Charles Leerhsen talks about changing people’s minds about Ty Cobb in his bestselling biography of the Tigers legend.
Jon Warden talks about being part of the Tigers’ 1968 world championship, and collecting over 1,000 autographs from former major leaguers.
Tom Stanton talks about an unforgettable era in Detroit’s history, when a secret society terrorized Detroit just as the Tigers were winning their first World Series.
Paul Foytack talks about his years with the Tigers in the 1950s and 1960s, and pitching to Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, and Roger Maris.
Jay Jaffe literally wrote the book on who belongs in the Baseball Hall of Fame. He talks about Jack Morris, Alan Trammell, Lou Whitaker, and why Hall of Fame voters make mistakes.
Detroit historian Ken Coleman, contributor to the book ‘Detroit 1967,’ talks about what to call the civil unrest of 1967, how it impacted the Tigers, and the Tigers’ troubled record on race.
Dan D’Addona writes about the Hall of Fame careers of Sam Crawford, Harry Heilmann, and Heinie Manush in his book ‘In Cobb’s Shadow.’
Graham Womack talks about the 2017 veterans ballot for the Hall of Fame, and the chances of Jack Morris, Alan Trammell, and Lou Whitaker to get their ticket to Cooperstown.
Amber Roessner talks about the relationship between baseball stars and journalists in the early 20th century, and how historians today evaluate the complex personality and image of Ty Cobb.
The Detroit Tigers played at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull for more than a century. Scott Ferkovich rounded up the 50 greatest games played at this historic corner for the book ‘Tigers by the Tale: Great Games at Michigan and Trumbull.’