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Fans Pay Their Respects to a Legend

While driving to Comerica Park this evening
I wondered how I would react as I walked past the coffin of
Ernie Harwell. Several times along the route downtown I
fought back tears. I thought of the hundreds of times
I… Continue reading

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Ernie Harwell Passes Away at 92

His death was expected. Yet, it still came as a shock. Tonight the baseball community is  mourning the passing of broadcasting legend Ernie Harwell. In honor of Ernie, here is a past post about connecting with the voice of the… Continue reading

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Galarraga Optioned to Toledo

The Detroit Tigers optioned pitcher Armando
Galarraga to Triple-A Toledo, and Jacob Turner to Class-A
West Michigan today. The move was disappointing for many fans
who were pulling for Galarraga, hoping that he would regain
the pitching heights he… Continue reading

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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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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There are hermit souls that live withdrawn In the place of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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Hall Of Famer George Kell Dies

Anybody from my generation and up, who
listened or watched Detroit Tiger’s baseball, in this city,
will have three names forever associated with it – Ernie
Harwell, Paul Carey and George Kell.Today, George Kell passed
away in his sleep, at… Continue reading

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