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1942 Detroit Tigers

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1941 / 1943

73-81, Finished 5th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Del Baker (73-81)
Scored 589 runs, Allowed 587 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-77

Ballparks: Briggs Stadium · Attendance: 580,087 (3rd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 108, Pitching - 108 · one-year: Batting - 114, Pitching - 114


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1941 / 1943 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Name 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 Birdie Tebbetts 29 99 353 308 24 76 11 0 1 27 4 0 39 17 .247 .335 .292 .627 72 90 9 2 3
2 1B Rudy York 28 153 653 577 81 150 26 4 21 90 3 3 73 71 .260 .343 .428 .771 109 247 16 0 3
3 2B Jimmy Bloodworth 24 137 579 533 62 129 23 1 13 57 2 8 35 63 .242 .295 .362 .657 78 193 13 5 5
4 SS Billy Hitchcock 25 85 309 280 27 59 8 1 0 29 2 2 26 21 .211 .280 .246 .527 44 69 8 1 3
5 3B Pinky Higgins 33 143 579 499 65 133 34 2 11 79 3 7 72 21 .267 .362 .409 .771 110 204 21 3 5
6 OF Doc Cramer* 36 151 682 630 71 166 26 4 0 43 4 4 43 18 .263 .314 .317 .631 72 200 15 3 6
7 OF Barney McCosky* 25 154 681 600 75 176 28 11 7 50 11 5 68 37 .293 .365 .412 .777 111 247 12 0 12
8 OF Ned Harris* 25 121 450 398 53 108 16 10 9 45 5 4 49 35 .271 .351 .430 .781 112 171 6 0 3
Rk Pos Name 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 Don Ross 27 87 265 226 29 62 10 2 3 30 2 1 36 16 .274 .379 .376 .755 106 85 7 2 1
10 C Dixie Parsons 26 63 201 188 8 37 4 0 2 11 1 0 13 22 .197 .249 .250 .499 36 47 5 0 1
11 SS Moe Franklin 28 48 166 154 24 40 7 0 2 16 0 0 7 5 .260 .301 .344 .645 75 53 3 2 3
12 OF Rip Radcliff* 36 62 155 144 13 36 5 0 1 20 0 1 9 6 .250 .294 .306 .600 63 44 3 0 2
13 SS Johnny Lipon 19 34 140 131 5 25 2 0 0 9 1 3 7 7 .191 .232 .206 .438 20 27 1 0 2
14 SS Eric McNair 33 26 71 68 5 11 2 0 1 4 0 1 3 5 .162 .197 .235 .432 17 16 5 0 0
15 2B Dutch Meyer 26 14 57 52 5 17 3 0 2 9 0 1 4 4 .327 .386 .500 .886 140 26 2 1 0
16 2B Charlie Gehringer* 39 45 52 45 6 12 0 0 1 7 0 0 7 4 .267 .365 .333 .699 91 15 0 0 0
17 C Hank Riebe 20 11 35 35 1 11 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 .314 .314 .371 .686 86 13 1 0 0
18 C Al Unser 29 4 9 8 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .375 .375 .375 .750 104 3 1 0 1
19 OF Bob Patrick 24 4 9 8 1 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 .250 .333 .750 1.083 190 6 0 0 0
Rk Pos Name 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
20 P Dizzy Trout 27 36 83 75 9 16 3 0 1 7 1 0 4 16 .213 .253 .293 .546 48 22 1 0 4
21 P Hal White 23 34 83 77 7 13 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 25 .169 .200 .182 .382 4 14 1 0 3
22 P Al Benton 31 35 76 67 3 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 .075 .075 .090 .164 -55 6 0 0 9
23 P Tommy Bridges 35 23 69 63 5 6 1 1 0 2 0 0 5 12 .095 .162 .143 .305 -17 9 2 0 1
24 P Virgil Trucks 25 28 66 65 4 8 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 12 .123 .123 .138 .262 -29 9 3 0 1
25 P Hal Newhouser* 21 39 58 52 1 8 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 8 .154 .200 .192 .392 7 10 2 0 3
26 P Charlie Fuchs# 28 9 14 13 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .077 .077 .077 .154 -58 1 1 0 0
27 P Roy Henshaw 30 23 14 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .083 .154 .083 .237 -34 1 0 0 0
28 P Johnny Gorsica 27 31 11 10 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .100 .100 .300 .400 7 3 0 0 1
29 P Schoolboy Rowe 32 2 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 1
30 P Hal Manders 25 18 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 36 1 0 0 0
31 P Jack Wilson 30 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 28.3 156 5930 5327 589 1313 217 37 76 547 39 40 508 472 .246 .314 .344 .658 79 1832 138 19 73
Rank in 8 AL teams 1 6 7 6 7 4 7 4 5 2 7 7 5 6 5 5
Non-Pitcher Totals 28.3 156 5446 4884 557 1253 208 35 75 531 38 40 492 360 .257 .327 .360 .687 87 1756 128 19 50
Pitcher Totals 27.2 156 484 443 32 60 9 2 1 16 1 0 16 112 .135 .166 .172 .337 -8 76 10 0 23
Rk Pos Name 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 Name 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 Al Benton 31 7 13 .350 2.90 35 30 4 9 1 2 226.2 210 87 73 9 84 110 0 0 5 954 136 3.08 1.297 8.3 0.4 3.3 4.4 1.31
2 SP Dizzy Trout 27 12 18 .400 3.43 35 29 5 13 1 0 223.0 214 98 85 15 89 91 4 1 8 965 115 3.73 1.359 8.6 0.6 3.6 3.7 1.02
3 SP Hal White 23 12 12 .500 2.91 34 25 7 12 4 1 216.2 212 80 70 6 82 93 5 0 1 933 136 3.12 1.357 8.8 0.2 3.4 3.9 1.13
4 SP Hal Newhouser* 21 8 14 .364 2.45 38 23 14 11 1 5 183.2 137 73 50 4 114 103 2 0 2 789 162 3.47 1.367 6.7 0.2 5.6 5.0 0.90
5 SP Tommy Bridges 35 9 7 .563 2.74 23 22 1 11 2 1 174.0 164 66 53 6 61 97 4 0 5 742 144 2.87 1.293 8.5 0.3 3.2 5.0 1.59
6 SP Virgil Trucks 25 14 8 .636 2.74 28 20 8 8 2 0 167.2 147 64 51 3 74 91 2 1 7 721 145 2.92 1.318 7.9 0.2 4.0 4.9 1.23
Rk Pos Name 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
7 RP Roy Henshaw* 30 2 4 .333 4.09 23 2 14 0 0 1 61.2 63 32 28 3 27 24 1 0 0 267 97 3.63 1.459 9.2 0.4 3.9 3.5 0.89
8 RP Johnny Gorsica 27 3 2 .600 4.75 28 0 19 0 0 4 53.0 63 31 28 2 26 19 3 0 0 242 84 3.83 1.679 10.7 0.3 4.4 3.2 0.73
9 RP Charlie Fuchs 28 3 3 .500 6.63 9 4 3 1 1 0 36.2 43 27 27 5 19 15 1 1 2 174 60 5.01 1.691 10.6 1.2 4.7 3.7 0.79
10 RP Hal Manders 25 2 0 1.000 4.09 18 0 11 0 0 0 33.0 39 19 15 4 15 14 1 0 0 146 98 4.60 1.636 10.6 1.1 4.1 3.8 0.93
Rk Pos Name 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
11 Jack Wilson 30 0 0 4.85 9 0 5 0 0 0 13.0 20 8 7 3 5 7 0 0 1 63 84 5.49 1.923 13.8 2.1 3.5 4.8 1.40
12 Schoolboy Rowe 32 1 0 1.000 0.00 2 1 0 0 0 0 10.1 9 2 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 43 1.64 1.065 7.8 0.0 1.7 6.1 3.50
Team Totals 27.2 73 81 .474 3.13 156 156 91 65 12 14 1399.1 1321 587 487 60 598 671 23 3 31 6039 127 3.35 1.371 8.5 0.4 3.8 4.3 1.12
Rank in 8 AL teams 5 4 2 7 2 3 2 4 2 2 2 7 1
Rk Pos Name 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, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
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Team Fielding--Totals

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Name Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Al Benton 31 35 30 9 62 18 39 5 0 .919 1.63 1 2 67% 0 P
Jimmy Bloodworth 24 136 134 133 789 336 431 22 66 .972 5.64 2B-SS
Tommy Bridges 35 23 22 11 48 15 32 1 2 .979 2.04 2 0 0% 0 P
Doc Cramer 36 150 150 150 374 352 15 7 6 .981 2.45 OF
Moe Franklin 28 38 36 31 180 82 92 6 17 .967 4.46 SS-2B
Charlie Fuchs 28 9 4 1 15 3 12 0 0 1.000 1.67 0 0 0 P
Charlie Gehringer 39 3 1 1 16 7 9 0 1 1.000 5.33 2B
Johnny Gorsica 27 28 0 0 35 5 29 1 0 .971 1.21 1 1 50% 0 P
Ned Harris 25 104 104 100 179 164 5 10 2 .944 1.63 OF
Roy Henshaw 30 23 2 0 16 4 10 2 0 .875 0.61 0 1 100% 2 P
Pinky Higgins 33 137 137 135 407 134 243 30 24 .926 2.75 3B
Billy Hitchcock 25 81 76 70 377 157 199 21 39 .944 4.40 SS-3B
Johnny Lipon 19 34 34 32 199 85 103 11 24 .945 5.53 SS
Hal Manders 25 18 0 0 8 1 7 0 0 1.000 0.44 0 0 0 P
Barney McCosky 25 154 154 153 365 351 7 7 2 .981 2.32 OF
Eric McNair 33 21 17 16 67 27 32 8 6 .881 2.81 SS
Dutch Meyer 26 14 14 14 88 31 56 1 14 .989 6.21 2B
Hal Newhouser 21 38 23 11 56 10 45 1 3 .982 1.45 0 1 100% 1 P
Dixie Parsons 26 62 54 44 324 274 44 6 6 .981 5.13 2 0 35 24 41% 42% 0 C
Bob Patrick 24 3 1 1 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.67 OF
Rip Radcliff 36 28 28 28 90 83 6 1 1 .989 3.18 OF-1B
Hank Riebe 20 11 8 8 47 42 5 0 1 1.000 4.27 3 0 5 1 17% 42% 0 C
Don Ross 27 58 54 54 131 94 30 7 4 .947 2.14 OF-3B
Schoolboy Rowe 32 2 1 0 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.00 P
Birdie Tebbetts 29 97 92 84 527 446 69 12 10 .977 5.31 5 4 30 30 50% 42% 1 C
Dizzy Trout 27 35 29 13 86 24 56 6 6 .930 2.29 4 1 20% 0 P
Virgil Trucks 25 28 20 8 36 5 28 3 0 .917 1.18 2 0 0% 0 P
Al Unser 29 4 2 2 14 11 3 0 0 1.000 3.50 1 0 1 2 67% 42% 0 C
Hal White 23 34 25 12 67 20 41 6 6 .910 1.79 2 2 50% 0 P
Jack Wilson 30 9 0 0 5 0 4 1 1 .800 0.44 0 0 0 P
Rudy York 28 152 152 152 1578 1413 146 19 117 .988 10.26 1B
Team Totals 27.9 156 1404 1273 6195 4200 1801 194 142 .969 3.82 11 4 71 57 44% 36% 4
Rank in 8 AL teams 7 6
Name 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
Name Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Al Benton 31 35 76 -16 0 0 0 8 -9 -0.9 0 -9 -0.9 .473 .494 -0.9 0.0 -9 $11,100 Purchased 1
Jimmy Bloodworth 24 137 579 -17 -2 0 4 6 -9 -0.9 17 8 0.7 .493 .494 0.2 1.1 4 $5,000 Traded *4/6
Tommy Bridges 35 23 69 -10 0 0 0 7 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .485 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 Free Agency 1
Doc Cramer* 36 151 682 -22 -0 0 -4 -1 -27 -2.9 19 -8 -1.1 .480 .482 -0.7 -0.5 -4 $10,800 Traded *8O
Moe Franklin 28 48 166 -5 0 0 -2 2 -4 -0.5 5 0 0.0 .490 .497 0.2 0.1 2 6/4
Charlie Fuchs# 28 9 14 -3 0 0 0 1 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .482 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 /1
Charlie Gehringer* 39 45 52 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 2 1 0.1 .500 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $10,000 Free Agency /4
Johnny Gorsica 27 31 11 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 1
Ned Harris* 25 121 450 6 -0 0 -6 -5 -5 -0.5 13 8 0.7 .495 .497 1.4 -1.1 14 *O9
Roy Henshaw 30 23 14 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .496 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 Rule 5 Draft 1
Pinky Higgins 33 143 579 8 -2 0 -8 0 -1 -0.1 17 16 1.6 .499 .499 2.4 -0.8 24 $10,800 Traded *5
Billy Hitchcock 25 85 309 -20 -0 0 -6 5 -21 -2.3 9 -12 -1.4 .473 .486 -0.8 -0.1 -6 Traded 6/5
Johnny Lipon 19 34 140 -14 -1 0 -4 2 -16 -1.8 4 -12 -1.4 .448 .489 -1.0 -0.2 -8 Amateur Free Agent 6
Hal Manders 25 18 4 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
Barney McCosky* 25 154 681 9 1 0 3 -7 6 0.7 19 25 2.6 .504 .504 2.2 -0.4 22 Amateur Free Agent *O7/89
Eric McNair 33 26 71 -7 -0 0 -2 1 -8 -0.9 2 -6 -0.7 .464 .494 -0.5 -0.1 -4 $8,400 Waivers 6
Dutch Meyer 26 14 57 3 -0 0 1 1 4 0.4 2 6 0.6 .530 .503 0.5 0.2 5 Traded 4
Hal Newhouser* 21 39 58 -7 0 0 0 6 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .497 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $4,800 Amateur Free Agent 1
Dixie Parsons 26 63 201 -16 0 0 1 2 -13 -1.4 6 -7 -0.8 .478 .491 -0.9 0.3 -8 2
Bob Patrick 24 4 9 1 0 0 0 -0 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .521 .501 0.1 -0.0 1 /O9
Rip Radcliff* 36 62 155 -7 -0 0 1 -1 -7 -0.8 4 -3 -0.4 .487 .495 -0.5 -0.0 -4 $9,000 Purchased O9/73
Hank Riebe 20 11 35 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.1 1 0 0.0 .495 .500 0.0 0.0 1 2
Don Ross 27 87 265 3 0 0 1 -2 2 0.3 8 10 1.0 .503 .502 0.9 -0.1 9 Rule 5 Draft O95/7
Schoolboy Rowe 32 2 5 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .457 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /1
Birdie Tebbetts 29 99 353 -10 1 0 1 3 -5 -0.5 10 5 0.5 .495 .497 0.3 0.5 4 Amateur Free Agent 2
Dizzy Trout 27 36 83 -6 0 0 0 8 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .508 .502 0.3 0.0 3 Traded 1
Virgil Trucks 25 28 66 -11 0 0 0 7 -5 -0.5 0 -5 -0.5 .482 .497 -0.5 0.0 -5 Amateur Free Agent 1
Al Unser 29 4 9 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .502 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /2
Hal White 23 34 83 -11 0 0 0 8 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .493 .498 -0.2 0.0 -2 Minor Lg Working Ag 1
Jack Wilson 30 9 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .498 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Purchased /1
Rudy York 28 153 653 6 0 0 11 -7 10 1.1 19 29 3.0 .507 .507 1.7 0.5 18 *3
Team Total 28.3 1728 5930 -152 -2 0 -9 48 -115 -12.2 156 40 2.8 .493 .497 3.6 -0.4 49 $69,900
Name 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
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Al Benton 31 226.2 35 30 87 3.45 4.44 -0.06 0.00 108.2 4.86 34 3.9 1.0 -0.2 5.6 52 .613 .524 $11,100 Purchased
Tommy Bridges 35 174.0 23 22 66 3.41 4.18 -0.06 0.00 103.5 4.39 18 2.0 1.0 -0.1 3.3 32 .588 .513 Free Agency
Charlie Fuchs 28 36.2 9 4 27 6.63 4.34 -0.06 0.00 108.9 4.79 -8 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.5 -5 .414 .495
Johnny Gorsica 27 53.0 28 0 31 5.26 4.29 -0.06 0.00 104.2 4.54 -5 -0.5 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -0 .482 .497
Roy Henshaw* 30 61.2 23 2 32 4.67 4.47 -0.06 0.00 104.0 4.71 -0 -0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.4 5 .500 .500 Rule 5 Draft
Hal Manders 25 33.0 18 0 19 5.18 4.57 -0.06 0.00 107.6 4.99 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.2 2 .495 .499
Hal Newhouser* 21 183.2 38 23 73 3.58 4.44 -0.05 0.00 106.9 4.81 24 2.7 1.0 -0.1 4.1 39 .572 .517 $4,800 Amateur Free Agent
Schoolboy Rowe 32 10.1 2 1 2 1.74 3.96 -0.06 0.00 100.2 4.03 3 0.3 1.0 -0.0 0.4 3 .652 .502
Dizzy Trout 27 223.0 35 29 98 3.96 4.48 -0.06 0.00 106.2 4.83 20 2.3 1.0 -0.2 3.9 38 .565 .514 Traded
Virgil Trucks 25 167.2 28 20 64 3.44 4.43 -0.06 0.00 107.9 4.84 25 2.9 1.0 -0.1 4.1 39 .604 .518 Amateur Free Agent
Hal White 23 216.2 34 25 80 3.32 4.33 -0.06 0.00 109.3 4.80 34 4.0 1.0 -0.2 5.6 52 .617 .525 Minor Lg Working Ag
Jack Wilson 30 13.0 9 0 8 5.54 5.15 -0.06 0.00 112.1 5.85 0 0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .504 .500 Purchased
Team Total 27.2 1399.1 282 156 587 3.78 4.40 -0.06 0.00 106.9 4.76 145 16.9 1.0 -1.0 27.0 257 .560 .512 $15,900
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1941 / 1943 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics