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MEANWHILE IN 1817...

August 26, 2014

MEANWHILE IN 1817...

Today in 1817, the territorial legislature voted to create the Catholepistemiad, now known as the University of Michigan. The agreement set aside $300 for a building and paid professors $12.50... PER YEAR!!

 

The Diag 1897 | University of Michigan | The Mitten State

 

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WE ARE HIRING!

August 21, 2014

WE ARE HIRING!

Are you an eager, bright, upbeat person? Do you love what TMS is doing? Can you see yourself helping grow the company and the brand? If that sounds like you, here's your chance to get in the door with TMS. We're hiring 2 warehouse assistants to help with order fulfillment. You'll have the opportunity to learn the ropes all around the company, work in a fun environment, and get to help people receive the happiest packages on earth! 

 

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WINNING.

August 20, 2014

 

 

Charlie Sheen may have directed this.

 

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EDDIE GAEDEL GOT WALKED TODAY IN 1951.

August 19, 2014

EDDIE GAEDEL GOT WALKED TODAY IN 1951.

Today in 1951, St. Louis Browns owner Bill Veeck sent in 3'7" Eddie Gaedel to bat against the Tigers. After getting walked on 4 pitches, the MLB passed a rule stating that players must be at least 4'8" tall.

 

Eddie Gaedel | 1951 | Tigers

 

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NUMBER 6 RETIRED AT TIGER STADIUM TODAY IN 1980.

August 17, 2014

NUMBER 6 RETIRED AT TIGER STADIUM TODAY IN 1980.

Today in 1980, Al Kaline became the first Tiger to have his number retired. Up until that point, only one other Tiger had played 20 or more seasons in the Detroit uniform - that man was Ty Cobb.

 

Al Kaline | Number 6 Retirement | August 17 1980

 

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