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Detroit Tigers exemplifies baseball as passionately social and stat driven game

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Tom Wilmer
Detroit Tigers mascot at entry to Comerica Park

Join correspondent Tom Wilmer reporting from Detroit, Michigan at Comerica Park, the home of the Detroit Tigers. Wilmer visits with Ron Colangelo, Vice President Communications for the Detroit Tigers in the press box.

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Tom Wilmer
Ball in play at Detroit Tiger's Comerica Park

The passion of Detroit Tigers' fans serves as testimonial that baseball is probably the most social of the spectator sports, and definitely a stats driven game.

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Tom Wilmer produces on-air content for Issues & Ideas airing over KCBX and is producer and host of the six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer. Recorded live on-location across America and around the world, the podcasts feature the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine & spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts--everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls to interviewing the real Santa Claus in the Arctic.
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