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Detroit Tigers

When it comes to Major League Baseball, there are not many more teams in the league with a more storied history than the Detroit Tigers. Not only do the Tigers have four World Series titles but they have a plethora of players who have been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, including seven who … Read more

Top 10 Scariest Athletes in Detroit Sports History

Detroit, Michigan has been the home of some of the baddest, some of the meanest, and no doubt some of the toughest professional athletes to ever play their respective sports. In honor of Halloween, we take a look at ten of the scariest guys to ever wear a Detroit uniform. I made the list in … Read more

Top 5 Detroit athletes who also served in the Military

“My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” John F. Kennedy Detroit Sports Nation would like to take a moment to honor each and every person who has served in the United States Armed Forces so that we can have the freedoms we … Read more

Detroit Tigers: It’s time to retire Alan Trammell and Lou Whitaker’s numbers

With the news of Derek Jeter‘s number being retired by the New York Yankees, the Detroit Tigers have now been called out. Detroit greats Alan Trammell and Lou Whitaker need to have their numbers retired. Immediately, if not sooner. Let’s examine the numbers. Alan Trammell WAR 70.4 HR 185 1003 RBI BA .285 6x All-Star 4x Gold Glove 3x Silver Slugger … 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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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

History Lesson: Ty Cobb

On this date 110 years ago Major League Baseball saw the debut of centerfielder Ty Cobb. The long time Detroit Tiger would go on to become one of the greatest players in the history of baseball. Here’s the box score from that first game. 110 years ago today, Ty Cobb made his MLB debut. Here's a … Read more

Top 5 Greatest Shortstops in Tigers History

Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias is looking like he will start at the shortstop position for Detroit when the 2015 season gets underway on April 6th. Iglesias missed all of 2014 because of shin injuries, but has been rehabbing and working hard to hopefully stay healthy by Opening Day. The Tigers faithful are really looking forward to seeing the young shortstop get back on the field so he show off his wizard-like fielding skills. The team continues to improve on defense, and having Iglesias turning double plays with second baseman Ian Kinsler will aid the Tigers in 2015 in hopes of winning a championship.

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