Topic: Detroit Tigers

October 15, 2013

It is not one of the more graceful visuals on offer in the game of baseball, but there is something stunning and beautiful -- something almost divine -- in watching Prince Fielder run and slide.

October 1, 2013

Despite the warnings -- from their parents and their yuppie friends -- a schoolteacher and a writer went to Detroit on their trip across America. What they found there was a city, lonely and beaten down. But not defeated. And looking  forward to the next Tigers game. 

January 30, 2013

It seemed reasonable to expect a mess from FYI, the low-budget "vodcast" hosted by former Detroit Tigers misfits/miscreants Dmitri Young and Robert Fick. But while the show itself was kind of a mess, it was also oddly earnest and endearing. And that was before they started telling Matt Anderson stories.

October 29, 2012

A dispatch from The D, where a city gets excited about the Tigers, promptly and painfully runs up agains the limits of fan-power, and retires to the casinos.

October 24, 2012

As part of our (apparently) ongoing series on amazing old-ish videos of baseball people doing non-baseball things, here is Jim Leyland, in a white turtleneck, singing "Betcha By Golly Wow" very seriously and quite well.

October 10, 2012

The playoffs are here, which means Bronson Arroyo's singing face, a few extra between-cigarette cigarettes for Jim Leyland, and the freaking Cardinals and Yankees. It's a good thing. Let's talk about it.

October 5, 2012

Bandwagonning, though objectionable in theory, is often a necessary part of enjoying sports. But the responsible bandwagonner must pick the team for which he or she has the greatest natural affinity. Here is your guide to finding a spiritual match in record time.