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SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 02: Mike Trout #27 (L) of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim heads back to the dugout after striking out in the seventh inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on October 2, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Caputo: Three Major League Baseball Players Who Would Make Excellent NFL Players

Mike Trout, running back – There isn’t anything in Trout’s background suggesting he played football, but it looks like he could run the 40-yard dash in sub 4.4 seconds.

97.1 The Ticket–12/14/2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 23: Manager Jim Leyland #10 of the Detroit Tigers answers questions during World Series Media Day at AT&T Park on October 23, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The Tigers play the San Francisco Giants tomorrow in game one of the World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants, Tigers Will Need All Seven Games To Decide World Series

It looks like the World Series will go the distance and seven games for the second straight year.

10/24/2012

ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 11: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by manager Jim Leyland #10 for hitting a home run in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on August 11, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Tigers Win Ajax for Grandy Trade (Finally)

Maybe you already thought the Tigers won in the Curtis Granderson for Austin Jackson (and others) trade.

97.1 The Ticket–10/17/2012

When outfielder Austin Jackson tracks down a deep fly or Detroit Tigers teammate Phil Coke throws a scoreless inning of relief, New York general manager Brian Cashman doesn't fret about the fact that both players could still be Yankees.

Familiar Faces: Tigers, Yankees Recall 2009 Trade

When outfielder Austin Jackson tracks down a deep fly or Detroit Tigers teammate Phil Coke throws a scoreless inning of relief, New York general manager Brian Cashman doesn’t fret about the fact that both players could still be Yankees.

97.1 The Ticket–10/17/2012

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 1: Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers and Jose Valverde #46 celebrate a 6-3 win over the Kansas City Royals to win the AL Central at Kauffman Stadium on October 1, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Three Degrees Of Pat Caputo: Three Key Players For The Tigers In The Playoffs

Jose Valverde – He pitched a lot better the second half than during the first, but there was still a dropoff from last season.

97.1 The Ticket–10/02/2012

ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 11: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by manager Jim Leyland #10 for hitting a home run in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on August 11, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Three Degrees Of Pat Caputo: Three Reasons Austin Jackson Is The Detroit Tigers MIP (Most Important Player)

Jackson is not only by far the Tigers’ best fielder, but he plays a premier position, center field.

97.1 The Ticket–09/13/2012

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 23: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers makes a diving catch in the tenth inning during a MLB game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Comerica Park on August 23, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers won 3-2 in extar innings. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Jackson’s Diving Grab Saves The Day

It wasn’t “The Catch,” but it certainly was “A Catch,” and a very important one at that.

97.1 The Ticket–08/24/2012

ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 11: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by manager Jim Leyland #10 for hitting a home run in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on August 11, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Austin Jackson Has Been Taken For Granted

It’s not a ‘dis.’ Not dropping hate. Not smack talking.

97.1 The Ticket–08/17/2012

(Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Dan Dickerson Recaps The Tigers 10-8 Win Over The Indians

There are comebacks, there are great comebacks, and then there’s Sunday’s Tigers comeback against the Indians.

97.1 The Ticket–08/06/2012

CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 26: Catcher Carlos Santana #41 of the Cleveland Indians tags out Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers during the fourth inning at Progressive Field on July 26, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Jackson Opens Game With Homer

Austin Jackson led off a game with a home run for the eighth time in his three-season career Monday night, driving a ball out to left-center.

97.1 The Ticket–07/31/2012

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