... two years later (1956) it came to pass. He purchased the Detroit Tigers Baseball Company. Twelve years later, in 1968, they ... experiences are as transformative as the accompanying of a loved one across threshold and beyond. Witnessing read more...

... When I retired from my last, which was in professional baseball, where I had spent the last over thirty years, I had built ... that exists there. And, I made the decision to sell the Detroit Tigers at a time when I was on all the boards and all the read more...

... for the ability of man to express himself in the game of baseball, not simply as a competitive sport, but as a complement to ... our conduct. John Fetzer owned the Detroit Tigers but, as he would say, he was the guardian of a team, not read more...

... Son Who’s Who in America National in Scope European Theatre Baseball Business and Civic Activities Committees, Boards and ... by Gottlieb Kurz under the direction of Henry E. Wenger of Detroit was most significant. Dr. Robert Oehler, noted Swiss read more...

... the present time he is the president of Fetzer Broadcasting Company, which owns and operates four radio and five television ... has devoted himself to the presidency and ownership of the Detroit Tigers in the American League of Professional Baseball read more...

... He was, ye s. He got John into the radio and telegraphy and baseball. Carolyn Right , he was his father figure for sure. Larry ... rking at ISB Bank and, as you know, the bank is a holding company. It’s run by the holding company. Pete Haab was the read more...

... of Michigan. This led to a job at the Douglas Aircraft Company in Long Beach, California, which providentially also ... Broadcaster’s Distinguished Service Award) and Major League Baseball owner (awarded the Baseball Commissioner’s Executive Award read more...

... working with Ken Killick and this is about the time of the baseball strike, wasn’t it? That was ’81. Tom Yes. Bruce Summer of ... ’81 was the baseball strike. Ken Killick seriously embarrassed John because he read more...

... ” 10/5/2011. 21. “Enlightenment and the Oldest Tiger.” Detroit Magazine (Monthly), 1981. 22. Larry Massie and Adrian ... to the end effect of truth. Saved his life not to own the Detroit Tigers and not to become a multi-zillionaire, but saved his read more...

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