Tiger Stadium
aka Navin Field; Briggs Stadium

1912 - 1999

Detroit, MI
Historic Aerials
What Was There

Team Years Games
Tigers
(1912 - 1999)
6879
First Game
Tigers vs. Naps: 4/20/1912
Starting Pitchers: George Mullin (DET) vs Vean Gregg (CLE)
Score: 6-5 (DET)
Attendance: 24,384
First Batter: Jack Graney (CLE) (Popped Out)
Last Game
vs. Royals: 9/27/1999
Starting Pitchers: Brian Moehler (DET) vs Jeff Suppan (KCA)
Score: 8-2 (DET)
Attendance: 43,356
Last Batter: Carlos Beltran (KCA) (Struck Out)
Trivia
The first homer ever hit at Tiger Stadium was also the first of Del Pratt's career. Robert Fick's grand slam in Tiger Stadium's final game is the only grand slam to close a stadium.


Event First Last
Hit Ossie Vitt (DET) - Singled Robert Fick (DET) - Homered (8)
Run Scored Joe Jackson (CLE) Robert Fick (DET)
Run Batted In Ty Cobb (DET) Robert Fick (DET)
Home Run Del Pratt (SLA) vs. Ed Willett (DET) on 5/5/1912 (2nd inning) Robert Fick (DET) vs. Jeff Montgomery (KCA) on 9/27/1999 (8th inning)
Strikeout Todd Jones (DET)/Carlos Beltran (KCA)
Win George Mullin (DET) Brian Moehler (DET)
Loss Vean Gregg (CLE) Jeff Suppan (KCA)
Grand Slam Roger Peckinpaugh (NYA) vs. Lou North (DET) on 8/22/1913 (2nd inning) Robert Fick (DET) vs. Jeff Montgomery (KCA) on 9/27/1999 (8th inning)
Inside-the-Park HR Donie Bush (DET) vs. Joe Engel (WS1) on 6/10/1912 (7th inning) Bobby Higginson (DET) vs. Alan Mills (BAL) on 7/6/1997 (8th inning)
No-Hitter George Mullin (DET) vs. Browns on 7/4/1912 Nolan Ryan (CAL) vs. Tigers on 7/15/1973