1981 Detroit Tigers
60 - 49
1980 / 1982 (Organization)
3rd place in the AL East (2 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
32 - 23 (.582)
28 - 26 (.519)
+3.3 wins
+2.1 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 427 / 439 ( -12 )
Allowed/Expected: 404 / 442 ( +38 )
Pyth Record: 57 - 52 (+3)
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Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 1,149,144 Avg Att: 20,894 (1.11)
Att Rank: 5 / 14 Lg Avg: 18,755
       
Park Factor: 1.00    
HR Factor: 1.13 R/L HR: 1.12 / 1.15
Notes:


Transactions

Filters
Time Frame
To / From
Date          
WAR
Player
Pos
Transaction
11
4
1980
Dave Gumpert
RP
22.5
Signed as an Amateur Free Agent
DET
0.0
-0.4
-0.3
12
8
1980
Larry Rothschild
RP
26.7
Rule 5 Draft
CIN
DET
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
12
10
1980
Kevin Saucier
RP
24.3
Received in Trade
TEX
DET
0.1
2.2
2.2
12
10
1980
Mark Wagner
SS
26.8
Traded Away
DET
TEX
-0.2
1.1
1.2
12
12
1980
Dave Stegman
CF
26.9
Traded Away
DET
SDN
-0.1
0.0
0.0
12
12
1980
Dennis Kinney
RP
28.8
Received in Trade
SDN
DET
-0.8
-0.3
-0.2
1
13
1981
Bob Melvin
C
19.2
Amateur Draft (Round 1 / Pick 2)
DET
0.0
2.5
-0.4
1
13
1981
Mike Sharperson
3B
19.3
Amateur Draft (Round 4) Did Not Sign
DET
0.0
5.5
0.0
3
24
1981
Bill Fahey
C
30.8
Purchased
SDN
DET
2.6
-0.4
-0.4
3
29
1981
Jim Lentine
LF
26.7
Released
DET
0.3
0.0
4
1
1981
Mick Kelleher
SS
33.7
Purchased
CHN
DET
-2.0
-0.2
0.2
4
2
1981
Mike Warren
SP
20.0
Released
DET
0.0
-0.8
4
3
1981
Chris Codiroli
SP
23.0
Released
DET
0.0
-2.6
4
3
1981
Chuck Hensley
RP
22.1
Released
DET
0.0
0.3
5
18
1981
Duffy Dyer
C
35.8
Released
DET
3.7
0.0
5
23
1981
Paul Gibson
RP
21.4
Signed as a Free Agent
DET
0.0
3.3
3.6
6
8
1981
Randy O'Neal
SP
20.8
Amateur Draft (Round 1 / Pick 15)
DET
0.0
0.7
1.5
6
8
1981
Nelson Simmons
LF
17.9
Amateur Draft (Round 2)
DET
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
6
8
1981
Bryan Kelly
SP
22.3
Amateur Draft (Round 6)
DET
0.0
-0.0
-0.0
6
8
1981
Chuck Cary
SP
21.3
Amateur Draft (Round 7)
DET
0.0
3.2
0.3
6
8
1981
Scott Earl
2B
20.7
Amateur Draft (Round 14)
DET
0.0
-0.3
-0.3
6
8
1981
Barry Lyons
C
21.0
Amateur Draft (Round 25) Did Not Sign
DET
0.0
-0.8
0.0
6
20
1981
Bernie Carbo
RF
33.9
Signed as a Free Agent
DET
18.4
0.0
0.0
8
23
1981
Ron Jackson
1B
28.3
Received in Trade
MIN
DET
6.9
0.4
0.8
9
4
1981
Tim Corcoran
1B
28.5
Traded Away
DET
MIN
0.4
0.7
-0.3
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Trades


12 / 10 / 1980
Detroit Tigers Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RP
TEX
24.3
0.1
2.2
2.2
1.6
Totals      
0.1
2.2
2.2
1.6
Texas Rangers Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
SS
DET
26.8
-0.2
1.1
1.2
0.9
Totals      
-0.2
1.1
1.2
0.9
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
1.1
2.2
1.1
 
0.9
1.6
0.7
2.2
1.1
-1.1
 
1.6
0.9
-0.7



12 / 12 / 1980
San Diego Padres Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
CF
DET
26.9
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
Totals      
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
Detroit Tigers Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RP
SDN
28.8
-0.8
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
Totals      
-0.8
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
-0.3
0.0
0.3
 
-0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
-0.3
-0.3
 
0.0
-0.2
-0.2



9 / 4 / 1981
Minnesota Twins Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
1B
DET
28.5
0.4
0.7
-0.3
-0.3
Totals      
0.4
0.7
-0.3
-0.3
Detroit Tigers Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
1B
MIN
28.3
6.9
0.4
0.8
0.8
Totals      
6.9
0.4
0.8
0.8
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
0.4
0.7
0.3
 
0.8
-0.3
-1.1
0.7
0.4
-0.3
 
-0.3
0.8
1.1



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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry.

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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James