|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» May 24, 1984: Detroit (35-5) beats California 5–1 for its 17th consecutive win on the road, breaking the American League record set by the 1912 Senators, and tying the ML mark set by the 1916 Giants. Jack Morris (9–1) allows four hits in nine innings to win, and he is backed by homers from Lance Parrish and Alan Trammell. The Tigers will finally lose tomorrow in Seattle, 7–3. |
» June 1, 1984: At home against the Orioles, the Tigers slap Scott McGregor for six runs in the 2nd and coast to a 14–2 win. Dan Petry tosses six shutout innings and Alan Trammell, Chet Lemon and Lance Parrish go deep to thrill the 47,252 fans.
» June 10, 1984: At Baltimore the Tigers sweep two from the O's, winning 10–4 and 8–0, before 51,764 fans. Kirk Gibson has six hits and six RBIs in the two games, while Alan Trammell and Howard Johnson each have five hits. Reliever Doug Bair wins the opener and Dan Petry allows just three hits in the nitecap win. Detroit now leads by seven games.
» June 20, 1984: At Detroit, Yankee reliever Jose Rijo goes 1–7 when he serves up a 2-out three-run homer to Howard Johnson in the 13th inning. Detroit wins, 9–6. Alan Trammell, Lance Parrish, and Chet Lemon also hit homers for the Tigers, who draw their 3rd straight 40,000+ crowd.
» August 17, 1984: At Detroit, the Tigers draw 36,496 to break their attendance mark of 2.031,847 set in 1968. They also top the Mariners, 6–2, behind Milt Wilcox. Alan Trammell returns to SS for the first time in 39 games and adds two hits.
» November 27, 1984: The 1984 American League Gold Glove team is announced, and it is made up of the same nine players as the 1983 team: catcher Lance Parrish, 1B Eddie Murray, 2B Lou Whitaker, 3B Buddy Bell, SS Alan Trammell, outfielders Dwight Evans, Dave Winfield, and Dwayne Murphy, and pitcher Ron Guidry.
» November 17, 1987: George Bell becomes the first Blue Jay ever to win the American League MVP Award, edging Detroit's Alan Trammell 332-311. Bell hit .308 last season with 47 home runs and a league-leading 134 RBI.
» June 21, 1988: With two outs in the 9th inning, Tiger SS Alan Trammell blasts a grand slam to give the Bengals a 7–6 win over the Yankees.
» August 30, 1995: Tiger teammates Lou Whitaker and Alan Trammell tie an American League record by playing in their 1,914th game together, a 10–7 loss to the White Sox. The record was set by KC's George Brett and 2B Frank White.
» October 9, 2002: The Tigers name Alan Trammell as their new manager.