December 18, 2012 5:00 am
The Tigers went to the World Series last season and are expected to compete for a playoff spot in 2013 season. A decade ago, that seemed like a dream.
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Matt Sussman retired from the game of baseball after hitting .247 in third grade, walking away from potentially dozens of dollars. For the last seven years he has contributed to various websites and newspapers but mostly likes to make jokes on Twitter at @suss2hyphens.
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