January 25, 2010
I hope to see Ian Johnson's name on the active roster of the Vikings or another NFL team. If not, he will succeed at anything else he does because he's blessed with a level head and a good heart.
August 28, 2006 | TOM VERDUCCI
The Tigers' Justin Verlander and Jeremy Bonderman bring the scary heat that wins in October, but whether they--and several other young phenoms--survive the strain of a stretch drive remains to be seen
August 27, 2001 | Franz Lidz
Over RATEDMark FidrychA quarter century ago a pitcher named Mark Fidrych made a name for himself—the Bird—with his oddball exuberance. The rube-ish rookie packed 'em into Tiger Stadium by sprinting to his position,...
July 02, 2001 | Steve Rushin
In 1976 the Bird flew into baseball, free of guile, a little bit gullible and absolutely lovable. Twenty-five years later he's the same rare Bird.
April 07, 1997
The Kansas City Royals last week released first baseman-designated hitter Bob (the Hammer) Hamelin, the 1994 American League Rookie of the Year, who, like several past top rookies, including Detroit Tigers pitcher...