Download Home Sweet Home: Memories of Tiger Stadium by Detroit News PDF

By Detroit News

In terms of the grand outdated ballparks which were domestic to significant League Baseball over the years, few have had the patience and ancient value of Tiger Stadium in Detroit, which hosted its final video game on the finish of the 1999 baseball season. when you consider that 1912 Tiger Stadium has been a mecca for baseball lovers through the nation of Michigan. 3 generations of fanatics were witness to the storied exploits of baseball legends like Ty Cobb, Hal Newhauser, Mickey Cochrane, Hank Greenberg, George Kell, and Al Kaline, in addition to different greats like Denny McLain, Mickey Lolich, Alan Trammel, Jack Morris, Lou Whitaker, and Kirk Gibson.

"Home candy domestic: thoughts of Tiger Stadium", from "The Detroit News", offers Tigers' fanatics a lovingly-drawn portrait of 1 of baseball's nice treasure troves of chuffed thoughts. This historic reference, advised for the main half via over two hundred colour and black-and-white photographs, chronicles the entire maximum occasions and gamers that experience made Tiger Stadium so certain for 9 a long time. in the course of that point the Tigers have performed in six international sequence, bringing domestic the realm Championship in 1935, 1945, 1968, and 1984. For generations, "The Detroit information" has been the authoritative resource relied upon through Tigers lovers. Now the newspaper captures the individuality of Tiger Stadium within the attractive pictorial historical past, "Home candy domestic: stories of Tiger Stadium". Foreword by means of Al Kaline!

Show description

Read Online or Download Home Sweet Home: Memories of Tiger Stadium PDF

Best baseball books

The 5th Inning (Busboys and Poets)

This is a moment memoir following Coming after Fathering phrases: The Making of an African American Writer. In this story, Miller is returning to baseball, the sport of his early life, with a view to locate the metaphor that may give you the dimension of his lifestyles. nearly 60, he ponders no matter if his lifestyles can now be entered into the legit list books as a hit or failure; one man's exam of private relationships, melancholy, love and loss.

Gateway to the Majors: Williamsport and Minor League Baseball (Keystone Book)

Drawing upon neighborhood Williamsport newspapers, huge oral histories from former gamers, baseball directors, boosters and fanatics and infrequent photo collections, this paintings reconstructs the totality of the pro baseball adventure.

The 5th Inning. A Memoir

This can be poet and literary activist E. Ethelbert Miller's moment memoir. Coming after Fathering phrases, this reveals Miller returning to baseball to supply the dimension of his lifestyles. this is often one man's exam of private relationships, melancholy, love and loss.

The 50 Greatest Players in New York Yankees History

The recent York Yankees are significant League Baseball's most famous and winning franchise. Baseball greats resembling Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, and Derek Jeter have all worn the recognized military blue and white pinstripes. The Yankees have received 27 global sequence championships, and 29 avid gamers who spent not less than a 12 months with the staff were inducted into the Baseball corridor of reputation.

Extra resources for Home Sweet Home: Memories of Tiger Stadium

Example text

Some barely noticed their passing, moving on to new stadiums without so much as a backward glance. But in others, the hurt still throbs In Pittsburgh, they speak longingly of the cozy neighborhood atmosphere of old Forbes Field. In Cincinnati, a farmer from nearby Kentucky salvaged a portion of the Crosley Field grandstand and reassembled it in one of his fields to keep some part of the park alive. Page 8 And in Brooklyn, nothing can ever replace Ebbets Field; built in 1912, the same year Navin Field opened on the configuration of the existing Tiger Stadium.

Touchdown, and there's bedlam at Briggs Stadium. Bless you, boys. Viva Mandela. Go get em, Tigers. How'm I doin', Edna? "Hold my hand tight when we walk up this ramp, son. Joe, this is a dangerous situation and you're going to have to come out of this game. Didn't ole Diz tell ya me n' Paul would win this thing? Louis is measuring his man, moving in for the kill. The entire front four was in on Starr that time, led by Karras and Roger Brown. He ain't gonna pitch to you, Gibby. . " The Lions won two NFL championships, the last one 42 years ago, on this field.

It was the year of The Wave. It may have started in another part of the country, in some other stadium. But it was at Michigan and Trumbull that it swelled to its greatest height. It is a tired sports cliche now. But when The Wave was new, as the Tigers started the season at 35-5 and the fever raged through this area as never before, it was a thrilling sight to watch as it made its way around the park. From the centerfield bleachers, where it usually began, and then crashing across the packed grandstand in Page 12 left, through the season ticket boxes around the infield, then out to right before completing the circle back to the bleachers for the wavemasters to start it around once more.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.03 of 5 – based on 29 votes