July 7, 2012

My Trip to Cooperstown: Part 2

It took all of the second day in Cooperstown to make it through the balance of the Museum – and it did not disappoint. There’s so much I could write about but I think the photos I posted on TigersHistory.com tell the tale more vividly. Yet, one dimension in particular stands out and deserves a […]

September 12, 2011

The Monday Report: Power Rankings, Masao Kida and Johnny Cash

The Tigers embark on their final roadtrip of the season and Detroit fans can gleefully bid adieu to Ozzie Guillen and his band of jolly outlaws. Leading Off: The Tigers beat the Twins 2-1 yesterday for the club’s ninth straight win — their first of that length since May 1984. Doug Fister shutout the Twins […]

August 3, 2011

The Daily Breakfast: Aug. 3, 2011

Good Wednesday morning, afternoon or evening. Thanks to everyone who passed along birthday wishes to yours truly yesterday. It was a great day, capped by a soggy Tigers win. The photo here is the cake a friend of mine made for me. It tasted as good as it looks. Leading Off: The Tigers failed to […]

June 20, 2011

The Non Sequiturs Return and So, Too, Will the Podcast

Many of you have written to ask what happened to the Detroit Tigers Podcast. Without going into the boring details, the fact is that Ian and I both were unavoidably detained over the past few months. But that’s about to change. We will restart the podcast machine after the All-Star Game and take the second […]

June 17, 2011

Avila at Third? Not All That Uncommon in Tigers History

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 […]

June 9, 2011

Fungo Flash Poll: Who is Your Favorite Tigers TV Analyst?

January 2, 2011

Today’s Tiger: Mickey Stanley

Mickey Stanley Born: July 20, 1942 in Grand Rapids, Mich. Acquired: Signed by the Tigers as an amateur free agent in 1961 Seasons in Detroit: 15 (1964-78) Uniform Numbers: 49, 24 Stats: .248 avg., 117 HR, 500 RBI, .675 OPS Awards: 4 Gold Gloves (1968-70, 1973) For many fans, Mickey Stanley’s defining moment with the […]

November 9, 2010

Looking Back on Tigers Gold Glove Winners

Well, no Tigers player won a Gold Glove this season, though some held out hope that Austin Jackson might’ve come away with some hardware. His day will come, I’m sure. Let’s look back at the Gold Glove winners in franchise history: 1957 Al Kaline OF 1958 Frank Bolling 2B Al Kaline OF 1959 Al Kaline […]

October 2, 2010

Tigers Today: October 2, 2010

Tigers’ Record: 80-80, 3rd Place; 13.5 GB Today’s Game Tigers @ Orioles | 7:05 p.m. ET – Oriole Park at Camden Yards | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM Pitching Matchup Armando Galarraga (4-8, 4.58 ERA) vs. Brian Matusz (9-12, 4.30 ERA) Yesterday’s Results Game 1: Orioles 10 – Tigers 6 W: Chris […]

September 25, 2010

Tigers Today: September 25, 2010

Tigers’ Record: 78-75, 3rd Place; 14 GB Today’s Game Tigers vs. Twins | 7:05 p.m. ET – Comerica Park | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM Pitching Matchup Jeremy Bonderman (8-9, 4.92 ERA) vs. Carl Pavano (17-11, 3.60 ERA) Yesterday’s Results Tigers 10 – Twins 1 W: Justin Verlander (18-8) L: Francisco Liriano […]