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          Third Base
             
Pos St All- Other 3rd Base Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Third Baseman Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1901 6 5 Doc Casey     DET 3 B 31   127 133 324 58 25 .887   1901 6 5 Doc Casey 540 153 16 9 2 105 46 32 10 12 34 .283 .335 .357 .692 83   9.4 5.6 15.0 .074 .044 .118 13.12 1901 6 5 Doc Casey
         
1902 5 5 Doc Casey     DET 7 B 32   132 174 309 51 17 .904   1902 5 5 Doc Casey 520 142 18 7 3 69 55 44 7 9 22 .273 .338 .352 .690 76   9.6 4.5 14.1 .073 .034 .107 11.64 1902 5 5 Doc Casey
         
1903 6 6 Joe Yeager     DET 5 R 27   107 126 176 26 9 .921   1903 6 6 Joe Yeager 395 101 15 6 0 35 42 18 9 9 9 .256 .303 .324 .627 42   6.0 2.5 8.5 .056 .023 .079 6.13 1903 6 6 Joe Yeager
         
1904 8 6 Ed Gremminger     DET 7 R 30   83 103 123 12 3 .950   1904 8 6 Ed Gremminger 309 66 13 3 1 18 28 14 4 10 3 .214 .257 .285 .542 23   2.6 1.4 4.0 .031 .017 .048 2.40 1904 8 6 Ed Gremminger
1904 6 Bill Coughlin     DET 7 R 25   56 53 104 12 2 .929   1904 6 Bill Coughlin 206 47 6 0 0 22 17 5 3 0 1 .228 .257 .257 .514 14   2.6 0.9 3.5 .046 .016 .063 2.34 1904 6 Bill Coughlin
1904 7 Rabbit Robinson     DET 7 R 22 SS   26 23 51 9 4 .892   1904 7 Rabbit Robinson 88 21 4 2 0 8 10 8 1 4 4 .239 .309 .330 .639 11   2.3 0.7 3.0 .088 .027 .115 2.79 1904 7 Rabbit Robinson
         
1905 3 3 Bill Coughlin     DET 3 R 26   137 137 255 37 12 .914   1905 3 3 Bill Coughlin 489 123 20 6 0 48 44 34 7 20 16 .252 .309 .317 .626 52   11.7 5.1 16.8 .085 .037 .123 16.83 1905 3 3 Bill Coughlin
1905 12 Bobby Lowe     DET 3 R 36   22 16 36 1 1 .981   1905 12 Bobby Lowe 70 14 3 1 0 7 3 5 1 4 1 .200 .263 .271 .534 5   0.1 0.9 1.0 .005 .041 .045 0.61 1905 12 Bobby Lowe
         
1906 4 4 Bill Coughlin     DET 6 R 27   147 188 265 29 16 .940   1906 4 4 Bill Coughlin 498 117 15 5 2 54 60 36 5 36 31 .235 .293 .297 .590 51   6.7 5.4 12.1 .046 .037 .082 11.07 1906 4 4 Bill Coughlin
         
1907 2 1 Bill Coughlin     DET 1 R 28   133 163 233 30 9 .930   1907 2 1 Bill Coughlin 519 126 10 2 0 80 46 35 8 23 15 .243 .301 .270 .571 53   8.2 4.8 13.0 .062 .036 .098 13.11 1907 2 1 Bill Coughlin
         
1908 10 8 Bill Coughlin     DET 1 R 29   119 129 214 21 12 .942   1908 10 8 Bill Coughlin 405 87 5 1 0 32 23 23 7 15 10 .215 .269 .232 .501 28   2.0 3.7 5.7 .017 .031 .048 4.05 1908 10 8 Bill Coughlin
1908 9 Germany Schaefer     DET 1 R 31 2B,SS   29 35 65 5 1 .952   1908 9 Germany Schaefer 109 28 4 2 1 18 10 7 0 8 7 .257 .302 .358 .660 14   3.0 1.1 4.1 .103 .038 .141 5.00 1908 9 Germany Schaefer
         
1909 3 3 George Moriarty     DET 1 R 25 1B   106 117 253 24 11 .939   1909 3 3 George Moriarty 386 105 16 3 1 35 32 20 1 14 28 .272 .310 .337 .647 47   9.1 5.3 14.4 .086 .050 .136 15.21 1909 3 3 George Moriarty
1909 13 Charley O'Leary     DET 1 R 26   54 59 118 15 4 .922   1909 13 Charley O'Leary 188 38 7 0 0 21 9 4 1 7 6 .202 .223 .239 .462 10   - 2.2 2.2 .000 .041 .041 1.27 1909 13 Charley O'Leary
         
1910 2 2 George Moriarty     DET 3 R 26   134 165 302 37 17 .927   1910 2 2 George Moriarty 490 123 24 3 2 53 60 33 7 14 33 .251 .308 .324 .632 59   10.7 5.6 16.3 .080 .042 .122 17.01 1910 2 2 George Moriarty
         
1911 8 7 George Moriarty     DET 2 R 27   129 157 273 33 11 .929   1911 8 7 George Moriarty 474 115 20 4 1 51 60 27 3 28 28 .243 .288 .308 .596 49   2.9 5.1 8.0 .022 .040 .062 5.21 1911 8 7 George Moriarty
         
1912 13 8 Charlie Deal   R   DET 6 R 20   41 48 113 10 3 .942   1912 13 8 Charlie Deal 142 32 4 2 0 13 11 9 0 7 4 .225 .272 .282 .554 12   0.5 1.7 2.2 .012 .041 .054 1.27 1912 13 8 Charlie Deal
1912 11 George Moriarty T18     DET 6 R 28 1B   33 42 70 8 6 .933   1912 11 George Moriarty 119 30 7 0 0 12 17 8 3 6 9 .252 .315 .311 .626 14   1.8 0.9 2.7 .055 .027 .082 1.92 1912 11 George Moriarty
1912 10 Baldy Louden   R   DET 6 R 26 2B   26 32 61 11 0 .894   1912 10 Baldy Louden 90 22 3 1 0 13 8 13 2 4 6 .244 .352 .300 .652 12   1.7 0.8 2.5 .065 .031 .096 1.93 1912 10 Baldy Louden
1912 15 Red Corriden   R   DET 6 R 24   25 28 50 6 5 .929   1912 15 Red Corriden 99 20 4 0 0 16 4 11 1 2 3 .202 .288 .242 .530 8   0.2 0.6 0.8 .008 .024 .032 0.36 1912 15 Red Corriden
1912 14 Ossie Vitt   R   DET 6 R 22 LF   24 30 55 3 4 .966   1912 14 Ossie Vitt 99 24 1 1 0 14 7 7 1 2 6 .242 .299 .273 .572 10   0.9 0.7 1.6 .038 .029 .067 1.03 1912 14 Ossie Vitt
         
1913 10 7 George Moriarty     DET 6 R 29   93 122 183 20 9 .938   1913 10 7 George Moriarty 323 77 5 2 0 27 28 22 23 7 14 31 .238 .301 .266 .567 27   2.0 2.5 4.5 .022 .027 .048 2.65 1913 10 7 George Moriarty
1913 13 Baldy Louden     DET 6 R 27 2B   26 32 61 11 0 .894   1913 13 Baldy Louden 74 18 2 2 0 11 9 9 9 2 4 2 .243 .341 .324 .665 9   1.4 0.5 1.9 .054 .019 .073 1.38 1913 13 Baldy Louden
         
1914 5 5 George Moriarty T25     DET 4 R 30   126 125 312 20 16 .956   1914 5 5 George Moriarty 454 115 19 5 1 55 39 38 26 5 24 33 15 .253 .318 .324 .642 49   7.9 7.0 14.9 .063 .056 .118 13.50 1914 5 5 George Moriarty
         
1915 1 1 Ossie Vitt     DET 2 R 25   151 191 324 19 19 .964   1915 1 1 Ossie Vitt 553 138 18 13 1 114 47 79 22 4 41 26 18 .250 .347 .335 .682 78   13.2 9.4 22.6 .087 .062 .150 25.18 1915 1 1 Ossie Vitt
         
1916 2 2 Ossie Vitt     DET 3 R 26   151 208 385 22 32 .964   1916 2 2 Ossie Vitt 589 133 17 12 0 87 41 74 28 1 32 18 .226 .313 .295 .608 61   9.1 11.2 20.3 .060 .074 .134 21.06 1916 2 2 Ossie Vitt
         
1917 4 4 Ossie Vitt     DET 4 R 27   140 164 260 27 18 .940   1917 4 4 Ossie Vitt 512 130 13 6 0 65 47 56 15 1 31 18 .254 .329 .303 .632 58   9.7 3.8 13.5 .069 .027 .096 12.48 1917 4 4 Ossie Vitt
         
1918 9 8 Ossie Vitt     DET 7 R 28   66 106 137 12 15 .953   1918 9 8 Ossie Vitt 226 54 4 2 0 25 14 27 5 0 17 4 .239 .320 .274 .594 22   3.3 2.5 5.8 .050 .038 .088 4.80 1918 9 8 Ossie Vitt
1918 5 Bob Jones   R   DET 7 L 28   63 81 83 11 6 .937   1918 5 Bob Jones 262 72 13 4 0 39 19 16 15 2 13 6 .275 .321 .355 .676 30   6.2 1.3 7.5 .098 .021 .119 7.23 1918 5 Bob Jones
         
Pos St All- Other 3rd Base Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Third Baseman Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1919 5 5 Bob Jones     DET 4 L 29   127 134 219 21 14 .944   1919 5 5 Bob Jones 439 114 18 6 1 37 57 34 39 1 23 11 .260 .314 .335 .649 47   6.8 3.8 10.6 .054 .030 .083 9.23 1919 5 5 Bob Jones
1919 12 Ben Dyer   R   DET 4 R 26   23 19 42 3 0 .953   1919 12 Ben Dyer 56 14 3 0 0 7 10 5 12 0 1 0 .250 .311 .304 .615 5   0.7 0.6 1.3 .030 .026 .057 0.93 1919 12 Ben Dyer
         
1920 15 8 Babe Pinelli   R   DET 7 R 24   74 110 183 14 20 .954   1920 15 8 Babe Pinelli 226 52 7 2 0 26 17 20 13 2 16 5 6 .230 .298 .279 .577 19   - 2.2 2.2 .000 .030 .030 1.13 1920 15 8 Babe Pinelli
1920 12 Bob Jones     DET 7 L 30   67 80 146 14 7 .942   1920 12 Bob Jones 243 61 6 3 1 32 17 20 12 1 10 3 4 .251 .311 .313 .624 24   1.6 2.1 3.7 .024 .031 .055 2.60 1920 12 Bob Jones
         
1921 4 4 Bob Jones     DET 6 L 31   141 194 324 27 12 .950   1921 4 4 Bob Jones 554 168 23 9 1 82 72 37 24 1 26 8 9 .303 .348 .383 .731 71   7.4 4.7 12.1 .052 .033 .086 10.64 1921 4 4 Bob Jones
1921 12 Joe Sargent   R   DET 6 R 27 2B   23 27 42 5 2 .932   1921 12 Joe Sargent 63 16 3 2 1 7 8 8 9 0 3 1 1 .254 .338 .413 .751 8   0.8 0.3 1.1 .035 .013 .048 0.72 1921 12 Joe Sargent
         
1922 6 3 Bob Jones     DET 3 L 32   119 161 267 17 22 .962   1922 6 3 Bob Jones 455 117 10 6 3 65 44 36 18 2 29 8 5 .257 .314 .325 .639 47   3.5 5.9 9.4 .029 .050 .079 8.47 1922 6 3 Bob Jones
1922 5 Fred Haney   R   DET 3 R 24   53 43 105 10 11 .937   1922 5 Fred Haney 171 60 6 3 0 33 20 26 11 1 10 2 6 .351 .439 .421 .860 31   5.7 1.8 7.5 .108 .034 .142 9.04 1922 5 Fred Haney
         
1923 6 6 Bob Jones     DET 2 L 33   97 109 224 16 17 .954   1923 6 6 Bob Jones 372 93 15 4 1 51 40 29 13 1 29 7 6 .250 .306 .320 .626 38   2.3 3.7 6.0 .024 .038 .062 4.88 1923 6 6 Bob Jones
1923 7 Fred Haney     DET 2 R 25 2B   55 68 119 9 12 .954   1923 7 Fred Haney 198 56 5 2 2 33 26 18 9 2 11 5 2 .283 .349 .359 .708 26   3.3 1.3 4.6 .060 .024 .084 4.35 1923 7 Fred Haney
         
1924 9 6 Bob Jones     DET 3 L 34   106 108 196 14 12 .956   1924 9 6 Bob Jones 393 107 27 4 0 52 47 20 20 0 19 1 5 .272 .308 .361 .669 43   3.8 3.1 6.9 .036 .029 .065 5.60 1924 9 6 Bob Jones
1924 5 Fred Haney     DET 3 R 26   59 48 146 14 9 .933   1924 5 Fred Haney 229 71 10 1 1 48 27 35 12 0 10 6 4 .310 .402 .376 .778 38   6.0 1.8 7.8 .102 .031 .132 9.03 1924 5 Fred Haney
         
1925 5 5 Fred Haney     DET 4 R 27   107 115 207 16 22 .953   1925 5 5 Fred Haney 398 111 15 3 0 84 40 66 29 2 17 11 1 .279 .384 .332 .716 61   7.9 4.1 12.0 .074 .038 .112 12.19 1925 5 5 Fred Haney
1925 12 Bob Jones     DET 4 L 35   46 43 91 2 5 .985   1925 12 Bob Jones 148 35 6 0 0 18 15 9 5 0 7 1 1 .236 .280 .277 .557 12   - 2.0 2.0 .000 .043 .043 1.26 1925 12 Bob Jones
         
1926 9 8 Jack Warner   R   DET 6 R 22   95 105 175 13 9 .956   1926 9 8 Jack Warner 301 76 8 6 0 40 33 37 23 5 16 8 4 .252 .344 .319 .663 35   3.8 2.5 6.3 .040 .026 .066 5.17 1926 9 8 Jack Warner
1926 10 Frank O'Rourke     DET 6 R 31 2B   60 83 121 14 18 .936   1926 10 Frank O'Rourke 196 48 9 1 1 23 22 19 18 4 9 4 3 .245 .324 .316 .640 19   1.4 1.8 3.2 .023 .030 .053 2.36 1926 10 Frank O'Rourke
         
1927 4 4 Jack Warner     DET 4 R 23   138 156 277 24 34 .947   1927 4 4 Jack Warner 559 149 22 9 1 78 45 47 45 6 17 14 4 .267 .330 .343 .673 70   6.9 5.4 12.3 .050 .039 .089 11.43 1927 4 4 Jack Warner
1927 13 Marty McManus     DET 4 R 27 2B,SS   22 21 40 3 2 .953   1927 13 Marty McManus 80 21 4 2 2 13 15 7 8 0 4 2 2 .263 .322 .438 .760 12   1.4 0.9 2.3 .064 .041 .105 2.32 1927 13 Marty McManus
         
1928 7 6 Marty McManus     DET 6 R 28 1B   92 114 183 14 12 .955   1928 7 6 Marty McManus 333 96 25 3 5 52 49 34 21 1 9 7 9 .288 .356 .426 .782 51   7.3 3.1 10.4 .079 .034 .113 9.79 1928 7 6 Marty McManus
1928 14 Jack Warner     DET 6 R 24   52 62 107 10 6 .944   1928 14 Jack Warner 182 39 4 4 0 29 11 14 13 1 5 4 4 .214 .274 .280 .554 13   - 1.6 1.6 .000 .031 .031 0.78 1928 14 Jack Warner
1928 13 Chick Galloway     DET 6 R 31 SS   21 26 37 2 3 .969   1928 13 Chick Galloway 69 18 2 1 0 8 8 7 1 0 3 3 1 .261 .329 .319 .648 8   0.9 0.6 1.5 .043 .029 .071 1.12 1928 13 Chick Galloway
         
1929 2 2 Marty McManus     DET 6 R 29   150 206 289 14 29 .972   1929 2 2 Marty McManus 569 159 30 8 17 94 85 57 49 1 11 15 10 .279 .346 .450 .796 90   11.8 5.7 17.5 .079 .038 .117 18.24 1929 2 2 Marty McManus
         
1930 1 1 Marty McManus     DET 5 R 30   130 152 241 14 23 .966   1930 1 1 Marty McManus 470 150 39 4 9 72 86 57 27 2 16 22 8 .319 .395 .477 .872 90   13.4 6.8 20.2 .103 .052 .155 23.86 1930 1 1 Marty McManus
1930 11 Bill Akers   R   DET 5 R 25 SS   26 22 29 5 5 .911   1930 11 Bill Akers 81 23 3 2 3 12 14 12 12 0 3 2 2 .284 .376 .481 .857 14   1.9 1.1 3.0 .073 .042 .115 3.05 1930 11 Bill Akers
         
1931 5 6 Marty McManus     DET 7 R 31 2B   79 92 172 14 18 .950   1931 5 6 Marty McManus 283 77 13 2 2 31 41 38 17 2 2 5 2 .272 .362 .353 .715 38   4.1 3.6 7.7 .052 .046 .097 7.53 1931 5 6 Marty McManus
1931 17 Marv Owen   R   DET 7 R 25 1B,SS   37 33 81 9 9 .927   1931 17 Marv Owen 133 30 4 2 1 12 14 10 13 1 4 1 1 .226 .285 .308 .593 11   - 1.1 1.1 .000 .030 .030 0.59 1931 17 Marv Owen
1931 14 Nolen Richardson   R   DET 7 R 28   38 31 75 6 2 .946   1931 14 Nolen Richardson 148 40 9 2 0 13 16 6 3 0 4 2 1 .270 .299 .358 .657 15   0.7 1.6 2.3 .018 .042 .061 1.78 1931 14 Nolen Richardson
         
1932 6 6 Heinie Schuble     DET 5 R 25   76 70 152 14 10 .941   1932 6 6 Heinie Schuble 284 77 17 5 4 48 43 20 31 0 5 12 4 .271 .319 .408 .727 41   4.7 2.8 7.5 .062 .037 .099 7.23 1932 6 6 Heinie Schuble
1932 14 Nolen Richardson     DET 5 R 29   65 51 92 2 8 .986   1932 14 Nolen Richardson 146 32 5 2 0 12 11 8 12 0 5 5 2 .219 .260 .281 .541 11   - 1.9 1.9 .000 .029 .029 1.00 1932 14 Nolen Richardson
1932 8 Billy Rhiel     DET 5 R 31   36 33 53 4 8 .956   1932 8 Billy Rhiel 158 44 8 2 2 19 24 11 15 1 1 1 0 .278 .329 .392 .721 22   2.7 1.1 3.8 .075 .031 .106 3.79 1932 8 Billy Rhiel
         
1933 7 7 Marv Owen   DET 5 R 27   136 143 226 22 19 .944   1933 7 7 Marv Owen 550 144 24 9 2 77 65 44 56 4 15 2 2 .262 .321 .349 .670 65   5.9 3.5 9.4 .043 .026 .069 7.75 1933 7 7 Marv Owen
1933 15 Heinie Schuble   DET 5 R 26   23 16 42 3 1 .951   1933 15 Heinie Schuble 85 19 4 1 0 11 5 4 15 0 3 2 0 .224 .258 .294 .552 6   - 0.6 0.6 .000 .026 .026 0.30 1933 15 Heinie Schuble
       
Pos St All- Other 3rd Base Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Third Baseman Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1934 1 1 Marv Owen 9   DET 1 R 28   154 202 253 21 33 .956   1934 1 1 Marv Owen 565 179 34 9 8 79 96 59 37 4 9 3 3 .317 .385 .451 .836 105   18.3 4.7 23.0 .119 .031 .149 25.39 1934 1 1 Marv Owen
       
1935 8 8 Marv Owen   DET 1 R 29   131 148 215 16 19 .958   1935 8 8 Marv Owen 483 127 24 5 2 52 71 43 37 2 16 1 4 .263 .326 .346 .672 58   5.9 4.3 10.2 .045 .033 .078 8.22 1935 8 8 Marv Owen
1935 12 Flea Clifton R   DET 1 R 25   21 22 35 4 2 .934   1935 12 Flea Clifton 77 20 4 0 0 11 6 4 9 1 3 1 1 .260 .305 .312 .617 7   0.3 0.6 0.9 .014 .029 .043 0.54 1935 12 Flea Clifton
       
1936 5 5 Marv Owen   DET 2 R 30   153 190 281 24 28 .952   1936 5 5 Marv Owen 575 170 20 4 9 71 104 52 40 7 12 9 6 .296 .361 .391 .752 85   10.0 5.3 15.3 .065 .035 .100 13.79 1936 5 5 Marv Owen
       
1937 7 6 Marv Owen   DET 2 R 31   106 108 219 10 17 .970   1937 7 6 Marv Owen 396 114 22 5 1 48 45 41 24 2 2 3 4 .288 .358 .376 .734 55   6.0 4.0 10.0 .057 .038 .094 8.96 1937 7 6 Marv Owen
1937 6 Rudy York T23 R   DET 2 R 23 C   41 45 66 9 5 .925   1937 6 Rudy York 162 50 8 1 15 31 44 18 22 0 0 1 1 .309 .378 .648 1.026 37   6.4 1.2 7.6 .156 .029 .185 9.55 1937 6 Rudy York
       
1938 8 8 Don Ross R   DET 4 R 23   75 90 157 14 15 .946   1938 8 8 Don Ross 265 69 7 1 1 22 30 29 11 0 3 1 0 .260 .333 .306 .639 31   2.3 3.0 5.3 .031 .040 .071 4.04 1938 8 8 Don Ross
1938 9 Mark Christman R   DET 4 R 24 SS   69 86 140 4 14 .983   1938 9 Mark Christman 244 61 5 3 1 27 34 21 16 0 2 4 2 .250 .309 .307 .616 25   1.0 2.9 3.9 .014 .042 .057 2.66 1938 9 Mark Christman
       
1939 7 7 Mike Higgins   DET 5 R 30   130 140 241 36 22 .914   1939 7 7 Mike Higgins 489 135 23 2 8 57 76 56 41 2 14 7 4 14 .276 .353 .380 .733 68   6.2 3.4 9.6 .048 .026 .074 7.02 1939 7 7 Mike Higgins
1939 12 Billy Rogell   DET 5 B 34 SS   21 17 40 4 3 .934   1939 12 Billy Rogell 55 13 2 1 1 8 7 8 4 0 2 1 0 1 .236 .333 .364 .697 7   0.5 0.5 1.0 .024 .024 .048 0.58 1939 12 Billy Rogell
       
1940 6 6 Mike Higgins   DET 1 R 31   129 133 239 29 16 .928   1940 6 6 Mike Higgins 480 130 24 3 13 70 76 61 31 3 7 4 2 14 .271 .357 .415 .772 71   8.0 2.9 10.9 .062 .022 .084 9.26 1940 6 6 Mike Higgins
       
1941 4 4 Mike Higgins T28   DET T4 R 32   145 153 304 26 14 .946   1941 4 4 Mike Higgins 540 161 28 3 11 79 73 67 45 2 10 5 4 20 .298 .378 .422 .800 81   10.7 5.4 16.1 .074 .037 .111 15.72 1941 4 4 Mike Higgins
       
1942 5 5 Mike Higgins   DET 5 R 33   137 134 243 30 24 .926   1942 5 5 Mike Higgins 499 133 34 2 11 65 79 72 21 3 5 3 7 21 .267 .362 .409 .771 73   9.1 2.7 11.8 .066 .020 .086 9.77 1942 5 5 Mike Higgins
1942 13 Don Ross   DET 5 R 27 RF   20 17 26 4 2 .915   1942 13 Don Ross 78 21 3 1 1 10 10 12 6 1 0 1 0 2 .269 .374 .372 .746 12   1.6 0.7 2.3 .080 .035 .115 2.20 1942 13 Don Ross
       
1943 3 3 Mike Higgins T21   DET 5 R 34   138 156 253 26 22 .940   1943 3 3 Mike Higgins 523 145 20 1 10 62 84 57 31 1 11 2 5 17 .277 .349 .377 .726 70   11.8 2.7 14.5 .086 .020 .105 13.72 1943 3 3 Mike Higgins
       
1944 1 1 Mike Higgins T19 a   DET 2 R 35   146 146 311 22 21 .954   1944 1 1 Mike Higgins 543 161 32 4 7 79 76 81 34 4 12 4 4 17 .297 .392 .409 .801 92   19.7 2.0 21.7 .135 .014 .149 23.51 1944 1 1 Mike Higgins
       
1945 7 7 Bob Maier R   DET 1 R 29   124 142 226 25 19 .936   1945 7 7 Bob Maier 467 123 24 7 1 56 33 37 31 0 5 7 11 10 .263 .317 .351 .668 50   7.4 1.5 8.9 .060 .012 .072 7.00 1945 7 7 Bob Maier
1945 13 Jimmy Outlaw   DET 1 R 32 LF   21 18 42 4 5 .938   1945 13 Jimmy Outlaw 73 20 3 1 0 9 6 7 5 0 0 1 1 1 .274 .338 .342 .680 9   1.5 0.6 2.1 .071 .029 .100 1.95 1945 13 Jimmy Outlaw
       
1946 1 1 George Kell Vet T16   DET 2 R 23   105 105 210 5 22 .984   1946 1 1 George Kell 430 141 19 9 4 66 41 30 14 0 13 3 2 11 .328 .372 .442 .814 70   13.8 4.3 18.1 .131 .041 .172 23.79 1946 1 1 George Kell
1946 14 Jimmy Outlaw   DET 2 R 33 LF   38 30 59 7 4 .927   1946 14 Jimmy Outlaw 137 36 6 1 1 16 14 13 11 0 4 2 2 5 .263 .327 .343 .670 15   2.0 1.0 3.0 .053 .026 .079 2.68 1946 14 Jimmy Outlaw
       
1947 1 1 George Kell Vet 5 A   DET 2 R 24   152 167 333 20 25 .962   1947 1 1 George Kell 588 188 29 5 5 75 93 61 16 3 10 9 11 13 .320 .387 .412 .799 91   18.1 5.5 23.6 .119 .036 .155 26.86 1947 1 1 George Kell
       
1948 7 7 George Kell Vet 16 a   DET 5 R 25   92 108 146 8 15 .969   1948 7 7 George Kell 368 112 24 3 2 47 44 33 15 5 8 2 2 10 .304 .369 .402 .771 53   8.7 2.3 11.0 .095 .025 .120 10.46 1948 7 7 George Kell
1948 10 Jimmy Outlaw   DET 5 R 35   47 39 87 11 8 .920   1948 10 Jimmy Outlaw 155 44 9 0 0 26 20 24 12 1 1 0 1 6 .284 .383 .342 .725 20   3.0 1.0 4.0 .064 .021 .085 3.21 1948 10 Jimmy Outlaw
       
1949 1 1 George Kell Vet 8 A   DET 4 R 26   134 154 271 11 23 .975   1949 1 1 George Kell 522 179 38 9 3 97 59 71 13 3 16 7 5 17 .343 .424 .467 .891 105   19.6 4.7 24.3 .146 .035 .181 28.99 1949 1 1 George Kell
       
1950 2 2 George Kell Vet 4 A   DET 2 R 27   157 186 315 9 30 .982   1950 2 2 George Kell 641 218 56 6 8 114 101 66 18 1 16 3 3 23 .340 .403 .484 .887 118   21.6 4.8 26.4 .138 .031 .168 29.28 1950 2 2 George Kell
       
1951 3 3 George Kell Vet 15 A   DET 5 R 28   147 175 310 20 34 .960   1951 3 3 George Kell 598 191 36 3 2 92 59 61 18 4 11 10 3 13 .319 .386 .400 .786 95   16.9 4.8 21.7 .115 .033 .148 22.40 1951 3 3 George Kell
       
1952 10 8 Fred Hatfield   DET 8 L 27   107 114 253 12 32 .968   1952 10 8 Fred Hatfield 407 96 11 2 2 39 23 32 48 5 6 2 2 12 .236 .300 .287 .587 31   1.6 2.9 4.5 .015 .027 .042 2.60 1952 10 8 Fred Hatfield
1952 3 George Kell Vet   DET 8 R 29   39 38 78 5 7 .959   1952 3 George Kell 152 45 8 0 1 11 17 15 13 0 4 0 1 2 .296 .359 .368 .727 20   3.5 0.8 4.3 .090 .021 .110 4.02 1952 3 George Kell
       
Pos St All- Other 3rd Base Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Third Baseman Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1953 2 2 Ray Boone 8   DET 6 R 29 SS   97 111 211 14 32 .958   1953 2 2 Ray Boone 373 116 16 6 21 71 90 47 46 5 5 2 1 6 .311 .395 .555 .950 80   18.1 3.1 21.2 .187 .032 .219 24.72 1953 2 2 Ray Boone
1953 9 Fred Hatfield   DET 6 L 28 2B   54 56 121 4 13 .978   1953 9 Fred Hatfield 202 51 7 1 2 27 12 26 22 1 4 2 3 5 .252 .341 .327 .668 23   2.7 1.5 4.2 .050 .028 .078 2.92 1953 9 Fred Hatfield
       
1954 2 2 Ray Boone T26 A   DET 5 R 30   148 170 332 19 22 .964   1954 2 2 Ray Boone 543 160 19 7 20 74 84 68 4 53 2 2 4 4 3 18 .295 .373 .466 .839 89   18.5 3.9 22.4 .125 .026 .151 23.30 1954 2 2 Ray Boone
       
1955 1 1 Ray Boone 16   DET 5 R 31   126 135 252 19 33 .953   1955 1 1 Ray Boone 492 140 22 7 20 61 113 50 2 48 1 2 6 1 1 16 .285 .348 .480 .828 80   14.2 4.5 18.7 .113 .036 .148 20.29 1955 1 1 Ray Boone
       
1956 1 1 Ray Boone a   DET 5 R 32   130 151 243 17 23 .959   1956 1 1 Ray Boone 481 148 14 6 25 77 80 77 8 46 3 2 4 0 0 13 .308 .404 .518 .922 95   18.6 3.6 22.2 .143 .028 .171 27.22 1956 1 1 Ray Boone
1956 15 Bob Kennedy   DET 5 R 35 LF   27 35 38 8 3 .901   1956 15 Bob Kennedy 83 17 2 0 2 4 10 13 1 12 0 1 0 1 1 5 .205 .313 .301 .614 7   0.4 0.5 0.9 .015 .019 .033 0.48 1956 15 Bob Kennedy
       
1957 10 8 Reno Bertoia   DET 4 R 22   83 76 125 10 8 .953   1957 10 8 Reno Bertoia 277 80 15 2 4 25 28 19 2 39 4 4 1 2 3 7 .289 .342 .401 .743 33   4.2 1.6 5.8 .051 .019 .070 4.81 1957 10 8 Reno Bertoia
1957 12 Jim Finigan   DET 4 R 28   59 58 108 8 9 .954   1957 12 Jim Finigan 162 45 4 2 0 20 15 22 2 17 1 5 1 1 1 1 .278 .366 .327 .693 21   2.6 1.6 4.2 .044 .027 .071 3.52 1957 12 Jim Finigan
       
1958 12 8 Reno Bertoia   DET 5 R 23   68 70 139 11 13 .950   1958 12 8 Reno Bertoia 221 52 6 0 6 23 25 19 2 32 2 3 6 4 1 4 .235 .294 .344 .638 24   2.2 2.0 4.2 .032 .029 .062 3.28 1958 12 8 Reno Bertoia
1958 14 Ozzie Virgil   DET 5 R 25   49 55 101 3 7 .981   1958 14 Ozzie Virgil 192 47 10 2 3 19 19 8 0 20 0 1 1 1 0 5 .245 .274 .365 .639 18   1.6 1.8 3.4 .033 .037 .069 2.82 1958 14 Ozzie Virgil
1958 19 Billy Martin   DET 5 R 30 SS   41 47 59 3 5 .972   1958 19 Billy Martin 142 31 4 0 0 16 8 8 0 14 1 2 3 2 2 2 .218 .260 .246 .506 9   0.6 0.8 1.4 .015 .020 .034 0.82 1958 19 Billy Martin
       
1959 1 1 Eddie Yost   DET 4 R 32   146 168 259 17 21 .962   1959 1 1 Eddie Yost 517 144 19 0 21 115 59 135 1 77 12 4 3 9 2 7 .279 .436 .437 .873 112   23.5 3.8 27.3 .161 .026 .187 33.52 1959 1 1 Eddie Yost
       
1960 2 2 Eddie Yost   DET 6 R 33   142 155 208 26 18 .933   1960 2 2 Eddie Yost 492 128 23 2 14 78 47 124 1 69 8 3 3 5 4 11 .260 .415 .400 .815 89   15.4 1.6 17.0 .108 .011 .120 17.83 1960 2 2 Eddie Yost
1960 14 Ozzie Virgil   DET 6 R 27   42 28 46 2 7 .974   1960 14 Ozzie Virgil 75 14 2 0 2 9 8 2 0 10 0 2 1 0 0 1 .187 .205 .293 .498 5   0.2 0.7 0.9 .005 .017 .021 0.40 1960 14 Ozzie Virgil
       
1961 4 3 Steve Boros R   DET 2 R 24   116 115 192 15 15 .953   1961 4 3 Steve Boros 396 107 18 2 5 51 62 68 2 42 8 6 7 4 2 8 .270 .382 .364 .746 61   10.5 2.5 13.0 .091 .022 .112 13.93 1961 4 3 Steve Boros
1961 14 Dick McAuliffe R   DET 2 L 21 SS   22 13 39 5 3 .912   1961 14 Dick McAuliffe 78 23 4 2 0 6 10 10 0 10 1 0 0 2 1 2 .295 .382 .397 .779 12   1.6 0.6 2.2 .073 .027 .100 2.22 1961 14 Dick McAuliffe
       
1962 7 7 Steve Boros   DET 4 R 25   105 105 151 19 15 .931   1962 7 7 Steve Boros 329 77 13 1 15 45 44 50 3 58 3 3 1 3 1 6 .234 .339 .416 .755 49   7.1 1.9 9.0 .068 .018 .086 7.71 1962 7 7 Steve Boros
1962 11 Dick McAuliffe   DET 4 L 22 2B   49 61 79 14 10 .909   1962 11 Dick McAuliffe 172 39 7 1 4 16 17 22 1 25 0 0 1 3 1 4 .227 .313 .349 .662 19   2.9 0.7 3.6 .059 .014 .073 2.86 1962 11 Dick McAuliffe
       
1963 10 10 Bubba Phillips   DET T5 R 35   117 116 226 14 26 .961   1963 10 10 Bubba Phillips 446 110 11 2 4 41 44 17 1 40 3 5 10 6 2 15 .247 .273 .307 .580 36   1.7 4.0 5.7 .015 .034 .049 3.66 1963 10 10 Bubba Phillips
1963 11 Don Wert R   DET T5 R 24 2B   47 33 99 6 6 .957   1963 11 Don Wert 164 42 2 2 4 15 13 14 2 38 2 3 1 2 2 4 .256 .320 .366 .686 19   2.9 1.3 4.2 .062 .028 .089 3.65 1963 11 Don Wert
       
1964 3 3 Don Wert   DET 4 R 25   142 126 283 15 30 .965   1964 3 3 Don Wert 504 129 18 5 8 62 52 50 5 70 5 6 7 3 4 9 .256 .325 .359 .684 60   9.1 5.0 14.1 .064 .035 .099 12.76 1964 3 3 Don Wert
1964 15 Bubba Phillips   DET 4 R 36   22 18 40 1 5 .983   1964 15 Bubba Phillips 67 17 1 0 3 10 6 7 2 7 0 1 1 1 1 2 .254 .320 .403 .723 8   1.2 0.8 2.0 .055 .036 .091 1.74 1964 15 Bubba Phillips
       
1965 3 3 Don Wert T10   DET 4 R 26   161 163 331 12 33 .976   1965 3 3 Don Wert 602 156 22 2 12 81 53 72 4 71 3 7 4 5 6 15 .259 .339 .362 .701 75   12.8 6.5 19.3 .080 .040 .120 19.35 1965 3 3 Don Wert
       
1966 5 5 Don Wert   DET 3 R 27   150 128 253 11 20 .972   1966 5 5 Don Wert 559 150 20 2 11 56 70 64 3 69 2 11 6 6 3 20 .268 .342 .370 .712 71   13.9 2.7 16.6 .093 .018 .111 15.40 1966 5 5 Don Wert
       
1967 4 4 Don Wert   DET T2 R 28   140 112 280 9 21 .978   1967 4 4 Don Wert 531 137 23 2 6 60 40 44 2 59 6 10 3 1 1 16 .258 .320 .343 .663 56   9.4 4.4 13.8 .067 .031 .099 13.65 1967 4 4 Don Wert
1967 15 Eddie Mathews BBW   DET T2 L 35 NL-1B,3B   21 14 28 3 0 .933   1967 15 Eddie Mathews 61 14 1 0 4 7 10 11 0 14 0 0 1 0 0 0 .230 .342 .443 .785 10   2.1 0.4 2.5 .100 .019 .119 2.72 1967 15 Eddie Mathews
       
1968 9 9 Don Wert a   DET 1 R 29   150 142 284 15 22 .966   1968 9 9 Don Wert 535 106 15 1 12 45 37 37 7 79 5 11 0 0 1 12 .198 .256 .297 .553 37   2.3 4.9 7.2 .015 .033 .048 4.72 1968 9 9 Don Wert
       
1969 8 8 Don Wert   DET 2E R 30   129 114 259 13 20 .966   1969 8 8 Don Wert 421 95 11 1 14 46 48 49 6 60 1 0 3 3 1 14 .226 .306 .356 .662 45   5.8 4.6 10.4 .045 .036 .081 8.23 1969 8 8 Don Wert
1969 21 Tommy Matchick   DET 2E L 25 2B   27 15 45 1 2 .984   1969 21 Tommy Matchick 89 18 3 1 0 10 4 8 2 16 0 0 0 2 0 2 .202 .268 .258 .526 6   0.3 0.9 1.2 .011 .033 .044 0.70 1969 21 Tommy Matchick
       
Pos St All- Other 3rd Base Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Third Baseman Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1970 14 12 Don Wert   DET 4E R 31   117 94 191 14 20 .953   1970 14 12 Don Wert 345 76 12 0 6 33 31 44 7 55 4 5 3 1 3 13 .220 .313 .307 .620 32   2.3 3.1 5.4 .020 .026 .046 3.18 1970 14 12 Don Wert
1970 15 Elliott Maddox R   DET 4E R 22 LF   40 41 83 11 8 .919   1970 15 Elliott Maddox 122 29 5 3 1 14 9 14 0 17 2 1 0 0 1 3 .238 .326 .352 .678 14   2.2 0.9 3.1 .055 .023 .078 2.36 1970 15 Elliott Maddox
       
1971 8 8 Aurelio Rodriguez   DET 2E R 23   153 127 341 23 33 .953   1971 8 8 Aurelio Rodriguez 599 152 30 7 15 68 39 27 6 91 3 3 2 4 6 14 .254 .288 .402 .690 63   9.7 4.3 14.0 .063 .028 .092 11.32 1971 8 8 Aurelio Rodriguez
       
1972 6 6 Aurelio Rodriguez   DET 1E R 24   153 150 348 16 33 .969   1972 6 6 Aurelio Rodriguez 598 142 23 5 13 65 56 28 4 103 2 7 1 2 3 14 .237 .273 .358 .631 55   7.5 6.6 14.1 .049 .043 .092 12.71 1972 6 6 Aurelio Rodriguez
       
1973 12 10 Aurelio Rodriguez   DET 3E R 25   160 135 335 14 30 .971   1973 12 10 Aurelio Rodriguez 553 122 26 3 9 46 57 31 0 85 3 9 1 3 1 9 .221 .265 .327 .592 45   2.5 6.9 9.4 .016 .043 .059 6.31 1973 12 10 Aurelio Rodriguez
       
1974 11 11 Aurelio Rodriguez   DET 6E R 26   159 132 389 21 40 .961   1974 11 11 Aurelio Rodriguez 571 127 23 5 5 54 49 26 2 70 1 5 5 2 0 16 .222 .255 .306 .561 41   0.6 7.1 7.7 .004 .045 .048 4.97 1974 11 11 Aurelio Rodriguez
       
1975 8 8 Aurelio Rodriguez   DET 6E R 27   151 136 375 25 33 .953   1975 8 8 Aurelio Rodriguez 507 124 20 6 13 47 60 30 1 63 0 8 1 1 1 8 .245 .286 .385 .671 55   6.9 5.9 12.8 .046 .039 .085 11.31 1975 8 8 Aurelio Rodriguez
       
1976 12 11 Aurelio Rodriguez G   DET 5E R 28   128 120 280 9 21 .978   1976 12 11 Aurelio Rodriguez 480 115 13 2 8 40 50 19 3 61 1 9 5 0 4 19 .240 .267 .325 .592 34   0.6 4.9 5.5 .005 .038 .043 3.26 1976 12 11 Aurelio Rodriguez
1976 17 Phil Mankowski R   DET 5E L 23   23 20 47 2 8 .971   1976 17 Phil Mankowski 84 23 2 1 1 9 4 4 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 3 .274 .303 .357 .660 8   1.0 0.8 1.8 .043 .035 .078 1.45 1976 17 Phil Mankowski
       
1977 17 14 Aurelio Rodriguez   DET 4E R 29   95 60 222 8 19 .972   1977 17 14 Aurelio Rodriguez 296 66 14 1 10 31 31 15 1 34 0 1 1 1 1 8 .223 .260 .378 .638 27   0.9 3.7 4.6 .009 .039 .048 2.85 1977 17 14 Aurelio Rodriguez
1977 15 Phil Mankowski R   DET 4E L 24   85 73 196 10 15 .964   1977 15 Phil Mankowski 276 76 7 3 2 20 24 15 4 40 2 6 1 1 2 4 .275 .316 .344 .660 30   2.9 3.4 6.3 .034 .040 .074 4.82 1977 15 Phil Mankowski
       
1978 11 11 Aurelio Rodriguez   DET 5E R 30   131 79 228 4 20 .987   1978 11 11 Aurelio Rodriguez 365 95 25 1 6 38 41 17 1 34 3 5 2 0 1 8 .260 .297 .384 .681 40   5.0 5.0 10.0 .038 .038 .076 7.93 1978 11 11 Aurelio Rodriguez
1978 14 Phil Mankowski   DET 5E L 25   80 42 129 5 17 .972   1978 14 Phil Mankowski 212 59 8 0 4 27 20 22 3 26 2 3 1 2 3 10 .278 .350 .373 .723 25   3.2 2.6 5.8 .040 .033 .073 4.48 1978 14 Phil Mankowski
       
1979 14 13 Aurelio Rodriguez   DET 5E R 31   106 72 211 13 23 .956   1979 14 13 Aurelio Rodriguez 340 86 18 0 5 28 36 11 0 39 1 5 3 0 2 9 .253 .276 .350 .626 30   1.9 3.9 5.8 .018 .037 .055 4.15 1979 14 13 Aurelio Rodriguez
1979 17 Tom Brookens R   DET 5E R 25   42 39 99 8 11 .945   1979 17 Tom Brookens 133 33 4 2 3 15 18 6 0 23 2 2 1 7 2 3 .248 .289 .376 .665 14   1.8 1.7 3.5 .043 .040 .083 3.09 1979 17 Tom Brookens
1979 24 Phil Mankowski   DET 5E L 26   36 22 56 3 6 .963   1979 24 Phil Mankowski 90 21 4 0 0 9 5 7 2 13 0 1 2 0 0 2 .233 .283 .278 .561 7   - 1.1 1.1 .000 .031 .031 0.59 1979 24 Phil Mankowski
       
1980 9 9 Tom Brookens DET 5E R 26   138 112 279 29 27 .931   1980 9 9 Tom Brookens 478 133 24 9 10 60 65 30 2 69 1 2 6 12 11 7 .278 .318 .429 .747 63   8.8 4.1 12.9 .064 .030 .093 10.91 1980 9 9 Tom Brookens
1980 14 Richie Hebner DET 5E L 32 1B   32 19 49 3 10 .958   1980 14 Richie Hebner 111 32 4 3 2 15 27 9 0 15 1 1 1 0 1 1 .288 .344 .432 .776 17   3.1 0.8 3.9 .097 .025 .122 3.77 1980 14 Richie Hebner
     
1981 11 11 Tom Brookens DET 4E R 27   71 58 139 10 13 .952   1981 11 11 Tom Brookens 238 58 10 1 4 19 25 14 0 43 2 4 6 5 3 5 .244 .285 .345 .630 22   2.4 2.2 4.6 .034 .031 .065 3.33 1981 11 11 Tom Brookens
1981 21 Stan Papi DET 4E R 30   32 14 50 4 3 .941   1981 21 Stan Papi 79 15 2 1 1 5 8 3 0 14 0 1 2 1 0 2 .190 .214 .278 .492 5   0.2 0.7 0.9 .006 .022 .028 0.43 1981 21 Stan Papi
1981 22 Mick Kelleher DET 4E R 33   39 12 28 3 2 .930   1981 22 Mick Kelleher 38 6 1 0 0 0 4 4 0 7 0 2 1 0 0 2 .158 .233 .184 .417 2   - 0.7 0.7 .000 .018 .018 0.27 1981 22 Mick Kelleher
     
1982 21 12 Tom Brookens DET 4E R 28 2B   113 72 206 18 20 .939   1982 21 12 Tom Brookens 307 68 10 3 7 30 43 21 0 46 0 1 4 4 8 7 .221 .268 .342 .610 26   1.3 2.3 3.6 .012 .020 .032 1.76 1982 21 12 Tom Brookens
1982 25 Enos Cabell DET 4E R 32 1B   59 44 91 11 7 .925   1982 25 Enos Cabell 218 61 6 1 0 21 20 9 1 8 0 1 1 9 1 5 .280 .307 .317 .624 21   1.3 1.0 2.3 .022 .017 .039 1.25 1982 25 Enos Cabell
1982 16 Howard Johnson R DET 4E B 21   33 25 39 7 6 .901   1982 16 Howard Johnson 100 33 4 0 2 13 9 10 1 19 1 0 0 4 3 2 .330 .396 .430 .826 17   3.1 0.4 3.5 .094 .012 .106 3.13 1982 16 Howard Johnson
     
1983 16 12 Tom Brookens DET 2E R 29 SS   103 54 164 17 21 .928   1983 16 12 Tom Brookens 244 58 7 2 5 35 23 25 2 28 1 4 6 7 3 2 .238 .304 .344 .648 28   2.2 2.2 4.4 .021 .021 .043 2.56 1983 16 12 Tom Brookens
1983 26 Marty Castillo R DET 2E R 26   58 35 68 1 6 .990   1983 26 Marty Castillo 99 21 4 0 2 8 7 6 0 17 0 5 0 2 0 4 .212 .257 .313 .570 7   - 1.3 1.3 .000 .022 .022 0.54 1983 26 Marty Castillo
1983 19 Wayne Krenchicki DET 2E L 28 NL-3B   48 29 56 6 8 .934   1983 19 Wayne Krenchicki 110 31 5 0 1 17 14 10 0 20 1 1 2 0 0 1 .282 .341 .355 .696 14   2.2 0.8 3.0 .046 .017 .063 2.11 1983 19 Wayne Krenchicki
1983 25 Howard Johnson DET 2E B 22   21 10 30 7 2 .851   1983 25 Howard Johnson 57 11 0 0 3 9 3 6 0 9 1 0 0 0 0 1 .193 .281 .351 .632 6   0.7 0.3 1.0 .033 .014 .048 0.62 1983 25 Howard Johnson
     
1984 9 9 Howard Johnson DET 1E B 23   108 58 143 12 16 .944   1984 9 9 Howard Johnson 327 83 12 1 12 39 43 37 1 61 1 4 1 10 5 6 .254 .331 .407 .738 45   7.8 2.0 9.8 .072 .019 .091 8.82 1984 9 9 Howard Johnson
1984 18 Tom Brookens DET 1E R 30 2B,SS   68 32 63 3 10 .969   1984 18 Tom Brookens 97 22 3 1 3 10 11 4 0 17 0 5 1 3 3 1 .227 .255 .371 .626 9   1.4 1.6 3.0 .021 .024 .044 1.88 1984 18 Tom Brookens
1984 23 Marty Castillo R DET 1E R 27 C   33 12 26 2 1 .950   1984 23 Marty Castillo 44 14 2 0 2 6 9 3 0 9 0 3 0 0 0 1 .318 .362 .500 .862 8   1.0 0.7 1.7 .030 .021 .052 1.15 1984 23 Marty Castillo
1984 26 Barbaro Garbey R DET 1E R 27 1B   20 7 14 7 1 .750   1984 26 Barbaro Garbey 49 13 2 1 0 4 9 3 1 2 0 0 2 1 2 0 .265 .296 .347 .643 5   0.8 0.3 1.1 .040 .015 .055 0.77 1984 26 Barbaro Garbey
     
Pos St All- Other 3rd Base Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Third Baseman Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1985 15 13 Tom Brookens DET 3E R 31   151 123 261 23 26 .943   1985 15 13 Tom Brookens 463 111 34 6 7 52 43 26 0 75 0 9 1 13 4 8 .240 .280 .384 .664 48   4.1 4.1 8.2 .027 .027 .054 5.41 1985 15 13 Tom Brookens
1985 26 Chris Pittaro R DET 3E B 23   22 10 27 5 1 .881   1985 26 Chris Pittaro 52 14 3 1 0 9 7 4 0 8 0 1 0 1 1 0 .269 .321 .365 .686 6   0.5 0.3 0.8 .023 .014 .036 0.43 1985 26 Chris Pittaro
1985 27 Marty Castillo DET 3E R 28 C   25 6 19 1 1 .962   1985 27 Marty Castillo 25 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 .120 .185 .160 .345 0   - 0.6 0.6 .000 .024 .024 0.27 1985 27 Marty Castillo
     
1986 5 5 Darnell Coles DET 3E R 24   133 107 242 23 23 .938   1986 5 5 Darnell Coles 487 129 29 2 18 64 81 41 3 78 6 7 8 6 1 8 .265 .325 .444 .769 73   13.3 2.7 16.0 .100 .020 .120 15.56 1986 5 5 Darnell Coles
1986 22 Tom Brookens DET 3E R 32 2B   35 26 59 4 4 .955   1986 22 Tom Brookens 112 29 6 0 2 15 15 5 0 16 0 1 1 3 3 1 .259 .288 .366 .654 11   1.3 0.8 2.1 .037 .023 .060 1.44 1986 22 Tom Brookens
     
1987 13 10 Tom Brookens DET 1E R 33   122 85 208 14 15 .954   1987 13 10 Tom Brookens 377 89 13 1 10 53 45 24 2 54 2 9 2 6 2 7 .236 .284 .355 .639 38   3.8 2.9 6.7 .031 .024 .055 4.57 1987 13 10 Tom Brookens
1987 21 Darnell Coles DET 1E R 25 NL-RF   36 31 63 17 5 .847   1987 21 Darnell Coles 107 19 4 1 2 9 11 10 1 14 2 2 1 0 1 1 .178 .258 .290 .548 8   1.7 0.6 2.3 .047 .017 .064 1.69 1987 21 Darnell Coles
     
1988 11 11 Tom Brookens DET 2E R 34   136 101 234 17 16 .952   1988 11 11 Tom Brookens 436 106 23 5 5 62 38 43 2 73 3 5 4 4 4 9 .243 .313 .353 .666 49   7.2 3.7 10.9 .053 .027 .080 8.80 1988 11 11 Tom Brookens
1988 16 Luis Salazar DET 2E R 32 SS,LF   31 12 55 1 2 .985   1988 16 Luis Salazar 102 21 3 0 3 10 9 3 0 13 0 2 0 1 0 1 .206 .229 .324 .553 8   1.5 0.9 2.4 .048 .029 .077 1.90 1988 16 Luis Salazar
     
1989 25 14 Rick Schu DET 7E R 27   83 52 119 12 11 .934   1989 25 14 Rick Schu 226 47 7 0 6 17 14 20 0 30 0 1 1 0 2 6 .208 .271 .319 .590 18   - 1.1 1.1 .000 .013 .013 0.37 1989 25 14 Rick Schu
1989 24 Doug Strange R DET 7E B 25   54 33 96 18 11 .878   1989 24 Doug Strange 164 39 3 1 1 15 14 15 0 28 1 3 0 3 3 6 .238 .306 .287 .593 14   0.5 0.7 1.2 .009 .013 .022 0.51 1989 24 Doug Strange
     
1990 8 8 Tony Phillips DET 3E B 31 2B   104 69 200 20 16 .931   1990 8 8 Tony Phillips 348 87 12 4 5 56 33 60 0 55 2 8 1 14 7 6 .250 .363 .351 .714 49   9.1 3.1 12.2 .088 .030 .117 12.64 1990 8 8 Tony Phillips
1990 11 Travis Fryman R-6 DET 3E R 21   48 23 95 11 12 .915   1990 11 Travis Fryman 174 55 9 1 5 25 21 14 0 34 1 0 0 2 2 2 .316 .370 .466 .836 30   5.4 1.2 6.6 .113 .025 .138 7.41 1990 11 Travis Fryman
1990 26 Ed Romero DET 3E R 32   27 15 41 1 9 .982   1990 26 Ed Romero 64 14 2 0 0 6 2 5 0 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .219 .271 .250 .521 5   0.3 0.7 1.0 .011 .026 .037 0.58 1990 26 Ed Romero
     
1991 14 11 Travis Fryman DET T2E R 22 SS   86 45 147 11 13 .946   1991 14 11 Travis Fryman 294 66 13 1 8 27 45 19 0 71 1 3 3 6 4 8 .224 .271 .357 .628 27   4.4 1.7 6.1 .051 .020 .071 5.03 1991 14 11 Travis Fryman
1991 10 Tony Phillips DET T2E B 32 2B,LF,RF   46 26 84 5 7 .957   1991 10 Tony Phillips 155 49 9 0 3 28 16 15 1 27 2 1 1 2 3 3 .316 .382 .432 .814 25   4.9 1.2 6.1 .107 .026 .133 6.87 1991 10 Tony Phillips
1991 22 Scott Livingstone R DET T2E L 25   43 32 67 2 6 .980   1991 22 Scott Livingstone 125 36 4 0 2 18 11 10 0 24 0 1 1 2 1 0 .288 .338 .368 .706 14   2.2 0.6 2.8 .051 .014 .065 2.21 1991 22 Scott Livingstone
     
1992 12 10 Scott Livingstone R DET 6E L 26   112 67 189 10 15 .962   1992 12 10 Scott Livingstone 341 97 18 0 4 44 45 20 1 36 0 3 3 1 3 8 .284 .321 .372 .693 39   5.2 2.0 7.2 .046 .018 .064 5.46 1992 12 10 Scott Livingstone
1992 23 Skeeter Barnes DET 6E R 35   39 34 68 9 7 .919   1992 23 Skeeter Barnes 104 29 5 0 2 12 11 5 0 11 1 1 0 2 0 0 .279 .318 .385 .703 14   2.6 0.6 3.2 .067 .015 .082 2.74 1992 23 Skeeter Barnes
1992 18 Travis Fryman a(SS) S(SS) DET 6E R 23 SS   26 15 46 2 4 .968   1992 18 Travis Fryman 100 31 4 0 6 16 16 8 0 19 0 0 0 1 1 2 .310 .361 .530 .891 19   3.0 0.6 3.6 .115 .023 .138 4.01 1992 18 Travis Fryman
1992 24 Tony Phillips DET 6E B 33 2B,CF,RF,DH   20 11 24 1 4 .972   1992 24 Tony Phillips 45 13 4 0 0 11 4 11 0 6 0 1 0 0 2 3 .289 .429 .378 .807 7   1.4 0.4 1.8 .070 .020 .090 1.61 1992 24 Tony Phillips
     
1993 3 3 Travis Fryman a(SS) DET T3E R 24 SS   69 44 120 4 10 .976   1993 3 3 Travis Fryman 272 90 21 2 11 46 42 40 0 53 3 0 1 2 1 4 .331 .421 .544 .965 65   13.4 1.3 14.7 .194 .019 .213 21.02 1993 3 3 Travis Fryman
1993 22 Scott Livingstone DET T3E L 27 DH   62 33 94 6 6 .955   1993 22 Scott Livingstone 214 58 8 1 1 29 22 12 1 21 0 0 3 1 2 5 .271 .306 .332 .638 21   2.4 0.7 3.1 .039 .011 .050 2.15 1993 22 Scott Livingstone
1993 14 Alan Trammell DET T3E R 35 SS   35 79 181 3 24 .989   1993 14 Alan Trammell 116 34 8 0 2 19 12 12 0 11 1 0 0 4 2 2 .293 .364 .414 .778 18   3.5 0.6 4.1 .100 .017 .117 4.35 1993 14 Alan Trammell
     
1994 3 3 Travis Fryman a DET 5E R 25   114 78 221 14 13 .955   1994 3 3 Travis Fryman 464 122 34 5 18 66 85 45 1 128 5 1 13 2 2 6 .263 .326 .474 .800 75   11.2 2.8 14.0 .098 .025 .123 14.66 1994 3 3 Travis Fryman
     
1995 2 2 Travis Fryman DET 4E R 26   144 107 337 14 38 .969   1995 2 2 Travis Fryman 567 156 21 5 15 79 81 63 4 100 3 0 7 4 2 18 .275 .347 .409 .756 79   11.4 7.5 18.9 .079 .052 .131 19.96 1995 2 2 Travis Fryman
     
1996 11 10 Travis Fryman a DET 5E R 27 SS   128 96 271 8 25 .979   1996 11 10 Travis Fryman 503 131 28 2 20 73 86 44 2 93 4 1 9 3 2 17 .260 .320 .443 .763 69   8.8 4.1 12.9 .069 .032 .101 12.06 1996 11 10 Travis Fryman
1996 14 Phil Nevin DET 5E R 25   24 17 49 4 6 .943   1996 14 Phil Nevin 86 26 4 0 8 12 18 4 0 28 0 0 1 0 0 1 .302 .330 .628 .958 18   3.2 0.6 3.8 .133 .025 .158 4.45 1996 14 Phil Nevin
     
1997 4 4 Travis Fryman DET 3E R 28   153 126 312 10 21 .978   1997 4 4 Travis Fryman 594 163 27 3 22 90 102 46 5 112 5 0 11 15 3 15 .274 .326 .441 .767 82   11.0 5.8 16.8 .072 .038 .110 17.45 1997 4 4 Travis Fryman
     
1998 12 10 Joe Randa DET 5C R 28 2B   118 73 212 7 18 .976   1998 12 10 Joe Randa 402 104 19 1 9 50 43 37 1 61 7 2 3 8 6 8 .259 .330 .378 .708 50   5.0 2.8 7.8 .042 .024 .066 6.25 1998 12 10 Joe Randa
1998 22 Gabe Alvarez R DET 5C R 24   55 38 93 19 6 .873   1998 22 Gabe Alvarez 187 42 10 0 4 15 27 17 1 62 2 0 2 0 3 2 .225 .293 .342 .635 19   1.8 0.8 2.6 .033 .015 .047 1.76 1998 22 Gabe Alvarez
     
Pos St All- Other 3rd Base Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Third Baseman Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1999 3 3 Dean Palmer S DET 3C R 30   141 89 240 19 24 .945   1999 3 3 Dean Palmer 527 137 22 2 38 87 95 53 3 141 9 0 3 3 3 11 .260 .336 .526 .862 92   13.0 3.3 16.3 .092 .023 .116 17.74 1999 3 3 Dean Palmer
1999 21 Frank Catalanotto DET 3C L 25 1B,2B   21 9 26 2 4 .946   1999 21 Frank Catalanotto 72 19 5 0 2 10 9 0 0 18 4 0 3 1 0 2 .264 .291 .417 .708 9   0.9 0.4 1.3 .043 .019 .062 1.04 1999 21 Frank Catalanotto
     
2000 8 8 Dean Palmer DET 3C R 31 1B   115 66 180 23 14 .914   2000 8 8 Dean Palmer 420 108 17 2 24 59 75 49 1 125 4 0 7 1 2 5 .257 .335 .479 .814 70   11.2 1.5 12.7 .097 .013 .110 13.07 2000 8 8 Dean Palmer
2000 26 Shane Halter DET 3C R 30 1B   55 25 63 6 11 .936   2000 26 Shane Halter 112 34 6 2 2 12 14 6 0 21 1 6 1 1 0 2 .304 .342 .446 .788 17   0.5 0.9 1.4 .009 .016 .025 0.69 2000 26 Shane Halter
2000 22 Jose Macias R DET 3C B 28 2B   26 11 29 1 3 .976   2000 22 Jose Macias 59 14 1 2 1 11 6 9 0 9 0 1 0 2 0 2 .237 .338 .373 .711 8   1.3 0.5 1.8 .050 .019 .069 1.47 2000 22 Jose Macias
     
2001 8 8 Jose Macias DET 4C B 29 CF   89 68 187 12 23 .955   2001 8 8 Jose Macias 329 90 18 3 6 39 38 23 0 41 1 3 3 12 4 5 .274 .320 .401 .721 43   5.7 2.6 8.3 .064 .029 .093 7.67 2001 8 8 Jose Macias
2001 13 Shane Halter DET 4C R 31 SS   74 57 150 17 12 .924   2001 13 Shane Halter 220 59 15 3 6 24 39 19 1 44 2 5 3 1 0 10 .268 .328 .445 .773 30   5.2 1.7 6.9 .070 .023 .093 6.38 2001 13 Shane Halter
     
2002 21 14 Chris Truby DET 5C R 28 NL-3B   89 71 181 11 22 .958   2002 21 14 Chris Truby 277 55 13 2 2 23 15 5 0 71 2 3 5 1 1 5 .199 .215 .282 .497 16   - 2.3 2.3 .000 .026 .026 1.10 2002 21 14 Chris Truby
2002 26 Craig Paquette DET 5C R 33   49 35 82 8 5 .936   2002 26 Craig Paquette 171 35 10 1 3 14 14 4 0 37 0 1 2 1 0 4 .205 .220 .327 .547 12   - 0.9 0.9 .000 .018 .018 0.36 2002 26 Craig Paquette
2002 18 Shane Halter DET 5C R 32 SS   30 21 45 4 9 .943   2002 18 Shane Halter 87 27 8 2 2 11 11 9 0 19 1 1 2 0 2 2 .310 .374 .517 .891 16   1.5 0.5 2.0 .050 .017 .067 1.54 2002 18 Shane Halter
     
2003 13 12 Eric Munson DET 5C L 25   91 68 150 19 13 .920   2003 13 12 Eric Munson 308 72 9 0 17 27 46 32 1 61 1 1 7 3 0 4 .234 .302 .429 .731 42   5.5 1.0 6.5 .060 .011 .071 5.32 2003 13 12 Eric Munson
2003 27 Shane Halter DET 5C R 33 2B,SS   50 36 98 2 12 .985   2003 27 Shane Halter 151 27 0 0 3 10 8 11 0 28 0 0 2 1 2 6 .179 .232 .238 .470 7   - 1.0 1.0 .000 .020 .020 0.43 2003 27 Shane Halter
     
2004 12 11 Eric Munson DET 4C L 26   94 51 177 16 17 .934   2004 12 11 Eric Munson 303 67 14 2 19 37 49 27 3 82 4 1 0 1 1 1 .221 .293 .469 .762 40   6.5 1.9 8.4 .069 .020 .089 7.18 2004 12 11 Eric Munson
2004 14 Brandon Inge DET 4C R 27 C   73 42 131 12 12 .935   2004 14 Brandon Inge 213 68 5 6 5 25 32 19 0 33 2 3 3 4 1 1 .319 .376 .469 .845 40   5.6 1.5 7.1 .077 .021 .097 6.33 2004 14 Brandon Inge
     
2005 5 5 Brandon Inge DET 4C R 28   160 128 378 23 41 .957   2005 5 5 Brandon Inge 613 160 31 9 16 75 72 63 1 139 3 6 6 7 6 14 .261 .330 .419 .749 85   11.8 5.2 17.0 .074 .033 .106 16.33 2005 5 5 Brandon Inge
     
2006 4 4 Brandon Inge DET 2C R 29   159 135 397 22 34 .960   2006 4 4 Brandon Inge 542 137 29 2 27 83 83 43 2 128 7 4 5 7 4 12 .253 .313 .463 .776 77   12.1 6.5 18.6 .076 .041 .117 18.64 2006 4 4 Brandon Inge
     
2007 7 7 Brandon Inge DET 2C R 30   150 91 325 18 25 .959   2007 7 7 Brandon Inge 508 120 25 2 14 64 71 47 5 150 11 7 4 9 2 8 .236 .312 .376 .688 63   7.6 5.3 12.9 .051 .035 .086 10.68 2007 7 7 Brandon Inge
     
2008 11 10 Carlos Guillen a DET 5C B 32 1B   89 68 195 14 15 .949   2008 11 10 Carlos Guillen 325 89 20 2 7 53 42 46 3 56 3 2 3 5 3 7 .274 .366 .412 .778 51   7.3 2.5 9.8 .082 .028 .110 9.52 2008 11 10 Carlos Guillen
2008 24 Brandon Inge DET 5C R 31 C   51 38 80 1 14 .992   2008 24 Brandon Inge 115 25 6 1 4 17 20 18 1 30 2 0 1 0 2 2 .217 .331 .391 .722 15   1.7 1.3 3.0 .033 .025 .059 2.13 2008 24 Brandon Inge
     
2009 10 9 Brandon Inge a DET 2C R 32   161 143 281 20 41 .955   2009 10 9 Brandon Inge 562 129 16 1 27 73 84 54 1 170 17 1 3 2 5 12 .230 .314 .406 .720 72   8.7 4.5 13.2 .054 .028 .082 10.94 2009 10 9 Brandon Inge
     
2010 7 6 Brandon Inge DET 3C R 33   144 119 267 9 24 .977   2010 7 6 Brandon Inge 509 126 27 5 13 47 70 54 4 133 5 0 7 4 3 12 .248 .322 .397 .719 66   9.2 4.2 13.4 .064 .029 .093 11.73 2010 7 6 Brandon Inge
Copyright 2009-11 by Andre Lower
Sources:
All-Time Major League Handbook
Win Shares Digital Update
baseball-reference.com
ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia