Educator, reader, writer, coach, lifetime baseball fanatic.

The Detroit Tigers and the Old English D represent my greatest passion and love for the game.

Grew up watching "Sweet Lou" and "Tram" turn the best-double plays in baseball while Gibby was hitting them off the right field upper deck facade at classic Tiger Stadium.

Pundits can talk about marketable cities all they want, but it doesn't get a whole lot better than the gritty sports of Detroit. Motown has so much soul for its sports teams. I wouldn't want to be a fan anywhere else.

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  • will yonish posted 1701 days ago

    will yonish

    keep up the good work

  • Jason S. Parini posted 1791 days ago

    Jason S. Parini

    Hey J, what do you think of this? I see you're a very big Detroit writer, I'd like to hear your opinion on this:


  • Bad Boys posted 1849 days ago

    Bad Boys

    Realized that your most memorable game that you've attended was the Mike Utley thumbs up game. I've been lucky enough to meet Mike twice and he is the most inspiring person that I have ever met. Good choice on that one!

  • Gar Wood posted 1851 days ago

    Gar Wood

    Nice gold medal Cook!

  • Amber Lee posted 1861 days ago

    Amber Lee

    I see you're a new writer here and we even tackled some similar subject matter with the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition ;) Anyway—thanks again for the note and keep up the great work.

  • Greg Eno posted 1876 days ago

    Greg Eno

    Thanks for being a fan!!!