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"Baseball was one-hundred percent of my life". Ty Cobb.
"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring". Rogers Hornsby.
"From 1955 to my retirement, the best All-Around Player in the American League was Al Kaline". Mickey Mantle.
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Welcome to the first spring of the Tigers' rebuilding era: Hope you brought your patience.
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"Baseball was one-hundred percent of my life". Ty Cobb.
"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring". Rogers Hornsby.
"From 1955 to my retirement, the best All-Around Player in the American League was Al Kaline". Mickey Mantle.
"Kaline in my book is the greatest righthanded hitter in the league". Ted Williams.
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Jordan Zimmermann's visit to doc ends with back (but not neck) injection.
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"Baseball was one-hundred percent of my life". Ty Cobb.
"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring". Rogers Hornsby.
"From 1955 to my retirement, the best All-Around Player in the American League was Al Kaline". Mickey Mantle.
"Kaline in my book is the greatest righthanded hitter in the league". Ted Williams.
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He hasn't thrown a pitch in pro ball, but Tigers' Alex Faedo is getting early spring audition.
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https://www.freep.com/story/sports/m...ing/330320002/
Detroit Tigers' top pick Alex Faedo excited for spring training.
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Tigers’ top pick Faedo grateful, but not awed by invite.
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"Baseball was one-hundred percent of my life". Ty Cobb.
"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring". Rogers Hornsby.
"From 1955 to my retirement, the best All-Around Player in the American League was Al Kaline". Mickey Mantle.
"Kaline in my book is the greatest righthanded hitter in the league". Ted Williams.

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Detroit Tigers will stink in 2018; here's why they'll be fun to watch.
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"Baseball was one-hundred percent of my life". Ty Cobb.
"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring". Rogers Hornsby.
"From 1955 to my retirement, the best All-Around Player in the American League was Al Kaline". Mickey Mantle.
"Kaline in my book is the greatest righthanded hitter in the league". Ted Williams.
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Gardenhire era set to begin at Tigers camp.
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"Baseball was one-hundred percent of my life". Ty Cobb.
"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring". Rogers Hornsby.
"From 1955 to my retirement, the best All-Around Player in the American League was Al Kaline". Mickey Mantle.
"Kaline in my book is the greatest righthanded hitter in the league". Ted Williams.

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"Baseball was one-hundred percent of my life". Ty Cobb.
"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring". Rogers Hornsby.
"From 1955 to my retirement, the best All-Around Player in the American League was Al Kaline". Mickey Mantle.
"Kaline in my book is the greatest righthanded hitter in the league". Ted Williams.
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"Baseball was one-hundred percent of my life". Ty Cobb.
"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring". Rogers Hornsby.
"From 1955 to my retirement, the best All-Around Player in the American League was Al Kaline". Mickey Mantle.
"Kaline in my book is the greatest righthanded hitter in the league". Ted Williams.

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Long Time AL Opponents Al Kaline and Mickey Mantle meet before a mid 1960's Tiger-Yankee game at Yankee Stadium.
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"Baseball was one-hundred percent of my life". Ty Cobb.
"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring". Rogers Hornsby.
"From 1955 to my retirement, the best All-Around Player in the American League was Al Kaline". Mickey Mantle.
"Kaline in my book is the greatest righthanded hitter in the league". Ted Williams.
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February 13 in Tigers and mlb history:

1920: Officials organize the Negro National League in a meeting held at the YMCA in Kansas City, Missouri. Spearheaded by league founder Rube Foster, the NNL will become the most successful of all Negro Leagues ventures and will last until the late 1940s.

1969: Al Kaline, Bart Starr, and Arnold Palmer visit the White House.
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1970: Commissioner Bowie Kuhn announces investigation into the "off-field activities" of Denny McLain.

1974: James (Cool Papa) Bell is elected to the Hall of Fame by the Special Committee on the Negro Leagues. Known for his legendary footspeed, Bell joins Satchel Paige, Josh Gibson, Buck Leonard and Monte Irvin, as Negro Leagues greats selected to the Hall.

1987: Detroit Tigers pitcher Jack Morris is awarded a $1.85 million salary by arbitrator Richard Bloch, the highest amount awarded to date through the salary arbitration process.

1993: The Detroit Tigers signed Willie Fraser as a free agent.

2002: The Boston Red Sox sign 43-year-old Rickey Henderson to a minor league contract. Last season with the San Diego Padres, Henderson had his 3000th career hit and broke the major league all-time records for walks and runs.

2009: The Detroit Tigers signed Jon Huber as a free agent.

2010: Jimmy Lanier dies in Atlanta at age 93. Former neighbor and personal batboy to Ty Cobb.

Tigers players birthdays:

https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...uelofr01.shtml
Fritz Buelow 1901-1904.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...dyerbe01.shtml
Ben Dyer 1916-1919.

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George Gill 1937-1939.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...illeha02.shtml
Hack Miller 1944-1945.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...rideji01.shtml
Jim Brideweser 1956.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...illifr01.shtml
Frank Williams 1989.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/bullpen/Ryan_Perry
https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...erryry01.shtml
Ryan Perry 2009-2011.

Tigers players and bat boy who passed away:

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Earl Rapp 1949.

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James Fargo Lanier, 93: Batboy for Ty Cobb.

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"Baseball was one-hundred percent of my life". Ty Cobb.
"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring". Rogers Hornsby.
"From 1955 to my retirement, the best All-Around Player in the American League was Al Kaline". Mickey Mantle.
"Kaline in my book is the greatest righthanded hitter in the league". Ted Williams.

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