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Detroit Tigers

1917 Detroit Tigers Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 78-75
Finished 4th in the AL

Manager: Hughie Jennings (78-75)

1917 Detroit Tigers Statistics
1917 Detroit Tigers Game-by-Game Results

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the season with a record of 78 wins and 75 losses, finishing fourth in the AL. Hughie Jennings served as manager.


PlayerPos.BatsThrowsBirth DateHeightWeightCollege
Bernie BolandPRRJanuary 21, 18925'8"168
George Burns1BRRJanuary 31, 18936'1"180
Donie BushSSBROctober 8, 18875'6"140
Ty CobbCFLRDecember 18, 18866'1"175
Johnny CouchPLRMarch 31, 18916'0"180
Harry CoveleskiPBLApril 23, 18866'0"180
Sam Crawford1BLLApril 18, 18806'0"190
George CunninghamPRRJuly 13, 18945'11"185
Hooks DaussPRRSeptember 22, 18895'10"168
Tony DeFate2BRRFebruary 22, 18955'8"158
Ben DyerSSRRFebruary 13, 18935'10"170
Howard EhmkePRRApril 24, 18946'3"190
Babe Ellison1BRRNovember 15, 18965'11"170
Ira FlagsteadRFRRSeptember 22, 18935'9"165
George HarperRFLRJune 24, 18925'8"167
Harry HeilmannRFRRAugust 3, 18946'1"195
Bill JamesPBRJanuary 20, 18876'4"195
Bob Jones2BLRDecember 2, 18896'0"170
Deacon JonesPRRDecember 20, 18936'1"174
Willie MitchellPRLDecember 1, 18896'0"176
Fred NicholsonRFRRSeptember 1, 18945'10"173
Tubby SpencerCRRJanuary 26, 18845'10"215
Oscar StanageCRRMarch 17, 18835'11"190
Bobby VeachLFLRJune 29, 18885'11"160
Ossie Vitt3BRRJanuary 4, 18905'10"150
Frank WalkerPRRSeptember 22, 18945'11"165
Archie YelleCRRJune 11, 18925'10"170
Ralph Young2BBRSeptember 19, 18885'5"165