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Tigers - Notable Historical Events

Ty CobbMay 19, 1912

Lou GehrigSep 2, 1927

Connie MackDec 3, 1933

Ted WilliamsAug 24, 1940

Hank GreenbergSep 30, 1945

Bing CrosbyJan 10, 1957

Nolan RyanJul 15, 1973

Sparky AndersonJun 12, 1979

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Tigers - Historical Events
Date Event
1873-10-18

1st football game between Toronto Argonauts & Hamilton Tigers

1901-04-25

In last of 9th, Detroit Tigers, trailing by 13-4, score 10 runs to win one of greatest comebacks in baseball (1st game in Detroit)

1901-05-01

Detroit Tigers commit 12 errors against Chicago White Sox

1902-09-20

Chicago White Sox Jim Callahan no-hits Detroit Tigers, 3-0

1903-05-06

Chicago White Sox commit 12 errors against Detroit Tigers

1903-08-08

In 11th an old black ball is put into play against Cleve, Tigers' Nap Lajoie protests ignored, he hurls ball out of park & forfeits game

1903-08-16

Tigers play a home game in Toledo Ohio, Yanks win 12-8

1905-09-06

Chicago White Sox Frank Smith no-hits Detroit Tigers, 15-0

1907-06-12

Yanks commit 11 errors & lose 14-6 to Tigers

1907-09-13

Canadian Interprovincial Rugby Football union (Big Four) forms with Hamilton Tigers, Toronto Argonauts, Ottawa Rough Riders & Montreal Foot Ball

1907-10-12

Cubs beat Tigers 4 games to 0 with 1 tie in 4th World Series

1908-08-27

Calgary City Rugby Football Club re-organizes as the Tigers

1908-10-06

Tigers beat White Sox, 7-0 to win AL pennant

1908-10-14

Cubs beat Tigers 4 games to 1 in 5th World Series, 1st rematch

1908-10-14

Smallest crowd at World Series, 6,210 fans see Cubs beat Tigers

1909-09-18

Largest paid baseball attendance (35,409), A's beat Tigers, 2-0 in Det

1909-10-14

Pirates beat Tigers, 5-4, forces 1st full 7 game world series

1909-10-16

Pirates beat Tigers 4 games to 3 in 6th World Series

1909-11-13

Ben Simpson of Hamilton Tigers kicks 9 singles in a game

1909-12-11

Canadian Football exhibition game played in Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, Hamilton Tigers beat Ottawa Rough Riders, 11-6 before 15,000

1910-04-21

Cleve Naps play 1st game at League Park, lose to Det Tigers 5-0

1910-10-01

Regina Rugby Club's 1st game, losing to Moose Jaw Tigers, 16-6

1910-10-29

Bob Simpson of Hamilton Tigers kicks record 11 singles in a game

1910-11-26

2nd CFL Grey Cup: University of Toronto defeats Hamilton Tigers, 16-7

1911-06-11

Tigers trailing White Sox 13-1 come back to win 16-15

1911-10-28

Bill Dobbie of Calgary Tigers kicks 10 singles in a game

1912-04-20

Tiger Stadium in Detroit opens, Tigers beat Cleve Indians 6-5

1912-05-18

A's beat Tigers 24-2, who use amateurs protesting Ty Cobbs suspension

1912-05-19

AL Pres Ban Johnson tells Tigers if they continue protest of Ty Cobb's suspension, they will be banned from baseball

1912-08-30

St Louis Brown Earl Hamilton no-hits Detroit Tigers, 5-1

1912-10-05

Billy Mallett of Hamilton Tigers kicks 9 singles in a game

1913-05-10

Yanks commit 8 errors & still beat Tigers 10-9 in 10 innings

1913-11-29

5th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Toronto Parkdale, 44-2

1914-11-14

Billy Mallett of Hamilton Tigers kicks 10 singles in a game

1914-11-21

Billy Mallett of Hamilton Tigers kicks 9 singles in a game

1915-11-20

7th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Toronto Rowing, 13-7

1918-03-02

NY Yankees purchase 1st baseman George Burns from Detroit Tigers & immediately trades him to Phila A's

1918-06-23

Boston Red Sox Dutch Leonard's 2nd no-hitter beats Tigers, 5-0

1920-08-08

Tigers beat Yanks 1-0 in shortest AL game, 73 minutes

1921-01-26

Toronto St Pat Corb Denneny scores 6 goals vs Hamilton Tigers

1921-06-13

Yanks' pitcher Babe Ruth hits 2 HRs beating Tigers 11-8

1922-04-30

Chicago White Sox Charles Robertson perfect games Detroit Tigers, 2-0

1922-09-09

St Louis Brown "Baby Doll" Jacobson hits 3 triples beating Tigers 16-0

1924-03-25

Stanley Cup: Mont Canadiens (NHL) sweep Calgary Tigers (WCHL) in 2

1924-06-13

Yanks win by forfeit over Tigers, their 3rd forfeit win

1925-04-15

NHL's NY Americans (formerly Hamilton Tigers) 1st game, lose 3-1

1925-05-26

Tigers' Ty Cobb is 1st to collect 1,000 extra-base hits (ends 1,139)

1925-12-05

13th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Senators defeats Win Tammany Tigers, 24-1

1926-10-02

Bert Gibb of Hamilton Tigers kicks 9 singles in a game

1926-11-03

Ty Cobb resigns as Detroit Tigers manager

1926-12-30

Chicago Tribune reports the Tigers threw a 4-game series to the White Sox in 1917 to help Chicago win the pennant (never substaniated)

1927-09-02

Rumour starts that Yankee Lou Gehrig will be traded to Tigers

1927-11-26

15th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Hamilton Tigers, 9-6

1928-07-26

Yanks score 11 runs in 12th beating Tigers 12-1

1928-09-29

Yanks (17) Tigers (28) set 9 inning hit record (45)-Tigers win 19-10

1928-12-01

CFL Grey Cup: Ham Tigers beats Regina 30-0 at Hamilton

1929-05-04

Lou Gehrig hits 3 consecutive HRs, Yankees 11, Tigers 9

1929-05-24

Detroit Tigers beats Chicago White Sox, 6-5, in 21 innings

1929-09-21

1st legal pass in Canada was thrown by Gerry Seiberling & 1st reception by Ralph Losie of Calgary Altomah-Tigers against Edmonton

1929-11-30

17th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Regina Roughriders, 14-3

1932-12-03

20th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Regina Roughriders, 25-6

1933-12-03

Connie Mack sells Mickey Cochrane to Det Tigers for $100,000

1934-04-28

Tigers' Goose Goslin grounds into 4 straight double plays

1934-10-09

St Louis Cards beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 3 in 31st World Series

1935-10-07

Detroit Tigers beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2 in 32nd World Series

1935-11-07

23rd CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Winnipegs defeats Hamilton Tigers, 18-12

1935-12-07

CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat Ham Tigers, 18-12 at Hamilton

1935-12-10

White Sox sell Al Simmons to the Tigers for $75,000

1937-08-14

Detroit Tigers score 36 runs in double header vs St Louis Browns

1938-05-03

Lefty Grove defeats Tigers 4-3 for 1st of record 20 consecutive wins at his home field Fenway Park; he doesn't lose there until May 12 1941

1938-10-02

Indian Bob Feller strikes out record 18 Tigers (Chester Laabs 5 times)

1939-05-02

Lou Gehrig ends 2,130 consecutive game streak, Yanks beat Tigers 22-2

1939-06-27

1st night game at Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Indians 5, Tigers 0)

1940-01-14

Commissioner Kenesaw Landis gives free agency to 91 Detroit Tigers

1940-08-05

St Louis Brown John Whitehead no-hits Detroit Tigers, 4-0 in 6 innings

1940-08-24

Red Sox left fielder Ted Williams pitches the last 2 innings in a 12-1 loss to Detroit Tigers, Williams allows 3 hits & 1 run

1940-10-03

Reds beat Tigers ending NL's 10-game World Series losing streak

1940-10-08

Cin Reds beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 3, in 37th World Series

1941-07-20

Yanks beat Tigers 12-6 in 17

1941-12-20

World War II: First battle of the American Volunteer Group, better known as the "Flying Tigers" in Kunming, China.

1945-04-10

NFL's Boston Yanks & Brooklyn Tigers merge

1945-05-18

Tigers & A's both have 7 straight games postponed due to rain

1945-07-21

Detroit Tigers & Phila A's play 24 inning 1-1 tie

1945-09-30

Hank Greenberg's final day HR wins pennant for Tigers

1945-10-03

Tigers & Cubs meet in World Series for 4th time

1945-10-10

Detroit Tigers beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 3 in 42nd World Series

1945-10-15

Baseball Attendance hits record 10.28 million (Tigers 1.28 is highest)

1946-05-22

Yankees turn triple-play & defeat Tigers 5-3

1947-01-18

Detroit Tigers sell Hank Greenberg to Pirates (for $25-35,000)

1947-06-15

1st night game at Detroit Briggs Stadium (Tigers 4, Athletics 1)

1947-07-18

Tigers shut out Yanks 2-0, end 19 game win streak

1948-06-15

1st night game at Briggs Stadium: Detroit Tigers beat Phila A's

1948-06-30

Cleve Indian Bob Lemon no-hits Detroit Tigers, 2-0

1950-06-23

Yanks & Tigers hit record 11 HRs, Tigers win 10-9

1951-07-01

Cleve Indian Bob Feller, 3rd no-hitter beats Det Tigers, 2-1

1952-09-25

Hal Newhouser of Tigers wins his 200th game

1954-04-13

Balt Orioles 1st game, loses to Tigers in Detroit 3-0

1954-09-18

Cleveland Indians clinch AL pennant, beat Tigers (3-2)

1955-04-12

1st game in KC, KC A's beat Detroit Tigers, 6-2

1955-04-22

KC Athletic's 1st game, beat Tigers 6-2

1956-07-16

Detroit Tigers & Briggs Stadium sold for then record $5.5 million

1956-08-16

Indians' Rocky Colavito hits his 1st grand slam, Cleveland 5, Tigers 4

1957-01-10

Baseball Commissioner Ford Frick rules Bing Crosby can keep token stock in the Det Tigers, even though he owns part of Pittsburgh Pirates

1960-04-17

Cleveland Indians trade Rocky Colavito to Tigers for Harvey Kuenn

1960-10-11

Radio/TV executive John Fetzer buys a controlling interest of Detroit Tigers

1960-11-21

Bob Scheffing signs to manage Tigers after Casey Stengel turns it down

1961-01-01

Briggs Stadium is renamed Tigers Stadium

1963-04-08

Tigers claim young pitcher Denny McLain from the White Sox for $25,000

1967-04-30

Orioles' Stu Miller & Steve Barber lose 2-1 despite no-hitting Tigers

1967-06-17

Longest doubleheader 9:15 (Tigers & Athletics)

1967-07-24

Race riots in Detroit force postponement of Tigers-Orioles game

1967-09-10

Chicago White Sox Joel Horlen no-hits Det Tigers, 6-0

1968-06-24

Jim Northrup hits 2 grand-slammers to help Tigers beat Cleve 14-3

1968-08-23

Yanks & Tigers play 3-3 tie in 19 due to 1 AM curfew

1968-08-25

NY Yankee outfield Rocky Colavito pitches 2 2/3 innings & beats Tigers 6-5; he played right field in 2nd game & homered

1968-09-14

Detroit Tigers' Denny McLain's 30th victory of season

1968-10-02

1st time, 2 soon-to-be-named MVPs oppose each other Cards Bob Gibson beat Tigers Denny McLain 4-0

1968-10-10

Detroit Tigers beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 65th World Series

1970-06-01

Tigers Al Kaline collides with another player & swallows his tongue

1970-07-01

Denny McLain returns, (leaves trailiing) Tigers beat Yankees in 11

1970-10-02

Billy Martin named manager of Det Tigers

1971-01-11

Tigers ace reliever John Hiller, 27, sufferes a heart attack, but later makes a remarkable comeback to record 38 saves

1972-01-12

Tigers sign a lease to build a $126M domed stadium (doesn't happen)

1972-07-14

Plate ump & catcher in a game are brothers. Bill Haller is ump & Tom Haller is Tigers catcher, KC Royals win 1-0

1973-04-27

KC Royal Steve Busby no-hits Detroit Tigers, 3-0

1973-07-03

Brothers Jim & Gaylord Perry face each other for only time, Tigers beat Indians 5-4, as Gaylord loses

1973-07-15

California Angel Nolan Ryan 2nd no-hitter beats Detroit Tigers, 6-0

1973-09-02

Billy Martin fired as manager of Tigers

1975-06-18

Fred Lynn gets 10 RBIs in a Red Sox 15-1 victory over Tigers

1979-06-12

Tigers fire manager Les Moss, hiring Sparky Anderson

1979-07-12

"Disco Demolition Night" at Comiskey Park, causes fans to go wild & causes White Sox to forfeit 2nd game of a doubleheader to Tigers

1982-05-18

Tigers outfielder Larry Herndon is 14th to hit 4 consecutive HRs

1983-01-10

NY Supreme Court issues a preliminary injunction barring NY Yankees from playing season-opening series against Tigers in Denver

1983-05-25

Kirk Gibson (Tigers) & Jorge Orta (Blue Jays) hit inside park HRs

1983-10-10

Tom Monaghan becomes CEO of Detroit Tigers

1984-04-27

Cleve Indians beat Detroit Tigers, 8-4, in 19 innings

1984-05-11

Tigers set best 30 game start record (26-4)

1984-05-23

Detroit Tigers win AL record tying 16th straight road game

1984-05-24

Det Tigers win AL record 17th straight road game

1984-05-25

Det Tigers lose to Seattle 7-3 ends record tying 17 consecutive wins

1984-09-18

Tigers clinch AL East championship (spent all year in 1st place)

1984-10-04

Detroit Tigers clinch AL East

1984-10-14

Detroit Tigers beat SD Padres, 4 games to 1 in 81st World Series

1984-10-30

Tigers reliever Willie Hernandez wins AL Cy Young Award

1985-10-02

Tigers Darrell Evans is 1st to hit 40 HR seasons in both leagues

1986-12-19

Jack Morris agrees to salary arbitration with former team Tigers & accuses owners of collusion against free agency

1987-02-13

Tigers' Jack Morris awarded $1.85 million salary by arbitrator

1987-05-05

Detroit Tigers are 11 games back in AL, but go on to win AL East

1987-10-04

Blues Jays lose final 7 games allowing Tigers to win AL pennant

1987-10-12

Minnesota Twins beat Detroit Tigers for AL pennant

1988-08-12

Red Sox beat Tigers 9-4 for AL record 23rd consecutive win at home

1990-06-02

Seattle's Randy Johnson, no-hits Tigers, 2-0

1991-08-30

Tamil Tigers capture Sri Lanka poet Selvi

1991-10-06

Orioles' last game at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium (vs Det Tigers)

1994-06-19

Tigers tie record of hitting HRs in 25th consecutive games

1995-05-28

White Sox (5) & Tigers (7) combine for record 12 HRs at Tiger Stadium

1995-08-30

Tigers teammates Lou Whitaker & Alan Trammell play in 1,914 game together tying AL record

1995-10-01

Mike Mussina tosses Balt's 5th consecutive shutout 4-0 win over Tigers

1996-04-02

Tigers slugger Cecil Fielder steals 1st base in 1,097th career game

1996-04-24

Highest scoring baseball game in 17 years - Twins 24, Tigers 11

1996-05-04

Greg Pavlik one-hits Tigers making the Rangers 1st AL team to pitch back-to-back one-hitters since the Washington Senators in 1917

1996-05-08

NY Yankee Dwight Gooden wins his 1st AL game beating Tigers 10-3

1997-06-09

Detroit Tigers baseball team bat out of order against Oakland A's in 1st inning

1997-07-10

Hideki Irabu makes his debut as a NY Yankee, he beats Tigers 10-3

1997-07-27

Detroit Tigers retire pitching great Hal Newhouser's #16

1998-01-25

Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) suicide attack on Sri Lanka's Temple of the Tooth, killing 8 people injuring 25 others.

1998-03-31

Tampa Bay Devil Rays 1st game they host Detroit Tigers

2003-10-03

Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy is attacked by one of the shows tigers, canceling the show for good.

2005-08-12

Sri Lanka's foreign minister, Lakshman Kadirgamar, is fatally shot by an LTTE (Tamil Tigers) sniper at his home.

2009-05-19

Sri Lanka announces victory in its 27 year war against the terrorist organisation, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.

2012-10-28

San Francisco Giants defeat the Detroit Tigers in game four to take the 2012 MLB World Series

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Tigers - Notable Birthdays

Ty CobbDec 18, 1886

Sparky AndersonFeb 22, 1934

Tigers - Birthdays
Date Event
1880-07-04

George Mullin, pitcher (Detroit Tigers-no-hitter on 7/4/1912)

1886-12-18

Ty Cobb, Narrows Georgia, American baseball player, Colo, batted .367, stole 892 bases (Det Tigers)

1903-05-11

Charlie Gehringer, Detroit Tigers' 2nd baseman (1924-42)

1903-11-01

Russell Kimball, Flying Tigers

1907-02-12

Barry Trivers, Flying Tigers

1907-10-22

Jimmy Foxx, baseball HR hitter (534, Detroit Tigers)

1908-07-04

Chester Gan, Flying Tigers

1910-01-15

John James, Flying Tigers

1910-05-23

Malcolm 'Bud' McTaggart, Flying Tigers

1912-01-11

Thomas "Schoolboy" Rowe, Waco Texas, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)

1917-01-06

Gen Genovese, Major Dell Conway of the Flying Tigers

1917-02-04

Eleanor Soohoo, Flying Tigers

1919-08-09

Ralph Houk, baseball manager (Yankees, Tigers)

1926-12-21

Joe Paterno, Go Tigers!

1929-9-21

Ladislav Postupa, Two Tigers

1930-9-14

Neal Shine, A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers

1931-07-11

Carmelo Manto, The Tigers Are Coming Affair

1931-11-03

Monica Vitti, [Ceciarelli], Rome Italy, actress (Tigers in Lipstick)

1932-03-25

Roger Wilkins, A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers

1934-02-22

Sparky Anderson [George Lee Anderson], Bridgewater South Dakota, American MLB manager (Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers)

1934-10-02

Earl Wilson, A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers

1934-11-10

Norm Cash, Eldorado Texas, 1st baseman (Detroit Tigers)

1934-12-09

Al Kaline, Baltimore Md, baseball outfielder (Detroit Tigers)

1934-12-19

Al Kaline, Baltimore MD, Hall of Fame outfielder (Detroit Tigers)

1939-11-24

Jim Northrup, A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers

1940-07-15

Donald Blakney, Tigers in the Suburbs

1940-9-12

Mickey Lolich, A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers

1941-11-29

Bill Freehan, A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers

1942-10-18

Willie Horton, baseball slugger (Detroit Tigers)

1942-10-18

Willie Horton, A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers

1942-11-20

Justus Esiri, Raging Tigers

1943-03-03

Diego Bonacina, Three Sad Tigers

1943-04-08

John Hiller, A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers

1944-03-24

Denny McLain, baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers, 31 wins in 1968)

1949-08-23

Norah Ellen O'Neill, airline pilot (Flying Tigers)

1951-04-09

Mark Stouffer, Tigers of the Snow

1953-07-03

Frank Tanana, California Angels vs. Detroit Tigers

1955-05-16

Jack Morris, St Paul Minn, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)

1957-05-12

Lou Whitaker, Brooklyn, New York, American MLB 2nd baseman (Detroit Tigers, 1978 AL Rookie of the Year)

1957-05-28

Kirk Gibson, Mich, outfield (Tigers, Dodgers, 1988 NL MVP)

1958-02-21

Alan Trammell, Garden Grove CA, infielder (Detroit Tigers)

1958-11-22

Lee Guetterman, Detroit Tigers vs. Seattle Mariners

1959-02-20

Bill Gullickson, US baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers)

1959-02-20

Bill Gullickson, Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins

1959-11-05

Lloyd Moseby, California Angels vs. Detroit Tigers

1961-01-05

Henry Cotto, Detroit Tigers vs. Seattle Mariners

1961-09-16

Mark Parent, Ashland OR, catcher (Detroit Tigers)

1961-10-19

Tim Belcher, Sparta Ohio, baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers, KC Royals)

1962-10-13

Kelly Preston, Honolulu HI, actress (Mischief, Twins, A Tigers Tale)

1963-09-21

Cecil Fielder, Los Angeles California, infielder (Detroit Tigers, NY Yankees)

1964-05-01

Jose Lind, Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals

1964-11-01

Eddie Williams, Sheveport LA, infielder (Detroit Tigers)

1965-03-03

A J Sager, Columbus Ohio, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)

1965-06-17

Manuel Lee, Detroit Tigers vs. Texas Rangers

1965-07-15

Scott Livingstone, Dallas TX, infielder (SD Padres, Det Tigers)

1966-06-09

Joe De Angelis, American Tigers

1966-10-04

Mike Walker, Brooksville FL, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)

1966-10-11

Gregg Olson, Omaha NE, pitcher (Balt Orioles, Detroit Tigers)

1967-02-20

Kurt Knudsen, US baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers)

1967-02-25

Rich Rowland, US baseball catcher (Detroit Tigers)

1967-07-06

Omar Olivares, Mayaguez Puerto Rico, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)

1967-08-08

Matt Whiteside, Detroit Tigers vs. Texas Rangers

1967-10-29

Greg Gohr, Santa Clara California, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)

1968-01-21

Tom Urbani, Santa Cruz CA, pitcher (St Louis Cards, Detroit Tigers)

1968-11-06

Chad Curtis, Marion IN, outfielder (NY Yankees, Detroit Tigers)

1968-12-17

Curtis Pride, Washington DC, outfielder (Detroit Tigers)

1968-12-17

Curtis Pride, Los Angeles Angels vs. Detroit Tigers

1969-02-15

Brian Williams, Lancaster SC, pitcher (Detroit Tigers, Astros)

1969-04-14

Brad Ausmus, New Haven CT, catcher (Detroit Tigers)

1969-04-25

Travis Fryman, Lexington KY, infielder (Detroit Tigers)

1969-06-26

Michael Myers, Cook County IL, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)

1969-08-21

Andujar Cedeno, La Romana Dom Rep, infielder (Detroit Tigers)

1969-11-30

Mark Lewis, Hamilton OH, infielder (Detroit Tigers)

1970-08-18

Robert Higginson, Philadelphia PA, outfielder (Detroit Tigers)

1970-08-18

Bobby Higginson, Detroit Tigers vs. Seattle Mariners

1971-04-04

Felipe Lira, Miranda Venezeula, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)

1971-05-05

Mike Redmond, Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins

1971-06-28

Greg Keagle, Corning NY, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)

1971-12-28

Melvin Nieves, San Juan Puerto Rico, outfielder (Detroit Tigers)

1972-06-15

Tony Clark, Newton KS, infielder (Detroit Tigers)

1972-07-13

Clint Sodowsky, Ponca City OK, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)

1972-07-21

Kimera Bartee, Omaha NE, outfielder (Detroit Tigers)

1973-06-02

Neifi Perez, Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins

1973-11-06

Justin Speier, Anaheim Angels vs. Detroit Tigers

1976-04-11

Kelvim Escobar, Los Angeles Angels vs. Detroit Tigers

1976-05-04

Jason Michaels, Cleveland Indians vs. Detroit Tigers

1977-07-26

Joaquin Benoit, Detroit Tigers vs. Cincinnati Reds

1977-08-17

Mike Maroth, Cleveland Indians vs. Detroit Tigers

1978-02-24

Dewayne Wise, Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers

1978-06-20

Bobby Seay, Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox

1979-04-19

Brock Seyler, White Tigers

1979-08-31

Ramon Santiago, Detroit Tigers vs. Cincinnati Reds

1980-04-11

Nick Case, Wild Tigers I Have Known

1980-08-16

Dave Irwin, Go Tigers!

1980-08-17

Brett Myers, Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers

1980-11-05

Danny Studer, Go Tigers!

1981-11-24

Ellery Moore, Go Tigers!

1982-03-11

Brian Anderson, Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox

1982-03-12

Zach Miner, Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers

1982-03-29

Bonnie Vermeulen, Lions, Tigers, Bears

1983-03-16

Stephen Drew, Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers

1984-02-24

Djuna Bel, Wild Tigers I Have Known

1985-07-30

Paul Braund, Tigers!!

1986-05-09

Daniel Schlereth, Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox

1986-06-06

Junichi Tazawa, Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox

1987-04-01

Vincent Chan, Legend of the Fierce Tigers Flying Dragon

1988-07-23

Alex Posa, Here There Be Tigers

1989-03-13

Jasper Bel, Wild Tigers I Have Known

1989-12-17

Patrick White, Wild Tigers I Have Known

1991-04-26

Malcolm Stumpf, Wild Tigers I Have Known

1992-07-18

Jonathan Mahon-Heap, Tigers Fall, Lions Rise

1992-10-01

Chuck Laing, Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers

1992-10-01

Xander Bogaerts, Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers

1994-05-07

Sean Sanders, Paper Tigers

Tigers - Notable Deaths

Ty CobbJul 17, 1961

Hank GreenbergSep 4, 1986

Tigers - Deaths
Date Event
1949-05-29

Malcolm 'Bud' McTaggart, Flying Tigers

1952-01-17

Walter O "Spike" Briggs, owner (Det Tigers), dies at 74

1961-07-17

Ty Cobb, baseball great (Det Tigers), dies of cancer at 74

1967-07-21

Jimmy Foxx, baseball hall of famer (Det Tigers/534 HRs), dies at 59

1968-04-19

Tommy Bridges, US baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers), dies at 61

1981-08-17

Barry Trivers, Flying Tigers

1986-09-04

Hank Greenberg, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers) dies aged 75

1986-10-11

Norm Cash, 1st baseman (Detroit Tigers), dies at 51

1993-10-21

Irving Torgoff, US baseball player (Detroit Tigers), dies at 75

1997-10-06

Carmelo Manto, The Tigers Are Coming Affair

2001-12-07

Charles McClendon, LSU Tigers head football coach (b. 1923)

2005-04-23

Earl Wilson, A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers

2006-12-14

Anton Balasingham, chief political strategist of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (b. 1938)

2007-04-03

Neal Shine, A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers

2009-05-18

Velupillai Prabhakaran, Sri Lankan founder and leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (b. 1954)

2010-03-10

Gen Genovese, Major Dell Conway of the Flying Tigers

2011-06-08

Jim Northrup, A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers

2012-01-22

Joe Paterno, Go Tigers!

2013-02-19

Justus Esiri, Raging Tigers

2013-07-18

Donald Blakney, Tigers in the Suburbs

2017-08-24

Former Texas Rangers, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers GM Joe Klein dies at age 75

2017-12-16

Former Tigers pitcher Frank Lary dies at age of 87


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