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  • Holocaust survivor sings national anthem at Detroit Tigers game

    1 week ago

    A Holocaust survivor, fulfilling a lifelong dream, sang the national anthem at a Major League Baseball game.

    Hermina Hirsch, 89, performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” on Saturday at Comerica Park in Detroit prior to the Tigers’ game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

    Hirsch in an ...

  • Thanks to viral video, Holocaust survivor gets wish to sing at Detroit Tigers game

    April 8, 2016 | 11:21 am

    An 89-year-old Holocaust survivor will sing the American national anthem at a Detroit Tigers baseball game, after her granddaughter circulated a video of her that went viral.

    Amid a flood of requests on her behalf, the Tigers invited Hermina Hirsch to fulfill her bucket list wish...

  • Echoes of Greenberg: Tigers roaring with Jewish duo Ausmus and Kinsler

    By Jeffrey Hensiek

    May 19, 2014 | 9:53 am

    The rarity arose in the initial meeting of first-year Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus and his second baseman Ian Kinsler, newly traded from the Texas Rangers: a Jewish player reporting to a Jewish manager.

    Ausmus was “raised the same way I was,” Kinsler learned, with one...

  • On way to Tigers post, Ausmus earned his managing stripes in Israel

    November 7, 2013 | 1:42 pm

    Almost from the moment they met him, several officials and players with Israel’s national baseball team said they saw manager Brad Ausmus headed for the major leagues.

    They cited his communication skills, command of the game and preparation — not to mention his 18-year playing...

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  • Brainy Breslow clutch on the hill in Red Sox title bid

    October 22, 2013 | 1:32 pm

    When Craig Breslow entered Saturday night’s playoff game against the Detroit Tigers, FOX broadcaster Tim McCarver hailed the Boston Red Sox reliever — a Yale University graduate with a double major in molecular biophysics and biochemistry — as the smartest player in Major League...

  • Hank Greenberg in extra innings

    May 9, 2013 | 11:13 am

    "I think Hank Greenberg was the great American hero," Washington filmmaker Aviva Kempner says. "What he did on Yom Kippur. What he faced. He was our Jackie Robinson."

    Thirteen years after the debut of "The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg," her documentary about the baseball...

  • Ex-Tigers outfielder Young pleads guilty in N.Y. anti-Semitism tirade

    November 7, 2012 | 1:40 pm

    Free agent outfielder-DH Delmon Young pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges related to an incident in New York in which he yelled anti-Semitic slurs.

    Young, 27, who played this season with the American League champion Detroit Tigers, was sentenced Wednesday in Manhattan Criminal...

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