1916 Detroit Tigers Season
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1916 Detroit Tigers Season

1916 Detroit Tigers
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Owner(s)William H. Yawkey and Frank Navin
Manager(s)Hughie Jennings
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The 1916 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished third in the American League with a record of 87-67, 4 games behind the Boston Red Sox.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 91 63 0.591 -- 49-28 42-35
Chicago White Sox 89 65 0.578 2 49-28 40-37
Detroit Tigers 87 67 0.565 4 49-28 38-39
New York Yankees 80 74 0.519 11 46-31 34-43
St. Louis Browns 79 75 0.513 12 45-32 34-43
Cleveland Indians 77 77 0.500 14 44-33 33-44
Washington Senators 76 77 0.497 14½ 49-28 27-49
Philadelphia Athletics 36 117 0.235 54½ 23-53 13-64

Record vs. opponents

1916 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston -- 14-8 15-7 14-8 11-11 16-6 10-12-1 11-11-1
Chicago 8-14 -- 13-9 13-9 10-12 18-4 15-7 12-10-1
Cleveland 7-15 9-13 -- 11-11 12-10 18-4 11-11-2 9-13-1
Detroit 8-14 9-13 11-11 -- 14-8-1 18-4 13-9 14-8
New York 11-11 12-10 10-12 8-14-1 -- 15-7 9-13 15-7-1
Philadelphia 6-16 4-18 4-18 4-18 7-15 -- 5-17 6-15-1
St. Louis 12-10-1 7-15 11-11-2 9-13 13-9 17-5 -- 10-12-1
Washington 11-11-1 10-12-1 13-9-1 8-14 7-15-1 15-6-1 12-10-1 --


Roster

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 Oscar Stanage 94 291 69 .237 0 34
1B George Burns 135 479 137 .286 4 73
2B Ralph Young 153 528 139 .263 1 42
SS Donie Bush 145 550 124 .225 0 33
3B Ossie Vitt 153 597 135 .226 0 42
OF Sam Crawford 100 322 92 .286 0 47
OF Ty Cobb 145 543 201 .370 5 68
OF Bobby Veach 150 566 173 .306 3 89

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
Harry Heilmann 136 451 127 .282 2 77
Del Baker 61 98 15 .153 0 8
Marty Kavanagh 58 78 11 .141 0 4
Red McKee 32 76 16 .211 0 6
George Harper 44 56 9 .161 0 5
Tubby Spencer 19 54 20 .370 1 9
Ben Dyer 4 14 4 .286 0 1
Jack Dalton 8 11 2 .182 0 0
Frank Fuller 20 10 1 .100 0 1
Babe Ellison 2 7 1 .143 0 1
George Maisel 8 5 0 .000 0 0
Billy Sullivan 1 0 0 --- 0 0

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
Harry Coveleski 44 324.1 21 11 1.97 108
Hooks Dauss 39 238.2 19 12 3.21 95
Willie Mitchell 23 127.2 7 5 3.31 60
Earl Hamilton 5 37.1 1 2 2.65 7
Howard Ehmke 5 37.1 3 1 3.13 15

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
Jean Dubuc 36 170.1 10 10 2.96 40
Bill James 30 151.2 8 12 3.68 61
George Cunningham 35 150.1 7 10 2.75 68
Bernie Boland 46 130.1 10 3 3.94 59
George Boehler 5 13.1 1 1 4.74 8

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
Eric Erickson 8 0 0 0 2.81 7
Bill McTigue 3 0 0 0 5.06 1
Deacon Jones 1 0 0 0 2.57 2
Grover Lowdermilk 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

References


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