Everyone seems to love the home run, and if you watch highlights of a major league game, the longball gets most of the attention. But the stolen base is still a marvelous weapon. At times, it can change the complexion of a game, and aggressive thefts of bases can demoralize the entire defense and swing the momentum to the offensive side.
Through the years, the Detroit Tigers have had some of the most daring and successful base stealers in baseball. Here’s my attempt to pick the top ten in franchise history.