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Tigers History Lesson
On this Date in Tigers History
- 1995 — The Tigers acquired a player to be named (LHP Mike Myers) from the Marlins for LHP Buddy Groom.
- 1990 — Alan Trammell, Cecil Fielder, Gary Ward hit back-to-back-to-back homers against the Blue Jays at Skydome. It hasn’t happened for the Tigers since.
- 1987 — The Tigers acquired infielder Jim Morrisonon from the Pirates for infielder Darnell Coles and a player to be named (LHP Morris Madden).
- 1984 — Bill Buckner and Tony Armas each hit grand slams in the first two innings off Tigers ace Jack Morris to spark the Red Sox to a 12-7 victory in the first game. Detroit takes the second game 7-5 in 11 innings, after scoring a run in the ninth to tie. Lance Parrish’s two-run homer ends it and Aurelio Lopez’s record improves to 9-0.
- 1974 — The Tigers release two of their dwindling number of 1968 stars when they release Norm Cash and sell Jim Northrup to Montreal.
- 1945 — Tigers great Bobby Veach passes away at age 57.
- 1907 — The A’s Socks Seybold socks a homer off Ed Killian to beat the Tigers. Killian had not given up a homer
since Sept. 19, 1903 — 1,001 innings. He lost that game as well, and will surrender just nine homers in his short career.
- 1904 — The Tigers acquired infielder Charlie “Piano Legs” Hickman from the Indians for catcher Fritz Buelow and infielder Charlie Carr.