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Detroit Tigers

1939 Detroit Tigers Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 81-73
Finished 5th in the AL

Manager: Del Baker (81-73)

1939 Detroit Tigers Statistics
1939 Detroit Tigers Game-by-Game Results

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the season with a record of 81 wins and 73 losses, finishing fifth in the AL. Del Baker served as manager.


PlayerPos.BatsThrowsBirth DateHeightWeightCollege
Earl AverillLFLRMay 21, 19025'9"172
Beau BellLFRRAugust 20, 19076'2"185
Al BentonPRRMarch 18, 19116'4"215
Tommy BridgesPRRDecember 28, 19065'10"155
Mark Christman3BRROctober 21, 19135'11"175
Slick CoffmanPRRDecember 11, 19106'0"155
Frank CroucherSSRRJuly 23, 19145'11"165
Roy CullenbineLFBROctober 18, 19136'1"190
Harry EisenstatPLLOctober 10, 19155'11"185
Les FlemingRFLLAugust 7, 19155'10"185
Pete FoxRFRRMarch 8, 19095'11"165
Charlie Gehringer2BLRMay 11, 19035'11"180
Floyd GiebellPLRDecember 10, 19096'2"172
George GillPRRFebruary 13, 19096'1"185
Hank Greenberg1BRRJanuary 1, 19116'3"210
Bob HarrisPRRMay 1, 19156'0"185
Pinky Higgins3BRRMay 27, 19096'1"185
Fred HutchinsonPLRAugust 12, 19196'2"190
Vern KennedyPLRMarch 20, 19076'0"175
Red KressSSRRJanuary 2, 19055'11"165
Chet LaabsLFRRApril 30, 19125'8"175
Roxie LawsonPRRApril 13, 19066'0"170
Red LynnPRRDecember 27, 19136'0"162
Barney McCoskyCFLRApril 11, 19176'1"184
Benny McCoy2BLRNovember 9, 19155'9"170
Archie McKainPBLMay 12, 19115'10"175
Hal NewhouserPLLMay 20, 19216'2"180
Bobo NewsomPRRAugust 11, 19076'3"200
Dixie ParsonsCRRMay 12, 19166'2"180
Cotton PippenPRRApril 2, 19116'2"180
Billy RogellSSBRNovember 24, 19045'10"163
Schoolboy RowePRRJanuary 11, 19106'4"210
Merv SheaCRRSeptember 5, 19005'11"175
Birdie TebbettsCRRNovember 10, 19125'11"170
Bud ThomasPRRSeptember 9, 19106'0"180
Dizzy TroutPRRJune 29, 19156'2"195
Dixie WalkerLFLRSeptember 24, 19106'1"175
Jim WalkupPRRDecember 14, 19096'1"170
Rudy YorkCRRAugust 17, 19136'1"209