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1936 Detroit Tigers season

 

1936 Detroit Tigers season

1936 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Walter Briggs, Sr.
Manager(s) Mickey Cochrane
Local radio WWJ (AM)
(Ty Tyson)
WXYZ
(Harry Heilmann)
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The 1936 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished second in the American League with a record of 83-71, 19½ games behind the New York Yankees.

Contents

  • Offseason 1
  • Regular season 2
    • Season standings 2.1
    • Roster 2.2
  • Player stats 3
    • Batting 3.1
      • Starters by position 3.1.1
      • Other batters 3.1.2
    • Pitching 3.2
      • Starting pitchers 3.2.1
      • Other pitchers 3.2.2
      • Relief pitchers 3.2.3
  • Awards and honors 4
    • League records 4.1
  • Farm system 5
  • Notes 6
  • External links 7

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 102 51 .667 --
Detroit Tigers 83 71 .539 19½
Washington Senators 82 71 .536 20
Chicago White Sox 81 70 .536 20
Cleveland Indians 80 74 .519 22½
Boston Red Sox 74 80 .481 28½
St. Louis Browns 57 95 .375 44½
Philadelphia Athletics 53 100 .346 49

Roster

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
2B Gehringer, CharlieCharlie Gehringer 154 641 227 .354 15 116
OF Simmons, AlAl Simmons 143 568 186 .327 13 112

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Cochrane, MickeyMickey Cochrane 44 126 34 .270 2 17

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bridges, TommyTommy Bridges 39 294.2 23 11 3.60 175
Auker, EldenElden Auker 35 215.1 13 16 4.89 66

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Player G W L SV ERA SO
Kimsey, ChadChad Kimsey 22 2 3 3 4.85 11

Awards and honors

League records

  • Charlie Gehringer, American League record, most doubles in one season by a second baseman (60)[2]

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Milwaukee Brewers American Association Allen Sothoron
A1 Beaumont Exporters Texas League Dutch Lorbeer
B Augusta Tigers Sally League Dixie Parker, Pee-Wee Wanninger
and Herb Thomas
C Jackson Senators Cotton States League Guy Lacy
C Charleston Senators Middle Atlantic League Ig Walters
D Fieldale Towlers Bi-State League Joe Guyon and Red Smith
D Alexandria Aces Evangeline League Art Phelan
D Wausau Lumberjacks Northern League Lute Boone
D Tiffin Mud Hens Ohio State League Myles Thomas
D Charleroi Tigers Pennsylvania State Association Joe Klinger and John McIlvaine

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Milwaukee, Alexandria, Tiffin[3]

Notes

  1. ^ Al Simmons page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.90, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

External links

  • 1936 Detroit Tigers season at Baseball Reference
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