Detroit Sports

4 teams are located near Detroit

The evolution of organized baseball in Detroit, from a game played strictly by local amateurs to a business employing imported professionals, encompassed the second half of the 19th century. Here are the historic firsts reached along the way: Hollinger's Nine was a house team of Eastern professionals organized specifically as an attraction for Recreation Park, Detroit's first enclosed ballyard, which opened ... read more

Detroit Tigers Logo

MLB: 1901-2018 (118 seasons)

One of the eight original American League teams beginning with the 1901 season....

Detroit Lions Logo

NFL: 1933-2018 (86 seasons)


Detroit Pistons Logo

NBA: 1942-2018 (77 seasons)


Detroit Red Wings Logo

NHL: 1927-2018 (92 seasons)