1964 Detroit Tigers season

1964 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John Fetzer
General manager(s) Jim Campbell
Manager(s) Chuck Dressen
Local television WJBK
Local radio WKMH
(Ernie Harwell, Bob Scheffing)
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The 1964 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fourth in the American League with a record of 85–77, 14 games behind the New York Yankees.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees9963.611--
Chicago White Sox9864.6051
Baltimore Orioles9765.5992
Detroit Tigers8577.52514
Los Angeles Angels8280.50617
Cleveland Indians7983.48820
Minnesota Twins7983.48820
Boston Red Sox7290.44427
Washington Senators62100.38337
Kansas City Athletics57105.35242

Record vs. opponents

1964 American League Records

Sources:
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC LAA MIN NYY WSH
Baltimore 11–710–88–1011–713–5–111–710–810–813–5
Boston 7–114–149–95–1312–69–95–139–912–6
Chicago 8–1014–412–611–716–210–89–96–1212–6
Cleveland 10–89–96–1211–710–89–910–8–13–15–111–7
Detroit 7–1113–57–117–1111–710–811–78–10–111–7
Kansas City 5–13–16–122–168–107–116–129–96–128–10
Los Angeles 7–119–98–109–98–1012–612–67–1110–8
Minnesota 8–1013–59–98–10–17–119–96–128–1011–7
New York 8–109–912–615–3–110–8–112–611–710–812–6
Washington 5–136–126–127–117–1110–88–107–116–12

Notable transitions

Andy Kosco was released by the Tigers on June 3, 1964.[4] On September 16, 1964, Dick Drago was signed as an amateur free agent.[5] After playing in 106 games during his fourth season with the Tigers, outfielder Bill Bruton retired.[6]

Roster

1964 Detroit Tigers
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
CBill Freehan144520156.3001880
1BNorm Cash144479123.2572383
2BJerry Lumpe158624160.256646
3BDon Wert148525135.257955
SSDick McAuliffe162557134.2412466
LFGates Brown123426116.2721554
CFBill Bruton10629682.277533
RFAl Kaline146525154.2931768

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
Don Demeter134441113.2562280
John Sullivan230.00000

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
Hank Aguirre32161.25103.7988
Bill Faul150010.801

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
Frank Lary618027.006
Jack Hamilton515018.405

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
Dick Egan230024.4621
Johnnie Seale41003.605

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Syracuse Chiefs International League Frank Carswell
AA Knoxville Smokies Southern League Bob Mavis
A Lakeland Tigers Florida State League Al Federoff
A Jamestown Tigers New York–Penn League Jack Phillips
A Duluth–Superior Dukes Northern League Gail Henley
Rookie Cocoa Tigers Cocoa Rookie League Doc Daugherty

Notes

  1. Howie Koplitz at Baseball Reference
  2. Gus Triandos at Baseball Reference
  3. Don Mossi at Baseball Reference
  4. Andy Kosco at Baseball-Reference.com
  5. Dick Drago at Baseball-Reference.com
  6. Bill Bruton at Baseball-Reference.com

References


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