And we appreciate the optimism as much today as we did back then.
Archive for the 'Fungo Flashback' Category
Tonight Alex Avila is the Tigers’ starting third baseman in the opener of a three-game series in Denver against the Rockies. Avila’s never played third in the majors but he’s not the first Tigers player to be pressed into action there. Did you know that Al Kaline appeared in two games at third during his career? In 1961, he […]
There’s been a lot written about Jim Northrup in the past 24 hours. Here are some of the more notable pieces: At The Hardball Times, Chris Jaffe pulled together Northrup’s career highlights. Among the more interesting tidbits? His first home run came off Robin Roberts. The New York Times placed his obituary its home page. […]