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1921 Detroit Tigers

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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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 Johnny Bassler* 26 119 463 388 37 119 18 5 0 56 2 1 58 16 .307 .401 .379 .780 101 147 3 14
2 1B Lu Blue# 24 153 711 585 103 180 33 11 5 75 13 17 103 47 .308 .416 .427 .843 116 250 5 16
3 2B Ralph Young# 32 107 487 401 70 120 8 3 0 29 11 9 69 23 .299 .406 .334 .740 91 134 3 13
4 SS Donie Bush# 33 104 488 402 72 113 6 5 0 27 8 11 45 23 .281 .355 .321 .676 74 129 1 40
5 3B Bob Jones* 31 141 620 554 82 168 23 9 1 72 8 9 37 24 .303 .348 .383 .731 87 212 1 26
6 OF Harry Heilmann 26 149 672 602 114 237 43 14 19 139 2 6 53 37 .394 .444 .606 1.051 167 365 2 15
7 OF Ty Cobb* 34 128 582 507 124 197 37 16 12 101 22 15 56 19 .389 .452 .596 1.048 166 302 3 15
8 OF Bobby Veach* 33 150 692 612 110 207 43 13 16 128 14 10 48 31 .338 .387 .529 .917 133 324 1 27
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 SS Ira Flagstead 27 85 297 259 40 79 16 2 0 31 8 4 21 21 .305 .371 .382 .753 93 99 6 11
10 OF Chick Shorten* 29 92 242 217 33 59 11 3 0 23 2 3 20 11 .272 .333 .350 .684 75 76 0 6
11 IF Joe Sargent 27 66 214 178 21 45 8 5 2 22 2 3 24 26 .253 .342 .388 .729 86 69 0 9
12 C Eddie Ainsmith 31 35 115 98 6 27 5 2 0 12 1 0 13 7 .276 .360 .367 .728 87 36 0 4
13 C Larry Woodall 26 46 97 80 10 29 4 1 0 14 1 0 6 7 .363 .407 .438 .844 116 35 0 6
14 SS Herm Merritt 20 20 50 46 3 17 1 2 0 6 1 0 1 5 .370 .396 .478 .874 123 22 1 1
15 C Clyde Manion 24 12 14 10 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 .200 .385 .200 .585 53 2 1 1
16 2B Sam Barnes* 21 7 14 11 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .182 .357 .273 .630 63 3 1 0
17 SS Jackie Tavener* 23 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
18 Sammy Hale 24 9 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
19 3B Clarence Huber 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 OF George Cunningham 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 P Hooks Dauss 31 32 94 88 8 23 2 1 1 11 0 0 4 15 .261 .293 .341 .634 62 30 0 2
22 P Red Oldham# 27 42 92 85 12 19 1 3 2 7 0 0 5 23 .224 .267 .376 .643 63 32 0 2
23 P Dutch Leonard* 29 36 92 82 6 14 1 0 0 5 0 0 5 13 .171 .218 .183 .401 4 15 0 5
24 P Howard Ehmke 27 30 79 74 9 21 3 1 0 9 0 0 1 7 .284 .293 .351 .645 64 26 0 4
25 P Carl Holling 24 35 53 48 4 13 2 0 0 5 0 0 3 4 .271 .314 .313 .626 61 15 0 2
26 P Bert Cole* 24 30 50 46 12 13 2 3 0 8 0 0 1 4 .283 .298 .457 .754 91 21 0 3
27 P Jim Middleton 32 38 40 34 2 5 1 0 0 4 0 0 2 0 .147 .194 .176 .371 -4 6 0 4
28 P Suds Sutherland 27 17 29 27 4 11 1 0 0 7 0 0 1 4 .407 .448 .444 .893 129 12 1 0
29 P Slicker Parks 25 10 11 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .111 .200 .111 .311 -19 1 0 1
30 P Pol Perritt 29 4 5 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800 105 2 0 0
31 P Dan Boone 26 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
32 P Lefty Stewart 20 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
33 P Doc Ayers 30 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 P Jim Walsh* 26 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 29.2 154 6311 5456 887 1723 270 99 58 793 95 89 581 373 .316 .385 .433 .818 109 2365 29 227
Rank in 8 AL teams 2 3 1 3 2 4 2 7 3 2 1 1 2 2 2 8
Non-Pitcher Totals 29.3 154 5764 4956 829 1601 257 91 55 737 95 89 558 302 .323 .395 .445 .840 115 2205 28 204
Pitcher Totals 27.8 154 547 500 58 122 13 8 3 56 0 0 23 71 .244 .279 .320 .599 53 160 1 23
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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
1 SP Dutch Leonard* 29 11 13 .458 3.75 36 32 3 15 1 1 245.0 273 125 102 15 63 120 10 0 7 1058 114 1.371 10.0 0.6 2.3 4.4 1.90
2 SP Hooks Dauss 31 10 15 .400 4.33 32 28 3 16 0 1 233.0 275 141 112 11 81 68 13 1 1 1047 99 1.528 10.6 0.4 3.1 2.6 0.84
3 SP Red Oldham* 27 11 14 .440 4.24 40 28 9 12 1 1 229.1 258 129 108 11 81 67 6 0 5 1012 101 1.478 10.1 0.4 3.2 2.6 0.83
4 SP Howard Ehmke 27 13 14 .481 4.54 30 22 4 13 1 0 196.1 220 123 99 15 81 68 13 1 1 888 95 1.533 10.1 0.7 3.7 3.1 0.84
5 SP Bert Cole* 24 7 4 .636 4.27 20 11 9 7 1 1 109.2 134 66 52 3 36 22 4 1 0 494 101 1.550 11.0 0.2 3.0 1.8 0.61
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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
6 CL Jim Middleton 32 6 11 .353 5.03 38 10 20 2 0 6 121.2 149 83 68 5 44 31 2 1 2 556 85 1.586 11.0 0.4 3.3 2.3 0.70
7 RP Carl Holling 24 3 7 .300 4.30 35 11 16 4 0 5 136.0 162 95 65 8 58 38 4 1 1 617 100 1.618 10.7 0.5 3.8 2.5 0.66
8 RP Suds Sutherland 27 6 2 .750 4.97 13 8 4 3 0 0 58.0 80 43 32 1 18 18 0 1 0 271 87 1.690 12.4 0.2 2.8 2.8 1.00
9 RP Slicker Parks 25 3 2 .600 5.68 10 1 5 0 0 0 25.1 33 17 16 2 16 10 1 0 1 126 76 1.934 11.7 0.7 5.7 3.6 0.63
10 RP Lefty Stewart* 20 0 0 12.00 5 0 3 0 0 1 9.0 20 12 12 0 5 4 0 0 0 52 37 2.778 20.0 0.0 5.0 4.0 0.80
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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
11 Pol Perritt 29 1 0 1.000 4.85 4 2 1 0 0 0 13.0 18 9 7 0 7 3 1 0 0 59 91 1.923 12.5 0.0 4.8 2.1 0.43
12 Doc Ayers 30 0 0 9.00 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.0 9 6 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 23 52 2.750 20.3 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00
13 Jim Walsh* 26 0 0 2.25 3 0 3 0 0 0 4.0 2 1 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 17 207 0.750 4.5 0.0 2.3 6.8 3.00
14 Dan Boone 26 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 9 1.500 4.5 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 27.9 71 82 .464 4.40 154 154 82 72 4 16 1386.1 1634 851 678 71 495 452 54 7 19 6229 98 1.536 10.6 0.5 3.2 2.9 0.91
Rank in 8 AL teams 6 3 5 8 7 1 2 7 6 5 6 5 4
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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
* - 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
Eddie Ainsmith 31 34 28 25 131 99 25 7 3 .947 3.65 2 23 12 34% 45% C
Doc Ayers 30 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 P
Sam Barnes 21 2 2 2 18 6 11 1 0 .944 8.50 2B
Johnny Bassler 26 114 111 92 560 433 113 14 7 .975 4.79 10 53 53 50% 45% C
Lu Blue 24 152 152 151 1579 1478 85 16 85 .990 10.28 1B
Dan Boone 26 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Donie Bush 33 104 102 95 576 217 329 30 34 .948 5.25 SS-2B
Ty Cobb 34 121 121 115 338 301 27 10 2 .970 2.71 OF
Bert Cole 24 20 11 7 31 3 28 0 0 1.000 1.55 P
George Cunningham 26 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 OF
Hooks Dauss 31 32 28 16 95 10 84 1 3 .989 2.94 P
Howard Ehmke 27 30 22 13 66 9 55 2 3 .970 2.13 P
Ira Flagstead 27 76 64 54 343 150 165 28 27 .918 4.14 SS-OF-2B-3B
Harry Heilmann 26 147 147 141 281 257 13 11 4 .961 1.80 OF-1B
Carl Holling 24 35 11 4 53 13 39 1 4 .981 1.49 P
Clarence Huber 25 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 3B
Bob Jones 31 141 140 129 545 194 324 27 14 .950 3.67 3B
Dutch Leonard 29 36 32 15 57 4 50 3 1 .947 1.50 P
Clyde Manion 24 3 1 1 8 5 3 0 0 1.000 2.67 1 0 1 100% 45% C
Herm Merritt 20 19 11 6 51 25 20 6 7 .882 2.65 SS
Jim Middleton 32 38 10 2 49 9 38 2 0 .959 1.24 P
Red Oldham 27 40 28 12 76 6 66 4 3 .947 1.80 P
Slicker Parks 25 10 1 0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.30 P
Pol Perritt 29 4 2 0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.75 P
Joe Sargent 27 66 44 38 267 112 134 21 24 .921 3.73 2B-3B-SS
Chick Shorten 29 51 42 39 106 101 3 2 2 .981 2.04 OF
Lefty Stewart 20 5 0 0 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.80 P
Suds Sutherland 27 14 8 3 26 2 24 0 1 1.000 1.86 P-OF
Jackie Tavener 23 2 2 1 7 3 4 0 0 1.000 3.50 SS
Bobby Veach 33 149 148 147 416 384 21 11 4 .974 2.72 OF
Jim Walsh 26 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 P
Larry Woodall 26 25 14 14 58 48 8 2 3 .966 2.24 2 22 2 8% 45% C
Ralph Young 32 106 103 98 586 285 270 31 45 .947 5.24 2B
Team Totals 28.9 154 1386 1220 6337 4158 1948 231 276 .964 3.85 15 98 68 41% 45%
Rank in 8 AL teams 6 8 5
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
Eddie Ainsmith 31 35 115 -2 0 0 -1 1 -1 -0.1 4 3 0.3 .498 .499 0.4 0.0 4 $6,000 Traded 2
Doc Ayers 30 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $4,000 Traded /1
Sam Barnes* 21 7 14 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 1 0 0.0 .495 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /4
Johnny Bassler* 26 119 463 5 1 0 -1 5 10 1.0 17 27 2.7 .508 .506 2.7 0.4 28 $3,500 *2
Lu Blue# 24 153 711 20 -3 0 -6 -7 4 0.4 25 30 2.9 .502 .502 3.4 -1.1 35 $3,000 *3
Dan Boone 26 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .481 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
Donie Bush# 33 104 488 -14 -2 0 -10 6 -21 -1.9 17 -3 -0.2 .481 .488 0.6 -0.3 7 $5,000 Rule 5 Draft 64
Ty Cobb* 34 128 582 53 -1 0 0 -3 49 4.6 21 70 6.7 .535 .528 6.6 -0.3 70 $25,000 Purchased *8O
Bert Cole* 24 30 50 -1 0 0 0 5 4 0.3 0 4 0.3 .511 .502 0.3 0.0 4 $3,000 Traded 1
George Cunningham 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Purchased /O9
Hooks Dauss 31 32 94 -6 0 0 0 9 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .510 .502 0.3 0.0 3 Purchased 1
Howard Ehmke 27 30 79 -4 0 0 0 7 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .510 .502 0.3 0.0 3 $6,000 Purchased 1
Ira Flagstead 27 85 297 -2 1 0 -12 3 -10 -0.9 11 1 0.2 .489 .494 1.3 -0.8 13 $4,000 6O/47985
Sammy Hale 24 9 2 -1 -0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .488 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $3,000
Harry Heilmann 26 149 672 61 -1 0 -6 -7 47 4.4 25 72 6.8 .529 .527 7.3 -1.2 78 $6,000 Rule 5 Draft *O9/3
Carl Holling 24 35 53 -3 0 0 0 5 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .506 .501 0.2 0.0 2 1
Clarence Huber 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /5
Bob Jones* 31 141 620 -10 -1 0 4 5 -2 -0.2 23 21 2.1 .498 .499 1.6 0.9 17 *5
Dutch Leonard* 29 36 92 -13 0 0 0 9 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .489 .498 -0.4 0.0 -4 $9,000 Purchased 1
Clyde Manion 24 12 14 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 1 0 0.0 .497 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $3,500 /2
Herm Merritt 20 20 50 1 0 0 -3 1 -0 -0.0 2 2 0.2 .498 .500 0.4 -0.2 4 6
Jim Middleton 32 38 40 -6 0 0 0 4 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .495 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 1
Red Oldham# 27 42 92 -6 0 0 0 9 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .506 .501 0.2 0.0 2 1
Slicker Parks 25 10 11 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .493 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 1
Pol Perritt 29 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .513 .500 0.1 0.0 0 Purchased /1
Joe Sargent 27 66 214 -4 -1 0 -8 3 -10 -1.0 8 -2 -0.2 .485 .494 0.6 -0.5 6 456
Chick Shorten* 29 92 242 -8 -0 0 -3 -2 -13 -1.2 9 -4 -0.3 .487 .493 -0.1 -0.4 -1 $6,000 Traded O89/7
Lefty Stewart 20 5 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .496 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
Suds Sutherland 27 17 29 1 0 0 0 3 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .522 .502 0.4 0.0 4 1/O9
Jackie Tavener* 23 2 4 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .443 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /6
Bobby Veach* 33 150 692 30 -0 0 8 -7 31 3.0 25 56 5.4 .519 .518 4.5 0.2 48 Purchased *7O
Jim Walsh* 26 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Larry Woodall 26 46 97 2 0 0 0 1 4 0.4 4 8 0.7 .508 .502 0.7 0.1 8 2
Ralph Young# 32 107 487 1 -1 0 -22 3 -20 -1.8 18 -2 -0.1 .483 .489 1.9 -1.8 20 $6,000 *4
Team Total 29.2 1712 6311 91 -7 0 -60 53 76 7.6 212 288 28.2 .504 .504 33.1 -4.8 348 $93,000
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
Doc Ayers 30 4.0 2 1 6 13.50 4.54 -0.54 0.00 99.0 5.02 -4 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -3 .345 .498 $4,000 Traded
Dan Boone 26 2.0 1 0 1 4.50 6.24 -0.35 0.00 96.0 6.33 0 0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .538 .500
Bert Cole* 24 109.2 20 11 66 5.42 5.10 -0.41 0.00 99.3 5.48 -0 -0.0 1.0 -0.1 1.1 14 .500 .500 $3,000 Traded
Hooks Dauss 31 234.0 32 28 141 5.42 5.05 -0.39 0.00 100.1 5.44 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.1 2.1 28 .496 .499 Purchased
Howard Ehmke 27 196.1 30 22 123 5.64 5.02 -0.38 0.00 99.9 5.39 -7 -0.6 1.0 -0.1 1.3 18 .479 .496 $6,000 Purchased
Carl Holling 24 136.0 35 11 95 6.29 5.02 -0.39 0.00 100.0 5.40 -14 -1.3 1.0 -0.1 0.0 3 .462 .492
Dutch Leonard* 29 245.0 36 32 125 4.59 4.96 -0.36 0.00 99.9 5.31 18 1.7 1.0 -0.1 4.1 49 .549 .511 $9,000 Purchased
Jim Middleton 32 121.2 38 10 83 6.14 5.18 -0.41 0.00 99.6 5.56 -9 -0.8 1.0 -0.1 0.4 7 .479 .495
Red Oldham* 27 229.1 40 28 129 5.06 5.09 -0.39 0.00 100.7 5.51 10 0.9 1.0 -0.1 3.2 39 .524 .506
Slicker Parks 25 25.1 10 1 17 6.04 5.01 -0.40 0.00 100.3 5.42 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .482 .499
Pol Perritt 29 13.0 4 2 9 6.23 4.80 -0.39 0.00 97.9 5.08 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0 .460 .499 Purchased
Lefty Stewart* 20 9.0 5 0 12 12.00 5.57 -0.50 0.00 102.1 6.20 -6 -0.5 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -5 .398 .497
Suds Sutherland 27 58.0 13 8 43 6.67 5.22 -0.42 0.00 100.4 5.66 -7 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 0 .451 .496
Jim Walsh* 26 4.0 3 0 1 2.25 5.70 -0.34 0.00 100.0 6.04 2 0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.2 2 .554 .501
Team Total 27.9 1387.1 269 154 851 5.52 5.06 -0.39 0.00 100.0 5.45 -22 -1.8 1.0 -0.8 11.7 153 .493 .500 $22,000
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1920 / 1922 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics