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Detroit Tigers History

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Top Hitter

Ty Cobb

Ty
Cobb

Top Pitcher

Hal Newhouser

Hal
Newhouser

Championship Wins Last Since
World Series 4 1984 33 yrs
League 11 2012 5 yrs
Division 7 2014 3 yrs
Wild Card 1 2006 11 yrs
Show Team Records

Seasons

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Teams


Year Team Lg W L W% Rnk GB WS Lg Div WC Diff RS RA Top Position Player WAR Top Pitcher WAR
2017 Detroit Tigers AL 64 98 .395 5 38.0 -159 -0.2 -0.8 Justin Upton 5.2 Justin Verlander 4.5
2016 Detroit Tigers AL 86 75 .534 2 8.0 29 0.1 0.1 Ian Kinsler 6.1 Justin Verlander 6.6
2015 Detroit Tigers AL 74 87 .460 5 20.5 -116 -0.2 -0.5 Ian Kinsler 6.0 David Price 3.6
2014 Detroit Tigers AL 90 72 .556 1 - 52 0.5 -0.1 Ian Kinsler 5.7 Max Scherzer 6.0
2013 Detroit Tigers AL 93 69 .574 1 - 172 0.5 0.6 Miguel Cabrera 7.3 Max Scherzer 6.7
2012 Detroit Tigers AL 88 74 .543 1 - 56 0.0 0.4 Miguel Cabrera 7.2 Justin Verlander 7.8
2011 Detroit Tigers AL 95 67 .586 1 - 76 0.4 0.2 Miguel Cabrera 7.5 Justin Verlander 8.4
2010 Detroit Tigers AL 81 81 .500 3 13.0 8 0.1 -0.0 Miguel Cabrera 6.5 Justin Verlander 4.3
2009 Detroit Tigers AL 86 77 .528 2 1.0 -2 -0.3 0.3 Miguel Cabrera 5.1 Justin Verlander 5.6
2008 Detroit Tigers AL 74 88 .457 5 14.5 -36 0.2 -0.5 Placido Polanco 4.4 Armando Galarraga 4.1
2007 Detroit Tigers AL 88 74 .543 2 8.0 90 0.5 0.0 Curtis Granderson 7.6 Justin Verlander 4.2
2006 Detroit Tigers AL 95 67 .586 2 1.0 147 0.1 0.8 Carlos Guillen 6.0 Justin Verlander 4.1
2005 Detroit Tigers AL 71 91 .438 4 28.0 -64 -0.2 -0.2 Placido Polanco 4.3 Jeremy Bonderman 1.5
2004 Detroit Tigers AL 72 90 .444 4 20.0 -17 0.2 -0.4 Carlos Guillen 4.6 Mike Maroth 3.2
2003 Detroit Tigers AL 43 119 .265 5 47.0 -337 -1.1 -1.1 Dmitri Young 3.4 Nate Cornejo 1.5
2002 Detroit Tigers AL 55 106 .342 5 39.0 -289 -1.1 -0.8 Robert Fick 1.7 Jeff Weaver 2.7
2001 Detroit Tigers AL 66 96 .407 4 25.0 -152 -0.2 -0.8 Bobby Higginson 3.4 Steve Sparks 4.4
2000 Detroit Tigers AL 79 83 .488 3 16.0 -4 -0.1 0.0 Bobby Higginson 5.3 Jeff Weaver 3.2
1999 Detroit Tigers AL 69 92 .429 3 27.5 -135 -0.6 -0.3 Brad Ausmus 3.4 Doug Brocail 3.1
1998 Detroit Tigers AL 65 97 .401 5 24.0 -139 -0.6 -0.3 Damion Easley 5.6 Brian Moehler 4.2
1997 Detroit Tigers AL 79 83 .488 3 19.0 -6 -0.2 0.1 Tony Clark 3.5 Justin Thompson 7.7
1996 Detroit Tigers AL 53 109 .327 5 39.0 -320 -0.7 -1.5 Bobby Higginson 3.6 Omar Olivares 3.5
1995 Detroit Tigers AL 60 84 .417 4 26.0 -190 -0.6 -0.8 Travis Fryman 3.9 David Wells 4.5
1994 Detroit Tigers AL 53 62 .461 5 18.0 -19 0.4 -0.6 Tony Phillips 4.7 David Wells 2.7
1993 Detroit Tigers AL 85 77 .525 3 10.0 62 0.8 -0.4 Tony Phillips 5.6 David Wells 2.9
1992 Detroit Tigers AL 75 87 .463 6 21.0 -3 0.5 -0.6 Tony Phillips 5.0 Bill Gullickson 1.6
1991 Detroit Tigers AL 84 78 .519 2 7.0 23 0.5 -0.4 Lou Whitaker 6.7 Frank Tanana 2.8
1990 Detroit Tigers AL 79 83 .488 3 9.0 -4 0.4 -0.4 Alan Trammell 6.7 Ed Nunez 2.2
1989 Detroit Tigers AL 59 103 .364 7 30.0 -199 -0.5 -0.8 Lou Whitaker 5.3 Frank Tanana 3.1
1988 Detroit Tigers AL 88 74 .543 2 1.0 45 0.1 0.2 Alan Trammell 6.0 Jeff Robinson 3.8
1987 Detroit Tigers AL 98 64 .605 1 - 161 0.8 0.3 Alan Trammell 8.2 Jack Morris 5.1
1986 Detroit Tigers AL 87 75 .537 3 8.5 84 0.5 0.1 Alan Trammell 6.3 Jack Morris 5.1
1985 Detroit Tigers AL 84 77 .522 3 15.0 41 0.1 0.2 Kirk Gibson 5.4 Jack Morris 4.9
1984 Detroit Tigers AL 104 58 .642 1 - 186 0.8 0.4 Alan Trammell 6.7 Willie Hernandez 4.8
1983 Detroit Tigers AL 92 70 .568 2 6.0 110 0.5 0.3 Lou Whitaker 6.7 Jack Morris 4.0
1982 Detroit Tigers AL 83 79 .512 4 12.0 44 0.1 0.2 Lou Whitaker 5.4 Dan Petry 4.2
1981 Detroit Tigers AL 60 49 .550 3 2.0 23 -0.1 0.3 Lou Whitaker 3.8 Jack Morris 3.4
1980 Detroit Tigers AL 84 78 .519 4 19.0 73 0.5 -0.0 Alan Trammell 4.8 Dan Schatzeder 3.5
1979 Detroit Tigers AL 85 76 .528 5 18.0 32 0.0 0.2 Lou Whitaker 4.5 Jack Morris 5.8
1978 Detroit Tigers AL 86 76 .531 5 13.5 61 0.0 0.4 Jason Thompson 5.5 Dave Rozema 4.1
1977 Detroit Tigers AL 74 88 .457 4 26.0 -37 -0.3 0.1 Jason Thompson 3.8 Dave Rozema 5.7
1976 Detroit Tigers AL 74 87 .460 5 24.0 -100 -0.4 -0.2 Ron LeFlore 5.3 Mark Fidrych 9.6
1975 Detroit Tigers AL 57 102 .358 6 37.5 -216 -0.9 -0.6 Aurelio Rodriguez 1.9 Mickey Lolich 4.2
1974 Detroit Tigers AL 72 90 .444 6 19.0 -148 -0.5 -0.4 Bill Freehan 4.0 John Hiller 4.1
1973 Detroit Tigers AL 85 77 .525 3 12.0 -32 -0.5 0.3 Dick McAuliffe 2.6 John Hiller 8.1
1972 Detroit Tigers AL 86 70 .551 1 - 44 0.0 0.3 Bill Freehan 4.2 Mickey Lolich 7.4
1971 Detroit Tigers AL 91 71 .562 2 12.0 56 0.3 0.0 Bill Freehan 4.3 Mickey Lolich 8.7
1970 Detroit Tigers AL 79 83 .488 4 29.0 -65 -0.2 -0.2 Al Kaline 3.2 Mickey Lolich 4.5
1969 Detroit Tigers AL 90 72 .556 2 19.0 100 0.2 0.4 Jim Northrup 5.0 Denny McLain 8.2
1968 Detroit Tigers AL 103 59 .636 1 - 179 0.6 0.5 Bill Freehan 7.0 Denny McLain 7.4
1967 Detroit Tigers AL 91 71 .562 2 1.0 96 0.5 0.1 Al Kaline 7.5 Mickey Lolich 2.7
1966 Detroit Tigers AL 88 74 .543 3 10.0 21 0.5 -0.4 Dick McAuliffe 6.0 Earl Wilson 4.6
1965 Detroit Tigers AL 89 73 .549 4 13.0 78 0.2 0.3 Norm Cash 5.4 Denny McLain 4.5
1964 Detroit Tigers AL 85 77 .525 4 14.0 21 0.1 0.0 Al Kaline 5.6 Mickey Lolich 3.7
1963 Detroit Tigers AL 79 83 .488 5 25.5 -3 0.1 -0.1 Al Kaline 5.4 Hank Aguirre 2.9
1962 Detroit Tigers AL 85 76 .528 4 10.5 66 0.1 0.3 Rocky Colavito 5.7 Hank Aguirre 7.3
1961 Detroit Tigers AL 101 61 .623 2 8.0 170 0.9 0.2 Norm Cash 9.2 Frank Lary 4.3
1960 Detroit Tigers AL 71 83 .461 6 26.0 -11 -0.6 0.5 Norm Cash 2.8 Jim Bunning 6.7
1959 Detroit Tigers AL 76 78 .494 4 18.0 -19 0.1 -0.2 Al Kaline 6.0 Don Mossi 4.1
1958 Detroit Tigers AL 77 77 .500 5 15.0 53 0.0 0.3 Al Kaline 6.5 Frank Lary 6.7
1957 Detroit Tigers AL 78 76 .506 4 20.0 0 -0.4 0.4 Al Kaline 5.5 Jim Bunning 6.3
1956 Detroit Tigers AL 82 72 .532 5 15.0 90 0.5 0.1 Al Kaline 6.5 Frank Lary 6.2
1955 Detroit Tigers AL 79 75 .513 5 17.0 117 0.6 0.2 Al Kaline 8.2 Billy Hoeft 5.0
1954 Detroit Tigers AL 68 86 .442 5 43.0 -80 -0.4 -0.1 Ray Boone 4.4 Steve Gromek 5.7
1953 Detroit Tigers AL 60 94 .390 6 40.5 -228 -0.2 -1.3 Ray Boone 4.6 Ned Garver 2.2
1952 Detroit Tigers AL 50 104 .325 8 45.0 -181 -0.7 -0.6 Vic Wertz 2.2 Virgil Trucks 1.8
1951 Detroit Tigers AL 73 81 .474 5 25.0 -56 -0.2 -0.1 Vic Wertz 4.4 Fred Hutchinson 3.2
1950 Detroit Tigers AL 95 59 .617 2 3.0 124 0.3 0.6 George Kell 4.9 Art Houtteman 6.1
1949 Detroit Tigers AL 87 67 .565 4 10.0 96 0.1 0.6 George Kell 4.8 Virgil Trucks 6.9
1948 Detroit Tigers AL 78 76 .506 5 18.5 -25 -0.3 0.2 Pat Mullin 3.5 Hal Newhouser 6.4
1947 Detroit Tigers AL 85 69 .552 2 12.0 72 0.3 0.2 Roy Cullenbine 4.3 Hal Newhouser 5.9
1946 Detroit Tigers AL 92 62 .597 2 12.0 137 0.4 0.6 Hank Greenberg 6.5 Hal Newhouser 9.5
1945 Detroit Tigers AL 88 65 .575 1 - 68 0.0 0.5 Roy Cullenbine 5.4 Hal Newhouser 11.2
1944 Detroit Tigers AL 88 66 .571 2 1.0 77 0.1 0.4 Pinky Higgins 4.0 Dizzy Trout 9.6
1943 Detroit Tigers AL 78 76 .506 5 20.0 72 -0.1 0.5 Rudy York 6.3 Dizzy Trout 5.2
1942 Detroit Tigers AL 73 81 .474 5 30.0 2 -0.9 0.9 Rudy York 3.0 Al Benton 5.6
1941 Detroit Tigers AL 75 79 .487 4 26.0 -57 -0.7 0.4 Barney McCosky 3.2 Al Benton 5.2
1940 Detroit Tigers AL 90 64 .584 1 - 172 0.5 0.7 Hank Greenberg 7.1 Bobo Newsom 7.6
1939 Detroit Tigers AL 81 73 .526 5 26.5 87 -0.0 0.6 Hank Greenberg 5.5 Bobo Newsom 7.4
1938 Detroit Tigers AL 84 70 .545 4 16.0 67 -0.1 0.5 Hank Greenberg 7.0 George Gill 3.8
1937 Detroit Tigers AL 89 65 .578 2 13.0 94 0.5 0.2 Hank Greenberg 7.7 Elden Auker 4.3
1936 Detroit Tigers AL 83 71 .539 2 19.5 51 0.5 -0.2 Charlie Gehringer 7.4 Tommy Bridges 6.3
1935 Detroit Tigers AL 93 58 .616 1 - 254 1.1 0.7 Charlie Gehringer 7.8 Schoolboy Rowe 3.8
1934 Detroit Tigers AL 101 53 .656 1 - 249 1.3 0.5 Charlie Gehringer 8.4 Schoolboy Rowe 5.9
1933 Detroit Tigers AL 75 79 .487 5 25.0 -11 -0.4 0.3 Charlie Gehringer 7.2 Firpo Marberry 5.3
1932 Detroit Tigers AL 76 75 .503 5 29.5 11 -0.1 0.2 Charlie Gehringer 4.7 Tommy Bridges 4.5
1931 Detroit Tigers AL 61 93 .396 7 47.0 -185 -1.2 -0.1 John Stone 3.4 George Uhle 5.5
1930 Detroit Tigers AL 75 79 .487 5 27.0 -49 -0.4 0.1 Charlie Gehringer 6.5 George Uhle 6.2
1929 Detroit Tigers AL 70 84 .455 6 36.0 -1 0.7 -0.8 Charlie Gehringer 5.8 George Uhle 3.4
1928 Detroit Tigers AL 68 86 .442 6 33.0 -59 -0.1 -0.3 Charlie Gehringer 4.5 Ownie Carroll 5.0
1927 Detroit Tigers AL 82 71 .536 4 27.5 40 0.4 -0.2 Harry Heilmann 7.2 Earl Whitehill 4.8
1926 Detroit Tigers AL 79 75 .513 6 12.0 -36 0.3 -0.5 Harry Heilmann 5.2 Sam Gibson 3.3
1925 Detroit Tigers AL 81 73 .526 4 16.5 73 0.6 -0.1 Harry Heilmann 6.9 Hooks Dauss 3.8
1924 Detroit Tigers AL 86 68 .558 3 6.0 53 0.5 -0.1 Harry Heilmann 6.4 Rip Collins 3.5
1923 Detroit Tigers AL 83 71 .539 2 16.0 92 0.7 -0.1 Harry Heilmann 9.3 Hooks Dauss 5.0
1922 Detroit Tigers AL 79 75 .513 3 15.0 39 0.6 -0.4 Ty Cobb 6.7 Herman Pillette 5.6
1921 Detroit Tigers AL 71 82 .464 6 27.0 35 0.7 -0.5 Harry Heilmann 6.8 Dutch Leonard 4.1
1920 Detroit Tigers AL 61 93 .396 7 37.0 -181 -0.6 -0.7 Bobby Veach 4.2 Howard Ehmke 4.2
1919 Detroit Tigers AL 80 60 .571 4 8.0 43 0.4 -0.1 Bobby Veach 6.6 Bernie Boland 4.7
1918 Detroit Tigers AL 55 71 .437 7 20.0 -85 -0.0 -0.7 Ty Cobb 6.6 Bernie Boland 4.2
1917 Detroit Tigers AL 78 75 .510 4 21.5 62 0.4 -0.0 Ty Cobb 11.3 Bill James 2.7
1916 Detroit Tigers AL 87 67 .565 3 4.0 78 0.6 -0.0 Ty Cobb 8.0 Harry Coveleski 6.4
1915 Detroit Tigers AL 100 54 .649 2 2.5 181 0.9 0.3 Ty Cobb 9.5 Hooks Dauss 5.1
1914 Detroit Tigers AL 80 73 .523 4 19.5 -3 0.2 -0.2 Sam Crawford 6.2 Harry Coveleski 4.8
1913 Detroit Tigers AL 66 87 .431 6 30.0 -92 0.0 -0.7 Ty Cobb 7.4 Hooks Dauss 2.7
1912 Detroit Tigers AL 69 84 .451 6 36.5 -47 0.2 -0.5 Ty Cobb 9.2 Jean Dubuc 4.0
1911 Detroit Tigers AL 89 65 .578 2 13.5 54 0.5 -0.1 Ty Cobb 10.7 George Mullin 5.3
1910 Detroit Tigers AL 86 68 .558 3 18.0 97 0.6 0.0 Ty Cobb 10.5 Bill Donovan 3.3
1909 Detroit Tigers AL 98 54 .645 1 - 173 0.6 0.5 Ty Cobb 9.8 George Mullin 4.6
1908 Detroit Tigers AL 90 63 .588 1 - 93 0.7 -0.0 Ty Cobb 6.1 Bill Donovan 4.6
1907 Detroit Tigers AL 92 58 .613 1 - 159 0.8 0.3 Ty Cobb 6.8 Ed Killian 6.6
1906 Detroit Tigers AL 71 78 .477 6 21.0 -79 -0.3 -0.3 Sam Crawford 3.2 George Mullin 5.1
1905 Detroit Tigers AL 79 74 .516 3 15.5 -97 -0.3 -0.3 Sam Crawford 5.3 Ed Killian 6.8
1904 Detroit Tigers AL 62 90 .408 7 32.0 -122 -0.4 -0.4 Jimmy Barrett 3.1 Ed Killian 4.9
1903 Detroit Tigers AL 65 71 .478 5 25.0 28 0.1 0.1 Sam Crawford 5.6 Bill Donovan 6.9
1902 Detroit Tigers AL 52 83 .385 7 30.5 -91 -0.8 0.0 Jimmy Barrett 3.1 Win Mercer 6.1
1901 Detroit Tigers AL 74 61 .548 3 8.5 46 0.1 0.3 Kid Elberfeld 3.8 Roscoe Miller 7.1