The Detroit Tigers Reader

The Detroit Tigers Reader

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From the author of The Final Season and The Road to Cooperstown, a collection of essays, articles, and letters celebrating the great moments and personalities of Detroit's rich baseball history

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

The story of the Tigers---like the story of Detroit itself---is one of resilience and endurance. For baseball fans it's also an intensely personal one: Detroit Tigers baseball has flowed through the veins of generations of families.

The essays, articles, and letters in The Detroit Tigers Reader capture those stories and the essence of the Tigers' spirit, tracing the history of the team from its first game on April 25, 1901, up through the arrival of "Pudge" Rodriguez in 2004. With contributions from some of the greatest sportswriters and athletes, as well as local journalists and fans, The Detroit Tigers Reader charts the highs and lows of one of the most extraordinary and celebrated teams 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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Honoring Detroit's rich baseball history, a collection of essays, articles, and letters profiles great players and moments, in a collection that features contributions by Mitch Albom, Dave Anderson, Joseph Durson, Joe Falls, Hank Greenberg, Mike Lupica, Ernie Harwell, Damon Runyon, Babe Ruth, Grantland Rice, and others. Original.

Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2005
ISBN: 9780472030170
0472030175
Branch Call Number: 796.35764 DET
796.35764 DET
Characteristics: ix, 204 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Stanton, Tom 1960-

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