June 7, 1987
Michael Wilson, 25, will serve as comptroller for the Detroit Tigers, overseeing the club's financial budget. He is the second black executive in the club's history. The club's only other black executive, John Young, served as director of scouting in 1982.
May 29, 1996 |
The Minnesota Twins claimed left-hander Scott Aldred off waivers from the Detroit Tigers and moved outfielder Kirby Puckett from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day DL because of continuing problems with his vision.
May 21, 1989
Sparky Anderson, manager of the Detroit Tigers, was resting at his home in Thousand Oaks, one day after he was diagnosed as suffering from exhaustion, and was told by a team doctor to take time off. Dr. Clarence Livingood said Anderson, 55, has been having difficulty sleeping, prompting him to insist that the manager take a vacation.
July 29, 1992 |
Tom Monaghan, owner of the Detroit Tigers, has reached a tentative agreement to sell the team to Mike Ilitch, owner of the NHL Detroit Red Wings and the Little Caesar's pizza chain, the Detroit Free Press reported.
July 7, 1996
Cal State Northridge catcher Robert Fick has signed with the Detroit Tigers and will play for Class-A Jamestown, N.Y. Fick, a consensus All-American who batted .420 with 25 home runs and 96 runs batted in while leading Northridge to a 52-18 record, received a bonus of more than $100,000.