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Detroit Tigers History

Miguel Cabrera’s greatness goes beyond just hits and homers

The total picture places Cabrera among baseballs greatest of all-time.

Watch Miguel Cabrera hit home runs 490 and 491

The Tigers great is slowly closing in on the 500 mark.

JaCoby Jones might be the Tigers’ all-time strikeout artist

Three current Tigers are whiffing at a blistering pace.

Curtis Granderson’s 2007 season was the beginning of something special

The recently-retired outfielder had a tremendous career, but his best year may have been in the Motor City after a trip to the World Series.

Curtis Granderson epitomized the 2006 Detroit Tigers

Granderson was a key part of the 2006 Tigers that won the AL Pennant.

Detroit Tigers history: The 1902 Tigers

Can the current Tigers follow the 2006 club’s formula?

Could the current Tigers repeat the success of 2006 within three years?

Tigers history: The 1901 Tigers

In a new series we follow the highs and lows of the Tigers from the very beginning.

Does Ian Kinsler have a shot at the Hall of Fame?

We know Verlander and Cabrera are future Hall of Famers, but what about Ian Kinsler?

Top Tigers teams countdown #1: 1984

World Series champions. Best record in team history. Even statistically, the 1984 Tigers are the best of them all.

Trading Brad Ausmus led to the Tigers’ last arbitration hearing

A nostalgic look back at the Tigers’ last arbitration hearing and the trade that led to it.

Poll: What is the best Tigers team of all-time?

We probably know which team is number one, but who comes after that?

29 years ago, the Tigers signed Cecil Fielder

He subsequently went on to have the best seasons of his career.

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Placido Polanco on 2019 Hall of Fame ballot

Polanco won't be inducted, and likely won't even receive the requisite five percent of votes required to stay on the ballot for another year.

Remembering some great Tigers October moments

Warm up with some walk-offs!

The 1908 World Series had the best coverage

These cartoon updates from the Cubs-Tigers series are amazing

Tigers retire Alan Trammell’s No. 3 jersey

During his speech, the Hall of Fame shortstop lobbied for Lou Whitaker to join him in Cooperstown.

Trammell, Morris inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame

The feels are beyond strong right now.

Alan Trammell dedicates part of his Hall of Fame speech to Lou Whitaker

"My hope is someday you will be up here as well."

This Day in Baseball: Lou Gehrig’s historic run ended in Detroit

At the time, Gehrig’s consecutive game streak was unparalleled in baseball.

5 players from the 2003 Tigers you probably don’t remember

These guys have long faded from memory, most of them for good reason.

Throwback Tigers: The quiet career of Dick McAuliffe 

The Tigers infielder was known as "Mad Dog" but beloved by his teammates

Bing Crosby was a partial owner of the Tigers

The famed crooner actually owned parts of two franchises.

It’s National Bird Day, so let’s watch Mark Fidrych highlights

Time to celebrate the former Tiger

The Miguel Cabrera trade was 10 years ago today

Celebrate a decade of Miggy!

Jack Morris and the great pizza delivery of ‘84

A team owner, an ace and a helicopter on a mission to pizza.

Retire Tram and Lou's numbers!

The Tigers need to do better to honor the 1984 champions.

Remembering Max Scherzer’s magical escape act

Mad Max may have used up all his luck as a reliever back in 2013.

On this day in Tigers history: Detroit takes two from the Red Sox

Sept. 19, 1917 saw the Tigers win a doubleheader at Fenway Park

The All Former Tigers team is loaded with pitching

Checking in on former Tigers around the major leagues.

It has been 7 years since Armando Galarraga’s near-perfect game

The 28-out perfect game is a prime example of why call reviews were brought in.

5 great Opening Day performances in Tigers history

Here are five of the Tigers’ best opening day showings.


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