Detroit Tigers Legend Miguel Cabrera hits 500th homer!

Miguel Cabrera by Keith Allison “It means a lot. Not only for me, but the people around me: my teammates, the organization of Detroit, my coaches, the managers I’ve had for my whole career, the people from Venezuela, my family. It’s really big because it’s something special for my country, for my family to be … Continue reading Detroit Tigers Legend Miguel Cabrera hits 500th homer!

Play Ball! Detroit Tigers start the season today

Comerica Park, Detroit by Kevin Povenz The Detroit Tigers open the season against the Cincinnati Reds TONIGHT at 6:10 PM at Great American Ballpark. The home opener (at an empty Comerica Park) is Monday night. It will definitely be a strange season (with a 16 team playoff), but I for one welcome a slice of … Continue reading Play Ball! Detroit Tigers start the season today

Detroit Tigers Opening Day & 2017 Home Opener

4 days to opening day, photo by Kevin Povenz Justin Verlander will take the mound today at 4:10 PM for the Detroit Tigers as the face the Chicago White Sox for their 116th Opening Day. The first game the Tigers played as a Major League team was on April 25, 1901 against the Milwaukee Brewers. Roscoe Miller started the … Continue reading Detroit Tigers Opening Day & 2017 Home Opener

Detroit Tigers Opening Day, 2015 edition

Sunset – Comerica Park, photo by Kevin Povenz At 1:08 PM today the Detroit Tigers face the Minnesota Twins in their 2015 home opener at Comerica Park. The Tigers’ timeline page begins: On April 24, 1901, the Tigers prepared to take to the field for their first official American League game. A standing room only … Continue reading Detroit Tigers Opening Day, 2015 edition

Detroit Tigers pitchers and catchers report!

Untitled, photo by hueytaxi You can keep your groundhogs. THIS is a real sign of Spring! Yesterday was the deadline for pitchers and catchers to report to spring training in Lakeland, and things start in earnest next week. The 2014 Detroit Tigers schedule says they have their first game on the 25th and open the … Continue reading Detroit Tigers pitchers and catchers report!

Remembering Detroit Tigers Manager Jim Leyland

James Richard Leyland, photo by Buzz Click Photography In 11 Reasons Baseball Is Going To Seriously Miss Jim Leyland Buzzfeed, Emily Orley & Matt Kiebus offer some really great reflection on the career of one of the great managers of the last two decades, concluding simply: He was the last of his kind. Jimmy Leyland never … Continue reading Remembering Detroit Tigers Manager Jim Leyland

Charging into the Post-season: Detroit Tigers Clinch Central

Alex Avila, photo by Keith Allison On Wednesday night the Detroit Tigers clinched their 3rd straight American League Central crown on the strength of 7 shutout innings by presumptive AL Cy Young candidate Max Scherzer. It looks right now like the Tigers will open the playoffs in Oakland, facing the As once again. Here’s 10 … Continue reading Charging into the Post-season: Detroit Tigers Clinch Central

Detroit Tigers are headed to the World Series!

Tigers get ALCS sweep, photo by Detroit News Last night the Detroit Tigers completed a 4-0 shellacking of the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series. Watch the final out of last night’s 8-1 victory from the Tigers and many more video highlights from the celebration. Wikipedia’s Detroit Tigers entry notes that the … Continue reading Detroit Tigers are headed to the World Series!

Clinched! Detroit Tigers win the AL Central

Detroit Tigers Miguel Cabrera #24 and Prince Fielder #28 on September 29, 2012, photo by Ben C. K. The Detroit Tigers rode a 4 hit performance by Miguel Cabrera that included his MLB leading 44th homer run and 200th hit of the season to a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals last night and … Continue reading Clinched! Detroit Tigers win the AL Central

Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers

Tigers Game, July 21, 2012, photo by memories_by_mike It may come as a surprise to regular readers that despite all the posts about the Detroit Tigers here and at Absolute Michigan, I’ve never been to Comerica Park. Today I not only get to go – I get to sit on the 3rd base line (2nd row!!)as the … Continue reading Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers