| -- 1913 Detroit Tigers --
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- Hughie Jennings - HOFer who played SS for many years in the NL, most famously with the Baltimore Orioles, and put up a .313 life-time batting average. Started a 14 year stint as manager of Detroit in 1907. His first three teams made it to the WS but were unable to win it.
- Oscar "Ossie" Vitt - starting 2b who played regularly for 10 seasons with the Tigers and later the Red Sox. Later moved to 3b. Managed the Indians for three years 1938-40.
- Joe Lake - In the last year of a six year career as starter with the Highlanders, Browns and Tigers. Led the AL in loss in 1908.
- Hughey High - rookie reserve OF who would go to the Yankees as a starter for three years beginning in 1915. Oldest of three brothers who played in the majors.
- Donie Bush - steady starting ss for 13 years with the Tigers who finished up with the Senators. Led the AL in walks five times and in runs in 1917. Managed four different teams for a total of seven season including the NL Champion Pirates in 1927.
- Harry Tuthill, trainer - served as Ty Cobb's "second" in his famous fight with Giant Buck Herzog
- Red McKee - rookie reserve catcher who played four years with the Tigers.
- Middle row
- Willard "Fred" House - rookie relief pitcher who got into 19 games in his only major league season.
- Marc Hall - starting pitcher who had a career 15-25 record in three years with the Browns and Tigers. Bright's disease caused his death in 1915.
- Carl Zamloch - rookie relief pitcher and spot starter who was 1-6 with a 2.45 ERA in his one year in the bigs.
- Ed Willett- starter who pitched eight season with Detroit before winding up his career in the Federal League. Could only muster a 6-19 record in his two years there.
- Henri Rondeau rookie catcher who hit only .206 in parts of three seasons (two with the Senators) in the bigs.
- Jean Dubuc- pitched in nine seasons in the bigs including five as a steady starting pitcher for the Tigers. Banned in connection with the Black Sox scandal.
- Back row
- Les Hennessey - 19 year old rookie reserve 2b who hit .136 in his 22 AB one year career.
- Bobby Veach - rookie starting OF who would go on to hit .310 over a 14 year career in leftfield primarily with the Tigers. Led the AL in RBI's three times. In 1919 was second in both average and RBI's and led in both doubles and triples.
- George Moriarty - speedy starting 3b who played in 13 seasons with the Cubs, Highlanders, Tigers and White Sox. Umpired for 22 years in the AL and took a break from that job to manage the Tigers for two years.
- "Wahoo" Sam Crawford - HOF outfielder. Hit .309 with 2,961 hits over a 19 year career with the Reds and then the Tigers. Led his league in RBI's three times and HRs twice. Is the all-time career leader in triples, a category in which he led the league six times.
- Del Gainer - starting 1b. Moved to the Red Sox as a reserve in 1914 and finished his 10-year career with the Browns in 1922.
- Wally Pipp (Piff) - rookie reserve 1b for Detroit in 1913 who would go on to the Yankees in 1915 after a year in the minors. Led the AL in HRs twice and started 10 years with the Yanks before being replaced by Lou Gehrig. Went on to play for the Reds in the last three of his 15 years in the bigs.
- Bill "Baldy" Louden - reserve infielder with Detroit who played three years in the bigs before moving to and starring in the Federal League. Cam back to the NL with the Reds in 1915 for one last year but could hit only as a starter.
- George "Hooks" Dauss- rookie starting pitcher who had a 15 year career exclusively with the Tigers and a 222-182 lifetime record.
- Oscar Stanage - starting catcher who had one AB with the Reds and then wen on to play in 13 seasons with the Tigers.
- Tyrus Raymond Cobb - Where to start? Tiger outfielder for 22 seasons who was the first player elected to the Hall of Fame with 98% of the vote (Ruth and Wagner recieved only 96%). Lifetime leader in average at .361. He led the league in that category 11 times and after a short rookie season, never hit below .316. Also led the AL in (among other categories) steals six times, RBIs four and in HRs once. Player/Manager for the Tigers in six seasons then finished his career in the A's outfield with Tris Speaker and Al Simmons. Was the youngest player to win the batting crown until another Tiger great, Al Kaline, won the title in 1955.
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