No, Tigers players won’t be making personal appearances (Sorry!), but we have the next best thing! Some reading suggestions to help celebrate the Tigers’ recent wins (It’s only April after all):
Heat by Mike Lupica
Shakespeare Bats Cleanup by Ron Koertge
Baseball Crazy: Ten Short Stories That Cover All the Bases.
Beanball by Gene Fehler
Hard Hit by Anne Turner
Baseball by Alan Smith
Power Basics of Baseball by Bill Polick
Surviving Little League for Players, Parents and Coaches by Leslie Edgerton
Specifically about the Tigers:
Out of Nowhere: The Detroit Tigers Magical 2006 Season by George Cantor
Tales from the Detroit Tigers Dugout by Jack Ebling
Tiger Essential: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Real Fan! By George Cantor
Also, the American Library Association runs a yearly triva contest called Step Up to the Plate! Entries most be postmarked by September 1, 2008 and recieved by September 12, 2008. One national winner will win a trip to Cooperstown, NY to visit the Baseball Hall of Fame. Some resources you might find answers to the trivia questions in might be The best book of baseball facts & stats 2005, Total Baseball Trivia, The Baseball Encyclopedia: The Complete and Definitive Record of Major League Baseball, and Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia.
Who’s Your Tiger?
Posted by: amckay