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Kirk Gibson and his football Hall of Fame face

Kirk Gibson and his football Hall of Fame face

Alan Trammell thought he knew Kirk Gibson’s football persona. As a Detroit Tigers baseball teammate, he saw the Michigan State All-American wide receiver’s football DNA on a daily basis.“You watched him prepare for that first pitch,” Trammell recalled. “He was running sprints....

Cool Papa Clark steering baseball future

Cool Papa Clark steering baseball future

Tony Clark’s mind always was broader than the games he played. So it comes as no surprise that Clark, the first former big-league player to serve as executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association, was quick to embrace an opportunity to play spring...