1895: After being referred to variously as the Wolverines and the Creams, Detroit's team is dubbed the Tigers in articles appearing in the Detroit Free Press. "Tigers" most likely is borrowed from the nickname given to the Detroit Light Guard, a militia unit that had been the city's pride and joy since the Civil War. The team officially adopts the name upon entry into the American League in 1901.
In August the first wave of approximately 500,000 high school sophomores and juniors will begin courses based on the College Board’s redesigned AP US History Framework. The new Framework is a poorly organized and biased document that presents a consistently negative view of American history that is not aligned with legally mandated state curriculum standards.
Veteran rediscovers trove of Vietnam war photographs
October 14, 1984 This unusual perspective of Kirk Gibson"s historic home run off the Padres, Goose Gossage in the deciding game of the 1984 World Series, shows how fans reacted moments after the ball took flight. Gibson rounding the bases, pumping his fists and blowing kisses to the Tiger Stadium crowd.