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16 hours ago, Charles Liston said:

Sal Butera is one of those catchers where you just can't believe how skinny he is.

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That jersey is slimming.

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11 minutes ago, BoomGaspar said:

Norm McRae (70, played for Tigers 1969-70, died 2003)

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This exact photo accompanies the word "intensity" in many English speaking dictionaries.

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Today's Tiger birthdays (9/27): Gary Sutherland (73, played for Tigers 1974-76), Dave Wickersham (82, played for Tigers 1964-67), Jerry Casale (84, played for Tigers 1961-62), Bill Lajoie (83, GM 1984-90, died 2010), Josh Billings (110, played for Tigers 1927-29, died 1983), Whit Wyatt (110, played for Tigers 1929-33, died 1999), Chick Gagnon (120, 10 games in 1922, died 1970), Frank Gibson (127, played for Tigers 1913, died 1961), Cy Ferry (139, 3 games in 1904, died 1938).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (9/28): Thad Weber (33), Bob Dustal (82, 7 games in 1963, died 2015), Dick Gernert (89, played for Tigers 1960-61), Paul Easterling (112, played for Tigers 1928 & 1930, died 1993).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (9/29): Jermaine Clark (41), Rob Deer (57), Jim Crawford (67, played for Tigers 1976-78), Rich Reese (76, played for Tigers 1973), Bob Anderson (82, played for Tigers 1963, died 2015), Tony Rensa (116, played for Tigers 1930, died 1987).

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Saturday's Tiger birthdays (9/30): Danny Worth (32), Carlos Guillen (42), Jose Lima (45, died 2010), John DeSilva (50), Scott Lusader (53), Dan Gonzales (64, 9 total games in 1978-80), Ike Blessitt (68, 4 games in 1972), Johnny Podres (85, played for Tigers 1966-67, died 2008), Ben Taylor (90, 7 games in 1952, died 1999), Frank Skaff (107, manager 1966, died 1988).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (10/2): Chad Smith (28), Victor Santos (41), Matt Walbeck (48), Dave Beard (58), Earl Wilson (83, played for Tigers 1966-70, died 2005).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (10/3): Matt Young (35), Eric Munson (40), Tim Hyers (46), Junior Felix (50), Steve Foucault (68, played for Tigers 1977-78), Chuck Scrivener (70, played for Tigers 1975-77), Joe Wood (98, played for Tigers 1943, died 1985), Fred House (127, played for Tigers 1913, died 1923).

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7 minutes ago, BoomGaspar said:

Today's Tiger birthdays (10/3): Steve Foucault (68, played for Tigers 1977-78),

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Was also the winner in the regional Son of Sam doppelganger contest for three years in a row.

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Today's Tiger birthdays (10/4): Mike Walker (51), John Kiely (53), Joe Boever (57), Don Lenhardt (95, played for Tigers 1952, died 2014).

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7 minutes ago, BoomGaspar said:

 

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The one thing I didn't like about this set was they only used half of the name with the label maker. I think they should have done the whole name that way. I thought it was cool.

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Today's Tiger birthdays (10/5): Marc Krauss (30), Randy Bockus (57), Rod Allen (58), Frank Doljack (110, played for Tigers 1930-34, died 1948), Davey Crockett (142, played for Tigers 1901, died 1961).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (10/6): Freddy Garcia (41), Jeff Farnsworth (42), Ruben Sierra (52), Bruce Fields (57), Roger Weaver (63, played for Tigers 1980), Paul Calvert (100, played for Tigers 1950-51, died 1999), Dutch Meyer (102, played for Tigers 1940-42, died 2003), Harry Baumgartner (125, 9 games in 1920, died 1930), Carl Zamloch (128, played for Tigers 1913, died 1963).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (10/8): Mike Chris (60, played for Tigers 1979), Enos Cabell (68, played for Tigers 1982-83), Don Pepper (74, 4 games in 1966), Bob Gillespie (98, 7 games in 1944, died 2001), Wally Moses (107, coach 1967-70, died 1990), Donie Bush (130, played for Tigers 1908-21, died 1972).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (10/9): None.  Not a one.  In their 117-year history, the Tigers have never fielded a player, coach, or manager born on October 9.

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Today's Tiger birthdays (10/10): Placido Polanco (42), Brian Powell (44, died 2009), Ramon Martinez (45), Jim Weaver (58), Hank Riebe (96, played for Tigers 1942 & 1947-49, died 2001), Harry Eisenstat (102, played for Tigers 1938-39, died 2003), John Stone (112, played for Tigers 1928-33, died 1955).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (10/11): Jeff Larish (35), Dmitri Young (44), Gregg Olson (51), Bill Roman (79, played for Tigers 1964-65), Bill Fischer (87, played for Tigers 1958 & 1960-61), Joe Ginsberg (91, played for Tigers 1948 & 1950-53, died 2012).

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On ‎10‎/‎11‎/‎2017 at 7:35 AM, BoomGaspar said:

Today's Tiger birthdays (10/11): Bill Roman (79, played for Tigers 1964-65)

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Today's Tiger birthdays (10/12): Jose Ortega (29), Casey McGehee (35), Derrick White (48), Bobo Osborne (82, played for Tigers 1957-59 & 1961-62, died 2011), Doc Daugherty (90, 1 game in 1951, died 2015), Al Unser (105, played for Tigers 1942-44, died 1995), Rick Ferrell (112, coach 1950-54, executive 1955-92, died 1995).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (10/16): Brian Harper (58), Manny Montejo (82, played for Tigers 1961, died 2000), Dave Sisler (86, played for Tigers 1959-60, died 2011), Bob Cain (93, played for Tigers 1951, died 1997), Matt Batts (96, played for Tigers 1952-54, died 2013), Walter "Boom-Boom" Beck (113, played for Tigers 1944, died 1987), Goose Goslin (117, played for Tigers 1934-38, died 1971).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (10/17): John Ennis (38), Luis Pineda (43), Bob Christian (72, 3 games in 1968, died 1974), Johnny Klippstein (90, 5 games in 1967, died 2003), Red Rolfe (109, manager 1949-52, died 1969), Pop Dillon (144, played for Tigers 1901-02, died 1931).

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