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Franchise History

Rk Year Tm Lg G W L Ties W-L% pythW-L% Finish GB Playoffs R RA BatAge PAge #Bat #P Top Player Managers
1 2014 Detroit Tigers AL Central 99 57 42 0 .576 .550 1st of 5 -- 474 425 29.8 28.6 36 21 M.Scherzer (3.5) B.Ausmus (57-42)
2 2013 Detroit Tigers AL Central 162 93 69 0 .574 .610 1st of 5 -- Lost ALCS (4-2) 796 624 29.9 28.4 39 20 M.Cabrera (7.5) J.Leyland (93-69)
3 2012 Detroit Tigers AL Central 162 88 74 0 .543 .537 1st of 5 -- Lost WS (4-0) 726 670 28.0 28.2 47 23 J.Verlander (7.7) J.Leyland (88-74)
4 2011 Detroit Tigers AL Central 162 95 67 0 .586 .546 1st of 5 -- Lost ALCS (4-2) 787 711 28.6 27.8 45 26 J.Verlander (8.4) J.Leyland (95-67)
5 2010 Detroit Tigers AL Central 162 81 81 0 .500 .505 3rd of 5 13.0 751 743 28.8 26.5 41 20 M.Cabrera (6.4) J.Leyland (81-81)
6 2009 Detroit Tigers AL Central 163 86 77 0 .528 .499 2nd of 5 1.0 743 745 29.7 26.6 45 23 J.Verlander (5.5) J.Leyland (86-77)
7 2008 Detroit Tigers AL Central 162 74 88 0 .457 .480 5th of 5 14.5 821 857 30.3 29.9 46 25 P.Polanco (4.4) J.Leyland (74-88)
8 2007 Detroit Tigers AL Central 162 88 74 0 .543 .549 2nd of 5 8.0 887 797 30.8 28.5 44 25 C.Granderson (7.6) J.Leyland (88-74)
9 2006 Detroit Tigers AL Central 162 95 67 0 .586 .589 2nd of 5 1.0 Lost WS (4-1) 822 675 29.3 28.8 40 19 C.Guillen (6.0) J.Leyland (95-67)
10 2005 Detroit Tigers AL Central 162 71 91 0 .438 .461 4th of 5 28.0 723 787 28.5 28.0 45 23 P.Polanco (4.3) A.Trammell (71-91)
11 2004 Detroit Tigers AL Central 162 72 90 0 .444 .491 4th of 5 20.0 827 844 28.2 27.5 39 18 C.Guillen (4.6) A.Trammell (72-90)
12 2003 Detroit Tigers AL Central 162 43 119 0 .265 .305 5th of 5 47.0 591 928 27.2 25.3 43 20 D.Young (3.4) A.Trammell (43-119)
13 2002 Detroit Tigers AL Central 161 55 106 0 .342 .322 5th of 5 39.0 575 864 28.1 28.1 57 30 J.Weaver (2.8) P.Garner (0-6) and L.Pujols (55-100)
14 2001 Detroit Tigers AL Central 162 66 96 0 .407 .414 4th of 5 25.0 724 876 28.2 28.1 44 22 S.Sparks (4.3) P.Garner (66-96)
15 2000 Detroit Tigers AL Central 162 79 83 0 .488 .498 3rd of 5 16.0 823 827 29.1 29.1 45 23 B.Higginson (5.3) P.Garner (79-83)
16 1999 Detroit Tigers AL Central 161 69 92 0 .429 .425 3rd of 5 27.5 747 882 27.5 27.6 41 21 B.Ausmus (3.3) L.Parrish (69-92)
17 1998 Detroit Tigers AL Central 162 65 97 0 .401 .419 5th of 5 24.0 722 863 27.3 26.6 45 20 D.Easley (5.6) B.Bell (52-85) and L.Parrish (13-12)
18 1997 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 79 83 0 .488 .497 3rd of 5 19.0 784 790 26.5 27.5 43 20 J.Thompson (7.7) B.Bell (79-83)
19 1996 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 53 109 0 .327 .348 5th of 5 39.0 783 1103 27.0 26.7 53 27 B.Higginson (3.6) B.Bell (53-109)
20 1995 Detroit Tigers AL East 144 60 84 0 .417 .385 4th of 5 26.0 654 844 28.8 27.8 45 22 D.Wells (4.5) S.Anderson (60-84)
21 1994 Detroit Tigers AL East 115 53 62 0 .461 .487 5th of 5 18.0 652 671 30.8 31.2 36 18 T.Phillips (4.7) S.Anderson (53-62)
22 1993 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 85 77 0 .525 .533 3rd of 7 10.0 899 837 30.7 30.1 40 22 T.Phillips (5.6) S.Anderson (85-77)
23 1992 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 75 87 0 .463 .498 6th of 7 21.0 791 794 29.9 29.6 34 15 T.Phillips (5.0) S.Anderson (75-87)
24 1991 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 84 78 0 .519 .513 2nd of 7 7.0 817 794 29.2 30.8 41 19 L.Whitaker (6.7) S.Anderson (84-78)
25 1990 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 79 83 0 .488 .498 3rd of 7 9.0 750 754 30.6 30.4 43 20 A.Trammell (6.7) S.Anderson (79-83)
26 1989 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 59 103 0 .364 .375 7th of 7 30.0 617 816 30.9 31.0 46 22 L.Whitaker (5.3) S.Anderson (59-103)
27 1988 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 88 74 0 .543 .530 2nd of 7 1.0 703 658 32.1 31.1 37 14 A.Trammell (6.0) S.Anderson (88-74)
28 1987 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 98 64 0 .605 .590 1st of 7 -- Lost ALCS (4-1) 896 735 31.1 29.5 37 14 A.Trammell (8.2) S.Anderson (98-64)
29 1986 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 87 75 0 .537 .551 3rd of 7 8.5 798 714 30.4 28.9 40 16 A.Trammell (6.3) S.Anderson (87-75)
30 1985 Detroit Tigers AL East 161 84 77 0 .522 .526 3rd of 7 15.0 729 688 29.5 29.1 36 14 K.Gibson (5.4) S.Anderson (84-77)
31 1984 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 104 58 0 .642 .614 1st of 7 -- Won WS (4-1) 829 643 28.6 29.7 35 14 A.Trammell (6.7) S.Anderson (104-58)
32 1983 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 92 70 0 .568 .568 2nd of 7 6.0 789 679 27.8 28.1 39 16 L.Whitaker (6.7) S.Anderson (92-70)
33 1982 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 83 79 0 .512 .528 4th of 7 12.0 729 685 27.1 26.7 39 17 L.Whitaker (5.4) S.Anderson (83-79)
34 1981 Detroit Tigers AL East 109 60 49 0 .550 .525 3rd of 7 2.0 427 404 27.1 26.2 34 14 L.Whitaker (3.8) S.Anderson (60-49)
35 1980 Detroit Tigers AL East 163 84 78 1 .519 .542 4th of 7 19.0 830 757 26.4 25.6 34 14 A.Trammell (4.8) S.Anderson (84-78)
36 1979 Detroit Tigers AL East 161 85 76 0 .528 .519 5th of 7 18.0 770 738 26.6 26.3 41 17 J.Morris (5.8) L.Moss (27-26), D.Tracewski (2-0) and S.Anderson (56-50)
37 1978 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 86 76 0 .531 .541 5th of 7 13.5 714 653 26.2 27.1 34 17 J.Thompson (5.5) R.Houk (86-76)
38 1977 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 74 88 0 .457 .477 4th of 7 26.0 714 751 27.3 25.8 38 15 D.Rozema (5.7) R.Houk (74-88)
39 1976 Detroit Tigers AL East 161 74 87 0 .460 .431 5th of 6 24.0 609 709 28.0 26.7 33 12 M.Fidrych (9.6) R.Houk (74-87)
40 1975 Detroit Tigers AL East 159 57 102 0 .358 .357 6th of 6 37.5 570 786 27.6 27.4 38 15 M.Lolich (4.2) R.Houk (57-102)
41 1974 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 72 90 0 .444 .403 6th of 6 19.0 620 768 30.0 28.9 37 12 J.Hiller (4.2) R.Houk (72-90)
42 1973 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 85 77 0 .525 .478 3rd of 6 12.0 642 674 31.5 30.4 39 16 J.Hiller (8.1) B.Martin (71-63) and J.Schultz (14-14)
43 1972 Detroit Tigers AL East 156 86 70 0 .551 .538 1st of 6 -- Lost ALCS (3-2) 558 514 30.7 27.8 44 20 M.Lolich (7.2) B.Martin (86-70)
44 1971 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 91 71 0 .562 .538 2nd of 6 12.0 701 645 29.6 26.7 38 18 M.Lolich (8.7) B.Martin (91-71)
45 1970 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 79 83 0 .488 .457 4th of 6 29.0 666 731 28.8 26.6 35 16 M.Lolich (4.7) M.Smith (79-83)
46 1969 Detroit Tigers AL East 162 90 72 0 .556 .570 2nd of 6 19.0 701 601 28.8 28.1 34 16 D.McLain (8.0) M.Smith (90-72)
47 1968 Detroit Tigers AL 164 103 59 2 .636 .638 1st of 10 -- Won WS (4-3) 671 492 28.0 26.8 33 15 D.McLain (7.3) M.Smith (103-59)
48 1967 Detroit Tigers AL 163 91 71 1 .562 .569 2nd of 10 1.0 683 587 28.3 27.6 38 17 A.Kaline (7.5) M.Smith (91-71)
49 1966 Detroit Tigers AL 162 88 74 0 .543 .514 3rd of 10 10.0 719 698 27.7 28.3 33 16 D.McAuliffe (6.0) C.Dressen (16-10), B.Swift (32-25) and F.Skaff (40-39)
50 1965 Detroit Tigers AL 162 89 73 0 .549 .556 4th of 10 13.0 680 602 26.8 26.9 37 18 N.Cash (5.4) B.Swift (24-18) and C.Dressen (65-55)
51 1964 Detroit Tigers AL 163 85 77 1 .525 .514 4th of 10 14.0 699 678 27.5 26.9 37 18 A.Kaline (5.6) C.Dressen (85-77)
52 1963 Detroit Tigers AL 162 79 83 0 .488 .498 5th of 10 25.5 700 703 28.4 28.5 41 18 A.Kaline (5.4) B.Scheffing (24-36) and C.Dressen (55-47)
53 1962 Detroit Tigers AL 161 85 76 0 .528 .542 4th of 10 10.5 758 692 28.2 29.5 37 17 H.Aguirre (6.1) B.Scheffing (85-76)
54 1961 Detroit Tigers AL 163 101 61 1 .623 .602 2nd of 10 8.0 841 671 27.4 29.1 42 19 N.Cash (9.2) B.Scheffing (101-61)
55 1960 Detroit Tigers AL 154 71 83 0 .461 .492 6th of 8 26.0 633 644 28.7 28.8 37 14 J.Bunning (6.5) J.Dykes (44-52), B.Hitchcock (1-0) and J.Gordon (26-31)
56 1959 Detroit Tigers AL 154 76 78 0 .494 .488 4th of 8 18.0 713 732 28.8 28.4 37 17 A.Kaline (6.0) B.Norman (2-15) and J.Dykes (74-63)
57 1958 Detroit Tigers AL 154 77 77 0 .500 .538 5th of 8 15.0 659 606 27.5 27.2 44 18 F.Lary (6.7) J.Tighe (21-28) and B.Norman (56-49)
58 1957 Detroit Tigers AL 154 78 76 0 .506 .500 4th of 8 20.0 614 614 27.0 27.0 43 17 J.Bunning (7.0) J.Tighe (78-76)
59 1956 Detroit Tigers AL 155 82 72 1 .532 .555 5th of 8 15.0 789 699 27.2 28.0 39 17 F.Lary (6.6) B.Harris (82-72)
60 1955 Detroit Tigers AL 154 79 75 0 .513 .574 5th of 8 17.0 775 658 26.8 27.0 41 19 A.Kaline (8.2) B.Harris (79-75)
61 1954 Detroit Tigers AL 155 68 86 1 .442 .442 5th of 8 43.0 584 664 25.7 27.2 36 13 S.Gromek (6.1) F.Hutchinson (68-86)
62 1953 Detroit Tigers AL 158 60 94 4 .390 .373 6th of 8 40.5 695 923 28.5 26.7 43 20 R.Boone (4.6) F.Hutchinson (60-94)
63 1952 Detroit Tigers AL 156 50 104 2 .325 .374 8th of 8 45.0 557 738 29.0 28.9 46 17 V.Wertz (2.2) R.Rolfe (23-49) and F.Hutchinson (27-55)
64 1951 Detroit Tigers AL 154 73 81 0 .474 .464 5th of 8 25.0 685 741 28.9 30.6 35 16 V.Wertz (4.4) R.Rolfe (73-81)
65 1950 Detroit Tigers AL 157 95 59 3 .617 .573 2nd of 8 3.0 837 713 28.2 28.5 30 13 A.Houtteman (5.7) R.Rolfe (95-59)
66 1949 Detroit Tigers AL 155 87 67 1 .565 .562 4th of 8 10.0 751 655 28.0 27.8 31 12 V.Trucks (6.2) R.Rolfe (87-67)
67 1948 Detroit Tigers AL 154 78 76 0 .506 .483 5th of 8 18.5 700 726 28.2 27.6 33 12 H.Newhouser (6.6) S.O'Neill (78-76)
68 1947 Detroit Tigers AL 158 85 69 4 .552 .548 2nd of 8 12.0 714 642 29.7 28.8 29 10 H.Newhouser (6.4) S.O'Neill (85-69)
69 1946 Detroit Tigers AL 155 92 62 1 .597 .598 2nd of 8 12.0 704 567 30.4 29.0 37 15 H.Newhouser (9.3) S.O'Neill (92-62)
70 1945 Detroit Tigers AL 155 88 65 2 .575 .552 1st of 8 -- Won WS (4-3) 633 565 32.4 28.4 37 16 H.Newhouser (12.0) S.O'Neill (88-65)
71 1944 Detroit Tigers AL 156 88 66 2 .571 .557 2nd of 8 1.0 658 581 31.7 27.1 32 12 D.Trout (11.1) S.O'Neill (88-66)
72 1943 Detroit Tigers AL 155 78 76 1 .506 .555 5th of 8 20.0 632 560 28.9 26.9 27 11 R.York (6.3) S.O'Neill (78-76)
73 1942 Detroit Tigers AL 156 73 81 2 .474 .502 5th of 8 30.0 589 587 28.3 27.1 31 12 H.White (5.3) D.Baker (73-81)
74 1941 Detroit Tigers AL 155 75 79 1 .487 .464 4th of 8 26.0 686 743 29.2 28.6 37 15 A.Benton (4.4) D.Baker (75-79)
75 1940 Detroit Tigers AL 155 90 64 1 .584 .597 1st of 8 -- Lost WS (4-3) 888 717 29.4 27.8 35 17 B.Newsom (7.4) D.Baker (90-64)
76 1939 Detroit Tigers AL 155 81 73 1 .526 .549 5th of 8 26.5 849 762 28.5 28.0 39 19 B.Newsom (6.9) D.Baker (81-73)
77 1938 Detroit Tigers AL 155 84 70 1 .545 .537 4th of 8 16.0 862 795 28.2 27.8 31 14 H.Greenberg (7.0) M.Cochrane (47-51) and D.Baker (37-19)
78 1937 Detroit Tigers AL 155 89 65 1 .578 .548 2nd of 8 13.0 935 841 29.0 27.4 31 13 H.Greenberg (7.7) M.Cochrane (42-33), D.Baker (41-23) and C.Perkins (6-9)
79 1936 Detroit Tigers AL 154 83 71 0 .539 .526 2nd of 8 19.5 921 871 30.7 28.1 29 11 C.Gehringer (7.4) M.Cochrane (65-55) and D.Baker (18-16)
80 1935 Detroit Tigers AL 152 93 58 1 .616 .644 1st of 8 -- Won WS (4-2) 919 665 28.9 28.4 27 11 C.Gehringer (7.8) M.Cochrane (93-58)
81 1934 Detroit Tigers AL 154 101 53 0 .656 .635 1st of 8 -- Lost WS (4-3) 958 708 28.1 28.3 29 12 C.Gehringer (8.4) M.Cochrane (101-53)
82 1933 Detroit Tigers AL 155 75 79 1 .487 .493 5th of 8 25.0 722 733 26.7 28.6 31 14 C.Gehringer (7.2) B.Harris (73-79) and D.Baker (2-0)
83 1932 Detroit Tigers AL 153 76 75 2 .503 .507 5th of 8 29.5 799 787 27.4 28.3 28 10 C.Gehringer (4.7) B.Harris (76-75)
84 1931 Detroit Tigers AL 154 61 93 0 .396 .388 7th of 8 47.0 651 836 27.3 28.7 33 11 G.Uhle (6.1) B.Harris (61-93)
85 1930 Detroit Tigers AL 154 75 79 0 .487 .472 5th of 8 27.0 783 833 26.7 28.2 36 14 G.Uhle (7.4) B.Harris (75-79)
86 1929 Detroit Tigers AL 155 70 84 1 .455 .499 6th of 8 36.0 926 928 27.6 27.9 35 16 C.Gehringer (5.8) B.Harris (70-84)
87 1928 Detroit Tigers AL 154 68 86 0 .442 .465 6th of 8 33.0 744 804 28.1 27.3 27 11 O.Carroll (5.1) G.Moriarty (68-86)
88 1927 Detroit Tigers AL 156 82 71 3 .536 .522 4th of 8 27.5 845 805 27.6 27.3 30 14 H.Heilmann (7.2) G.Moriarty (82-71)
89 1926 Detroit Tigers AL 157 79 75 3 .513 .479 6th of 8 12.0 793 830 28.0 27.8 30 13 H.Heilmann (5.2) T.Cobb (79-75)
90 1925 Detroit Tigers AL 156 81 73 2 .526 .539 4th of 8 16.5 903 829 28.9 28.4 31 13 H.Heilmann (6.9) T.Cobb (81-73)
91 1924 Detroit Tigers AL 156 86 68 2 .558 .529 3rd of 8 6.0 849 796 29.1 26.7 30 13 H.Heilmann (6.4) T.Cobb (86-68)
92 1923 Detroit Tigers AL 155 83 71 1 .539 .552 2nd of 8 16.0 831 741 29.0 27.4 30 12 H.Heilmann (9.3) T.Cobb (83-71)
93 1922 Detroit Tigers AL 155 79 75 1 .513 .521 3rd of 8 15.0 828 791 29.1 27.1 27 11 T.Cobb (6.7) T.Cobb (79-75)
94 1921 Detroit Tigers AL 154 71 82 1 .464 .516 6th of 8 27.0 883 852 29.1 27.9 34 14 H.Heilmann (6.8) T.Cobb (71-82)
95 1920 Detroit Tigers AL 155 61 93 1 .396 .390 7th of 8 37.0 652 833 29.0 27.2 38 21 H.Ehmke (4.4) H.Jennings (61-93)
96 1919 Detroit Tigers AL 140 80 60 0 .571 .531 4th of 8 8.0 618 578 28.6 27.1 25 11 B.Veach (6.6) H.Jennings (80-60)
97 1918 Detroit Tigers AL 128 55 71 2 .437 .429 7th of 8 20.0 476 557 28.5 26.9 36 17 T.Cobb (6.6) H.Jennings (55-71)
98 1917 Detroit Tigers AL 154 78 75 1 .510 .547 4th of 8 21.5 639 577 27.7 26.1 28 9 T.Cobb (11.3) H.Jennings (78-75)
99 1916 Detroit Tigers AL 155 87 67 1 .565 .554 3rd of 8 4.0 670 595 27.1 26.4 34 14 T.Cobb (8.0) H.Jennings (87-67)
100 1915 Detroit Tigers AL 156 100 54 2 .649 .619 2nd of 8 2.5 778 597 27.1 26.1 27 12 T.Cobb (9.5) H.Jennings (100-54)
101 1914 Detroit Tigers AL 157 80 73 4 .523 .498 4th of 8 19.5 615 618 26.3 25.5 30 12 S.Crawford (6.2) H.Jennings (80-73)
102 1913 Detroit Tigers AL 153 66 87 0 .431 .438 6th of 8 30.0 625 716 26.2 25.5 43 19 T.Cobb (7.4) H.Jennings (66-87)
103 1912 Detroit Tigers AL 154 69 84 1 .451 .465 6th of 8 36.5 720 777 26.9 26.6 53 20 T.Cobb (9.2) H.Jennings (69-84)
104 1911 Detroit Tigers AL 154 89 65 0 .578 .531 2nd of 8 13.5 831 777 27.2 27.1 29 11 T.Cobb (10.7) H.Jennings (89-65)
105 1910 Detroit Tigers AL 155 86 68 1 .558 .569 3rd of 8 18.0 679 584 27.8 27.2 30 13 T.Cobb (10.5) H.Jennings (86-68)
106 1909 Detroit Tigers AL 158 98 54 6 .645 .634 1st of 8 -- Lost WS (4-3) 666 493 26.8 26.8 29 11 T.Cobb (9.8) H.Jennings (98-54)
107 1908 Detroit Tigers AL 154 90 63 1 .588 .576 1st of 8 -- Lost WS (4-1) 647 547 27.2 27.4 24 9 T.Cobb (6.1) H.Jennings (90-63)
108 1907 Detroit Tigers AL 153 92 58 3 .613 .619 1st of 8 -- Lost WS (4-0) 693 531 26.8 29.2 24 8 E.Killian (8.1) H.Jennings (92-58)
109 1906 Detroit Tigers AL 151 71 78 2 .477 .435 6th of 8 21.0 518 598 27.5 29.2 24 9 G.Mullin (5.8) B.Armour (71-78)
110 1905 Detroit Tigers AL 154 79 74 1 .516 .425 3rd of 8 15.5 512 604 27.8 27.9 30 13 E.Killian (7.9) B.Armour (79-74)
111 1904 Detroit Tigers AL 162 62 90 10 .408 .402 7th of 8 32.0 505 627 27.9 27.1 25 8 G.Mullin (5.1) E.Barrow (32-46) and B.Lowe (30-44)
112 1903 Detroit Tigers AL 137 65 71 1 .478 .523 5th of 8 25.0 567 539 28.1 26.1 26 10 B.Donovan (7.4) E.Barrow (65-71)
113 1902 Detroit Tigers AL 137 52 83 2 .385 .432 7th of 8 30.5 566 657 29.1 25.0 28 12 W.Mercer (5.7) F.Dwyer (52-83)
114 1901 Detroit Tigers AL 136 74 61 1 .548 .530 3rd of 8 8.5 741 694 27.9 25.3 19 7 R.Miller (7.0) G.Stallings (74-61)