Tiger History

  • Baseball Race and Integration Symposium

    The very newly created Detroit Chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) is hosting a pretty big program this weekend. The Baseball Race...

  • Junkballing: Just a link dump

    No rhyme, reason, or subheadings. Just a quick link dump as I watch Jair Jurrjens carve up the Pirates. Kaline or Clemente: Joe Posnanski tackles...

  • The best defense

    Defensive metrics have evolved considerably as the charting of batted ball types and locations has become common place. PMR, UZR, and the like give us...

  • Friday Warm-Up

    With the thermometer rocketing all the way up to 7 degrees this morning, and spring training a few weeks away here are some items to...

  • Trammell, grass, and the Hall of Fame

    This year’s induction class for the Baseball Hall of Fame will be announced on Tuesday. And once again Alan Trammell will be on the outside...

  • The Coda

    Wrapping up some outstanding items from what very well could be one of the most significant trades in franchise history… Replenishment Peter Gammons astutely pointed...

  • Visiting Tiger Stadium

    Over the last couple weeks fans who purchased items in the Tiger Stadium auction were able to head down to the Michigan and Trumbull and...

  • Pinch Hitting: First game memories

    Here’s where I hand it over to you the readers. Earlier this year I celebrated the 25th anniversary of my first Tigers game. I was...

  • Tiger Stadium stuff up for auction

    Sales began at 6:00 a.m. this morning for Tiger Stadium memorabilia, and by 9:00 a.m. the web site was already down. Nice. Even when the...

  • Verlander says no-no

    Reuters I wish I could type up something poetic or dramatic or chuck full of literary goodness. I don’t really have that in me, and...

  • Plan Okay’d to tear down Tiger Stadium

    The Detroit Economic Development council approved a plan to tear down Tiger Stadium. The nearly $3 million cost will be offset by a web based...

  • Tiger scented potpurri

    A little bit of this and a little bit of that: More Curtis Curtis Granderson opened up his mailbag again. This time he talks about...