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  • Team History
    Years Known As Record World Series Titles Pennants Playoff Appearance
    1901 – 2019 Detroit Tigers 9,346 – 9,191 4 11 16

    World Series Titles
    Year Opponent Series World Series MVP
    1984 San Diego Padres 4-1 Alan Trammell
    1968 St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Mickey Lolich
    1945 Chicago Cubs 4-3
    1935 Chicago Cubs 4-2

    Retired Numbers
    Number Player Years Played Position
    2 Charlie Gehringer 1924 – 1942 2B
    5 Hank Greenberg 1930, 1933 – 1941, 1945 – 1947 1B / OF
    6 Al Kaline 1953 – 1974 OF / DH / 1B
    11 Sparky Anderson 1979 – 1995 Manager
    16 Hal Newhouser 1939 – 1953 LHP
    23 Willie Horton 1963 – 1977 OF / DH

    MVP
    Year Player Position
    2013 Miguel Cabrera 1B
    2012 Miguel Cabrera 1B
    2011 Justin Verlander SP
    1984 Willie Hernandez RP
    1968 Denny McLain SP
    1945 Hal Newhouser SP
    1944 Hal Newhouser SP
    1940 Hank Greenberg OF
    1937 Charlie Gehringer 2B
    1935 Hank Greenberg 1B
    1934 Mickey Cochrane C
    1911 Ty Cobb OF

    Cy Young Award
    Year Player
    2013 Max Scherzer
    2011 Justin Verlander
    1984 Willie Hernandez
    1968 Denny McLain

    Rookie of the Year
    Year Player Position
    2016 Michael Fulmer SP
    2006 Justin Verlander SP
    1977 Lou Whitaker 2B
    1976 Mark Fidrych SP
    1953 Harvey Kuenn SS

    Manager of the Year
    Year Manager
    2006 Jim Leyland
    1987 Sparky Anderson
    1984 Sparky Anderson