62-63, 3rd Place; 10 GB
Tigers vs. Royals | 7:05 p.m. ET – Comerica Park | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM
Tigers 12 – Royals 3
Tigers History Lesson
- Tony Bernazard, 54
On this Date in Tigers History
- 1976 — At Tiger Stadium, Bill Freehan hits his 200th and final home run in a 12-7 loss to the White Sox. He’ll finish his career with 100 homers hit at home and 100 on the road.
- 1945 — Cleveland ace Bob Feller returns from the Navy and attracts a home crowd of 46,477, who watch him strike out 12 and yield only four hits in a 4-2 win over Hal Newhouser.
- 1940 — In the Tigers’ 12-1 victory at Fenway Park, Red Sox outfielder Ted Williams pitches the last two innings, allowing one run on three hits.
- 1914 — In the second game of a doubleheader at Washington, the Tigers’ Hooks Dauss and four Nats pitchers combine to plunk a record seven batters, a major-league record that will remain unmatched until 1971. Hooks hits three while Jim Shaw, Jack Bentley, Harry Harper, and Jim Stevens hit four. The Tigers win 11-0 and take the opener as well, 3-1.