1969 Detroit Tigers season

1969 Detroit Tigers season

1969 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John Fetzer
Manager(s) Mayo Smith
Local television WJBK
(George Kell, Larry Osterman)
Local radio WJR
(Ernie Harwell, Ray Lane)
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The 1969 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished a distant second in the newly established American League East with a record of 90-72, 19 games behind the Baltimore Orioles.

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
  • Awards and honors 5
  • Notes 6
  • References 7

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L GB Pct.
Baltimore Orioles 109 53 0 .673
Detroit Tigers 90 72 19.0 .556
Boston Red Sox 87 75 22.0 .537
Washington Senators 86 76 23.0 .531
New York Yankees 80 81 28.5 .497
Cleveland Indians 62 99 46.5 .385

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

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
Woods, RonRon Woods 17 15 4 .267 1 3

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

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
Dobson, PatPat Dobson 49 5 10 9 3.60 64
McMahon, DonDon McMahon 34 3 5 11 3.89 38

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Toledo Mud Hens International League Jack Tighe
AA Montgomery Rebels Southern League Frank Carswell
A Rocky Mount Leafs Carolina League Al Federoff
A Lakeland Tigers Florida State League Len Okrie
Short-Season A Batavia Trojans New York-Penn League Bob Dustal
Rookie Bristol Tigers Appalachian League Bill Lajoie

Awards and honors

Notes

  1. ^ Dick Drago page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Dennis Ribant page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ John Young page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Tom Tresh page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ César Gutiérrez page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/awards/aw_hut.shtml

References

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America.  
  • 1969 Detroit Tigers season at Baseball Reference