Team 102: The 1920 Tigers

Posted: 3rd November 2009 by Blake VandeBunte in MLB
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Year: 1920 Record: 61-93 Win Percentage: .396 Win Percentage Change: -.175 from season before Run Differential: -181 Pythagorean Record: 60-94 AL Finish: Seventh of eight Manager: Hughie Jennings á Best Transaction There weren't many transactions back in the day. As a matter of fact, the Tigers made three transactions before, during, and directly after the 1920 season. The best move they made was trading Babe Ellison (never appeared in the major leagues again) for Bert Cole. Cole was a league-average pitcher at best, and his best season came in 1923 when he went 13-5 as a starter and relief pitcher. á Worst Transaction There were no moves to put a negative spin on. Sorry. á Upper Bobby Veach did it all for this disappointing Tigers club. Veach led the Tigers in home runs, RBI, slugging ...

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