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

Bless You Boys: The Detroit Tigers’ Last Title

When it comes to the Detroit Tigers, there is one phrase that just about every fan recognizes and relates to the team. Some recognize the phrase because they lived through it and others because of stories they’ve been told. That phrase is, “Bless You Boys,” and it was used to describe the 1984 Detroit Tigers … Read more

Top 5 Detroit Tigers draft picks of all-time

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians

Implemented in 1965, Major League Baseball introduced a league-based draft. Unlike most professional sports drafts where the draft takes place after the conclusion of a previous season, MLB’s draft takes place about three-quarters of the way through the season, usually in early June (or in July this year). Many players have gone on to be … Read more

Detroit Tigers great Lou Whitaker hits home run off Doc Gooden in 1986 All-Star Game [Video]

Back in 1986, the American League defeated the National League 3-2 in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Leading the way for the A.L. was Detroit Tigers legend Lou Whitaker, who hit a 2-run home run off of Dwight ‘Doc’ Gooden. Gooden, as you may recall, was coming off his amazing 1985 season where he … Read more

8 Most Beloved Figures in Detroit Sports History

Throughout the history of Detroit sports, there have been plenty of figures who have become loved by the fans. Here is a list of the top 8 most beloved figures in Detroit sports history. Nicklas Lidstrom Nicklas Lidstrom played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League, all of them with the Detroit Red Wings. He was … Read more

10 Greatest nicknames in Detroit sports history

Detroit has been blessed with a rich history of great players in all sports. Even better, some of the best nicknames in sports have come from this area. I put together a list of my top 10 favorites with a few honorable mentions. There were so many to choose from, so it was difficult to … Read more

Writer believes 2 former Detroit Tigers should be out of Hall of Fame, while one should be added

Around these parts, there is little argument that former Detroit Tigers 2B Lou Whitaker deserves to be in the Baseball Hall of Fame, yet, he has fallen short of getting the nod. According to Radio.com writer Jordan Cohn, Whitaker should be in (instead of Bill Mazeroski) but two other former Tigers who are currently in … Read more

Detroit Tigers to retire ‘Sweet’ Lou Whitaker’s No. 1

FINALLY! According to the Detroit Tigers, they have decided to retire Lou Whitaker‘s No. 1. It's time. We're retiring the number 1. pic.twitter.com/kOp1B1cE4g — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) December 17, 2019 Other retired Tigers numbers: 2 — Charlie Gehringer3 — Alan Trammell5 — Hank Greenberg6 — Al Kaline11 — Sparky Anderson16 — Hal Newhouser 23 — … Read more

Alan Trammell has message for former Detroit Tigers’ teammate Lou Whitaker

Former Detroit Tigers double-play duo Alan Trammell and Lou Whitaker are meant to be in the Baseball Hall of Fame together. Yet, thanks to some clueless voters, Whitaker got some bad news on Sunday night when the 2020 HOF class was announced. Embed from Getty Images According to a report, after finding out he was … Read more

Fans, media react to Cooperstown snub of Tigers great Lou Whitaker

Is this not one of the greatest travesties in sports? Despite his numerous worthy accolades and career numbers, former Detroit Tigers great Lou Whitaker was once again passed over for permanent enshrinement in baseball’s Hall of Fame. The reaction was swift and immediate – and vitriolic. Unbelievable that Lou Whitaker does not make the #BaseballHOF. … Read more