1916 Detroit Tigers Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 87-67
Finished 3rd in the AL
Attendance: 15,000, Avg. 15,000
Ballpark: Navin Field
Manager: Hughie Jennings (87-67)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1916 Detroit Tigers Statistics
1916 Detroit Tigers Results

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the 1916 season with a record of 87 wins and 67 losses, finishing third in the AL.

The Tigers led the league with 670 runs, sparked by 17 home runs. Detroit yielded 595 runs. Bobby Veach drove in 91 runs. Ty Cobb topped batters with significant playing time by hitting .371. Harry Coveleski paced the squad with 21 wins, while Hooks Dauss, too added 15 or more wins, too Harry Coveleski registered a 1.97 earned run average, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Hughie Jennings coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Del BakerCRRMay 3, 18925'11"176Sherwood, OR USA
George BoehlerPRRJanuary 2, 18926'2"180Lawrenceburg, IN USA
Bernie BolandPRRJanuary 21, 18925'8"168Rochester, NY USA
George Burns1BRRJanuary 31, 18936'1"180Niles, OH USA
Donie BushSSBROctober 8, 18875'6"140Indianapolis, IN USA
Ty CobbCFLRDecember 18, 18866'1"175Narrows, GA USA
Harry CoveleskiPBLApril 23, 18866'0"180Shamokin, PA USA
Sam CrawfordRFLLApril 18, 18806'0"190Wahoo, NE USA
George CunninghamPRRJuly 13, 18945'11"185Sturgeon Lake, MN USA
Jack DaltonCFRRJuly 3, 18855'8"145Henderson, TN USA
Hooks DaussPRRSeptember 22, 18895'10"168Indianapolis, IN USA
Jean DubucPRRSeptember 15, 18885'10"185St. Johnsbury, VT USA
Ben DyerSSRRFebruary 13, 18935'10"170Chicago, IL USA
Howard EhmkePRRApril 24, 18946'3"190Silver Creek, NY USA
Babe Ellison3BRRNovember 15, 18965'11"170Ola, AR USA
Eric EricksonPRRMarch 13, 18926'2"190Vargarda, Sweden
Frank Fuller2BBRJanuary 1, 18945'7"150Detroit, MI USA
Earl HamiltonPLLJuly 19, 18915'8"160Gibson, IL USA
George HarperRFLRJune 24, 18925'8"167Arlington, KY USA
Harry HeilmannRFRRAugust 3, 18946'1"195San Francisco, CA USA
Bill JamesPBRJanuary 20, 18876'4"195Detroit, MI USA
Deacon JonesPRRDecember 20, 18936'1"174Oskaloosa, MO USA
Marty KavanaghRFRRJune 13, 18916'0"187Harrison, NJ USA
Grover LowdermilkPRRJanuary 15, 18856'4"190Sandborn, IN USA
George Maisel3BRRMarch 12, 18925'10"180Catonsville, MD USA
Red McKeeCLRJuly 20, 18905'11"180Shawnee, OH USA
Bill McTiguePLLJune 3, 18916'1"175Nashville, TN USA
Willie MitchellPRLDecember 1, 18896'0"176Pleasant Grove, MS USA
Tubby SpencerCRRJanuary 26, 18845'10"215Oil City, PA USA
Oscar StanageCRRMarch 17, 18835'11"190Tulare, CA USA
Billy SullivanCRRFebruary 1, 18755'9"155Oakland, WI USA
Bobby VeachLFLRJune 29, 18885'11"160St. Charles, KY USA
Ossie Vitt3BRRJanuary 4, 18905'10"150San Francisco, CA USA
Ralph Young2BBRSeptember 19, 18885'5"165Philadelphia, PA USA



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