1958 Detroit Tigers season

1958 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Fred Knorr, John Fetzer
General manager(s) John McHale
Manager(s) Jack Tighe, Bill Norman
Local television WJBK
Local radio WKMH
(Van Patrick, Mel Ott)
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The 1958 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fifth in the American League with a record of 77–77, 15 games behind the New York Yankees.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees9262.597--
Chicago White Sox8272.53210
Boston Red Sox7975.51313
Cleveland Indians7776.50314.5
Detroit Tigers7777.50015
Baltimore Orioles7479.48417.5
Kansas City Athletics7381.47419
Washington Senators6193.39631

Record vs. opponents

1958 American League Records

Sources:
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC NYY WSH
Baltimore 10–129–13–110–1110–1212–108–1415–7
Boston 12–1010–1212–1010–1212–109–13–114–8
Chicago 13–9–112–1012–1010–1212–107–1516–6
Cleveland 11–1010–1210–1214–810–127–1515–7
Detroit 12–1012–1012–108–1412–1012–109–13
Kansas City 10–1210–1210–1212–1010–129–1312–10–2
New York 14–813–9–115–715–710–1213–912–10
Washington 7–158–146–167–1513–910–12–210–12

Notable transactions

Roster

1958 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
SSBilly Martin131498127.255742

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
Jim Bunning35219.214123.52177

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
Hank Aguirre443453.7538
Tom Morgan392513.1632
Mickey McDermott20009.000

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Charleston Senators American Association Bill Norman and Bill Adair
AA Birmingham Barons Southern Association Cal Ermer
A Lancaster Red Roses Eastern League Johnny Pesky
A Augusta Tigers Sally League Bill Adair, Stan Charnofsky
and Wayne Blackburn
B Durham Bulls Carolina League Chuck Kress
C Idaho Falls Russets Pioneer League Al Lakeman
D Montgomery Rebels Alabama–Florida League Schoolboy Rowe and Neil Berry
D Valdosta Tigers Georgia–Florida League Stubby Overmire
D Decatur Commodores Midwest League Frank Carswell
D Erie Sailors New York–Penn League Steve Gromek

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Birmingham, Valdosta

Notes

  1. Billy Martin at Baseball Reference
  2. Dave Philley at Baseball Reference
  3. Jay Porter at Baseball Reference
  4. 1 2 Vito Valentinetti at Baseball Reference
  5. Ray Boone at Baseball Reference
  6. Mickey Lolich at Baseball Reference

References

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