Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 10/14/13
Over the course of a person’s lifetime, there are major moments one can remember every vivid detail of no matter how long ago it was. A wedding, birthday party, family event, or even sports. For me, October 14th, 2006 seems like it happened yesterday. Even though it was seven years ago to the day. 2006 was a great year. After watching the Tigers struggle mightily and be the doormat of the AL Central for the first few years as a fan, 2006 was something new for me as a 15-year-old kid coming into my first year of high school. For the first time in over a decade the Tigers were relevant and were headed for the playoffs for the first time since 1987. I can remember everything I did on October 14th, 2006. That was the year my Dad’s health problems first started to arise which ended up being the beginning of his long decline until he lost his life last year. Being only 15-years-old and not old enough to be by myself while my Dad was in the hospital, I was staying at my Aunt and Uncle’s ho...
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