1936 Detroit Tigers season

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1936 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Walter Briggs, Sr.
Manager(s) Mickey Cochrane
Local radio WWJ (AM)
(Ty Tyson)
WXYZ
(Harry Heilmann)
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The 1936 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished second in the American League with a record of 83-71, 19½ games behind the New York Yankees.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 102 51 .667 --
Detroit Tigers 83 71 .539 19½
Washington Senators 82 71 .536 20
Chicago White Sox 81 70 .536 20
Cleveland Indians 80 74 .519 22½
Boston Red Sox 74 80 .481 28½
St. Louis Browns 57 95 .375 44½
Philadelphia Athletics 53 100 .346 49

Roster[edit]

1936 Detroit Tigers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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
2B Gehringer, CharlieCharlie Gehringer 154 641 227 .354 15 116
OF Simmons, AlAl Simmons 143 568 186 .327 13 112

Other batters[edit]

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
Cochrane, MickeyMickey Cochrane 44 126 34 .270 2 17

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bridges, TommyTommy Bridges 39 294.2 23 11 3.60 175
Auker, EldenElden Auker 35 215.1 13 16 4.89 66

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Kimsey, ChadChad Kimsey 22 2 3 3 4.85 11

Awards and honors[edit]

League records[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Milwaukee Brewers American Association Allen Sothoron
A1 Beaumont Exporters Texas League Dutch Lorbeer
B Augusta Tigers Sally League Dixie Parker, Pee-Wee Wanninger
and Herb Thomas
C Jackson Senators Cotton States League Guy Lacy
C Charleston Senators Middle Atlantic League Ig Walters
D Fieldale Towlers Bi-State League Joe Guyon and Red Smith
D Alexandria Aces Evangeline League Art Phelan
D Wausau Lumberjacks Northern League Lute Boone
D Tiffin Mud Hens Ohio State League Myles Thomas
D Charleroi Tigers Pennsylvania State Association Joe Klinger and John McIlvaine

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Milwaukee, Alexandria, Tiffin[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Al Simmons page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.90, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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