Detroit Tiger Years

Charlie played in 18 seasons for the Tigers. Below are summaries of how the Tigers did each year he played for them. From 1926-1937 the Tigers played at Navin Field. In 1938 the stadium was renamed Briggs Stadium, and remained with that name for the rest of Gehringer's career.


1926: 79-75, .513, 6th place, 12 games back of New York Yankees; managed by Ty Cobb.

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1927: 82-71, .536, 4th place, 27 1/2 games back of New York Yankees; managed by George Moriarty.


1928: 68-86, .442, 6th place, 33 games back of New York Yankees; managed by George Moriarty.


tigers_29_textmedium1929: 70-84, .455, 6th place, 36 games back of New York Yankees; managed by Bucky Harris.


1930: 75-79, .487, 5th place, 27 games back of Philadelphia Athletics; managed by Bucky Harris.


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1931: 61-93, .396, 7th place, 47 games back of Philadelphia Athletics; managed by Bucky Harris.


1932: 76-75, .503, 5th place, 29 1/2 games back of New York Yankees; managed by Bucky Harris.



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1933: 75-79, .487, 5th place, 25 games back of Washington Senators; managed by Bucky Harris and Del Baker.


1934: 101-53, .656, 1st place, won AL Pennant, lost World Series to St. Louis Cardinals in 7 games, managed by Mickey Cochrane.


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1935: 93-58, .616, 1st place, won AL Pennant, won World Series, managed by Mickey Cochrane.


1936: 83-71, .539, 2nd place, 19 1/2 games back of New York Yankees, managed by Mickey Cochrane and Del Baker.


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1937: 89-65, .578, 2nd place, 13 games back of New York Yankees, managed by Mickey Cochrane, Del Baker, and Cy Perkins.


1938: 84-70, .526, 4th place, 26 1/2 games back of New York Yankees, managed by Mickey Cochrane and Del Baker.


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1939: 81-73, .545, 5th place, 16 games back of New York Yankees, managed by Del Baker.


1940: 90-64, .584, 1st place, won AL Pennant, lost World Series to Cincinnati Reds in 7 games, managed by Del Baker.


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1941: 75-79, .487 tied for 4th with Cleveland Indians, 26 games back of New York Yankees, managed by Del Baker.


1942: 73-81, .474, 5th place, 30 games back of New York Yankees, managed by Del Baker.

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