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About New York Yankees vs. Detroit Tigers

If their spring training games are any indication of the form these two teams are in, one thing is for sure, the Detroit Tigers vs. the New York Yankees games will be exciting to watch. As the two teams gear up for the MLB regular season, there is no saying as to which team will take the lead this time around. Thanks to these intensely competitive teams, the Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees tickets are selling out fast.

Notable Moment - Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees

The 2012 AL Championship Series Sweep

In 2012, the New York Yankees lost their chance to play in the World Series after losing out to the Detroit Tigers in a best-of-seven playoff games. The Detroit Tigers won the series, 4-0. The first of 4 games was played at the Yankee Stadium in New York. In the game that turned out to be Derek Jeter’s 158th and final playoff game, the Tigers swept the Yankees, with a decisive victory. The second game was also held at the Yankee Stadium. The struggling Yankees lineup suffered a 0-for-26 hitless streak, which was the longest barren streak in any year of postseason games in the history of MLB. They eventually lost this game too. Game 3 was held at the Comerica Park in Detroit and had Justin Verlander strike out eleven batters in 120 pitches conceding only four runs. The game ended in favor of the Tigers. The fourth and the final game also took place at the Comerica Park in Detroit and was the final nail in the Yankees coffin as the Tigers beat them 1-8.

Head to Head Records - Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees

The following is a statistical record of the Detroit Tigers against the New York Yankees.

Games Played Losses Wins Win %age Home Wins-Losses Away Wins-Losses
2017 1067 950 .471 526-485 424-582

According to these figures, the New York Yankees seem to have an edge over their rival, the Detroit Tigers. The postseason records, however, seem to be tipped in the favor of the Detroit Tigers. The two teams have met thrice (2006, 2011 and 2012) in the postseason and every time, the Yankees suffered defeat at the hands of the Tigers.

The Legends of the Yankees and the Tigers

Both the Yankees and the Tigers have had a number of exceptional players on their rosters. The Tigers have star players such as Earl Averill, who played for the team between 1939 and 1940, Jim Bunning (1955-1963), Ty Cobb (1905-1926), Sam Crawford (1903-1917) and Bucky Harris (1929, 1931). On the other hand, the Yankees have a long list of Hall of Famers as well. Wade Boggs (1993-1997), Frank Chance (1913-1914), Whitey Ford (1950, 1953-1967), Burleigh Grimes (1934), Willie Keeler (1903-1909) and Herb Pennock (1923-1933) are just a few. In addition to the ball players, both teams also have had several managers inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees – Don’t miss out!

Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees tickets are selling out fast since the upcoming MLB Regular Season games promise to be exciting. These games are going to take place at the Yankee Stadium and the Comerica Park in Detroit. Be sure to check the seating charts for both these venues after you have booked your tickets. Cheap Detroit Tigers New York Yankees tickets are also available. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to catch t two of the biggest names in baseball come face to face against each other.

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