Monday, March 26, 2007

Exposure for Tiger Blogs

According to Mack Avenue Kurt, a few of the Tiger blogs including Tiger Tales were mentioned in the week's print version of Sports Illustrated. I have not seen it yet but I'll be sure to pick up a copy tomorrow. In addition, if you scroll to the bottom of the Tigers page at SI.COM, you'll see a list of several independent Tiger sites such as Detroit Tigers Webog and Motown Sports. You can vote for your favorite Tigers blog in an SI Poll. I believe I have one vote so far and that is probably about as many as I deserve. I voted for myself just so I could get rid of the 0% next to my blog.

I also want to congratulate Bill Ferris, whose Detroit Tigers Weblog received an honrable mention on the Top Ten baseball blogs compiled by Gaslamp Ball. It was a well deserved mention as Bill is The God Father of all Tigers bloggers and DTW is one of the first places I go to get the latest Tigers news each day.

3 comments:

  1. Thanks for the kind words Lee. And you are just as deserving, don't kid yourself.

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  2. With opening day coming, I am wondering how important winning your first game of the season can be. What percentage of teams that end up making the playoffs win their first game?

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  3. Adam,

    This doesn't totally answer your question but in the last 103 years, 33 teams have lost on opening day and then gone on to win the World Series. I found that piece of info here:

    http://www.baseballhalloffame.org/history/openingday/index.htm

    I think every game is important whether it be opening day or during a September pennant race. Opening day is probably not more important than any other game in making the playoffs.

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