1936 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Walter Briggs, Sr.
General manager(s)Mickey Cochrane
Manager(s)Mickey Cochrane
Local radioWWJ (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

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 102 51 0.667 56–21 46–30
Detroit Tigers 83 71 0.539 19½ 44–33 39–38
Washington Senators 82 71 0.536 20 42–35 40–36
Chicago White Sox 81 70 0.536 20 43–32 38–38
Cleveland Indians 80 74 0.519 22½ 49–30 31–44
Boston Red Sox 74 80 0.481 28½ 47–29 27–51
St. Louis Browns 57 95 0.375 44½ 31–43 26–52
Philadelphia Athletics 53 100 0.346 49 31–46 22–54


Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 12–10 9–13 13–9 15–7–1 13–9 12–10 8–14
Chicago 10–12 12–10–1 8–14 7–14 15–7 13–8–1 16–5
Cleveland 13–9 10–12–1 9–13 6–16–1 13–9 15–7–1 14–8
Detroit 9–13 14–8 13–9 8–14 17–5 11–11 11–11
New York 15–7–1 14–7 16–6–1 14–8 16–6 14–8 13–9
Philadelphia 9–13 7–15 9–13 5–17 6–16 11–10–1 6–16
St. Louis 10–12 8–13–1 7–15–1 11–11 8–14 10–11–1 3–19
Washington 14–8 5–16 8–14 11–11 9–13 16–16 19–3


Roster

1936 Detroit Tigers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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
C Ray Hayworth 81 250 60 .240 1 30
1B Jack Burns 138 558 158 .283 4 63
2B Charlie Gehringer 154 641 227 .354 15 116
SS Billy Rogell 146 585 160 .274 6 68
3B Marv Owen 154 583 172 .295 9 105
OF Al Simmons 143 568 186 .327 13 112
OF Gee Walker 134 550 194 .353 12 93
OF Goose Goslin 147 572 180 .315 24 125

Other batters

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
Pete Fox 73 220 67 .305 4 26
Mickey Cochrane 44 126 34 .270 2 17
Glenn Myatt 27 78 17 .218 0 5
Frank Reiber 20 55 15 .273 1 5
Jo-Jo White 58 51 14 .275 0 6
Hank Greenberg 12 46 16 .348 1 15
Birdie Tebbetts 10 33 10 .303 1 4
Flea Clifton 13 26 5 .192 0 1
Salty Parker 11 25 7 .280 0 4
Gil English 1 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Tommy Bridges 39 294.2 23 11 3.60 175
Schoolboy Rowe 41 245.1 19 10 4.51 115
Elden Auker 35 215.1 13 16 4.89 66
Jake Wade 13 78.1 4 5 5.29 30
General Crowder 9 44.0 4 3 8.39 10

Other pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Vic Sorrell 30 131.1 6 7 5.28 37
Roxie Lawson 41 128.0 8 6 5.48 34
Red Phillips 22 87.1 2 4 6.49 15

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Joe Sullivan 26 2 5 1 6.78 32
Chad Kimsey 22 2 3 3 4.85 11
Elon Hogsett 3 0 1 0 9.00 1

Awards and honors

League records

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

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

  1. ^ Al Simmons 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, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007