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Tigers History Lesson
On this Date in Tigers History
- 1997 — For the second time in three days, a Tiger steals four bases with Boston catcher Scott Hatteberg behind the plate. This time it’s Damion Easley in Detroit’s 9-2 victory. Tomorrow, Hatteberg will start on the bench, but will come in when Bill Haselman breaks his finger.
- 1976 — Mark ‘the Bird’ Fidrych one-hits the Yankees before a national television audience as the Tigers win 5-1.
- 1962 — Hall of Famer Mickey Cochrane died at age 59.
- 1931 — Records for catching fly balls are set in a doubleheader as the A’s beat the Tigers, 9-1 and 5-1. Detroit’s outfield made 24 putouts, and Philadelphia adds 19 for a two-team total of 43 in the two games.