Jim Northrup will be remembered Wednesday by family, friends and baseball fans at a noon memorial service for the former Detroit Tiger great, who died one week ago.
“The Detroit Tigers organization was saddened to hear of the passing of Jim Northrup. Jim dedicated 21 years with the Tigers, parts of 11 seasons as a player, and 10 in the Tigers television booth.
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.