1984 Playoff Replay – World Series Game 2 – Tigers at Padres

1984 Playoff Replay – World Series Game 2 – Tigers at Padres

1984, 1984 Playoff Replay, Padres, Tigers, World Series
The Padres take a 1-0 lead and start Ed Whitson (14-8 3.24 Grade 11) to the mound opposite Dan Petry (18-8 3.24 Grade 13).   Pitchers come out strong as we go scoreless through the first 4 innings. The Tigers would score first in the 5th as Chet Lemon hits his second homer of the series, this time a 2 run shot. They add another run in the 6th as Kirk Gibson hits a sac fly to score Lou Whitaker. The Padres would get on the board in the 7th as Alan Wiggins would score on a wild pitch by Petry. The Tigers would get 2 insurance runs in the 8th as Lance Parrish would drive home Alan Trammell and Kirk Gibson. This would be more than enough for Petry…
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1984 Playoff Replay – World Series Game 1 – Tigers at Padres

1984 Playoff Replay – World Series Game 1 – Tigers at Padres

1984, 1984 Playoff Replay, Padres, Tigers, World Series
World Series time!!! Pumped for this one. In our replay the Tigers beat the Royals 3-0 and the Padres beat the Cubs 3-1.   Game 1 features a matchup of Jack Morris (19-11 3.60 Grade 11) and Mark Thurmond (14-8 2.97 Grade 13).   The Padres would score the first run of the World Series as Bobby Brown hits a sac fly to score Tony Gwynn. The Tigers would get that run back in the top half of the 2nd as Barbaro Garbey singles home Larry Herndon. The Padres would again nab the lead in the 3rd as Terry Kennedy hits the sac fly this time to score Steve Garvey. The Padres would get an insurance run in the 6th as Carmelo Martinez jacks a homer to left off Morris.…
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1984 Playoff Replay – ALCS Game 3 – Royals vs Tigers

1984 Playoff Replay – ALCS Game 3 – Royals vs Tigers

1984, 1984 Playoff Replay, ALCS, Royals, Tigers
Tigers with a commanding 2-0 lead send Milt Wilcox (17-8 4.00 Grade 9) to the hill versus Charlie Leibrandt (11-7 3.63 Grade 6).   The Royals with their backs against the wall score their first run of the series in the 2nd as Frank White hits a sac fly that scores Daryl Motley. The Royals would add another run in the 5th as Don Slaught takes Wilcox deep for a 2-0 lead.   The Tigers get a run back in the 6th as Barbaro Garbey drives in Lance Parrish with a single. With the score 2-1 the Royals bring in Dan Quisenberry for the save, but the Tigers would have other ideas. Alan Trammell would single, Kirk Gibson would reach on a fielder's choice and Lance Parrish would send the…
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1984 Playoff Replay – ALCS Game 2 – Tigers vs Royals

1984 Playoff Replay – ALCS Game 2 – Tigers vs Royals

1984, 1984 Playoff Replay, ALCS, Royals, Tigers
Game 2 with the Tigers leading 1-0 has Dan Petry (18-8 3.24 Grade 13) on the mound opposite 20 year old Bret Saberhagen (10-11 3.48 Grade 8).   Pitchers again come out strong as we go scoreless through 3 innings. The Tigers would get a run as Kirk Gibson would walk, steal second, and advance to third on a throwing error by Don Slaught. Lance Parrish would hit a long fly to center that would score Gibson for the 1-0 lead. Score would remain 1-0 until the 8th and Johnny Grubb would take Saberhagen deep to center for a 2-0 lead. That would be more than enough for Petry as he would match Morris by scattering 3 hits for the shutout.   Final Score: Tigers 2, Royals 0 WP: Dan…
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1984 Playoff Replay – ALCS Game 1 – Tigers vs Royals

1984 Playoff Replay – ALCS Game 1 – Tigers vs Royals

1984, 1984 Playoff Replay, ALCS, Royals, Tigers
Game 1 of the ALCS from Royals Stadium features a big time pitching matchup of Jack Morris (19-11 3.60 Grade 11) vs Bud Black (17-12 3.12 Grade 14).   Pitcher take command early, but the Tigers get a run in the 4th as Lance Parrish and Larry Herndon hit back to back doubles for the 1-0 lead. The Tigers would get another run in the 6th as Kirk Gibson triples and Parrish brings him home on a sac fly.   Tigers would bust the game open in the 7th with 4 runs. Lou Whitaker would double home 2 runs, and Gibson would hit a long 2 run homer to right to close out the scoring. Morris would scatter 3 hits for the shutout and 1-0 series lead.   Final Score:…
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1981 Season Replay – Blue Jays at Tigers

1981 Season Replay – Blue Jays at Tigers

1981, 1981 Season, Blue Jays, Tigers
Opening Day from Tiger Stadium between two AL East foes.   Opening Day - Tiger Stadium 4-9-81 Tigers 4, Blue Jays 1 WP: Jack Morris (1-0) LP: Dave Stieb (0-1) HR's: Tigers - Steve Kemp (1)   4-11-81 Tigers 3, Blue Jays 0 WP: Milt Wilcox (1-0) LP: Luis Leal (0-1) HR's: Tigers - Rich Hebner (1) Milt Wilcox with a 3 hit shutout   4-12-81 Tigers 2, Blue Jays 0 WP: Dan Petry (1-0) LP: Jim Clancy (0-1) HR's: None Petry with a 4 hit shutout.   Tigers sweep, going to be a long year in Toronto as their young hitters haven't matured yet.  
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1978 Tournament Results – Brewers beat Tigers 4-3

1978 Tournament Results – Brewers beat Tigers 4-3

1978, 1978 Tournament, Brewers, Tigers
Brewers beat the Tigers 4-3 in this Sweet 16 matchup. Game 1 - Brewers 7, Tigers 2 Game 2 - Tigers 2, Brewers 1 Game 3 - Brewers 6, Tigers 5 Game 4 - Tigers 3, Brewers 2 Game 5 - Brewers 2, Tigers 0 Game 6 - Tigers 3, Brewers 2 Game 7 - Brewers 5, Tigers 4 Teams took turns winning games in this fun series. 5 games decided by 1 run, just amazing. The Brewers move onto to face the #5 Cincinnati Reds in the Elite 8.
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Game 7 – 1978 Tournament Replay Tigers vs Brewers

Game 7 – 1978 Tournament Replay Tigers vs Brewers

1978, 1978 Tournament, Brewers, Tigers
Winner take all Game 7 from County Stadium in Milwaukee. Brewers start lefty Jerry Augustine (13-12 4.54 Grade 4) while the Tigers counter with right hander Dave Rozema (9-12 3.14 Grade 12). The Brewers would jump on top early as Sal Bando drills a two run shot in the first. The Tigers would bounce back with two of their own as John Wockenfuss doubles to left. With the score tied at 2 the Tigers would get single runs in the 4th and the 5th to take a 4-2 lead. Ben Oglivie would get an RBI single in the 5th to pull the Brewers to within a run, where it would remain until the bottom of the 7th. In the seventh Robin Yount would double and would come home via another…
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Game 6 – 1978 Tournament Replay Tigers vs Brewers

Game 6 – 1978 Tournament Replay Tigers vs Brewers

1978, 1978 Tournament, Brewers, Tigers
Must win Game 6 for the Tigers has them sending Milt Wilcox (13-13 3.76 Grade 8) to the mound against Lary Sorensen (18-12 3.21 Grade 14). The Tigers did exactly what the needed to do grabbing a quick 2-0 lead in the first. Rusty Staub and Milt May providing RBI. The Tigers would get another one in the 4th to take a 3-0 lead into the late innings. The Brewers would finally get to Wilcox in the 7th as Paul Molitor and Don Money get RBI singles to bring the game to a 3-2 score. The Tigers would bring on closer John Hiller with 2 outs in the 8th and he would get the final 4 outs to preserve the game and send us to a 1978 Tournament first Game…
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