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Franchise History

Franchise History
Year Tm Lg G W L Ties W-L% pythW-L% Finish GB Playoffs R RA Attendance BatAge PAge #Bat #P Top Player Managers
2017Detroit TigersAL Central9745520.464.4824th of 56.54744931,340,60229.928.73820J.Upton (3.9)B.Ausmus (45-52)
2016Detroit TigersAL Central16186750.534.5182nd of 58.07507212,493,85929.929.04423J.Verlander (6.6)B.Ausmus (86-75)
2015Detroit TigersAL Central16174870.460.4305th of 520.56898032,726,04828.328.74727I.Kinsler (6.0)B.Ausmus (74-87)
2014Detroit TigersAL Central16290720.556.5331st of 5--Lost LDS (3-0)7577052,917,20929.728.54830M.Scherzer (6.0)B.Ausmus (90-72)
2013Detroit TigersAL Central16293690.574.6101st of 5--Lost ALCS (4-2)7966243,083,39729.928.43920M.Cabrera (7.3)J.Leyland (93-69)
2012Detroit TigersAL Central16288740.543.5371st of 5--Lost WS (4-0)7266703,028,03328.028.24723J.Verlander (7.7)J.Leyland (88-74)
2011Detroit TigersAL Central16295670.586.5461st of 5--Lost ALCS (4-2)7877112,642,04528.627.84526J.Verlander (8.4)J.Leyland (95-67)
2010Detroit TigersAL Central16281810.500.5053rd of 513.07517432,461,23728.826.54120M.Cabrera (6.5)J.Leyland (81-81)
2009Detroit TigersAL Central16386770.528.4992nd of 51.07437452,567,16529.726.64523J.Verlander (5.5)J.Leyland (86-77)
2008Detroit TigersAL Central16274880.457.4805th of 514.58218573,202,64530.329.94625P.Polanco (4.4)J.Leyland (74-88)
2007Detroit TigersAL Central16288740.543.5492nd of 58.08877973,047,13330.828.54425C.Granderson (7.6)J.Leyland (88-74)
2006Detroit TigersAL Central16295670.586.5892nd of 51.0Lost WS (4-1)8226752,595,93729.328.84019C.Guillen (6.0)J.Leyland (95-67)
2005Detroit TigersAL Central16271910.438.4614th of 528.07237872,024,43128.528.04523P.Polanco (4.3)A.Trammell (71-91)
2004Detroit TigersAL Central16272900.444.4914th of 520.08278441,917,00428.227.53918C.Guillen (4.6)A.Trammell (72-90)
2003Detroit TigersAL Central162431190.265.3055th of 547.05919281,368,24527.225.34320D.Young (3.4)A.Trammell (43-119)
2002Detroit TigersAL Central161551060.342.3225th of 539.05758641,503,62328.128.15730J.Weaver (2.8)P.Garner (0-6) and L.Pujols (55-100)
2001Detroit TigersAL Central16266960.407.4144th of 525.07248761,921,30528.228.14422S.Sparks (4.3)P.Garner (66-96)
2000Detroit TigersAL Central16279830.488.4983rd of 516.08238272,438,61729.129.14523B.Higginson (5.3)P.Garner (79-83)
1999Detroit TigersAL Central16169920.429.4253rd of 527.57478822,026,44127.527.64121B.Ausmus (3.4)L.Parrish (69-92)
1998Detroit TigersAL Central16265970.401.4195th of 524.07228631,409,39127.326.64520D.Easley (5.6)B.Bell (52-85) and L.Parrish (13-12)
1997Detroit TigersAL East16279830.488.4973rd of 519.07847901,365,15726.527.54320J.Thompson (7.7)B.Bell (79-83)
1996Detroit TigersAL East162531090.327.3485th of 539.078311031,168,61027.026.75327B.Higginson (3.6)B.Bell (53-109)
1995Detroit TigersAL East14460840.417.3854th of 526.06548441,180,97928.827.84522D.Wells (4.5)S.Anderson (60-84)
1994Detroit TigersAL East11553620.461.4875th of 518.06526711,184,78330.831.23618T.Phillips (4.7)S.Anderson (53-62)
1993Detroit TigersAL East16285770.525.5333rd of 710.08998371,971,42130.730.14022T.Phillips (5.6)S.Anderson (85-77)
1992Detroit TigersAL East16275870.463.4986th of 721.07917941,423,96329.929.63415T.Phillips (5.0)S.Anderson (75-87)
1991Detroit TigersAL East16284780.519.5132nd of 77.08177941,641,66129.230.84119L.Whitaker (6.7)S.Anderson (84-78)
1990Detroit TigersAL East16279830.488.4983rd of 79.07507541,495,78530.630.44320A.Trammell (6.7)S.Anderson (79-83)
1989Detroit TigersAL East162591030.364.3757th of 730.06178161,543,65630.931.04622L.Whitaker (5.3)S.Anderson (59-103)
1988Detroit TigersAL East16288740.543.5302nd of 71.07036582,081,16232.131.13714A.Trammell (6.0)S.Anderson (88-74)
1987Detroit TigersAL East16298640.605.5901st of 7--Lost ALCS (4-1)8967352,061,83031.129.53714A.Trammell (8.2)S.Anderson (98-64)
1986Detroit TigersAL East16287750.537.5513rd of 78.57987141,899,43730.428.94016A.Trammell (6.3)S.Anderson (87-75)
1985Detroit TigersAL East16184770.522.5263rd of 715.07296882,286,60929.529.13614K.Gibson (5.4)S.Anderson (84-77)
1984Detroit TigersAL East162104580.642.6141st of 7--Won WS (4-1)8296432,704,79428.629.73514A.Trammell (6.7)S.Anderson (104-58)
1983Detroit TigersAL East16292700.568.5682nd of 76.07896791,829,63627.828.13916L.Whitaker (6.7)S.Anderson (92-70)
1982Detroit TigersAL East16283790.512.5284th of 712.07296851,636,05827.126.73917L.Whitaker (5.4)S.Anderson (83-79)
1981Detroit TigersAL East10960490.550.5253rd of 72.04274041,149,14427.126.23414L.Whitaker (3.8)S.Anderson (60-49)
1980Detroit TigersAL East16384781.519.5424th of 719.08307571,785,29326.425.63414A.Trammell (4.8)S.Anderson (84-78)
1979Detroit TigersAL East16185760.528.5195th of 718.07707381,630,92926.626.34117J.Morris (5.9)L.Moss (27-26), D.Tracewski (2-0) and S.Anderson (56-50)
1978Detroit TigersAL East16286760.531.5415th of 713.57146531,714,89326.227.13417J.Thompson (5.5)R.Houk (86-76)
1977Detroit TigersAL East16274880.457.4774th of 726.07147511,359,85627.325.83815D.Rozema (5.7)R.Houk (74-88)
1976Detroit TigersAL East16174870.460.4315th of 624.06097091,467,02028.026.73312M.Fidrych (9.6)R.Houk (74-87)
1975Detroit TigersAL East159571020.358.3576th of 637.55707861,058,83627.627.43815M.Lolich (4.2)R.Houk (57-102)
1974Detroit TigersAL East16272900.444.4036th of 619.06207681,243,08030.028.93712J.Hiller (4.2)R.Houk (72-90)
1973Detroit TigersAL East16285770.525.4783rd of 612.06426741,724,14631.530.43916J.Hiller (8.1)B.Martin (71-63) and J.Schultz (14-14)
1972Detroit TigersAL East15686700.551.5381st of 6--Lost ALCS (3-2)5585141,892,38630.727.84420M.Lolich (7.2)B.Martin (86-70)
1971Detroit TigersAL East16291710.562.5382nd of 612.07016451,591,07329.626.73818M.Lolich (8.7)B.Martin (91-71)
1970Detroit TigersAL East16279830.488.4574th of 629.06667311,501,29328.826.63516M.Lolich (4.7)M.Smith (79-83)
1969Detroit TigersAL East16290720.556.5702nd of 619.07016011,577,48128.828.13416D.McLain (8.0)M.Smith (90-72)
1968Detroit TigersAL164103592.636.6381st of 10--Won WS (4-3)6714922,031,84728.026.83315D.McLain (7.3)M.Smith (103-59)
1967Detroit TigersAL16391711.562.5692nd of 101.06835871,447,14328.327.63817A.Kaline (7.5)M.Smith (91-71)
1966Detroit TigersAL16288740.543.5143rd of 1010.07196981,124,29327.728.33316D.McAuliffe (6.0)C.Dressen (16-10), B.Swift (32-25) and F.Skaff (40-39)
1965Detroit TigersAL16289730.549.5564th of 1013.06806021,029,64526.826.93718N.Cash (5.4)B.Swift (24-18) and C.Dressen (65-55)
1964Detroit TigersAL16385771.525.5144th of 1014.0699678816,13927.526.93718A.Kaline (5.6)C.Dressen (85-77)
1963Detroit TigersAL16279830.488.4985th of 1025.5700703821,95228.428.54118A.Kaline (5.4)B.Scheffing (24-36) and C.Dressen (55-47)
1962Detroit TigersAL16185760.528.5424th of 1010.57586921,207,88128.229.53717H.Aguirre (6.1)B.Scheffing (85-76)
1961Detroit TigersAL163101611.623.6022nd of 108.08416711,600,71027.429.14219N.Cash (9.2)B.Scheffing (101-61)
1960Detroit TigersAL15471830.461.4926th of 826.06336441,167,66928.728.83714J.Bunning (6.5)J.Dykes (44-52), B.Hitchcock (1-0) and J.Gordon (26-31)
1959Detroit TigersAL15476780.494.4884th of 818.07137321,221,22128.828.43717A.Kaline (6.0)B.Norman (2-15) and J.Dykes (74-63)
1958Detroit TigersAL15477770.500.5385th of 815.06596061,098,92427.527.24418F.Lary (6.7)J.Tighe (21-28) and B.Norman (56-49)
1957Detroit TigersAL15478760.506.5004th of 820.06146141,272,34627.027.04317J.Bunning (7.0)J.Tighe (78-76)
1956Detroit TigersAL15582721.532.5555th of 815.07896991,051,18227.228.03917F.Lary (6.6)B.Harris (82-72)
1955Detroit TigersAL15479750.513.5745th of 817.07756581,181,83826.827.04119A.Kaline (8.2)B.Harris (79-75)
1954Detroit TigersAL15568861.442.4425th of 843.05846641,079,84725.727.23613S.Gromek (6.1)F.Hutchinson (68-86)
1953Detroit TigersAL15860944.390.3736th of 840.5695923884,65828.526.74320R.Boone (4.6)F.Hutchinson (60-94)
1952Detroit TigersAL156501042.325.3748th of 845.05577381,026,84629.028.94617V.Wertz (2.2)R.Rolfe (23-49) and F.Hutchinson (27-55)
1951Detroit TigersAL15473810.474.4645th of 825.06857411,132,64128.930.73516V.Wertz (4.4)R.Rolfe (73-81)
1950Detroit TigersAL15795593.617.5732nd of 83.08377131,951,47428.228.53013A.Houtteman (5.7)R.Rolfe (95-59)
1949Detroit TigersAL15587671.565.5624th of 810.07516551,821,20428.027.83112V.Trucks (6.2)R.Rolfe (87-67)
1948Detroit TigersAL15478760.506.4835th of 818.57007261,743,03528.227.63312H.Newhouser (6.6)S.O'Neill (78-76)
1947Detroit TigersAL15885694.552.5482nd of 812.07146421,398,09329.728.82910H.Newhouser (6.4)S.O'Neill (85-69)
1946Detroit TigersAL15592621.597.5982nd of 812.07045671,722,59030.429.03715H.Newhouser (9.3)S.O'Neill (92-62)
1945Detroit TigersAL15588652.575.5521st of 8--Won WS (4-3)6335651,280,34132.428.43716H.Newhouser (12.0)S.O'Neill (88-65)
1944Detroit TigersAL15688662.571.5572nd of 81.0658581923,17631.727.13212D.Trout (11.1)S.O'Neill (88-66)
1943Detroit TigersAL15578761.506.5555th of 820.0632560606,28728.926.92711R.York (6.3)S.O'Neill (78-76)
1942Detroit TigersAL15673812.474.5025th of 830.0589587580,08728.327.13112H.White (5.3)D.Baker (73-81)
1941Detroit TigersAL15575791.487.4644th of 826.0686743684,91529.228.63715A.Benton (4.4)D.Baker (75-79)
1940Detroit TigersAL15590641.584.5971st of 8--Lost WS (4-3)8887171,112,69329.427.83517B.Newsom (7.5)D.Baker (90-64)
1939Detroit TigersAL15581731.526.5495th of 826.5849762836,27928.528.03919B.Newsom (7.0)D.Baker (81-73)
1938Detroit TigersAL15584701.545.5374th of 816.0862795799,55728.227.83114H.Greenberg (7.0)M.Cochrane (47-51) and D.Baker (37-19)
1937Detroit TigersAL15589651.578.5482nd of 813.09358411,072,27629.027.43113H.Greenberg (7.7)M.Cochrane (42-33), D.Baker (41-23) and C.Perkins (6-9)
1936Detroit TigersAL15483710.539.5262nd of 819.5921871875,94830.728.12911C.Gehringer (7.4)M.Cochrane (65-55) and D.Baker (18-16)
1935Detroit TigersAL15293581.616.6441st of 8--Won WS (4-2)9196651,034,92928.928.42711C.Gehringer (7.8)M.Cochrane (93-58)
1934Detroit TigersAL154101530.656.6351st of 8--Lost WS (4-3)958708919,16128.128.32912C.Gehringer (8.4)M.Cochrane (101-53)
1933Detroit TigersAL15575791.487.4935th of 825.0722733320,97226.728.63114C.Gehringer (7.2)B.Harris (73-79) and D.Baker (2-0)
1932Detroit TigersAL15376752.503.5075th of 829.5799787397,15727.428.32810C.Gehringer (4.7)B.Harris (76-75)
1931Detroit TigersAL15461930.396.3887th of 847.0651836434,05627.428.73311G.Uhle (6.1)B.Harris (61-93)
1930Detroit TigersAL15475790.487.4725th of 827.0783833649,45026.728.23614G.Uhle (7.4)B.Harris (75-79)
1929Detroit TigersAL15570841.455.4996th of 836.0926928869,31827.627.93516C.Gehringer (5.8)B.Harris (70-84)
1928Detroit TigersAL15468860.442.4656th of 833.0744804474,32328.127.32711O.Carroll (5.1)G.Moriarty (68-86)
1927Detroit TigersAL15682713.536.5224th of 827.5845805773,71627.627.33014H.Heilmann (7.2)G.Moriarty (82-71)
1926Detroit TigersAL15779753.513.4796th of 812.0793830711,91428.027.83013H.Heilmann (5.2)T.Cobb (79-75)
1925Detroit TigersAL15681732.526.5394th of 816.5903829820,76628.928.43113H.Heilmann (6.9)T.Cobb (81-73)
1924Detroit TigersAL15686682.558.5293rd of 86.08497961,015,13629.126.73013H.Heilmann (6.4)T.Cobb (86-68)
1923Detroit TigersAL15583711.539.5522nd of 816.0831741911,37729.027.43012H.Heilmann (9.3)T.Cobb (83-71)
1922Detroit TigersAL15579751.513.5213rd of 815.0828791861,20629.127.12711T.Cobb (6.7)T.Cobb (79-75)
1921Detroit TigersAL15471821.464.5166th of 827.0883852661,52729.127.93414H.Heilmann (6.8)T.Cobb (71-82)
1920Detroit TigersAL15561931.396.3907th of 837.0652833579,65029.027.23821H.Ehmke (4.4)H.Jennings (61-93)
1919Detroit TigersAL14080600.571.5314th of 88.0618578643,80528.627.12511B.Veach (6.6)H.Jennings (80-60)
1918Detroit TigersAL12855712.437.4297th of 820.0476557203,71928.626.93617T.Cobb (6.6)H.Jennings (55-71)
1917Detroit TigersAL15478751.510.5474th of 821.5639577457,28927.726.0289T.Cobb (11.3)H.Jennings (78-75)
1916Detroit TigersAL15587671.565.5543rd of 84.0670595616,77227.126.43414T.Cobb (8.0)H.Jennings (87-67)
1915Detroit TigersAL156100542.649.6192nd of 82.5778597476,10527.126.12712T.Cobb (9.5)H.Jennings (100-54)
1914Detroit TigersAL15780734.523.4984th of 819.5615618416,22526.325.53012S.Crawford (6.2)H.Jennings (80-73)
1913Detroit TigersAL15366870.431.4386th of 830.0625716398,50226.225.54319T.Cobb (7.4)H.Jennings (66-87)
1912Detroit TigersAL15469841.451.4656th of 836.5720777402,87026.926.65320T.Cobb (9.2)H.Jennings (69-84)
1911Detroit TigersAL15489650.578.5312nd of 813.5831777484,98827.227.12911T.Cobb (10.7)H.Jennings (89-65)
1910Detroit TigersAL15586681.558.5693rd of 818.0679584391,28827.827.23013T.Cobb (10.5)H.Jennings (86-68)
1909Detroit TigersAL15898546.645.6341st of 8--Lost WS (4-3)666493490,49026.826.82911T.Cobb (9.8)H.Jennings (98-54)
1908Detroit TigersAL15490631.588.5761st of 8--Lost WS (4-1)647547436,19927.227.4249T.Cobb (6.1)H.Jennings (90-63)
1907Detroit TigersAL15392583.613.6191st of 8--Lost WS (4-0-1)693531297,07926.829.2248E.Killian (8.1)H.Jennings (92-58)
1906Detroit TigersAL15171782.477.4356th of 821.0518598174,04327.529.2249G.Mullin (5.8)B.Armour (71-78)
1905Detroit TigersAL15479741.516.4253rd of 815.5512604193,38427.827.93013E.Killian (7.9)B.Armour (79-74)
1904Detroit TigersAL162629010.408.4027th of 832.0505627177,79627.927.1258G.Mullin (5.1)E.Barrow (32-46) and B.Lowe (30-44)
1903Detroit TigersAL13765711.478.5235th of 825.0567539224,52328.126.12610B.Donovan (7.4)E.Barrow (65-71)
1902Detroit TigersAL13752832.385.4327th of 830.5566657189,46929.125.02812W.Mercer (5.7)F.Dwyer (52-83)
1901Detroit TigersAL13674611.548.5303rd of 88.5741694259,43027.925.3197R.Miller (7.0)G.Stallings (74-61)
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