Fan Driven – In Context

I’ve never been a fan of roller coasters. I remember riding in the backseat with friends, my trusty Walkman in tow, embarking on the annual summer trip to Cedar Point. How I dreaded it. How much did I dread it, you ask? Worse than a Jose Valverde save opportunity. Anyways, I’m going to pull this … Read more

Kirk Gibson diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

Former Detroit Tigers outfielder Kirk Gibson has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Gibson released this statement: “I have faced many different obstacles in my life, and have always maintained a strong belief that no matter the circumstances, I could overcome those obstacles. While this diagnosis poses a new kind of challenge for me, I intend … Read more

Report: Rod Allen to work the majority of Tigers telecasts, barely

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It was announced in February that Jack Morris and Kirk Gibson would be taking some of Rod Allen‘s duties as analyst on Fox Sports Detroit for the upcoming Detroit Tigers season. That remains true, but Allen will still be a part of the majority of the games, barely.

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Tigers Roundup: Grapefruit League, Injury update, TV schedule, ESPN visits Tigertown

With the weather cold and uninviting in Detroit, let’s take some time to check in on the Tigers in Lakeland. The land of batting practice, pitching duels, grand slam debuts (we’re looking at YOU Yoenis Cespedes), and injury recoveries. 

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Tigers Add Familiar Faces To FSD Broadcast Booth

Fox Sports Detroit will be adding some former Detroit Tigers greats to the broadcast booth this year. Fear not fans, Rod Allen will still be in the booth as an analyst at times. However, Jack Morris and Kirk Gibson will be rotating in as additional analysts. The addition of these two commentators will provide a little … Read more

Flashback: Alan Trammell Blasts Two Homers in ’84 World Series

Historically, Major League Baseball has been finicky, to put it politely, when it comes to sharing their league’s footage on the information super highway. While the strangest, smallest minutiae from the NBA all tends to have a home on various social platforms, the MLB has preferred a more controlled approach. Most user uploads tend to … Read more

Gibson to skip ’84 Tigers reunion

The #detroit Tigers are scheduled to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their 1984 World Series title on June 30th, but one of the fan favorites from that team will be noticeably absent. #kirk gibson, currently the manager of the #arizona diamondbacks, says he will not fly to Detroit for the ceremony, despite the Diamondbacks being … Read more