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1939 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 81-73 .526
Rank: 5th in American League
Run Differential: 849-762 + 87
Manager(s): Del Baker
General Manager:
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 836,279 4/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bing Miller
Assistant Coach: Merv Shea
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10645.702--
8962.58917.0
8767.56520.5
8569.55222.5
8173.52626.5
6587.42841.5
5597.36251.5
43111.27964.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
24Earl AverillOF3787309588120610584243301114.262.352.463815.201.346.2640.7030.9143363
20Beau BellOF3154134143242024012416186.239.354.299653.060.231.2710.67--40166
22Al BentonP28374454000100015173.091.091.091182.000.000.138----451
10Tommy BridgesP3229711114200600824080.197.278.225503.028.141.2983.00--1687
12Mark Christman3B256160420000002002.250.250.375625.125.125.286----616
25Slick CoffmanP282350000000011000.000.167.000167.000.200.0001.00--06
3Frank CroucherSS2497324388715054022164201110.269.303.361664.093.142.2962.6264.8117351
19Roy CullenbineOF2575179314392623013429012.240.362.413775.173.358.2570.8529.874214
24Harry EisenstatP231080300000002010.375.375.375750.000.000.500----39
20Les FlemingOF238160000010004001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----016
9Pete FoxOF3014151969153246766231235412513.295.339.405744.110.198.3101.1774.1210559
2Charlie Gehringer2B361184068613229616864368161117.325.422.544966.219.389.3100.2425.4221485
29Floyd GiebellP29920000000000010.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
16George GillP30320000000002000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
5Hank Greenberg1B28138500112156427331128391952118.312.418.6221040.310.502.3311.0415.2311602
26Bob HarrisP22551200000000000.400.400.400800.000.000.400----25
6Pinky Higgins3B301324895713523287674564121414.276.350.380730.104.225.2890.7361.1186559
18Fred HutchinsonP19133451310060020002.382.417.412829.029.088.3820.00--1436
11Vern KennedyP32470200000001000.286.286.286572.000.000.333----27
23Red KressSS-2B3251157193870122211716047.242.316.306622.064.178.2640.94157.048178
17Chet LaabsOF275161511020020001.312.389.500889.187.312.3120.00--818
23Roxie LawsonP33240000000000010.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
27Red LynnP25420000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
21Barney McCoskyOF2214761112019033144582047045297.311.382.430812.119.260.3310.64152.8263690
27Benny McCoy2B23551923858136133312926064.302.394.448842.146.307.3450.90192.086227
28Archie McKainP28324179212500812001.220.347.463810.244.439.2591.5020.51949
16Hal NewhouserP18110000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
12Bobo NewsomP313597618010700116046.186.194.206400.021.031.22216.00--20102
8Dixie ParsonsC23510000000011000.000.500.000500.0001.000.0001.00--02
-Cotton PippenP28350200000000000.400.400.400800.000.000.400----25
7Billy RogellSS3474174244063223312614062.230.330.333663.103.264.2410.5487.058206
14Schoolboy RoweP293161715011121157033.246.303.328631.082.164.2641.4061.02069
30Merv SheaC38420000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
1Birdie TebbettsC261063413789222453212520288.261.311.372683.111.188.2680.8085.3127374
11Bud ThomasP282790100000006010.111.111.111222.000.000.333----110
15Dizzy TroutP24355771221020019021.211.224.281505.070.088.2509.00--1660
8Dixie WalkerOF284315430474541941158085.305.367.474841.169.286.3030.5338.573177
26Jim WalkupP29720100000001000.500.500.5001000.000.0001.000----12
4Rudy YorkC25102329661011612068504150248.307.384.544928.237.377.3131.2216.5179374
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
22Al Benton684.5637163018515018294761158675001.6010.920.663.484.021.16.308
15Dizzy Trout9103.61332260621621688265574725101.499.330.284.114.000.97.282
11Bud Thomas704.212700015147452522720142001.388.621.343.832.680.70.229
14Schoolboy Rowe10124.9928248120164192113911761512001.5410.540.933.352.800.84.284
-Cotton Pippen017.07320000141813111650001.7111.570.643.863.210.83.309
12Bobo Newsom17103.3735312134224622210092141041644001.338.120.513.806.001.58.266
16Hal Newhouser015.4011100053330443001.405.400.007.207.201.00.200
28Archie McKain563.673211411241291206653654491001.348.310.423.743.390.91.250
27Red Lynn019.00400030811882330101.7512.372.253.383.371.00.290
23Roxie Lawson114.91210010117761740001.275.730.825.733.270.57.167
11Vern Kennedy036.43441000212515154990001.6210.711.713.863.861.00.276
18Fred Hutchinson365.191312300084955649951221001.7210.060.955.402.330.43.269
26Bob Harris114.005100201818884892001.449.002.004.004.501.12.233
16George Gill018.00310010814881310001.8914.001.003.001.000.33.325
29Floyd Giebell113.0090006015197511292002.0711.400.607.205.400.75.327
24Harry Eisenstat226.901021050293924233961001.6011.700.902.701.800.67.298
25Slick Coffman216.432310010042513630422101001.7410.930.864.712.140.45.287
10Tommy Bridges1773.50292616222198186877711611294001.258.450.502.775.862.11.273
26Jim Walkup017.50700040121510103850001.9211.252.256.003.750.62.273


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