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Changing stripes

After years of futility, Tigers again are on prowl

Fans sit in the shadow of a statue of Ty Cobb at Detroit’s Comerica Park. After several horrid seasons, the Tiger faithful are starting to fill the seats again.
Fans sit in the shadow of a statue of Ty Cobb at Detroit’s Comerica Park. After several horrid seasons, the Tiger faithful are starting to fill the seats again. (AP Photo) AP Photo
By Gordon Edes
Globe Staff / June 2, 2006

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Jim Leyland, still wearing his navy blue cap with the old English font ``D," sat with his blue-stockinged feet resting on his desk, the cigarette he'd vowed to quit smoking years ago freshly lit in his hand. (Full article: 1632 words)

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