Curtis Granderson’s Place in Detroit Tigers History

Posted: 10th December 2009 by Blake VandeBunte in MLB
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Curtis Granderson is now officially a New York Yankee.á More importantly, he is now an ex-Tiger.á Granderson came up through the ranks in Detroit and debuted way back in 2004 and has been a fixture in center field since that magical 2006 season. Now that heÆs gone, where does Granderson rank in team history?á His time in Detroit was relatively short lived, but here are a few facts about Granderson that helps make some sense about where he falls in Tigers history: One of 31 Tigers to hit at least 100 homers in a Detroit uniform. Ranks 13th on the Tigers all-time list for career triples.á Only three Tigers since 1950 hit more triples than Grandy. Of all Tigers to play, at least 80 percent of their games in centerfield, Granderson is third in Tigers history in base-hits. Granderson is on ...

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