Joy in Tigertown

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A Determined Team, a Resilient City, and our Magical Run to the 1968 World Series

By Tom Gageand and Mickey Lolich

Foreword by Jim Leyland

The 1968 World Series remains one of the most iconic in major league history. Featuring Bob Gibson in MVP form, Al Kaline, and Mickey Lolich, it was baseball at its best. Told with the vibrant first-hand perspective of Lolich himself and the expertise of award-winning Detroit journalist Tom Gage, this is the remarkable saga of that 1968 season which culminated in Tigers glory. Incorporating new reflections from players and personnel, Joy in Tigertown traces such achievements as Denny McClain's 31-win season as well as the remarkable slugging performances of Kaline, Norm Cash, Willie Horton, and Bill Freehan.

Paperback, 256 pages

Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 7/8"

Publication Date: June 2018

Essential reading for Detroit faithful and baseball history buffs.