1955 Detroit Tigers Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 79-75
Finished 5th in the AL
Attendance: 1,178,828, Avg. 17,594
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Manager: Bucky Harris (79-75)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1955 Detroit Tigers Statistics
1955 Detroit Tigers Roster

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the 1955 season with a record of 79 wins and 75 losses, finishing fifth in the AL.

The Tigers scored 775 runs, most in the league. Detroit conceded 658 runs. Al Kaline paced the squad with 27 home runs, while Ray Boone and Frank House walloped 20 or more also. Ray Boone recorded 116 runs batted in. Al Kaline topped hitters with significant playing time by hitting .340. Billy Hoeft led the team with 16 wins and a team-best 2.99 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Bucky Harris coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 775
Regular Season Runs Against: 658

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 12, 1955 Detroit Tigers 2 at Kansas City Athletics 6 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 13, 1955 Detroit Tigers 10 at Kansas City Athletics 2 W 0-0 1-1 1-1
April 14, 1955 Cleveland Indians 5 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 0-1 1-1 1-2
April 15, 1955 Cleveland Indians 7 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 0-2 1-1 1-3
April 16, 1955 Kansas City Athletics 3 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 1-2 1-1 2-3
April 17, 1955 Kansas City Athletics 0 at Detroit Tigers 16 W 2-2 1-1 3-3
April 21, 1955 Chicago White Sox 9 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 2-3 1-1 3-4
April 22, 1955 Detroit Tigers 5 at Cleveland Indians 8 L 2-3 1-2 3-5
April 23, 1955 Detroit Tigers 3 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 2-3 2-2 4-5
April 24, 1955 Detroit Tigers 6 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 2-3 3-2 5-5
April 26, 1955 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 3-3 3-2 6-5
April 27, 1955 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Detroit Tigers 11 W 4-3 3-2 7-5
April 28, 1955 Washington Senators 1 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 5-3 3-2 8-5
April 29, 1955 Washington Senators 2 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 6-3 3-2 9-5
April 30, 1955 Washington Senators 7 at Detroit Tigers 11 W 7-3 3-2 10-5
May 1, 1955 New York Yankees 6 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 7-4 3-2 10-6
May 2, 1955 New York Yankees 1 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 8-4 3-2 11-6
May 3, 1955 Boston Red Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 9-4 3-2 12-6
May 4, 1955 Boston Red Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 9-5 3-2 12-7
May 5, 1955 Boston Red Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 10-5 3-2 13-7
May 6, 1955 Detroit Tigers 0 at Chicago White Sox 1 L 10-5 3-3 13-8
May 7, 1955 Detroit Tigers 7 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 10-5 4-3 14-8
May 8, 1955 Detroit Tigers 4 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 10-5 4-4 14-9
May 8, 1955 Detroit Tigers 0 at Chicago White Sox 1 L 10-5 4-5 14-10
May 10, 1955 Detroit Tigers 4 at Washington Senators 7 L 10-5 4-6 14-11
May 11, 1955 Detroit Tigers 7 at Washington Senators 0 W 10-5 5-6 15-11
May 13, 1955 Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 5 L 10-5 5-7 15-12
May 14, 1955 Detroit Tigers 6 at New York Yankees 7 L 10-5 5-8 15-13
May 15, 1955 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 10 L 10-5 5-9 15-14
May 15, 1955 Detroit Tigers 9 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 10-5 6-9 16-14
May 17, 1955 Detroit Tigers 2 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 10-5 6-10 16-15
May 18, 1955 Detroit Tigers 6 at Baltimore Orioles 3 W 10-5 7-10 17-15
May 20, 1955 Cleveland Indians 4 at Detroit Tigers 11 W 11-5 7-10 18-15
May 21, 1955 Cleveland Indians 2 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 12-5 7-10 19-15
May 22, 1955 Cleveland Indians 4 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 12-6 7-10 19-16
May 24, 1955 Detroit Tigers 9 at Kansas City Athletics 6 W 12-6 8-10 20-16
May 25, 1955 Detroit Tigers 8 at Kansas City Athletics 2 W 12-6 9-10 21-16
May 27, 1955 Chicago White Sox 0 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 13-6 9-10 22-16
May 28, 1955 Chicago White Sox 16 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 13-7 9-10 22-17
May 29, 1955 Chicago White Sox 9 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 13-8 9-10 22-18
May 30, 1955 Kansas City Athletics 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 13-9 9-10 22-19
May 30, 1955 Kansas City Athletics 8 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 13-10 9-10 22-20
June 1, 1955 Washington Senators 0 at Detroit Tigers 9 W 14-10 9-10 23-20
June 2, 1955 Washington Senators 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 15-10 9-10 24-20
June 3, 1955 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 16-10 9-10 25-20
June 4, 1955 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 17-10 9-10 26-20
June 5, 1955 Baltimore Orioles 6 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 17-11 9-10 26-21
June 5, 1955 Baltimore Orioles 0 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 18-11 9-10 27-21
June 6, 1955 New York Yankees 7 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 18-12 9-10 27-22
June 7, 1955 New York Yankees 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 19-12 9-10 28-22
June 8, 1955 New York Yankees 1 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 20-12 9-10 29-22
June 9, 1955 New York Yankees 7 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 20-13 9-10 29-23
June 10, 1955 Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 20-14 9-10 29-24
June 11, 1955 Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 21-14 9-10 30-24
June 14, 1955 Detroit Tigers 6 at New York Yankees 7 L 21-14 9-11 30-25
June 15, 1955 Detroit Tigers 8 at New York Yankees 6 W 21-14 10-11 31-25
June 16, 1955 Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 3 L 21-14 10-12 31-26
June 17, 1955 Detroit Tigers 2 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 21-14 10-13 31-27
June 18, 1955 Detroit Tigers 7 at Baltimore Orioles 0 W 21-14 11-13 32-27
June 21, 1955 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 21-14 11-14 32-28
June 22, 1955 Detroit Tigers 7 at Boston Red Sox 12 L 21-14 11-15 32-29
June 23, 1955 Detroit Tigers 0 at Boston Red Sox 7 L 21-14 11-16 32-30
June 24, 1955 Detroit Tigers 18 at Washington Senators 7 W 21-14 12-16 33-30
June 25, 1955 Detroit Tigers 4 at Washington Senators 0 W 21-14 13-16 34-30
June 26, 1955 Detroit Tigers 6 at Washington Senators 4 W 21-14 14-16 35-30
June 26, 1955 Detroit Tigers 4 at Washington Senators 12 L 21-14 14-17 35-31
June 28, 1955 Detroit Tigers 5 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 21-14 15-17 36-31
June 29, 1955 Detroit Tigers 8 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 21-14 16-17 37-31
June 30, 1955 Detroit Tigers 4 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 21-14 17-17 38-31
July 1, 1955 Detroit Tigers 2 at Kansas City Athletics 3 L 21-14 17-18 38-32
July 1, 1955 Detroit Tigers 5 at Kansas City Athletics 7 L 21-14 17-19 38-33
July 2, 1955 Detroit Tigers 10 at Kansas City Athletics 11 L 21-14 17-20 38-34
July 3, 1955 Detroit Tigers 8 at Kansas City Athletics 9 L 21-14 17-21 38-35
July 4, 1955 Detroit Tigers 5 at Cleveland Indians 6 L 21-14 17-22 38-36
July 4, 1955 Detroit Tigers 5 at Cleveland Indians 8 L 21-14 17-23 38-37
July 6, 1955 Chicago White Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 22-14 17-23 39-37
July 7, 1955 Chicago White Sox 12 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 22-15 17-23 39-38
July 8, 1955 Kansas City Athletics 8 at Detroit Tigers 11 W 23-15 17-23 40-38
July 9, 1955 Kansas City Athletics 2 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 23-16 17-23 40-39
July 10, 1955 Kansas City Athletics 9 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 23-17 17-23 40-40
July 10, 1955 Kansas City Athletics 1 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 24-17 17-23 41-40
July 14, 1955 Boston Red Sox 7 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 24-18 17-23 41-41
July 14, 1955 Boston Red Sox 0 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 25-18 17-23 42-41
July 16, 1955 New York Yankees 3 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 26-18 17-23 43-41
July 16, 1955 New York Yankees 1 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 27-18 17-23 44-41
July 17, 1955 New York Yankees 5 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 28-18 17-23 45-41
July 19, 1955 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Detroit Tigers 12 W 29-18 17-23 46-41
July 20, 1955 Baltimore Orioles 6 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 29-19 17-23 46-42
July 21, 1955 Baltimore Orioles 0 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 30-19 17-23 47-42
July 22, 1955 Washington Senators 3 at Detroit Tigers 11 W 31-19 17-23 48-42
July 23, 1955 Washington Senators 4 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 32-19 17-23 49-42
July 24, 1955 Washington Senators 3 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 32-20 17-23 49-43
July 24, 1955 Washington Senators 3 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 33-20 17-23 50-43
July 26, 1955 Detroit Tigers 8 at Baltimore Orioles 6 W 33-20 18-23 51-43
July 26, 1955 Detroit Tigers 7 at Baltimore Orioles 2 W 33-20 19-23 52-43
July 27, 1955 Detroit Tigers 8 at Baltimore Orioles 4 W 33-20 20-23 53-43
July 27, 1955 Detroit Tigers 7 at Baltimore Orioles 8 L 33-20 20-24 53-44
July 28, 1955 Detroit Tigers 7 at Baltimore Orioles 5 W 33-20 21-24 54-44
July 29, 1955 Detroit Tigers 0 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 33-20 21-25 54-45
July 30, 1955 Detroit Tigers 5 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 33-20 22-25 55-45
July 31, 1955 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 8 L 33-20 22-26 55-46
July 31, 1955 Detroit Tigers 2 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 33-20 22-27 55-47
August 2, 1955 Detroit Tigers 13 at Washington Senators 10 W 33-20 23-27 56-47
August 3, 1955 Detroit Tigers 3 at Washington Senators 0 W 33-20 24-27 57-47
August 4, 1955 Detroit Tigers 6 at Washington Senators 9 L 33-20 24-28 57-48
August 5, 1955 Detroit Tigers 0 at New York Yankees 3 L 33-20 24-29 57-49
August 6, 1955 Detroit Tigers 7 at New York Yankees 5 W 33-20 25-29 58-49
August 7, 1955 Detroit Tigers 4 at New York Yankees 2 W 33-20 26-29 59-49
August 7, 1955 Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 3 L 33-20 26-30 59-50
August 9, 1955 Detroit Tigers 2 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 33-20 26-31 59-51
August 10, 1955 Detroit Tigers 4 at Cleveland Indians 6 L 33-20 26-32 59-52
August 11, 1955 Detroit Tigers 1 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 33-20 26-33 59-53
August 12, 1955 Chicago White Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 33-21 26-33 59-54
August 13, 1955 Chicago White Sox 8 at Detroit Tigers 9 W 34-21 26-33 60-54
August 14, 1955 Chicago White Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 34-22 26-33 60-55
August 16, 1955 Cleveland Indians 0 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 35-22 26-33 61-55
August 17, 1955 Cleveland Indians 5 at Detroit Tigers 9 W 36-22 26-33 62-55
August 18, 1955 Cleveland Indians 5 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 36-23 26-33 62-56
August 19, 1955 Detroit Tigers 0 at Chicago White Sox 3 L 36-23 26-34 62-57
August 20, 1955 Detroit Tigers 7 at Chicago White Sox 8 L 36-23 26-35 62-58
August 21, 1955 Detroit Tigers 0 at Chicago White Sox 2 L 36-23 26-36 62-59
August 21, 1955 Detroit Tigers 2 at Chicago White Sox 8 L 36-23 26-37 62-60
August 23, 1955 New York Yankees 2 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 37-23 26-37 63-60
August 24, 1955 New York Yankees 3 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 37-24 26-37 63-61
August 25, 1955 Boston Red Sox 6 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 37-25 26-37 63-62
August 25, 1955 Boston Red Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 38-25 26-37 64-62
August 26, 1955 Boston Red Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 39-25 26-37 65-62
August 27, 1955 Boston Red Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 39-26 26-37 65-63
August 29, 1955 Baltimore Orioles 6 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 39-27 26-37 65-64
August 29, 1955 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 39-28 26-37 65-65
August 30, 1955 Washington Senators 0 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 40-28 26-37 66-65
August 31, 1955 Washington Senators 4 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 41-28 26-37 67-65
September 2, 1955 Detroit Tigers 6 at Kansas City Athletics 7 L 41-28 26-38 67-66
September 3, 1955 Detroit Tigers 11 at Kansas City Athletics 6 W 41-28 27-38 68-66
September 4, 1955 Detroit Tigers 17 at Kansas City Athletics 1 W 41-28 28-38 69-66
September 5, 1955 Chicago White Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 41-29 28-38 69-67
September 5, 1955 Chicago White Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 42-29 28-38 70-67
September 7, 1955 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 7 L 42-29 28-39 70-68
September 8, 1955 Detroit Tigers 5 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 42-29 29-39 71-68
September 9, 1955 Detroit Tigers 3 at Baltimore Orioles 8 L 42-29 29-40 71-69
September 10, 1955 Detroit Tigers 3 at Baltimore Orioles 5 L 42-29 29-41 71-70
September 11, 1955 Detroit Tigers 0 at Washington Senators 1 L 42-29 29-42 71-71
September 11, 1955 Detroit Tigers 8 at Washington Senators 0 W 42-29 30-42 72-71
September 13, 1955 Detroit Tigers 0 at New York Yankees 6 L 42-29 30-43 72-72
September 14, 1955 Detroit Tigers 4 at New York Yankees 6 L 42-29 30-44 72-73
September 16, 1955 Detroit Tigers 3 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 42-29 31-44 73-73
September 17, 1955 Detroit Tigers 3 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 42-29 32-44 74-73
September 18, 1955 Detroit Tigers 10 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 42-29 33-44 75-73
September 19, 1955 Kansas City Athletics 0 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 43-29 33-44 76-73
September 20, 1955 Kansas City Athletics 3 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 44-29 33-44 77-73
September 21, 1955 Kansas City Athletics 1 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 45-29 33-44 78-73
September 24, 1955 Cleveland Indians 8 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 45-30 33-44 78-74
September 24, 1955 Cleveland Indians 7 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 45-31 33-44 78-75
September 25, 1955 Cleveland Indians 2 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 46-31 33-44 79-75


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