Monthly Archives: January 2010

Happy Birthday, Ernie!

         Ernie Harwell The Detroit Tigers legendary broadcaster Ernie Harwell is celebrating his 92nd birthday today. You are probably aware that last year Harwell was diagnosed with incurable cancer. Since that announcement, Harwell has shared his good-byes… Continue reading

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A Busy Week for the Tigers

(AP Photo/Jerry S. Mendoza) “Right now I
feel like it’s going to be a new season, a new life for me,
I’m going to be a better dad, a better husband, a better
player and better with the fans,… Continue reading

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Heroes in a Time of Trouble

(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) I had started to
work on an story about sports heroes. I planned to publish it
tonight. High-profile players in nearly every professional
sport have disappointed their families, friends, and of
course, their fans. Brawling, drinking,
drug… Continue reading

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The Ernie Harwell Connection

Despite the efforts of many, including Ernie
Harwell, Tiger Stadium began to come down in 2008. Crowds
lined the streets of Michigan and Trumbull to watch, film,
and to reminisce about summer days of baseball games played
at The… Continue reading

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Ernie’s Good-bye to Fans

Photo by Mandi Wright, Detroit Free Press
There are hermit souls that live withdrawn In the place of
their self-content; There are souls like stars, that dwell
apart, In a fellowless firmament; There are pioneer souls
that blaze the paths… Continue reading

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