Video: The Second-best Defensive Play to End a Tigers Game
Posted on August 22, 2011
I’ve decided that yesterday’s play by Austin Jackson and Alex Avila was the most exciting defensive play to end a Tigers game since July 24, 1983 when Chet Lemon stole a homer from Rod Carew at the Big A.
The catch gave the Tigers 4-3, 12-inning win and kept them just a half-game out of first behind the Orioles.
Here’s a WDIV Tigers promo from 1986 that plays off that unbelievable catch.