1948 Detroit Tigers Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 78-76
Finished 5th in the AL
Attendance: 1,688,149, Avg. 24,116
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Manager: Steve O'Neill (78-76)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1948 Detroit Tigers Statistics
1948 Detroit Tigers Roster

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the 1948 season with a record of 78 wins and 76 losses, finishing fifth in the AL.

The Tigers scored 700 runs and yielded 726 runs. Pat Mullin led Detroit with 23 home runs Hoot Evers drove in 103 runs and topped hitters with significant playing time by hitting .314. Hal Newhouser paced the squad with 21 wins and a team-best 3.01 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Steve O'Neill coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 700
Regular Season Runs Against: 726

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 20, 1948 Detroit Tigers 5 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
April 21, 1948 Detroit Tigers 4 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 0-0 2-0 2-0
April 22, 1948 Detroit Tigers 3 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 0-0 3-0 3-0
April 23, 1948 Cleveland Indians 8 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 0-1 3-0 3-1
April 24, 1948 Cleveland Indians 4 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 0-2 3-0 3-2
April 25, 1948 Cleveland Indians 7 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 0-3 3-0 3-3
April 26, 1948 Detroit Tigers 1 at St. Louis Browns 2 L 0-3 3-1 3-4
April 27, 1948 Detroit Tigers 8 at St. Louis Browns 9 L 0-3 3-2 3-5
April 28, 1948 Detroit Tigers 9 at St. Louis Browns 4 W 0-3 4-2 4-5
April 29, 1948 Chicago White Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 0-4 4-2 4-6
April 30, 1948 Chicago White Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 0-5 4-2 4-7
May 1, 1948 Detroit Tigers 10 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 0-5 5-2 5-7
May 2, 1948 Detroit Tigers 4 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 0-5 6-2 6-7
May 4, 1948 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 6 L 0-5 6-3 6-8
May 5, 1948 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 0-5 6-4 6-9
May 6, 1948 Detroit Tigers 8 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 0-5 7-4 7-9
May 8, 1948 Detroit Tigers 1 at New York Yankees 9 L 0-5 7-5 7-10
May 8, 1948 Detroit Tigers 3 at New York Yankees 2 W 0-5 8-5 8-10
May 9, 1948 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 10 L 0-5 8-6 8-11
May 9, 1948 Detroit Tigers 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 L 0-5 8-7 8-12
May 11, 1948 Detroit Tigers 4 at Washington Senators 1 W 0-5 9-7 9-12
May 12, 1948 Detroit Tigers 14 at Washington Senators 9 W 0-5 10-7 10-12
May 14, 1948 St. Louis Browns 3 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 0-6 10-7 10-13
May 15, 1948 St. Louis Browns 1 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 1-6 10-7 11-13
May 16, 1948 St. Louis Browns 3 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 1-7 10-7 11-14
May 18, 1948 Boston Red Sox 7 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 2-7 10-7 12-14
May 19, 1948 Boston Red Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 3-7 10-7 13-14
May 20, 1948 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 4-7 10-7 14-14
May 21, 1948 Philadelphia Athletics 9 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 4-8 10-7 14-15
May 22, 1948 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 5-8 10-7 15-15
May 23, 1948 Washington Senators 1 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 5-9 10-7 15-16
May 24, 1948 Washington Senators 2 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 6-9 10-7 16-16
May 25, 1948 New York Yankees 16 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 6-10 10-7 16-17
May 26, 1948 New York Yankees 3 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 7-10 10-7 17-17
May 28, 1948 Detroit Tigers 4 at St. Louis Browns 5 L 7-10 10-8 17-18
May 29, 1948 Detroit Tigers 1 at St. Louis Browns 6 L 7-10 10-9 17-19
May 30, 1948 Detroit Tigers 6 at St. Louis Browns 4 W 7-10 11-9 18-19
May 31, 1948 Chicago White Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 8-10 11-9 19-19
May 31, 1948 Chicago White Sox 9 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 8-11 11-9 19-20
June 2, 1948 Detroit Tigers 0 at New York Yankees 1 L 8-11 11-10 19-21
June 3, 1948 Detroit Tigers 6 at New York Yankees 2 W 8-11 12-10 20-21
June 4, 1948 Detroit Tigers 4 at New York Yankees 7 L 8-11 12-11 20-22
June 6, 1948 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 8-11 12-12 20-23
June 6, 1948 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 12 L 8-11 12-13 20-24
June 8, 1948 Detroit Tigers 2 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 W 8-11 13-13 21-24
June 9, 1948 Detroit Tigers 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 W 8-11 14-13 22-24
June 10, 1948 Detroit Tigers 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 10 L 8-11 14-14 22-25
June 11, 1948 Detroit Tigers 7 at Washington Senators 6 W 8-11 15-14 23-25
June 12, 1948 Detroit Tigers 4 at Washington Senators 1 W 8-11 16-14 24-25
June 13, 1948 Detroit Tigers 9 at Washington Senators 3 W 8-11 17-14 25-25
June 13, 1948 Detroit Tigers 9 at Washington Senators 2 W 8-11 18-14 26-25
June 15, 1948 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 9-11 18-14 27-25
June 16, 1948 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 10-11 18-14 28-25
June 17, 1948 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 10-12 18-14 28-26
June 19, 1948 Boston Red Sox 9 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 10-13 18-14 28-27
June 20, 1948 Boston Red Sox 8 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 10-14 18-14 28-28
June 22, 1948 Washington Senators 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 10-15 18-14 28-29
June 23, 1948 Washington Senators 2 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 10-16 18-14 28-30
June 25, 1948 New York Yankees 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 11-16 18-14 29-30
June 26, 1948 New York Yankees 8 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 11-17 18-14 29-31
June 27, 1948 New York Yankees 7 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 11-18 18-14 29-32
June 29, 1948 Cleveland Indians 6 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 11-19 18-14 29-33
June 30, 1948 Cleveland Indians 2 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 11-20 18-14 29-34
July 1, 1948 Cleveland Indians 5 at Detroit Tigers 9 W 12-20 18-14 30-34
July 2, 1948 Detroit Tigers 2 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 12-20 18-15 30-35
July 3, 1948 Detroit Tigers 6 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 12-20 19-15 31-35
July 4, 1948 Detroit Tigers 6 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 12-20 20-15 32-35
July 4, 1948 Detroit Tigers 1 at Chicago White Sox 12 L 12-20 20-16 32-36
July 5, 1948 Detroit Tigers 7 at Cleveland Indians 5 W 12-20 21-16 33-36
July 5, 1948 Detroit Tigers 3 at Cleveland Indians 6 L 12-20 21-17 33-37
July 6, 1948 Detroit Tigers 9 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 12-20 22-17 34-37
July 7, 1948 St. Louis Browns 0 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 13-20 22-17 35-37
July 8, 1948 St. Louis Browns 2 at Detroit Tigers 12 W 14-20 22-17 36-37
July 9, 1948 Chicago White Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 15-20 22-17 37-37
July 10, 1948 Chicago White Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 16-20 22-17 38-37
July 11, 1948 Chicago White Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 17-20 22-17 39-37
July 15, 1948 Detroit Tigers 5 at Boston Red Sox 13 L 17-20 22-18 39-38
July 15, 1948 Detroit Tigers 1 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 17-20 22-19 39-39
July 16, 1948 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 17-20 22-20 39-40
July 17, 1948 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 17-20 23-20 40-40
July 18, 1948 Detroit Tigers 5 at New York Yankees 3 W 17-20 24-20 41-40
July 18, 1948 Detroit Tigers 4 at New York Yankees 12 L 17-20 24-21 41-41
July 20, 1948 Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 1 W 17-20 25-21 42-41
July 21, 1948 Detroit Tigers 1 at Washington Senators 6 L 17-20 25-22 42-42
July 22, 1948 Detroit Tigers 8 at Washington Senators 9 L 17-20 25-23 42-43
July 23, 1948 Detroit Tigers 11 at Washington Senators 5 W 17-20 26-23 43-43
July 24, 1948 Detroit Tigers 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 8 L 17-20 26-24 43-44
July 25, 1948 Detroit Tigers 10 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 W 17-20 27-24 44-44
July 25, 1948 Detroit Tigers 0 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 17-20 27-25 44-45
July 27, 1948 Boston Red Sox 8 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 17-21 27-25 44-46
July 28, 1948 Boston Red Sox 0 at Detroit Tigers 13 W 18-21 27-25 45-46
July 29, 1948 Boston Red Sox 8 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 18-22 27-25 45-47
July 30, 1948 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Detroit Tigers 17 W 19-22 27-25 46-47
July 31, 1948 Philadelphia Athletics 8 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 19-23 27-25 46-48
August 1, 1948 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 19-24 27-25 46-49
August 3, 1948 New York Yankees 15 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 19-25 27-25 46-50
August 5, 1948 New York Yankees 2 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 19-26 27-25 46-51
August 6, 1948 Washington Senators 0 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 20-26 27-25 47-51
August 7, 1948 Washington Senators 3 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 20-27 27-25 47-52
August 8, 1948 Washington Senators 3 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 21-27 27-25 48-52
August 8, 1948 Washington Senators 5 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 22-27 27-25 49-52
August 9, 1948 Cleveland Indians 6 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 22-28 27-25 49-53
August 10, 1948 Cleveland Indians 3 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 23-28 27-25 50-53
August 11, 1948 Detroit Tigers 1 at Chicago White Sox 2 L 23-28 27-26 50-54
August 13, 1948 Detroit Tigers 1 at St. Louis Browns 4 L 23-28 27-27 50-55
August 14, 1948 Detroit Tigers 10 at St. Louis Browns 3 W 23-28 28-27 51-55
August 15, 1948 Detroit Tigers 3 at St. Louis Browns 1 W 23-28 29-27 52-55
August 17, 1948 Chicago White Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 24-28 29-27 53-55
August 20, 1948 St. Louis Browns 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 24-29 29-27 53-56
August 21, 1948 St. Louis Browns 5 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 25-29 29-27 54-56
August 22, 1948 St. Louis Browns 10 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 25-30 29-27 54-57
August 24, 1948 Detroit Tigers 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 W 25-30 30-27 55-57
August 25, 1948 Detroit Tigers 10 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 W 25-30 31-27 56-57
August 26, 1948 Detroit Tigers 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 25-30 31-28 56-58
August 27, 1948 Detroit Tigers 3 at Washington Senators 2 W 25-30 32-28 57-58
August 28, 1948 Detroit Tigers 7 at Washington Senators 5 W 25-30 33-28 58-58
August 29, 1948 Detroit Tigers 9 at New York Yankees 6 W 25-30 34-28 59-58
August 29, 1948 Detroit Tigers 10 at New York Yankees 11 L 25-30 34-29 59-59
August 30, 1948 Detroit Tigers 0 at New York Yankees 3 L 25-30 34-30 59-60
August 31, 1948 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 8 L 25-30 34-31 59-61
September 1, 1948 Detroit Tigers 1 at Boston Red Sox 10 L 25-30 34-32 59-62
September 3, 1948 Detroit Tigers 5 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 25-30 35-32 60-62
September 4, 1948 Detroit Tigers 4 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 25-30 36-32 61-62
September 5, 1948 Detroit Tigers 3 at Chicago White Sox 4 L 25-30 36-33 61-63
September 6, 1948 Detroit Tigers 8 at St. Louis Browns 1 W 25-30 37-33 62-63
September 6, 1948 Detroit Tigers 10 at St. Louis Browns 11 L 25-30 37-34 62-64
September 8, 1948 Detroit Tigers 7 at Cleveland Indians 8 L 25-30 37-35 62-65
September 9, 1948 Detroit Tigers 2 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 25-30 37-36 62-66
September 10, 1948 Detroit Tigers 1 at Cleveland Indians 10 L 25-30 37-37 62-67
September 11, 1948 Chicago White Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 26-30 37-37 63-67
September 11, 1948 Chicago White Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 27-30 37-37 64-67
September 12, 1948 Chicago White Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 27-31 37-37 64-68
September 14, 1948 Washington Senators 1 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 28-31 37-37 65-68
September 14, 1948 Washington Senators 1 at Detroit Tigers 12 W 29-31 37-37 66-68
September 15, 1948 Washington Senators 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 30-31 37-37 67-68
September 16, 1948 New York Yankees 8 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 30-32 37-37 67-69
September 16, 1948 New York Yankees 1 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 31-32 37-37 68-69
September 17, 1948 New York Yankees 13 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 31-33 37-37 68-70
September 18, 1948 New York Yankees 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 32-33 37-37 69-70
September 19, 1948 Boston Red Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 33-33 37-37 70-70
September 19, 1948 Boston Red Sox 6 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 34-33 37-37 71-70
September 20, 1948 Boston Red Sox 7 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 34-34 37-37 71-71
September 21, 1948 Boston Red Sox 10 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 34-35 37-37 71-72
September 22, 1948 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 35-35 37-37 72-72
September 23, 1948 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 36-35 37-37 73-72
September 24, 1948 Cleveland Indians 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 37-35 37-37 74-72
September 25, 1948 Cleveland Indians 9 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 37-36 37-37 74-73
September 26, 1948 Cleveland Indians 4 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 37-37 37-37 74-74
September 28, 1948 St. Louis Browns 5 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 37-38 37-37 74-75
September 29, 1948 St. Louis Browns 0 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 38-38 37-37 75-75
September 30, 1948 St. Louis Browns 2 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 39-38 37-37 76-75
October 1, 1948 Detroit Tigers 5 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 39-38 38-37 77-75
October 2, 1948 Detroit Tigers 0 at Cleveland Indians 8 L 39-38 38-38 77-76
October 3, 1948 Detroit Tigers 7 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 39-38 39-38 78-76


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