1968 Detroit Tigers Statistics

American League (AL)
Team Record: 103-59
Finished 1st in the AL
Attendance: 2,032,257, Avg. 27,839
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Won World Series
World Series - Defeated St. Louis Cardinals 4-3
Manager: Mayo Smith (103-59)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1968 Detroit Tigers Roster
1968 Detroit Tigers Results

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the 1968 season with a record of 103 wins and 59 losses, finishing first in the AL.

The Tigers led the league with 671 runs, ignited by 185 home runs. Detroit allowed 492 runs, least in the league. Willie Horton walloped 36 home runs for the team, while Dick McAuliffe, Jim Northrup, Norm Cash and Bill Freehan each added 20 or more also. Jim Northrup drove in 90 runs. Willie Horton paced all regular batters by hitting .285. Denny McLain earned 31 wins on the mound for the squad, and Mickey Lolich, too contributed 15 or more wins, too Denny McLain recorded a 1.96 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Mayo Smith coached the team. The 1968 Detroit Tigers won the World Series.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Denny McLain316.8381.96414102860336.02418673316322806031288
Mickey Lolich179.6543.1939324841220.01788478236541971103905
Earl Wilson1312.5202.85343301030224.3192777120654168027909
Joe Sparma1010.5003.7034311710182.3169817514773110705781
John Hiller96.6002.39391213412128.0923734951478002518
Fred Lasher51.8333.333401400548.7371918522732002200
Pat Dobson58.3852.66471016217125.08939371348693214502
Jon Warden41.8003.622801100337.3301515515225000155
Don McMahon31.7502.02200900135.72288210133003135
Dennis Ribant22.5002.22140400124.3207611027100105
Daryl Patterson23.4002.123812200768.0531916327149413283
John Wyatt101.0002.372201000230.32698211225104125
Les Cain101.0003.0084100024.02598120113002114
Roy Face000.002000001.020001110005
Jim Rooker003.862000004.7422010400018
Totals10359.6362.714021641055916291489.71180492449129486401115324386043

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Jim Northrup154643580761532972190455087.264.324.447.770259144454
Mickey Stanley153641583881511661160434257.259.311.364.675212224841
Willie Horton1435785126814620236850349110.285.352.543.895278148278
Bill Freehan155635540731422422584016564.263.366.454.819245924334
Dick McAuliffe1516585709514224101656878299.249.344.411.75523402138
Norm Cash127458411501081512563113970.263.329.487.816200123237
Don Wert150589536441071511237033779.200.258.299.5561601251107
Al Kaline10238932749941411053645539.287.392.428.82014043137
Tommy Matchick80244227184662314021046.203.248.286.5346534213
Gates Brown671049215347261500124.370.442.6851.1276320001
Dick Tracewski90240212303331415302451.156.239.236.4755050220
Ray Oyler111247215132961112022059.135.213.186.3994082730
Jim Price64146132122340313001314.174.253.273.5263661001
Earl Wilson4092889200171700235.227.253.489.7414311100
Denny McLain44128111718110400137.162.170.189.35921101600
Eddie Mathews315752411003800512.212.281.385.6652000001
Joe Sparma34676028100200124.133.148.150.298900600
Mickey Lolich41807058300301625.114.184.157.3411130400
Wayne Comer4851488601130027.125.160.229.3891140100
Pat Dobson4732282400010027.143.200.143.343400200
John Hiller39373713000200014.081.081.081.162310000
Bob Christian3330110000000.333.333.6671.000200000
Lenny Green6540100000010.250.400.250.650110001
Dennis Ribant16651100000011.200.333.200.533100000
Les Cain8770110000002.143.143.286.429200000
Dave Campbell9981100120013.125.222.500.722400000
Fred Lasher34990100000004.111.111.111.222110000
Daryl Patterson3814130000010018.000.071.000.071000000
Jim Rooker2220000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Don McMahon20440000000002.000.000.000.000010000
Jon Warden28220000000001.000.000.000.000000000
John Wyatt22220000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Roy Face2000000000000000000
Totals2059617954906711292190391856402632521964.235.307.385.692211512461733453


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Norm Cash1B117105965.792488866.9929.4328.6500000
Bill Freehan1B2121172.016210111.9949.0008.1900000
Al Kaline1B2218165.015213415.9769.0007.5000000
Mickey Stanley1B1514115.099829.9828.3747.1330000
Eddie Mathews1B6644.034315.9747.5686.1670000
Tommy Matchick1B6024.0282041.00011.2505.0000000
Bob Christian1B102.030001.00013.5003.0000000
Gates Brown1B102.030001.00013.5003.0000000
Dick McAuliffe2B1481441277.7288348979.9864.4804.2970000
Dick Tracewski2B149102.31530051.0003.9583.2140000
Tommy Matchick2B131093.7253417.9835.6694.5380000
Dave Campbell2B5115.043011.0004.2001.4000000
Mickey Stanley2B101.00000.000.0000000
Don Wert3B1501471340.71422841522.9662.8602.8400000
Dick Tracewski3B1612116.071923.9292.0171.6250000
Eddie Mathews3B6533.0310001.0003.5452.1670000
Bill FreehanC1381291180.397173615.9947.9607.565727663836.5
Jim PriceC4235307.32231411.9966.9405.6433914212.5
Wayne ComerC102.020001.0009.0002.0000200
Jim NorthrupOF1511481342.3321771.9792.1992.1720000
Willie HortonOF1391371200.3212662.9731.6351.5680000
Mickey StanleyOF1301191109.72977021.0002.4662.3380000
Al KalineOF7468602.0131130.9781.9731.7840000
Gates BrownOF1716116.3181001.0001.4701.1180000
Wayne ComerOF27489.0200001.0002.022.7410000
Bill FreehanOF104.30000.000.0000000
Lenny GreenOF203.00000.000.0000000
Bob ChristianOF102.00000.000.0000000
Denny McLainP4141336.0364013.9872.0361.8540000
Earl WilsonP3433224.3263043.9332.2471.6470000
Mickey LolichP3932220.052630.9121.268.7950000
Joe SparmaP3431182.391920.9331.382.8240000
John HillerP3912128.01215011.0001.898.6920000
Pat DobsonP4710125.0122210.9712.448.7230000
Daryl PattersonP38168.04910.9291.721.3420000
Fred LasherP34048.731011.9292.404.3820000
Jon WardenP28037.30210.667.482.0710000
Don McMahonP20035.714001.0001.262.2500000
John WyattP22030.324001.0001.780.2730000
Dennis RibantP14024.32330.6251.849.3570000
Les CainP8424.006001.0002.250.7500000
Jim RookerP204.702001.0003.8571.0000000
Roy FaceP201.00000.000.0000000
Ray OylerSS11170687.3139207831.9774.5313.1170000
Tommy MatchickSS5948369.053118920.9504.1712.8980000
Dick TracewskiSS5136339.360108319.9824.4563.2940000
Mickey StanleySS9868.092522.9444.5003.7780000
Dick McAuliffeSS5222.044011.0003.2731.6000000
Don WertSS204.020001.0004.5001.0000000
Totals1904147613407.044631615105329.9834.0803.1921038804033.3

Postseason - Pitching:

Player Rnd W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Mickey LolichWS301.0001.6733030027.0205526021100104
Denny McLainWS12.3333.2433010016.718861401300073
Fred LasherWS000.001000002.010000010007
Daryl PattersonWS000.002000003.010001000009
Pat DobsonWS003.863010004.7522210000019
John HillerWS0013.502010002.0643030100016
Don McMahonWS0013.502010002.0433100100010
Joe SparmaWS0054.001000000.322210000003
Earl WilsonWS01.0006.231100004.3433060300021
Totals43.5713.48187340062.0612724721040100262

Postseason - Batting:

Player Rnd GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Al KalineWS7302961120280007.379.400.6551.0551901000
Norm CashWS7302651000150035.385.433.500.9331300010
Willie HortonWS729236711130056.304.448.5651.0131311000
Jim NorthrupWS729284701280015.250.276.536.8121530001
Dick McAuliffeWS731275600130046.222.323.333.656900001
Mickey StanleyWS730284601000124.214.267.286.552820000
Mickey LolichWS313122300120015.250.308.500.808600000
Don WertWS624171200020065.118.375.118.493201001
Bill FreehanWS728240210020048.083.214.125.339300001
Wayne ComerWS11101000000001.0001.0001.0002.000100000
Eddie MathewsWS2430100000011.333.500.333.833100000
Earl WilsonWS1110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Jim PriceWS2220000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Denny McLainWS3760000000004.000.000.000.000010100
Tommy MatchickWS3330000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Gates BrownWS1110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Dick TracewskiWS2001000000000000000
Joe SparmaWS1000000000000000000
Daryl PattersonWS2000000000000000000
Ray OylerWS4100000000000000100
Don McMahonWS2000000000000000000
Fred LasherWS1000000000000000000
John HillerWS2000000000000000000
Pat DobsonWS3000000000000000000
Totals88264231345643833012759.242.328.390.7189073214

Postseason - Fielding:

Player Rnd Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G
Norm CashWS1B7762.058723.9709.4359.286
Dick McAuliffeWS2B7762.01216021.0004.0654.000
Don WertWS3B6652.0514021.0003.2883.167
Eddie MathewsWS3B119.00110.5001.0001.000
Dick TracewskiWS3B101.00000.000.000
Bill FreehanWSC7762.045622.9627.4037.286
Jim NorthrupWSCF7754.019020.9053.1672.714
Mickey StanleyWSCF408.020001.0002.250.500
Willie HortonWSLF7754.05110.8571.000.857
Jim NorthrupWSLF408.010001.0001.125.250
Mickey LolichWSP3327.014001.0001.6671.667
Denny McLainWSP3316.70310.7501.6201.000
Pat DobsonWSP304.710001.0001.929.333
Earl WilsonWSP114.302001.0004.1542.000
Daryl PattersonWSP203.001001.0003.000.500
Don McMahonWSP202.010001.0004.500.500
Fred LasherWSP102.001001.0004.5001.000
John HillerWSP202.010001.0004.500.500
Joe SparmaWSP100.30000.000.000
Al KalineWSRF7762.0190001.0002.7582.714
Mickey StanleyWSSS7754.0141623.9385.0004.286
Ray OylerWSSS408.020001.0002.250.500
Totals8763558.0186721112.9594.1612.966




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