10 Greatest Detroit Tigers players in franchise history

The Detroit Tigers have one of the most storied histories in all of the professional sports. Over the years, the Tigers have had many great players, including some that have gone on to the Baseball Hall of Fame. In fact, there are a couple of active players on this list who will likely challenge for … Read more

10 Greatest Detroit Tigers hitters of all time

The Detroit Tigers have been around for a very long time which means they have a very long list of great hitters. Today we will be taking a look at the top 10 greatest Tigers hitters of all time. No. 1 on this list should not come as a surprise, but there is sure to … Read more

Top 5 first baseman in Detroit Tigers history

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves

The Detroit Tigers have a proud and long history of baseball dating back to 1894 in the Western League. Throughout that storied history, there have been many players to call first base their position.  When you think of the greats that have manned the position while wearing the Olde English D, there are really only … Read more

Miguel Cabrera hits career HR No. 479, 30th most in MLB history (VIDEO)

Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera just keeps adding to his Hall of Fame resume. He launched a home run tonight against the Kansas City Royals, his second long ball of the season and the 479th of his career to knot the score at 1-1: Tonight's First Tigers Home Run, Brought To You By Miggy!Come for … Read more

Top 5 Detroit athletes who also served in the Military

“My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” John F. Kennedy Detroit Sports Nation would like to take a moment to honor each and every person who has served in the United States Armed Forces so that we can have the freedoms we … Read more

10 Detroit Tigers ‘Unbreakable’ Single-Season Records

It all began for the Detroit Tigers on April 25, 1901, when they scored 10 runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers 14-13 in front of 10,023 fans at Bennett Park in Detroit. Since that day, the Detroit franchise has entered the hearts of countless Tiger fans across the … Read more

WATCH: A tribute to Tiger Stadium

The old corner. The cathedral to baseball fans from Detroit. Tiger Stadium. Growing up a Tigers fan you know of the old white box of a stadium that was situated on the corner of Michigan and Trumbull. Even with obstructed views from the beams that held the roof up, no other stadium quite had the romance of Tigers Stadium. Sure, the new parks are flashy and updated; but Tigers Stadium was baseball.

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The corner saw the likes of Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Al Kaline, Hammerin’ Hank Greenberg, and a slew of other greats. Watch below as tribute is paid to the stadium, the greats who have dug cleats into its grass, and even a broadcaster who made some pretty memorable calls.


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Justin Verlander and Kate Upton reveal secret on Jimmy Fallon Show

Heading into the 2017 Major League Baseball season, Justin Verlander‘s goal, like any other year, was to win the World Series. Well, that’s exactly what he accomplished, except it was not with the team he started the season with.

With the Detroit Tigers out of the playoff hunt, they decided to try and trade Verlander to a contender before the MLB trade deadline. The only problem was that JV had a full no-trade clause in his contract which meant he could veto any potential deal the Tigers wanted to make unless he signed off. 40 minutes before the stroke of midnight, Verlander agreed to be dealt to the Houston Astros for a trio of minor league prospects.

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Excitement is in the air as Tigers set to begin 80th Spring Training in Lakeland

Being from Michigan, any sign of Tigers baseball beginning is a welcomed one. It means that the warm summer air coupled with a packed Comerica Park is right around the corner. Before those nights though, the Detroit Tigers will head down to Lakeland, Florida for their 80th consecutive Spring Training in the Florida town. The Tigers and … Read more