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1938 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 84-70 .545
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 862-795 + 67
Manager(s): Mickey Cochrane, Del Baker
General Manager:
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 799,557 4/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bing Miller
Assistant Coach: Del Baker
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9953.651--
8861.5919.5
8666.56613.0
8470.54516.0
7576.49723.5
6583.43932.0
5597.36244.0
5399.34946.0
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1938 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    35George Archie3B-1B6-0170R-R241938Not draftedMLB--
    12Elden AukerP6-2194R-R271933Not draftedMLB--
    29Al BentonP6-4215R-R271934Not draftedMLB--
    10Tommy BridgesP5-10155R-R311930Not draftedMLB--
    20Mark Christman3B-SS5-11180R-R241938Not draftedMLB--
    21Slick CoffmanP6-0155R-R271937Not draftedMLB--
    19Roy CullenbineOF-1B6-1190B-R241938Not draftedMLB--
    35Woody DavisP6-1200L-R251938Not draftedMLB--
    26Harry EisenstatP5-11185L-L221935Not draftedMLB--
    9Pete FoxOF5-11165R-R291933Not draftedMLB--
    2Charlie Gehringer2B5-11180L-R351924Not draftedMLB--
    16George GillP6-1185R-R291937Not draftedMLB--
    5Hank Greenberg1B-OF6-3210R-R271930Not draftedMLB--
    14Bob HarrisP6-0185R-R211938Not draftedMLB--
    23Ray HayworthC6-0180R-R341926Not draftedMLB--
    11Vern KennedyP6-0175L-R311934Not draftedMLB--
    3,25Chet LaabsOF5-8175R-R261937Not draftedMLB--
    15Roxie LawsonP6-0170R-R321930Not draftedMLB--
    24Benny McCoy2B5-9170L-R221938Not draftedMLB--
    25Chet MorganOF5-9160L-R281935Not draftedMLB--
    27Tony Piet2B-3B6-0175R-R311931Not draftedMLB--
    17Boots PoffenbergerP5-10178R-R221937Not draftedMLB--
    34Joe RogalskiP6-2187R-R251938Not draftedMLB--
    7Billy RogellSS5-10163B-R331925Not draftedMLB--
    6Don Ross3B-OF6-2200R-R231938Not draftedMLB--
    14Schoolboy RoweP6-4210R-R281933Not draftedMLB--
    28Birdie TebbettsC5-11170R-R251936Not draftedMLB--
    18Jake WadeP6-2175L-L261936Not draftedMLB--
    8Dixie WalkerOF6-1175L-R271931Not draftedMLB--
    22Jo-Jo WhiteOF5-11165L-R291932Not draftedMLB--
    4Rudy York1B6-1209R-R241934Not draftedMLB--


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