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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
2016Detroit TigersAL Central16186750.534.5182nd of 5--7507212,493,8590.00.04423J.Verlander (6.6)B.Ausmus (86-75)
2015Detroit TigersAL Central16174870.460.4305th of 5--6898032,726,0480.00.04727I.Kinsler (6.0)B.Ausmus (74-87)
2014Detroit TigersAL Central16290720.556.5331st of 5--Lost LDS (3-0)7577052,917,2090.00.04830M.Scherzer (6.0)B.Ausmus (90-72)
2013Detroit TigersAL Central16293690.574.6101st of 5--Lost ALCS (4-2)7966243,083,3970.00.03920M.Cabrera (7.3)J.Leyland (93-69)
2012Detroit TigersAL Central16288740.543.5371st of 5--Lost WS (4-0)7266703,028,0330.00.04723J.Verlander (7.7)J.Leyland (88-74)
2011Detroit TigersAL Central16295670.586.5461st of 5--Lost ALCS (4-2)7877112,642,0450.00.04526J.Verlander (8.4)J.Leyland (95-67)
2010Detroit TigersAL Central16281810.500.5053rd of 5--7517432,461,2370.00.04120M.Cabrera (6.4)J.Leyland (81-81)
2009Detroit TigersAL Central16386770.528.4992nd of 5--7437452,567,1650.00.04523J.Verlander (5.5)J.Leyland (86-77)
2008Detroit TigersAL Central16274880.457.4805th of 5--8218573,202,6450.00.04625P.Polanco (4.4)J.Leyland (74-88)
2007Detroit TigersAL Central16288740.543.5492nd of 5--8877973,047,1330.00.04425C.Granderson (7.6)J.Leyland (88-74)
2006Detroit TigersAL Central16295670.586.5892nd of 5--Lost WS (4-1)8226752,595,9370.00.04019C.Guillen (6.0)J.Leyland (95-67)
2005Detroit TigersAL Central16271910.438.4614th of 5--7237872,024,4310.00.04523P.Polanco (4.3)A.Trammell (71-91)
2004Detroit TigersAL Central16272900.444.4914th of 5--8278441,917,0040.00.03918C.Guillen (4.6)A.Trammell (72-90)
2003Detroit TigersAL Central162431190.265.3055th of 5--5919281,368,2450.00.04320D.Young (3.4)A.Trammell (43-119)
2002Detroit TigersAL Central161551060.342.3225th of 5--5758641,503,6230.00.05730J.Weaver (2.8)P.Garner (0-6) and L.Pujols (55-100)
2001Detroit TigersAL Central16266960.407.4144th of 5--7248761,921,3050.00.04422S.Sparks (4.3)P.Garner (66-96)
2000Detroit TigersAL Central16279830.488.4983rd of 5--8238272,438,6170.00.04523B.Higginson (5.3)P.Garner (79-83)
1999Detroit TigersAL Central16169920.429.4253rd of 5--7478822,026,4410.00.04121B.Ausmus (3.3)L.Parrish (69-92)
1998Detroit TigersAL Central16265970.401.4195th of 5--7228631,409,3910.00.04520D.Easley (5.6)B.Bell (52-85) and L.Parrish (13-12)
1997Detroit TigersAL East16279830.488.4973rd of 5--7847901,365,1570.00.04320J.Thompson (7.7)B.Bell (79-83)
1996Detroit TigersAL East162531090.327.3485th of 5--78311031,168,6100.00.05327B.Higginson (3.6)B.Bell (53-109)
1995Detroit TigersAL East14460840.417.3854th of 5--6548441,180,9790.00.04522D.Wells (4.5)S.Anderson (60-84)
1994Detroit TigersAL East11553620.461.4875th of 5--6526711,184,7830.00.03618T.Phillips (4.7)S.Anderson (53-62)
1993Detroit TigersAL East16285770.525.5333rd of 7--8998371,971,4210.00.04022T.Phillips (5.6)S.Anderson (85-77)
1992Detroit TigersAL East16275870.463.4986th of 7--7917941,423,9630.00.03415T.Phillips (5.0)S.Anderson (75-87)
1991Detroit TigersAL East16284780.519.5132nd of 7--8177941,641,6610.00.04119L.Whitaker (6.7)S.Anderson (84-78)
1990Detroit TigersAL East16279830.488.4983rd of 7--7507541,495,7850.00.04320A.Trammell (6.7)S.Anderson (79-83)
1989Detroit TigersAL East162591030.364.3757th of 7--6178161,543,6560.00.04622L.Whitaker (5.3)S.Anderson (59-103)
1988Detroit TigersAL East16288740.543.5302nd of 7--7036582,081,1620.00.03714A.Trammell (6.0)S.Anderson (88-74)
1987Detroit TigersAL East16298640.605.5901st of 7--Lost ALCS (4-1)8967352,061,8300.00.03714A.Trammell (8.2)S.Anderson (98-64)
1986Detroit TigersAL East16287750.537.5513rd of 7--7987141,899,4370.00.04016A.Trammell (6.3)S.Anderson (87-75)
1985Detroit TigersAL East16184770.522.5263rd of 7--7296882,286,6090.00.03614K.Gibson (5.4)S.Anderson (84-77)
1984Detroit TigersAL East162104580.642.6141st of 7--Won WS (4-1)8296432,704,7940.00.03514A.Trammell (6.7)S.Anderson (104-58)
1983Detroit TigersAL East16292700.568.5682nd of 7--7896791,829,6360.00.03916L.Whitaker (6.7)S.Anderson (92-70)
1982Detroit TigersAL East16283790.512.5284th of 7--7296851,636,0580.00.03917L.Whitaker (5.4)S.Anderson (83-79)
1981Detroit TigersAL East10960490.550.5253rd of 7--4274041,149,1440.00.03414L.Whitaker (3.8)S.Anderson (60-49)
1980Detroit TigersAL East16384781.519.5424th of 7--8307571,785,2930.00.03414A.Trammell (4.8)S.Anderson (84-78)
1979Detroit TigersAL East16185760.528.5195th of 7--7707381,630,9290.00.04117J.Morris (5.8)L.Moss (27-26), D.Tracewski (2-0) and S.Anderson (56-50)
1978Detroit TigersAL East16286760.531.5415th of 7--7146531,714,8930.00.03417J.Thompson (5.5)R.Houk (86-76)
1977Detroit TigersAL East16274880.457.4774th of 7--7147511,359,8560.00.03815D.Rozema (5.7)R.Houk (74-88)
1976Detroit TigersAL East16174870.460.4315th of 6--6097091,467,0200.00.03312M.Fidrych (9.6)R.Houk (74-87)
1975Detroit TigersAL East159571020.358.3576th of 6--5707861,058,8360.00.03815M.Lolich (4.2)R.Houk (57-102)
1974Detroit TigersAL East16272900.444.4036th of 6--6207681,243,0800.00.03712J.Hiller (4.2)R.Houk (72-90)
1973Detroit TigersAL East16285770.525.4783rd of 6--6426741,724,1460.00.03916J.Hiller (8.1)B.Martin (71-63) and J.Schultz (14-14)
1972Detroit TigersAL East15686700.551.5381st of 6--Lost ALCS (3-2)5585141,892,3860.00.04420M.Lolich (7.2)B.Martin (86-70)
1971Detroit TigersAL East16291710.562.5382nd of 6--7016451,591,0730.00.03818M.Lolich (8.7)B.Martin (91-71)
1970Detroit TigersAL East16279830.488.4574th of 6--6667311,501,2930.00.03516M.Lolich (4.7)M.Smith (79-83)
1969Detroit TigersAL East16290720.556.5702nd of 6--7016011,577,4810.00.03416D.McLain (8.0)M.Smith (90-72)
1968Detroit TigersAL164103592.636.6381st of 10--Won WS (4-3)6714922,031,8470.00.03315D.McLain (7.3)M.Smith (103-59)
1967Detroit TigersAL16391711.562.5692nd of 10--6835871,447,1430.00.03817A.Kaline (7.5)M.Smith (91-71)
1966Detroit TigersAL16288740.543.5143rd of 10--7196981,124,2930.00.03316D.McAuliffe (6.0)C.Dressen (16-10), B.Swift (32-25) and F.Skaff (40-39)
1965Detroit TigersAL16289730.549.5564th of 10--6806021,029,6450.00.03718N.Cash (5.4)B.Swift (24-18) and C.Dressen (65-55)
1964Detroit TigersAL16385771.525.5144th of 10--699678816,1390.00.03718A.Kaline (5.6)C.Dressen (85-77)
1963Detroit TigersAL16279830.488.4985th of 10--700703821,9520.00.04118A.Kaline (5.4)B.Scheffing (24-36) and C.Dressen (55-47)
1962Detroit TigersAL16185760.528.5424th of 10--7586921,207,8810.00.03717H.Aguirre (6.1)B.Scheffing (85-76)
1961Detroit TigersAL163101611.623.6022nd of 10--8416711,600,7100.00.04219N.Cash (9.2)B.Scheffing (101-61)
1960Detroit TigersAL15471830.461.4926th of 8--6336441,167,6690.00.03714J.Bunning (6.5)J.Dykes (44-52), B.Hitchcock (1-0) and J.Gordon (26-31)
1959Detroit TigersAL15476780.494.4884th of 8--7137321,221,2210.00.03717A.Kaline (6.0)B.Norman (2-15) and J.Dykes (74-63)
1958Detroit TigersAL15477770.500.5385th of 8--6596061,098,9240.00.04418F.Lary (6.7)J.Tighe (21-28) and B.Norman (56-49)
1957Detroit TigersAL15478760.506.5004th of 8--6146141,272,3460.00.04317J.Bunning (7.0)J.Tighe (78-76)
1956Detroit TigersAL15582721.532.5555th of 8--7896991,051,1820.00.03917F.Lary (6.6)B.Harris (82-72)
1955Detroit TigersAL15479750.513.5745th of 8--7756581,181,8380.00.04119A.Kaline (8.2)B.Harris (79-75)
1954Detroit TigersAL15568861.442.4425th of 8--5846641,079,8470.00.03613S.Gromek (6.1)F.Hutchinson (68-86)
1953Detroit TigersAL15860944.390.3736th of 8--695923884,6580.00.04320R.Boone (4.6)F.Hutchinson (60-94)
1952Detroit TigersAL156501042.325.3748th of 8--5577381,026,8460.00.04617V.Wertz (2.2)R.Rolfe (23-49) and F.Hutchinson (27-55)
1951Detroit TigersAL15473810.474.4645th of 8--6857411,132,6410.00.03516V.Wertz (4.4)R.Rolfe (73-81)
1950Detroit TigersAL15795593.617.5732nd of 8--8377131,951,4740.00.03013A.Houtteman (5.7)R.Rolfe (95-59)
1949Detroit TigersAL15587671.565.5624th of 8--7516551,821,2040.00.03112V.Trucks (6.2)R.Rolfe (87-67)
1948Detroit TigersAL15478760.506.4835th of 8--7007261,743,0350.00.03312H.Newhouser (6.6)S.O'Neill (78-76)
1947Detroit TigersAL15885694.552.5482nd of 8--7146421,398,0930.00.02910H.Newhouser (6.4)S.O'Neill (85-69)
1946Detroit TigersAL15592621.597.5982nd of 8--7045671,722,5900.00.03715H.Newhouser (9.2)S.O'Neill (92-62)
1945Detroit TigersAL15588652.575.5521st of 8--Won WS (4-3)6335651,280,3410.00.03716H.Newhouser (12.0)S.O'Neill (88-65)
1944Detroit TigersAL15688662.571.5572nd of 8--658581923,1760.00.03212D.Trout (11.1)S.O'Neill (88-66)
1943Detroit TigersAL15578761.506.5555th of 8--632560606,2870.00.02711R.York (6.3)S.O'Neill (78-76)
1942Detroit TigersAL15673812.474.5025th of 8--589587580,0870.00.03112H.White (5.3)D.Baker (73-81)
1941Detroit TigersAL15575791.487.4644th of 8--686743684,9150.00.03715A.Benton (4.4)D.Baker (75-79)
1940Detroit TigersAL15590641.584.5971st of 8--Lost WS (4-3)8887171,112,6930.00.03517B.Newsom (7.4)D.Baker (90-64)
1939Detroit TigersAL15581731.526.5495th of 8--849762836,2790.00.03919B.Newsom (6.9)D.Baker (81-73)
1938Detroit TigersAL15584701.545.5374th of 8--862795799,5570.00.03114H.Greenberg (7.0)M.Cochrane (47-51) and D.Baker (37-19)
1937Detroit TigersAL15589651.578.5482nd of 8--9358411,072,2760.00.03113H.Greenberg (7.7)M.Cochrane (42-33), D.Baker (41-23) and C.Perkins (6-9)
1936Detroit TigersAL15483710.539.5262nd of 8--921871875,9480.00.02911C.Gehringer (7.4)M.Cochrane (65-55) and D.Baker (18-16)
1935Detroit TigersAL15293581.616.6441st of 8--Won WS (4-2)9196651,034,9290.00.02711C.Gehringer (7.8)M.Cochrane (93-58)
1934Detroit TigersAL154101530.656.6351st of 8--Lost WS (4-3)958708919,1610.00.02912C.Gehringer (8.4)M.Cochrane (101-53)
1933Detroit TigersAL15575791.487.4935th of 8--722733320,9720.00.03114C.Gehringer (7.2)B.Harris (73-79) and D.Baker (2-0)
1932Detroit TigersAL15376752.503.5075th of 8--799787397,1570.00.02810C.Gehringer (4.7)B.Harris (76-75)
1931Detroit TigersAL15461930.396.3887th of 8--651836434,0560.00.03311G.Uhle (6.1)B.Harris (61-93)
1930Detroit TigersAL15475790.487.4725th of 8--783833649,4500.00.03614G.Uhle (7.4)B.Harris (75-79)
1929Detroit TigersAL15570841.455.4996th of 8--926928869,3180.00.03516C.Gehringer (5.8)B.Harris (70-84)
1928Detroit TigersAL15468860.442.4656th of 8--744804474,3230.00.02711O.Carroll (5.1)G.Moriarty (68-86)
1927Detroit TigersAL15682713.536.5224th of 8--845805773,7160.00.03014H.Heilmann (7.2)G.Moriarty (82-71)
1926Detroit TigersAL15779753.513.4796th of 8--793830711,9140.00.03013H.Heilmann (5.2)T.Cobb (79-75)
1925Detroit TigersAL15681732.526.5394th of 8--903829820,7660.00.03113H.Heilmann (6.9)T.Cobb (81-73)
1924Detroit TigersAL15686682.558.5293rd of 8--8497961,015,1360.00.03013H.Heilmann (6.4)T.Cobb (86-68)
1923Detroit TigersAL15583711.539.5522nd of 8--831741911,3770.00.03012H.Heilmann (9.3)T.Cobb (83-71)
1922Detroit TigersAL15579751.513.5213rd of 8--828791861,2060.00.02711T.Cobb (6.7)T.Cobb (79-75)
1921Detroit TigersAL15471821.464.5166th of 8--883852661,5270.00.03414H.Heilmann (6.8)T.Cobb (71-82)
1920Detroit TigersAL15561931.396.3907th of 8--652833579,6500.00.03821H.Ehmke (4.4)H.Jennings (61-93)
1919Detroit TigersAL14080600.571.5314th of 8--618578643,8050.00.02511B.Veach (6.6)H.Jennings (80-60)
1918Detroit TigersAL12855712.437.4297th of 8--476557203,7190.00.03617T.Cobb (6.6)H.Jennings (55-71)
1917Detroit TigersAL15478751.510.5474th of 8--639577457,2890.00.0289T.Cobb (11.3)H.Jennings (78-75)
1916Detroit TigersAL15587671.565.5543rd of 8--670595616,7720.00.03414T.Cobb (8.0)H.Jennings (87-67)
1915Detroit TigersAL156100542.649.6192nd of 8--778597476,1050.00.02712T.Cobb (9.5)H.Jennings (100-54)
1914Detroit TigersAL15780734.523.4984th of 8--615618416,2250.00.03012S.Crawford (6.2)H.Jennings (80-73)
1913Detroit TigersAL15366870.431.4386th of 8--625716398,5020.00.04319T.Cobb (7.4)H.Jennings (66-87)
1912Detroit TigersAL15469841.451.4656th of 8--720777402,8700.00.05320T.Cobb (9.2)H.Jennings (69-84)
1911Detroit TigersAL15489650.578.5312nd of 8--831777484,9880.00.02911T.Cobb (10.7)H.Jennings (89-65)
1910Detroit TigersAL15586681.558.5693rd of 8--679584391,2880.00.03013T.Cobb (10.5)H.Jennings (86-68)
1909Detroit TigersAL15898546.645.6341st of 8--Lost WS (4-3)666493490,4900.00.02911T.Cobb (9.8)H.Jennings (98-54)
1908Detroit TigersAL15490631.588.5761st of 8--Lost WS (4-1)647547436,1990.00.0249T.Cobb (6.1)H.Jennings (90-63)
1907Detroit TigersAL15392583.613.6191st of 8--Lost WS (4-0-1)693531297,0790.00.0248E.Killian (8.1)H.Jennings (92-58)
1906Detroit TigersAL15171782.477.4356th of 8--518598174,0430.00.0249G.Mullin (5.8)B.Armour (71-78)
1905Detroit TigersAL15479741.516.4253rd of 8--512604193,3840.00.03013E.Killian (7.9)B.Armour (79-74)
1904Detroit TigersAL162629010.408.4027th of 8--505627177,7960.00.0258G.Mullin (5.1)E.Barrow (32-46) and B.Lowe (30-44)
1903Detroit TigersAL13765711.478.5235th of 8--567539224,5230.00.02610B.Donovan (7.4)E.Barrow (65-71)
1902Detroit TigersAL13752832.385.4327th of 8--566657189,4690.00.02812W.Mercer (5.7)F.Dwyer (52-83)
1901Detroit TigersAL13674611.548.5303rd of 8--741694259,4300.00.0197R.Miller (7.0)G.Stallings (74-61)
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