August 27, 1935 Tigers 6, Athletics 5 (77-43)
The Tigers edged the Athletics in the first game of their doubleheader. It was the Tigers third doubleheader in seven days. The Tigers drew nine walks, two of which drove in runs in the third inning. More importantly, with the game tied at 5-5, Pete Fox doubled in the bottom of the ninth, and eventually crossed the plate after three straight walks to end the game.
August 27, 1935 Tigers 5, Athletics 0 (78-43)
Schoolboy Rowe made a run at history by striking out twelve Athletics in nine innings of five hit ball. The previous record of thirteen was held by Philadelphia’s Sugar Cain. Regardless, Rowe earned his sixteenth win of the season.