Akil Baddoo happy to ‘make everyone proud’ after 1st career MLB home run

It certainly was a storybook home run for Detroit Tigers rookie OF Akil Baddoo. This afternoon was his first appearance in the Majors, and he blasted a home run on the very first pitch he faced. To make things even better, his parents were in the stands at Comerica Park to take it all in … Read more

AJ Hinch praises Akil Baddoo after 1st career HR in MLB debut

Though the Detroit Tigers weren’t able to pull off the sweep against the Cleveland Indians this afternoon, there was a pretty movie-esque moment during the course of the afternoon. Rookie outfielder Akil Baddoo blasted the first ever pitch he faced in the Majors, joining a select group of Tigers players in team history to homer … Read more

Proud parents of Akil Baddoo react to their son’s 1st career HR [VIDEO]

It’s like right out of a storybook. Detroit Tigers CF Akil Baddoo blasted his 1st career home run this afternoon against the Cleveland Indians. To make things better, today is his first career MLB game, and his home run was on the very first pitch he ever faced. And to make things better, his folks … Read more