Team 100: The 1931 Tigers

Posted: 5th November 2009 by Blake VandeBunte in MLB
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Year: 1931 Record: 61-93 Win Percentage: .396 Win Percentage Change: -.091 Run Differential: -185 Pythagorean Record: 60-94 AL Finish: Seventh of eight Manager: Bucky Harris á Best Transaction There were only a handful of deals made by the Tigers in 1931, and I canÆt make any of them sound ôgood.ö This isnÆt me being lazy. Take a look for yourself. á Worst Transaction: Sold Waite Hoyt to the Philadelphia Athletics DonÆt get me wrong hereùHoytÆs best years were well behind him by the time he joined the Tigers. Hoyt won 157 games with the Yankees in the 1920s and played only a year and a half in Detroit. In 1930, he won 13 games but was 3-8 in 1931 when he was traded. However, he went 15-6 in 1934 and posted better than league average ERA numbers for many years after leaving Detroit ...

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