Detroit Tigers Encyclopedia

Detroit Tigers Encyclopedia

by Jim Hawkins, Dan Ewald, George Van Dusen
     
 

The Detroit Tigers are one of Major League Baseball's most venerable franchises. From its 1880s roots with the World Champion Detroit Wolverines of the National League, to its new millennial stadium, The Detroit Tigers Encyclopedia chronicles the team's history on the field, in the dugout, in the broadcast booth, and in the executive suite. The book begins with a tour…  See more details below

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The Detroit Tigers are one of Major League Baseball's most venerable franchises. From its 1880s roots with the World Champion Detroit Wolverines of the National League, to its new millennial stadium, The Detroit Tigers Encyclopedia chronicles the team's history on the field, in the dugout, in the broadcast booth, and in the executive suite. The book begins with a tour of old Tiger Stadium, rich in memories dating back to the early part of the twentieth century. The franchise's new home, Comerica Park, a field with modern conveniences and entertainment, evokes cherished memories as well as a look to the future. With a history spanning the entire century, the Tigers franchise has been at the heart and soul of Detroit and the growth of professional baseball. More than 100 of the team's greatest and most colorful players are profiled in a separate chapter and throughout the encyclopedia. The appendix of the book includes the most comprehensive statistical history of the Tigers ever published.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582612225
Publisher:
Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date:
03/30/2003
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
8.74(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.13(d)

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