For the 10th consecutive year, the state of Michigan will recognize one man’s ability to overcome obstacles and achieve a lifetime of success when “Willie Horton Day” is celebrated on Friday, October 18. Willie is the fourth person in Michigan history to be given a day, with the third being Rosa Parks.
The Detroit Tigers will celebrate one of the most beloved teams in club history Saturday, May 25, when they pay tribute to the 1968 World Series Champion Tigers at Comerica Park.
The Detroit Tigers today announced their 2013 lineup of special events that will include a tribute to the 1968 World Championship team on Saturday, May 25.
Former Detroit Tigers outfielder Jim Northrup, who hit a decisive two-run triple in Game 7 of the 1968 World Series, died Wednesday. He was 71.