The Detroit Tigers are playing better ball these days as they try to improve on their last two years performance. Great pitching has thrust them into contention for the division lead
Tiger Woods has been contending again in PGA events and is playing quite well. His quest to win a Major event in 2019 is his primary goal.
Antoine Laumet De La Mothe Cadillac, who founded Detroit, died in his native France on Oct 15, 1730, at the age of 72.
Shortly before the turn of the 18th Century , he convinced King Louis XIV to let him build a fort on the strait DeTroit between lakes Erie and Huron to protect French interests in the New World from the British. He was give $12000 in modern day dollars and began to buid the settlement on July 24th, 1701.
Cadillac's idea to get Detroit to grow was to attract the local indians, which he did by trading them alcohol for animal skins. Cadillac and his wife had 13 children. In 1710 Cadillac was relieved of his duties in Detroit and was made governor of Louisiana.
The Detroit Lions finished the 2018 season with a 6-8 record. Matt Patricia has finally found a running attack and if Matt Stafford can bounce back from a mediocre year and play like he has in the past the Lions have a shot at getting back to the playoffs