July 16, 1909: Tigers-Senators game called after 18 innings in scoreless tie

Detroit’s Bennett Park hosted a four-game series between the…

August 24, 1909: An honest slide by Ty Cobb — or malicious intent?

In baseball’s rough-and-tumble Deadball Era, no player was…

October 14, 1909: Tigers top Pirates in 'most exciting' Game Six

The third time was supposed to be the charm for manager Hughie…

April 20, 1912: Frank Navin's field of dreams opens in Detroit

The first game to be played at Navin Field was scheduled for…

July 4, 1912: George Mullin tosses first Tigers no-hitter

An aging veteran, who had battled weight problems all season…

September 20, 1912: Smoky Joe Wood foiled by Tigers after 16 straight wins

For both major leagues, 1912 “was a banner year for streaks…

August 4, 1918: Ty Cobb's single in 18th inning defeats Walter Johnson

The decision had come down barely a week before: baseball was…

April 30, 1922: Charlie Robertson's perfect game

On Sunday, April 30, 1922, more than 25,000 fans packed Navin…

June 13, 1924: Yankees win forfeited game in Detroit as 'all hell breaks loose'

On June 10, 1924, the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers stood…

June 2, 1925: Tigers win 16-15 in a game as 'wild as bedlam'

In what was described by Bert Walker of the Detroit Times as…

May 10, 1927: Ty Cobb returns home to Detroit with Philadelphia A's

Forty thousand fans turned out at Navin Field on a cloudy and…

October 2, 1927: Heilmann takes batting title on season-ending spree

Harry Heilmann entered the final day of the 1927 regular season…

July 14, 1934: Tigers' 'G-Men' pull off a miracle against Yankees

The 1934 season began with minimal fanfare for the Detroit Tigers…

September 10, 1934: Happy New Year, Hank Greenberg!

At the end of the day on September 8, 1934, the Detroit Tigers,…

October 4, 1934: Tigers' Rowe takes Cardinals to 'School' in Game 2

Detroit Tigers right-hander Lynwood Thomas “Schoolboy” Rowe…

October 7, 1935: Tigers' Goose Goslin wins World Series with walk-off single

The Detroit Tigers had been to the World Series four times in…

May 4, 1939: Who is that Kid? Ted Williams homers in dramatic Detroit debut

Boston Red Sox rookie Ted Williams was 20 years old when he first…

October 6, 1940: Bobo Newsom honors father with World Series win

The 1940 World Series featured the National League champion Cincinnati…

July 1, 1945: Tigers' Hank Greenberg returns to baseball

“We’ll all have the answer pretty soon. Hank Greenberg is…

July 18, 1947: Tigers' Hutchinson ends Yankees' 19-game winning streak

Michigan and Trumbull was one of the more popular destinations…