The Detroit Tigers have lost their chance to go back to the World Series when they lost to the Boston Red Sox on a grand slam by Shane Victorino in the 7th inning. Boston won the ALCS 4 games to 2.
Tiger woods has been named golfer of the year for 2013 with 5 PGA victories.
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 pounded the Packers 40 to 10 on Thanksgiving Day to take sole possession of first place in the Central Division. Next up, the Philadelphia Eagles at their place this coming Sunday.