Charlie Gehringer
Charles Leonard Gehringer
(The Mechanical Man)
 
Born: May 11, 1903 in Fowlerville, MI
Died: January 21, 1993 - 89 years old
Bats: L Throws: R Ht: 5'11" Wt: 180
(legend)
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Notes:
- Inducted into the Hall of Fame as a Player in 1949
- Signed by the Detroit Tigers as a Free Agent in 1924
- Served in the Navy during World War II
- High School: Fowlerville (Fowlerville, MI)
- College/Univ: University of Michigan (1923)

Defensive Regression Analysis

Multi-Team Years

Second Base
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
DET
AL
21.1
2B
 
5
42.7
 
0.0
0.0
0.0
 
0.3
0.3
DET
AL
22.1
2B
 
6
37.3
 
0.0
0.0
0.0
 
0.8
0.8
DET
AL
23.1
2B
 
112
921.0
 
1.4
1.5
1.4
 
-3.6
-3.6
DET
AL
24.1
2B
 
121
1054.7
 
-1.1
-1.0
-1.1
 
5.7
5.7
DET
AL
25.1
2B
 
154
1372.0
 
-5.8
-4.2
-5.8
 
-5.6
-5.6
DET
AL
26.1
2B
 
154
1353.7
 
-5.6
-4.1
-5.6
 
-16.0
-16.0
DET
AL
27.1
2B
 
154
1351.7
 
-8.6
-6.4
-8.6
 
4.8
4.8
DET
AL
28.1
2B
 
78
691.7
 
-1.0
-1.5
-1.0
 
-10.4
-10.4
DET
AL
29.1
2B
 
152
1326.7
 
3.0
2.2
3.0
 
0.7
0.7
DET
AL
30.1
2B
 
155
1370.0
 
12.2
8.9
12.2
 
17.3
17.3
DET
AL
31.1
2B
 
154
1343.3
 
15.6
11.6
15.6
 
18.0
18.0
DET
AL
32.1
2B
 
149
1310.3
 
14.4
11.0
14.4
 
11.3
11.3
DET
AL
33.1
2B
 
154
1332.7
 
12.1
9.1
12.1
 
14.5
14.5
DET
AL
34.1
2B
 
142
1237.3
 
5.2
4.2
5.2
 
9.5
9.5
DET
AL
35.1
2B
 
152
1295.7
 
3.8
3.0
3.8
 
-7.7
-7.7
DET
AL
36.1
2B
 
107
897.7
 
-5.3
-5.9
-5.3
 
8.3
8.3
DET
AL
37.1
2B
 
138
1200.0
 
-9.9
-8.3
-9.9
 
-20.7
-20.7
DET
AL
38.1
2B
 
116
1013.3
 
-15.3
-15.1
-15.3
 
-13.3
-13.3
DET
AL
39.1
2B
 
3
27.0
 
-0.4
-13.9
-0.4
 
0.3
0.3
19
1
2B
 
2206
19178.7
 
14.9
0.8
14.9
 
14.4
14.4
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry



First Base
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
DET
AL
28.1
1B
 
9
72.3
 
0.2
3.4
0.2
 
1.3
1.3
1
1
1B
 
9
72.3
 
0.2
3.4
0.2
 
1.3
1.3
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry



Third Base
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
DET
AL
23.1
3B
 
6
57.3
 
-0.1
-1.3
-0.1
 
-0.4
-0.4
1
1
3B
 
6
57.3
 
-0.1
-1.3
-0.1
 
-0.4
-0.4
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry




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