1957 Detroit Tigers Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 78-76
Finished 4th in the AL
Attendance: 1,272,386, Avg. 17,430
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Manager: Jack Tighe (78-76)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1957 Detroit Tigers Statistics
1957 Detroit Tigers Results

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the 1957 season with a record of 78 wins and 76 losses, finishing fourth in the AL.

The Tigers scored 614 runs and surrendered 614 runs. Charlie Maxwell led Detroit with 24 home runs, while Frank Bolling and Al Kaline walloped 20 or more also. Al Kaline recorded 90 runs batted in and topped batters with significant playing time by hitting .295. Jim Bunning paced the squad with 20 wins and a team-best 2.69 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Jack Tighe coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Al AberPLLJuly 31, 19276'2"195Cleveland, OH USA
Reno Bertoia3BRRJanuary 8, 19355'11"185San Vito al Tagliamento, Fr Italy
Frank Bolling2BRRNovember 16, 19316'1"175Mobile, AL USA
Ray Boone1BRRJuly 27, 19236'0"172San Diego, CA USA
Steve Boros3BRRSeptember 3, 19366'0"185Flint, MI USA
Jim BunningPRROctober 23, 19316'3"190Southgate, KY USA
Harry ByrdPRRFebruary 3, 19256'1"188Darlington, SC USA
Mel ClarkLFRRJuly 7, 19246'0"180Letart, WV USA
Jack CrimianPRRFebruary 17, 19265'10"180Philadelphia, PA USA
Chuck DanielPRRSeptember 17, 19336'2"195Bluffton, AR USA
Jack Dittmer3BLRJanuary 10, 19286'1"175Elkader, IA USA
Jim Finigan3BRRAugust 19, 19285'11"175Quincy, IL USA
Paul FoytackPRRNovember 16, 19305'11"175Scranton, PA USA
Steve GromekPBRJanuary 15, 19206'2"180Hamtramck, MI USA
Johnny GrothCFRRJuly 23, 19266'0"182Chicago, IL USA
Billy HoeftPLLMay 17, 19326'3"180Oshkosh, WI USA
Frank HouseCLRFebruary 18, 19306'1"190Bessemer, AL USA
Al KalineRFRRDecember 19, 19346'1"175Baltimore, MD USA
Harvey KuennSSRRDecember 4, 19306'2"187West Allis, WI USA
Frank LaryPRRApril 10, 19305'11"175Northport, AL USA
Don LeePRRFebruary 26, 19346'4"205Globe, AZ USA
Duke MaasPRRJanuary 31, 19295'10"170Utica, MI USA
Charlie MaxwellLFLLApril 8, 19275'11"185Lawton, MI USA
Karl OlsonLFRRJuly 6, 19306'3"205Ross, CA USA
Bobo OsborneRFLROctober 12, 19356'1"205Chattahoochee, GA USA
Dave Philley1BBRMay 16, 19206'0"188Paris, TX USA
Jack PhillipsPRRSeptember 6, 19216'4"193Clarence, NY USA
Jay PorterRFRRJanuary 17, 19336'2"180Shawnee, OK USA
Joe PreskoPRROctober 7, 19285'9"165Kansas City, MO USA
Eddie Robinson1BLRDecember 15, 19206'2"210Paris, TX USA
Ron SamfordSSRRFebruary 28, 19305'11"156Dallas, TX USA
Bob ShawPRRJune 29, 19336'2"195Bronx, NY USA
Lou SleaterPLLSeptember 8, 19265'11"185St. Louis, MO USA
Jim SmallLFLLMarch 8, 19376'1"180Portland, OR USA
Jim StumpPRRFebruary 10, 19326'0"188Lansing, MI USA
Bill TaylorLFLLDecember 30, 19296'3"212Alhambra, CA USA
George Thomas3BRRNovember 29, 19376'3"190Minneapolis, MN USA
Earl Torgeson1BLLJanuary 1, 19246'3"180Snohomish, WA USA
John TsitourisPRRMay 4, 19366'0"175Monroe, NC USA
Bill TuttleCFRRJuly 4, 19296'0"190Elmwood, IL USA
Red WilsonCRRMarch 7, 19296'0"200Milwaukee, WI USA
Pete WojeyPRRDecember 1, 19195'11"185Stowe, PA USA
Tom YewcicCRRMay 9, 19325'11"180Conenaugh, PA USA


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