The Detroit Tigers are retooling this winter to improve on their last place finish. Look for trades and some signings to put us back in the game
Dustin Johnson is the current no 1 player in the world. Hideki Matsuyama, Jordan Spieth, and Rory Mcilroy round out the top 4 players in the world.
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 season with a 9-7 record. One game out of a playoff spot. Coach Jim Caldwell has been fired after a 4 year run and a record of 36-28. Stafford had a very good year but the running attack was anemic.