1952 Detroit Tigers Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 50-104
Finished 8th in the AL
Attendance: 1,026,966, Avg. 15,102
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Manager: Red Rolfe (23-49)
Manager: Fred Hutchinson (27-55)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1952 Detroit Tigers Statistics
1952 Detroit Tigers Roster

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the 1952 season with a record of 50 wins and 104 losses, finishing eighth in the AL.

The Tigers plated 557 runs, worst in the circuit, and conceded 738 runs, most in the league. Walt Dropo paced Detroit with 23 home runs, while Vic Wertz walloped 20 or more as well. Walt Dropo drove in 70 runs. Johnny Groth led all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .284. Ted Gray topped the squad with 12 wins, and Hal Newhouser recorded a 3.74 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Red Rolfe and Fred Hutchinson coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 548
Regular Season Runs Against: 726

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 15, 1952 St. Louis Browns 3 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
April 16, 1952 St. Louis Browns 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 0-2 0-0 0-2
April 17, 1952 St. Louis Browns 3 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 0-3 0-0 0-3
April 18, 1952 Detroit Tigers 0 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 0-3 0-1 0-4
April 19, 1952 Detroit Tigers 5 at Cleveland Indians 7 L 0-3 0-2 0-5
April 20, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 0-3 0-3 0-6
April 20, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at Cleveland Indians 7 L 0-3 0-4 0-7
April 22, 1952 Detroit Tigers 0 at Chicago White Sox 2 L 0-3 0-5 0-8
April 26, 1952 Cleveland Indians 0 at Detroit Tigers 13 W 1-3 0-5 1-8
April 27, 1952 Cleveland Indians 0 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 2-3 0-5 2-8
April 30, 1952 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 2-3 0-6 2-9
May 1, 1952 Detroit Tigers 5 at New York Yankees 4 W 2-3 1-6 3-9
May 2, 1952 Detroit Tigers 1 at New York Yankees 4 L 2-3 1-7 3-10
May 3, 1952 Detroit Tigers 6 at New York Yankees 3 W 2-3 2-7 4-10
May 4, 1952 Detroit Tigers 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 10 L 2-3 2-8 4-11
May 4, 1952 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 L 2-3 2-9 4-12
May 6, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at Washington Senators 5 L 2-3 2-10 4-13
May 7, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at Washington Senators 6 L 2-3 2-11 4-14
May 9, 1952 Chicago White Sox 8 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 2-4 2-11 4-15
May 10, 1952 Chicago White Sox 6 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 2-5 2-11 4-16
May 11, 1952 Chicago White Sox 6 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 2-6 2-11 4-17
May 11, 1952 Chicago White Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 3-6 2-11 5-17
May 13, 1952 Washington Senators 4 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 3-7 2-11 5-18
May 14, 1952 Washington Senators 2 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 4-7 2-11 6-18
May 15, 1952 Washington Senators 0 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 5-7 2-11 7-18
May 16, 1952 New York Yankees 3 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 5-8 2-11 7-19
May 18, 1952 Boston Red Sox 7 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 5-9 2-11 7-20
May 19, 1952 Boston Red Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 5-10 2-11 7-21
May 21, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 6-10 2-11 8-21
May 23, 1952 Detroit Tigers 9 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 6-10 3-11 9-21
May 25, 1952 Detroit Tigers 0 at Chicago White Sox 3 L 6-10 3-12 9-22
May 25, 1952 Detroit Tigers 0 at Chicago White Sox 1 L 6-10 3-13 9-23
May 27, 1952 Detroit Tigers 6 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 6-10 4-13 10-23
May 28, 1952 Cleveland Indians 2 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 7-10 4-13 11-23
May 29, 1952 Cleveland Indians 11 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 7-11 4-13 11-24
May 30, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at St. Louis Browns 3 L 7-11 4-14 11-25
May 30, 1952 Detroit Tigers 8 at St. Louis Browns 5 W 7-11 5-14 12-25
June 1, 1952 Detroit Tigers 3 at Washington Senators 4 L 7-11 5-15 12-26
June 1, 1952 Detroit Tigers 6 at Washington Senators 3 W 7-11 6-15 13-26
June 2, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at Washington Senators 5 L 7-11 6-16 13-27
June 3, 1952 Detroit Tigers 1 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 L 7-11 6-17 13-28
June 4, 1952 Detroit Tigers 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 7-11 6-18 13-29
June 5, 1952 Detroit Tigers 12 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 W 7-11 7-18 14-29
June 6, 1952 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 7-11 8-18 15-29
June 7, 1952 Detroit Tigers 9 at Boston Red Sox 11 L 7-11 8-19 15-30
June 8, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 7-11 8-20 15-31
June 9, 1952 Detroit Tigers 8 at Boston Red Sox 9 L 7-11 8-21 15-32
June 10, 1952 Detroit Tigers 0 at New York Yankees 4 L 7-11 8-22 15-33
June 11, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 7 L 7-11 8-23 15-34
June 12, 1952 Detroit Tigers 0 at New York Yankees 3 L 7-11 8-24 15-35
June 14, 1952 Washington Senators 6 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 8-11 8-24 16-35
June 15, 1952 Washington Senators 3 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 9-11 8-24 17-35
June 15, 1952 Washington Senators 4 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 9-12 8-24 17-36
June 17, 1952 New York Yankees 6 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 10-12 8-24 18-36
June 18, 1952 New York Yankees 10 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 10-13 8-24 18-37
June 19, 1952 New York Yankees 8 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 10-14 8-24 18-38
June 20, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 10-15 8-24 18-39
June 22, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 11-15 8-24 19-39
June 22, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 10 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 11-16 8-24 19-40
June 23, 1952 Boston Red Sox 12 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 11-17 8-24 19-41
June 24, 1952 Boston Red Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 12-17 8-24 20-41
June 25, 1952 Boston Red Sox 10 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 12-18 8-24 20-42
June 26, 1952 Detroit Tigers 6 at St. Louis Browns 0 W 12-18 9-24 21-42
June 27, 1952 Detroit Tigers 1 at St. Louis Browns 2 L 12-18 9-25 21-43
June 28, 1952 Detroit Tigers 5 at St. Louis Browns 2 W 12-18 10-25 22-43
June 29, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at St. Louis Browns 3 L 12-18 10-26 22-44
June 30, 1952 Chicago White Sox 7 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 12-19 10-26 22-45
July 1, 1952 Chicago White Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 13-19 10-26 23-45
July 2, 1952 Chicago White Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 13-20 10-26 23-46
July 4, 1952 Cleveland Indians 11 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 13-21 10-26 23-47
July 4, 1952 Cleveland Indians 10 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 13-22 10-26 23-48
July 5, 1952 St. Louis Browns 0 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 14-22 10-26 24-48
July 6, 1952 St. Louis Browns 6 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 15-22 10-26 25-48
July 11, 1952 Detroit Tigers 6 at Boston Red Sox 16 L 15-22 10-27 25-49
July 11, 1952 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 15-22 10-28 25-50
July 12, 1952 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 15-22 10-29 25-51
July 13, 1952 Detroit Tigers 1 at New York Yankees 11 L 15-22 10-30 25-52
July 13, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 12 L 15-22 10-31 25-53
July 14, 1952 Detroit Tigers 8 at New York Yankees 2 W 15-22 11-31 26-53
July 15, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at Washington Senators 8 L 15-22 11-32 26-54
July 15, 1952 Detroit Tigers 8 at Washington Senators 9 L 15-22 11-33 26-55
July 16, 1952 Detroit Tigers 9 at Washington Senators 0 W 15-22 12-33 27-55
July 17, 1952 Detroit Tigers 0 at Washington Senators 1 L 15-22 12-34 27-56
July 18, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 W 15-22 13-34 28-56
July 19, 1952 Detroit Tigers 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 L 15-22 13-35 28-57
July 20, 1952 Detroit Tigers 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 8 L 15-22 13-36 28-58
July 22, 1952 Washington Senators 0 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 16-22 13-36 29-58
July 23, 1952 Washington Senators 5 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 16-23 13-36 29-59
July 24, 1952 Washington Senators 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 17-23 13-36 30-59
July 25, 1952 New York Yankees 1 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 18-23 13-36 31-59
July 26, 1952 New York Yankees 6 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 19-23 13-36 32-59
July 27, 1952 New York Yankees 3 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 20-23 13-36 33-59
July 27, 1952 New York Yankees 6 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 20-24 13-36 33-60
July 28, 1952 New York Yankees 2 at Detroit Tigers 12 W 21-24 13-36 34-60
July 29, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 8 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 22-24 13-36 35-60
July 29, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 22-25 13-36 35-61
July 30, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 22-26 13-36 35-62
July 31, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 22-27 13-36 35-63
July 31, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 22-28 13-36 35-64
August 1, 1952 Boston Red Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 22-29 13-36 35-65
August 2, 1952 Boston Red Sox 10 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 22-30 13-36 35-66
August 3, 1952 Boston Red Sox 0 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 23-30 13-36 36-66
August 5, 1952 Detroit Tigers 1 at St. Louis Browns 5 L 23-30 13-37 36-67
August 6, 1952 Detroit Tigers 0 at St. Louis Browns 1 L 23-30 13-38 36-68
August 7, 1952 Detroit Tigers 4 at St. Louis Browns 5 L 23-30 13-39 36-69
August 8, 1952 Detroit Tigers 3 at Chicago White Sox 4 L 23-30 13-40 36-70
August 8, 1952 Detroit Tigers 1 at Chicago White Sox 2 L 23-30 13-41 36-71
August 9, 1952 Detroit Tigers 6 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 23-30 14-41 37-71
August 10, 1952 Detroit Tigers 1 at Chicago White Sox 3 L 23-30 14-42 37-72
August 10, 1952 Detroit Tigers 4 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 23-30 14-43 37-73
August 13, 1952 Chicago White Sox 7 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 23-31 14-43 37-74
August 14, 1952 Chicago White Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 23-32 14-43 37-75
August 16, 1952 St. Louis Browns 2 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 24-32 14-43 38-75
August 17, 1952 St. Louis Browns 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 25-32 14-43 39-75
August 17, 1952 St. Louis Browns 4 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 25-33 14-43 39-76
August 19, 1952 Detroit Tigers 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 25-33 14-44 39-77
August 19, 1952 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 L 25-33 14-45 39-78
August 20, 1952 Detroit Tigers 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 25-33 14-46 39-79
August 22, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at Washington Senators 0 W 25-33 15-46 40-79
August 23, 1952 Detroit Tigers 6 at Washington Senators 3 W 25-33 16-46 41-79
August 24, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 4 L 25-33 16-47 41-80
August 25, 1952 Detroit Tigers 1 at New York Yankees 0 W 25-33 17-47 42-80
August 26, 1952 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 11 L 25-33 17-48 42-81
August 27, 1952 Detroit Tigers 0 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 25-33 17-49 42-82
August 28, 1952 Cleveland Indians 1 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 26-33 17-49 43-82
August 28, 1952 Cleveland Indians 9 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 26-34 17-49 43-83
August 29, 1952 Cleveland Indians 4 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 26-35 17-49 43-84
August 30, 1952 Detroit Tigers 1 at St. Louis Browns 2 L 26-35 17-50 43-85
August 31, 1952 Detroit Tigers 4 at St. Louis Browns 7 L 26-35 17-51 43-86
September 2, 1952 Detroit Tigers 5 at Chicago White Sox 6 L 26-35 17-52 43-87
September 2, 1952 Detroit Tigers 4 at Chicago White Sox 7 L 26-35 17-53 43-88
September 3, 1952 Detroit Tigers 11 at Cleveland Indians 8 W 26-35 18-53 44-88
September 4, 1952 Detroit Tigers 0 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 26-35 18-54 44-89
September 6, 1952 Chicago White Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 26-36 18-54 44-90
September 7, 1952 Chicago White Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 27-36 18-54 45-90
September 9, 1952 Boston Red Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 28-36 18-54 46-90
September 10, 1952 Boston Red Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 29-36 18-54 47-90
September 11, 1952 Boston Red Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 30-36 18-54 48-90
September 12, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 30-37 18-54 48-91
September 13, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 11 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 30-38 18-54 48-92
September 14, 1952 Washington Senators 6 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 30-39 18-54 48-93
September 15, 1952 Washington Senators 4 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 31-39 18-54 49-93
September 16, 1952 New York Yankees 7 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 31-40 18-54 49-94
September 17, 1952 New York Yankees 12 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 31-41 18-54 49-95
September 19, 1952 Detroit Tigers 1 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 31-41 18-55 49-96
September 20, 1952 Detroit Tigers 3 at Cleveland Indians 11 L 31-41 18-56 49-97
September 21, 1952 Detroit Tigers 1 at Cleveland Indians 7 L 31-41 18-57 49-98
September 22, 1952 Detroit Tigers 3 at Cleveland Indians 6 L 31-41 18-58 49-99
September 23, 1952 St. Louis Browns 3 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 31-42 18-58 49-100
September 24, 1952 St. Louis Browns 7 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 31-43 18-58 49-101
September 25, 1952 St. Louis Browns 2 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 32-43 18-58 50-101
September 27, 1952 Cleveland Indians 11 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 32-44 18-58 50-102
September 28, 1952 Cleveland Indians 8 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 32-45 18-58 50-103


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