The 54-year-old Littlefield has spent more than 25 seasons in major league front offices and was an assistant general manager to Dave Dombrowski with the Florida Marlins.
The Ballparks of America project is looking to lure the growing number of youth traveling teams to the two-thirds-scale versions of stadiums including Wrigley Field, Fenway Park, Busch Stadium and Detroit’s former Tiger Stadium.
Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job. The Giants, Cardinals, Orioles and Royals aren’t considered members of the monetary aristocracy, at least not at the level of the Yankees, Red Sox, and Dodgers.
Robberies, just another reason why baseball is the greatest sport.
Detroit has not won a World Series since 1984, and now the Tigers face a potentially difficult offseason, with Max Scherzer and Victor Martinez set to become free agents.
If Price, Scherzer and Verlander are at their best, the Tigers could perhaps be considered World Series favorites, but as the last couple months have shown, that’s no guarantee.
Has the once-storied rivalry lost some luster? Or are the Red Sox simply honoring the great Derek Jeter by selling his shirts in their store?
The Tigers had a chance to clinch their fourth-straight A.L. Central Division title with a win and a Royals loss; the Royals beat the White Sox, 3-1.
The Detroit Tigers pitching staff recorded 1,428 strikeouts in 2013, a mark that was broken by the Cleveland Indians against the Rays on Friday night.
While fans, non fans, kids and adult everywhere celebrated the legendary Yankees’ captain’s last hit at Yankee stadium, let’s take a look at the best reactions from friends of DJ, fellow athletes and other celebrates who took to Twitter to pay their RE2PECT to Number 2.