Today in Michigan History

October 7, 1935

The Detroit Tigers won their first world championship.

Beating the Chicago Cubs 4 to 3 in game six, the Tigers won their first World Championship. The game’s decisive moment came when Mickey Cochrane singled, moved to second on Charlie Gehringer’s grounder and scored on Goose Goslin’s base hit in the ninth inning.

Thank you Michigan Start Pages for this glimpse into our past.  See more here.



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