The Tigers were established as a charter member of the now major league American League in 1901. They played their first game as a major league team at home against the Milwaukee Brewers on April 25, 1901, with an estimated 10,000 fans at Bennett Park.

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Detroit Tigers News from Yahoo Sports Kiermaier, Phillips, Arozarena homer, Rays beat Tigers 8-1

Kevin Kiermaier, Kevin Phillips and Randy Arozarena each homered and drove in two runs, Shane McClanahan struck out seven in seven innings and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1 on Tuesday night. Read More from this story

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Detroit Tigers News from Yahoo Sports Tigers snap skid, spoil milestone night for Dodgers’ Kershaw

On a night Clayton Kershaw became the Los Angeles Dodgers' career strikeout leader, the Detroit Tigers had enough timely hitting and put together a great pitching performance of their own to snap a six-game losing streak. Javier Báez and Austin Meadows each drove in two runs and five Detroit pitchers held Los Angeles to four…

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Detroit Tigers News from Yahoo Sports Inside Derek Hill’s secret weapon vs. shift with Detroit Tigers: ‘A big part of my game’

“I feel like it's a lost art,” Detroit Tigers outfielder Derek Hill said. “The push bunt is going to be a big part of my game this year.” Read More from this story