Tigers Today: October 2, 2010
Posted on October 2, 2010
80-80, 3rd Place; 13.5 GB
Tigers @ Orioles | 7:05 p.m. ET – Oriole Park at Camden Yards | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM
Game 1: Orioles 10 – Tigers 6
Game 2: Orioles 2 – Tigers 1
Tigers History Lesson
On this Date in Tigers History
- 2009 — The Tigers lost to Jake Peavy and the White Sox 8-0, leaving them just one game ahead of the Twins with two to play. Edwin Jackson took the loss for the Tigers.
- 1974 — Al Kaline announces his retirement. During his 22-year career with the Tigers, Kaline compiled 3,007 hits and 399 home runs. He also batted .379 in the 1968 World Series.
- 1968 — Bob Gibson of the St. Louis Cardinals strikes out 17 Tigers. Gibson sets the World Series record for most strikeouts in a single game, set on this day in 1963 by Sandy Koufax, and leads the Cardinals to a 4-0 victory over Tigers ace and Cy Young Award winner Denny McLain.