Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Future of the Tigers

When I play a GM in my mind, I tend to err on the side of caution when handing out huge contracts, but not always. Most of the time they kill a team by the last few years of the … Continue reading

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Mike Yawn: Hank Greenberg, American

HUNTSVILLE — Hank Greenberg, baseball’s first Jewish superstar, was born 100 years ago on New Year’s Day, 1911. Raised in an academically-oriented family, Greenberg was the only one of four children not to get a college degree. But Hammerin’ Hank made … Continue reading

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Tigers make 11th World Series appearance

Is it really a surprise that the Detroit Tigers are heading to the World Series? Yes it’s true that they had the worst record of the five American League playoff teams. But the Tigers’ big problem in the regular season … Continue reading

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Tigers Continue Post-Season Streak Against Struggling Yankees

The Yankees have never won a post-season series against the Tigers. Yet, historically, the Tigers have always been chasing the Yankees success. “We hated the Yankees, and they hated us” – Birdie Tebbetts From 1934-43 the Yankees and Tigers dominated … Continue reading

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Steroid Stigma Excessive?

Melky Cabrera has been conspicuously absent from the San Francisco Giants’ playoff games this year. While this is different than other situations involving players who have tested positive for PEDs because Cabrera not only tested positive, but also created a … Continue reading

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Time for a New Triple Crown

This week, Tigers’ third baseman Miguel Cabrera won the Triple Crown, finishing first in home runs (44), RBIs (139) and batting average (.330). In the coming month or so there will be many debates about who should win the MVP … Continue reading

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The Presidents Race as We Know it is Over

There was historic news this week. Triple Crown winner? Nope. Numerous division titles all around baseball going down to the wire? Nah. This occurred in D.C. What, you think I’m talking about the presidential debate? Please. The unemployment rate dropping … Continue reading

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