1958 Detroit Tigers season

1958 Detroit Tigers season

1958 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Fred Knorr, John Fetzer
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.

Contents

  • Offseason 1
  • Regular season 2
    • Season standings 2.1
    • Notable transactions 2.2
    • Roster 2.3
  • 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
  • References 6

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 92 62 .597 --
Chicago White Sox 82 72 .532 10
Boston Red Sox 79 75 .513 13
Cleveland Indians 77 76 .503 14.5
Detroit Tigers 77 77 .500 15
Baltimore Orioles 74 79 .484 17.5
Kansas City Athletics 73 81 .474 19
Washington Senators 61 93 .396 31

Notable transactions

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
SS Martin, BillyBilly Martin 131 498 127 .255 7 42

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
Bunning, JimJim Bunning 35 219.2 14 12 3.52 177

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
Aguirre, HankHank Aguirre 44 3 4 5 3.75 38
Morgan, TomTom Morgan 39 2 5 1 3.16 32
McDermott, MickeyMickey McDermott 2 0 0 0 9.00 0

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 page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Dave Philley page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Jay Porter page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ a b Vito Valentinetti page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Ray Boone page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Mickey Lolich page at Baseball Reference

References

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America.  
  • 1958 Detroit Tigers season at Baseball Reference