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…
Navin Field, 1912 (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

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…