1951 Detroit Tigers Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 73-81
Finished 5th in the AL
Attendance: 1,117,226, Avg. 16,430
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Manager: Red Rolfe (73-81)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1951 Detroit Tigers Statistics
1951 Detroit Tigers Results

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the 1951 season with a record of 73 wins and 81 losses, finishing fifth in the AL.

The Tigers scored 685 runs and allowed 741 runs. Vic Wertz paced Detroit with 27 home runs and recorded 94 runs batted in. George Kell led all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .319. Virgil Trucks topped the squad with 13 wins, while Fred Hutchinson registered a 3.68 earned run average, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Red Rolfe coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Gene BeardenPLLSeptember 5, 19206'3"198Lexa, AR USA
Neil BerrySSRRJanuary 11, 19225'10"168Kalamazoo, MI USA
Hank BorowyPRRMay 12, 19166'0"175Bloomfield, NJ USA
Bob CainPLLOctober 16, 19246'0"165Longford, KS USA
Paul CalvertPRROctober 6, 19176'0"175Montreal, QC CAN
Doc DaughertyPRROctober 12, 19276'0"180Paris, PA USA
Hoot EversLFRRFebruary 8, 19216'2"180St. Louis, MO USA
Al Federoff2BRRJuly 11, 19245'10"165Bairdford, PA USA
Joe GinsbergCLROctober 11, 19265'11"180New York, NY USA
Ted GrayPBLDecember 31, 19245'11"175Detroit, MI USA
Johnny GrothCFRRJuly 23, 19266'0"182Chicago, IL USA
Ray HerbertPRRDecember 15, 19295'11"185Detroit, MI USA
Frank HouseCLRFebruary 18, 19306'1"190Bessemer, AL USA
Fred HutchinsonPLRAugust 12, 19196'2"190Seattle, WA USA
Earl JohnsonPLLApril 2, 19196'3"190Redmond, WA USA
George Kell3BRRAugust 23, 19225'9"175Swifton, AR USA
Charlie KellerRFLRSeptember 12, 19165'10"185Middletown, MD USA
Don Kolloway1BRRAugust 4, 19186'3"200Posen, IL USA
Dick Kryhoski1BLLMarch 24, 19256'2"182Leonia, NJ USA
Johnny LiponSSRRNovember 10, 19226'0"175Martins Ferry, OH USA
Dick MarlowePRRJune 27, 19296'2"165Hickory, NC USA
Wayne McLelandPRRAugust 29, 19246'0"180Stockport, IA USA
Pat MullinLFLRNovember 1, 19176'2"190Trotter, PA USA
Hal NewhouserPLLMay 20, 19216'2"180Detroit, MI USA
Jerry Priddy2BRRNovember 9, 19195'11"180Los Angeles, CA USA
Aaron RobinsonCLRJune 23, 19156'2"205Lancaster, SC USA
Saul RogovinPRRMarch 24, 19226'2"205Brooklyn, NY USA
Bud SouchockOFRRMarch 3, 19196'2"203Yatesboro, PA USA
Marlin StuartPLRAugust 8, 19186'2"185Paragould, AR USA
Russ SullivanLFLRFebruary 19, 19236'0"196Fredericksburg, VA USA
Bob SwiftCRRMarch 6, 19155'11"180Salina, KS USA
Dizzy TroutPRRJune 29, 19156'2"195Sandcut, IN USA
Virgil TrucksPRRApril 26, 19175'11"198Birmingham, AL USA
Vic WertzRFLRFebruary 9, 19256'0"186York, PA USA
Hal WhitePRRMarch 18, 19195'10"165Utica, NY USA


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