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

Favorites emerge to replace Mario Impemba and Rod Allen as Detroit Tigers’ TV voices

For most Major League Baseball teams, this is usually the time of year where fans are talking about which free agents should be signed and which young players have a chance of making the team out of Spring Training. Embed from Getty Images Though that is partially the case for Detroit Tigers‘ fans, there is … Read more

Former Detroit Tiger Kirk Gibson gives thoughts on potential location of Mike Ilitch statue

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It’s just a matter of time before a statue of Mike Ilitch is created. The only question is, where will it be located? Maybe at Comerica Park, or maybe at the new Little Caesars Arena which will open in September? Former Detroit Tigers great Kirk Gibson does not think either one of those places are … Read more

TBT: Sparky inspires Gibby with “He don’t wanna walk you”

It was Game 5 of the 1984 World Series. San Diego Padres future-HOFer Goose Gossage is on the mound, and up to bat steps Kirk Gibson. This was the deciding game of the series, in which the Tigers capped a magnificent season, but Gibby’s home run was the cherry on top. Before the at-bat, watch as Sparky Anderson gives Gibby a little bit of inspiration, and Gibby does the rest.

Check out the box score here, or relive the magic of the entire game here.

Survey by MLive shows that Tigers fans support recent personnel changes to FSD coverage

It was announced earlier this month that some rather notable changes were being made to the Detroit Tigers broadcast team for Fox Sports Detroit. Among those were Jack Morris no longer being a part of the rotation of color commentators, and that the bulk of the games would be in the hands of long-time Tigers color … Read more

Dick Enberg to call Tigers/Dodgers series this season; FSD making changes for 2017

In case you missed it in 2016, legendary sports broadcaster and Armada, Michigan-native Dick Enberg made a guest appearance as the play-by-play for one Tigers game at home against the Rays. The Hall of Fame sportscaster was on a farewell tour in 2016 as he retired from the booth. He had been the voice of the San … Read more

Former MSU Spartan and Detroit Tiger Kirk Gibson honored by College Football Hall of Fame

Fans of both the Detroit Tigers and Michigan State Spartans know the name of Kirk Gibson very well. Before committing to baseball full-time, Gibson was a star wide receiver for the Spartans during his college days. He will be recognized this year as an inductee into the College Football Hall of Fame. Congrats to former All-American WR Kirk Gibson, who … Read more

Muhammad Ali hospitalized with respiratory issue

Sad news for the sports world on Thursday as boxing legend Muhammad Ali was hospitalized for treatment of a respiratory problem. https://twitter.com/rayrafent/status/738508408496762880 The family is reportedly more concerned with the latest trip to the hospital that his previous visits, because of the respiratory condition that developed from his Parkinson’s Disease. His most recent hospital visit was back … Read more

Countdown to Opening Day: 3 days – #3 Alan Trammell

Three days until Opening Day! Do you feel like running down the street and just screaming it? I do! Ok, maybe that makes me a little… different. But three days! To help get ready for the 2016 season, we’ll reflect on some of the best players to wear numbers ten through one for the Detroit Tigers … Read more

FLASHBACK: Tigers clinch 1984 World Series

In 1984 the Detroit Tigers won the 1984 World Series. In the bottom of the 8th, Kirk Gibson blasted a 3-run homer to the upper deck in right field putting the Tigers up by 4 runs. Willie Hernandez came on in the 9th inning to close out the series and the celebration was on in Detroit. Relive the magic in … Read more

Kirk Gibson faces Parkinson’s disease head on

It’s a chronic, progressively degenerative, neurological disease with no known cause or cure. It’s debilitating, demoralizing, and often causes depression. It’s called Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and it has our famous right fielder, Kirk Gibson, in it’s clutches. Gibson formerly announced his diagnosis on April 28, 2015, but, in a recent interview with the Detroit News, … Read more

Family ties: Tigers select Cam Gibson in 5th Round

Cam Gibson, son of former Tiger great and 1984 World Series hero, Kirk Gibson, was selected by the Tigers in the fifth round of today’s MLB Draft. For his part, Cam is very excited about it. https://twitter.com/GibNasty_23/status/608357099450605568 Cam is a Grosse Pointe native and is expected to play center field and bat in the leadoff spot … Read more