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1927 Detroit Tigers

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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82-71, Finished 4th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: George Moriarty (82-71)
Scored 845 runs, Allowed 805 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-73

Ballparks: Navin Field · Attendance: 773,716 (2nd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 108, Pitching - 107


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1926 / 1928 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 Larry Woodall 32 88 291 246 28 69 8 6 0 39 9 1 37 9 .280 .375 .362 .736 91 89 0 9
2 1B Lu Blue# 30 112 456 365 71 95 17 9 1 42 13 7 71 28 .260 .384 .364 .748 94 133 2 16
3 2B Charlie Gehringer* 24 133 571 508 110 161 29 11 4 61 17 8 52 31 .317 .383 .441 .824 112 224 2 9
4 SS Jackie Tavener* 29 116 474 419 60 115 22 9 5 59 19 8 36 38 .274 .333 .406 .739 90 170 1 18
5 3B Jack Warner 23 139 629 559 78 149 22 9 1 45 14 4 47 45 .267 .330 .343 .674 74 192 6 17
6 OF Harry Heilmann 32 141 596 505 106 201 50 9 14 120 11 5 72 16 .398 .475 .616 1.091 180 311 2 17
7 OF Bob Fothergill 29 143 592 527 93 189 38 9 9 114 9 15 47 31 .359 .413 .516 .929 139 272 2 17
8 OF Heinie Manush* 25 151 659 593 102 177 31 18 6 90 12 8 47 29 .298 .354 .442 .796 105 262 4 15
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 Marty McManus 27 108 422 369 60 99 19 7 9 69 8 7 34 38 .268 .332 .431 .763 96 159 1 18
10 C Johnny Bassler* 32 81 256 200 19 57 7 0 0 24 1 0 45 9 .285 .416 .320 .736 92 64 0 9
11 1B Johnny Neun# 26 79 250 204 38 66 9 4 0 27 22 7 35 13 .324 .427 .407 .834 116 83 2 8
12 OF Al Wingo* 29 75 166 137 15 32 8 2 0 20 1 0 25 14 .234 .352 .321 .673 75 44 0 5
13 OF Art Ruble* 24 56 114 91 16 15 4 2 0 11 2 2 14 15 .165 .283 .253 .536 39 23 1 8
14 C Merv Shea 26 34 94 85 5 15 6 3 0 9 0 0 7 15 .176 .239 .318 .557 43 27 0 2
15 SS Bernie DeViveiros 26 24 26 22 4 5 1 0 0 2 1 0 2 8 .227 .292 .273 .564 46 6 0 2
16 Clyde Manion 30 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 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
17 P Earl Whitehill* 28 41 90 78 4 16 2 1 0 3 0 0 5 9 .205 .262 .256 .518 34 20 1 6
18 P Lil Stoner 28 38 82 74 2 8 0 0 0 5 0 0 3 16 .108 .154 .108 .262 -31 8 1 4
19 P Ownie Carroll 24 37 72 69 11 12 2 1 0 5 0 0 2 5 .174 .197 .232 .429 11 16 0 1
20 P Ken Holloway 29 36 69 62 2 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 13 .129 .143 .129 .272 -29 8 0 6
21 P Sam Gibson* 27 33 69 66 6 14 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 8 .212 .212 .273 .485 25 18 0 3
22 P Rip Collins 31 30 67 54 5 11 1 1 0 6 0 1 6 12 .204 .283 .259 .543 41 14 0 7
23 P Josh Billings 19 10 28 27 4 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 .259 .286 .296 .582 51 8 0 0
24 P George Smith 25 29 20 19 5 7 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 4 .368 .368 .684 1.053 167 13 0 1
25 P Ed Wells* 27 8 7 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .286 .571 48 2 0 0
26 P Don Hankins 25 20 7 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .143 .286 -26 1 0 0
27 P Rufus Smith 22 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
28 P Jess Doyle 29 7 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 73 1 0 0
29 P Augie Johns* 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 P Jim Walkup 31 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
Team Totals 27.6 156 6114 5300 845 1532 281 101 51 765 139 73 590 420 .289 .363 .409 .772 99 2168 25 198
Rank in 8 AL teams 3 2 4 4 2 4 1 7 2 5 3 3 3 3 3 7
Non-Pitcher Totals 27.6 156 5597 4830 805 1445 271 98 49 732 139 72 572 339 .299 .376 .426 .802 107 2059 23 170
Pitcher Totals 27.1 156 517 470 40 87 10 3 2 33 0 1 18 81 .185 .218 .232 .450 16 109 2 28
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 FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Earl Whitehill* 28 16 14 .533 3.36 3.89 41 31 10 17 3 3 236.0 238 110 88 4 105 95 9 2 2 1037 125 1.453 9.1 0.2 4.0 3.6 0.90
2 SP Lil Stoner 28 10 13 .435 3.98 4.10 38 24 12 13 0 5 215.0 251 118 95 9 77 63 3 1 6 946 105 1.526 10.5 0.4 3.2 2.6 0.82
3 SP Sam Gibson 27 11 12 .478 3.80 4.36 33 26 4 11 0 0 184.2 201 113 78 9 86 76 8 0 6 832 110 1.554 9.8 0.4 4.2 3.7 0.88
4 SP Ken Holloway 29 11 12 .478 4.07 4.41 36 23 10 11 1 6 183.1 210 103 83 10 61 36 4 0 2 804 103 1.478 10.3 0.5 3.0 1.8 0.59
5 SP Rip Collins 31 13 7 .650 4.69 4.14 30 25 2 10 1 0 172.2 207 116 90 5 59 37 8 1 3 768 89 1.541 10.8 0.3 3.1 1.9 0.63
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
6 RP Ownie Carroll 24 10 6 .625 3.98 4.31 31 15 13 8 0 0 172.0 186 99 76 5 73 41 6 1 3 762 105 1.506 9.7 0.3 3.8 2.1 0.56
7 RP George Smith 25 4 1 .800 3.91 4.86 29 0 13 0 0 0 71.1 62 38 31 3 50 32 2 1 0 318 107 1.570 7.8 0.4 6.3 4.0 0.64
8 RP Don Hankins 25 2 1 .667 6.33 3.78 20 1 9 0 0 2 42.2 67 39 30 1 13 10 0 0 0 198 67 1.875 14.1 0.2 2.7 2.1 0.77
9 RP Ed Wells* 27 0 1 .000 6.75 5.23 8 1 2 0 0 1 20.0 28 16 15 3 5 5 0 0 0 91 63 1.650 12.6 1.4 2.3 2.3 1.00
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
10 Josh Billings 19 5 4 .556 4.84 5.09 10 9 1 5 0 0 67.0 64 36 36 3 39 18 6 0 2 302 87 1.537 8.6 0.4 5.2 2.4 0.46
11 Jess Doyle 29 0 0 8.03 3.43 7 0 2 0 0 0 12.1 16 11 11 0 5 5 0 0 0 57 54 1.703 11.7 0.0 3.6 3.6 1.00
12 Rufus Smith* 22 0 0 3.38 4.03 1 1 0 0 0 0 8.0 8 4 3 0 3 2 1 0 1 37 129 1.375 9.0 0.0 3.4 2.3 0.67
13 Jim Walkup* 31 0 0 5.40 3.03 2 0 2 0 0 0 1.2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 94 1.800 16.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
14 Augie Johns* 27 0 0 9.00 4.03 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 5 63 2.000 9.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 1.00
Team Totals 27.2 82 71 .536 4.14 4.26 156 156 81 75 5 17 1387.2 1542 805 638 52 577 421 47 6 25 6165 101 1.527 10.0 0.3 3.7 2.7 0.73
Rank in 8 AL teams 4 5 5 4 6 4 3 5 6 5 3 7 4
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ 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
Johnny Bassler 32 67 58 46 269 206 56 7 8 .974 3.91 1 30 19 39% 39% C
Josh Billings 19 10 9 5 16 1 15 0 0 1.000 1.60 P
Lu Blue 30 103 101 98 1126 1040 68 18 99 .984 10.65 1B
Ownie Carroll 24 31 15 8 60 10 49 1 4 .983 1.90 P
Rip Collins 31 30 25 10 76 11 64 1 6 .987 2.50 P
Bernie DeViveiros 26 15 7 4 23 7 14 2 4 .913 1.40 SS-3B
Jess Doyle 29 7 0 0 3 0 3 0 1 1.000 0.43 P
Bob Fothergill 29 136 134 122 331 315 3 13 1 .961 2.32 OF
Charlie Gehringer 24 121 121 121 769 304 438 27 84 .965 6.13 2B
Sam Gibson 27 33 26 11 48 7 38 3 0 .938 1.36 P
Don Hankins 25 20 1 0 14 4 10 0 1 1.000 0.70 P
Harry Heilmann 32 135 135 131 237 218 11 8 5 .966 1.70 OF
Ken Holloway 29 36 23 11 67 9 55 3 1 .955 1.78 P
Augie Johns 27 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Heinie Manush 25 149 146 143 381 361 9 11 3 .971 2.48 OF
Marty McManus 27 98 95 90 525 245 263 17 54 .968 4.98 SS-2B-3B-1B
Johnny Neun 26 53 52 50 590 548 30 12 45 .980 10.91 1B
Art Ruble 24 43 26 17 67 62 3 2 2 .970 1.51 OF
Merv Shea 26 31 28 16 117 94 17 6 1 .949 3.58 3 19 4 17% 39% C
George Smith 25 29 0 0 22 4 15 3 0 .864 0.66 P
Rufus Smith 22 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Lil Stoner 28 38 24 13 55 5 47 3 2 .945 1.37 P
Jackie Tavener 29 113 113 108 635 246 356 33 79 .948 5.28 SS
Jim Walkup 31 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50 P
Jack Warner 23 137 135 133 457 156 277 24 34 .947 3.14 3B
Ed Wells 27 8 1 0 10 1 8 1 0 .900 1.13 P
Earl Whitehill 28 41 31 17 59 5 47 7 3 .881 1.27 P
Al Wingo 29 34 27 25 55 43 6 6 2 .891 1.44 OF
Larry Woodall 32 85 70 67 338 265 72 1 6 .997 3.92 4 51 38 43% 39% C
Team Totals 27.6 156 1404 1246 6353 4167 1977 209 445 .967 3.80 8 100 61 38% 39%
Rank in 8 AL teams 6 1 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
Johnny Bassler* 32 81 256 1 1 0 1 2 5 0.5 10 15 1.5 .506 .503 1.4 0.3 14 $10,000 2
Josh Billings 19 10 28 -2 0 0 0 3 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .505 .500 0.1 0.0 0 1
Lu Blue# 30 112 456 -1 0 0 1 -5 -4 -0.4 17 13 1.3 .496 .498 1.2 -0.4 12 $12,500 *3
Ownie Carroll 24 37 72 -9 0 0 0 7 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .494 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 Amateur Free Agent 1
Rip Collins 31 30 67 -6 -0 0 0 7 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $7,500 Traded 1
Bernie DeViveiros 26 24 26 -2 0 0 0 0 -2 -0.1 1 -0 -0.1 .494 .499 -0.1 0.1 -1 $3,900 6/5
Jess Doyle 29 7 3 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .502 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Bob Fothergill 29 143 592 31 -4 0 2 -6 22 2.2 22 45 4.4 .515 .513 4.2 -0.4 43 $6,000 *O7
Charlie Gehringer* 24 133 571 10 1 0 5 4 20 1.9 21 41 4.0 .514 .512 3.5 0.9 36 $4,000 Free Agency *4
Sam Gibson* 27 33 69 -8 0 0 0 7 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .497 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $5,000 1
Don Hankins 25 20 7 -1 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .497 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 1
Harry Heilmann 32 141 596 64 1 0 -6 -6 53 5.0 22 75 7.2 .535 .530 7.7 -1.2 81 $17,500 Rule 5 Draft *O9
Ken Holloway 29 36 69 -13 0 0 0 7 -6 -0.6 0 -6 -0.6 .483 .496 -0.6 0.0 -6 1
Augie Johns* 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Clyde Manion 30 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .529 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $6,000
Heinie Manush* 25 151 659 3 -0 0 -4 -4 -5 -0.4 25 20 2.0 .497 .497 2.4 -0.7 24 $5,500 Free Agency *O8/7
Marty McManus 27 108 422 -4 -1 0 0 4 -1 -0.1 16 15 1.5 .499 .499 1.4 0.4 15 $10,000 Traded 645/3
Johnny Neun# 26 79 250 7 2 0 -2 -2 5 0.5 9 14 1.4 .506 .503 1.6 -0.4 16 3
Art Ruble* 24 56 114 -9 -0 0 -4 -2 -15 -1.5 4 -11 -1.1 .473 .491 -0.7 -0.6 -7 O78/9
Merv Shea 26 34 94 -8 0 0 -1 1 -8 -0.8 4 -5 -0.5 .476 .495 -0.4 -0.0 -4 $4,500 2
George Smith 25 29 20 2 0 0 0 2 4 0.3 0 4 0.3 .512 .502 0.3 0.0 4 $3,600 1
Rufus Smith 22 1 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .433 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 /1
Lil Stoner 28 38 82 -16 0 0 0 8 -7 -0.7 0 -7 -0.7 .481 .496 -0.7 0.0 -7 $5,000 1
Jackie Tavener* 29 116 474 -8 1 0 0 8 1 0.1 18 18 1.9 .501 .500 1.8 0.7 18 *6
Jim Walkup 31 2 0 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .486 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
Jack Warner 23 139 629 -22 2 0 0 4 -16 -1.5 23 7 0.8 .489 .491 0.7 0.4 7 Traded *5
Ed Wells* 27 8 7 -1 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .502 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $5,400 /1
Earl Whitehill* 28 41 90 -8 0 0 0 9 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 0.0 1 1
Al Wingo* 29 75 166 -5 0 0 -4 -1 -10 -0.9 6 -4 -0.3 .488 .494 0.1 -0.5 1 O9/78
Larry Woodall 32 88 291 -2 2 0 2 2 5 0.5 11 16 1.5 .505 .503 1.3 0.4 14 2
Team Total 27.6 1774 6114 -8 5 0 -10 50 36 3.7 209 246 24.3 .502 .503 24.9 -0.9 255 $106,400
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
Josh Billings 19 67.0 10 9 36 4.84 4.56 -0.06 0.00 103.9 4.80 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.6 7 .495 .500
Ownie Carroll 24 171.0 31 15 99 5.21 4.99 -0.07 0.00 102.7 5.19 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.1 1.6 19 .496 .499 Amateur Free Agent
Rip Collins 31 172.2 30 25 116 6.05 4.62 -0.07 0.00 103.5 4.85 -24 -2.2 1.0 -0.1 -0.4 -3 .428 .487 $7,500 Traded
Jess Doyle 29 12.1 7 0 11 8.03 4.37 -0.07 0.00 100.1 4.45 -5 -0.5 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -3 .435 .497
Sam Gibson 27 184.1 33 26 113 5.52 4.94 -0.06 0.00 101.9 5.10 -10 -0.9 1.0 -0.1 0.9 12 .473 .494 $5,000
Don Hankins 25 42.2 20 1 39 8.23 4.86 -0.07 0.00 103.9 5.13 -15 -1.4 1.0 -0.0 -0.9 -10 .432 .492
Ken Holloway 29 183.1 36 23 103 5.06 4.89 -0.07 0.00 101.9 5.05 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.1 1.7 21 .497 .499
Augie Johns* 27 1.0 1 0 1 9.00 4.62 -0.05 0.00 104.0 4.86 -0 -0.0 1.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0 .456 .500
George Smith 25 71.1 29 0 38 4.79 5.11 -0.06 0.00 101.5 5.25 3 0.3 1.0 -0.0 1.0 12 .511 .502 $3,600
Rufus Smith* 22 8.0 1 1 4 4.50 4.37 -0.07 0.00 104.0 4.61 0 0.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .506 .500
Lil Stoner 28 215.0 38 24 118 4.94 5.10 -0.07 0.00 101.1 5.22 6 0.5 1.0 -0.1 2.7 31 .514 .503 $5,000
Jim Walkup* 31 1.2 2 0 1 5.40 5.27 -0.09 0.00 104.0 5.57 0 0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.0 0 .501 .500
Ed Wells* 27 20.0 8 1 16 7.20 4.39 -0.07 0.00 105.1 4.69 -6 -0.5 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -3 .435 .497 $5,400
Earl Whitehill* 28 236.0 41 31 110 4.19 5.00 -0.06 0.00 102.0 5.16 24 2.4 1.0 -0.1 4.8 52 .560 .515
Team Total 27.2 1386.1 287 156 805 5.23 4.90 -0.06 0.00 102.3 5.08 -29 -2.4 1.0 -0.6 11.4 137 .492 .500 $26,500
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1926 / 1928 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics