1940 Detroit Tigers Statistics

American League (AL)
Team Record: 90-64
Finished 1st in the AL
Attendance: 1,193,044, Avg. 17,545
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Won League Championship Series
World Series - Lost to Cincinnati Reds 4-3
Manager: Del Baker (90-64)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1940 Detroit Tigers Roster
1940 Detroit Tigers Results

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the 1940 season with a record of 90 wins and 64 losses, finishing first in the AL.

The Tigers plated 888 runs, tops in the circuit. Detroit conceded 717 runs. Hank Greenberg walloped 41 home runs for the team, while Rudy York swatted 20 or more as well. Hank Greenberg accounted for 150 RBI. Barney McCosky and Hank Greenberg led all regular batters by hitting .340. Bobo Newsom topped the squad with 21 wins, and Schoolboy Rowe added 15 or more wins also Bobo Newsom recorded a 2.83 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Del Baker coached the team. The 1940 Detroit Tigers won the League Championship Series.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Bobo Newsom215.8082.83363412030264.0235110831910001643221101
Schoolboy Rowe163.8423.46272341110169.017068651543061102706
Tommy Bridges129.5713.37292811220197.7171897411880133005843
Hal Newhouser99.5004.8628203700133.314981721276089211613
Johnny Gorsica77.5004.3329202520160.017085771057068412692
Al Benton610.3754.4242035001779.3934439536050002361
Archie McKain501.0002.822701700351.0481816225024001224
Dizzy Trout37.3004.4733106102100.71256050454064303469
Fred Hutchinson37.3005.681710610076.0855248626032210335
Floyd Giebell201.0001.0022021018.014222401100173
Tom Seats22.5004.692621000155.7674329421025002256
Dick Conger101.0003.002000003.0211030100014
Clay Smith11.5005.08141500028.3321816313014102128
Lynn Nelson11.50010.9362400014.0231917590700073
Cotton Pippen12.3336.7543000021.329161631009101102
Bob Uhl001000000.045002000016
Bud Thomas01.0009.003020004.0854130000024
Totals9064.5843.9932615596599231375.314257166091025700752175256020

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Barney McCosky14366058912320039194571396741.340.408.491.89928981300
Hank Greenberg14867057312919550841150639375.340.433.6701.103384151300
Rudy York15568558810518646633134328988.316.410.583.993343124400
Charlie Gehringer139629515108161333108110010117.313.428.447.875230931000
Pinky Higgins131551480701302431376426131.271.357.415.771199143700
Dick Bartell139620528761232437531227653.233.335.330.6651741151100
Birdie Tebbetts11141737946112244446453514.296.357.412.76815691200
Pete Fox9337435049101174548772130.289.329.403.73214140300
Bruce Campbell1033482975684155844274528.283.381.448.82913382400
Billy Sullivan782562203668144341203111.309.399.450.8499922300
Earl Averill6412411810334122000514.280.309.381.6904530100
Bobo Newsom361121079235001600117.215.222.262.4842840400
Red Kress3311099132231111001012.222.294.303.5973070100
Schoolboy Rowe2773677186111811513.269.319.433.7522920100
Dutch Meyer2365581215300620410.259.317.310.6281801200
Johnny Gorsica296662612021700315.194.231.306.5371910100
Tommy Bridges297568512200400323.176.211.206.4171410400
Scat Metha2640376901030128.243.282.297.5791100100
Tuck Stainback1544404920010019.225.262.275.5371121200
Lynn Nelson1923234800130006.348.348.478.8261100000
Fred Hutchinson1730301810020000.267.267.300.567900000
Hal Newhouser2847403800020034.200.256.200.456800400
Frank Croucher3761573600020045.105.164.105.269600000
Dizzy Trout3333314400040029.129.182.129.311410000
Archie McKain271073100000024.143.333.143.476100100
Tom Seats2612120100000002.083.083.083.167100000
Al Benton4221170000000008.000.000.000.000000400
Floyd Giebell2760000000000.000.000.000.000000100
Cotton Pippen4880000000002.000.000.000.000020000
Clay Smith14770000000004.000.000.000.000000000
Frank Secory1110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Pat Mullin4440000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Bud Thomas3000000000000000000
Bob Uhl1000000000000000000
Dick Conger2000000000000000000
Totals1782618354188881549312651348296639664554.286.366.442.8082393115247700


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Rudy York1B15500.0139010715101.9909.6580000
Dutch Meyer2B2100.0284436.9603.4290000
Scat Metha2B1000.091513.9602.4000000
Charlie Gehringer2B13800.02763741972.9724.7100000
Frank Croucher2B700.042011.000.8570000
Billy Sullivan3B600.041421.9003.0000000
Scat Metha3B600.011210.9292.1670000
Red Kress3B1700.0204151.9243.5880000
Pinky Higgins3B12900.01332392916.9282.8840000
Frank Croucher3B100.02120.6003.0000000
Birdie TebbettsC10700.0572891710.9756.1786000
Billy SullivanC5700.02922984.9765.6322000
Tuck StainbackOF900.026410.9683.3330000
Pat MullinOF100.00000.0000000
Barney McCoskyOF14100.0349762.9832.5250000
Hank GreenbergOF14800.029814151.9542.1080000
Pete FoxOF8500.0169660.9672.0590000
Bruce CampbellOF7400.0133660.9591.8780000
Earl AverillOF2200.023210.9621.1360000
Bob UhlP100.00000.0000000
Dizzy TroutP3300.052521.938.9090000
Bud ThomasP300.004001.0001.3330000
Clay SmithP1400.0110001.000.7860000
Tom SeatsP2600.0411001.000.5770000
Schoolboy RoweP2700.01028021.0001.4070000
Cotton PippenP400.024001.0001.5000000
Bobo NewsomP3600.033233.921.9720000
Hal NewhouserP2800.053110.9731.2860000
Lynn NelsonP600.003001.000.5000000
Archie McKainP2700.0216001.000.6670000
Fred HutchinsonP1700.021621.9001.0590000
Johnny GorsicaP2900.0155342.9442.3450000
Floyd GiebellP200.022001.0002.0000000
Dick CongerP200.00000.0000000
Tommy BridgesP2900.043020.9441.1720000
Al BentonP4200.051131.842.3810000
Red KressSS1200.0253335.9514.8330000
Frank CroucherSS2600.0172732.9361.6920000
Dick BartellSS13900.02953943474.9534.9570000
Totals163700.041261736194309.9683.5818000

Postseason - Pitching:

Player Rnd W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Bobo NewsomWS21.6671.3833031026.018440411700097
Tommy BridgesWS101.0003.001101009.01043010500038
Johnny GorsicaWS000.7920100011.3611041400044
Clay SmithWS002.251000004.0111032100016
Archie McKainWS003.001010003.0411000000113
Fred HutchinsonWS009.001010001.011111010005
Dizzy TroutWS01.0009.001100002.0632010100014
Schoolboy RoweWS02.00017.182200003.71277110100024
Totals34.4293.00127341060.0582220215430001251

Postseason - Batting:

Player Rnd GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Hank GreenbergWS7302851021160025.357.400.6071.0071720000
Bruce CampbellWS730254910150244.360.448.520.9681310100
Pinky HigginsWS727242831160033.333.407.6671.0741600000
Barney McCoskyWS730235710010070.304.467.348.814800000
Dick BartellWS729262720030133.269.345.346.691900000
Rudy YorkWS730263601120047.231.333.423.7561110000
Charlie GehringerWS730283600010020.214.267.214.481630000
Billy SullivanWS518133200000052.154.389.154.543200002
Bobo NewsomWS312101100000001.100.100.100.200100200
Dizzy TroutWS1110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Birdie TebbettsWS411110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Clay SmithWS1110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Schoolboy RoweWS2110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Johnny GorsicaWS2440000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Pete FoxWS1110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Tommy BridgesWS1330000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Earl AverillWS3330000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Archie McKainWS1000000000000000000
Fred HutchinsonWS1000000000000000000
Frank CroucherWS1000000000000000000
Totals75261228285693424033030.246.333.364.6978370302

Postseason - Fielding:

Player Rnd Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G
Rudy YorkWS1B7760.0602041.0009.3008.857
Charlie GehringerWS2B7760.01818031.0005.4005.143
Pinky HigginsWS3B7760.043021.9445.1004.857
Billy SullivanWSC4435.0232001.0006.4296.250
Birdie TebbettsWSC3325.013311.9415.7605.333
Barney McCoskyWSCF7760.0190001.0002.8502.714
Hank GreenbergWSLF7760.0120001.0001.8001.714
Bobo NewsomWSP3326.020001.000.692.667
Johnny GorsicaWSP2011.306011.0004.7653.000
Tommy BridgesWSP119.001001.0001.0001.000
Clay SmithWSP104.001001.0002.2501.000
Schoolboy RoweWSP223.701001.0002.455.500
Archie McKainWSP103.001001.0003.0001.000
Dizzy TroutWSP112.001001.0004.5001.000
Fred HutchinsonWSP101.00000.000.000
Bruce CampbellWSRF7760.0170001.0002.5502.429
Dick BartellWSSS7759.0121112.9583.5083.286
Frank CroucherWSSS101.00000.000.000
Totals6963540.018077412.9854.2833.725




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