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 14, 2011

Video: Get Ready, Part 1 | Tigers’ 1987 A.L. East Clincher

Listen to George Kell call the Tigers’ last division-clinching win.

June 3, 2011

Friday Freehans, Link Style

The Tigers make their first visit of the year to Chicago which typically means nothing but anguish. Not this weekend. Detroit’s recent good fortune against the Sox continues. (Right?) Here’s a terrific piece about Sparky Anderson from someone who knew him in his southern California community for 40 years. Out here in Phoenix, there’s some […]

October 11, 2010

Monday Mankowskis: Inge and Peralta More Alike Than You Think

No Tigers baseball for a week, how are you managing? Here in Phoenix we’re prepping for another season of Arizona Fall League action. (More on that later.) In the meantime, here are some odds and ends from the last week: If you’re still coming to grips with the notion of Brandon Inge and Jhonny Peralta […]

September 6, 2010

Tigers Today: September 6, 2010

Tigers’ Record: 68-70, 3rd Place; 13 GB Today’s Results White Sox 5 – Tigers 4 (10 innings) W: Chris Sale (1-1) L: Jose Valverde (2-4) HR: Don Kelly (6) Yesterday’s Results Royals 2 – Tigers 1 W: Kyle Davies (7-9) L: Brad Thomas (5-2) HR: Casper Wells (2) Tigers History Lesson On this Date in […]

August 23, 2010

Video: George Kell Interviews ’68 Pennant Winners (Part 3 of 3)

Here’s the final clip from the Tigers clubhouse after clinching the 1968 pennant. This one features George Kell interviewing Tigers owner John Fetzer. Here’s clip one and here’s clip two.

August 23, 2010

Video: George Kell Interviews ’68 Pennant Winners (Part 2 of 3)

Here’s the second installment, starting with George Kell’s interview with Al Kaline, who scored the pennant-winning run. Ten years later, Kell and Kaline would be paired up in the Tigers’ TV booth. Later, Kell and sidekick Larry Osterman talk to Dick Tracewski and Jim Price. Here’s part one.

August 23, 2010

Video: George Kell Interviews Tigers Players After They Clinch 1968 Pennant (1 of 3)

In honor of George Kell’s birthday, here’s some terrific video from the Tigers’ clubhouse after they clinched the American League pennant in 1968. This is the first of three installments — the others to follow.

June 30, 2010

Tigers Today: June 30, 2010

Tigers’ Record: 41-35, 2nd place; 1/2-game behind Minnesota Today’s Game Tigers @ Twins | 1:10 p.m. ET – Target Field | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM Pitching Matchup Andy Oliver (0-1, 3.00 ERA) vs. Kevin Slowey (7-5, 4.79 ERA) Yesterday’s Results Twins 11 – Tigers 4 W: Nick Blackburn (7-5) L: Armando […]

June 3, 2010

Tigers Today: June 3, 2010

Tigers’ Record: 27-25, 2nd place; 3.5 GB Minnesota Today’s Game Tigers vs. Indians | 1:05 p.m. ET – Comerica Park | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM Pitching Matchup Rick Porcello (4-5, 5.27 ERA) vs. LHP David Huff (2-6, 5.54 ERA) Yesterday’s Results Tigers 3 – Indians 0 W: Armando Galarraga (2-1) L: […]