The Detroit Tigers are a professional baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan. The team is part of Major League Baseball (MLB) and is a member of the Central Division of the American League. Founded in 1894 as a Western League team, the Tigers are one of MLB's oldest franchises.
The Tigers play their home games at Comerica Park, a modern stadium that opened in 2000. The team has a rich history of success, including four World Series titles and 11 American League victories. During the 1930s and 1940s, the Tigers were known as the "Naval Bank" due to their exceptional talent. Legendary stars like Ty Cobb, Hank Greenberg and Al Kaline have worn the Tigers uniform and are now baseball legends. In recent years, the Tigers have faced some struggles, with several disappointing seasons. However, the team is committed to building a young and talented team through the draft and free agent signings.