Detroit Tigers all-time best starting lineup based on WAR

Here's what the Detroit Tigers starting lineup would look like based on the highest WAR at each position.

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4. Hank Greenberg, 1B, 60.6 fWAR

There are a lot of great first baseman to choose from in Tigers history, but Greenberg had the most WAR. Racking up over 60 WAR is pretty impressie for a first baseman. They are typically very limited defensively, so they have to rake in order to have a high WAR. Well, Greenberg raked, and raked a lot.

Another key member of the 1935 Championship team, Greenberg was one of the better power hitters of his era. He hit 58 home runs in 1938, which led the league. He led the league in homers in two other seasons.

He was a five-time All-Star and two-time MVP. He had an OPS over 1.000 seven years in a row. His name is etched in left-center field for a reason. He could mash.