Tigers baseball has flowed over the Great Lake State since the first game at Bennett Park in 1901. From the legendary Ty Cobb to Hank Greenberg to Al Kaline to Kirk Gibson; from Hal Newhouser shutouts at Briggs Stadium to Whitaker & Trammell turning double plays at Tiger Stadium to Curtis Granderson slashing triples at palatial Comerica Park, great moments and unforgettable games are chiseled into the Detroit baseball memory tablets.
This four-DVD set showcases four television broadcasts of games that are the heart of the love affair between fans and ball club. Selected by tigers.com readers, these games mark glorious chapters in the history of the franchise. A Bengal-striped celebration that salutes the nostalgic glory from Tiger Stadium hosting the 1968 World Series to the present-day peninsula-shaking magic of Comerica Park: All 100% baseball made in Detroit.
DISC 1: 1968 World Series Game 5 VS. STL (October 7, 1968) Mickey Lolich finished off a complete game with eight scoreless innings, and Al Kaline led a Tigers rally in the sixth inning.
DISC 2: 1984 World Series Game 5 VS. SD (October 14, 1984) The Tigers pounced early and late behind Kirk Gibson and clinched the World Series championship.
DISC 3: Final Game at Tiger Stadium VS. KC (September 27, 1999) The Tigers beat the Royals 8-2 in the final game played at Tiger Stadium, home of the Tigers from 1912-2000.
DISC 4: 2006 ALCS Game 4 VS. OAK (October 14, 2006) Magglio Ordonez 2-out, 3-run walk-off home run caps a Tigers comeback and sends them to the World Series.
BONUS FEATURES INCLUDE HIGHLIGHTS FROM: 1971 MLB All-Star Game; 1976 Fidrych Complete Game; 1984 ALCS Game 3; 1984 WS Game 3; 1984 WS Game 4; 1987 Clinch AL East Division; 1987 ALCS Game 3; 1988 Trammel GS; 1991 Cecil Fielder HR; 1993 Fryman Cycle; 1995 Trammell and Whitaker; 2000 Comerica Park Opening Day; 2004 Maroth No-Hitter; 2006 Tigers Defeat Twins 18-1; 2006 Granderson 20-20-20; 2006 ALDS Opening Day; 2006 ALDS Game 4; 2006 ALCS Game 3; 2006 WS Game 2; 2007 Verlander No-Hitter; Tiger Stadium