Much of this success can be attributed to the iconic pitchers that have donned the "Olde English D" during their careers.
Guys like Hal Newhouser, Mickey Lolich, Jack Morris and Justin Verlander have demonstrated their mound excellence for fans of almost every generation since World War II and provided the foundation for many of the great Tiger teams.
In this article, we'll look at the best Tiger hurlers of all time by using three specific criteria.
Most importantly, we'll consider each candidate's regular-season performance. Second, we'll take into account each pitcher's consistency. In other words, one-year wonders need not apply. Finally, we'll assess how each pitcher has fared in the postseason, when the heat is on and the pressure to perform is at its greatest.