The Detroit Tigers date to the founding of the American League in 1901 and the club has a long and glorious baseball tradition spanning more than 100 years of baseball.
Many all time greats have worn the uniform that features the classy English D on the jersey, including Ty Cobb, whom many believe is the greatest player who ever lived. Cobb built his reputation for excellence and hard nosed play in the Motor City.
No doubt some fans will debate the wisdom of certain selections. No doubt some fans will find it difficult to go along with the precise order of selections. Who was better, Hank Greenberg or Charlie Gehringer? Who rates higher, Hal Newhouser or present day star Justin Verlander? Who do you favor…?