Magglio Ordonez hits bomb, sends Detroit Tigers to World Series [Video]

On October 14, 2006, the Detroit Tigers faced off against the Oakland Athletics in game four of the American League Championship Series with a chance to advance to their first World Series in over 20 years. Three years earlier, the Tigers lost a record 119 games en route to their place in history. On this night, Magglio Ordonez … Read more

Dan Dickerson’s call of Magglio Ordonez’ ALCS winning HR will give you goosebumps (VIDEO)

It was one of those moments in sports history that you’ll always remember where you were for the rest of your life. Embed from Getty Images The city of Detroit collectively rejoiced when outfielder Magglio Ordonez blasted a home run deep to left field on this date in 2006, propelling the Detroit Tigers to their … Read more

Flashback: Detroit Tigers OF Magglio Ordonez hits final home run (VIDEO)

Former Detroit Tigers outfielder Magglio Ordonez holds a special place in the hearts of fans everywhere for the legendary home run he blasted to propel them to the World Series in 2006. After a 15 year career and .309 batting average, he decided to retire in 2011. He hit the final home run of his … Read more

Game of the Day: Detroit Tigers advance to World Series in Game 4 of 2006 ALCS

Our Game of the Day series continues with one of the most memorable games in Detroit Tigers history. The magical 2006 season wasn’t complete without a trip to the World Series, and the Tigers advanced to baseball’s championship classic for the first time since 1984 thanks to a three-run walk off bomb of a home … Read more

UNCAGED! The Story Of The 2006 American League Champion Detroit Tigers [Video]

The 2006 American League Champions were a surprise of sorts. Watch as they lay claim to their title and head into a World Series matchup with the St. Louis Cardinals. BONUS CONTENT: WATCH: Miguel Carbrera works out with LeBron James’ trainer 2017 is a season Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera would rather just put behind him. In 130 games, Miggy … Read more

Dear Pudge: Thanks for choosing us — Detroit Tigers Fans

On Wednesday, Pudge Rodriguez was inducted into the Hall of Fame. With a laundry list of career accomplishments, including 14 All-Star appearances, 13 Gold Gloves, seven Silver Sluggers, an MVP, and an NLCS MVP; some believed saving the Tigers may be among his greatest accomplishments. In the words of Anthony Fenech, he helped “resuscitate a great baseball city.” … Read more

Top 10 Michigan sports moments since the Detroit Lions last hosted a playoff game

January 8th, 1994. It’s been quite a long time since the Detroit Lions have hosted a playoff game. We have had a lot of fantastic events happen with our favorite teams in Michigan in that time frame. The Lions, on the other hand, have been devoid of anything positive in that time. This Sunday night, … Read more

Top 10 most heartbreaking Detroit player departures of the 2000’s

Some players stay, some don’t. It’s just the nature of the beast. Often times, it’s hard to say goodbye to players who have been playing for your favorite team when it comes time to do so. Some players who have left Detroit really burrowed themselves into the hearts of fans before leaving, whether they left … Read more

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

Editorial: Thank you, Mr. I, for making baseball in the D fun again

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. It’s the best time of year, isn’t it? Pitchers and catchers … Read more

After All These Years, Rodriguez Remains Tigers Biggest Offseason Acquisition Ever

In the winter of 2004 the Tigers were coming off a 119 loss season, which set a record for Major League Baseball.  Things seemed bleak heading into the 2004 season as the Tigers had made some moves in the offseason, but nothing in the way of star power to impact an organization in need of … Read more