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Detroit Tigers


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Last
Since
World Series
4
1984
32 yrs
League
11
2012
4 yrs
Division
7
2014
2 yrs
Wild Card
1
2006
10 yrs

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Glossary
Team Lg Rnk Top Position Player Top Pitcher
AL
86
75
.534
2
3
29
0.2
-0.0
Ian Kinsler
6.1
Justin Verlander
6.6
AL
74
87
.460
5
5
-114
-0.2
-0.6
Ian Kinsler
6.0
David Price
3.6
AL
90
72
.556
1
4
52
0.5
-0.1
Ian Kinsler
5.7
Max Scherzer
6.0
AL
93
69
.574
1
-6
172
0.5
0.6
Miguel Cabrera
7.3
Max Scherzer
6.7
AL
88
74
.543
1
1
56
0.0
0.4
Miguel Cabrera
7.2
Justin Verlander
7.8
AL
95
67
.586
1
6
76
0.4
0.2
Miguel Cabrera
7.5
Justin Verlander
8.4
AL
81
81
.500
3
-1
8
0.1
-0.0
Miguel Cabrera
6.5
Justin Verlander
4.3
AL
86
77
.528
2
5
-2
-0.3
0.3
Miguel Cabrera
5.1
Justin Verlander
5.6
AL
74
88
.457
5
-4
-36
0.2
-0.5
Placido Polanco
4.4
Armando Galarraga
4.1
AL
88
74
.543
2
-1
90
0.5
0.0
Curtis Granderson
7.6
Justin Verlander
4.2
AL
95
67
.586
2
-1
147
0.1
0.8
Carlos Guillen
6.0
Justin Verlander
4.1
AL
71
91
.438
4
-3
-64
-0.2
-0.2
Placido Polanco
4.3
Jeremy Bonderman
1.5
AL
72
90
.444
4
-7
-17
0.2
-0.4
Carlos Guillen
4.6
Mike Maroth
3.2
AL
43
119
.265
5
-5
-337
-1.1
-1.1
Dmitri Young
3.4
Nate Cornejo
1.5
AL
55
106
.342
5
4
-289
-1.1
-0.8
Robert Fick
1.7
Jeff Weaver
2.7
AL
66
96
.407
4
-0
-152
-0.2
-0.8
Bobby Higginson
3.4
Steve Sparks
4.4
AL
79
83
.488
3
-2
-4
-0.1
0.0
Bobby Higginson
5.3
Jeff Weaver
3.2
AL
69
92
.429
3
1
-135
-0.6
-0.3
Brad Ausmus
3.4
Doug Brocail
3.1
AL
65
97
.401
5
-2
-141
-0.6
-0.3
Damion Easley
5.6
Brian Moehler
4.2
AL
79
83
.488
3
-1
-6
-0.2
0.1
Tony Clark
3.5
Justin Thompson
7.7
AL
53
109
.327
5
-1
-320
-0.7
-1.5
Bobby Higginson
3.6
Omar Olivares
3.5
AL
60
84
.417
4
6
-190
-0.6
-0.8
Travis Fryman
3.9
David Wells
4.5
AL
53
62
.461
5
-3
-19
0.4
-0.6
Tony Phillips
4.7
David Wells
2.7
AL
85
77
.525
3
-2
62
0.8
-0.4
Tony Phillips
5.6
David Wells
2.9
AL
75
87
.463
6
-6
-3
0.5
-0.6
Tony Phillips
5.0
Bill Gullickson
1.6
AL
84
78
.519
2
1
23
0.5
-0.4
Lou Whitaker
6.7
Frank Tanana
2.8
AL
79
83
.488
3
-2
-4
0.4
-0.4
Alan Trammell
6.7
Ed Nunez
2.2
AL
59
103
.364
7
-1
-199
-0.5
-0.8
Lou Whitaker
5.3
Frank Tanana
3.1
AL
88
74
.543
2
2
45
0.1
0.2
Alan Trammell
6.0
Jeff Robinson
3.8
AL
98
64
.605
1
2
161
0.8
0.3
Alan Trammell
8.2
Jack Morris
5.1
AL
87
75
.537
3
-3
84
0.5
0.1
Alan Trammell
6.3
Jack Morris
5.1
AL
84
77
.522
3
-1
41
0.1
0.2
Kirk Gibson
5.4
Jack Morris
4.9
AL
104
58
.642
1
4
186
0.8
0.4
Alan Trammell
6.7
Willie Hernandez
4.8
AL
92
70
.568
2
-0
110
0.5
0.3
Lou Whitaker
6.7
Jack Morris
4.0
AL
83
79
.512
4
-3
44
0.1
0.2
Lou Whitaker
5.4
Dan Petry
4.2
AL
60
49
.550
3
3
23
-0.1
0.3
Lou Whitaker
3.8
Jack Morris
3.4
AL
84
78
.519
4
-4
73
0.5
-0.0
Alan Trammell
4.8
Dan Schatzeder
3.5
AL
85
76
.528
5
1
32
0.0
0.2
Lou Whitaker
4.5
Jack Morris
5.8
AL
86
76
.531
5
-2
61
0.0
0.4
Jason Thompson
5.5
Dave Rozema
4.1
AL
74
88
.457
4
-3
-37
-0.3
0.1
Jason Thompson
3.8
Dave Rozema
5.7
AL
74
87
.460
5
5
-100
-0.4
-0.2
Ron LeFlore
5.3
Mark Fidrych
9.6
AL
57
102
.358
6
1
-216
-0.9
-0.6
Aurelio Rodriguez
1.9
Mickey Lolich
4.2
AL
72
90
.444
6
7
-148
-0.5
-0.4
Bill Freehan
4.0
John Hiller
4.1
AL
85
77
.525
3
8
-32
-0.5
0.3
Dick McAuliffe
2.6
John Hiller
8.1
AL
86
70
.551
1
2
44
0.0
0.3
Bill Freehan
4.2
Mickey Lolich
7.4
AL
91
71
.562
2
4
56
0.3
0.0
Bill Freehan
4.3
Mickey Lolich
8.7
AL
79
83
.488
4
5
-65
-0.2
-0.2
Al Kaline
3.2
Mickey Lolich
4.5
AL
90
72
.556
2
-2
100
0.2
0.4
Jim Northrup
5.0
Denny McLain
8.2
AL
103
59
.636
1
1
179
0.6
0.5
Bill Freehan
7.0
Denny McLain
7.4
AL
91
71
.562
2
-1
96
0.5
0.1
Al Kaline
7.5
Mickey Lolich
2.7
AL
88
74
.543
3
5
21
0.5
-0.4
Dick McAuliffe
6.0
Earl Wilson
4.6
AL
89
73
.549
4
-1
78
0.2
0.3
Norm Cash
5.4
Denny McLain
4.5
AL
85
77
.525
4
2
21
0.1
0.0
Al Kaline
5.6
Mickey Lolich
3.7
AL
79
83
.488
5
-2
-3
0.1
-0.1
Al Kaline
5.4
Hank Aguirre
2.9
AL
85
76
.528
4
-2
66
0.1
0.3
Rocky Colavito
5.7
Hank Aguirre
7.3
AL
101
61
.623
2
3
170
0.9
0.2
Norm Cash
9.2
Frank Lary
4.3
AL
71
83
.461
6
-5
-11
-0.6
0.5
Norm Cash
2.8
Jim Bunning
6.7
AL
76
78
.494
4
1
-19
0.1
-0.2
Al Kaline
6.0
Don Mossi
4.1
AL
77
77
.500
5
-6
53
0.0
0.3
Al Kaline
6.5
Frank Lary
6.7
AL
78
76
.506
4
1
0
-0.4
0.4
Al Kaline
5.5
Jim Bunning
6.3
AL
82
72
.532
5
-4
90
0.5
0.1
Al Kaline
6.5
Frank Lary
6.2
AL
79
75
.513
5
-10
117
0.6
0.2
Al Kaline
8.2
Billy Hoeft
5.0
AL
68
86
.442
5
-0
-80
-0.4
-0.1
Ray Boone
4.4
Steve Gromek
5.7
AL
60
94
.390
6
4
-228
-0.2
-1.3
Ray Boone
4.6
Ned Garver
2.2
AL
50
104
.325
8
-8
-181
-0.7
-0.6
Vic Wertz
2.2
Virgil Trucks
1.8
AL
73
81
.474
5
2
-56
-0.2
-0.1
Vic Wertz
4.4
Fred Hutchinson
3.2
AL
95
59
.617
2
6
124
0.3
0.6
George Kell
4.9
Art Houtteman
6.1
AL
87
67
.565
4
0
96
0.1
0.6
George Kell
4.8
Virgil Trucks
6.9
AL
78
76
.506
5
4
-26
-0.3
0.2
Pat Mullin
3.5
Hal Newhouser
6.4
AL
85
69
.552
2
0
72
0.3
0.2
Roy Cullenbine
4.3
Hal Newhouser
5.9
AL
92
62
.597
2
0
137
0.4
0.6
Hank Greenberg
6.5
Hal Newhouser
9.5
AL
88
65
.575
1
4
68
0.0
0.5
Roy Cullenbine
5.4
Hal Newhouser
11.2
AL
88
66
.571
2
2
77
0.1
0.4
Pinky Higgins
4.0
Dizzy Trout
9.6
AL
78
76
.506
5
-7
72
-0.1
0.5
Rudy York
6.3
Dizzy Trout
5.2
AL
73
81
.474
5
-4
2
-0.9
0.9
Rudy York
3.0
Al Benton
5.6
AL
75
79
.487
4
4
-57
-0.7
0.4
Barney McCosky
3.2
Al Benton
5.2
AL
90
64
.584
1
-3
171
0.5
0.7
Hank Greenberg
7.1
Bobo Newsom
7.6
AL
81
73
.526
5
-4
87
-0.0
0.6
Hank Greenberg
5.5
Bobo Newsom
7.4
AL
84
70
.545
4
1
67
-0.1
0.5
Hank Greenberg
7.0
George Gill
3.8
AL
89
65
.578
2
4
94
0.5
0.2
Hank Greenberg
7.7
Elden Auker
4.3
AL
83
71
.539
2
2
50
0.5
-0.2
Charlie Gehringer
7.4
Tommy Bridges
6.3
AL
93
58
.616
1
-6
254
1.1
0.7
Charlie Gehringer
7.8
Schoolboy Rowe
3.8
AL
101
53
.656
1
2
250
1.3
0.5
Charlie Gehringer
8.4
Schoolboy Rowe
5.9
AL
75
79
.487
5
-1
-11
-0.4
0.3
Charlie Gehringer
7.2
Firpo Marberry
5.3
AL
76
75
.503
5
-1
12
-0.1
0.2
Charlie Gehringer
4.7
Tommy Bridges
4.5
AL
61
93
.396
7
2
-185
-1.2
-0.1
John Stone
3.4
George Uhle
5.5
AL
75
79
.487
5
3
-50
-0.4
0.1
Charlie Gehringer
6.5
George Uhle
6.2
AL
70
84
.455
6
-7
-2
0.7
-0.8
Charlie Gehringer
5.8
George Uhle
3.4
AL
68
86
.442
6
-3
-60
-0.1
-0.3
Charlie Gehringer
4.5
Ownie Carroll
5.0
AL
82
71
.536
4
2
40
0.4
-0.2
Harry Heilmann
7.2
Earl Whitehill
4.8
AL
79
75
.513
6
5
-37
0.3
-0.5
Harry Heilmann
5.2
Sam Gibson
3.3
AL
81
73
.526
4
-3
74
0.6
-0.1
Harry Heilmann
6.9
Hooks Dauss
3.8
AL
86
68
.558
3
4
53
0.5
-0.2
Harry Heilmann
6.4
Rip Collins
3.5
AL
83
71
.539
2
-3
90
0.7
-0.1
Harry Heilmann
9.3
Hooks Dauss
5.0
AL
79
75
.513
3
-1
37
0.6
-0.4
Ty Cobb
6.7
Herman Pillette
5.6
AL
71
82
.464
6
-8
31
0.6
-0.5
Harry Heilmann
6.8
Dutch Leonard
4.1
AL
61
93
.396
7
2
-181
-0.6
-0.7
Bobby Veach
4.2
Howard Ehmke
4.2
AL
80
60
.571
4
6
40
0.4
-0.1
Bobby Veach
6.6
Bernie Boland
4.7
AL
55
71
.437
7
1
-81
0.0
-0.7
Ty Cobb
6.6
Bernie Boland
4.2
AL
78
75
.510
4
-6
62
0.4
-0.0
Ty Cobb
11.3
Bill James
2.7
AL
87
67
.565
3
2
75
0.5
-0.0
Ty Cobb
8.0
Harry Coveleski
6.4
AL
100
54
.649
2
4
181
0.9
0.3
Ty Cobb
9.5
Hooks Dauss
5.1
AL
80
73
.523
4
4
-3
0.2
-0.2
Sam Crawford
6.2
Harry Coveleski
4.8
AL
66
87
.431
6
-1
-92
0.0
-0.7
Ty Cobb
7.4
Hooks Dauss
2.7
AL
69
84
.451
6
-2
-57
0.2
-0.6
Ty Cobb
9.2
Jean Dubuc
4.0
AL
89
65
.578
2
7
55
0.5
-0.1
Ty Cobb
10.7
George Mullin
5.3
AL
86
68
.558
3
-2
97
0.6
0.0
Ty Cobb
10.5
Bill Donovan
3.3
AL
98
54
.645
1
2
173
0.6
0.5
Ty Cobb
9.8
George Mullin
4.6
AL
90
63
.588
1
2
100
0.7
0.0
Ty Cobb
6.1
Bill Donovan
4.6
AL
92
58
.613
1
-1
162
0.8
0.3
Ty Cobb
6.8
Ed Killian
6.6
AL
71
78
.477
6
6
-81
-0.3
-0.3
Sam Crawford
3.2
George Mullin
5.1
AL
79
74
.516
3
13
-90
-0.3
-0.3
Sam Crawford
5.3
Ed Killian
6.8
AL
62
90
.408
7
0
-122
-0.4
-0.4
Jimmy Barrett
3.1
Ed Killian
4.9
AL
65
71
.478
5
-6
28
0.1
0.1
Sam Crawford
5.6
Bill Donovan
6.9
AL
52
83
.385
7
-6
-91
-0.8
0.0
Jimmy Barrett
3.1
Win Mercer
6.1
AL
74
61
.548
3
2
47
0.1
0.3
Kid Elberfeld
3.8
Roscoe Miller
7.1

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