1939 Detroit Tigers Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 81-73
Finished 5th in the AL
Attendance: 924,586, Avg. 13,400
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Manager: Del Baker (81-73)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1939 Detroit Tigers Statistics
1939 Detroit Tigers Roster

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the 1939 season with a record of 81 wins and 73 losses, finishing fifth in the AL. Del Baker coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 844
Regular Season Runs Against: 757

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 18, 1939 Chicago White Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 20, 1939 Chicago White Sox 7 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 2-0 0-0 2-0
April 21, 1939 Detroit Tigers 1 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 2-0 0-1 2-1
April 22, 1939 Detroit Tigers 1 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 2-0 0-2 2-2
April 23, 1939 Detroit Tigers 8 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 2-0 1-2 3-2
April 24, 1939 St. Louis Browns 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 3-0 1-2 4-2
April 25, 1939 St. Louis Browns 7 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 3-1 1-2 4-3
April 26, 1939 St. Louis Browns 6 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 4-1 1-2 5-3
April 27, 1939 Detroit Tigers 1 at Chicago White Sox 2 L 4-1 1-3 5-4
April 29, 1939 Cleveland Indians 7 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 4-2 1-3 5-5
April 30, 1939 Cleveland Indians 1 at Detroit Tigers 14 W 5-2 1-3 6-5
May 2, 1939 New York Yankees 22 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 5-3 1-3 6-6
May 3, 1939 New York Yankees 10 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 5-4 1-3 6-7
May 4, 1939 Boston Red Sox 7 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 5-5 1-3 6-8
May 5, 1939 Boston Red Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 5-6 1-3 6-9
May 6, 1939 Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 5-7 1-3 6-10
May 7, 1939 Philadelphia Athletics 10 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 5-8 1-3 6-11
May 8, 1939 Philadelphia Athletics 6 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 5-9 1-3 6-12
May 10, 1939 Washington Senators 1 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 6-9 1-3 7-12
May 11, 1939 Washington Senators 4 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 6-10 1-3 7-13
May 12, 1939 Detroit Tigers 0 at St. Louis Browns 1 L 6-10 1-4 7-14
May 13, 1939 Detroit Tigers 3 at St. Louis Browns 5 L 6-10 1-5 7-15
May 14, 1939 Detroit Tigers 14 at St. Louis Browns 4 W 6-10 2-5 8-15
May 14, 1939 Detroit Tigers 7 at St. Louis Browns 4 W 6-10 3-5 9-15
May 16, 1939 Detroit Tigers 6 at Washington Senators 2 W 6-10 4-5 10-15
May 17, 1939 Detroit Tigers 1 at Washington Senators 4 L 6-10 4-6 10-16
May 18, 1939 Detroit Tigers 2 at Washington Senators 3 L 6-10 4-7 10-17
May 19, 1939 Detroit Tigers 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 11 L 6-10 4-8 10-18
May 20, 1939 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 L 6-10 4-9 10-19
May 21, 1939 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 8 L 6-10 4-10 10-20
May 23, 1939 Detroit Tigers 7 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 6-10 5-10 11-20
May 24, 1939 Detroit Tigers 6 at New York Yankees 1 W 6-10 6-10 12-20
May 25, 1939 Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 5 L 6-10 6-11 12-21
May 27, 1939 St. Louis Browns 5 at Detroit Tigers 12 W 7-10 6-11 13-21
May 28, 1939 St. Louis Browns 2 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 8-10 6-11 14-21
May 29, 1939 St. Louis Browns 9 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 9-10 6-11 15-21
May 30, 1939 Detroit Tigers 8 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 9-10 7-11 16-21
May 30, 1939 Detroit Tigers 2 at Chicago White Sox 6 L 9-10 7-12 16-22
June 1, 1939 Boston Red Sox 14 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 9-11 7-12 16-23
June 2, 1939 Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 10-11 7-12 17-23
June 4, 1939 New York Yankees 8 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 10-12 7-12 17-24
June 5, 1939 New York Yankees 0 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 11-12 7-12 18-24
June 6, 1939 New York Yankees 2 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 12-12 7-12 19-24
June 7, 1939 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 12-13 7-12 19-25
June 8, 1939 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 13-13 7-12 20-25
June 9, 1939 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Detroit Tigers 14 W 14-13 7-12 21-25
June 10, 1939 Washington Senators 5 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 15-13 7-12 22-25
June 10, 1939 Washington Senators 5 at Detroit Tigers 17 W 16-13 7-12 23-25
June 11, 1939 Washington Senators 3 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 17-13 7-12 24-25
June 14, 1939 Detroit Tigers 9 at Boston Red Sox 8 W 17-13 8-12 25-25
June 14, 1939 Detroit Tigers 6 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 17-13 9-12 26-25
June 15, 1939 Detroit Tigers 6 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 17-13 10-12 27-25
June 16, 1939 Detroit Tigers 8 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 17-13 11-12 28-25
June 17, 1939 Detroit Tigers 0 at New York Yankees 1 L 17-13 11-13 28-26
June 18, 1939 Detroit Tigers 8 at New York Yankees 5 W 17-13 12-13 29-26
June 19, 1939 Detroit Tigers 5 at New York Yankees 8 L 17-13 12-14 29-27
June 20, 1939 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 0 W 17-13 13-14 30-27
June 22, 1939 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 L 17-13 13-15 30-28
June 23, 1939 Detroit Tigers 7 at Washington Senators 4 W 17-13 14-15 31-28
June 24, 1939 Detroit Tigers 4 at Washington Senators 12 L 17-13 14-16 31-29
June 25, 1939 Detroit Tigers 6 at Washington Senators 5 W 17-13 15-16 32-29
June 26, 1939 Detroit Tigers 11 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 17-13 16-16 33-29
June 27, 1939 Detroit Tigers 0 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 17-13 16-17 33-30
June 30, 1939 Chicago White Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 18-13 16-17 34-30
July 1, 1939 Chicago White Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 18-14 16-17 34-31
July 1, 1939 Chicago White Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 19-14 16-17 35-31
July 2, 1939 Chicago White Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 20-14 16-17 36-31
July 3, 1939 Cleveland Indians 4 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 20-15 16-17 36-32
July 4, 1939 Cleveland Indians 0 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 21-15 16-17 37-32
July 6, 1939 Detroit Tigers 9 at St. Louis Browns 5 W 21-15 17-17 38-32
July 7, 1939 Detroit Tigers 6 at St. Louis Browns 8 L 21-15 17-18 38-33
July 8, 1939 Detroit Tigers 5 at Chicago White Sox 10 L 21-15 17-19 38-34
July 9, 1939 Detroit Tigers 3 at Chicago White Sox 4 L 21-15 17-20 38-35
July 9, 1939 Detroit Tigers 3 at Chicago White Sox 6 L 21-15 17-21 38-36
July 13, 1939 New York Yankees 6 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 22-15 17-21 39-36
July 14, 1939 New York Yankees 6 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 22-16 17-21 39-37
July 15, 1939 New York Yankees 10 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 22-17 17-21 39-38
July 16, 1939 Boston Red Sox 9 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 22-18 17-21 39-39
July 16, 1939 Boston Red Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 22-19 17-21 39-40
July 17, 1939 Boston Red Sox 6 at Detroit Tigers 13 W 23-19 17-21 40-40
July 18, 1939 Washington Senators 10 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 23-20 17-21 40-41
July 19, 1939 Washington Senators 0 at Detroit Tigers 11 W 24-20 17-21 41-41
July 20, 1939 Washington Senators 8 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 24-21 17-21 41-42
July 21, 1939 Philadelphia Athletics 6 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 24-22 17-21 41-43
July 22, 1939 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 24-23 17-21 41-44
July 22, 1939 Philadelphia Athletics 10 at Detroit Tigers 11 W 25-23 17-21 42-44
July 23, 1939 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Detroit Tigers 16 W 26-23 17-21 43-44
July 25, 1939 Detroit Tigers 3 at Washington Senators 5 L 26-23 17-22 43-45
July 26, 1939 Detroit Tigers 3 at Washington Senators 1 W 26-23 18-22 44-45
July 27, 1939 Detroit Tigers 8 at Washington Senators 1 W 26-23 19-22 45-45
July 28, 1939 Detroit Tigers 0 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 L 26-23 19-23 45-46
July 29, 1939 Detroit Tigers 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 W 26-23 20-23 46-46
July 30, 1939 Detroit Tigers 14 at Philadelphia Athletics 0 W 26-23 21-23 47-46
July 30, 1939 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 W 26-23 22-23 48-46
August 1, 1939 Detroit Tigers 5 at New York Yankees 2 W 26-23 23-23 49-46
August 2, 1939 Detroit Tigers 7 at New York Yankees 2 W 26-23 24-23 50-46
August 3, 1939 Detroit Tigers 3 at New York Yankees 12 L 26-23 24-24 50-47
August 5, 1939 Detroit Tigers 16 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 26-23 25-24 51-47
August 6, 1939 Detroit Tigers 10 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 26-23 26-24 52-47
August 6, 1939 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 8 L 26-23 26-25 52-48
August 8, 1939 Chicago White Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 26-24 26-25 52-49
August 9, 1939 Chicago White Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 27-24 26-25 53-49
August 10, 1939 Chicago White Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 28-24 26-25 54-49
August 11, 1939 St. Louis Browns 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 29-24 26-25 55-49
August 12, 1939 St. Louis Browns 17 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 29-25 26-25 55-50
August 13, 1939 St. Louis Browns 11 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 29-26 26-25 55-51
August 14, 1939 Cleveland Indians 8 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 29-27 26-25 55-52
August 14, 1939 Cleveland Indians 3 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 30-27 26-25 56-52
August 15, 1939 Cleveland Indians 3 at Detroit Tigers 12 W 31-27 26-25 57-52
August 16, 1939 Detroit Tigers 6 at Chicago White Sox 7 L 31-27 26-26 57-53
August 17, 1939 Detroit Tigers 1 at Chicago White Sox 2 L 31-27 26-27 57-54
August 19, 1939 Detroit Tigers 9 at St. Louis Browns 3 W 31-27 27-27 58-54
August 20, 1939 Detroit Tigers 2 at St. Louis Browns 6 L 31-27 27-28 58-55
August 22, 1939 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Detroit Tigers 9 W 32-27 27-28 59-55
August 23, 1939 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 32-28 27-28 59-56
August 24, 1939 Washington Senators 1 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 33-28 27-28 60-56
August 25, 1939 Washington Senators 2 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 34-28 27-28 61-56
August 26, 1939 Washington Senators 3 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 35-28 27-28 62-56
August 27, 1939 New York Yankees 13 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 35-29 27-28 62-57
August 28, 1939 New York Yankees 18 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 35-30 27-28 62-58
August 29, 1939 New York Yankees 6 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 36-30 27-28 63-58
August 30, 1939 Boston Red Sox 6 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 37-30 27-28 64-58
August 31, 1939 Boston Red Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 11 W 38-30 27-28 65-58
September 1, 1939 Boston Red Sox 10 at Detroit Tigers 14 W 39-30 27-28 66-58
September 2, 1939 Detroit Tigers 0 at Chicago White Sox 2 L 39-30 27-29 66-59
September 3, 1939 Detroit Tigers 1 at Chicago White Sox 8 L 39-30 27-30 66-60
September 3, 1939 Detroit Tigers 7 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 39-30 28-30 67-60
September 4, 1939 St. Louis Browns 3 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 39-31 28-30 67-61
September 5, 1939 St. Louis Browns 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 40-31 28-30 68-61
September 6, 1939 Detroit Tigers 2 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 40-31 29-30 69-61
September 7, 1939 Detroit Tigers 8 at Cleveland Indians 9 L 40-31 29-31 69-62
September 10, 1939 Chicago White Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 41-31 29-31 70-62
September 10, 1939 Chicago White Sox 11 at Detroit Tigers 9 L 41-32 29-31 70-63
September 12, 1939 Detroit Tigers 1 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 41-32 29-32 70-64
September 13, 1939 Detroit Tigers 0 at Boston Red Sox 1 L 41-32 29-33 70-65
September 14, 1939 Detroit Tigers 6 at New York Yankees 1 W 41-32 30-33 71-65
September 15, 1939 Detroit Tigers 3 at New York Yankees 10 L 41-32 30-34 71-66
September 16, 1939 Detroit Tigers 5 at New York Yankees 8 L 41-32 30-35 71-67
September 17, 1939 Detroit Tigers 3 at Washington Senators 2 W 41-32 31-35 72-67
September 18, 1939 Detroit Tigers 2 at Washington Senators 4 L 41-32 31-36 72-68
September 19, 1939 Detroit Tigers 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 W 41-32 32-36 73-68
September 20, 1939 Detroit Tigers 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 L 41-32 32-37 73-69
September 21, 1939 Detroit Tigers 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 W 41-32 33-37 74-69
September 22, 1939 Detroit Tigers 4 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 41-32 33-38 74-70
September 23, 1939 Detroit Tigers 6 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 41-32 34-38 75-70
September 24, 1939 Detroit Tigers 2 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 41-32 35-38 76-70
September 24, 1939 Detroit Tigers 9 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 41-32 36-38 77-70
September 26, 1939 Detroit Tigers 5 at St. Louis Browns 4 W 41-32 37-38 78-70
September 26, 1939 Detroit Tigers 7 at St. Louis Browns 5 W 41-32 38-38 79-70
September 27, 1939 Detroit Tigers 7 at St. Louis Browns 4 W 41-32 39-38 80-70
September 29, 1939 Cleveland Indians 4 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 41-33 39-38 80-71
September 29, 1939 Cleveland Indians 3 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 41-34 39-38 80-72
October 1, 1939 Cleveland Indians 0 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 42-34 39-38 81-72
October 1, 1939 Cleveland Indians 8 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 42-35 39-38 81-73