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Detroit Tigers’ Alan Trammell Still Widely Deserving of Hall of Fame Call in the Future
January 7th, 2015 at 4:46 PM
During this past summer, the Detroit Tigers triumphantly celebrated the 30th anniversary the 1984 World Series championship squad. ***VIDEO1*** The organization hosted a get together, and current players came back to celebrate their past accomplishments and get honored on the field prior to a game against the Oakland Athletics. Before that process, it...

Detroit Tigers Bring Back Alan Trammell as Assistant to Dave Dombrowski
November 3rd, 2014 at 12:32 PM
After Kirk Gibson's tenure came to an end as manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Detroit Tigers' legend Alan Trammell was left without a job. ***VIDEO1*** Fortunately, it didn't take the old shortstop and former manager long to land on his feet back in the Motor City. Detroit brought Trammell back on Monday...

Humble Ivan Rodriguez’s Significant Place in Detroit Tigers History Still Unmatched
August 3rd, 2014 at 11:26 AM
Even though Ivan Rodriguez didn't want to overstate his role in helping reshape the Detroit Tigers top to bottom on Saturday night, it's clear that his arrival ushered in a new era of positivity with the team. ***VIDEO1*** Prior to Rodriguez arriving in 2004, the Tigers hadn't wooed a major free agent...

To Get Over Championship Hump, These Detroit Tigers Can Learn Plenty from Elite 1984 Squad
July 1st, 2014 at 9:57 AM
Monday, the familiar faces gathered. They looked a bit older, of course, but were no less gregarious, recognizable or baseball wise. ***VIDEO1*** The 1984 World Champion Detroit Tigers were getting recognized for their contributions again, but most of the players that collected weren't overly emotional about the experience from their own personal standpoint. Conversely, they...

Detroit Tigers Gameday Notes: Salute to 1984 Champions Kicks Off Final First Half Home Stand
June 30th, 2014 at 4:06 PM
The Detroit Tigers, fresh off their solid 7-2 road swing, return home for a nine game stretch. The series opens with the Oakland Athletics, the top team in the American League, who split with the Tigers initially following a May series. ***VIDEO1*** Monday night's bigger news, however, should be the reunion of...

On Jim Leyland Day, It’s Time to Remember His Finest Detroit Tigers’ Moment as Manager
May 10th, 2014 at 11:08 AM
Jim Leyland accomplished plenty in eight years as the manager of the Detroit Tigers, but arguably, his best move came only 13 games into his tenure. ***PHOTO1*** Anybody who watched or was there will surely remember. The 2006 Tigers, after starting off a hot 7-5 by their standards, laid an April egg...

Miguel Cabrera’s Overriding Talent Helps Warrant Expensive, Lengthy Contract
March 28th, 2014 at 10:21 AM
Once upon a time, Al Kaline was widely referred to as "Mr. Tiger" thanks to his undying devotion to the Detroit Tigers and their home city. ***PHOTO1*** If Kaline was Mr. Tiger, call Miguel Cabrera "Mr. Detroit," especially after he reportedly agreed to one of the biggest contracts in baseball on Thursday. Cabrera's...

Detroit Tigers’ Infielders Ian Kinsler and Jose Iglesias Have Chance to Become Special Pairing
February 17th, 2014 at 1:58 PM
Baseball has had its share of notable twin killing combinations over the years. Just saying the word "double play" evokes certain names, teams and feelings. ***PHOTO1*** Tinker to Evers to Chance. Jeter to Cano. Rollins to Utley. Detroit, though, knows a bit more about what it's like to have a special connection between...