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2012 World Series quiz: How much do you know about the Detroit Tigers?

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander warms-up his arm in the outfield during practice for the 2012 MLB World Series in San Francisco. (REUTERS/Danny Moloshok )

The Tigers square off with the San Francisco Giants in the 2012 World Series. To test your historical knowledge of one of baseball's oldest teams, try taking this 16-question quiz.

- Ross AtkinStaff writer

1. True or false? Miguel Cabrera, baseball’s first Triple Crown hitter since Carl Yastrzemski in 1967, is the only Tiger to ever lead the league in batting average, RBIs, and home runs in the same season.

False. Detroit’s Ty Cobb won a Triple Crown in 1909, when he batted .377, drove in 107 runs, and hit nine home runs (this during the so-called deadball era).

False. Detroit’s Ty Cobb won a Triple Crown in 1909, when he batted .377, drove in 107 runs, and hit nine home runs (this during the so-called deadball era).

True

 

False

 
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