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What do Mark Koenig, pink Rolfe, Frank Crosetti, Sandy Alomar, Bobby Murcer, Wayne Tolleson, and Derek Jeter all have in universal? all of them wore quantity 2 for the recent York Yankees, although approximately 8 many years have handed among the 1st time Koenig buttoned up a Yankee uniform with that quantity and the final time Jeter played a similar regimen.
The Detroit Tigers Reader celebrates the nice moments and personalities of the city's wealthy baseball historical past. the tale of the Tigers---like the tale of Detroit itself---is considered one of resilience and patience. For baseball fanatics it is also an intensely own one: Detroit Tigers baseball has flowed throughout the veins of generations of households.
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