June 23, 1943 at Briggs Stadium: In the aftermath of a bloody race riot, 350 armed troops guard the stadium during a Detroit-Cleveland doubleheader.
June 23, 1950 at Briggs Stadium: The Tigers and Yankees set a record by combining for 11 home runs. The final one, an inside-the-parker by Hoot Evers in the ninth, gives Detroit a 10-9 victory.
June 24, 1962 at Tiger Stadium: Jack Reed hits the only home run of his career in the 22nd inning, leading New York past the Tigers, 9-7. The seven-hour marathon sets a record for the longest game in big-league history.
June 25, 1998 at Tiger Stadium: Sammy Sosa of the Chicago Cubs hits his 19th home run of the month, breaking Rudy York’s 1937 major-league mark.
June 27, 1961 at Tiger Stadium: The Tigers and White Sox square off in front of 57,271 fans, the largest Detroit crowd ever for a twi-night doubleheader.
June 28, 1976 at Tiger Stadium: Mark Fidrych’s 5-1 victory over the Yankees in a nationally televised night game sets off “Birdmania.”