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1949 Detroit Tigers

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1948 / 1950

87-67, Finished 4th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Red Rolfe (87-67)
Scored 751 runs, Allowed 655 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 87-67

Ballparks: Briggs Stadium · Attendance: 1,821,204 (3rd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 107, Pitching - 105


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1948 / 1950 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Neil Berry 27 R R 5' 10" 168 Jan 11, 1922 2 109 90 109 98 0 0 0 95 0 4 0 0 0 0 6 6 -1.1
Paul Campbell 31 L L 5' 10" 185 Sep 1, 1917 5 87 61 87 73 0 0 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 7 0.3
Hoot Evers 28 R R 6' 2" 180 Feb 8, 1921 5 132 112 132 123 0 0 0 0 0 0 80 43 2 123 12 0 3.0
Ted Gray 24 B L 5' 11" 175 Dec 31, 1924 3 36 27 36 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2.8 $7,500
Marv Grissom 31 R R 6' 3" 190 Mar 31, 1918 2 27 2 27 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7
Johnny Groth 22 R R 6' 0" 182 Jul 23, 1926 4 103 94 103 99 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 99 0 99 5 0 2.1
Art Houtteman 21 R R 6' 2" 188 Aug 7, 1927 5 36 25 36 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2.6
Fred Hutchinson 29 L R 6' 2" 190 Aug 12, 1919 7 38 21 38 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 4.6 $20,000
George Kell HOF 26 R R 5' 9" 175 Aug 23, 1922 7 134 134 134 134 0 0 0 0 134 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.8 $22,500 All-Star
Don Kolloway 30 R R 6' 3" 200 Aug 4, 1918 8 126 114 126 119 0 0 57 62 7 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0.8
Lou Kretlow 28 R R 6' 2" 185 Jun 27, 1921 3 25 10 25 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.7 $6,000
Eddie Lake 33 R R 5' 7" 159 Mar 18, 1916 10 94 62 94 73 0 0 0 19 18 38 0 0 0 0 17 5 -0.0 $12,000
Johnny Lipon 26 R R 6' 0" 175 Nov 10, 1922 4 127 119 127 120 0 0 0 0 0 120 0 0 0 0 5 2 1.4
Don Lund 26 R R 6' 0" 200 May 18, 1923 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.0
Bob Mavis 31 L R 5' 7" 160 Apr 8, 1918 1st 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Pat Mullin 31 L R 6' 2" 190 Nov 1, 1917 6 104 72 104 79 0 0 0 0 0 0 59 21 3 79 27 1 1.2
Hal Newhouser HOF 28 L L 6' 2" 180 May 20, 1921 11 38 35 38 38 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.7 $70,000
Jimmy Outlaw 36 R R 5' 8" 165 Jan 20, 1913 10 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 -0.1
Stubby Overmire 30 R L 5' 7" 170 May 16, 1919 7 14 1 14 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.1
Earl Rapp 28 L R 6' 2" 185 May 20, 1921 1st 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0
Hank Riebe 27 R R 5' 9" 175 Oct 10, 1921 4 17 6 17 11 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 -0.3
Aaron Robinson 34 L R 6' 2" 205 Jun 23, 1915 6 110 97 110 108 0 108 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 2.5
Saul Rogovin 25 R R 6' 2" 205 Oct 10, 1923 1st 5 0 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Marlin Stuart 30 L R 6' 2" 185 Aug 8, 1918 1st 15 2 15 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -1.2 $5,000
Bob Swift 34 R R 5' 11" 180 Mar 6, 1915 10 74 52 74 69 0 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0.1 $12,000
Dizzy Trout 34 R R 6' 2" 195 Jun 29, 1915 11 33 0 33 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Virgil Trucks 32 R R 5' 11" 198 Apr 26, 1917 8 41 32 41 41 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.2 All-Star
Sam Vico 25 L R 6' 4" 200 Aug 9, 1923 2 67 40 67 53 0 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 -0.3
Dick Wakefield 28 L R 6' 4" 210 May 6, 1921 7 59 32 59 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 0 32 27 0 0.5
Vic Wertz 24 L R 6' 0" 186 Feb 9, 1925 3 155 155 155 155 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 155 155 0 0 3.3 All-Star
Hal White 30 R R 5' 10" 165 Mar 18, 1919 7 10 0 10 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.7
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1948 / 1950 Roster (40-man)