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January 31, 2015
Top Tigers countdown #62: Ray Boone
A two-time All-Star, Ray Boone enjoyed the best seasons of his career with the Tigers in the late 1950s.
January 28, 2015
Top Tigers countdown #61: Lu Blue
An excellent defensive first baseman with a knack for drawing walks, Lu Blue was ahead of his time.
January 26, 2015
Top Tigers countdown #60: Placido Polanco
One of the key members of the 2006 team that restored the Tigers to relevance, "Polly" appears at #60 on our list.
January 20, 2015
Top Tigers countdown #59: Bobo Newsom
The eccentric Newsom had a long and successful career, and spent some of his best seasons in Detroit.
January 17, 2015
Top Tigers countdown #58: Fred Hutchinson
A great hitter and pitcher, Hutchinson's career was cut short by military service during World War II.
January 15, 2015
Top Tigers countdown #57: Joe Coleman
The second generation of a true baseball family, Joe Coleman spent six years in the Detroit Tigers' rotation.
January 14, 2015
Top Tigers countdown #56: Charlie Maxwell
A power-hitting left-hander from the 1950s and '60s, Maxwell played alongside some of the greatest outfielders in Tigers history.
January 12, 2015
Top Tigers countdown #55: Vic Wertz
A polio survivor, Wertz enjoyed a 17 year career made famous by the loudest out in MLB history.
January 10, 2015
Top Tigers countdown #54: Mike Henneman
The first modern day closer on our countdown, Mike Henneman checks in at #54.
January 7, 2015
Top Tigers countdown #53: Curtis Granderson
While he has struggled to stay productive lately, The Grandy Man had some amazing seasons in Detroit.
January 5, 2015
Top Tigers countdown #52: Bobby Higginson
Higgy played on some awful Tigers teams during his 11 year career.
January 4, 2015
Top Tigers countdown #51: Max Scherzer
Our countdown resumes with another Cy Young winner!
January 3, 2015
Reintroducing the BYB top Tigers countdown
We left off with Mark Fidrych last year, but we still have more players to cover! Who's the #51 player in Tigers history?
February 14, 2014
Top Tigers Countdown #50: Mark Fidrych
The Bird's career was cut short due to injuries, but he electrified the Tigers and their fans in his 1976 rookie season.
February 13, 2014
Top Tigers Countdown #49: Carlos Guillen
Shortstop Carlos Guillen owns two of the top 10 best seasons by a shortstop in franchise history, but will he be remembered for more than one home run in the twilight of his career?
February 12, 2014
Top Tigers Countdown #48: Tony Phillips
Super utility man Tony Phillips had five consecutive seasons with 4 WAR or more with the Tigers in the early 1990s.
February 11, 2014
Top Tigers Countdown #47: Jim Northrup
Northrup was a solid role player who had a pair of outstanding seasons in the Tigers' outfield in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
February 10, 2014
Top Tigers Countdown #46: Ivan Rodriguez
One of the greatest catchers of all-time, "Pudge" is a big reason why the Tigers are relevant again.
February 8, 2014
Top Tigers Countdown #45: Willie Hernandez
Willie Hernandez was a dominant closer for the Tigers in 1984 and a three-time All-Star in the mid-1980s.
February 7, 2014
Top Tigers Countdown #44: Rocky Colavito
Slugger Rocky Colavito spent most of his career in Cleveland, but was extremely popular with fans during his four seasons in Detroit.
February 6, 2014
Top Tigers Countdown #43: Goose Goslin
Hall of Fame outfielder Goose Goslin spent four years in Detroit and drove in the decisive run in the 1935 World Series.
February 5, 2014
Top Tigers Countdown #42: Billy Rogell
Rogell served as Charlie Gehringer's double play partner for 10 years, and the two were one of the longest tenured middle infields in baseball history.
February 4, 2014
Top Tigers Countdown #41: Cecil Fielder
Cecil Fielder put up some huge power numbers with the Tigers in the early 1990s, including the American League's first 50-homer season in 30 years.
February 3, 2014
Top Tigers Countdown #40: George Mullin
He only spent 12 seasons in Detroit, but George Mullin pitched the most innings in franchise history and helped lead the Tigers to three consecutive World Series appearances in the early 1900s.
February 1, 2014
Top Tigers Countdown #39: Bill Donovan
The Jack Morris of the early 1900s, Bill Donovan won 140 games for the Tigers in 11 seasons.