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Detroit Tigers

+ American League (MLB)
League: American League
Stat Years Available: 1901-2017
Team Location: Detroit,Michigan

Ballparks:   Comerica Park (2000-2017), Tiger Stadium (1961-1999), Briggs Stadium (1938-1960), Navin Field (1912-1937), Bennett Park (1903-1911)

Franchise Changes
Awards Voting History | All-Star Game Participation
Trades History | Hit for Cycle | No-Hitters

Organization Affiliates:MLB: Detroit Tigers (MLB-AL)   AAA: Toledo Mud Hens (IL)   AA: Erie SeaWolves (East)   A+: Lakeland Flying Tigers (FSL)   A: West Michigan Whitecaps (Midw)   A-: Connecticut Tigers (NYPL)   Rk: Dominican Tigers (DSL)   Rk: Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (GCL)   Rk: Gulf Coast Tigers West (GCL)  

Affiliate History
Historical Matchup:
  • Some odds and ends categories for Major League Franchises.
  • Note that Managers History may not be complete as it is a work-in-progress to find the start and end dates of Managerial tenures.
  • Retired Numbers
    PlayerUnif#Date
    Sparky Anderson11
    Charlie Gehringer2
    Hank Greenberg5
    Willie Horton23
    Al Kaline6
    Hal Newhouser16
    Jackie Robinson42
    Major Award Winners
    YearPlayerAward
    2016Michael FulmerAL Rookie of the Year
    2013Max ScherzerAL Cy Young
    2013Miguel CabreraAL MVP
    2012Miguel CabreraAL MVP
    2011Justin VerlanderAL Cy Young
    2011Justin VerlanderAL MVP
    2006Jim LeylandAL Mgr of the Year
    2006Justin VerlanderAL Rookie of the Year
    1987Sparky AndersonAL Mgr of the Year
    1984Willie HernandezAL Cy Young
    1984Sparky AndersonAL Mgr of the Year
    1984Willie HernandezAL MVP
    1978Lou WhitakerAL Rookie of the Year
    1976Mark FidrychAL Rookie of the Year
    1969Denny McLainAL Cy Young
    1968Denny McLainAL Cy Young
    1968Denny McLainAL MVP
    1953Harvey KuennAL Rookie of the Year
    1945Hal NewhouserAL MVP
    1944Hal NewhouserAL MVP
    1940Hank GreenbergAL MVP
    1937Charlie GehringerAL MVP
    1935Hank GreenbergAL MVP
    1934Mickey CochraneAL MVP
    1911Ty CobbAL MVP
    General Managers History
    General ManagerStartEnd
    Alberto Avila2015-08-04Active GM
    Dave Dombrowski2002-04-082015-08-03
    Randy Smith1995-10-302002-04-07
    Joe Klein1994-01-261995-10-29
    Jerry Walker1991-09-261994-01-25
    Joe McDonald1991-01-091991-09-25
    Bill Lajoie1983-10-111991-01-08
    Jim Campbell1962-09-291983-10-10
    Rick Ferrell1959-04-121962-09-28
    Rick Ferrell1959-01-261959-04-11
    John McHale1957-04-301959-01-25
    Walter Briggs1956-10-151957-04-29
    Muddy Ruel1953-10-131956-10-14
    Charlie Gehringer1951-10-011953-10-12
    Billy Evans1946-12-161950-09-30
    Managers History
    ManagerStartEnd
    Ron Gardenhire2017-10-19Active Mgr
    Brad Ausmus2013-11-032017-10-02
    Jim Leyland2005-10-052013-10-21
    Alan Trammell2002-10-102005-10-03
    Luis Pujols2002-04-092002-10-01
    Phil Garner1999-10-152002-04-07
    *Interim Manager
    Year by Year
    YearWLRkAttendancePayrollHighest PaidOpening Day StarterMVP Vote Leader
    2017639852,321,599$ 200,735,600No votes
    2016867522,493,859$ 199,525,500
    2015748752,726,048$ 172,792,250
    2014907212,917,209$ 162,228,527
    2013936913,083,397$ 149,046,844
    2012887413,028,033$ 132,300,000
    2011956712,642,045$ 105,700,231
    2010818132,461,237$ 122,864,929
    2009867722,567,185$ 115,085,145
    2008748853,202,654$ 137,685,196
    2007887423,047,133$ 94,800,369
    2006956722,595,937$ 82,612,866
    2005719142,024,505$ 69,092,000No votes
    2004729041,917,004$ 46,832,000
    20034311951,368,245$ 49,168,000No votes
    20025510651,503,623$ 55,048,000No votes
    2001669641,921,305$ 49,356,167No votes
    2000798332,438,617$ 61,740,167No votes
    1999699232,026,491$ 34,959,666No votes
    1998659751,409,391$ 22,625,000No votes
    1997798331,365,157$ 16,304,500
    19965310951,168,610$ 21,941,000No votes
    1995608441,180,979$ 35,862,501No votes
    1994536251,184,783$ 40,042,501No votes
    1993857741,971,421$ 36,548,166
    1992758761,423,963$ 28,773,834
    1991847821,641,661$ 23,736,334
    1990798331,495,785$ 18,092,238
    19895910371,543,656$ 15,099,596No votes
    1988887422,081,162$ 15,597,071
    1987986412,061,830N/A
    1986877531,899,437N/ANo votes
    1985847732,286,609N/A
    19841045812,704,794N/A
    1983927021,829,636N/A
    198160491,149,144N/A
    1980847851,785,293N/A
    1979857651,630,929N/A
    1978867651,714,893N/A
    1977748841,359,856N/A
    1976748751,467,020N/A
    19755710261,058,836N/ANo votes
    1974729061,243,080N/A
    1973857731,724,146N/A
    1972867011,892,386N/A
    1971917121,591,073N/A
    1970798341,501,293N/ANo votes
    1969907221,577,481N/A
    19681035912,031,847N/A
    1967917131,447,143N/A
    1966887431,124,293N/A
    1965897341,029,645N/A
    196485774816,139N/A
    196379835821,952N/A
    1962857641,207,881N/A
    19611016121,600,710N/A
    1960718361,167,669N/A
    1959767841,221,221N/A
    1958777751,098,924N/A
    1957787641,272,346N/A
    1956827251,051,182N/A
    1955797551,181,838N/A
    1954688651,079,847N/A
    195360946884,658N/A
    19525010481,026,846N/A
    1951738151,132,641N/A
    1950955921,951,474N/A


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