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Detroit Tigers
Detroit Tigers logo.png
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Year Founded: 1894
Colors: Navy blue, orange, white
Mascot:
Championships: 4
Website: http://detroit.tigers.mlb.com/index.jsp?c_id=det

The Detroit Tigers are a Major League Baseball team in the American League Central Division. They play in Detroit, MI.

Stadium: Comerica Park.

World Series Titles: 4 (1935, 1945, 1968, 1984)

American League Pennants: 10 (1907, 1908, 1909, 1934, 1935, 1940, 1945, 1968, 1984, 2006)

Playoffs: 12 (1907, 1908, 1909, 1934, 1935, 1940, 1945, 1968, 1972, 1984, 1987, 2006)

Contents

Current Roster

*Not on active roster
**Not on 40 man roster

Pitchers

  • 40 - Phil Coke
  • 48 - Rick Porcello
  • 37 - Max Scherzer
  • 46 - Jose Valverde
  • 35 - Justin Verlander
  • 21 - Dontrelle Willis
  • 54 - Joel Zumaya

Catchers

  • 8 - Gerald Laird
  • 13 - Alex Avila
Comerica Park, current home of the Tigers

Infielders

  • 24 - Miguel Cabrera
  • 15 - Brandon Inge
  • 32 - Don Kelly
  • 39 - Ramon Santiago

Outfielders

  • 14 - Austin Jackson
  • 25 - Ryan Raburn

Retired numbers

The following numbers were retired from play by the Tigers:

  • 2 Charlie Gehringer (number retired June 12, 1983)
  • 5 Hank Greenberg (number retired June 12, 1983)
  • 6 Al Kaline (number retired August 17, 1980)
  • 16 Hal Newhouser (number retired July 27, 1997)
  • 23 Willie Horton (number retired July 15, 2000)
  • 42 Jackie Robinson (number retired league-wide in 1997)

Ty Cobb had retired from playing before the numbers system was adopted in 1929, yet he is honored with the five Tigers above on the left and right field walls at Commerica Park; in addition all six were immortalized as a steel sculpture display near the park's main gate. Although a player for the Brooklyn Dodgers, Jackie Robinson was awarded a special honor throughout baseball in the retirement of his number for the contributions he made in integrating the sport.

Minor League Affiliates

  • AAA - Toledo Mud Hens
  • AA - Erie SeaWolves
  • A Adv. - Lakeland Tigers
  • A - West Michigan Whitecaps
  • SS - Oneonta Tigers

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