The Detroit Tigers' first season of existence was 1894 as a member of the Western League. In 1901, the Western League became the American League and the Tigers were a charter member.
Detroit has had a team in the American League since the league was established in 1901.
the Detroit Tigers.
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The Detroit Tigers.
Yes. They are part of the American League Central Division.
The Detroit Tigers were founded in 1894. They played their first game as a Major League team on April 25, 1901.
Since their entry into the American League in 1901, the Detroit team has always been known as the Tigers. There was a team from Detroit that played in the National League between 1881-1888 that was known as the Wolverines.
Dennis Mclain of the Detroit Tigers
The average attendance for the Detroit Tigers during the 2008 season was 39,538 fans (8th in the league).
The Detroit Tigers won the 1940 American League Pennant.