Season Information
Team Name
1940 Detroit Tigers
League
American League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
90-64 (.584)   GBL: -0
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
1 / 1 / 2
Runs For/Against
888 / 716   Diff: +172
Playoffs
Lost World Series (Reds)
Playoff Series
Lost World Series (Reds)
Playoff Series
WS vs CIN (L 4-3)
General Manager(s)
 
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
1
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
1940-12-18Eric McNairClaimed on waivers by Tigers from White Sox.SS-2B5-8160RR1909-04-12Meridian,MS
MLB1929-19421929-1942
1940-12-12Pete FoxPurchased by Red Sox from Tigers.OF5-11165RR1909-03-08Evansville,IN
MLB1933-19451933-1945
1940-09-11Frank SecoryClaimed on waivers by Reds from Tigers.OF6-1200RR1912-08-24Mason City,IA
MLB1940-19461940-1946
1940-08-07Dutch MeyerPurchased by Tigers from Giants.2B5-10181RR1915-10-06Waco,TX
MLB1940-19461940-1946
1940-08-01Red KressReleased by Tigers.SS-3B5-11165RR1907-01-02Columbia,CA
MLB1927-19461927-1946
1940-07-30Tuck StainbackPurchased by Tigers from Dodgers.OF-3B5-11175RR1911-08-04Los Angeles,CA
MLB1934-19461934-1946
1940-07-03Lynn NelsonPurchased by Buffalo (International) from Tigers.P-OF5-10170LR1905-02-24Sheldon,ND
MLB1930-19401930-1940
1940-05-22Cotton PippenPurchased by Oakland (PCL) from Tigers.P6-2180RR1911-04-02Cisco,TX
MLB1936-19401936-1940
1940-04-01Les FlemingPurchased by Hollywood (PCL) from Tigers.1B-OF5-10185LL1915-08-07Singleton,TX
MLB1939-19491939-1949
1940-02-23Lynn NelsonClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Athletics.P-OF5-10170LR1905-02-24Sheldon,ND
MLB1930-19401930-1940
1940-01-30Billy SullivanTraded by Browns to Tigers for Slick Coffman.C-1B6-0170LR1910-10-23Chicago,IL
MLB1931-19471931-1947
1940-01-30Slick CoffmanTraded by Tigers to Browns for Billy Sullivan.P6-0155RR1910-12-11Veto,AL
MLB1937-19401937-1940
1940-01-20Bruce CampbellTraded by Indians to Tigers for Beau Bell.OF6-1185LR1909-10-20Chicago,IL
MLB1930-19421930-1942
1940-01-20Beau BellTraded by Tigers to Indians for Bruce Campbell.OF-1B6-2185RR1907-08-20Bellville,TX
MLB1935-19411935-1941
1940-01-14Benny McCoyTraded by Athletics to Tigers for Benny McCoy. Trade Voided (December 14,1940)2B-SS5-9170LR1915-11-09Jenison,MI
MLB1938-19411938-1941
1940-01-01Dick CongerSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.P6-0185RR1921-04-03Los Angeles,CA
MLB1940-19431940-1943
1940-01-01Joe ErauttSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.C5-9175RR1921-09-01Vibank,SK
MLB1950-19511950-1951
1940-01-01Bob GillespieSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.P6-4187RR1919-10-08Columbus,OH
MLB1944-19501944-1950
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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