1947 Detroit Tigers season

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1947 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Walter Briggs, Sr.
General manager(s) Billy Evans
Manager(s) Steve O'Neill
Local television WWDT
(Harry Heilmann, Paul Williams, Ty Tyson)
Local radio WJLB
(Harry Heilmann, Hal Prough)
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The 1947 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished second in the American League with a record of 85–69, 12 games behind the New York Yankees.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 97 57 .630 --
Detroit Tigers 85 69 .552 12
Boston Red Sox 83 71 .539 14
Cleveland Indians 80 74 .519 17
Philadelphia Athletics 78 76 .506 19
Chicago White Sox 70 84 .455 27
Washington Senators 64 90 .416 33
St. Louis Browns 59 95 .383 38

Record vs. opponents

1947 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 16–6–1 9–13 12–10–1 9–13 10–12–1 15–7 12–10
Chicago 6–16–1 11–11 7–15 10–12 11–11 11–11 14–8
Cleveland 13–9 11–11 8–14–2 7–15 11–11–1 17–5 13–9
Detroit 10–12–1 15–7 14–8–2 8–14–1 11–11 15–7 12–10
New York 13–9 12–10 15–7 14–8–1 13–9 15–7 15–7
Philadelphia 12–10–1 11–11 11–11–1 11–11 9–13 13–9 11–11
St. Louis 7–15 11–11 5–17 7–15 7–15 9–13 13–9
Washington 10–12 8–14 9–13 10–12 7–15 11–11 9–13


Roster

1947 Detroit Tigers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
C Bob Swift 97 279 70 .251 1 21
1B Roy Cullenbine 142 464 104 .224 24 78
2B Eddie Mayo 142 535 149 .279 6 48
SS Eddie Lake 158 602 127 .211 12 46
3B George Kell 152 588 188 .320 5 93
OF Dick Wakefield 112 368 104 .283 8 51
OF Hoot Evers 126 460 136 .296 10 67
OF Pat Mullin 116 398 102 .256 15 62

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

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Hal Newhouser 40 285 17 17 2.87 176
Fred Hutchinson 33 219.2 18 10 3.03 113
Dizzy Trout 32 186.1 10 11 3.48 74
Virgil Trucks 36 180.2 10 12 4.53 108
Stubby Overmire 28 140.2 11 5 3.77 33

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Al Benton 36 133 6 7 4.40 33

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Rufe Gentry 1 0 0 0 81.00 0

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Buffalo Bisons International League Paul Richards
AA Dallas Rebels Texas League Al Vincent
A Williamsport Grays Eastern League George Detore
B Hagerstown Owls Interstate League Bunny Griffiths
B Montgomery Rebels Southeastern League Frank Skaff
C Rome Colonels Canadian–American League Ed Boland and Adam Bengoechea
C Lubbock Hubbers West Texas–New Mexico League Jackie Sullivan
D Troy Trojans Alabama State League Bob Benish
D Thomasville Tigers Georgia–Florida League Vince "Moon" Mullen
D Nazareth Tigers North Atlantic League John Mueller
D Jamestown Falcons PONY League Marv Olson

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Lubbock, Jamestown[2]

References

  1. ^ George Caster at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links

  • 1947 Detroit Tigers season at Baseball Reference


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