41-36, 2nd place; 1.5 games behind Minnesota
Twins 5 – Tigers 1
Tigers History Lesson
On this Date in Tigers History
- 1945 — Away from the game for four years, Hank Greenberg makes a dramatic return in front of an emotional crowd of 47,700 at Briggs Stadium as he homers off of Charlie Gassaway in his first game following being released from the Armed Forces. Greenberg’s homer helps the first-place Tigers beat the A’s, 9-5.
- 1936 — The Tigers collect 25 hits off three White Sox pitchers to win 21-7.