1939 Detroit Tigers season

1939 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Walter Briggs, Sr.
General manager(s) Jack Zeller
Manager(s) Del Baker
Local radio WWJ (AM)
(Ty Tyson)
WXYZ
(Harry Heilmann)
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The 1939 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fourth in the American League with a record of 84–70, 16 games behind the New York Yankees.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees10645.702--
Boston Red Sox8962.58917
Cleveland Indians8767.56520.5
Chicago White Sox8569.55222.5
Detroit Tigers8173.52626.5
Washington Senators6587.42841.5
Philadelphia Athletics5597.36251.5
St. Louis Browns43111.27964.5

Record vs. opponents

1939 American League Records

Sources:
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 8–1411–1110–1211–8–118–416–615–7
Chicago 14–812–1012–104–1811–1118–414–8–1
Cleveland 11–1110–1211–117–1518–416–614–8
Detroit 12–1010–1211–119–1311–1114–8–114–8
New York 8–11–118–415–713–918–419–315–7
Philadelphia 4–1811–114–1811–114–1813–9–18–12
St. Louis 6–164–186–168–14–13–199–13–17–15
Washington 7–158–14–18–148–147–1512–815–7

Notable transactions

Roster

1939 Detroit Tigers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
CBirdie Tebbetts10634189.261453
1BHank Greenberg138500156.31233113
2BCharlie Gehringer118406132.3251686
SSFrank Croucher9732487.269540
3BPinky Higgins132489135.276876
OFEarl Averill8730981.2621058
OFBarney McCosky147611190.311458
OFPete Fox141519153.295766

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Red Kress5115738.242122
Beau Bell5413432.239024

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Al Benton37150684.5667

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A1 Beaumont Exporters Texas League Al Vincent
C Hot Springs Bathers Cotton States League Conrad Fisher
C Henderson Oilers East Texas League Jake Atz
D Fulton Tigers KITTY League Charley Eckert
D Newport Canners Northeast Arkansas League Clarence Harris
D Tiffin Mud Hens Ohio State League Jim Lawrence and Al Curry

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References

  1. Red Kress at Baseball Reference
  2. Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007


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