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Sparky Anderson

The Airing Of This Controversial 1980s Sitcom Pilot Drew Protest

Posted 01.29.2013 | Detroit

Sure, Hamtramck city council meetings can get a little hairy sometimes -- and the multi-ethnic working-class Detroit enclave certainly doesn't hurt fo...

Farewell Sparky Anderson

Elayne Boosler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Elayne Boosler

George Lee "Sparky" Anderson, who died Thursday at age 76, was one of the best managers, and finest gentlemen, in baseball. Often, the guys with the fiercest game faces are the gentlest souls with the kindest hearts.

Memories of Sparky Anderson

Joe Lapointe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Lapointe

Sparky Anderson, who died Thursday, was the kind of manager even reporters cheered. Read more here . . .

Sparky Anderson Dies At 76

AP | JOE KAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Reds fans were taken aback when Sparky Anderson showed up in Cincinnati for his first day as a big league manager, an unknown taking over baseball's f...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Wakefield Massachusetts high school track and field team found themselves in a bit of a controversy. They made up sweatshirts that read WTF. What's wrong with that?

Ex-Tigers Manager Placed In Hospice Care

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

DETROIT — Former Detroit Tigers and Cincinnati Reds manager Sparky Anderson has been placed in hospice care at his Thousand Oaks, Calif. home fo...