Many detailed statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by Retrosheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1916 to 1972 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1973 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Summary of 74 Home Runs Allowed

2 leading off, 2 walk-off, 5 tying, 27 go ahead

4 Tms
DET 46
CHW 21
vs LHB 39
vs RHB 35
Home 39
Away 35
0 29
1 24
2 21
17 Opps
BOS 11
MIN 10
18 Parks
Tiger Stad 26
Comiskey Pk 13
Fenway Pk 7
County Stad 5
Memor. Stad 4
Where Hit
7 26
9 23
8 2
78 2
89 1
General field locations
when available.
Game Totals
1·HR gms 59
2·HR gms 6
3·HR gms 1
Gms w/ this # = 0
are not shown.
--- 38
1-- 13
-2- 8
12- 5
123 5
1 8
2 4
3 5
4 6
5 7
+4.. 9
+3 3
+2 4
+1 7
Tied 22
Before event,
for batter
1B 12
LF 10
CF 9
C 9
DH 8
4th 15
3rd 11
6th 11
7th 9
5th 8
High Lev 22
Medium Lev 24
Low Lev 28

Play By Play

Play By Play
1970 #car #yr #gm Date Batter @Bat   Score Inn Out RoB R BOP Pos bWPA bWE Notes Play Description
11111970-07-31Charlie ManuelMIN@DETbehind 6-9t 81---19PH5%9%Home Run (Deep LF)
22211970-08-25 (2)Jay JohnstoneCAL@DETtied 6-6t 9212347845%98%Home Run (Deep RF); Fregosi Scores; Johnson Scores; McMullen Scores
1973 #car #yr #gm Date Batter @Bat   Score Inn Out RoB R BOP Pos bWPA bWE Notes Play Description
33111973-04-16Reggie SmithBOSDETbehind 4-9b 82---1481%2%Home Run (Deep LF)
44221973-04-16Carlton FiskBOSDETbehind 5-9b 901--2725%9%Home Run (Deep LF); Petrocelli Scores
55311973-05-31Ed HerrmannCHWDETahead 6-0b 30---1722%98%Home Run (Deep RF)
66411973-06-13Bill MeltonCHW@DETahead 6-1t 711--2452%99%Home Run (Deep LF); Allen Scores
77521973-06-13Rick ReichardtCHW@DETahead 8-1t 72---16DH0%100%Home Run (Deep LF)
88611973-09-10Dave MayMILDETbehind 0-2b 32-2-23822%51%Home Run (Deep RF); Coluccio Scores
99711973-09-25Jim FullerBALDETahead 7-2b 40---1432%97%Home Run (Deep LF)
1010811973-09-29Mike HeganNYYDETahead 1-0b 30---12310%78%Home Run (Deep RF)
1974 #car #yr #gm Date Batter @Bat   Score Inn Out RoB R BOP Pos bWPA bWE Notes Play Description
1111111974-04-07 (2)Bobby GrichBALDETtied 3-3b 72---13425%77%Home Run (Deep LF)
1212211974-04-12Bernie CarboBOSDETtied 0-0b 1212346928%85%Home Run (LF-CF); Harper Scores; Yastrzemski Scores; Montgomery Scores
1313311974-04-23Steve BraunMIN@DETtied 0-0t 100---11735%85%Home Run (Deep RF)
1414411974-04-27Bill MeltonCHWDETbehind 1-6b 611--2457%12%Home Run (Deep LF); Allen Scores
1515511974-05-07Ed HerrmannCHW@DETtied 0-0t 110---18235%85%Home Run (Deep RF)
1616611974-05-12Bernie CarboBOS@DETbehind 0-3t 62-2-25916%27%Home Run (Deep CF); Fisk Scores
1717711974-05-21George ScottMILDETtied 0-0b 11-2-23316%73%Home Run (Deep LF); May Scores
1818821974-05-21Darrell PorterMILDETahead 2-1b 20---16210%76%Home Run (Deep LF)
1919911974-06-14John MayberryKCR@DETbehind 2-3t 52---14315%45%Home Run (Deep LF)
20201021974-06-14Hal McRaeKCR@DETtied 3-3t 52---15716%61%Home Run (Deep RF)
21211111974-06-24Bobby GrichBALDETtied 0-0b 20-2-25415%76%Home Run (Deep LF); Powell Scores
22221211974-06-30 (2)Bobby MitchellMIL@DETbehind 1-3t 40---17911%37%Home Run (Deep LF)
23231311974-07-10Larry HisleMINDETbehind 0-2b 1012-33821%65%Home Run (Deep RF); Carew Scores; Braun Scores
24241411974-07-15Ken HendersonCHWDETtied 2-2b 91---15842%100%Walk-OffHome Run
25251511974-07-21Eric SoderholmMIN@DETahead 6-1t 4212-3655%98%Home Run (Deep LF); Killebrew Scores; Darwin Scores
26261611974-08-04 (2)Brooks RobinsonBAL@DETahead 3-1t 31-2337512%91%Home Run (Deep LF); Grich Scores/unER; Blair Scores
27271711974-08-17Gene TenaceOAKDETbehind 0-4b 411--26213%25%Home Run (Deep LF); Jackson Scores
28281811974-08-26Leroy StantonCAL@DETbehind 1-5t 81---1392%4%Home Run (Deep RF)
29291911974-08-30Jesus AlouOAK@DETahead 4-2t 70---12DH8%90%Home Run (Deep RF)
30302011974-09-03 (2)Oscar GambleCLE@DETbehind 0-2t 611--23DH25%47%Home Run (Deep RF); Duffy Scores
31312111974-09-09Oscar GambleCLEDETtied 0-0b 10-2-22DH14%74%Home Run; Lowenstein Scores
1975 #car #yr #gm Date Batter @Bat   Score Inn Out RoB R BOP Pos bWPA bWE Notes Play Description
3232111975-04-22John EllisCLE@DETahead 1-0t 12---14210%66%Home Run (Deep LF)
3333211975-04-27Bernie CarboBOS@DETtied 0-0t 10---11710%60%Lead-OffHome Run
3434311975-05-13Tony SolaitaKCR@DETtied 0-0t 20---15DH11%61%Home Run
3535411975-05-27Rod CarewMIN@DETbehind 0-5t 62---1242%5%Home Run (Deep RF)
3636521975-05-27Larry HisleMIN@DETbehind 1-5t 621-335820%27%Home Run; Darwin Scores; Oliva Scores
3737611975-06-01 (2)Carlos MayCHW@DETbehind 0-2t 40---13711%37%Home Run (Deep RF)
3838711975-06-12Joe LahoudCAL@DETahead 1-0t 311-334DH17%86%Home Run; Rivers Scores; Bochte Scores
3939811975-06-24 (2)George ScottMILDETbehind 0-1b 61---13320%54%Home Run
4040911975-07-06 (2)George ScottMIL@DETtied 0-0t 12---13310%57%Home Run (Deep LF)
41411011975-07-22 (2)Billy WilliamsOAK@DETbehind 0-1t 41-2336DH23%72%Home Run; Washington Scores/unER; Jackson Scores
42421111975-08-01Bernie CarboBOSDETtied 2-2b 50---11914%71%Home Run
43431221975-08-01Fred LynnBOSDETahead 3-2b 511--24816%87%Home Run; Yastrzemski Scores
44441331975-08-01Jim RiceBOSDETahead 5-2b 51---1575%92%Home Run
45451411975-08-11Toby HarrahTEX@DETtied 0-0t 211--26618%69%Home Run (Deep LF); Spencer Scores
46461511975-09-03Walt WilliamsNYY@DETahead 7-0t 52---16DH1%99%Home Run (Deep LF)
1977 #car #yr #gm Date Batter @Bat   Score Inn Out RoB R BOP Pos bWPA bWE Notes Play Description
4747111977-05-01Claudell WashingtonTEX@CHWbehind 3-12t 91---1370%0%Home Run (CF-RF)
4848211977-05-06Fred KendallCLECHWbehind 4-7b 91---1923%4%Home Run (Deep LF)
4949311977-06-14George ScottBOSCHWahead 4-1b 8212-3633%100%Home Run (Deep RF); Rice Scores; Yastrzemski Scores
5050411977-06-21Dave ChalkCAL@CHWbehind 1-3t 90---1759%16%Home Run (Deep LF)
5151511977-06-24Lyman BostockMINCHWtied 6-6b 80---11826%87%Home Run (Deep RF)
5252611977-07-03 (2)Rich ChilesMIN@CHWbehind 7-10t 91---19PH2%4%Home Run (Deep RF)
5353711977-07-15Carl YastrzemskiBOS@CHWbehind 4-9t 801--2474%7%Home Run; Rice Scores
5454811977-08-12Keith SmithTEXCHWtied 6-6b 8112-39730%97%Home Run (Deep LF); Wills Scores; Sundberg Scores
5555911977-08-23Graig NettlesNYY@CHWahead 5-3t 811-33758%98%Home Run (Deep RF); Jackson Scores; Chambliss Scores/unER
56561011977-09-02Lee MayBAL@CHWtied 4-4t 801--24330%86%Home Run (LF-CF); Singleton Scores
1978 #car #yr #gm Date Batter @Bat   Score Inn Out RoB R BOP Pos bWPA bWE Notes Play Description
5757111978-04-28Eddie MurrayBAL@CHWbehind 1-2t 8212346362%92%Home Run (Deep RF); Harlow Scores/unER; Lopez Scores/unER; May Scores/Team unER; Murray Scores/Team unER
5858211978-05-20Jeff NewmanOAKCHWbehind 0-3b 7012-39PH35%58%Home Run; Gross Scores; Murphy Scores
5959321978-05-20Wayne GrossOAKCHWtied 3-3b 90---17337%100%Walk-OffHome Run
6060411978-06-25 (1)Roy SmalleyMIN@CHWahead 6-5t 80---12612%87%Home Run (Deep RF)
6161511978-06-29Bob StinsonSEACHWbehind 5-7b 8012348244%94%Home Run; Bochte Scores; Roberts Scores; Hale Scores/unER
6262611978-07-02 (2)Mike CubbageMINCHWahead 7-5b 82-2-2355%99%Home Run (Deep RF); Rivera Scores
6363711978-07-05Carl YastrzemskiBOS@CHWahead 7-1t 72-2-2471%100%Home Run; Remy Scores
6464811978-07-16Don MoneyMILCHWahead 8-1b 82-2-2230%100%Home Run (Deep LF); Molitor Scores
6565911978-09-03Pat KellyBALCHWbehind 1-4b 91---19PH2%4%Home Run (Deep RF)
1979 #car #yr #gm Date Batter @Bat   Score Inn Out RoB R BOP Pos bWPA bWE Notes Play Description
6666111979-04-14Jay JohnstoneNYY@CHWbehind 4-5t 8112347PH44%92%Home Run (Deep RF); Spencer Scores; Jackson Scores; Nettles Scores
6767211979-04-24Frank WhiteKCRCHWtied 0-0b 10---11410%64%Lead-OffHome Run (Deep LF)
6868311979-05-22Dave WinfieldSDPLADbehind 3-6b 701--24918%34%Home Run (Deep LF); Turner Scores
6969411979-06-11Ted SimmonsSTL@LADtied 7-7t 911--24242%93%Home Run (Deep RF); Hernandez Scores
1980 #car #yr #gm Date Batter @Bat   Score Inn Out RoB R BOP Pos bWPA bWE Notes Play Description
7070111980-04-13Ellis ValentineMON@PHItied 4-4t 100---14934%84%Home Run
7171211980-04-27Ken OberkfellSTL@PHIahead 7-1t 721--2241%100%IPHRInside-the-park Home Run to RF; Templeton Scores/unER; Oberkfell Scores/unER
7272311980-05-13Dale MurphyATLPHIahead 6-3b 81---1682%99%Home Run (Deep CF)
7373411980-05-30Mike VailCHCPHIahead 7-6b 501--24715%89%Home Run; Biittner Scores
7474511980-07-01Warren CromartieMONPHIbehind 3-5b 110---15310%18%Home Run

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