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15 hours ago, Charles Liston said:

I seem to have missed his entire career.

Easy to do if you blinked.

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Today's Tiger birthdays (11/11): Jason Grilli (41), Damion Easley (48), Chuck Hernadez (57), Ownie Carroll (115, played for Tigers 1925-30, died 1975), Bill Steen (130, played for Tigers 1915, died 1979), Jack Ness (132, played for Tigers 1911, died 1957).

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14 hours ago, Biff Mayhem said:

He is going to crawl right thru your screen and kick the living crap out of you. 

Don't even bother to apologize, or try to explain that you didn't do it. He's not listening.

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Sunday's Tiger birthdays (11/12): Gary Thurman (53), Herm Merritt (117, played for Tigers 1921, died 1927), Red McDermott (129, 5 games in 1912, died 1964), Ed Killian (141, played for Tigers 1904-10, died 1928).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (11/13): Gerald Laird (38), Vic Darensbourg (47), Dan Petry (59), Steve Bilko (89, played for Tigers 1960, died 1978), Jim Delsing (92, played for Tigers 1952-56, died 2006).

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44 minutes ago, BoomGaspar said:

Today's Tiger birthdays (11/13):  Vic Darensbourg (47)

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Vic Darensbourg: Gigilo by day baseball player by night.

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Today's Tiger birthdays (11/14): Clete Thomas (34), Fu-Te Ni (35), Willie Hernandez (63), Johnnie Seale (79, 8 total games in 1964-65), Fred Carisch (136, 2 games in 1923, coach 1923-24, died 1977).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (11/15): Duane Below (32), Ryan Jackson (46), Todd Steverson (46), Bob Farley (80, played for Tigers 1962), Babe Ellison (121, played for Tigers 1916-20, died 1955), Hap Ward (132, 1 game in 1912, died 1979).

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Yes, this is the official image of Hap Ward, who went 0-2 with 2 strikeouts as a "Ty Cobb replacement player" on May 18, 1912.

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Today's Tiger birthdays (11/16):  Harry Chiti (85, played for Tigers 1960-61, died 2002), Frank Bolling (86, played for Tigers 1954 & 1956-60), Paul Foytack (87, played for Tigers 1953 & 1955-63).

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46 minutes ago, BoomGaspar said:

Today's Tiger birthdays (11/16):  Harry Chiti (85, played for Tigers 1960-61, died 2002)

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World Crossings throwback. 

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Today's Tiger birthdays (11/17): Shane Greene (29), Billy McMillon (46), Brad Havens (58), Orlando Pena (84, played for Tigers 1965-67), Dick Weik (90, played for Tigers 1953-54, died 1991), Davey Claire (120, 3 games in 1920, died 1956), Willie Jensen (128, 5 games in 1912, died 1917), George Stallings (150, manager 1901, died 1929).

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3 minutes ago, BoomGaspar said:

Brad Havens (58)

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See that hat?  Fernando Rodney was always a big fan.

This card reminds of the Ned.  Such a dump that the Mud Hens used to play in, but when I was a kid going to games there, it was a baseball player, so it might as well have been a palace in my eyes.

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Today's Tiger birthdays (11/18): Gary Sheffield (49), Phil Stidham (49), Luis Pujols (62), Charlie Fuchs (104, 9 games in 1942, died 1969), Jack Coombs (135, 2 games in 1920, died 1957), Deacon McGuire (154,  played for Tigers 1885, 1888, 1902-03, 1912, coach 1911-16, died 1936).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (11/20): Lino Urdaneta (38), Ron Cash (68, played for Tigers 1973-74, died 2009), Lou Berberet (88, played for Tigers 1959-60, died 2004), Grover Resinger (102, coach 1969-70, died 1986), Augie Prudhomme (115, played for Tigers 1929, died 1992), Ray Powell (129, 2 games in 1913, died 1962).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (11/21): Quintin Berry (33), Rick Peters (62, played for Tigers 1979-81), Daryl Patterson (74, played for Tigers 1968-71), Paul Richards (109, played for Tigers 1943-46, died 1986), Bill Morrisette (123, 8 games in 1920, died 1966), Gus Hetling (132, 2 games in 1906, died 1962), Charlie Bennett (163).

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On 11/21/2017 at 7:10 AM, BoomGaspar said:

 Quintin Berry (33), 

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Avila was recently quoted as to wanting more lefty hitting position players.  Stranger things could happen....

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On 11/22/2017 at 7:26 AM, Casimir said:

Avila was recently quoted as to wanting more lefty hitting position players.  Stranger things could happen....

Quintin Berry was the official 2012 flash in the pan. I’ll never forget the 5-5 game.

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