Tigers All-Decade Series: 1940s

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The Tigers went to the World Series in 1940 but ended up losing to the Cincinnati Reds. Due to being called for military service, Greenberg had to serve for four years, but he ended up returning and guiding the Tigers to their second World Series championship in 1945. Continue reading

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Tigers All-Decade Team: 1930s

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Now let’s fast-forward to the 1930s! the 1910s and 1920s were filled of mediocrity for the Detroit Tigers franchise. There were a few bright spots in the 1910s and 1920s though that I’d like to quickly hit on: George Mullin pitching the franchise’s first no-hitter, Cobb winning five consecutive batting titles, and the 100-win 1915 Tigers that narrowly lost the pennant to the Red Sox. But on to the 1930s and the Tigers’ first World Series championship! Continue reading