Team 87: The 1928 Tigers

Posted: 21st November 2009 by Blake VandeBunte in MLB
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Year: 1928 Record: 68-86 Win %: .442 Win % Change: -94 Run Differential: -60 Pythagorean Record: 72-82 AL Finish: 6th of 8 Manager: George Moriarty Best Transaction: Traded for Vic Sorrell.á Sorrell was never an All-Star, but the righty put together about a decade of solid starting pitching for the Tigers.á Sorrell won 92 games while with the Tigers and spent his entire big league career with the Tigers.á He retired with an ERA+102.á There have been worse pitchers to sport the Old English D.á Unfortunately... Worst Transaction: Sold Carl Hubbell.á In April of 1928, the Tigers traded a 25-year-old pitcher named Carl Hubbell to a minor league team.á Hubbell went on to win two MVP awards, make multiple All-Star teams, and get elected to the Hall of Fame.á Hubbell won 253 games, led t ...

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