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1904 Detroit Tigers

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1903 / 1905

62-90, Finished 7th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ed Barrow (32-46) and Bobby Lowe (30-44)
Scored 505 runs, Allowed 627 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 61-91

Ballparks: Bennett Park · Attendance: 177,796 (7th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 98


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1903 / 1905 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

January, 1904

Traded Billy Lush to the Cleveland Naps. Received Ed Killian and Jesse Stovall.

February 21, 1904

Sold Deacon McGuire to the New York Highlanders.

February 24, 1904

Purchased Ed Gremminger from the Boston Beaneaters.

February 28, 1904

Purchased Frank McManus from the Brooklyn Superbas.

April 30, 1904 (Standings)

Purchased Bobby Lowe from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

May 30, 1904 (Standings)

Purchased Frank Huelsman from the Chicago White Sox.

June 8, 1904 (Standings)

Returned Frank Huelsman to the Chicago White Sox following previous purchase.

July, 1904 (Standings)

Purchased Germany Schaefer from Milwaukee (American Association). (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

July 22, 1904 (Standings)

Purchased Bill Coughlin from the Washington Senators for $8,000.

Purchased Lew Drill from the Washington Senators.

July 26, 1904 (Standings)

Sold Fritz Buelow to the Cleveland Naps.

August, 1904 (Standings)

Purchased Gene Ford and Frosty Thomas from Minneapolis (American Association). (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

Purchased Charlie Jaeger from Rockford (Three-I). (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

August 3, 1904 (Standings)

Received Monte Beville as a loan from the New York Highlanders.

August 7, 1904 (Standings)

Traded Charlie Carr to the Cleveland Naps. Received Charlie Hickman.

September, 1904 (Standings)

Drafted Bugs Raymond from Waterloo (Iowa State) in the 1904 rule 5 draft. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

Drafted John Sullivan from St Paul (American Association) in the 1904 rule 5 draft. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

1905

Signed Eddie Cicotte as a free agent.

April, 1905

Selected Duff Cooley off waivers from the Boston Beaneaters.

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1903 / 1905 Trades and Transactions