By Tom Stanton

The Detroit Tigers Reader celebrates the nice moments and personalities of the city's wealthy baseball history.

The tale of the Tigers---like the tale of Detroit itself---is one in every of resilience and persistence. For baseball enthusiasts it is also an intensely own one: Detroit Tigers baseball has flowed throughout the veins of generations of families.

The essays, articles, and letters in The Detroit Tigers Reader catch these tales and the essence of the Tigers' spirit, tracing the historical past of the staff from its first online game on April 25, 1901, up in the course of the arrival of "Pudge" Rodriguez in 2004. With contributions from the various maximum sportswriters and athletes, in addition to neighborhood newshounds and enthusiasts, The Detroit Tigers Reader charts the highs and lows of 1 of the main remarkable and celebrated groups in baseball history.

Includes contributions from

Mitch Albom

Dave Anderson

Joseph Durso

Joe Falls

Hank Greenberg

Ernie Harwell

Al Kaline

Mike Lupica

Grantland Rice

Damon Runyon

Babe Ruth

Neal Shine

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The Detroit Tigers Reader

The Detroit Tigers Reader celebrates the good moments and personalities of the city's wealthy baseball background. the tale of the Tigers---like the tale of Detroit itself---is one in every of resilience and persistence. 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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