Tigers Corner 2007

An Annual Guide to Detroit Tigers Baseball

Gary Gillette

Other preseason annuals cover all of baseball and never focus on the team you love, but here's a publication that goes beyond the basics and provides the thorough and intensive treatment of the Tigers that diehard fans crave.
Publication date:
October 2015
Publisher :
Potomac Books, Inc.
Language:
English
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9780977743698
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£8.99
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Overview
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Other preseason annuals cover all of baseball and never focus on the team you love, but here's a publication that goes beyond the basics and provides the thorough and intensive treatment of the Tigers that diehard fans crave.

In addition to a preview of the American League, Tigers Corner 2007 investigates the 2007 Tigers through scouting reports from major league scouts. This insider information is exclusive to Tigers Corner and will bring followers up to speed on the new team quickly. Also included is an analysis of the team's offensive approach and how it eschews the"Moneyball” theory of walks and on-base percentage. Featured also is Gary Gillette's examination of Comerica Park and how its design and renovation have impacted the team over its life span. You'll also hear from the team's announcers and get their opinions about the Tigers revival and the team's chances going into 2007.

The book also revisits Tigers history, including a review of Hank Greenberg and how his career might be even more impressive than previously thought. Ty Cobb's pennant-winning teams of the early twentieth century are explored, as well as a review of the Tigers'fall from grace between the glorious summer of 1984 and their 119 losses during the 2003 season. Tigers Corner evaluates the entire organization, with a look at the team's top prospects, including a Q&A with Andrew Miller, an interview with a top Tigers scout, and a look at the production the Tigers have got out of their farm system in recent years.

Written by Tigers fans with Tigers fans in mind, Tigers Corner 2007 is unmatched for the level and amount of information it presents. It's an essential guide for every fan!