The Detroit Tigers are retooling this winter to improve on their second place finish to the Cleveland Indians. Look for trades and some signings to put us back on top.
Jimmy Walker is the FedEx Cup Champ for the 2016 season. Expect a fantastic season in 2017 as Rory McCilroy and Jason Day challenge Walker for the top spot.
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 have taken over first place in the Central division after 9 games. They face the Jacksonville Jags on Nov. 20th at home to continue their march to the playoffs