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1940 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  90-64   .584
Result:   1st in American League
Manager(s):  Del Baker
General Manager:  
Stadium:  Briggs Stadium
Attendance:  1,112,693
Playoffs:  Lost World Series (Reds)

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Earl Averill (38)
Youngest Player:  Hal Newhouser (19)
Longest Tenure:  Charlie Gehringer (17)
Top Hitter:  Hank Greenberg (1)
Top Pitcher:  Bobo Newsom (3)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  80.78%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Detroit9064.584--
Cleveland8965.5781.0
NY Yankees8866.5712.0
Boston8272.5328.0
Chi White Sox8272.5328.0
St. Louis6787.43523.0
Washington6490.41626.0
Philadelphia54100.35136.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
UnifPlayerAgeRkGGSIPERAWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOGB/FBQSHBABBavgTBFPit/BBalStrSw
12Bobo Newsom-33634264.02.831.278.010.653.415.590.61--000--0--------
10Tommy Bridges-92928197.23.371.317.790.504.016.060.66--000--0--------
14Schoolboy Rowe-162723169.03.461.269.050.802.293.250.70--000--0--------
26,34Johnny Gorsica-242920160.04.331.429.560.563.213.820.84--000--0--------
16Hal Newhouser-522820133.14.861.6910.060.815.136.010.85--000--0--------
15Dizzy Trout--3310100.24.471.7811.180.364.835.720.84--000--0--------
19Al Benton-2242079.14.421.6310.550.574.085.670.72--000--0--------
18Fred Hutchinson--171076.05.681.4610.070.713.083.790.81--000--0--------
24Tom Seats--26255.24.691.5810.830.653.404.040.84--000--0--------
28Archie McKain-4127051.02.821.438.470.354.414.241.04--000--0--------
29Clay Smith--14128.15.081.5910.160.954.134.450.93--000--0--------
17Cotton Pippen--4321.16.751.8312.231.274.223.801.11--000--0--------
22Floyd Giebell--2218.01.001.007.001.002.005.500.36--000--0--------
25Lynn Nelson--6214.010.932.2914.793.215.794.501.29--000--0--------
11Bud Thomas--304.09.002.7518.002.256.750.00----000--0--------
22Dick Conger--203.03.001.676.00--9.003.003.00--000--0--------
-Bob Uhl--10------------------000--0--------
Totals  (1 year)326155137551.459.330.673.734.920.76--000--0--------



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