Detroit's number 6 before Al Kaline, Mullin batted .345 in 54 games as a Tiger rookie
in 1941, then served four years in WWII. He was an All-Star in 1947 and in 1948 -
his best year - when he batted .288 with 23 HR and 80 RBI. After that he was a reserve,
and made 57 appearances as a lefthanded pinch hitter in his final year, 1953.
»May 11, 1947:
The Tigers Dizzy Trout and Virgil Trucks each toss a three hit victory over the White Sox, winning 10–0 and 6–1. The losses drop the Sox out if a virtual tie for first down to 5th. George Kell has three hits, including a home run, and four runs in the opener, while Hoot Evers and Pat Mullin bang homers in game 2.