1906 Detroit Tigers season

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1906 Detroit Tigers
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Owner(s) William H. Yawkey
Manager(s) Bill Armour
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1906 was the sixth year for the Detroit Tigers in the American League. The team finished in sixth place with a record of 71–78 (.477), 21 games behind the Chicago White Sox.

Regular season[edit]

The 1906 Tigers were outscored by their opponents 599 to 518. The team's attendance at Bennett Park was 174,043, seventh out of the eight teams in the AL.

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Sox 93 58 0.616 54–23 39–35
New York Highlanders 90 61 0.596 3 53–23 37–38
Cleveland Naps 89 64 0.582 5 47–30 42–34
Philadelphia Athletics 78 67 0.538 12 48–23 30–44
St. Louis Browns 76 73 0.510 16 40–34 36–39
Detroit Tigers 71 78 0.477 21 42–34 29–44
Washington Senators 55 95 0.367 37½ 33–41 22–54
Boston Americans 49 105 0.318 45½ 22–54 27–51



Record vs. opponents[edit]

1906 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NY PHI STL WSH
Boston 4–18 8–14 10–12 5–17–1 8–14 5–17 9–13
Chicago 18–4 12–10–1 11–11 12–10–1 12–9 13–7–1 15–7
Cleveland 8–14 10–12–1 14–8–1 10–11–1 12–10–1 14–8 15–7
Detroit 12–10 11–11 8–14–1 11–11 6–13 9–13–1 14–6
New York 17–5–1 10–12–1 11–10–1 11–11 13–8 13–8–1 15–7
Philadelphia 14–8 9–12 10–12–1 13–6 8–13 9–11–2 15–5–1
St. Louis 17–5 7–13–1 8–14 13–9–1 8–13–1 11–9–2 12–10
Washington 13–9 7–15 7–15 6–14 7–15 5–15–1 10–12


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1906 Detroit Tigers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Boss Schmidt 68 216 47 .218 0 10
1B Chris Lindsay 141 499 112 .224 0 33
2B Germany Schaefer 124 446 106 .238 2 42
3B Bill Coughlin 147 498 117 .235 2 60
SS Charley O'Leary 128 443 97 .219 2 34
OF Matty McIntyre 133 493 128 .260 0 39
OF Sam Crawford 145 563 166 .295 2 72
OF Ty Cobb 98 358 113 .316 1 34

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Davy Jones 84 323 84 .260 0 24
Fred Payne 72 222 60 .270 0 20
Jack Warner 50 153 37 .242 0 10
Bobby Lowe 41 145 30 .207 1 12
Sam Thompson 8 31 7 .226 0 3
Frank Scheibeck 3 10 1 .100 0 0
Gus Hetling 2 7 1 .143 0 0

Note: pitchers' batting statistics not included

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
George Mullin 40 330 21 18 2.78 123
Red Donahue 28 241 13 14 2.73 82
Bill Donovan 25 211.2 9 15 3.15 85
Ed Siever 30 222.2 14 11 2.71 71
Ed Killian 21 149.2 10 6 3.43 47
Ed Willett 3 25 0 3 3.96 16
Jack Rowan 1 9 0 1 11.00 0

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
John Eubank 24 135 4 10 3.53 38
Jimmy Wiggs 4 10.1 0 0 5.23 7

Awards and honors[edit]

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