On April 25, 1901, the Detroit Tigers played their first game in the franchises history. They beat the Milwaukee Brewers 14=13 in a huge come from behind win. Tigers first baseman Pop Dillon hit a walk off RBI double to win the game for the Tigers but they needed a ton of runs in the ninth to complete the comeback.
Here’s the question – How many runs did the Tigers score in the ninth inning to come from behind to beat the Brewers in the Tigers’ first game on April 25, 1901?
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You didn’t have to go too far to find the answer to this one. The Tigers scored ten runs in the bottom of the ninth to win it.
The leader is stuck at three. We have quite a few people at two and one, so while everyone is running out of time, I think it’s still open for several people.