Random Five: A.L. Central Managers’ Career Batting Averages

Here’s a list of the current A.L. Central skippers and their respective lifetime averages. I’m kinda surprised that Ned Yost was such a lightweight.

  1. Paul Molitor, Twins: .306
  2. Terry Francona, Indians: .274
  3. Robin Ventura, White Sox: .267
  4. Brad Ausmus, Tigers: .251
  5. Ned Yost, Royals: .212

Discuss.

Tigers Today: April 22, 2010

What, you might ask, is the use in publishing a Tigers Today installment a day late? Well, you have a point. Nevertheless, I want to make sure we cover each day of the year in this format — even if it means dropping one in here 24 hours behind schedule.

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Tigers’ Record: 8-7

Tigers History Lesson

Today’s Birthdays

On this Date in Tigers History

  • 1960Rocky Colavito hits his first home run as a member of the Tigers in front of a record Opening Day crowd of 53,563 at Briggs Stadium. The Tigers beat the White Sox 6-5.