|Detroit Tigers — No. 15|
|Born: May 19, 1977 |
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|Major League Baseball debut|
|April 3, 2001 for the Detroit Tigers|
|Selected MLB statistics|
(through May 22, 2008)
|Batting average||. In sport a utility player is one who can play several positions competently a sort of jack of all trades. Events 1535 - French explorer Jacques Cartier sets sail on his second voyage to North America with three ships 110 men and Also 1977 (album by Ash. Year 1977 ( MCMLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays Lynchburg is an Independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Commonwealth of Virginia ( is an American state Events 1043 - Edward the Confessor is crowned King of England. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. Batting average is a Statistic in both Cricket and Baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively 240|
|Runs batted in||378|
Charles Brandon Inge [INJ] (born May 19, 1977, in Lynchburg, Virginia) is a catcher and infielder currently playing for the Detroit Tigers. The Detroit Tigers are a professional baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan, USA Champions Major League Baseball Regular Season Champions Other champions Caribbean World Series: Events 1535 - French explorer Jacques Cartier sets sail on his second voyage to North America with three ships 110 men and Also 1977 (album by Ash. Year 1977 ( MCMLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays Lynchburg is an Independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Commonwealth of Virginia ( is an American state Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in Cricket. Baseball teams take turns one "out" in the field and one "in" at bat The Detroit Tigers are a professional baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan, USA He bats and throws right-handed.
Though he is a below average hitter, Inge is best known for his excellent defense and strong arm. In 2006, his diving stop and subsequent throw from his knees to put out Gary Bennett in an interleague game, on June 25 against the St. Louis Cardinals earned him the ESPN defensive play of the year for a third baseman. Gary David Bennett Jr (born April 17, 1972 in Waukegan Illinois) is a backup Catcher in the Major Leagues for the Los Angeles Dodgers Interleague play is the term used to describe regular season Major League Baseball games played between teams in different leagues introduced in. Events 524 - Battle of Vézeronce, the Franks defeat the Burgundians The St Louis Cardinals (also referred to as "the Cards " or "the Redbirds " are a professional Baseball team based in St ESPN, originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an American Cable television network dedicated to 
He attended the Virginia Commonwealth University, where he was a shortstop and relief pitcher. Virginia Commonwealth University, or VCU, is a large public American research University with its main campuses located in downtown Richmond, Shortstop, abbreviated SS, is the baseball fielding position between second and Third base. A relief pitcher or reliever is a Baseball or Softball Pitcher who enters the game after the Starting pitcher is removed due to injury Inge was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in 1998. A draft is a process used in the United States, Canada, and Australia to allocate certain players to Sports teams Headline events of the year Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, Ken Griffey Jr
Initially assigned as a catcher, Inge struggled offensively in his first three seasons. After the Tigers signed free-agent Iván Rodríguez in 2004, Inge played in the outfield, catcher and at third base, batting . Iván Rodríguez Torres (born November 30 1971 in Manatí Puerto Rico) also known as "Pudge Rodríguez" and "I-Rod", is a Major Headline events of the year The Boston Red Sox win their first World Series since, ending the Curse of the Bambino. 287 with 13 home runs that season.
Inge has proved to be a 3rd basemen with remarkable range. He started 159 games at third base in 2005, leading all MLB third basemen in assists (378) and double plays (42). 2005 Major League Baseball season Headline events of the year Chicago White Sox swept the Houston Astros to win the World Series In Baseball, an assist (denoted by A) is a defensive statistic baseball being the rare sport in which the This article is about Baseball. For double play Magnetic tape, see Audio tape length and thickness.  In 2006, Inge exceeded his 2005 totals with 398 assists.  That number broke the Detroit Tigers single season record for assists by a 3rd basemen (previously 389 by Aurelio Rodriguez in 1974) and was only 14 short of the all time MLB record for assists by a third basemen (set by Graig Nettles in 1971). The Detroit Tigers are a professional baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan, USA Aurelio Rodríguez, born Aurelio Rodríguez Ituarte Jr ( December 28, 1947 &ndash September 23, 2000) was a Third baseman Graig Nettles (born August 20, 1944, in San Diego California) (nicknamed Puff) is a former Major League Baseball Third baseman Only five third basemen (including Graig Nettles, Brooks Robinson, and Mike Schmidt) have collected more assists in a season than Inge. Graig Nettles (born August 20, 1944, in San Diego California) (nicknamed Puff) is a former Major League Baseball Third baseman Brooks Calbert Robinson Jr (born May 18, 1937 in Little Rock Arkansas) is an American former Third baseman in Major League Michael Jack Schmidt (born September 27, 1949 in Dayton Ohio) is a former professional Baseball player who played his entire Career
In 2006, Inge showed a lot of power during the first half, his 17 home runs tied for the team lead, but batted for an average of only . 221. His slugging percentage was . 463 and he also placed third on the Tigers with 47 RBIs. After the All-Star Break, he raised his average to . 253 and finished with 27 home runs.
On October 27, 2006, Inge was struck out by St. Louis Cardinals closer Adam Wainwright to end the Tigers season in Game 5 of the World Series and give the St. Louis Cardinals the championship, winning that game 4-2. Events 312 - Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. The St Louis Cardinals (also referred to as "the Cards " or "the Redbirds " are a professional Baseball team based in St In Baseball, a closing pitcher, more frequently referred to as a closer (abbreviated CL) is a Relief pitcher who specializes in closing out Adam Parrish Wainwright, born August 30 1981 in Brunswick, Georgia) is a right-handed Pitcher in Major League Baseball For other events named "World Series" see World Series (disambiguation. The St Louis Cardinals (also referred to as "the Cards " or "the Redbirds " are a professional Baseball team based in St
Inge became expendable at third base after the Tigers acquired Miguel Cabrera in a blockbuster trade with the Florida Marlins. José Miguel Torres Cabrera (born April 18 1983 in Maracay, Aragua State, Venezuela) is a Major League Baseball First baseman The Florida Marlins are a professional baseball team based in Miami Gardens Florida. Despite his intentions to stay in Detroit, Inge asked management to trade him to a team where he would have a chance to be an everyday player. However, a deal has yet to be made, and the team has stated that he will be used as a utility player for the 2008 season. Inge reported to Spring Training early with the pitchers and catchers. He has started at center field and third base for the Tigers at the beginning of the 2008 season because Curtis Granderson was injured. Curtis Granderson (born March 16 1981 in Blue Island Illinois) is a Center fielder in Major League Baseball for the Detroit Tigers. Inge has played well, collecting two outfield assists in his first two games. He also hit his first home run of the season on April 3, 2008, the third game of the season. Events 1043 - Edward the Confessor is crowned King of England. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common