1928 Detroit Tigers season

1928 Detroit Tigers season

1928 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Frank Navin
Manager(s) George Moriarty
Local television none
Local radio WWJ (AM)
(Ty Tyson)
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The 1928 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished sixth in the American League with a record of 68-86, 33 games behind the New York Yankees.

Contents

  • Offseason 1
  • Regular season 2
    • Season standings 2.1
    • Roster 2.2
  • Player stats 3
    • Batting 3.1
      • Starters by position 3.1.1
      • Other batters 3.1.2
    • Pitching 3.2
      • Starting pitchers 3.2.1
      • Other pitchers 3.2.2
      • Relief pitchers 3.2.3
  • Farm system 4
  • Notes 5
  • External links 6

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 101 53 .656 --
Philadelphia Athletics 98 55 .641
St. Louis Browns 82 72 .532 19
Washington Senators 75 79 .487 26
Chicago White Sox 72 82 .468 29
Detroit Tigers 68 86 .442 33
Cleveland Indians 62 92 .403 39
Boston Red Sox 57 96 .373 43½

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
OF Rice, HarryHarry Rice 131 510 154 .302 6 81

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
Galloway, ChickChick Galloway 53 148 39 .264 1 17

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
Carroll, OwnieOwnie Carroll 34 231 16 12 3.27 51
Billings, JoshJosh Billings 21 110.2 5 10 5.12 48

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
Vangilder, ElamElam Vangilder 38 156.1 11 10 3.91 43
Sullivan, CharlieCharlie Sullivan 3 12.1 0 2 6.57 2

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

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A Fort Worth Panthers Texas League Jake Atz
B Evansville Hubs Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Bob Coleman
C Wheeling Stogies Middle Atlantic League Bobby Prysock
[2]

Notes

  1. ^ Harry Rice page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

External links

  • 1928 Detroit Tigers season at Baseball Reference