Episode #001 – Tom Gage, author of ‘The Big 50’

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Tom Gage, longtime Tigers beat writer for the Detroit News, talks about his new book, The Big 50: The Men and Moments That Made the Detroit Tigers.

1:08 – remembering Kirk Gibson’s home run in Game 5 of the 1984 World Series
6:08 – Mark Fidrych’s rookie season
11:08 – interviewing Sparky Anderson
14:38 – the Hall of Fame chances of Lou Whitaker, Alan Trammell, and Jack Morris
18:35 – remembering Ernie Harwell
22:50 – Justin Verlander’s place in history
25:15 – remembering Tiger Stadium
27:20 – where the Tigers stand today

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