Trivia Challenge: Tanana’s 1987 Gem

On this day in 1987 Frank Tanana‘s complete game shutout clinched the AL East for the Tigers.

Answer any one of these questions correctly at heresthepitch@tigershistory.com to be entered to win these Frank Tanana baseball cards!

  1. Out of which Detroit high school was Tanana drafted in 1971?
  2. Name two future Tigers in the Toronto lineup for the 1987 season finale.
  3. Which Blue Jay had two of his team’s 6 hits off Tanana?
  4. Which Blue Jay had a triple off Tanana? What happened during that at-bat that kept the triple from driving in a run?
  5. Who became the fourth-oldest player ever to appear in a major league game, at age 54, by facing Tanana on this day in 1980?
  6. Name any of four other Tigers pitchers to get a win to advance the Tigers to the postseason in the final game of the season.

 

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