Twenty-Five Detroit Tigers Things I Am Thankful For

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With Thanksgiving a couple days away, I wanted to share twenty-five Detroit Tigers “things” that I am thankful for…

  1. Mike Illitch and his commitment to win
  2. Miguel Cabrera
  3. Justin Verlander’s bounce back season
  4. Sparky (Sparky Anderson)
  5. Witnessing the ’84 team
  6. Going to games with my dad and now my son
  7. Sweet Lou & Tram (Lou Whitaker & Alan Trammell)
  8. Big daddy Cecil (Cecil Fielder)
  9. Al Kaline still as part of the team
  10. Magglio’s home run (Magglio Ordonez)
  11. Opening Day in the D
  12. Gibby (Kirk Gibson)
  13. Jim Walewander scoring in the 12th (’87)
  14. Rod Allen (yea, I said it)
  15. The Voice of the Turtle
  16. Flag poles in play
  17. Carlos Guillen popping his chain (for Jered Weaver)
  18. The Corner
  19. Home Runs out of the park
  20. Double D
  21. The Old English D
  22. Must see JV and Miggy’s Triple Crown
  23. Jimmy Smokes (Jim Leyland)
  24. Doyle Alexander
  25. Ty Cobb, Charlie Gehringer, Hank Greenberg, Sam Crawford, Harry Heilmann, Norm Cash, Mickey Lolich, Hal Newhouser, and the other Tiger greats that I never got to see play
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