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    Roy Cleveland Johnson (1903 - 1973)
    Because he was born on an Indian reservation, Roy Johnson was considered a ward of the government. He and his younger brother Bob, who joined the Red Sox in 1944, were both born in Pryor, Oklahoma (som...
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    James McCann
    James Thomas McCann (born June 13, 1990) is an American professional baseball catcher for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Detroit Tigers. Prior to beg...
  • John Patsy Francona (1933 - 2018)
    CLEVELAND (AP) — Terry Francona loves to talk about his dad. Their relationship went way beyond baseball.One a Cleveland Indians player, the other the team's adored manager. Father and son.Tito and the...
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  • Jim Davenport (1933 - 2016)
    From Wikipedia James Houston "Peanut" Davenport (August 17, 1933 – February 18, 2016) was a Major League Baseball infielder (mostly third baseman) who played his entire career with the San Francisco Gi...

The Detroit Tigers are an American professional baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers compete in the Central division of the American League (AL) in Major League Baseball (MLB). One of the AL's eight charter franchises, the club was founded in Detroit in 1894 as part of the Western League. They are the oldest continuous one-name, one-city franchise in the AL. The Tigers have won four World Series championships (1935, 1945, 1968, and 1984), 11 AL pennants (1907, 1908, 1909, 1934, 1935, 1940, 1945, 1968, 1984, 2006, and 2012), and four AL Central division championships (2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014). The Tigers also won division titles in 1972, 1984 and 1987 while members of the AL East. The team currently plays its home games at Comerica Park in Downtown Detroit.

The Tigers constructed Bennett Park at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Trumbull Avenue and began playing there in 1896. In 1912, the team moved into Navin Field, which was built on the same location. It was expanded in 1938 and renamed Briggs Stadium. It was renamed Tiger Stadium in 1961 and the Tigers played there until moving to Comerica Park in 2000.