Rolling

When Victor Martinez crushed an offering from Tony Sipp on Wednesday for a grand slam, things seemed to change for a Tigers team that is on a remarkable roll. Up to that point, I was thinking (and maybe you were too), that you could see a loss coming in the finale against the Indians. As […]

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Feeling Better About Hall of Fame Weekend

Tomorrow afternoon Roberto Alomar and Pat Gillick will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Tigers fans (or at least this Tigers fan) will be thinking about Detroit players that should be enshrined in Cooperstown. Sour grapes? Of course. I do, however, feel better today after reading Christina Kahr’s list of “Stars of the Forgotten ’80s” […]

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All-Star Game Notes and Non Sequiturs

Sometimes I want to rail on Major League Baseball about the lameness of so many things it does — the vapid celebrity softball game, the interminable Home Run Derby, the “this-time-it-counts” angle on the All-Star Game — but then I realize it’s probably me just getting old. The Tigers’ collection of All Stars is the largest […]

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Sunday’s Tiger: Glenn Wilson

Glenn Wilson Born: December 22, 1958 in Baytown, Texas Bats: Right Throws: Right Height: 6′ 1″ Weight: 190 lbs. Acquired: Drafted by the Tigers in the 1st round (18th pick) of the 1980 amateur draft. Seasons in Detroit: 2 (1982-83) Uniform Number: 12 Stats: .278 avg., 23 HR, 99 RBI, .739 OPS Twenty-seven years ago […]

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