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Team History
Years Known As Record World Series Titles Pennants Playoff Appearance
1901 – 2017 Detroit Tigers 9,235 – 8,979 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