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1944 Detroit Tigers

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1943 / 1945

88-66, Finished 2nd in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Steve O'Neill (88-66)
Scored 658 runs, Allowed 581 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-68

Ballparks: Briggs Stadium · Attendance: 923,176 (1st of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 105, Pitching - 103 · one-year: Batting - 105, Pitching - 103


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1943 / 1945 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 Paul Richards 35 95 343 300 24 71 13 0 3 37 8 3 35 30 .237 .318 .310 .628 76 93 13 1 7
2 1B Rudy York 30 151 652 583 76 161 27 7 18 98 5 3 68 73 .276 .353 .439 .792 121 256 18 1 0
3 2B Eddie Mayo* 34 154 696 607 77 151 18 3 5 63 9 13 57 23 .249 .317 .313 .630 77 190 12 4 28
4 SS Joe Hoover 29 120 494 441 67 104 20 2 0 29 7 10 35 66 .236 .301 .290 .591 66 128 4 6 12
5 3B Pinky Higgins 35 148 640 543 79 161 32 4 7 76 4 4 81 34 .297 .392 .409 .801 124 222 17 4 12
6 OF Doc Cramer* 38 143 626 578 69 169 20 9 2 42 6 5 37 21 .292 .337 .369 .706 97 213 7 2 9
7 OF Jimmy Outlaw 31 139 584 535 69 146 20 6 3 57 7 8 41 40 .273 .327 .350 .677 89 187 13 2 6
8 OF Dick Wakefield* 23 78 332 276 53 98 15 5 12 53 2 2 55 29 .355 .464 .576 1.040 190 159 5 1 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
9 OF Chuck Hostetler* 40 90 292 265 42 79 9 2 0 20 4 4 21 31 .298 .350 .347 .697 95 92 4 0 6
10 C Bob Swift 29 80 283 247 15 63 11 1 1 19 2 0 27 27 .255 .331 .320 .651 82 79 9 1 8
11 OF Don Ross 29 66 185 167 14 35 5 0 2 15 2 1 14 9 .210 .275 .275 .550 54 46 5 1 3
12 SS Joe Orengo 29 46 177 154 14 31 10 0 0 10 1 1 20 29 .201 .297 .266 .563 58 41 4 1 2
13 OF Charlie Metro 26 38 82 78 8 15 0 1 0 5 1 0 3 10 .192 .222 .218 .440 23 17 2 0 1
14 UT Al Unser 31 11 28 25 2 3 0 1 1 5 0 0 3 2 .120 .214 .320 .534 48 8 0 0 0
15 2B Don Heffner 33 6 24 19 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 1 .211 .375 .263 .638 80 5 0 0 0
16 MI Red Borom* 28 7 17 14 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 .071 .188 .071 .259 -26 1 1 0 1
17 SS Bubba Floyd 27 3 10 9 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .444 .500 .556 1.056 195 5 0 0 0
18 C Hack Miller 31 5 6 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 1 .200 .333 .800 1.133 212 4 0 0 0
19 John McHale* 22 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
20 2B Jackie Sullivan 26 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 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
21 P Dizzy Trout 29 51 144 133 18 36 4 1 5 24 2 0 9 28 .271 .317 .429 .745 107 57 2 0 2
22 P Hal Newhouser* 23 47 132 120 10 29 4 0 0 5 1 0 6 12 .242 .278 .275 .553 55 33 5 0 6
23 P Rufe Gentry 26 37 79 76 1 15 2 0 0 10 0 0 1 11 .197 .208 .224 .431 21 17 6 0 2
24 P Stubby Overmire 25 32 74 63 4 11 3 1 0 8 0 1 6 8 .175 .246 .254 .500 40 16 2 0 5
25 P Johnny Gorsica 29 40 54 52 7 7 2 1 0 4 0 0 2 6 .135 .167 .212 .378 5 11 3 0 0
26 P Boom-Boom Beck 39 28 23 22 3 7 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 .318 .318 .455 .773 115 10 1 0 1
27 P Zeb Eaton 24 9 11 10 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 .100 .182 .100 .282 -20 1 0 0 0
28 P Jake Mooty 32 15 7 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 -20 1 1 0 0
29 P Joe Orrell 27 10 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 84 1 0 0 0
30 P Roy Henshaw 32 7 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
31 P Bob Gillespie 24 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
32 P Chief Hogsett* 40 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 31.8 156 6011 5344 658 1405 220 44 60 591 61 55 532 500 .263 .332 .354 .687 92 1893 134 24 111
Rank in 8 AL teams 3 4 4 4 7 5 4 7 1 4 4 3 4 4 4 2
Non-Pitcher Totals 32.3 156 5473 4848 612 1297 202 41 55 534 58 54 506 428 .268 .340 .360 .700 96 1746 114 24 95
Pitcher Totals 26.9 156 538 496 46 108 18 3 5 57 3 1 26 72 .218 .257 .296 .553 54 147 20 0 16
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 Dizzy Trout 29 27 14 .659 2.12 49 40 6 33 7 0 352.1 314 104 83 9 83 144 4 0 2 1421 167 2.79 1.127 8.0 0.2 2.1 3.7 1.73
2 SP Hal Newhouser* 23 29 9 .763 2.22 47 34 10 25 6 2 312.1 264 94 77 6 102 187 1 2 4 1271 159 2.58 1.172 7.6 0.2 2.9 5.4 1.83
3 SP Rufe Gentry 26 12 14 .462 4.24 37 30 5 10 3 0 203.2 211 104 96 9 108 68 4 0 4 901 83 4.10 1.566 9.3 0.4 4.8 3.0 0.63
4 SP Stubby Overmire* 25 11 11 .500 3.07 32 28 3 11 3 1 199.2 214 84 68 2 41 57 2 1 2 845 116 2.74 1.277 9.6 0.1 1.8 2.6 1.39
5 SP Johnny Gorsica 29 6 14 .300 4.11 34 19 8 8 1 4 162.0 192 88 74 5 32 47 4 1 1 696 86 3.03 1.383 10.7 0.3 1.8 2.6 1.47
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
6 RP Boom-Boom Beck 39 1 2 .333 3.89 28 2 15 0 0 1 74.0 67 36 32 5 27 25 3 0 1 318 91 3.96 1.270 8.1 0.6 3.3 3.0 0.93
7 RP Jake Mooty 32 0 0 4.45 15 0 8 0 0 0 28.1 35 20 14 0 18 7 1 0 2 137 81 4.06 1.871 11.1 0.0 5.7 2.2 0.39
8 RP Joe Orrell 27 2 1 .667 2.42 10 2 4 0 0 0 22.1 26 13 6 0 11 10 1 0 2 104 149 3.26 1.657 10.5 0.0 4.4 4.0 0.91
9 RP Roy Henshaw* 32 0 0 8.76 7 1 2 0 0 0 12.1 17 12 12 0 6 10 0 0 0 60 42 2.38 1.865 12.4 0.0 4.4 7.3 1.67
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
10 Zeb Eaton 24 0 0 5.74 6 0 4 0 0 0 15.2 19 12 10 2 8 4 0 1 0 68 63 5.22 1.723 10.9 1.1 4.6 2.3 0.50
11 Bob Gillespie 24 0 1 .000 6.55 7 0 2 0 0 0 11.0 7 8 8 0 12 4 0 0 2 49 56 5.08 1.727 5.7 0.0 9.8 3.3 0.33
12 Chief Hogsett* 40 0 0 0.00 3 0 2 0 0 0 6.1 7 6 0 1 4 5 2 0 0 34 5.85 1.737 9.9 1.4 5.7 7.1 1.25
Team Totals 27.2 88 66 .571 3.09 156 156 69 87 20 8 1400.0 1373 581 480 39 452 568 22 5 20 5904 115 3.11 1.304 8.8 0.3 2.9 3.7 1.26
Rank in 8 AL teams 2 7 1 1 1 8 2 3 1 1 1 3 2
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
Boom-Boom Beck 39 28 2 0 7 0 6 1 1 .857 0.21 0 0 0 P
Red Borom 28 5 3 3 22 6 14 2 1 .909 4.00 2B-SS
Doc Cramer 38 141 138 135 357 337 13 7 2 .980 2.48 OF
Zeb Eaton 24 6 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.50 P
Bubba Floyd 27 3 1 1 9 1 8 0 0 1.000 3.00 SS
Rufe Gentry 26 37 30 10 49 5 43 1 6 .980 1.30 1 3 75% 0 P
Bob Gillespie 24 7 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.43 P
Johnny Gorsica 29 34 19 8 61 17 42 2 5 .967 1.74 0 0 0 P
Don Heffner 33 5 5 5 26 12 13 1 4 .962 5.00 2B
Roy Henshaw 32 7 1 0 5 3 2 0 0 1.000 0.71 0 0 0 P
Pinky Higgins 35 146 146 145 479 146 311 22 21 .954 3.13 3B
Chief Hogsett 40 3 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 .500 0.33 P
Joe Hoover 29 120 119 111 712 258 406 48 103 .933 5.53 SS-2B
Chuck Hostetler 40 65 65 60 136 129 5 2 1 .985 2.06 OF
Eddie Mayo 34 154 154 150 920 401 498 21 125 .977 5.84 2B-SS
Charlie Metro 26 20 16 14 45 44 1 0 0 1.000 2.25 OF
Hack Miller 31 5 0 0 8 7 1 0 0 1.000 1.60 0 0 0 C
Jake Mooty 32 15 0 0 8 3 4 1 0 .875 0.47 0 0 0 P
Hal Newhouser 23 47 34 25 71 9 61 1 5 .986 1.49 1 2 67% 0 P
Joe Orengo 29 45 41 38 268 124 124 20 24 .925 5.28 SS-3B-1B-2B
Joe Orrell 27 10 2 0 9 1 8 0 0 1.000 0.90 P
Jimmy Outlaw 31 137 136 134 278 254 14 10 2 .964 1.96 OF
Stubby Overmire 25 32 28 11 59 12 46 1 3 .983 1.81 0 1 100% 0 P
Paul Richards 35 90 83 78 483 413 60 10 13 .979 5.26 7 1 17 29 63% 39% 0 C
Don Ross 29 40 36 36 95 85 7 3 1 .968 2.30 OF-SS-1B
Jackie Sullivan 26 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 2B
Bob Swift 29 76 73 63 342 288 48 6 4 .982 4.42 5 0 20 31 61% 39% 0 C
Dizzy Trout 29 49 40 33 119 21 94 4 8 .966 2.35 1 1 50% 0 P
Al Unser 31 6 4 4 22 12 7 3 2 .864 3.17 0 0 0 2B-C
Dick Wakefield 23 78 78 78 164 155 3 6 1 .963 2.03 OF
Rudy York 30 151 150 150 1577 1453 107 17 163 .989 10.33 1B
Team Totals 31.5 156 1404 1292 6340 4198 1952 190 184 .970 3.93 12 1 37 60 63% 35% 0
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
Boom-Boom Beck 39 28 23 0 0 0 0 2 2 0.3 0 2 0.3 .510 .502 0.3 0.0 2 $5,000 1
Red Borom* 28 7 17 -2 0 0 1 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .482 .499 -0.2 0.1 -2 /46
Doc Cramer* 38 143 626 -2 -0 0 -5 -1 -8 -0.9 18 10 0.9 .494 .494 1.4 -0.7 15 $11,000 Traded *8O
Zeb Eaton 24 9 11 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .494 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 /1
Bubba Floyd 27 3 10 1 0 0 1 0 2 0.2 0 3 0.3 .584 .502 0.2 0.1 2 /6
Rufe Gentry 26 37 79 -8 0 0 0 7 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .498 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 1
Bob Gillespie 24 7 2 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .494 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Amateur Free Agent /1
Johnny Gorsica 29 40 54 -6 0 0 0 5 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .496 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 1
Don Heffner 33 6 24 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 0.1 .501 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $9,000 Traded /4
Roy Henshaw 32 7 5 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .488 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 Rule 5 Draft /1
Pinky Higgins 35 148 640 20 -0 0 0 0 19 2.1 18 38 4.0 .514 .513 4.0 0.0 38 $9,500 Traded *5
Chief Hogsett* 40 3 2 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .489 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $6,000 /1
Joe Hoover 29 120 494 -20 -2 0 1 8 -13 -1.5 14 1 -0.0 .488 .491 -0.1 1.0 0 Purchased *6/4
Chuck Hostetler* 40 90 292 -2 -1 0 1 -3 -4 -0.5 8 4 0.4 .495 .497 0.2 -0.2 3 O9/87
Eddie Mayo* 34 154 696 -16 -3 0 14 7 2 0.2 19 21 2.2 .502 .501 0.6 2.4 7 $6,000 Rule 5 Draft *46
John McHale* 22 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .473 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Amateur Free Agent
Charlie Metro 26 38 82 -8 0 0 0 -1 -8 -0.9 2 -6 -0.7 .476 .494 -0.7 -0.1 -6 $3,500 O8/79
Hack Miller 31 5 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .516 .500 0.1 0.0 1 /2
Jake Mooty 32 15 7 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .497 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 1
Hal Newhouser* 23 47 132 -7 0 0 0 12 5 0.6 0 5 0.6 .512 .504 0.6 0.0 5 $8,500 Amateur Free Agent 1
Joe Orengo 29 46 177 -8 -0 0 -1 2 -8 -0.9 5 -2 -0.3 .481 .495 -0.2 0.1 -2 $3,600 Rule 5 Draft 65/34
Joe Orrell 27 10 5 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .505 .500 0.1 0.0 0 1
Jimmy Outlaw 31 139 584 -7 -1 0 -3 -6 -18 -2.0 17 -1 -0.3 .486 .488 0.0 -1.0 2 *O79/8
Stubby Overmire 25 32 74 -5 -0 0 0 7 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .504 .501 0.1 0.0 1 Amateur Free Agent 1
Paul Richards 35 95 343 -9 1 0 2 3 -3 -0.3 10 7 0.7 .496 .498 0.4 0.5 5 $42,000 2
Don Ross 29 66 185 -9 0 0 -1 -2 -12 -1.4 5 -7 -0.8 .480 .492 -0.7 -0.3 -6 Rule 5 Draft O9/63
Jackie Sullivan 26 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .474 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /4
Bob Swift 29 80 283 -5 1 0 0 2 -2 -0.3 8 6 0.6 .497 .498 0.6 0.3 6 $6,000 Traded 2
Dizzy Trout 29 51 144 0 0 0 0 13 14 1.5 0 14 1.5 .530 .509 1.5 0.0 14 Traded 1
Al Unser 31 11 28 -2 0 0 -1 0 -2 -0.3 1 -2 -0.2 .475 .498 -0.1 -0.1 -1 /42
Dick Wakefield* 23 78 332 33 -0 0 -2 -4 27 3.0 10 37 3.9 .538 .518 4.1 -0.6 39 Amateur Free Agent 7O
Rudy York 30 151 652 15 0 0 1 -7 9 0.9 19 28 2.9 .506 .506 2.7 -0.7 26 *3
Team Total 31.8 1668 6011 -52 -6 0 8 50 -0 -0.5 156 156 15.5 .500 .500 14.4 1.0 148 $110,100
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
Boom-Boom Beck 39 74.0 28 2 36 4.38 4.03 0.05 0.00 105.1 4.18 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.3 4 .493 .499 $5,000
Zeb Eaton 24 15.2 6 0 12 6.89 4.49 0.05 0.00 105.6 4.69 -4 -0.4 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -3 .432 .497
Rufe Gentry 26 203.2 37 30 104 4.60 4.16 0.05 0.00 103.0 4.23 -9 -1.0 1.0 -0.1 0.5 6 .474 .494
Bob Gillespie 24 11.0 7 0 8 6.55 4.38 0.04 0.00 102.2 4.43 -3 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -2 .460 .498 Amateur Free Agent
Johnny Gorsica 29 162.0 34 19 88 4.89 4.19 0.06 0.00 102.7 4.24 -12 -1.3 1.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0 .462 .492
Roy Henshaw* 32 12.1 7 1 12 8.76 3.93 0.05 0.00 103.6 4.01 -7 -0.7 1.0 -0.0 -0.6 -6 .404 .496 Rule 5 Draft
Chief Hogsett* 40 6.1 3 0 6 8.53 4.48 0.06 0.00 106.0 4.69 -3 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -2 .407 .498 $6,000
Jake Mooty 32 28.1 15 0 20 6.35 4.36 0.06 0.00 104.7 4.51 -6 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -4 .458 .496
Hal Newhouser* 23 312.1 47 34 94 2.71 4.03 0.05 0.00 102.8 4.10 47 5.7 1.0 -0.2 8.0 70 .622 .535 $8,500 Amateur Free Agent
Joe Orrell 27 22.1 10 2 13 5.24 4.08 0.06 0.00 107.0 4.31 -2 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .474 .498
Stubby Overmire* 25 199.2 32 28 84 3.79 3.94 0.06 0.00 102.2 3.97 4 0.4 1.0 -0.1 1.8 18 .512 .502 Amateur Free Agent
Dizzy Trout 29 352.1 49 40 104 2.66 4.07 0.05 0.00 103.2 4.15 58 7.1 1.0 -0.2 9.6 83 .644 .544 Traded
Team Total 27.2 1400.0 275 156 581 3.74 4.08 0.05 0.00 103.1 4.16 62 8.2 1.0 -0.9 18.4 164 .530 .512 $19,500
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1943 / 1945 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics