Found July 02, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
In 1984 there was a common word that came up when people talked about the Detroit Tigers – magical. The 35-5 start to the regular season was special. So were the seasons turned in by a host of players including Cy Young and MVP winner Willie Hernandez. There was just something in the air that told you the Tigers would not be beaten in any playoff series, and it turned out to be true. In 2006, when the Tigers broke a 22-year World Series appearance drought, there was a similar feeling of magic. The offense was carried by Pudge Rodriguez, Carlos Guillen, and Magglio Ordonez. And remember Marcus Thames, Craig Monroe, and Brandon Inge? They combined to hit 81 homers that year! Talk about magical. On the mound you had rookies Justin Verlander and Joel Zumaya raising eyebrows with their fastballs. Jeremy Bonderman, Kenny Rogers, and Nate Robertson anchored the rotation and Todd Jones saved 37 games. There was magic in the air that eventually swirled out of the balloon after a long pre-Wor...
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  • I have to totally agree with you. what the Tigers need is something to Jump-Start there line-up and maybe this kid can be the ticket.I hope the management can SEE what we SEE,the Tigers need help Now and can't wait much longer.Come on Dave and Jim let's get it done and Let's Go Tigers!!!
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