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Pos St All- Other Center Field Fielding Stats Pos St Batting Statistics as Center Fielder 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 3 3 Jimmy Barrett     DET 3 L 26   135 300 31 21 7 .940   1901 3 3 Jimmy Barrett 542 159 16 9 4 110 65 76 5 7 26 .293 .385 .378 .763 106   15.2 8.2 23.4 .113 .061 .173 25.12 1901 3 3 Jimmy Barrett
         
1902 2 2 Jimmy Barrett     DET 7 L 27   136 326 22 14 6 .961   1902 2 2 Jimmy Barrett 509 154 19 6 4 93 44 74 6 5 24 .303 .397 .387 .784 99   16.1 5.6 21.7 .118 .041 .160 21.97 1902 2 2 Jimmy Barrett
         
1903 1 1 Jimmy Barrett     DET 5 L 28   136 303 19 15 7 .955   1903 1 1 Jimmy Barrett 517 163 13 10 2 95 31 74 6 18 27 .315 .407 .391 .798 97   22.1 4.3 26.4 .163 .032 .194 30.68 1903 1 1 Jimmy Barrett
         
1904 2 2 Jimmy Barrett     DET 7 L 29   162 339 29 11 6 .971   1904 2 2 Jimmy Barrett 624 167 10 5 0 83 31 79 3 8 15 .268 .353 .300 .653 84   20.7 4.7 25.4 .128 .029 .157 26.48 1904 2 2 Jimmy Barrett
         
1905 5 5 Duff Cooley     DET 3 L 32   96 223 12 10 5 .959   1905 5 5 Duff Cooley 377 93 11 9 1 25 32 26 1 16 7 .247 .297 .332 .629 39   8.4 3.6 12.0 .088 .038 .125 11.74 1905 5 5 Duff Cooley
1905 10 Ty Cobb BBW   R   DET 3 L 18   39 82 6 4 1 .957   1905 10 Ty Cobb 143 34 6 0 1 18 14 10 0 4 2 .238 .288 .301 .589 13   2.6 1.3 3.9 .067 .033 .100 3.41 1905 10 Ty Cobb
         
1906 5 5 Davy Jones     DET 6 L 26   82 191 10 4 3 .980   1906 5 5 Davy Jones 319 83 12 2 0 41 24 41 2 2 21 .260 .348 .310 .658 45   9.9 2.9 12.8 .121 .035 .156 13.29 1906 5 5 Davy Jones
1906 6 Ty Cobb BBW     DET 6 L 19 RF   55 132 7 5 2 .965   1906 6 Ty Cobb 203 64 9 3 1 26 19 11 2 8 13 .315 .356 .404 .760 32   7.5 1.8 9.3 .136 .033 .169 10.05 1906 6 Ty Cobb
         
1907 1 1 Sam Crawford Vet     DET 1 L 27   144 311 22 12 2 .965   1907 1 1 Sam Crawford 574 185 34 17 4 101 80 36 2 11 18 .322 .364 .462 .826 115   31.1 4.5 35.6 .216 .031 .247 45.56 1907 1 1 Sam Crawford
         
1908 2 2 Sam Crawford Vet     DET 1 L 28   134 252 9 8 2 .970   1908 2 2 Sam Crawford 524 163 29 14 6 91 71 33 3 20 13 .311 .355 .454 .809 92   26.4 2.3 28.7 .197 .017 .214 33.50 1908 2 2 Sam Crawford
1908 13 Davy Jones     DET 1 L 28   26 57 4 2 2 .968   1908 13 Davy Jones 98 20 2 1 0 14 8 11 0 3 9 .204 .284 .245 .529 9   1.3 0.7 2.0 .050 .027 .077 1.40 1908 13 Davy Jones
         
1909 2 2 Sam Crawford Vet     DET 1 L 29   139 297 7 11 2 .965   1909 2 2 Sam Crawford 525 165 31 12 5 74 86 42 1 22 27 .314 .366 .448 .814 94   23.4 5.8 29.2 .168 .042 .210 32.98 1909 2 2 Sam Crawford
         
1910 1 1 Ty Cobb BBW     DET 3 L 23 RF   111 259 14 11 3 .961   1910 1 1 Ty Cobb 410 157 28 11 6 86 74 52 3 13 53 .383 .456 .549 1.005 112   32.4 4.7 37.1 .292 .042 .334 49.27 1910 1 1 Ty Cobb
1910 9 Sam Crawford Vet     DET 3 L 30 RF   26 48 1 1 0 .980   1910 9 Sam Crawford 99 29 4 3 1 14 20 6 0 4 3 .293 .333 .424 .757 15   3.4 0.7 4.1 .131 .027 .158 3.74 1910 9 Sam Crawford
         
1911 1 1 Ty Cobb BBW 1     DET 2 L 24   146 376 24 18 10 .957   1911 1 1 Ty Cobb 591 248 47 24 8 147 127 44 8 11 83 .420 .467 .621 1.088 172   41.3 6.0 47.3 .283 .041 .324 61.53 1911 1 1 Ty Cobb
         
1912 2 2 Ty Cobb BBW 8     DET 6 L 25   140 324 21 22 5 .940   1912 2 2 Ty Cobb 553 226 30 23 7 120 83 43 5 8 61 34 .409 .456 .584 1.040 148   36.5 3.6 40.1 .261 .026 .286 46.23 1912 2 2 Ty Cobb
         
1913 2 2 Ty Cobb BBW T20     DET 6 L 26   116 258 21 13 8 .955   1913 2 2 Ty Cobb 417 163 18 16 4 68 65 57 30 4 11 50 .391 .469 .540 1.009 97   27.0 2.3 29.3 .233 .020 .253 35.07 1913 2 2 Ty Cobb
1913 13 Hugh High   R   DET 6 L 25   39 87 6 2 0 .979   1913 13 Hugh High 146 33 5 1 0 14 13 22 19 1 3 5 .226 .331 .274 .605 15   2.0 1.1 3.1 .051 .028 .079 2.09 1913 13 Hugh High
         
1914 2 2 Ty Cobb BBW T14     DET 4 L 27   96 177 8 10 0 .949   1914 2 2 Ty Cobb 345 127 22 11 2 69 57 57 22 6 6 35 17 .368 .466 .513 .979 80   23.6 2.3 25.9 .246 .024 .270 31.33 1914 2 2 Ty Cobb
1914 12 Hugh High     DET 4 L 26   39 73 1 3 1 .961   1914 12 Hugh High 135 36 4 2 0 18 13 19 15 1 7 5 4 .267 .361 .326 .687 18   3.3 0.8 4.1 .085 .021 .105 3.10 1914 12 Hugh High
1914 15 Harry Heilmann BBW   R   DET 4 R 19   28 33 5 6 1 .864   1914 15 Harry Heilmann 96 22 4 1 1 13 10 12 15 1 6 1 4 .229 .321 .323 .644 9   1.0 0.4 1.4 .036 .014 .050 0.73 1914 15 Harry Heilmann
         
1915 1 1 Ty Cobb BBW     DET 2 L 28   156 328 22 18 7 .951   1915 1 1 Ty Cobb 563 208 31 13 3 144 99 118 43 10 9 96 38 .369 .486 .487 .973 154   41.6 6.4 48.0 .267 .041 .308 61.08 1915 1 1 Ty Cobb
         
1916 2 2 Ty Cobb BBW     DET 3 L 29   143 325 18 17 9 .953   1916 2 2 Ty Cobb 538 200 31 10 5 112 68 77 39 2 14 68 24 .372 .452 .494 .946 122   35.1 4.8 39.9 .245 .034 .279 48.39 1916 2 2 Ty Cobb
         
1917 1 1 Ty Cobb BBW     DET 4 L 30 RF   123 317 21 9 7 .974   1917 1 1 Ty Cobb 476 182 36 19 5 87 83 49 28 3 13 45 .382 .443 .569 1.012 117   32.7 4.8 37.5 .266 .039 .305 47.49 1917 1 1 Ty Cobb
1917 12 Harry Heilmann BBW     DET 4 R 22 1B,RF   28 56 3 2 1 .967   1917 12 Harry Heilmann 104 29 4 2 1 11 16 8 10 1 4 2 .279 .336 .385 .721 14   2.9 0.7 3.6 .104 .025 .129 2.96 1917 12 Harry Heilmann
         
1918 1 1 Ty Cobb BBW     DET 7 L 31   92 220 12 6 1 .975   1918 1 1 Ty Cobb 346 132 16 12 2 68 53 34 17 2 7 28 .382 .440 .514 .954 74   23.6 1.6 25.2 .257 .017 .274 32.28 1918 1 1 Ty Cobb
1918 15 Frank Walker   R   DET 7 R 23   34 81 4 6 1 .934   1918 15 Frank Walker 123 24 7 2 1 7 15 5 21 1 3 2 .195 .233 .309 .542 9   0.3 0.4 0.7 .009 .012 .021 0.24 1918 15 Frank Walker
         
1919 1 1 Ty Cobb BBW     DET 4 L 32   123 272 19 8 3 .973   1919 1 1 Ty Cobb 497 191 36 13 1 92 70 38 22 1 9 28 .384 .429 .515 .944 100   28.2 3.5 31.7 .229 .028 .258 39.64 1919 1 1 Ty Cobb
         
Pos St All- Other Center Field Fielding Stats Pos St Batting Statistics as Center Fielder 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
1920 4 4 Ty Cobb BBW     DET 7 L 33   112 246 8 9 2 .966   1920 4 4 Ty Cobb 428 143 28 8 2 86 63 58 28 2 7 15 10 .334 .416 .451 .867 81   16.2 3.5 19.7 .145 .031 .176 19.29 1920 4 4 Ty Cobb
1920 11 Chick Shorten     DET 7 L 28 RF   31 64 4 1 1 .986   1920 11 Chick Shorten 114 33 3 2 0 11 13 9 4 0 6 1 1 .289 .341 .351 .692 14   1.8 1.3 3.1 .058 .042 .100 2.29 1920 11 Chick Shorten
         
1921 2 2 Ty Cobb BBW     DET 6 L 34   121 301 27 10 2 .970   1921 2 2 Ty Cobb 507 197 37 16 12 124 101 56 19 3 15 22 15 .389 .452 .596 1.048 120   22.0 3.7 25.7 .182 .031 .212 30.10 1921 2 2 Ty Cobb
1921 13 Chick Shorten     DET 6 L 29   36 77 2 1 1 .988   1921 13 Chick Shorten 153 42 8 2 0 23 16 14 8 0 4 1 2 .275 .335 .353 .688 18   1.5 0.7 2.2 .042 .019 .061 1.39 1921 13 Chick Shorten
         
1922 2 2 Ty Cobb BBW     DET 3 L 35   133 328 14 7 3 .980   1922 2 2 Ty Cobb 522 209 42 16 4 98 98 55 24 4 27 9 13 .400 .461 .565 1.026 120   25.6 3.2 28.8 .192 .024 .217 32.98 1922 2 2 Ty Cobb
         
1923 2 2 Ty Cobb BBW     DET 2 L 36   141 362 14 12 2 .969   1923 2 2 Ty Cobb 556 189 40 7 6 103 88 66 14 3 22 9 10 .340 .413 .469 .882 106   20.3 3.4 23.7 .144 .024 .168 25.20 1923 2 2 Ty Cobb
1923 10 Bob Fothergill     DET 2 R 25 LF   20 43 1 1 0 .978   1923 10 Bob Fothergill 71 22 5 1 0 10 14 4 6 1 3 1 1 .310 .355 .408 .763 11   1.7 0.4 2.1 .085 .020 .105 1.76 1923 10 Bob Fothergill
         
1924 1 1 Ty Cobb BBW     DET 3 L 37   155 417 12 6 8 .986   1924 1 1 Ty Cobb 625 211 38 10 4 115 78 85 18 1 15 23 14 .338 .418 .450 .868 118   22.8 4.7 27.5 .147 .030 .177 31.15 1924 1 1 Ty Cobb
         
1925 3 3 Ty Cobb BBW     DET 4 L 38   101 259 9 14 1 .950   1925 3 3 Ty Cobb 395 150 30 11 11 92 97 62 11 5 5 12 9 .380 .470 .595 1.065 106   21.2 2.4 23.6 .210 .024 .234 27.61 1925 3 3 Ty Cobb
1925 9 Heinie Manush Vet     DET 4 L 23   56 123 5 2 0 .985   1925 9 Heinie Manush 210 64 11 2 4 35 36 18 16 2 6 6 2 .305 .365 .433 .798 34   4.8 1.2 6.0 .086 .021 .107 4.75 1925 9 Heinie Manush
         
1926 4 4 Heinie Manush Vet T5     DET 6 L 24   104 254 6 9 3 .967   1926 4 4 Heinie Manush 432 163 30 7 12 82 75 27 24 5 24 10 4 .377 .420 .563 .983 94   21.3 1.5 22.8 .205 .014 .219 25.80 1926 4 4 Heinie Manush
1926 8 Ty Cobb BBW     DET 6 L 39   39 83 3 4 2 .956   1926 8 Ty Cobb 165 56 13 4 3 34 44 18 1 1 9 6 3 .339 .408 .521 .929 33   7.0 0.4 7.4 .179 .010 .190 7.78 1926 8 Ty Cobb
         
1927 5 5 Heinie Manush Vet     DET 4 L 25   147 356 9 11 3 .971   1927 5 5 Heinie Manush 581 173 30 18 6 100 88 46 28 4 15 12 8 .298 .353 .442 .795 94   13.8 4.0 17.8 .094 .027 .121 15.39 1927 5 5 Heinie Manush
         
1928 5 5 Harry Rice T20     DET 6 L 26   129 347 10 14 0 .962   1928 5 5 Harry Rice 502 152 21 12 6 86 80 43 27 2 17 20 13 .303 .360 .428 .788 77   11.2 3.4 14.6 .087 .026 .113 13.45 1928 5 5 Harry Rice
1928 13 Al Wingo     DET 6 L 30 LF   28 69 2 2 1 .973   1928 13 Al Wingo 98 28 5 1 1 12 12 16 7 0 2 1 1 .286 .386 .388 .774 16   2.5 0.6 3.1 .089 .021 .111 2.82 1928 13 Al Wingo
         
1929 5 5 Harry Rice     DET 6 L 27   127 345 16 15 6 .960   1929 5 5 Harry Rice 536 163 33 7 6 97 69 61 23 4 12 6 10 .304 .379 .425 .804 88   12.1 2.5 14.6 .095 .020 .115 13.35 1929 5 5 Harry Rice
1929 8 Roy Johnson   R   DET 6 L 26 LF,RF   37 114 6 7 1 .945   1929 8 Roy Johnson 157 49 11 3 2 31 17 16 15 0 1 5 4 .312 .376 .459 .835 28   4.2 0.8 5.0 .114 .022 .135 4.96 1929 8 Roy Johnson
         
1930 8 6 Liz Funk   R   DET 5 L 25   128 352 8 13 4 .965   1930 8 6 Liz Funk 523 144 26 11 4 73 64 29 39 5 23 12 6 .275 .320 .390 .710 65   5.5 5.3 10.8 .043 .041 .084 8.83 1930 8 6 Liz Funk
         
1931 8 8 Hub Walker   R   DET 7 L 24   60 158 4 6 1 .964   1931 8 8 Hub Walker 229 65 12 1 0 25 15 21 23 4 4 9 1 .284 .354 .345 .699 29   2.7 2.3 5.0 .045 .038 .083 3.82 1931 8 8 Hub Walker
1931 9 Frank Doljack   R   DET 7 R 23   44 118 6 9 1 .932   1931 9 Frank Doljack 150 42 10 2 3 16 16 12 14 1 2 2 2 .280 .337 .433 .770 21   2.2 1.7 3.9 .050 .039 .089 3.07 1931 9 Frank Doljack
1931 10 Gee Walker   R   DET 7 R 23   41 95 2 5 1 .951   1931 10 Gee Walker 180 53 16 2 1 19 27 13 20 0 1 10 7 .294 .342 .422 .764 24   2.3 1.1 3.4 .056 .027 .083 2.59 1931 10 Gee Walker
         
1932 6 6 Gee Walker T29     DET 5 R 24 LF   79 226 6 11 1 .955   1932 6 6 Gee Walker 321 104 21 4 5 48 52 9 25 2 3 20 4 .324 .346 .461 .807 56   8.6 3.3 11.9 .109 .042 .151 12.56 1932 6 6 Gee Walker
1932 7 John Stone     DET 5 L 26 LF   53 147 4 5 1 .968   1932 7 John Stone 216 64 13 4 6 39 40 21 24 0 1 1 0 .296 .359 .477 .836 40   6.5 2.0 8.5 .123 .038 .160 9.26 1932 7 John Stone
         
1933 7 7 Pete Fox R   DET 5 R 24   110 298 5 6 0 .981   1933 7 7 Pete Fox 475 137 23 12 6 73 51 20 34 2 4 8 5 .288 .320 .425 .745 66   7.8 4.8 12.6 .071 .044 .115 11.98 1933 7 7 Pete Fox
1933 10 Jo-Jo White   DET 5 L 24   32 81 2 2 1 .976   1933 10 Jo-Jo White 139 35 5 3 1 25 20 16 15 2 4 3 3 .252 .338 .353 .691 18   1.7 1.3 3.0 .053 .041 .094 2.58 1933 10 Jo-Jo White
       
1934 3 3 Jo-Jo White   DET 1 L 25   93 213 8 9 2 .961   1934 3 3 Jo-Jo White 357 112 17 5 0 90 41 64 36 1 6 26 6 .314 .419 .389 .808 69   12.1 2.5 14.6 .130 .027 .157 15.40 1934 3 3 Jo-Jo White
1934 10 Gee Walker   DET 1 R 26 RF   48 172 3 6 1 .967   1934 10 Gee Walker 208 62 11 1 4 32 23 11 12 1 3 12 5 .298 .336 .418 .754 31   4.4 1.5 5.9 .092 .031 .123 5.51 1934 10 Gee Walker
       
1935 8 8 Jo-Jo White   DET 1 L 26   98 247 7 10 1 .962   1935 8 8 Jo-Jo White 412 99 13 12 2 82 32 68 42 0 3 19 10 .240 .348 .345 .693 55   6.7 2.4 9.1 .068 .024 .093 7.91 1935 8 8 Jo-Jo White
1935 9 Gee Walker   DET 1 R 27 LF   45 122 1 5 1 .961   1935 9 Gee Walker 192 58 12 3 4 28 28 8 11 0 4 3 2 .302 .330 .458 .788 29   4.2 1.0 5.2 .093 .022 .116 5.05 1935 9 Gee Walker
       
Pos St All- Other Center Field Fielding Stats Pos St Batting Statistics as Center Fielder 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
1936 4 4 Al Simmons BBW   DET 2 R 34   134 339 8 5 1 .986   1936 4 4 Al Simmons 536 176 36 6 12 91 106 46 33 2 1 6 4 .328 .384 .485 .869 99   15.2 3.4 18.6 .113 .025 .139 18.43 1936 4 4 Al Simmons
1936 11 Gee Walker 12   DET 2 R 28 RF   21 59 2 2 1 .968   1936 11 Gee Walker 92 32 9 1 2 18 16 4 5 1 1 3 1 .348 .381 .533 .914 18   3.0 0.5 3.5 .143 .024 .167 3.80 1936 11 Gee Walker
       
1937 9 7 Jo-Jo White   DET 2 L 28   79 210 4 6 0 .973   1937 9 7 Jo-Jo White 294 72 5 7 0 48 20 48 39 1 2 12 7 .245 .353 .310 .663 35   2.6 3.2 5.8 .033 .041 .073 4.07 1937 9 7 Jo-Jo White
1937 11 Chet Laabs R   DET 2 R 25 LF   40 94 1 2 0 .979   1937 11 Chet Laabs 156 37 8 3 5 20 24 15 43 0 1 4 1 .237 .304 .423 .727 21   1.9 1.2 3.1 .048 .030 .078 2.23 1937 11 Chet Laabs
1937 10 Pete Fox T23   DET 2 R 28 RF   27 76 1 1 0 .987   1937 10 Pete Fox 118 39 7 2 2 22 15 8 8 0 2 2 2 .331 .373 .475 .848 20   2.9 1.1 4.0 .107 .041 .148 3.98 1937 10 Pete Fox
       
1938 9 8 Chet Morgan R   DET 4 L 28   68 180 5 4 2 .979   1938 9 8 Chet Morgan 281 80 6 1 0 46 25 18 11 1 6 5 6 .285 .330 .313 .643 30   1.7 2.2 3.9 .025 .032 .057 2.49 1938 9 8 Chet Morgan
1938 12 Jo-Jo White   DET 4 L 29 LF   34 95 2 3 0 .970   1938 12 Jo-Jo White 125 33 4 1 0 24 9 18 9 1 2 2 2 .264 .361 .312 .673 16   1.2 1.1 2.3 .035 .032 .068 1.60 1938 12 Jo-Jo White
1938 14 Chet Laabs   DET 4 R 26 LF   32 84 2 2 1 .977   1938 14 Chet Laabs 125 30 4 2 4 15 22 9 31 0 2 2 1 .240 .291 .400 .691 15   1.0 0.9 1.9 .031 .028 .059 1.24 1938 14 Chet Laabs
1938 8 Dixie Walker   DET 4 L 27 LF   26 60 2 1 0 .984   1938 8 Dixie Walker 98 30 6 1 1 18 9 14 7 0 1 1 1 .306 .393 .418 .811 18   2.7 0.6 3.3 .104 .023 .127 3.15 1938 8 Dixie Walker
       
1939 2 2 Barney McCosky T26 R   DET 5 L 22   145 428 7 6 2 .986   1939 2 2 Barney McCosky 611 190 33 14 4 120 58 70 45 2 9 20 4 7 .311 .384 .430 .814 110   14.6 8.0 22.6 .101 .055 .156 22.66 1939 2 2 Barney McCosky
       
1940 2 2 Barney McCosky 16   DET 1 L 23   141 349 7 6 2 .983   1940 2 2 Barney McCosky 589 200 39 19 4 123 57 67 41 1 3 13 9 8 .340 .408 .491 .899 115   18.0 5.7 23.7 .128 .040 .168 24.98 1940 2 2 Barney McCosky
       
1941 4 4 Barney McCosky T15   DET T4 L 24 LF   101 284 5 4 2 .986   1941 4 4 Barney McCosky 409 132 21 7 2 66 46 51 27 2 6 7 2 4 .323 .400 .423 .823 70   11.1 5.2 16.3 .110 .051 .161 16.09 1941 4 4 Barney McCosky
1941 6 Pat Mullin R   DET T4 L 23   51 117 2 7 0 .944   1941 6 Pat Mullin 220 76 11 5 5 42 23 18 18 2 1 5 1 2 .345 .400 .509 .909 43   7.5 1.3 8.8 .147 .025 .173 8.98 1941 6 Pat Mullin
       
1942 6 6 Doc Cramer   DET 5 L 36   150 352 15 7 6 .981   1942 6 6 Doc Cramer 630 166 26 4 0 71 43 43 18 3 6 4 4 15 .263 .314 .317 .631 63   4.9 7.0 11.9 .033 .047 .079 8.38 1942 6 6 Doc Cramer
       
1943 2 2 Doc Cramer T21   DET 5 L 37   138 346 9 4 3 .989   1943 2 2 Doc Cramer 606 182 18 4 1 79 43 31 13 1 13 4 3 8 .300 .335 .348 .683 75   12.2 6.0 18.2 .088 .043 .132 18.18 1943 2 2 Doc Cramer
       
1944 4 4 Doc Cramer 13   DET 2 L 38   141 337 13 7 2 .980   1944 4 4 Doc Cramer 578 169 20 9 2 69 42 37 21 2 9 6 5 7 .292 .337 .369 .706 75   13.9 4.8 18.7 .099 .034 .133 17.34 1944 4 4 Doc Cramer
       
1945 2 2 Doc Cramer T29 a*   DET 1 L 39   140 314 7 3 4 .991   1945 2 2 Doc Cramer 541 149 22 8 6 62 58 36 21 3 15 2 9 9 .275 .324 .379 .703 65   11.2 4.4 15.6 .080 .031 .111 15.15 1945 2 2 Doc Cramer
       
1946 7 7 Hoot Evers R   DET 2 R 25   76 194 2 5 0 .975   1946 7 7 Hoot Evers 300 80 8 4 4 41 33 34 42 2 1 7 1 5 .267 .345 .360 .705 40   7.1 2.9 10.0 .093 .038 .132 9.30 1946 7 7 Hoot Evers
1946 9 Doc Cramer   DET 2 L 40   50 89 2 0 0 1.000   1946 9 Doc Cramer 204 60 8 2 1 26 26 15 8 0 5 3 0 6 .294 .342 .368 .710 26   4.3 1.1 5.4 .086 .022 .108 4.55 1946 9 Doc Cramer
1946 6 Barney McCosky   DET 2 L 29   24 56 1 2 0 .966   1946 6 Barney McCosky 91 18 5 0 1 11 11 17 9 0 1 0 0 2 .198 .324 .286 .610 9   1.6 0.4 2.0 .067 .017 .083 1.46 1946 6 Barney McCosky
       
1947 4 4 Hoot Evers   DET 2 R 26   123 334 10 8 2 .977   1947 4 4 Hoot Evers 460 136 24 5 10 67 67 45 49 6 14 8 7 13 .296 .366 .435 .801 70   13.2 3.8 17.0 .107 .031 .138 16.81 1947 4 4 Hoot Evers
1947 13 Doc Cramer   DET 2 L 41   35 79 3 3 0 .965   1947 13 Doc Cramer 157 42 2 2 2 21 30 20 5 0 2 0 4 9 .268 .350 .344 .694 17   1.7 0.7 2.4 .049 .020 .069 1.67 1947 13 Doc Cramer
       
1948 3 3 Hoot Evers 17 A   DET 5 R 27   138 392 8 11 0 .973   1948 3 3 Hoot Evers 538 169 33 6 10 81 103 51 31 4 13 3 4 16 .314 .378 .454 .832 87   15.8 4.1 19.9 .114 .030 .144 19.73 1948 3 3 Hoot Evers
       
1949 5 5 Johnny Groth R-T4   DET 4 R 22   99 247 8 9 3 .966   1949 5 5 Johnny Groth 348 102 19 5 11 60 73 65 27 2 3 3 7 15 .293 .407 .471 .878 66   11.4 3.3 14.7 .115 .033 .148 14.76 1949 5 5 Johnny Groth
1949 8 Hoot Evers   DET 4 R 28 LF   42 128 4 1 1 .992   1949 8 Hoot Evers 145 44 7 2 2 23 24 24 13 1 1 2 2 5 .303 .406 .421 .827 25   4.3 2.3 6.6 .102 .055 .157 6.82 1949 8 Hoot Evers
       
1950 4 4 Johnny Groth   DET 2 R 23   157 374 9 6 0 .985   1950 4 4 Johnny Groth 566 173 30 8 12 95 85 95 27 2 7 1 5 21 .306 .407 .451 .858 103   18.0 4.2 22.2 .115 .027 .141 21.18 1950 4 4 Johnny Groth
       
1951 5 5 Johnny Groth   DET 5 R 24   112 266 12 2 3 .993   1951 5 5 Johnny Groth 428 128 29 1 3 41 49 31 32 2 4 1 1 16 .299 .349 .393 .742 55   8.1 3.8 11.9 .072 .034 .106 10.55 1951 5 5 Johnny Groth
1951 13 Hoot Evers   DET 5 R 30 LF   45 110 3 2 0 .983   1951 13 Hoot Evers 158 35 6 1 4 19 18 16 19 0 2 2 1 6 .222 .293 .348 .641 16   1.1 1.4 2.5 .024 .031 .056 1.60 1951 13 Hoot Evers
       
1952 7 6 Johnny Groth   DET 8 R 25   137 325 14 5 3 .985   1952 7 6 Johnny Groth 516 147 22 2 4 55 50 50 38 0 5 2 10 11 .285 .348 .359 .707 59   7.7 2.7 10.4 .056 .020 .076 7.36 1952 7 6 Johnny Groth
       
Pos St All- Other Center Field Fielding Stats Pos St Batting Statistics as Center Fielder 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 5 5 Jim Delsing   DET 6 L 27   133 354 7 3 2 .992   1953 5 5 Jim Delsing 479 138 26 6 11 77 62 66 39 5 2 1 3 8 .288 .380 .436 .816 80   16.7 1.5 18.2 .126 .011 .137 17.85 1953 5 5 Jim Delsing
1953 11 Don Lund   DET 6 R 30 LF,RF   29 74 2 1 0 .987   1953 11 Don Lund 90 23 5 1 2 11 10 8 14 0 2 1 1 2 .256 .316 .400 .716 11   1.6 0.3 1.9 .055 .010 .066 1.29 1953 11 Don Lund
       
1954 4 4 Bill Tuttle R   DET 5 R 24   145 364 18 6 3 .985   1954 4 4 Bill Tuttle 527 140 20 11 7 63 58 62 6 60 2 5 3 5 8 15 .266 .343 .385 .728 66   10.3 4.5 14.8 .071 .031 .102 12.26 1954 4 4 Bill Tuttle
       
1955 4 4 Bill Tuttle   DET 5 R 25   154 442 12 7 2 .985   1955 4 4 Bill Tuttle 602 168 23 4 14 102 78 76 2 54 1 13 5 6 3 25 .279 .358 .400 .758 85   13.4 4.1 17.5 .087 .027 .114 15.15 1955 4 4 Bill Tuttle
       
1956 6 6 Bill Tuttle   DET 5 R 26   137 348 13 9 2 .976   1956 6 6 Bill Tuttle 541 136 22 4 9 60 65 38 1 47 1 4 3 4 3 18 .251 .300 .357 .657 53   4.2 3.1 7.3 .031 .023 .053 4.09 1956 6 6 Bill Tuttle
       
1957 7 6 Bill Tuttle   DET 4 R 27   128 331 5 6 1 .982   1957 7 6 Bill Tuttle 448 112 11 4 5 49 47 43 4 41 1 3 4 2 4 14 .250 .315 .326 .641 42   3.5 4.7 8.2 .027 .037 .064 4.98 1957 7 6 Bill Tuttle
1957 16 Johnny Groth   DET 4 R 30 LF,RF   25 65 0 0 0 1.000   1957 16 Johnny Groth 92 27 8 0 0 11 15 4 0 6 1 1 1 0 0 1 .293 .327 .380 .707 12   1.5 0.8 2.3 .060 .032 .092 1.61 1957 16 Johnny Groth
1957 12 Al Kaline BBW 10 A G   DET 4 R 22 RF   32 50 2 3 0 .945   1957 12 Al Kaline 75 20 5 0 2 8 8 9 0 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 .267 .345 .413 .758 11   1.9 0.8 2.7 .059 .025 .084 1.88 1957 12 Al Kaline
       
1958 3 3 Harvey Kuenn 13 a   DET 5 R 27   138 358 9 6 1 .984   1958 3 3 Harvey Kuenn 560 178 39 3 8 73 54 51 8 34 0 3 4 5 10 13 .318 .372 .441 .813 88   16.3 4.7 21.0 .118 .034 .152 21.67 1958 3 3 Harvey Kuenn
       
1959 2 2 Al Kaline BBW 6 A,a G   DET 4 R 24   122 323 4 4 0 .988   1959 2 2 Al Kaline 449 142 17 2 24 81 86 66 10 38 4 2 6 8 4 10 .316 .404 .523 .927 97   20.6 4.1 24.7 .169 .034 .202 27.46 1959 2 2 Al Kaline
1959 9 Harvey Kuenn 8 a   DET 4 R 28 RF   24 56 1 1 0 .983   1959 9 Harvey Kuenn 96 34 6 2 0 15 15 7 0 12 1 2 2 0 0 1 .354 .396 .458 .854 18   3.8 0.5 4.3 .158 .021 .179 4.50 1959 9 Harvey Kuenn
       
1960 3 3 Al Kaline BBW a(2)   DET 6 R 25   142 367 5 5 1 .987   1960 3 3 Al Kaline 547 151 28 4 15 78 66 64 3 47 3 5 5 19 4 18 .276 .352 .424 .776 82   12.2 4.8 17.0 .086 .034 .120 16.12 1960 3 3 Al Kaline
       
1961 6 6 Bill Bruton   DET 2 L 35   155 410 4 5 2 .988   1961 6 6 Bill Bruton 590 152 15 5 17 99 63 61 0 66 3 5 3 21 6 9 .258 .329 .386 .715 79   11.8 5.0 16.8 .076 .032 .108 14.04 1961 6 6 Bill Bruton
1961 10 Al Kaline BBW 9 a,A G   DET 2 R 26 RF   22 67 1 0 0 1.000   1961 10 Al Kaline 70 24 5 0 4 16 10 13 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 2 .343 .446 .586 1.032 19   4.0 0.8 4.8 .182 .036 .218 5.69 1961 10 Al Kaline
       
1962 3 3 Bill Bruton   DET 4 L 36   145 394 5 7 2 .983   1962 3 3 Bill Bruton 556 155 27 5 16 90 73 53 0 66 5 9 3 14 7 10 .279 .345 .432 .777 84   13.3 5.2 18.5 .092 .036 .128 18.25 1962 3 3 Bill Bruton
1962 17 Bubba Morton R   DET 4 R 30 RF   30 65 2 1 0 .985   1962 17 Bubba Morton 89 20 2 0 1 13 4 16 0 18 0 1 0 1 0 1 .225 .343 .281 .624 10   1.5 0.8 2.3 .050 .027 .077 1.76 1962 17 Bubba Morton
       
1963 8 7 Bill Bruton   DET T5 L 37   138 339 6 3 3 .991   1963 8 7 Bill Bruton 512 128 21 7 8 82 43 56 1 69 0 10 1 13 7 6 .250 .323 .365 .688 63   10.5 3.7 14.2 .076 .027 .103 12.27 1963 8 7 Bill Bruton
1963 18 George Thomas   DET T5 R 25 RF   30 78 0 0 0 1.000   1963 18 George Thomas 93 24 4 1 1 8 10 10 0 16 0 0 3 2 1 1 .258 .321 .355 .676 11   1.1 0.8 1.9 .037 .027 .063 1.27 1963 18 George Thomas
       
1964 7 7 Bill Bruton   DET 4 L 38   71 123 5 2 2 .985   1964 7 7 Bill Bruton 238 68 9 5 4 33 24 25 1 42 0 2 1 12 4 5 .286 .352 .416 .768 36   7.0 1.5 8.5 .099 .021 .120 8.09 1964 7 7 Bill Bruton
1964 9 George Thomas   DET 4 R 26   57 125 4 2 1 .985   1964 9 George Thomas 211 59 7 1 8 26 27 10 0 37 2 2 2 3 0 3 .280 .316 .436 .752 30   6.2 1.4 7.6 .109 .025 .133 7.63 1964 9 George Thomas
1964 10 Don Demeter   DET 4 R 29 1B,LF   52 103 2 0 1 1.000   1964 10 Don Demeter 200 57 15 1 8 24 36 4 1 32 1 1 1 4 0 3 .285 .301 .490 .791 29   5.1 1.3 6.4 .098 .025 .123 6.17 1964 10 Don Demeter
       
1965 4 4 Al Kaline BBW 16 a G   DET 4 R 30 RF   62 108 0 0 0 1.000   1965 4 4 Al Kaline 205 61 11 2 9 36 39 35 7 23 0 0 3 4 0 6 .298 .395 .502 .897 42   9.6 1.0 10.6 .155 .016 .171 12.88 1965 4 4 Al Kaline
1965 11 Don Demeter   DET 4 R 30 1B,CF   56 119 1 1 1 .992   1965 11 Don Demeter 184 53 6 2 8 27 33 10 2 36 6 2 2 2 0 4 .288 .342 .473 .815 30   5.9 1.2 7.1 .105 .021 .127 7.43 1965 11 Don Demeter
1965 19 Mickey Stanley R   DET 4 R 22   29 69 1 1 0 .986   1965 19 Mickey Stanley 117 28 6 0 3 14 13 3 0 12 0 0 1 1 0 2 .239 .256 .368 .624 11   1.2 0.9 2.1 .041 .031 .072 1.66 1965 19 Mickey Stanley
1965 23 George Thomas   DET 4 R 27 RF   26 42 3 1 0 .978   1965 23 George Thomas 71 15 0 1 1 7 4 5 0 14 1 1 0 1 2 4 .211 .273 .282 .555 4   0.2 0.4 0.6 .008 .015 .023 0.26 1965 23 George Thomas
       
1966 2 2 Al Kaline BBW 7 A G   DET 3 R 31 RF   86 177 5 1 1 .995   1966 2 2 Al Kaline 291 89 20 0 18 59 58 45 2 37 3 0 3 0 1 3 .306 .401 .560 .961 69   19.0 1.7 20.7 .221 .020 .241 28.04 1966 2 2 Al Kaline
1966 7 Mickey Stanley R   DET 3 R 23   82 163 6 0 1 1.000   1966 7 Mickey Stanley 226 65 15 4 3 27 19 16 4 20 0 1 1 2 1 4 .288 .333 .429 .762 32   7.3 1.7 9.0 .089 .021 .110 8.23 1966 7 Mickey Stanley
1966 13 Don Demeter   DET 3 R 31   21 38 2 1 2 .976   1966 13 Don Demeter 64 14 4 0 4 8 10 3 0 15 0 1 0 1 0 2 .219 .254 .469 .723 7   1.1 0.4 1.5 .052 .019 .071 1.09 1966 13 Don Demeter
       
1967 14 10 Mickey Stanley   DET T2 R 24   129 216 3 4 2 .982   1967 14 10 Mickey Stanley 293 64 7 3 6 32 21 26 2 38 0 5 0 7 2 4 .218 .282 .324 .606 28   3.0 2.8 5.8 .023 .022 .045 3.68 1967 14 10 Mickey Stanley
1967 6 Jim Northrup   DET T2 L 27 LF,RF   94 161 2 4 0 .976   1967 6 Jim Northrup 301 86 14 6 9 37 46 28 0 42 3 0 0 3 1 9 .286 .352 .462 .814 48   10.0 1.9 11.9 .106 .020 .127 12.66 1967 6 Jim Northrup
       
Pos St All- Other Center Field Fielding Stats Pos St Batting Statistics as Center Fielder 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
1968 6 5 Mickey Stanley T25 G   DET 1 R 25   130 297 7 0 2 1.000   1968 6 5 Mickey Stanley 487 126 14 6 10 74 51 36 1 48 4 8 4 3 2 18 .259 .313 .374 .687 54   10.0 5.1 15.1 .077 .039 .116 14.11 1968 6 5 Mickey Stanley
1968 12 Jim Northrup 13   DET 1 L 28 RF   48 92 1 0 0 1.000   1968 12 Jim Northrup 167 49 10 1 6 24 18 17 2 23 1 1 0 2 3 6 .293 .362 .473 .835 26   6.1 1.5 7.6 .127 .031 .158 8.29 1968 12 Jim Northrup
       
1969 4 Jim Northrup T35   DET 2E L 29 LF,RF   89 216 5 3 2 .987   1969 4 Jim Northrup 317 94 20 3 19 39 42 26 1 46 3 1 1 1 1 3 .297 .354 .558 .912 64   13.9 3.1 17.0 .156 .035 .191 20.56 1969 4 Jim Northrup
1969 12 10 Mickey Stanley G   DET 2E R 26 SS   99 185 2 3 0 .984   1969 12 10 Mickey Stanley 316 76 16 1 8 33 37 35 0 31 1 3 0 5 3 6 .241 .318 .373 .691 38   5.2 2.1 7.3 .053 .021 .074 5.49 1969 12 10 Mickey Stanley
       
1970 8 7 Mickey Stanley G   DET 4E R 27   132 317 3 0 0 1.000   1970 8 7 Mickey Stanley 529 132 19 11 12 76 44 42 1 56 0 6 3 9 1 19 .250 .303 .395 .698 61   9.3 3.0 12.3 .070 .023 .093 10.26 1970 8 7 Mickey Stanley
1970 14 Jim Northrup   DET 4E L 30 LF,RF   38 66 0 0 0 1.000   1970 14 Jim Northrup 132 38 5 1 7 17 25 18 2 18 2 2 0 0 2 2 .288 .382 .500 .882 25   4.9 0.5 5.4 .129 .013 .142 5.57 1970 14 Jim Northrup
       
1971 9 8 Mickey Stanley   DET 2E R 28   139 315 10 4 3 .988   1971 9 8 Mickey Stanley 395 114 13 5 7 42 40 24 5 42 0 3 4 1 3 7 .289 .326 .400 .726 50   10.1 3.1 13.2 .073 .022 .095 10.73 1971 9 8 Mickey Stanley
1971 10 Jim Northrup   DET 2E L 31 1B,LF,RF   68 124 2 3 0 .977   1971 10 Jim Northrup 215 63 13 1 9 35 35 30 2 22 0 0 2 4 2 4 .293 .377 .488 .865 41   9.2 1.2 10.4 .135 .018 .153 10.73 1971 10 Jim Northrup
       
1972 8 8 Mickey Stanley   DET 1E R 29   139 309 9 2 1 .994   1972 8 8 Mickey Stanley 430 99 16 6 14 45 54 29 8 49 0 3 8 1 0 15 .230 .274 .393 .667 43   7.0 4.2 11.2 .050 .030 .081 8.51 1972 8 8 Mickey Stanley
1972 17 Jim Northrup   DET 1E L 32 LF,RF   41 71 1 2 1 .973   1972 17 Jim Northrup 133 39 4 0 2 15 18 7 2 9 1 0 0 1 1 6 .293 .333 .368 .701 14   2.5 0.8 3.3 .061 .020 .080 2.51 1972 17 Jim Northrup
       
1973 8 8 Mickey Stanley G   DET 3E R 30   157 420 10 3 3 .993   1973 8 8 Mickey Stanley 602 147 23 5 17 81 57 48 4 65 0 5 6 0 4 11 .244 .297 .384 .681 64   8.6 6.0 14.6 .055 .038 .093 11.98 1973 8 8 Mickey Stanley
       
1974 16 11 Mickey Stanley   DET 6E R 31   90 250 4 2 2 .992   1974 16 11 Mickey Stanley 353 78 12 2 8 36 32 24 1 58 1 4 1 5 2 12 .221 .272 .334 .606 30   1.2 3.6 4.8 .013 .040 .053 3.10 1974 16 11 Mickey Stanley
1974 15 Ron LeFlore R   DET 6E R 26   59 151 8 11 3 .935   1974 15 Ron LeFlore 254 66 8 1 2 37 13 13 0 58 3 0 2 23 9 3 .260 .301 .323 .624 26   3.4 1.8 5.2 .058 .031 .088 4.32 1974 15 Ron LeFlore
       
1975 12 10 Ron LeFlore   DET 6E R 27   134 317 13 9 3 .973   1975 12 10 Ron LeFlore 550 142 13 6 8 66 37 33 1 139 2 4 2 28 20 3 .258 .302 .347 .649 57   6.2 2.4 8.6 .046 .018 .064 6.18 1975 12 10 Ron LeFlore
       
1976 1 1 Ron LeFlore 23 A   DET 5E R 28   132 381 14 11 1 .973   1976 1 1 Ron LeFlore 542 172 23 8 4 91 39 51 2 109 2 5 1 57 20 12 .317 .378 .411 .789 86   20.4 5.8 26.2 .155 .044 .198 31.81 1976 1 1 Ron LeFlore
       
1977 4 4 Ron LeFlore 20   DET 4E R 29   152 365 12 11 0 .972   1977 4 4 Ron LeFlore 649 210 30 10 15 100 56 37 1 120 4 1 4 39 19 11 .324 .362 .470 .832 107   18.2 4.3 22.5 .120 .028 .148 24.41 1977 4 4 Ron LeFlore
       
1978 3 3 Ron LeFlore 16   DET 5E R 30   155 440 9 11 4 .976   1978 3 3 Ron LeFlore 666 198 30 3 12 126 62 65 7 104 4 1 5 68 16 11 .297 .361 .405 .766 101   19.0 5.1 24.1 .123 .033 .155 26.28 1978 3 3 Ron LeFlore
       
1979 5 5 Ron LeFlore   DET 5E R 31 DH   113 293 6 3 3 .990   1979 5 5 Ron LeFlore 468 149 18 9 6 88 46 35 2 73 0 0 0 65 11 9 .318 .366 .434 .800 80   14.8 3.3 18.1 .131 .029 .160 19.45 1979 5 5 Ron LeFlore
1979 20 Lynn Jones R   DET 5E R 26 LF,RF   43 78 1 1 0 .988   1979 20 Lynn Jones 100 31 4 0 3 17 15 8 0 7 1 0 0 3 2 3 .310 .367 .440 .807 15   2.5 0.6 3.1 .058 .014 .072 2.23 1979 20 Lynn Jones
1979 28 Jerry Morales   DET 5E R 30 RF   22 41 2 0 0 1.000   1979 28 Jerry Morales 60 11 2 0 3 10 8 8 0 8 0 1 1 1 0 1 .183 .275 .367 .642 7   0.3 0.4 0.7 .014 .018 .032 0.34 1979 28 Jerry Morales
       
1980 8 7 Ricky Peters R-6 DET 5E B 24   97 277 1 7 1 .975   1980 8 7 Ricky Peters 402 125 18 5 1 69 36 42 2 37 6 5 2 9 7 16 .311 .383 .388 .771 58   9.0 2.8 11.8 .093 .029 .122 11.33 1980 8 7 Ricky Peters
1980 17 Kirk Gibson R DET 5E L 23   49 122 1 1 0 .992   1980 17 Kirk Gibson 169 44 2 1 9 23 15 10 0 44 1 1 2 4 7 0 .260 .302 .444 .746 21   2.9 1.2 4.1 .059 .024 .084 3.26 1980 17 Kirk Gibson
1980 31 Dave Stegman R DET 5E R 26 RF   27 44 1 0 0 1.000   1980 31 Dave Stegman 59 10 3 0 1 5 6 6 0 10 0 0 1 0 0 0 .169 .242 .271 .513 4   - 0.4 0.4 .000 .015 .015 0.14 1980 31 Dave Stegman
     
1981 13 11 Al Cowens DET 4E R 29   65 146 2 0 0 1.000   1981 13 11 Al Cowens 202 49 8 1 1 23 12 19 2 29 0 3 2 2 3 2 .243 .305 .307 .612 20   3.3 2.1 5.4 .051 .032 .083 4.32 1981 13 11 Al Cowens
1981 16 Ricky Peters DET 4E B 25   33 96 2 1 1 .990   1981 16 Ricky Peters 124 33 4 3 0 13 7 10 0 14 2 4 0 1 3 5 .266 .331 .347 .678 13   1.7 1.9 3.6 .052 .058 .109 3.30 1981 16 Ricky Peters
1981 10 Kirk Gibson 12 DET 4E L 24 RF   26 68 1 0 0 1.000   1981 10 Kirk Gibson 99 31 3 0 4 14 13 7 1 21 0 1 2 6 1 3 .313 .352 .465 .817 16   3.9 0.9 4.8 .150 .035 .185 5.74 1981 10 Kirk Gibson
     
1982 11 10 Glenn Wilson R DET 4E R 23   72 192 7 3 1 .985   1982 11 10 Glenn Wilson 283 80 10 1 11 29 30 9 0 43 0 3 2 2 2 7 .283 .303 .442 .745 35   5.8 3.1 8.9 .081 .043 .124 9.23 1982 11 10 Glenn Wilson
1982 7 Kirk Gibson DET 4E L 25   64 167 4 1 3 .994   1982 7 Kirk Gibson 254 72 16 2 8 33 35 25 2 37 1 0 1 9 7 2 .283 .349 .457 .806 39   6.7 2.5 9.2 .105 .039 .144 10.28 1982 7 Kirk Gibson
1982 20 Chet Lemon DET 4E R 27 RF   27 63 2 0 0 1.000   1982 20 Chet Lemon 91 25 7 0 4 18 12 12 1 16 1 1 0 0 0 2 .275 .365 .484 .849 16   2.9 0.8 3.7 .107 .030 .137 4.04 1982 20 Chet Lemon
     
1983 2 2 Chet Lemon DET 2E R 28   144 406 6 5 3 .988   1983 2 2 Chet Lemon 485 124 21 5 24 78 69 53 1 67 20 4 4 0 7 11 .256 .351 .468 .819 78   14.9 6.1 21.0 .103 .042 .146 24.26 1983 2 2 Chet Lemon
1983 29 Kirk Gibson DET 2E L 26 LF,DH   22 51 0 2 0 .962   1983 29 Kirk Gibson 65 13 0 1 3 9 3 8 0 18 3 1 0 2 0 0 .200 .316 .369 .685 9   1.6 0.5 2.1 .073 .023 .095 1.96 1983 29 Kirk Gibson
     
Pos St All- Other Center Field Fielding Stats Pos St Batting Statistics as Center Fielder 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
1984 2 2 Chet Lemon A DET 1E R 29   140 427 6 2 1 .995   1984 2 2 Chet Lemon 506 145 34 6 20 77 76 50 8 82 7 2 4 5 5 16 .287 .356 .496 .852 84   18.0 5.7 23.7 .129 .041 .169 27.62 1984 2 2 Chet Lemon
1984 18 Ruppert Jones DET 1E L 29 LF   24 53 0 0 0 1.000   1984 18 Ruppert Jones 67 23 6 0 5 12 15 6 0 14 0 0 0 0 2 4 .343 .397 .657 1.054 14   3.0 0.5 3.5 .125 .021 .146 3.79 1984 18 Ruppert Jones
1984 26 Rusty Kuntz DET 1E R 29 RF   22 22 2 0 1 1.000   1984 26 Rusty Kuntz 32 11 3 0 1 4 6 4 0 6 0 0 1 0 0 1 .344 .405 .531 .936 7   1.5 0.2 1.7 .068 .009 .077 1.34 1984 26 Rusty Kuntz
     
1985 6 6 Chet Lemon DET 3E R 30   144 411 6 4 3 .990   1985 6 6 Chet Lemon 516 137 28 4 18 69 68 45 3 92 10 0 3 0 2 5 .266 .334 .440 .774 73   11.8 6.0 17.8 .082 .042 .124 17.23 1985 6 6 Chet Lemon
1985 13 Kirk Gibson 18 DET 3E L 28 RF   20 52 0 4 0 .929   1985 13 Kirk Gibson 78 28 4 0 7 15 12 6 2 16 0 1 0 1 1 0 .359 .405 .679 1.084 21   4.2 0.5 4.7 .210 .025 .235 6.27 1985 13 Kirk Gibson
     
1986 11 11 Chet Lemon DET 3E R 31   124 316 6 5 1 .985   1986 11 11 Chet Lemon 395 99 21 3 12 44 52 37 1 53 8 3 4 2 1 14 .251 .324 .410 .734 51   7.4 4.2 11.6 .060 .034 .094 10.07 1986 11 11 Chet Lemon
1986 17 Pat Sheridan DET 3E L 28 RF   51 121 0 2 0 .984   1986 17 Pat Sheridan 144 40 5 1 3 28 10 14 2 34 1 2 0 6 0 2 .278 .346 .389 .735 21   2.5 1.2 3.7 .049 .024 .073 2.83 1986 17 Pat Sheridan
     
1987 5 5 Chet Lemon DET 1E R 32   145 350 4 3 1 .992   1987 5 5 Chet Lemon 459 125 28 3 20 73 72 67 1 81 8 0 5 0 0 17 .272 .371 .477 .848 82   15.2 4.1 19.3 .105 .028 .133 19.81 1987 5 5 Chet Lemon
1987 24 Pat Sheridan DET 1E L 29 RF   26 46 2 0 0 1.000   1987 24 Pat Sheridan 62 23 6 1 0 9 7 6 0 12 0 1 0 3 2 0 .371 .426 .500 .926 14   1.5 0.4 1.9 .058 .015 .073 1.45 1987 24 Pat Sheridan
     
1988 11 11 Gary Pettis G DET 2E B 30   126 361 5 5 0 .987   1988 11 11 Gary Pettis 455 96 14 4 3 64 36 47 0 84 1 6 0 42 10 3 .211 .286 .279 .565 42   5.9 4.9 10.8 .047 .039 .086 8.69 1988 11 11 Gary Pettis
1988 15 Dwayne Murphy DET 2E L 33   35 104 1 0 0 1.000   1988 15 Dwayne Murphy 113 25 4 0 1 9 9 19 0 20 1 2 0 0 1 0 .221 .338 .283 .621 12   2.6 1.5 4.1 .074 .043 .117 3.85 1988 15 Dwayne Murphy
     
1989 11 10 Gary Pettis G DET 7E B 31   119 325 1 4 0 .988   1989 11 10 Gary Pettis 443 114 8 6 1 76 18 84 0 106 0 8 0 41 15 14 .257 .376 .309 .685 54   8.1 1.8 9.9 .068 .015 .083 8.21 1989 11 10 Gary Pettis
1989 28 Kenny Williams DET 7E R 25 LF,RF   35 100 5 2 3 .981   1989 28 Kenny Williams 134 27 4 0 4 13 12 4 0 33 0 0 2 6 2 4 .201 .221 .321 .542 9   0.6 0.7 1.3 .017 .020 .037 0.72 1989 28 Kenny Williams
     
1990 10 9 Lloyd Moseby DET 3E L 30   104 262 8 5 5 .982   1990 10 9 Lloyd Moseby 360 90 11 4 12 54 46 44 3 66 5 1 1 15 4 13 .250 .339 .403 .742 49   6.9 3.6 10.5 .066 .035 .101 9.56 1990 10 9 Lloyd Moseby
1990 25 John Shelby DET 3E B 32 LF   35 80 1 3 0 .964   1990 25 John Shelby 122 31 5 2 1 7 10 6 0 31 0 3 0 2 4 1 .254 .289 .352 .641 12   0.9 0.9 1.8 .026 .026 .051 1.17 1990 25 John Shelby
     
1991 14 12 Milt Cuyler R-3 DET T2E B 22   151 411 7 6 3 .986   1991 14 12 Milt Cuyler 474 122 15 7 3 74 33 52 0 92 5 12 2 40 10 4 .257 .336 .338 .674 53   6.2 3.2 9.4 .041 .021 .062 6.85 1991 14 12 Milt Cuyler
1991 27 John Shelby DET T2E B 33 LF   26 56 0 1 0 .982   1991 27 John Shelby 56 12 5 1 0 10 2 3 0 8 1 0 0 0 1 1 .214 .267 .339 .606 5   - 0.4 0.4 .000 .015 .015 0.14 1991 27 John Shelby
     
1992 21 14 Milt Cuyler DET 6E B 23   88 232 4 4 1 .983   1992 21 14 Milt Cuyler 289 70 11 1 3 38 28 9 0 62 3 8 0 8 5 4 .242 .272 .318 .590 24   2.2 1.3 3.5 .025 .015 .040 1.98 1992 21 14 Milt Cuyler
1992 18 Gary Pettis DET 6E B 34   46 144 2 1 0 .993   1992 18 Gary Pettis 128 26 4 3 1 27 12 27 0 33 0 3 1 12 4 3 .203 .340 .305 .645 16   2.0 1.1 3.1 .043 .024 .067 2.27 1992 18 Gary Pettis
1992 20 Tony Phillips DET 6E B 33 2B,3B,RF,DH   24 48 1 0 0 1.000   1992 20 Tony Phillips 70 17 6 0 0 9 4 14 0 8 1 0 0 1 1 0 .243 .376 .329 .705 10   2.0 0.3 2.3 .083 .013 .096 2.01 1992 20 Tony Phillips
     
1993 20 14 Milt Cuyler DET T3E B 24   80 211 2 7 1 .968   1993 20 14 Milt Cuyler 247 53 11 7 0 45 19 19 0 52 3 4 1 12 2 2 .215 .278 .316 .594 20   0.4 2.0 2.4 .005 .025 .030 1.19 1993 20 14 Milt Cuyler
1993 14 Kirk Gibson DET T3E L 36 DH   30 74 0 1 0 .987   1993 14 Kirk Gibson 113 34 4 2 6 23 19 7 1 21 2 0 0 1 1 1 .301 .352 .531 .883 21   3.2 0.7 3.9 .107 .023 .130 4.02 1993 14 Kirk Gibson
1993 24 Gary Thurman DET T3E R 28   21 24 0 1 0 .960   1993 24 Gary Thurman 44 10 2 1 0 3 7 5 0 12 0 0 1 2 0 1 .227 .300 .318 .618 5   0.6 0.2 0.8 .029 .010 .038 0.45 1993 24 Gary Thurman
     
1994 25 14 Eric Davis DET 5E R 32   35 85 1 1 0 .989   1994 25 14 Eric Davis 118 22 4 0 3 19 13 18 0 45 0 0 0 5 0 4 .186 .294 .297 .591 11   0.4 0.9 1.3 .011 .026 .037 0.73 1994 25 14 Eric Davis
1994 26 Milt Cuyler DET 5E B 25   29 59 0 0 0 1.000   1994 26 Milt Cuyler 90 20 2 1 1 11 8 11 0 15 1 2 2 3 2 2 .222 .308 .300 .608 9   0.3 0.5 0.8 .010 .017 .028 0.39 1994 26 Milt Cuyler
1994 14 Juan Samuel DET 5E R 33   25 60 1 0 0 1.000   1994 14 Juan Samuel 85 26 7 2 4 16 16 3 0 14 3 0 1 1 1 3 .306 .348 .576 .924 16   2.6 0.6 3.2 .104 .024 .128 3.34 1994 14 Juan Samuel
1994 13 Kirk Gibson DET 5E L 37 DH   23 48 1 1 0 .980   1994 13 Kirk Gibson 78 23 6 0 4 18 14 6 0 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .353 .526 .879 15   2.7 0.5 3.2 .117 .022 .139 3.48 1994 13 Kirk Gibson
     
1995 5 5 Chad Curtis DET 4E R 26   144 362 5 3 1 .992   1995 5 5 Chad Curtis 586 157 29 3 21 96 67 70 3 93 7 0 7 27 15 12 .268 .349 .435 .784 88   13.2 2.1 15.3 .092 .015 .106 14.41 1995 5 5 Chad Curtis
     
1996 11 10 Chad Curtis DET 5E R 27 LF/NL-CF   80 182 3 7 1 .964   1996 11 10 Chad Curtis 284 82 14 1 8 48 28 39 0 54 0 4 6 12 7 10 .289 .368 .430 .798 45   4.5 1.1 5.6 .056 .014 .070 4.14 1996 11 10 Chad Curtis
1996 29 Kimera Bartee R DET 5E R 23   95 211 1 2 0 .991   1996 29 Kimera Bartee 202 52 6 1 1 29 13 17 0 68 0 12 0 17 7 1 .257 .315 .312 .627 19   - 1.2 1.2 .000 .013 .013 0.37 1996 29 Kimera Bartee
1996 25 Milt Cuyler DET 5E B 27 RF   30 66 0 0 0 1.000   1996 25 Milt Cuyler 72 17 0 1 2 15 8 9 0 11 2 5 0 6 1 1 .236 .337 .347 .684 10   0.3 1.0 1.3 .010 .033 .043 0.76 1996 25 Milt Cuyler
     
1997 6 6 Brian Hunter DET 3E R 26   162 407 8 4 0 .990   1997 6 6 Brian Hunter 658 177 29 7 4 112 45 66 1 121 1 8 5 74 18 13 .269 .334 .353 .687 85   10.6 5.8 16.4 .065 .036 .101 14.57 1997 6 6 Brian Hunter
     
Pos St All- Other Center Field Fielding Stats Pos St Batting Statistics as Center Fielder 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
1998 13 12 Brian Hunter DET 5C R 27   139 383 11 5 0 .987   1998 13 12 Brian Hunter 594 151 29 3 4 67 36 36 0 94 2 2 1 40 12 8 .254 .299 .333 .632 58   5.3 3.9 9.2 .038 .028 .066 6.82 1998 13 12 Brian Hunter
     
1999 10 9 Gabe Kapler R DET 3C R 23 RF   114 266 3 4 1 .985   1999 10 9 Gabe Kapler 368 90 21 1 17 50 46 37 0 66 1 4 3 11 4 6 .245 .313 .446 .759 52   5.5 2.0 7.5 .048 .018 .066 5.44 1999 10 9 Gabe Kapler
1999 32 Kimera Bartee DET 3C R 26   38 67 0 1 0 .985   1999 32 Kimera Bartee 74 14 1 2 0 7 3 8 0 19 0 3 0 2 1 2 .189 .268 .257 .525 5   - 0.6 0.6 .000 .016 .016 0.21 1999 32 Kimera Bartee
1999 26 Juan Encarnacion DET 3C R 23 LF   22 47 0 2 0 .959   1999 26 Juan Encarnacion 77 24 4 1 5 14 16 3 0 12 0 3 0 4 2 0 .312 .338 .584 .922 15   1.5 0.3 1.8 .068 .014 .082 1.46 1999 26 Juan Encarnacion
     
2000 9 8 Juan Encarnacion DET 3C R 24   141 365 3 5 2 .987   2000 9 8 Juan Encarnacion 547 158 25 6 14 75 72 29 1 90 7 3 4 16 4 15 .289 .330 .433 .763 76   10.1 3.6 13.7 .072 .026 .097 12.30 2000 9 8 Juan Encarnacion
2000 16 Rich Becker DET 3C B 28 LF,RF   24 54 0 0 0 1.000   2000 16 Rich Becker 71 20 2 0 3 16 13 17 0 24 0 0 1 1 0 0 .282 .416 .437 .853 14   2.6 0.4 3.0 .108 .017 .125 3.06 2000 16 Rich Becker
     
2001 13 12 Roger Cedeno DET 4C B 26 RF   67 133 1 5 0 .964   2001 13 12 Roger Cedeno 268 87 10 5 4 43 28 16 0 39 2 2 4 34 9 2 .325 .362 .444 .806 47   8.5 0.8 9.3 .127 .012 .139 9.69 2001 13 12 Roger Cedeno
2001 24 Juan Encarnacion DET 4C R 25 RF   56 125 2 4 0 .969   2001 24 Juan Encarnacion 196 50 7 4 6 21 29 16 1 43 2 3 1 4 3 3 .255 .316 .423 .739 26   1.6 0.9 2.5 .029 .016 .045 1.48 2001 24 Juan Encarnacion
2001 29 Wendell Magee DET 4C R 28 LF   36 68 3 1 0 .986   2001 29 Wendell Magee 92 16 4 1 0 7 4 6 0 24 1 0 0 1 0 4 .174 .232 .239 .471 5   0.1 0.6 0.7 .003 .017 .019 0.28 2001 29 Wendell Magee
2001 25 Jose Macias DET 4C B 29 3B   22 58 1 0 0 1.000   2001 25 Jose Macias 83 20 3 1 0 16 2 8 0 7 1 1 0 7 2 2 .241 .315 .301 .616 8   1.1 0.7 1.8 .050 .032 .082 1.44 2001 25 Jose Macias
     
2002 17 13 Wendell Magee DET 5C R 29   78 242 3 5 1 .980   2002 17 13 Wendell Magee 296 75 14 1 6 29 32 10 0 54 1 1 5 2 4 8 .253 .276 .368 .644 27   2.3 1.9 4.2 .029 .024 .054 2.77 2002 17 13 Wendell Magee
2002 18 George Lombard R DET 5C L 26 LF   40 111 0 2 0 .982   2002 18 George Lombard 145 36 6 1 3 21 6 15 1 49 0 5 1 6 0 0 .248 .317 .366 .683 19   2.0 0.8 2.8 .050 .020 .070 2.10 2002 18 George Lombard
2002 27 Hiram Bocachica DET 5C R 26   27 48 1 2 0 .961   2002 27 Hiram Bocachica 76 17 2 0 3 9 5 3 0 15 0 1 0 1 2 1 .224 .253 .368 .621 6   - 0.3 0.3 .000 .011 .011 0.09 2002 27 Hiram Bocachica
     
2003 17 11 Alex Sanchez DET 5C L 26 NL-CF   99 278 1 6 0 .979   2003 17 11 Alex Sanchez 389 111 12 5 1 42 22 18 0 46 1 7 3 44 18 4 .285 .316 .350 .666 44   3.8 1.8 5.6 .038 .018 .057 3.73 2003 17 11 Alex Sanchez
2003 29 Andres Torres R DET 5C B 25   36 80 1 1 0 .988   2003 29 Andres Torres 121 25 3 3 1 13 5 7 0 27 0 5 0 2 3 4 .207 .250 .306 .556 8   - 0.5 0.5 .000 .014 .014 0.16 2003 29 Andres Torres
2003 T30 Gene Kingsale DET 5C B 26   23 52 0 1 0 .981   2003 T30 Gene Kingsale 81 18 0 1 0 6 3 9 0 14 0 4 0 1 3 0 .222 .300 .247 .547 6   0.2 0.2 0.4 .009 .009 .017 0.14 2003 T30 Gene Kingsale
     
2004 20 13 Alex Sanchez DET 4C L 27   78 177 2 9 1 .952   2004 20 13 Alex Sanchez 332 107 9 3 2 41 26 7 0 50 0 12 1 19 13 5 .322 .335 .386 .721 40   3.6 1.1 4.7 .046 .014 .060 3.39 2004 20 13 Alex Sanchez
2004 26 Nook Logan R DET 4C B 24   46 117 3 2 1 .984   2004 26 Nook Logan 133 37 5 2 0 12 10 13 0 24 0 5 1 8 2 1 .278 .340 .346 .686 16   1.5 1.2 2.7 .033 .026 .059 1.92 2004 26 Nook Logan
2004 22 Craig Monroe DET 4C R 27 LF,RF   27 49 1 0 0 1.000   2004 22 Craig Monroe 86 29 5 1 6 13 15 5 0 17 1 0 1 0 1 1 .337 .376 .628 1.004 20   2.7 0.4 3.1 .100 .015 .115 3.09 2004 22 Craig Monroe
     
2005 22 14 Nook Logan DET 4C B 25   123 282 3 6 2 .979   2005 22 14 Nook Logan 318 80 12 4 1 40 14 21 3 52 1 12 0 22 6 5 .252 .300 .324 .624 32   2.3 1.4 3.7 .019 .011 .030 1.91 2005 22 14 Nook Logan
2005 15 Curtis Granderson R DET 4C L 24 LF   41 119 2 0 0 1.000   2005 15 Curtis Granderson 140 39 5 3 8 17 20 8 0 34 0 2 0 1 0 1 .279 .318 .529 .847 24   4.0 0.7 4.7 .098 .017 .115 4.74 2005 15 Curtis Granderson
2005 24 Craig Monroe DET 4C R 28 LF,RF   33 63 0 1 0 .984   2005 24 Craig Monroe 94 25 7 0 3 11 17 7 0 16 1 0 5 2 1 5 .266 .308 .436 .744 12   1.6 0.2 1.8 .048 .006 .055 1.25 2005 24 Craig Monroe
     
2006 5 5 Curtis Granderson DET 2C L 25   157 385 3 1 0 .997   2006 5 5 Curtis Granderson 591 154 31 9 19 90 67 66 0 173 4 7 5 8 5 4 .261 .336 .440 .776 87   12.8 4.5 17.3 .082 .029 .110 16.75 2006 5 5 Curtis Granderson
     
2007 3 3 Curtis Granderson 10 DET 2C L 26   157 424 10 5 4 .989   2007 3 3 Curtis Granderson 606 183 37 23 23 121 74 51 3 137 5 5 2 26 1 3 .302 .360 .553 .913 129   19.1 5.1 24.2 .122 .032 .154 26.59 2007 3 3 Curtis Granderson
     
2008 4 4 Curtis Granderson DET 5C L 27   140 366 5 4 1 .989   2008 4 4 Curtis Granderson 550 155 26 13 22 112 66 71 1 110 3 1 1 12 4 7 .282 .366 .496 .862 104   17.9 2.5 20.4 .128 .018 .146 22.43 2008 4 4 Curtis Granderson
     
2009 4 4 Curtis Granderson a DET 2C L 28   160 400 4 3 2 .993   2009 4 4 Curtis Granderson 630 156 23 8 30 91 71 72 4 141 2 3 2 20 6 1 .248 .326 .452 .778 99   14.9 5.4 20.3 .093 .034 .127 21.73 2009 4 4 Curtis Granderson
     
2010 6 6 Austin Jackson R-2 DET 3C R 23   149 383 9 6 2 .985   2010 6 6 Austin Jackson 614 179 34 10 4 101 40 46 4 169 3 3 3 27 6 5 .292 .342 .399 .741 89   14.3 3.6 17.9 .096 .024 .120 18.24 2010 6 6 Austin Jackson
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Sources:
All-Time Major League Handbook
Win Shares Digital Update
baseball-reference.com
ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia