1907: Detroit Tigers inaugural appearance in the Fall Classic

When the American League was formed in 1901, Major League Baseball came to Detroit. As a charter member of the league, the Detroit Tigers went for six years without finishing above third place in the eight-team league; never once finishing closer than eight-and-a-half games out of first. In those first six years, the Tigers’ average … Read more

On This Day: Ty Cobb records his 4,000th career hit

Widely regarded as one of the greatest players to ever step foot on a baseball diamond, Ty Cobb was a one-of-a-kind player. His intrusive style of play often overlooks the tremendous career he had playing big league baseball. He gained quite a reputation in the game of baseball and not necessarily in the best way, … Read more