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1921 Detroit Tigers

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1920 / 1922

71-82, Finished 6th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ty Cobb (71-82)
Scored 883 runs, Allowed 852 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-74

Ballparks: Navin Field · Attendance: 661,527 (3rd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 99, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 94


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1920 / 1922 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Eddie Ainsmith 31 R R 5' 11" 180 Feb 4, 1890 12 35 28 35 34 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.3 $6,000
Doc Ayers 30 R R 6' 1" 185 May 21, 1891 9 2 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $4,000
Sam Barnes 21 L R 5' 8" 150 Dec 18, 1899 1st 7 2 7 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0.0
Johnny Bassler 26 L R 5' 9" 170 Jun 3, 1895 3 119 111 119 114 0 114 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 2.7 $3,500
Lu Blue 24 B L 5' 10" 165 Mar 5, 1897 1st 153 152 153 152 0 0 152 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.9 $3,000
Dan Boone 26 R R 6' 2" 190 Jan 19, 1895 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Donie Bush 33 B R 5' 6" 140 Oct 8, 1887 14 104 102 104 104 0 0 0 23 0 81 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $5,000
Ty Cobb HOF 34 L R 6' 1" 175 Dec 18, 1886 17 128 121 128 121 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 121 0 121 7 0 6.7 $25,000
Bert Cole 24 L L 6' 1" 180 Jul 1, 1896 1st 30 11 30 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 1.4 $3,000
George Cunningham 26 R R 5' 11" 185 Jul 13, 1894 5 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0.0
Hooks Dauss 31 R R 5' 10" 168 Sep 22, 1889 10 32 28 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.5
Howard Ehmke 27 R R 6' 3" 190 Apr 24, 1894 6 30 22 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.6 $6,000
Ira Flagstead 27 R R 5' 9" 165 Sep 22, 1893 4 85 64 85 76 0 0 0 8 1 55 6 3 4 12 9 0 0.2 $4,000
Sammy Hale 24 R R 5' 8" 160 Sep 10, 1896 2 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 -0.1 $3,000
Harry Heilmann HOF 26 R R 6' 1" 195 Aug 3, 1894 7 149 147 149 147 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 145 145 2 0 6.8 $6,000
Carl Holling 24 R R 6' 1" 172 Jul 9, 1896 1st 35 11 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Clarence Huber 25 R R 5' 10" 165 Oct 27, 1895 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bob Jones 31 L R 6' 0" 170 Dec 2, 1889 5 141 140 141 141 0 0 0 0 141 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.1
Dutch Leonard 29 L L 5' 10" 185 Apr 16, 1892 9 36 32 36 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.7 $9,000
Clyde Manion 24 R R 5' 11" 175 Oct 30, 1896 2 12 1 12 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0.0 $3,500
Herm Merritt 20 R R Nov 12, 1900 1st 22 11 22 19 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 0 0 0 1 2 0.2
Jim Middleton 32 R R 5' 11" 165 May 28, 1889 2 38 10 38 38 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Red Oldham 27 B L 6' 0" 176 Jul 15, 1893 4 42 28 42 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3.4
Slicker Parks 25 R R 5' 10" 158 Nov 10, 1895 1st 10 1 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Pol Perritt 29 R R 6' 2" 168 Aug 30, 1891 10 4 2 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Joe Sargent 27 R R 5' 10" 165 Sep 24, 1893 1st 67 44 67 66 0 0 0 25 23 19 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.2
Chick Shorten 29 L L 6' 0" 175 Apr 19, 1892 6 92 42 92 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 36 12 51 42 0 -0.3 $6,000
Lefty Stewart 20 R L 5' 10" 160 Sep 23, 1900 1st 5 0 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Suds Sutherland 27 R R 6' 0" 180 Feb 20, 1894 1st 17 8 17 14 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0.3
Jackie Tavener 23 L R 5' 5" 138 Dec 27, 1897 1st 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Bobby Veach 33 L R 5' 11" 160 Jun 29, 1888 10 150 148 150 149 0 0 0 0 0 0 149 0 0 149 1 0 5.4
Jim Walsh 26 L L 5' 11" 175 Jul 10, 1894 1st 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Larry Woodall 26 R R 5' 9" 165 Jul 26, 1894 2 47 14 47 25 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 0.7
Ralph Young 32 B R 5' 5" 165 Sep 19, 1888 8 107 103 107 106 0 0 0 106 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.1 $6,000
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1920 / 1922 Roster (40-man)