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3. The Tigers stave off elimination in the 1968 World Series, winning Game 5 5-3. They would go on to win the next two games in Detroit and the series.

4. Detroit wins its first World Series, beating the Chicago Cubs in 1935 on an RBI single by Goose Goslin in the bottom of the ninth.

5. On Sept. 27, 1999, Robert Fick — yes, that Robert Fick — hits a grand slam in the eighth inning to vault the Tigers to an 8-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in the last game at the park.