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No Violence at Your Cathedral Please…

April 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The beating of  Bryan Stowe, a Giants fan, at the LA Dodgers home opener by Dodgers fans last week is sad and tragic, but I can’t say that the story is unfamiliar.  Why do we as sports fans feel the need to ignorantly maim and injure opposing fans?  Why is it that we cant get through […]

Here We Go Again… Benders abound for the Bengals

February 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Back in the fall of 2009 Miguel Cabrera went on a bender the last weekend of the season and wound up in the drunk tank at the local jail here in Metro Detroit.  This story has already been told before and if you are interested in the details –just Google it.  The problem is that […]

Ball Park Etiquette for Dummies…Part Deux

February 8, 2011 by · 5 Comments 

I recently finished reading a book that my mother gave me for Christmas.  “The Unwritten Rules of Baseball” by Paul Dickson is an interesting read for any baseball fan.  It gives you an inside look into the unwritten rules that supposedly govern the game of baseball from the players and managers to the umpires, official […]

Welcome To Detroit : aka Caracas Nueva

February 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Ok, I admit – I have really been slipping on this writing thing lately… it was my New Year’s resolution to have more written conversations with you. As you can see, I have failed already due to a multitude of excuses and crap I will not bore you with. 2010 was a rough year for me […]

To Magglio or not to Magglio… That is the question…

October 10, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

I’ll warn you right off the bat that this article will be slightly biased.  Magglio Ordonez is my Tiger, has been since he played for the ChiSox (I had a little party in my head when he signed with Detroit in 2005) and always will be my Tiger.  It will break my cold, dead, crusty […]

“DL Rocks the Motor City” or “For the Love of our Maggs”

July 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

What a rough week for the Motor City Kitties!  Three key veteran players all hit the DL within one week;  3rd baseman Brandon Inge – fractured hand (4-6 weeks), Carlos Guillen – tight calf muscle (15 day DL), and Magglio Ordonez – fractured ankle (6-8 weeks).  Forced to make adjustments to keep players on the […]

Baseball Lovers Beware in the D

July 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

I know this isn’t a real post… but I want to keep my Seamheads family abreast in my battle with the Detroit Police Department about my stolen car.  This article appeared on the 6pm news tonight.

ROBBED!!!! or A Tiger Changes Her Stripes…

June 2, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

I just have one word of advice for Jim Joyce, the first base up during tonight’s Tigers/Indians game – RUN!  Run fast and don’t stop till you are over the state line.  Dearest Jim, longtime and respected MLB umpire, you have been to Detroit on numerous occasions… you know that they shoot people for less […]

Yeah, It’s that bad…

May 26, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

I have had almost 3 weeks to process the content of this post.  I hesitated writing it on this format as it doesn’t really pertain to baseball.  But being that Detroit is Baseball and Tigers baseball is what I love, I decided this may be the perfect format.

Tigers Brass Show Their Class

May 7, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

How could I not go? I told myself back in September when I attended the Ernie Harwell farewell/tribute game that this was going to be my formal goodbye to my childhood radio friend. It was a tearful and joyous day and I was at peace with myself and the fact that the voice of my […]

“Home” will always be at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull

April 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Being that I grew up in the upper boonieland of Michigan, I didn’t make it to many games at the old Tiger Stadium, but I did have the privilege of making it to a few games in my early teen years.  I’m not going to bore you with the many scripted cliches that have surrounded peoples first […]

Tigers Starting Rotation and the Court of Public Opinion

March 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Dontrelle Willis posted a win today in the 5-1 win over the Blue Jay’s in the Grapefruit League.   In a way, this scares me slightly.  I was beating the Willis drum when he was signed back in winter of 2007 but it has been well documented since then about his anxiety issues, lack of performance, […]

The Waiting is the Hardest Part…

March 18, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Tom Petty was right, the waiting is the hardest part.  The Tigers home opener is exactly 20 days away and I can’t wait any longer.  My ball park bag is packed, my score books are ready, my pencils are sharpened, binoculars are focused, opening day attire picked out, day off of work approved, tickets in the mail, but alas, […]

The Detroit Tigers Don’t Hate You…

March 13, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

All off season, everyone kept asking me my opinion on the trades of the offseason, most notably the Granderson/Jackson trade. Till now, I had no answer for them. I would just shrug my shoulders and nod and never clearly answer the question they asked. Why? Because I didn’t have an answer for them. Most people […]

Questions, Answers and Tigers…

February 25, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

I was recently asked to give my two cents about the upcoming Tigers season.  Being one to never turn down an opportunity to speak my mind (well, lets be honest it’s not like people have to ask, I just do it) here are some of my opinions, thoughts and quandries about the upcoming 2010 season… […]

Mission Complete… So, What Gives Dave D?

December 7, 2009 by · 2 Comments 

My month long mission is complete – I met the word goal for National Novel Writing Month (that makes me a winner!)alas, the book is not completely finished.  But there is no longer a time constraint so I’m back to baseball writing now. I wasn’t completely holed up in a dark space during my writing […]

Is it over yet?

November 9, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Unlike my last few entries that required me to do some semblance of thought and planning, this one is going to be a shoot from the hip kinda entry.  Sorry, my brain hurts a little.  Perhaps it has something to do with the lack of baseball in my world this time of year. Or maybe […]

‘Tis the season for… Awards!

October 9, 2009 by · 2 Comments 

It’s that time of year again… but this time I actually have people paying attention to what I’m saying thanks to the BBA so lets let the festivities begin!!! (Oh, one thing first… big props to baseball-reference.com for helping me organize my thoughts…)

Shame comes to the “Righteous Franchise” in Detroit

October 5, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Being that I’m the resident baseball geek at my place of employment (no one knows my name really, I’m just the crazy baseball girl on the east side of the building)  I was slightly shocked by the steady stream of foot traffic that made it’s way to my cubicle today.  “Did you hear about Miguel […]

Talkin’ Tigers

October 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

So things are not going quite the way we expected them to for the AL Central race.  Most Tigers fans would have loved to seen this race sewn up weeks ago; but alas, this is not the case.  We hold a 2 game lead over the Evil Empire (Twinkies) for the AL Central Crown with 3 […]

“There’s a souvenir for the little girl from… Charlevoix”

September 17, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

“He’s out for excessive window shopping – looked at one too many” Should I stay or should I go?  I had a rough day at work on Wednesday.  My entire morning and half the afternoon was spent debating in my head whether I should go down to Comerica Park that night to see my Tigers […]

Retirement 101 – Don’t cheat your fans…

August 25, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The only thing I think my mother loved more than Chi Sox baseball was the Heroes of Lambeau Field – yes, my mother is a Green Bay Packers fan.  My mother is a wonderful mother and she didn’t believe in child abuse.  This is why she raised all seven of her children to be Packers […]

Hello Radioland – It’s me, TV!!!

August 14, 2009 by · 6 Comments 

I sat in the stands at Comerica Park last Saturday with a very dear friend watching our beloved Tigers get trounced by the Evil Empire (also known as the Twinkies of Minnesota).  After a pounding rain all day and the promise of stifling hot weather to come, we enjoyed sitting in the park and chatting […]

Ball Park Etiquette for Dummies

July 27, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Ok… I’m going to lay it all out on the line.  I am a Baseball Fan… a BIG one.  I appreciate spending my time in the friendly confines of just about any ball park I can get into.

Death to the IBB

July 8, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

I love the history associated with the game of baseball.  I love the fact that baseball is a structured game. 

Scorecards are a dying art

July 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

What has happened to tradition in our modern day lives?

The Final Season is one not to miss…

June 25, 2009 by · Leave a Comment