1933 Detroit Tigers season

1933 Detroit Tigers season

1933 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Frank Navin
Manager(s) Bucky Harris, Del Baker
Local television none
Local radio WWJ (AM)
(Ty Tyson)
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The 1933 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fifth in the American League with a record of 75-79, 25 games behind the Washington Senators.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Washington Senators 99 63 .651 --
New York Yankees 91 59 .607 7
Philadelphia Athletics 79 72 .523 19½
Cleveland Indians 75 76 .497 23½
Detroit Tigers 75 79 .487 25
Chicago White Sox 67 83 .447 31
Boston Red Sox 63 86 .423 34½
St. Louis Browns 55 96 .364 43½

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

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
Davis, HarryHarry Davis 66 173 37 .214 0 14

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 33 233 14 12 3.09 120

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
Auker, EldenElden Auker 15 55 3 3 5.24 17

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

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Toronto Maple Leafs International League Dan Howley
A Beaumont Exporters Texas League Bob Coleman
A Hutchinson Wheat Shockers/Bartlesville Broncs Western League Marty Purtell
B Quincy Shipbuilders/Nashua Millionaires/Brockton Shoemakers New England League Hal Weafer, Billy Flynn and Paul Wolff
C Shreveport Sports Dixie League Dutch Lorbeer and Gus Whelan
C Huntington Boosters Middle Atlantic League Johnny Stuart, Earl Smith, Bernie Neis and Rube Benton

Hutchinson franchise transferred to Bartlesville and renamed, July 7, 1933; Quincy franchise moved and renamed twice, to Nashua on June 6, 1933, and to Brockton, August 8[1]

References

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

External links

  • 1933 Detroit Tigers season at Baseball Reference