#62 Tommy Bridges, Starting Pitcher, 38 yrs, Detroit Tigers
Monday, 8/7/1945
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Tommy Bridges

12/28/1906
38
USA,TN,GORDONSVILLE
5"10
165

Starting Pitcher
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R
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3 / 6 (Well Known)
2 / 6 (Fair)
Average
Normal
Prone
2.0 Stars
 

Contract & Roster Status

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Big League Contract
$ 3,720,000
1945
14 Year(s), 39 Days (2447 total Days)
131 Day(s)
14 Year(s), 157 Days (2565 total Days)
15 Year(s)
Not eligible
Out of Option Years
  

Pitching Ratings

PitchingStuffControlMovementVelocity
Overall46786-89 Mph
Versus LHB467 
Versus RHB467 
Talent378 
Pitching Ratings
Endurance :
Groundball Pct. :
Holding Runners :

9
66
4
 Pitches:
Fastball
Changeup
Curveball
Sinker
 

Batting Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall33114
Versus LHP33114
Versus RHP23114
Talent111110
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1
3
3
1
Spray Hitter
Fielding Ratings
P : 5 (Range), .954 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Outfield Arm : 2

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultStartIPHRERBBKDec    
4/13@PHAW 14-2*9132232W    
4/17@BOSL 4-6*3.251133L    
7/8CLEW 6-5*9145546     
7/12@SLAL 3-5*8105343L    
7/16BOSL 6-9*886655     
7/20NYYL 3-14*588341L    
7/24@CHAL 6-9*8149925L    
7/28@CLEL 2-6*886648L    
8/2BOSW 8-7*687515     
8/6NYYL 0-3*953325L    

Pitching Stats 1945

OverallGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGCG%SHOQSQS%
Overall13132705.7796.212671623865753.80323.1
Projected191931005.77142.0186105915696     
OverallSVOBSSV%RAGFR/9H/9K/9BB/9RLRLSRLS%IRIRSIRS%ERC
 00.00015.311.76.13.520.000.06.66
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHB19365113835352527000.337.404.549.953
vs. RHB20061911236361338000.305.338.540.878
 GGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
Home771305.2455.06439321938
Road661406.4841.26232301927
This Week000000.000.000000
Last Week220104.8015.013108310
MonthGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
March/April552205.5535.25122221227
May000000.000.000000
June000000.000.000000
July660406.2646.06239322328
August220104.8015.013108310

Career Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIPTeams
1930661305.3538.241252361317001.40.271 DET
193116156705.27123.013781721952821001.54.308DET
1932161510503.78123.211356521941721001.25.245DET
19333636171404.98298.1304183165331241692611.43.285DET
1934363624603.02295.02601209918851952831.17.269DET,AL
19352827111003.50226.02291008818601711701.28.306DET,AL
19363535181203.84299.231614112822671862751.28.303DET
19374343191603.45365.135015114015922283221.21.289DET,AL
1938242416503.04204.120772698571331821.29.307DET
19393333121904.81286.128116215331851863001.28.282DET
19403333201004.18286.226914013325941812631.27.274DET,AL
1941323222603.53260.122510810216851892231.19.273DET,AL
19423434181103.76277.1247130116221051712221.27.264DET
1943383824904.09326.0341154148261262052401.43.309DET
19443838191304.49305.0316165152501061782511.38.280DET
194513132705.7796.21267162203865701.70.344DET
Total46145823915304.023812.137621859170234812302428324221.31.287 

Career Minor League Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIP
1930, AAA3030131102.85243.1226987710832021411.27.302
1931, AAA2222101003.83176.117489752578127711.43.287
1932, AAA664102.4747.141191342034201.29.266

Career Postseason Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGSHO
1931100000.002.00001000
1932222002.4518.116654810
1934332102.8825.02210891520
Total654102.5845.1381613142330

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
19306161000010700.063.063.063.125 DET
1931164482002311300.182.200.227.427DET
1932164160003321710.146.186.146.332DET
193336105102018832800.095.119.143.262DET
193436106124106403500.113.112.170.282DET,AL
19352880100005712600.125.136.125.261DET,AL
193635109112109403400.101.099.138.237DET
193743131132107515300.099.105.130.235DET,AL
19382472120005522100.167.182.167.348DET
193933102182017722701.176.192.225.418DET
194033103150006722500.146.162.146.308DET,AL
194132971720151023400.175.192.227.419DET,AL
194234931610051013400.172.188.183.370DET
194338122185009714301.148.152.189.341DET
19443895131008732600.137.163.147.311DET
1945133241001311400.125.152.156.308DET
Total4611348184243386912243712.136.150.165.315 

Fielding Stats 1945

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Pitcher131372022701.00096.22.51    

Player History

Drafted in 2nd round, 31st overall pick, by Detroit in 1930...
Had first career hit on 9/17/1930, off Bob Weiland (SLA)...
Earned first career win on 9/23/1930...
Injured on 8/25/1932 with a Inflamed Rotator Cuff Muscle, out for 5 weeks...
Hit first career homerun on 10/1/1933, off Logan Hensley (NYY)...
Injured on 4/9/1934 with a Strained Back, out for one week...
Was selected to the 1934 Allstar game...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 10/1/1934, going 5-0, 2.38...
Won Most Valuable Pitcher in 1934, going 24-6, 3.02 ERA...
1/31/1935: Gets a new one-year contract worth $4,835,714 through salary arbitration...
Was selected to the 1935 Allstar game...
Injured on 8/3/1935 with a Pulled Bicep Muscle, out for 5 weeks...
1/31/1936: Gets a new one-year contract worth $4,835,714 through salary arbitration...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/15/1936, winning 2 games with a 0.00 ERA...
1/31/1937: Gets a new one-year contract worth $4,835,714 through salary arbitration...
Was selected to the 1937 Allstar game...
7/30/1937: Signed a contract extension with Detroit, $15,000,000 per year, for 4 years.
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 9/1/1937, going 4-0, 2.14...
Injured on 5/24/1938 with a Herniated Disc Back, out for 7 weeks...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 9/1/1938, going 5-0, 2.33...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 10/1/1938, going 5-0, 2.20...
Was selected to the 1940 Allstar game...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 5/1/1941, going 5-1, 2.42...
Injured on 6/21/1941 with a Sore Back, out for one week...
Was selected to the 1941 Allstar game...
9/9/1941: Signed a contract extension with Detroit, $16,000,000 per year, for 3 years.
Injured on 6/26/1942 with a Ruptured Elbow Ligament, out for 5 weeks...
Injured on 9/5/1943 with a Ruptured Disc Back, out for full season...
Injured on 7/20/1944 with a Strained Bicep Tendon, out for 3-4 weeks...
8/2/1944: Signed a contract extension with Detroit, $3,720,000 per year, for 1 years.
Injured on 4/17/1945 with a Herniated Disc Back, out for 8 weeks...
Pitching Leader Boards Appearances
ERA
1934 - 3.02 - 2nd
1935 - 3.50 - 4th
1936 - 3.84 - 5th
1937 - 3.45 - 4th
1938 - 3.04 - 1st
1940 - 4.18 - 4th
1941 - 3.53 - 1st
1942 - 3.76 - 2nd
1943 - 4.09 - 5th
WHIP
1934 - 1.17 - 2nd
1935 - 1.28 - 4th
1936 - 1.28 - 4th
1937 - 1.21 - 4th
1938 - 1.29 - 3rd
1939 - 1.28 - 3rd
1940 - 1.27 - 2nd
1941 - 1.19 - 1st
1942 - 1.27 - 2nd
1943 - 1.43 - 7th
Wins
1934 - 24 - 1st
1937 - 19 - 6th
1940 - 20 - 6th
1941 - 22 - 5th
1942 - 18 - 10th
1943 - 24 - 3rd
1944 - 19 - 7th
Losses
1937 - 16 - 9th
1939 - 19 - 5th
IP
1936 - 299.2 - 9th
1937 - 365.1 - 3rd
1943 - 326.0 - 9th
K's
1933 - 169 - 5th
1934 - 195 - 5th
1935 - 171 - 7th
1936 - 186 - 3rd
1937 - 228 - 3rd
1939 - 186 - 3rd
1940 - 181 - 4th
1941 - 189 - 6th
1942 - 171 - 9th
1943 - 205 - 2nd
1944 - 178 - 6th
BB
1933 - 124 - 5th
CG
1933 - 26 - 9th
1934 - 28 - 6th
1936 - 27 - 5th
1937 - 32 - 3rd
1939 - 30 - 3rd
1940 - 26 - 5th
1942 - 22 - 10th
SHO
1934 - 3 - 3rd
1936 - 5 - 1st
1937 - 2 - 7th
1938 - 2 - 6th
1940 - 3 - 2nd
1941 - 3 - 3rd
1942 - 2 - 5th
 

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