Tiger History

  • The Harwell Round-Up

    The downside of going to the game is less time to write about what happened. But I wouldn’t trade the experience for anything. Ernie was...

  • Saluting Ernie

    It won’t be a ceremony but Ernie Harwell will appear at Comerica Park on Wednesday night to thank the fans, the media, and the team....

  • And that’s that for Tiger Stadium

    The news came down yesterday that despite valiant attempts by many to save her, Tiger Stadium was going to finally come down. Surprisingly I felt...

  • George Kell Passes Away

    George Kell’s Hall of Fame plaque (elected, 1983) George Clyde Kell Philadelphia A.L. 1943-1946, Detroit A.L. 1946-52, Boston A.L. 1952-54, Chicago A.L. 1954-56, Baltimore A.L....

  • Junkballing: Zach Miner, Tiger Stadium, and injured shortstops

    Zach Miner starts again The question of the 5th starter has been answered – for now. Zach Miner will take the spot formerly occupied by...

  • And the walls, come tumbling down

    I haven’t written much about the demolition of Tiger Stadium, mostly because I haven’t had a lot to add to the discussion. There are many...

  • 1968 Tigers Celebration

    Tonight the Tigers will celebrate the 40th anniversary of their World Series victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. There’s a jersey giveaway and opportunities to...