Remembering Ernie Harwell
Tigers voice was sound track of a Detroit childhood, of Tigers memories
"How do you talk to a legend? Can you walk away from a treasure? It's not easy. You do it with a lump in your throat and a tear in your eye." -- Detroit Tigers broadcaster Ernie Harwell, calling the final out at Tiger Stadium on Sept. 27, 1999
My grandmother absolutely hated the Detroit Tigers. I mean, HATE-ED. She specifically loathed former Tigers owner Walter Briggs because he refused to sign black players even though he had no problem employing blacks as laborers in his manufacturing ...
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