A Long Summers Day

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Ed Summers’ name is rarely mentioned among great hurlers in Tigers history.  Verlander, Newhouser, and Lolich?  Sure.  But Summers never gets a mention.  

Perhaps the fact that he pitched for the Detroiters long ago in the early 1900’s is one reason why.  Or maybe it’s because he pitched for only five seasons in the Old English D.

The 10 Greatest Detroit Tigers Teams of All-Time

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There is no question that the Detroit Tigers have one of the most storied histories in all of Major League Baseball. Not only have they won four World Championships since their inaugural season in 1901 but they have also had some great teams that came up just short of raising a trophy.

The Original Mr. 4000

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It’s an exclusive club. One that includes only two players. To become a member of this exclusive fraternity, plenty of skill is certainly required. Beyond that, the good fortune to stay healthy is also a must. Only two players in the history of the game have reached the 4000 hit plateau. Collecting 3000 hits makes …