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Detroit Tigers On Hand As Balduck Park Reopens With Help From Ford, UAW

Detroit Tigers Torii Hunter, Austin Jackson, Rajai Davis and Tigers great Willie Horton were on hand for Saturday’s opening ceremonies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2014

Former Tigers Al Kaline (L) and Willie Horton throw out the cerimonial first pitch prior to Game One of 2006 World Series between the Detroit Tigers and the St. Louis Cardinals October 21, 2006 at Comerica Park.  (Credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Willie Horton Day To Be Celebrated October 18

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.

97.1 The Ticket–10/16/2013

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Batting For Kids Returns To Comerica Park

More than 450 children will be invading Comerica Park this Monday when Willie Horton’s Batting For Kids returns for its 12th year.

06/25/2013

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Willie Horton To Cast Prints For Legends Plaza

Tigers great Willie Horton is set to cast his handprints and signature in cement for a permanent exhibit at the Detroi Historical Museum’s Legends Plaza.

97.1 The Ticket–04/12/2013

Former Tigers Al Kaline (L) and Willie Horton throw out the cerimonial first pitch prior to Game One of 2006 World Series between the Detroit Tigers and the St. Louis Cardinals October 21, 2006 at Comerica Park.  (Credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Willie Horton Day To Be Celebrated On Thursday, October 18

For the ninth 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 Thursday, October 18.

97.1 The Ticket–10/16/2012

File photo: Mitt Romney and John Sununu (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Opinion: Learn To Be An American

One day after Rush Limbaugh called on W. Mitt Romney to use racist attacks against the President, Romney dispatched campaign surrogate John Sununu to deliver a message to the first African American President of the United States: we will teach you how to be an American.

07/18/2012

Former Tigers Al Kaline (L) and Willie Horton throw out the cerimonial first pitch prior to Game One of 2006 World Series between the Detroit Tigers and the St. Louis Cardinals October 21, 2006 at Comerica Park.  (Credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Terry Foster: Willie Horton Made Special Impact

My assignment was to write — in the spirit of Black History Month — about the athlete that had the greatest impact on me growing up.

97.1 The Ticket–02/29/2012

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Former Detroit Tiger Willie Horton To Receive Abner Doubleday Patriot Player Award

The National Infantry Museum in Columbus, Georgia is handing out a big honor to a former Tiger great.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2011

Former Tigers Al Kaline (L) and Willie Horton throw out the cerimonial first pitch prior to Game One of 2006 World Series between the Detroit Tigers and the St. Louis Cardinals October 21, 2006 at Comerica Park.  (Credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

“Willie Horton Day” To Be Celebrated On Tuesday, October 18

For the eighth 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 Tuesday, October 18.

97.1 The Ticket–10/17/2011

Monday Is Willie Horton Day

Monday is Willie Horton Day in Michigan. It’s also his birthday.

10/17/2010

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