With the team two games under .500, what else can we do but play trivia! The answers are listed at the bottom of the page.
1. Five Tigers have hit 40 homers in a season: Hank Greenberg, Rocky Colavito, Darrell Evans, Cecil Fielder, and which other player?
2. Who was the primary third baseman for the 1968 Tigers?
3. Ty Cobb and Al Kaline are one and two all time on the Tigers list for hits. Who is third?
4. Which Tigers pitcher won 16 consecutive games in 1934, tying a Major League record?
5. Which pitcher started the pennant-clinching game in 1945, three days after returning from military service?
6. Who had more hits in his career, Alan Trammell or Lou Whitaker?
Too tough? Here's some multiple choice for you:
7. Who is the Tigers all-time leader in strike outs?
A. Hal Newhouser
B. Dizzy Trout
C. Mickey Lolich
D. Jack Morris
8. Which future All-Star did the Tigers receive in a trade for Steve Demeter?
A. Bill Freehan
B. Norm Cash
C. Harvey Kuenn
D. George Kell
9. Which Tiger is one of only four in Major League history to have reached the center field bleachers with a home run at old Comiskey Park?
A. Hank Greenberg
B. Willie Horton
C. Kirk Gibson
D. Cecil Fielder
10. Who hit a walk-off homer to cap Virgil Trucks's first no-hitter in 1952?
A. George Kell
B. Jerry Priddy
C. Walt Dropo
D. Vic Wertz
11. Which Hall of Famer did Jim Bunning get out to finish off his no-hitter in 1958?
A. Mickey Mantle
B. Nellie Fox
C. Harmon Killebrew
D. Ted Williams
12. Al Kaline is the Tigers all-time leader in home runs. Who is second?
A. Norm Cash
B. Hank Greenberg
C. Willie Horton
D. Cecil Fielder
1. Norm Cash 2. Don Wert 3. Charlie Gehringer 4. Schoolboy Rowe 5. Virgil Trucks 6. Whitaker (2,369 to 2,365) 7. Lolich 8. Cash 9. Greenberg 10. Wertz 11. Williams 12. Cash