Big 50 Detroit Tigers

Big 50  Detroit Tigers Author Tom Gage
ISBN-10 9781633197947
Year 2017-04-01
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Triumph Books
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The Big 50: Detroit Tigers: The Men and Moments that Made the Detroit Tigers is an amazing, full-color look at the 50 men and moments that made the Tigers the Tigers. Award-winning beat writer Tom Gage recounts the living history of the Tigers, counting down from No. 50 to No. 1. Big 50: Tigers brilliantly brings to life the Tigers' remarkable story, from Ty Cobb and Kirk Gibson to the rollercoaster that was the "Bless You Boys" era to Justin Verlander's no-hitters and up to today.

The Big 50 Detroit Tigers

The Big 50  Detroit Tigers Author Tom Gage
ISBN-10 1629373214
Year 2017
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Triumph Books (IL)
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The Big 50: Detroit Tigers: The Men and Moments that Made the Detroit Tigers is an amazing, full-color look at the 50 men and moments that made the Tigers the Tigers. Award-winning beat writer Tom Gage recounts the living history of the Tigers, counting down from No. 50 to No. 1. Big 50: Tigers brilliantly brings to life the Tigers' remarkable story, from Ty Cobb and Kirk Gibson to the rollercoaster that was the "Bless You Boys" era to Justin Verlander's no-hitters and up to today.

The Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers Author William M. Anderson
ISBN-10 9780814341582
Year 2016-04-15
Pages 360
Language en
Publisher Wayne State University Press
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With over 500 carefully selected photographs, the fifth edition of The Detroit Tigers vividly illustrates the history of major league baseball in Detroit from 1881 through the 2014 season. Author William M. Anderson presents highlights and lowlights of each Tigers season and gives a context for appreciating the careers of the many players whose images grace the pages of the book. In thirteen chapters, The Detroit Tigers covers the team’s history decade by decade. Anderson surveys the Tigers’ earliest days, formidable championship teams, and legendary players, and updates this edition with the team’s exploits since the 2008 season. He details the recent star-studded Tigers cast, including Miguel Cabrera, Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer, Victor Martinez, and David Price, and looks at the team’s four consecutive Central Division titles, 2012 pennant win, and seasons of record-breaking attendance, despite its disappointments in deeper post-season play. Anderson has searched to find the most interesting and rarely seen photos for this volume, visiting all major repositories of baseball photographs as well as private collections. Presented chronologically with ample description, the photos form the core of this impressive book. The Detroit Tigers also includes a foreword by former Tigers shortstop and later, manager, Alan Trammell. Tigers fans old and new will appreciate the exhaustive history and striking images in this volume.

The 50 Greatest Players in Detroit Tigers History

The 50 Greatest Players in Detroit Tigers History Author Robert W. Cohen
ISBN-10 9781630761004
Year 2015-10-01
Pages 360
Language en
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
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This book carefully examines the careers of the fifty men who made the greatest impact on one of the most successful franchises in the history of professional sports. Features of The 50 Greatest Players in Detroit Tigers History include quotes from opposing players and former teammates, summaries of each player’s best season, recaps of their most memorable performances, and listings of their notable achievements.

Detroit Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings Author Stan Fischler
ISBN-10 1582612714
Year 2002-01
Pages 300
Language en
Publisher Sports Pub
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One of the National Hockey League's "Original Six," few teams in professional hockey have enjoyed more success than the franchise in Detroit. In-depth stories about past and current stars such as Yzerman and Shanahan, as well as Detroit's coach, Scotty Bowman.

100 Things Tigers Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die

100 Things Tigers Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die Author Terry Foster
ISBN-10 9781623682507
Year 2013-04-01
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Triumph Books
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One of the most storied and fascinating histories in all of Major League Baseball, the Detroit Tigers--an American League charter franchise in 1901--have survived some of the most intense highs and lows of any team in professional sports, and this lively and detailed book explores it all. This guide to all things Tigers covers the 1984 World Series championship and the riots it sparked; controversial "Georgia Peach" Ty Cobb; and crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, singular achievements, and signature calls. This fully updated edition, which includes details on the Tigers' exciting 2011 playoff run and Miguel Cabrera's historic season as well as the Tigers' acquisition of Prince Fielder, guides fans on numerous of activities to help them celebrate their team in new and deeper ways.

The Ultimate Ultimate Detroit Tigers Trivia Book

The Ultimate Ultimate Detroit Tigers Trivia Book Author Eric J. Pierzchala
ISBN-10 0595420354
Year 2007-03
Pages 228
Language en
Publisher
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A buzz is in the air... Baseball is back in the Motor City! And for the first time in nearly two decades so is Detroit Tiger Baseball Trivia. The Ultimate Ultimate Detroit Tigers Trivia Book: A Journey Through Detroit Tiger History By Way of Trivia. Containing over seven hundred and fifty questions that celebrate the one hundred plus years of Detroit Tiger baseball, The Ultimate Ultimate Detroit Tigers Trivia Book is a unique, fun, and interactive way to take a nostalgic stroll through the history of one of baseball's most storied franchises. Written by a lifelong Detroit Tiger fan for Detroit Tiger fans, this highly original question and answer book was inspired by a deep pride in my hometown team, and was composed, not only to challenge the minds of my fellow Detroit Tiger fans, but also to bring back those cherished memories, moments, and players that have brought so much happiness and enjoyment to Tiger fans over the years. So, are you a True Detroit Tiger Fan? -Which Detroit Tiger was the only pitcher to pitch to both Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle in a major league game? -Which Detroit Tiger was the last player to play in the Negro Leagues and then play the major leagues? -Who was the last Tiger hitter to win the A.L. MVP? -Which Tiger was the youngest player in American League history? -Who were the Detroit Tigers that would later go on to be part of the infamous 1919 Black Sox? Play along, jog your Detroit Tiger memory, and find the answer to these questions and so many more, in The Ultimate Ultimate Detroit Tigers Trivia Book.

The Batboy

The Batboy Author Mike Lupica
ISBN-10 9781101159880
Year 2010-03-09
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Heat, Travel Team and Million-Dollar Throw. Brian is living every baseball kid's dream: he is a batboy for his hometown Major League team. Brian believes that it's the perfect thing to bring him and his big-leaguer dad closer together. And if that weren't enough, this is the season that Hank Bishop, Brian's baseball hero, returns to the Tigers for the comeback of a lifetime. The summer couldn't get much better! Until Hank Bishop starts to show his true colors, and Brian learns that sometimes life throws you a curveball.

Terror in the City of Champions

Terror in the City of Champions Author Tom Stanton
ISBN-10 9781493018185
Year 2016-06-01
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
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A New York Times Bestseller Detroit, mid-1930s: In a city abuzz over its unrivaled sports success, gun-loving baseball fan Dayton Dean became ensnared in the nefarious and deadly Black Legion. The secretive, Klan-like group was executing a wicked plan of terror, murdering enemies, flogging associates, and contemplating armed rebellion. The Legion boasted tens of thousands of members across the Midwest, among them politicians and prominent citizens—even, possibly, a beloved athlete. Terror in the City of Champions opens with the arrival of Mickey Cochrane, a fiery baseball star who roused the Great Depression’s hardest-hit city by leading the Tigers to the 1934 pennant. A year later he guided the team to its first championship. Within seven months the Lions and Red Wings follow in football and hockey—all while Joe Louis chased boxing’s heavyweight crown. Amidst such glory, the Legion’s dreadful toll grew unchecked: staged “suicides,” bodies dumped along roadsides, high-profile assassination plots. Talkative Dayton Dean’s involvement would deepen as heroic Mickey’s Cochrane’s reputation would rise. But the ballplayer had his own demons, including a close friendship with Harry Bennett, Henry Ford’s brutal union buster. Award-winning author Tom Stanton weaves a stunning tale of history, crime, and sports. Richly portraying 1930s America, Terror in the City of Champions features a pageant of colorful figures: iconic athletes, sanctimonious criminals, scheming industrial titans, a bigoted radio priest, a love-smitten celebrity couple, J. Edgar Hoover, and two future presidents, Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan. It is a rollicking true story set at the confluence of hard luck, hope, victory, and violence. .

The Tigers of 68

The Tigers of  68 Author George Cantor
ISBN-10 0878339280
Year 1997-01-01
Pages 230
Language en
Publisher Taylor Trade Pub
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Looks at the Tigers' exceptional season in the context of the 1967 race riots in Detroit, and discussing the accomplishments of individual players

Pitch by Pitch

Pitch by Pitch Author Bob Gibson
ISBN-10 9781250060693
Year 2015-10-06
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Flatiron Books
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Pitch by Pitch gets inside the head of Bob Gibson on October 2, 1968, when he took the mound for game one of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers and struck out a record seventeen batters. With the tension rising in the stadium, an uproarious crowd behind him, and the record for the most strikeouts thrown in a World Series game on the line, Gibson, known as one of the most intimidating pitchers in baseball history, relives every inning and each pitch of this iconic game. Facing down batter after batter, he breaks down his though process and recounts in vivid and candid detail his analysis of the players who stepped into the batter's box against him, his control of both the ball and the elements of the day, and his moments of synchronicity with teammate Tim McCarver, all the while capturing the fascinating relationship and unspoken dialogue that carries on between pitcher and catcher over the course of nine critical innings. From the dugout to the locker room, Gibson offers a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of the players, the team's chemistry, and clubhouse culture. He recounts the story of Curt Flood, Gibson's best friend and the Cardinal center fielder, who would go on to become one of the pioneers of free agency; shares colorful anecdotes of his interactions with some of baseball's most unforgettable names, from Denny McLain and Roger Maris to Sandy Koufax and Harry Caray; and relives the confluence of events, both on and off the field, that led to one of his---and baseball's---most memorable games ever. This deep, unfiltered insider look at one particular afternoon of baseball allows for a better understanding of how pros play the game and all the variables that a pitcher contends with as he navigates his way through a formidable lineup. Gibson's extraordinary and engrossing tale is retold from the unique viewpoint of an extremely perceptive pitcher who happens to be one of baseball's all-time greats.

Tigers Corner 2007

Tigers Corner 2007 Author Gary Gillette
ISBN-10 UOM:39015071237864
Year 2007
Pages 110
Language en
Publisher Potomac Books Incorporated
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Other preseason annuals cover all of baseball and never focus on the team you love, but here’s a publication that goes beyond the basics and provides the thorough and intensive treatment of the Tigers that diehard fans crave. In addition to a preview of the American League, Tigers Corner 2007investigates the 2007 Tigers through scouting reports from major league scouts. This insider information is exclusive to Tigers Cornerand will bring followers up to speed on the new team quickly. Also included is an analysis of the team’s offensive approach and how it eschews the Moneyball theory of walks and on-base percentage. Featured also is Gary Gillette’s examination of Comerica Park and how its design and renovation have impacted the team over its life span. You’ll also hear from the team’s announcers and get their opinions about the Tigers revival and the team’s chances going into 2007. The book also revisits Tigers history, including a review of Hank Greenberg and how his career might be even more impressive than previously thought. Ty Cobb’s pennant-winning teams of the early twentieth century are explored, as well as a review of the Tigers’ fall from grace between the glorious summer of 1984 and their 119 losses during the 2003 season. Tigers Cornerevaluates the entire organization, with a look at the team’s top prospects, including a Q&A with Andrew Miller, an interview with a top Tigers scout, and a look at the production the Tigers have got out of their farm system in recent years. Written by Tigers fans with Tigers fans in mind, Tigers Corner 2007is unmatched for the level and amount of information it presents. It’s an essential guide for every fan! A publication of Maple Street Press, distributed by Potomac Books, Inc.

Great moments in American sports

Great moments in American sports Author Jerry Brondfield
ISBN-10 0394826086
Year 1974-09-01
Pages 152
Language en
Publisher Random House Books for Young Readers
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Describes forty six great events in United States sports history from the first Rose Bowl in 1902 to Hank Aaron's record-breaking home run in 1974.

Big D

Big D Author Darwin Payne
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105127410061
Year 1994
Pages 497
Language en
Publisher Three Forks Pr
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