1962 Detroit Tigers season

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1962 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John Fetzer
Manager(s) Bob Scheffing
Local television WJBK
Local radio WKMH
(Ernie Harwell, George Kell)
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The 1962 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished tied for third in the American League with a record of 85-76, 10½ games behind the New York Yankees.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 96 66 .593 --
Minnesota Twins 91 71 .562 5
Los Angeles Angels 85 76 .531 10
Detroit Tigers 85 76 .528 10.5
Chicago White Sox 85 77 .525 11
Cleveland Indians 80 82 .494 16
Baltimore Orioles 77 85 .475 19
Boston Red Sox 76 84 .475 19
Kansas City Athletics 72 90 .444 24
Washington Senators 60 101 .373 35.5

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1962 Detroit Tigers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

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
SS Fernández, ChicoChico Fernández 141 503 125 .249 20 59

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

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

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
Aguirre, HankHank Aguirre 42 216 16 8 2.21 156
Koplitz, HowieHowie Koplitz 10 37.2 3 0 5.26 10

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Denver Bears American Association Frank Skaff
A Knoxville Smokies Sally League Frank Carswell
C Duluth-Superior Dukes Northern League Al Lakeman
D Montgomery Rebels Alabama-Florida League Johnny Groth
D Thomasville Tigers Georgia-Florida League Gail Henley
D Jamestown Tigers New York-Penn League Stubby Overmire

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Thomasville

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