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1943 Detroit Tigers

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1942 / 1944

78-76, Finished 5th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Steve O'Neill (78-76)
Scored 632 runs, Allowed 560 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-69

Ballparks: Briggs Stadium · Attendance: 606,287 (2nd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 107, Pitching - 106 · one-year: Batting - 104, Pitching - 102


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1942 / 1944 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 Paul Richards 34 100 355 313 32 69 7 1 5 33 1 0 38 35 .220 .307 .297 .604 72 93 7 1 3
2 1B Rudy York 29 155 661 571 90 155 22 11 34 118 5 5 84 88 .271 .366 .527 .893 152 301 22 1 5
3 2B Jimmy Bloodworth 25 129 519 474 41 114 23 4 6 52 4 7 29 59 .241 .289 .344 .632 79 163 29 3 13
4 SS Joe Hoover 28 144 640 575 78 140 15 8 4 38 6 5 36 101 .243 .289 .318 .607 73 183 10 1 28
5 3B Pinky Higgins 34 138 592 523 62 145 20 1 10 84 2 5 57 31 .277 .349 .377 .726 106 197 17 1 11
6 OF Doc Cramer* 37 140 651 606 79 182 18 4 1 43 4 3 31 13 .300 .335 .348 .684 94 211 8 1 13
7 OF Dick Wakefield* 22 155 697 633 91 200 38 8 7 79 4 5 62 60 .316 .377 .434 .811 130 275 23 0 2
8 OF Ned Harris* 26 114 411 354 43 90 14 3 6 32 6 8 47 29 .254 .343 .362 .705 100 128 6 1 9
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 Don Ross 28 89 271 247 19 66 13 0 0 18 2 0 20 3 .267 .325 .320 .644 83 79 6 1 2
10 IF Joe Wood 23 60 174 164 22 53 4 4 1 17 2 2 6 13 .323 .347 .415 .762 116 68 7 0 4
11 OF Rip Radcliff* 37 70 133 115 3 30 4 0 0 10 1 1 13 3 .261 .341 .296 .637 82 34 3 1 4
12 C Al Unser 30 38 118 101 14 25 5 0 0 4 0 1 15 15 .248 .350 .297 .647 85 30 3 1 1
13 C Dixie Parsons 27 40 117 106 2 15 3 0 0 4 0 0 6 16 .142 .188 .170 .357 2 18 5 0 5
14 OF Jimmy Outlaw 30 20 74 67 8 18 1 0 1 6 0 0 8 4 .269 .347 .328 .675 92 22 1 0 1
15 OF Charlie Metro 25 44 44 40 12 8 0 0 0 2 1 1 3 6 .200 .256 .200 .456 30 8 1 0 1
16 John McHale* 21 4 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 -26 0 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 Dizzy Trout 28 45 97 91 9 20 5 0 1 6 2 0 2 8 .220 .237 .308 .544 54 28 1 0 4
18 P Virgil Trucks 26 33 74 72 7 13 1 0 0 7 0 0 2 4 .181 .203 .194 .397 13 14 3 0 0
19 P Tommy Bridges 36 25 73 64 4 14 3 0 0 3 0 0 5 14 .219 .275 .266 .541 54 17 2 0 4
20 P Hal Newhouser* 22 37 72 65 4 12 2 0 0 5 0 0 3 8 .185 .221 .215 .436 24 14 0 0 4
21 P Hal White 24 32 68 57 4 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 7 18 .140 .246 .140 .387 11 8 0 1 2
22 P Stubby Overmire 24 29 52 42 1 7 0 1 0 2 0 0 5 7 .167 .255 .214 .470 34 9 1 0 5
23 P Prince Oana 33 20 27 26 5 10 2 1 1 7 0 0 1 2 .385 .407 .654 1.061 199 17 2 0 0
24 P Johnny Gorsica 28 36 26 23 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 .174 .208 .261 .469 33 6 0 0 2
25 P Roy Henshaw 31 26 18 18 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .111 .111 .111 .222 -37 2 2 0 0
26 P Rufe Gentry 25 4 11 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000 .091 .000 .091 -73 0 0 0 0
27 P Joe Orrell 26 10 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 42 1 0 0 0
Team Totals 29.0 155 5983 5364 632 1401 200 47 77 572 40 43 483 552 .261 .324 .359 .683 94 1926 159 13 123
Rank in 8 AL teams 2 3 1 6 3 3 7 2 7 3 1 4 2 2 2 7
Non-Pitcher Totals 29.1 155 5461 4892 596 1310 187 44 75 540 38 43 456 477 .268 .332 .370 .702 99 1810 148 12 102
Pitcher Totals 27.4 155 522 472 36 91 13 3 2 32 2 0 27 75 .193 .238 .246 .484 38 116 11 1 21
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 Dizzy Trout 28 20 12 .625 2.48 3.05 44 30 14 18 5 6 246.2 204 83 68 6 101 111 0 0 6 1019 141 1.236 7.4 0.2 3.7 4.1 1.10
2 SP Virgil Trucks 26 16 10 .615 2.84 2.74 33 25 6 10 2 2 202.2 170 72 64 11 52 118 1 1 1 817 123 1.095 7.5 0.5 2.3 5.2 2.27
3 SP Hal Newhouser* 22 8 17 .320 3.04 2.84 37 25 9 10 1 1 195.2 163 88 66 3 111 144 0 1 3 850 115 1.400 7.5 0.1 5.1 6.6 1.30
4 SP Tommy Bridges 36 12 7 .632 2.39 2.68 25 22 3 11 3 0 191.2 159 57 51 9 61 124 0 0 3 774 146 1.148 7.5 0.4 2.9 5.8 2.03
5 SP Hal White 24 7 12 .368 3.39 3.41 32 24 4 7 2 2 177.2 150 84 67 6 71 58 1 0 1 738 103 1.244 7.6 0.3 3.6 2.9 0.82
6 SP Stubby Overmire* 24 7 6 .538 3.18 3.00 29 18 7 8 3 1 147.0 135 56 52 5 38 48 1 0 3 604 110 1.177 8.3 0.3 2.3 2.9 1.26
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
7 CL Johnny Gorsica 28 4 5 .444 3.36 3.19 35 4 18 1 0 5 96.1 88 43 36 3 40 45 2 1 2 406 104 1.329 8.2 0.3 3.7 4.2 1.13
8 RP Roy Henshaw* 31 0 2 .000 3.79 3.36 26 3 12 0 0 2 71.1 75 35 30 2 33 33 3 0 0 319 93 1.514 9.5 0.3 4.2 4.2 1.00
9 RP Prince Oana 33 3 2 .600 4.50 4.91 10 0 7 0 0 0 34.0 34 21 17 4 19 15 2 0 0 155 79 1.559 9.0 1.1 5.0 4.0 0.79
10 RP Joe Orrell 26 0 0 3.72 4.22 10 0 8 0 0 1 19.1 18 9 8 0 11 2 2 0 1 84 96 1.500 8.4 0.0 5.1 0.9 0.18
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
11 Rufe Gentry 25 1 3 .250 3.68 4.18 4 4 0 2 0 0 29.1 30 12 12 2 12 8 2 0 0 126 96 1.432 9.2 0.6 3.7 2.5 0.67
Team Totals 27.2 78 76 .506 3.00 3.08 155 155 88 67 16 20 1411.2 1226 560 471 51 549 706 14 3 20 5892 117 1.257 7.8 0.3 3.5 4.5 1.29
Rank in 8 AL teams 5 4 2 4 1 2 3 1 2 2 2 6 1
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
Jimmy Bloodworth 25 129 129 125 763 349 393 21 74 .972 5.75 2B
Tommy Bridges 36 25 22 11 46 18 28 0 1 1.000 1.84 0 0 0 P
Doc Cramer 37 138 138 135 359 346 9 4 3 .989 2.57 OF
Rufe Gentry 25 4 4 2 7 1 6 0 0 1.000 1.75 P
Johnny Gorsica 28 35 4 1 40 10 30 0 3 1.000 1.14 0 1 100% 0 P
Ned Harris 26 96 92 90 206 192 6 8 2 .961 2.06 OF
Roy Henshaw 31 26 3 0 23 9 13 1 0 .957 0.85 0 1 100% 1 P
Pinky Higgins 34 138 138 136 435 156 253 26 22 .940 2.96 3B
Joe Hoover 28 144 143 137 735 301 393 41 84 .944 4.82 SS
Charlie Metro 25 14 9 8 29 28 0 1 0 .966 2.00 OF
Hal Newhouser 22 37 25 10 58 8 49 1 1 .983 1.54 1 1 50% 0 P
Prince Oana 33 10 0 0 8 0 6 2 2 .750 0.60 0 0 0 P
Joe Orrell 26 10 0 0 5 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.50 P
Jimmy Outlaw 30 16 16 16 34 32 2 0 0 1.000 2.13 OF
Stubby Overmire 24 29 18 8 33 10 23 0 2 1.000 1.14 0 1 100% 0 P
Dixie Parsons 27 40 32 25 203 167 31 5 2 .975 4.95 5 0 22 15 41% 42% 0 C
Rip Radcliff 37 20 18 18 42 39 3 0 1 1.000 2.10 OF-1B
Paul Richards 34 100 93 79 632 537 86 9 12 .986 6.23 6 2 37 55 60% 42% 1 C
Don Ross 28 62 56 50 180 106 65 9 10 .950 2.67 OF-SS-2B-3B
Dizzy Trout 28 44 30 18 91 20 67 4 1 .956 1.98 5 4 44% 1 P
Virgil Trucks 26 33 25 10 40 16 24 0 0 1.000 1.21 0 0 0 P
Al Unser 30 37 30 29 166 143 20 3 4 .982 4.41 1 1 19 10 34% 42% 0 C
Dick Wakefield 22 155 155 155 339 314 11 14 1 .959 2.10 OF
Hal White 24 32 24 7 51 12 38 1 2 .980 1.56 1 1 50% 0 P
Joe Wood 23 41 36 36 146 70 64 12 6 .918 3.35 2B-3B
Rudy York 29 155 155 154 1513 1349 149 15 105 .990 9.66 1B
Team Totals 28.7 155 1395 1260 6184 4235 1772 177 338 .971 3.82 12 3 78 80 51% 38% 3
Rank in 8 AL teams 7 7 7
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
Jimmy Bloodworth 25 129 519 -13 -1 0 2 6 -6 -0.8 15 8 0.8 .494 .495 0.5 0.9 6 $6,000 Traded *4
Tommy Bridges 36 25 73 -4 0 0 0 6 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .510 .502 0.2 0.0 2 Free Agency 1
Doc Cramer* 37 140 651 -4 0 0 1 -1 -4 -0.4 17 14 1.3 .497 .497 1.1 0.0 13 $8,000 Traded *8O
Rufe Gentry 25 4 11 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.2 .463 .499 -0.2 0.0 -1 /1
Johnny Gorsica 28 36 26 -2 0 0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
Ned Harris* 26 114 411 1 -1 0 0 -4 -5 -0.6 12 7 0.6 .495 .497 0.6 -0.5 7 O9/87
Roy Henshaw 31 26 18 -3 0 0 0 2 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.2 .494 .499 -0.2 0.0 -1 Rule 5 Draft 1
Pinky Higgins 34 138 592 5 -1 0 -3 0 1 0.1 17 18 1.9 .501 .501 2.2 -0.3 21 $8,000 Traded *5
Joe Hoover 28 144 640 -22 -0 0 -10 10 -23 -2.7 18 -5 -0.9 .482 .484 0.3 -0.0 5 Purchased *6
John McHale* 21 4 4 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .487 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Amateur Free Agent
Charlie Metro 25 44 44 -3 -0 0 -1 -0 -5 -0.6 1 -4 -0.4 .487 .497 -0.3 -0.1 -3 $3,280 O8/9
Hal Newhouser* 22 37 72 -6 0 0 0 6 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $7,500 Amateur Free Agent 1
Prince Oana 33 20 27 3 0 0 0 2 5 0.6 0 5 0.6 .529 .504 0.6 0.0 5 1
Joe Orrell 26 10 4 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
Jimmy Outlaw 30 20 74 -0 0 0 0 -1 -1 -0.1 2 1 0.1 .494 .499 0.1 -0.1 1 O/978
Stubby Overmire 24 29 52 -4 0 0 0 4 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 0.0 1 Amateur Free Agent 1
Dixie Parsons 27 40 117 -13 0 0 -1 1 -13 -1.6 3 -10 -1.2 .461 .490 -1.1 0.0 -9 2
Rip Radcliff* 37 70 133 -2 -0 0 0 -1 -3 -0.4 4 1 0.0 .495 .498 0.0 -0.1 1 $7,000 Purchased O9/73
Paul Richards 34 100 355 -10 0 0 1 3 -6 -0.7 10 4 0.4 .493 .496 0.2 0.5 4 $6,000 2
Don Ross 28 89 271 -4 1 0 -1 -0 -5 -0.6 8 3 0.2 .493 .496 0.3 -0.1 4 Rule 5 Draft O96/475
Dizzy Trout 28 45 97 -5 0 0 0 8 3 0.4 0 3 0.4 .508 .502 0.4 0.0 3 Traded 1
Virgil Trucks 26 33 74 -7 0 0 0 6 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .496 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 Amateur Free Agent 1
Al Unser 30 38 118 -2 -0 0 1 1 0 0.0 3 4 0.4 .501 .500 0.2 0.2 3 2
Dick Wakefield* 22 155 697 23 -0 0 -2 -7 13 1.5 19 32 3.4 .510 .509 3.6 -1.1 34 Amateur Free Agent *O79
Hal White 24 32 68 -7 0 0 0 6 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .497 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 Minor Lg Working Ag 1
Joe Wood 23 60 174 3 -0 0 -4 1 -0 -0.1 5 4 0.4 .499 .500 0.9 -0.3 9 45
Rudy York 29 155 661 36 -0 0 10 -7 38 4.4 19 58 6.3 .529 .527 5.2 0.3 47 *3
Team Total 29.0 1737 5983 -45 -3 0 -7 44 -12 -1.7 155 143 14.0 .499 .500 14.6 -0.7 150 $45,780
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
Tommy Bridges 36 191.2 25 22 57 2.68 3.80 -0.04 0.00 106.1 4.08 29 3.7 1.0 -0.1 5.1 43 .649 .523 Free Agency
Rufe Gentry 25 29.1 4 4 12 3.68 3.90 -0.05 0.00 104.0 4.10 1 0.2 -0.0 0.4 3 .538 .501
Johnny Gorsica 28 96.1 35 4 43 4.02 3.82 -0.05 0.00 107.1 4.14 1 0.1 1.0 -0.1 0.8 8 .503 .501
Roy Henshaw* 31 71.1 26 3 35 4.42 3.99 -0.05 0.00 107.1 4.32 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.4 4 .495 .499 Rule 5 Draft
Hal Newhouser* 22 195.2 37 25 88 4.05 3.92 -0.04 0.00 105.9 4.20 2 0.3 1.0 -0.1 1.7 16 .507 .502 $7,500 Amateur Free Agent
Prince Oana 33 34.0 10 0 21 5.56 3.98 -0.05 0.00 105.4 4.25 -5 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -3 .443 .497
Joe Orrell 26 19.1 10 0 9 4.19 3.81 -0.05 0.00 109.0 4.21 -0 -0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .500 .500
Stubby Overmire* 24 147.0 29 18 56 3.43 3.87 -0.05 0.00 103.9 4.07 10 1.2 1.0 -0.1 2.2 20 .541 .507 Amateur Free Agent
Dizzy Trout 28 246.2 44 30 83 3.03 3.84 -0.04 0.00 105.5 4.10 28 3.5 1.0 -0.2 5.2 46 .579 .522 Traded
Virgil Trucks 26 202.2 33 25 72 3.20 3.85 -0.04 0.00 105.2 4.10 19 2.4 1.0 -0.1 3.8 34 .572 .515 Amateur Free Agent
Hal White 24 177.2 32 24 84 4.26 3.83 -0.05 0.00 106.2 4.12 -3 -0.4 1.0 -0.1 0.9 9 .488 .498 Minor Lg Working Ag
Team Total 27.2 1411.2 285 155 560 3.57 3.86 -0.04 0.00 105.7 4.13 81 10.2 1.0 -1.0 20.3 181 .536 .508 $7,500
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1942 / 1944 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics