Top 10 Moments in Detroit Sports History

If you are from Michigan, you are most likely a fan of Detroit sports. Depending on your age, you have been able to see some of the great moments in sports history happen right here in Detroit. Whether it was watching Kirk Gibson hit a 3-run home run in the 1984 World Series or living through … Read more

Top 5 Detroit Tigers draft picks of all-time

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians

Implemented in 1965, Major League Baseball introduced a league-based draft. Unlike most professional sports drafts where the draft takes place after the conclusion of a previous season, MLB’s draft takes place about three-quarters of the way through the season, usually in early June (or in July this year). Many players have gone on to be … Read more

Detroit Tigers troll Minnesota Twins following Akil Baddoo walk-off single

By now, you have probably heard that the Detroit Tigers defeated the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Tuesday afternoon thanks to a 10th inning walk-off single by rookie Akil Baddoo, who is having quite the start to his first MLB season. The hit game with first base open and Kirk Gibson suggested on the Bally Sports … Read more

Detroit Tigers legend Kirk Gibson remembers his late mother Barbara

The Detroit sports community is mourning a loss. Embed from Getty Images Barbara Gibson, the mother of Detroit Tigers legend and World Series champion Kirk Gibson, passed away last week at the age of 89. She had also served as a speech teacher and drama director at Clarkston High School “She loved watching baseball games,” … Read more

Detroit Tigers legend Kirk Gibson wins two Emmy Awards

Detroit Tigers legend Kirk Gibson accomplished just about everything there was to accomplish on the baseball diamond. And now, he can officially add “Emmy winner” to his resume. Gibson, who is now an analyst with Fox Sports Detroit, took home two Emmy awards Saturday night during a virtual ceremony for his work with “Everybody vs. … Read more

Detroit Tigers broadcast team ripped hard in poll conducted by The Athletic

Bring back Mario Impemba and Rod Allen!!! Those words have been uttered by quite a few people since Impemba and Allen were replaced by Matt Shepard, Jack Morris, and Kirk Gibson in the Detroit Tigers broadcast booth following an alleged booth altercation which may or may not have involved an argument over a chair. Well, … Read more

New Nike ‘Never too far down’ commercial includes former Tiger Kirk Gibson

Our entire world is going through an extremely difficult time right now as we continue to fight COVID-19. Though it has been an absolute gutshot, we will eventually rise up and we will be stronger than we were before. On Saturday, Nike released a “Never too far down” commercial which features professional athletes who were … Read more

Kirk Gibson battles Parkinson’s Disease one swing at a time

MLB: New York Yankees at Detroit Tigers

Here’s something to make you feel good about on hump day: Fighting Parky one swing at a [email protected] @statebaseball @MLB @KirkGibsonFdn #LoudNoises — Kirk Gibson (@23KGibby) December 18, 2019 Gibson has been fighting Parkinson’s Disease since his diagnosis in 2015. It’s great to see him picking up a bat again and mashing some baseballs. … Read more

LISTEN: Tigers legend Kirk Gibson calls into 97.1 to defend Avila extension

This is certainly something you don’t see (or hear) every day! Embed from Getty Images Detroit Tigers legend and current Fox Sports Detroit commentator Kirk Gibson called into 97.1 The Ticket this afternoon in order to voice his opinion on the news of the day regarding the extension of maligned general manager Al Avila. Jeff … Read more

Bless You Boys: The Detroit Tigers’ Last Title

When it comes to the Detroit Tigers, there is one phrase that just about every fan recognizes and relates to the team. Some recognize the phrase because they lived through it and others because of stories they’ve been told. That phrase is, “Bless You Boys,” and it was used to describe the 1984 Detroit Tigers … Read more

Detroit Tigers’ new broadcast team revealed

According to a report from Lynn Henning of the Detroit News, Mario Impemba and Rod Allen have been replaced. Embed from Getty Images Henning is reporting that Matt Shepard will replace Impemba as the Detroit Tigers play-by-play man on Fox Sports Detroit while Kirk Gibson and Jack Morris will be analysts. Matt Shepard wins Tigers … Read more

REPORT: Detroit Tigers close to settling on TV analysts

According to a report from Lynn Henning, the Detroit Tigers are “close to settling” on their TV analysts for the 2019 season. Henning says the Tigers are close to settling on both Kirk Gibson and Jack Morris as their TV analysts on Fox Sports Detroit. Apparently, the Tigers are still trying to decide who will replace … Read more