Detroit Tigers Talk with Award-Winning Sports Author Tom Gage

Date
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 7:00pm
Department

Schuler Books & Music
1982 Grand River Ave
Okemos, MI 48864

Detroit Tigers fans won’t want to miss this event, featuring Tom Gage, sports writer for the Detroit News for 38 years! He’s the author of The Big 50: Detroit Tigers: The Men and Moments that Made the Detroit Tigers, an amazing, full-color look at 50 men and moments that made the Tigers the Tigers. Award-winning beat writer Tom Gage recounts the living history of the Tigers, counting down from No. 50 to No. 1. Big 50: Tigers brilliantly brings to life the Tigers' remarkable story, from Ty Cobb and Kirk Gibson to the rollercoaster that was the "Bless You Boys" era to Justin Verlander's no-hitters and up to today.

About the Author:

TOM GAGE covered the Detroit Tigers beat for the Detroit News from 1979 to 2014. In 2015, Gage was elected the 2015 winner of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. The longtime chairman of the Detroit Chapter of the BBWAA, Gage also serves on the screening committee that formulates the annual Hall of Fame ballot. The 1984 World Series MVP, Alan Trammell was a six-time All-Star while playing for the Detroit Tigers from 1977-1996. He resides in Detroit, Michigan.