1969 Detroit Tigers season

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1969 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John Fetzer
Manager(s) Mayo Smith
Local television WJBK
(George Kell, Larry Osterman)
Local radio WJR
(Ernie Harwell, Ray Lane)
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The 1969 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished a distant second in the newly established American League East with a record of 90-72, 19 games behind the Baltimore Orioles.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL East W L GB Pct.
Baltimore Orioles 109 53 0 .673
Detroit Tigers 90 72 19.0 .556
Boston Red Sox 87 75 22.0 .537
Washington Senators 86 76 23.0 .531
New York Yankees 80 81 28.5 .497
Cleveland Indians 62 99 46.5 .385

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1969 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

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
Woods, RonRon Woods 17 15 4 .267 1 3

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

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
Dobson, PatPat Dobson 49 5 10 9 3.60 64
McMahon, DonDon McMahon 34 3 5 11 3.89 38

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Toledo Mud Hens International League Jack Tighe
AA Montgomery Rebels Southern League Frank Carswell
A Rocky Mount Leafs Carolina League Al Federoff
A Lakeland Tigers Florida State League Len Okrie
Short-Season A Batavia Trojans New York-Penn League Bob Dustal
Rookie Bristol Tigers Appalachian League Bill Lajoie

Awards and honors[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]