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Tigers by the Tale : Great Games at Michigan and Trumbull
by Scott Ferkovich




Overview -
For over 100 years, Michigan and Trumbull was the scene of some of the most exciting baseball ever. This book, the collaborative work of 34 members of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), portrays 50 classic games at the corner, spanning the earliest days of Bennett Park until Tiger Stadium's final closing act. From Ty Cobb to Mickey Cochrane, Hank Greenberg to Al Kaline, and Willie Horton to Alan Trammell, the illustrious names of Tiger legends shine forth in these pages. A must-read for those who love the crack of the bat, the glory of green grass, and tales of great games well told.

" M]ore than anything, Tiger Stadium] has been a cherished home to our memories"
-Ernie Harwell, Tigers broadcaster

Preface, Basil M. "Mickey" Briggs
April 28, 1896: There Used to Be a Haymarket Here, Marcus W. Dickson
April 25, 1901: Welcome to the Big Leagues, Richard Riis
July 16, 1909: "I Never Saw Anything Like It", Phil Williams
August 24, 1909: An Honest Slide, or a Case of Malicious Intent, Jeff Samoray
October 14, 1909: "Most Exciting World Series Game Ever", Mitch Lutzke
April 20, 1912: Frank Navin's Field of Dreams, Jim Wohlenhaus
July 4, 1912: George Mullin No-Hitter, Mitch Lutzke
September 20, 1912: Smoky Joe Seeks a 17th Straight Win, Rich Bogovich
August 4, 1918: Cobb Single in 18th Defeats Big Train, Richard Riis
April 30, 1922: Charlie Robertson's Perfect Game, David L. Fleitz
June 13, 1924: The Day All Hell Broke Loose, Mike Lynch
June 2, 1925: "...Wild as Bedlam", Gregory H. Wolf
May 10, 1927: "I'm Glad to Be Back Here...", Richard Riis
October 2, 1927: Heilmann Takes Title, Chip Mundy
July 14, 1934: The G-Men Pull Off the Miracle, Jeffrey Koslowski
September 10, 1934: "Happy New Year, Hank ", Matt Keelean
October 4, 1934: Rowe Takes the Cardinals to School, Gregory H. Wolf
October 9, 1934: "This is a Case For Judge Landis", Brent Heutmaker
October 7, 1935: Goose Goslin, Money Player, Scott Ferkovich
October 3, 1937: "Whistling Jake" One-Hits Tribe; Stops Johnny Allen,
Terry W. Sloope
May 4, 1939: Who is That Kid? , Bill Nowlin
October 6, 1940: Newsome's Performance Marked with Extraordinary Emotion, William M. Anderson
July 8, 1941: "Listen, You Lug...", Marc Lancaster
July 1, 1945: "We Want Greenberg ", Richard Riis
July 18, 1947: Hutchinson Ends Yanks' 19-Game Win Streak, Mike Whiteman
July 20, 1947: 58,369 Fans Most Ever, Ruth Sadler
June 15, 1948: "Look at Your Wonderful Lights Here..." Scott Dominiak
June 23, 1950: "A Fellow Doesn't Have a Night Like That Very Often", Chip Mundy
July 10, 1951: "We're the Big Guys Now...", Marc Lancaster
May 15, 1952: "I've Got to Get Married More Often", Gregory H. Wolf
June 17, 1961: The Tiger Outslug the Yankees, Steve J. Weiss
June 24, 1962: "It Was a Long, Long, Long Ballgame, John Milner
36. June 15, 1965: "I Had Pretty Good Stuff", Steven Kuehl
September 14, 1968: "VJ Day All Over Again", Scott Ferkovich
September 17, 1968: Unlucky Hero Wins Pennant, Jeff Samoray
October 7, 1968: Jose Feliciano Lights Tigers' Fire, Scott Ferkovich
July 13, 1971: "He Crushed It" Scott Ferkovich
October 2, 1972: Lolich Fans 15, Doug Lehman
October 11, 1972: Northrup's Wallop Wins It, Raymond Buzenski
July 15, 1973: Ryan Tosses No-Hitter Gregory H. Wolf
May 7, 1974: LaGrow Knuckles Under to Wood, Will Bennett
June 28, 1976: Bird is the Word, Scott Ferkovich
June 4, 1984

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Overview

For over 100 years, Michigan and Trumbull was the scene of some of the most exciting baseball ever. This book, the collaborative work of 34 members of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), portrays 50 classic games at the corner, spanning the earliest days of Bennett Park until Tiger Stadium's final closing act. From Ty Cobb to Mickey Cochrane, Hank Greenberg to Al Kaline, and Willie Horton to Alan Trammell, the illustrious names of Tiger legends shine forth in these pages. A must-read for those who love the crack of the bat, the glory of green grass, and tales of great games well told.

" M]ore than anything, Tiger Stadium] has been a cherished home to our memories"
-Ernie Harwell, Tigers broadcaster

Preface, Basil M. "Mickey" Briggs
April 28, 1896: There Used to Be a Haymarket Here, Marcus W. Dickson
April 25, 1901: Welcome to the Big Leagues, Richard Riis
July 16, 1909: "I Never Saw Anything Like It", Phil Williams
August 24, 1909: An Honest Slide, or a Case of Malicious Intent, Jeff Samoray
October 14, 1909: "Most Exciting World Series Game Ever", Mitch Lutzke
April 20, 1912: Frank Navin's Field of Dreams, Jim Wohlenhaus
July 4, 1912: George Mullin No-Hitter, Mitch Lutzke
September 20, 1912: Smoky Joe Seeks a 17th Straight Win, Rich Bogovich
August 4, 1918: Cobb Single in 18th Defeats Big Train, Richard Riis
April 30, 1922: Charlie Robertson's Perfect Game, David L. Fleitz
June 13, 1924: The Day All Hell Broke Loose, Mike Lynch
June 2, 1925: "...Wild as Bedlam", Gregory H. Wolf
May 10, 1927: "I'm Glad to Be Back Here...", Richard Riis
October 2, 1927: Heilmann Takes Title, Chip Mundy
July 14, 1934: The G-Men Pull Off the Miracle, Jeffrey Koslowski
September 10, 1934: "Happy New Year, Hank ", Matt Keelean
October 4, 1934: Rowe Takes the Cardinals to School, Gregory H. Wolf
October 9, 1934: "This is a Case For Judge Landis", Brent Heutmaker
October 7, 1935: Goose Goslin, Money Player, Scott Ferkovich
October 3, 1937: "Whistling Jake" One-Hits Tribe; Stops Johnny Allen,
Terry W. Sloope
May 4, 1939: Who is That Kid? , Bill Nowlin
October 6, 1940: Newsome's Performance Marked with Extraordinary Emotion, William M. Anderson
July 8, 1941: "Listen, You Lug...", Marc Lancaster
July 1, 1945: "We Want Greenberg ", Richard Riis
July 18, 1947: Hutchinson Ends Yanks' 19-Game Win Streak, Mike Whiteman
July 20, 1947: 58,369 Fans Most Ever, Ruth Sadler
June 15, 1948: "Look at Your Wonderful Lights Here..." Scott Dominiak
June 23, 1950: "A Fellow Doesn't Have a Night Like That Very Often", Chip Mundy
July 10, 1951: "We're the Big Guys Now...", Marc Lancaster
May 15, 1952: "I've Got to Get Married More Often", Gregory H. Wolf
June 17, 1961: The Tiger Outslug the Yankees, Steve J. Weiss
June 24, 1962: "It Was a Long, Long, Long Ballgame, John Milner
36. June 15, 1965: "I Had Pretty Good Stuff", Steven Kuehl
September 14, 1968: "VJ Day All Over Again", Scott Ferkovich
September 17, 1968: Unlucky Hero Wins Pennant, Jeff Samoray
October 7, 1968: Jose Feliciano Lights Tigers' Fire, Scott Ferkovich
July 13, 1971: "He Crushed It" Scott Ferkovich
October 2, 1972: Lolich Fans 15, Doug Lehman
October 11, 1972: Northrup's Wallop Wins It, Raymond Buzenski
July 15, 1973: Ryan Tosses No-Hitter Gregory H. Wolf
May 7, 1974: LaGrow Knuckles Under to Wood, Will Bennett
June 28, 1976: Bird is the Word, Scott Ferkovich
June 4, 1984


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  • ISBN-13: 9781943816217
  • ISBN-10: 1943816212
  • Publisher: Society for American Baseball Research
  • Publish Date: May 2016
  • Page Count: 162
  • Dimensions: 11.02 x 8.5 x 0.35 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.86 pounds

Series: Sabr Digital Library #38

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