1904 Detroit Tigers season

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1904 Detroit Tigers
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Owner(s) William H. Yawkey
Manager(s) Ed Barrow and Bobby Lowe
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1904 was the fourth year for the Detroit Tigers in the American League. The team finished in seventh place with a record of 62-90 (.408), 32 games behind the Boston Americans. The 1904 Tigers were outscored by their opponents 627 to 505. The team's attendance at Bennett Park was 177,796, seventh out of the eight teams in the AL. In the year before Ty Cobb's arrival, pitcher George Mullin had a higher batting average than any of the team's regulars at .290.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Americans 95 59 0.617 49–30 46–29
New York Highlanders 92 59 0.609 46–29 46–30
Chicago White Sox 89 65 0.578 6 50–27 39–38
Cleveland Naps 86 65 0.570 44–31 42–34
Philadelphia Athletics 81 70 0.536 12½ 47–31 34–39
St. Louis Browns 65 87 0.428 29 32–43 33–44
Detroit Tigers 62 90 0.408 32 34–40 28–50
Washington Senators 38 113 0.252 55½ 23–52 15–61


Roster[edit]

1904 Detroit Tigers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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 Drill, LewLew Drill 51 160 39 .244 0 13
1B Carr, CharlieCharlie Carr 92 360 77 .214 0 40
2B Lowe, BobbyBobby Lowe 140 506 105 .208 0 40
3B Gremminger, EdEd Gremminger 83 309 66 .214 1 28
SS O'Leary, CharleyCharley O'Leary 135 456 97 .213 1 16
OF McIntyre, MattyMatty McIntyre 152 578 146 .253 2 46
OF Barrett, JimmyJimmy Barrett 162 624 167 .268 0 31
OF Crawford, SamSam Crawford 150 562 143 .254 2 73

Other batters[edit]

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
Robinson, RabbitRabbit Robinson 101 320 77 .241 0 37
Coughlin, BillBill Coughlin 56 206 47 .228 0 17
Wood, BobBob Wood 49 175 43 .246 1 17
Beville, MonteMonte Beville 54 174 36 .207 0 13
Hickman, CharlieCharlie Hickman 42 144 35 .243 2 22
Buelow, FritzFritz Buelow 42 136 15 .110 0 5
Huelsman, FrankFrank Huelsman 4 18 6 .333 0 4
Burns, JackJack Burns 4 16 2 .125 0 1
McManus, FrankFrank McManus 1 0 0 ---- 0 0

Note: pitchers' batting statistics not included

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Mullin, GeorgeGeorge Mullin 45 382.1 17 23 2.40 161
Donovan, BillBill Donovan 34 293 17 16 2.46 137
Killian, EdEd Killian 40 257.2 14 20 2.44 124
Kitson, FrankFrank Kitson 26 199.2 8 13 3.07 38
Stovall, JesseJesse Stovall 22 60.2 3 12 4.42 41
Jaeger, CharlieCharlie Jaeger 8 49 3 3 2.57 13

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Raymond, BugsBugs Raymond 5 14.2 0 1 3.07 7
Ferry, CyCy Ferry 3 13 0 1 6.23 4

Awards and honors[edit]

League top five finishers[edit]

Jimmy Barrett

  • AL leader in bases on balls (79)
  • AL leader in times on base (249)
  • AL leader in games (162)
  • AL leader in plate appearances (714)
  • #2 in AL in singles (152)
  • #4 in AL in at bats (624)
  • #5 in AL in outs (465)

Bill Donovan

  • #3 in AL in bases on balls allowed (94)
  • #5 in AL in wild pitches (11)

Ed Killian

  • #4 in AL in bases on balls allowed (93)
  • #4 in AL in games finished (6)
  • #5 in AL in hit batsmen (17)

Frank Kitson

  • #5 in AL in home runs allowed (7)

Bobby Lowe

  • 3rd oldest player in the AL (38)

Matty McIntyre

  • #3 in AL in sacrifice hits (28)

George Mullin

  • AL leader in bases on balls allowed (131)
  • #2 in AL in complete games (42)
  • #2 in AL in hits allowed (345)
  • #2 in AL in batters faced (1597)
  • #3 in AL in shutouts (7)
  • #3 in AL in losses (23)
  • #4 in AL in games (45)
  • #4 in AL in innings pitched (382.1)
  • #4 in AL in games started (44)
  • #5 in AL in earned runs allowed (102)

Bob Wood

  • 4th oldest player in the AL (38)

References[edit]