Top 5 Detroit Tigers rookies in franchise history

Over the years the Detroit Tigers have fielded many outstanding players. What’s even more impressive is what some Tigers rookies accomplished during their first season. Let’s take a look back at the Top 5 Rookies in the history of the Detroit Tigers. All statistics for this post were gleaned from www.baseball-reference.com. *Note: We did not include … Read more

Top 5 ‘One-hit-wonders’ in Detroit Tigers history

There are many players that get that call up to the majors and become stars overnight. Some, however, do not stay superstars and decline after that high impact that they made early on. The Detroit Tigers have had a fair share of their own one-shot wonders. Although they only made a short term impact, many … Read more

Tigers’ rookie Mark ‘The Bird’ Fidrych shuts down Yankees on Monday Night Baseball [Video]

For today’s Game of the Day, we turn back the clock to June 28, 1976, when Detroit Tigers‘ rookie Mark ‘The Bird’ Fidrych shut down the New York Yankees on Monday Night Baseball. In the game, Fidrych went the distance while scattering seven hits and striking out two on way to an 8-1 Tigers win. … Read more

WATCH: A tribute to Mark “the Bird” Fidrych

The summer of 1976 introduced the city of Detroit and Detroit Tigers fans to a brand new sensation: Mark “The Bird” Fidrych. Just a rookie that season, “The Bird” captivated audiences everywhere, fans and players alike, with his quirky antics, gangly frame, and dominating arsenal. “The Bird” made his Major League debut on April 20th of the 1976 season, … Read more

Tigers rookie Michael Fulmer needs to dominate in final two starts to earn AL ROY

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 hard to imagine where the Detroit Tigers would be without the … Read more