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Today's Tiger birthdays (2/21): Alan Trammell (61), Bill Slayback (71, played for Tigers 1972-74, died 2015), Jack Billingham (76, played for Tigers 1978-80), Doug Gallagher (79, 9 games in 1962, died 2017), Alex Remneas (133, 1 game in 1912, died 1975).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (2/22): Dixon Machado (27), Steve Colyer (40), Sparky Anderson (85, died 2010), Jackie Sullivan (101, 1 game in 1944, died 1992), Tony DeFate (124, 3 games in 1917, died 1963), Clarence Mitchell (128, 1 game in 1911, died 1963).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (2/24): Bryan Kelly (60), Bubba Phillips (91, played for Tigers 1955 & 1963-64, died 1993), Lynn Nelson (114, 6 games in 1940, died 1955), Wilbur Cooper (127, 8 games in 1926, died 1973), Bugs Raymond (138, 5 games in 1904, died 1912), Monte Beville (144, played for Tigers 1904, died 1955).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (2/26): Dennis Kinney (67, 6 games in 1981), Don Lee (85, played for Tigers 1957-58), Johnny Grodzicki (102, coach 1979, died 1998), Rip Collins (123, played for Tigers 1923-27, died 1968).

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7 hours ago, BoomGaspar said:

Rip Collins (123, played for Tigers 1923-27, died 1968).

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So was this card not created until after he was dead?

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Today's Tiger birthdays (2/27): Anibal Sanchez (35), Craig Monroe (42), Matt Stairs (51), Greg Cadaret (57), John Wockenfuss (70), Johnny Pesky (100, played for Tigers 1952-54, died 2012), Cy Perkins (123, 1 game in 1934, died 1963),  Walter Briggs (142, owner 1919-52, died 1952).

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1 hour ago, BoomGaspar said:

Today's Tiger birthdays (2/27): Anibal Sanchez (35), Craig Monroe (42), Matt Stairs (51), Greg Cadaret (57), John Wockenfuss (70), Johnny Pesky (100, played for Tigers 1952-54, died 2012), Cy Perkins (123, 1 game in 1934, died 1963),  Walter Briggs (142, owner 1919-52, died 1952).

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Maybe we could all chip in a get Monroe a birthday belt?   Wockenfuss needs nothing, he already owns the 2nd best batting stance in Tiger history behind McAuliffe.

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Today's Tiger birthdays (2/28): Niko Goodrum (27), Chad Bell (30), Ron Samford (89, played for Tigers 1955 & 1957), Lil Stoner (120, played for Tigers 1922 & 1924-29, died 1966).

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7 hours ago, BoomGaspar said:

Lil Stoner (120, played for Tigers 1922 & 1924-29, died 1966).

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Teammates called him Buzz.

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1 hour ago, Casimir said:

Teammates called him Buzz.

Looks like Kevin Costner.

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Today's Tiger birthdays (3/1): Joe Mantiply (28), Jose Valdez (29), Kris Keller (41), Jimmy Hurst (47), Doug Creek (50), Tim Thompson (95, 4 games in 1958).

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There are no images of Jimmy Hurst (17 games in 1997) with the Tigers.

 

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Today's Tiger birthdays (3/4): Nick Castellanos (27), Jack Hannahan (39), Hiram Bocachica (43), Mark Wagner (65, played for Tigers 1976-80), Les Mueller (100, played for Tigers 1941 & 1945, died 2012).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (3/5): Mike Hessman (41), Brian Hunter (48), Jerry Ujdur (62), Lu Blue (122, played for Tigers 1921-27, died 1958), Rabbit Robinson (137, played for Tigers 1904, died 1915), Sam Thompson (159, played for Tigers 1885-88 & 1906, died 1922).

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Today's Tiger birthdays (3/6): Leonys Martin (31), Marcus Thames (42), Gabe Alvarez (45), Roberto Duran (46), Joe Hall (53), Ed Mierkowicz (95, played for Tigers 1945, 1947-48, 1950, died 2017), Joe Orrell (102, played for Tigers 1943-45, died 1993), Bob Swift (104, played for Tigers 1944-53, manager 1965-66, died 1966).

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1 hour ago, BoomGaspar said:

Bob Swift (104, played for Tigers 1944-53, manager 1965-66, died 1966).

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That look that you get when you wish happy birthday to a dead person.

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Today's Tiger birthdays (3/7): Jairo Labourt (25), Red Wilson (90, played for Tigers 1954-60, died 2014), Harry Davis (111, played for Tigers 1932-33, died 1997), Ed Willett (135, played for Tigers 1906-13, died 1934).

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35 minutes ago, BoomGaspar said:

Jairo Labourt (25),

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No wonder he flamed out.  He had his feet set up the wrong way on the pitching rubber.

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Today's Tiger birthdays (3/8): Chris Lambert (36), Juan Encarnacion (43), Justin Thompson (46), Lance McCullers (55), Mark Salas (58), Bob Stoddard (62), Joe Staton (71, played for Tigers 1972-73), Jim Small (82, played for Tigers 1955-57), Pete Fox (110, played for Tigers 1933-40, died 1966), Ray Francis (126, played for Tigers 1923, died 1934), Ollie O'Mara (128, 1 game in 1912, died 1989).

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There are no images of Bob Stoddard (8 games in 1985) with the Tigers.

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Today's Tiger birthdays (3/11): Bill Lawrence (113, played for Tigers 1932, died 1997), Art Ruble (116, played for Tigers 1927, died 1983).

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