1943 Detroit Tigers season

1943 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Walter Briggs, Sr.
General manager(s) Jack Zeller
Manager(s) Steve O'Neill
Local radio WXYZ
(Harry Heilmann)
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The 1943 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fifth in the American League with a record of 78–76, 20 games behind the New York Yankees.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees9856.636--
Washington Senators8469.54913.5
Cleveland Indians8271.53615.5
Chicago White Sox8272.53216
Detroit Tigers7876.50620
St. Louis Browns7280.47425
Boston Red Sox6884.44729
Philadelphia Athletics49105.31849

Record vs. opponents

1943 American League Records

Sources:
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 8–1412–1011–11–15–17–111–1111–9–110–12
Chicago 14–87–159–1310–1218–4–110–1214–8
Cleveland 10–1215–715–79–1316–69–138–13
Detroit 11–11–113–97–1510–1213–911–1113–9
New York 17–5–112–1013–912–1016–617–511–11
Philadelphia 11–114–18–16–169–136–168–145–17
St. Louis 9–11–112–1013–911–115–1714–88–14
Washington 12–108–1413–89–1311–1117–514–8

Roster

1943 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
1BRudy York155571155.27134118
OFNed Harris11435490.254632

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
Al Unser3810125.24804

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
Tommy Bridges25191.21272.39124
Rufe Gentry429.1133.688

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

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
Johnny Gorsica354553.3645

Awards and honors

League leaders

  • Rudy York, Major league home run champion, (34)
  • Rudy York, American League RBI champion, (118)

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Buffalo Bisons International League Greg Mulleavy
B Hagerstown Owls Interstate League Eddie Phillips and Bobby Maier

Notes

  1. Johnny Welaj at Baseball Reference

References

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3. 
  • 1943 Detroit Tigers season at Baseball Reference


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