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1942 Detroit Tigers
Major league affiliations
Location
1942 Information
Owner(s) Walter Briggs, Sr.
Manager(s) Del Baker
Local television none
Local radio WWJ (AM)
(Ty Tyson)
WXYZ
(Harry Heilmann)

The Detroit Tigers' 1942 season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Detroit Tigers attempting to win the American League.

Contents

Offseason

  • Prior to 1942 season: Neil Berry was signed as an amateur free agent by the Tigers.[1]

Regular season

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Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 103 51 .669 --
Boston Red Sox 93 59 .612 9
St. Louis Browns 82 69 .543 19.5
Cleveland Indians 75 79 .487 28
Detroit Tigers 73 81 .474 30
Chicago White Sox 66 82 .446 34
Washington Senators 62 89 .411 39.5
Philadelphia Athletics 55 99 .357 48

Notable transactions

Roster

1942 Detroit Tigers roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
OF Harris, NedNed Harris 121 398 108 .271 9 45

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Unser, AlAl Unser 4 8 3 .375 0 0
Patrick, BobBob Patrick 4 8 2 .250 1 3

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Benton, AlAl Benton 35 226.2 7 13 2.90 110
Bridges, TommyTommy Bridges 23 174 9 7 2.74 97

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Rowe, SchoolboySchoolboy Rowe 2 10.1 1 0 0.00 7

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Wilson, JackJack Wilson 9 0 0 0 4.85 7

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Buffalo Bisons International League Al Vincent
A1 Beaumont Exporters Texas League Steve O'Neill
A Elmira Pioneers Eastern League Ray Brubaker
B Hagerstown Owls Interstate League Dutch Dorman
B Winston-Salem Twins Piedmont League Jack Tighe and Al Unser
C Pittsfield Electrics Canadian-American League Shano Collins, Rabbit Moore and Vince "Moon" Mullen
D Fulton Tigers KITTY League Vince "Moon" Mullen
D Jamestown Falcons PONY League Greg Mulleavy

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Jamestown

KITTY League folded, June 19, 1942[3]

Notes

  1. ^ Neil Berry page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Schoolboy Rowe page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

References


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