1960-Present Detroit Tigers Hall of Fame Results

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[TRAMMELL & WHITAKER]Detroit Tigers shortstop Alan Trammell (3) and Lou Whitaker doff their caps to a cheering crowd in the second inning as it was announced they were playing their 1,915th game together, breaking the American League record Wednesday, Sept. 13, 1995, in Detroit. Whitaker and Trammell’s 19-season tenure with the Tigers began on Sept. 9, 1977, when they both started in the second game of a doubleheader at Fenway Park in Boston. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

With voting closed for the 1960-Present Detroit Tigers, we only had 4 Hall of Famers (tough crowd!) make the required 75% of the vote.  As you can imagine, unanimous selections were Alan Trammell and Lou Whitaker.  Our 3rd and 4th Tiger Hall of Famers from the vote was came in at 89% of the vote and are Mickey Lolich and Jack Morris.

Noticeably missing is Bill Freehan who missed the required 75% by 1 vote.  That serves him right though, after dropping Siena Heights University from their annual schedule after his Michigan baseball team lost to Siena 5-3 in 1996. 🙂

Trammell, Whitaker, Lolich, and Jack Morris join Harvey Kuenn, Rudy York, Schoolboy Rowe, and Virgil Trucks from the Pre-60’s vote

These players would also be accompanied by existing Tiger Hall of Fame members, Ty Cobb, Sam Crawford, Charlie Gehringer, Hank Greenberg, Harry Heilmann, Al Kaline, Jim Bunning, and Hal Newhouser.

Mickey Lolich, P – 13 year Tiger, 2 Pennants, 1 Ring, 3-time All-Star.  3rd all-time in Detroit with 207 wins, 1st in games started with 459, 3.45 ERA, 1.222 WHIP (9th), 2,679K (1st), first in team shutouts with 39, 47.5 WAR.  3-0 in the 1968 World Series, with a 1.67 ERA, WS MVP

Alan Trammell, SS – 20 year Tiger, 1 Ring, 6-time All-Star, WS MVP, 4 Gold Gloves, 3 Silver Sluggers.  .285 avg, 2,365 H (7th), 185 HR, 1,003 RBI (10th), .767 OPS, 6th in team history with 1,231 runs scored, 85o BB (7th), 70.4 WAR (7th)

Lou Whitaker, 2B – 19-year Tiger, 1 Ring.  5-time All-Star, Rookie of the Year, 3 Golden Gloves, 4 Silver Sluggers.  .276 avg, 2,369 H (6th), 244 HR (7th), 1,084 RBI (8th), .789 OPS, 4th in team history with 1,386 runs scored,  2nd in Tiger history with 1,197 BB, 74.9 WAR (5th)

Jack Morris, P – 14 year Tiger, 1 Ring, 4-time All-Star, 5th all-time for Tigers with 198 wins, 2nd in career Tiger starts at 408, 3.73 ERA, 1.266 WHIP, 1,980K (2nd), 8th in team shutouts at 24, 37.9 WAR

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