Originally written November 28, 2013 on Baseball Hot Corner:
The Detroit Tigers mean a lot to me. I have been fortunate enough to shake Al Kaline’s hand, witness Lou Whitaker hit one onto the roof in 1984, see Sparky Anderson walk slowly toward the third base dugout before a game in Texas and hand a ball to the youngster on my left, watch Justin Verlander shut down the New York Yankees in the 2012 ALCS with the rowdies in Kaline’s corner, and from the same corner watch the San Francisco Giants pile out of the first base dugout in Game 4 of the 2012 World Series. Why do I note bearing witness to the sweep as a highlight? Simple. We were there. Being at the park is what the game boils down to for me. Baseball has provided me with more eternal memories than all of the other experiences of my life. I am a Tiger fan. This simple fact ties me to many friends and relatives both alive and on the other side. I am truly grateful for the game of baseball. Here are ten reasons why my fellow Tiger fans ought give thanks: #10 Uniform Stability Miggy ...
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