Stolen perfection lands Armando Galarraga a place in baseball history

Armando Galarraga

12 years ago today, on June 2nd, 2010, as 17,738 Detroit Tigers fans ascended onto Comerica Park for an early June game against a division rival, all were unaware of the drama that was about to unfold involving SP Armando Galarraga over the next hour and 44 minutes (Yes, 1 hour and 44 minutes!) What started … Read more

10 years later, Jim Joyce discusses blown Armando Galarraga call

By now, everyone knows the story. On June 2, 2010, Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga had a perfect game stolen from him by umpire Jim Joyce, who incorrectly ruled that Indians batter Jason Donald had reached base safely on a ground ball to the right side. The call remains one of the most infamous errors … Read more

MLB Umpire Jim Joyce retires

Jim Joyce Galaraga Perfect Game that wasn'y

In Major League Baseball news this morning, umpire Jim Joyce has officially retired from professional baseball. ICYMI: Longtime umpires Tim Welke, John Hirschbeck, Jim Joyce and Bob Davidson are retiring. https://t.co/4GcZsxxv7T — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) February 22, 2017 MLB.com reports that Joyce served as an umpire for 29 years. Over his career, he took part in three World … Read more

WATCH: Past ejections of current Tigers

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers

Baseball can be a very delicate sport at times. Picture it as the players, managers, and coaches as children running around and playing, and the umpires are the adults who basically babysit them, making sure nothing gets too out of control. If the child doesn’t like the rules enforced by the babysitter, they could be … Read more

The best Jim Leyland ejections with Detroit

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The Detroit Tigers hired manager Jim Leyland to help turn the team around in the mid 2000’s, and he did just that with two World Series appearances and three AL Central Division titles. During his tenure, Leyland was also known for giving the umpires a piece of his mind when they blew a call. These moments are sure to make you laugh and reminisce on some of the most hilarious and entertaining Jim Leyland ejections. Here are the best Jim Leyland ejections with Detroit.

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