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  1. This (Birth)day in Tigers History...Part Two

    by , 08-13-2009 at 01:58 PM
    8/13/85 Detroit at Milwaukee

    The Tigers took an early lead when Gibson walked with two out in the 1st, stole second, trotted into third when catcher Charlie Moore's pickoff attempt resulted in a throwing error, and scored on a wild pitch. The Brewers took a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the 1st on three hits off Dan Petry and errors by Whitaker and Darrell Evans. The Tigers got one back in the 5th on back to back to back singles by Brookens, Whitaker and Gibson. They tied it in the 8th ...
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  2. This (Birth)day in Tigers History...Part One

    by , 08-13-2009 at 01:44 PM
    This is a blog that I'd been thinking about doing for awhile. Not too long ago, a similarly themed blog popped up at DailyFungo.com, and I was inspired to get cracking.

    Here are some of the stories and the highlights from birthdays gone by. All the info came from Retrosheet.org and Baseball-Reference.com.

    8/13/71 Detroit at Minnesota

    According to the 1971 Tigers yearbook, night games started at 8:00 in the host team's city. With the Tigers playing this ...
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