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Tigers Run Up the Score in First Game of Doubleheader, Drop Second Game
August 26th, 2005 | Brian
August 26, 1935 Tigers 13, Athletics 7 (76-42)
The Tigers were actually down in this game as they trailed Philadelphia 7-4. They stormed back and scored runs in each of their final four innings as they ran up the score and racked up 17 hits.
Hank Greenberg had three RBI and three runs while Marv Owen drove in four.
August 26, 1935 Athletics 3, Tigers 2 (76-43)
Tommy Bridges lost a pitchers dual as he gave up only four hits. Unfortunately one of those hits was a solo homer by Jimmie Foxx and two errors in the ninth led to the game winning runs.
Billy Rogell and Jo Jo White both tripled and Mickey Cochrane doubled, scored and drove in a run.