Tigers announce today that owner Mike Ilitch will take part in the Sparky Anderson jersey retirement ceremony Sunday before the game.
Prospective owner Tom Gores grew up in the Flint area and attended Michigan State.
Prospective owner Tom Gores grew up in the Flint area and attended Michigan State. His roots in Michigan make it even more exciting to him that he’s purchasing the Pistons franchise. He beat out several bidders, including Red Wings and Tigers owner Mike Ilitch.
Reports were swirling, Friday, surrounding a possible sale of the Detroit Pistons.
Tigers manager Jim Leyland is blunt as he assesses the situation he and his boss, general manager Dave Dombrowski, face entering the final years of their contracts.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said Wednesday there are a “couple of options” where Mike Ilitch could build a new arena to be the home of the Detroit Red Wings and Pistons.
The owner of the Detroit Pistons and Palace Sports & Entertainment has entered negotiations to sell the team and the company to Detroit businessman Mike Ilitch.
Is Ilitch the right guy to buy the Pistons?
Tigers and Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch says he wants to buy a third major professional Detroit sports franchise – the Pistons.
The Detroit Red Wings plan to play the 2010-2011 season at Joe Louis Arena as talks continue with the city about their home.