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1959 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 76-78 .494
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 713-732 -19
Roster Continuity 70.58% 12/16
Manager(s): Jimmy Dykes, Bill Norman
General Manager: John McHale (1959-01-25), Rick Ferrell (1959-04-11), Rick Ferrell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,221,221 8/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Tommy Henrich
Pitching Coach: Willis Hudlin
Third Base Coach: Billy Hitchcock
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9460.610--
8965.5785.0
7975.51315.0
7678.49418.0
7579.48719.0
7480.48120.0
6688.42928.0
6391.40931.0
  • Complete listing of games for the 1959 Detroit Tigers. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1959 Detroit Tigers Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1DETvs CHAL7-90-15512Yes117710
    2DETvs CHAL3-50-25514Yes220128  
    3DETvs CHAL3-50-37714No323176
    4DET@ CLEL1-80-47714No42425-1  
    5DET@ CLEL1-20-58815No4.52527-2  
    6DET@ CHAL5-60-68816No5.53033-3
    7DET@ CHAW5-21-68815No5.535350
    8DETvs CLEL1-141-78816No63649-13  
    9DETvs CLEL1-101-88816No73759-22  
    10DETvs CLEL4-101-98816No84169-28  
    11DET@ KC1L1-101-108816No94279-37  
    12DET@ KC1L7-81-118816No94987-38
    13DET@ KC1L3-41-128816No8.55291-39
    14DETvs BALW7-12-128816No85992-33  
    15DETvs WS1L1-92-138816No8.560101-41  
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    16DETvs WS1L3-42-148816No9.563105-42  
    17DETvs WS1L3-152-158816No10.566120-54  
    18DETvs NYAW4-24-158816No9.578124-46  
    19DETvs NYAW8-24-158816No9.578124-46  
    20DETvs BOSW8-35-158816No9.586127-41  
    21DETvs BOSL6-175-168816No9.592144-52  
    22DETvs BOSW3-16-168816No995145-50  
    23DETvs KC1W5-47-168816No9100149-49  
    24DETvs KC1W7-48-168816No8107153-46  
    25DETvs KC1W7-69-168815No6.5114159-45
    26DET@ WS1L4-79-178816No7.5118166-48
    27DET@ WS1W4-210-178815No7122168-46  
    28DET@ BALL1-210-188816No8123170-47  
    29DET@ BALL1-610-198816No9124176-52  
    30DET@ BOSL1-1010-208816No9.5125186-61  
    31DET@ BOSW14-211-208816No9139188-49  
    32DET@ NYAW6-312-208815No8.5145191-46  
    33DET@ NYAW13-613-207714No8.5158197-39  
    34DET@ CLEL0-113-217714No9.5158198-40  
    35DET@ CLEW6-414-217714No8.5164202-38  
    36DET@ CLEL2-315-227714No8.5172208-36  
    37DET@ CLEW6-315-227714No8.5172208-36
    38DET@ KC1W4-316-226613No8176211-35
    39DET@ KC1W9-517-226613No8185216-31
    40DET@ CHAW4-118-226612No6.5189217-28  
    41DET@ CHAW4-219-237712No6.5196223-27  
    42DET@ CHAL3-419-237712No6.5196223-27  
    43DETvs CLEW7-420-235510Yes5.5203227-24  
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    44DETvs CLEW3-121-235510Yes4.5206228-22  
    45DETvs NYAW2-022-235510Yes3.5208228-20  
    46DETvs NYAL5-622-245510Yes3.5213234-21  
    47DETvs NYAL3-1422-256612No4.5216248-32  
    48DETvs WS1W7-623-255511Yes4.5223254-31  
    49DETvs WS1W4-124-255510Yes3.5227255-28  
    50DETvs WS1W6-425-25449Yes3233259-26
    51DET@ BOSW6-326-25449Yes2.5239262-23  
    52DET@ BOSL2-526-264410Yes2.5241267-26  
    53DET@ BOSW10-927-26559Yes2.5251276-25
    54DET@ BOSW8-128-26447Yes2.5259277-18  
    55DET@ NYAW3-129-26447Yes2262278-16  
    56DET@ NYAL4-629-27447Yes2266284-18
    57DET@ NYAW3-231-27335Yes2277288-11
    58DET@ NYAW8-231-27335Yes2277288-11  
    59DET@ BALW6-432-27335Yes1.5283292-9
    60DET@ BALL0-432-28335Yes2.5283296-13  
    61DET@ BALL6-732-29447Yes2.5289303-14  
    62DET@ WS1W6-433-29447Yes1.5295307-12  
    63DET@ WS1W7-434-29224Yes0.5302311-9
    64DET@ WS1L3-434-31447Yes2.5310322-12  
    65DET@ WS1L5-734-31447Yes2.5310322-12  
    66DETvs BOSL4-1034-32559Yes2.5314332-18  
    67DETvs BOSL2-434-33559Yes2.5316336-20
    68DETvs BOSW10-535-33559Yes2.5326341-15
    69DETvs BALL7-1235-35559Yes4334357-23
    70DETvs BALL1-435-35559Yes4334357-23
    71DETvs BALW12-236-35559Yes3346359-13  
    72DETvs BALW7-237-35447Yes3.5353361-8  
    73DETvs KC1L3-1037-36558Yes4356371-15
    74DETvs KC1W4-038-36558Yes4360371-11  
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    75DETvs KC1W5-439-36447Yes3365375-10
    76DETvs CHAW9-740-36336Yes2374382-8
    77DETvs CHAL5-640-37558Yes3379388-9  
    78DETvs CLEL1-640-39559Yes5389406-17  
    79DETvs CLEL9-1240-39559Yes5389406-17  
    80DETvs CLEL4-540-40559Yes6393411-18  
    81DET@ KC1L0-540-42559Yes6.5393420-27  
    82DET@ KC1L0-440-42559Yes6.5393420-27  
    83DET@ KC1W5-241-42559Yes6.5398422-24  
    84DET@ CLEL7-841-43559Yes7.5405430-25
    85DET@ CLEW6-242-44559Yes7.5415440-25  
    86DET@ CLEL4-842-44559Yes7.5415440-25  
    87DET@ WS1L2-442-455511Yes7.5417444-27  
    88DET@ WS1L0-342-466612No8417447-30  
    89DET@ WS1L2-542-476612No8.5419452-33
    90DET@ BALL2-342-486612No9.5421455-34
    91DET@ BALL2-543-496612No10425460-35
    92DET@ BALW2-043-496612No10425460-35  
    93DET@ BALL1-243-506612No9.5426462-36
    94DETvs WS1W8-144-506612No9.5434463-29  
    95DETvs WS1W6-245-505511Yes9.5440465-25
    96DETvs WS1W11-246-505511Yes9451467-16  
    97DETvs NYAW4-247-505511Yes9455469-14  
    98DETvs NYAL8-947-515511Yes10463478-15
    99DETvs NYAW1-048-515511Yes10464478-14  
    100DETvs BALL2-548-526612No10466483-17
    101DETvs BALW8-349-526610No10474486-12  
    102DETvs BALL1-549-536610No11475491-16
    103DETvs BALW11-250-53559Yes11486493-7  
    104DETvs BOSL5-650-546610No12491499-8  
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    105DETvs BOSW6-251-54559Yes12497501-4  
    106DETvs BOSL4-551-556610No13.5501506-5  
    107DET@ NYAW4-352-55558Yes12.5505509-4  
    108DET@ NYAL0-352-56669No13505512-7  
    109DET@ NYAW4-053-56447Yes12509512-3  
    110DET@ BOSL3-453-57559Yes13512516-4  
    111DET@ BOSL3-453-585510Yes13.5515520-5  
    112DET@ BOSW7-354-58558Yes14522523-1
    113DETvs CHAW8-155-58558Yes135305246  
    114DETvs CHAL6-1155-59559Yes145365351
    115DETvs CHAL0-955-60559Yes15536544-8  
    116DETvs CLEW11-156-60559Yes155475452  
    117DETvs CLEW9-657-60559Yes145565515
    118DETvs CLEW5-458-60449Yes135615556  
    119DETvs NYAL3-558-61559Yes145645604
    120DETvs NYAL5-1058-625510Yes14569570-1  
    121DETvs NYAW14-259-62559Yes1358357211  
    122DETvs BOSW2-060-62558Yes1358557213  
    123DETvs BOSL1-760-63559Yes145865797  
    124DETvs BALW9-561-63448Yes13.559558411
    125DETvs BALL0-1161-64559Yes14.55955950
    126DETvs WS1L1-361-655510Yes15.5596598-2
    127DETvs WS1W3-262-65449Yes14.5599600-1
    128DET@ KC1W6-563-65337Yes156056050
    129DET@ KC1W9-364-65337Yes156146086  
    130DET@ KC1W4-065-65337Yes15.561860810  
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    131DET@ CHAW4-066-65337Yes14.562260814  
    132DET@ CHAL2-766-67338Yes16.56286262
    133DET@ CHAL4-1166-67338Yes16.56286262
    134DETvs KC1W9-267-67337Yes16.56376289  
    135DETvs KC1W5-468-67337Yes15.564263210
    136DETvs KC1W7-669-67337Yes14.564963811  
    137DET@ CLEL14-1569-69337Yes16.56686599  
    138DET@ CLEL5-669-69337Yes16.56686599  
    139DET@ BOSW3-170-69336Yes1767166011  
    140DET@ BOSL3-770-70338Yes176746677  
    141DET@ NYAL3-970-71558Yes16.56776761  
    142DET@ NYAW4-071-71337Yes16.56816765  
    143DET@ WS1L1-571-72448Yes17.56826811  
    144DET@ WS1L0-571-73448Yes17.5682686-4  
    145DET@ BALL1-271-74559Yes18.5683688-5  
    146DET@ BALW3-172-74448Yes17.5686689-3
    147DET@ CHAL0-172-75448Yes18.5686690-4  
    148DET@ CHAW5-473-75448Yes17.5691694-3
    149DET@ CHAW5-474-75448Yes16.5696698-2
    150DETvs KC1W6-475-75448Yes16.57027020
    151DETvs KC1L6-775-76448Yes17708709-1
    152DETvs CHAW6-576-76448Yes167147140  
    153DETvs CHAL5-1076-77448Yes17719724-5
    154DETvs CHAL4-676-78448Yes18723730-7


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