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1916 Detroit Tigers

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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87-67, Finished 3rd in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Hughie Jennings (87-67)
Scored 670 runs, Allowed 595 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-69

Ballparks: Navin Field · Attendance: 616,772 (2nd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 105, Pitching - 104


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1915 / 1917 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 Oscar Stanage 33 94 315 291 16 69 17 3 0 30 3 17 48 .237 .286 .316 .602 78 92 3 7
2 1B George Burns 23 135 529 479 60 137 22 6 4 73 12 22 30 .286 .327 .382 .709 109 183 7 19
3 2B Ralph Young# 27 153 613 528 60 139 16 6 1 45 20 20 62 43 .263 .342 .322 .664 96 170 1 23
4 SS Donie Bush# 28 145 657 550 73 124 5 9 0 34 19 75 42 .225 .319 .267 .587 73 147 1 27
5 3B Ossie Vitt 26 153 706 597 88 135 17 12 0 42 18 75 28 .226 .314 .295 .608 80 176 1 32
6 OF Sam Crawford* 36 100 368 322 41 92 11 13 0 42 10 37 10 .286 .359 .401 .760 124 129 0 9
7 OF Ty Cobb* 29 145 637 542 113 201 31 10 5 68 68 24 78 39 .371 .452 .493 .944 179 267 2 14
8 OF Bobby Veach* 28 150 646 566 92 173 33 15 3 91 24 15 52 41 .306 .367 .433 .800 136 245 3 24
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 UT Harry Heilmann 21 136 515 451 57 127 30 11 2 73 9 42 40 .282 .349 .410 .760 124 185 5 15
10 C Del Baker 24 61 114 98 7 15 4 0 0 6 2 11 8 .153 .245 .194 .439 30 19 1 5
11 UT Marty Kavanagh 25 58 90 78 6 11 4 0 0 5 0 9 15 .141 .239 .192 .431 27 15 1 2
12 C Red McKee* 25 32 84 76 3 16 1 2 0 4 0 6 11 .211 .268 .276 .545 61 21 0 2
13 C Tubby Spencer 32 19 65 54 7 20 1 1 1 10 2 6 6 .370 .443 .481 .924 173 26 1 4
14 OF George Harper* 24 44 64 56 4 9 1 0 0 3 0 5 8 .161 .230 .179 .408 21 10 0 1
15 SS Ben Dyer 23 4 15 14 4 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 .286 .333 .357 .690 104 5 0 0
16 MI Frank Fuller# 23 20 12 10 2 1 0 0 0 1 3 1 4 .100 .182 .100 .282 -17 1 0 1
17 OF Jack Dalton 30 8 11 11 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .182 .182 .182 .364 7 2 0 0
18 3B Babe Ellison 19 2 7 7 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 -16 1 0 0
19 3B George Maisel 24 8 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
20 C Billy Sullivan 41 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 P Harry Coveleski# 30 44 120 118 7 25 3 2 0 7 0 0 38 .212 .218 .271 .490 45 32 1 1
22 P Hooks Dauss 26 39 93 72 8 16 3 2 1 5 0 15 30 .222 .364 .361 .725 114 26 1 4
23 P Jean Dubuc 27 52 88 78 3 20 0 2 0 7 0 7 12 .256 .318 .308 .625 85 24 0 2
24 P Bill James# 29 30 53 44 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 24 .068 .128 .068 .196 -42 3 0 6
25 P George Cunningham 21 35 50 41 7 11 2 2 0 3 0 8 12 .268 .388 .415 .802 137 17 0 1
26 P Willie Mitchell 26 23 43 36 3 9 0 0 0 3 0 5 6 .250 .357 .250 .607 80 9 1 1
27 P Bernie Boland 24 49 39 32 4 8 0 0 0 2 0 5 12 .250 .351 .250 .601 78 8 0 2
28 P Earl Hamilton* 24 5 14 13 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 6 .077 .143 .077 .220 -35 1 0 0
29 P Howard Ehmke 22 5 14 14 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 .143 .143 .143 .286 -16 2 0 0
30 P George Boehler 24 5 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .400 .000 .400 19 0 0 0
31 P Eric Erickson 24 8 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
32 P Deacon Jones 23 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
33 P Bill McTigue* 25 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
34 P Grover Lowdermilk 31 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 27.2 155 5979 5193 673 1371 202 96 17 560 190 59 545 529 .264 .337 .350 .687 103 1816 29 202
Rank in 8 AL teams 2 1 1 2 2 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 8
Non-Pitcher Totals 27.2 155 5453 4735 636 1276 194 88 16 529 190 59 499 382 .269 .342 .358 .700 107 1694 26 185
Pitcher Totals 26.6 155 526 458 37 95 8 8 1 31 0 46 147 .207 .284 .266 .550 63 122 3 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 Harry Coveleski* 30 21 11 .656 1.97 44 39 4 22 3 2 324.1 278 105 71 6 63 108 11 1 5 1248 145 2.57 1.051 7.7 0.2 1.7 3.0 1.71
2 SP Hooks Dauss 26 19 12 .613 3.21 39 29 9 18 1 4 238.2 220 102 85 2 90 95 16 1 8 961 89 2.96 1.299 8.3 0.1 3.4 3.6 1.06
3 SP Bill James 29 8 12 .400 3.68 30 20 4 8 0 1 151.2 141 76 62 1 79 61 11 1 6 642 78 3.38 1.451 8.4 0.1 4.7 3.6 0.77
4 SP Willie Mitchell* 26 7 5 .583 3.31 23 17 6 7 2 0 127.2 119 53 47 1 48 60 5 0 2 523 86 2.72 1.308 8.4 0.1 3.4 4.2 1.25
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
5 RP Jean Dubuc 27 10 10 .500 2.96 36 16 16 8 1 1 170.1 134 66 56 1 84 40 5 0 4 663 97 3.49 1.280 7.1 0.1 4.4 2.1 0.48
6 RP George Cunningham 21 7 10 .412 2.75 35 14 14 5 0 2 150.1 146 71 46 0 74 68 3 0 7 619 104 2.95 1.463 8.7 0.0 4.4 4.1 0.92
7 RP Bernie Boland 24 10 3 .769 3.94 46 9 12 5 1 3 130.1 111 69 57 1 73 59 4 0 3 539 73 3.28 1.412 7.7 0.1 5.0 4.1 0.81
8 RP Eric Erickson 24 0 0 2.81 8 0 4 0 0 0 16.0 13 6 5 0 8 7 1 0 0 68 105 3.13 1.313 7.3 0.0 4.5 3.9 0.88
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
9 Earl Hamilton* 24 1 2 .333 2.65 5 5 0 3 0 0 37.1 34 14 11 0 22 7 4 0 0 160 109 4.03 1.500 8.2 0.0 5.3 1.7 0.32
10 Howard Ehmke 22 3 1 .750 3.13 5 4 1 4 0 0 37.1 34 16 13 0 15 15 0 0 1 150 92 2.72 1.313 8.2 0.0 3.6 3.6 1.00
11 George Boehler 24 1 1 .500 4.73 5 2 2 1 0 0 13.1 12 8 7 0 9 8 2 0 1 57 63 3.59 1.575 8.1 0.0 6.1 5.4 0.89
12 Deacon Jones 23 0 0 2.57 1 0 1 0 0 0 7.0 7 3 2 0 5 2 0 0 0 31 119 3.89 1.714 9.0 0.0 6.4 2.6 0.40
13 Bill McTigue* 25 0 0 5.06 3 0 1 0 0 0 5.1 5 6 3 0 5 1 0 0 0 23 62 4.75 1.875 8.4 0.0 8.4 1.7 0.20
14 Grover Lowdermilk 31 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 4 29.32 9.000 0.0 0.0 81.0 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 26.4 87 67 .565 2.97 155 155 74 81 8 13 1410.0 1254 595 465 12 578 531 62 3 37 5688 97 3.04 1.299 8.0 0.1 3.7 3.4 0.92
Rank in 8 AL teams 3 6 7 4 8 5 6 4 6 7 2 7 7
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 GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Del Baker 24 58 25 22 198 164 29 5 4 .975 3.27 2 48 16 25% 43% C
George Boehler 24 5 2 1 6 0 6 0 0 1.000 1.20 P
Bernie Boland 24 46 9 5 26 3 22 1 1 .962 0.54 P
George Burns 23 124 122 121 1431 1355 54 22 71 .985 11.36 1B
Donie Bush 28 144 144 138 747 278 435 34 41 .954 4.95 SS
Ty Cobb 29 144 142 140 370 335 18 17 9 .954 2.45 OF-1B
Harry Coveleski 30 44 39 22 128 4 119 5 5 .961 2.80 P
Sam Crawford 36 81 80 80 112 104 6 2 3 .982 1.36 OF-1B
George Cunningham 21 35 14 5 58 6 49 3 2 .948 1.57 P
Jack Dalton 30 4 2 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.75 OF
Hooks Dauss 26 39 29 18 96 5 85 6 2 .938 2.31 P
Jean Dubuc 27 36 16 8 84 7 73 4 5 .952 2.22 P
Ben Dyer 23 4 3 3 11 4 7 0 0 1.000 2.75 SS
Howard Ehmke 22 5 4 4 16 3 13 0 0 1.000 3.20 P
Babe Ellison 19 2 2 1 5 4 1 0 0 1.000 2.50 3B
Eric Erickson 24 8 0 0 6 0 3 3 0 .500 0.38 P
Frank Fuller 23 9 0 0 13 4 7 2 2 .846 1.22 2B-SS
Earl Hamilton 24 5 5 3 18 1 17 0 0 1.000 3.60 P
George Harper 24 15 9 6 16 15 0 1 0 .938 1.07 OF
Harry Heilmann 21 116 116 108 502 442 47 13 16 .974 4.22 OF-1B-2B
Bill James 29 30 20 8 56 4 46 6 1 .893 1.67 P
Deacon Jones 23 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 P
Marty Kavanagh 25 14 9 8 22 20 2 0 1 1.000 1.57 OF-2B-3B
Grover Lowdermilk 31 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
George Maisel 24 3 2 1 7 1 5 1 1 .857 2.00 3B
Red McKee 25 26 21 15 112 76 31 5 3 .955 4.12 0 22 18 45% 42% C
Bill McTigue 25 3 0 0 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 1.33 P
Willie Mitchell 26 23 17 7 24 2 21 1 1 .958 1.00 P
Tubby Spencer 32 19 18 12 80 58 21 1 1 .988 4.16 1 18 15 45% 43% C
Oscar Stanage 33 94 91 65 518 392 110 16 11 .969 5.34 10 104 64 38% 43% C
Billy Sullivan 41 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 C
Bobby Veach 28 150 149 146 368 342 14 12 4 .967 2.37 OF
Ossie Vitt 26 152 152 151 621 210 389 22 32 .965 3.92 3B-SS
Ralph Young 27 153 153 144 840 373 438 29 56 .965 5.30 2B-SS-3B
Team Totals 27.0 155 1395 1243 6501 4217 2073 211 272 .968 3.94 13 192 113 37% 43%
Rank in 8 AL teams 3 7 2
Age G GS 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
Del Baker 24 61 114 -8 -0 0 0 2 -6 -0.7 4 -2 -0.3 .488 .496 -0.3 0.2 -2 2
George Boehler 24 5 5 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .507 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Bernie Boland 24 49 39 -1 0 0 0 3 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .505 .502 0.2 -0.0 2 1
George Burns 23 135 529 5 -1 0 -2 -4 -2 -0.3 20 18 1.7 .498 .498 2.0 -0.8 20 *3
Donie Bush# 28 145 657 -15 -1 0 -2 10 -9 -1.1 23 14 1.2 .493 .494 1.5 0.9 16 Rule 5 Draft *6
Ty Cobb* 29 145 637 51 7 0 -5 -4 49 5.6 23 72 8.0 .539 .535 8.7 -1.1 77 $20,000 Purchased *8O/37
Harry Coveleski# 30 44 120 -9 0 0 0 9 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .502 .501 0.1 -0.0 1 Purchased 1
Sam Crawford* 36 100 368 9 -1 0 -6 -4 -1 -0.2 14 12 1.2 .498 .499 2.0 -1.3 18 $7,500 Jumped Lgs O9/3
George Cunningham 21 35 50 2 0 0 0 4 6 0.6 0 6 0.6 .519 .504 0.7 -0.0 6 Purchased 1
Jack Dalton 30 8 11 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.1 .479 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 Purchased /O87
Hooks Dauss 26 39 93 1 0 0 0 7 8 1.0 0 8 1.0 .525 .506 1.0 -0.0 8 Purchased 1
Jean Dubuc 27 52 88 -2 0 0 0 7 5 0.6 0 5 0.6 .512 .504 0.6 -0.0 5 Rule 5 Draft 1
Ben Dyer 23 4 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 0.1 .510 .500 0.1 0.0 1 Rule 5 Draft /6
Howard Ehmke 22 5 14 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .480 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 Purchased /1
Babe Ellison 19 2 7 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .447 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 Purchased /5
Eric Erickson 24 8 4 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .491 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 /1
Frank Fuller# 23 20 12 -2 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .494 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /46
Earl Hamilton* 24 5 14 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .475 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 Purchased /1
George Harper* 24 44 64 -5 0 0 -2 -1 -8 -1.0 2 -5 -0.7 .478 .494 -0.5 -0.3 -3 O/987
Harry Heilmann 21 136 515 12 -1 0 -1 -5 6 0.6 19 25 2.6 .505 .504 2.8 -0.8 26 Rule 5 Draft O938/47
Bill James# 29 30 53 -9 0 0 0 4 -4 -0.6 0 -4 -0.6 .482 .497 -0.6 -0.0 -4 Traded 1
Deacon Jones 23 1 2 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .465 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
Marty Kavanagh 25 58 90 -7 0 0 0 -1 -7 -0.9 3 -4 -0.5 .485 .495 -0.5 -0.1 -4 Rule 5 Draft O9/457
Grover Lowdermilk 31 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Purchased /1
George Maisel 24 8 5 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .483 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /5
Red McKee* 25 32 84 -4 0 0 0 1 -2 -0.3 3 1 0.1 .492 .498 0.1 0.2 1 Traded 2
Bill McTigue* 25 3 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .495 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
Willie Mitchell 26 23 43 -1 0 0 0 3 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .514 .502 0.3 -0.0 3 Waivers 1
Tubby Spencer 32 19 65 5 -0 0 0 1 6 0.7 2 8 0.9 .535 .504 0.9 0.1 8 2
Oscar Stanage 33 94 315 -9 -0 0 -1 5 -4 -0.6 12 8 0.6 .494 .497 0.8 0.5 8 Purchased 2
Billy Sullivan 41 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Free Agency /2
Bobby Veach* 28 150 646 23 1 0 6 -8 22 2.5 24 46 5.0 .518 .516 4.4 -0.3 40 Purchased *7O
Ossie Vitt 26 153 706 -12 -1 0 16 5 8 0.9 24 32 3.3 .506 .506 1.5 2.5 16 Rule 5 Draft *5/6
Ralph Young# 27 153 613 -1 -2 0 -8 1 -10 -1.4 23 13 1.0 .492 .492 2.1 -0.9 21 *4/65
Team Total 27.2 1768 5979 16 2 0 -5 41 54 5.3 200 254 25.9 .504 .503 27.3 -1.2 259 $27,500
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
George Boehler 24 13.1 5 2 8 5.40 3.41 -0.03 0.00 100.8 3.47 -3 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -2 .436 .498
Bernie Boland 24 130.1 46 9 69 4.76 3.58 -0.03 0.00 101.3 3.66 -16 -1.8 1.0 -0.1 -0.6 -5 .461 .489
Harry Coveleski* 30 322.0 44 39 105 2.93 3.61 -0.03 0.00 100.5 3.66 27 3.5 1.0 -0.2 6.4 53 .579 .521 Purchased
George Cunningham 21 150.1 35 14 71 4.25 3.56 -0.03 0.00 101.6 3.65 -10 -1.1 1.0 -0.1 0.3 3 .468 .493 Purchased
Hooks Dauss 26 238.0 39 29 102 3.86 3.64 -0.03 0.00 101.5 3.73 -3 -0.3 1.0 -0.2 1.9 17 .492 .498 Purchased
Jean Dubuc 27 170.1 36 16 66 3.49 3.58 -0.03 0.00 102.1 3.69 4 0.5 1.0 -0.1 2.1 18 .515 .503 Rule 5 Draft
Howard Ehmke 22 37.1 5 4 16 3.86 3.46 -0.03 0.00 104.6 3.65 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.3 2 .482 .499 Purchased
Eric Erickson 24 16.0 8 0 6 3.38 3.56 -0.03 0.00 99.8 3.58 0 0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.2 2 .506 .500
Earl Hamilton* 24 37.1 5 5 14 3.38 3.47 -0.03 0.00 102.0 3.58 1 0.1 -0.0 0.5 4 .524 .501 Purchased
Bill James 29 151.1 30 20 76 4.52 3.55 -0.03 0.00 100.2 3.60 -15 -1.7 1.0 -0.1 -0.3 -3 .442 .489 Traded
Deacon Jones 23 7.0 1 0 3 3.86 3.41 -0.03 0.00 102.0 3.51 -0 -0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.0 0 .471 .500
Grover Lowdermilk 31 0.1 1 0 0 0.00 3.81 -0.03 0.00 96.0 3.67 0 0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.0 0 .517 .500 Purchased
Bill McTigue* 25 5.1 3 0 6 10.13 3.81 -0.03 0.00 102.0 3.91 -4 -0.4 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -3 .370 .498
Willie Mitchell* 26 126.2 23 17 53 3.77 3.54 -0.03 0.00 100.4 3.59 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.1 0.9 8 .489 .498 Waivers
Team Total 26.4 1405.2 281 155 595 3.81 3.58 -0.03 0.00 101.2 3.66 -19 -1.9 1.0 -1.0 11.3 95 .493 .499
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1915 / 1917 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics