On May 24, 1984, at Anaheim Stadium the Detroit Tigers win their major league record 17th consecutive game on the road, defeating the Angels, 5-1 behind Jack Morris four-hit complete game, who improves to 9-1. The victory runs Detroit’s record to 35-5, the best 40-game start in baseball history.

The Tigers equal the major league mark set by the 1916 Giants with their 17th consecutive road victory and they also break the American League record of 16, established by the Senators in 1912.