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sport predictions The Detroit Tigers will use the No. 1 baseball uniform in honor of club legend Lou Whitaker. The ceremony will be on August 29, 2020 before the home game against the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. The team announced the news on Twitter, declaring clear support for the 62-year-old veteran, who was once again ignored in voting for the Hall of Fame. `How exciting it has been to watch the grace of Lou Whitaker on diamond for almost two decades. A truly gifted talent in this glorious game. Undoubtedly, ` said President and CEO of Tigers Christopher Ilic.

Sweet Lou will become the ninth Detroit player to retire from Major League Baseball. The previous two were Whitaker`s teammates in the 1984 Tiger Championships, Jack Morris and Alan Tramel, whose shirts were hung on Comerica Park when they were inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2018

this month Lou Whitaker did not receive the required 75% of the votes of the 16-member Modern Age Commission, and it was a big disappointment for the entire Detroit baseball community. However, the club decided to honor the former second baseman, who spent his entire Major League career with the Tigers team (1977-1995).

`There are not many words to describe how I feel right now. But perhaps `surreal` is the closest, ` said sweet Lou. `It has been the honor of my life to wear the Gothic D throughout the 19 seasons of my career andI share the diamond with so many talented baseball players on the road. `

Whitaker has played 2390 games according us football picks for the Detroit Tigers, in which he battered average. 276 with 244 home runs and 1, 084 RBI. He won the Rookie of the Year award (1978), won three times the Golden Glove (1983-1985) and four times the Silver Slugger (1983-1985, 1987), participated five times in the Star Game (1983-1987)and helps win the World Series title u0026 84-the last of four in the Tigers` club history.

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