Matt Shepard hopes senior collegiate athletes like his son, Scott, look back with pride and realize they were unique because not many can balance sports, academics and social life for four years at a high level.
Al Kaline was the complete player. The great Detroit Tigers outfielder earned 10 gold gloves. Only two outfielders earned more: Roberto Clemente and Willie Mays each had 12. Kaline was named to 18 All-Star games, including 13 straight from 1955-1967. He finished in the top 10 in MVP voting nine times. We treasure him.
Dan Cahillane’s love affair with the Houston Astros ended because they cheated. He fell in love with Bregman the hustle guy, Correa and Springer the playmakers, and this little guy Jose Altuve, looking like a boy among men.
Matt Shepard, the voice of the Detroit Tigers, selected his all-time lineup from Freehan to Cobb to Kaline to Newhouser. Do you agree with him?