Team 80: The 1954 Tigers

Posted: 2nd December 2009 by Blake VandeBunte in MLB
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Year: 1954 Record: 68-86 Win Percentage: .442 Win Percentage Change: .052 Run Differential: -80 Pythagorean Record: 68-86 AL Finish: Fifth of eight Manager: Fred Hutchinson á Best Transaction Nothing to speak of. á Worst Transaction Again, nothing. IÆm not kidding. IÆve never seen a collection of trades, free agent signings, and draft picks that resulted in almost no consequences either way. Check it out for yourself. á Upper Ray BooneÆs play at third base. Boone, in his prime at the age of 30, put together one of his finer seasons in 1954. The Tigers offense struggled this season, but Boone did more than his part to shoulder the load. Boone led the team with an OPS+ of 132 and led the Tigers in home runs, RBI, and finished second in batting average (Harvey Kuenn). Boone was named to ...

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