1940 Detroit Tigers

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1940 Detroit Tigers / Franchise: Detroit Tigers / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 90-64, Finished 1st in American League (1940 AL)

Won AL Pennant

Managed by Del Baker

Coaches: Red Kress, Bing Miller and Merv Shea

Ballpark: Briggs Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

Awards and Honors[edit]

Standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Detroit Tigers 90 64 .584 --
Cleveland Indians 89 65 .578 1
New York Yankees 88 66 .571 2
Boston Red Sox 82 72 .532 8
Chicago White Sox 82 72 .532 8
St. Louis Browns 67 87 .435 23
Washington Senators 64 90 .416 26
Philadelphia Athletics 54 100 .351 36

World Series[edit]

Main article: 1940 World Series
Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Tigers – 7, Reds – 2 October 2 Crosley Field 31,793
2 Tigers – 3, Reds – 5 October 3 Crosley Field 30,640
3 Reds – 4, Tigers – 7 October 4 Briggs Stadium 52,877
4 Reds – 5, Tigers – 2 October 5 Briggs Stadium 54,093
5 Reds – 0, Tigers – 8 October 6 Briggs Stadium 55,189
6 Tigers – 0, Reds – 4 October 7 Crosley Field 30,481
7 Tigers – 1, Reds – 2 October 8 Crosley Field 26,854

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Reds over Tigers (4-3)