Charlie Gehringer

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Charles Leonard Gehringer (May 11, 1903 – January 21, 1993), nicknamed "The Mechanical Man," was a German-American Major League Baseball second baseman who played 19 seasons (1924–42) for the Detroit Tigers. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1949.

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Acting Credits

1998
Himself - interviewee

1991
When It Was a Game (TV Movie)
Himself

1986
Himself - AL Honorary Captain

Thanks Credits

Self

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Batting Stats

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Major League batting statistics for Charlie Gehringer.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1924 DET 5 13 2 6 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0.462 0.462 0.462
1925 DET 8 18 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.167 0.250 0.167
1926 DET 123 459 62 127 19 17 1 48 9 30 42 0.277 0.322 0.399
1927 DET 133 508 110 161 29 11 4 61 17 52 31 0.317 0.383 0.441
1928 DET 154 603 108 193 29 16 6 74 15 69 22 0.320 0.395 0.451
1929 DET 155 634 131 215 45 19 13 106 27 64 19 0.339 0.405 0.532
1930 DET 154 610 144 201 47 15 16 98 19 69 17 0.330 0.404 0.534
1931 DET 101 383 67 119 24 5 4 53 13 29 15 0.311 0.359 0.431
1932 DET 152 618 112 184 44 11 19 107 9 68 34 0.298 0.370 0.497
1933 DET 155 628 103 204 42 6 12 105 5 68 27 0.325 0.393 0.468
1934 DET 154 601 134 214 50 7 11 127 11 99 25 0.356 0.450 0.517
1935 DET 150 610 123 201 32 8 19 108 11 79 16 0.330 0.409 0.502
1936 DET 154 641 144 227 60 12 15 116 4 83 13 0.354 0.431 0.555
1937 DET 144 564 133 209 40 1 14 96 11 90 25 0.371 0.458 0.520
1938 DET 152 568 133 174 32 5 20 107 14 113 21 0.306 0.425 0.486
1939 DET 118 406 86 132 29 6 16 86 4 68 16 0.325 0.423 0.544
1940 DET 139 515 108 161 33 3 10 81 10 101 17 0.313 0.428 0.447
1941 DET 127 436 65 96 19 4 3 46 1 95 26 0.220 0.363 0.303
1942 DET 45 45 6 12 0 0 1 7 0 7 4 0.267 0.365 0.333
Career 2323 8860 1774 2839 574 146 184 1427 181 1186 372 - - -

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Major League fielding statistics for Charlie Gehringer.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1924 DET 5 - 12 17 1 2 0.967
1925 DET 8 - 8 20 0 5 1.000
1926 DET 123 - 264 340 16 56 0.974
1927 DET 133 - 304 438 27 84 0.965
1928 DET 154 - 377 507 35 101 0.962
1929 DET 155 - 404 501 23 93 0.975
1930 DET 154 - 399 501 19 97 0.979
1931 DET 101 - 292 242 11 57 0.980
1932 DET 152 - 396 495 30 110 0.967
1933 DET 155 - 358 542 17 111 0.981
1934 DET 154 - 355 516 17 100 0.981
1935 DET 150 - 349 489 13 99 0.985
1936 DET 154 - 397 524 25 116 0.974
1937 DET 144 - 331 485 12 102 0.986
1938 DET 152 - 393 455 21 115 0.976
1939 DET 118 - 245 312 13 67 0.977
1940 DET 139 - 276 374 19 72 0.972
1941 DET 127 - 279 324 11 59 0.982
1942 DET 45 - 7 9 0 1 1.000
Career 2323 - 5446 7091 310 1447 -



First NameCharles
Middle NameLeonard
Last NameGehringer
Full Name at BirthCharles Leonard Gehringer
Other NamesThe Mechanical Man
Age89 (age at death)
Date of BirthMay 11, 1903
BirthplaceFowlerville, MI
Date of DeathJanuary 21, 1993
Location of DeathBloomfield Hills, MI
BuriedHoly Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, MI
Height5' 11" (180 cm)
Weight180 lbs (81.6 kg)
Star SignTaurus
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolFowlerville (Fowlerville, MI)
UniversityUniversity of Michigan
OccupationFormer Major League Baseball Player
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionSecond Baseman
BatsLeft
ThrowsRight
MLB Debut22 September 1924
Last MLB Game27 September 1942
Hall of FameInducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA in Runoff Election as Player in 1949 (159/187 ballots).

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