Sport: Tiger Rage

All over the city, even though it was early in the season, businessmen deserted the office to cluster anxiously around barroom TV sets. Radios blared baseball at pedestrians on downtown sidewalks. It was more than the sobersided Detroit Athletic Club could stand. "We are impelled," announced the club's News, "to caution the Tigers' friends not to make too hasty an appraisal of their potential." Few Detroiters listened. Their big-league ball club, moribund for the past 15 years, was suddenly the top team in baseball. Last week the Tigers split four games with the...

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