Year: 1902 Record: 52-83 Win Percentage: .385 Win Percentage Change: -.163 Run Differential: -91 Pythagorean Record: 58-77 AL Finish: Seventh of eight Manager: Frank Dwyer
Best Transaction: Picked up Wild Bill Donovan
Donovan was in his mid-20s when he came to the Tigers and had won 42 games over his previous two seasons in Brooklyn. He would go on to win 141 games in a Tigers uniform, including a 25-4 mark in 1907 as he helped lead the Tigers to the World Series. This move took place after the 1902 season, but IÆm still going to count it.
Worst Transaction: Selling Ed Siever
Siever led the Tigers and all of the American League in ERA in 1902. He actually didnÆt allow a single home run all season. Even though he put together this strong performance, Siever was sold to the St. L ...
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