1947 Detroit Tigers Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 85-69
Finished 2nd in the AL
Attendance: 1,438,457, Avg. 22,476
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Manager: Steve O'Neill (85-69)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1947 Detroit Tigers Statistics
1947 Detroit Tigers Roster

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the 1947 season with a record of 85 wins and 69 losses, finishing second in the AL.

The Tigers scored 714 runs and allowed 642 runs. Roy Cullenbine led Detroit with 24 home runs, while Pat Mullin walloped 20 or more, too. George Kell drove in 93 runs and topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .320. Fred Hutchinson paced the team with 18 wins, and Hal Newhouser added 15 or more wins, too Hal Newhouser recorded a 2.87 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Steve O'Neill coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 701
Regular Season Runs Against: 629

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 15, 1947 Detroit Tigers 7 at St. Louis Browns 0 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
April 17, 1947 Detroit Tigers 3 at St. Louis Browns 4 L 0-0 1-1 1-1
April 18, 1947 Cleveland Indians 0 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 1-0 1-1 2-1
April 19, 1947 Cleveland Indians 5 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 1-1 1-1 2-2
April 21, 1947 Chicago White Sox 6 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 1-2 1-1 2-3
April 23, 1947 Chicago White Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 2-2 1-1 3-3
April 24, 1947 St. Louis Browns 6 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 2-3 1-1 3-4
April 25, 1947 St. Louis Browns 5 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 3-3 1-1 4-4
April 26, 1947 Detroit Tigers 0 at Cleveland Indians 6 L 3-3 1-2 4-5
April 28, 1947 Detroit Tigers 3 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 3-3 2-2 5-5
April 29, 1947 Boston Red Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 4-3 2-2 6-5
April 30, 1947 Boston Red Sox 7 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 4-4 2-2 6-6
May 2, 1947 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 5-4 2-2 7-6
May 3, 1947 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 6-4 2-2 8-6
May 6, 1947 New York Yankees 2 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 7-4 2-2 9-6
May 9, 1947 Detroit Tigers 1 at Chicago White Sox 2 L 7-4 2-3 9-7
May 10, 1947 Detroit Tigers 5 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 7-4 3-3 10-7
May 11, 1947 Detroit Tigers 10 at Chicago White Sox 0 W 7-4 4-3 11-7
May 11, 1947 Detroit Tigers 6 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 7-4 5-3 12-7
May 13, 1947 Detroit Tigers 8 at Washington Senators 0 W 7-4 6-3 13-7
May 14, 1947 Detroit Tigers 3 at Washington Senators 2 W 7-4 7-3 14-7
May 15, 1947 Detroit Tigers 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 W 7-4 8-3 15-7
May 16, 1947 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 11 L 7-4 8-4 15-8
May 17, 1947 Detroit Tigers 2 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 W 7-4 9-4 16-8
May 19, 1947 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 7-4 10-4 17-8
May 19, 1947 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 7-4 10-5 17-9
May 20, 1947 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 8 L 7-4 10-6 17-10
May 21, 1947 Detroit Tigers 0 at New York Yankees 5 L 7-4 10-7 17-11
May 23, 1947 Chicago White Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 8-4 10-7 18-11
May 24, 1947 Chicago White Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 9-4 10-7 19-11
May 25, 1947 Chicago White Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 9-5 10-7 19-12
May 25, 1947 Chicago White Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 10-5 10-7 20-12
May 26, 1947 Cleveland Indians 0 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 11-5 10-7 21-12
May 27, 1947 Cleveland Indians 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 12-5 10-7 22-12
May 29, 1947 Cleveland Indians 4 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 12-6 10-7 22-13
May 30, 1947 St. Louis Browns 8 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 12-7 10-7 22-14
May 30, 1947 St. Louis Browns 1 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 13-7 10-7 23-14
May 31, 1947 Washington Senators 4 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 14-7 10-7 24-14
June 3, 1947 New York Yankees 3 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 14-8 10-7 24-15
June 4, 1947 New York Yankees 17 at Detroit Tigers 8 L 14-9 10-7 24-16
June 4, 1947 New York Yankees 2 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 15-9 10-7 25-16
June 5, 1947 New York Yankees 7 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 15-10 10-7 25-17
June 8, 1947 Boston Red Sox 0 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 16-10 10-7 26-17
June 9, 1947 Philadelphia Athletics 11 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 16-11 10-7 26-18
June 10, 1947 Philadelphia Athletics 9 at Detroit Tigers 8 L 16-12 10-7 26-19
June 11, 1947 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 16-13 10-7 26-20
June 11, 1947 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 17-13 10-7 27-20
June 15, 1947 Detroit Tigers 0 at Washington Senators 1 L 17-13 10-8 27-21
June 15, 1947 Detroit Tigers 1 at Washington Senators 5 L 17-13 10-9 27-22
June 17, 1947 Detroit Tigers 2 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 L 17-13 10-10 27-23
June 19, 1947 Detroit Tigers 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 8 L 17-13 10-11 27-24
June 20, 1947 Detroit Tigers 3 at New York Yankees 5 L 17-13 10-12 27-25
June 21, 1947 Detroit Tigers 4 at New York Yankees 5 L 17-13 10-13 27-26
June 21, 1947 Detroit Tigers 4 at New York Yankees 7 L 17-13 10-14 27-27
June 22, 1947 Detroit Tigers 5 at New York Yankees 6 L 17-13 10-15 27-28
June 23, 1947 Detroit Tigers 2 at Boston Red Sox 8 L 17-13 10-16 27-29
June 25, 1947 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 17-13 11-16 28-29
June 25, 1947 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 17-13 11-17 28-30
June 27, 1947 St. Louis Browns 2 at Detroit Tigers 11 W 18-13 11-17 29-30
June 28, 1947 St. Louis Browns 3 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 19-13 11-17 30-30
June 29, 1947 St. Louis Browns 5 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 20-13 11-17 31-30
June 29, 1947 St. Louis Browns 1 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 21-13 11-17 32-30
June 30, 1947 Detroit Tigers 5 at Chicago White Sox 6 L 21-13 11-18 32-31
July 1, 1947 Detroit Tigers 2 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 21-13 12-18 33-31
July 2, 1947 Detroit Tigers 6 at Cleveland Indians 5 W 21-13 13-18 34-31
July 3, 1947 Detroit Tigers 6 at Cleveland Indians 5 W 21-13 14-18 35-31
July 4, 1947 Detroit Tigers 6 at Cleveland Indians 13 L 21-13 14-19 35-32
July 6, 1947 Detroit Tigers 10 at St. Louis Browns 2 W 21-13 15-19 36-32
July 6, 1947 Detroit Tigers 8 at St. Louis Browns 4 W 21-13 16-19 37-32
July 11, 1947 Boston Red Sox 0 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 22-13 16-19 38-32
July 11, 1947 Boston Red Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 22-14 16-19 38-33
July 12, 1947 Boston Red Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 22-15 16-19 38-34
July 13, 1947 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 23-15 16-19 39-34
July 13, 1947 Philadelphia Athletics 6 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 24-15 16-19 40-34
July 15, 1947 Washington Senators 6 at Detroit Tigers 11 W 25-15 16-19 41-34
July 16, 1947 Washington Senators 8 at Detroit Tigers 9 W 26-15 16-19 42-34
July 16, 1947 Washington Senators 10 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 26-16 16-19 42-35
July 17, 1947 Washington Senators 5 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 27-16 16-19 43-35
July 17, 1947 Washington Senators 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 28-16 16-19 44-35
July 18, 1947 New York Yankees 0 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 29-16 16-19 45-35
July 19, 1947 New York Yankees 2 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 29-17 16-19 45-36
July 20, 1947 New York Yankees 1 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 30-17 16-19 46-36
July 20, 1947 New York Yankees 11 at Detroit Tigers 12 W 31-17 16-19 47-36
July 22, 1947 Detroit Tigers 1 at Washington Senators 6 L 31-17 16-20 47-37
July 23, 1947 Detroit Tigers 0 at Washington Senators 5 L 31-17 16-21 47-38
July 24, 1947 Detroit Tigers 0 at Washington Senators 3 L 31-17 16-22 47-39
July 25, 1947 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 9 L 31-17 16-23 47-40
July 26, 1947 Detroit Tigers 13 at Philadelphia Athletics 0 W 31-17 17-23 48-40
July 27, 1947 Detroit Tigers 0 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 L 31-17 17-24 48-41
July 27, 1947 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 W 31-17 18-24 49-41
July 28, 1947 Detroit Tigers 1 at New York Yankees 5 L 31-17 18-25 49-42
July 30, 1947 Detroit Tigers 5 at New York Yankees 8 L 31-17 18-26 49-43
August 1, 1947 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 31-17 19-26 50-43
August 2, 1947 Detroit Tigers 1 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 31-17 19-27 50-44
August 3, 1947 Detroit Tigers 10 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 31-17 20-27 51-44
August 5, 1947 Cleveland Indians 8 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 31-18 20-27 51-45
August 6, 1947 Cleveland Indians 6 at Detroit Tigers 13 W 32-18 20-27 52-45
August 6, 1947 Cleveland Indians 5 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 33-18 20-27 53-45
August 8, 1947 Chicago White Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 33-19 20-27 53-46
August 9, 1947 Chicago White Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 34-19 20-27 54-46
August 10, 1947 Chicago White Sox 10 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 34-20 20-27 54-47
August 11, 1947 Detroit Tigers 3 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 34-20 21-27 55-47
August 12, 1947 Detroit Tigers 1 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 34-20 21-28 55-48
August 12, 1947 Detroit Tigers 0 at Cleveland Indians 11 L 34-20 21-29 55-49
August 13, 1947 Detroit Tigers 5 at St. Louis Browns 6 L 34-20 21-30 55-50
August 13, 1947 Detroit Tigers 7 at St. Louis Browns 1 W 34-20 22-30 56-50
August 14, 1947 Detroit Tigers 7 at St. Louis Browns 0 W 34-20 23-30 57-50
August 15, 1947 Detroit Tigers 9 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 34-20 24-30 58-50
August 17, 1947 Detroit Tigers 0 at Chicago White Sox 1 L 34-20 24-31 58-51
August 17, 1947 Detroit Tigers 4 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 34-20 25-31 59-51
August 19, 1947 New York Yankees 1 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 35-20 25-31 60-51
August 20, 1947 New York Yankees 14 at Detroit Tigers 13 L 35-21 25-31 60-52
August 21, 1947 Washington Senators 3 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 35-22 25-31 60-53
August 21, 1947 Washington Senators 5 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 35-23 25-31 60-54
August 22, 1947 Washington Senators 6 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 36-23 25-31 61-54
August 22, 1947 Washington Senators 0 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 37-23 25-31 62-54
August 23, 1947 Washington Senators 5 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 37-24 25-31 62-55
August 24, 1947 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 38-24 25-31 63-55
August 24, 1947 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 39-24 25-31 64-55
August 25, 1947 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 39-25 25-31 64-56
August 26, 1947 Boston Red Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 12 W 40-25 25-31 65-56
August 26, 1947 Boston Red Sox 9 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 40-26 25-31 65-57
August 27, 1947 Boston Red Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 41-26 25-31 66-57
August 27, 1947 Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 41-27 25-31 66-58
August 28, 1947 Boston Red Sox 13 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 41-28 25-31 66-59
August 29, 1947 Detroit Tigers 5 at St. Louis Browns 4 W 41-28 26-31 67-59
August 30, 1947 Detroit Tigers 2 at St. Louis Browns 3 L 41-28 26-32 67-60
August 31, 1947 Detroit Tigers 11 at St. Louis Browns 2 W 41-28 27-32 68-60
August 31, 1947 Detroit Tigers 10 at St. Louis Browns 1 W 41-28 28-32 69-60
September 1, 1947 Chicago White Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 42-28 28-32 70-60
September 1, 1947 Chicago White Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 43-28 28-32 71-60
September 4, 1947 St. Louis Browns 2 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 43-29 28-32 71-61
September 6, 1947 St. Louis Browns 0 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 44-29 28-32 72-61
September 7, 1947 St. Louis Browns 3 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 44-30 28-32 72-62
September 9, 1947 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 44-30 28-33 72-63
September 10, 1947 Detroit Tigers 5 at Boston Red Sox 0 W 44-30 29-33 73-63
September 11, 1947 Detroit Tigers 5 at New York Yankees 11 L 44-30 29-34 73-64
September 11, 1947 Detroit Tigers 7 at New York Yankees 2 W 44-30 30-34 74-64
September 12, 1947 Detroit Tigers 7 at New York Yankees 2 W 44-30 31-34 75-64
September 13, 1947 Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 5 L 44-30 31-35 75-65
September 14, 1947 Detroit Tigers 16 at Washington Senators 6 W 44-30 32-35 76-65
September 14, 1947 Detroit Tigers 8 at Washington Senators 4 W 44-30 33-35 77-65
September 15, 1947 Detroit Tigers 7 at Washington Senators 2 W 44-30 34-35 78-65
September 16, 1947 Detroit Tigers 1 at Washington Senators 4 L 44-30 34-36 78-66
September 17, 1947 Detroit Tigers 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 L 44-30 34-37 78-67
September 17, 1947 Detroit Tigers 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 8 L 44-30 34-38 78-68
September 20, 1947 Cleveland Indians 2 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 45-30 34-38 79-68
September 22, 1947 Cleveland Indians 4 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 46-30 34-38 80-68
September 22, 1947 Cleveland Indians 7 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 46-31 34-38 80-69
September 23, 1947 Detroit Tigers 4 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 46-31 35-38 81-69
September 24, 1947 Detroit Tigers 5 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 46-31 36-38 82-69
September 26, 1947 Detroit Tigers 5 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 46-31 37-38 83-69
September 27, 1947 Detroit Tigers 4 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 46-31 38-38 84-69
September 28, 1947 Detroit Tigers 1 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 46-31 39-38 85-69


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