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Tigers-Royals: Almost a Rivalry?

The Tigers and the Royals are not known as historic or contemporary rivals, but they have nevertheless played over 600 games against each other. What’s more, their head-to-head record is almost tied. The Detroit Tigers, being a much older franchise than the Kansas City Royals, has won four World Series titles, while the Royals have only two. The Tigers may have played more seasons than the Royals, but interestingly they have won only one more game over the Royals to date. Since the two teams are statistically at par, this makes it hard for the pundits to predict their future games.

Notable Contests and their Moments

Some of the best baseball moments in Major League Baseball (MLB) history came when the Tigers squared off against the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago White Sox. These two teams have been the Tigers biggest rivals. Their games are known for their fair share of brawls.

Tigers-White Sox -Heated battles, suspensions, and general dislike for each other, marks this rivalry. One of the reasons behind this heated contest is that both of these teams compete in the American League (AL) Central Division. For the past several seasons, the AL Central Division race has been decided between these two teams. An event in 1979, which would come to be known as Disco Demolition Night, is still etched in the fans’ minds. The White Sox had to forfeit the second game of the doubleheader after a radio promotion went terribly wrong, resulting in the fans storming the field.

Royals-Yankees - Unlike the Tigers, whose rivalries have changed over a period of time, the Kansas City Royals historic rivalry is with the New York Yankees. The two teams have played four vicious American League Championships Series in five years, arguably the greatest postseason rivalry in baseball history. All in all, the two have played a total of 485 games, with the Yankees way ahead of the Royals with 289 wins.

Who’s Ahead in the Head-to Head Record?

Here is the Detroit Tigers record against the Kansas City Royals

Total Games Played Wins Losses Win-Loss percentage Runs Scored Runs Allowed Home Win-Loss Record Away Win-Loss Record
667 333 334 .499 3111 3102 174-159 159-175

The longest winning streak for the Detroit Tigers against the Kansas City Royals was 11 games from April 3, 2006, till July 15, 2006. The longest winning streak for the Kansas City Royals against the Detroit Tigers was 8 games from September 26, 2002, till July 4, 2003.

Baseball Hall of Famers

It goes without saying that a team’s statistics are a collective reflection of its players’ individual records. The Tigers and the Royals, too, have had their fair share of baseball greats. Some of the most famous ball players in the history of Kansas City Royals are Gaylord Perry, Bon Lemon, Harmon Killebrew, Whitey Herzog, Joe Gordon and Orlando Cepeda. While on the other hand, some of the Detroit Tigers Hall of Famers are Ty Cobb, Sam Thompson, Hal Newhouser, Al Kaline and Hank Greenberg.

Why should you get Detroit Tigers Kansas City Royals tickets now?

During the regular MLB season, baseball fans are likely to see some very interesting games between these two teams. If you want to see them play then get Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals tickets now. If you are interested in attending a specific game, then do take a look at the team’s schedule. To get the most out of your money, do not forget to consult Comerica Park and Kauffman Stadium’s seating charts. Cheap Detroit Tigers Kansas City Royals tickets are available here.

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