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Detroit is a hockey, baseball, basketball town

Updated: June 17, 2008, 1:05 PM ET
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These submissions came before the Red Wings won their 11th Stanley Cup.

Submitted by Broomhead69

When it looked like the city was reaching its nadir, so many people older than me reached back to the memory of the '68 Tigers. A year after the race riots left the city in flames, one successful baseball team brought the city together like the National Guard troops who occupied it the summer before could never have dreamed.

And I heard those stories over and over: Detroiters ...

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