Baseball Betting Line on Detroit Tigers History

Baseball betting line experts know that the Detroit Tigers first season was in 1901 and they wasted no time becoming a championship team and in developing legendary players.

Baseball betting line experts says that the Tigers won three consecutive American League pennants from 1907-09 under manager Hugh Jennings and were led by Hall of Famer Ty Cobb. According to baseball betting line experts, in 1911 Cobb put together one of the most incredible and dominant baseball bet seasons in the rich history of the game when he topped the AL charts in batting average, RBI, runs, hits, doubles, triples, and stolen bases.

Unfortunately, as baseball betting line experts say, Detroit hit a dry spell and did not win another pennant until 1934. Legendary Hank Greenberg captured his first of four AL home run titles in 1935 and led the Tigers to their first World Series championship. The Tigers won another pennant in 1940 baseball bet season before succumbing in the Fall Classic to the Cincinnati Reds. Baseball betting line experts know that in 1945 Hal Newhouser won a whopping 25 games to earn his second straight MVP award, the only pitcher to ever do so, and the Tigers defeated the Cubs in the World Series. It would be a long time before Detroit tasted the sweet champagne of a baseball bet champion again.

According to baseball betting line experts, 1968 was a volatile time in Detroit with racial tension and violence in the streets. But there was one thing that somewhat kept the city together and gave its citizen’s something to join together in and that was the incredible Tigers, led by 31 game winner Denny McLain. Baseball betting line experts know that the Tigers took the pennant by 12 games and defeated the highly favored St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series with Al Kaline and Mickey Lolich playing key roles. The Tigers returned to baseball bet post season in 1972 with a veteran team and a fiery manager named Billy Martin, but lost to Oakland in the ALCS, according to the baseball betting line experts.

Detroit would suffer another dry spell for many years with the lone bright spot being 1976 rookie sensation Mark Fidrych, who won 19 games and was both an all-star and AL Rookie of the Year, according to baseball betting line experts. Detroit hired Sparky Anderson as manager midway through 1979 and the young Tigers began to gel and win. In 1984 they exploded to a 35-5 start and finished 104-58, easily dispatching of Kansas City in the ALCS and San Diego in the World Series. Baseball betting line experts remember that they returned to post season in 1987 but lost to Minnesota in the ALCS.

As baseball betting line experts tells us, in 1989 the Tigers hit rock bottom losing 103 games and have not been a much of a contender since. In 1999 they played their final season at legendary Tiger Stadium before moving into spacious Comerica Park.