Mickey Lolich and Tom Gage to Headline October 20th Meeting
The next SABR Detroit meeting will be October 20th at the Detroit Public Library in Midtown Detroit, 5201 Woodward Ave. Mickey Lolich and Spike Award winning author Tom Gage will be discussing their new book “Joy in Tigertown“.
Lolich of course is best known as the Tigers hero of the 1968 World Series. Lolich is among one the best Tiger pitchers of all time, spending 13 of his 16 seasons in Detroit. Career numbers for the southpaw include 217 wins and 2,832 strikeouts. He was a three time all-star, winning twenty games twice, and topped 270 IP six consective seasons from ’69-’74.
Gage received the J.G. Taylor Spink Award in 2015 from the Baseball Writer’s Association of America and spent 39 years covering the Tigers for the Detroit News. The Hall of Fame writer has also authored “The Big 50“which came out in 2017.
More details to follow as we get closer to October 20.