Detroit Tigers’ Cecil Fielder goes up on the rooftop… again [Video]

July 2, 1993. A Detroit Tigers team that’d found themselves up 2 games in AL East on June 20 (43-25), suddenly found themselves 4.5 games back after a whopping ten-game losing streak. Starters Mike Moore, John Doherty, and David Wells were taking losses left and right – each dropped two apiece during the streak. So heading … Read more

50 years ago today, the Detroit Tigers hosted the 1971 MLB All-Star Game [Video]

On July 13, 1971, the Detroit Tigers hosted the 1971 Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Tiger Stadium and to this day, it is still one of the most memorable All-Star Games in MLB history. In case you have never seen the game before (most of you have not), we went out and found the … Read more

Game of the Day: Detroit Tigers shut out Royals to advance to 1984 World Series (VIDEO)

Since the Detroit Tigers are the talk of the town with their drafting of Arizona State phenom Spencer Torkelson, it’s only fitting that they’re featured in our Game of the Day! We’re throwing it back to the legendary 1984 season, and the clinching game of the American League Championship Series at Tiger Stadium. Detroit advanced … Read more

Flashback: Cecil Fielder blasts home run over Tiger Stadium left-field roof (VIDEO)

Only one player in Detroit Tigers history blasted a home run over the left field roof at Tiger Stadium, and that was Cecil Fielder. During a 1990 game against the Oakland Athletics, Fielder launched an absolute bomb off pitcher Dave Stewart that ended up on the street outside the venue: The hit was the 41st … Read more

Actor Jeff Daniels shares why Al Kaline found his near-death experience to be hilarious

The sports world and the city of Detroit in particular lost a sports legend earlier this month with the passing of Mr. Tiger himself, Al Kaline at the age of 85. As tributes poured in, actor and Detroit native Jeff Daniels published a touching tribute to his idol. But that wasn’t all. Known for his … Read more

WATCH: A tribute to Tiger Stadium

The old corner. The cathedral to baseball fans from Detroit. Tiger Stadium. Growing up a Tigers fan you know of the old white box of a stadium that was situated on the corner of Michigan and Trumbull. Even with obstructed views from the beams that held the roof up, no other stadium quite had the romance of Tigers Stadium. Sure, the new parks are flashy and updated; but Tigers Stadium was baseball.

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The corner saw the likes of Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Al Kaline, Hammerin’ Hank Greenberg, and a slew of other greats. Watch below as tribute is paid to the stadium, the greats who have dug cleats into its grass, and even a broadcaster who made some pretty memorable calls.


Justin Verlander and Kate Upton reveal secret on Jimmy Fallon Show

Heading into the 2017 Major League Baseball season, Justin Verlander‘s goal, like any other year, was to win the World Series. Well, that’s exactly what he accomplished, except it was not with the team he started the season with.

With the Detroit Tigers out of the playoff hunt, they decided to try and trade Verlander to a contender before the MLB trade deadline. The only problem was that JV had a full no-trade clause in his contract which meant he could veto any potential deal the Tigers wanted to make unless he signed off. 40 minutes before the stroke of midnight, Verlander agreed to be dealt to the Houston Astros for a trio of minor league prospects.

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Tiger Stadium replica project almost underway after construction delay

Sometime in the next two weeks the Willie Horton Field of Dreams project will begin construction. The project, which was approved in November of last year, is being managed by the Detroit Police Athletic League is expected to house the group’s headquarters, banquet space, and areas to accommodate youth sports programs. Construction work on the … Read more

New Sports Complex Construction at Michigan and Trumbull

A plan for new construction at the former location of Tiger Stadium has apparently been finalized. Combining funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and private donations, an athletic complex is planned to be built at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull Avenue. Lynn Henning reports in the Detroit News that with synthetic … Read more

Developers planning a Tiger Stadium replica

How would you like to watch your kid play at Tiger Stadium? What about watching your young athlete take the mound at Wrigley Field, Busch Stadium, and Fenway Park all in the same weekend? If a development company has their way, it’s a definite possibility, on a smaller scale of course. Developers in the southwest … Read more