The Tigers could find out who their opponent is as early as tonight although the Mets aren’t making it easy for the Cardinals. They’re up 1-0 already on a Jose Reyes homerun.
1967 was a tough season for the Tigers. They had the players, they just couldn’t pull it out in the end. I touched on the 1967 season in the introduction to my Mickey Stanley column and to a lot of people, it was the greatest pennant race of all time. Five bloggers, which will include myself, will do their best to document the 1967 American League Pennant Race in the first collaborative diary. So over the course of the offseason, I’ll be writing season bios on some of the major players on the 1967 Tigers teams and the other bloggers will be doing the same for their teams. Then when the season starts, you can follow the action game by game. I think it will be a lot of fun and nice look back at a pretty famous season. And then it will all wrap up at Gas House Gang, where Jeff Matthews will do a 1967 Cardinals diary. So all bases will be covered.
I’ll let you know when I work up the bios but if you want to keep tabs on the other teams, stop by the 1967 American League Pennant Race website every week and you should find something new.