Author Event: The History of Tiger Stadium: A Love Letter to Baseball at Michigan & Trumbull

Date:
Tuesday, 08/20/2019
Time: 6:00 pm

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“It was a night game, the field a shade of green that was the most beautiful color

I’d ever seen, the smells, sounds, and sights of the pre-game action delightfully

overwhelming… the air filled with the bouquet of hot dogs, spilt beer, and a cigar

aroma much like that of the House of Windsor stogies preferred by my Dad. 

Cries of the vendors peddling those items pierced the air. Several Tigers were

engaged in a game of pepper along the box seats down the right field foul line,

as nearby Bill Freehan tossed a ball back ‘n forth with a teammate, entertaining 

the fans by playfully catching the ball behind his back.”

 

Doc Fletcher’s latest book is, “The History of Tiger Stadium: A Love Letter to

Baseball at Michigan & Trumbull”, honoring The Cathedral at The Corner where

– together with great-grandparents, grandparents, parents, uncles, aunts, siblings,

children, godchildren, and friends – we have cheered our Detroit Tigers. Although

the structure is gone, the memories remain.

 

Doc will share stories from the book of the characters on the field, in the stands,

and those in the neighborhoods surrounding the ballpark, as well as the

broadcasters who brought the action to us when we couldn’t be there ourselves.

Michigan Library Association’s 2017 Author of the Year, Doc Fletcher, will be sharing his passion for Tiger baseball in this fun filled slide-show presentation.

 

There will be time after the presentation for a Q & A and book signing. For those interested, books will be on sale for $25.00.  Register at the Adult Reference Desk or call 734-426-4477.


6:00 PM 6:00 PM America/Detroit Author Event: The History of Tiger Stadium: A Love Letter to Baseball at Michigan & Trumbull

“It was a night game, the field a shade of green that was the most beautiful color I’d ever seen, the smells, sounds, and sights of the pre-game action delightfully overwhelming… the air filled with the bouquet of hot dogs, spilt beer, and a cigar aroma much like that of the House of Windsor stogies […]

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