Season Information
Team Name
1959 Detroit Tigers
League
American League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
76-78 (.494)   GBL: -18
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
4 / 4 / 8
Runs For/Against
713 / 732   Diff: -19
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
8
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
1959-12-05Ray SemprochTraded by Phillies with Chico Fernandez to Tigers for Alex Cosmidis, Ted Lepcio and Ken Walters.P5-11180RR1931-01-07Cleveland,OH
MLB1958-19611958-1961
1959-12-05Ken WaltersTraded by Tigers with Alex Cosmidis and Ted Lepcio to Phillies for Ray Semproch and Chico Fernandez.OF-1B6-1180RR1933-11-11Fresno,CA
1952-  0-   0-DET
MLB1960-19631960-1963
1959-12-05Ted LepcioTraded by Tigers with Alex Cosmidis and Ken Walters to Phillies for Ray Semproch and Chico Fernandez.2B-3B5-10177RR1930-07-28Utica,NY
MLB1952-19611952-1961
1959-12-05Chico FernandezTraded by Phillies with Ray Semproch to Tigers for Alex Cosmidis, Ted Lepcio and Ken Walters.SS-3B6-0170RR1932-03-02Havana,CU
MLB1956-19631956-1963
1959-11-30Bob MillerSelected by Reds from Tigers in the minor league draft.P6-1185RL1935-07-15Berwyn,IL
MLB1953-19621953-1962
1959-10-26Gus ZernialReleased by Tigers.OF-1B6-2210RR1923-06-27Beaumont,TX
MLB1949-19591949-1959
1959-10-15Charlie LauTraded by Tigers with Don Lee to Braves for Mike Roarke, Don Kaiser and Casey Wise.C6-0190LR1933-04-12Romulus,MI
MLB1956-19671956-1967
1959-10-15Casey WiseTraded by Braves with Mike Roarke and Don Kaiser to Tigers for Don Lee and Charlie Lau.2B-SS6-0170BR1932-09-08Lafayette,IN
MLB1957-19601957-1960
1959-10-15Don KaiserTraded by Braves with Mike Roarke and Casey Wise to Tigers for Don Lee and Charlie Lau.P6-5195RR1935-02-03Byng,OK
MLB1955-19571955-1957
1959-10-15Mike RoarkeTraded by Braves with Don Kaiser and Casey Wise to Tigers for Don Lee and Charlie Lau.C6-2195RR1930-11-08West Warwick,RI
1952-  0-   0-MLN
MLB1961-19641961-1964
1959-10-15Don LeeTraded by Tigers with Charlie Lau to Braves for Mike Roarke, Don Kaiser and Casey Wise.P6-4210RR1934-02-26Globe,AZ
MLB1957-19661957-1966
1959-06-24Don BryantSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.C6-5200RR1941-07-13Jasper,FL
1959-  0-   0-DET
MLB1966-19701966-1970
1959-06-13Bob SmithClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Pirates.P6-1190RL1931-02-01Woodsville,NH
MLB1955-19591955-1959
1959-06-12Aubrey GatewoodSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.P6-1170RR1938-11-17Little Rock,AR
1959-  0-   0-DET
MLB1963-19701963-1970
1959-05-28Earl HershTraded by Braves with Joe Lonnett to Tigers for Al Paschal and Charlie Lau. Earl Hersh returned to Braves.OF6-0205LL1932-05-21Ebbvale,MD
1953-  0-   0-MLN
MLB1956-19561956-1956
1959-05-28Charlie LauRefused to report to Tigers.C6-0190LR1933-04-12Romulus,MI
MLB1956-19671956-1967
1959-05-28Earl HershRefused to report to Tigers.OF6-0205LL1932-05-21Ebbvale,MD
1953-  0-   0-MLN
MLB1956-19561956-1956
1959-05-28Joe LonnettRefused to report to Tigers.C5-10180RR1927-02-07Beaver Falls,PA
MLB1956-19591956-1959
1959-05-28Charlie LauTraded by Tigers with Al Paschal to Braves for Earl Hersh and Joe Lonnett. Charlie Lau returned to Tigers.C6-0190LR1933-04-12Romulus,MI
MLB1956-19671956-1967
1959-05-28Joe LonnettTraded by Braves with Earl Hersh to Tigers for Al Paschal and Charlie Lau. Joe Lonnett returned to Braves.C5-10180RR1927-02-07Beaver Falls,PA
MLB1956-19591956-1959
1959-05-13Larry DobyPurchased by White Sox from Tigers.OF-2B6-1182LR1923-12-13Camden,SC
MLB1947-19591947-1959
1959-05-12Herm WehmeierReleased by Tigers.P6-2200RR1927-02-18Cincinnati,OH
MLB1945-19581945-1958
1959-05-02Ted LepcioTraded by Red Sox with Dave Sisler to Tigers for Billy Hoeft.2B-3B5-10177RR1930-07-28Utica,NY
MLB1952-19611952-1961
1959-05-02Dave SislerTraded by Red Sox with Ted Lepcio to Tigers for Billy Hoeft.P6-4200RR1931-10-16St. Louis,MO
MLB1956-19621956-1962
1959-05-02Billy HoeftTraded by Tigers to Red Sox for Ted Lepcio and Dave Sisler.P6-3205LL1932-05-17Oshkosh,WI
MLB1952-19661952-1966
1959-03-21Larry DobyTraded by Indians to Tigers for Tito Francona.OF-2B6-1182LR1923-12-13Camden,SC
MLB1947-19591947-1959
1959-03-21Tito FranconaTraded by Tigers to Indians for Larry Doby.OF-1B5-11190LL1933-11-04Aliquippa,PA
MLB1956-19701956-1970
1959-01-01Pat DobsonSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.P6-3190RR1942-02-12Depew,NY
1959-  0-   0-DET
MLB1967-19771960-2006
1959-01-01Paul DoyleSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.P5-11172LL1939-10-02Philadelphia,PA
1959-  0-   0-DET
MLB1969-19721959-1972
1959-01-01Purnal GoldySigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.OF6-5200RR1937-11-28Camden,NJ
1959-  0-   0-DET
MLB1962-19631962-1963
1959-01-01John SullivanSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.C6-0195LR1941-01-03Somerville,NJ
1959-  0-   0-DET
MLB1963-19681963-1968
1959-01-01Johnny LewisSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.OF6-1189LR1939-08-10Greenville,AL
1959-  0-   0-DET
MLB1964-19671964-1967
1959-01-01Andy KoscoSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.OF-1B6-3207RR1941-10-05Youngstown,OH
1959-  0-   0-DET
MLB1965-19741959-1974
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