Forget the groundhog. News like this stirs the baseball lover’s heart that spring is coming very soon: the Detroit Tigers‘ pitchers & catchers report to training camp in Lakeland, Fla, today. The boys of summer are emerging from hibernation. Another season of America’s game looms over the horizon.
For the first time in a dozen years, this Tigers team has a serious chance at a winning record and playoff contention – enough to bring a big smile to this longsuffering fan’s careworn face.