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Posts Tagged ‘Tigers’

Chuck Freedman still has the tickets from the Aug. 18, 2013, Detroit Tigers game.

Memories of a Coach and Good Friend

It happened a little more than five years ago, but Chuck Freedman remembers every detail. Going to a Detroit Tigers game at Comerica Park on a hot Sunday August afternoon with his father-in-law and good friend Richard Maltz. Watching and worrying as Maltz became ill at the stadium before the game and was taken to…

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Robert Pliskow of Huntington Woods with Mickey Lolich at an event last month. Pliscow and Freedman will be at the Tigers game Sept. 8.

Better Late Than Never

The 50-year wait for Game 5 of the 1968 World Series. Against the backdrop of all that transpired in our city and our nation in 1967 and 1968, this is a story of two teenage boys, whose young lives revolved around the Detroit Tigers. Like so many others, they were heartbroken when the Tigers missed…

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Joy in Tigertown: A Determined Team, A Resilient City, and Our Magical Run to the 1968 World Series with Mickey Lolich and Tom Gage.. Detroit Tigers 1968 World Series.

Relive the Tigers’ Glorious 1968 Season At B’nai Moshe

It’s been a long summer for Detroit Tigers baseball fans. Victories have been few and far between for a team that’s taken only a few baby steps on the road back to a winning record. That certainly wasn’t the case 50 years ago. The 1968 Tigers won the World Series, roaring back from a 3-1…

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Jewish Baseball Card book

Batter Up

The Jewish Baseball Card Book has hit shelves, just in time for the start of baseball season. If you think Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among just a handful of baseball players who are Jewish, you might want to think again. According to The Jewish Baseball Card Book (Jewish Major Leaguers, Inc., Newton, Mass.)…

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It’s That Time Of The Year!

Detroit Tigers Foundation head prepares for the High Holidays — and postseason. Jordan Field, 37, is in the midst of a pennant race. No, he’s not a baseball player. The Huntington Woods resident and Hillel Day School alumni heads up the Detroit Tigers Foundation. Field came on board with the Tigers in 2002, straight out…

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