Tigers Today: August 6, 2010
Posted on August 6, 2010
53-55, 3rd place; 9 GB Chicago
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White Sox 6 – Tigers 4
Tigers History Lesson
On this Date in Tigers History
- 1947 — The Tigers’ Skeeter Webb enters the game as a pinch hitter for Fred Hutchinson against the Indians and scores. Detroit bats around, and Webb lifts a fly ball that scores a run in the nine-run eighth. Stubby Overmire wins, 13-6, in the first of two. Detroit sweeps, winning the nightcap, 7-5 behind Hutchinson.
- 1941 — Tigers pitcher Al Benton collects two sacrifices in one inning, a major-league record.
- 1938 — Mickey Cochrane is fired as Tigers manager.