This Week in Tiger Stadium History, October 13-19

Kirk Gibson shows emotion after hitting the second of his two home runs in Game Five of the ’84 World Series.

October 14, 1908 at Bennett Park: The smallest crowd in World Series history, 6,210 people, watches the Chicago Cubs close out a second straight championship over the Tigers with a 2-0 win.

October 14, 1984 at Tiger Stadium: Kirk Gibson’s two home runs power Detroit past San Diego, 8-4, and clinch a five-game World Series win.

October 16, 1909 at Bennett Park: Pittsburgh beats Detroit in Game Seven of the World Series, 8-0, as unheralded Babe Adams wins his third game of the Series.

October 18, 1938 at Briggs Stadium: The Detroit Lions lose to Washington, 7-5, in their first game at The Corner.

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