04 1973-09-30
Joe Coleman 26 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Feb 3, 1947 Boston, MA, US 1973-04-08 1973-09-27
Bob Didier 24 S R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 16, 1949 Hattiesburg, MS, US 1973-09-05 1973-09-30
Ed Farmer 23 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Oct 18, 1949 Evergreen Park, IL, US 1973-06-19 1973-09-25
Bill Freehan 31 R R 6' 3.0" 203 Nov 29, 1941 Detroit, MI, US 1973-04-08 1973-09-28
Woodie Fryman 33 R L 6' 3.0" 197 Apr 12, 1940 Ewing, KY, US 1973-04-11 1973-09-28
John Gamble 25 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Feb 10, 1948 Reno, NV, US 1973-05-16 1973-05-25
John Hiller 30 R L 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 8, 1943 Toronto, ON, CA 1973-04-11 1973-09-30
Fred Holdsworth 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 May 29, 1952 Detroit, MI, US 1973-09-06 1973-09-30
Willie Horton 30 R R 5' 11.0" 209 Oct 18, 1942 Arno, VA, US 1973-04-12 1973-09-28
Frank Howard 36 R R 6' 7.0" 255 Aug 8, 1936 Columbus, OH, US 1973-04-08 1973-09-30
Gary Ignasiak 23 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 1, 1949 Mount Clemens, MI, US 1973-09-20 1973-09-29
Al Kaline 38 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Dec 19, 1934 Baltimore, MD, US 1973-04-07 1973-09-30
John Knox 24 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Jul 26, 1948 Newark, NJ, US 1973-09-10 1973-09-30
Lerrin LaGrow 24 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Jul 8, 1948 Phoenix, AZ, US 1973-04-08 1973-09-29
Marv Lane 23 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jan 18, 1950 Sandersville, GA, US 1973-09-06 1973-09-30
Dave Lemanczyk 22 R R 6' 4.0" 235 Aug 17, 1950 Syracuse, NY, US 1973-04-15 1973-04-15
Mickey Lolich 32 S L 6' 1.0" 170 Sep 12, 1940 Portland, OR, US 1973-04-07 1973-09-26
Dick McAuliffe 33 L R 5' 11.0" 176 Nov 29, 1939 Hartford, CT, US 1973-04-07 1973-09-28
Bob Miller 34 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 18, 1939 St. Louis, MO, US 1973-06-28 1973-09-20
Jim Northrup 33 L R 6' 3.0" 190 Nov 24, 1939 Breckenridge, MI, US 1973-04-07 1973-09-30
Jim Perry 37 S R 6' 4.0" 190 Oct 30, 1935 Williamston, NC, US 1973-04-14 1973-09-25
Rich Reese 31 L L 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 29, 1941 Leipsic, OH, US 1973-04-11 1973-08-09
Aurelio Rodriguez 25 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Dec 28, 1947 Cananea, Sonora, MX 1973-04-07 1973-09-30
Fred Scherman 28 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Jul 25, 1944 Dayton, OH, US 1973-04-15 1973-09-10
Chuck Seelbach 25 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 20, 1948 Lakewood, OH, US 1973-05-12 1973-05-31
Dick Sharon 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Apr 15, 1950 San Mateo, CA, US 1973-05-13 1973-09-30
Duke Sims 32 L R 6' 2.0" 197 Jun 5, 1941 Salt Lake City, UT, US 1973-04-07 1973-09-15
Bill Slayback 25 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Feb 21, 1948 Hollywood, CA, US 1973-06-10 1973-06-20
Mickey Stanley 30 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 20, 1942 Grand Rapids, MI, US 1973-04-07 1973-09-30
Joe Staton 25 L L 6' 3.0" 175 Mar 8, 1948 Seattle, WA, US 1973-09-07 1973-09-30
Mike Strahler 26 R R 6' 4.0" 180 Mar 14, 1947 Chicago, IL, US 1973-06-15 1973-09-25
Tony Taylor 37 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Dec 19, 1935 Central Alava, CU 1973-04-08 1973-09-26
Tom Timmermann 33 R R 6' 4.0" 215 May 12, 1940 Breese, IL, US 1973-04-11 1973-06-15
Tom Veryzer 20 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Feb 11, 1953 Port Jefferson, NY, US 1973-08-14 1973-09-30

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