What, you might ask, is the use in publishing a Tigers Today installment a day late? Well, you have a point. Nevertheless, I want to make sure we cover each day of the year in this format — even if it means dropping one in here 24 hours behind schedule.
Tigers’ Record: 8-7
Tigers History Lesson
- Terry Francona, 51 (former Tigers coach)
On this Date in Tigers History
- 1960 — Rocky Colavito hits his first home run as a member of the Tigers in front of a record Opening Day crowd of 53,563 at Briggs Stadium. The Tigers beat the White Sox 6-5.