5 edition of The history of the Detroit Tigers found in the catalog.
A team history of the Detroit Tigers, who gave us Ty Cobb, Al Kaline, and nearly a century of memories.
|Other titles||Detroit Tigers|
|LC Classifications||GV875.D6 R355 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||32 p. :|
|Number of Pages||32|
|LC Control Number||97007134|
As for the book itself, it measures in at an impressive If anything should happen to him, Mike says, Annie must let their father know. The pictures offer a timeless look at how Detroit has grown, dwindled, and reemerged. Tough times ensued after that, sans for a Eastern Division title. In the middle of the Great Depression, Detroiters found hope in their sports teams. This was acknowledged when he won the most votes among the five players selected as the initial inductees into the Hall of Fame in
Cobb, TyTy Cobb. Kirshner follows seven Detroiters as they navigate life during and after their city's bankruptcy. As a congressman and lawyer, Shiras joined forces with his friend Theodore Roosevelt and scientists in Washington, D. This record continues to be the worst record in Tigers history. Inowner George Vanderbeck decided to build the team their own park, called Bennett Park, at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull Avenues. Cochrane ended his career after being beaned inbut the team added slugger Rudy York and buttressed the pitching staff with Bobo Newsom and Schoolboy Rowe, allowing the Tigers to claw to the top again in andwinning the latter World Series against the Cubs again.
The Tigers performed better in the Fall Classic, taking Pittsburgh to seven games, but they were blown out 8—0 in the decisive game at Bennett Park. Simmering problems broke out on June 20,and over a period of several days, mobs of both blacks and whites attacked members of the other race. Filled with fascinating archival photographs, maps, and diagrams, this book for tweens and young teens offers gripping firsthand accounts from the front lines. Readers familiar with Detroit will be able to spot familiar buildings and landmarks and marvel at how much Detroit has changed.
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Learn more about one of the most iconic American cities through these 10 books. They would play more than 6, games there during more than 88 years before moving to Comerica Park in Detroit remained largely a commercial center for surrounding agricultural land until the s, when manufacturing began to dominate.
The Tigers continued to regress, resulting in a loss campaign in It occupied such a strategic position that even though the British were obligated to cede it to the United States under the Treaty of Paristhey refused to give it up until The Tigers won another World Series inbut in the s the team finished above fourth place just once.
The deeper cause was the history of police harassment and brutality. The police found far more people than expected, yet still attempted to arrest all 82 people on the premises. Living takes guts. Robbie is now a murder suspect, too. Pictorial Parade The Tigers were founded in as a minor league franchise, playing alongside organizations that would become the Chicago White Soxthe Cleveland Indiansand the Baltimore Orioles in the Western League the Tigers are the only surviving member of the Western League to remain in its original city.
Making just his third major league start on September 27, Giebell was called upon to pitch the pennant-clinching game against Bob Feller of the Indians.
They were known as the Tigers from Day One; old timers said it was due to the orange stripe on their uniform socks. Detroit was incorporated as a village in and became the seat of government for the Michigan Territory when it was formed from the Northwest Territory in Thus, on April 25, the Tigers played their first major league baseball game at home, defeating the Milwaukee Brewers in a remarkable ninth-inning comeback.
Barrow was elected as an executive, Jennings and Anderson were elected as managers; the others were elected as players. They never finished last, and boasted some of the greatest hitters and personalities the game has seen. Detroit played in the National League during the 19th century, but the lack of fan support doomed the franchise.
Kaline's tenure featured veterans such as Norm Cash and fan favorite Willie Horton. Ultimately, Them is the story of surviving in a world of danger and violence.
They repeated the feat for the next two years, with coverage of all three successes featuring prominently in the book. Lola commutes two hours a day to her suburban job.
As the second half of the century progressed, the auto industry, Detroit and the Tigers declined together. The nadir was when they challenged the New York Mets modern record of losses and came up one short at At their beginning inthe Detroit Tigers played at Boulevard Park as a charter member in the Western League.
Inowner George Vanderbeck decided to build the team their own park, called Bennett Park, at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull Avenues. On April 28,they played their first Western League game at the new park, defeating the Columbus Senators. With coverage beginning inthe year of the franchise’s first American League pennant, this exquisite Detroit Tigers history book guides you through the decades, revisiting all the key moments from Tiger Stadium and Comerica Park, right up until the present day.1/5(1).
Win Expectancy, Run Expectancy, and Leverage Index calculations provided by Tom Tango of sylvaindez.com, and co-author of The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball. Total Zone Rating and initial framework for Wins above Replacement calculations provided by Sean Smith.
Bill Anderson's The Glory Years of the Detroit Tigers is a great gift to Tiger fans in particular, but also to baseball fans everywhere.
The many pictures that appear with the outstanding text make this book unique. The years of to were the Glory Days of. Sparky Anderson was one of the great managers in baseball history. He won three World Series titles— and in Cincinnati, then again in with Detroit. The Detroit Tigers were the last winning team the Hall of Fame skipper ever managed.
Despite great success on the field, poor revenues and the Great Depression threatened the Spartans’ survival. Ina group led by Detroit radio executive George Richards (owner of Detroit’s powerful WJR) bought the financially struggling Spartans and moved them to Detroit and renamed the team the Detroit Lions, as a nod to the Detroit Tigers.