1929 Detroit Tigers
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Owner(s)Frank Navin
Manager(s)Bucky Harris
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The 1929 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished sixth in the American League with a record of 70–84, 36 games behind the Philadelphia Athletics.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Athletics 104 46 0.693 57–16 47–30
New York Yankees 88 66 0.571 18 49–28 39–38
Cleveland Indians 81 71 0.533 24 44–32 37–39
St. Louis Browns 79 73 0.520 26 41–36 38–37
Washington Senators 71 81 0.467 34 37–40 34–41
Detroit Tigers 70 84 0.455 36 38–39 32–45
Chicago White Sox 59 93 0.388 46 35–41 24–52
Boston Red Sox 58 96 0.377 48 32–45 26–51


Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHA SLB WSH
Boston 11–11 9–13 8–14 5–17 4–18 11–11–1 10–12
Chicago 11–11 9–12 10–12 6–16 9–13 4–17 10–12
Cleveland 13–9 12–9 11–11 14–8 7–14 10–12 14–8
Detroit 14–8 12–10 11–11 9–13 4–18 10–12 10–12–1
New York 17–5 16–6 8–14 13–9 8–14 14–8 12–10
Philadelphia 18–4 13–9 14–7 18–4 14–8 11–10–1 16–4
St. Louis 11–11–1 17–4 12–10 12–10 8–14 10–11–1 9–13
Washington 12–10 12–10 8–14 12–10–1 10–12 4–16 13–9


Roster

1929 Detroit Tigers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Eddie Phillips 68 221 52 .235 2 21
1B Dale Alexander 155 626 215 .343 25 137
2B Charlie Gehringer 155 634 215 .339 13 106
SS Heinie Schuble 92 258 60 .233 2 28
3B Marty McManus 154 599 168 .280 18 90
OF Harry Heilmann 125 453 156 .344 15 120
OF Harry Rice 130 536 163 .304 6 69
OF Roy Johnson 148 640 201 .314 10 69

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Bob Fothergill 115 277 98 .354 6 62
Pinky Hargrave 76 185 61 .330 3 26
Merv Shea 50 162 47 .290 3 24
Yats Wuestling 54 150 30 .200 0 16
John Stone 51 150 39 .260 2 15
Bill Akers 24 83 22 .265 1 9
Ray Hayworth 14 43 11 .256 0 4
Frank Sigafoos 14 23 4 .174 0 2
Nolen Richardson 13 21 4 .190 0 2
Bucky Harris 7 11 1 .091 0 0
Larry Woodall 1 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
George Uhle 32 249.0 15 11 4.08 100
Earl Whitehill 38 245.1 14 15 4.62 103
Vic Sorrell 36 226.0 14 15 5.18 81
Ownie Carroll 34 202.0 9 17 4.63 54
Art Herring 4 32.0 2 1 4.78 15
Elon Hogsett 4 28.2 1 2 2.83 9
Whit Wyatt 4 25.1 0 1 6.75 14

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Augie Prudhomme 34 94.0 1 6 6.22 26
Emil Yde 29 86.2 7 3 5.30 23
Skinny Graham 13 51.2 1 3 5.57 7
George Smith 14 35.2 3 2 5.80 13
Phil Page 10 25.1 0 2 8.17 6
Frank Barnes 4 5.0 0 1 7.20 0

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Lil Stoner 24 3 3 4 5.26 12
Josh Billings 8 0 1 0 5.12 1
Elam Vangilder 6 0 1 0 6.35 3

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
A Fort Worth Panthers Texas League Jake Atz and Frank Snyder
B Evansville Hubs Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Bob Coleman
C Wheeling Stogies Middle Atlantic League Raymond Haley
C Fort Smith Twins Western Association John Cimpi
D Hanover Raiders Blue Ridge League Bobby Prysock

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Fort Smith[1]

Notes

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007