This Week in Tiger Stadium History, September 7-13

Hoot Evers was an All-Star for the Detroit Tigers in 1948 and 1950.

September 7, 1950 at Briggs Stadium: Detroit centerfielder Hoot Evers hits for the cycle against Cleveland.

September 8, 1949 at Briggs Stadium: The Tigers host their first day-night doubleheader, beating Cleveland twice.

September 10, 1934 at Navin Field: Hank Greenberg, after widespread discussion about whether he should play on the Jewish holy day of Rosh Hashanah, decides to suit up. In the bottom of the ninth, the Detroit first baseman hits his second home run of the afternoon to beat Boston, 2-1.

September 10, 1960 at Briggs Stadium: The Yankees’ Mickey Mantle hits a ball over the right-field roof that travels an estimated 643 feet, the longest home run ever recorded.

September 10, 1967 at Tiger Stadium: Chicago’s Joel Horlen throws a no-hitter, beating Detroit, 6-0.

September 10, 1986 at Tiger Stadium: Kirk Gibson homers over the right-field roof against Milwaukee’s Chris Bosio.

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