Throughout the 2019 season, the Detroit Tigers will be celebrating the 35th anniversary of the 1984 World Series Champion team. According to Tony Paul of the Detroit News, that celebration will start just prior to the Tigers’ home opener as Guillermo “Willie” Hernandez has been selected to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. 1984 MVP … Read more
In 1984 the Detroit Tigers won the 1984 World Series. In the bottom of the 8th, Kirk Gibson blasted a 3-run homer to the upper deck in right field putting the Tigers up by 4 runs. Willie Hernandez came on in the 9th inning to close out the series and the celebration was on in Detroit. Relive the magic in … Read more
Due to the recent struggles of Tigers’ relief pitching, it may be hard for some Tigers fans to imagine that there are some great relief pitchers who have graced the Old English D. To jog your memory, here is Detroit Sports Nation’s Top 5 relief pitchers in Detroit Tigers history.