Team 91: The 1974 Tigers

Posted: 17th November 2009 by Blake VandeBunte in MLB
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Year: 1974 Record: 72-90 Win Percentage: .444 Win Percentage Change: minus-81 Run Differential: minus-148 Pythagorean Record: 65-97 AL Finish: 11th of 12 Manager: Ralph Houk Best Transaction: Drafting Mark Fidrych and Lance Parrish. Fidrych is good because of his amazing rookie season, but his performance doesnÆt exactly stand the test of time as he he was hurt for the rest of his career. The Tigers hit a home run with Parrish, though. Lance would be the main target behind the plate in Detroit for 10 years and would slug 212 home runs. CanÆt argue with that kind of production. Worst Transaction: Traded Jim Perry and Ed Farmer for Jerry Moses.á Farmer was only 23 when the Tigers traded him and he had All-Star game in his future as a relief pitcher. Perry was 37 so there wasnÆt that muc ...

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