1938 Detroit Tigers Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 84-70
Finished 4th in the AL
Attendance: 891,850, Avg. 13,311
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Manager: Mickey Cochrane (47-51)
Manager: Del Baker (37-19)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1938 Detroit Tigers Statistics
1938 Detroit Tigers Roster

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the 1938 season with a record of 84 wins and 70 losses, finishing fourth in the AL.

The Tigers scored 862 runs and yielded 795 runs. Hank Greenberg crushed 58 homers for Detroit, while Rudy York and Charlie Gehringer walloped 20 or more, too. Hank Greenberg accounted for 146 RBI and topped hitters with significant playing time by hitting .315. Tommy Bridges led the squad with 13 wins, and Harry Eisenstat registered a 3.73 earned run average, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Mickey Cochrane and Del Baker coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 859
Regular Season Runs Against: 792

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 19, 1938 Detroit Tigers 3 at Chicago White Sox 4 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 20, 1938 Detroit Tigers 4 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
April 21, 1938 Detroit Tigers 9 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 0-0 1-2 1-2
April 22, 1938 Cleveland Indians 4 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 0-1 1-2 1-3
April 23, 1938 Cleveland Indians 6 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 0-2 1-2 1-4
April 24, 1938 Cleveland Indians 9 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 0-3 1-2 1-5
April 25, 1938 Detroit Tigers 10 at St. Louis Browns 1 W 0-3 2-2 2-5
April 26, 1938 Detroit Tigers 7 at St. Louis Browns 1 W 0-3 3-2 3-5
April 27, 1938 Detroit Tigers 2 at St. Louis Browns 7 L 0-3 3-3 3-6
April 29, 1938 Chicago White Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 1-3 3-3 4-6
April 30, 1938 Detroit Tigers 5 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 1-3 4-3 5-6
May 1, 1938 Detroit Tigers 3 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 1-3 4-4 5-7
May 2, 1938 Detroit Tigers 3 at Cleveland Indians 11 L 1-3 4-5 5-8
May 3, 1938 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 1-3 4-6 5-9
May 4, 1938 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 1-3 5-6 6-9
May 5, 1938 Detroit Tigers 7 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 1-3 6-6 7-9
May 7, 1938 Detroit Tigers 8 at New York Yankees 12 L 1-3 6-7 7-10
May 8, 1938 Detroit Tigers 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 7 L 1-3 6-8 7-11
May 11, 1938 Detroit Tigers 4 at Washington Senators 1 W 1-3 7-8 8-11
May 12, 1938 Detroit Tigers 6 at Washington Senators 7 L 1-3 7-9 8-12
May 13, 1938 St. Louis Browns 5 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 2-3 7-9 9-12
May 15, 1938 St. Louis Browns 4 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 2-4 7-9 9-13
May 16, 1938 Washington Senators 7 at Detroit Tigers 13 W 3-4 7-9 10-13
May 18, 1938 Washington Senators 5 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 3-5 7-9 10-14
May 19, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 4-5 7-9 11-14
May 20, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 4-6 7-9 11-15
May 21, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 5-6 7-9 12-15
May 22, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 6-6 7-9 13-15
May 24, 1938 Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 6-7 7-9 13-16
May 25, 1938 New York Yankees 3 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 7-7 7-9 14-16
May 26, 1938 New York Yankees 5 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 7-8 7-9 14-17
May 27, 1938 Detroit Tigers 5 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 7-8 8-9 15-17
May 28, 1938 Detroit Tigers 9 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 7-8 9-9 16-17
May 29, 1938 Detroit Tigers 2 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 7-8 10-9 17-17
May 30, 1938 St. Louis Browns 3 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 7-9 10-9 17-18
May 30, 1938 St. Louis Browns 9 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 8-9 10-9 18-18
June 1, 1938 Detroit Tigers 8 at New York Yankees 4 W 8-9 11-9 19-18
June 2, 1938 Detroit Tigers 4 at New York Yankees 5 L 8-9 11-10 19-19
June 2, 1938 Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 5 L 8-9 11-11 19-20
June 3, 1938 Detroit Tigers 1 at New York Yankees 5 L 8-9 11-12 19-21
June 4, 1938 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 8-9 11-13 19-22
June 5, 1938 Detroit Tigers 10 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 8-9 12-13 20-22
June 6, 1938 Detroit Tigers 7 at Boston Red Sox 8 L 8-9 12-14 20-23
June 7, 1938 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 W 8-9 13-14 21-23
June 8, 1938 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 W 8-9 14-14 22-23
June 9, 1938 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 8 L 8-9 14-15 22-24
June 10, 1938 Detroit Tigers 7 at Washington Senators 6 W 8-9 15-15 23-24
June 11, 1938 Detroit Tigers 7 at Washington Senators 2 W 8-9 16-15 24-24
June 12, 1938 Detroit Tigers 18 at Washington Senators 12 W 8-9 17-15 25-24
June 14, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 8 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 8-10 17-15 25-25
June 15, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 8-11 17-15 25-26
June 16, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Detroit Tigers 12 W 9-11 17-15 26-26
June 17, 1938 Washington Senators 12 at Detroit Tigers 10 L 9-12 17-15 26-27
June 17, 1938 Washington Senators 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 10-12 17-15 27-27
June 18, 1938 Washington Senators 3 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 11-12 17-15 28-27
June 19, 1938 Washington Senators 10 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 11-13 17-15 28-28
June 21, 1938 Boston Red Sox 8 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 11-14 17-15 28-29
June 21, 1938 Boston Red Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 12-14 17-15 29-29
June 22, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 13-14 17-15 30-29
June 23, 1938 Boston Red Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 14-14 17-15 31-29
June 24, 1938 New York Yankees 8 at Detroit Tigers 12 W 15-14 17-15 32-29
June 25, 1938 New York Yankees 9 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 15-15 17-15 32-30
June 26, 1938 New York Yankees 10 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 15-16 17-15 32-31
June 28, 1938 Detroit Tigers 4 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 15-16 17-16 32-32
June 29, 1938 Detroit Tigers 4 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 15-16 18-16 33-32
June 30, 1938 Detroit Tigers 9 at Cleveland Indians 10 L 15-16 18-17 33-33
July 2, 1938 Detroit Tigers 5 at St. Louis Browns 13 L 15-16 18-18 33-34
July 3, 1938 Detroit Tigers 5 at St. Louis Browns 6 L 15-16 18-19 33-35
July 3, 1938 Detroit Tigers 2 at St. Louis Browns 6 L 15-16 18-20 33-36
July 4, 1938 Cleveland Indians 3 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 16-16 18-20 34-36
July 4, 1938 Cleveland Indians 2 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 17-16 18-20 35-36
July 8, 1938 Chicago White Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 17-17 18-20 35-37
July 8, 1938 Chicago White Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 18-17 18-20 36-37
July 9, 1938 Chicago White Sox 0 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 19-17 18-20 37-37
July 10, 1938 Chicago White Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 19-18 18-20 37-38
July 13, 1938 Detroit Tigers 9 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 19-18 19-20 38-38
July 13, 1938 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 7 L 19-18 19-21 38-39
July 14, 1938 Detroit Tigers 1 at Boston Red Sox 12 L 19-18 19-22 38-40
July 15, 1938 Detroit Tigers 0 at New York Yankees 3 L 19-18 19-23 38-41
July 16, 1938 Detroit Tigers 5 at New York Yankees 7 L 19-18 19-24 38-42
July 17, 1938 Detroit Tigers 3 at New York Yankees 16 L 19-18 19-25 38-43
July 19, 1938 Detroit Tigers 3 at Washington Senators 4 L 19-18 19-26 38-44
July 20, 1938 Detroit Tigers 2 at Washington Senators 7 L 19-18 19-27 38-45
July 21, 1938 Detroit Tigers 3 at Washington Senators 4 L 19-18 19-28 38-46
July 24, 1938 Detroit Tigers 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 W 19-18 20-28 39-46
July 24, 1938 Detroit Tigers 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 W 19-18 21-28 40-46
July 26, 1938 Washington Senators 5 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 20-18 21-28 41-46
July 27, 1938 Washington Senators 4 at Detroit Tigers 9 W 21-18 21-28 42-46
July 28, 1938 Washington Senators 4 at Detroit Tigers 12 W 22-18 21-28 43-46
July 29, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Detroit Tigers 9 W 23-18 21-28 44-46
July 30, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 24-18 21-28 45-46
July 30, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 25-18 21-28 46-46
August 1, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 25-19 21-28 46-47
August 2, 1938 New York Yankees 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 26-19 21-28 47-47
August 3, 1938 New York Yankees 10 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 26-20 21-28 47-48
August 4, 1938 New York Yankees 8 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 26-21 21-28 47-49
August 5, 1938 Boston Red Sox 9 at Detroit Tigers 8 L 26-22 21-28 47-50
August 6, 1938 Boston Red Sox 14 at Detroit Tigers 8 L 26-23 21-28 47-51
August 7, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 27-23 21-28 48-51
August 9, 1938 Detroit Tigers 4 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 27-23 22-28 49-51
August 10, 1938 Detroit Tigers 7 at Chicago White Sox 8 L 27-23 22-29 49-52
August 11, 1938 Detroit Tigers 1 at Chicago White Sox 13 L 27-23 22-30 49-53
August 13, 1938 Detroit Tigers 3 at St. Louis Browns 6 L 27-23 22-31 49-54
August 14, 1938 Detroit Tigers 1 at St. Louis Browns 7 L 27-23 22-32 49-55
August 17, 1938 Chicago White Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 28-23 22-32 50-55
August 17, 1938 Chicago White Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 29-23 22-32 51-55
August 18, 1938 Chicago White Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 30-23 22-32 52-55
August 19, 1938 St. Louis Browns 7 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 31-23 22-32 53-55
August 19, 1938 St. Louis Browns 4 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 32-23 22-32 54-55
August 20, 1938 St. Louis Browns 4 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 33-23 22-32 55-55
August 21, 1938 St. Louis Browns 9 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 33-24 22-32 55-56
August 23, 1938 Detroit Tigers 13 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 W 33-24 23-32 56-56
August 23, 1938 Detroit Tigers 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 W 33-24 24-32 57-56
August 24, 1938 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 10 L 33-24 24-33 57-57
August 24, 1938 Detroit Tigers 2 at Philadelphia Athletics 11 L 33-24 24-34 57-58
August 25, 1938 Detroit Tigers 2 at Washington Senators 8 L 33-24 24-35 57-59
August 26, 1938 Detroit Tigers 9 at Washington Senators 3 W 33-24 25-35 58-59
August 27, 1938 Detroit Tigers 12 at Washington Senators 11 W 33-24 26-35 59-59
August 28, 1938 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 33-24 27-35 60-59
August 29, 1938 Detroit Tigers 15 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 33-24 28-35 61-59
August 30, 1938 Detroit Tigers 1 at New York Yankees 3 L 33-24 28-36 61-60
August 31, 1938 Detroit Tigers 12 at New York Yankees 6 W 33-24 29-36 62-60
September 1, 1938 Detroit Tigers 6 at New York Yankees 3 W 33-24 30-36 63-60
September 3, 1938 Detroit Tigers 11 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 33-24 31-36 64-60
September 4, 1938 Detroit Tigers 1 at Chicago White Sox 2 L 33-24 31-37 64-61
September 5, 1938 Detroit Tigers 2 at St. Louis Browns 3 L 33-24 31-38 64-62
September 5, 1938 Detroit Tigers 9 at St. Louis Browns 3 W 33-24 32-38 65-62
September 6, 1938 Cleveland Indians 6 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 33-25 32-38 65-63
September 7, 1938 Cleveland Indians 1 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 33-26 32-38 65-64
September 8, 1938 Detroit Tigers 4 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 33-26 33-38 66-64
September 9, 1938 Detroit Tigers 11 at Cleveland Indians 5 W 33-26 34-38 67-64
September 11, 1938 Chicago White Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 34-26 34-38 68-64
September 11, 1938 Chicago White Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 35-26 34-38 69-64
September 12, 1938 Chicago White Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 36-26 34-38 70-64
September 13, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 9 W 37-26 34-38 71-64
September 14, 1938 Boston Red Sox 9 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 37-27 34-38 71-65
September 15, 1938 New York Yankees 4 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 38-27 34-38 72-65
September 16, 1938 New York Yankees 6 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 38-28 34-38 72-66
September 17, 1938 New York Yankees 3 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 39-28 34-38 73-66
September 18, 1938 Washington Senators 1 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 40-28 34-38 74-66
September 19, 1938 Washington Senators 12 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 40-29 34-38 74-67
September 21, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 6 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 41-29 34-38 75-67
September 21, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 42-29 34-38 76-67
September 23, 1938 Cleveland Indians 8 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 42-30 34-38 76-68
September 23, 1938 Cleveland Indians 6 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 42-31 34-38 76-69
September 24, 1938 Cleveland Indians 6 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 43-31 34-38 77-69
September 25, 1938 Cleveland Indians 5 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 44-31 34-38 78-69
September 27, 1938 St. Louis Browns 4 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 45-31 34-38 79-69
September 27, 1938 St. Louis Browns 2 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 46-31 34-38 80-69
September 28, 1938 St. Louis Browns 0 at Detroit Tigers 12 W 47-31 34-38 81-69
September 29, 1938 St. Louis Browns 2 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 48-31 34-38 82-69
October 1, 1938 Detroit Tigers 0 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 48-31 34-39 82-70
October 2, 1938 Detroit Tigers 4 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 48-31 35-39 83-70
October 2, 1938 Detroit Tigers 10 at Cleveland Indians 8 W 48-31 36-39 84-70


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