1943 Detroit Tigers Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 78-76
Finished 5th in the AL
Attendance: 631,225, Avg. 10,699
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Manager: Steve O'Neill (78-76)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1943 Detroit Tigers Statistics
1943 Detroit Tigers Results

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the 1943 season with a record of 78 wins and 76 losses, finishing fifth in the AL.

The Tigers scored 632 runs and allowed 560 runs. Rudy York walloped 34 home runs for Detroit and recorded 118 runs batted in. Dick Wakefield paced batters with significant playing time by hitting .316. Dizzy Trout topped the squad with 20 wins, while Virgil Trucks added 15 or more wins, too Tommy Bridges recorded a 2.39 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Steve O'Neill coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jimmy Bloodworth2BRRJuly 26, 19175'11"180Tallahassee, FL USA
Tommy BridgesPRRDecember 28, 19065'10"155Gordonsville, TN USA
Doc CramerCFLRJuly 22, 19056'2"185Beach Haven, NJ USA
Rufe GentryPRRMay 18, 19186'1"180Daisy Station, NC USA
Johnny GorsicaPRRMarch 29, 19156'2"180Bayonne, NJ USA
Ned HarrisRFLLJuly 9, 19165'11"175Ames, IA USA
Roy HenshawPRLJuly 29, 19115'8"155Chicago, IL USA
Pinky Higgins3BRRMay 27, 19096'1"185Red Oak, TX USA
Joe HooverSSRRApril 15, 19155'11"175Brawley, CA USA
John McHalePLRSeptember 21, 19216'0"200Detroit, MI USA
Charlie MetroCFRRApril 28, 19185'11"178Nanty Glo, PA USA
Hal NewhouserPLLMay 20, 19216'2"180Detroit, MI USA
Prince OanaPRRJanuary 22, 19106'2"193Waipahu, HI USA
Joe OrrellPRRMarch 6, 19176'4"210National City, CA USA
Jimmy OutlawRFRRJanuary 20, 19135'8"165Orme, TN USA
Stubby OvermirePRLMay 16, 19195'7"170Moline, MI USA
Dixie ParsonsCRRMay 12, 19166'2"180Talladega, AL USA
Rip RadcliffRFLLJanuary 19, 19065'10"170Kiowa, OK USA
Paul RichardsCRRNovember 21, 19086'1"180Waxahachie, TX USA
Don RossRFRRJuly 16, 19146'1"185Pasadena, CA USA
Dizzy TroutPRRJune 29, 19156'2"195Sandcut, IN USA
Virgil TrucksPRRApril 26, 19175'11"198Birmingham, AL USA
Al UnserCRROctober 12, 19126'1"175Morrisonville, IL USA
Dick WakefieldLFLRMay 6, 19216'4"210Chicago, IL USA
Hal WhitePRRMarch 18, 19195'10"165Utica, NY USA
Joe Wood2BRROctober 3, 19195'9"160Houston, TX USA
Rudy York1BRRAugust 17, 19136'1"209Ragland, AL USA


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