Team 108: The 1952 Tigers

Posted: 28th October 2009 by Blake VandeBunte in MLB
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Year: 1952 Record: 50-104 Win %: .325 Win % Change: -149 from year before Run Differential: -149 Pythagorean Record: 58-96 AL Finish: 8th of 8 Manager: Red Rolfe and Fred Hutchinson Best Transaction: Signed Harvey Kuenn as an amateur free agent.á Kuenn ended up a being a ôprofessional hitterö and played in Detroit until 1960.á As a Tiger he led the AL in hits four times and doubles twice.á Sadly, he didnÆt really do much for this particular Tigers team, appearing in only 19 games at the end of the season.á The Tigers also traded away Vic Wertz later in the season. Worst Transaction:á On June 3rd, the Tigers traded away All-Stars Dizzy Trout and George Kell, among others to the Boston Red Sox for five players.á The five guys the Tigers got in return contributed some, but none of t ...

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