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1909 Detroit Tigers

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1908 / 1910

98-54, Finished 1st in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Hughie Jennings (98-54)
Scored 666 runs, Allowed 493 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 96-56

Ballparks: Bennett Park · Attendance: 490,490 (4th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 105, Pitching - 102 · one-year: Batting - 110, Pitching - 106

Postseason:  Lost World Series (4-3) to Pittsburgh Pirates


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1908 / 1910 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Boss Schmidt# 28 84 285 253 21 53 8 2 1 28 7 7 27 .209 .240 .269 .508 57 68 3 22
2 1B Claude Rossman* 28 82 310 287 16 75 8 3 0 39 10 13 31 .261 .293 .310 .603 86 89 0 10
3 2B Germany Schaefer 33 87 308 280 26 70 12 0 0 22 12 14 48 .250 .286 .293 .579 79 82 0 14
4 SS Donie Bush# 21 157 676 532 114 145 18 2 0 33 53 88 74 .273 .380 .314 .694 115 167 4 52
5 3B George Moriarty 23 133 515 473 43 129 20 4 1 39 34 24 49 .273 .309 .338 .648 100 160 1 17
6 OF Sam Crawford* 29 156 662 589 83 185 35 14 6 97 30 47 32 .314 .366 .452 .817 152 266 1 25
7 OF Ty Cobb* 22 156 651 573 116 216 33 10 9 107 76 48 45 .377 .431 .517 .947 193 296 6 24
8 OF Matty McIntyre* 29 125 542 476 65 116 18 9 1 34 13 54 51 .244 .325 .326 .650 101 155 3 9
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 IF Charley O'Leary 33 76 278 261 29 53 10 0 0 13 9 6 21 .203 .224 .241 .465 44 63 1 10
10 C Oscar Stanage 26 77 269 252 17 66 8 6 0 21 2 11 27 .262 .298 .341 .639 98 86 2 4
11 OF Davy Jones* 29 69 239 204 44 57 2 2 0 10 12 28 26 .279 .369 .309 .678 110 63 1 6
12 2B Jim Delahanty 30 46 185 150 29 38 10 1 0 20 9 17 23 .253 .364 .333 .697 116 50 9 9
13 1B Tom Jones 32 44 172 153 13 43 9 0 0 18 9 5 7 .281 .317 .340 .657 103 52 3 11
14 2B Red Killefer 24 23 68 61 6 17 2 2 1 4 2 3 8 .279 .343 .426 .770 138 26 3 1
15 C Heinie Beckendorf 25 15 30 27 1 7 1 0 0 1 0 2 8 .259 .310 .296 .607 88 8 0 1
16 C Joe Casey 21 3 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .167 .000 .167 -48 0 0 0
17 1B Del Gainer 22 2 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 24 1 0 0
18 1B Hughie Jennings 40 2 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 209 2 0 0
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
19 P George Mullin 28 53 141 126 13 27 7 0 0 17 2 13 25 .214 .288 .270 .558 72 34 0 2
20 P Ed Willett 25 42 119 112 10 22 5 3 0 10 0 3 37 .196 .224 .295 .519 60 33 1 3
21 P Ed Summers# 24 35 101 94 4 10 1 0 0 3 0 4 30 .106 .143 .117 .260 -20 11 0 3
22 P Ed Killian* 32 25 67 62 4 10 0 0 0 0 0 2 14 .161 .188 .161 .349 8 10 0 3
23 P Bill Donovan# 32 22 53 45 6 9 0 0 0 1 0 2 9 .200 .250 .200 .450 39 9 1 5
24 P Kid Speer* 23 13 27 25 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 2 6 .120 .185 .160 .345 7 4 0 0
25 P Ralph Works* 21 16 17 17 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 .059 .059 .059 .118 -64 1 0 0
26 P George Suggs 26 9 17 15 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 9 .067 .125 .133 .258 -20 2 0 1
27 P Bill Lelivelt 24 4 8 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .333 .500 .333 .833 158 2 0 0
28 P Elijah Jones 27 2 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 55 1 0 0
29 P Ed Lafitte 23 3 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 55 1 0 0
Team Totals 26.7 158 5763 5095 666 1360 209 58 19 521 280 397 623 .267 .325 .342 .667 106 1742 39 232
Rank in 8 AL teams 1 1 1 1 5 3 1 4 7 1 1 2 1 1 8
Non-Pitcher Totals 26.7 158 5205 4585 625 1273 194 55 19 488 278 368 479 .278 .336 .356 .693 114 1634 37 215
Pitcher Totals 26.9 158 558 510 41 87 15 3 0 33 2 29 144 .171 .218 .212 .430 33 108 2 17
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP George Mullin 28 29 8 .784 2.22 40 35 5 29 3 1 303.2 258 96 75 1 78 124 8 0 5 1189 114 2.29 1.106 7.6 0.0 2.3 3.7 1.59
2 SP Ed Willett 25 21 10 .677 2.34 41 34 3 25 3 1 292.2 239 112 76 5 76 89 15 0 11 1173 108 2.76 1.076 7.3 0.2 2.3 2.7 1.17
3 SP Ed Summers 24 19 9 .679 2.24 35 32 3 24 3 1 281.2 243 91 70 4 52 107 10 1 5 1132 113 2.30 1.047 7.8 0.1 1.7 3.4 2.06
4 SP Ed Killian* 32 11 9 .550 1.71 25 19 4 14 3 1 173.1 150 45 33 1 49 54 6 0 4 691 148 2.62 1.148 7.8 0.1 2.5 2.8 1.10
5 SP Bill Donovan 32 8 7 .533 2.31 21 17 4 13 4 2 140.1 121 50 36 0 60 76 6 0 4 580 110 2.54 1.290 7.8 0.0 3.8 4.9 1.27
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
6 RP Ralph Works 21 4 1 .800 1.97 16 4 10 4 0 2 64.0 62 19 14 0 17 31 1 0 2 256 129 2.09 1.234 8.7 0.0 2.4 4.4 1.82
7 RP George Suggs 26 1 3 .250 2.03 9 4 5 2 0 1 44.1 34 12 10 1 10 18 3 0 1 162 126 2.58 0.992 6.9 0.2 2.0 3.7 1.80
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
8 Kid Speer* 23 4 4 .500 2.83 12 8 3 4 0 1 76.1 88 39 24 2 13 12 4 0 4 317 90 2.91 1.323 10.4 0.2 1.5 1.4 0.92
9 Bill Lelivelt 24 0 1 .000 4.50 4 2 2 1 0 1 20.0 27 12 10 0 2 4 0 0 0 85 58 2.12 1.450 12.2 0.0 0.9 1.8 2.00
10 Ed Lafitte 23 0 1 .000 3.86 3 1 2 1 0 1 14.0 22 14 6 2 2 11 1 0 1 67 68 3.15 1.714 14.1 1.3 1.3 7.1 5.50
11 Elijah Jones 27 1 1 .500 2.70 2 2 0 0 0 0 10.0 10 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 36 99 1.82 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 1.8
Team Totals 26.7 98 54 .645 2.26 158 158 41 117 16 12 1420.1 1254 493 357 16 359 528 54 1 37 5688 112 2.49 1.136 7.9 0.1 2.3 3.3 1.47
Rank in 8 AL teams 1 8 3 1 5 2 2 6 3 3 5 3 8
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown

Team Fielding--Totals

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Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Heinie Beckendorf 25 15 47 36 9 2 4 .957 3.00 0 10 7 41% 45% C
Donie Bush 21 157 946 308 567 71 38 .925 5.57 SS
Joe Casey 21 3 14 9 5 0 1 1.000 4.67 0 2 4 67% 45% C
Ty Cobb 22 156 260 222 24 14 7 .946 1.58 OF
Sam Crawford 29 157 520 486 17 17 4 .967 3.20 OF-1B
Jim Delahanty 30 46 228 88 127 13 13 .943 4.67 2B
Bill Donovan 32 21 39 9 29 1 1 .974 1.81 P
Del Gainer 22 2 14 12 1 1 0 .929 6.50 1B
Hughie Jennings 40 2 10 9 1 0 2 1.000 5.00 1B
Davy Jones 29 57 109 103 4 2 1 .982 1.88 OF
Elijah Jones 27 2 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Tom Jones 32 44 493 452 33 8 20 .984 11.02 1B
Red Killefer 24 18 91 28 55 8 3 .912 4.61 2B-OF
Ed Killian 32 25 61 11 49 1 1 .984 2.40 P
Ed Lafitte 23 3 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.67 P
Bill Lelivelt 24 4 8 1 7 0 0 1.000 2.00 P
Matty McIntyre 29 122 237 217 14 6 1 .975 1.89 OF
George Moriarty 23 130 692 400 265 27 23 .961 5.12 3B-1B
George Mullin 28 42 114 12 99 3 2 .974 2.64 P-OF
Charley O'Leary 33 75 283 104 161 18 8 .936 3.53 3B-2B-SS-OF
Claude Rossman 28 75 967 913 36 18 30 .981 12.65 1B
Germany Schaefer 33 87 470 181 273 16 26 .966 5.22 2B-OF
Boss Schmidt 28 82 442 315 107 20 7 .955 5.15 3 91 83 48% 45% C-OF
Kid Speer 23 12 36 4 30 2 2 .944 2.83 P
Oscar Stanage 26 77 419 324 80 15 12 .964 5.25 3 87 62 42% 45% C
George Suggs 26 9 13 1 12 0 0 1.000 1.44 P
Ed Summers 24 35 106 14 89 3 8 .972 2.94 P
Ed Willett 25 42 113 15 91 7 2 .938 2.52 P-OF
Ralph Works 21 16 20 2 16 2 1 .900 1.13 P
Team Totals 26.8 158 6759 4278 2206 275 217 .959 4.28 6 190 156 45% 45%
Rank in 8 AL teams 4 8 3
Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Heinie Beckendorf 25 15 30 -1 0 0 1 1 1 0.1 1 2 0.2 .508 .501 0.1 0.2 1 2
Donie Bush# 21 157 676 12 3 0 8 11 34 3.9 23 57 6.4 .526 .526 5.6 2.2 49 $2,500 Rule 5 Draft *6
Joe Casey 21 3 6 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .474 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 /2
Ty Cobb* 22 156 651 57 9 0 4 -8 62 7.3 23 85 9.8 .548 .546 9.5 -0.7 81 $4,500 Purchased *O
Sam Crawford* 29 156 662 33 -0 0 -2 -4 27 3.1 23 50 5.6 .521 .520 6.0 -0.9 52 Jumped Lgs *O3
Jim Delahanty 30 46 185 3 0 0 1 0 4 0.5 7 11 1.2 .512 .503 1.1 0.1 10 Traded 4
Bill Donovan# 32 22 53 -3 0 0 0 4 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .505 .501 0.1 -0.0 1 Jumped Lgs 1
Del Gainer 22 2 5 -0 0 0 0 -0 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .469 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Purchased /3
Hughie Jennings 40 2 4 0 0 0 0 -0 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .525 .500 0.1 0.0 1 Rule 5 Draft /3
Davy Jones* 29 69 239 3 -0 0 0 -3 -0 -0.1 9 8 0.8 .500 .500 0.9 -0.4 8 Purchased O
Elijah Jones 27 2 4 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .506 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Purchased /1
Tom Jones 32 44 172 1 0 0 3 -1 2 0.3 6 9 0.9 .507 .502 0.6 0.2 6 Traded 3
Red Killefer 24 23 68 2 -0 0 1 -0 3 0.4 2 6 0.6 .517 .502 0.6 0.1 5 Rule 5 Draft 4/O
Ed Killian* 32 25 67 -6 0 0 0 5 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.2 .494 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -1 Traded 1
Ed Lafitte 23 3 4 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .505 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Purchased /1
Bill Lelivelt 24 4 8 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .533 .501 0.1 0.0 1 Traded /1
Matty McIntyre* 29 125 542 1 -1 0 3 -6 -3 -0.6 18 15 1.4 .497 .498 1.2 -0.5 12 Traded *O
George Moriarty 23 133 515 -1 2 0 9 3 13 1.5 18 32 3.5 .512 .510 2.5 1.4 23 Purchased *53
George Mullin 28 53 141 -4 -0 0 0 11 7 0.8 0 7 0.8 .515 .505 0.8 -0.1 7 1/O
Charley O'Leary 33 76 278 -16 0 0 2 2 -12 -1.5 10 -2 -0.5 .481 .491 -0.7 0.4 -4 54/6O
Claude Rossman* 28 82 310 -5 -0 0 -1 -2 -9 -1.2 11 2 0.0 .487 .493 0.2 -0.5 3 Purchased 3
Germany Schaefer 33 87 308 -8 -0 0 6 0 -2 -0.3 11 9 0.9 .498 .499 0.2 0.7 3 Purchased 4/O
Boss Schmidt# 28 84 285 -12 -0 0 0 5 -8 -1.1 10 2 0.0 .488 .494 0.1 0.5 2 Purchased 2/O
Kid Speer* 23 13 27 -3 0 0 0 2 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .496 .500 -0.1 -0.0 -0 Purchased 1
Oscar Stanage 26 77 269 -1 -0 0 2 5 5 0.6 10 15 1.6 .508 .504 1.4 0.8 13 Purchased 2
George Suggs 26 9 17 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .487 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 /1
Ed Summers# 24 35 101 -13 0 0 0 8 -5 -0.6 0 -5 -0.6 .483 .496 -0.6 -0.0 -5 1
Ed Willett 25 42 119 -6 0 0 0 9 3 0.4 0 3 0.4 .510 .502 0.4 -0.0 3 Purchased 1/O
Ralph Works* 21 16 17 -3 0 0 0 1 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .485 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 Purchased 1
Team Total 26.7 1561 5763 29 12 0 37 43 121 13.0 183 304 33.0 .509 .509 29.8 3.4 267 $7,000
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Bill Donovan 32 140.1 21 17 50 3.21 3.33 0.22 0.00 102.0 3.17 1 0.2 1.0 -0.1 1.4 10 .509 .501 Jumped Lgs
Elijah Jones 27 10.0 2 2 3 2.70 3.33 0.24 0.00 102.0 3.15 1 0.1 -0.0 0.2 1 .542 .501 Purchased
Ed Killian* 32 173.1 25 19 45 2.34 3.33 0.24 0.00 102.0 3.15 18 2.5 1.0 -0.2 4.0 29 .598 .515 Traded
Ed Lafitte 23 14.0 3 1 14 9.00 3.33 0.26 0.00 102.0 3.13 -9 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.7 -8 .233 .495 Purchased
Bill Lelivelt 24 20.0 4 2 12 5.40 3.33 0.27 0.00 102.0 3.11 -5 -0.5 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -4 .368 .497 Traded
George Mullin 28 303.2 40 35 96 2.85 3.33 0.23 0.00 102.0 3.16 15 2.0 1.0 -0.3 4.6 34 .549 .512
Kid Speer* 23 76.1 12 8 39 4.60 3.33 0.26 0.00 102.0 3.13 -11 -1.3 1.0 -0.1 -0.6 -7 .393 .492 Purchased
George Suggs 26 44.1 9 4 12 2.44 3.33 0.21 0.00 102.0 3.18 4 0.6 1.0 -0.0 1.0 7 .563 .503
Ed Summers 24 281.2 35 32 91 2.91 3.33 0.24 0.00 102.0 3.15 12 1.5 1.0 -0.3 4.0 29 .543 .509
Ed Willett 25 292.2 41 34 112 3.44 3.33 0.24 0.00 102.0 3.15 -5 -0.7 1.0 -0.3 1.9 13 .484 .496 Purchased
Ralph Works 21 64.0 16 4 19 2.67 3.33 0.23 0.00 102.0 3.16 4 0.6 1.0 -0.1 1.1 8 .535 .504 Purchased
Team Total 26.7 1420.1 208 158 493 3.12 3.33 0.23 0.00 102.0 3.16 25 4.0 1.0 -1.5 16.4 113 .519 .505
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1908 / 1910 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics