Today’s Tiger: Jason Thompson

Jason Thompson Born: July 6, 1954 in Hollywood, Calif. Bats: Left Throws: Left Height: 6′ 4″ Weight: 200 lb. Acquired: Drafted by the Tigers in the fourth round of the 1975 amateur draft. Seasons in Detroit: 5 (1976-80) Uniform Number: 30 Stats: .256 avg., 98 HR, 354 RBI, .779 OPS Awards: Three-time All Star (1977, […]

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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 […]

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Today’s Tiger: Tito Fuentes

Tito Fuentes Born: January 4, 1944 in Havana, Cuba. Acquired: Signed as a free agent on Feb. 23, 1977 Height: 5′ 11″ Weight: 175 lb. Seasons in Detroit: 1 (1977) Uniform Number: 3, 44 Stats: .309 avg., 5 HR, 51 RBI, .745 OPS When the Tigers sought a player to oversee second base until Lou […]

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