Team 97: The 1904 Detroit Tigers

Posted: 8th November 2009 by Blake VandeBunte in MLB
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Year: 1904 Record: 62-90 Win %: .408 Win % Change: -70 from the year before Run Differential: -122 Pythagorean Record: 61-91 AL Finish: 7th of 8 Manager: Ed Barrow and Bobby Lowe Best Transaction: Traded Billy Lush to the Cleveland Naps for Ed Killian. This trade took place the January before the 1904 season and it appears to have played out in the Tigers favor. Lush was a weak hitting utility guy and Killian put together a pretty decent career with the Tigers. Killian won 99 games with the Tigers and topped the 20 win mark twice.á Lush meanwhile played only one more season in the bigs before calling it a career. Worst Transaction: Nothing really to speak of here. A few minor deals here and there, but nothing to write home about. Upper: The Tigers outfield was pretty good in 1904. ...

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