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Marc Hall set a Tigers record by pitching 13 innings in relief in 1914, and less than a year later he died from complications of diabetes

It is one of those records that could be broken at some point, but it isn’t likely. Marc Hall pitched a Detroit Tigers franchise record 13 relief innings on July 5, 1914, in the first game of a doubleheader against … Continue reading

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Second baseman Charlie Gehringer leads mythical all-time Tigers team made up of players born in Michigan

In the 120-year history of the Detroit Tigers in the major leagues, 104 of the 1,701 players were born in Michigan. So, what would an all-time Tigers team made up of players born in Michigan look like? It was a … Continue reading

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Ready for Opening Day? It won’t be as remarkable as the first one when Detroit had a 10-run rally in the ninth inning to win

Detroit had not been the home to a major-league baseball team since 1888, when the Detroit Wolverines played in the National League. It became a major-league city again in 1901 when baseball added a second major league to the National … Continue reading

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