Big 50 Detroit Tigers

Big 50  Detroit Tigers Author Tom Gage
ISBN-10 9781633197947
Release 2017-04-01
Pages 320
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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
Release 2017
Pages 320
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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 50 Greatest Players in Detroit Tigers History

The 50 Greatest Players in Detroit Tigers History Author Robert W. Cohen
ISBN-10 9781630761004
Release 2015-10-01
Pages 360
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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.

The Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers Author William M. Anderson
ISBN-10 9780814341582
Release 2016-04-15
Pages 360
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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.

Detroit Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings Author Stan Fischler
ISBN-10 1582612714
Release 2002-01
Pages 300
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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
Release 2013-04-01
Pages 240
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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 Batboy

The Batboy Author Mike Lupica
ISBN-10 9781101159880
Release 2010-03-09
Pages 256
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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.

Ty Cobb

Ty Cobb Author Charles Leerhsen
ISBN-10 9781451645767
Release 2015-05-12
Pages 464
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Details the life of the legendary, record-holding baseball player, who retired in 1928 and became the first inductee into the Hall of Fame, but who has also been categorized as a belligerent, aggressive player and a racist who hated women and children.

Pressing Pause

Pressing Pause Author Karen Ehman
ISBN-10 9780310356394
Release 2016-03-29
Pages 256
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Kids bickering? Schedule jam-packed? Dishes and laundry both piled up high? Perhaps it’s time you pressed pause. Whether you’re juggling a career, kids’ schedules, and church commitments or you’re covered in spit-up and anxious about what the next eighteen years might hold, you can carve out a few quiet moments to rejuvenate your spirit. Pressing Pause offers you a calm way to start your day, to refresh yourself in Jesus and drink deeply of His presence so that you are ready to pour out love, time, and energy into the people who matter most to you. These 100 encouraging devotions for moms will help you begin each day with Scripture, drawing on God’s power, ingesting His Word, and learning practical ways to love and serve more like His Son. Just a few minutes each day can help you center your heart and mind on what God has for you as His beloved daughter. So resist the rush. Halt the hustle. Press pause and find some calm in the chaos. Karen Ehman is a Proverbs 31 Ministries speaker, a New York Times bestselling author, and a writer for Encouragement for Today, an online devotional that reaches more than 1 million women daily. She has written nine books. Connect with her at Ruth Schwenk is a pastor’s wife, mom of four energetic kids, lover of coffee, and dreamer of big dreams. She is the creator of, and along with her husband, Patrick,

Terror in the City of Champions

Terror in the City of Champions Author Tom Stanton
ISBN-10 9781493018185
Release 2016-06-01
Pages 320
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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. .

Heaven Was Detroit

Heaven Was Detroit Author Edited by M. L. Liebler
ISBN-10 9780814341230
Release 2017-05-01
Pages 488
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Heaven Was Detroit: From Jazz to Hip Hop and Beyond is the first of its kind to capture the full spectrum of Detroit popular music from the early 1900s to the twenty-first century. Readers will find in this unique and stimulating anthology new essays, and a few classics, by widely known and respected music writers, critics, and recording artists who weigh in on their careers and experiences in the Detroit music scene, from rock to jazz and everything in between. With a foreword by the acclaimed rock writer Dave Marsh and iconic photos by Leni Sinclair, the book features such well-known writers as Greil Marcus, Jaan Uhelszki, Al Young, Susan Whitall, Gary Graff, John Sinclair, and many others. Divided into nine sections, the book moves chronologically through the early days of jazz in Detroit, to the rock ’n’ roll of the 1960s, and up to today’s electronica scene, with so many groundbreaking moments in between. This collection of cohesive essays includes Motown’s connection to the Civil Rights Movement and the Black Power Movement through its side label, Black Forum Records; Lester Bangs’s exemplary piece on Alice Cooper; the story behind the emergence of rap legend Eminem; and Craig Maki’s enlightening history on “hillbilly rock” — just to name a few. With a rich musical tradition to rival Nashville, Detroit serves as the inspiration, backdrop, and playground for some of the most influential music artists of the past century. Heaven Was Detroit captures the essence of the Detroit music scene: the grit, the spark, the desire to tell a story set to the rhythm of the city. Fans of any music genre will find something that speaks to them in the pages of this collection.

My Heart Can t Even Believe It

My Heart Can t Even Believe It Author Amy Silverman
ISBN-10 1606132741
Release 2016-04-15
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All parent stories about raising a child with Down syndrome are special and unique, but in the hands of a good writer, they can have the power to reach, change, and resonate far beyond family and friends. And that is the case with My Heart Can't Even Believe It, by journalist, blogger, and NPR contributor Amy Silverman. Amy bravely looks at her life, before and after her daughter Sophie was born, and reflects on her transformation from "a spoiled, self-centered brat," who used words like retard and switched lines at the Safeway to avoid a bagger with special needs, into the mother of a kid with Down syndrome and all that her new identity entails. She describes her evolution as gradual, one built by processing her fears and facing questions both big and small about Sophie, Down syndrome, and her place in the world. Funny, touching, and honest, this wonderful book looks at a daughter and her power to change minds and fill hearts with love so deep.

The Kid

The Kid Author Ben Bradlee,
ISBN-10 9780316084482
Release 2013-12-03
Pages 864
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At long last, the epic biography Ted Williams deserves--and that his fans have been waiting for. Williams was the best hitter in baseball history. His batting average of .406 in 1941 has not been topped since, and no player who has hit more than 500 home runs has a higher career batting average. Those totals would have been even higher if Williams had not left baseball for nearly five years in the prime of his career to serve as a Marine pilot in WWII and Korea. He hit home runs farther than any player before him--and traveled a long way himself, as Ben Bradlee, Jr.'s grand biography reveals. Born in 1918 in San Diego, Ted would spend most of his life disguising his Mexican heritage. During his 22 years with the Boston Red Sox, Williams electrified crowds across America--and shocked them, too: His notorious clashes with the press and fans threatened his reputation. Yet while he was a God in the batter's box, he was profoundly human once he stepped away from the plate. His ferocity came to define his troubled domestic life. While baseball might have been straightforward for Ted Williams, life was not. THE KID is biography of the highest literary order, a thrilling and honest account of a legend in all his glory and human complexity. In his final at-bat, Williams hit a home run. Bradlee's marvelous book clears the fences, too.


Breakout Author Ron LeFlore
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105018406079
Release 1978-02-01
Pages 180
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LeFlore recounts his early life as a street criminal and prison inmate and describes his present experiences as a major-league baseball star

Tigers Corner 2007

Tigers Corner 2007 Author Gary Gillette
ISBN-10 UOM:39015071237864
Release 2007
Pages 110
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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.

The Union Signal

The Union Signal Author
ISBN-10 WISC:89060922036
Release 1918
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The Union Signal has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Union Signal also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Union Signal book for free.

Great moments in American sports

Great moments in American sports Author Jerry Brondfield
ISBN-10 0394826086
Release 1974-09-01
Pages 152
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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.