Gates Brown

Ask any serious Tigers fan over a certain age and they'll tell…

Les Cain

In 1976, Mark Fidrych made his major league debut at the age…

Dave Campbell

Seemingly the only assured thing in Dave Campbell’s career…

Jim Campbell

By the end of 1987 Jim Campbell had set the major league record…

Norm Cash

Norm Cash would have loved it. The story drew upon metaphors…

Bob Christian

Robert Charles Christian was born on October 17, 1945, in Chicago…

Wayne Comer

Harry Wayne Comer was born February 3, 1944, to Harry and Pearl…

Tony Cuccinello

A diminutive Italian from Astoria, New York, on Long Island,…

Pat Dobson

Patrick Edward Dobson Jr. was born February 12, 1942, in Depew,…

Roy Face

Baseball is a game in which one or two numbers can become burned…

Bill Freehan

Widely regarded as one of the game’s best defensive catchers…

Lenny Green

Scout Joe Krich of the St. Louis Browns followed ballplayer Lenny…

Ernie Harwell

For 55 seasons, baseball fans were able to get a greater enjoyment…

John Hiller

When John Hiller retired in 1980 after 15 seasons, all with Detroit,…

Willie Horton

A standout on the sandlots of Detroit, Willie Horton became the…

Al Kaline

Albert William Kaline was born December 19, 1934, to Nicholas…

George Kell

In a career that spanned 15 seasons, George Kell batted .306…

Ray Lane

Born in Detroit in 1930, some of Ray Lane’s earliest memories…

Fred Lasher

Many young boys will ponder the important matters of the day,…

Mickey Lolich

Mickey Lolich described himself as “the beer-drinker’s idol.”…

Tommy Matchick

Before the term “walk-off” homer became a cliché,…

Eddie Mathews

Eddie Mathews, the only man to play for the Braves in Boston,…

Dick McAuliffe

Richard John McAuliffe was born in Hartford, Connecticut, on…

Denny McLain

On September 19, 1968, at Tiger Stadium, Detroit right-hander…