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1905 Detroit Tigers season

1905 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Bennett Park (since 1896)
  • Detroit, Michigan (since 1894)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) William H. Yawkey
    Manager(s) Bill Armour
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    1905 was the fifth year for the Detroit Tigers in the American League. The team finished in third place with a record of 79–74 (.516), 15½ games behind the Philadelphia Athletics.

    Regular season

    The 1905 Tigers were outscored by their opponents 602 to 512, the largest negative run differential ever for a Major League team with a winning record. The team's attendance at Bennett Park was 193,384, eighth out of the eight teams in the AL.

    Season standings

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    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1905 Detroit Tigers
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    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 Drill, LewLew Drill 72 211 55 .261 0 24
    1B Lindsay, ChrisChris Lindsay 88 329 88 .267 0 31
    2B Schaefer, GermanyGermany Schaefer 153 554 135 .244 2 47
    3B Coughlin, BillBill Coughlin 137 489 123 .252 0 44
    SS O'Leary, CharleyCharley O'Leary 148 512 109 .213 0 33
    OF McIntyre, MattyMatty McIntyre 131 495 130 .263 0 30
    OF Crawford, SamSam Crawford 154 575 171 .297 6 75
    OF Cooley, DuffDuff Cooley 97 377 93 .247 1 32

    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
    Hickman, CharlieCharlie Hickman 59 213 47 .221 2 20
    Lowe, BobbyBobby Lowe 58 181 35 .193 0 9
    Cobb, TyTy Cobb 41 150 36 .240 1 15
    Warner, JackJack Warner 36 119 24 .202 0 7
    Doran, TomTom Doran 34 94 15 .160 0 4
    Barrett, JimmyJimmy Barrett 20 67 17 .254 0 3
    Sullivan, JohnJohn Sullivan 13 32 5 .156 0 4
    Wood, BobBob Wood 8 24 2 .083 0 0
    Eubank, JohnJohn Eubank 7 14 5 .357 0 1
    Clarke, NigNig Clarke 3 7 3 .429 1 1

    Note: pitchers' batting statistics not included

    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
    Mullin, GeorgeGeorge Mullin 44 347.2 21 21 2.51 168
    Donovan, BillBill Donovan 34 280.2 18 15 2.60 135
    Killian, EdEd Killian 39 313.2 23 14 2.27 110
    Kitson, FrankFrank Kitson 33 225.2 12 14 3.47 78
    Wiggs, JimmyJimmy Wiggs 7 60.2 3 3 3.27 37
    Jackson, HerbHerb Jackson 2 11 0 2 5.73 3

    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
    Disch, GeorgeGeorge Disch 8 47.2 0 2 2.64 18
    Ford, GeneGene Ford 7 35 0 1 5.66 20
    Cicotte, EddieEddie Cicotte 3 18 1 1 3.50 6
    Eubank, JohnJohn Eubank 3 17.1 1 0 2.08 1
    Thomas, FrostyFrosty Thomas 2 6 0 1 7.50 5

    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
    Justis, WaltWalt Justis 2 0 0 0 8.10 0
    Bruckmiller, AndyAndy Bruckmiller 1 0 0 0 27.00 1

    Awards and honors

    League top five finishers

    Ty Cobb

    • Youngest player in the AL (18)

    Ed Killian

    • AL leader in shutouts (8)
    • #3 in AL in wins (23)
    • #3 in AL in bases on balls allowed (107)
    • #4 in AL in complete games (33)
    • #4 in AL in hit batsmen (13)
    • #5 in AL in games started (37)

    Frank Kitson

    • #5 in AL in earned runs allowed (87)

    Sam Crawford

    • #2 in AL in OPS (.786)
    • #2 in AL in doubles (38)
    • #2 in AL in runs created (87)
    • #2 in AL in extra base hits (54)
    • #3 in AL in slugging percentage (.430)
    • #3 in AL in hits (171)
    • #3 in AL in total bases (247)
    • #3 in AL in home runs (6)
    • #3 in AL in times on base (224)
    • #4 in AL in on-base percentage (.357)
    • #4 in AL in RBIs (75)
    • #4 in AL in Power/Speed Number (9.4)
    • #5 in AL in batting average (.297)

    Bill Donovan

    • #4 in AL in bases on balls allowed (101)

    Bobby Lowe

    • 2nd oldest player in the AL (39)

    George Mullin

    • AL leader in complete games (35)
    • AL leader in innings pitched (347⅔)
    • AL leader in games started (41)
    • AL leader in bases on balls allowed (138)
    • AL leader in hits allowed (303)
    • AL leader in batters faced (1473)
    • #2 in AL in games (44)
    • #3 in AL in earned runs allowed (97)
    • #4 in AL in losses (21)

    Bob Wood

    • 3rd oldest player in AL (39)

    Notes

    References