January 12, 2011

Hall of Fame Leftovers

So after all the Hall of Fame ballots were counted, Tigers fans could only take solace in that Jack Morris saw his percentage of votes jump to 53.5 percent. That could bode well for the future but probably not next year. Anyway, all the debates about whether Morris or Alan Trammell belong in Cooperstown got […]

January 11, 2011

Today’s Tiger: Warren Morris

Warren Morris Born: Jan. 11, 1974 in Alexandria, La. Bats: Left Throws: Right Height: 5′ 11″ Weight: 190 lb. Acquired: Signed as a free agent by the Tigers Dec. 19, 2002. Seasons in Detroit: 1 (97 games in 2003) Uniform Number: 24 Stats: .272 avg., 6 home runs, 37 RBI, .689 OPS If you keep […]

January 10, 2011

Today’s Tiger: Wayne Krenchicki

Wayne Krenchicki Born: Sept. 17, 1954 in Trenton, N.J. Bats: Left Throws: Right Height: 6′ 1″ Weight: 180 lb. Acquired: Traded by the Reds to the Tigers for Pat Underwood on June 30, 1983. Seasons in Detroit: 1 (59 games in 1983) Uniform Number: 15 Stats: .278 avg., 1 home run, 16 RBI The summer […]

January 4, 2011

Same Time, Next Year for Me, Morris and the Hall of Fame

It’s early January which means I have to write a post about how I’ll hold out hope that Jack Morris will be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Gobs of articles have been written in the past couple of weeks, the majority of which put The Cat squarely in the “great but not Hall-of-Fame […]

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 […]

November 4, 2010

More Video: Sparky at the ’84 Tigers Reunion in 2009

October 30, 2010

The Non-Sequiturs: Trick or Treat Edition

Each October, I’m astounded to learn that Halloween is the second-largest retail holiday of the year. I’m not a fan of Halloween, though I do like the occasional, or frequent, Kit Kat. It’s a treat to be able to watch the World Series on Halloween, though the Aubrey Huff and Edgar Renteria sightings are undoubtedly […]

October 25, 2010

Monday Mankowskis: World Series Edition

This edition features flashback photos of Tigers alumni we’ve all heard too much about this postseason, Cody Ross and Andres Torres: Tomorrow the Diamondbacks will announce that Alan Trammell will be Kirk Gibson’s bench coach in 2011 — the same role Gibson served under Trammell from 2003-05. This was a no-brainer once Tram was told […]

September 13, 2010

Tigers Today: September 13, 2010

Tigers’ Record: 72-72, 3rd Place; 13.5 GB Today’s Game Off Day Yesterday’s Results Tigers 6 – Orioles 2 W: Justin Verlander L: Mike Gonzalez (0-3) HR: Brandon Inge (11)

September 9, 2010

Tigers Today: September 9, 2010

Tigers’ Record: 71-70, 3rd Place; 12.5 GB Today’s Results Tigers 6 – White Sox 3 W: Rick Porcello (9-11) L: Gavin Floyd (10-12) Yesterday’s Results Tigers 5 – White Sox 1 W: Jeremy Bonderman (8-9) L: John Danks (13-10)