Tigers History Podcast – Episode #025 – Rick Huhn, author of ‘The Chalmers Race,’ on Ty Cobb’s controversial batting title in 1910
Rick Huhn tells the story of the controversial 1910 batting race between Ty Cobb and Nap Lajoie, and the lasting impact it had on Major League Baseball. Huhn is the author of The Chalmers Race: Ty Cobb, Napoleon Lajoie, and the Controversial 1910 Batting Title That Became A National Obsession. Show Notes
Brayan Peña managed the Tigers West squad to the Gulf Coast League championship this week. He was the backup catcher on the 2013 Tigers.
On episode 37 of The Detroit Sports Sit Down the guys review the Detroit Lions preseason game #2. In the second segment, they look at the Big Ten and discuss where Michigan and Michigan State will finish this season. You can download this show as well as past episodes by clicking
Tigers History Podcast #023 – Brendan Donley on collecting oral histories of the 1968 World Series for ‘An October To Remember’
Brendan Donley talked to over two dozen players and participants in the 1968 World Series and stitched together their oral histories for the 50th anniversary of the Tigers’ unforgettable championship for his new book An October to Remember 1968: The Tigers-Cardinals World Series as Told by the Men Who Played
The history of Major League Baseball is incomplete without celebrating deserving big leaguers who were denied their chance. In the late 19th century, Adrian, Michigan, was home to a nationally-known team of African American All-Stars. Mitch Lutzke tells their nearly forgotten story in his new book The Page Fence Giants:
Adam Darowski of HallOfStats.com presents his All-Hall-of-Fame Snub Tigers team.
On episode 33 of The Detroit Sports Sit Down the guys take their show on the road for the first time. They broadcasted live from the Midwest League All-Star game which was hosted by the Lansing Lugnuts at Cooley Law School Stadium in Lansing, MI. The guys are joined on the
Sridhar Pappu talks about Bob Gibson, Denny McLain, and the Tigers’ unforgettable 1968 world championship.
Jamie is in studio and Jeramy on the board as the crew discusses Miguel’s story in the Detroit News and how it was written to curve a narrative. The crew gets sidetracked and talks Marvel movies in honor of Deadpool 2. In HORSE, talking Marcus Morris stopping Lebron in Game
Dan, Dave, and Mike open the show on a seriously somber note about USA Olympics. Two former members of the USA Olympic Taekwondo team are charged with crimes that some would say put Larry Nassar to shame. And yes, the USA Olympic Committee is accused of aiding and abetting these