Season Information
Team Name
1939 Detroit Tigers
League
American League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
81-73 (.526)   GBL: -26.5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
5 / 5 / 9
Runs For/Against
849 / 762   Diff: +87
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
 
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
4
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1901-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1939-12-09Wally MosesTraded by Athletics to Tigers for Benny McCoy. Trade Voided (December 14,1940)OF5-10160LL1910-08-10Uvalda,GA
MLB1935-19511935-1951
1939-12-09Benny McCoyTraded by Tigers to Athletics for Wally Moses. Trade Voided (December 14,1940)2B-SS5-9170LR1915-11-09Jenison,MI
MLB1938-19411938-1941
1939-12-06Dick BartellTraded by Cubs to Tigers for Billy Rogell.SS-3B5-9160RR1907-11-22Chicago,IL
MLB1927-19461927-1946
1939-12-06Billy RogellTraded by Tigers to Cubs for Dick Bartell.SS-3B5-10163BR1904-11-24Springfield,IL
MLB1925-19401925-1940
1939-09-12Cotton PippenClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Athletics.P6-2180RR1911-04-02Cisco,TX
MLB1936-19401936-1940
1939-08-22Clay SmithPurchased by Tigers from Indians.P6-2190RR1914-09-11Cambridge,KS
MLB1938-19401938-1940
1939-07-24Dixie WalkerClaimed on waivers by Dodgers from Tigers.OF-1B6-1175LR1910-09-24Villa Rica,GA
MLB1931-19491931-1949
1939-07-21Jim WalkupPurchased by Toronto (International) from Tigers.P6-1170RR1909-12-14Havana,AR
MLB1934-19391934-1939
1939-06-14Earl AverillTraded by Indians to Tigers for Harry Eisenstat and Cash.OF5-9172LR1902-05-21Snohomish,WA
MLB1929-19411929-1941
1939-06-14Harry EisenstatTraded by Tigers with Cash to Indians for Earl Averill.P5-11185LL1915-10-10Brooklyn,NY
MLB1935-19421935-1942
1939-05-18Bud ThomasClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Senators.P6-0180RR1910-09-09Faber,VA
MLB1932-19411932-1941
1939-05-13Red KressTraded by Browns with Jim Walkup, Bobo Newsom and Beau Bell to Tigers for Mark Christman, Chet Laabs, Roxie Lawson, George Gill, Bob Harris and Vern Kennedy.SS-3B5-11165RR1907-01-02Columbia,CA
MLB1927-19461927-1946
1939-05-13Bobo NewsomTraded by Browns with Jim Walkup, Red Kress and Beau Bell to Tigers for Mark Christman, Chet Laabs, Roxie Lawson, George Gill, Bob Harris and Vern Kennedy.P6-2220RR1907-08-11Hartsville,SC
MLB1929-19531929-1953
1939-05-13Beau BellTraded by Browns with Jim Walkup, Red Kress and Bobo Newsom to Tigers for Mark Christman, Chet Laabs, Roxie Lawson, George Gill, Bob Harris and Vern Kennedy.OF-1B6-2185RR1907-08-20Bellville,TX
MLB1935-19411935-1941
1939-05-13Jim WalkupTraded by Browns with Red Kress, Bobo Newsom and Beau Bell to Tigers for Mark Christman, Chet Laabs, Roxie Lawson, George Gill, Bob Harris and Vern Kennedy.P6-1170RR1909-12-14Havana,AR
MLB1934-19391934-1939
1939-05-13Mark ChristmanTraded by Tigers with Chet Laabs, Roxie Lawson, George Gill, Bob Harris and Vern Kennedy to Browns for Jim Walkup, Red Kress, Bobo Newsom and Beau Bell.3B-SS5-11180RR1913-10-21Maplewood,MO
MLB1938-19491938-1949
1939-05-13Roxie LawsonTraded by Tigers with Mark Christman, Chet Laabs, George Gill, Bob Harris and Vern Kennedy to Browns for Jim Walkup, Red Kress, Bobo Newsom and Beau Bell.P6-0170RR1906-04-13Donnellson,IA
MLB1930-19401930-1940
1939-05-13George GillTraded by Tigers with Mark Christman, Chet Laabs, Roxie Lawson, Bob Harris and Vern Kennedy to Browns for Jim Walkup, Red Kress, Bobo Newsom and Beau Bell.P6-1185RR1909-02-13Catchings,MS
MLB1937-19391937-1939
1939-05-13Vern KennedyTraded by Tigers with Mark Christman, Chet Laabs, Roxie Lawson, George Gill and Bob Harris to Browns for Jim Walkup, Red Kress, Bobo Newsom and Beau Bell.P6-0175LR1907-03-20Kansas City,MO
MLB1934-19451934-1945
1939-05-13Bob HarrisTraded by Tigers with Mark Christman, Chet Laabs, Roxie Lawson, George Gill and Vern Kennedy to Browns for Jim Walkup, Red Kress, Bobo Newsom and Beau Bell.P6-0185RR1915-05-01Gillette,WY
MLB1938-19421938-1942
1939-05-13Chet LaabsTraded by Tigers with Mark Christman, Roxie Lawson, George Gill, Bob Harris and Vern Kennedy to Browns for Jim Walkup, Red Kress, Bobo Newsom and Beau Bell.OF5-8175RR1912-04-30Milwaukee,WI
MLB1937-19471937-1947
1939-05-09Les FlemingPurchased by Browns from Tigers.1B-OF5-10185LL1915-08-07Singleton,TX
MLB1939-19491939-1949
1939-05-09Red LynnPurchased by Giants from Tigers.P6-0162RR1913-12-27Kenney,TX
MLB1939-19441939-1944
1939-04-09Boots PoffenbergerClaimed on waivers by Dodgers from Tigers.P5-10178RR1915-07-01Williamsport,MD
MLB1937-19391937-1939
1939-01-01Gene MarklandSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.2B5-10160RR1919-12-26Detroit,MI
MLB1950-19501950-1950
1939-01-01Catfish MetkovichSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.OF-1B6-1185LL1920-10-08Angels Camp,CA
MLB1943-19541943-1954
1939-01-01Hal NewhouserSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.P6-2192LL1921-05-20Detroit,MI
MLB1939-19551939-1955
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Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Transaction Description Full description of the transaction as entered in the database Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system